Lyndeborough community day

LYNDEBOROUGH – The 10th annual Commu­nity Day in Lyndeborough Center on Saturday, Aug. 13, is set to kick off with a hike up Rose Mountain and end with a steak din­ner under the tent. In between are a Civil War encampment, a silent auc­tion, fun, games, food and a magic show.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Hike up Rose Mountain hosted by the Conserva­tion Commission. Signs on Center and Pinnacle Roads direct cars to the parking area.
  • 10 a.m.-whenever: Marketplace. Flea mar­ket, crafters, local organi­zations. No fee for tables, come and set up.
  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m.: Lafay­ette Artillery Company Civil War encampment
  • 11 a.m.: Come and touch the big fire trucks. The Fire Department will have a table of handouts and information
  • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Si­lent auction in the Town Hall to benefit Wilton- Lyndeborough Woman’s Club. Items include many gift certificates, gift bas­kets from local vendors, hand made bird houses and other items by local crafters. Also many raf­fles.
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch by the Artillery Company. A $5 plate in­cludes a hamburger (or two hot dog) chips and a drink.
  • 1 p.m.-6 p.m.: Girl and Boy Scouts will present an afternoon of fun and games, arts and crafts. Learn about Scouting for ages 5 to 15.
  • 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Pony rides offered by Almost There Farm. Do­nations will support the Woman’s Club.
  • 3:15 p.m: Flag retire­ment ceremony by the La­fayette Artillery
  • 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.: Magic show in the tent by the Granite State Conju­rors. They are donating their fees to the Wilton Food Pantry
  • 5 p.m.-6 p.m.: Steak dinner, cost is $15 and includes a steak, baked potato, corn, salad, drink and dessert. Take-out will be available. Spon­sored by the Woman’s Club.

– JESSIE SALISBURY