Francestown Improvement & Historical Society
   Proud Recipient of a 2015 LCHIP Grant
Connecting People to the Past and
To Our Community Today
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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


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.







2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
September 1st - 4th

Friday, September 1, 2017
•  Contra Dance: 7:30 PM— Francestown Elementary School, 2nd NH Turnpike

Saturday, September 2, 2017
•  Tennis Tournament: Starting at 8 AM at locations around Town
 (continues on Sunday)
•  Rock & Roll Dance featuring the return of the “The Gigantics” 8 PM to 11 PM 
(location to be determined)

Sunday, September 3, 2017
•  Golf Tournament – 1 p.m. at Crotched Mountain Golf Club
•  24th Annual Mud Volley Ball Tournament: Starts at 10 AM
 at Town Rec. Fields - Route 136
•  Vespers: 7 PM at the Old Meeting House with Fritz Wetherbee

Monday, September 4, 2017
•  18TH Annual Francestown Five Road Race: begin at Town Rec. Fields - 9 AM
•  Information & Raffle Tickets: 10 AM to 4 PM – located on the Town Common
•  Juried Arts & Crafts: 10 AM to 4 PM — Town Offices lawn & FIHS Park, Main St.
•  Baked Goods, Plants, Rummage, & White Elephant
 – Horse Sheds/Town Common
All booths open at 10 AM
•  Books: FIHS Lodge, across from the Town Offices on Main Street – 10 AM to 4 PM
•  Bixby Memorial Library – 10 AM to 1 PM – Francestown Fire Dept. photo display
•  Beehive (new home of our historical collection) open from 10 AM to 2 PM (NEW)
•  Heritage Museum (Thulander Building) open 10 AM to 4 PM – next to Town Hall
•  Climbing Wall & Children’s Games — on the Town Common
•••TAGS – Available from members of the “Tag Team” around the Town Common •••

*** FABULOUS PARADE: 2 PM Main St. *** 
Theme:  “The Last 100 Years” 
(Cash Prizes!  Celebrity Judges)

FOOD: Opening at Approximately 10:30 AMCountry Café—Next to Beehive:
 •  Sandwich Wraps and Beverages
•  Country Kitchen—Town Common in Horse Sheds: Burgers, Hot Dogs,
 Sodas and more
•  Old Meeting House – ice cream social 10 AM – 2 PM
ENTERTAINMENT
  •  11 AM – R.P. Hale: harpsichord, organ & dulcimer at OMH
  •  12 Noon – The Puppet Brigade – performance on Town Common
  •  3 PM – Temple Band. Post-Parade Concert of Patriotic Music on Common 

FIREMAN’S SUPPER— At the Fire Station 
 Two Sittings: 5 PM and 6:30 PM - Raffle prizes announced during the 6:30
 sitting.  

The Francestown Improvement & Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all proceeds from the weekend help fund Society projects. 
  Thank you for your support.

















LABOR DAY 
DROP OFF INFORMATION:

BOOKS
Where: FIHS Lodge, 40 Main St. (across from the Town Offices) Look for the Book Drop & Signs
When:  TBA

RUMMAGE
Where:  Last open Horse Shed
closest to Town Hall
When: Starting  in late August,TBA

WHITE ELEPHANT
Where:  TBA
When: TBA
Contact : TBA
Please no elecrtonic equipment