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Announcements

8/6/17: The newest revision of our brochure is now available. If your town clerk's office doesn't yet have the KACC brochures, contact us so we can get you some to give them. Travelers at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will now be able to pick up a brochure at the information desk.

6/5/17: The Concord Monitor published their Staycation Guide which featured a number of our members. Some of our members took advantage of the KACC offer to pay 10% (up to $25) of their ad, as long as the Chamber logo was included. The Chamber also included an ad with a QR code to a page with quicklinks to some of our members.


New Members
We'd like to welcome our newest members: Dragonfly Spirit Healing Arts
Upcoming Events:
  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Friday August 25, 2017 9:00am - 2:00pm

    Wilmot NH Community Association
    64 Village Rd, Wilmot NH

    The need for blood is especially great during the summer. The Red Cross is urging everyone to donate blood or platelets to overcome the summer shortage. This life saving work is only possible with your help. To save time, you can preregister online at redcross.org/give-blood. Whether you give blood or power red, all donors will receive a $5 Target e-Gift Card.  Can't donate? You can still help by donating snacks or volunteering to staff the check-in desk and canteen. Email Nancy Large at  president.wca.nh@gmail.com if you would like to help.  

  • From Where I Write: Letters from World War I
    Friday, August 25, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Warner Town Hall
    5 East Main St, Warner, NH

    During war-time, letter writing has been one of the main forms of communication between those serving abroad and those left behind. Helping to ease the pain of separation, letters were written to express both the soldier's affections for their sweethearts and their yearning for home. Personal stories and war-time experiences are vividly brought to life during this poignant presentation. Letters will be shared so that we, too, may better understand what war looks like, feels like and smells like to those that lived it. Doors open at 6:30pm. Program begins at 7:00pm. This is a FREE event. This program is made possible by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

  • Kearsarge Hill Climb
    Saturday August 26, 2017 9:30am

    Mt. Kearsarge
    Kearsarge Mountain Rd, Warner NH

    The Mount Kearsarge Hill Climb consists of an 8 mile climb from the Town of Warner (Kearsarge Business Center) to the Mt. Kearsarge summit parking lot. The first (4.5 mile) segment includes some level and downhill sections, and the second (3.5 mile) final segment features an 8.7% average grade and 1,738’ rise. Helmets are mandatory, and participants will descend from the summit parking area finish via a controlled descent, at the conclusion of the climb. For more info, see the Facebook event page. Course is open to cars driving to the summit parking area finish from 7:30 AM – 9:15 AM. The course will close to traffic to the summit parking area promptly at 9:15 AM.

  • NH Permaculture Day
    Saturday August 26, 2017

    Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
    18 Highlawn Rd, Warner NH

    We invite you to attend the next NH Permaculture Day which will be held at the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner NH, against the backdrop of Mt. Kearsarge and the Mink Hills. Explore Permaculture topics through workshops and demonstrations, enjoy the community and great food, while supporting the museum and the greater Native American community in NH. Proceeds will benefit the museum as well as local permaculture education programs.

    Call for Vendors! The Vendor Village at NH Permaculture Day is a great way to connect with permaculture-minded folks. Click here for the vendor packet with more details and find out how to reserve your spot, or email Val directly at wego.gsinet.net!

    Call for Presenters! Are you an experienced presenter or teacher ready to share your knowledge with an enthusiastic audience? Click here to download the presenter packet with details or contact us at nhpermacultureguild@gmail.com for more info!

  • WHS: TJ Wheeler
    Sunday, August 27, 2017 4:00pm

    Hopkinton Town Library
    61 Houston Dr, Contoocook, NH

    Blues musician TJ Wheeler will present a free program of WWI music with commentary on the roots of this music, Harlem Hellfighters, the Great Migration and more.

  • Warner Historical Society Fundraiser
    Monday, August 28, 2017 5:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Local
    2 East Main Street, Warner, NH

    Supoprt the Warner Historical Society. A portion of the nights proceeds will go to the WHS. There will be raffles! Prizes! Good food and friends! See the Facebook event page for more info.

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  • USS Kearsarge Sailors Visiting
    Wednesday-Saturday, August 30 - September 2, 2017

    Warner Town Hall
    5 East Main St, Warner NH

    Crew members from the USS Kearsarge will be visiting Warner and the area Wednesday thru Saturday, August 30 - September 2nd. Plans are still in their infancy but we expect to have the traditional Meet, Greet & Eat with the Sailors dinner, climbing Mt Kearsarge, and other community events. Stay tuned for more information!

  • USS Kearsarge Community Dinner
    Friday, September 1, 2017 6:00pm

    Warner Town Hall
    5 East Main St, Warner NH

    Meet, Greet & Eat with the Sailors! Crew members from the USS Kearsarge will be visiting Warner and the area Thursday and Friday, August 31 & September 1st. On Friday night there will be a community dinner in the Warner Town Hall. Admission: Donations to offset cost for the visiting sailors.

