With summer in full swing there is plenty to do in the White Mountain Region, including events right in our own backyard. If you are in the Tamworth / Chocorua area check out this upcoming festival!
CHOCORUA DAY IS SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016!
The Annual Chocorua Day Festival is Saturday, July 30 beginning at 9 am with the Chocorua Library Book Sale and the Indoor Yard Sale at the Chocorua Community Church.
At 10am Art Works presents the 2016 Art Show and Sale in Runnells Hall. This runs from 10am to 4 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited to An Artists' Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 pm to meet the many artists whose works will be on display, sponsored by the Arts Council of Tamworth.
The stories of Tamworth's Colorful History will be told by Marion Posner and friends starting at 10:30 in the morning in front of the Library. A delicious BBQ lunch will be served from 11 am to 1 pm as the Dixieland Dandies perform traditional jazz and favorite sing-a-long tunes. The Boy Scouts of Troop 151 will serve popcorn. Tours of the new Chocorua Park and Dam will be conducted throughout the morning and a self-guided walk featuring "A Tamworth Meditation", a poem written by Richard Posner, will be displayed in the park.
Highlighting the festival will be the presentation of the Citizen of the Year Award by the Chocorua Community Association's President John Gotjen at 1pm. This recognition is given annually to recognize individuals who have made a positive contribution to the culture and quality of life of the community.
The Chocorua Day Festival is located on the grounds of Runnells Hall on Rte 113 just east of the Rte. 16 intersection. Hope to see you there!