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Julie A. Crossland To Appraise Quilts At BMQG Show

LACONIA - Julia A. Crossland, certified quilt appraiser of the American Quilters Society, will bring her 30-years plus of experience to the 36th Harvest of Quilts of the Belknap Mill Quilter's Guild again this year. She will be present on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the first day of the show, which will continue Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn, 62 Doris Ray Court.

She will offer three types of appraisals, for insurance, for sale or donation. If not provided on the spot, she guarantees it to be mailed within 30 days.
Crossland travels nationally studying the latest quilt trends and innovations. Having passed stringent written and oral examinations of factors which affect the value of a quilt, she has signed the American Quilter's Society Appraisal Program's Code of Ethical Practices, and every thrree years undergoes recertification.
Quilt owners wishing to provide certified value in the event of loss or damage, are encouraged to get a written appraisal as proof of value for shipping insurance and for quilt shows requiring insurance coverage, for a homeowner's policy, a fit or for estate purposes, the IRS or family records.
The professional appraisal of value, circa, description and history is valid for three years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 08:30

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All ages welcome to partake in Hall Library's Lego contest

NORTHFIELD — Due to the popularity of the Love Those Legos contest the Hall Memorial Library has decided to open up the playing field to all ages. Lego creations should be dropped off Saturday, October 5.

Though not a competition, this is an opportunity to build and display your own unique Lego creation. Participants are asked to think big as the creations will be displayed on the top of the bookshelves in the central area of the library. The display should measure no more than 18 inches wide, but can measure 1 to 2 plus feet in length and unlimited in height.

For more information call 286-8971 with questions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 08:19

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NH Craftsmen offer class on Felted Covers

LACONIA — The League of NH Craftsmen will be holding a Felted Journal Cover class with Melinda LaBarge on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum next to Funspot.

The felted cover will be seamless and custom-made to fit the journal included in the kit. The instruction will explain how to translate the covers to additional sizes. No felting experience is necessary.

Students should bring the following materials/tools to class: towels, scissors, pen/paper to take notes, camera (optional) to document process; rubber mat (optional) to stand on; comfortable shoes

Students are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack, seeing as the class will last five hours.

Tuition is $40 per student, and there is an additional $30 materials fee paid to the instructor on the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.


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Charity Softball Tournament at Memorial Park

LACONIA — The 3rd Annual Christmas in October Co-ed softball tournament will be held at Memorial Park starting Friday, October 4 and will run through Sunday.

The tournament is organized by the Laconia Memorial Field Softball league and all proceeds, donations and team fees (fees for playing in the tournament ) go to LNH Children's Auction in December. There is no fee for spectators but contributions are welcome.

The concession stand will be open all weekend and there will be 50/50 raffles and prizes  throughout the weekend.

Businesses which have donated prizes include: Shooter's Tavern, Patrick's Pub, Packman Painting and More, Clark's Trading Post, Winnisquam Market and Deli, NAPA Auto and Steel Hill Resort.

There will bec three games Friday with the first starting at 6 p.m. Saturday games start at 8 a.m. in the double elimination tournament.

Teams include :rwin Motors, Harmon Motors, Dirty Dogz, Bad News Bears, Carol's Crew, Belmont Fire and Clean up services, LaChance Construction, Patrick's Pub, Weeping Willow Day Care and preschool.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 07:51

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