Organized by the League of N.H. Craftsmen, NH Open Doors is an opportunity to see local artisans at work in their studios. You can shop for N.H.-made products at the open studios of New Hampshire craftsmen, local farms, orchards, wineries, retail shops and more.Stroll through the shops and galleries filled with N.H.-made products, taste local cuisine, sample local wines and stay over night at one of the many charming and cozy inns. Click here to find a list of participants and here for lodging and dining suggestions.During Open Doors you can try your luck with the Passport Contest. Just click here to download and print the passport, then make sure to bring it with you on your tour. Every time you visit a location, have the NH Open Doors participant sign and date the passport. When you have 10 signatures, you can mail the passport to the League of NH Craftsmen (address and contest details are here).Prizes include an over night stay at the Mountain View Grand Hotel, a 2011 annual League of NH Craftsmen handcrafted holiday ornament, two passes to the 2012 Annual League of NH Craftsmen's Fair, a Polartec Fleece Throw made by Ragged Mountain Equipment in Intervale and a combo pack of theater tickets from the Interlakes Summer Theatre, Meredith and the New London Barn Playhouse.
This article appears in the November 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine