The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center presents the third Bradley Backstage concert, featuring Junco, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 5th. Junco, comprised of local musicians Jeremy Holden (guitar), Alex Ouellette (drums), Bobby Sheehan (guitar, vocals), Kelsey Sheehan (bass), and Dan Stackhouse (oboe), will perform their upbeat, innovative twist of folk-rock music in the LHE/PAC’s alternative backstage performance space. Junco’s feel good themes, improvisational approach, and passionate performances all add up to a night you won’t want to miss out on. The band will be celebrating the recent release of their debut EP, Waking The Sleeping Giant.
Junco Poster copy

The Bradley Backstage series seats the audience on stage with the performers, creating a much more intimate and unforgettable concert experience. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for kids under the age of 18 (general admission). You can pre-order online at or by calling the box office at 207-935-9232. The LHE/PAC is located at 18 Bradley Street in Fryeburg, Maine.

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16% off at Vintage Frameworks

Celebrate 16% off custom frames, framing and art to celebrate Vintage Frameworks legacy in the North Conway Village!

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Celebrating 16 Years!


* ESTABLISHED MAY 27th, 1999 *





16% OFF Custom Framing, Frames & Art


Now through Saturday, May 30th!




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Tuckerman Brewing Co. Re-Release Party!

Join Tuckerman Brewing Co. for their 6288 Stout Re-release party!


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Summer Art Programs at Jackson Art Studio

for Kids/Teens/Adults
at Jackson Art Studio & Gallery 




with Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for 5 days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Acrylic Birch Tree Paintings, Wire Sculpture Starfish, Mixed Media Metallic Art, Mosaic Mirrors, Leaf /Flower Monoprints, Jackson Pollock Splatter Painted T-shirts, Mondrian Masterpieces, Monster Rock Pets, Outdoor Nature Drawing, Games. Art History & More! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt.
 (Half day students will leave before lunch so should only pack a snack)

Ages 6-13 yrs.  (5 days)

July 13-17   $355  9am-3pm
(5-day) Fashion/Sewing Camp, July 20-24

With Rebecca Klementovich & Lori Badger Stearns

This  camp is for the student who loves fashion and want to learn how the fashion industry works. Students will work on numerous projects each day. For the first half of the week, students will be working on creating inspiration boards, developing a color palette, sketching fashion designs, and creating technical flats. One of their final projects will be to study Coco Chanel and then translate her work into their own fashion sketch. The second half of the week will focus on sewing and creating accessories and bringing some of our fashion sketches to life. Projects include DIY t-shirt design, fabric design, and sewing an infinity scarf. We will end the week with a presentation!   Space is limited to allow for lots of individual attention. Please bring a sewing machine if you have one. We have a limited amount. Please also pack a lunch, snack, and large white t-shirt. All other supplies. included Mon-Fri.,

July 20-24   9am-3:00pm   $355 includes supplies  Ages 10-16

Art Camp for Kids – August 10-13

with Melanie Levitt & Lori Badger Stearns

This 4-day camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for four full days! Students will work on numerous projects each dayand be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include:Mosaic Fish Plaques, Stuffed Animal Prints, Aboriginal Clay Snakes, Watercolor Zentangle Initials,Wire Mobiles, Mountain Landscape Collage, Paper Maché Puppets, Nature Drawing, T-shirt design, Art History & More!

Please pack a lunch & white t-shirt.


(4 full days) Aug 10-13    9am-3pm   $295  Ages 6-13 yrs


Papermaking for Kids, July 7

with Carol Hanson

Learn the art of making paper in this fun, one day class! Students will turn brightly
colored paper, natural and recycled materials into pulp.This fun, tactile experience
will provide a multi-sensory experience, which can easily be recreated at home!
We will then blend the different pulps together, using fine art techniques and
create a wet-on-wet landscape.Students will bring home their unique masterpiece,

which will change slightly as it dries overnight.

