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July

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NEWBURY OLD HOME DAY

All day, featuring food trucks, performers throughout the day and many activities, Newbury residents, free at The Fells, dusk, the biggest and best fireworks on the lake.

OLD FORD DAY

The Ice House Museum, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 91 Pleasant St., New London, stop by with your own special Model T or Model A, pitch in to learn how to complete a specific repair or maintenance on one of our cars, share experiences and advice unique to these wonderful old cars, free rides.

MUSIC ON THE BANDSTAND

Wilmot Town Green, 6-7:30 p.m., The Fondtones, classic doo-wop with food sold by Wilmot Community Association, in case of rain, concerts move to Wilmot Town Hall on North Wilmot Road in Wilmot Center.

SUNAPEE ARCHIVES

Open House, noon to 3 p.m., celebrate with us our purchase of the Old Abbott Library building, music, food, balloons, and Sunapee history, free and open to all, 542 New Hampshire Route 11, Sunapee.

GOSHEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

80th Anniversary, July 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., vendors wanted, arts, rafts, antiques, business, independent consultants, registration fee, $30, call Dianne Craig, 866-4339.

THE PROUTY

Going the distance to fight cancer, the biggest charity challenge north of Boston, register today at TheProuty.org, calling all volunteers, help with set-up, parking, the Green Team, food tent, clean-up, cheering and much more.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

Summer sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lake Sunapee Methodist Church, crafts, cookie walk, baked goods, Christmas items and jewelry, lunch, 11 a.m. to noon, coffee and pastries from 9 a.m.

YARD SALE, SUMMER FAIR

First Baptist Church of New London, next to Colby-Sawyer College, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WILMOT PIE BREAKFAST

My, oh my, it doesn’t get much better than pie for breakfast! The Wilmot Community Association (WCA) will hold its ninth annual Pie Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13 at the Red Barn, 64 Village Road in Wilmot. The cost of this fun-filled and delicious event is $10 for adults; $5 for children 6 to 12; and free for children 5 and under or over 100. luten free options will be available.

STUFF THE CRUISER

Come help “stuff” the New London Police Department’s cruiser with food to benefit the KLS Community Food Pantry, we will be at Hannaford’s Supermarket on Newport Road, New London from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., drop off a donation or purchase at Hannaford’s, the idea is to see how many times we can “stuff” the cruiser while supporting the food pantry, cash donations are welcome.

14

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC

Sunshine or showers, free, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., bring your Teddy, a blanket and picnic to join the fun at the lakefront lawn in Sunapee Harbor. Teddy Bear Parade, face painting, pocket lady prizes and surprises, entertainment sponsored by Project Sunapee, details at projectsunapee.org

CONCERT ON THE COMMON

Destiny, a New Hampshire musical duo, performs Jazz, Country and hits from the 50’s with audience participation, sponsored by Sugar River Bank, 6-8 p.m. on the Newport Common, in the event of rain concert will be held in the Methodist Church.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Scytheville-Elkins Bandstand, 446 Elkins Road, Elkins, sponsored by the Scytheville-Elkins Sesquicentennial Association 6:30-8 p.m. at the foot of Pleasant Lake, The Strawberry Farm Band, progressive Bluegrass, band starts at 5 p.m. in conjunction with the Mason’s chicken barbecue.

20TH ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ

With live music, King Solomon’s Lodge No. 14, Elkins, 4:30-6:30 p.m., take out is available, tickets, $15, delicious BBQ’d half chicken, potato salad, Cole Slaw, fresh corn on the cob and strawberry shortcake.

17-21

NEW LONDON BARN PLAYHOUSE

“Grease,” welcome to Rydell High, where greasers and cool chicks rule the school and the star-crossed Danny and Sandy try to find a place for their forbidden love, Wednesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 5 p.m. Wednesday matinee, 2 p.m., www.nlbarn.org or 526-6710.

18-21

52ND ANNUAL SRATHAM FAIR

Stratham Hill Park, Route 33, Stratham, more information, www.strathamfair.com

18

TIM KELLY TO PERFORM

Pianist-vocalist-composer Tim Kelly will give a performance at the Library Arts Center in Newport, New Hampshire from 7-9 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Newport Historical Society and the Corbin Bridge Festival. The program will consist of instrumental and vocal jazz featuring music from Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Thelonious Monk, Al Jarreau, songs of the Great American Songbook, vocal impressions, Broadway pieces and some of Tim's original compositions honoring the Corbin Bridge and other New Hampshire original pieces. Seating is limited as there is a 70-seat capacity at the Library Arts Center. Tickets are  $20 and can be purchased by contacting the Newport Library Arts Center at 863-3040, or at their website, www. http://libraryartscenter.org For more information and videos of Tim performing, please visit www.tkellypiano.com

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CHILDREN’S CONCERT

Judy Pancoast presents “Take Me to Your Reader,” 2 p.m. at the Olive Pettis Memorial Library, 356 Mill Village Road North (Route 10) Goshen, this hour-long presentation is free to the public. For info call 863-6921.

