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
Friday, August 30, 2019
Contra Dance: 7:30 PM— Francestown Town Hall
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Tennis Tournament: Starting at 8 AM at locations around Town (continues on Sunday)
Chili, Chowder & Chocolate Cook Off: tasting starts at 4 PM; Prizes at 6:30 PM
Saturday Dance, Tommy and the Hurlicans, Town Hall, following cook-off 7 to 10 PM
Sunday, September 1, 2019
25th Annual Mud VolleyBall Tournament: Starts at 10 AM, Town Rec. Fields - Rte 136
Labor Day Golf Scramble: 1 PM at Crotched Mountain Resort Golf Club
Vespers Variety Show: 7 PM at the Old Meeting House 
Monday, September 2, 2019
FREE PARKING & FREE BUS SERVICE 
Parking at 109 New Boston Rd & Francestown Elementary School, 
2nd NH Turnpike with BUS SERVICE to Town Common
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM and after the Parade to 4:00 PM 
Baked Goods, Plants, White Elephant: Horse Sheds, open at 10 AM
Beehive and Heritage Museums: Town Common, 10 AM to 1:45 PM
Bixby Memorial Library, Main Street,   10 AM to 1 PM
Books: FIHS Lodge, across from the Town Offices on Main St, open at 10 AM 
Children’s Games: on the Town Common open at 10 AM
Information Booth & Raffle Tickets: located on the Town Common 10 AM to 4 PM
Juried Arts & Crafts on the lawn in front of the Town Offices and FIHS Park - Main Street, 10 AM to 4 PM
Rummage: Francestown Town Hall, open at 10 AM
→TAGS – Available from members of the “Tag Team”
 around the Town Common←
*** PARADE: “The Best of Music and the Arts” 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 
♫ ENTERTAINMENT ♫
  11:30 AM – R.P. Hale: harpsichord & dulcimer at Old Meeting House
  12 Noon – Wildlife Encounters – performance on Town Common
  3 PM – Temple Band. Concert after the Parade on Town Common next to Town Hall
FIREMAN’S BUFFET SUPPER— At the Fire Station
Time to be determined. Limited Tickets will be available.  Proceeds benefit Crotched Firefighters.  Raffle prizes will be announced.
 The Francestown Improvement & Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all proceeds from the weekend, 
except the Fireman’s Supper, help fund Society projects.
 Thank you for your support.

WHO TO CALL—2019 Committee Chairs
General Chairman - Gabby Paige 660-6639
      gabrielleashleyann@gmail.com
Asst. to Chairman - Charlie Pyle 547-3934
      cmpyle@msn.com
Baked Goods - Jennifer Vadney - 831-5067
      javadney@gmail.com
Books - Kim Place Dalley - 547-7992
Contra Dance- Lauren Zelko - 547-2024
      zelkodl@comcast.net
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
                        - Emily Hardwick - 588-7223
OMH Ice Cream Social - Marsha Dixon - 
      831-5094
Parade - Diana Place - 547-2719
Plants & Produce-Martine Bohnsack- 547-8810
      mvilbohnst@comcast.net
Publicity - Diana Place  547-2719
                 Carol Barr - 547-2174 
Raffle - Charlie Pyle - 547-3934
Rummage - Cher Barker - 547-6866
Tags - B.J. Carbee - 588-2519
       bj_carbee@mcttelecom.com
Tennis Tournament - Sarah Sordillo - 831-6453   Vespers - Ethel MacStubbs - 547-2795
White Elephant - Colleen Paige - 562-6563
       Gabby Paige - 660-6639




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
For more information please contact Kim Dalley at 547-7992 
RUMMAGE:
Where—Horse Sheds – Look for Signs
When – Starting August 24
Special Instructions: Please put clothes in plastic or paper bags. 
WHITE ELEPHANT:
Where - Baseball Field Parking Lot, Old County Rd. South
When - August 17, 18, 24-31
Contact – Colleen Paige 562-9563 or Gabby Paige 660-6639
Please no Electronic Equipment

(Drop Off times subject to change)