The Burners gypsy jazz band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. BYOB.
LakeFest: Hands Across the Water event held in attempt to receive the Guinness World Record for the largest free floating raft of canoes and kayaks. Registration opens at 7 p.m. Raft attempt begins at approximately 10 a.m. from Meredith Bay, Akwa Marina, and Endicott Rock Park in the Weirs. For boat rentals call 677-8646. Fee is $20 per canoe or kayak. To register online visit www.nhlakefest.org. A festival for the public featuring games, live music, activities and more will run through 4 p.m.
Badfish, a Sublime tribute band, playing at Tower Hill Club with opening band Cody James & Relevation. Starts at 6 p.m. This is an 18+ show.
Bass tournament hosted by Laconia & Rochester firefighter unions. Open to the public. Activities begin at 5 a.m. at Paugus Bay Marina, blast-off for the tournament is at 7 a.m.
Lecture on the Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol hosted by the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum. 11 a.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. To reserve a seat call 366-5950.
The Alton Bay Campmeeting Association celebrates its 150th birthday with various activities throughout the day. Praise service at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon served at 12:30 p.m. followed by cake and ice cream at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 875-6161 or visit www.AltonBay.org.
"Feeling Groovy" multi-media tribute to Simon and Garfunkel opens the 78th season of the Wolfeforo Friends of Music. 7:30 p.m. at Kingswood Art Center. Tickets are $25 at the door. For more information call 569-2151 or visit www.wfriendsofmusic.org.
Spiral Ham Supper held at the Bristol Baptist Church at 30 Summer Street in Brisol. 5:30 p.m. Cost of meal is $8 for adults, $3.50 for children under 12, and $25 for families. For more information call 744-3885.
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.
Kids Craft at the Hall Memorial Library from 11 a.m. to noon. Open for children ages 6 to 10. Participants will learn about Worry Dolls and make some of their own.
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.