January Happenings in the Lake Sunapee Region
 
SING          DANCE          CREATE          PERFORM          STROLL          ENJOY
 
January 3     7pm
First Friday! ! Stars of Tomorrow!  
At the Warner Town Hall  
Dance, Music, Theater and Art-Performances by our 2019 Scholarship Recipients: Hunter LaBelle, Alia Gonzalez, Rette Solomon, Lily Magoon, Allison Callaghan, Jakob Vedova, Helen Armstrong, Brooklyn Mitchler, Vivian "Mak" Eldridge, Oliver Andrews, Courtney Goodwin, Emily Swindell, Lindsey Patten, and Mason Martell.  www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
January 14    10am
Arts and Business Alliance Meeting
At Tracy Library, New London. Join the Arts and Business Alliance, as we plan future efforts, regional events, and broader publicity to bring more people to the Lake Sunapee Region for one night or for a lifetime. Help us make the Lake Sunapee Region an Arts Destination! All invited! RSVP to  rsvp@centerfortheartsnh.org 
January 19    2pm
CFA Performing Arts Series Presents "Looking over the President's Shoulder" with Michael T. Brown II 
A Special Historical Theater Production  at Whipple Hall, New London. Tickets
Purchase tickets at Tatewell Gallery or Morgan Hill Bookstore in New London, or online HERE 
For more information visit www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
Thru January 5  
Northern Stage presents The Sound of Music 
Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, this play offers a tale of personal growth and hope amidst the horrors of World War II. The classic score by Rodgers and Hammerstein features some of Broadway's greatest songs such as "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." For Times and ticket information visit www.northernstage.org 
January 10     7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents Open Mic Night 
The Tradition continues, Stop by to listen or join in. Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
January 12     4pm
JOSA presents Jazz Vocalist Donna Byrne   
Byrne is a jazz singer with a powerful voice, energetic personality, and an ability to draw on her authentic life experiences that captivate her audiences. At The Center at Eastman's Bistro Nouveau. from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets, call 603.763.8732 or 603.381.1662 (cell) ; email bill.wightman@comcast.net ; or visit www.josajazz.com .
January 16    8pm
Patrick Ross at The Flying Goose
Vermont born, fifth generation fiddle player, Patrick Ross won the Vermont-State Fiddle Championship at age fourteen. He has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and shared stages with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Paul McCartney. Reservations required! Please call (603) 526-6899 to reserve your tickets. Seating is assigned by order of reservation and typically with smaller parties seated together.
January 17     7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents Geoff Bartley  
Bartley is a folk-blues guitar player singer-songwriter and recording artist. His last two CDs, 2009's "Put the Big Stone Down" and 2011's "Mercy for the Dispossessed", went to No. 1 on folk radio. Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
January 17    7pm
Kat and Brad perform at the Andover Coffee House  
Drawing from 50s and 60s pop, American Songbook standards, and much more, this happy duo channels and fuses these influences through two voices, a guitar, mandolin, and violin to bring you a mixture of original songs and dusted off covers from the past. At the Highland Lake Grange Hall on the corner of Rte 11 & Chase Hill Road, East Andover.
http://andovercoffeehouse.org 
January 24     7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents Dave Clark & Rob Oxford 
Singing two part harmonies with their own style and energy, from songs you will remember fondly, "Oxford & Clark" make an entertaining duo.  Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
January 26     4pm
JOSA presents Saxophonist Greg Abate    
Saxophonist Greg Abate, with his dynamic, hard bop-influenced style, is known as one of the world's hardest-working jazz artists.  At The Center at Eastman's Bistro Nouveau. from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets, call 603.763.8732 or 603.381.1662 (cell) ; email bill.wightman@comcast.net ; or visit www.josajazz.com .
January 31     7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents  Unnamed Colors  
Sierra & Andrew are a musical duo from Plum Island, MA. The duo unites soulful vocals and dynamic guitar work for a wide-ranging repertoire of original and cover songs.  Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
January 30    8pm
Lucy Kaplansky at The Flying Goose
