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July 30, 2013

Tour guides needed at Buttonwoods Museum

The Buttonwoods Museum is looking for volunteer tour guides to help during the Smithsonian Institute’s traveling exhibit “The Way We Worked,” which will be at the Buttonwoods Aug. 24 through Oct 6. The exhibit features photographs from the National Archives. Tour guides must be available Tuesdays through Fridays for two-hour shifts between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Limited weekend hours are also available. No experience necessary and training is provided. More information is available from Jan Williams at 978-374-4626 or jwilliams@haverhillhistory.org.

Little Red Wagon returns to castleon Sunday

Winnekenni Castle will present a free performance of “Into the Grimm” by the University of New Hampshire’s Little Red Wagon traveling theatre troupe on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m., inside the castle. This costumed production is packed with fun and audience interaction. Following the production, Dr. Goose will visit the Castle to make balloon creations for the children. Refreshments will be available. More information is available by calling the castle at 978-521-1686, emailing winnekenni@yahoo.com or online at www.winnekenni.com.

Artists and artisans sought for Faire

The Haverhill Cultural Council has extended the application deadline to Aug. 11 for local artists and artisans interested in participating in its Arts and Crafts Faire to be held during this year’s River Ruckus Festival. The festival will be held Sept. 7 and is expected to attract a crowd of over 5,000. The Arts and Crafts Faire is from 2 to 7 p.m.

Organizers are seeking applicants specializing in original fine art and photography, high quality handmade artisan crafts and jewelry, and up-cycled items and architectural salvage, including jewelry using vintage components. The show intends to exhibit a wide range of artists doing fine arts and fine crafts from the local region and beyond, offering something for everyone. Applicants will be carefully reviewed based on product quality, uniqueness, and the overall mix of sellers being accepted.

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