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Your Guide to What’s Happening in NH’s Lakes Region 

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Batter Up With the Muskrats By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Those who love baseball know how exciting a well-played game can be: The crack as the ball hits the bat, the crowd going wild, the competitive spirit, the smell of food from the concession stand, the warmth of the sun on a hot summer’s evening as you watch it all from your seat in the stands. Thanks to the efforts of Noah Crane, baseball fans in the Lakes Region do not have to drive to Boston or Manchester to see a fast-paced, wellplayed game of baseball. Since 2009, the Laconia Muskrats baseball team has been bringing top-notch collegiate players to the Lakes Region. This year, one player who is getting a lot of notice is Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of famed professional player Mariano Rivera. Admittedly the Iona College student will bring extra notice to the Muskrats, but Noah is determined that Rivera be treated as any other player on the team. “We have had a good relationship with Iona College from day one. Rivera will be our seventh Iona player; the college always sends us great players. They told us they weren’t comfortable sending Mariano anyplace else,” Noah said. As with all Muskrats players, Mariano will be in Laconia this summer to gain valuable experience and to get a taste of what it would be like to play ball professionally. “We will treat him

like any other ball player. We want him to grow in the game but we aren’t here to exploit that he has a famous father,” Noah said. The Muskrats got a call from Iona’s coach, mentioning they had a highprofile player and would Noah be interested? According to Noah, the Muskrats were aware of Mariano but had not requested him or any other player specifically. Like all other Muskrats players, Mariano will be living with a local host family for the summer. It is a system that has worked out well for the team, placing the players in Lakes Region area homes where they become members of a family, much as an exchange student

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would. “The team is made of up of 30 players who are 18- to 21-years-old. They are college freshman, sophomores, and juniors,” said Noah. Because the southeastern United States has many fine baseball players and colleges (Due to its year-round warm temperatures, baseball is played all year long), most players on the Muskrats come from that portion of the country. (States include Arizona, Nebraska, Texas, Florida, and other Gulf Coast colleges/states.) As of press time, the Muskrat players were arriving and the first practice was scheduled for June 3. Once the team is assembled, the players will get to know

one another and get a feel for the field and the Lakes Region. Noah and his family are long-time baseball enthusiasts and Noah formerly played baseball for the University of Massachusetts as a pitcher. He also coached a collegiate league baseball team for a number of years and worked on the business side of running a baseball team as well. As manager of the Muskrats, Noah combines coaching and business skills. The many loyal fans that attend Muskrats baseball games at the Robbie Mills Field on Eastman Road (off Parade Road) in Laconia are eager for the season to begin each spring. They know the collegiate players handpicked by Noah will bring many skills to the team, making for exciting games. The Muskrats team started when Noah’s family purchased the Manchester (CT) Silkworms, a team that was a member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Noah knew the team would need a New Hampshire home base and he felt that Laconia would be a good place for the team to offer a season of games each summer. (The Crane family knew the Lakes Region quite well and had vacationed on the lake in the past.) The collegiate baseball experience works well and Noah says 70 percent of the players go on to play baseball

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Fun With Wings, Water, and Wheels By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Do you like boats? Are cars your passion? How about airplanes? If all of this — and a lot more —appeals to you, head to the third annual Wings, Water, and Wheels Open House at Laconia Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “The event falls on Flag Day,” said Laconia Airport Authority Manager Diane Terrill. “We will be honoring Flag Day and the 70th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol’s New Hampshire wing maneuvers. The Patrol came to Laconia in 1944 to do military maneuvers. It was a big event with a parade in Laconia when the Patrol came to town back then.” The 10 a.m. opening ceremony will honor veterans as well as the Civil Air Patrol. The event will offer a lot for everyone in the family, from a chance to talk with those who own vintage boats and cars and airplanes to about 20 artisans and craftsmen who will be displaying their creations for sale. Each year, the event continues to grow and attract more people due to the unique displays and multi-faceted things to do. “This is our third year of Wings, Water, and Wheels,” said Diane. ‘We started the event as a way to market and promote the airport; it was the idea of the promotional committee of the Airport Authority to do outreach, increase visibility, and showcase artisans and local businesses.” The first year had very rainy weather

