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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
Painted Turtle Nesting
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Marsh Study - Impressionist Art by Laurette Carroll
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Birches in Summer - Landscape Art by Loren Howard
Birches in Summer
by Loren Howard

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Updated July 6, 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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- 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

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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 1st
7:00 PM Spirit of the Loon Presented by Kittie Wilson

July 2
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 - August 5 for day and overnight camps. or call 888-600-0908
9am - 3:45pm  

July 2
Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) Summer Series - Creatures of the Night
LSPA Learning Center, Sunapee Harbor
A Squam Lake Science Center Family Program comes to LSPA - with live animals representing some of New Hampshire's nighttime critters! Come meet them and learn about what you hear and might see in the night!

July 3
Art: Plein Air Painting Where: Whipple Hall, New London    
Artist Tatiana teaches a personalized painting class focusing on form, shape, and color. Meeting at Whipple Hall in New London, and painting there in inclement weather. Advanced beginners and up are welcome; the painting medium are oils and acrylics.
Sign up at or 526-6401. See Tatiana’s work at:
9am - 2pm  

Fourth of July
Sunapee Harbor Fireworks

Fourth of July
Many events throughout day
3:00 PM Boat Parade ‘Star Wars’

Fourth of July
Family Events All Day  – Parade at Noon

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

July 4th Bradford Community Parade
3:30 – 5:30 – Bradford NH - 603-381-8685

Events all Day ~ Starting at 7:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast ~ Road Relics Car Club ~
Kearsarge Community Band ~ Children’s Parade ~
Parade at Noon ~ NH Pipe & Drum Band ~
Bow Junction Bluegrass ~ Men’s & Women’s Softball

Dog Parade & Contest – Registration at 10:00
Food on site – Gould Street, New London
Info: 526-6344

July 5
4PM to 7PM – Food & Music
Reservation Requested $15/Meal to:
KSL #14, PO Box 295, Elkins NH 03233
Tammy Jackson band 5 – 8PM at Bandstand

July 9
Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) Summer Series - Wind, Water, Fire, Ice
LSPA Learning Center, Sunapee Harbor, NH
Dave Anderson, Forest Society Education Director and NHPR's Something Wild, highlights how storm events shaped forests and river valleys in central NH and in some cases terrorized residents… many slides highlight the Sunapee watershed for Hurricane of ’38; events include forest fires in Grantham and Sunapee, hurricanes, ice storms, even a Sunapee tornado in 1820’s.

July 9
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- August 5 for day and overnight camps. or call 888-600-0908
9am - 3:45pm  

July 9
Danbury Hike Around Waukeena Lake
Take a hike through the Ausbon Sargent protected Le Baron-Brewer property by Waukeena Lake, an important habitat for loons and moose, which hikers may be lucky enough to see. Land Protection Specialist Andy Deegan will lead the journey.
RSVP to get specific directions to the meeting place: call 526-6555 or email Nancy Smith at
3pm - 5pm     

July 9
How to Improve Your Mood with Food - The Missing Link
Concord Food Co-op of New London welcomes Kelly Lang who will discuss the nutritional factors which influence anxiety, depression, and other mood issues. With documented information, she will explain how food and nutritional supplements can improve mood through balanced brain chemistry. This is a free event, but space is limited and registration is required. 603-225-6840
5:30pm - 6:30pm  



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A tour around Lake Sunapee.

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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