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LACONIA — Vocalist, composer and entertainer Pat Braxton will present a Billie Holiday Tribute Show at Pitman's Freight Room on Thursday, August 22 at 8 p.m.

Pat Braxton was awarded the Best Female Jazz Artist and Best Jazz CD at the New England Urban Music Awards. She has performed throughout the United States, Italy and Asia, including The Blues Alley in Washington DC, Scullers Jazz Club in Boston and The Acton Jazz Café.

Pat has often been compared to Billie Holiday and will perform a Tribute to her tonight. Pat and her five musicians will pay tribute to Billie Holiday who was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time.
Admission is $12 per person. Pitman's is a BYOB venue. For more information visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 09:17

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MOULTONBORUGH — Sandra Cleary, owner and President of  CruCon Cruise Outlet ,was honored during a ceremony at Vacation.com’s 15th International Conference held in Orlando, Florida on June 14. This is the third straight year that the specialty travel agency has received the Chairman’s Award as the top travel agency in the United States.

The award was presented by Vacation.com President John Lovell. CruCon Cruise Outlet is the only United States agency, in a network of more than 5,000 agencies, to be honored with this prestigious award.

Vacation.com is headquartered in Alexandria, VA and is the largest travel service marketing organization in North America. CruCon was founded in 1995 by Sandra Cleary. She and her team of 75 cruise travel experts provide their unique concierge level of service from their offices in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.



Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 08:54

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LACONIA — Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is hosting its annual Antiques Appraisal Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31.

Three experts will be available to appraise items. A $5 fee per item will be charged. The proceeds will benefit the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society. 

For more information about the event call 366-5950. The Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is located on Route 3 in the Weirs section of Laconia, next to Funspot.


Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:59

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MEREDITH — The third annual Family Fun Mini-Golf Tournament sponsored by the Inter-Lakes Community Caregivers will take place at Paradise Falls Mini-Golf in Moultonborough on Saturday, Sept. 7. Registration is at 1 p.m. followed by the shotgun start at 2 p.m.

Inter-Lakes Community Caregivers is pleased to have Shep Brown's Boat Basin for the third year as the Gold sponsor. Silver and Bronze sponsors are a new addition this year. McCarthy Lawn & Property Management is the Silver sponsor, and Fran Cook Goldsmith is the Bronze sponsor.

Structure sponsors this year are: Atlantic Valuation Consultants, Meadow Pond Animal Hospital, Henderson Family Foundation, Skiffington Homes Inc., Inter-Lakes Animal Hospital LLC, Eisenberg Chiropractic, Preferred Vacation Rental, LRGHealthcare and Y-Landing Marina.

Ben and Jerry's will be supplying ice cream and the fixings for a sundae treat after the event and CG Roxane will be supplying water to keep all the golfers cool.

For more information call 253.9275, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit interlakescommunitycaregivers.org.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:49

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