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Francestown Improvement &  Historical Society
August 29—September 1, 2014
Schedule of Activities

Friday, August 29, 2014
Contra Dance: 7:30 PM— Francestown Town Hall

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Tennis Tournament: Starting at 8 AM at locations around Town (continues on Sunday)
Dance: 8 PM to 11 PM at the Francestown Town Hall featuring, Tony Ludwig and
        “Lonesome Train” with friends – Rock, Blues, Country & Western

Sunday, August 31, 2014
20th Annual Mud Volley Ball Tournament: Starts at 10 AM at Town Rec. Fields - Route 136
Vespers:  7 PM - Old Meeting House

Monday, September 1, 2014
17TH Annual Francestown Five: Races begin at Town Rec. Fields
                8:15 AM Children’s Run; 8:45 AM Buzzy’s 5k Fun Run; 9:15 AM 5 Mile Race
Juried Arts & Crafts: 10 AM - 4 PM — on the lawn in front of the Town Offices and FIHS Park  -  Main Street.
Baked Goods, Plants, Rummage, White Elephant: All booths open at 10 AM – Horse Sheds & Town Common
Books: (new location) FIHS Lodge, Main Street, opens at 10 AM
FIHS Historical Rooms open from 10 AM to 2 PM (next to the Police Department)
Heritage Museum open from 10 AM to 4 PM – right of Town Hall
Children’s Games and Bounce House — Town Common, opens at 10 AM
Ice Cream Social — 11 AM to 2 PM—Old Meeting House
R.P. Hale Concert: Harpsichord, organ and dulcimer -11 AM at the Old Meeting House.

PARADE: “Let’s Take a Trip” 2 PM Main St.

FOOD: Opening at Approximately 10:30 AM
Country Café—in front of FIHS Historical Rooms: Sandwich Wraps and Beverages
Country Kitchen—Town Common in Horse Sheds:  Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sodas and more

12 Noon – Scott Jameson, magician, – performance on Town Common
2 PM – Parade: “Let’s Take a Trip”
3 PM – Temple Band.  Concert after the Parade on Town Common next to Town Hall

FIREMAN’S SUPPER At the Fire Station:  Two Sittings
5 PM and 6:30 PM -Raffle prizes announced during the 6:30 sitting
Tickets will be available for purchase at the end of the Horsesheds

        Where – FIHS Lodge, 40 Main Street - Look for Book Drop
        When - Anytime  
        Contact – for more information contact Kim Dalley at 547-2983

        Where – Last open Horse Shed closest to Town Hall
        When - Starting Monday, August 25       
                Special Instructions: Please put clothes in plastic or paper bags.

        Where – Pyle’s Barn at 169 Main St.
        When – Starting August 21, specific times to be announced
        Contact – Pam Delahanty, 547-6639
                Special Instructions: NO ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

The Francestown Improvement & Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all proceeds from the weekend help fund Society projects.
Thank you for your support

Labor Day is made possible by the countless volunteers who make all the events and activities happen. 

    For more information -- go to to the FIHS (Francestown Improvement & Historical Society's website)  
 or contact Charlie Pyle at 547-3934 or

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