Posted on July 20, 2014 by Sunapee News
Sunapee, N.H.– Have you ever wondered what is in the large gray shed opposite the Anchorage in Sunapee Harbor? It’s the Sunapee Historical Society Museum and its directors would like to show you what is there during a special Open House on Sunday, July 27 from 4 to 7 p.m.
The directors will be giving tours explaining some of the items in the collection and their vision for taking better care of some of it. Also, they’ll be running the equipment from the machine shop that serviced the Woodsum steamboats and serving refreshments. Everyone is welcome.
The museum’s regular hours during July and August: Open afternoons 1-4 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and on Wednesday evenings, 7-9. Closed on Mondays. Admission is free, though donations are always welcome.
Free programs at the museum coming up:
- July 24, 7 p.m.: A Magic Lantern Show featuring slides from the collection.
- August 7, 7 p.m.: Woodbine Dessert Night with refreshments from the cookbook.
- August 21, 7 p.m.: The Wooden Launches of Lake Sunapee.
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Posted on June 8, 2014 by Sunapee News
Sunapee, N.H. — The Sunapee Gardeners invites the public to a presentation by Tim Fenton about the history, sinking and restoration of the MV Kearsarge. The program will be held on Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m., at the Knowlton House, 63 Main Street, Sunapee Harbor.
The Fenton family operates both the MV Kearsarge, a restaurant boat, and its sister ship, the MV Mt. Sunapee II, a tour boat. The boats run out of Sunapee Harbor.
The Kearsarge partially sank while moored at the Sunapee Town Dock in January 2013. After a complete renovation— four months of work—the popular dinner boat was back in service cruising Lake Sunapee.
Photo from January 2013 by Charlotte Carlson, Sunapee, N.H.
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Posted on May 2, 2014 by Sunapee News
Sunapee Sightings: How about a short walk? Enjoy River Road in Sunapee Harbor Village, where you can take in the scenery and sights along the Sugar River. Enjoy the new Sugar River Bridge and the Sunapee Riverwalk, a 1/2 mile trail from the harbor dam to the Information Booth on Route 11. To share your favorite walking path or hiking trail in and around Sunapee, leave a reply. Photo by Charlotte Carlson, Sunapee.
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Posted on November 25, 2013 by Sunapee News
Posted on October 23, 2013 by Sunapee News
Sunapee, N.H. — The Fourth Annual Haunted Harbor Halloween will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. The community event, sponsored by Project Sunapee, will be held at Sunapee Harbor.
This local Halloween celebration promises some wicked good fun and plenty of treats.
A Rag-a-Muffin Parade starts at the Quack Shack tent at 5 p.m. Awards will go to the Scariest, Funniest, Prettiest, Most Original and Best Group.
There will be Tailgate Trick-or-Treating and all who dare to walk the plank may go aboard the Pirate Ship. Also, you’ll be able to visit the Pumpkin Patch… but watch out for Ghosts Who Just Wanna Dance! Also, tasty morsels will be served up by Rocky Cannoli, ‘Lil Red Baron and Appleseed Catering.
A teller of fortunes, wicked witches coven, sinister graveyard spirits (and ‘things that go bump in the night’) will conjure up a magical, frightful night of fun for all ages! – Haunted Harbor Halloween, Project Sunapee‘s ‘treat’ for the community.
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Posted on October 10, 2013 by Sunapee News
An arts and crafts exhibit and sale will be held at the historic Harbor House Livery in Sunapee Harbor Village, on Sunday, October 13, noon to 4 p.m. Photo of the Sugar River bridge and HHL is by Charlotte Carlson, one of the local participants in the show.
Sunapee, N.H. — Local artisans will show their wares at an arts and crafts exhibit and sale on Sunday, October 13, 2013, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Harbor House Livery in Sunapee Harbor Village.
Participants include League of N.H. Craftsmen members: mixed media artist Cherie DeAugustinis (3-Delusional Art) and fiber artists Joyce Murphy Gale (Unique Ewe) and Marie Wiggins (Harbor Gallery).
Stocker Graniteworks also will be attending with their American Bead Collection.
And showing their latest work will be photographer Charlotte Carlson (notes, totes and prints); Eleanor “Ellie” White, who transforms pashmina into wearable art; spinner and weaver Chris Alexander; wood turner Joe Watts; and Sarah Bocko, with silver and bead jewelry.
Project Sunapee is organizing and sponsoring the event, which will include a video display of the building’s history. Docents will be on hand to share information about the circa 1890 landmark.
For more info, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Posted on September 30, 2013 by Sunapee News
“It was a wonderful day” and the Lake Sunapee Chowder Challenge attracted a “huge turnout,” said Charleen Osborne, co-president of the Sunapee Parent Teacher Organization. “Thank you to everyone who made this event happen!”
The SPTO held its annual Chowder Challenge at Sunapee Harbor on Sunday, September 29. Local restaurants and chowder enthusiasts competed for the title of best chowder maker.
Salt Hill Pub, with locations in Newport, Lebanon and Hanover, won the top honors in three categories.
This year’s (2013) winners are:
Judges Choice – Salt Hill Pub
1st Place – Salt Hill Pub
2nd Place – Mountain Edge, Mountain Spirits Tavern
3rd Place – Sanctuary Dairy Farm with Rich Ducharme
1st Place – Salt Hill Pub
2nd Place – Sanctuary Dairy Farm with Rich Ducharme
3rd Place – Mountain Edge, Mountain Spirits Tavern
Best Decorated – Sunapee Cove Assisted Living
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