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Old Home Days Hudson August 12-15, 2010


All events sponsored by the Hudson Historical Society unless otherwise noted.


Thursday, August 12, 2010 5-10 p.m.


Throughout the evening, there are vendors, food, and exhibits. 5-8 pm:


Carnival by Mark Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park - PAY ONE PRICE wristbands Various State Police displays


Humane Society for Greater Nashua in the Activity Tent (pets available for adoption, weather permitting) - donations welcome “History of Hudson through Maps” in the Great Room of the Hills House - free Historic Hills House tours - $2 donation


Maynard & Lesieur 31 West Hollis St.Nashua, NH


883 7739 5-8 pm: Proud Old Home Days Sponsor


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Hudson / Litchfield Rotary Pancake Breakfast Saturday, August 14th & Sunday, August 15th


(During Old Home Days) 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Alvirne High School Cafeteria, Derry Road, Hudson


$5 per person, children


5 and under FREE Art Exhibit & Sale


Proceeds: Rotary Scholarships to Alvirne & Campbell High Seniors


Supporting The Community and Our Neighbors in Hudson and Litchfield!


6 pm:


6:30 pm: 6-10 pm: 7:30 pm:


6 pm: 6-10 pm: Scavenger Hunt - ages 6-14 - sign up at the flagpole; hunt begins at 6:15


Karaoke by Disco Bob Friday, August 13, 2010 5-11 p.m.


Throughout the evening, there are vendors, food, and exhibits. Carnival by Mark Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park


Various State Police displays “History of Hudson through Maps” in the Great Room of the Hills House-free Historic Hills House tours- $2 donation


Live Auction to benefit the Zachary Tompkins Memorial Field Foundation Scavenger Hunt ages 6-14 sign up at the flagpole; hunt begins at 6:45 Live entertainment by Old #7 band (Sponsored by M. A. Nash Construction) “Jaws of Life” demonstration by the Litchfield Fire Department in the front field


Saturday, August 14, 2010 Noon-11 p.m.


Pancake breakfast by the Rotary from 8-11:30 in the Alvirne Cafeteria Throughout the day and evening, there are vendors, food, and exhibits. Carnival by Mark Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park


Poker Run registration ($20 for driver, $10 for passenger) proceeds to benefit the Jeff Roome Sports Foundation (Sponsored by the Jeff Roome Sports Foundation Committee)


Noon-2 pm: Field games for children ages 4-10 in the Activity Tent (Sponsored by St. Mary’s Bank)


Noon-6 pm: Hillsborough County Department of Corrections exhibit Noon-7 pm: Charmingfare Farm Petting Zoo • Pony Rides by Charmingfare Farm- fee Noon-8 pm:


2 pm:


2:30 pm: 3-7 pm: 3 pm:


3:30 pm: 4 pm: 5 pm: 6 pm:


6:30 pm: 7 pm:


7:30 pm: 7-11 pm:


9:30 pm:


Antique Tractor Exhibit in the front field “History of Hudson through Maps” in the Great Room of the Hills House-free Historic Hills House tours- $2 donation • Various State Police displays Sawdust pile treasure hunt (Sponsored by Hudson Kiwanis) Haystack Treasure Hunt- ages 3-6 in the Activity Tent K9 Unit Meet and Greet with Officers Connors and Turco Poker Run winner announced


Sawdust pile treasure hunt (Sponsored by Hudson Kiwanis) Haystack Treasure Hunt - ages 7-10 in the Activity Tent Haystack Treasure Hunt - ages 11-14 in the Activity Tent


“Jaws of Life” demonstration by the Litchfield Fire Department in the front field Haystack Treasure Hunt- ages 15-20 in the Activity Tent


Hula Hoop Contest ages 6-10 in the Activity Tent (hula hoops provided) Hula Hoop Contest ages 11-16 in the Activity Tent (hula hoops provided) Adult (21 and over) Haystack Treasure Hunt in the Activity Tent


Live entertainment by Smokehouse Lightening Blues band (Sponsored by Kings’ Court)


Fireworks Display by RS Fireworks, LLC Sunday, August 15, 2010 Noon-5 p.m.


