November Events at Remick Farm!


Seasonal Events

Warm greetings from Remick Museum & Farm! It may be Halloween but we’re foregoing the tricks and bringing you some treats in the form of reminders for upcoming events.



Forgotten Arts: Fiber Arts Group  

9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
FREE, sessions are structured for adult fiber artists

Wild Edible, Medicinal, & Tree I.D. Walk 
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WInter’s Coming… Boost Your Health, Naturally 
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
$25/person, ages 16 & over
Pre-register by Tuesday, November 11


Home School Class ~ Hearth Cooking
Early Bird Turkey Dinner
“Thanksgiving in the 19th Century” Dinner



Homestead Christmas 

12 – 3 p.m.

$5/person; ages 4 & under


Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth Village, NH 03886
Blending the past with the present to tell a rich history of a family, a farm, and a village.
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Wholesale Klezmer is coming to Tamworth!

Arts Council of Tamworth is excited to present The Wholesale Klezmer Band, live at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth, NH at 7:30 PM on Friday, November 14, 2014, and in residency in Tamworth from November 12-14. If you’re not familiar with this rousing traditional music of Eastern Europe, with old roots in Romanian music and newer connections to American jazz, you are in for a treat. If you are, you won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to see Klezmer in the North Country. For over 30 years, from Carnegie Hall to Tamworth, Wholesale Klezmer has been entertaining and educating lucky listeners. They’ve been called “Wonderfully entertaining and moving,” and “A New England Treasure.” The Saratoga County Arts Council called one of their performances “An unforgettable evening of comedy and drama and joy and sorrow.” “Their upbeat, danceable, festive music made it hard for me to sit still,” said an audience member at another concert.

The band members of Wholesale Klezmer have musical roots as deep and wide as Klezmer itself. Band leader Yosl Kurland took up violin in the second grade in the Bronx, and played only classical music for years. Then he discovered Pete Seeger and the guitar, Eastern European music and folk dancing, and more. At 40 he learned to speak and then teach Yiddish. Multi-instrumentalist David Tasgal played in everything from string quartets and symphony orchestras to jazz ensembles and rock groups before joining Wholesale Klezmer. In addition to Klezmer music, trombonist Brian Bender plays jazz and reggae, rhythm and blues, Latin, Celtic and Brazilian music. Christina Crowder, the band’s newest member, trained in classical piano before taking up the accordion. She is a founding member of the Budapest-based Yiddish music ensemble Di Naye Kapelye, and has worked intensively in Romania researching Jewish music there. She also plays old-time music on banjo and fiddle, and finds a strong connection between the Appalachian and Klezmer traditions. Flautist and vocalist Peggy Davis’s first encounter with native singers of Yiddish music was when she worked with Russian immigrants in Italy. She also has a background in Balkan and Russian folk music. Bassist Michael Suter has also played with diverse ensembles—funk/rock, African, Middle Eastern, a Sun Ra tribute band… “Klezmer deeply touches my roots…,” he says, echoing other band members’ sentiments, “and gives me a real sense of positive connection to my European heritage — something which is valuable and healing.”

Tickets for the Friday evening performance are on sale now at Choose Your Own Ticket Price, $5 to $30+ for adults, $0 to $5+ for youth to 18. Ticket revenues help support ACT’s Art Connects Us artist residencies in school and community—please invite your friends!

The public has several other opportunities to play and dance with and learn from Wholesale Klezmer band members. You’re invited to the Tamworth Lyceum in Tamworth on Wednesday evening, November 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM for a workshop in traditional Yiddish song with Yosl Kurland. The workshop is free and open to all ages; no experience necessary. Donations are always welcome in support of our work in school and community. On Thursday, November 13, from 4:30-5:30 PM, bring your instrument the Brett School to learn about Instrumental Klezmer music with Brian Bender. Then stay and put your learning to use: ACT is collaborating with the K. A. Brett Health and Wellness Committee for their 8th Annual Harvest Dinner & Dance. Wholesale Klezmer band members will join the members of the CaravanBand, Tom Chiappisi, Anne Krom, Siena Kaplan & Allie Thompson for an evening of traditional contra dances AND traditional Yiddish dances. Dinner begins at 5:30—beans, stews, apple crisp and bread are provided, potluck salads and sides are welcome—and dancing at 6:30. This event is also free; donations are welcome. Singers and musicians who would also like to be involved in one or two numbers during the Friday evening performance can contact for details.

