BRISTOL — The Slim Baker Foundation for Outdoor Education, Inc. will offer Bristol’s first Bicentennial event this year, Winter in the Woods. Visitors are welcome to stop by the Slim Baker Lodge to welcome 2019 with cocoa, cookies and a campfire. Visitors are encouraged to bring sleds and snowshoes. The Pasquaney Snowshoe Club, now in its 103rd year, will be guiding snowshoe hikes around the area. The local Newfound Cub Scout troop will assist visitors in warming up safely next to the indoor or outdoor fires. Stop by anytime between 2 and 6 p.m. at 301 New Chester Mountain Road.
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Bristol will be holding Bicentennial events throughout the year, with major celebrations in June and August. The town’s incorporation date was June 24, 1819. Plans to celebrate include a community dance, a celebration dinner, a birthday party with cake, town trivia, and more events, with the support of local businesses and organizations. For more information, email Bristol200@townofbristolnh.org, or call 603-744-3354, ext. 136. Find updates by visiting www.facebook.com/bristolbicentennial, or www.townofbristolnh.org.