24-28

75TH ANNUAL NORTH HAVERHILL FAIR

1299 Dartmouth college Highway in Haverhill, more information, nohaverhillfair.com

25

CHILDREN’S MUSICAL ADVENTURE

Mr. Aaron presents a multi-instrumental musical adventure into space, 11, a.m. at the Olive Pettis Memorial Library, 36 Mill Village Road North (Route10), Goshen. This hour-long presentation is fre to the publoic. For info call 863-6921.

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ANNUAL ATTIC TREASURE SALE

Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, New London, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., books, baskets, lamps, kitchen items, linens, DVDs, luggage, puzzles, artwork, toys, sports equipment, holiday items and much more.

28

COMMUNITY DINNER

Last Sunday of every month, everyone, without exception is welcome, food is provided by local farms, the Newport food Pantry and community volunteers. Supper starts at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, Newport, the menu includes lasagna and farm fresh salad.

August

1

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

Ben Mere Bandstand at Sunapee Harbor, free, bring your chair, blanket, movie snacks and choose your spot on the green for a family-friendly film, show begins at dusk, film details at project sunapee.org

1-3

NEW LONDON HOSPITAL DAYS

Donate baked goods or gently used jewelry to be sold at Hospital Days in support of New London Hospital. Drop off donated jewelry at the front desk of the hospital by Monday, July 22. Bring donated baked goods to the Bake Sale table in front of the Town Hall by 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. There is A Year Around Town register at newlondonhospital.org/hospitaldays

1-4

81ST ANNUAL CHESHIRE FAIR

Wednesday, Aug. 1 to Sunday, Aug. 4, Monadnock Highway in Swanzey, more information, http://cheshirefair.org

2-3

UNITY OLD HOME DAY

Start the celebration Aug. 2nd dancing to the 70’s and 80’s at the Unity Town Hall, 7-10 p.m., cover charge, $6 single, $10 couple. The Unity Fire Department annual pancake breakfast will be held Aug. 3rd from 7-10 a.m.; many local vendors on the Common and special appearance by Batman; awards for the oldest Unity resident and youngest Unity resident in attendance.

3

NEW LONDON HIGH SCHOOL

Graduates and faculty and families, join the Class of 1969 and celebrate 50 years, 3-8 p.m., group photo, 5 p.m., Muster Field Farm, North Sutton, BYOB and picnic, grills available, for more information contact www.nlhsreunion.com or e-mail info@nlhsreunion.com

3-11

86TH ANNUAL CRAFTSMEN FAIR

Mount Sunapee Resort, Newbury, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

9-11

LEMPSTER OLD HOME DAYS

Activities start Friday, Aug. 9 with dinner at 5 p.m., snack and paint at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 10, firefighter’s pancake breakfast, 7-9 a.m., vendor’s market opens (space available), 9 a.m., History Hall open, 9-11 a.m., music all day by “All Country” starts at 10 a.m., parade, 11 a.m., kid’s race, “Beat the Chief,” noon, historical program, 2 p.m., pulled pork dinner, 5 p.m. talent show, 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11,11, cemetery presentation.

BELKNAP COUNTY 4-H FAIR

Friday, Aug. 9-Sunday Aug. 11

Mile Hill Road in Belknap, more information, bc4hfair.org

11

LOVE YOUR LAKE DAY

And Antique Boat Parade, free and open to the public, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., this event includes crafts, activities and games for children, live aquatic plant specimens, live animals from Wildlife Encounters, scavenger hunt, loon exhibit, ice cream, popcorn, demonstrations, including an active stream table, programs are at the Lake Sunapee Protective Association Learning Center, 63 Main St., Sunapee Harbor.

16-18

CORNISH FAIR

Town House Road, Cornish, more information, www.cornidshfair.org

17

PLEASANT LAKE

Lead-free Rock Bass Marathon Awards Ceremony, Elkins Dam, become a member of the Pleasant Lake Protective Association, dues, $40 a year, www.plpa.com/membership

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