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The New Hampshire Boat Museum

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
603-569-4554 www.nhbm.org

The Museum is a not-for-profit institution that focuses on the social history of life on New Hampshire’s lakes and the state’s important fresh water boating traditions.

The Museum is open 10am – 4pm Monday through Saturday, Noon – 4pm on Sunday until October 10.

March 2016

Mar 15
$22 – $25

New Hampshire Boat Museum Opening Reception

6pm. Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum for our opening reception to preview the new exhibits "We've Got You Covered: The Art of Motor Boating Magazine Covers 1914-1935," "McDuff Engines: A Local Enterprise," and a new display of glorious vintage boats. Dinner buffet provided by Downtown Grille Cafe. Tickets: $25 for not-yet Museum members; $22 for Museum members. Sign up by phone at 569-4554 or via web at www.nhbm.org. Advance registration preferred, but tickets may be purchased at the door.

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March 15, 2016 06:00 PM
March 15, 2016 08:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Mar 15
$5.00

Lecture Series: Screening of the Film “Atwood”

7pm. Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum for the last session of our annual Lecture Series. A special screening of the film "Atwood," the story of the schooner "Atwood" known on Lake Winnipesaukee as "the black pirate ship." The boat sailed the Alton Bay/Wolfeboro waters for 25 years. The film chronicles the boat's story and eventual demise. Winner of the 2014 Best Short Documentary at the SNOB Film Festival in Concord, the filmmaker and boatbuilder/captain will be present. This unique…

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March 15, 2016 07:00 PM
March 15, 2016 08:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

May 2016

May 3

Model Yacht Racing – Back Bay Skippers

Join the Back Bay Skippers as they sail their radio-controlled model yachts each week, weather dependent, on the Bridge Falls Path in Back Bay at 1 PM.  The Soling 1 Meter models sail on Tuesday; the US 12 models sail on Thursday.  New participants or visitors are always welcome.  To learn more call Commodore Mark Whitehead at 539-4973 or visit the Museum's website. 

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May 03, 2016 01:00 PM
May 03, 2016 03:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
May 28

New Hampshire Boat Museum Opening Day

10am. The Museum opens for the 2016 season. Come visit the season exhibits including "We've Got You Covered: The Art of Motor Boating Magazine Covers 1914-1935," "McDuff Engines: A Local Enterprise," and a new display of glorious vintage boats.

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May 28, 2016 10:00 AM
May 28, 2016 04:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

June 2016

Jun 18

Regional Championship Model Yacht Soling Regatta

9:00 - 4:00. Watch this two-day championship model yacht regatta on Back Bay of Lake Winnipesaukee. Race is held on the Bridge Falls Path in Wolfeboro. Free to spectators. For more information or to register as a participant visit www.nhbm.org.

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June 18, 2016 09:00 AM
June 19, 2016 04:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 23
Free

Lecture Series: “Shipwrecks of Lake Winnipesaukee”

Well known diver Hans Hug, Jr. of Exeter will talk about the interesting shipwrecks he has encountered diving on Lake Winnipesaukee.  This is sure to be a sell-out crowd, and we are taking seating reservations.  Please call the Museum or fill out the form below below to reserve your seat.Complimentary refreshments will be served. 

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June 23, 2016 07:00 PM
June 23, 2016 08:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 23
Free

Shipwrecks of Lake Winnipesaukee

Are you fascinated by what lies beneath Lake Winnipesaukee? Then come hear a fascinating lecture by scuba diver and history buff Hans Hug, Jr. Reservations are encouraged because this is expected to be a sell-out evening. To make a reservation, call the Museum at 603-569-4554 or go on-line to nhbm.org/events. An avid diver, Hug has over 28 years' experience diving throughout New England and all over Lake Winnipesaukee searching for shipwrecks. He brings a side scan sonar with him on…

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June 23, 2016 07:00 PM
June 23, 2016 08:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 25
$5.00

Scavenger Hunt!

