Andover’s Old Time Fair Celebration at Potter Place

Andover’s Old Time Fair Celebration at Potter Place

On Sunday, August 6th from 9 AM – 2 PM, Andover Historical Society will host the “Old Time Fair,” a tradition that began over 40 years ago. The event will take place at the historic Potter Place Train Station, at 105 Depot Street in Andover. Festivities include kids’ games, hand car and miniature train rides; […]

Telling Your Story: Memoir-writing Workshop Offered

A one-day workshop on writing memoir will be offered to the community on Saturday, September 9, 9 AM to 3 PM, jointly sponsored by the Andover Historical Society (AHS) and The Andover Community Hub, and held at The Hub.  The workshop, “Telling Your Story, A Gift To Those You Love,” will be led by New […]

Mah-Jongg Class Offered at The Hub

Mah-jongg is an ancient Chinese game played with tiles. A class to teach American Mah-jongg — a fun game of skill, strategy, and luck — will begin Tuesday, September 12, and meet for four weeks, 10 AM to noon, each Tuesday. Area residents Diane Beaudoin and Ellie Gregor, both of whom are “hooked on Mah-jongg” and […]

BeaconFest 2023 is Almost Here and Offers Family Fun

BeaconFest 2023 is almost here! BeaconFest begins at noon on the Village Green (across from JJ’s Market) on Sunday, August 13. Here is the schedule of events: 12 PM   National Anthem 12:05    President’s Address (Doug Phelps) 12:15    Diamond Special Band 2 PM    Andrew Pinard, Absolutely Magic, @ The Stone Chapel 3:30  […]

Andover Historical Society’s Old Time Fair

The Freight House is planning a sale on August 6, during the Andover Historical Society’s Old Time Fair. We have many items to choose from, including furniture for home, cottage, or dorms.  We have a large number of tables, tools, pictures, dishes, and glassware, which range from antique to modern. Some of our more unusual […]

Andover Fish And Game Club Beef Barbecue And Chinese Auction

This year’s Beef Barbecue, which includes homemade salads, rolls, homemade beans, corn on the cob, and strawberries and ice cream for dessert, will be held on Saturday, August 19, from 5 to 6:30 PM, at the Andover Elementary/ Middle School. The cost is $15 for adults and $6 for children under 12. A Chinese Auction […]

Fourth of July Prize Winners 

Despite the rainy weather we had a successful Andover Fourth of July Raffle. Fewer than 10 winners were from out-of-town and the rest were Andover people or their families. I believe the rain discouraged some of the neighboring towns from attending and buying tickets. We had a list of 56 prizes listed, in order of […]

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