The Mary Baker Eddy historic house at 62 N. State St. in Concord will open its doors for guided tours from May 1 through Oct. 31 on Mondays and Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and by appointment (48 hour advance notice required). The suggested donation is $5. For more information, visit longyear.org/historichouses. To schedule a tour, call 225-3444.
Kayaks and canoes
Early bird registration of $5 is open for the Aug. 3 Raft-a-Palooza at LakeFest 2014. The event will be a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest free-floating raft of canoes and kayaks on Lake Winnipesaukee. There will be a free family-friendly festival at Endicott Rock Park with food, activities and live bands. Visit nhlakefest.org or call 226-0299 to register or to learn about sponsorship opportunities.