Two Dates Offered:

Tuesday, July 7  9am -12pm (1 session) $45 includes supplies Ages 6 and up  


Tuesday, August 25   9am -12pm (1 session) $45 includes supplies Ages 6 and up

Let’s Face It! Clay Handbuilding for KIDS 

with Carol Hanson

In this one day class, students will learn how to work and shape air-dried clay to make 3-D faces,which can hang on a wall when done! Learn to hand build parts of the faces as well as pulling some features out of the ball of clay!No prior experience needed.

Wednesday, July 8  9am-12pm  (1 session) Ages 6 – 13   $45 includes supplies 

Woodworking for Kids

With Carol Hanson

In this one day class, students will design, cut and finish a unique wooden fish. We will use vintage and newer hand tools, like coping saws, hand drills, awls,
bench vices, and sanding blocks. We will work with acrylic paints learning to blend color to create a sea creature to be loved and displayed for many years!

Thursday, July 9   9am-12pm   (1 session)   $50    ages 7-13   

Adults/Kids Zentangle Initial

With Lori Stearns Badger

In this one day class, students will be introduced to the fun and relaxing doodling process of Zentagle – an engaging art form that usesrepetitive patterns to create striking drawings that anyone can achieve! Students will focus on creating their initial with theguidance of the instructor. There will be lots of time for doodling and  a final  masterpiece will be created .Black ink and watercolors will be used along with high quality paper for the final drawing. All supplies included.
Monday, August 3    1-4 pm (1 session)   $45 includes supplies
(For Kids 7 and up & Adults)

Adults/Kids Bird Collage

With Lori Badger Stearns

In this fun one day workshop, students will create a one of a kind bird collage.  We will use acrylic paint, colored and patterned papers,modge podge and a quote to make your own unique masterpiece. Students will learn the process of building up a collage in layersworking step by step with the instructor’s guidance. Each collage will be unique in color, pattern and design.  All supplies included.

Wednesday, Aug. 5    (1 session)  $45 includes supplies
(For Kids 7 and up & Adults)


Adults/Kids Mosaic Fish Plaque

With Lori Badger Stearns

Create your own mosaic fish design on a wooden plaque using broken tiles, glass beads and other small bits.The first class will be design and adhering the tiles. The second class will be grouting and final decorating.Adults and older kids will learn how to use tile cutters to piece together their design. Younger students will use pre-broken pieces.

Optional: bring some of your own small bits to personalize your mosaic fish plaque.

Thursday & Friday, Aug 6 & 7  (2 sessions)   1-4 pm
$85 includes supplies, Kids 8 and up & Adults

Adults/Kids Zentangle Animal  


With Lori Badger Stearns
In this one session class, students will be introduced to the fun and relaxing doodling process of Zentagle-an engaging art form that uses repetitive patterns to create striking drawings that anyone can achieve!Students will focus on creating an animal drawings with the guidance of the instructor. There will be lots of time for doodling anda final masterpiece will be created by the end of the second session.

Black ink and watercolors will be used along with high quality paper for the final drawing. All supplies included.

Monday, August 17  (1 session)   1-4 pm  $45 includes supplies   (For Kids 7 and up & Adults)  

Beaded Beach Jewelry

With Lori Badger Stearns

This fun one session class will introduce you to creating stretchy beach bracelets.
We will use a  variety of recycled glass beads with the addition of charms and tassels.
Color selection and knotting techniques will be covered to create beautiful unique designs.
Cost of class will cover three bracelets. More materials available for purchase from instructor if needed.

Wednesday, August 19   6-9 pm     $45  per/person includes supplies
(Kids 10 and up are welcome with an adult)

Landscape Collage for Kids

with Carol Hanson

In this on day workshop, students will create an abstract landscape collage building up layers of new andrecycled materials on canvas board. Each student’s personality will shine as they select materials from our assortment includingJapanese papers, tissue paper, patterned papers, newspaper, maps and more. Instruction will be given in adhering paper,adding paint and layering to create a colorful and original piece of art.
Wednesday, Aug 26   9am-12pm  $45 includes supplies  Ages 6 – 12

Clay Handbuilding for Kids: Animals

with Carol Hanson

In this one day class, students will learn hand-building techniques with air dry clay to create clay animals.Students will learn how to manipulate the clay with coil, pinch and slab techniques  along with their own creativity!All materials are included.
$45 includes supplies  (1 session)  9am -12pm  ages 6-12


