NH Open Doors is filled with things to do for visitors of
all ages and interest levels. Explore the many
incentives, specials and offers awaiting you from NH Open Doors
participants. And with no sales tax, shopping is an even
sweeter deal! Here is a representative list of some of
the activities you will find:
At Carrie Cahill Mulligan’s studio (Canaan)
you can design your own custom-embroidered felt hat! She will
also be doing knitting and freehand embroidery
Lynn Adams (Lyme) will be demonstrating her
There will be throwing and Raku firing demonstrations at
Wellhouse Farm Pottery & Indikoi Sinks
Peter Bloch will be demonstrating turned
wood lampshades at 11, 1 and 3pm in his studio in New London.
Hands-on projects for visitors to try woodturning.
The League of NH Craftsmen Hanover Retail Gallery
and Craftstudies will be holding a Chili Fundraiser,
$20 and givingdemonstrations in metals and clay studios.
Shanware Pottery (Rumney) will be giving pottery
Basketmaking demonstration at Basketworks of
See fused glass kilns and how they operate, and learn about
casting, fusing and slumping glass at Monte Verde Art
Glass Studio in Manchester.
Quilling by Marianne (Manchester) is doing
Family friendly hands-on clay demonstrations and projects
all day at the Studio 550 Community Art Center
Wood turning demonstration at BirchView
Woodturning and wood carving demonstrations at Live
a Life Less Ordinary (Derry)
Demonstrations of calligraphy, paste papers, and mixed media
techniques at Cornerstone Design at
the Paint Box (Webster). On Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm,
free horse drawn wagon rides with Huey and Doc (weather
The League of NH Craftsmen Concord
Retail Gallery is hosting demonstrations: Saturday–
Alice Ogden creates the 2013 League Annual Ornament. Sunday –
Claire Renaud designs leather pieces using an ancient
technique, Cuir Bouilli.
Make yourself a keychain at Sussy-Rose Shields
Jewelry Studio (Wilton)
Metal spinning demonstrations at Gibson
Pottery demonstrations at noon each day at Five
Wings Studio (Fitzwilliam)
See Lulu Fichter’s wheel throwing and
hand-building techniques at her studio in Peterborough
See and try handbuilding with stoneware clay at
Stoneware Candle Houses (Wilton)
Carolyn Wright is demonstrating the art of
needle felting and will have items for sale at her studio in
Encaustic artists Jessie Pollock and Danielle
Lebris are demonstrating application of hot wax to
Shaker & Colonial Box making demonstration at
Fryes Measure Mill gift shop (Wilton)
Demonstrations by potter Iris Minc at Purple Sage
Pottery (Merrimac, MA)
Watch how porcelain ornaments and Moose tiles are made at
Wild Victorian/Ragamuffins Design
Wine tastings at Candia Vineyards (Candia), Hermit
Woods Winery (Sanbornton), Poocham Hill
Winery’s (Westmoreland), Walpole Mountain View
Winery (Walpole), Flag Hill Winery &
Distillery (Lee), and LaBelle Winery
Sample freshly made cider doughnuts and items from
Moulton Farm/Cider Bellies fields and farm kitchen in
Chocolate kitchen tour with tastings at
Winnepesaukee Chocolates in Wolfeboro
Craft Brewery tours and beer/spirits tasting at
Granite State Growler Tours (North Hampton)
and Nano-Brewery tour and tastings at Canterbury
Sample a Thanksgiving dinner with each course paired with
one of The Cozy Tea Cart’s (Brookline)
specialty teas. 10% off seasonal teas!
Apple sampling and fruit for sale at Alyson's
Visit animals and sample fresh baked cookies at The
Inn at East Hill Farm (Troy)
Make your own ice cream sundae at Walpole Scoop
Free samples of maple syrup at Ben's Pure Maple
Save 20% off your purchase when you mention NH Open Doors at
SaVoir Flare in Berlin
Hundelrut Studio (Plymouth) is offering 20%
off posters and new prints. Paul Hubert will be playing his
music 12-2 pm on Nov. 2
Earthly Treasures (Bristol) is running a
sale on its collection of All American made quality crafts and
unique gifts from over 300 artisans.
