North Country Events

Oct 28, 2015

Credit 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.

NORTH COUNTRY FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEMINAR & TRADE SHOW, WHITEFIELD
Thursday October 29 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Mountain View Grand, Presidential Ballroom. Registration $25 includes admission, morning refreshments and lunch. Seminar topics include: sweet corn varieties and production in a short season, wash stations and post-harvest food safety tips, tips and tricks for marketing your farm, should you jump into berries?, panel discussion on mushroom cultivation indoors and out. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/NCF-V2015

DROP OFF ITEMS FOR ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE, LITTLETON
Thursday October 29, Friday October 30 and Sunday through Thursday November 1- 5 from 9:00 AM - Noon. Drop off at First Congregational Church, 189 Main Street, for the rummage sale on Friday November 6 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Saturday November 7 9:00 AM - Noon. All proceeds benefit the mission projects organized by The Ladies Society of the church. Please do not drop off electronic items, skis, furniture or Christmas items. For more information, call 603 444 3376. 

NH CEMETERIES & GRAVESTONES HISTORICAL PROGRAM, BETHLEHEM
Thursday October 29 6:00 PM Bethlehem Public Library, Main Street. Author and historian Glenn Knoblock presents long-forgotten stories behind gravestones, such as the Great Awakening, the Throat Distemper epidemic, and the American Revolution. This NH Humanities Program is free and open to all North Country residents. For more informaion, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, BETHLEHEM
Thursday October 29 7:00 PM doors open 9:00 PM showtime at the Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. The party begins at 7 for snacks (Meatloaf hors d’oeurves, Frank N. Furters and this evening’s signature cocktail, Time Warp Punch), and door prizes. Showtime at 9 PM with costumes and RHPS behaviors of all sorts encouraged. The last of the Colonial’s Centennial Series, RHPS is a low-budget cult classic institution and this year RHPS is 40 year old. Tickets $10. For more information and additional ticket details and to be reminded of the plot of RHPS, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org. 

TRUNK-OR-TREAT FAMILY CELEBRATION, BRETTON WOODS
Friday October 30 3:30-4:30 PM Omni Mount Washington Resort. Pop your trunk, decorate your vehicle, and hand out treats. 5:00-7:30 PM family fun and kids costume party. 7:30-8:00 PM prizes and pumpkin lighting. Free wagon rides, DJ, bouncy house, face painting, balloon animals, music and more. 

BETHLEHEM PUMPKIN STROLL
Friday October 30 4:30 PM. Drop off carved pumpkins any where along Main Street before 4:30 PM. 

HALLOWEEN FILM FEST, LINCOLN
Friday October 30 6:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, Papermill Drive. Halloween games and “horror” film classics, food. Games and contests from 6:00-7:00 PM provided by the Spanish classes at Lin-Wood Public School, followed by a screening of the Halloween classic, Beetlejuice (PG) at 7:00 PM. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2015-season/halloween-film-fest-rocky-horror-picture-show-2015/.

ANNUAL BOOFEST FEATURING OFF THE WALL, BETHLEHEM
Friday October 30 6:00 PM Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. World-renowned jugglers and comedians, Jason Tardy (of the Tardy Brothers) and Steve Corning (of Double Or Nothing) have performed all across the U.S. and beyond. Now they are combining their talents to create “Off The Wall,” a brand new variety show featuring fast paced juggling routines, off-the-cuff comedy, escape wizardry, dangerous props, and insane stunts, this show is non-stop entertainment for the entire family. The festivities start with the Blood Curdling Scream Contest, the Parade of Princesses & Ghouls, Free Popcorn, Candy & Prizes and much more. Costumes are encouraged.Tickets $5 adults, little monsters under 12 free. For more information and additional ticket details, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org. 

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, LINCOLN
Friday October 30 10:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, Papermill Drive. In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. No one under 17 admitted without an adult. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2015-season/halloween-film-fest-rocky-horror-picture-show-2015/.

KINGDOM CHALLENGE HALF MARATHON & 5K, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday October 31 7:00 AM half marathon registration at Lyndon Town Offices, Park Street, Lyndonville. 8:00 AM 5K registration at St. Johnsbury School, Western Avenue. 8:30 AM half marathon starts. 9:30 AM 5K starts. For course details and registration information, visit http://www.thekingdomchallenge.com/coursedescription.html

CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN AT NORTH COUNTRY CLIMBING CENTER, LISBON
Saturday October 31 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Evergreen Sports Center,
2572 US Route 302. Wear a costume, candy, prizes, fun for all ages. For more information, email info@nhclimb.com

HALLOWEEN BONFIRE, FRANCONIA
Saturday October 31 7:00 PM Dow Field. Haunted walk, bonfire, trick or treating, maybe even a flash mob thriller dance. 

BLACK MASS AT THE COLONIAL, BETHLEHEM
Saturday October 31 at 7:00 PM and 9:15 PM and Sunday November 1 at 2:30 PM. The Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.  For more information and ticket details, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org.  

CASINO NIGHT BENEFITS RIVERSIDE RESCUE, JEFFERSON
Saturday October 31 7:00 PM - Midnight at the Bellevue at Carlisle Place, 685 Route 2. Blackjack, wheel of fortune, craps, roulette, poker, DJ, snacks, cash bar. Tickets $45 includes $100 chip. Proceeds benefit Riverside Rescue Animal Shelter of Lunenburg, VT. For more information, visit www.riversideanimalrescue.org

HAMLET: NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE PRESENTATION, BETHLEHEM
Sunday November 1 7:00 PM Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. Actor Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.Tickets $17. For more information and additional ticket details, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org. 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY OPEN VETERANS DAY, LISBON
Wednesday November 11 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM 2572 U.S. Route 302. BGCNC is open to members ($25) and non-members ($35) for the day. Bring a water bottle and lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks provided. Sports court, outside fun, games room, board games, art and more. For more information, contact Eric or Kerry at 603 838 5954. 

42 MAPLE PRESENTS CABIN FEVER CONCERT SERIES, BETHLEHEM
Only two weeks left to purchase season tickets for winter sound therapy. Seating limited to 50, house-concert atmosphere, mingle with performers before and after sets. $125 for five concerts. Performers include: Megan Jean & The KFB (November 13), Steve & Lena Boone (December 12), Amy Speace (February 24), Ghost of Paul Revere (March 11), and Melanie Safka. (April 9). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://42maple.org