The Wholesale Klezmer residency is sponsored by generous business sponsors The Other Store and BEAM Construction Associates, Inc., and is funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies, with support from the K. A. Brett School, the Tamworth Foundation, the Tamworth PTA, and from media sponsors The Conway Daily Sun, 93.5 WMWV and Magic104FM.

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Broadway’s Musical Hit “Hairspray” Comes to Fryeburg Academy

The Fryeburg Academy Arts Department presents this year’s all-school musical, Hairspray, at 7:30 p.m. on November 6th, 7th, and 8th at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center.

The show tells the tale of Tracy Turnblad, who overcomes rejection and achieves her dream of performing on a TV dance show in 1960s Baltimore, a time riddled with racism and segregation. The popular Corny Collins Show is no exception. When the dance program holds auditions for an opening, Tracy, played by Dana Thibodeau, runs down to the studio with her best friend, Penny Pingleton, played by Helen Driesen, to try out. Tracy, who is by no means the cultural stereotype of a “pretty girl,” conquers the odds and earns a spot on the Corny Collins Show. She is quickly launched into stardom, but can’t stand that the show won’t allow the integration of Negroes and is determined to make it happen, even if it means she will loose her position on the show and her new relationship with the heartthrob, Link, played by Alex Ouellette.

Hairspray is a show about accepting difference, so it is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the diverse population of students, rarely found in Maine.  Additionally, the collaboration of the entire Arts department as well as mementos from Fryeburg Academy’s early 60’s archival collection will all be on display for a complete immersion in the era.

 Hairspray is a highly energetic show filled with many dance numbers, sure to leave you thoroughly entertained.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students/seniors. You can order online at or by calling the box office at 207-935-9232. The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is located at 18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, Maine.

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Be Well Studios Yoga and Events!

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November 2014 Yoga & Events at Be Well Studios!
November Yoga Schedule
8:15 Vinyasa w. Bree
10 Kripalu w. Vanessa
4 – 5:15 Beginners Vinyasa w. Marcia

5:30 Restoring Hatha w. Chelsea

8:15 Vinyasa w. Melissa
10 Kripalu w. Vanessa
12 – 1 Power Hour w. Bree

6 Ashtanga Based w. Dana

8:15 Vinyasa w. Julie
10 Hatha Flow w. Julie
4 – 5:15 Yin Yoga w. Marcia
5:30 Heated Hatha w. Jesi
8:15 Kripalu w. Vanessa
10 Vinyasa w. Melissa
12 – 1 Power Hour w. Bree

6 Vinyasa w. Bree

8:15 Traditional Hatha w. Chelsea

10 Hatha Flow w. Julie

8:15 Kripalu w. Vanessa
10 Vinyasa w. Melissa

5:30 Restorative w. Marcia

8:15 Traditional Hatha w. Chelsea
10 Vinyasa w. Marcia
5:30 Ashtanga Based w. Eric
New Unlimited Yoga Option
30 days unlimited yoga for $75


No contracts or minimum monthly sign up and you can sign up any day of the month!
((Starts in September))
November Yoga Deal
Enjoy $5 drop-in rates throughout the month of October to all Ashtanga Yoga classes!
Tuesdays at 6:30 pm with Dana
Sundays at 5:30 pm with Eric 
Events Pages

Reiki Level I Training

Meditation Group
Tuesday November 4
6 – 7 pm
$10 or yoga punch card

Join Leah Mason the first Tuesday of the month to explore or nurture your meditation practice. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. Leadership of the group rotates among leading local healers and spiritual teachers


Building our Immunity for the Cold & Flu Season* **
November 5
6 – 7:30 pm

Join Heather for a discussion on health promoting ways to use herbs, supplements and healing foods to build our immunity and naturally prepare ourselves for the upcoming cold and flu season.  We’ll also discuss the best herbs to have on hand when either you or your child is coming down with a cold to help reduce the duration and severity of symptoms.

