7th Annual Artisan Fair
November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Claremont Savings Bank Community Center
Join us for the 7th Annual Local Artisan Fair! This year our event will again be held at the CSB Community Center but this time like a pop-up boutique in the lobby, and will feature artists and artisans of all sorts, music, and more!
Pottery by artists from EarthStar Potter in N. Hartland, Sewn goods and pet toys, American doll clothing, freshly roasted nuts, woodworking items, ornaments, and more!
Food will also be available at this event, including Korean BBQ, Norwegian Meatballs, and homemade cookies. Special music performance by Harper and Soprano Angela Biggs. With thanks to the Claremont Parks and Recreation Dept for their support of this event. Admission to this event is free
Funds raised from this event help to support WCCMA’s youth education programs!
MORE WCCMA EVENTS:
Local Student Recital
November 11, 2017 @ 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Union Episcopal Church
Performances by students in the studios of Angela Biggs (voice and harp) and Melissa Richmond (flute, saxophone, and piano), with accompaniment provided by David Chaves. Please contact [email protected] if you are a local music instructor with students who would like to participate.
HopStop: Jason Tardy, juggler (FREE)
November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at CSB Community Center: City of Claremont
You will be on the edge of your seat (or the HopStop rug) when Jason takes the stage in this wild ride of juggling and comedy. Accompanied by upbeat recorded music, Jason will juggle and manipulate anything and everything: toilet plungers, yoga balls, ladders, even himself. Amazing stunts done with no fear and a lot of practice will have jaws on the floor. Jason may need an assist from audience members during the performance.
The bustling holiday season has returned, and there’s a full calendar of events just waiting for you!
6th Annual Baking Competition at the Holiday Bazaar and Chowder Luncheon
Dec 3rd, 10am – 2pm and Dec 4th, 11am-2pm
At Union Church Hall, 133 Old Church Road, Claremont, NH
Chowder Luncheon served 11am-2pm
The Holiday Bazaar features a variety of gingerbread houses, baked goods, crafts, berry bowls, kitchen items, knit items, toys, vendors, and attic treasures. Luncheon includes homemade fish and corn chowder, assorted sandwiches, and delicious desserts.This year’s fantastic gingerbread house display will feature decorated houses for sale in a variety of sizes.
Also, West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts will be holding their Annual Baking Competition, a community celebration of deliciousness! Baked goods will be for sale, and for $2 you can sample all the entries and vote for the winner. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. To sign up to be a competitor visit wcc-ma.org/bakers, or contact [email protected]
To sign up to be a handmade vendor ($10 fee) contact [email protected]
Join us for this delightful holiday tradition filled with gingerbread, candy, and fun! Houses and candy are provided, $12 per house (when registered in advance) or $15 for walk-ins. Make sure to reserve your house by emailing [email protected] (best), or calling 802-738-0678 (leave a message with you name, ph #, and number of houses you would like) to guarantee a spot, last year we sold out! Discounts available upon request for families purchasing 2 or more houses. This event is open to all, and is held at Union Church Hall, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH. (Please note that this is a community event hosted by our friends at Union Church. We wanted to share this with you because it’s such a fun, creative event, and proceeds help to support our facility and their generous financial contribution to WCCMA).
Christmas with the Firehouse 6
December 18th, 2pm
At Union Church Hall
133 Old Church Road
Enjoy Holiday and Christmas favorites with some dixie twists, brass, and a side of banjo. Plus of course some Dixieland tunes! Local favorites the Firehouse Six Dixieland Band will charm you with their musical wit and variety. The decorations will be hung, making this a unique and festive event. This is event is open to all, with donations gratefully accepted. Presented by the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts, wcc-ma.org for more info.
Sing! A Joyful Christmas *NEW this year*
December 22nd, 6:30pm
At Union Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH
Bring your voice for favorite sacred and secular holiday music with local musicians Kirsten Becker, piano; Angela Biggs, Soprano; and Melissa Richmond, flute. From mangers and wise men, to nutcrackers and dancing reindeer. Special guests and cookies will make this an event to remember. Admission is by freewill donation, and the audience contribution will be the compensation for the performers at this event. Hosted by the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts.