North Country
9:52 am
Thu October 31, 2013

North Country Events

Photo by Chris Jensen for NHPR

The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

THRILLER AT THE FRANCONIA BONFIRE
Thursday Oct. 31 7 PM Dow Field. Flash dance mob at the Halloween bonfire.

LITTLETON HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS MMMBETH AND MACBETH
Thursday Oct 31 7 PM, Friday Nov. 1 and Sat. Nov. 2 6 PM LHS gym. The first act presents an abridged version of Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth". The second act presents a gender-bender comedic take on Macbeth in which everything goes wrong. Tickets available at the door, $7 adults, $5 students, under 12 free. Proceeds go toward production expenses. For more information call the school at 444-5601.

LADIES SOCIETY ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE, LITTLETON
Friday Nov. 1 9-4 and Saturday Nov. 2 9-noon, First Congregational Church, 189 Main Street. For more information call Pat at the church office 444-3376.

THE GALLERY AT WREN OPENING RECEPTION, BETHLEHEM
Friday November 1 5-7PM 2013 Main Street. Opening Reception for Beyond the Naked Eye - Painting, Drawing, and Photography by Cheryl Johnson, Kelli Shedd, and Amber Stewart, on exhibit November 1 - December 3. The gallery is open daily from 10AM-5PM. For more information: 603 869 3100 or www.wrencommunity.org

MOVIE NIGHT AT BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Friday Nov. 1 7 PM Main Street. A new tale of jazz and love. Free and open to the public. North Country residents and visitors welcome. Bring your own blankets and snacks. Call 869-2409 for more information or visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

SKATE RATTLE AND ROLL: BENEFIT FOR THE BETHLEHEM SKATE PARK
Saturday Nov. 2 noon to 11 PM at The Colonial Theatre. Music, raffles, auction with proceeds going to the Skate Park project fund. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/209780845865300/

HAVERHILL RECREATION COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC JAM, WOODSVILLE
Saturday Nov. 2 1-5 PM Robert E. Clifford Memorial Building, 65 South Court Street. Come to listen or play, no drums or horns, suggested donation $3. For more information call 353-4741 or 787 6096. In case of inclement weather, call the memorial building at 747 2839, there will be a recorded message if the jam is cancelled.

FRANCOFEST 2013, BERLIN
Sunday Nov. 3, 11:30-4:30PM, St. Kieran Center for the Arts, 155 Emery St. Berlin. Franco food, fun & festivities, authentic homemade Quebecois lunch, raffles, & concert. For more information: 752-1028 or www.stkieranarts.org.

THE MAKING OF A BOOK: POEMS AND COLLAGE, BETHLEHEM
Sunday Nov. 3 3-4:30 PM The Gallery at WREN, 2013 Main Street. Presented in conjunction with NH Open Doors initiative. Parker Towle and Barbara Newton offer the public an inside glimpse at their uncommon creative process. Barbara Newton will describe her process of producing meaningful images using Japanese-type colored papers and Parker Towle will speak about the process of writing poetry visualizing the physical image. Free and open to the public. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1413284468901335/.

APRES FOLIAGE FEST BENEFITS DAVIES MEMORIAL LIBRARY, LOWER WATERFORD VT
Sunday Nov. 3 3-6 PM The Rabbit Hill Inn. Tastings from the finest restaurants, samples of new wines, local brews and spirits, extensive silent auction, live music. $30 per person, call 802 748-4609 or 748-5168 to purchase tickets or get more information, or visit daviesmemoriallibrary.org.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM CLASSICAL SERIES, ST. JOHNSBURY
Sunday Nov. 3 3 PM South Congregational Church. Kickoff concert featuring Vermont musicians. Pianist Michael Arnowitt of Montpelier will play works by Mozart and Scarlatti. Violinist Mary Rowell and pianist Marcantonio Barone of the Craftsbury Players will follow with a Brahams sonata, and the program will end with music by Telemann, Glinka, and Dvorak performed by the Heliand Consort of St. Albans (flute, clarinet, piano, bassoon). Tickets available online at www.nekclassicalseries.org or at the door. $18 adults, $16 seniors, $6 students or those on a budget.

FRANCONIA AREA HERITAGE COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING, FRANCONIA
Reserve by Nov. 9 for meeting/dinner on Weds. Nov. 13 6 PM Dutch Treat Restaurant, Main Street. Meeting to approve the 2014 board of directors' slate of officers followed by social time and dinner at 6:30 PM. $25 for dinner, choice of chicken, salmon, or beef. R.S.V.P by mailing a check for $25 with your menu choice to Phil Krill, P.O.Box 136, Franconia, 03580. For more information: heritagemuseum@myfairpoint.net.