CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.
ANNUAL CHOWDER LUNCHEONS, LITTLETON
Fridays March 4, 11, 18 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Littleton Methodist Church, 18 Main Street. Social event, fun for all ages, bring your spouse, friends, secretary, boss. Fish or corn chowder, homemade sandwiches, homemade pies, free delivery. Thursdays, email your order to FUMCChowder@gmail.com or Fridays, call your order in to 603 444 5567 between 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM for delivery, or after 10:00 AM for pick up only.
FIRST FRIDAY IN BETHLEHEM
Friday March 4 5:00 - 7:00 PM The Gallery at WREN, 2013 Main Street. A Sense of Place, opening reception for three artists from Berlin: Andre Belanger, Ben Murphy and Claude Pigeon. Each artist brings a unique approach to traditional landscape painting. Light refreshments. 7:00 - 9:00 PM The Gallery @ 42 Maple, Farm to Canvas, Deidre Blair, and Lost Dog Salon, Madison Packard. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/593464864156161/.
NEW CRAG EXHIBIT AND RECEPTION, COLEBROOK
Friday March 4 5:00 - 7:00 PM CRAG Gallery at Fiddleheads, 110 Main Street. “It Is What It Is” features works by multi-medium artists and artisans. The reception is casual and offers complementary wine & refreshments as well as a chance to see the new exhibit, meet local artists and learn how each uniquely expresses their interpretation of the current theme. The exhibit runs until April 8th. For more information, visit www.connecticutriverartisans.com.
AN EVENING OF ACOUSTIC AMERICANA, GORHAM
Friday March 4 7:00 PM Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street. Doors open at 6:30 PM. An eclectic evening featuring two folk duos: (1) Bennett & Perkins, (2) Miss Maybell & Slim Pickins. A night of folk and blues, ragtime hokum, original tunes too. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit http://tinyurl.com/z6kvzox.
ANNUAL BILL CUNNINGHAM RACE & RAFFLE TO BEAT AMYLOID, CANNON MOUNTAIN
Saturday March 5. Race day sign in starts at 8:00 AM while race start time is 11:00 AM, best of 2 runs on Time Zone, accessed by Peabody Slope Eagle Cliff chair. $200 in sponsorship includes a full day ticket. Raise more than $800 to be entered in the raffle for a 2016-2017 Cannon Season Pass. Raffle tickets are 45 for $30. Help raise money and awareness for a rare disease that took the life of longtime ski instructor Bill Cunningham, who had more than a 30-year affiliation with Cannon Mountain as instructor, director, assistant & technical director. All proceeds benefit Boston Medical Center Amyloid Research Fund. For more information or to register, visit www.billsrace.com.
DODGE POND DAY, LYMAN
Saturday March 5 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM at Dodge Pond, which is located at the junction of Tinkerville Road-Dodge Pond Road and Hurd Hill Road. For families and friends, free soft drinks and hot dogs, dog sled rides, ice fishing, skating, snow shoeing. Watch the Cold Water Rescue Team train and the Dodge Pond Dip. Bring your favorite dish to share and socialize with everyone. Sponsored by Lyman Community Group. For more information, call 603 838 2034.
COPPER CANNON CAMP ANNUAL AUCTION & GALA, BETHLEHEM
Saturday March 5 4:00 PM doors open, 4:30 PM wine tasting begins, 5:30 PM dinner at Littleton Elks Lodge, 42 Main Street. Your ticket purchase include admission to the event, a chance to bid on auction items, raffles, games, contests, dinner, wine tasting, music entertainment. Purchase tickets in advance at https://coppercannon.ejoinme.org/Auction ($25 ) to receive VIP treatment and quick-access checkin when you arrive. Proceeds benefit Copper Cannon Camp, which serves low-income New Hampshire youth. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (603) 823-8107.
ACOUSTIC MUSIC JAM, WOODSVILLE
Sunday March 6 Noon - 4:00 PM Robert E. Clifford Memorial Building, 65 South Court Street. Anyone who plays an instrument or enjoys country and bluegrass music is welcome. Light snacks for a suggested $3 donation.
VIEW THE FINAL EPISODE OF DOWNTON ABBEY, BETHLEHEM
Sunday March 6 3:00 PM Bethlehem Public Library, 2245 Main Street. The library will say farewell to Downton Abbey with an early viewing of the final episode. Tea and coffee will be served, guests are welcome to bring tea-time snacks to share. For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.
DELPHI PIANO TRIO, ST. JOHNSBURY
Sunday March 6 3:00 PM South Congregational Church, 1052 Main Street. Violin, cello & piano, program includes works by Saint-Saens, Faure, and Ravel. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.nekclassicalseries.org/performances.html#concert3.
MATUTO CONCERT: APPALACHIA GONE AFRO BRAZILLIAN, COLEBROOK
Sunday March 6 7:00 PM Tillotson Center, 14 Carriage Road. Rolling drums, quicksilver accordion licks, earthy vibes and thoughtful reflections that mingle. Instruments include accordion, guitar, bass, drums, cavaquinho, zabumba, triangle. Hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts. Tickets $15. For more information, visit www.gnwca.org.
PATTY GRIFFIN, SARA WATKINS, ANAIS MITCHELL, ST. JOHNSBURY
Tuesday March 8 7:00 PM Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy.
Singers in the round celebration melds grammy-winner Patty Griffin, Nickel Creek performer Sara Watkins and Vermont native Anais Mitchell. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://kcppresents.catamountarts.org/patty-griffin-sarah-watkins-anais-mitchell-together-on-stage/.
SNOW VOLLEYBALL TOURNEY BENEFITS CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER, LANCASTER
Saturday March 12 9:00 AM Colonel Town Tennis Courts. Proceeds from the Cold Hands Warm Hearts Volleyball Tournament benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Coos County. Double elimination, food & beverages available. Registration is $50 per team (5 players) and $10 for each additional player. Deadline to register is Wednesday March 9. Obtain entry forms by emailing Christine Gadwah at email@example.com. For more information, visit www.cad-nh.org/coos.
ANNUAL LITTLETON ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP FUND AUCTION, WHITEFIELD
Friday April 29 5:00 PM Mountain View Grand. Silent and live auction, refreshments, cash bar, entertainment by Dennis Cote and his band, DC3. Tickets, $25 per person, are limited so advance purchase is recommended at www.littletonrotaryauction.com or from any Rotary member. The Littleton Rotary Club makes scholarship awards to graduating seniors at local high schools.