but a good crowd nevertheless. The second year (last year) the sun shone and about 3,000 people attended, far exceeding expectations. “We didn’t expect such a great turnout!” Diane laughs. This year’s event will be taking place at the beginning of Bike Week and Diane invites those with motorcycles to bring them down and show them off. The title Wings, Water, and Wheels really says exactly what the event will be: airplanes and the Civil Air Patrol; boats that feature a blend of wings and water, such as seaplanes; and wheels, featuring many vintage cars. “People love car shows and vintage boats,” said Diane, “and airplanes are unique and exciting. We will also have a lot of interactive activities for children.” Diane’s goal is to allow the public to experience the general aviation airport and learn about its benefits to the community through educational and fun-oriented exhibits. Numerous static displays will fill the airport, including aircraft from Sky Bright Aviation and Emerson Aviation. Members of the NH Pilots Association and various pilots from throughout the state also will have their airplanes on display. Aviation-related exhibits will include booths featuring the Civil Air Patrol, the Sea Plane Pilots Association, and the NH Aviation Museum. Visitors are invited to enter a drawing to win a free scenic flight from Sky Bright and Emerson Aviation.

Beyond aviation, there will be something for everyone, including Made in New Hampshire products, food and drink vendors, and displays and boats from the NH Boat Museum and NH Marine Patrol. Local car and motorcycle dealers and four-wheel enthusiasts will have their latest and most popular models on display, along with numerous antique vehicles. Milo the Moose from the NH Motor Speedway will be on display, and the NH Fire Academy will give live demonstrations of its aircraft rescue and fire-fighting truck. The Wright Museum of Wolfeboro will showcase numerous World War II vehicles from its extensive collection, taking spectators back to the late 1930s and early 1940s. Visitors also will be able ride on a Segway, courtesy of Gilford’s Gunstock Mountain Resort. Live demonstrations will include the award-winning Gilford Police Department K-9 unit and those presenting their radio-controlled hexacopters. Molly King of WLNH will be broadcasting live from 10 a.m. to noon.

“Last year the reasonably priced helicopter rides were very popular,” Diane noted. “The helicopter rides will be offered again this year. A Robinson R-44 from C-R Helicopters of Nashua will be providing the rides.” WinnAero (winnaero.org) and the Winnipesaukee Radio Controllers with a large selection of radio-controlled aircraft will enable visitors to try their hand at a virtual flight of a radiocontrolled airplane. Sharkey’s will have a food truck with burgers, hot dogs, sausage, fried dough, French fries, and soft drinks for sale; while Sawyer’s Dairy Bar of Gilford will be selling homemade ice cream. “We will have something for everyone, from children to adults. The event is really reflective of the fact that there is a lot to do in the area. I think of Wings, Water, and Wheels as a car show with a twist!” Diane said. To learn more about the Laconia Municipal Airport, the Wings, Water, and Wheels Open House, and more upcoming events, visit www. laconiaairport.com.


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www.traileroutlet.net Tuesday, June 10, Lecture: Book Collecting and Appraisals by Ken Gloss, owner of the Brattle Book Shop of Boston, 7 p.m., Little Red Schoolhouse, 2851 Wakefield Road, Wakefield Corner, sponsored by Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society. Free. Live music starts at 6:30 p.m.  Contact Dennis Herman, 603-522-5332.

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Tuesday, June 10, Lecture: Angling in the Smile of the Great Spirit, 7 p.m., NH Boat Museum, 399 Center St., Wolfeboro. Hal C. Lyons shares secrets and folklore about fishing on Lake Winnipesaukee. Free. Call 603-569-4554, museum@nhbm.org, www.nhbm.org.