Pick up your HUNT Card and play along with us for the day!  HUNT Cards are only $5 and can be purchased at The Kalled Gallery.  All proceeds benefit the Wolfeboro Cultural Collaborative.  Visit at least 4 clue locations to be eligible to win!  Participating HUNT Locations: New Hampshire Boat MuseumThe Wright Museum of WWII Wolfeboro Public LibraryLibby MuseumThe Kalled GalleryThe Sandy Martin Gallery Northeaster Ballet TheatreGreat Waters Music Festival The Art Place 

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June 25, 2016 10:00 AM
June 25, 2016 03:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

July 2016

Jul 9

Adult & Family Boat Building

Join New Hampshire Boat Museum for our first session of boat building in the 2016 season. In this session, adults can work individually or as a team with family and/or children. Adults can choose between making the one person canoe $695, a one person kayak $995, a Paddle Board $1,195, a Bevin’s Skiff $1,195, and an Opti Sailboat $1,395. We will supply all the tools, supplies and expertise to help you build your boat. Depending on the type of boat…

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July 09, 2016 08:30 AM
July 09, 2016 03:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 16

NE VIntage Boat Auction

The NE Vintage Boat Auction features an auction of boats, boating memorabilia, maritime antiques and antique autos.  Held at 10 am at the NH Boat Museum, Center St. Wolfeboro.  Consignment/preview details:  569-4554

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July 16, 2016 12:00 AM
July 16, 2016 11:59 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 16

New England Vintage Boat & Car Auction

10am. Boats and boating memorabilia and maritime antiques will be auctioned at the NH Boat Museum starting at 10am. New this year will be a selection of vintage cars for sale! Preview items on Fri., July 15, 12 noon-5pm and Sat., July 16, 8am-10am. Donations and consignments welcome with a deadline of July 8th for consideration with no exceptions. Net proceeds benefit the Museum. To learn more and see the auction items, visit our web at www.nhbm.org closer to the…

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July 16, 2016 10:00 AM
July 16, 2016 02:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 18

Lake Discovery Summer Camp

This hands-on adventure hosted by the New Hampshire Boat Museum will provide enriching and fun projects in boating, science, water ecology, aquatic life, local history and arts & crafts. Cost: $15 per day for Museum members' children or grandchildren; $18 per day for not-yet-Museum members children and grandchildren. To register call 603-569-4554 or visit www.nhbm.org.Session 1: Lower Elementary Grades K-2, July 18-19 from 9:00 AM to NoonSession 2: Upper Elementary Grades 3-6, July 20-22 from 9:00 AM to Noon, Fri.…

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July 18, 2016 09:00 AM
July 22, 2016 12:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 21

Lecture Series: “Shipwrecks of Lake Winnipesaukee”

7pm. Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum for our annual Lecture Series titled, “Shipwrecks of Lake Winnipesaukee" with well-known diver Hans Hug, Jr. of Exeter. He will talk about the interesting shipwrecks he has encountered diving on Lake Winnipesaukee. This is sure to be a sell-out crowd, and we are taking seating reservations. Please call 603-569-4554 or visit www.nhbm.org to reserve your seat. Refreshments served. Free.

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July 21, 2016 07:00 PM
July 21, 2016 08:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

August 2016

Aug 1

Youth Boat Building

9am-3pm. Mon - Fri. The session is for boys and girls ages 12 and up. Students will be taught the safe use of hand and a limited number of small power tools, as well as team building. Trained volunteers assist students throughout the completion of their own boats. Students can choose from the one-person canoe $695, one-person kayak $995 or Bevin’s Skiff $1,195. A special launching with family is held on Lake Wentworth to celebrate the completion of the boats.…

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August 01, 2016 09:00 AM
August 01, 2016 03:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 6

Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta

The Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta will take place on August 6, 2016 at Albee Beach on Lake Wentworth. This event will be sponsored jointly by the New Hampshire Boat Museum, the Lake Wentworth Association, and the Town of Wolfeboro. This will be a fun and educational day for all involved. There will be four classes of boats racing: Optis, Sunfish, Catamarans, and Mono Hulls. The New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 11 Dinghies and 9 Sunfish will be available to use on…

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August 06, 2016 02:00 PM
August 06, 2016 04:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 11

10th Annual Boathouse Tour

9am-4pm. (RAIN DATE: Friday 8/12) Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum to visit historic and new boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee in the only tour of its kind!. Three ways to take the tour: on water in a vintage wooden boat, by land in your own car, or by land in an antique automobile. On-water and antique car tickets sell out fast! Purchase tickets at the Museum, by phone, or on-line. Two water tour times: 9:00am & 1:00pm. Three antique car…

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August 11, 2016 09:00 AM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 13

40th Alton Bay Boat Show

9:00am-12:00pm. Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum for this informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town dock as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” welcome on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. Call the Museum at 603-569-4554 with questions.

