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CALENDAR LISTING

Sept. 1, 2012

15th ANNUAL NEWMARKET HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012
An international block party–a celebration of the arts, culture, history and community spirit

NEWMARKET, NH: It’s the Seacoast region’s annual international block party—and you’re invited! Visit the historic mill town of Newmarket, NH, for the 15th annual Heritage Festival–a weekend of music and dance, arts and history, food and fun.

PERFORMANCES: African drumming and Polish accordion tunes; Indian and Irish dancing; a Bavarian oompah band and a Ceili dance workshop; Zimbabwe marimba music  and a flamenco dance performance; folk, jazz, and barbershop music;  doo-wop tunes and drum circles.  More about performers.

ARTISANS: The Artisan Tent is always hopping at the festival. Watch a blacksmith, cooper, dulcimer maker, 18th-century printer, wildfowl carver at work. Try Chinese brush painting, fly tying, fused glass work, spinning, weaving and more. More about artisans.

ACTIVITIES: Kayaking and boat tours, medieval sword fighting, a model railway, history walks, and a harvest supper. More about activities.

FOR KIDS: Try-it-yourself traditional arts in the Artisan Tent, farm animals, a climbing wall, a bungee bounce, juggling, a roaming raceway—and more! More about fun for kids.

VENDORS: And don’t forget to visit the vendors in the festival marketplace selling fine arts and crafts, great gifts, good food, and more. More about vendors.

HOURS: Sept. 22, 10 am – 9 pm. ADMISSION: Adults: $7; children: $3 (ages 6-12); under 6, free.
Admission covers all performances and events (excluding select activities).

MORE INFO: www.heritage-festival.org. OR www.facebook.com/HeritageFestivalNH