Local Activities

Seasonal Traditions

Annual Holiday Craft Sale
First Saturday after Thanksgiving

Christmas in Canaan
Third Wednesday of December

Meeting House Readings:
Thursdays in July

Memorial Day Parade

Old Home Days
First Weekend in August

Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays in July

Town Wide Yard Sales

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Cardigan Mountain Art Association

Phone: 603-523-7292
Or: 603-632-5180
cardiganart@live.com

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
603-523-4289
kraatzrussell@peoplepc.com

Commissioned Stained & Blown Glass Sculpture, Architecture, & Furniture


McAlister Collection Gift Shop

19 Juniper Rd
Canaan NH 03741
603-523-9130 9am-9pm EST
info@mcalistercollection.com

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
603-786-2366
info@dacres.org

Not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead

Canaan Historic District

Canaan Street, Canaan NH 03741

Canaan Historic District Commission

Canaan NH Heritage

Google Community History Walk

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
603-523-9650
circulationdesk@canaanlibrary.org

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
603-727-2473
lazyponyfarm@gmail.com

Riding Lessons & Trail Rides as Available


Sunny Creek Equestrian Center
317 Goose Pond Road,
Canaan, NH 03741
603-208-9050
sunnycreekequestriancenter@gmail.com

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

Canaan Lions Club Motocross
Ballpark Rd
Canaan, NH 03741
603-523-7720
info@canaanlionsclub.org

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
603-271-3556
nhparks@dred.state.nh.us

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.
603-632-4308

Seasonal Sports Schedule produced by NHIAA.

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