Francestown Improvement & Historical Society
Connecting People to the Past and
To Our Community Today

The Francestown Improvement and Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 147     Francestown, New Hampshire  03043
HOMELabor Day 20215K RunJuried Arts & CraftsProjectsThe Beehive

HOMELabor Day 20215K RunJuried Arts & CraftsProjectsThe Beehive

Proud Recipient of a 2015 LCHIP Grant

Funds raised during Labor Day Weekend allow F.I.H.S. to continue its mission:
to enhance community facilities, to provide financial support and leadership to projects that benefit the community, and to promote the welfare and beautification of Francestown.  FIHS is dedicated to the preservation of its historical collection, to the acquisition and preservation of materials and artifacts of historical value, and to providing the public with access to its historical collection to expose and educate the public to Town's rich and diverse history.

The 103rd Annual Labor Day Celebration.
If you are interesting in volunteering, please contact us.
Contact Us
                                                LABOR DAY DONATION DROP OFF INFORMATION
Where - FIHS Lodge (across from the Town Offices). Look for Book Drop 
When - Anytime
For more information please contact Kim Dalley at 547-7992 

Where - Baseball Field Parking Lot, Old County Rd. South
When – In August Wednesdays: 1 pm to 5 pm, Saturdays: 8:30 to 3:30 & Sundays: 8:30 to Noon
Contact – Colleen Paige 562-9563 or Gabby Paige 660-6639
Please no Electronic Equipment

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

103rd Labor Day Celebration - Weekend Calendar

Friday, September 3, 2021
Bixby Memorial Library, Main Street: “Art of Harry, Margaret, Matthew, and James Varnum”Reception with Artists at 2:00 PM
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Tennis Tournament: Starting at 8 AM at locations around Town
Saturday Night Dance, Tommy & the Hurlicanes, Town Hall: 7 PM to 11 PM

Sunday, September 5, 2021
26th Mud Volleyball Tournament: Starts at 10 AM at Town Rec. Fields - Route 136
Vespers, “Friendship”: 7 PM on the lawn next to the Old Meeting House (weather permitting)

Monday, September 6, 2021
Parking at 109 New Boston Rd & Francestown Elementary School, 
2nd NH Turnpike with BUS SERVICE by New Hampshire Party Bus to Town Common from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 3:00 to 4:00 PM 
Opening at 10 AM, unless otherwise noted
Francestown Five Road Race (5K) - 9 AM, starts on Main Strreet 
Baked Goods, Plants, White Elephant: Horse Sheds
Beehive Museum & Heritage Museums, beyond horsesheds, right of Town Hall
Heritage Museum, next to the Beehive
Bixby Memorial Library, Main Street: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM, Varnum Exhibit (see above)
Library porch 11:00 AM – Noon, book signing by Lita Judge, Children’s Author & Parade Judge 
Books: FIHS Lodge, across from the Town Offices on Main Street, 
Dunk Tank on the Town Common
Information Booth & Raffle Tickets: located on the Town Common 
Juried Arts & Crafts on the lawn in front of the Town Offices and FIHS Park - Main Street.
Rummage, Francestown Town Hall
→TAGS – Available from members of the “Tag Team” around the Town Common←
*** PARADE: “Things I Do with my Friends” 2 PM Main St. *** 
FOOD: Opening at Approximately 10:30 AM
Country Café - between the Heritage Museum and Beehive: salads and wraps
Country Kitchen – Town Common: burgers, hot dogs, sodas and more
Old Meeting House Ice Cream Social – make your own ice cream sundae 
  On the Common: Cracker Jacks the Clown
  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – R.P. Hale: 18th century music on harpsichord & dulcimer at OMH 
  12 Noon – Aaron Jones, Musician & Children’s Entertainer, Town Common Tent next to Town Hall
  3 PM – Temple Band. Concert after the Parade on Town Common Tent next to Town Hall

3:45 (approx.) Raffle Drawing followed by announcement of Parade Winners