Contact: Rebecca Courser
Spring Into Warner, Jump Into the Arts
Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce W.A.R.N.E.R. Group Hosts Day of Arts & Music
The WARNER group of the Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes spring with a family-oriented arts festival in Warner from 9am to 3pm on Saturday May 17. The town will be filled with art, music, crafts and more for all to enjoy.
Local artists will demonstrate and musicians will perform at venues along Main Street. See performances by the Kearsarge Community Band, the Rooftop Five, and more. Watch dance demonstrations and workshops by the Kearsarge Conservatory for the Performing Arts in Town Hall.
There will be lots for kids to do with a crafts and activity tent, the “Touch A Truck” demonstration at the Warner Power parking lot, and story hour at the Pillsbury Free Library. Carriage rides with Brian Erickson’s beautiful team will be operating between the United Church of Warner and the Town Hall between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Shops will be open and hosting activities all day.
MainStreet BookEnds will be celebrating the American Book Seller’s Association’s first annual “Read A Book Day” with local authors reading from their favorite book. Local museums will be open for the day with their “Along the River” exhibits. The Upton Chandler House Museum will have an “Antique Tool” demonstration on their front lawn. The NH Telephone Museum will be open for free and are inviting guests to use their artistic talents to express how the telephone has impacted their lives. Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum will have hands-on kids activities and music by Walking Bear Singers in front of Sugar River Bank. Local Motion Studio will demo some of their classes including Yoga and Zumba
Look for a good springtime deal at the Warner Historical Society barn sale and the book sale at MainStreet BookEnds to benefit the Jim Mitchell Park. The Warner Farmer’s Market will be open featuring spring veggies and music. Warner River Organics will be selling spring plants for your vegetable and flower gardens. Rollins State Park will be open that day so plan to include a hike up beautiful Mt. Kearsarge in your day’s activities.
In the evening join the MainStreet Warner Inc. Fundrasing auction festivities for the Jim Mitchell Park at MainStreet Bookends.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org and check www.KearsargeChamber.org/Warner for a complete listing of activities, times and places.