GILMANTON — Wednesday afternoons, during the summer and fall, Amy Russell sets up her canopy and offers local produce for sale.
Amy is responsible for organizing a farmers' market for Gilmanton on the lawn at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library from noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Library is on Route 140 across from the Gilmanton School, between Gilmanton Corners and Gilmanton Iron Works.
The spacious lawn at the Library has plenty of room for vendors and customers and for childrento romp. The Library is open for browsing during the Farmers' Market hours. .
Russell welcomes other vendors - farmers, gardeners, bakers, artisans and crafts persons, even musicians - to join her to expand the market. And she welcomes customers to take advantage of the fresh produce and other local goods available for sale.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 09:11
PLYMOUTH — The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University hosts professional actors from the Papermill Theatre in Lincoln throughout the summer, presenting their repertoire of children's stories adapted for the stage.
Performances are 2 p.m. each Thursday. All seats (including babes in arms) are $6 and the shows usually sell out early.
The production for July 25 is The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Quasimodo has always been bullied by the people of the town. After they play a mean trick on him, Quasimodo and a beautiful Gypsy friend, Esmeralda, decide to turn the tables, teach the town a lesson, and help everyone to learn the value of friendship, kindness and never to bully.
Performances remaining this summer are:
August 1 Rapunzel
August 8 Just So Stories
August 15 Hansel and Gretel
The North Country Center for the Arts Children's Theatre has been delighting audiences for more than 20 years, with original adaptations of fairytales and folktales produced and created for children of all ages. Shows are approximately 40 minutes long and appeal to adults, and children three years and older. Characters greet the audience in the Silver Center lobby after each show.
Call (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869 for tickets, or shop online at http://silver.plymouth.edu. Convenience fees apply to online orders.
Summer box office hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. and one hour before performances.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 08:38
SANDWICH — An exposition of current biochemical research and ancient wisdom in the field of botanical medicine will be offered on Saturday July 27 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Samuel Wentworth Public Library in Sandwich.
Presenters will include:
— Dr. Kathryn Cranford, who received her doctorate from Bastyr university in 2001 and has been licensed and practicing family medicine and midwifery in New England for 12 years. Presently at her private practice, Whole Heart Healing Arts in Laconia, she has maintained a strong focus in the study and practice of botanical medicine. Dr. Cranford will be providing the keynote presentation "The Essence of Herbal Medicine: The Earths Pharmacy".
— Andrea Marshall is an herbalist and wild forager who has been trained through the traditional way of apprentice work, paid internship and study with some of New England's most inspired botanical scientists. She will be demonstrating "Local Botanical 's for the Cold and Flu Season: Antibacterials, Antivirals, and Expectorants". Identification technique, current biochemical research, and proper usage will be covered.
— Dennis Chesley and Eric Milligan are the founders of The New Hampshire Mushroom Company. Their very successful company grows, harvests and sells edible and medicinal mushrooms to businesses and patrons through out NH. Both men have been studying, foraging and growing fungi for a combination of over 50 years. Mr. Chesley and Mr. Milligan will be expounding and demonstrating "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of the Lakes Region and White Mountain areas".
A medicine walk, guided by all four speakers, on surrounding trails will follow.
There is a suggested donation of $10 per person for the entire program.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 08:26
ALTON — The Masons of Winnipesaukee Lodge in Alton will hold their monthly breakfast buffet on Sunday, July 21, serving from 7-11 a.m.
From scrambled eggs to omelets, biscuits and gravy to French toast and pancakes, bacon and sausage, the lodge's cooks will have all the food needed to to satisfy guests. Coffee, milk, and juice are included in the $10 price.
For more information, contact Walter Gibbs at 387-2538.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 08:23
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