GILMANTON — Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 3, and take a step back into time and tour 10 of Gilmanton's finest old homes. Douglas W. Towle, restorer extraordinaire, is chairing this event for the benefit of the Gilmanton Year Round Library.
Featured on the tour will be a Pilgrim style home, along with Capes, Colonials and Federals.
The price to tour 9 of the homes is $20. As an added treat, for $25 extra, people can tour Douglas Towle's current restoration and enjoy a beer/wine/cheese reception beginning at 5 p.m.
Tour times are from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. and tickets can be bought and/or picked up the day of the tour at the Gilmanton Academy located on Route 107 in Gilmanton Corners beginning at 11:30 a.m.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Sue Barr at 267-1905 or 491-3477, stop by the Gilmanton Year Round Library, or visit the library's website: www.gyrla.org and make your purchase under "Donations" via Visa/MC, PayPay, or cash/check.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:05
The staff at the Naswa Resort in Laconia are calling all high rollers, low riders and everyone who loves a day on the lake to join Easter Seals NH for the Lakes Region's hottest Land & Lake Poker Run at Lake Winnipesaukee on Saturday, July 20, at 9 a.m. Participants make their way to four checkpoints around the lake to build a poker hand, and then head to the Naswa Beach Bar for fun, BBQ lunch, games, prizes and music. Leading up to the Poker run, people can buy tickets from Naswa staff to the grand prize raffle for a chance to win a SeaDoo GTI personal watercraft or other great prizes. For more information on the poker run and the raffle visit www.eastersealsnh.org/events. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:59
MOULTONBOROUGH — The Bearcamp Valley Garden Club and the Community Garden Club of Meredith will host a special event featuring Kerry Ann Mendez, gardener and landscape designer, Wednesday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Loon Center on Lees Mill Rd., Moultonborough.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Garden club member fee is $10 and non-member fee is $12. Guests are welcome. To secure a reservation, mail your check made out to Bearcamp Valley Garden Club, P O Box 107, Center Sandwich, NH 03227. Note: Kerry Mendez in the memo line. For additional information, call 544-3010.
Kerry Ann Mendez is dedicated to teaching the art of low-maintenance perennial gardening and landscaping. As a garden consultant, designer, writer, teacher and lecturer, she focuses on time-saving gardening techniques and workhorse plant material as well as organic practices. She has been in numerous magazines including Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Garden Gate and Better Homes and Gardens' Garden Ideas & Outdoor Living.
Mendez was a featured guest on HGTV and hosted Capital News 9's In the Garden television segment as well as info segments for Channel 13. She is the garden columnist for Capital Region Living magazine and writes freelance pieces for regional and national magazines. As a presenter for Horticulture magazine's 2010 and 2011 webinar series, her webinars attracted thousands of gardeners from around the country. Kerry is currently the Director of Marketing for Faddegon's Nursery, a premier garden center in Latham, NY. She is a self-taught gardener with more than 25 years of experience.
At the July 31 workshop, Kerry will present: "Sensational Seasonal Low Maintenance Perennials!" (Plant Me and Forget Me!) Members and guests will discover beautiful perennials that require little hand holding. These beauties enjoy lean soil, little or no fertilizer, less water, little or no deadheading and many are deer resistant.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 08:36
MEREDITH —The Meredith/I-Lakes Alumni Association has been informed of an upcoming class reunion. The Class of 1973 will be celebrating their 40th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 20 at Hart's Restaurant at 6 p.m.
The Association will be celebrating their 90th Anniversary this coming year and would like any suggestions as to how to celebrate this event. Suggestions and ideas can be sent to the following email --
or you can call President Leslie Bryant at 393-5657.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:53
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