There is something spectacular for everyone year-round in New Hampshire! Below you will find the top activities & festivals in and around New London, NH.

Event Date(s) Details
150th Anniversary IPL Scavenger Hunt June 2018

Laurids Lauridsen’s Historic Scavenger Hunt is a promotional event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Inn at Pleasant Lake and help promote awareness of the rich history of the town of New London. Enter to be in the drawing for a $100 gift certificate!

Cooking Class with Chef Leary- Learn to Grill July 11th, 2018

Is it art, science, or deeply guarded family secrets? In any case, you are sure to add to your grilling prowess by sharing an afternoon with Chef Leary. This class is staged outdoors (weather permitting), because where else would you hold a grilling class?

150th Anniversary Historic Barn Dance August 10th, 2018

 When was the last time you attended an authentic a barn dance? Come down to our historic venue and experience a night of dancing, food, and beverages. We’ll have a real “caller” and structural evening of activities.

Sunapee Community Coffee House Fridays at 7PM

Live acoustic music in a family friendly coffee-house atmosphere. Open Mic nights once a month. Check out their schedule for some unique talent!

Shows at the Lebanon Opera House Varies

Year round entertainment, a short ride away!

Northern Stage Varies

Check out the shows at this vibrant theater a short drive from the inn.  Our own NL Barn's former Artistic Director is at the helm of the stage and bringing great shows to the area!

The Fells 2018 Garden Tour June- August 2018

Ten extraordinary gardens in the New London, Sunapee area on three separate dates.  Tickets only $5!  The first date will feature our own gardens here at the Inn!  Togo lunches and beverages will be offered for an additional cost.  Come to one or come to all!  Be inspired!

On The Green Arts Festival July 6, 2018

Don't miss this fabulous arts and crafts festival at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro with over 110 exhibitors including cedar wood furniture, fine jewelry, decorative glass garden art, handpainted furniture, chain saw wood art, gourmet foods, quilts, watercolors, wildlife photography, and lots of unique and creative products!

New London Hospital Days August 3-5,2018

Family fun activities hosted by New London Recreation Department

Cooking Class with Chef Leary- Summer Appetizers August 8th, 2018

Whether heading out on the lake or getting ready for the game, these appetizers will spice up your event. Appetizers are a great opportunity for creativity and flavor. Move beyond the chips & dip and impress your guests. This class is staged outdoors (weather permitting), because appetizers should be portable and enjoyed in a fabulous setting!

Wild Woods Music and Arts Festival August 10-12, 2018

Gather your friends and family and join us for another weekend of music on the beautiful Page Farm in Croydon, New Hampshire!

85th Annual League of NH Craftsman's Fair August, 2018

Go to the Fair to shop for one-of-a-kind crafts, learn how they're made, and create your own! There will be 200 craft booths, 3 fine craft exhibitions, daily demonstrations, tours, seminars, and roving performances. One of the region's premiere events, always a terrific show!

2nd Annual Artfest at the Inn at Pleasant Lake September 1st, 2018

If you’re an art, food, outdoors, or beverage lover, our Second Annual Artfest is your cup of tea! Walk through our art market featuring work from local artists while sipping a cocktail and enjoying food from our Cocktails and Nosh menu. Check out our new micro gallery at the Inn.

Cooking Class with Chef Leary- Fall Desserts September 12th, 2018

It wouldn’t be New England without apples in the fall. Come renew your creativity and spark your inspiration for spicing up your fall deserts. Chef will share some uncommon uses for apples in deserts.

New London Barn Playhouse Season 2018 Season TBD

Check out their website for more details!

Summer Music Associates 2018 Season TBD
Cooking Class with Chef Leary- Fall Side Dishes October 10, 2018

Making bread doesn’t have to be as frightening as it sounds. And side dishes don’t have to be boring! Cooking for comfort has it’s own appeal – learn these skills you can apply all year long.

150th Anniversary Ponderous Pumpkin Promenade at the Inn at Pleasant Lake October 2018

We’re celebrating fall in a fun way! Enter our Pumpkin carving contest, wander the gardens with the Ponderous Pumpkin People, and join in on the celebration.

150th Anniversary Pie-a-Palooza at the Inn at Pleasant Lake November 17th, 2018

Compete in our pie baking contest! Put Grandma’s recipe to the test. After the contest, sit down to a bountiful harvest dinner at Oak & Grain. Bonus- pie for dessert!

Christmas at the Fells TBD 2018 November

The Fells will be all decked out for Christmas. Enjoy the Dining Room Café and the Holiday Gift Boutique!

Candlelit Tours at Canterbury Shaker Village 2018 TBD

A guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers' Christmas traditions and showcasing the Village's extensive Christmas decorations.

Christmas Revels 2018 TBD

A Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in nearby Hanover.

Christmas at Canterbury 2018 TBD

Experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era.

Gallery of Gifts at the Newport Library Arts Center 2018 TBD

The art and craft of over one hundren juried crafters from the region presented in the gallery for handmade holiday shopping.

The Gallery of Trees December 26-31, 2018

Come to the magical setting of our historic 1789 barn.  Enjoy The Gallery of Trees and cast your vote for your favorite.  Our local business partners decorate the trees.  Donations to benefit the New Hampshire Food Bank are appreciated.

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner December 31 2018
Winterfest at the Inn at Pleasant Lake 2019 TBD

Beer and wine tastings, chili cook off, games, and more!

Dinner with Jack Frost/ Winter Carnival 2019 TBD

Taste of New London on the town green! A great event to support the community and fill your belly all at the same time. The Jack Frost dinner kicks off Winter Carnival, an event filled weekend, ending in a wonderful fireworks display!

Valentine's Day Dinner at Oak & Grain 2019 TBD

Our 5 Course Gourmet dinner with passed Hors D'oeuvres during the cocktail reception.

Join us for an adventure filled romantic getaway in New Hampshire.