North Country Events
The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.
UNCOMMON CONCERT SERIES THURSDAY EVENINGS, WHITEFIELD
Thursday May 29 through Thursday July 10 at 6 PM at the Whitefield band stand. Katie Rose and Julia Kamins begin the concert series with favorites for all ages. A different local or regional artist, from folk to reggae, will perform each week. Concerts are weather permitting. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. June 5: Folk singer Suzan Shute. June 12: Ashley Vaughan and Julia Kamins. June 19: Country trio Tim Berry, Kerry Smith, Russ Beck. June 26: NH folk balladeer Jim Barnes. July 5: Jamaican Reggae artist, Progress. July 10: finale event includes all featured artists and other surprises.
HENDRIX 70: LIVE AT WOODSTOCK, BETHLEHEM
Thursday May 29 7:30 PM The Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. In Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s birth and for the very first time, experience Hendrix’s unforgettable August 1969 Woodstock concert on the big screen and in surround sound. The performance stands as one of the finest in rock music history and includes “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” “Fire,” “Purple Haze” and “Foxy Lady” as well as Hendrix’s dramatic interpretation of the “Star Spangled Banner”. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonial.org.
SUGAR HILL HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPENS FOR THE SEASON
Fridays and Saturdays May 30 through October 13 11 AM - 3 PM on Route 117 across from Harmon's Cheese. The 2014 exhibit, "Once Upon a Time" features cradles, clothing, books, toys, puzzles, and childhood ephemera from bygone eras. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted.
MOVIE AT THE COLONIAL: ALAN PARTRIDGE, BETHLEHEM
May 30 & 31 at 5:30 and 8:00 PM, June 1-3 at 7:30 PM, June 4 at 5:30 PM. The Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. "A scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure.” —Leslie Felperin, Variety. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan) has had many ups and downs in his life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. A nervous breakdown in Dundee. His self-published book, ‘Bouncing Back’, subsequently remaindered and pulped. ALAN PARTRIDGE finds Alan at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ (Colm Meaney) decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he’s getting sacked by the new management. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonial.org.
PINE HILL SINGERS SPRING BENEFIT CONCERTS: THE NATURE OF LOVE
Friday May 30 at 7 PM at Alumni Hall in Haverhill. Sunday June 1 at 4 PM at Sugar Hill Meetinghouse. Friday June 6 at 7 PM at Littleton Opera House, this concert benefits the opera house. Under the direction of Judy Abbott, with Anita Bonnevie on piano, the singers will present choral settings that musically express love of nature, family, God, singing, and romantic love. Admission for all concerts is by donation.
BATH HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GHOST WALK
Friday May 30 at 7 PM Swiftwater Cemetery at the intersection of Cemetery and Goose Lane roads in Swiftwater. The town of Bath has a dozen cemeteries and the historical society chooses one each year as a opportunity to introduce the public to the past residents of Bath. Swiftwater was once a thriving little village with many businesses and shops. The Ghost Walk is free and refreshments will be served after the program. Bring a chair. Also, the Bath Historical Society meets on the last Thursday each month at 1:30 PM at its new home at 15 Lisbon Road on Bath Common. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Sandra Peters at 603 747 2869.
MIME DANCER KAREN MONTANARO, GORHAM
Friday May 30 at 7 PM Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street. The Arts Alliance of Northern NH presents mime dancer Karen Montanaro, performance for all ages with selections from Hunter & Tiger, Silent Movie Heroine, The Babysitter, The Ol' Gunslinger, Baseball, Big City Rhythms, A Wonderful World, and more. For tickets and more information, visit www.aannh.org.
NORTH COUNTRY YOUNG ADULTS GATHERING: CELEBRATE SUMMER KICK-OFF, COLEBROOK
Friday May 30 7:30 PM North Country Community Rec Center, 33 Rec Center Road. Come kick off the warm season with fellow young adults of the North Country with a potluck BBQ, summer lawn games, and good company. We're looking to create some fun gatherings that can help foster networking among our demographic of young adults in their twenties and thirties. While we are focused on this demographic, all are welcome. Interacting and engaging as a group can help contribute to the North Country as a great place to live and work for young adults. Come have a fun time, bring a dish to share, and connect with new people. Contacts: Courtney Croteau (Bethlehem / Jackson, of North Country Listens) firstname.lastname@example.org and Jon and Gina Brown (Colebrook) email@example.com. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/304478453041822/
PRESBY TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM TRACTOR SHOW, WHITEFIELD
Saturday May 31 8 AM - 3 PM at 154 Airport Road. Family fun event, free admission, free ice cream, door prizes, flea market, over 100 antique Presby Museum tractors, privately owned antique tractors. For more information, visit www.PresbyTransportationMuseum.com.
FRANCONIA FARMERS' MARKET
Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM in the field behind the Chamber's Information Center. All types of vendors have been invited to participate. For more information, contact Chance Stith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 823-5661.
STUDIO 42 "OPEN TO INTERPRETATION" ART SHOW, LITTLETON
Saturday May 31 6-9 PM at 42 Mill Street. Fusion of art and music inspired by the wish to gather and connect people in a positive and creative environment. Art by Andrea D'Alton, Fallon Leigh O'Brien, Jesse Chernicy. Music by Paige Roberts, Ben Rathman, Pam McCann, Senayit Tomlinson. For more information: email@example.com.
GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY, BETHLEHEM
Sunday June 1 at The Maplewood Country Club golf course, $85 per person or $320 per team, 8 AM Shotgun Start, scramble format, continental breakfast, lunch, golf contests, raffle prizes. For more information, visit http://bgcnorthcountry.org or contact Eric at 838 5954 or Eric@BGCNorthCountry.org.
STATEWIDE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT GRANITE STATE GOVERNMENT, WHITEFIELD
Tuesday June 3 in Whitefield as well as 5 other NH towns. 5:30 PM doors open, program is 6-9 PM. Weigh in on how Granite State government can do better. Join a conversation to address whether our government is as efficient, transparent, and innovative as it can be. What makes a great state government? How do you think NH is doing? The governor's commission to address this invites your participation. Refreshments and childcare provided. For more information or to register, visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wfmitukab&oeidk=a07e98bxr6n7770f7f9.
SUMMER READING KICKOFF MAGIC WITH SCOTT JAMESON, BATH
Weds. June 4 at 2 PM Bath Village School. Kickoff event for the summer reading program at the Bath Public Library. Join magician Scott Jameson for a laugh-out-loud performance, umbrellas plucked from thin air, drawing come to life, basketballs spun and juggled, and more. Free and open to the public.
SONGS CELEBRATING ALL THINGS SPRING: AMY MITZ & ANITA BONNEVIE, SUGAR HILL
Thursday June 5 at 7 PM Sugar Hill Meetinghouse. Mezzo-soprano Amy Mitz and accompanist Anita Bonnevie will present a concert as part of the Annual Celebration of Lupines and will also include several local guest artists. Freewill donations and a raffle will benefit Unified Sports and other Unified Partnership programs at Profile School. These partnerships pair peers in supportive environments so all students can participate more fully in school and community activities. Celebrate spring with music, a few fun surprises and a show of support for great programs at our local school.
SUNRISE ASCENT ON MT. WASHINGTON
Sunday August 3 Fund raiser for Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country. Teams of volunteers ("mules") assist adaptive athletes to the summit of Mt. Washington on the auto road. ASPNC is seeking both adaptive athletes and mules. For more information or to register, visit http://www.SunriseAscent.org