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MEREDITH — Meredith Frame Shop, 73 Main St., is sponsoring an art exhibit featuring the watercolors of local artist Marc Bard. The exhibit will adhere strictly to all current New Hampshire safety measures and will be open Sept. 10-30. Many watercolors were inspired by local scenes around the…

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Thinking about the change of seasons last weekend my mind drifted to drawing. If you have had the experience of drawing from a live model you know there are long poses and short poses. During the long pose, usually 20-30 minutes, there is time to study the figure and contemplate the composit…

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ASHLAND — Jacqueline Simon, an Ashland summer and fall resident for the past 24 years, has authored a debut short story collection, "Leaving Letitia Street." The book received praise from literary critics like New Hampshire's Ernest Hebert and Chicago's Rosellen Brown.

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PLYMOUTH — For 46 years, the Pemigewasset Choral Society has brought music to communities in Central New Hampshire and provided singing and instrumental opportunities. After a December 2019 concert series in Gilford, Franklin and Plymouth featuring the Vivaldi Gloria, the society canceled th…

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MEREDITH — Lakes Region Dance showcased their 2020 Recital Premier at the Weirs Drive-in on Sept. 1. Over 200 people attended. This past spring, when the dance studio closed and offered Zoom dance classes, they had to come up with a new way to put on a recital. With the help of owner Lea Kin…

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MEREDITH — This September, the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery will host an exhibit titled Baskets and Bowls — A Bountiful Harvest. The exhibit will feature the work of many juried artists. Basket makers, potters, and wood turners have created unique baskets and…

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MEREDITH — It may have seemed inconsequential, but when a woman wearing 17th Century attire stepped onto sun-dabbled boards on Tuesday afternoon, what the handful of people in attendance saw was the return of live theater to the Lakes Region.

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We are amidst the season of plenty vegetables but perhaps the squash family yields the greatest number of varieties. From the long green zucchini to round, scalloped edge patty pan. On a recent visit to Moulton’s Farm in Meredith a bounty of squash was available. Summer squash may be prepare…

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LACONIA — Pink Houses — A Tribute to John Mellencamp, a four-piece band from southern Maine, will perform in Rotary Riverside Park on Friday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. Mellencamp's popular songs will be performed during a high energy show. State safety guidelines will be followed.

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ALTON – It was a three-day visit to Alton that inspired an Irish folk-rock band’s song, “Lake Winnipesaukee,” but it was the coronavirus pandemic that made it a single.

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LACONIA — Lakes Region Public Access will close their Alfred Hitchcock festival with 'The 39 Steps,' Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28-29. The 1935 romantic crime thriller stars Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll, and will air at 10 p.m. on LRPA TV.

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One day last week, sitting in a rattan rocking chair lined with cushions covered in fabric faded from the sun, I thought, “This was a perfect New Hampshire day.” An August day I will remember when the days are short and the earth is covered with snow.

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