October Happenings
in the Lake Sunapee Region
Ongoing Exhibits        Kids Kids 
October 1    9:30pm
Arts and Business Alliance Meeting 
At Tracy Memorial Library, New London NH. 
Would you like to help make The Lake Sunapee/Kearsarge Region an Arts Destination?  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. RSVP to   rsvp@centerfortheartsnh.org  
October 4      6:30pm
First Friday-Find Out What is New for Northern Stage in 2019-20 Season   
Northern Stage will share information about their upcoming Main Stage Season, burgeoning education programs, nationally acclaimed new play development, and dreams for the company's near-term future. Light refreshments following the presentation. First Fridays are free and open to the public.
At Whipple Hall, New London
 
Plus... Opening Reception for renowned artist Liam O'Gallagher's work  
at Proctor Lovejoy Library.  5:00-7:30pm 
Oct. 1 - Nov. 3
Jordan at the Northern Stage 
Northern Stage's 2019-20 season begins with Jordan. A woman's world is turned upside down when she discovers that a hacker has invaded her online life.

October 2     4:00pm
Meet the Artists at Tatewell MicroGallery  
Photographer Cindy Benson and artists Peter Anderson will be on hand to discuss their work on display at Tatewell Gallery's  Micro-Gallery from 4-6pm. Wine and Cheese
October 3    7pm
Adam Ezra Solo at The FlyingGoose   
It's difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin' essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: community.
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 
 
October 4    5pm
Opening reception for Renowned artist Liam O'Gallagher's work 
We want to invite you to Proctor campus from 5:00p.m.-7:30p.m. for an opening reception
at the Lovejoy Library as we display renowned artist Liam O'Gallagher's work, This Was The Future, and sound artist Spencer Topel describes his work, Time Lines, Sound Art Installation. Molly Leith, Art Curator at Proctor at leithmo@proctoracademy.org.  
  
October 4    7pm
Sunapee Coffee House: Pretty Saro in Concert   
Pretty Saro, burst into the Boston bluegrass scene in early 2016, shaking up the definition of American roots music. Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org  
October 5   5pm
Saturday Nigh Fever at WCA Red Barn 
We've got disco fever. Come over to the WCA Red Barn, 64 Village Rd., Wilmont and Dance-Dance-Dance! Free and open to all. BYOB. Costums encouraged. For more info www.wilmotWCA.org 
October 5   5:30pm
A Murder Mystery Evening: Dinner, Death and Dessert 
Enjoy an evening of bribery, extortion, murder and mayhem at The Fells. Dress in period clothing or black tie and you may be included as a "character" at the dinner party given by Alice and Clarence Hay at the Estate in 1925. 5:30pm cocktails, 6pm dinner. $100 per person.
www.thefells.org 
Begins October 7   
Tango Dance Classes with Natalie Miles
4 week workshop (4 sessions) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Mondays: October 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
The Tango evolved as a ballroom dance from the sultry Argentine Tango danced in the bordellos of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It emerged as a highly passionate dance, one that the respectable classes of society shunned. . Workshops are held at Whipple  Hall (429 Main Street, New London). 
For more information www.centerfortheartsnh.org 
 
October 11-13   2pm
Warner Fall Folige Festival 
Come celebrate rural life and vibrant foliage at our free, family-oriented community festival in the village of Warner, NH
For more information http://wfff.org/ 
October 11    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
October 12 & 13     10-3
3rd Annual Open Studio Tour 
Columbus Day Weekend    
Meet 5 artists at Whipple Hall, 429 Main St. New London. Get a free map. Then visit 9 more artists in their studios, all within about 20 minutes drive. Look for yellow street signs.  
 
  
October 12    
KCPA Cabaret    
11:00-12:30 Jim Mitchell Amphitheatre. Come and enjoy our elite Musical Theatre and Staff perform some of our favorite Showstoppers!
 
KCPA Company Art In Motion and Friends    
2:00- 4:00pm  Kearsarge Mountain Rd Entertainment Area (by Sugarriver Bank). Come and enjoy the beautiful and powerful dances of our Company : www.NHPerformingArts.org  
October 13    11am
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Art of Craft at The Livery  
Join us at the Landmark Livery's Pop-Up Gallery on Main Street in Sunapee Harbor for the 9th annual Columbus Day event. Meet the artisans who create the Paintings & Prints & Pots, Granite Lamps, Beads & Jewels that Sparkle, Fancy Needlework & Wearable Art, Whimsical Sculptures, Wooden Spoons and Hand Sewn Books.  Incredible Sweet & Savory Edibles. All for your pleasure & purchase. Free Admission. 11am-4pm www.sunapeeheritage.org/ 