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August 13, 2016 09:00 AM
August 13, 2016 12:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 18

NHBM Lecture Series: Screening of the film “Atwood”

A special screening of the film "Atwood," the story of the schooner "Atwood" known on Lake Winnipesaukee as "the black pirate ship."  The boat sailed the Alton Bay/Wolfeboro waters for 25 years.  The film chronicles the boat's story and eventual demise.  Winner of the 2014 Best Short Documentary at the SNOB Film Festival in Concord, the filmmaker and boatbuilder/captain will be present.  This unique event will be held at the Village Players Theatre in Downtown Wolfeboro.  Co-sponsored by the Village…

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August 18, 2016 07:00 PM
August 18, 2016 08:30 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 20

Footy Model Yacht Regatta

10am-3pm. Come watch the New Hampshire Boat Museum's Back Bay Skippers compete in this sanctioned model yacht race along the Bridge Falls Path on Back Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee. Call Bill Hagerup at 284-6642 for participation details. Free to spectators.

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August 20, 2016 12:00 AM
August 20, 2016 11:59 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 27

Lake Winnipesaukee Poker Run

Join the New Hampshire Boat Museum for the annual Lake Winnipesaukee Poker Run! All boats welcome from wood to fiberglass! Participants meet at the Wolfeboro town docks and follow the group to five stops to receive your poker chips. Return to Wolfeboro for lunch at the Wolfetrap Restaurant. Winning poker hands awarded prizes. This is a fun event for all boaters and is not a race. Learn more or sign up at the Museum's website www.nhbm.org.

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August 27, 2016 09:00 AM
August 27, 2016 03:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

September 2016

Sep 24

Wolfeboro Museums Participate in Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live!

Wolfeboro Museums Participate in Smithsonian's Museum Day Live! See Two Museums in One DayThe New Hampshire Boat Museum and the Wright Museum of World War II will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, as part of Smithsonian Magazine's twelfth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.Each ticket allows two individuals free admission. One ticket is permitted per household. Tickets may be downloaded…

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September 24, 2016 12:00 AM
September 24, 2016 11:59 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

October 2016

Oct 10
$3 – $7

Last Chance to View the New Hampshire Boat Museum in 2016

Last chance to see the New Hampshire Boat Museum's season exhibits including "We've Got You Covered: The Art of Motor Boating Magazine Covers 1914-1935," "McDuff Engines: A Local Enterprise," and a new display of glorious vintage boats. Open from 10am to 4pm. Adults (18-64) $7Seniors (65+) $5Children (7-17) $36 & Under FreeFamily Pass(2 Adults & 2 children 7-17) $17AAA $1 OffAARP $1 OffActive Military & Families FreeTour Groups– Defined as 10 or more people $3.50 per person, with driver and…

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October 10, 2016 04:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

April 2017

Apr 21

Spring Fling – NH Boat Museum

Fri. April 21 - Spring Fling. 6:00 pm. Come celebrate the end of winter, meet friends, enjoy good food and bid on silent and live auction items. Enjoy a sit-down dinner at the Barn at Inn on Main. Tickets are $50 for members; $53 for not-yet- members. $425 for special reserved seating for table of 8. RSVP by April 17. Call 569-4554 or visit nhbm.org for more information.

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Apr 21

Spring Fling – NH Boat Museum

Fri. April 21 - Spring Fling. 6:00 pm. Come celebrate the end of winter, meet friends, enjoy good food and bid on silent and live auction items. Enjoy a sit-down dinner at the Barn at Inn on Main. Tickets are $50 for members; $53 for not-yet- members. $425 for special reserved seating for table of 8. RSVP by April 17. Call 569-4554 or visit nhbm.org for more information.

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Apr 21

Spring Fling 2017 – NH Boat Museum

Come celebrate spring at the annual Spring Fling, an evening of fantastic fun, friends and food. This year’s theme celebrates our 2017 exhibit “Celebrating Little Boats and Big Dreams.” All proceeds benefit the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s mission of preserving, exhibiting, and educating about the history of boating and life on New Hampshire’s lakes. Live and silent auctions will feature many amazing items!

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April 21, 2017 06:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

May 2017

May 27

Opening Day – NH Boat Museum

Sat. May 27 – Opening Day. 10 am. Come visit the season exhibits including "Racing on the Bay: The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta"; "Big Dreams, Little Boats: Mid-Century Model Toy Boats"; & "Half Hull Models: Small Plans, Big Boats". Plus a new exhibition of vintage boats representing Chris Craft, Lyman, Star Craft, MFG, Penn Yan and more.

