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Lake Life Local Events June 26th - July 2nd

Wing Night at Tower Hill June 26th

Monday 5pm-11:45pm | Tower Hill Tavern | 264 Lakeside Ave Laconia

Jumbo wings with choice of sauce 

Open Mic at Patrick's June 26th

Monday 6pm-8pm | Patrick's Pub & Eatery | 18 Weirs Road Gilford 

Paul Luff hosts an evening of fantastic open mic music. Please contact Paul Luff at [email protected] to reserve a spot to perform. It’s a great night with many talented musicians from 6pm-8pm

Canterbury Farmer's Market June 28th

Wednesday 4pm-6:30pm | 9 Center Rd, Canterbury NH 

Some things are new:

  • We are now able to accept SNAP/EBT and Veterans' Market Dollars! Thanks to the Granite State Market Match program and the NH Food Bank, we also match the first $20 of a SNAP purchase. Stop at the Market Info Tent at any Wednesday market to find out how.

    Note: If you are a Canterbury resident who uses the Loudon Food Pantry, ask them
    about Canterbury Market Vouchers. A limited number are available each season.  

Some things are always the same:

  • You can always find us on Wednesdays, 4-6:30pm, in the center of Canterbury next to the Elkins Public Library. The only exception is if there are big thunderstorms! Market runs until the last Wed. in September.

  • There will always be a great selection of vendors featuring fresh and local fruits, veggies, eggs, maple products, baked goods, crafts and more.

  • While the musicians change every week, there is always great live music.

  • Dogs are always welcome, so long as they are on their leash. Please be mindful of the heat!

Some things are a little different each week:

  • FIRST week of the month we?ll have a Kids' Activity.

  • SECOND week of the month the NH Master Gardeners will answer questions.

  • THIRD week of the month we?ll host our famous ?Sandwich Slam.?

  • FOURTH Week of the month we all help fill ?Mary Ellen's Basket.?

  • You never can tell when we might schedule a special guest or a demonstration, so check us out on Facebook, Instagram, or sign up for the weekly Market

Trivia at Twin Barns June 28th

Wednesday 6pm-8pm | Twin Barns Brewing Company | 194 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith 

Swing by the barn & join the fun! 

Songwriter Round Up at Hermit Woods June 28th

Wednesday 6pm-8:30pm | Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery| 72 Main Street, Meredith 

Artist Bios

Katie Dobbins

With moving lyrics and mesmerizing melodies, folk-pop artist Katie Dobbins captivates audiences and opens hearts. Whether performing solo or with a band, in front of twenty or one-hundred people, Dobbins brings energy and a personal touch to every show. A story-teller at heart, her catchy words and sense of humor will have you nodding and singing along in no time. Katie’s mission is to share music and light wherever she goes, as evidenced by a recent fan review stating “this show was full of love, light, and positivity” (John Doherty). Her two albums She Is Free and There Is Light have earned her recognition at several local award shows and are available on all streaming platforms.

Alli Beaudry

Singer/Songwriter, Manchester NH native and alumna of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Alli’s musical tastes have grown to be as diverse as her vocal talent. She is a sought after session singer and performer known for her versatility in all styles of contemporary music. Beaudry’s sophomore album, ‘The Voice From Within’ is a direct reflection of her life the past few years, a journey of self discovery and letting the inner artist speak truthfully.

Alli’s music has been featured on 92.5 THE RIVER & 106.3 Frank FM, numerous times. Beaudry was also voted Best Original Artist in the Hippo Press Magazine “Best of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014 & 2020”. She teaches private voice in Manchester, NH and is faculty in the Voice Dept at her alma mater Berklee College of Music.

Jackie Therrien

Jackie Therrien is a 19 year old indie folk/alternative singer, songwriter, musician, and producer from the town of Merrimack, New Hampshire. She started writing instrumental music at the age of 13. By the age of 14, she began incorporating lyrics into her songs. She currently writes, records, and produces all of her own music. She plays piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and clarinet. Jackie is currently based in Nashville, studying songwriting at Belmont University and performing regularly at many noteworthy venues like The Bluebird Cafe and Tin Roof (on Broadway).

In November of 2019, she released her first album, Love Letters, along with the lead single Get My Attention. Get My Attention now has over 14k streams in over 65 different countries. In August of 2020, she released her second album, Dreaming, along with two singles from the album, Beautiful Boy and Stay. Stay has now become her most popular song with over 17k streams. Unlike Love Letters, Dreaming is completely self produced. Since Dreaming, Jackie has released 6 singles- No Parties (2020), April (2021), I Tried Too Hard (2021), Storm in a Teacup, (2022), Wake (2022), and her most recent, Johanna, which just came out in in March of 2023. This is also her first ever release in Nashville!

