New Hampshire Boat Museum To Host Opening Reception June 5

WOLFEBORO — The New Hampshire Boat Museum in Wolfeboro will open for the 2014 season over Memorial Day weekend. To celebrate, the Board and staff invite the public to a special Opening Reception on Thursday, June 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The evening will include food, a cash bar, entertainment and a preview of new exhibits. Tickets are $25 per person for not-yet-members and $22 for Museum members. Reservations are appreciated by May 30. Tickets can be purchased on the Museum's website,, via phone at 569-4554, or at the door.

The evening will include a light buffet dinner and ice cream sundaes provided by Cider Press Restaurant, Downtown Grille, Inn on Main and Morrissey's Front Porch. Entertainment will be provided by Amanda Collins. Amanda is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter living in Tuftonboro. Last year Amanda won the Gospel category at the New Hampshire Country Music Association Competition. From there, Amanda went on to win the regional competition and then the North American International competition held in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Attendees will not only get a chance to hear music and eat great food, but they will get a chance to preview the new exhibit for 2014 that celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race.

"We look forward to welcoming the public to our annual Opening Reception as we kick off a new season," said Board Chair Joe DeChairo.

The New Hampshire Boat Museum will be open to the public for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 24 and remain open through Monday, October 13, 10 am-4 pm Monday through Saturday, and Sunday 12 noon-4pm. The Museum is a not-for-profit focusing on New Hampshire's boating and fresh water heritage. It is located at 399 Center Street, Wolfeboro Falls, 2 miles from downtown Wolfeboro in the former Allen "A" Resort dance hall/theater building. For further information contact the Museum at 603-569-4554, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or via Facebook.