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
May 27

Opening Day – NH Boat Museum

Sat. May 27 – Opening Day. 10 am. Come visit the season exhibits including & "Racing on the Bay: The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta" & Big Dreams, Little Boats: Mid-Century Model Toy Boats & Half Hull Models: Small Plans, Big Boats Plus a new exhibition of vintage boats representing Chris Craft, Lyman, Star Craft, MFG, Penn Yan and more.

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May 27, 2017 10:00 AM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

June 2017

Jun 8

Season Opening Reception – Nh Boat

Thurs. June 8 - 2017 Season Opening Reception. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Open to all, this fun evening of great food and fellowship is catered by Downtown Grille Cafe. This is also your chance to see of the season's new exhibits. Tickets are $25 per person for members; $27 for not- yet-members. Call 569-4554 to make a reservation.

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June 08, 2017 06:00 PM
June 08, 2017 09:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 22

Lecture Series – NH Boat Museum

Thurs. June 22 - Lecture Series. 7:00 pm. "Landscaping Your Waterfront Property" will be the topic of an illustrated talk by Cathy Neal from the UNH Cooperative Extension program. The talk will introduce you to landscaping strategies for protecting and improving water quality in our lakes and rivers while beautifying your property. This evening is co-sponsored with the Wentworth Watershed Association. Free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

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June 22, 2017 07:00 PM
June 22, 2017 09:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 22

New Hampshire Boat Museum 2017 Lecture Series

New Hampshire Boat Museum Launches 2017 Lecture Series Photos: Cathy Neal from the UNH Cooperative Extension will speak at the New Hampshire Boat Museum. Wolfeboro, NH: Do you own waterfront property and want to landscape your shoreline? Then come hear a fascinating lecture by Cathy Neal from the UNH Cooperative Extension. The talk will be held on Thursday, June 22nd at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. No reservations are required with seating on a first…

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June 22, 2017 07:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

July 2017

Jul 8

Adult/Family Boat Building

Sat. July 8- 16 - Adult/Family Boat Building. 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. In this nine-day session, adults can work individually or as a family team on their own boat.  Trained volunteers guide you through the process to successful completion. Choose between a one-person canoe, a one- person kayak, paddleboard, Bevin’s Skiff, or Opti Sailboat. Call or visit the web for information.

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July 08, 2017 08:30 AM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 14

New England Vintage Boat Auction

Sat. July 15 - New England Vintage Boat Auction. 10 am. Boats, vintage boating memorabilia, vintage cars, vintage car memorabilia and maritime antiques will be auctioned at the NH Boat Museum starting at 10 am. Preview items on Fri., July 14, 12 noon-5 pm and Sat., July 15, 8 am - 10 am. Donations and consignments welcome with a deadline of July 7th for consideration with no exceptions. Net proceeds benefit the Museum. To learn more and see the auction…

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July 14, 2017 12:00 AM
July 14, 2017 05:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 15

Annual New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction

Annual New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction Features Boats, Cars & the Mermaid You Always Wanted Wolfeboro, NH: Go to New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 17th Annual Vintage Boat and Car auction July 15th and you could leave with a beautifully restored Chris Craft, a rare Fantail Launch, a sporty 1959 fiberglass Sea Fury, or an original Peter Ferber painting.  With auctioneer Peter Coccoluto (NH License No. 3080) the sales of a 1956 Chris Craft Capri, a 1992 pontoon boat,…

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 20

Lecture Series – Boat Museum

Thurs. July 20 - Lecture Series. 7:00 pm. Boating On Lake Sunapee: The Lake Sunapee Regattas 1892-1957 will be the subject of an illustrated talk by Barbara Chalmers of the Sunapee Historical Society. The Lake Sunapee Regatta Association sponsored annual multi-day summer celebrations that included water sports, canoeing, and rowing competitions, sailboat and motorized boat races, and the Great Illumination. The LSRA Regatta story tells the history of lake boating, passenger steamboats and the development of Lake Sunapee as a…

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 20

New Hampshire Boat Museum Hosts Lecture on Lake Sunapee History

Wolfeboro, NH: New Hampshire is a state with over 900 lakes all with fascinating histories. On Thursday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. the New Hampshire Boat Museum will host an illustrated talk called “Boating on Lake Sunapee: The Lake Sunapee Regattas 1892-1957.” The lecture is free of charge and refreshments will be served. The talk will be given by Barbara Chalmers of the Sunapee Historical Society. In her presentation, Chalmers will look at the Lake Sunapee Regatta Association that sponsored …

