An Entire Weekend Full of Holiday Cheer!
Artisan Craft Show
It's your favorite time of year and the annual artisan craft show suits all of your holiday shopping needs! Our museum is transformed into a local artisan, holiday themed, pop-up shop! Plenty of goods and gifts for everyone on your list.
Support the Contoocook Riverway Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization: A portion of sale proceeds benefits the operations of the museum and continued maintenance of our historic destination. Additional donations are always accepted. Please visit our Give page for more information.
Railroad Tiny Homes on Display in the Park
Roundhouse Workshop will once again have their railroad style tiny homes on display- but this time, in the Riverway Park! Tour three tow-able, reproduction 1880s style railroad cars custom-built by The Roundhouse Workshop. Walk through their Caboose Tiny House, grab a local brew in their Boxcar Pub and browse gifts in a Caboose storefront.
Get your family photos right here at the depot! The platform of the coach makes a great backdrop, and for a suggested donation of just $15, you can stop by with the family or furry friend to get your digital photograph! Donate $15 or more and receive a limited edition passenger coach golden ticket!
Polar Express Reading
Join us on the passenger coach for our traditional reading of the Polar Express! This free event will follow the annual tree lighting ceremony taking place at the gazebo.
Vintage Sleigh Display
The holiday season would be amiss without the beautifully restoring sleighs from Forever Green Farm! On display throughout the village and highlighted here at the depot will be over a dozen gorgeous sleighs to view and admire.
Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale
Looking for your family Christmas tree and support a great cause? The Hopkinton Lions Club is once again selling Christmas Trees for their annual fundraiser. Visit the depot parking lot every weekend after Thanksgiving to get yours!
Event Location: Contoocook Railroad Museum
896 Main Street, Contoocook Village, NH 03229
Directions: I-89 to Exit 6. Turn North on to Maple Street (Route 127) for 1.5 miles to the center of the village. Parking is available at the municipal parking lot straight ahead.
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