Aug 9 to 15
Daily/8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Vermont Open Farm Week
Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better and get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape? Visit an open farm this week!
>> Throughout Vermont
Aug 12 to 16
Mon to Fri/9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
UV Floor Hockey Camp
An action-packed week of indoor floor hockey in which kids age 7 to 10 work on stickhandling, passing, shooting, game awareness, and more. Ability to ice skate is not necessary.
>> CCBA, 1 Taylor Street, Lebanon, N.H.
Aug 15 and 17
Thu/6 to 8 p.m.
Sat/9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Let’s Go Fishing!
Learn the basics about safety, knot tying, and fish identification in a classroom session and then put your new knowledge and skills to the test in the great outdoors. All equipment and materials provided. Ages 8 to adult. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Register online.
>> Claremont Savings Bank Community Center Multi-function Room G, 152 South Street, Claremont, N.H.
>> Spectacle Pond, Croydon, N.H.
Aug 16 to 18
Fri and Sat/7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sun/7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Residents of the town of Cornish celebrate summer with this annual family friendly agricultural fair. Midway rides, food, farm animals, 4-H exhibits and more.
>> Cornish Fairgrounds, 294 Town House Road, Cornish, N.H.
>> Adults $10, children 12 and under free
Aug 17 and 18
Sat/10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun/12 to 5 p.m.
The Alan Shepard Project visits the Nature Discovery Center! Learn about America’s first astronaut (who was born in Derry, N.H.), try on a children’s space suit, and make a craft.
>> The Nature Discovery Center, 18 Highlawn Road, Warner, N.H.
>> Adults $6, seniors/students $4, families (2 adults w/children under 18) $15, members and Native Americans free
Thu/4 to 9 p.m.
A fun-filled evening of food, music, dancing and fireworks marks the unofficial end of summer in Lebanon. Explore the farmers’ market and enjoy the music fest in Colburn Park, join the dance fest on the mall, then take in the fireworks display at Storrs Hill Ski Area.
>> Colburn Park, 41 North Park Street, Lebanon, N.H.
>> Storrs Hill Ski Area, 60 Spring Street, Lebanon, N.H.
Hamilton: The Musical — Historically Accurate or Not?
Attendees will review the history of the American Revolution, the administration of George Washington, and the role Alexander Hamilton may or may not have played. The presenter will compare the music and lyrics from the Broadway play to check for historical accuracy.
>> New Hampshire Telephone Museum, One Depot Street, Warner, N.H.
>> Suggested donation $5
Sat/8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Quechee Scottish Highland Games
This annual celebration of all things Scottish features dancing, solo bagpipes, pipe bands, fiddlers, Gaelic songs and music, clans, athletic contests, sheepdog trials, food and more!
>> Quechee Polo Field, 45 Deweys Mills Road, Hartford, Vt.
Sat/9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For the 20th anniversary of the Model Engineering Show, the American Precision Museum is rebranding, renewing, renaming, and updating that traditional event to better reflect the needs of the museum and visitor interests.
>> American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street, Windsor, Vt.
>> Windsor Recreation Center, 29 Union Street, Windsor, Vt.
>> Adults $10, children $5
Sat/9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Annual event features a book sale, cookie walk, luncheon on the library porch and an ever-popular Children’s Tent with new activities. Also offered for sale are Friends of the Library items such as note cards and postcards.
>> Richards Free Library, 58 North Main Street, Newport, N.H.
>> Free admission
Sat/9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
46th Apple Pie Crafts Fair
One of New England’s longest running craft fairs! Enjoy 100+ booths of handmade crafts, including pottery, woodworking, glass, fiber arts and more. The fair features live music, an apple pie contest and sale and the Firemen’s Famous Chicken Barbecue.
>> Newport Town Common, Newport, N.H.
>> Free admission
Aug 24 and 25
Sat and Sun/10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Muster Field Farm Days
This two-day event celebrates all things agricultural, historical and farm-related and features special exhibits and demonstrations positioned over the farm’s large fields and in its historic buildings.
>> Muster Field Farm Museum, Harvey Road, North Sutton, N.H.
>> Adults and youth 6 and up $5, members and children under 5 free
Sun/9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
8th Annual Claremont Senior Center Car Show
This event brings together families, friends, automobile enthusiasts, and spectators for a great day of food, fun and an awesome diversity of cars, trucks and motorcycles from all over the region. All proceeds benefit The Claremont Senior Center.
>> 135 Maple Avenue, Claremont, N.H.
>> Show cars $10, individuals $5, kids 12 and under free
Sun/10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Paws in the Pool
Celebrate the last day of the pool season with your dog(s)! Preregister for discounted price.
>> Lebanon Memorial Pool, 67 Pumping Station Road, Lebanon, N.H.
>> Adults $5, dogs $2, children age 12 to 17 $2