Pancake breakfast by the Rotary from 8-11:30 in the Alvirne Cafeteria Throughout the day, there are vendors, food, and exhibits.


Carnival by Mark Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park - PAY ONE PRICE wristbands


Noon-2:30 pm: Ugliest Car Contest (Sponsored by Affordable Wood Energy, LLC) Bring in your ugly car or decorate your car to make it ugly - Prize of $125 to Sunoco awarded to ugliest car and a prize of $125 to Sunoco awarded to most creatively decorated car


Noon-4 pm: “History of Hudson through Maps” in the Great Room of the Hills House-free Historic Hills House tours- $2 donation


Noon-5 pm: Granite State Zoo’s Wildlife Encounters (co-sponsored by Hudson Animal Hospital) Charmingfare Farm Petting Zoo • Pony Rides by Charmingfare Farm - fee Various State Police displays


1 pm: See you at the Old Home Day’s Fireworks!


1:30 pm: 2 pm:


2:30 pm: 3 pm:


3:30 pm: 46 Lowell Road, Hudson, NH 03051


Bus: (603) 880-7799 Fax: (603) 880-8926


Haystack Treasure Hunt- ages 3-6 in the Activity Tent Haystack Treasure Hunt - ages 7-10 in the Activity Tent


Hula Hoop Contest ages 6-10 in the Activity Tent (hula hoops provided) Haystack Treasure Hunt- ages 11-14 in the Activity Tent


Sawdust pile treasure hunt (Sponsored by Hudson Kiwanis) Hula Hoop Contest ages 11-16 in the Activity Tent (hula hoops provided) Haystack Treasure Hunt- ages 15-20 in the Activity Tent


Ladies Only Haystack Treasure Hunt (21 and over) in the Activity Tent Men Only Haystack Treasure Hunt (21 and over) in the Activity Tent


All events take place at the Alvirne Hills House located on Route 102/Derry Road, unless noted. No pets allowed on Fair Grounds


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submitted by Smokehouse Lightning


Smokehouse Lightning will be performing again at Old Home Days, for the third year, on Saturday, August 14. Smokehouse Lightning was formed in 2007, has come a


long way since its humble beginnings, and has grown in popularity over the past few years. The band has had the honor of opening for national acts such as The Chris Beard Band, Joan Jett, Chicago, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. 2010 is


shaping up to be very eventful –60-plus gigs – with dates at New Hampshire Bike Week and performing at the Blues and Brew Festival on August 21.


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Smokehouse Lightning Returns to Old Home Days At the core of Smokehouse Lightning’s sound is guitarist


and vocalist Ryan Kelly. Ryan, a 2010 graduate of Alvirne High School, takes his influences of blues and rock to create a sound that respects the tradition of blues, but also pushes it to its rock boundaries. His talent and feel for the music is well beyond his years and he has been receiving much acclaim as an up-and-coming blues guitarist. Other band members include Hudson residents Alan


Doyle, Harp and Vocals; Dennis Kelly, Bass and Vocals; John Gaudette, Keyboards; and Mark Malysz, Drums. The Smokehouse Lightning set list is filled with an upbeat, entertaining, and danceable mix of Blues, Swing, Boogie, and Classic and Southern Rock. The band’s dynamics and nucleus makes for an outstanding blend of music and sound. Look for Smokehouse Lightning at Old Home Days on Saturday, August 14, from 7-11 p.m.


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Buy ONE Get ONE


Must Have Coupon! exp 8/31/10 Higher price prevails


Flowering Trees


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Have you been to OLD HOME DAYS yet this year?


As the paper went to press on Wednesday night, the Mark Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park crews were working to make the Hills House grounds into a carnival, which is set to open on Thursday at 5 p.m. The tents were up and the stage floor was ready for Karaoke by Disco Bob, Smokehouse Lightning, and the Old #7 band to entertain the vistors to the fair on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. The grills were set up and Dave Alukonis has purchased the sausages


for the world- (maybe Hudson) famous sausages with peppers and onions, not to mention his lobster rolls and locally grown corn on the cob. Many other locally known restaurants were getting ready on Tuesday to start feeding all the hungry fair-goers. On Wednesday afternoon, the games were not opened yet, but many reading this have already been to past Old Home Days and had fun, fun, fun.


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