Village Stroll Reception in Downtown Tamworth
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Village Stroll Reception in Downtown Tamworth

Stroll the village, Tamworth History Center, The Other Store, Tamworth Distillery. and the Town Office. Each will open their doors to the public and will showcase a sampling of the wet paint artists’ week long collection of paintings.

This event will be the culmination of the week's worth of Wet Paint plein air painting.  Bring a picnic blanket, grab snacks and refreshments throughout the town and take in all of the history, art and beauty.  

Free and open to the public

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Planning Your Medicine Garden Workshop - Remick Museum
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Planning Your Medicine Garden Workshop - Remick Museum

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Through slides, discussion, a garden visit, and tasting, we will get to know the planting needs and uses of 17 beautiful medicinal plants. We will address details like: Will the Bee balm overshadow the Lemon balm? And just how wide will the Elecampane reach? Which are the favorites of pollinators? Share teas and apply salves made from some of our plant subjects and take home a booklet of their planting and harvesting guidelines and some seed to get you started. We plan to have potted herbs for sale, too.

Cost: $35 for members | $45 for non-members, includes Museum admission

Call 603-323-7591 to register. Registration closes Monday, April 29/when filled. For ages 18 and up; 16 and up, with a parent. This class takes place indoors and out (weather permitting); the outdoor garden terrain is sloped and irregular. Dress for the weather, including outdoor shoes; bring an umbrella if it is raining.

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Wet Paint Closing Gala
May
4
4:30 PM16:30

Wet Paint Closing Gala

The closing Gala will take place in the new event tent at The Preserve at Chocorua. 

Join the artists, art lovers, collectors under the beautiful Sperry Tent at the Preserve to celebrate the week of plein air painting! Gala attendees will enjoy complimentary locally prepared hors d’ oeuvres and wine from Tamworth’s Whippletree Winery all while listening to the lively sounds of local musicians, The Bongolians.

The Gala will be a chance to view the entire collection of artwork created during the week and an opportunity support artists, local businesses and nonprofit organizations. Gallery walls will feature masterpieces from the week, including a fundraising wall of donated works to benefit the “Crayons Matter” Marcia C. Abbott Scholarship Fund. All proceeds from the “Crayons Matter” artwork sales directly benefit Art Works in Chocorua for children’s art education and each painting can be purchased for a minimum of $100 on Saturday evening.

The Gala wraps up with the presentation of awards presented to artists for Best in Show, 2nd Place, People’s Choice and Most Improved.   

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Artist Table Benefit Dinner
May
4
7:30 PM19:30

Artist Table Benefit Dinner

New to the event this year! Guests will savor a four course dinner featuring locally sourced foods prepared by The Preserve Cooks and paired with boutiques wines and artisanal spirits. The ARTISTS TABLE will celebrate the art of food and create an intimate setting for artists to share their craft during the age old art of breaking bread. By reservation only; limited number of tickets available at $100 per person.  A portion of the proceeds go to supporting “Crayons Matter.” 

Get Tickets here.

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Free Tour at NH Mushroom Co
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Free Tour at NH Mushroom Co

Learn what mushrooms we grow and how we grow them. See our facility and meet some of our staff. Have mushrooms you’d like to identify? Bring them by! Mushrooms for sale following the tour.  NH Mushroom Co, 153 Gardner Hill Road, Tamworth, NH 03886
Phone: (603) 323-0097 / http://www.nhmushrooms.com/

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Remick Museum Workshop - Planning Your Medicine Garden
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Remick Museum Workshop - Planning Your Medicine Garden

Ages 18+ (16+ with parent or guardian) Cost: $30 members, $35 non-members Through slides, discussion, a garden visit, and tasting, get to know the planting needs and uses of 17 beautiful medicinal plants, share teas made from some of our subjects, and take home a booklet of their planting and harvesting guidelines. There will be potted herbs for sale. Registration closes Wednesday May 9th or earlier when full. (www.remickmuseum.org)

 

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EN PLEIN AIR Painters paint the Tamworth Farmers Market
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

EN PLEIN AIR Painters paint the Tamworth Farmers Market

Wet Paint plein air painters perch from different perspectives at Tamworth's Renown Farmers Market.  Multi-tasking food shopping and fun has never been so artful.  Watch the paintings take shape before your eyes, pick up some groceries and stick around for the village stroll! There will be a speical "Quick Draw" competition among the artists, 2 hours to paint a scene from the market.