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Wednesday, June 11, What Makes Something a Religion, introduction to series on Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, 1 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library, led by Mike Holder. Free. Call 603-569-2428, www.wolfeborolibrary.org. Thursday, June 12, 16th Annual Golf Classic at Owl’s Nest Resort & Golf Club, sponsored by Plymouth General Dentistry. Morning and afternoon shotgun starts. Call 603-238-2211 or see www.spearehospital.com/news/16th-annual-golf-classic/ Thursday, June 12, Piccadilly Circus, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., Belknap County Fairgrounds, Mile Hill Road, Belmont. Free children’s tickets at area stores and schools. www.thefuncircus. com. Thursday, June 12, Film: Metropolis (1927), 6:30 p.m., Flying Monkey Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, www.flyingmonkeynh.com/films.aspx. Thursday, June 12, History of Native Americans in New Hampshire with David StewartSmith, 7 p.m., Ashland Historical Society program at Ashland School, 16 Education Drive, Ashland. Friday, June 13, Shaker Broom-Making Demonstration, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., League of NH Craftsmen-Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 D.W. Highway, Meredith. Call 603-279-7920.

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Friday, June 13, Starlight Honeys, 6:30 p.m., Corner House Inn, 22 Main St, Center Sandwich. Live Music in the Pub. Call 284-6219. www.cornerhouseinn.com

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Friday - Saturday, June 13 - 14, Follow Me, 8 p.m., Rochester Opera House. Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Call 603-335-1992.

Friday - Saturday, June 13 - 14, Huggins Hospital Fundraising Sale, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Collection Center Barn, Route 109-A, Wolfeboro (first road after town garages), with collectibles, books, art, toys, furniture, lamps, electronics, and more.

Saturday, June 14, ACBS Lyman Boat Show, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Town Docks, Wolfeboro. An informal, non-judged show of Lyman Boats. All other lapstrake boats are welcome. Advance registration requested. People’s Choice Awards. For more information email: fnorton@ commair.com Saturday, June 14, Lasagna Cook-Off, Moultonborough Lions Club, to benefit Moultonborough Historical Society. Call Mary at 603-707-0206 or see moultonboroughhistory. org. Saturday, June 14, Third Annual Wings, Water & Wheels Airport Open House, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Laconia Municipal Airport, 65 Aviation Drive, Gilford. Antique & unique airplanes, helicopters, motorcycles, cars, and boats on display, along with food, crafts, interactive activities, Segway rides. Call 603-524-5003, diane.terrill@laconiaairport.com, laconiaairport.com.

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Saturday, June 14, Annual Sasquatch Footy Regatta, 10 a.m., Back Bay/Bridge Falls Path, Wolfeboro, Sponsored by the New Hampshire Boat Museum. Call 603-569-4554. www.nhbm.org.

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Saturday, June 14, Farm Tour Day with water-powered mill demonstrations, 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m., Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Rd., Loudon. Call 603-435-7314, info@ sanbornmills.org, www.sanbornmills.org. Saturday, June 14, Mushrooms in Permaculture with Dave Wichland, 1 p.m., D Acres of New Hampshire, Streeter Woods Rd., Dorchester, www.dacres.org. Saturday, June 14, Gallery Opening featuring exhibit of works by Jennifer Van Cor, 5 - 7 p.m., Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, 69 Maple Street, Route 113E, Center Sandwich, 603-2847728, www.patricialaddcarega.com. Saturday, June 14, Audrey Drake, 7:30 p.m., The Back Room at the Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St., Bristol, 603-744-0405, themillfudgeefactory.com. June 14 - 22, Laconia Motorcycle Week, Weirs Beach, Laconia. Rally Headquarters, Weirs Beach Boardwalk. Call 603-356-2000. www.laconiamcweek.com

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Sunday, June 15, Father’s Day Special at Conway Scenic Railroad, 11:30 a.m. Dad rides free when accompanied by one or more of his children. Free in first class when accompanied by another paying adult. Complimentary appetizers. Call 603-356-5251, info@conwayscenic. com, www.conwayscenic.com. Sunday, June 15, Lynyrd Skynrd & Charlie Daniels Band with Mallett Brother Band, 7 p.m. Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook, Gilford. 603-293-4700, www.banknhpavilion. com . Monday, June 16, Walks & Talks, 10 a.m., Castle in the Clouds, 455 Old Mountain Road, Moultonborough. Nature Photography. Explore and practice nature photography with photojournalist Bob LaPree. Reservations are recommended. Call 603-476-5900, www. castleintheclouds.org Tuesday, June 17, Garden Series: Butterflies and Garden Insects, 11 a.m., Tarbin Gardens, 321 Salisbury Rd., Franklin. Call 603-934-3518, info@tarbingardens.com, www. tarbingardens.com.