Sounds From the Crystal Cave
Friday November 7
6:30 – 7:30 pm
$10 or yoga punch card

Come and enjoy the amazing experience of Crystal Bowls sound therapy. The deep sounds and vibrations of crystal bowls serve to release stress and relax you from the inside out!


Expanding Your Metaphysical Toolbox: Energy Medicine* **
Wednesday November 12
6 – 8 pm

Join Reiki Master and Energy Healer Ted VerPlanck to learn some some simple physical techniques that take only a few minutes a day, to rapidly shift the energies in your body, enhancing your health and boosting your vitality.  I will teach you the 5 minute Daily Energy Routine that will Balance your energies, strengthen your immune system, increase your strength and vitality, balance your body’s chemistry, helps you feel better, and helps you think more clearly.


Expanding Your Metaphysical Toolbox: Psychic Development* **
Wednesday November 19
6 – 7:30 pm

Join Reiki Master and Energy Healer Ted VerPlanck to learn  skills of communication with your guides. I will teach you 3 techniques to help you  hear and understand the guidance you receive from your guides. You will also learn a fool proof technique to protect you from psychic attacks  and 2 methods to release entities  that have attached.


Reiki Level I Training* **
Thursday November 20
5 – 7:30 pm

Join Reiki Master, Elena Mosston to learn the amazing healing power of Reiki! Reiki is a healing modality that works to move energy through the body to promote greater health. With this class you will be taught how this system works and be given the proper attunement so that you can start accessing this universal life energy right away! Level 1 training is a great way to learn the basics and start your own transformative experience.


Soul-Full Yoga* **
Saturday November 22
2 – 4 pm

Join Chelsea for a 90 min chakra-based class holding poses with intention, ending with breathing exercises & meditation. Follow the class up with a different topic each month to expand thinking and promoting love and empowerment

*Prepay and preregister 3 or more days before the event to receive 10% off!
**Minimum amount of people required to host this workshop 


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Live Entertainment with Cold River Radio Show!

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The Cold River Radio Show

Intervale, NH ~7:00pm-9:00pm


Theater in the Wood
41 Observatory Way, Intervale, NH 03845

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
After Show Cast Party
Open to the Public
Hosted by & at:

Jackson, NH


Cold River Radio Show
Presented By:

Vanessa Trouble 




For Details

Don’t Miss This Event!!!
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Pianist/composer/arranger Laurence Hobgood will be performing with his trio at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 14th. Mr. Hobgood will be spending two and a half days in residency with Fryeburg Academy student musicians. During his stay Laurence will teach a series of Master Classes. He will provide instruction and feedback to both student instrumentalists and vocalists on an individual, small group, and ensemble basis. The students will also have the opportunity to work on some of Laurence’s original compositions, providing a unique experience to interact with the composer. The concert on the 14th is a culmination of the residency, featuring Mr. Hobgood’s trio as well as many of Fryeburg Academy’s student musicians.

Laurence Hobgood has enjoyed a dynamic and multi-faceted career. In addition to twenty years of arranging for and collaborating with renowned vocalist Kurt Elling, the multiple Grammy-nominee and Grammy award-winner has also written vocal arrangements for a number of other prominent musicians such as Jackie Allen, Alicia Miles, and Regina Carter. He has been described by Dave Brubeck as “one of the most incredible pianists I have ever heard.”

