Announcements for Nov. 9, 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Canterbury Canterbury candles and Christmas

On Dec. 9 and Dec. 16 Christmas at Canterbury will be held at Canterbury Shaker Village. The events will run from 3 to 8 p.m. and lets people experience Christmas in historical Shaker buildings. There will be a magic show, making Christmas cards, decorating cookies, and creating your own Christmas crackers. Visitors can also meet Father Christmas and watch the lighting of the Christmas tree while singing with the Canterbury Singers. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children ages 6 – 17, and children under 5 are free. Visit shakers.org for more information and to order tickets. Members pay half price.

Candlelit tours will take place at Shaker Village on Dec. 11 – 15. Tours will begin at 6:30 and 7 p.m. and last about an hour. Explore Christmas traditions from the 19th and 20th centuries. The tour is recommended for people 10 years and older. Advance registration is required and the tour is available for 15 people maximum. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children ages 6 – 17, and children under 5 are free. Visit shakers.org/candlelit-tours for more information. Members pay half price.

Lakes RegionFamily Tree Farm donates to lakes conservation trust

The Muehlke Family Tree Farm is continuing its holiday tradition by donating $10 to the Lakes Region Conservation Trust for every Christmas tree sold to an LRCT member. The farm is based in N.H. and Vermont and offers free hot cider while you shop for a Christmas tree (There are many types to choose from). For more information about the farm, visit muehlkefamilytreefarm.com or call 524 9507.

Laconia LRGH installs drug take back box

Lakes Region General Hospital will now be accepting all prescription medications through a take back box. Their hope is to raise awareness about opioid misuse and reduce the amount of excess prescription opioids. The use of these metal drop boxes are to help protect the environment from unsafe disposal, reduce the risk of accidental overdoses, intentional misuse, and developments of addiction.