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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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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

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May 23, 2015 
Fly Fishing on the Common
The event will be held at the Common on Main Street in New London, NH, starting at 10:00 AM. This event is free to the public. We will show all the basics of this fun sport, including hands-on casting instruction! If you don't have a rod, we can provide it for you. To register or to get more information, please visit our web site at
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Memorial Day - May 25th
The race starting at the Wilmot Town Green and continuing through scenic Wilmot to benefit the Wilmot Community Association and the Kearsarge Regional High School Track & Cross-country teams. Children 8 and under are free, ages 9-17 are $15, and those over 18 are $20. If registering on the morning of the race, it’s $5 more. There will be music on the bandstand, face painting, t-shirts, refreshments, and more.
7:00 AM Check-in

May 26
Fly Fishing and Fly Casting Class
FFF Certified Fly Casting instructor Steve Rowe teaches a class at Village Sports in New London for beginners to advanced fly fishers. All equipment is provided; advanced registration is required and costs $45 per person.
Contact John Kiernan at Village Sports at 526-4948
5pm - 7pm  

May 27
7am - 9am  
Photography: Understanding Lighting and Movement
A hands on class at Whipple Hall in New London about learning your camera’s settings and maximizing light in your photographs. Taught by Larry Harper, who has taught photography classes all across the country and owns Portrait Design Photography.
Sign up at: or call 526-6401  
1pm - 3pm  

May 28
Thursday's Child Benefit Dinner
A percentage of the evenings profits at the New London Inn & Coach House Restaurant will go directly to the Ausbon Sargent Land Trust.
Make a reservation at 536-2791
5:30pm - 9:30pm

May 29
Sunapee Community Coffee House Concert.
The Joshua Incident, an alt-country band will be performing their unique blend of music down stairs at Sunapee Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. 
7pm - 9pm 

Sat May 30
4th Annual Mountain Mucker Obstacle Race
A 5K obstacle race (plus extra “challenge loops”) on Mount Sunapee for ages 12 and up. There’s all day family fun with live music, activities, refreshments, and other entertainment. For children 5-11 there are Mini-Mucker and Micro-Mucker courses.
To register and for more info-

Jun 3
Water Birding Class w/ Mark Vernon
Where: meeting place tbd    
The class will teach students to birding by paddling through local waters; students will need their own boat and binoculars, but no prior boating experience is necessary. The cost is $20 per student, with a minimum of four students.
6am - 9am  

June 5
First Friday Theater Night! at the New London Barn Playhouse- Main Street-New London
Its an Open Rehearsal and you're invited! See what is takes to put on a play! View the rehearsal then be part of the Q&A with the Director! Reception to follow.
Visit our website for updated information about this event

June 5 
Sunapee Community CoffeeHouse
Story teller Chris LaVancher, winner of the 2014 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist, performs downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee.
7pm - 9pm  

June 6th
The Bridges House
21 Mountain Road, Concord NH
Social hour w/pets, gourmet dinner,
dancing 16 pc. swing band & auction
Cost $125 per person
Pope Memorial SPCA – 603-856-8756

June 6
Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) Summer Series - Landscaping at the Water's Edge
LSPA Learning Center, Sunapee Harbor
LSPA, The Fells and Sullivan County Master Gardeners present this look at landscaping on the shoreline, including information on storm water management, the impacts of erosion and run off, and the effects of chemicals on our lakes and streams. Includes information on using native plants in the landscape. Presenters are LSPA’s Robert Wood, UNH’s landscape specialist Professor Catherine Neal, and Master Gardener Marilyn Hill of Newbury. Reservations at 763-4789, Ext. 3. Price $10.



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Mount Sunapee
Mount Sunapee 4 season information.

Lake Sunapee Artist Directory Project
Calling all artists, photographers, entertainers and craftspersons. Get a free listing on this site!

Lake Sunapee Towns
Information on the towns surrounding Lake Sunapee including Newbury, New London, Newport, Goshen, Georges Mills, and Sunapee.

Sunapee Harbor
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
Local attractions featured in a series of videos from

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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