Mr. Hobgood’s relationship with Kurt Elling began in 1993. The young singer sat in (against all precedent) with the Ed Peterson Quintet. The group, which played every Monday at the storied Green Mill in Chicago’s Uptown, was known for its challenging repertoire and completely open and experimental approach. Mr. Hobgood had been a member of the band for some time at that point; when it was announced that Kurt Elling was going to sit in with the band, genuine surprise and some instinctive trepidation were quickly replaced by relief, then respect. The growing friendship soon evolved into the start of a true collaboration.

In 1994 Hobgood helped Elling produce what became 1995’s “Close Your Eyes,” the first of six records for the iconic Blue Note label, all Grammy-nominated. The Chicago Tribune honored them as 1995 Chicagoans Of The Year in the Arts. In 2001 Mr. Hobgood received his own Grammy nomination for his arranging on “Flirting With Twilight.” He has performed both with Elling and his own trio at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Birdland, Chicago’s Symphony Center, as well as the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals, including Montreaux, North Sea, Monterey, Newport, and many others. He has played and/or recorded with Jon Hendricks, Kurt Rosenwinkle, Clark Terry, Bob Mintzer, and Buddy Guy, to name a few.

Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students. For those interested in providing additional support for this project we are offering benefactor tickets for $50. These tickets provide access to a pre-show hors d’oeuvres reception where you will have the opportunity to briefly meet Mr. Hobgood, and for every two Benefactor tickets you purchase, you will receive one of his signed CDs. The Laurence Hobgood residency is funded in part by our friends at Green Thumb Farms, Hannaford, Hunting Dearborn, North Conway Music Center, and Norway Savings Bank.

The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is located at 18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, Maine on the campus of Fryeburg Academy. Order tickets online at or call the box office at 207-935-9232.

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Public is Invited to Arts Council of Tamworth’s Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 1

Arts Council of Tamworth (ACT) invites you to enjoy a festive evening with friends and neighbors at ACT’s Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Runnells Hall in Chocorua, NH, at 7:00 PM, with auctioneers Tom and Rob Troon. Doors will open at 6:00 for viewing and mingling—the evening will include refreshments, salty and sweet, beer and wine, and other hot and cold drinks.

Come bid on thousands of dollars worth of unique and useful merchandise, gift certificates and services from massage to music lessons, from 12 kinds of pickles to many kinds of pie! Items to be auctioned include theater tickets, local foods & home-baked treats, gift baskets, passes and memberships to theme parks, museums and events, meals at local restaurants and one-of-a-kind original artworks—from a vintage Barnstormers poster by Kate Thompson to a beautiful painting of Bennett Street in North Sandwich by Andrea Kennett to a drawing by noted Austrailian artist Elizabeth Durack to a portrait of YOUR pet by Penny Purcell. For an ever-growing list of auction items visit If you would like to donate to the auction, please email or call 603-323-0104.
Charity auctions are win, win, win. Businesses get exposure and connect to new customers, patrons can find bargains on special items or bid on goods and services they would buy anyway, and the nonprofit gets invaluable support for its work. Proceeds from this auction help support ACT’s community-wide Art Connects Us artist residencies: arts enrichment for every kid at Brett, free creative workshops for community members of all ages, unique performances with Choose Your Own Ticket Prices, so the whole community wins! Check it out: Please invite your friends and come support unique arts events and arts education accessible to everyone in the community.

Thank you to our many auction donors, including The Barnstormers Theatre, The Big Farm Creamery, Cafe Noche, Castle in the Clouds, Dragonfly Yoga Barn, Flat Mountain Farm, Flatbread Company, Ham Ice Arena, the Local Grocer, the New Hampshire Independent School of Music, North Country Fair Jewelers, Peace of Mind Reiki, Old Village Bakery, Red Gables Farm, Tamworth Lumber, The Tamworth Lyceum, White Birch Bookstore, and to our many private donors as well. Big thanks as well to Media Sponsors The Conway Daily Sun, The Mountain Ear, and 93.5 WMWV | Magic 104FM.

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