BHG Milestone Team Community Calendar

JULY 2024 EVENTS


JUNE 26th - July 7th

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Times Vary Depending on the Day
New London Barn Playhouse

"Feed the need for musical hilarity with this tasty sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant. This charmingly tongue and cheek comedy has been produced all over the world and returns to the New London Barn Playhouse stage. Don’t miss out, but don’t get too close to the plant!"

For more information, visit: New London Barn Playhouse

Source: Center for the Arts Email

JUNE 29th-July 6th

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 1st

History Cruise aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee

Starts at: 5:30pm
Sunapee Harbor

$45/person
Reservations Required: (603) 763-9872 or sunapeehistory@gmail.com 

“Explore early lake shore development from north of the Fells past Newbury Harbor, and up the west shore to Fisher's Bay.”

For more information, visit: Sunapee Historical Society

Source: Sunapee Historical Society website

JULY 4th


First Thursday Hike at The Fells

11am - 12pm
John Hay Estate at The Fells
Meets at The Fells Kiosk

This informal, moderate walk is a great opportunity to get a little exercise, spend time in the landscape, and discover something new about the property.

Members: Free
Non-members: Included with regular admission fee

For more information, visit: The Fells

Source: The Fells Website

JULY 6th

For more information, visit: Abbott Library

Source: Sunapee Happenings emails


For more information, visit: Abbott Library

Source: Sunapee Happenings emails


Pleasant Lake Boat Parade & Fireworks

1:30pm - Gathering of the boats off Slope n' Shore Beach
2pm - We will follow the Tortoise clockwise for a tour of the lake. The year's theme is "Olde London".

9pm - Cannon will fire and flares
9:30pm - Fireworks!
Followed by the Illumination of the Colors and Taps

For more information, visit: Pleasant Lake Protective Association

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 7th

For more information, visit: Project Sunapee

Source: Sunapee Happenings emails

JULY 10th

"Hot Skillet Club" at the Fells

6pm - 8pm
John Hay Estate at The Fells

"The three gals of The Hot Skillet Club bring their audience into another time and place, swooning their three part harmonies, sock rhythm and walking bass lines with sweet violin fills and ripping solos.  Their audience grows nostalgic under the spell of dream y songs and swing that lights a fire on your feet.  Picture fans laughing and swaying, dancing to juke box music that is Swing, Western Swing and songs from the Great American song book."

Please bring your own picnic to enjoy as you listen to the music.

Tickets: $35/person

For more information, visit: The Fells

Source: The Fells Website


"Back Bay Transit" on the Ben Mere Bandstand

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sunapee Harbor

"The group is comprised of John Dassoni on bass, Jody Bregler on drums, Ajlan Beer on vocals, Greg Mostovoy on saxes, and Jeff Hoyt on trumpet. They will perform select compositions from the Jazz and Funk genres. The musicianship is top notch with vocal harmonies, soaring solos, and an exceptional rhythm section."

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 10th - 14th

Driving Miss Daisy

Times Vary Depending on the Day
New London Barn Playhouse

"Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Driving Miss Daisy, is set in Atlanta and spans twenty-five years, from 1948 to 1973. When a stubborn elderly Southern widow, crashes her new car into the neighbor’s garage, her son, forces her to take on a chauffeur. At first Daisy refuses to rely on a African American man to get her from one place to next. Gradually, however, Daisy’s prejudices are broken down and, against all odds, he becomes her best friend."

For more information, visit: New London Barn Playhouse

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 11th

Utterly Otters

7pm - 8pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a lively talk on the largest member of the weasel family in New England: the bounding, sliding, swimming, charismatic otter! We’ll spend some time getting to know this charming mammal, including learning how to recognize its tracks and sign so you can see if there are otters living near you."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website


The Other Lakes of Sunapee: Otter, Ledge, & Perkins Ponds, & Mountainview Lake

Starts at: 7pm
Sunapee Historical Society

“Barbara Chalmers will preview her upcoming book on the history of their shores.”

