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MOULTONBOROUGH — The Attic Treasure Roadshow with appraiser Bruce Buxton of Portland, Maine, will roll into the Carriage House at Castle in the Clouds on Sunday, August 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring one or two items to be appraised and celebrate the discoveries with included wine and crudites.

The cost for this event is $10 per person. No reservations are required. This evening is sponsored by Irwin Automotive Group.

Walks and Talks continue right through August. On Monday, August 5 Geologist Robert Newton returns to the Castle in the Clouds for his popular walk, Under the Volcano, which is an exploration and a discussion of how the ancient volcanoes and the subsequent glaciers shaped the landscape of the Ossipee Mountains, the home now to Castle in the Clouds.

The walk will leave from the Carriage House at 10 a.m.. There is a $5 fee for this walk, free for Friends of the Castle. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 476-5900. Walks and Talks are sponsored by Mill Falls at the Lake.

On Sunday, August 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. a lecture titled "Early Cabinet Makers of the Lakes Region" will be presented by Tom Hardiman of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. The presentation will outline the history of the Saco School of Cabinet Makers as well as its Lakes Region connections. A wine and crudites reception is included in this free reception.

The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Presentation and Reception returns to the Carriage House on Sunday, August 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  For more information on these two evening presentations visit www.castleintheclouds.org.

The current Carriage House Art Gallery exhibit, "Impressions of New Hampshire, the Summits to the Shoals," assembled by New Hampshire Fine Art, features 37 stunning paintings of New Hampshire from the seacoast to the mountains. The classic 19th century paintings from the White Mountain, Hudson River and Boston Schools of paintings, are paired with contemporary New England views by nationally recognized painters. A portion of the proceeds from sales of these paintings will go to the restoration fund at Castle in the Clouds. This Carriage House Art Gallery show will run until August 22 and is sponsored by Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA and Tanger Outlets.

For more information about any of the listed events visit www.castleintheclouds.org or call 476-5900 x500. 

 

 
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