North Country
10:28 am
Thu December 13, 2012

North Country Events

Photo by Chris Jensen

Compiled by Tova Cohen of Franconia

The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

THE HOBBITT BOOK DISCUSSION, Lincoln

Date: December 13, Thursday, 6:30 pm FREE (Phone: 603-745-8159), Lincoln Public Library, 22 Church Street

Led by Emily Burritt

Description: Just in time for the movie release of this wonderful classic tale, we are hosting a book discussion lead by Emily Burritt. The Hobbit is the adventurous tale of Bilbo Baggins. A great modern classic, and a prelude to LORD OF THE RINGS. Pick up your copy of the book at the Library. This program is free and open to all

CHILDREN'S BOOK IN BERLIN

SaVoir Flare will be hosting Rebecca Rule, on Friday, Dec. 14th from 4-7 pm. Rule will feature her latest work, a children's book, "The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever". 52 Main St. in Berlin.

COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ON LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS

Thursday, December 13th, 6:00 pm - Free

Catamount Arts Center, 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT

The topic of Catamount's live COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION for December is Local Food Systems. While the members of this panel will lead the discussion, members of the audience are invited and encouraged to join in this vital conversation. Representatives for other local and area organizations will also be present to participate in the discussion.

DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING:   Legacy: Austria's influence on American Skiing. Thursday, December 13,  6:30 to 8:00 p.m. 22 Church Street, Lincoln.

ACTIVITIES AT AMC HIGHLAND CENTER

Bretton Woods

MOVIES AT 7:30 pm

Friday December 14 Thin Air

Saturday December 15 8:00 p.m. Warren Miller's "Cold Fusion"

Sunday December 16 March of the Penguins

Monday December 17 Over the Hedge

Tuesday December 18 No Impact Man

Weds. December 19 A Charlie Brown Christmas

HIKES (meet at AMC Highland Center front desk)

Friday, December 14, 9:00 a.m. Gibbs Falls, 3:00 p.m. Green Tour

Saturday December 15,  7:30 a.m. Elks Tracks, 9:00 a.m. Mt. Willard

Sunday December 16, 9:00 a.m. Walker Trails

Monday December 17, 7:30 a.m. Nature Walk, 9 a.m. Mt. Avalon

Tuesday December 18, 9 a.m. Eagle Cliffs

Weds. December 19, 7:30 a.m. Nature Walk, 9 a.m. Mt. Willard

ALSO

Saturday December 15, 1-3 p.m., Social Hour & Trivia, All day Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Tuesday December 18, 1:00 p.m., Map & Compass: 101

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, Lancaster

Friday Dec.  14, Saturday Dec. 15, 7 PM. Lancaster Town Hall, Main Street, Lancaster. Presented by the Colonel Town Players. Doors open 1/2 hour early for all shows, tickets $8 at the door, come early and enjoy live holiday music before the show. 

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY CHORUS CONCERTS, Berlin

Friday Dec. 14 7 PM and Sunday Dec. 16 2 PM, Christmas concerts with over 40 voices with special guest performers. St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street, Berlin. For more information 603 752 1028 or www.stkieranarts.org

THE CELTIC TENORS IN CONCERT, St. Johnsbury

Friday Dec. 14, 7 PM, North Congregational Church, St. Johnsbury, Winter Fire and Snow Holiday Concert, reserved seats $38 - $26, students $16. Presented by Kingdom County Productions. For more information: www.kingdomcounty.org  To purchase tickets online: tickets.catamountarts.org

CHANUKAH CELEBRATION,  St. Johnsbury

Saturday, December 15, 5:30 p.m., the last night of Chanukah, St. Johnsbury Welcome Center, Railroad Street

Menorah lighting and Chanukah celebration.  The lighting is sponsored by the members of Beth El Synagogue. There will be latkes (potato pancakes) and jelly donuts and other refreshments, as well as singing and dreidel games.

INDOOR WINTER FARMERS' MARKET, Lancaster

Sat. Dec. 15, 9 AM-noon, Lancaster Town Hall, 25 Main Street, Lancaster, NH. For more information: 603 568 2877. Vegetables, crafts, wreaths, meats, jewelry, baked goods, artwork, holiday items, wool and much more!

HOLIDAY SHOPPING IN LISBON DAY

Sat. Dec. 15, 10 AM-3 PM, Main Street, Lisbon. Merchants all along Main Street participating. Cookie Walk at the Lisbon Arts Gallery  Gift wrapping at the high school (morning only). Historical Museum open. Holiday Marketplace (next to museum) with Tupperware, Avon, Pampered Chef, and more.

THE FRANCONIA HERITAGE MUSEUM

Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 AM – 2 PM. The Franconia Heritage Museum gift shop features a large selection of hand-crafted gifts by local artists. The Annual Christmas Open House will be Saturday Dec. 8 from 2-4 PM in the beautifully decorated Victorian farm house. Greet old friends, make new friends, savor some tasty refreshments, and enjoy carol singing led by Charlie Micciche. All welcome! For more information: heritagemuseum@myfairpoint.net or 603 823 5000. 

HOLIDAY ARTISAN FAIR, Franconia

Sat. Dec. 15, 10 AM-3 PM, Lafayette Elementary School, Franconia. High end affordable artisan products, goat milk products, felt kits, jams, wooden puzzles, holiday bell ornaments, photographs, miniature crocheted bears, wooden table candles and lamps, jewelry, and more. Food provided by Franconia Lions Club. For more information: www.wonderfallfarm.com

STORYTIME, Lincoln

Date: December 21, Friday, 11:00am, Phone: 603-745-8159, Lincoln Public Library, 22 Church Street

Description: Every Friday at 11:00 am, we will read stories, do a craft and enjoy each other's company. This program is free and open to all.

POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY, Lincoln

Date: December 20, Thursday, 4-6pm, Phone: 603-745-8159, Lincoln Public Library, 22 Church Street

Description: ALL ABOARD.. You are invited to join us for our POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY, please come in your PJ's (adult as well) and join us for a fun evening, we will have a reading of Chris Van Allburg's classic book, create a keepsake to take home, enjoy hot cocoa, and sing some Christmas Carols. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.

LISBON, LYMAN & LANDAFF RESIDENTS CAN CALL SANTA TO ARRANGE A VISIT

The Lisbon Lions Club has arranged for Santa to take calls from 6 PM to 8 PM from Lisbon, Lyman, & Landaff residents on Sunday Dec. 16 through Thursday Dec. 20. To arrange a visit from Santa, call this special Santa number: 838 - 5043. 

To make an announcement e-mail it to: northcountrycommunitylist@gmail.com.