North Country Events

Nov 13, 2014

Chris Jensen for NHPR

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

LITTLETON HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Thursday, Friday and Saturday November 13, 14, & 15 at 7:00 PM and Saturday November 15 at 2:00 PM. Littleton High School gymnasium, presented by the LHS Players, the high school's drama group. Tickets $8, $4 students, $3 seniors, under-12 free. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. In keeping with the spirit of Shakespeare's day, when female roles were performed by men, LHS's male players will fill female roles and the female players will play male roles. For more information, contact the school at 603 444 5601.

INTERACTIVE FAMILY CONCERT BY SHAMOU, FRANCONIA
Friday November 14 7:00 PM Franconia Town Hall. An evening of Middle Eastern and world music with multi-instrumentalist Shamou. Shamou is a Middle Eastern/World Music percussionist, composer and educator.

RUSTY DEWEES THE LOGGER BENEFIT SHOW FOR LITTLETON ELKS
Friday and Saturday November 14 & 15 at Littleton Elks Lodge, Route 302. Doors open at 7 PM. First come first served. Advance ticket purchase suggested due to limited seating. Tickets available at Littleton Elks Lodge any day after 3 PM, and Mane Street Styles, Meadow Street. $20 per person. Must be over 21 with ID. Proceeds benefit the Littleton Elks Lodge and the area Christmas Food Basket Program.

AN EVENING OF LAUGHS WITH JUSTON MCKINNEY, HAVERHILL
Friday November 14 7:30 PM Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts. Juston McKinney grew up on the border of Maine and New Hampshire. After earning an associates degree from the very prestigious Southern Maine Community College, he was hired as a York County sheriff’s deputy patrolling the same border in which he grew up. But in 1997 Juston turned in his gun and badge and left the dangerous streets of rural Maine and moved to New York. While living in NYC he worked his way into the weekend line-up at Comic Strip Live, Stand-up New York, Dangerfield’s, Gotham, and Caroline’s on Broadway. McKinney has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien and has two Comedy Central specials and was chosen to be part of the Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation Tour. In 2000 the New York Times called him “destined for stardom”. Tickets $20 available online at http://tickets.catamountarts.org/Public/categories/court%20street%20arts/2

COLONEL TOWN PLAYERS PRESENT YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, LANCASTER
Friday and Saturday November 14 & 15 at 7:30 PM. Lancaster Town Hall. Mel Brooks' musical, directed by Deborah Osborne and produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, NY NY. Not suitable for children. adult content and language.

NH AUTHOR ERNEST HEBERT JOINS READERS CAFE BOOK DISCUSSION, BETHLEHEM
Saturday November 15 9:00 AM Bethlehem Public Library, 2245 Main Street. "Dogs of March" by author Ernest Hebert to be discussed. Refreshments will be served. Those who have not read the book, but wish to hear Mr. Hebert, are welcome. For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

RIVERSIDE RESCUE SPAGHETTI DINNER  BENEFIT, LITTLETON
Saturday November 15 5:00-8:00 PM All Saints' Episcopal Church, 35 School Street. $10 per adult/$5 per child. Proceeds benefits our homeless pets. Specialty Pet Candles will be available and a Chinese Auction the same evening.

HOUSE CONCERT, EASTON
Saturday November 15 concert at 7 PM potluck starts at 5:30 PM at the home of Bill and Brenda Shannon Adam. Fiddler Ellie Buckland, fiddler Isa Burke, bassist Mali Obamsawin. While in college, these three young women are appearing on the festival circuit and on stage at folk clubs. Impeccable musicianship, close harmonies, infectious musical energy. Old folk songs, new Americana, original songs in an acoustic roots style. Reservations required. Call 603 823 7061 or email brendashannonadam@me.com. $15 contribution per person brings these musicians to Easton Valley. All money goes to the musicians. In addition to the potluck and concert, if you are interested in **jamming** on the day of this event, just show up at 3:30 with your instruments and we’ll play some tunes and sing some songs together before the potluck begins.

BERLIN JAZZ
Sunday November 16th 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Best of the big band era & popular favorites. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.