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The 300th: Greenland’s Tricentennial

Greenland Old Home Days 300 Program

Download a PDF of the Greenland’s Old Home Days 300 Program for a complete schedule and a full description of events. Created by Karen Mason of the Greenland Historical Society.

Schedule 2021

Saturday, September 11

11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Weeks Brick House: Open for Self-Guided Tours

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
“Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Former Sunset Farm in Greenland”
A Talk at Weeks Public Library by NHFG and NH Historical Division
Presenters: Cory Riley, Manager of the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Nadine Miller, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer for the NH Division of Historical Resources

4:30-5:00 p.m.
Official Welcome Remarks
Bethany Church
500 Breakfast Hill Rd, Greenland, NH 03840
Steve Smith, Selectman and Jim Rolston, Former Selectman and 300th Committee Chair
Also scheduled to appear, New Hampshire Governor, Chris Sununu

5:00-7:00 p.m.
The Don Campbell Band
Bethany Church
500 Breakfast Hill Rd, Greenland, NH 03840

Sunday, September 12

1:00-3:00 p.m.
Tours of Community Congregational Church, The Parish House, Weeks Brick House

Monday Through Friday,
September 13 – 17

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Shop at the Parish House: Stop for Coffee or Tea
Organized by Bonnie Gardner & Barbara Hazzard. Run by Women of Greenland Community

Logo for the 300th anniversary of Greenland, NH

Wednesday, September 15

“Greenland’s History and Parish”
Distinguished Panel at the Parish House
Organizer: Pastor Mark Brockmeier, Community Congregational Church

Friday, September 17

“300 Years in Music”
Piano Program at 4 Church Lane
Samuel Partyka, Music Director, Community Congregational Church.
Tickets $5.

Town seal of Greenland, NH.

Saturday, September 18

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
1:30-4:00 p.m.
Seacoast Trolley Tours.
Narrated tour of historic homes and sites in and around Greenland.
Tours accommodate 30 people at a time.
Tour I: 10am
Tour II: 11:15am
Tour III: 1:30pm
Tour IV: 2:45pm
Reserve your spot at https://signup.com/go/OvhnKPO
$5/person or $10/family at pickup site
Board trolley at Greenland Central School 15 minutes prior to tour time

10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Tours of Weeks Brick House

5:00-7:00 p.m.
“Wine and Cheese Garden Party Garden Party & Silent Auction
Weeks Brick House
Tickets: $5 available here.

Sunday, September 19

8:00 a.m.
GPO Fun Run and Walk – 3 Miles for the 300th
Check in at 8a, Run starts at 9a
Start at back of Greenland Central School
Preregister and find more information here: https://www.runreg.com/gcscommunityspiritrun2021
$20 for adults, $15 for students, $0 for Kids <5.
This is an untimed race (no professionals with bibs or timing mats)

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Weeks Brick House Annual Meeting at 44 Post Road
Continuing at 11:00 a.m.
Karen Hayden, “Memoir, History & Criminology: Criminologist Explores Arson in Greenland”

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Recreation Committee’s “Games for All” at the Greenland Central School
Greenland Recreation Committee will host Soccer Game Round Robin, and Seacoast Lacrosse. Also included will be Whiffle Ball, Group Games and a Corn Hole tournament
Contact Greenland Rec Committee or register for Corn Hole Tournament

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Greenland Women’s Club
Greenland Central School
Food trucks, Farmer’s Market, Community Group Exhibits, over 50 Crafters.

11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Maine’s “Center for Wildlife” Presentations
2 presentations with wildlife: 11:30am and 12:45pm
At the Marketplace at Greenland School
Presentations by the Center for Wildlife and the Greenland Conservation Commission discussing Greenland’s wildlife corridors. Do you live in a wildlife corridor? Stop by and find out!

Encore Celebration in the Fall
Sunday, November 7

3:00-7:00 p.m.
“A Taste of Italian Wine & Seacoast Art”
Portsmouth Country Club: Tickets Required
Tickets for Events are Available at: https://eventbrite.com/d/united-states–new-hampshire/greenland-300/