MEREDITH — "The Art of Handmade Flintlock Rifles" with George Morrison, will be presented Monday, August 19 from 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Chase House,.
The lecture is part of a third annual "Signature of Excellence" series offered by The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Retail Gallery featuring juried members of the League.
Morrison has been making flintlock rifles for over 45 years. He currently makes custom pieces out of his home and workshop in Mason. His Revolutionary War period rifles are made one at time, with hand forged iron mounts, using original techniques.
He is predominantly self-taught, but has also studied under two master gunsmiths.
Reserve seats in advance by calling the gallery at (603) 279-7920.
George Morrison (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:54
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region, above, will present a free family concert in Meredith's Hesky Park on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 pm. The band, directed by Mary Divers, consists of approximately 40 musicians of varying ages, from many towns in the Lakes Region, including several from Meredith. The music ranges from the marches of John Williams to the marches of John Philip Sousa, with Americana, Broadway, Louis Armstrong, the Beatles, and more great variety in between. Also performing during the concert, will be the Laketones, a jazz ensemble within the band, directed by Lisa Noodergraaf. Tuesday's free concert is sponsored by the Meredith Parks and Rec Department. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:48
MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 S.A.L. Squadron will be hosting the annual Brown Bag Dinner and Dance this Saturday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Plymouth Street Legion Hall in Meredith. Admission is free to those that bring a dinner for two in a large paper bag. Otherwise the admission is a $5 donation per person.
All proceeds go the David's House at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. Music by disk jockey Jim Hurd. The public is welcome.
This is a non-smoking event, but there is a porch.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:32
BRISTOL — State Sen. Jeanie Forrester, R-Meredith, will host an ice cream social at Riverview Village in Bristol on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
"As the state senator for District 2 I believe it is extremely important to listen and be accessible to constituents. This event is just one more way I am continuing this focus all while having a little fun too," Forrester said.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:28