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399 Center St.
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Jul 24

NH Boat Museum Lake Discovery Camp

NH Boat Museum Lake Discovery Camp Set for July Don’t let an opportunity for your child or grandchild to explore and learn about life on New Hampshire’s lakes pass you by this July. The New Hampshire Boat Museum in Wolfeboro is offering a unique, fun-filled experience for children to explore the many aspects of New Hampshire’s lakes at Lake Discovery Camp. The Museum will provide an interactive learning experience that will help your child have fun while learning.  Two sessions…

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 31

Summer with the New Hampshire Boat Museum

Build a Boat This Summer with the New Hampshire Boat Museum Scholarships Available for Youth Photos: Boat Building classes are provided each summer for adults, families and youth.  Wolfeboro, NH: Have you ever dreamed of buildng your own boat for summer use but didn't know how? Then the New Hampshire Boat Museum's popular Boat Building Program is perfect for you. There are still some spaces left in the Adult/Family Program which runs from July 8 - 16 from 8:30 am…

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

August 2017

Aug 5

Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta

Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta Description: The Museum is joining forces with Wolfeboro Parks and Rec. and the Lake Wentworth Association to host this sailing regatta. Race will take place on August 5th with a rain date of August 6th.  Registration will begin at 1:45pm and racing starts at 2pm. There will be four classes of boats racing: Optis, Sunfish, Catamarans, and Mono Hulls.  The New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 11 Dinghies and 9 Sunfish will be available to use on a first…

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August 05, 2017 01:45 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 10

Annual Boathouse Tour

Thurs. Aug. 10 – 11th Annual Boathouse Tour. 9 am - 4 pm. (RAIN DATE: Friday 8/11) Visit historic and new boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee in the only tour of its kind! Three ways to take the tour: on water in a vintage wooden boat, by land in your own car, or by land in an antique automobile. On-water and antique car tickets sell out fast! Two tour launch times for boats and antique cars: 9:00 am & 1:00 pm.…

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 12

ALTON BAY BOAT SHOW

Sat. Aug. 12- 41th Alton Bay Boat Show. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. This informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town docks as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” welcome on a first-come- first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Call the Museum for questions.

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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 17

Lecture Series – NH Boat Museum

Thurs. Aug. 17 -Lecture Series. 6:30 pm. "Island Life in the Era of Ernest Abbott".   For more than four decades, Ernest H. Abbott cared for island camps and families living on the Meredith and Gilford islands of Lake Winnipesaukee. Learn more about the work of this unique man. Co-sponsored with the Gilford Islands Association. PLEASE NOTE: This lecture will be  at the new Marine Patrol Building in Gilford. Reservations suggested. Free of charge. Refreshments.

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August 17, 2017 06:30 PM
August 17, 2017 09:00 PM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 26

Lake Winni Poker Run

Sat. Aug. 26 - Lake Winni Poker Run. 9:00 am. All boats welcome from wooden to fiberglass! Participants meet at the town docks and follow the group to five stops to receive your poker chips. Return to Wolfeboro for lunch at the Wolfetrap Restaurant. Winning poker hands awarded prizes. Learn more or sign up at nhbm.org.

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August 26, 2017 09:00 AM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

September 2017

Sep 15

Vintage Race Boat Regatta

Join us on the Wolfeboro Town Docks on Friday and Saturday for our premiere event of the season. Approximately 60 vintage boats representing several classes including small outboards, Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs, and Gold Cup racing boats will run group heats on a one-mile oval-shaped course throughout the day. Visit nhbm.org for the schedule of daytime and evening events, to sign up to watch the heats from the Winni-Belle, or to take your own ride in a vintage race…

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September 15, 2017 09:00 AM
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399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

August 2018

Aug 4

Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta Open to All

Jump in your boats, unfurl your sails, and come to the Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta. This free fun event is open to sailors of all ages. The entry fee is $15 per sailor. There will be special classes for under 18 sailors, and there are many classes for different type boats.  We want to encourage young sailors to join us even if they don’t own your own sailboat. If you have completed the Racing Instructional Class offered by the Wolfeboro Parks and…

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August 04, 2018 12:00 PM
August 04, 2018 05:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 9

12th Annual Boathouse Tour

Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Chase House 300 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith, New Hampshire 03253 RAIN DATE: August 10, 2018 Tour by Vintage Wooden Boat Tours depart at 9am or 1pm. Tours depart from Meredith (more info to come) Ticket price for not-yet museum members is $150 and museum members is $135. If you would like to be seated with another party or with a particular driver please let us know when you book your reservation.…

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August 09, 2018 09:00 AM
August 09, 2018 04:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 11

42nd Alton Bay Boat Show

Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm FREE This informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town docks as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards.

