North Country
9:42 am
Thu November 21, 2013

North Country Events

Credit Chris Jensen for NHPR

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

COUNTING ON BIRDS, NH PUBLIC TV DOCUMENTARY AT THE LITTLETON OPERA HOUSE

Thursday Nov. 21 at  7 PM Local bird watchers can get a sneak peek at this public TV documentary as well as listen to a post-show panel including David Govatski and Willem Lange. Filmed in NH, Cuba, Ecuador, this show discusses how annual Christmas-time bird hunts were transformed into annual bird counting excursions. The first counts took place in 1900. The area around Keene was one of the nation's first counting circles. For more information visit www.nhaudubon.org/birding/christmas-bird-count.

COLONEL TOWN PLAYERS PRESENT SPAMALOT, LANCASTER

Friday and Saturday Nov. 22, 23 at 7:30 PM Lancaster Town Hall. Based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, an irreverent parody of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, language may not be suitable for all ages, ticktes $10 at the door.

SUGAR HILL LIBRARY BOOK SALE

Saturday Nov. 23 9:30-1:30 PM Richardson Memorial Library in the Caroline Crapo building, Route 302. Art books, adult fiction, adult nonfiction, children's books. Early admission $20 9-9:30 AM. For more information call 603 823 7001.

WILLING WORKER'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SALE, SUGAR HILL

Saturday Nov. 23 10-1:30 PM Sugar Hill Meetinghouse, Route 117. Holiday decorations, attic treasures, toys, handmade items, home-cooked corn chowder, tomato bisque soup, assorted sandwiches, beverages, baked goods, eat-in or take-out.

7 TH ANNUAL HOSPICE BALL BENEFITS NORTHWOODS HOSPICE, WHITEFIELD

Saturday Nov. 23 5 PM Crystal Ballroom at the Mountain View Grand. Cocktail hour 5-6 PM, dinner follows with choice of chicken picatta, skirt steak, or chef's vegetarian selection. Following dinner there will be silent and live auctions, and musical entertainment provided by Club Soda. All proceeds from the evening benefit Northwoods Hospic, a division of Weeks Medical Center, which provides hospice services throughout Coos County. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchaseby calling  788-5020. This event has sold out in previous years.

SPAGHETTI DINNER BENEFITS FUEL ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS, LITTLETON

Sat. Nov. 23 5-7 PM First United Methodist Church, 18 Main Street. All proceeds go to fund the local fuel assistance program through Catholic Charities. $8 adults $5 under 10, spaghtetti dinner with all the fixings, salad, garlic bread, dessert.

SCOTLAND'S ALAN REID IN CONCERT, HAVERHILL

Saturday Nov. 23 7:30 PM Alumni Hall. Reid is a former member of The Battlefield Band. Tickets $20 at www.courtstreetarts.org or 603 989 5500.

HAVERHILL RECREATION COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC JAM, WOODSVILLE

Sunday Nov. 24 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 canceled.

SINGER/SONGWRITER JAME MCMURTRY IN CONCERT, HAVERHILL

Sunday Nov. 24 7:30 PM Alumni Hall. Tickets $20 at www.courtstreetarts.org or 603 989 5500.

EAT OUT AND SUPPORT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY

Monday November 25, 5 PM-9 PM, Italian Oasis, Main Street, Littleton. The restaurant donates 15% of your guest bill to the Boys and Girls Club of the North Country. For more information call 603 838 5954 or go to www.bgcnorthcountry.org

WOBBLE & GOBBLE 3.14(PIE) ROAD RACE BENEFITS ADAPTIVE SPORTS PARTNERS, FRANCONIA

Thursday Nov. 28 9 AM start $30 includes T-shirt if you register by Nov. 11, $15 for 12 & under with T-shirt if you register by Nov. 11.  Begin and end at Lafayette Regional School. To register visit www.franconianh.org/wobble-gobble. Also benefits Franconia Recreation.

BAYLEY-HAZEN BOYS HOUSE CONCERT, POTLUCK SUPPER, & JAM, EASTON

Saturday Nov. 30 6:00 PM Potluck Supper 7:30 PM Concert. Open bluegrass/old time acoustic jam follows the concert. The Bayley-Hazen Boys feature Gary Darling on mandolin, Chris Cruger on bass, and Steve Wright on guitar and 5-string banjo. Contact Brenda Shannon Adam to reserve a 603-823-7061 or brendashannonadam@me.com. Suggested donation $12, all proceeds go to the musicians. Also, please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.