ADULT / TEEN Painting Studio
(3 sessions) with Melanie Levitt

In this intensive evening class, students will work on their own individual painting project in either
oil or acrylics. They will choose from landscape or still life, from photos and real life. Lessons
will be given in sketching, creating a successful composition, color, value and more. Each student
will receive lots of individual attention. This class is open to all levels and abilities and is a great class
for students who want to be creative and improve their skills.  Students are responsible for the bulk
|of their own supplies. Please pack a sketch book in addition to your paint, palette knife, brushes, rags, oderless turpentine (if using oils) and canvases.
For an additional fee of $45, we can provide you with all oil painting supplies for the class.


July 27, 28, & 29 (3 nights)  $150   6-9pm  Adults & Teens ages 13 and up     

(local kids only)
Please inquire about an application…. Applications must be
received at least 3 weeks prior to class starting.
Spring Class…Starts Next Week!
NEW! Floral Mosaics with Lori Badger Stearns

In this 4 session mosaic class,  students will choose from a variety of floral close up photos provided and use those as their mosaic inspiration.  Participants will learn the basic tile cutting techniques and “adementi’ or patterns of laying tiles.  Glass mosaic tile will be provided in a variety of colors needed to create a unique masterpiece. This is a great class to learn about the basics of direct method mosaic art. This class is suitable for the beginner student or those with some experience working with mosaics but want to further their skills.
A materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at class and will include use of studio tools, a plexiglass base and glass tiles.

Wednesdays, May 27, June 3, 10, & 17     6-9pm   
$195 per/person (adults & teens 16 and up)


Please call or email for more details.
melanie  (603) 387-3463

Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist!   
 Spend an evening of CREATIVITY  as you twist open your favorite bottle
of wine (BYOB for those 21 and up) and uncork your INNER ARTISTS.  
OR, bring your kids, a great activity for the whole family!
Evening & Daytime classes! ALL AGES…
$45 includes all your supplies. New classes every month!
$45 includes supplies! 
Ages 7 and up welcome with a  registered adult. 

Drop off kids 12 and up at daytime classes only.

Kids UNDER 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult for all evening classes. 

The Notch
Saturday, May 23   6pm

Sunday, May 24  6pm

Pink Tulips 
Friday, May 29  6pm

Monet Bridge over Pond of Waterlilies
Saturday, June 6  6pm

Birds Nest
Sunday, June 7  1pm

Cherry Blossoms
Thursday, June 11 6pm

6 Birds on a Wire
Saturday, June 13  6pm
Beneath the Tide
Tuesday, June 16  6pm

Apple Blossoms
Friday, June 19  6pm

Apple Blossoms 
Saturday, June 20  6pm

Modern Sunflower
Thursday, June 25  6pm

In Full Bloom
Saturday, June 27  6pm


Sunday, June 28  1pm



* Girls Night Out

*Couples Night

* Family Reunions

* Corporate Groups

* Bachelorette Parties
* Wedding/Baby Showers
* Birthday / Holiday Parties

* Kids Parties, too!
Book now to reserve a date. We are starting to book up!


$45 per/person, choose any painting!
10 Person Minimum


Call to inquire (603) 387-3463  


JACKSON ART Studio & Gallery is open weekends!
Gallery Hours

Saturday, 11am-5pm
Sunday, 11am-4pm

Open by appointment or chance Mondays- Fridays (603) 387-3463

* Try it before you buy it!

You can take artwork and see how it works in your home….
* Payment plans available to make artwork affordable! 

THANK YOU!  for supporting our local artists!

Jackson Art was voted #2 of best activities in
Jackson, NH on Trip Advisor! Thank you.


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10% of brake jobs all day at Midas in North Conway, NH


You’re Invited to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

When: Tuesday, May 26th, 10:00am
Where: Midas
2234 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH
Come and Enjoy…
Meet and Greet with the owners, Kelly and Ron Munro
Coffee and morning pastries

10% off all brake jobs, going on all day


May Special!

