North Country
1:52 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

North Country Events

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

COAT DRIVE AT DURRELL METHODIST CHURCH, BETHLEHEM
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-11 AM Thursday 5-6 PM. 2057 Main Street. Bring your gently used coats, jackets, and warm winter outerwear. Kids items especially needed. Drop off, pick up, swap.  

WOBBLE & GOBBLE 3.14(PIE) ROAD RACE BENEFITS ADAPTIVE SPORTS PARTNERS, FRANCONIA
Thursday Nov. 28 9 AM start $30, $15 for 12. Begin and end at Lafayette Regional School. To register visit www.franconianh.org/wobble-gobble. Also benefits Franconia Recreation.

CHIRSTMAS PARADE, LITTLETON
Friday Nov. 29 noon start from Hitchiner Parking lot on Beacon Street, down Union & Main Street to West Main Street, ending behind the Littleton Fire Station. Santa & Mrs. Clause arrive. For more information visit www.littletonareachamber.com or call 603 444 6561.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN FRANCONIA BENEFITS HERITAGE MUSEUM
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 1, 10-2 PM Franconia Heritage Museum Gift Shop featuring Joan Hannah pottery, hand-knit mittens, scarves, baby blankets, origami ornaments, hand-crafted greeting cards, books by local authors, and more. All proceeds benefit the museum and help preserve local history. Also, Sunday 2-4 PM Annual Christmas Open House with refreshments, Charlie Micciche plays traditional Christmas music on the vintage Profile House piano, singing. For more information: heritagemuseum@myfairpoint.net or 603 823 5000.

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR, TWIN MOUNTAIN
Saturday Nov. 30 9-3 PM Carroll Town Hall Gymnasium. Sponsored by the Twin Mountain-Bretton Woods Historical Society. Features area artisans and entrepreneurs, wood-crafts, pine wreaths, maple syrup, gift baskets, crochet & fleece knit hats, chocolates, Christmas ornaments, knit sweaters, jewelry, photographs, cards, books, and more. No admission charge, light lunch available for purchase, For more information call 603846 5435.

LITTLETON STUDIO SCHOOL HOLIDAY SALE AND OPEN HOUSE
Saturday Nov. 30 10-2 PM 21 Mill Street. Do your holiday shopping and support local artists at the same time. Work for sale by students and instructors. Pottery, jewelry, paintings, and more. Light refreshements. For more information call 603 444-1066 or visit www.nhcrafts.org/littletonstudioschool.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, LITTLETON
Sat. Nov. 30 10-3 PM Littleton Opera House. Over 20 artists and crafters. Sponsored by Second Chance Animal Rescue. For more information call 603 259 3244 or visit www.secondchancear.org.  

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.

AN EVENING OF BLUES: MICHAEL VINCENT BAND, HAVERHILL
Sat. Nov. 30 7:30 PM Alumni Hall. The Michael Vincent Band is a young power trio. With blistering licks, soothing harmonies, and an incredibly tight rhythm section they've been burning up the road for seven years. They bring to their shows the influences of Eric Clapton, Jerry Reed, Jimi Hendrix, Chet Atkins, Freddie King, and Stevie Ray Vaughan among many others. Tickets $15, for more information visit www.alumnihall.org/events.html.

READING AT THE VILLAGE BOOKSTORE, LITTLETON
Sunday Dec. 1 3 PM 81 Main Street. Children's authors Michael J. Daley and Jesse Hasse will read from their latest books, including "Pinch and Dash and the Terrible Couch" and "Saige Paints the Sky." To reserve signed copies of any books, call the bookstore at 444-5263.

INFORMATION SESSION ON HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE, LITTLETON
Tuesday Dec. 3 5:30-7:30 PM Littleton Regional Healthcare, H. Taylor Caswell, Jr. Physicians' Conference Center. Open to anyone who has questions about the health insurance marketplace, what is it? what does it cover? exemptions, penalties, pre-existing conditions, premiums, costs. Presented by the North Country Health Consortium and Littleton Regional Healthcare. An RSVP would be appreciated. Call 603 444-9355 or email geninfo@lrhcares.org.

NORTH COUNTRY CHORUS CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS IN MADRIGAL DINNER
Rehearsals begin Dec. 10th for performances on Jan. 17, 18, 19 at the Monroe Town Hall. North Country Chorus invites your participation in any of these roles: page or wench food servers, singers, actors, hall set-up, decorating, costumes, make-up, stage crew. Contact Claire Mead at 989 5523 or claire.mead@alumni.duke.edu. For more details visit www.northcountrychorus.org.