August Art Calendar
ADULTS   KIDS   ONGOING   COVID RELIEF
 
SING          DANCE          CREATE          PERFORM          STROLL          ENJOY
 
August 6    6pm Online
ZOOM with Amy Makechnie
"From Mom to Published Author" 
Best-selling Andover author Amy Makechnie will offer her thoughts and experiences on becoming a published writer. The event will be delivered on Zoom. Up to 100 households can reserve "seats" in advance by sending an e-mail request to TheAndoverHub@gmail.com .  
Co-sponsored by the Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region, and The Andover Community Hub.
August 7   7pm Online
Virtual First Friday with The New London Barn Junior Interns 
Enjoy these outstanding performances by the NLBP Junior Intern Company in the comfort of your home! Disney and Shakespeare!

STREAMING LIVE on
CFA YouTube Channel 
August 12   6pm
Will Ogmundson Concert at the Fells Members Appreciation Night.
Thank you for supporting the Center for the Arts! Join us for a concert by Will Ogmundson at 6:00, Annual Meeting at 5:30. Feel free to bring a picnic basket.  

Not a member? Join HERE!

August 1   5pm
Tom Pirozzoli  Performs in Sunapee Harbor   
5-7pm. Back in the Saddle Again with new songs and past favorites. On Flanders Stage next to the Wild Goose Country Store in Sunapee Harbor,  sponsored by www.sunapeeharborriverway.com.


August 1 - 9  Online
87th Annual Craftsmen's VIRTUAL Fair!   
For nine days in August, we invite you to join us for the 87th Annual Craftsmen's VIRTUAL Fair! August 1st to the 9th, 2020 -  this year we will be ONLINE for our First Virtual Event!  
August 2 - 8   Online
Old Time Fair "Virtual" Online Auction
The Andover Historical Society. Online bidding opens August 2 at 8am and closes on August 8 at 8pm. In-person Auction Preview on Friday, July 31, 1-6pm at the Potter Place Railroad Freight Shed, Depot Street, Andover. www.AndoverHistory.org. 
View the items up for bid at  www.auctria.com/auction/oldtimefair2020.   
   
An online concert will kick-off the auction week, with Old Time Fair favorites Lindsey Schust and the Ragged Mountain Band, on Sunday, August 2, 6-8pm, on Zoom.  To get the Zoom link, please email Treasurer@AndoverHistory.org 
August 3 - August 20
KCPA in Studio Summer Session 
Pre-School (ages 3-5): Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am - 11:30am
Classes will focus on creative movement, tap, ballet, and music. 
Beginner/Intermediate (ages 6-10): Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm - 8pm
Intermediate/Advanced (ages 10-18): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6pm - 8pm  
For registration and more information: www.NHPerformingArts.org 
August 5   6:30pm
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The East Bay Jazz Ensemble Performs in Sunapee Harbor   
A 12 to 14-piece big band featuring Gerry Grimo with lots of
brass performing all the "big band" favorites these town bandstands
summer music series are famous for. At the Ben Mere Bandstand, 6:30-8:30 weather permitting. Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended.
August 7, 8 and 9
"Through the Eyes of Neverland"  
The Repertory Theater at the Claremont Opera House (AKA The REP) is bringing back community theater this summer with a social distancing.
The performance dates are August 7th at 7:00pm, August 8th at 7:00pm, and August 9th at 2:00pm. Tickets: $10.00 (Children under age 5 are free).  Tickets will be purchased at the door. www.claremontoperahouse.info

August 9    10am
Hay Day at The Fells    
A fun-filled day for all ages with old-fashioned games, music, children's art projects, scavenger hunt, petting zoo, face painting, and more! 10am-2pm. We encourage you to bring your own picnic to enjoy during Hay Day! Members: free, non-members: included in regular admission fee. www.thefells.org 
Call for Entries Deadline August 10
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Library Arts Center Virtual Juried Regional Show  
All artists residing in New Hampshire and Vermont are invited to submit up to two pieces to the jury for this annual favorite exhibit.  As the Library Arts Center Gallery remains closed due to the pandemic, this exhibit will take place virtually on our website this year.   This exhibit highlights the diverse and creative talent of the NH/VT region.  Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and mixed media are welcome. Find out more at libraryartscenter.org 
 