For more information, visit: Sunapee Historical Society

Source: Sunapee Historical Society website


Texas Guitar Quartet

Starts at: 7pm
First Baptist Church

For more information, visit: Summer Music Associates

Source: Summer Music Associates

JULY 11th, 12th, and 14th

Orpheus in the Underworld

Times Vary Depending on the Day
Opera North in Lebanon

"A comedic romp through Hadestown! The Can-Can! Moulin Rouge! Spoofing both mythology and the foibles of man. Offenbach’s smash-hit operetta is this summer’s hottest party in hell. Eurydice tired of bickering with annoying husband Orpheus, decides it might be fun to party with the Gods below and takes off with Pluto… raucous fun, mortals in love, gods in disguise, lively tunes, and that famous dance ensue! With orchestra. Sung in French with English dialogue; projected English translations."

For more information, visit: Opera North

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 12th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: April Cushman

Tickets: $20/person

"Named a top 10 emerging artist and songwriter by Tractor Supply and Grammy-winning and multi-ACM winning country artist, Lainey Wilson, New Hampshire native April Cushman is a vocal force in the Northeast. April was recently named the 2022 & 2023 Country Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, and continues to be a sought-after artist who pulls in hearts and ears with every performance. Referred to as a “blend of Ashley McBryde with the story telling of Lori McKenna”, April finds inspiration in the every day to use as subjects for her music."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 12th - 13th

Center for the Arts - Art Weekend in Sunapee Harbor

"Don't miss a moment of these outstanding Arts Weekend events brought to you by the Center for the Arts, Deck Dock Home & Garden, LSPA, and Prospect Hill."

Friday Preview- July 12
Arts Preview of Naturally New England Juried Art Show 10-4pm at the Livery
Art opening reception preview at Deck Dock 4-6pm

Saturday Arts - July 13
CFA Arts in the Harbor Fine Arts & Crafts Show in Sunapee Harbor from 10-4pm
CFA Naturally New England Show at the Livery 11-7pm with Opening Reception 5-7pm
Deck Dock Art Show, 10-4pm
LSPA Watershed Bioblitz from 10-3pm
Prospect Hill Antiques & Gallery art event, 3-5pm

For more information, visit: Center for the Arts

Source: Center for the Arts Email

JULY 13th

For more information, visit: Newbury Old Home Day

Source: Sunapee Happenings email


Cars & Coffee

Stars at: 9am
Ice House Museum, New London

"Attention all car (and coffee) enthusiasts... Bring your favorite vehicle, old or new. All are welcome. Enjoy car camaraderie and explore the museum's collections."

For more information, visit: Ice House Museum

Source: Ice House Museum


Lake Sunapee Watershed Bioblitz

10am - 3pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Join us for a day of fun events to learn more about the incredible biodiversity of the Lake Sunapee Watershed. Experts, volunteers and members of the public will come together to document the many species found in our very special region - from birds and butterflies to fish and zooplankton and everything in between.  Save the date! And stay tuned for more details about how you can participate."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website


Flanders Stage Concert

3pm - 5pm
Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Scott Forrest

"Scott is a singer songwriter whose varied musical interests have led him to perform everything from Latin Jazz to Opera around the country."

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 14th

"New Legacy Swing Band" at The Fells

5pm - 7pm
John Hay Estate at The Fells

"Returning to The Fells, is New Legacy Swing Band, whose big sound of their 17-piece swing band has been delighting New England for over 20 years. Their play list includes Blood, Sweat and Tears, Brian Setzer, Herb Alpert, Chicago, and, of course, well-known big band and swing classics with updated (and swinging!) arrangements of the big band era."

Please bring your own picnic to enjoy as you listen to the music.

Tickets: $35/person

For more information, visit: The Fells

Source: The Fells Website

JULY 15th

HuManities Mondays: Poetry with Joan Doran

Starts at: 5:30pm
Whipple Hall, New London

Presented by JoanDoran
Free and open to the public
Space is limited, please RSVP to info@cfanh.org.

"Joan T. Doran is the founding chair of the Literary Arts Guild of the Center For the Arts. A poet from early childhood, she has been a teacher, psychotherapist, and family service agency executive. Her poetry has appeared in a range of journals and anthologies, and her book of poetry is Herding Mice at Three A.M."

