North Country Events

Aug 28, 2014

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

OUTDOOR CONCERTS
Saturdays Twin Mountain 7 PM at the town gazebo, junction of Routes 3 & 302
Sundays Bethlehem 6 PM at the town gazebo, corner of Main Street & Prospect Street

FARMERS' MARKETS
Thursdays Lisbon 3-6 PM
Fridays Franconia 4-7 PM
Saturdays Bethlehem 10 AM - 2 PM
Sundays Littleton 10 AM - 1 PM

THE 39 STEPS, LINCOLN
Wednesday August 20 through Saturday August 30, except Sundays. Shows at 7:30 PM except 2 PM matinee on Weds. August 27. Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/the-39-steps-2014/

LANCASTER: IMAGES FROM THE PAST, LANCASTER
Thursday August 28 at 7 PM Weeks State Park Summit Lodge, 2 miles south of Lancaster on Route 3. Presentation by Bob Hunt and Anne Morgan. Come early and enjoy the park trails and views, climb the fire tower for one of the best views north of the notches, bring a picnic supper. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.nhstateparks.org/explore/state-parks/weeks-state-park.aspx

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE IN HD, BETHLEHEM
Thursday August 28 at 7:30 PM Colonial Theatre, Main Street. Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonial.org.  

WEATHERVANE THEATRE, WHITEFIELD
Thursday August 28 see Cotton Club. Friday August 29 see Memphis. Saturday August 30 see Best of 2014. 8 PM plus a 2 PM show on Saturday. The Weathervane Theatre is on Route 3 at 389 Lancaster Road, about 2 miles north of Whitefield center. Tickets $32 adults. For more information and to purchase tickets online visit www.weathervanetheatre.org.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON CLASSICAL CONCERT SERIES, BETHLEHEM
Friday August 29 at 5 PM, Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation sanctuary, Strawberry Hill Road off Route 302. Gary Robinson presents a solo concert of classical guitar music. Tickets $10.  For more information, visit www.bethlehemsynagogue.org.

MOVIE AT THE COLONIAL: BOYHOOD, BETHLEHEM
Friday August 29 through Weds. September 3 at 7:30 PM only all nights except Wednesday at 5:30 PM. Colonial Theatre, Main Street. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason’s parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org.

BIG MOOSE BACH FEST
Friday August 29 through Sunday August 31. Multiple events over several days in a variety of locations. This concert series provides an opportunity to hear Bach performed by many artists on varied instruments of the period. For details, visit http://www.musicgnw.org/big-moose-bach-fest.html.

LIPIZZAN STALLIONS PERFORMANCE BENEFITS PARTRIDGE LAKE RIDERS 4-H CLUB, BRETTON WOODS
Friday August 29 through Monday September 1, Omni Mount Washington Resort. The flying, white Lipizzans perform Airs Above the Ground. Bring chairs, for more information, visit http://brettonwoods.com/uploads/event/pdf/662/The_Original_Lippizans_Stallions_of_Austria.pdf.

WHITEFIELD LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Sunday August 31 at 8 AM on the Whitefiled Town Common. All you can eat, $8 adults, $3 children under 12, pancakes, blueberries, all the fixings, sausage, baked beans, juice, coffee. Help the club raise money to support its efforts in the community. Six Sundays during the summer: July 6, 13, 27 and August 10, 24, and 31.

TRIO OF BOSTON COMICS, LINCOLN
Sunday August 31 7:30 PM Jean's Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. Stand-up fun with Boston Comedy Festival winner Dave Russo with additional acts by friends Greg boggis and Carolyn Plummer, $20, for all ages. For more information, visit www.jeansplayhouse.com.

BOOKS OF JEWISH INTEREST CLUB, BETHLEHEM
Tuesdays Sept. 2, 16 at 4 PM, Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation library, Strawberry Hill Road off Route 302. Come to any or all of the meetings. No assigned books. Just bring a book you would enjoy recommending to other readers, or just come to enjoy the book chattin. Light refreshments. All welcome. For more information, visit www.bethlehemsynagogue.org.

JOHN WINGATE WEEKS & HIS MOST SIGNIFICANT ACT, LANCASTER
Tuesday September 2 at 4 PM The Great Hall, Weeks State Park, Route 3 (about 2 miles south of Lancaster). Stuart-Sinclair Weeks, great grand-son & founder, The Center for American Studies, will give a presentation about the establishment of our federal reserve system in 1914. A fire-side discussion and light dinner will follow. Additional related activities on Sept. 3 & 4. For more information, contact Ann Miller (amillertmo@aol.com).

LITTLETON LIBRARY SUMMER SERIES FEATURES LOCAL AUTHOR ART MCGRATH
Wednesday Sept. 3 6:30 PM McClure Program Room, Littleton Public Library. Art McGrath, author of the recently published historical novel "The Emperor's American" will speak. The series continues on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays through the 3rd Wednesday in October.

AGADEZ: THE MUSIC AND THE REBELLION, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday September 3 at 9 PM Colonial Theatre, Main Street. Featuring footage from Bombino's story, leading up to the production of his first album "Nomad". Bombino and his band will be performing live on September 6. Directed by Ron Wyman, written by Jack McEnany of Sugar Hill, NH for Zero Gravity Films. Tickets $5. For more information, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org.