Come join this annual celebration in the center of Sugar Hill. The Open-Air Market, Sugar Hill Library Book Sale, and Historical Museum open at 10 am and the festivities continue through 3:30 pm each day. At the open-air market, you will find over 50 vendors (with 10 new faces) offering a wide variety of items from Apples to Pallet Furniture. Artisans will be demonstrating their craft, feel free to pull up a chair and chat. The Museum’s exhibit, “It’s About Time” explores timepieces through the years. During the weekend, White Mountains Helicopter will be offering air tours of Sugar Hill’s Autumn Foliage.
At 10:30 am on Saturday, Holly Hayward of Sugar Hill Botanicals is speaking on Lyme Disease and herbal treatments. At 11:30 am, Sandy Stott will speak about his recent book, Critical Hours: Search and Rescue in the White Mountain. Dale’s Auto Body and Schofield’s Septic Service generously sponsored these events. Crosstown Motors of Littleton is sponsoring Saturday’s free concert at 1:30 pm. The Vermont Fiddle Orchestraplays toe-tapping music in hopes that you can’t sit still and have to move to the music. This community orchestra is more than fiddles with musicians of all levels playing traditional New England music on several instruments.
On Sunday at 11:30 am, Michael Bruno shares from his new book, Cruising NH History: A Guide to New Hampshire’s Wayside Historical Markers. He visited and researched the story behind all of NH’s 225 markers. In 2017, he sponsored a new marker in Bethlehem for Frances Glessner Lee’s contribution to the study of forensics. Sunday at 1:30 pm, join us for a free concert by Uncommon Folk, as they play their favorite folk music with a bit of Bluegrass & Country, all intertwined with laughter. Thanks to Peabody Smith Realty fortheir sponsorship.
A celebration needs food and we have plenty. Youth Movement 360 is returning with their fund-raising lunch tent offering Hot Dogs, Brats, Homemade Chili and Homemade Mac ‘n Cheese. This year, we are thrilled to welcome Smiley’s Snack Shack from North Woodstock, NH with their varied menu that includes Fried Haddock Sandwiches. Autumn needs Windy Ridge Apples and Cider Donuts, you’ll find those in the meetinghouse. Mountain View Kettle Corn returns and brings their Cranberry-Apple Compote.
Each year, White Mountain Gourmet Coffee comes to Sugar Hill with their freshly ground coffee.Stop by for a free cup of coffee or try a Latte, Espresso, Cappuccino or Hot Chocolate made with local Hatchland Farm milk. Every cup is free with donations accepted for local food pantries. Last year’s donations of $575 were donated to rural communities in Montana devastated by drought and the Lodgepole Fire that burned over 270,000 acres.
The Autumn foliage should be colorful for the weekend celebration. We hope you visit Sugar Hill to join the festivities between 10 am and 3:30 pm on September 29th and 30th.