Free chair massages and sale at Rumney's Country
Gifts n Things (Rumney)
Nurabella Jewelry is celebrating the grand
opening of its store in Manchester during NH Open Doors
weekend. Visitors can enter raffles to win prizes and all
proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for
Meet 18 artists and artisans of Mont Vernon
Artisans in the heart of scenic Mont Vernon and win a
basket brimming with handcrafted gifts.
See goats and shop for whimsical art at The Fairy
A Quilters Gathering is running unique
Quilt Conference in Manchester with special exhibits, merchants
mall and a collection of classes. our 25th year!
Reduced prices on current work at Richard Morin
Artist Studio (Goffstown)
Country Primitive Gatherings (New Boston)
is holding a mini pumpkin hunt. Find a mini pumpkin to see what
your discount will be!
Get a free buttonhole pencil puzzle and watch puzzles being
cut on site at Piece Time Puzzles
At Anne Behrsing Jewelry (Francestown), you
can view Jewelers Tools, work in progress and finished pieces.
Enter the Raffle to win a Pendant.
See a collection of Linda Dessaint’s original paintings
shown in her studio, An Artist’s Vision
(Antrim). Refreshments and Door Prize!
See Sheila Psaledas original paintings of New England
landscapes and more at Art by the Brook
(Hillsborough) and enter for a door prize!
See woodworking shop and demonstrations and enter raffle at
New England Folk Art (Marlow)
See Carol Corliss’ pastel paintings at her
studio in Spofford and enter a raffle
Windswept Studio (Peterborough) has
one-of-a-kind Sophisticated yet Whimsical fine art on sale.
Get 30% off Ava Marie Handmade Chocolates'
(Peterborough) award winning, boxed Pecan Turtles.
Get 15% off New Hampshire made and US made gifts and art at
Accents with Style (Wilton)
Tent sale at Ruggles & Hunt
(Walpole), an eclectic store offering clothes,
gifts and home furnishings.
Receive 15% off your purchase at Wilderness
Creations (Dublin), which sells rustic and Adirondack
style furniture, home decor and lighting
Stop by for surprises and specials at
Herlihedrons (Rye), a farmhouse studio with
delightful and affordable wall and standing sculptures.
Win a free painting of your house at Color Notes Art
Gallery (Hampton Falls)
Attend a free workshop on digital imaging at GR
Emmons Photography (Rollinsford)
Enjoy local artists' work with a special showing of Carol
VanLoon, New England Barns, and book signing/works by Jane
Kaufmann at the New Hampshire Art Association
Receive 10% off your total purchase (except tools) at the
Stained Glass Shack (Conway) when you say "New
Hampshire Open Doors!"
10% off w/ purchase of at least 3 bottles at Flag
Hill Winery & Distillery (Lee)
Learn about growing hydroponically and take a tour of the
farm at U-Gro Hydroponic Garden (Center
Tour the Maple Ridge Sugar House (Loudon)
and see Titan, the maple horse!
Come feed the animals and shop in the heated barn/farm store
at Someday Farm (Canterbury).
Tour Fox Country Smoke House (Canterbury),
a classic New England smokehouse from the brine rooms to the
2,000 lb. ovens. Sample bacon, sausage, cheese.
Visit with farm animals and see demonstrations at
Crescendo Acres Farm (Surry)
Watch a dairy herd in action at Stonewall
See animals, sample food, and see demonstrations at
Fleece & Flower Farm, Home of Roberts
See Bee Fields Farm medicinal herb garden
Free samples and tours at Walpole Valley
Find seasonal farm products, fruits, and vegetables and
farm-simmered jams and jellies at Apple Hill