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LOUD PIPES Ongoing Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, dawn-dusk, 928 White Oaks Rd., Laconia. Historic farm with 160 acres offers three miles of hiking trails, gardens, bird and wildlife viewing plus barn. Special events and programs throughout year. Call 603-3665695. www.prescottfarm.org . Explore Loon Cruise, Daily, 1 p.m., dock at Walter’s Basin, downtown Holderness, sponsored by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Call 603-968-7194, www.nhnature. org. Sailboat Sharing Program on Lake Winnipesaukee, June 16 – Sept. 28. Rent a “share” in the NH Boat Museum’s J24 sailboat. Info & registration through Wolfeboro Parks & Recreation Dept., www.wolfeboronh.us. Masonic Breakfast, First Sunday of each month, 7 – 11:30 a.m., 35 Trotting Track Road, Wolfeboro. Fresh fruit, omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, hash browns, cereal etc. Champagne Brunch, Sundays, 10 and 12:30 cruises from Weirs Beach and 11:15 cruise from Alton Bay, MS Mount Washington. Call 603-366-5531, www.cruisenh.com. River Otter Feeding, Mondays, 11:30 a.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Road, Holderness. Call 603-968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

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Gilford Pride of ownership is clearly evident at this fabulous, custom Timberpeg Post & Beam home on a level lot with mountain views, sandy beach. Built with pride and outstanding quality with amenities and upgrades found only in the finest custom built homes. Club amenities include tennis, clubhouse, acreage.

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Gracious, tasteful and classic describes this lovely home that shows as if new. On a beautiful lot with views, beach and amazing docking this custom home is special. Classic with Nantucket flair, open in design, soaring ceilings. Landscaping is beautiful with perennial gardens and fire pit. Docking is amazing. This is a fabulous Governor’s Island home. $4,950,000

Gilford

On a phenomenal 1.2 acre, level waterfront lot with glorious views this Governor’s Island home is special. There are two first level bedrooms, private office, dining area, eat-in kitchen and spacious gathering room. Second level has three bedrooms and a large and sun-filled family room. $2,995,000

Alton

This lovely, new home has wonderful, long views and an open concept floor plan. Finished with quality and flair. It has soaring ceilings, walls of glass and a well-appointed, gourmet kitchen that is perfect for a serious cook. Tasteful stone patios overlook your private dock and well-landscaped yard. $1,939,000

MEREDITH - When you step into this gracious 3-bedroom home, WITH DEEDED DOCK #16, you will be immediately impressed with its quality. The home has been beautifully updated including kitchen and baths. Located in the desirable, gated community of Grouse Point with beaches, clubhouse, indoor pool, tennis and playground. $795,000

laconIa - Located on the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee this conveniently located 3-bedroom home is sun-filled and has picturesque views. Dock and water access are through lease from the State of New Hampshire. GIlfoRD - This beautiful 3-bedroom Enjoy low taxes yet have private docking and Broadview Condominium has been tastefully water access. Location is convenient. This is a updated with a new kitchen and baths. The views wonderful home! $599,000 are dramatic and unobstructed! It overlooks the community beach and docks. It is plumbed for a monitor heater, and it has a one-car garage. It is a fabulous Gilford condominium. $549,000

GIlfoRD - You will fall in love with this charming waterfront home. Pine walls, enormous windows, high ceilings, efficient heat. Totally renovated and appealing with GIlfoRD - Lake and mountain views new kitchen, bath, flooring, log siding, roof. are stunning at this beautifully and totally At the edge of the lake with dock and beach renovated, fully furnished 2-bedroom condo you will enjoy year-round living. $459,000 at Samoset at Winnipesaukee. Baths, triple glazed windows, hardwood flooring and carpeting, kitchen, appliances, ceilings, paint all are new. Great amenities! $469,000

