Valentine Card Making Workshop at WREN

Visit WREN in downtown Bethlehem and make some art for your sweetheart! With the help of instructor Jan Apple, you will have two hours of card making fun complete with rubber stamps, patterned paper, and plenty of panache.

Free event. All materials included. Participants are invited to bring along any odds and ends they’d like to incorporate into their Valentine’s card. 

North Country Moose Festival

Celebrate all things Moose at the 27th North Country Moose Festival, an annual tradition since 1991! Held  the weekend before Labor Day, this year’s festivities on August 24 & 25 include a moose calling contest, live music, artisan & craft vendors, as well as family favorites like horse & wagon rides, a dog show, and maple syrup tasting contest – not to mention the classic car show!

This event is the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s premier fundraising event, drawing thousands each year. It provides a venue for residents, second homeowners and tourists alike to enjoy old-time family fun as well as showcase the many diverse talents and services that are located right here in the North Country.

Voted #1 Festival in NH in 2015.

2nd Annual Dixville Notch Music, Arts & Crafts Festival

Visit the North Country on Memorial Day weekend to enjoy this great festival! This year, arts & crafts vendors will be set up both in the pavilion and outside on the surrounding grounds. Food vendors will be set up on a lawn adjacent to the pavilion. The gazebo will serve as the music stage. Details & vendor registration available at

Free admission. Info: 603-237-1898.


Old Tyme Christmas

Lancaster our Annual Old Tyme Christmas is great family fun, featuring music and local shopping. Stores on Main Street will be open offering free treats and specials in each individual store. Town Hall and Col. Town Rec Center will be filled with local artisans and their wares. Of course Santa will be there. At the Great North Woods Welcome Center one can come and decorate a giant gingerbread man or ride a horse drawn wagon.

Lancaster’s downtown will sparkle and shine with festive decorations on Thursday, November 30, from 5 to 9 p.m. during Olde Tyme Christmas, a night to stroll the streets and get into the spirit of the season. For a jolly good evening, begin your holiday shopping by browsing the crafters and vendors at the Town Hall and Colonel Town Rec Center, enjoy plenty of food and, of course, plan a visit with Santa at the Town Hall. At the Great North Woods Welcome Center kids families can decorate a giant gingerbread man or catch a ride on a horse drawn wagon. Stores on Main Street will be open offering free treats and specials in each individual store.

Lancaster Fair

Don’t miss this year’s Lancaster Fair held at the Lancaster Fairgrounds.

For almost a century-and-a-half, the Lancaster Fair has been an end-of-summer tradition, with plenty of variety to keep everyone in the family entertained. Along with agricultural activities like horse shows, oxen pulls and sheep dog trials, the Lancaster Fair features a colorful midway with exciting rides, 4-H exhibits, musical entertainment, and exhibition halls filled with quilts, crafts, vegetables and flowers. Add in farm tractor and big rig truck pulls, pie eating contests, tantalizing fair food, and featured entertainment and it’s easy to see why this fair spans five days and dozens and dozens of events.

One low price includes one-day admission, midway rides and concert. There is plenty of parking and camping is available on site.