Local Activities & Events

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Seasonal Traditions

Annual Holiday Craft Sale
First Saturday after Thanksgiving

Christmas in Canaan
Second Saturday of December

Meeting House Readings:
Thursdays in July

Memorial Day Parade
Last Monday in May

Old Home Days
First Weekend in August

Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays in July &

Town Wide Yard Sales
Second Saturday in May & Last Saturday in September

Cardigan Mountain Art Association

Phone: 603-523-7292
Or: 603-632-5180

Free and low cost art classes to the community. Artists’ Association. Community Art Events & Sales

Kraatz & Russell Glass

407 Gristmill Hill Road
Canaan NH 03741

Commissioned Stained & Blown Glass Sculpture, Architecture, & Furniture

McAlister Collection Gift Shop

19 Juniper Rd
Canaan NH 03741
603-523-9130 9am-9pm EST

Giftshop & Sales of Woodcarvings, Cast Santas, Dried Florals, Paintings, Cards, Paper mache boxes, Polymer clay jewelry

Canaan Farmers and Artisans’ Market

On the Common
Intersections US Route 4 & NH Route 118
Sundays 10am-1pm, May-Oct
Canaan, NH 03741

D Acres

218 Streeter Woods Road
Dorchester, NH 03266

Not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead

Darling’s Berries and Maple Syrup
81 Reagan Rd
Canaan, NH 03741
Blueberries, wild blueberries, raspberries, rhubarb, maple syrup and always friendly service. We are open mid-July through late August, 8am-8pm. Call ahead for picking conditions or to order pre-picked berries.

Evenmore Gardens
84 Bear Pond Rd
Canaan, NH 03741
Fresh cut culinary, medicinal and spiritual herbs, potted herbs and native plants; beautiful display gardens.

Hillcrest Farm / Carter Show Cattle
675 Canaan Street
Canaan, NH 03741
Phone: 603-443-0380 or 443-0363
Email: sacarter13776@gmail.com
Hillcrest Farm takes pride in breeding quality Hereford cattle as well as marketing exceptional, naturally raised beef.

Canaan Historic District

Canaan Street, Canaan NH 03741

Canaan Historic District Commission

Canaan NH Heritage

Houses and buildings from the Greek Revival & Federal Period fronting lovely Canaan Street Lake.

Canaan Meeting House

Near 450 Canaan St, Canaan, NH 03741

Historically restored.
Has a Green and Picnic area facing Canaan Street Lake.

Canaan Historical Museum

Canaan Street
Canaan, NH 03741
Across the street from the Meeting House

Original Site of Noyes Academy: Second School in the U.S. to admit black students.

Hours: Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 July through October

Admission is free.

Canaan Town Library

1173 US Route 4
Canaan, NH 03741

They have wifi available at all times, and subscribe to genealogy websites to help you in historic searches.

Hours available on their website.

This historic building has housed a movie theater, a store, a school lunch room, a basketball court, and more.

On continuous display is a bicentennial quilt of the historic moments in Canaan, and on rotating display are historic and modern local artwork.

Lazy Pony Farm

8 Mud Pond Rd
Canaan, NH 03741

Riding Lessons & Trail Rides as Available

Sunny Creek Equestrian Center
317 Goose Pond Road,
Canaan, NH 03741

Horse Boarding, Arena Rentals, Clinics, Camps, English Jumper Shows, Western Gymkhana & Barrell Racing Shows

Canaan Lions Club Motocross
Ballpark Rd
Canaan, NH 03741

Motocross Racing

Canaan MotorClub
18 Orange Road
Canaan, NH 03741
SCCA RallyX, Motorcycle Racing & Instruction, Automobile Racing & Instructions, NHKA Karts, and other Motor Club Events. Free public viewing from outside the fence. Some clubs offer trackside tickets. Information available at the gate on race day.

Mount Cardigan Snowmobile Club

Provides snowmobile trail information, maps, and grooming in the Mount Cardigan area.

NH Parks & Recreation Snowmobile Resources
P.O. Box 1856
Concord, NH 03302

Provides snowmobile information for the state of NH

Canaan Horseshoe League

Meets throughout the Summer on Mondays from 6-9:30PM at Williams Field.

For more information, contact Tom Hudgens at 603-523-9649 or tjhudgens@gmail.com

Mascoma High School Sports Schedule

Mascoma High School is located between Enfield and Canaan on US Route 4.

Seasonal Sports Schedule produced by NHIAA.

Mascoma Youth Sports League

MYSL is a regional non-profit youth sports organization led by a board of parent and community volunteers who live and/or work in the Mascoma school district – Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, and Orange, NH. 

The Mascoma Youth Sports League exists to serve the children of Mascoma school district. We seek to encourage positive attitudes and growth through teamwork and sportsmanship, attendance, fair play, respect for all, hard work, integrity and fun in sports.

Check them out on FaceBook, too!

Adult Coed Softball Leagues

Join neighbors and friends in competitive softball.

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