For more information, visit: Center for the Arts

Source: Center for the Arts Email

JULY 16th

Lake Sunapee's Lighthouse History

7pm - 8pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Come experience a history of Lake Sunapee’s lighthouses, with photos from the steamboat era presented by Midge Eliassen.  This program will also include a historical perspective on LSPA’s commitment to the maintenance of these icons and the latest information on the engineering and construction plans for the new bases for Herrick Cove and Burkehaven lighthouses, both suffering from ice damage."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website

JULY 17th - AUGUST 4th

Jersey Boys

Times Vary Depending on the Day
New London Barn Playhouse

"Jersey Boys is the international musical phenomenon that takes you behind the scenes and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Winner of the Best Musical award at the 2006 Tony Awards®, this Broadway Hit tells the story of The Four Seasons’ 40 year friendship and rise to stardom."

For more information, visit: New London Barn Playhouse

Source: New London Barn Playhouse website

JULY 18th

Ladies Night

7pm - 9pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor

Tickets: $35/person or $60 for you and a friend

"Ladies Night: Dive into a tropical oasis on July 18th from 7-9 pm at the Livery! Enjoy the rhythmic beats of this year's Steel Drum Band, along with cocktails, prizes, and desserts."

For more information, visit: Center for the Arts

Source: Center for the Arts Email

JULY 19th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Madou Sidiki Diabate

Tickets: $20/person

"Madou Sidiki Diabatè started playing the kora at age three. By the time he was six years old, he was playing his first concert as a representative of the 71st generation of kora players in his family. He learned his art under his father, Sidiki Diabaté, a man generally referred to as the “King of the Kora”. Madou captures that traditional sound and infuses his own jazz sensibilities in his first live solo kora album. Recorded at the Amarrass Desert Music Festival held November 26 and 27, 2011 in New Delhi, India, this is the music of his forefathers of the Griot community—West Africa’s historians and storytellers, his roots embedded in every chord."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

JULY 20th

LSPA Annual Meeting

9:30am - 11am
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Please join us for our Annual Meeting to elect new officers and directors and to welcome new members. Our keynote speaker, Don Kretchmer, of DK Water Resource Consulting will provide an overview of the threats facing New Hampshire lakes and the successes of LSPA’s approaches to maintaining the water quality of the Lake Sunapee Watershed. Join us to learn more about our programs and projects. This event is open to the public."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website


Behind the Lyrics

7pm - 9pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor

Free for members and $10 for nonmembers

"Discover the stories behind the music on July 20th from 7-9 pm at the Livery. Talented singer-songwriters will perform and share the inspiration behind their songs. Don't miss this special event."

For more information, visit: Center for the Arts

Source: Center for the Arts Email

JULY 23rd

Indigenous Waterways - Protection, Restoration, and Sustainability

7pm - 8pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Join us for an Indigenous historical narrative on exploring ways to protect, restore, and sustainably manage waterways through Indigenous knowledge and practices. Denise K. Pouliot, Sag8moskwa (Head Female Speaker), and Artist and Paul W. Pouliot, Sag8mo (Head Male Speaker - Chief) and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO), of the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People will discuss their contemporary response about being the continued “Care Takers” of N’dakinna, our homelands and our lakes."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website

JULY 25th

Raptor Rapture

6pm - 7pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Join LSPA and NH Audubon’s Raptor Rapture for some exciting birding expertise. Get up-close and personal with NH’s birds of prey and meet a live animal ambassador! Look into an owl’s eyes, check out the talons of a Red-tailed Hawk, and discover the biology behind what makes raptors such efficient hunters."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website


Paul Bisaccia, Pianist

Starts at: 7pm
First Baptist Church

For more information, visit: Summer Music Associates

Source: Summer Music Associates

JULY 26th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Charlie Chronopoulos

Tickets: $20/person

"Charlie Chronopoulos has developed a loyal following in New England, combining his deep catalog of both original and cover songs with a deep and soulful voice, refined and at times head-turning guitarwork, and a beautifully honest delivery. He describes his original music as 'Dark folk tales of the post-industrial wasteland of Middlesex County, delivered always with the same glowing hope it took to root for the Sox for a hundred years.'"