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August 11, 2018 09:00 AM
August 11, 2018 12:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

September 2018

Sep 19

Volunteer Picnic

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:00 pm FREE All 2018 volunteers are invited to a night of great food hosted by the NHBM Board of Trustees. The “Hank Why Volunteer Award” will be announced. 

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September 19, 2018 06:00 PM
September 19, 2018 08:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 22

Museum Day Live and Fall Foliage Tours

Museum Day Live! is coming up on Saturday, September 22.  A national program sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine, Museum Day Live is a one-day event where participating museums across the country open their doors for free. The New Hampshire Boat Museum will be participating again this year! Admission to the museum will be free by showing your Museum Day Live! registration. Come enjoy our 2018 exhibit: New Chapters: Rare Boats That Mark Transitions In Our Culture And Economy 1900 – 1940,…

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September 22, 2018 12:00 AM
September 22, 2018 11:59 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

April 2019

Apr 12

Annual Ice-Out Event

New Hampshire Boat Museum to Host Annual Ice-Out Event. Come celebrate spring at the annual Spring Fling, an evening of fantastic fun, friends and food. Live & silent auction featuring gift baskets, hotel stays, gift certificates and more. Where: The Barn at Inn on Main in Wolfeboro. Ticket: $65 p/p for Museum members              $70 p/p for not-yet-members For more information on the Ice-Out visit nhbm.org or email Cummings at martha@nhbm.org  

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April 12, 2019 06:00 PM
April 12, 2019 08:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

July 2019

Jul 13

Boat and Car Auction – New Hampshire Boat Museum

Boats, vintage boating memorabilia, vintage cars, vintage car memorabilia and maritime antiques will be auctioned starting at 10:00 am. Preview items on Fri., July 12, 12 noon-5:00 pm and Saturday, July 13, 8 am – 10 am. Donations and consignments welcome with a deadline of July 5th for consideration with no exceptions. Net proceeds benefit the Museum. This year’s auction will be held across the street from the Museum as The Nick Recreation Center. Visit NHBM.org

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July 13, 2019 10:00 AM
July 13, 2019 02:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

August 2019

Aug 15

Angling in the Smile of the Great Spirit

FREE Anyone who ever posted a Gone Fishin’ sign on the door during business hours will appreciate this native fisherman’s glimpse into the habits, rituals, and lore of some of the more colorful members of the not-so-exclusive “Liars’ Club.” Hal Lyon shares tales, secrets, folklore, and history of fishing in New Hampshire’s big lakes, especially Lake Winnipesaukee which translates into “Smile of the Great Spirit.” The talk will be held at the Museum.  Free of charge.

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August 15, 2019 07:00 PM
August 15, 2019 08:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 28

Lecture Series to explore Hydroplane Racing at NH Boat Museum

Racing on NH Waterways – South Shore Outboard Association Given by Billy Allen and Rachel Warnick, South Shore Outboard Association raceboat drivers Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 pm  Racing small outboard hydroplane boats is not for the faint of heart. Imagine kneeling on a piece of plywood going at least 60 mph across the water with no brakes! Billy Allen member of the South Shore Outboard Association and professional raceboat driver will share an insider’s perspective on racing small outboard…

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August 28, 2019 05:00 PM
August 28, 2019 07:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

September 2019

Sep 5

Lecture Series – Hydroplane Racing – NH Boat Museum

 - NH Boat Museum Racing on NH Waterways – South Shore Outboard Association Given by Billy Allen and Rachel Warnick, South Shore Outboard Association raceboat drivers Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 pm  Racing small outboard hydroplane boats is not for the faint of heart. Imagine kneeling on a piece of plywood going at least 60 mph across the water with no brakes! Billy Allen member of the South Shore Outboard Association and professional raceboat driver will share an insider’s perspective…

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September 05, 2019 07:00 PM
September 05, 2019 08:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 12