Jackie released her first EP in March of 2022, called Night Music. It consists of 7 songs, all written, recorded, produced, and performed by her. Within less than 24 hours it had already hit 11.3k streams on Spotify, making it her best release day yet!

A Listening Room Experience

Hermit Woods is excited to bring talented artists from New England and beyond to perform for you. Each performance will provide you with an intimate, up-close, and personal experience with the performing artists. We ask our audience please refrain from talking during the featured show. Your silence will allow the artists and the audience to immerse themselves in the experience, which is not otherwise possible in larger, noisier environments.

Trivia Night at Tower Hill June 28th

Wednesday 7pm-9pm | Tower Hill Tavern | 264 Lakeside Ave Weirs Beach 

Team Play Trivia every Wednesday Night!
Game Time Trivia hosts a great version of general Knowledge trivia including Music and entertainment questions. 
Prizes for top 3 teams

Wolfeboro Farmers Market June 29th

Thursday 12pm-3:30pm | 10 Trotting Track Road Rt 28, Wolfeboro  

Outdoor Market 2023

Thursdays 12:00-3:30pm


The Nick Recreation Park

10 Trotting Track Rd, (Rt. 28)

Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Wolfeboro Farmers Market June 29th

Thursday 3pm-6pm | Marceau Park | Central Street, Franklin NH

Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is a great way to stay healthy!

Make the Franklin Farmer?s Market part of your weekly routine!

Thursday afternoons

June 22nd-September 14th

3:00-6:00 pm

Marceau Park - Central Street, Franklin

We'll have:

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Local Meat and Eggs

Homemade Bread and Sweets

Maple Syrup

Other Local Specialties

Free children's activities and healthy recipe samples!

We Accept SNAP via EBT Card as well as Credit/Debit Purchases!

Learn how you can Double Your SNAP Dollars each week at the market.

For more information or if you have questions, please call 603-934-2118 or click here.

Visit our Facebook Page at Franklin Farmer's Market 


Wings & Pint Night at Twin Barns June 29th

Thursday 4pm-9pm | Twin Barns Brewing Company | 194 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith 

Come by Twin Barns Brewing Company for some wings and pints. Your choice of Garlic/Parm. Buffalo, BBQ or Nashville Hots. They all pair very well with a proper beer, raised in a barn.

Live Music at Patrick's June 29th

Thursday 6pm-8pm | Patrick's Pub & Eatery | 18 Weirs Road Gilford 

Live music hosted by Don “Sev” Severance with weekly guest musicians, performing a mix of soft rock, reggae and smooth jazz instrumentals.

Start your weekend early with live music from Sev and COMPANY.

Visit to see the featured artist!

Daniela Schachter Trio at Hermit Woods June 29th

Thursday 6pm-9pm | Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery| 72 Main Street, Meredith 

Daniela Schächter makes her return to the Hermit Woods Loft, performing with her Trio (John Lockwood on bass and Steve Langone on drums) a few arrangements of standards from her latest albums and some new original compositions. Her contemporary approach to jazz always brings something new to the audience. She received standing ovations from her first appearance at the Loft last year. Daniela Schächter started early her musical career: by her mid-teens was already performing publicly in Sicily, Italy, as well as doing studio session work. After her classical studies she moved to Boston as recipient of a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, where she studied with Phil Wilson, Joe Lovano, Hal Crook and Joanne Brackeen. Daniela has won many awards and was a guest artist of the prestigious Marian McPartland Piano Jazz radio program. She is currently leading her group in several venues in New York and Boston, where she resides. Daniela is Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music and AMP Professor at Brown University. A Listening Room Experience Hermit Woods is excited to bring talented artists from New England and beyond to perform for you. Each performance will provide you with an intimate, up-close, and personal experience with the performing artists. We ask our audience please refrain from talking during the featured show. Your silence will allow the artists and the audience to immerse themselves in the experience, which is not otherwise possible in larger, noisier environments. Doors open at 5:30 pm for a complimentary wine tasting. The Loft Doors open at 6:00 with our opening performance with Michael Gallagan on Piano. We encourage you to arrive early for our wine tasting and enjoy food and wine while listening to our first act of the evening. The kitchen will close at 6:45. When the featured artists takes the stage we will ask that the audience remain quiet during the performance. After the show, we invite you to interact with the artists and purchase any music or merchandise offerings if available.

Corn Hole at Hobbs June 29th

Thursday 6:30pm | Hobbs Brewing Company | 765 NH RT 16, Ossipee

Join Carroll County Cornhole at Hobbs Tap Room every Thursday night for a weekly cornhole tournament!

$15 per person, 3 rounds of round robin switchholio (3 qualifying games with random partners every game) into a double-elimination playoff bracket.

Weekly tournament is open to the public; register in advance via the Scoreholio app (search Carroll County Cornhole), or upon arrival. Cash prizes weekly for the top scoring teams! Limited to 40 players per week, so register early! 

