North Country Events

Dec 11, 2014

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

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY CHORUS, BERLIN
Friday Dec. 12th 7 PM & Sunday Dec. 14th 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Christmas concert by 60-member chorus and special guests. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

CREATIVE EDGE DANCE STUDIO PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER, LITTLETON
December 12 & 13 6:00 PM & December 14 2:00 PM Littleton Opera House, $10 adults, tickets on sale now at Lahout's on Union Street or Creative Edge Dance Studio, cash or check only. Email creativeedgedancestudio@msn.com for more information.

PINE HILL SINGERS, HAVERHILL & SUGAR HILL
Friday December 12 7:00 PM Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts and Sunday December 14 4:00 PM Sugar Hill Meetinghouse.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, LINCOLN
Friday December 12 and Saturday December 13 at 7:30 PM and Sunday December 14 at 2 PM, Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln. Miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge meets the ghost of his old partner, Jacob Marley, and three spirits who teach him the true meaning of Christmas. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/a-christmas-carol-2014/.

COOKIE WALK AND BAKE SALE, BATH
Saturday December 13 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Get your Christmas goodies at the Cookie Walk/Bake Sale at the Bath Historical Society, Bath Village, next to the Brick Store. Cookies, pies, cakes, breads, fudge, canned preserves, and much more and all homemade. For more information, visit Bathhistoricalsociety.com

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL, JEFFERSON
Saturday December 13 10:00-3:00

CABIN FEVER BENEFIT CONCERTS WITH OPEN MIC AND GUEST PERFORMERS, GUILDHALL VT
Saturday December 13 6:30 PM Guild Hall (town hall) on VT Route 102 in downtown Guildhall. Open mic followed by the Fireside Fiddlers. Concerts are second Saturdays October through March, performers are from the Northeast Kingdom and Northern NH, $5 admission, all concert proceeds benefit local charities and non-profits.

WEST COAST SWING LESSON WITH FAY GREARSON AND DANCE, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday December 13 6:30 PM lesson followed by 7:30 PM lesson that builds on the first lesson. Open dance 8:00-10:30 PM. South Congregational Church, Main Street, next to St. Johnsbury Academy. Open dance features various types of music including Latin, smooth, and more. $7.50 per lesson per person includes the dance. Students $5. For more information, contact pjciotti@yahoo.com.     

LUCY KAPLANSKY IN CONCERT, HAVERHILL
Saturday December 13 7:30 PM Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts. Lucy Kaplansky is a vocal talent, blending country, folk and pop styles, she has the unique ability to make every song sound fresh, whether singing her own sweet originals, covering country classics by June Carter Cash and Gram Parsons or singing pop favorites by Lennon/McCartney and Nick Lowe. Tickets $20 available online at http://tickets.catamountarts.org/Public/categories/court%20street%20arts/2

SNOWSHOE AND AFTERNOON TEA, BETHLEHEM
Sunday December 14  1:00 PM Adair Country Inn, 80 Guilder Lane. Free and open to the public, bring your own snowshoes or rent a pair at the inn for $15, send an email to reserve a pair as supply is limited. Enjoy 200 private acres with trails throughout. Come in for afternoon tea from 3:00-5:00 PM. For more information, email innkeeper@adairinn.com.

A READING/RECEPTION WITH FOUR WRITERS, FRANCONIA
Monday December 15 6:00-8:00 pm Abbie Greenleaf Library, Main Street. Celebrate NH Writers Project with Leah Carey, Katherine Ferrier, Cathy Brown Strasser and Susan Wall. Short readings, book signings, light refreshements.

THE GLEN MILLER ORCHESTRA, BRETTON WOODS
Monday December 15 8:00 PM Omni Mount Washington Hotel. $30 adults. Reservations encouraged by calling the concierge at 603 278 8989.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: http://tinyurl.com/NorthCountryCalendar
The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY CHORUS, BERLIN
Friday Dec. 12th 7 PM & Sunday Dec. 14th 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Christmas concert by 60-member chorus and special guests. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

CREATIVE EDGE DANCE STUDIO PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER, LITTLETON
December 12 & 13 6:00 PM & December 14 2:00 PM Littleton Opera House, $10 adults, tickets on sale now at Lahout's on Union Street or Creative Edge Dance Studio, cash or check only. Email creativeedgedancestudio@msn.com for more information.