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Fireside Gathering at Remick Museum
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

Fireside Gathering at Remick Museum

Remick staff will gather around the campfire to share a few nuggets of information: it could be about animals, vegetables or minerals or something found along the road. This program is free but donations are always greatly appreciated. Calling ahead (323-7591) to RSVP is helpful but walk-ins are always welcome.  (weather dependent).

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Workshop: Tricks of the Trade
May
11
4:00 PM16:00

Workshop: Tricks of the Trade

Attention all fledging and local painters of all levels! Learn from one of our pros, Diane Dubreuil, during this workshop at 4:00pm in the selectmen's room at the Town Hall, sponsored by the Tamworth Economic Development Commission. Then at 5:00pm, stroll the village for receptions at The Other Store, Distillery, and The Lyceum featuring the day's plein air work from around the village of Tamworth.  

Free and open to the public

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Wet Paint 2018
May
7
to May 16

Wet Paint 2018

Wet Paint returns to Tamworth this year with an even bigger roster of Artists and more special events. Stay tuned here for details.  Events include two village strolls this year, Thursday in Chocorua, and Friday in Tamworth.  The closing event on May 12th will feature a concert by the internationally known Judith Owen, with legendary bassist Leland Sklarr and percussionist Pedro Segundo in a tent at The Preserve at Chocorua.

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Free Tour at NH Mushroom Co
May
6
12:00 PM12:00

Free Tour at NH Mushroom Co

Learn what mushrooms we grow and how we grow them. See our facility and meet some of our staff. Have mushrooms you’d like to identify? Bring them by! Mushrooms for sale following the tour.  NH Mushroom Co, 153 Gardner Hill Road, Tamworth, NH 03886
Phone: (603) 323-0097 / http://www.nhmushrooms.com/

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Cook Memorial Library Book Sale
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Cook Memorial Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Cook Memorial Library's monthly book sale takes place today. Support the library and pick up some new reading material! The fundraiser book sale is held on the first Saturday of each month, from 10 am to noon. New items are always being donated, so each sale is different!

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May
13
7:00 PM19:00

Cormac McCarthy @ The Farmstand

$10.00 Doors @ 6:00pm Show @ 7:00pm Tickets

"A distinctive songwriter with a warm, powerful, inherently melodic baritone, a fine guitarist and a devastating wit ... enormous writing gifts, capable of putting chills into your spine or a silly grin on your face..." - 
-Jeff McLaughlin, The Boston Globe

Cormac will perform in the charming barn at The Farmstand on this eve of Mother's Day. BYOB, food will be available for purchase before the show.

Tickets

The Farmstand

Cormac McCarthy

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May
13
10:00 AM10:00

Migratory Bird Walk at Remick Museum

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm presents well-known bird enthusiast Ned Beecher, who will lead all levels of “birders” on a birding walk as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Will the cliff swallows have returned to the farm? Will bluebirds populate the fields on Great Hill Road? Will the indigo bunting make an appearance on the Binsack Trail? Come and join us for one of the greatest shows Mother Nature provides. Binoculars, appropriate clothing and footwear, water, snacks and bird guides are recommended.

$5/person; FREE for museum members

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May
11
5:00 PM17:00

Artist Meet and Greet Reception and Sale @ Artworks

Artworks in Chocorua hosts, free and open to the public.  Just down the road from where the artists spent the day painting, browse the Wet Paint works, hob nob with community members and artists and learn about the year round workshops and events that Artworks has to offer.

Flatbread Pizza will be on hand with some tasty treats as well! 
Free and open to the public

 

 

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Flora and Fungi Nature Walk.

Explore the nearby State Forests with seasoned botanist/mycologist, Sue Van Hook for spring wildflowers and morel mushrooms.  We'll listen to the birds as well.  Bring binoculars if you have them. Wear sturdy shoes, layers and bring your favorite tick protection.  Sue will have hand lenses to share for examining flowers and mushrooms up close.

Average walk will be for two hours.

Learn more about Sue at: suevanhook.com

 

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