12-1-12 Calendar

Annalee Holiday Open House. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Annalee Company Store, 71 NH Route 104 Meredith, NH. Christmas Tree Lighting takes placea at 1 p.m. followed by visits from Santa. For more information call 707-5388 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Annual Craft Fair and Cookie Walk at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Franklin.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The Town of Alton's annual "Light Up the Night" event.
Evening of free events begins at 5 p.m. at Alton Town Hall. The tree lighting will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Ginny Douglas Park. For a full list of the nights events call 875-0109 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Pancake breakfast hosted by the students from the Moultonborough Academy Latin Club to support their trip to Rome next spring.
8-10 a.m. in the school cafeteria.
Annual Breakfast with Santa to benefit the Squam Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.
8:30-10 a.m. at the Corner House Inn. $8/adults and $4.50 (plus tax and gratuity)/ children. To make a reservation call 284-6219.
The Ladies Aid Annual Chowder Luncheon and Craft Sale.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Methodist Meetinghouse in Center Sandwich. $5/adults and $3/children under 10.
9th Annual Christmas Concert presenting the Carter Mountain Brass Band.
7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Gilford. Donations of $8 accepted at the door.
Book signing with Lakes Region author Peter Miller featuring his recently published book "Seven Canterbury Tales Retold: Improvisations on Chaucer."
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pitman's Freight Room presents Beatles cover band The Beat Billies.
Doors open at 7:15 p.m. followed by the performance at 8 p.m. Admissions is $10. BYOB.
Holiday Craft Fair held by the Tilton Senior Center.
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center located on Grange Road in Tilton. Features homemade items, baked goods, hot dogs, and beverages.
Breakfast, books and bake sale held at the Sanbornton Congregational Church.
8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, max $15 per family. For more information call 630-7936.
Christmas Fair hosted by the Bristol United Church of Christ Women's Fellowship.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lakeport Community Association Christmas Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
21st Annual Christmas Guitar Concert at the Belknap Mill featuring Grammy Award-winning guitarist Ed Gerhard.
7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 in advance and $24 at the door. To purchase a ticket call 664-7200, visit Greenlaws Music in Laconia, or go to www.edgerhard.com.
Sandwich Craftsmen's 2012 Christmas in the Village. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandwich Home Industries. Winter flowers will be for sale. For more information go ot www.bcvgardenclub.com.
"Famous English Christmas Tea" and Fair held by the Gilmanton Community Church.
Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Church located on Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works. Luncheon served 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parlor. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 12, and free for children under 5 years old. For more information call 267-6150 or visit gilmantoncommunitychurch.org.
Gilford High School Annual Craft Fair.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meatball grinders, coffee, donuts, and raffle tickets for one night stay at Mill Falls in Meredith will be sold throughout the day to benefit senior class.
Holiday Arts Workshop hosted by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Playhouse's Meredith Campus at 50 Reservoir Road. Open for children aged 4-13. Children and tweens will be split up into different programs featuring drama games, singing, crafts, and more. The cost is $30 per child with a $5 discount for each sibling. Children should bring a bagged lunch and snack. Applications can be found at www.winniplayhouse.org or by calling 366-7377.
Christmas Yard Sale at the Lakeport Freighthouse Museum in Lakeport.
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A special fill-a-bag for $1 room will be set up. For more information call 524-7683.
Unitarian Universalist Holiday Fair.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church located at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. A soup and bread lunch will be offered at 11 a.m.
Holiday Open House hosted by the Friends of the Meredith Library.
10 a.m. to noon at the Library. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 279-1206 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Annual Snowmobile Safety Class conducted by the Belknap Snowmobilers of Gilford/Laconia.
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Belknap County Sportmen's Association on Lily Pond. For more information or to register call 630-0671.
4th Annual "Santa Land" hosted by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Gilford Youth Center. Features games, face painting, a coloring contest, toy raffle table and cookie decorating table, pictures with Santa and his helpers, and more. For more information call 527-4722.
The Inter-Lakes Theatre presents "Nuncrakers, The Christmas Nunsense Musical".
7:30 12 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at www.interlakestheatre.com or by calling 1-888-245-6374. Mame's Restaurant is offering a deal to buy one, get a second entree free, available with the purchase of tickets. For reservations call 279-4631.
2nd Annual Jingle Mingle 5K fun run/walk hosted by the Tapply Thompson Community Center in Bristol. Registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by the race at 10 a.m. The race begins at the Newfound Memorial Middle School on North Main Street in Bristol. On the day registration is $25. Refreshments provided post-race. For more information call 744-2713 or visit www.ttccrec.org.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room  Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital.  
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia.  
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..