GIlfoRD - This Governor’s Island home is spacious and is on a wonderful, level lot. There are 3 large en-suite bedrooms on the second level. The home is just minutes from the Governor’s Island community beach with SanboRnTon - A lovely rolling lot of over tennis and clubhouse. It is a wonderful home. 6 acres offering both privacy, convenience $399,000 and potential picturesque lake and mountain views. Desirable Sanbornton location. It is perfect for building your lovely new Estate home! $59,900

MEREDITH - This wonderful, classic 4-bedroom Lakehouse has picturesque views and a desirable boathouse. It is filled with charm and has a sweeping porch for additional living space that overlooks your private lot. Wood floors, beadboard, fieldstone fireplace. It’s a gem of a home in desirable Meredith. $995,000

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Van Cor Exhibit Opens at Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery

Lasagna Cook-Off Kicks Off Season at Moultonborough Historical Society The Moultonborough Historical Society will kick off its summer season on Saturday, June 14, with a Lasagna Cook-Off at the Moultonborough Lions Club. Visitors will be able to sample the entries while a panel of three judges will select the winners, with cash prizes awarded to amateur entries and recognition of professional chefs and restaurants chosen as winners. The event benefits the Moultonborough Historical Society which has helped to preserve the town’s heritage and buildings for more than 50 years. Tickets to the event will allow visitors

to sample the lasagna, side dishes, salad, bread, and homemade strawberry shortcake, along with coffee and tea. The event will be BYOB and there will be music and door prizes, including four tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race/Camping World 301 at NH Motor Speedway in Loudon on July 13. In addition, there will be a 50-50 raffle with a starting pot of $500, and a silent auction to make it a fun evening for the family. For details about entering your famous lasagna, visit MoultonboroughHistory. org or call Mary at 603-707-0206.

Improve, Protect, Beautify

An exhibition of new work by local artist Jennifer Van Cor will kick off the summer season at the Patricia Ladd Corega Gallery in Center Sandwich with an opening reception on Saturday, June 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. Jennifer lives in Effingham and recently retired from teaching art. A figurative landscape painter with an impressionistic touch, Jennifer describes how her painting complements her poetry-writing: “The landscape has always tantalized my senses. The smell and feel of wet grass, the sound of leaves in the wind, the shape of a shadow through a broken limb … and with it all the ever-changing color; a universe of color. Each stroke and dip of the brush pushes my senses onto the surface and

if I am listening closely and truly, the life of a landscape fills the painting. As my landscapes progress, they become more about the flow of energy, the experience of a lifetime of color, shape, and feeling. Poetry has been another way to touch the landscape. Words mix color and senses through imagery that is very much like painting. When the two are combined, I feel I have painted a poem.” There will be an artist’s talk at 6 p.m. during the gallery opening on the 14th. The Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery is located at 69 Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Call 603-284-7728 or visit patricialaddcarega.com.

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• Muskrats Continued from page 3 elsewhere at some level. “The NECBL gives them a small taste of what life as a baseball player is like. It gives them a chance to find out if they are good enough to play professional baseball. It is also a chance to improve their skills and stock as far as the NLB draft is concerned.” Previous Muskrat players have been successful: 12 former Muskrats are playing professional baseball. Players have been picked by the Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Tampa Bay Rays, to name but a few. The ball field where the Muskrats play their home games is a gem, according to Noah. “The facility is outstanding. It has great natural beauty and the City of Laconia takes great care of it. We have been very fortunate to have such a good, supportive relationship with the City of Laconia. They have been great to work with and they appreciate what we are doing.” Noah envisioned the Muskrats playing at the Mills field since the beginning. “It is a beautiful location for a summertime baseball game. The field is incredible with a good playing surface. As anyone involved in baseball can tell you, a big expense is putting in good lighting for nighttime games. The Mills field had good lighting, which saved us a lot of time and expense. The field also had ample parking and the location, close to downtown Laconia, is excellent.” Noah chose Laconia for the home games and headquarters of the Muskrats

