Upcoming Events in Merrimack Valley Region on NH Heritage Museum Trail
STATEWIDE—In June, the NH Heritage Museum Trail features numerous events in the Merrimack Valley Region expected to attract many visitors.

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire
On Sat., June 8 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., the museum will host Nashua BBQ Fly-in at Nashua Airport. All forms of transportation from car, train, bus, or motorcycle are welcome. 

For more information on either event or Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, visit www.aviationmuseumofnh.org.

Canterbury Shaker Village
On Wed., June 19 at 5:00 p.m., Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury will celebrate its 50th-anniversary with a Gala and Auction.

The festive celebration, sponsored by Elektrisola Incorporated, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Northeast Delta Dental, and CGI Business Solutions, will include hors d‘oeuvres, dinner, entertainment, and silent and live auctions. 

The event is $150.00 per person and begins at 5 p.m. in the Horse Barn. At 6:30 p.m., the event will be moved to the North Shop for a shaker inspired dinner and live auction.

On Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, Canterbury Shaker Village will hold Traditional Craft Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This two-day event, sponsored by New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, will include many vendors as well as demonstrators in woodworking, weaving, rug hooking, brook making, oval box making, letterpress printing and more. There will also be hands-on activities, music, and food.

Special guided tours will be offered for an extra fee of $10.00.

To learn more about either event or Canterbury Shaker Village, visit www.shakers.org.

New Hampshire Historical Society
On Tues., June 25, the NH Historical Society in Concord will offer Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime.

This weekly one-hour program includes a shared story about the Granite State and a visit to the exhibition, Discovering New Hampshire, to see museum objects related to the stories.

The stories include iconic New Hampshire figures like the Old Man of the Mountain.

Sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime is free of charge and takes place on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. for six weeks from June 25 to July 30.

For more information on the New Hampshire Historical Society and their events visit www.nhhistory.org.

About the NH Heritage Museum Trail
Comprised of 17 museums, the NH Heritage Museum Trail is divided into the Seacoast, Merrimack Valley and Lakes Regions with stops in Canterbury, Concord, Dover, Exeter, Laconia, Manchester, Moultonborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Tamworth, and Wolfeboro.

For more information about The Trail and any member museum, visit nhmuseumtrail.org.

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