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

JULY 27th

For more information, visit: Project Sunapee

Source: Sunapee Happenings email

JULY 30th

Historic Summer Cottages of Lake Sunapee

7pm - 8pm
LSPA Center for Lake Studies

"Join Nancy Dutton and Midge Eliassen as they present historic photos and narrate the history of early Lake Sunapee cottages and their families. This program especially highlights those residents who have been engaged with LSPA, starting in the 1890s."

For more information, visit: LSPA

Source: LSPA Website


AUGUST 2024 EVENTS


AUGUST 2nd

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Rhythm Future Quartet

Tickets: $20/person

"The acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. The virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. Founded by violinist Jason Anick, the quartet performs dynamic and lyrical arrangements of both Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions that draw upon diverse international rhythms and musical idioms. With Max O’Rourke, Henry Acker, and Greg Loughman rounding out the quartet, Rhythm Future is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of a vital musical genre."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

AUGUST 7th - 18th

Rent

Times Vary Depending on the Day
New London Barn Playhouse

"Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s rock musical Rent took Broadway by storm in the late 90s and left an indelible mark in the history of musical theater. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent is a pop cultural phenomenon you won’t want to miss on the Barn Playhouse stage!"

For more information, visit: New London Barn Playhouse

Source: New London Barn Playhouse website

AUGUST 9th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: The Rough and Tumble

Tickets: $20/person

" The Rough & Tumble, a dynamic duo comprised of Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler, have been captivating audiences with their unique blend of dumpster-folk and thrift store-Americana for over a decade. The Pennsylvania-born Graham and Central California’s Tyler have a knack for weaving together elements of joy, sorrow, comedy, and drama in their music, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats. In May 2023, the band released Only This Far, a 12-song collection drawing from the highs and lows of their lived experiences over all those years. "

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

AUGUST 10th

Antique Tractors & One-Lungers

9am - 1pm
Ice House Museum, New London

"We'll be pulling out our one-lunger engines and have some antique tractors running around the Ice House. Come and learn how to keep these old machines running. If you have one, bring it over and join our mutual admiration society!"

For more information, visit: Ice House Museum

Source: Ice House Museum

AUGUST 16th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Ari Hest

Tickets: $20/person

"Ari is a grammy nominated singer/songwriter who began his career as an independent artist in 2001. He built a loyal following touring the college circuit extensively between 2000 and 2003, after which he released two albums on Columbia Records, Someone To Tell (2004) and The Break-In (2007) all the while touring both in the U.S. and abroad with artists such as Martin Sexton, Suzanne Vega, and Ani Difranco."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

AUGUST 17th

Cars & Coffee

Stars at: 9am
Ice House Museum, New London

"Attention all car (and coffee) enthusiasts... Bring your favorite vehicle, old or new. All are welcome. Enjoy car camaraderie and explore the museum's collections."

For more information, visit: Ice House Museum

Source: Ice House Museum

AUGUST 21st - SEPTEMBER 1st

Clue

Times Vary Depending on the Day
New London Barn Playhouse

"It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount film which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. Don’t miss out on this sidesplitting, madcap murder mystery brought to the Barn stage."

For more information, visit: New London Barn Playhouse

Source: New London Barn Playhouse website

AUGUST 23rd

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio

Tickets: $20/person

"Putting a fresh spin on traditional Celtic music, the Jordan TW Trio delivers a dynamic show full of lively fiddle tunes, haunting airs and classic sing-alongs. For over a decade, fiddler/singer Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki, guitarist Matthew Jensen and bassist Chris Noyes have blended the music of Ireland and Scotland with their own original material, drawing on multiple genres to produce a unique sound that has been described as “brisk, lean and exceedingly lovely” by Boston Irish Reporter."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website

AUGUST 30th

Friday Nights at The Livery

Starts at: 7:30pm
The Livery in Sunapee Harbor
Featured performer: Cantrip

Tickets: $20/person

"The name Cantrip is an old Scots word meaning a charm, magic spell or piece of mischief and it aptly describes the unexpected twists and turns of their musical arrangements. Swirling boarder pipes, raging fiddle, thunderous guitar and three rich voices blend to create an energetic sound. Cantrip sprung from a local session in Edinburgh nearly 20 years ago, where their driving music immediately caught the attention of the masses."

For more information, visit: The Livery

Source: The Livery website


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