11th Annual Vintage Race Boat Regatta

Spectators, drivers and their crew all agree. The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta is one of the premiere vintage race boat regattas in the country! We’re celebrating our 19th anniversary of this prestigious, biennial event that draws drivers and their crew from throughout the East Coast and Canada. This fun-filled two-day event takes place on beautiful, historic Wolfeboro Bay in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The event is presented by the New Hampshire Boat Museum and is sanctioned by the Vintage and…

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September 12, 2019 12:00 AM
September 12, 2019 11:59 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 13

Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta

Vintage Boat Regatta hosted by NH Boat Museum and held at the Wolfeboro Public Docks. Spectators, drivers and their crew all agree. The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta is one of the premiere vintage race boat regattas in the country! We’re celebrating our 19th anniversary of this prestigious, biennial event that draws drivers and their crew from throughout the East Coast and Canada. This fun-filled two-day event takes place on beautiful, historic Wolfeboro Bay in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The event…

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September 13, 2019 08:30 AM
September 13, 2019 06:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 21

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day at the NH Boat Museum

Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm FREE WITH TICKET Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day is a celebration of museums across the US. Museums open their doors for free to visitors who have registered online at Smithsonian’s Museum Day website. Each ticket is good for admission for two. The NH Boat Museum will participate again in this national event. Visitors receive free admission by showing their Museum Day registration ticket.

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September 21, 2019 10:00 AM
September 21, 2019 04:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

April 2021

Apr 16

Ice Out Virtual Party at New Hampshire Boat Museum

Please join us for our first Virtual Ice-Out Party! Have fun while supporting the NH Boat Museum from the comfort of your own home! “Ice-Out” is when the ice that has covered the lake all winter melts enough so that the M/S Mount Washington cruise ship can navigate between its landing ports in Wolfeboro, Alton Bay, Weirs Beach, Meredith and Center Harbor. The date of this event has been recorded for over 130 years. The exact date and time is…

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April 16, 2021 06:30 PM
April 16, 2021 08:30 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

May 2021

May 29

Opening Day at New Hampshire Boat Museum

Opening Day at New Hampshire Boat Museum 2021 Season:  Memorial Day Weekend – Columbus Day Weekend Model Yachting returns in May. Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons at 1pm. Back Bay at Foss Field in Wolfeboro, along the rail trail.

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May 29, 2021 10:00 AM
May 29, 2021 04:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

June 2021

Jun 5

Granite State Challenge Hydroplane Race

Granite State Challenge : Small Hydroplane Racing at Milton- SSOA & NHBM  

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June 05, 2021 08:00 AM
June 05, 2021 05:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 6

Granite State Challenge Hydroplane Race

Granite State Challenge : Small Hydroplane Racing at Milton- SSOA & NHBM  

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June 06, 2021 08:00 AM
June 06, 2021 05:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 19

Back Bay Skippers – Sasquatch Footy Regatta – NH Boat Museum

Back Bay Skippers – Sasquatch Footy Regatta Cotton Valley Rail Trail Glendon St Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894

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June 19, 2021 08:30 AM
June 19, 2021 05:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 19

New Hampshire Day at NH Boat Museum

New Hampshire Day - NH Residents Fee

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June 19, 2021 10:00 AM
June 19, 2021 04:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jun 24

Monthly Virtual Lecture Series: Collegiate Rowing at New Hampshire Boat Museum

Virtual Lecture with Daniella Garran, author A History of Collegiate Rowing Daniella was a coxswain on the men’s varsity crew team at Connecticut College for four years. She will share her experiences competing in a number of prestigious regattas and winning four gold medals at various national championships. Daniella will highlight events from her book A History of Collegiate Rowing in America focusing on how the sport has changed, particularly as women broke into competitive rowing.        …

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June 24, 2021 07:00 PM
June 24, 2021 09:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

July 2021

Jul 17

New England Vintage Boat & Car Auction at NH Boat Museum

The Nick 10 Trotting Track Rd Wolfeboro, NH 03984 Boats, vintage boating memorabilia, vintage cars, vintage car memorabilia and maritime antiques will be auctioned on Saturday, July 17, 2021.  Preview items on Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16, 2021. Donations and consignments welcome with a deadline of July 10th for consideration with no exceptions.  Net proceeds benefit the Museum. This year’s auction will be held across the street from the Museum as The Nick Recreation Center. Visit NHBM.org A…

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July 17, 2021 12:00 PM
July 17, 2021 04:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 22

