Old Home Day Receives More than $4,700 in Donated Items

Londonderry will be celebrating its 112th annual Old Home Day Celebration this week. The five day event runs from Wednesday, August 17 through Sunday, August 21 and boasts a great hometown, family oriented atmosphere. Activities include band concerts, Kidz Night, fireworks, children’s games, a baby contest, a 5K road race, a parade and so much more. More than 15,000 people attend Londonderry’s Old Home Day each year.

The first celebration was held in 1899 by Governor Frank Rollins. The concept was easy, fix the decline of the small farming town by welcoming back former residents, families and friends to make new acquaintances and renew old ones. Londonderry is now one of less than a dozen communities that has faithfully celebrated Old Home Day on the third weekend of August since 1899.

These gift baskets were the winners' prizes during the 2009 Baby Contest at Old Home Day.

This year, many tickets, coupons and gift baskets and certificates have been donated as prizes for the Baby Contest, BINGO and Londonderry Sings competitions. Winners of these competitions can walk away with tickets for box seats to a Fisher Cats game, a signed Red Sox baseball, free admission to Canobie Lake Park, climbing lessons at Vertical Dreams, free bowling and much more. Overall, the items that have been donated to the Old Home Day Celebration are valued at more than $4,700.

For more information on all the events visit the official Old Home Day website!

For a complete list of the donated items and donating companies, click Read More.


DonorItemQuantityValue
Cracker Barrel250 kid's meals2501500
Park Place Bowling Lanes - Windham Free string of bowling103412
Let's Play Music & Make ArtHalf hour music lesson or one art lesson10250
Giovanni's Restaurant$10 gift certificate25250
The Picture PlaceGift Basket1215
Mark LawrenceComplementary Family Session with 1 8X101150
Canobie Lake Park1 day pass4128
Pizza HutFree one topping personal pan pizza24120
Londonderry McDonald's
Free ice cream coupon100100
T-Bones25 dollar gift certificate4100
Red Soxsigned baseball by infielder Jed Lowrie1100
Life is GoodLife is Good Stickers200100
Dartmouth CollegeShirts and pencils/pens2100
The Discovery StopChild Admission1080
The Palace Theatre2 tickets any performance 2011-2012278
Six Flags2 tickets270
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - Holderness, NHTrail passes460
Movie Scene2 gift baskets250
Mel's Funway ParkMel's Fun Pack250
Breathe New HampshireFun Pass Books250
Ford of LondonderryFree Oil Change250
Victorian Park - Salem, NHFun Passes - Mini Golf, Tokens and Ice Cream440
Six Gun City - Jefferson, NH2 One Day Single Admissions240
The Majestic TheatreTickets to a 2011 Non Dinner Theatre Presentation236
Clark's Trading Post - North Woodstock, NHAdmission236
Mt Kearsarge Indian MuseumPasses434
Manchester MonarchsSilver Level Flex Vouchers234
Vertical DreamsBeginner lesson package -lesson, rental and climbing pass133
Bare Necessities Day Spa$30 Gift certificate130
Moo's PlaceIce cream cone1030
Wrap Shak
Gift Card330
Salon Tuscany$25 Gift certificate125
Daren's Music Center$25 Gift certificate125
Professionally YoursShellac Manicure125
Amoskeag Fishways$5 gift certificates420
Clam Haven$10 gift certificate220
Nashua Community CollegeShirt120
O'Neil CinemasCinema Passes216
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery CenterAdmission pass216
Janie's Uncommon Café$15 gift certificate115
Misc6 Bruins hats and shirts12200

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