, Kingston, NH

Food and Fun

August 27, 2013

September in NH’s Lakes Region


M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach: September 22 and 29. Take a Foliage Dinner Cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee and dine as you view the beautiful landscape.

Winnipesaukee Belle in Wolfeboro - September 3-October 19. Enjoy a cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee on a 65-foot replica turn-of-the-century paddle wheeled boat.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness - September 1-October 14. Explore Squam Lake and learn about the natural history of the lake and what makes Squam so special while you take in the sights.

LakeFest: Hands Across the Water at Weirs Beach - September 7. An attempt to break the world record for the largest raft of canoes and kayaks on a single water body.

Vintage Boat Regatta at Wolfeboro town docks - September 13-14. Watch or participate while vintage boats from all over New England race for the win.

Fall Craft Fair at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton - September 14. Fabulous creations by local artisans – event held rain or shine.

Artisan Festival at the Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury - September 14. A country fair celebrating rural farm traditions and the traditional arts, with Artisan Craft Fair & Farmers’ Market.

4th Annual Harvest Festival at Prescott Farm & Education Center in Laconia - September 14. Horse-drawn hayrides, face painting, petting farm, food, music, games, tours, workshops, demonstrations and more.

WOW Fest at the Laconia Athletic and Swim Club in Laconia - September 14. Three races for athletes and families looking for fun. This event fundraises for the beautiful WOW Trail.

17th Annual Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon - September 19-22. The second race in the chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

NH Highland Games at Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln - September 20-22. The largest Scottish festival in the Northeast, celebrates everything Scottish—food, music, culture, dancing, athletics, and more.

8th annual Crazy Gringo Golf Classic at the Waukewan Golf Course in Center Harbor - September 27. Proceeds from this fun golf tournament go to the WLNH Children’s Auction.

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  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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