Lucy's September 2018 release, Everyday Street,  is a stunning collection of songs weaving stories of joy, friendship, family, loss and discovery. It is somewhat of a departure sonically: stripped down, spontaneous, acoustic, with the feel of one of her concerts. Reservations required! Please call (603) 526-6899 to reserve your tickets. Seating is assigned by order of reservation and typically with smaller parties seated together. www.flyinggoose.com 
February 7    5:30pm
First Friday! Gallery Night 
Gallery Night Opening Receptions for New exhibits featuring Iris Fisher-McMorrow at The New London Inn, Hugu Anderson at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Alan Shulman at Blue Loon Bakery, Proctor Academy at Whipple Hall, and Tatewell Gallery. www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
February 8    7pm
CFA Performing Arts Series Presents "Crooners, Cabaret, and Chocolate"with the Nancy Tripp Quartet
A Valentine Celebration! at Whipple Hall, New London. Tickets
Purchase tickets at Tatewell Gallery or Morgan Hill Bookstore in New London, or online HERE 
For more information visit www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
Ongoing
Ongoing Exhibits and Events
Thru January 5  
Northern Stage presents The Sound of Music 
Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, this play offers a tale of personal growth and hope amidst the horrors of World War II. The classic score by Rodgers and Hammerstein features some of Broadway's greatest songs such as "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." For Times and ticket information visit www.northernstage.org 
Thru January 31
CFA MicroGalleries 
The New London Inn and Bar Harbor Bank and Trust on Main Street: Featuring the creative and diverse work of CFA members with a Member Show
Blue Loon Bakery: Features the amazing photography of Scott Synder
Whipple Hall: Features the creative work of Kearsarge Middle School Students  
Tatewell Gallery: Features mixed media artist Elizabeth D'Amico,photographer Rick Stockwell and sculptor Ann Feeley. www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
Tuesdays   9am-12pm
painting
Drop-in Watercolor for Beginner and Intermediate Students  at LAC 
At Library Arts Center Studio at 58 N. Main St. Newport. No preregistration neccessary. 
Cost: $15 per session. www.libraryartscenter.org   
1st and 3rd Tuesday   5:30pm
Ukulele Club 
All are welcome to come to play and sing, or learn to play. Sugar River Ukes is a free club for anyone that wants to play the ukulele. We will have some extra ukuleles on hand if needed.
Beginners are welcome! New songs are welcome!  At Richards Free Library 58 N. Main Street Newport,  http://www.sugarriverukes.org/ 
Monthly
Monthly  Writers Group 
For people who like to write, share their writing, share advice, commit to finishing something, or sell their work! Anyone and everyone is welcome to join this group. All are welcome to attend. At the Newbury Public Library. newburynhlibrary.net/
Monthly
Monthly Poetry Workshop with Deborah Brown  
Join former UNH English professor Deborah Brown, author of Walking the Dog's Shadow and the just released The Human Half. Deborah will be offering a monthly Poetry Workshop. Bring a poem you like. Free and All Welcome.
https://www.warner.lib.nh.us/warner-links/warner-events-calendar/ 
Monthly   7pm
The John Hay Poetry Society Meets
Led by Newbury's Poet Laureate, Dianalee Velie, this group in open to the public, and meets the second Monday of every month. All are welcome to attend. At the Newbury Public Library. newburynhlibrary.net/
Council on Aging Weekly Activities
Memoir Writing on Tuesday at 10:00am
Walk In Painting Tuesdays at 1:00pm
Line Dancing at KComm Presbyterian Church Wed 10:00am
and Needlework Craft Group Wed 1:00pm
Resources for Adults & Kids
Resources for Artists
Upper Valley Arts Alliance    
The Upper Valley Arts Alliance (UVAA) is a regional organization with focus on the arts in New Hampshire and Vermon t.
To learn more visit www.uvarts.org.
 
Revels North
One Saturday a month, folks gather at Tracy Hall in Norwich for Revels Teens, Revels Singers, and the Band of Fools, followed by a community potluck supper and dance, or Pub Sing. This day-long celebration of music and community is open to all ages and abilities--no experience necessary.http://revelsnorth.org
 
Kearsarge Conservatory Of The Performing Arts
Ongoing classes in Dance, Drama and Music for students of all ages and all levels including excellent Pre-School and Adult Classes. We offer: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Acting, Acro. www.NHPerformingArts.org
 

Resources for Young Artists

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The Center for the Arts is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.