11/19/19: KACC is pleased to announce a partnership with the Contoocook Riverway Association to operate the Visitor Center in Contoocook NH. In addition to information on the depot and area attractions, KACC member information will also be available. KACC members will have access to the facility for meetings and to market their products when staffing the visitor center.

11/09/19: Suki Wright of Dancing Crane Quilting is contributing a hand made quilt to benefit the food pantry. The quilt will be completed and delivered in January to the winner. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Tickets can be purchased here.

9/26/19: The new brochures are here! If you missed the deadline, you can sign up or renew now to be in the next brochure! We typically print brochure batches every 3 or 4 months.

If your town clerk's office doesn't yet have the KACC brochures, contact us so we can get you some to give them. Our brochures are distributed as far as the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport where travelers are able to pick up a brochure at the information desk.

Shine Local Campaign

Shine Local! Help those who need it most! Our kids! Children should never go hungry or have to worry about when they will be able to eat next! Businesses, residents, community leaders...this is a call to action! Help us get ALL 7 schools in the Kearsarge School District stocked for the Holiday break! Reach out TODAY! Send your check payable to Destination New London to: Unleashed, PO Box 937, New London, NH 03257.

Recent Flash mailings: 12/2019, 11/2019, 10/2019, 09/2019, 08/2019, 07/2019

Recent Member's Corner: 11/2019, 10/2019, 09/2019, 08/2019, 07/2019, 05/2019

New Members
We'd like to welcome our newest members: Brenda Perkins of eXp Realty, Lets Get Loaded
Upcoming Events:
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    Festival of Trees & Hometown Holiday Celebration
    Friday, Dec 6-27, 2019

    Warner, NH

    The 2019 Festival of Trees is December 7th through December 27th and the Hometown Holiday Celebration is December 6th through December 7th. Visit local businesses to find magical Holiday treats and charming handcrafted gifts. Spend your day with family and friends and create a wonderful memory while you experience . . . Free live performances, fun and heartwarming for the whole family. Activities at local shops and museums including narrated stories, crafts, and even a scavenger hunt! See Facebook Event page for more details.

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    KACC Annual Meeting
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Hopkinton Library - Community Room
    61 Houston Dr, Hopkinton NH

    The annual meeting is our signature session, voting on and introducing the new board of directors and slate of officers. Meet the team that will be working for you. Doors open at 5:30pm. Business meeting from 6:00p-7:00p. There will be a presentation from the founders of One Million Cups Central NH about their group and their other initiatives such as the makers space in Concord.

    Current Board terms are good through 2020:

    • Dan Watts
    • Mary Watts
    • Cheryl Johnson
    • Elizabeth Labbe
    • Patrick Miller
    • Steven Reddy
    • Mark Winzeler

    Proposed new board members starting 2020 through 2021 to be:

    • Susan Daniels
    • Nanette Thelemaque
    • Carrie Williams

    Members and non-members are welcome and invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs appreciated at our Facebook event page.

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    Spring Into Warner
    Saturday, May 16, 2020, 9am - 3pm

    Warner, NH

    Warner's Annual Arts Celebration. Arts & craft demonstrations, music, farmer's market and much more. Spring Into Warner, Spring Into the Arts is an event that highlights Warner's unique place in the world. Beautiful Main Street opens up and we host truly unique and amazing artists and artisans, musicians, and farmers. Warner is lucky to have a thriving agricultural industry, so many talented artists, musicians, and spot on artisans! It is a great day. Join us for a quintessential small town Main Street event. Check out their Facebook Event Page. Please download and fill out the multi-use application form if you are an artist, musician, or vendor and wish to participate.

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Membership Offers:
  • Three months membership extension for each new member referral
Business After/Before Hours:

Business After Hours are usually scheduled for the third Thursday of the month from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Business Before Hours are usually scheduled from 7:00am - 8:30am. Use our contact form to let us know if you'd like to be a host. You can also let us know in person at any of our meetings.

2019 BAH Dates:

  • Jan 22, 2019 - Lakehouse Tavern, Hopkinton NH - Tri Chamber Mixer
  • Mar 21, 2019 - The Village Cafe, Bradford NH
  • Apr 18, 2019 - A Better Image Promotions and Marketing & New Hampshire Telephone Museum, Warner NH - 2nd Annual Taste of Spring
  • May 14, 2019 - Fisher Cats, Manchester NH - Business at the Ballpark multi chamber mixer
  • May 23, 2019 - Lumber Barn, Bradford NH - Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce event
  • June 6, 2019 - Hennker Brewing, Henniker NH - Tri Chamber Mixer
  • Sep 26, 2019 - MKIM, Warner NH - Twilight Tasting
  • Oct 27, 2019 - BITS ETC, Hopkinton NH - Fall For BITS
Annual Events:
  • January - KACC Annual Meeting
  • March - Kearsarge Maple Festival, Webster, Warner
  • May - Spring into Warner Garden & Arts Event (3rd Sat), Warner
  • June - Art On The Porch, Contoocook
  • July - Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum Pow Wow, Warner
  • August - Wilmot townwide yard sale (3rd Sat)
  • September - Hopkinton State Fair, Hopkinton, Harvest Moon & NatureFest, Warner
  • October - Warner Fall Foliage Festival, Warner; Pumpkin Carving & Lighting, Warner
  • November - Bradford Turkey Raffle
  • December - Starry Starry Weekend, Contocook; Warner Hometown Holiday, Warner
Recurring Events:
  • Area 23 - Trivia Tuesday, Thursday Darts
  • Everyday Cafe - Taco Tuesday, Trivia Wednesday 7p-9p
  • KACC Board Meeting - 1st Friday of every month. See calendar for location
  • KACC Contoocook River Business Club - 1st and 3rd Friday 8am - 9:15am at Contoocook Depot
  • Schoodacs - Original Music Series every Sunday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Contact Information:
Please send your event or press release information via email to
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Visitor Center: 896 Main St, Contoocook, NH 03229