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Events in Central New Hampshire

Things to Do in Central New Hampshire

Are you looking for fun events and things to do in Central New Hampshire? This page is an easy resource for you. The Lakes and Mountains region of NH is well known for enjoying the outdoors of our beautiful landscape, and there are plenty of fun things to do inside as well. Check back often to stay up to date on events in Central New Hampshire, including Meredith, Holderness, Plymouth, Waterville Valley and Lincoln.

If you are interested in theater/concerts, wine/spirits and breweries or diy art/paint studios, click on the links below to see what’s happening. Their calendars are full of fun things to do year round, both on sunny and rainy days.

See below for a calendar of special events taking place in Central New Hampshire.

Art & Paint Studios

Art Escape
Laconia, NH
A ceramic and canvas painting studio where you can schedule or walk-in and paint, use a pottery wheel or try the splatter room.
Artistic Roots
Plymouth, NH

An artisan’s coop offering classes including Zen Doodle Letters, Glass Mosaics, Landscape Drawing and Pastel Painting.

Kil'n Time Art Studio
Plymouth, NH

Paint it yourself ceramics.

League of NH Craftsmen
Meredith, NH

Classes are taught by League of NH Craftsmen juried artists and held at the Meredith Fine Craft Gallery studio, unless otherwise noted.

Wine, Spirits & Breweries

Seven Birches Winery
Lincoln, NH

Offering wine tastings, cider and Meet the Winemakers’ Winery Tour.

Hermit Woods Winery & Deli
Meredith, NH

Offers a Loft Wine. Tasting Experience and live music.

Tamworth Distilling & Lyceum
Tamworth, NH

The distillery offers private cocktail classes.

Woodstock Inn Brewery
Lincoln, NH

Offering brew tours and live music.

Twin Barns Brewing
Meredith, NH

Offering live music.

Theater & Concerts

Year Round:
Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center
Plymouth, NH
Silver Center for the Arts
Plymouth, NH
Spring/Summer/Fall:
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH
Jean’s Playhouse
Lincoln, NH
Interlakes Theatre
Meredith, NH
Winter:
The Opera House in Laconia, NH

Monthly Event Calendar

June

Moulton Farm Take Out Lobster Dinner for Dad
June 15, 2024, June 16, 2024 | Moulton Farm Meredith, NH

Fully cooked twin 1.5 lb  lobsters with two sides and two desserts! Sign up now, limited spots! Saturday 6/15 & Sunday 6/16, pick up at 4pm-5pm.

Father’s Day Event: Dads Visit Free at Charmingfare Farm!
June 16, 2024 | High Street 774 Candia

Celebrate Father’s Day at Charmingfare Farm with an exciting family adventure! Dads accompanied by their children (12 years and under) receive free admission and a complimentary meal at our BBQ Party.

Explore the farm and meet our proud animal dads and their adorable new babies. Enjoy a variety of games such as cornhole, horseshoes, and volleyball, plus thrilling rides and activities. Spend quality time outdoors, make cherished memories, and experience the fun and festivity of Father’s Day at Charmingfare Farm!

Dad’s – Free Admission, Ride Wristband & Meal

  • Free Admission & Ride Wristband: Dads who pre-register online get Free Admission and a Ride Wristband on Father’s Day at Charmingfare Farm. Treat Dad to a fun-filled adventure he won’t forget!
  • Father’s Day BBQ Party: Enjoy a complimentary meal featuring your choice of a loaded hamburger or two hotdogs with all the fixings, plus chips, watermelon, and a beverage voucher. Family members can also purchase food to join in the delicious fun. Don’t miss out on this tasty and fun-filled day!

Activities at the farm:

  • Pony Ride
  • Tractor Train Rides*
  • Horse-Drawn Rides*
  • Discover Our Animal Families
  • Make Lasting Memories
  • Picnic Areas
  • Plan Your Visit
LINE DANCING IN THE SUNSET PAVILION
June 18, 2024, June 25, 2024 | 40 Clubhouse Ln, Thornton, NH

Owl’s Nest Resort

Line Dancing in the Sunset Pavilion

Tuesday | 6:00 – 8:00 PM | $10 a person

On Tuesday Nights starting May 14th, we will have line dancing with Charlene Dellascio!

Cash Bar and To-Go services for Panorama will be available during line dancing, you can purchase tickets online or at the door.

You can call Panorama to make a reservation for line dancing as well!

