LAKE SUNAPEE REGION CULTURAL CALENDAR
July ART Happenings
SING DANCE CREATE PERFORM STROLL ENJOY
July 26:15pm
FIRST FRIDAY! Music on The Green!
Come hear the Freese Brother's Big Band
and congratulate the 2021 Scholarship winners who will be announced at 6:15



July 86:30pm
Only one week before the big night!
GALA!
SWING! SWING! SWING!
with The BEDFORD BIG BAND
Join us OUTSIDE at the New London Historical Society for an evening of big band music, dancing, art, drinks and hors d'oeuvres!
Gather your friends !
Don't miss the fun!

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!
July 1710:00am
Arts On The Green in Sunapee Harbor
July 17th 10-4
FREE. Fine Artists and Craftspeople show and sell their work under tents in beautiful Sunapee Harbor! Including: Oil Paintings, Watercolor, Pottery, Stained Glass, Jewelry, Photography and more! Learn More at www.centerfortheartsnh.org/arts-on-the-green

July 17-25
Naturally New England 4th Annual Art Show and Sale at The Livery in Sunapee
Opening Reception July 17, 5-7pm
Come and see the work of the best artists from Vermont and New Hampshire. Featuring 54 juried artists with over 150 works of art.
To Benefit CFA and Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust. Closing Reception July 24, 5-7pm.

