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The Insider's Guide to the Lake Sunapee Region

Four Seasons of Lake Sunapee Area Attractions,
Art, Culture, Entertainment, Recreation, Shopping and Dining.

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Lake Sunapee Looking South by Great Island
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David M. Carroll

Painted Turtle Nesting by David M. Carroll
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Birches in Summer - Landscape Art by Loren Howard
Birches in Summer
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Updated July 28, 2015

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May 1 – July 13
New Exhibit in the Contemporary Art Gallery
‘Beautiful Markings: Native American Tattoos’
Mon. – Sat. 10 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday Noon – 5:00 PM  - 603-456-2600

May 23- July 12
Nature’s Palette Art Exhibit
An exhibition at the Fells of artists, selected by the New Hampshire Art Association, who draw inspiration from the beauty, complexity and harmony of nature.

July 17- Oct 12
The Fells Main House Gallery Exhibit: Lakes, Ponds & Streams
Artwork inspired by the simply complexity and beauty of water is on display in the Fells Main House Gallery. It is their hope that the exhibition will encourage appreciation and preservation of our local and global water for the future.
10 am - 4 pm

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- Farm Stands & Farmers' Markets -

Newport Farmers’ Market: on Town Common, Fridays 3-6, May-October

New London Farmers’ Market: Town Green, Wednesdays 3-6 pm June-September

Wilmot’s Farmer’s Market: Wilmot Flat, Saturdays 9-12 am June-September      

Newbury’s Farmer’s Market: by the town offices, Fridays 3-6 pm June-September

Sweet Beet Farmstand - Tuesday-Sunday 9am - 7pm
Route 114 in downtown Bradford next to the post office

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- Pub Trivia-

The Anchorage in Sunapee Harbor - Thursday nights at 9pm

Salt Hill Pub Shanty in Newbury - Tuesday nights thru the summer.
Starts at 6pm.

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- Events -

July 21
Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) Summer Series - Winter Ice Boating
LSPA Learning Center, Sunapee Harbor, NH
Alan Peterson talks of ice boating and winter activities on and near Lake Sunapee.
Peterson began ice boating 33 years ago when he first came to Sunapee and has built his own ice boat. He knows about windsurfing on snow and ice. As an avid sailor, too, he knows first-hand how to harness the elements for fun!

July 23
Step it Up Basketball Camp
A basketball training program at Colby Sawyer College with a summer camp experience- with field trips, physical activities and character building. Two weeks to six week options from June 25- Aug 5 for day and overnight camps. or call 888-600-0908
9am - 3:45pm

July 23
Summer Music Associates: Three Tenors and a Soprano
A concert at the First Baptist Church in New London of Operatic Arias, Trios, and Neapolitan songs performed by Tenors Peter Furlong, Jeffrey Hartman, and Paolo Buffagni with Soprano Julie Wyma and Pianist Elizabeth Blood. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for students.
7:30pm - 9:30pm

July 25
Wilmot Community Association’s Pie Breakfast
Come to the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn for the 6th annual Pie Breakfast! Sweet and savory pies will be served along with breakfast meats, fruit salad, juice and coffee. or call 526-7934
8 am – 11 am

July 25
New London Garden Club 49th Annual Antique Show & Sale
The 49th annual Antique Show and Sale, with select New England dealers, takes place on the New London Town Green, rain or shine. Between 11 am and 2 pm lunch, baked goods, and snacks will be available from the Garden Café. The Garden Club will also be selling perennial plants and flower arrangements. W. A. Smith Auctions will be on site to appraise up to three items per person, for $5 for each, or $10 for all three. Tickets are $8, or $7 with a discount coupon, and early admission tickets are $20 for 8 am admission; proceeds benefit UNH and Colby-Sawyer Scholarships, and civic beautification projects.
9am - 3pm

July 25
Main Street, New London
9AM – 2PM
July 25
Friendship Meeting House So. Newbury
Cost: $12 per plate
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

July 25
Outing Club – 463 County Road – New London NH
9:00 AM

July 25 and 26
Aerial Sky Ride
Take the express chairlift up Mt Sunapee, weather permitting, and enjoy the incredible view. Food and beverages at the base of the Mountain.
10am - 4:30pm

July 27
LeTGO Your Mind Camp
Colby-Sawyer College hosts a safe, educational, and fun summer program for children ages 4-13 that uses LEGOS, motors, stop motion animation, and robotics among other things to make learning fun. Camp lasts from July 27- July 31.
9 am-3 pm

July 27
Dance Intensive Summer Camp
Assistant Professor of Dance Laura Dunlop Shepherd will direct and instruct this dance intensive for intermediate and advanced dancers (grades 6- 11) at Colby-Sawyer College. There are three daily classes, specializing in jazz, modern, and ballet, from July 27- July 31.
9 am- 4 pm

July 27
Introduction to Ferns of the Fells
Learn about the evolution, structures, and life of the amazing fern during a walk through the Fells. Members are free, but nonmembers are $8. Rain date is July 28, same time.
763-4789 x 3 or
10 am - noon

July 28
Dragonfly Walk and Exploration #1
Land Protection Specialist Andy Deegan and his wife Carrie, of the NH Forest Society, host a walk through the Blitzer property in Bradford for guests to learn more about dragonflies and damselflies by netting, identifying, and releasing them. A fun adventure for adults and children; space is limited to 25, though, so register early.
526-6555 or email:
3 pm- 5pm

July 29th – Aug 2nd

July 28
Meet on Chase Pond Lane
Info: Marion Allen 526-6776
9:30 AM – Noon

July 30
Step it Up Basketball Camp
A basketball training program at Colby Sawyer College with a summer camp experience- with field trips, physical activities and character building. Two weeks to six week options from June 25- Aug 5 for day and overnight camps. 888-600-0908
9am - 3:45pm  

July 30
$5000 cash prize / Donation $100 Ticket – Tickets:
Jeff Haley 603-651-7073 –
Joe Cardillo 603-526-5949
Tickets also available at Flash Photo
5:30 – 7:30 PM 

July 29 - Aug 2
91st New London Hospital Days
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Lake Sunapee Towns
Information on the towns surrounding Lake Sunapee including Newbury, New London, Newport, Goshen, Georges Mills, and Sunapee.

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Spend a perfect day in Sunapee Harbor shopping, dining, boating, and listening to live music.

Lake Sunapee Artists
Learn about the artists and the thriving arts community in the Lake Sunapee region.

Lake Sunapee Antiques
Antique shops from fancy to funky.

Lake Sunapee Area Dining
The Lake Sunapee region has it all, from delicious pizza to wonderful tavern food to gourmet cuisine.

Lake Sunapee Entertainment
A listing of live music and live theater venues including all the free outdoor concerts on the bandstands in Newport, Newbury, New London and Sunapee Harbor.

Lake Sunapee Recreation
All the outdoor fun things to do including hiking, biking, skiing, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, and berry picking.

Lake Sunapee Area Shopping
From essentials to outdoor gear to gifts and antiques, here is where to get what you need.

Lake Sunapee Services
A listing of the local businesses that help take care of people, vehicles and recreation gear.

Lake Sunapee Videos
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Lake Sunapee Poems
Three wonderful poems about the lake and one about Mt Kearsarge from 1883.

Lake Sunapee Campgrounds
A list of the campgrounds in the region, from full service including internet access to primitive camping in the state parks.

Sunapee Area Web Site Links
A list of all the web sites we could find with area information.

Sunapee Area Calendar
All the public events in the Lake Sunapee region including concerts, theater, farmers markets, and craft fairs.



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