North Country Events

Dec 5, 2015

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

CLARA’S NUTCRACKER BY CREATIVE EDGE DANCE STUDIO, LITTLETON
Friday and Saturday December 5 & 6 at 6:00 PM and Sunday December 6 at 2:00 PM, Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. The story of one magical Christmas night, a children’s ballet. Tickets on sale at the door, $10 adults, $6 kids and seniors. For more information, visit http://www.creativeedgedancestudio.com

NORTH COUNTRY CHORUS CHRISTMAS CONCERTS
Saturday December 5 7:30 PM Wells River Congregational Church, Wells River VT
Sunday December 6 3:00 PM Peacham Congregational Church, Peacham VT
The program features J. S. Bach’s “Magnificat”, and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”, a contemporary setting of Dylan Thomas’s classic work by American composer Matthew Harris. Felix Mendelssohn’s chorus, “Behold a Star from Jacob Shining” rounds out the program. Chorus, soloists and orchestra are under the direction of Alan Rowe. For more information, visit northcountrychorus.org. 

A SEASON OF GIVING: CHRISTMAS IN BETHLEHEM FESTIVAL
Saturday December 5 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Free family fun, rain or shine, crafts and goodies at Durell Methodist Church bazaar from 9 to noon, gingerbread house contest, meet Santa from 10-2 at the Heritage Society Museum on Main Street, movie and card making at noon at the library, Christmas costume parade at 2 starts at 42 Maple, spaghetti supper 5-6:30 at Durell Methodist Church, Santa’s After Hours Post Office from  6-8, fireworks end the day. For details, visit www.christmasinbethlehem.com. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation to drop in collection boxes to help the neediest among us. 

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR AT LITTLETON REGIONAL HEALTHCARE
Saturday December 5 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Medical Office Building. A wide variety of crafters, no admission fee, raffle and door prizes, refreshments. 

CRAFT FAIR, FRANCONIA
Saturday December 5 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Lafayette School. Quality crafts, puppets, pottery, jewelry, soaps, lotions, wood crafts and more. 

LISBON ARTS GALLERY ANNUAL COOKIE WALK
Saturday December 5 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM or until the cookies are gone, 28 Main Street. Containers provided. The ARTS Gallery features local artisans offering a large selection of Christmas gifts. For more information, visit http://lisbonartsgallery.com/events-and-info.php

GRANITE STATE BELL RINGERS, BERLIN
Sunday December 6 2:00 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts. Tickets $10. The Granite State Ringers was organized as a community handbell choir by Mary Divers and Joan Fossum in February of 2007. Their vision was to offer musicians who are committed to the art of handbell ringing a chance to play a variety of challenging music and to promote handbell repertoire to audiences all over NH. For more information, visit https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/granite%20state%20bell%20ringers/info.

SILENT ART AUCTION BENEFITS PROFILE STUDENTS, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday December 9 5:30 - 8:30 PM Profile High School Gymnasium, Route 18. Jewelry, paintings, pottery, blankets and more. Supports student trips to Greece. Do your holiday shopping and support local kids at the same time. 

WORKSHOP DISCUSSES UPDATED WILDLIFE ACTION PLAN, LANCASTER
Thursday December 10 6:00-7:30 PM North Country Resource Center, 629A Main Street. The NH Wildlife Action Plan has just been updated for the first time in 10 years. There is a wealth of new data and information and some new wildlife habitat maps. Learn what’s new and how you can use this information to help NH’s wildlife and habitats.To register: https://unh.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eQAIgkeQXQb1HZb?utm_source=Copy+of+WAP+2015+Regional+Workshops+Ann+1&utm_campaign=WAP+Regional+Workshops&utm_medium=email