It's almost here - The League of NH Craftsmen Fair, August 5-13, 2017 from 10am to 5pm daily at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH.
It's the oldest, continually running fine craft fair in America. You'll enjoy educational and fun events every day including some fantastic surprises. See new work from your favorite craftspeople and meet recently juried members. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and make sure to select a handcrafted piece for yourself.
Looking for some fun? You'll find it in Sunapee Harbor! Here's what's happening:
Live at the Livery - One of North America's finest performers of traditional Scottish music, Jamie Laval, will be at The Livery in Sunapee Harbor, NH on Friday, July 7 at 7p.m. You can enjoy more Celtic music on Friday, July 14, with fiddler Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki performing. For more information and tickets, visit www.thelivery.org, tickets at the door are $15.
Hawaiian Hoopla - Check out your closet for the grass skirt and flowered shirt for the summer luau at Dewey Beach on Saturday, July 15, 4-7pm. The Flames will be performing, featuring selections from the 50s, 60s and 70s. There will also be a barbecue, games and more. Look for ticket information on Facebook. In case of rain, the event will be held at The Livery.
Poker on the Lake - The sixth annual Lake Sunapee Sailing Day will be held Saturday, July 15 at 1p.m. at Sunapee Harbor. Sponsored by the Lake Sunapee Cruising Fleet and is a poker cruise open to all sailboats. A reception will be held at 4p.m. at the Knowlton House in the harbor. Refreshments will be served and prizes for the best poker hands and crew costumes. Info 763-9610 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't miss New Hampshire's Maple Sugar Weekend March 25 & 26. Visit local sugar houses and see how maple syrup is made and have a taste of maple candy. Visit http://www.nhmapleproducers.com/2016/11/04/2017-maple-weekend/ to find your closest sugar house and hours of operation. A good time for the whole family!
Check out the deals and fun at Mount Sunapee Ski Resort in Newbury, NH. The snow has been falling with more to come tomorrow. 5 lifts and 17 trails are open with a base of 12-26 inches. And don't miss Ugly Sweater Day on Thursday, December 29. Take part in a parade from the Sunapee Express to the North Peak Triple. They'll have prizes for the Ugliest Sweater and Most Spirit! Dust off your skis and snowboards and hit the slopes!
Take advantage of New Hampshire's free fishing day on Saturday, June 4, 2016! Residents and non-residents can fish any inland fresh water or salt water in NH that day without a fishing license. Season dates, bag limits and all other fishing regulations must be followed.
As of June 1 the sale and freshwater use of lead fishing sinkers and jigs weighing one ounce or less will be banned in NH. This new law will help protect loons from ingesting lead fishing tackle and dying.
Get out to all our beautiful lakes and ponds and enjoy a free day of fishing!
Tonight Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards will perform Americana, old country, and harmony singing, commanding crafted melodies and poignant, introspective lyrics, backing them with delicate arrangements on ukulele, clarinet, guitar and banjo.
Check out the upcoming performances at www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
Then you'll want to get your tickets for Springfest at Mt. Sunapee Resort, April 2 and 3! A weekend of spring skiing and riding, great spring events and an acoustical evening with Marc Roberge from O.A.R. and Chadwick Stokes of Dispatch performing on April 2. Doors open at 6pm and performance is at 6:30pm. Tickets are $39 and are limited. For more details, go to www.mountsunapee.com
Come out to the Sunapee Coffeehouse, Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee, NH, Phone: (603) 763-4301 (Fridays after 6pm), All Events: 7:00PM on Friday night. This Friday, Marylou Ferrante will entertain.
She performs pre-war blues from the 1920's & 30's on guitar, mandolin & banjo. She covers major artists from the delta to east coast piedmont style players such as Tommy Johnson, Charlie Patton, Memphis Minnie, Lottie Kimbrough, aka "Kansas City Butterball", Irene "Chocolate Brown" Scruggs and mandolin players such as Yank Rachell. Steeped in traditional music Marylou's performances bring to life these artist with their stories and songs.
Marylou was described by music critic and writer, Daniel Gewertz, in the Boston Herald, as the Bay State's finest female acoustic blues interpreter.
"Marylou is a killer. I have watched her grow, and now she's taking over. Blues lovers look out!"... GUY DAVIS
Visit their web site for the upcoming list of performers, www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
Eight lifts are operating today including three quad chairs (two high-speed quads to the summit) and three carpet lifts at South Peak serving 106 acres of terrain across all five mountain areas. The Learning Center is offering all children’s and learn-to-ski/ride packages. Snowmaking will keep on truckin’ and for the weekend they expect to have at least 32 trails, 8 lifts and 117 acres of terrain. Skiing surfaces are machine groomed loose granular and packed powder on a 12-24” base.
Get out in the fresh air and enjoy the ride!
Halloween trick-or-treating in the town of Sunapee will be held Saturday, 10/31/15 from 5-8pm. Central Street will be closed to traffic to allow children to go from house to house safely. Check out more ghosts and goblins by the riverside and join the Tailgate trick-or-treating. Cross over the covered bridge and take a stroll through the haunted woods to have your fortune told, if you dare!
New London will host their Haunted Woods on Friday, October 30. From 5:30-6:30pm the young children can trick or treat then walk through Spring Ledge to the corn maze. From 7:30-8:30pm the scarier version of the haunted woods will begin and is recommended for ages 12 and up. The haunted walk takes place behind the old Kearsarge Middle School and is free of charge.
Regular trick-or-treating in New London is October 31 from 4:30-8:30pm.
Click here for a complete list of NH Trick-or-Treat times.
Enjoy and stay safe!