at 7:00 P.M. the first Wednesday of the month
library down stairs in the Emma Sawyer room.
- no monthly meeting Dec. through February.
Historical Society welcomes everyone to our
meetings and programs (always without charge).
When an exact date and time do not appear below,
please watch Weare's Channel 6, or check local
newspapers and bulletin boards at town buildings
and local businesses. All Weare Historical Society
(WHS) meetings are in the Sawyer Room at Weare
Public Library. If you cannot attend any of our
open houses, please contact us through this Website
and we'll arrange an appointment for you.
Bingo will now be held March through October at
Osborne Memorial Hall, aka the Grange Hall, 16
Deering Center Road, Weare. Begins at 7 p.m.
sharp, the following Saturday evenings:
Hall rental information for your event, please
- "The Other Side of the Midnight Ride: A
Visit with Rachel Revere". Hear the remarkable
story of tea, trouble and revolution related by
the woman who rode through life with Paul Revere.
Rachel Revere tells of the Boston Tea Party, the
midnight ride and the Siege of Boston. Join us
and learn more. Sponsored by the NH Humanities
Council and the Weare Historical Society. This
programs starts at 7 p.m. in Weare's Old Town
Hall and is free and open to the public.
April - 2014
Mohegan Bus Trip: Sunday, April 6; to RSVP
or for more information, please call Rad at 529-7282.
April 26 - Open
House Stone Memorial Building 10 am - 2 pm
The General John Stark Scenic Byway Council, with
assistance from Southern NH Planning is having
a "Join General Stark's Spring Rising"
April 26 and 27 which will incorporate the historical,
cultural and natural beauty of the Byway's four
towns, Weare, New Boston, Goffstown, and Dumbarton.
April 26 - Town
Wide Litter Pick Up (rain date May 3, 2013)
Town Wide Litter Pick Up - Blue bag will be available
at the town office starting March 18, 2013. Bags
will also be available in the Weare Post Office.
April 27 - End
of Beard Contest - The finale for the beard contest
will take place at the American Legion breakfast
at about 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a good breakfast; participate
in one of the three beard groups contest (information
in the blue books mailed to Weare residents) and/or
stay for the fun.
May 4 - Victorian
Tea Party - Recommended ages 6-12. A great experience
for children accompanied by an adult. Wear your
favorite dress up clothes or dress in Victorian
attire. Enjoy crafts, photos, tea and delicious
morsels. Learn proper Victorian tea etiquette.
This event starts at 2 p.m. in Weare's Old Town
Hall. $5.00 per person. Reservations are required;
call Terri Wahnowsky @ 529-0425
May 16 - Skills
& Drills - Children will get a benefit from
learning from high school and college players
and coaches. Sessions will be 10-12:30 p.m. for
ages 6-8 and 1-3:30 p.m. for ages 9-10. This event
will take place at Center Woods Elementary School.
Free but reservations are required; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 16 - Timber
Framing with Tedd Benson - Tedd is nationally
known. He has authored four seminal books on timber
framing, the first of which, Building the Timber
Frame House, (Scribner's Sons, 1980, Simon &
Schuster, 1995) was instrumental in the revival
of this centuries-old form of building with heavy
timber. This informative free event sponsored
by The Weare Public Library and the Weare Historical
Society will begin at 7 p.m. in Weare's Old Town
May 17 - Weare
Center Woods and Weare Middle School students
will be presenting their programs and mosaics
based on Weare's History as part of the 250th
celebration. Both events will be held at the Weare
Middle School on Saturday, May 17, 20014 from
3:00 to 7:00. Please attend and see what the children
have learned about their town.
June 7 - Town Wide Yard Sale - Forms will
be available beginning April 1 at the Town Office,
Post Office, Stores and this web site. Click
Here for Yard Sale Form Maps of all yard sale
locations will be available at the Stone Building
in the center of town June 7 from 8 a.m. to 1
June 21 - An Old
Fashioned Lawn Party on the grounds of the Clinton
Grove Academy - Live music and entertainment by
Jeff Warner (thru a NH Humanities Council grant),
lawn games, a cake walk, tour of the first floor
of the Academy and more. Bring your own picnic
lunch and enjoy this old fashioned social event.
July 12 - Weare's
Patriotic Celebration - The parade starts at 11
a.m. Look for the unveiling of Weare's 250th Anniversary
Cake. Enjoy the best strawberry shortcake and
lemonade around from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the
Stone Building grounds. Tour the museum and purchase
August 23 - Old Home Day - Participate
and spend a busy day with us. Participate in an
Old Fashioned Vintage Parade that will start at
10 a.m. Enjoy musical entertainment, artisan,
vendor and old time trade displays and demonstrations,
an antique/classic car show, photo contest, historical
presentations, food and much more. This will be
a day worth coming home for!
September 21 (Sunday)
- A Luncheon to Commemorate the Signing of Weare's
Charter - Prior to a catered luncheon John Stark
Regional High School will provide activities for
the young and young at heart. The noon luncheon
will not only fill your belly with great food
but you will also be entertained by watching Weare's
history come alive. Be part of putting together
a time capsule to be hidden for the future. This
is Weare's 250th anniversary celebration final
event. The cost is: $10 per adult, $5 children
under 12 ($50 family cap). Reservations required