Midas is offering a headlight restoration special. Regularly priced at $109.95, enjoy this tune-up for only $80.00 throughout the month of May! 


Take care of this once and have your headlight safety
guaranteed for the life of your vehicle. 



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Whoopie Pie Contest at the Conway Congregational Church

Join in on the fun and spend a day tasting homemade Whoopie Pies with the Conway Village Congregational Church!


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Tim Eriksen & The Trio de Pumpkintown  live at The Barnstormers on Friday, June 5

Arts Council of Tamworth is excited to bring wildly talented singer, multi-instrumentalist and ethnomusicologist Tim Eriksen—“one of the best voices in music,” says T Bone Burnett—to Tamworth for a two-day artist residency. The residency will conclude with a performance by The Trio de Pumpkintown on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 7:30 PM at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth. The Trio celebrates the songs of a fictional New England village in fresh, acoustic arrangements.  Much of their music comes from the 18th and 19th centuries: love songs, murder ballads, songs of travel on the high seas, rollicking Afro-Celtic sing-alongs, music of local Francophone and Scottish communities and shape-note harmony. In addition to their traditional New England repertoire, the Trio also plays their own original music, songs by late 20th and early 21st century local P’town bands and music drawn from their contact with more recent immigrants to the area. Tickets are available at and at the door. Choose Your Own Ticket Price, $5 to $30 for adults, $0 to $5 for youth to 18. Ticket revenues help support free workshops and diverse performances in school and community—please invite your friends!

“Widely regarded as the best traditional American ballad singer of his generation,” according to BBC Radio, Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia. He combines hair-raising vocals with inventive accompaniment on banjo, fiddle, guitar and bajo sexto—a twelve string Mexican acoustic bass—creating a distinctive hardcore Americana sound that ranges from the bare bones of solo unaccompanied singing on his album Soul of the January Hills to the lush, multi-layered arrangements on Josh Billings Voyage, the new album of northern roots American music from the imaginary village of Pumpkintown.

The former frontman of the prophetic groups Cordelia’s Dad (folk-noise), Northampton Harmony (shape-note quartet) and Zabe i Babe (Bosnian folk and pop), Tim Eriksen is the only musician to have shared the stage with both Kurt Cobain and Doc Watson, and his media appearances have ranged from Prairie Home Companion to the Academy Awards. Tim Eriksen’s work as an ethnomusicologist and teacher has included extensive research on shape-note music in New England and the venerable Sacred Harp four-part harmony tradition—he served as on-set music advisor for the movie Cold Mountain, and sang several of the songs on the soundtrack. While Eriksen’s curiosity and passion have led him on many musical journeys besides American roots—from punk rock and shape-note gospel through South Indian classical music (he plays the veena!) and Bosnian pop to world jazz and contemporary symphonic music—all his explorations are linked by the qualities of intensity, directness, and authority which combine in a music that captures a truth about human experience and expresses it without apology.

Arts Council of Tamworth will also offer a free community workshop, “Sing with Tim Eriksen: Ballads and Shape-Note” on Thursday, June 4, from 6:30-8:30 PM at The Tamworth Lyceum in Tamworth. Come explore these traditional American forms of several-part harmony singing with a master teacher. All are welcome; no experience necessary. Donations appreciated. Refreshments are available for purchase from the Lyceum. Eriksen will also be in residency at K. A. Brett on June 4 and 5; interested homeschoolers are welcome to participate. Contact the school at 603-323-7271 for the schedule. The in-school residency will culminate in a mini-performance/group sing/rehearsal at 2:00 on Friday. Community members are welcome to attend.

Tim Eriksen’s residency is supported by generous business sponsors The Other Store, Cooper Cargill Chant, and White Mountain Oil & Propane, 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, The Yeoman’s Fund, and from media sponsors The Conway Daily Sun, 93.5 WMWV and Magic104FM. Tamworth Caregivers can provide rides to performances and workshops for those otherwise unable to attend; contact them at 603-323-7697. Tickets, and lots of video:, 603-323-0104.

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