Open Daily, check website for exact times. Learn More.
July 1-2
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 3
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 3 5:00pm
Summer Music Series: Kathy Lowe and Friends
5-7pm, on Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor, www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.
July 5-109:00am
KCPA Dance Intensive 
9:00-12:00 M-W-F, Performance on the 10th time and location TBA
Private Lessons scheduled T-Th 
For more information check out our website: www.nhperformingarts.org.
July 6-7
New London Barn Playhouse: Anything Goes
“It’s Delightful, it’s Delicious, it’s De-Lovely!” An abridged, concert version of Cole Porter’s cast of crazy characters caught up in toe-tapping tomfoolery! For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 7 6:30pm
Dr. Harp Blues Revue Band
6:30-8:30pm, Ben Mere Bandstand, Sunapee Harbor. A four-piece blues band specializing in the driving boogie blues popularized by Johnny Winter, George Thorogood and the J. Geils Band.
July 8
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 8 6:30pm
Newbury Summer Concert: The Ferns
(Pop Originals and Covers). Live Music in Newbury Harbor, Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm.
July 9
LAC Chalk Artist at Newport Chamber Community Block Party
Artist in residence Katie Runde will be at the Newport Chamber of Commerce Community Block Party to do an incredible sidewalk chalk piece. Here is her website so you can see the type of work she does, it is incredible!  www.katierunde.com/category/chalk/
July 9
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 10
Newbury Old Home Day
This annual event offers many activities, shows, concerts, a craft fair, food vendors and fireworks right in Newbury Harbor. FREE and open to the public. For more details visit www.newburynh.org or call 603.763.4940 ext. 210.
July 10 5:00pm
Summer Music Series: Jim Hollis
5-7pm, on Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor, www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.
July 10 6:30pm
Newbury Summer Concert: Dirty Deeds
(AC/DC Tribute Band). Live Music in Newbury Harbor, * Saturday night, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Free.
July 10-11
New London Barn Playhouse: And the World Goes ‘Round
Come hear the music of Kander and Ebb, the longest-running songwriting partnership in Broadway theatre history!For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 11 5:00pm
Summer Concert Series With Opera North
Opera North will entertain us with delightful music and performances. Bring a picnic to enjoy as you listen to the music. $25 per person. Advanced registration required call 603-763-4789 x3 or register online. www.thefells.org
July 12-16
KCPA Kids Camp & Pre-School Camp 
KIDS CAMP Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00 
PRE-SCHOOL Monday-Friday: 900-10:30 
For more information check out our website: www.nhperformingarts.org.
July 12-24
KCPA Youth Summer Musical Camp 
Evenings 12th-16th 
Full Days 19th-23rd Show on the 24th 
YOUTH SUMMER MUSICAL 2021 is BROADWAY TIME MACHINE
Performance on the 24th time and location TBA
For more information check out our website: www.nhperformingarts.org.
July 13
New London Barn Playhouse: Anything Goes
“It’s Delightful, it’s Delicious, it’s De-Lovely!” An abridged, concert version of Cole Porter’s cast of crazy characters caught up in toe-tapping tomfoolery! For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 14
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 14 6:30pm
Wightman & Clegg
6:30-8:30pm, Ben Mere Bandstand, Sunapee Harbor. Top-notch musicians Bill Wightman and Cliff Clegg team up with Jody Bregler on drums to perform jazz and rock covers with their own unique twist.
July 15-18 10:00am
Art in Bloom at The Fells
Experience the art of our current Gallery exhibit, “Peace and Tranquility,” through the eyes of talented local floral designers. 10am-4pm
July 15 11:00am
Floral Design Presentation on The Fells Veranda
Watch floral designer Lynne Merrill, interpret a painting from the current exhibit. Members: $5, non-members: $15. Advance registration required, call 603-763-4789 x3.
July 15
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 15 6:30pm
Newbury Summer Concert: Talkin Smack
Classic and Contemporary Rock and Roll. Live Music in Newbury Harbor, Thursday Evenings 6:30pm-8:00pm. Free
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July 17
Dance Arts Academy Performance Open House
Take a tour, meet the staff and learn all about what joining the DAA family looks like! Ask all the questions you have about our main dance season, summer camps, performance company, winter extravaganza and more. www.DanceArtsAcademyNH.com.
July 17
New London Barn Playhouse: Anything Goes
“It’s Delightful, it’s Delicious, it’s De-Lovely!” An abridged, concert version of Cole Porter’s cast of crazy characters caught up in toe-tapping tomfoolery! For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 17 5:00pm
Summer Music Series: The Shana Stack Band
5-7pm, on Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor, www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.
July 18
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 185:00pm
Summer Concert: New Legacy Swing Band
For over twenty years, the big sound of this 17-piece band has been heard throughout New England. Please bring your own picnic to enjoy as you listen to the music. $25 per person. Advance registration requested, call 603-763-4789 x 3 or www.thefells.org.
July 20
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 21
New London Barn Playhouse: And The World Goes Round
Come hear the music of Kander and Ebb, the longest-running songwriting partnership in Broadway theatre history!. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 216:30pm
N.O.B. (Nick’s Other Band)
6:30-8:30pm, Ben Mere Bandstand, Sunapee Harbor. A classic rock n’ roll dance band whose extensive playlist covers tunes from Motown to Southern Rock. Bring your dancing shoes.
July 22
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 226:30pm
Newbury Summer Concert: Kid Pinky
(Original Blues). Live Music in Newbury
Harbor, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Free
July 23
New London Barn Playhouse: Anything Goes
“It’s Delightful, it’s Delicious, it’s De-Lovely!” An abridged, concert version of Cole Porter’s cast of crazy characters caught up in toe-tapping tomfoolery! For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 245:00pm
jazz
Summer Music Series: Gerry Grimo Jazz Combo
5-7pm, on Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor, www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.
July 246:30pm
Bluegrass, Boots & Bling Fundraising Celebration
Bluegrass ~ BBQ ~ Libations! Join us on a beautiful hilltop for Project Sunapee’s fundraising celebration, “Bluegrass, Boots and Bling.” Roundup friends, reserve a picnic pod and get ready to enjoy delicious barbecue, libations, foot-tapping music, games and more. Don’t miss the party of the season! Seating in Picnic Pods More Info and tickets.
July 24
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 25
Fairy Festival at The Fells
This celebration connects children to the natural world and includesa fairy ballet performed by Ballet Misha, crafts, stories and, of course, building fairy habitats in the Fairy Village.
July 26-30
KCPA Ballet Intensive 
9:00-12:00 M-W-F, Performance on the 10th time and location TBA
Private Lessons scheduled T-Th 
For more information check out our website: www.nhperformingarts.org.