  • Contoocook Farmer's Market Fundraiser
    Saturday, September 9, 2017 6pm

    Slusser Senior Center
    164 Houston Dr, Contoocook, NH

    Contoocook Farmer's Market Annual Fundraiser. $35 per person Vegetarian, $50 per person w/Meat. *Supplemental Local Beer & Cider or Local Wine & Cider Tasting* Lots and lots of great locally sourced vegetables, along with NH Seafood Cooperative Catch of the Week, Cold Smoked Pasture Raised Pork Belly, scrumptious dessert and more! Get your tickets at the Farmer's market or at the Everyday Cafe and Pub, 603-746-6041. See the Facebook event page for more info.

  • Anniversary Celebration
    Sunday, September 10, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Schoodacs
    1 E Main St, Warner, NH

    Join us for our TWO YEAR anniversary celebration on the front lawn at Schoodacs with the Kearsarge Community Band and FREE cake and ice cream. Seating starts at 4pm, the band starts at 4:30pm and will play for an hour. Check the Facebook event page for more info.

  • Business After Hours
    Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Warner Historical Society
    15 West Main St, Warner, NH

    Members and non-members are welcome and invited to attend. Contact Warner Historical Society for more info.

  • 24th Annual Harvest Moon and NatureFest
    Sunday, September 24, 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
    18 Highlawn Rd, Warner NH

    Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum and Little Nature Museum celebrates the fall harvest with a day of Nature and Native American-themed craft demonstrations, nature presentations, hands-on activities, drumming and Native American foods. Visitors can watch as Native artisans demonstrate traditional crafts. Join in as we demonstrate how to burn a dugout canoe, ash-log pounding, flint knapping, twining a turkey mantle and basket making. Take a nature walk in the Medicine Woods with Karin Tuininga and join Chris Bullock for the Eastern Woodland Encampment! Trustees, Volunteers and Staff will make delicious and nutritious Native American stews and desserts for sale in the food tent. General Admission is $10 for ages 12 through adult; $5 for seniors and children ages 6 to 12 (Under 6 are FREE!); $5 for members, $30 Family rate and Free for Native Americans (Non-members who choose to become members that day will receive complimentary admission at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum!).

  • Television: The Art & Ethics of Manipulation
    Friday, September 22, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

    New Hampshire Telephone Museum
    One Depot St, Warner, NH

    John Gfroerer explores the power of television as a communication medium and examines the artistic techniques used to persuade, induce, and entice us. Gfroerer considers the extent to which television teaches or simply tantalizes us. Are ethical boundaries crossed by the use of these techniques, and to what extent as media consumers should we care? Doors open at 6:30pm. Program begins at 7:00pm. This is a FREE event. This program is made possible by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

  • Business After Hours
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center
    334 College Hill Road, Hopkinton, NH

    Members and non-members are welcome and invited to attend. Contact BITS Equine Therapy Center for more info.

  • Movie Night at the Telephone Museum - "Bells Are Ringing"
    Friday, October 27, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    New Hampshire Telephone Museum
    One Depot St, Warner, NH

    Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her clients by passing along bits of information she hears from other clients. She falls in love with one of her clients, the playwright Jeffrey Moss, and is determined to meet him. The trouble is, on the phone to him, she always pretends to be an old woman whom he calls "Mom." Doors open at 6:30pm. Program begins at 7:00pm. Admission is FREE and we’ll provide the popcorn! **We recommend you arrive at 6:30 p.m. to get a seat.**

  • Pumpkin Carving & Lighting
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Schoodacs
    1 East Main St, Warner NH

    Bring the family to the 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving and Lighting at Schoodacs. Bring your own carving implements or purchase some kid-safe carving tools here at the shop. Feel free to bring your own pumpkin to carve or already carved for display in town. Pumpkins will be lit that evening and through Halloween! We are starting a little earlier this year to complement the Farmer's Market if weather permits them to be open. So we'll be carving at 9am through 5pm - ALL DAY - so come on out any time on Saturday the 28th. New this year, we are suggesting a $5 contribution per pumpkin to help offset the costs of purchasing good carving pumpkins from local farmers. This is not required, but encouraged if you are able, to help keep this event here in town. We will hollow the pumpkin out for you and keep it lit through Halloween! Join the Facebook Event

Membership Offers:
  • Two months membership extension for each new member referral

Business After/Before Hours:
  • 9/21/17 5:30pm - 7:00pm Warner Historical Society, Warner
  • 10/19/17 5:30pm - 7:00pm Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center, Hopkinton

Annual Events:
  • March - Kearsarge Maple Festival, Webster, Warner
  • May - Spring into Warner Garden & Arts Event, Warner
  • July - Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum Pow Wow, Warner
  • August - Wilmot townwide yard sale (3rd Sat)
  • September - Hopkinton State Fair, Hopkinton
  • October - Warner Fall Foliage Festival, Warner; Pumpkin Carving & Lighting, Warner
  • December - Starry Starry Weekend, Contocook; Warner Hometown Holiday, Warner
Recurring Events:
  • Area 23 - Burger Monday, Trivia Tuesday
  • Contoocook River Business Club - Meet Fridays 8:00am - 9:15am at Contoocook Depot
  • Schoodacs - Open late & open jam session on Friday until 8:30p; Open mic on Sundays from 1p-4p
Contact Information:
Please send your event or press release information via email to

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