BRIDGEWATER — Newfound Grocery, Hall's Excavation and Speare Hospital are taking community activism to heart by hosting Bridgewater's 27th Annual Turkey Trot. The Thanksgiving day race will benefit the Santa Fund for Hebron and Bridgewater Village Elementary School, which provides gifts and holiday dinners to the children of local, needy families.
The race will start and finish at Newfound Grocery and consists of a 3.6 mile walk/run around Whittemore Point, Bridgewater. The event includes raffles for products and services donated by many other community-minded local businesses. All proceeds from the race and raffles will benefit the Santa Fund.
The event is open to all, with registration starting at 8 a.m. followed by the race at 9 a.m. The registration and starting location is Newfound Grocery, Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater. For further information contact Newfound Grocery, 744-8616.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:51
CANTERBURY — Canterbury Shaker Village and the White Mountain Region Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America will host a Vintage Car Show on the Village grounds on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visitors can admire automobiles from many eras, meet with the owners and other vintage car enthusiasts, enjoy Village tours and exhibits, and shop for local handcrafts at the Museum Store. An outdoor grill lunch will be available as well as soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand. The Vintage Car Show is sponsored by Valpey Financial Services.
Tickets are $17 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-17. Children under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.shakers.org.
"The New Hampshire Shakers were innovators and leaders in technology," noted Funi Burdick, Executive Director. "Many people do not know that they in fact owned one of the first cars in the state. The Vintage Car Show and our partnership with the White Mountain Regional Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America is a tribute to the Shakers' heritage."
Other upcoming events at Canterbury Shaker Village include "Ghost Encounters" on October 18 and 19 and Christmas at Canterbury on December 7 and 14. Fall workshops include wood turned Christmas ornaments and Shaker baking. For a complete list of special events and workshops visit www.shakers.org.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:49
MEREDITH — Workshops at the lakes gallery at chi-lin are starting this week, but there are still a few openings. The Pleasure of Sketching, begins this Friday, October 18 from 11 a.m.—2 .p.m. Botanical Illustration, The Beauty of
Natural Forms, will begin on this coming Monday, October 21.
Beginning Italic Calligraphy sessions are on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings, but other times are available to suit individual
scedules. The lakes gallery at chi-lin is located at 17 Lake Street, just off the corner of Main Street, in Meredith. To register call 603-279-8663 or email: suzanne@chilinasianarts.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
LACONIA — The Jazz Bar will present the Jared Steer Trio Thursday October 17 at 7 p.m.
Jared Steer is a well-rounded drummer who plays regularly with Donkilo Afro Funk Orkestra (voted Best of NH in 2011), Bräsbe, Randy Roos Quartet, Ben Rudnick & Friends (numerous awards including several parents' choice awards), Davis and Deleault, and the Wayfarers.
A New Hampshire native, Steer has performed with Philip Hamilton, Sayon Camara, Steve Rucker, Matt Wilson, James Montgomery, Keller Williams, Ernest Thompson, Mighty Sam McClain and many others.
Steer will perform at the Jazz Bar with guitarist Phil Sargent and bassist Rob Gerry.
The Jazz Bar is located in the Tower Hill Entertainment Complex at 290 Lakeside Ave, Weirs Beach.
There is a $10 cover charge. Full bar and menu are available. Table reservations can be made by calling (603) 366-9100
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 09:53
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