Women in Crew Racing Virtual Lecture Series

Kathy Keeler is a former competitive rower and Olympic gold medalist. She was in the boat of the American women’s eights team who won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the first women’s crew to win gold in US history. Overall, she was a member of four U.S. national rowing teams. Following her competitive rowing career, she was a member of the U.S. national rowing team as a coach and a U.S. Olympic team coach…

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July 22, 2021 07:00 PM
July 22, 2021 08:30 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Jul 29

Lake Discovery Days at New Hampshire Boat Museum

What an Adventure! We will be offering two Lake Discovery Family Days in lieu of the weeklong day camp for 2021. 2021 Lake Discovery Family Days Elementary Grades K-5th July 29 & August 5 (Rain date August 12) 10:00 AM to Noon  

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July 29, 2021 10:00 AM
July 29, 2021 12:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

August 2021

Aug 5

Lake Discovery Days at New Hampshire Boat Museum

What an Adventure! We will be offering two Lake Discovery Family Days in lieu of the weeklong day camp for 2021. 2021 Lake Discovery Family Days Elementary Grades K-5th July 29 & August 5 (Rain date August 12) 10:00 AM to Noon  

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August 05, 2021 10:00 AM
August 05, 2021 12:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 12

A Most Beautiful Thing: True Story 1st All Black High School Rowing Team

Virtual Series Arshay Cooper is a rower, Benjamin Franklin award-winning author, the protagonist of the critically acclaimed film “A Most Beautiful Thing,” based on his book of the same title: a Golden Oar recipient for his contributions to the sport of rowing, motivational speaker, and activist, particularly around and issues of accessibility for low-income families. Arshay’s moving true story is about a group of young men growing up on Chicago’s West side who formed the first all African American school…

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August 12, 2021 07:00 PM
August 12, 2021 08:30 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 19

Vintage Voyage Boat Excursion: Boathouse Tour

A new take on our Boathouse Tour, the Vintage Voyage Boat Excursion will get you out on the water in a vintage or classic boat. This special morning ride will be in a vintage wooden or classic fiberglass boat leaving from the Meredith, New Hampshire, where you’ll enjoy Lake Winnipesaukee at its best.  This two hour excursion will take you to some of the best sites on this side of the Lake, followed by a gourmet picnic lunch at Church…

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August 19, 2021 09:00 AM
August 19, 2021 11:30 AM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Aug 20

Children’s Storytime at New Hampshire Boat Museum

The New Hampshire Boat Museum will host Wolfeboro Public Library’s Children’s Story Time for young children ages 2 – 6 years old. Free admission to the Museum for children and one accompanying adult. Program starts at 10:30am.

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August 20, 2021 10:30 AM
August 20, 2021 11:30 AM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

September 2021

Sep 18

Awards Dinner Fall Social at New Hampshire Boat Museum

The awards dinner for the Regatta celebrates the race boat drivers.  Visit the drivers and fellow NHBM members and friends. The Awards Dinner Fall Social celebration wraps up the Vintage Race Boat Regatta. Held at the New Hampshire Boat Museum this year, cocktail hour begins the evening, followed by a jovial live auction of racing memorabilia. A delicious buffet dinner and desserts will be followed by the presentation of a variety of awards to the drivers. Everyone is invited to…

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September 18, 2021 06:00 PM
September 18, 2021 09:30 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 19

Virtual Lecture Series: Hilary Gehman -Women’s Voices in Rowing

Hilary Gehman-Women's Voices in Rowing Wolfeboro native, Hilary Gehman is a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member. Athletic accolades aside, Hilary also possesses deep experience as a coach and counselor. Free: register Online

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September 19, 2021 07:00 PM
September 19, 2021 09:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
Sep 23

Virtual Lecture-Women’s Voices: Hilary Gehman Presented by NH Boat Museum

New Hampshire Boat Museum presents Hilary Gehman, Olympic Medalist: Women's Voices in Rowing

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September 23, 2021 07:00 PM
September 23, 2021 09:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States

October 2021

Oct 14

Virtual Lecture Series: The Red Rose Crew

The Red Rose Crew: A True Story of Women, Winning and The Water. Daniel J. Boyne is the author of The Red Rose Crew, the story of the first camp-based US women's eight selection, under Harvard men's coach Harry Parker, and their surprising run to a silver medal at the 1975 World Championships in Nottingham, England. Free:  Register Online

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October 14, 2021 07:00 PM
October 14, 2021 09:00 PM
The New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St.
Wolfeboro Falls, NH United States
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