PINE HILL SINGERS, HAVERHILL & SUGAR HILL
Friday December 12 7:00 PM Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts and Sunday December 14 4:00 PM Sugar Hill Meetinghouse.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, LINCOLN
Friday December 12 and Saturday December 13 at 7:30 PM and Sunday December 14 at 2 PM, Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln. Miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge meets the ghost of his old partner, Jacob Marley, and three spirits who teach him the true meaning of Christmas. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/a-christmas-carol-2014/.

LITTLETON FOOD CO-OP MEMBER APPRECIATION, RING IN THE HOLIDAYS, GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST
Saturday December 13 & Sunday December 14 Co-op members save 10% on purchases for member appreciation weekend. Saturday December 13 noon-3:00 PM Ring in the Holidays at the Co-op, enjoy live music, chair massages, caricatures, samples from local vendors. Gingerbread House contest December 13-20, sign up at Co-op service desk, drop off your house from 8:00 AM - noon on Saturday December 13, voting open until Saturday December 20th at 8:00 PM.

COOKIE WALK AND BAKE SALE, BATH
Saturday December 13 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Get your Christmas goodies at the Cookie Walk/Bake Sale at the Bath Historical Society, Bath Village, next to the Brick Store. Cookies, pies, cakes, breads, fudge, canned preserves, and much more and all homemade. For more information, visit Bathhistoricalsociety.com

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL, JEFFERSON
Saturday December 13 10:00-3:00

CABIN FEVER BENEFIT CONCERTS WITH OPEN MIC AND GUEST PERFORMERS, GUILDHALL VT
Saturday December 13 6:30 PM Guild Hall (town hall) on VT Route 102 in downtown Guildhall. Open mic followed by the Fireside Fiddlers. Concerts are second Saturdays October through March, performers are from the Northeast Kingdom and Northern NH, $5 admission, all concert proceeds benefit local charities and non-profits.

WEST COAST SWING LESSON WITH FAY GREARSON AND DANCE, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday December 13 6:30 PM lesson followed by 7:30 PM lesson that builds on the first lesson. Open dance 8:00-10:30 PM. South Congregational Church, Main Street, next to St. Johnsbury Academy. Open dance features various types of music including Latin, smooth, and more. $7.50 per lesson per person includes the dance. Students $5. For more information, contact pjciotti@yahoo.com.     

LUCY KAPLANSKY IN CONCERT, HAVERHILL
Saturday December 13 7:30 PM Alumni Hall at Court Street Arts. Lucy Kaplansky is a vocal talent, blending country, folk and pop styles, she has the unique ability to make every song sound fresh, whether singing her own sweet originals, covering country classics by June Carter Cash and Gram Parsons or singing pop favorites by Lennon/McCartney and Nick Lowe. Lucy’s iconic voice has been featured in film and on television, including commercials like Chevrolet’s iconic “Heartbeat of America” jingle. Billboard-charting singer and one of the top-selling artists on Red House Records, she has topped the folk and Americana radio charts and has been featured on shows throughout the world from NPR’s Weekend and Morning Editions to BBC Radio to CBS Sunday Morning. One of the most in demand harmony singers, Lucy has sung on countless records, performing with Suzanne Vega, Bryan Ferry, Nanci Griffith and Shawn Colvin.  Tickets $20 available online at http://tickets.catamountarts.org/Public/categories/court%20street%20arts/2

SNOWSHOE AND AFTERNOON TEA, BETHLEHEM
Sunday December 14  1:00 PM Adair Country Inn, 80 Guilder Lane. Free and open to the public, bring your own snowshoes or rent a pair at the inn for $15, send an email to reserve a pair as supply is limited. Enjoy 200 private acres with trails throughout. Come in for afternoon tea from 3:00-5:00 PM. For more information, email innkeeper@adairinn.com.

A READING/RECEPTION WITH FOUR WRITERS, FRANCONIA
Monday December 15 6:00-8:00 pm Abbie Greenleaf Library, Main Street. Celebrate NH Writers Project with Leah Carey, Katherine Ferrier, Cathy Brown Strasser and Susan Wall. Short readings, book signings, light refreshements.

THE GLEN MILLER ORCHESTRA, BRETTON WOODS
Monday December 15 8:00 PM Omni Mount Washington Hotel. $30 adults. Reservations encouraged by calling the concierge at 603 278 8989.