North Country Events
The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.
Thursdays Lisbon 3-6 PM
Friday Franconia 4-7 PM
Saturday Bethlehem 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday Littleton 10 AM - 1 PM
LISBON FARMERS' MARKETS HAVE STARTED
Thursdays 3-6 PM operated by Lisbon Main Street
NUNSENSE AT JEAN'S PLAYHOUSE, LINCOLN
Thursday through Saturday and Monday through Wednesday June 26 - 28, and June 30, July 1 at 7:30 PM, and July 2 at 2 PM, Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln. Surviving nuns start a greeting card business and stage a variety show to raise funds to bury 52 sisters accidentally killed by their cook's tainted vichyssoise. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/nunsense-2014/.
BARON WORMSER POETRY READING, FRANCONIA
Thursday June 26 at 8 PM The Frost Place, 158 Ridge Road. Baron Wormser, leader of Teachers As Writers reads poetry. Free and open to the public. For more information, visis frostplace.org.
CHILDREN'S THEATRE: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, RUMPLESTILTSKIN
Fridays at 2 PM at the Littleton Opera House
Saturdays and Wednesdays at 9:30 AM at Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln
Friday June 27 and Saturday June 28: Little Red Riding Hood
Wednesday July 2: Rumplestiltskin
Children’s Theatre, the professional children’s performance company of Jean’s Playhouse, writes and performs eight children’s musicals every summer. Each is different and all promise a good time for adults and kids. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/for-kids/childrens-theatre/.
MOVIE AT THE COLONIAL: ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE, BETHLEHEM
June 27 & 28 at 5:30 and 8:00 PM, June 29 & 30 and July 1 at 7:30 PM, July 2 at 5:30 PM. The Colonial Theatre, 2050 Main Street. Indie director Jim Jarmusch directs this vampire story starring Tom Hiddleston as Adam, a bloodsucker who makes a living as a reclusive musician. He reunites with the love of his life, Eve (Tilda Swinton) a fellow vampire who leaves her home overseas to be with him in the downtrodden Motor City. They eventually get a visit from Eve’s irresponsible sister (Mia Wasikowska) who irritates Adam and eventually causes trouble with the one human—the vampires refer to the living as zombies—with whom the depressed music hero gets along. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonial.org.
BETHLEHEM OPEN MARKET
Saturdays in the summer starting June 28th, corner of Main Street and Park Avenue, next to The Gallery at WREN. Farmers and local food producers, locally produced arts and crafts and the artisans who produce them, bakers, growers, musicians, and more. For more information, contact Marghie Seymour at email@example.com or 603 703 3474.
RESPITALITY'S WALK TO REMEMBER BENEFITS ALZHEIMER PATIENTS & CAREGIVERS, LITTLETON
Saturday June 28 at 10 AM, Bank of NH, Main Street. Respitality is hosting this walk to raise funds for and awareness of the services available to people who live in Coos or Grafton county. Services are for those in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease. The walk loops from the bank, over the Cottage Street bridge, to the Covered Bridge and back to the bank. For more information about the walk or services, or to volunteer or donate, contact Patricia Dexter at 991-0155.
FOLK LEGEND BILL STAINES IN CONCERT IN LUNENBURG, VT
Saturday June 28 at 7 PM Congregational Church on the common. For more than 40 years, Bill Staines has traveled across North America delighting audiences with his unique blend of original and traditional ballads and guitar picking. Tickets $12, proceeds benefit restoration of the church and Old Town Hall on Lunenburg common. For more information, visit www.topofthecommon.org.
ANNUAL GRAYMIST FIDDLE FEST, GROVETON
Sunday June 29 noon-9 PM GrayMist Farm, 317 Brown Road. A day of local and regional bluegrass, old-time, folk, and Celtic fiddlers. Experience live music on a working farm. The Don Roy Trio of Maine is the featured band. If you would like to perform check in at the big yellow Fiddle Fest committee tent to the left of the stage when you arrive. For more information, visit www.graymistfiddlefest.com.
POETRY SOCIETY OF NH POETRY READING, FRANCONIA
Sunday June 29 at 6 PM The Frost Place, 158 Ridge Road. Poets from the Poetry Society of NH read. Free and open to the public. For more information, visis frostplace.org.
FIZZ, BOOM THINK - SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT BATH VILLAGE SCHOOL
Tuesday July 1 at 10:30 AM. Join The Children's Museum of NH as we explore this great earth we live on, and all of its trash. How much do you throw away a year? What are ways to make trash into something new again? Do you know what upcycling is? This interactive program will explore these questions, teach easy ways to keep the earth healthy while having fun, help us all make sure the earth does not go fizz and then boom. Participants will go home with a open ended, make it new again activity. Free and open to all. For more information, contact the library at 603 747-3372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTIST RECEPTION FOR KAREN ANDERSON & LINDA GRAY, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday July 2 5-7 PM The Gallery at WREN, Main Street. Elemental: Paintings by Karen Anderson and Linda Gray, meet the artists, wine and cheese. Note that this a a Wednesday evening and not the usual first Friday evening since July 4th is a Friday.
CIRCUS SMIRKUS: INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CIRCUS, ST. JOHNSBURY
Weds. July 2 and Thursday July 3, 1 PM and 6 PM, Leonard Field. Reservations recommended as shows often sell out. Thirty stars ages 11 to 18, polished circus skills. Set sail for adventure on the high seas as Circus Smirkus presents Anchors Away for Atlantis. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit tickets.catamountarts.org/Circus.
LITTLETON LIBRARY SUMMER SERIES FEATURES LOCAL AUTHORS
Wednesday July 2 at 6:30 PM Littleton Public Library, Main Street. Donna W. Dearborn, author of the recently published book, Every Sunday: A Father and Daughter's Enduring Connection will speak about her memoir that recounts her bond with her father, who wrote her a letter every Sunday until a paralyzing stroke. The series continues on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays through October.
BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY READERS CAFE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Saturday July 19 9 AM "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. For more information, visit http://www.bethlehemlibrary.org/page11.html