Celebrate Derry’s heritage as the location of America’s first cultivated potato with free activities and great fun for all! This first PotatoFest will feature potato-themed kids crafts and contests, activities and contests for all ages, potato juggling, balloon sculptures, local artisan demos, and more.
Enjoy this day-long community event, in its 26th year.
KEVIN GARDNER, will cover a few of the main topics of his book about New England stone walls, The Granite Kiss (Countryman Press), touching on history, technique, stylistic development, and aesthetics. Other topics may include: differences in approach between historical and contemporary wall-builders, restoration tips, and information about design, acquisition of materials, preservation, and analysis. A generous question-and-answer period will follow his presentation.