In June, the NH Heritage Museum Trail features numerous events in the Merrimack Valley Region expected to attract many visitors.
Aviation Museum of New Hampshire
On Saturday, June 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the museum will host Nashua BBQ Fly-in at Nashua Airport. All forms of transportation from car, train, bus, or motorcycle are welcome.
For more information on either event or Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, visit www.aviationmuseumofnh.org.
Canterbury Shaker Village
On Wednesday, June 19 at 5 p.m., Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury will celebrate its 50th- anniversary with a Gala and Auction.
The festive celebration, sponsored by Elektrisola Incorporated, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Northeast Delta Dental, and CGI Business Solutions, will include hors d‘oeuvres, dinner, entertainment, and silent and live auctions.
The event is $150.00 per person and begins at 5 p.m. in the Horse Barn. At 6:30 p.m., the event will be moved to the North Shop for a shaker inspired dinner and live auction.
On Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, Canterbury Shaker Village will hold Traditional Craft Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This two-day event, sponsored by New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, will include many vendors as well as demonstrators in woodworking, weaving, rug hooking, brook making, oval box making, letterpress printing and more. There will also be hands-on activities, music, and food.
Special guided tours will be offered for an extra fee of $10.
To learn more about either event or Canterbury Shaker Village, visit www.shakers.org.
Currier Museum of Art
On Sunday, June 2, the Palace Theatre in Manchester will hold its 15th Annual Kitchen Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., which this year features a partnership with the Currier Museum of Art. In addition to exploring some of the finest kitchen designs in Bedford, Manchester, and Amherst, the event will also include the historic Zimmerman House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Palace Theatre’s Kitchen Tour will also offer an open-seated luncheon at Baron’s Major Brands catered by O Steaks and Seafood. There will also be an after-party from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Frank Webb Home. Ticket sales benefit The Palace Theatre.
For more information, visit www.currier.org.
New Hampshire Historical Society
On Tuesday, June 25, the NH Historical Society in Concord will offer Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime.
This weekly one-hour program includes a shared story about the Granite State and a visit to the exhibition, Discovering New Hampshire, to see museum objects related to the stories.
The stories include iconic New Hampshire figures like the Old Man of the Mountain.
Sponsored by Concord Pediatric Dentistry, Tales of New Hampshire Family Storytime is free of charge and takes place on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. for six weeks from June 25 to July 30.
For more information on the New Hampshire Historical Society and their events visit www.nhhistory.org.