Activities in Wolfeboro

Annual Memorial Day Parades happening throughout the Lakes Region

Monday, May 28th several communities in the Lakes Region will hold their Annual Memorial Day Parades.

Wolfeboro's parade will begin at 9am with a ceremony at Brewster Field, travel to Carpenter School, continue down Main Street, stop at the Post Office and end with a ceremony at the Community Bandstand at Cate Park. We hope you will join us for this wonderful tradition.

Alton's parade will begin at Monument Square at 10am, travel to the cemetery for ceremony, then will travel back to the Square for observances.

Gilford's parade will begin at the Community Church on Potter Hill Road at 10am and proceed to the cemetery for services.

Laconia's parade will begin at 10am, traveling through downtown to the Veteran's Park for services.

Meredith's parade will travel to several locations around downtown and will begin at 10am.

Moultonborough's parade will begin at 10am, travel down Rt. 25 to town hall where a wreath laying will be held at the Historical Society.

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The 2018 Arts Festival season begins Saturday, May 26th!

The Wolfeboro Arts Festival (formerly Arts Walk) returns this Saturday, May 26th bigger and better than ever! The Sandy Martin Gallery will celebrate their re-opening with a performance by The Brother's Way. Stop into The Art Place end enter your winning bid at their silent auction and enjoy a performance by singer/songwriter Thom Alden. Street performers with hoops, stilts, and more will be found around downtown delighting young and old. Be sure to head to downtown and take part in all of the fun!

 

The Wright Museum has begun its 2018 season!

Located on Center Street, The Wright Museum is a must stop if you are visiting the area. With over 14,000 unique items in its collection from photographs to military vehicles and everything in-between you will learn a great deal and come away with a better understanding of that time in our history. With many special events throughout the season such as their popular lecture series and their annual Family Day there is truly something for everyone. Stop in today and experience for yourself all that this wonderful organization offers! 

 

The 44th Annual Smith River Canoe Race is Almost Here!

An annual tradition in town, The Smith River Canoe Race will be held this year on Saturday, May 19th at 1:15pm. Registration will run from 10am to 12:45pm that day at Albee Beach. There are 19 classes to ensure all abilities can participate. Residents and visitors enjoy watching from the banks along the river and cheering on competitors, many who have participated in the race for several years, now with second generation family members getting in on the fun. 

The race will begin at Albee Beach on Lake Wentworth, pass through Smith River to Crescent Lake, down the lower Smith River to Back Bay and then to Dockside, totaling 4 miles with a mild white-water stretch and 2 portages. Participants may contact Roger Murray at 603-569-5454 for additional information about this event. Good luck to all!

 

Take a trip on the M/S Mount Washington!

Thinking about a trip to the Lakes Region? A cruise on the M/S Mount Washington is a must. With ports in Meredith, Wolfeboro, Alton Bay and Center Harbor for scheduling convenience and many themed Dinner Dance Cruises throughout the season. Fun for all and a great way to sit back, relax and enjoy. Click on the photo below to visit their website and start planning your perfect cruise!

 

Fire and Ice Festival Returns to the Wolfeboro Inn!

Looking for something fun and different to do this weekend? The Wolfeboro Inn has the perfect solution with their Fire and Ice Festival happening this Friday and Saturday from 5-10pm on the inn's lake-side gazebo lawn. The family friendly event is $5 per person and features fire dancing performances, an amazing ice bar, music and dancing. If you would like to enjoy dinner it is suggested you make a reservation. 

Celebrate Last Night in downtown Wolfeboro!!

 

 

Head downtown this New Year's Eve for a day of shopping, dining and activities. 

 

Town Hall's Great Hall:

11am - Join a scavenger hunt that will take you throughout several businesses. 

12:30pm - 4:30pm Concessions will be available for purchase.

1:30pm - Just Maria & Bob Puppets will perform.

3pm - Tricky Dick the Magician will perform.

3:30pm - Visit the Balloon Man.

4:30pm - Bingo will be held.

7pm - 9pm GALA will hold a Contra Dance.

 

All Saints Church:

4:30pm - 6:30pm Visit the Balloon Man

5pm - 6:30pm A Lasagna Dinner will be held ($10 for adults, $30 for families and children 5 and under free)

 

At 6:30pm the Wolfeboro Chamber of Commerce will present a Fireworks Display from Brewster Field.

Christmas Spirit Open House is this Saturday!

Head downtown this Saturday from 1-4pm and take part in this fantastic community event. There will be free refreshments & entertainment to enjoy as well as special discounts with your food pantry donation. Support our many, wonderful local businesses and find that perfect gift for someone special on your list!

 

Looking for some fun, fall activities?

Get to know the fantastic community of Wolfeboro! Before the snow flies, take advantage of the sunshine and head downtown!

November 10th, 11th and 12th:

Come on over to the Village Players Theater on Glendon Street and enjoy a performance of The Music Man. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

Saturday, November 11th:

It's time to start thinking about winter sports season! The Children's Center's 44th Annual Ski & Skate Sale will be held at Kingswood Regional High School with great deals for the entire family. If you have equipment you would like to consign, bring it down the day before from 3pm-8:30pm. Please use the side door for bringing in your items.

The Wright Museum will host the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony from 11am-noon with speaker, retired Col. Dean Rondeau.

November 16th-19th:

Kingswood Theater presents the new musical comedy The Addams Family at the high school Arts Center. Tickets are available online or can be purchased at Blacks Paper and Gifts.

Saturday, November 18th:

Meet at the Railroad Station for the 26th Annual Turkey Trot 5K. Seniors who do not wish to participate in the traditional trot can meet at the Brewster Indoor Track to walk or run. The races begin at 10 am so pre-registering online is encouraged.

Saturday, November 25th:

The fabulous tradition continues with the annual Christmas in Wolfeboro Parade. Departing Brewster field at 3pm, traveling North on Main Street and ending with the lighting of the community Christmas Tree and opening of Santa's Hut.

While you're here, visit our local businesses and check those Christmas gifts off of your list, then relax and enjoy a nice meal at one of our local restaurants. What a great way to kick off the holiday season! Visit our website often and check out our New Hampshire Information pages where you'll find updated events schedules for Wolfeboro and the Lakes Region.