because of the city’s demographics. “It has a good-sized local population and it has summer visitors, too. It is also far enough away from any professional baseball teams so that we get a good turnout at our games.” In other words, bringing the Muskrats to Laconia offers a higher level of baseball to local residents, a bit like the area having its own Fisher Cats, the professional baseball team in Manchester. As well as offering some exciting baseball games on the collegiate level, the Muskrats hold a summer baseball camp for children. Two sessions will take place this summer, run by the Muskrats’ coaching staff and coached by Muskrats players. It is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn from some of the best college baseball players in the country. The first session runs July15-18 and the second will take place July 22-25. Camp is for boys and girls, ages six to 12, and runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Included in the camp price are a camp T-shirt and a game ticket. Those who come to a home game of the Muskrats won’t go away hungry. As in previous years, a number of concessions will offer great food and drinks during the game. “New to us this year is Lakes Region Cupcakes,” Noah noted. “I can’t wait to taste their cupcakes and I know they are popular in the area.” Concessions include Burrito Me, the Kettle Corn King, Sal’s Pizza, and other typical ball game fare, such as hot dogs, soft drinks, and cotton candy. As anyone who loves a good game of baseball can tell you, there is

nothing like watching a well-played, fast-paced game on a warm summer’s evening. When you add the excitement of watching some of the best collegelevel players in the country, it gets even

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Step Back In Time at Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm By Sarah Wright If you’ve ever wondered what life was like for a country doctor, back in the days when house calls were common, step back in time at the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm in Tamworth. Still a working farm today, the property was in the Remick family for six generations. The last owner was Dr. Edwin Crafts Remick who grew up on the farm with his parents, Dr. Edwin Remick and Emily Crafts Remick. When Dr. Edwin C. Remick married in 1929, the couple moved into a village house adjoining the family farm. They lived in a second-floor apartment while farmhands lived on the first and third levels. Dr. Edwin C. Remick practiced alongside his father in his childhood home, the Captain Enoch Remick House, from 1929 until his father’s death in 1935. The young Doctor Remick then continued the practice until his death in 1993. In his will, he left an endowment and set up a foundation to maintain the property as a museum.

Visitors to the Remick Museum can tour both homes: the Captain Enoch Remick house, built in 1808, and the farm house, exploring the office where both doctors saw patients, as well as the living quarters that Dr. Edwin C. shared with his wife, Marion Miles Remick. The furnishings are arranged as they would have been in the period, and medical tools are on display, along with other artifacts of farm life from the early 1900s. Starting this month, visitors will be able view a new, more-detailed exhibit about the Remick family. Other than touring the homes, guests can explore the farm and visit the cows, pigs, chickens, lambs, goats, and a mini-horse kept on the grounds. The Remick Farm sells ground beef and pork, sausages, and eggs, or you can purchase herbs and vegetables grown in their extensive garden. To really enjoy that farm-raised goodness, visitors can attend a country dinner that takes place once a month, from May to early fall, with two available seatings.

(Hearthside dinners are available in the late fall and winter, where a small group of diners can help prepare the meal to see what cooking was like back in the 19th century.) The Brown Bag Lunches, on Wednesdays in July and August, are very popular, and guests are welcome to stay and picnic at the farm. After lunch, feel free to explore the scenic walking trails. If you want to try to replicate the amazing farm dishes at home, the chef’s recipes are no longer a secret. Just visit the gift shop for a copy of the farm’s cookbook. There are other events and programs to take advantage of: Every Wednesday evening in June, an herbalist teaches classes about herbal medicines, and attendees can learn how to make their own salves and tinctures. Workshops are offered throughout the year. Scheduled on Saturday, June 21, is “Barnyard Basics: Raising a Milk Cow”. The Historically Speaking talks start in July and will cover various topics. Every other Tuesday, at 10 a.m., the Remick Farm plays host to the Fiber Arts Group in the Hearth Room. All abilities are welcome to come and share their talents, and it’s free to participate or just observe. If you’d like your child to experience more about farming and learn what life was like for early settlers, there’s

