Project Sunapee is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization

  • Calendar of Events
  • October 11
    4th Annual Columbus Day Arts & Crafts Exhibit & Sale
  • October 31
    "Halloween Haunting" at the Sugar River Covered Bridge

"Nurturing the Artistic Roots of our Community"

You're invited to join us on Sunday, October 11th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Pop-up Gallery at Harbor House Livery on Main Street in Sunapee Harbor

The 4th Annual Columbus Day


You'll be delighted by Painters, Potters, Sculptors, Jewelers,
Designers of Wearable Art, Wool Spinners, Sweet & Savory Edibles

Enjoy a tasty picnic lunch by Madi
Toe-tapping music of "Moose in the Marsh" band 1 ~ 3

Docents will share plans for the restoration of this historic building
and it's reincarnation as the "Harbor Arts" ... a community center
for Music, Performance and Visual Arts, a Café and special events venue.

Participating Artisans include:
Chris Alexander (Wooly Handspun Knit Goods) Cheri DeAugustinis ("3Delusional Art" Sculptures), Debbie Campbell (Painter & Print Maker), David Ernster, (Hand built & wheel thrown Ceramics), Ruth Chase (Jeweler) Joyce Gale ("Unique Ewe" wearable art), Marie Wiggins (Fine Needlework), Charlotte Carlson (Sunapee Photos & Memorabilia), Susan Farland (Fiber Artist), Pam & Brandon Stocker ( Great American Bead Collection), Mary's "Simple Goodness" (Incredible Sweet & Savory Edibles)

"Halloween Haunting"

Ghosts & goblins will be gathering down by the riverside on Halloween from 5 to 8.
Join the "Tailgate Trick-or-Treating" then cross over the Covered Bridge
and if you dare? Take a stroll thru the Haunted Woods to have your Fortune told.

Project Sunapee extends appreciation for the generosity of the HOMEOWNERS who graciously welcomed us to stroll
into their glorious, awe inspiring private gardens!
They shared stories of their homesites, identified plants and served lemonade & cookies, (pizza, too)

The GARDEN ANGELS who helped plant & weed gardens to perfection.

The VOLUNTEERS who made all things possible and kept smiling. Garden Guides & Hosts ~ Drivers ~ Ticket Sellers

The COMMUNITY PARTNERS who provided financial underwriting and in-kind services: McGray-Nichols ~ Four Seasons-Sothebys Realty Prospect Hill Antiques ~ Wild Goose Country Store Sunapee Cruises ~ Morgan Hill Bookstore St. James Chapel ~ Gallup Hill Farm Sunapee SAU 85 ~ Sunapee Police Dept.

And especially to the intrepid VISITORS who were undaunted by the clouds and raindrops as they reveled in the beauty of the gardens and the history of Sunapee. Perhaps the toe-tapping music of the Sugar River String Band cheered them on.

There will be flags flying over our town next summer and Project Sunapee's community events and charitable endeavors will be supported by your contributions. Thank you.

Flash Bash 2015

The entries were many and varied as area photographers exhibited their photos showing the "Places, Faces and Moments in Time that told their Sunapee Story". The exhibition by professional, amateur and student photographers was visited by over 300 people in admiration of the talent on display and many murmurs of intentions to enter the show in 2016.

Thanks to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

To see the award winning photographs as chosen by the judges and the People's Choice winners by vote of show visitors, click this link.

Congratulations to the Sunapee Elementary School's award winning
DI Team ~ "The Story Collectors" !

Who .. What .. and Why DI?

The Students tell it best: "We are a Destination Imagination team called: "The Story Collectors".
Our goal is to collect stories and preserve history. We want to make a book and a website all about your stories! We will do this by interviewing you and then writing your story.
Destination Imagination (DI, for short) is a global program where kids can be creative and the adults just sit back and watch. It is very good for our young minds."

This year's DI Team won the NH State Championship and went on to the Global competition in Tennessee, placing an awesome 7th out of nearly 100 teams from around the world, duplicating a feat by Sunapee's 2014 DI Team. Good job! A great tradition established.

To learn more about the 2015 DI Team, see their photos and tell them your story check out their website at: the story / or email:

Project Sunapee is proud to have played a small part in their story.

Searching for a special gift ?

Choose a personally engraved granite stepping stone (pdf) to be set at the
entrance to the Sugar River Covered Bridge.
Commemorate a wedding day, grandchild's birth, boat or cottage name,
advertise your business, share good thoughts.

"We Want You" re: volunteering

Why do we do what we do? .. because Project Sunapee is dedicated to supporting the vitality and well being of the Town of Sunapee by strengthening a sense of community, encouraging economic vitality, supporting education and preserving the cultural, historic and scenic assets of our community.

Won't you join us? Volunteer time and talents to your community by contacting PS at: Information or Questions:. It's a really good thing !

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