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Dinner & Apothecary Cocktails at Corner House Inn in Sandwich

SANDWICH — An Art in the Age Craft Spirits Pairing Dinner presented by The Tamworth Lyceum and hosted at the Corner House Inn will be held on Sunday, January 19 starting at 6 p.m. Special guest Warren Bobrow, author of Apothecary Cocktails, will be artfully concocting the libations while discussing cocktail antiquity and the relationship between spirits and dining.

First Course: Chorizo & Asparagus "Pigs-in-a-Blanket" with Apple Dijon mustard dipping sauce and Art in the Age Root and Rye.

Second Course: New England Clams and Mussels with lemongrass, coconut milk and curry and Thai Basil Fizz with Art in the Age Sage.

Third Course: Rustic Turkey Pot Pie and the Mead Refresher.

Fourth Course: English Trifle and Hot Buttered Rum.

The four-course dinner is $55 a person, including tax and gratuity. Copies of Apothecary Cocktails: Restorative Drinks From Yesterday And Today will also be available for purchase and signed by the author.

Call the Corner House Inn at 476-3060 for reservations.

The Tamworth Lyceum is a modern New England mercantile store and gallery space in the mountains of Northern New Hampshire, offering specialty grocery items and beverage counter service. The 200 year old Lyceum building also serves as a community lecture and event space.

In addition to serving as the nexus for the revival of the transcendentalist thought, the Lyceum's founder Steve Grasse is working on a farm-to-bottle distillery opening up in the old Tamworth Inn this coming Spring 2014. Visit www.tamworthlyceum.com for more information.

Founded in 2006, Art in the Age is a line of pre-prohibition inspired organic liquors whose flagship store and gallery is located in Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.artintheage.com.

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Old Photos Sought for Book on Gilford

GILFORD — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a book coming out about Gilford should be priceless. With a little help from generous townspeople, the book surely will be.

Local resident Dee Chitty is looking for old photographs that might be used in ''Gilford, a pictorial history'' to be published by Arcadia Publishing in its images of America series.

The importance of family collections cannot be overemphasized. Vintage photographs become increasingly fragile and by scanning and reproducing them in a book, they become available for all to see.

Anyone having photographs to be considered for ''Gilford'' may contact Dee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (603) 527-4732.

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Affordable Care Act Presentation at Meredith Library (73)

MEREDITH — A presentation on the Affordable Care Act will be held on Thursday, January 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. The presentation will provide a road map to finding a way through the health insurance marketplace in order to get the facts needed to make important choices.

This interactive presentation will cover information for those with coverage, without coverage and with Medicare and discuss how the new health care law impacts individuals.

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Playhouse Teens Presenting Little Women January 17-19

MEREDITH — Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, the much-loved March sisters of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, will be brought to life onstage by The Winnipesaukee Playhouse's Teen Ensemble on January 17-19.
Adapted by Marian de Forest, this production of Little Women features 12 local performers between the ages of 12-18. It is a "coming of age" drama set during the American Civil War for which the girls' father is away serving as a minister to the troops. The family, headed by their beloved mother, Marmee, must struggle to make ends meet, with the help of their kind and wealthy neighbor, Mr. Laurence, and his high spirited grandson Laurie.
Alcott's novel was loosely based on her own family. Written at the urging of her publisher, Little Women was a departure from the typical books for young people at the time. It was an immediate critical and popular success, selling out its first printing and inspiring a sequel. There have been several successful film adaptations of the novel and it is still popular reading material today.
The Playhouse's production is directed by Brett Billings with a set by Josh Jansen and period costumes by Lesley Pankhurst. It features live musicians, also teens, who will be performing period-appropriate music.
Tickets for Little Women cost $14 for the orchestra and $10 for the balcony. They can be reserved in advance by calling (603) 279-0333 or visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. and they take place at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014 07:23

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