July 28
New London Barn Playhouse: Anything Goes
“It’s Delightful, it’s Delicious, it’s De-Lovely!” An abridged, concert version of Cole Porter’s cast of crazy characters caught up in toe-tapping tomfoolery! For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 286:30pm
Kid Pinky & His Restless Knights
6:30-8:30pm, Ben Mere Bandstand, Sunapee Harbor. A retro-style four-piece blues that is both authentic and unique, but not loud.
July 29
New London Barn Playhouse: A Grand Night for Singing
A musical revue featuring the classic and lesser-known musical works from the iconic songwriting duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
July 315:00pm
jazz
Summer Music Series: Click Horning and Justin Ferren
5-7pm, on Flanders Stage in Sunapee Harbor, www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.
July 30
New London Barn Playhouse: Shining On
From Broadway to the Barn! We’re kicking off the summer with an original revue, showcasing musical hits from past Barn productions and highlighting some of Broadway’s most memorable moments. For tickets visit nlbarn.org
CALLING ALL POETS
2021 Art & Poetry Challenge
An annual event hosted by the Racial Unity Team. Up to $2,000 in prize money will be awarded to winners in elementary, middle school, high school and adult categories of both art and poetry.
Submit a poem, or art work, including 3-D submissions. 
 
 Submissions Deadline is September 1. CONTEST GUIDELINES
August 47:00pm
Remembering The Dawn
Virtual Zoom Event
As part of their 2021 Literary Art Series, the Literary Arts Guild of Center for the ARTS will host A bilingual program of traditional Abenaki songs and stories by father and son culture bearers Joseph and Jesse Bruchac.
 