Friday Night Market at Hobbs June 30th

Friday 5-8pm | Hobbs Brewing Company | 765 NH RT 16, Ossipee

Friday Night Markets are back! Join us every Friday at the Tap Room under the tent for our weekly market, featuring local farmers & makers, rotating food trucks, live music, cold Hobbs beer, and weekly pop up events! Stay tuned to our channels for weekly vendor announcements

Interested in joining us as a vendor? Email Tap Room Manager Emily at [email protected] for information. We can't wait to see you there!

Music in the Park June 30th

Friday 5:30pm - 8pm | Hesky Park | Meredith 

Once again it's time for "Music by the Lake". Kevin and Kitty Boyle will once again be hosting Open Mic Concerts at Hesky Park in Meredith.Musicians sign up starting at 5:30 pm on Friday evenings. Music will begin at 6:00 pm and go until 8:00 pm (dusk). The music is an eclectic mix of folk, americana, pop, country. Something for everyone. Bring Chairs, picnics, snacks, beverages for a laid back, relaxing evening Lakeside.

Live Music at Defiant Records June 30th

Friday 6pm-8:30pm | Defiant Records & Craft Beer| 609 Main Street, Laconia  

We’re excited to welcome Jack Ancora back to the house with great music and good times!

2nd Annual Rev, White, and Brew Cruise Night at Defiant Records June 30th

Friday 6pm-8pm | Defiant Records & Craft Beer| 609 Main Street, Laconia  

Save the date because we’re back with our friends from Lake City Auto for another night of beautiful cars, great brews and Live Music! More info to follow….. but get ready!!!!!

Henry LaLiberte Live at Foster's Tavern June 30th

Friday 6pm-8:30pm | Foster's Tavern | 403 Main Street, Alton Bay

Hey everyone, come join me at this great establishment in Alton Bay, NH! That's right, I will once again be playing all your favorite tunes from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, at Foster's Tavern, while you enjoy any one of their great meals from there menu, a nice cold beverage, and of course some great music to go along with all that!
Brett has done an amazing job with this establishment, and takes great pride in what he does, so I know you will enjoy it here as much as I do! So, if you're looking for a great place to unwind at after a long day on the Lake, or just going for a drive around the lake, definitely make sure you stop on by.....I can guarantee you'll be glad you did!

Piano Night at Hermit Woods June 30th & July 1st

Friday and Saturday 6pm-9pm | Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery| 72 Main Street, Meredith 

Join us from 6:00 to 9:00 on most Friday and Saturday nights for live piano music in the Loft. Hermit Woods is proud to have acquired one of the finest instruments around for a venue of our size, a Yamaha C3 Grand Piano, and we look forward to sharing its beautiful sound with you and showcasing some of our finest local and regional pianists. Enjoy a glass of our wine or a wine flight, a beer from one of New Hampshire’s finest breweries, along with a light meal from our eatery, voted Best Sandwiches in the Lakes Region in 2021.

John Davidson's Club Sandwich June 30th & July 1st

Friday & Saturday 7pm - 9pm | 12 Main St, Center Sandwich, NH

Club Sandwich season 3 will run from June 2 through October 21, 2023, Doors open at 6:30pm for the pre-show presentation. Folks are encouraged to enjoy the entertaining videos on our multimedia screen.

7pm is showtime on Fridays and Saturdays! The show includes original and cover songs and backstage stories, and surprises. John will feature songs from his twelve albums, tales from his Las Vegas shows, television variety appearances, and his roles in Walt Disney movie musicals. Each song is enhanced using our multimedia video screen. It’s an evening of comedy, inspiration, and nostalgia. And each show is unique!

>>John will be supported at his shows by bass player John Petruzzelli. Here's a bit about (the other) John: John Petruzzelli is a multi-instrumentalist who has taught and performed in Carroll Country region for the last twenty years. He holds two degrees, one in recording technology and another in jazz studies. John owns and operates a recording studio in Wolfeboro where he engineers and coaches aspiring artists in all avenues of music. Growing up by the lake, under the banner of the Great Waters music festival, John witnessed some legendary musicians come through the town of Wolfeboro, stars like Chuck Mangione, John Pizzarelli and Bradford Marsalis inspired him to play and perform at any chance he could. At Club Sandwich, JP will support JD on upright bass, providing a solid foundation, and a complimentary musical voice to showcase some of America's greatest tunes.

After the show you can say hi to John, take selfies, and of course he'll be glad to autograph any merchandise purchased at our gift shop. Admission is $35 in advance and at the door (unless otherwise stated). Livestream tickets are $10.

Live Music at Twin Barns June 30th

Friday 6pm-9pm | Twin Barns Brewing Company | 194 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith 

Swing by the barn & join the fun! 

Live Music at Twin Barns July 1st

 Saturday 3pm-6pm | Twin Barns Brewing Company | 194 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith 

Swing by the barn & join the fun! 

