Food, Music, Art, and more in October!

October is a busy month of events, we hope that you can make it for these great programs:

Harvest Festival at Union Church
October 8, 5pm – 6:30pm; Adults $10
133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH
A delicious meal of Norwegian Meatballs and homemade pies by our sponsor and host Union – St. Luke’s Church. This community event helps support the facilities that WCCMA calls home, as well as the generous sponsorship Union Church provides to WCCMA each year. You’ll see volunteers from all across the area helping out and dining at this popular meal.


28805431550_0942413620Bassel and the Supernaturals – Blues and Funk from Chicago
Union Episcopal Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH
October 10, 2016 @ 7PM
By Donation

Chicago’s popular indie-funk band and SXSW performer brings a 7 piece band for a night of soul in Claremont.
Bassel & The Supernaturals is an eclectic ensemble based in Chicago, IL led by the soulful vocals of Syrian-American songwriter Bassel Almadani. MORE INFO

raven-988218_1920Make your own Trick or Treat Bag
Oct 16 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
At this fun event kids will have the opportunity to paint and construct their own custom Trick or Treat bag! For Ages 10 and up, kids will choose their desired image and paint with acrylics. Registration required, MORE INFO


Multicultural Buffet
Oct 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
$10 for Adults
A delicious buffet meal featuring dishes from around the world (and our backyard). reservations appreciated:



_MG_7309The Art of the Duo: Kinan Azmeh and Dinuk Wijeratne
Oct 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and Sri Lankan pianist Dinuk Wijeratne offer a beautiful, and at times haunting performance of their original compositions. MORE INFO

This Sunday: Newmont Military Band Performance @ WCCMA

Join us this Sunday for this fun annual benefit concert for WCCMA’s youth programs.

_MG_7681Newmont Military Band Performance
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00pm
Union Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH

The Newmont Military Band, brought together by Larry Jones, of Windsor, Vermont, performs programs representative of the music played on the town green in the late 19th century. There are songs of “the war,” songs of love, marches (including Sousa’s!), dances, and songs from the old plantations. This concert is a benefit for the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts’ Youth Programs. No admission, but donations encouraged.

Other upcoming events:

Chicago Funk and Blues band: Bassel and the Supernaturals on October 10th at 7pm

Sunday: Basic Jewelry Workshop – register now!

Join us for Jewelry Basics: Learn to make Earrings and Bracelets

beads-1154227_1920Sunday at 1pm: A how-to workshop with Erika Konkel that will teach you to make a bracelet and earrings. Basic supplies are included in the registration fee, and participants are welcome to bring their own beads. Family discounts are available, as are tuition waivers (upon request).

Sets of jewelry making tools will be available for sale upon request for those who would like to take them home. Tools will be provided during the class time. Suggested donation $20, includes supplies. Full info here.

Also coming up, don’t miss these fantastic concerts:
Newmont Military Band, October 2nd
Bassel and the Supernaturals (Blues and Funk), October 10th
The Art of the Duo, Kinan Azmeh and Dinuk Wijeratne, October 29th