Celebration of Lupines
The Franconia Notch Regional Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 780
Franconia, NH 03580
Lupine Celebration Information will be available from
the Welcome Center next to the Franconia Town Hall on Route 18
Sugar Hill Sampler, Sunset Hill Road
Self-Guided Poetry Walk in the Lupine Field, please park at the Sampler.
Weekends June 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 (weather permitting), Horse Drawn Wagon Rides through the Lupine Field, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Pine Hill Singers Concert: Lead the Way!
7:30 pm Friday, June 3 at Alumni Hall in Haverhill, NH
3 pm Sunday, June 5 at the Sugar Hill Meetinghouse
The Pine Hill Singers spring concert offers a musical response to the many recent acts of violence & intolerance in our country and around the world. With our prayerful, upbeat, and inspiring selections we seek to express peace, comfort, and unity through song. Come join us and let music lead the way!
Annual Wildflower Festival at The Rocks Estate, Bethlehem
Saturday June 4, 10 am - 5 pm. Limit: 40 participants, cost $10.00.
This event will feature programs on the intriguing history of The Rocks, the flora growing there, beekeeping, and mushroom identification and foraging. The Rocks will offer two guided tours of the Mile Path, an area normally off-limits to visitors. Led by Rocks Estate manager Nigel Manley and wildflower enthusiasts Ann Gruczka and Ginny Jeffryes, the tours will include discussion of the estate’s storied history, the array of plants growing there, and the forestry work done as part of the property’s long-range forest management plan. Call to reserve a spot for either the morning or afternoon tour. Each allows only 20 people, and they generally fill quickly. Cost for the program is $10 per person, and participants should bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy at the property. For more information, program times and to reserve a place on the tour, please visit www.therocks.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 603-444-6228.
Annual Swing 'n Sweets Concert
Due to scheduling conflicts, this annual Big Band concert will not be held this year. If you wish to hear the Swing North Big Band play at another location, check out their schedule on their website (also includes their other bands) www.St.JJazz
Click here for Link to PDF Map of our Lupine Blooming Area
Annual Lupine Celebration Open Air Market
Sugar Hill Meetinghouse, Carolina Crapo Building, Sugar Hill Historical Museum. Plenty of parking in the field behind the Meetinghouse (easy path from field to Meetinghouse). Handicapped parking available in the lot at the Crapo Building and on the Meetinghouse grounds. Separate parking area for motorcycles (on pavement) to the right of the Crapo building.
* Over 65 vendors and booth displays featuring local crafters, artisans, non-profit organizations, small businesses, local White Mountain attractions and much more. Click here for complete list.
* Luncheon available from local vendors
Strawberry Shortcake, Pretzels, Nachos,
from Mt. View Kettle Corn
Coneheads Ice Cream
* Artisan demonstrations will be on-going during the weekend: Basket Weaving, Wabanaki Beadwork, Fork Art, Thrown Pottery, Woodworking
*New England: Myth or Reality presented by Edie Clark, NH Author and Yankee Editor.
Saturday, 1 pm at the Meetinghouse.
For over 200 years, Art & Literature have blurred the line between myth and reality. Do you know which is which?
Sponsored by the Elaine Burpee Memorial fund of The Sugar Hill Library
* Free Concert with the Uncommon Folk - Sunday, 1 pm
Folk and Bluegrass Music with a little bit of this and that including a few tall tales and some bits might be true! Ask about Ethel and why she wears a hat!
Sponsored by: Mascoma Savings Bank
Market Sponsors - Please Thank Them!
Mascoma Savings Bank
Town of Sugar Hill
The Woodsville Guranty Bank
Fortin Home Watch Plus, Lyman
The Ledges on Sugar Hill
Bretton Woods - Omni Mt. Washington Resort
Polly's Pancake Parlor
Harman's Cheese & Country Store
Saturday Events, June 11
10 am: Info coming soon
10 am: info coming soon
10:30 am: Making Mozzarella Cheese with Kathy Jablonski
11 am: Native American Flute Workshop with Mary Sturtevant
11 am: Mystery Novelist, Marilinne Cooper
11:45 am: Cooking with Whey - Kathy Jablonski
Noon: White Mountain Poetry by Jeffrey Zygmont
Noon: Piano Favorites with Joseph Hansalik
1 pm: New England, Myth or Reality with Edie Clark
3 pm: Making Cheese with Kathy Jablonski
Sunday's Free Concert, 1 pm at the Sugar Hill Meetinghouse
Uncommon Folk: Folk & Bluegrass music mixed with a bit of story-telling.
Visit the Market page for information on Vendors or for an application if you would like to participate.
We hope you have plans to visit Harman's during the Festival. We always have the Sample Table set out for you, stop in for a bite of our delicious cheese and take the time to sample some of the other products we offer. plan to take some time to visit our area and explore our back roads (many adorned with Lupines), Click HERE for more information on some of our Sugar Hill neighbors including lodging options.
Directions to Harman's