North Country Events

Nov 5, 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.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE, LITTLETON
Friday November 6 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Saturday November 7 9:00 AM - Noon. First Congregational Church, 189 Main Street. All proceeds benefit the mission projects organized by The Ladies Society of the church. Items can be dropped off on October 29 and 30 and November 2 through 5 from 9:00 AM - Noon. Please do not drop off electronic items, skis, furniture or Christmas items. For more information, call 603 444 3376. 

VISIBLE LIGHT ARTIST OPENING RECEPTION, BETHLEHEM
Friday November 6 5:00-7:00 PM The Gallery at WREN, 2013 Main Street. Paintings by Dianne Taylor Moore and Michele Johnson, on display through November. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/GalleryatWREN

THE WIZARD OF OZ, LANCASTER
Friday & Saturday November 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7:00 PM and Sunday November 8 at 1:00 PM at the Lancaster Town Hall. Presented by the Colonel Town Players, tickets sold at the door, proceeds of Sunday performance benefits Relay for Life of the North Country. 

42 MAPLE PRESENTS COLORADO ARTIST DUSTY RAY, BETHLEHEM
Friday November 6 7:00-9:00 PM at 42 Maple Street. Opening reception of works by Dusty Ray, a painting contractor by day and a self-proclaimed artist by night. Dusty mostly works in gouache, watercolor and Micron pen. 

UPSTAGE PLAYERS PRESENT RUMORS BY NEIL SIMON, LITTLETON
Friday November 6 & 13, & Saturday November 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday November 8 & 15 at 3:00 PM.  Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. The Upstage Players present. Due to occasional uses of profanity, parental guidance is suggested. This show is suitable for any children who would be allowed to see a PG-13 movie. For more information, visit http://www.upstageplayersnh.org

EASTERN SNOW AND AVALANCHE WORKSHOP, BRETTON WOODS
Saturday November 7 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Omni Mount Washington Resort. One-day professional development seminar for people working in avalanche safety. It provides a venue for avalanche workers to listen to presentations and discuss new ideas, techniques and technologies with their colleagues. The meeting is intended for avalanche forecasters, ski guides, avalanche education instructors, ski patrollers, students, and researchers, but the meeting is open to anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of avalanche safety.For more information and to purchase tickets, visit esaw.org. 

FRANCONIA SKI CLUB SKI SALE & SWAP
Saturday November 7 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Lafayette Regional School. Sell or buy new and used equipment and clothing: skis, boots, snowboards, helmets, skate, clothing. Equipment drop off: Friday November 6 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at Lafayette Regional School. 30% of each sale donated to Franconia Ski Club. For more information, call Maria Batten 617 212 6867. 

KEINE’S 5K RUN/WALK BENEFIT, LITTLETON
Saturday November 7 9:00 AM registration, 9:30 AM start. Start and finish at The Elevate Church, Reddington Street. Registration $20 adults, $10 child, under 10 free. The Littleton Lions Club Diabetes Program helps local people be able to afford diabetes supplies. The Lions club is hosting this event to raise money for this program. The first 40 people who register receive a T-shirt. Refreshments, raffle tickets. For more information or to register, contact Noel Marland at keines5k@yahoo.com

ANNUAL CLOTHING SWAP, BETHLEHEM
Saturday November 7 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Bethlehem Town Hall. Clothing donations and small house hold items are being accepted until November 6. To have donations picked up, contact Rhienna Miscio at recdirector@bethlehemnh.org. Individuals are invited to shop for clothes for free. 

ART AUCTION FOR BRADFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Saturday November 7 1:00 PM at the Congregational Church of Bradford. Area artists’ work to be auction for the benefit of the Bradford public library. Bert Dodson paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. 

FRANCOFEST DINNER DATE, BERLIN
Saturday November 7 4:30 PM St. Kieran Center for the Arts. 
A meal celebrating French culture and heritage complete with Tortierres. Includes meat pie, dinner rolls, coleslaw, a selection of desserts and a beverage. Limited seating on the half hour. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/francofest%20dinner%20date/info

EASTON FALL POTLUCK
Saturday November 7 6:00-8:00 PM Easton Town Hall. Bring your favorite dish to share with your Easton neighbors and friends. No soups please. Desserts and beverages provided by the planning committee. Hot foods should arrive ready to serve. Questions and RSVP: migrane102@aol.com

KATIE MCNALLY TRIO IN CONCERT, COLEBROOK
Saturday November 7 at 7:00 PM Tillotson Center, 14 Carriage Lane. Fiddler Katie McNally is joined by Neil Pearlman on piano and and Shauncey Ali on viola. Katie's evocative interpretation of Scottish and Cape Breton tunes, combined with Shauncey's powerful harmonies and counterpoint, all anchored by Neil’s rhythmically driving piano accompaniment creates a uniquely arresting take on traditional music.Tickets $15. Hosted by Great North Woods Committee for the Arts. 

FRANCOFEST 2015: PATRICK ROSS ON FIDDLE, BERLIN
Sunday November 8 2:00 PM St. Kieran Center for the Arts. Fiddler Patrick Ross has assembled a special group to help celebrate Francofest. A Vermont resident and 5th generation fiddler, with roots that extend into NH. Technical expertise, mastery of an amazing variety of styles, eclectic taste and raw energy. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/francofest%202015/info

OPEN MIC AT THE MORRISON, WHITEFIELD
Monday November 9 and every second Monday. 6 Terrace Street. Music starts at 6:00 PM and goes till 7:15 PM. New talent always welcome. There is a tuned piano available. Public is welcome to participate or attend this free event. Signs will lead guests to the performance area from the front door. Performers may call Lyndall at 603 631 4890 or weekdays at 603 837 2541 with any questions or just show up. 

VETERAN’S DAY CEREMONY, LITTLETON
Tuesday November 10 1:30 PM Littleton High School gymnasium. Presentation of colors, national guard, LHS chorus and band, guest speaker Peter Corey, retired brigadier general of NH. Refreshments, all invited. 

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.