October 13   1pm  
KCPA Company Art In Motion  
Performs in the Grand Parade Main Street Warner 1:00.
For more information: www.NHPerformingArts.org
October 13    3pm
Maura MacNeil -The Courage to Create: Family, Memory, Place: Writing Family Stories
One of the deepest human instincts is to tell our life stories, to figure out who we are and what it means to be human. This interactive workshop led by Maura MacNeil explores
how the landscapes of our lives shape the stories that we tell.
At Newbury Vets Hall, Newbury (with Newbury Library) 
October 19      6:30pm
2019 Gala!
A Cappella and Art Gala! 
To Benefit Arts Education in our Schools!    
Join us for Music: Outstanding A Cappella Groups will entertain you throughout the evening! all evening. Art:Purchase original 10 x 10 artwork donated by outstanding regional artists and craftsmen. Party:Cocktails and Delicious Hors D'oeuvres and Desserts!  
At Ware Hall, Colby-Sawyer College
Tickets: $50 CFA members, $60 nonmembers
  
October 19      6:30pm
 Purchase Original 10 x 10 Art at the Gala
Art Generously Donated by these Outstanding Artists! Partial List of Artists: Hugo Anderson, Peter Anderson, Tom Barber, Loretta Barnett, Maria Blanck, Kathy Lowe-Bloch, Peter Bloch, Sue-Anne Bottomley, Debbie Campbell, Jean Cronin Connolly, Kathleen Curwen, Louise Dichard, Gwen Fuller, Ludmila Gavoronski, Barbara Hunting, Loren Howard, Lisa Jelleme, John Koran, Vicki Koran, Pam Payson, Rick Stockwell, Yvonne Shukovsky, Tatiana Yanovskaya-Sink, David Tibbetts and Roger Wells.
 
JUST $100 EACH! TO BENEFIT ARTS EDUCATION!
October 24-30   
KCPA Community Enrichment Week 
Come try any class for free and if you enroll you will receive a free pair of tights..
For more information: www.NHPerformingArts.org
 
October 18    7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents Lindsay Straw   
Acoustic guitar & mandolin duo Lindsay Straw & Jordan Santiago create a sound defined by sparse, driving arrangements, adventurous improvisation, and love of tradition.
Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org  
October 18    7pm
Steven Chagnon performs at the Andover Coffee House  
Steven Chagnon is a singer/songwriter, producer, audio engineer, and multi-instrumentalist based out of southern New Hampshire At the Highland Lake Grange Hall on the corner of Rte 11 & Chase Hill Road, East Andover.
http://andovercoffeehouse.org 
October 24   7pm
Guy Davis at The FlyingGoose   
Guy's reverence for the music of the Blues Masters who've gone before him has been evident in every album he's ever recorded or concert he's given.  
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 
 
October 25    7pm
Sunapee Coffee House presents Kent Bonfield  
Fingerstyle Guitarist Ken Bonfield has performed throughout the United States for over 25 years. Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org
November 8, 9 and 10   
The Female Version Of The Odd Couple
Presented by SKIT. Directed by Martha Bristol. Show Dates November 8, 9 and 10. For more information call 927-4247. Ticket info www.cfa.org 
Ongoing
Kids
Ongoing
Ongoing Exhibits and Events
Thru October 15
Opening Reception for "Coming Home: The Ceramics of Vivika and Otto Heino  
Colby-Sawyer College presents "Coming Home: The Ceramics of Vivika and Otto Heino," an exhibition of 48 ceramics by internationally celebrated New Hampshire and California potters, from the collection of Forrest L. Merrill. In  the Center for Art + Design's William H. and Sonja Carlson '56 Davidow Fine Art Gallery. The exhibition is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Tuesday, Oct. 15, and weekends by appointment.

Thru October 23
The Wonderful World of Quilts at Library Arts Center
An exhibit by the Soo-Nipi Quilters' Guild
September 28- Oct. 23 Tuesday - Friday 11am-4pm Sat. 10am - 2pm
Library Arts Center, Newport NH 
 
Thru October 31
CFA MicroGalleries 
The New London Inn:  Features the compelling and imagination work of Ludmilla Gayvoronski
 
Blue Loon Bakery: F eatures the Contemporary Primitive Americana" paintings of
Marianne Stillwagon
 
Bar Harbor Bank and Trust on Main Street: Features the work of Penny Koburger whose artwork reflects her fascination with light, color, and mood .  
Thru Nov. 3
Jordan at the Northern Stage 
Northern Stage's 2019-20 season begins with Jordan. A woman's world is turned upside down when she discovers that a hacker has invaded her online life.

Thru December 31
New London Hospital Fall Art Exhibit   
 Featuring artwork from Peter Anderson, Maurie Harrington, Youngsheen A. Jhe, Seline Skoug and Yvonne Shukovsky.


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 and Events 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
 

 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. 

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Center for the Arts | 603-526-4444 | info@centerfortheartsnh.org | http://www.centerfortheartsnh.org
P.O. Box 872
New London, NH 03257
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.