North Country Events

Jan 7, 2016

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

GALLERY AT WREN 2016 SEASON PREVIEW, BETHLEHEM
Friday January 8 5:00 - 7:00 PM 2013 Main Street. Celebrate the 2016 season with a preview show at a wine and cheese reception. For details about the 2016 artists, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1644576505825785/

OPENING RECEPTION FOR CONNECTICUT ARTIST BABS PERKINS, BETHLEHEM
Friday January 8 7:00-9:00 PM 42 Maple Contemporary Art Center, 42 Maple Street. The work of photographer Babs Perkins explores the rhythms, habits and quirks of place: the lines of a face, the weave of a fabric, the set of a brick, the folds of the land. For more information, visit http://42maple.org/event/

SEARSON: CANADIAN CELTIC MUSIC CONCERT, COLEBROOK
Friday January 8 7:00 PM The Tillotson Center, 14 Carriage Lane. Searson has been touring for over a decade throughout Canada, the United States, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland and the Caribbean. Colleen and Erin Searson, two sisters who have been playing music their entire lives, have developed their own original style of Canadian Celtic Pop which includes high energy fiddling, passionate vocals and step dancing. Presented by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts. Tickets $15. For more information, visit http://www.gnwca.org/upcoming-events

CABIN FEVER CONCERTS, GUILDHALL VT
Saturday January 9 6:30 PM Guild Hall (town hall) on VT Route 102 in downtown Guildhall located at 13 Courthouse Drive on the common. The evening begins with open mic featuring talented local folks who share songs, poems, a story or even a joke. This is followed by Harper’s Ferry, which features Burke, Vermont musicians Jim Karns (acoustic guitar and lead vocals) and Scott Cheney (lead guitar and harmonies), with special guest Ron Howard (various instruments). These gentlemen entertain with music both silly and thoughtful. They perform songs by Jim Karns, who is an active member of the Nashville Songwriters Association in St Johnsbury. Concerts are second Saturdays October through March, performers are from the Northeast Kingdom and Northern NH, $5 donation at the door benefits the Guild Hall renovation project slated to begin this year. Refreshments and 50/50 raffle. The Guildhall Cabin Fever Concerts are now in their 4th year of bringing out local talent from the Northern NH and Northeast Kingdom of Vermont to share the winter months in music and entertainment. For more information, call 802 328 2013.

EAST COAST SWING LESSONS AND OPEN DANCE, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday January 9 6:30 PM South Congregational Church, Main Street, next to St. Johnsbury Academy. Beginner lesson to start followed by 7:30 PM lesson that builds on the first lesson. Jamie and Amy Orr, professional dance instructors, will teach. Open dance 8:30-10:30 PM. Open dance features various types of music including Latin, smooth, and more. $7.50 per lesson per person includes the dance. Students $5. For more information, contact pjciotti@yahoo.com.     

SEARSON: CANADIAN CELTIC MUSIC CONCERT, BERLIN
Saturday January 9 7:00 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Searson has been touring for over a decade throughout Canada, the United States, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland and the Caribbean. Colleen and Erin Searson, two sisters who have been playing music their entire lives, have developed their own original style of Canadian Celtic Pop which includes high energy fiddling, passionate vocals and step dancing. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/searson/info

OPEN MIC AT THE MORRISON, WHITEFIELD
Monday January 11 6:00 PM 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.