August 12    6:30pm
The Flames Performs in Sunapee Harbor   
A four piece "Rock & Roll" band playing music of the 50s, 60s &
70s. At the Ben Mere Bandstand, 6:30-8:30 weather permitting.
Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended.
August 20    Dusk
Movies Under the Stars in Sunapee Harbor   
At the Ben Mere Bandstand, weather permitting.
Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended. Movie TBA 
August 19   6:30pm
Flew-Z-Too Performs in Sunapee Harbor   
High energy, country, honky-tonk band based in Newport, NH. At the Ben Mere Bandstand, 6:30-8:30 weather permitting.Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended.
August 23    5pm
Summer Concert with Cyn Barrette & the Cyn Barrette Jazz Trio   
"Here's To Life" -  Please bring your own picnic to enjoy as you listen to the music.
Registration is required as space is limited to 50 people. Click HERE to register. $25 per person. 5-7pm. John Hay Estate at The Fells, www.thefells.org.
August 26   6:30pm
Kid Pinky & His Restless Knights Performs in Sunapee Harbor   
A retro-style four piece blues band from the Concord, NH area that
is both authentic and unique, but not loud. At the Ben Mere Bandstand, 6:30-8:30 weather permitting.
Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended.
August 27    Dusk
Movies Under the Stars in Sunapee Harbor   
At the Ben Mere Bandstand, weather permitting.
Attendees Must Practice Social Distancing and Seating Must Be Places at Least 6 Feet From Other Groups.Mask Recommended. Movie TBA 
Northern Stage- Adult Play Date
Curated by Northern Stage and presented each week by a different artist, Adult Play Date dives deep into some of the greatest plays and playwrights. Participants will read a new play every week and then come together at the end of the week for a conversation via Zoom (an online video-streaming platform). Fridays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM EST. To register, call our box office at (802) 296-7000.  
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OngoingOngoing Events  
Mondays    10am
Mindful Flow Yoga: Series in the Garden at The Fells     
Mondays, August 24 - October 3 (not on Labor Day), 10-11am. Join Kristina Lafiosca of Cow Face Yoga for a practice in mindful movement. Full six week session is $80 or drop-ins are welcome, if space is available, for $17/class. Class size is limited to just 20 advance registration is required., call 603-763-4789 x3 or www.thefells.org. 
Tuesdays    10am
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Socially Distanced Outdoor CHAIR YOGA AT LAC 
On the Side Lawn of the Library Arts Center. Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga available. Students perform postures with the aid of a chair, experiencing all the benefits of yoga while alleviating the need for getting up and down from the floor. Instructor: Brianna Renner | All levels welcome
$12 single session / $40 for a four-class pass
 
Find out more at libraryartscenter.org/yoga   
Fridays    8:30am
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Socially Distanced Outdoor YOGA  
A ll Levels Yoga - Fridays, 8:30-9:30 am Now Meeting OUTDOORS on the Newport, NH Town Common.
Price: $12.00 to $40.00 -$12 single session / $40 for a four-class pass.
Find out more at libraryartscenter.org/yoga   
CFA Micro Gallery Virtual Tour
Get a glimpse of our current Art Exhibits at the Center for the Arts MicroGalleries: Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, Blue Loon Bakery, and
New London Inn.
Thru August 31
New MicroGallery exhibit at Tatewell Gallery 
Featuring artists John Brennan (watercolors) and Hank Miller (photography). Exhibit will run thru Aug. 31,  open during Gallery Hours (Monday - appointment ONLY, Tues - Fri - 10:30-5;30, Sat 10:30-4:00). 
Thru Aug 31
Virtual Exhibit: Pastel Society of New Hampshire: Member Show 2020.
Featuring recent artwork from the Society's distinguished pastel artists from around New England.  Online thru August 31 at  libraryartscenter.org 
Thru Oct. 12
The Hidden Talents of The Fells    
On display from July 1-Oct. 12, in The Fells Second Floor Gallery, this small, selected  group of Fells volunteers show their work including: photography, painting, and woodworking. Open Wed-Sunday, 10am-4pm. There are new policies for visitation please visit the website to review these guidelines before you visit. www.thefells.org 
Thru Oct 12
Stillness and Motion Gallery Exhibit   
On display from July 1 - Oct. 12, in The Fells Main Gallery these artists have captured the beautiful stillness and peace that nature can elicit as well as the excitement of movement and flight. Open Wed-Sunday, 10am-4pm. There are new policies for visitation please visit the website to review these guidelines before you visit. www.thefells.org 
CovidAvailable Financial Resources for Artists
For those of you who might be in need, we hope the information below is helpful.
 
The Center for the Arts-Artist Emergency Relief Fund
The Guidelines and Application can be found here
 
The
New Hampshire Council on the Arts Emergency Fund
Please click this link below for more information
 
 
 
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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.