Francestown Improvement & Historical Society
   Proud Recipient of a 2015 LCHIP Grant
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The Francestown Improvement and Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 147     Francestown, New Hampshire  03043
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Tennis Tournament: Starting at 8 AM at locations around Town (continues on Sunday)
Rock & Roll Dance, Town Hall: 8PM to Midnight

Sunday, September 2, 2018
24th Annual Mud Volley Ball Tournament: Starts at 10 AM at Town Rec. Fields - Route 136
Labor Day Golf Scramble: 1 PM at Crotched Mountain Resort Golf Club
Vespers: 7 PM at the Old Meeting House

LABOR DAY - Monday, September 3, 2018
Opening at 10 AM
Baked Goods, Plants, White Elephant—in the Horse Sheds
Heritage Museums: Beehive & Thulander Heritage Museum
Bixby Memorial Library, Main Street (10 AM to Noon)
Books - at FIHS Lodge, Main Street (opposite Town Offices) 
Children’s Games—on the Town Common 
Information Booth & Raffle Tickets -Town Common 
Juried Arts & Crafts—on the lawn in front of the Town Offices and FIHS Park - Main Street.
Rummage—at Town Hall

→ TAGS ← 
Buy a Tag and Support the Day – Available from the “Tag Team” around the Town Common

FOOD: Opening at Approximately 10:30 AM
Country Café - Salads and Wrap Sandwiches, Lemonade, between the Heritage Museum and Beehive: 
Country Kitchen – Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sodas and more,
at the end of the horsesheds
Ice Cream Social – make your own ice cream sundae at The Old Meeting House 

¯ENTERTAINMENT ¯
11 AM – R.P. Hale: harpsichord, organ & dulcimer at OMH
12 Noon – The Puppet Brigade – performance on Town Common
3 PM – Temple Band Concert after the Parade on Town Common, next to Town Hall

 THE PARADE: 2 PM on Main Street
“Labors of Love”  

FIREMAN’S SUPPER— At the Fire Station
Two Sittings: 5 PM and 6:30 PM - Raffle prizes announced during the 6:30 sitting
Tickets available for purchase at the end of the Horsesheds




WHO TO CALL—2018 Committee Chairs

General Information - Charlie Pyle - 547-3934 
Baked Goods - Jennifer Vadney- 831-5067
Books - Kim Place Dalley - 547-7992
Children’s Games - Ben Cook - 547-3067
Country Café - Lisa Heath - 588-3020
Golf Tournament - Stuart Clark - 978-297-4019
Juried Arts and Crafts - Carol Barr - 547-2174
Mud Volleyball - Jen Hardwick - 345-4580
                        - Teri Hardwick - 588-6618
OMH Ice Cream Social - Steve Griffin-547-8346
Parade - Ken & Cecily Houston -547-3364
Plants & Produce-Martine Bohnsack- 547-8810 
Rummage - Cher Barker - 547-6866
Tags - B.J. Carbee - 588-2519
Tennis Tournament - Dennis & Tiffany-547-2604
                                - Sarah & Matt - 831-6453
Vespers - Ethel MacStubbs - 547-2795
              - Anne Montgomery - 617-875-9555
White Elephant - Robin Samuelson - 547-6423




Funds raised during Labor Day Weekend allow F.I.H.S. to continue its mission:    for the operation of the Historical Rooms, historical educational programs and for numerous community improvement projects.


DONATION DROP OFF INFORMATION
BOOKS:
Where—FIHS Lodge (across from the Town Offices). Look for Book Drop 
When—Anytime
Contact—Kim Dalley - 547-2983 

RUMMAGE:
Where—Horse Sheds – Look for Signs
When—Starting Monday August 28  
Special Instructions: Please put clothes in plastic or paper bags. 

WHITE ELEPHANT:
Where—Baseball Field Parking Lot, Old County Rd. South
When When—Daily starting August 23 from 4 PM to 7 PM
Contact—Charlie Pyle - 547-3934
Please no Electronic Equipment

(Drop Off times subject to change)