Barnstead Farmer's Market July 1st

 Saturday 9am-1pm | Twin Barns Brewing Company | 194 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith 

Join us every Saturday starting June 3rd, from 9AM-1PM at the Parade Church in Barnstead, just a minute off route 28.

The Barnstead Area Community Farmer's Market promotes local foods and handmade products from June through the end of September. 


Bristol Farmer's Market July 1st

 Saturday 9am-2pm | Mill Stream Park | NH Rout 3A Bristol

Vegetables - Fruits (in season) - Bacon - Chicken - Eggs - Baked Goods (quick breads, cookies, tarts, cakes, muffins, pies, breads, bagels) - Homemade Doggie & Horses Biscuits - Fly Fishing Lures - Quilts - Handmade Jewelry - Baskets - Amazing Woodworking of all kinds - Stuffed Animal Toys - Stuffed Toys with Accompanying Book - Aprons - Vera Bradley look-a-like totes - Cross body bags - Bird & Bat Houses - Accent Tables - Cutting Boards - Fresh Cut Floral Arrangements - Perennials - Garden Plant - Framed Photography - Semi-precious & Fresh Water Pearl Jewelry

Winery Tour & Tasting at Hermit Woods July 1st

Saturday 11:30am-1pm | Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery| 72 Main Street, Meredith 

Immerse yourself in the captivating narrative of Hermit Woods Winery as we offer you a truly special opportunity to hear the story firsthand from one of our esteemed Co-Founders. Prepare to be transported through time as you delve into the rich history of our winery, followed by an engaging tour of our production area and barrel room. During this captivating journey, you will gain intimate knowledge of the tools and equipment utilized in the meticulous craft of winemaking. By the end of the tour, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of the intricate process behind creating exquisite wines.

Following the tour, we extend a warm invitation to all our guests to partake in a guided wine tasting. Choose from a selection of six wines, carefully curated to showcase the diverse range of flavors and aromas that Hermit Woods has to offer. This immersive tasting experience will further deepen your appreciation for the artistry that goes into every bottle.

To fully savor this experience, we kindly ask you to set aside approximately one to one and a half hours of your time. As a token of our gratitude for joining us on this enlightening journey, all participants of the tour will be granted the esteemed title of "Club Member For The Day," entitling you to exclusive benefits and privileges.

Join us at Hermit Woods Winery and allow us to guide you through a truly unforgettable experience where wine, history, and passion converge in perfect harmony.

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Live Music in the Garden July 1st

Saturday 3pm-6pm | Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery| 72 Main Street, Meredith 

Join us every Saturday (weather permitting) for live music in the Garden at 62 Main.

Enjoy BBQ from Angry Hog BBQ, Hermit Woods wine and wine slushies, and locally crafted beer.

July 01 Mark Dionne

July 08 Julia Velie

July 15 Colin Hart

July 22 Tim Hazleton

July 29 Holly Furlone

Aug 05 Mark Dionne

Aug 12 Julia Velie

Aug 19 Colin Hart

Dualing Piano Show at Beans & Greens July 1st

Saturday 8pm | Beans & Greens Farm | 245 Intervale Road, Gilford 

Kick off July with some musical fun and sing-a-long with
Best of Boston Dueling Piano Show.
Enjoy the evening under the Beans & Greens Pavilion in our new Bier Garten! It's going to be a great show. Get your tickets now! 

Annual Gilmanton Fireworks July 1st

Saturday | Crystal Lake Park | 186 Crystal Lake Rd Gilmanton Iron Works

Gates open at 6pm
Fireworks at dusk (9:15 - 9:30)

More information will be shared as details are confirmed. If you have questions, feel free to email [email protected]

Craft Fair at Gunstock Mountain July 1st & 2nd

 Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm | Gunstock Mountain Resort | 719 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford

Come and celebrate at the 4th of July Weekend Craft Fair at Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, NH, on July 1-2 - Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm both days! A special feature will be free, handcrafted wooden airplane kits for the first 50 children who see Bruce McEwen who will be exhibiting his beautiful American flags and wooden signs. There will be over 100 fabulous arts & crafts exhibitors with a wide range of arts & crafts including cedar wood furniture, leather jewelry, handsome soy candles, handpainted metal/wood/slates/skiis, resin art pictures, handcrafted wooden spoons, various jewelry styles, gourmet vinegars & oils, gourmet honey, Raku pottery, wildlife photography, handsome macrame chairs, American wooden flags, laser engraved wood & glassware, dog & cat toys/treats/apparel, CBD products, charcuterie boards, bath & body products, Lake Winnipesaukee signs, unisex perfumes, corn hole bags, whoopie pies, kettle corn, & lots more!!! Music both days!!! Free Admission!!! Friendly, leashed pets welcome!!! Food!!! 

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