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Valentine’s Day Dinner at Canterbury Shaker Village

CANTERBURY — Canterbury Shaker Village and the Concord Food Co-op will host a Valentine's Day Dinner at The Shaker Table in Canterbury, New Hampshire on Saturday, February 14 from 5-8 p.m. The five-course prix fixe meal is $75 per person and includes a bottle of wine per couple. A cash bar will be open throughout the evening. Seating is limited to 70 people and proceeds will benefit Canterbury Shaker Village.

Diners can spoil their Valentine and themselves this February 14 at The Shaker Table—Canterbury Shaker Village's onsite restaurant—by enjoying an intimate seated five-course meal lovingly prepared by guest chef Scott Jones of the Concord Food Co-op. The menu will feature locally sourced ingredients, perfectly paired wines, and more. Cocktail hour will begin at 5 p.m. with an imported and local domestic gourmet cheese display with assorted flatbread and crackers. Selections from the five-course menu include Oysters Rockefeller; baby arugula topped with fried goat cheese, grilled Vidalia onions and candied pecans; filet mignon with a peppercorn crust; chocolate dipped strawberries; and a trio of chocolate obsession. The full menu can be viewed at www.shakers.org.

"The Concord Food Co-op is known for their fresh, locally sourced ingredients and their delicious cafe food," noted Funi Burdick, Executive Director of Canterbury Shaker Village. "We are excited to open The Shaker Table to the Co-op and Executive Chef Scott Jones and to be co-hosting this unique Valentine's Day dinner."

To purchase tickets, please visit www.shakers.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 08:08

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Gilford Parks and Rec organizing snowshoe hikes this winter

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a series of snowshoe hikes for any adults looking for fresh air, fun and exercise on Tuesday mornings this winter. Participants will meet in the Gilford Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. prior to each hike. The schedule of upcoming hikes includes February 3rd at Weeks Woods in Gilford and February 10th in Waukewan Highlands Park.

For those in need of snowshoes the department does have a limited supply available for each hike at a nominal fee. First time snowshoeing? let us know and you can rent them for free! They may be reserved one hike in advance on a first come basis by calling the Parks and Rec office. All interested participants must RSVP at least one day prior to each hike. The cost of the hikes is $1 per person, per hike and snowshoe rentals are $4 per hike.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 08:03

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Newfound High School holding Poetry Out Loud contest on February 4

NEWFOUND — On February 4,2015 Newfound Regional High School will be holding its annual Poetry–Out-Loud contest. This recitation contest is sponsored by The Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Students are required to memorize two poems in class and then deliver them in the auditorium. Since this is a Winter Carnival event, the winner will win points for her/his class. Newfound has had a contestant in the state finals for the past two years and is looking forward to another this year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 07:54

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Matt Stubbs Blues Band at Pitman’s Saturday

LACONIA — The Matt Stubbs Blues Band featuring Dennis Brennan will perform Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room.

Admission is $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Matthew Stubbs was named the 2009 Outstanding Guitarist from Blues Audience Magazine and was a 2009 Boston Music Award Nominee for Blues Act of the year. Boston-based roots guitarist Stubbs has a wicked way with a groove and an ability to conjure vintage tones. His tasty arrangements make that vintage hard to pinpoint, thanks to the way he mixes swinging blues, funk, surf rock, and prickly R&B licks.
Dennis Brennan is a cagey veteran who can electrify audiences with his ability to cross brilliantly from rock to soul, blues, country, and jazz, while breathing fresh life into each. He has been nominated for 4 NEMO awards and has won 2 NEMO awards for "Outstanding Roots Rock Band.
Catered dinner buffet available before the show. Ccall in advance for dinner reservations. 527-0043.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 07:46

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