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Native American Night at Leavitt Park

LACONIA — Native American Night will be held at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse on Elm Street at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 7.

Guests will hear about the customs of three tribes. Free admission with donations accepted.

Guests are asked to bring non-perishable items for the Center Harbor Food Pantry.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:06

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee Meeting Today in Tilton (193)

TILTON — The Tilton Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee will begin the process of updating its 2008 Hazard Mitigation Plan when it meets today at 1:30 p.m. at the Tilton Police Department.

The committee, which is represented by a variety of local interests, will focus on the natural and manmade hazards that put Tilton at risk as well as the development of recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents. Residents of Tilton and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input.

For more information call Chief Robert Cormier, Tilton Police Chief and Emergency Management Director at 286-8207 or David Jeffers, Regional Planner, Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 07:59

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Lakes Region Wineries to hold 3rd Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend

GILFORD — The seven Lakes Region wineries will be holding their 3rd Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend on October 5 and 6. Participating wineries include Coffin Cellars, Stone Gate Vineyard, Gilmanton Winery, Sap House Meadery, Haunting Whisper Vineyards, Hermit Woods Winery, and the Lakes Region's newest winery, Newfound Lake Vineyards.

Explore the wineries of the Lakes Region. Taste young wines directly from the oak and stainless steel barrels that are used to ferment and age wine in, meet the wine makers, tour the wine making facilities, and learn all about the wine making process. In addition, many of the wineries will be hosting local vendors and offering special foods and wine-related items to guests. There is no cost to participate, although some wineries do require the purchase of a tasting glass in order to taste wine. Glasses sell for between$3-$5 and you take the glass home with you.

Participating vendors include Tomina's Cookie Dough, Little Linda's Embroidery, Red Fox Farm, Still Seeking Farm, Mystic Eye Creations, Bubble and Flame Soap and candle, Bread Peddler, Herbal Earth, Michelle's Totally Awesome Popcorn, Mitchell's Fresh Salsa, Winni Woods Farm, Sharon's Granola, Popcorn Passion, Spring Hill Farm, Hand Made Pet Company, and many more.

Those who visit all seven participating wineries on Barrel Tasting Weekend will be entered into a drawing to win either a three night stay at the Lake House at Ferry Point in Sanbornton valued at over $800 or a two-night stay at Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, valued at over $700.

Other prizes for visiting four or more wineries include a two-night stay at Steele Hill Resort valued at $300, a two night stay at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton valued at $250.00, a one night stay at the Coppertoppe Inn and Retreat Center, valued at $189, a one night stay at the The Henry Whipple House in Bristol, valued at $165, a dinner for two at Gilmanton Winery's restaurant valued at $100, a gift basket made up of wine and wine related items from each winery valued at over $100, a weekend or two night stay, valued at $74 Cozy Pond Camping Resort, dinner for two at the Flying Goose Pub, valued at $50, dinner for two at the Millstone Restaurant, valued at $50.

All seven Lakes Region wineries pride themselves on crafting quality New Hampshire grape, fruit, and honey wines, many of which have received awards in national and international tastings. Most of the wineries grow grapes in their own family vineyards, and all of them place the greatest emphasis on locally grown fruit and honey, working closely with local farmers and pickers to find the best possible fruit with which to make their wine. Lakes Region wines are available in the wineries' tasting rooms as well as restaurants and wine shops throughout New Hampshire.

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Ken Hardcastle, Hermit Woods Winery (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 07:48

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100313 Moby Dick movie Friday night at Gilman Library (93)

ALTON — The Gilman Library will host Oscar Night at the Movies on Friday, October 4 at 7 p.m..

Featured will be Moby Dick, a 1956 film starring Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Orson Welles.

John Huston brought Herman Melville's classic American novel to the screen as an adventure tale laden with action and horror. Gregory Peck, in one of his finest roles, portrays Captain Ahab, the tyrannical, obsessed leader who lusts for revenge against the mysterious white whale.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 02:00

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