Summertime Daily Activities & Tours at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village. Monday–Saturday through September 5, 2015 (Labor Day Weekend). Building & Barn Tour, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Remick-Made Crafts, 10 a.m. & 3 p.m.; Barnyard Discovery, 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.; Captain Enoch Remick House Tour, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; Farm Chores, 2-3 p.m. (Wed/ Sat. during July/August only); Dairy Barn & Milk House Tour, 3 p.m. Plus all-day self-guided exploration of the Museum Center, grounds, trails and farm. WWII Home Front Exhibit. Farm Stand open daily. Farmhouse Kitchen baked goods. Picnic spots. Remick-Made dried herbs, herbal products, toys, gifts, and locally handcrafted items. See website for details. Museum & Farm open Monday–Friday 9–5; Saturday 9–4. 603-323-7591.
Captain Enoch Remick House Daily Tours. Monday–Saturday through September 5, 2015 (Labor Day Weekend), 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Part of Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, this stately house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its influence on the town of Tamworth, NH, and for its significant architectural qualities. Highlights include 19th-century murals attributed to the American painter John Avery, the original medical office and medicine room used by two country doctors, plus a host of antique furnishings and exhibits showcasing New England architecture, foodways, medical history and textiles. Included with $5 Museum admission; please check in at the Museum Center. Tours begin promptly. Museum & Farm open Monday–Friday 9–5; Saturday 9–4. 603-323-7591.
A Blue Star Museum: Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm. Program runs through September 5, 2015 (Labor Day Weekend), Remick offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including the National Guard and Reserve. In addition, Veterans and their guest (1) may also enjoy the same consideration. The Blue Star Museums effort is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. Museum open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 603-323-7591.
Forgotten Arts: Fiber Arts Group. Tuesday, August 11 & 25, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Fiber artists and/or interested onlookers are welcome to join our Happy Weavers & Friends group to learn the historic art of weaving, spinning, sewing, quilting, and more. Bring your own project to work on, if desired. This group meets monthly on an every other Tuesday schedule at Remick Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village. FREE. (Does not include access to the Museum.) 603-323-7591.
Plants of Field & Forest Series: Outdoor Walks, Fridays: August 14 & 28, 10–11 a.m. Led by Carol Felice, Herbalist/Museum Educator at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village. Learn to recognize useful, interesting, edible or medicinal plants on the Remick properties. Join in one or multiple walks. Each succeeding walk will teach participants to recognize plants as they change through their lifecycle and add new plants to their repertoire. Dress for the day’s weather and varied terrain; walks will be fun and casual attitude but feel free to bring a small notebook or camera to help your memory. Walks included with $5 Museum admission and will run through October. 603-323-7591.
Small Farmers Club: Get to Know Horses. Friday, August 28, 10–11 a.m. A monthly, farm-fun hour for young children at Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village. Interaction with the featured animal and an activity to complement learning. $5/child, ages 2–6. Parents/guardians must accompany child/children for duration of activity. Dress to spend time outdoors. No pre-registration required. 603-323-7591.
Plants of Field & Forest Series. Color from Plants: Fiber Dyeing Workshop, Saturday, August 29, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Learn the colorful art and craft of fiber dyeing with plants. This in-depth workshop starts in the museum’s Dye Garden to collect plants from which dyes will be made. Learn to wash, mordant and dye fiber. Attendees will go home with dyed wool ready for spinning or felting, a handout of instructions and recipes and a sample color card. Held at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village, led by Carol Felice, Herbalist/Museum Educator. Class takes place in the Gazebo, rain or shine. Bring your own lunch and dress for sun/shade. Light refreshments provided. $50/person. Ages 16 (with parent) & above. Pre-register by Monday, August 24. 603-323-7591.