The Union Church of Meredith Neck welcomes the Rev. Jay Hutchinson to the service on Sunday, August 4 at 10 a.m. Hutchinson is the chaplain at St. Andrew's School in Middletown, DE where he has lived and worked for the past twelve years since receiving his Master of Divinity degree in 2000. Ordained an Episcopal priest in 2003 from the Diocese of Massachusetts, Hutchinson, his wife, Whiz, and son Jack, spend their summers in Holderness. Making this service a family affair, his sister Anne will supply special music for the service. The Union Church welcomes all to Summer Services. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 07:12
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.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 07:08
MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library are pleased to announce the following sponsors for the second annual "Book-It!" 5K road race on Saturday, August 31. Gold Sponsor, The Fitness Edge; Silver Sponsors, Overhead Door Options, Inc., Dead River Company, Miracle Farms Landscape Contractors; Bronze Sponsors, Chippers, Metrocast, and Neal's Shore Improvement Association, Inc.
These sponsors will be featured on the hi-tech shirts given to the first fifty registrants. They will also be featured in signage at the event. The following have donated the prizes for winners of each age category: The Country Carriage, Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant, Mame's Restaurant, So Little Thyme Gourmet Shop, Lakeside Deli and Grille, Funspot, Clark's Trading Post, Lakes Region Nutrition Center, Lee's Candy Kitchen, Frog Rock Tavern, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, American Police Motorcycle Museum and Personal Days Boutique. In addition, Stoneyfield Farms, CG Roxane and Cider Bellies will provide water and food for the racers.
This year in addition to the 5K "Book-It!" and the shorter "Bookworm" race, a smaller race, "Inchworm" for children five and under, will be offered. Registration forms are available at the Meredith Public Library as well as at many local businesses. On-line registration is also offered through the Meredith Public Library website as well as on active.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 06:53
LACONIA — The Jazz Bar at Tower Hill, located at 290 Lakeside Ave, Laconia, will present vocalist Sharon "Sugar" Jones tonight at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available.
Known for her dynamic performances and recordings, New Hampshire-based Jones combines jazz with blues and Broadway show tunes to create an engaging listening experience. Her singular approach to jazz (which blends influences of Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and Anita Baker) has been seasoned through many studio recordings and performances in New York, Los Angeles, and throughout the United States. Now called "the Pride of Portsmouth," Jones has toured internationally with organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith and saxophonist Houston Person.
Tonight's performance will feature an appearance by drummer Gary Gemmiti (known internationally as the acclaimed drummer for Rustic Overtones) and will include bassist Scott Kiefner and saxophonist Jon Lorentz.
Info: www.NHJazz.com (603) 366-9100
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 06:43