The Weare Historical Society

Weare Historical Society 2018 Calendar of Events

Historical Society meetings are held at 7:00 P.M.
the third Wednesday of the month at the
Weare Public Library down stairs in the Emma Sawyer room.
All are welcome - no monthly meeting Dec. through February.

Weare Historical Society welcomes everyone to our meetings and programs (always without charge). When an exact date and time do not appear below, please watch Weare's Channel 6, or check local newspapers and bulletin boards at town buildings and local businesses. All Weare Historical Society (WHS) meetings are in the Sawyer Room at Weare Public Library. If you cannot attend any of our open houses, please contact us through this Website and we'll arrange an appointment for you.

The calendar of events for 2018 is not necesarily complete.
Please check back.

Events for 2018:

June 2, 2018 The annual Town-Wide Yard Sale Click here to get your sale on the map. Or pick up a form at the Library, the Post Office or the Town Office. Be sure to return the form before the May 21, 2018 deadline.

Open House at the Stone Building Museum Third Saturday of each month May through September. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

May 25 - Free Program at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall Sherry Gould, a member of the Nulhegen Band of the Coosok - Abenaki Nation is a basket maker and fiber artist from Warner NH. She will be talking about local place names, giving the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of places we call by names associated with the original people of New Hampshire. Or are they related to anything close to the original people? Come hear some tales of the facts and lore and undecided origins of local place names.

Sept 14, 2018 Humanities council Presents "The Ballad Lives!" 7:00 pm. in Old Town Hall This event is sponsored by the Weare Library in partnership with the Historical Society.

Murder and mayhem, robbery and rapine, love that cuts to the bone: American ballads re-tell the wrenching themes of their English and Scottish cousins. Transplanted in the new world by old world immigrants, the traditional story-song of the Anglos and Scots wound up reinvigorated in the mountains of Appalachia and along the Canadian border. John Perrault talks, sings, and picks the strings that bind the old ballads to the new.

Oct 19, The annual meeting of the Historical Society. The meeting will be held at 6:00pm at the Weare Christian Church at the intersection of route 114 and Concord Stage Road. (route 77) in Weare. It is a potluck meal so bring a hot dish, dessert, or salad. Supper starts at 6:00 pm and we will have a short meeting followed by the history of a family that grew up in Weare.