a summer day camp for youths ages 5 - 12, separated into groups, for ages 5 6, 7 - 9, and 10 - 12. Register for a week of activities, which will include farm chores, crafts, and gardening. A family picnic takes place at the end of each camping week, with food prepared by the campers. The Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, located at 58 Cleveland Hill Road in Tamworth, is open for self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday. Guided tours will begin on June 30 when the hours increase to 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The guided tours include a visit to the Captain Enoch Remick house and farm, as well as a milking demonstration. After Labor Day, the self-guided tours resume and the Captain Enoch Remick house, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, will remain open for tours on Saturdays at 11 a.m. through Columbus Day. The farm remains open yearround, with preschool story hours and homeschool programs offered during the school year. For further information, call 603-323-7591 or visit www.remickmuseum.org.

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June 16th - Walks & Talks: Nature Photography ~ 10am

Explore and practice nature photography with photojournalist Bob LaPree. Bob will guide participants in creating exceptional photographs of the natural landscape. This program is open to photographers of all levels – just bring a digital camera! $8 per person or free for Friends of the Castle. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended – call 603-476-5414 to reserve your space.

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Dinner will be available from 5:30 – 7 PM. Enjoy live music from 6 – 9 PM. This event is rain or shine. Reservations are strongly recommended. Admission $5. Acoustic Mondays is generously sponsored by Amoskeag Beverages and Kathy & Jim Grappone.

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Moultonborough Residents Open Homes for 2014 Tour The 2014 Home Tour sponsored by the Friends of the Moultonborough Library will include a stroll through two spectacular gardens as well as a visit to a picturesque bed-and-breakfast lodging, and four lakefront homes in Moultonborough. Each residence on the tour, which will take place on Thursday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., has its own architectural style. One dwelling is an extensively renovated ranch-style home overlooking a cove with expansive oversized windows to maximize unparalleled views of Winnipesaukee. Many of the original custom features in the home have been personally designed by the owners. In addition to the specially designed furniture pieces which accent this home’s originality, the husband-andwife decorating and renovating team has devised unique ways to transform usable space and add architectural detail. A second home on this year’s tour typifies the classic Arts and Craftsstyle architecture. It offers modern convenience, environmental friendliness, and open-concept living. The home, built

just five years ago, features geothermal heating and a unique central vacuum system. Beautiful oak floors framed either by pine paneling or plaster walls provides the framework for the lakeside property. While a beautiful fieldstone fireplace is the focal point for the Great Room, additional elements from the natural outdoors also play a key part in the kitchen’s unique design, helping to create a unique workspace. A special musical instrument collection also will be on display in the media room. Proceeds from the event will help the library to acquire supplemental furnishings and equipment and provide funding for seasonal activities. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at two of the homes on the tour. To simplify the purchasing process, people are asked to bring address labels to attach to the raffle tickets. Thirty community merchants have provided prizes in the form of gift certificates. Tickets are on sale at the Moultonborough Library and Bayswater Books in Center Harbor.

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New Education Director To Continue Expansion At Winnipesaukee Playhouse aWinnipesaukee Playhouse is continuing to build upon its summer camp program with the hiring Timothy L’Ecuyer as its new education director. Timothy has worked in a number of theatre companies around New Hampshire and in the Boston area, and he holds teaching credentials in English and Theater. The summer camp program gives local youngsters an opportunity to explore the world of theatre by directing, writing, and acting in shows. Timothy will be offering his teaching and theatrical knowledge in the summer camp,

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Native American History Talk in Ashland David Stewart-Smith will speak on the history of Native Americans in New Hampshire in the 18th and 19th centuries at the Ashland School Cafeteria on Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. Stewart-Smith has studied the state’s Indian history for more than 30 years. His illustrated talk, “Native American History of New Hampshire: Beyond Boundaries, circa 1700 to 1850” — the third of a trilogy — will look at the period of the

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