You are invited to Creative Claremont!

Creative Claremont Downtown Open House
June 2nd, 6pm – 8:30pm
Downtown Claremont, various locations

Join us and welcome visiting arts organizations and businesses from across New England in this casual evening of dining, music, and tours of Claremont spaces. All are welcome to attend, no charge for the event (food and drinks available for purchase). Feel free to join in for some or all!

6:00pm at the Common Man Restaurant (on the deck), with the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
Join a table or start your own, place your order if you’d like a bite to eat or a drink. Enjoy great company and location!

6:30pm (@ Common Man) Claremont Community Jazz Band will perform a short concert of swing favorites, and selections from Mark Harvey’s Claremont Suite (Commissioned for the Claremont 250th). Performance is free, no purchase required.

7:15pm – 7:50 Meet and Tour – Stop by at the Common Man Inn, Claremont MakerSpace (Sawtooth Building), and Claremont Opera House to learn more about the history of these great gems.

8:00pm at the Visitor’s Center Green: Meet the Artist – Join us for a chat with sculptor Ernest Montenegro by the light of the “ourhandsthenandnow” sculpture he created as part of a commission by the Claremont 250th Celebration

For reservations or questions, contact (suggested, but not required) or 802.738.0022 (leave a message). Organized by the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts, in collaboration with the City of Claremont, and with thanks to the Common Man Restaurant for hosting dinner and music space.

Spring Tea on Saturday, Magic on Wednesday (register now!)

It’s a busy week, and we hope you can join us!

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Wednesday: 4 week Magic Workshop for Youth
Registration required, tuition aid available
Click here for details



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Saturday: Spring Tea and Luncheon
Fundraiser for WCCMA. Food, Music, Games, Dancing, and Prizes!
Limited Tickets still available, advanced registration is suggested.
Click Here for Details and Schedule




Harper Angela Biggs teaches the beginner harp workshop.

Harper Angela Biggs teaches the beginner harp workshop.

Also coming up:
Hands on Harps in Charlestown!
Registration required, limited space
No experience needed, click here for details


Last Day for Tournament Registration discount; Upcoming events

2015-04-23 Mario Kart Tournament Fundraiser Poster Letter copyToday is the last day to register for the Video Game Tournament at a discount! Register today for $7, tomorrow/at the door it’s $10! All proceeds benefit WCCMA’s Youth Programs. It’s free to watch, and there will be other activities and games, as well at Time-Out Americana Grill’s Burger night special if you want to come out for dinner. Registration begins at 5:15pm with the opportunity to “warm up” on a first come – first served basis.

For more info, click HERE


A Special Thank you to all the local businesses donating to this event for prizes:

First Place: Car Inspection from Lambert Auto Sales, Inc. (+ more)
Second Place: Oil Change from Lambert Auto Sales (+ more)
Third Place: GC TBD

$25 Gift Certificate to Triple Play Games – Claremont, NH
$25 Gift Certificate to Mike’s Store & Deli in Hartland, Vt
$25 Gift Certificate to the @Hartland Diner
$10 Gift Certificate to Daddypops Tumble Inn Diner in Claremont


Other Upcoming Events:
Spring Student Recital and Italian Buffet Dinner – Saturday April 25th 4pm/5:00-6:30pm
Voice, Flute, Harp, and Piano
More info HERE

2nd Annual Spring Tea and Luncheon – Saturday May 9th, 12:00PM
Come celebrate Mother’s Day, or just a lovely Spring Day! All are welcome at this family friendly event. Food, Music, Activities, Games, and Prizes.
Click HERE for tickets and information

Final HopStop of the 2014/15 Season: Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys – May 23
FREE Family Show, a part of the Hopkins Center’s Community Venture Initiative
More info HERE


Upcoming Workshops in May:
4 week Magic Workshop
Info HERE, registration required

Hands on Harps Charlestown
Info HERE, registration required