Panorama Six82 | (603) 726-3076 ext. 287

 

Kirkwood Gardens Guided Tour
June 19, 2024 | Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Rd,Holderness,NH

Join Lead Horticulturist, Emma Erler, for a guided tour of Kirkwood Gardens. This is your chance to learn about the history of the garden, identify what’s in bloom, and ask any gardening questions you might have in this personalized tour. Youth must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Cost: $9 member/$11 non-member

Advance registration is required by noon the day before the program. If minimum enrollment is not met, programs may be canceled.

“Meet the Winemakers” Winery Tour Wednesdays & Saturdays Seven Birches Winery
June 20, 2024, June 15, 2024, June 22, 2024 | Lincoln, NH

Interested in how our wines are hand-crafted, right here in New Hampshire? Then, consider taking a “Meet the Winemakers” tour some Saturday afternoon.   This intimate tour of the winery and 2-way conversation with one of the winemakers is a fantastic way to experience Seven Birches Winery.

This exclusive experience has a limit of 15 people, making it ideal for those that have a more-than-average interest in wine and how it is made. Each tour will take a deep dive into the winemaking process, a look at the equipment that is used, and will include a wine tasting flight with the winemaker.  The tour is “conversational” so attendees get all their wine questions answered by the pros.  It’s as entertaining as it is educational.

This opportunity is perfect for aspiring winemakers, hobbyists, or for those that have a more-than-average interest in wine and how it is made.  Expect to learn a great deal about the process and equipment, along with your tasting and a few laughs along the way.

$40pp – Tours Include:

  • Full Flight Wine Tasting with the Winemakers in our Winery
  • Souvenir Logo’d Wine Glass of Your Choice
  • Special Tasting of “Wine in Progress”
  • 2-Way “Conversation” with the Winemakers
  • Winery Production Room Tour
  • Deep Dive into Winemaking Process
  • Review/Demonstration of Winemaking Equipment

These tours are available every SATURDAY & seasonally on WEDNESDAYS and must be booked in advance.  They do fill up quickly!

LIVE MUSIC IN WATERVILLE VALLEY TOWN SQUARE
June 22, 2024 | Waterville Valley, NH Town Square

Swing by Town Square 6-9pm to listen to some warm season tunes coming from the Town Square Gazebo. Enjoy music from the beach, courtyard, or while boating on Corcoran Pond! Presented by Waterville Valley Resort

Sunday Brunch – Moulton Farm’s Hay Truck, Meredith NH
June 23, 2024 | Moulton Farm, Meredith, NH

Moulton’s Hay Wagon, located behind our farm market, is open for the season.

Wednesday to Saturday:

10 to 3
Sundays:
9 to 3

Every Sunday, in addition to our seasonally inspired menu featuring food from our farm, we have brunch specials for you all day.

Katie Dobbins Music & Hermit Woods Winery Present Songwriter RoundUp
June 26, 2024 | 72 Main St, Meredith, NH

Hermit Woods Winery & Katie Dobbins Music partner together to present a monthly music series titled Songwriter RoundUp. Dinner and a show.

About this event

Wednesday, June 26th, Tickets $10 – $15

Complimentary Wine Tasting at 5:30 to 6:00.

Door Open and Dinner Served at 6:00

Dinner Service Closes and Show starts at 7:00 PM (Drinks and Dessert will be served during the show).

Songwriter RoundUp Hosted by Katie Dobbins – Acoustic show featuring 3 local songwriter acts sharing the stories behind their songs and performing in-the-round

Short Series Description

Hermit Woods Winery & Katie Dobbins Music partner together to present a monthly music series titled Songwriter RoundUp, where audience members can enjoy talented singer-songwriters from the New England Area in the Lakes Region’s premier listening room. Enjoy songs and stories from host Katie Dobbins and two additional guest acts as they perform acoustically in-the-round. New songwriters will be featured on the last Wednesday of every month in this intimate series! Tickets are $10 – $15 at hermitwoods.com.

A NIGHT OF SINATRA WITH RICH DIMARE & RON POSTER TRIO
June 27, 2024 | 40 Clubhouse Ln, Thornton, NH

Thursday, June 27th | 6:00 – 9:00 PM | In the LakeHouse

Owl’s Nest Resort

Join us for an unforgettable evening of timeless classics as we pay tribute to the legendary Frank Sinatra with a Night of Sinatra. Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of Sinatra’s iconic hits performed by the renowned vocalist Rich DiMare and accompanied by The Ron Poster Trio. This special event promises an evening filled with music, a delectable dinner, nostalgia, and the timeless elegance of the Rat Pack era.

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