Conway 250th has a full spring line-up of events paying homage to the town of Conway’s 250th anniversary. For a full calendar listing, visit www.conway250.org or contact Jaimie Crawford, 603-356-5701 ext. 304 for more information.
From May through October, Salyards Center for the Arts will be showcasing historical art displays. Presented by the Conway Historical Society, displays range from art shows to photography slideshows and presentations. The public is invited to view these artistic representations of Conway through the years. For information on specific displays and times of events, contact the Conway Historical Society at 603-447-5551.
On Saturday, May 9th and 16th and June 6th, seasoned natives will be providing village tours of the individual Conway boroughs. Guests will enjoy a stop and go tour of historical landmarks in Center and South Conway and Conway Village paired with anecdotes from locals who are excited to share their passion and knowledge of each village. Tour times and meeting places vary. Visit www.Conway250.org for more information.
On May 16th the Conway 250th committee presents an Education Fair focused on “Conway Through the Years.” Being held at Pine Tree Elementary from 9:00am to 3:00pm, the fair will feature school projects from ten different Conway schools, service and community organizations. Events and projects ongoing throughout the fair include; a Maple Sugaring display by the Lucy Family & Believe in Books Literacy Foundation, a vintage ski show, presentation of the Conway Scenic Railroad, a meet and greet with local Olympians, a Redstone Quarry display, a Monopoly game of the Conways, a concert by the MWV Choral Society and more.
Fair goers will also have the opportunity to win an Americana flag highlighting interesting facts, locations, and names commemorating the Town of Conway’s history. The flag was made by Pine Tree’s third grade and raffle tickets to enter to win can be purchased at the front office at Pine Tree School or at the fair itself. Tickets are $1 each, or $5 for 6. All proceeds benefit the third grade class and the winner will be announced at 3:00pm on May 16th.
These are only a sampling of Conway 250th spring events. For a complete listing of events from May through October, including Fourth of July events, live music, ribbon cuttings, a Firemen’s Muster and more, visit http://www.Conway250.org.