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
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
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: email@example.com 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
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.
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