7:00 - 8:30 pm Virtual Event via Zoom

Kids Events and SUMMER CAMPS
Calling All Talented Youth
Be a part of the CFA First Friday Youth Talent Show on August 6th. Students in grades 3 through 8 are invited to register for this year's show! Prizes.
Contact us at info@cfanh.org to register!
Children's Theater Series
NLBP Education's 2021 Children's Theater Series will present four productions, designed and performed by the 2021 Junior Intern Company! These outdoor performances are designed to engage families and audiences of all ages.
Children's Summer Art Series: Traditional Wooden Collectibles with Art Anderson
July 6, 1:00-2:00pm
Art combines his imagination and expertise to make traditional wooden toys and circus wagons. Participants choose a pattern for a toy, trace it on wood, have it cut by Art, and paint and assemble the piece. $5 per student/accompanying parent or caregiver. $10 per family. Advanced registration required, call 603-763-4789 x3 or online www.thefells.org.
Children's Summer Art Series: New England Rug Hooking
July 13, 1:00-2:00pm
Pam Bartlett grew up around rug hooking,and is a certified rug-hooking teacher with the National Guild of the Pearl McGown Hookcrafters. $5 per student/accompanying parent or caregiver. $10 per family. Advanced registration required, call 603-763-4789 x3 or online www.thefells.org.
Children's Summer Art Series: Spinning, Weaving, and Fiber Arts
July 20, 1:00-2:00pm
Laurel Jamieson learned to spin fiber over 30 years ago. Since then she has been captivated by learning the techniques and history of many spinning. $5 per student/accompanying parent or caregiver. $10 per family. Scholarships are available. Advanced registration required, call 603-763-4789 x3 or online www.thefells.org.
Teen Writing Weekend
August 14 & 15, Noon-4:00pm
Join award-winning author and educator, Megan Baxter, for an immersive writing weekend at Whipple Hall. $90. Open to students ages 13-18. The Center for the Arts offers scholarships for any student wishing to attend the workshop and in need of financial assistance. Learn More.
New London Barn Playhouse Summer Camps
New London Barn Playhouse is offering a variety of weekly Summer Camps for ages 6-11 starting in July. For a complete listing of Camps visit nlbarn.org/summer-camps
AVA Youth Camps
Join us for morning and afternoon camps in pottery, digital animation, painting, mixed media, and much more! Youth Camps And Classes for ages 6-13
In-Person + Online Camps: June 28-August 20
Currier Museum of Art Summer Camps
Summer Camps (ages 6 to10) and Art Ventures (ages 11 to 14) consist of online or in-person classes that focus on a fun and creative theme. Classes in drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, and sculpture.
ONGOING EVENTS
Music at the New London Inn
Live Music with Tapas on the Terrace!
2021 Sunapee Farmers Market in Sunapee Harbor Begins
Held weekly on Saturday mornings from May 29-September 4, 8:30-11:30am. At 68-72 Main Street, Sunapee. All market information can be found at sunapeefarmersmarket.com
CFA MicroGallery Exhibits Thru July 2021
New London Inn: Michelle McElroy
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: Anna Maria Ash
Blue Loon Bakery: Gwen Nagel
Tatewell Gallery: Kathleen Curwen and Gwen Fuller
"Peace and Tranquility" at The Fells Main Floor Gallery
In these past months many artists have found peace and tranquility painting in their studios or out in the landscape. This show featuring selected artists who will share their work and experiences over the past 14 months creating art that reflects the peace and tranquility that they sought. Exhibit runs through October 11. www.thefells.org
Art Cafe´ and Walt Whitman, The Fells
The Second Floor Gallery features the artists from the Art Café and their work inspired by Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. These paintings, sculptures and collages are individual creations, by members of the Art Cafe, reflecting a line taken from this noted collection. Exhibit runs through October 11. www.thefells.org
Art in Nature 2021 Sculpture Exhibit at The Fells
A contemporary exhibit of some of the finest New England Sculptors set on the beautiful grounds of The Fells. Each piece is sensitively sited to seamlessly integrate that which is human created into the surrounding landscape. Exhibit runs through October 11. www.thefells.org
Tomie dePaola Exhibit at the Currier Museum of Art
Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) wrote and illustrated some 270 children’s books over his 50-year career, including picture books, folk tales, nursery rhymes, and chapter books. A longtime resident of New Hampshire, he has received numerous awards and accolades.
The Currier Museum of Art’s collection holds more than 100 works by Tomie dePaola. This exhibition celebrates the artist’s life and legacy through a selection of these illustrations.
The Currier Museum of Art
A new exhibition, The Body in Art: From the Spiritual to the Erotic, will explore the creative ways artists through the ages have used the human body as a means of expression.
Through September.
Online Writing Classes
Megan Baxter will be offering three writing classes/lessons - Writing the College Essay; Creative Writing Lessons for Ages 12-18; and Nonfiction Writing Workshop. Megan has won national awards in nonfiction and poetry. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a BFA in Poetry. For more info visit meganbaxterwriting.com or to sign up email meganlbaxter@gmail.com
Weekly Online Watercolor Classes at 10am
Each week is a stand-alone lesson, so sign up for one session or plan on attending each week to build your skills. The lessons will help beginners learn the basics, while engaging intermediate painters in ways that will develop their skills. Instructor Becky Bense has created a warm and welcoming class environment where all her students feel encouraged. $10 per session, or $35 for a four-class pass. Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm, online via Zoom. Sign up at libraryartscenter.org 
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Digital Art Projects for Kids and Families
Library Arts Center offers a variety of online art projects. View all of these great art projects on our YouTube Channel. New projects are released each week!
Story Time at Abbott Library – Fridays 4pm
We will have craft kits available for pickup at the library, and will share a Zoom link with you once you register. Please register ahead of time via our family resources page.
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Painting Group at Chapin Senior Center Tuesdays 1pm
Informal group would love to have you join them. Call COA to register.
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Needlework Craft Group at Chapin Senior Center Wednesdays 1pm
Informal group would love to have you join them. Call COA to register.
Center For the Arts Online Events
First Fridays, Special Events, Authors, Students, and School Programs Centerfortheartsnh.org/arts-online

And visit our Youtube Channel too!
OPPORTUNITIES THIS MONTH
Artists, Writers, Performers, Students, Teachers
CFA MicroGallery Exhibits
Applications accepted on a rolling basis and available at
Volunteers Needed for League of NH Craftmens Fair
The League of NH Craftsmen Fair is scheduled to proceed at Mount Sunapee from August 7th to the 15th this year! If anyone is interested in volunteering for a couple hours, a shift or two, a day or the whole week! Really any available time would be appreciated by the NH Craftsmen Fair Team. Contact Ashlee at Admin@LakeSunapeeRegionChamber.com
Teacher Grants
Funding is still available for 2021
ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES
 Center for the Arts e-Calendar goes out twice a month (near the 15th and the 30th). 
To be included in our arts calendar we must receive your cultural event information by the 15th of the prior month. 
To add your Cultural Event to our e-Calendar send your information, date and photo to  
 
Become a Member or Volunteer
Contact us!
Center for the Arts | 603-526-4444 | info@centerfortheartsnh.org | http://www.centerfortheartsnh.org
P.O. Box 872
New London, NH 03257
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