Happy Holidays from the Merchants and Artisans of Hopkinton and Contoocook Villages!

Join us for our annual weekend of holiday festivities - filled with wonderful shopping, dining, activities and more.

Friday, December 6th, 10-8

Saturday, December 7th, 10-6

Sunday, December 8th, 10-4

Directions: Exit 4 from Rt. 89 North or Exit 6 from Rt. 89 North and South

Starry Starry hours and events may vary by location and are posted in the descriptions below.

Scroll to the bottom for a map of locations.


3 On Main Mercantile
874 Main St., Contoocook Village
603-746-3306 or *Find us on Facebook
Featuring an eclectic array of goods with vintage flair. Local art, one of a kind items, reaching out to the home cook, gardener, decorator, and lover of nature. "Be Inspired"
Regular Holiday Hours: Tues. Wed. Fri. 1 0- 6, Thur. 10 – 7, Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 12 - 4
Special Starry Weekend hours: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 - 4

The Calico Hen, Folk Art for a Happy Heart
371 Burnham Intervale Rd., Contoocook Village
603-746-5659 or
Sometimes the best treasures are found off the beaten path; folk art, holiday décor, ornaments, collectibles, and much, much more. We are alive with holiday spirit! Please join us during the festive season.

Christmas Tree Sale
Train Depot, Contoocook Village
The Lion's Club will be selling Christmas trees in the parking lot of the Depot on Saturday and Sunday.

Covered Bridge Frame Shop & Gallery
916 Main St., Contoocook Village
603-746-4996 or
Featuring original art, prints, pottery, blown glass, many antiques, and custom picture framing for all of your treasured items.
Special Weekend Event: Join us for refreshments and 10% off all purchases and new framing orders during the weekend!
Special Starry Weekend hours: Fri. 10 - 8, Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 10 - 4
Regular hours: Tues. – Sat., 10 - 5 (often earlier &; later)

Gould Hill Farm
656 Gould Hill Road
603-746-3811 or *Find on Facebook!
Fresh apples, baked goods, NH Christmas trees and wreaths, and plenty of NH made and unique gifts.
Weekend Hours: 10a – 4p 

Cranberry Barn Flower Shop
232 Park Ave., Contoocook Village
Fresh Christmas Trees, our own homemade wreaths, many gifts including hand woven scarfs, boiled wool hats and more.
Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6 and Sun. 10 - 4
Regular Holiday Hours: Mon. – Sat., 9 - 5

Indigo Blues & Co.
874 Main St. #1, Contoocook Village
603 -660-9290 or *On Facebook
Stylish, casual clothes and artisan accessories for gals.
Custom fitted clothing for men from J. Hilburn.
Stockings as well as stuffers to stock them with: beautiful jewelry, fragrant hand creams, luscious lip balms, hip hair ties, warm mittens, stylin' scarves, cute tops and snuggly sweaters (though you'll need a bigger stocking if you are going to stuff a sweater into it!)
Special Starry Weekend Hours Fri. 10 - 8, Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 10 - 4
Regular Hours: Mon – Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 10 - 4

JulieAnn's Florist & Gift Shoppe
905 Main St., Contoocook Village
603-746-6889 or * Find us on Facebook 
A full service florist providing long lasting hand selected fresh flowers for all occasions; gifts, jewelry & home décor are featured from “NH Artisans” and “Made in USA”. From Harvest Thyme Dips, Granite State Candy, Stained Glass, Jewelry, Signs, Country Décor and Ornaments to Scarf’s, and so much more!
Extended Hours During December: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 – 4
Regular Business Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 - 5, Sat. 9 - 1, Closed Sundays.
der Markt at Marklin
28 Riverside Dr., Contoocook Village
A new approach to retail. Join us for candle factory tours. Meet us in "The Hive" and catch the buzz about the bees
during Starry, Starry Weekend. Enjoy refreshments and special festivities while you shop with us!
Please call or stop in to sign-up for Candle Factory Tours. See schedule of events below:
Friday......"In The Hive" 6-8pm - Come and go as you please
Saturday...Candle Factory Tour 2:00pm - Approx. 1 hour
                 "In The Hive" 4-6pm - Come and go as you please
Sunday.....Candle Factory Tour 2:00pm - Approx. 1 hour
Special Starry Weekend Hours:
Fri. 10 - 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 - 4
Regular Holiday Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 12 – 4
Karpets By Kerry
190 Pine St, Contoocook Village, *Find us on Facebook
Karpets By Kerry is a long time local business that for over 35 years has provided the community carpeting, rugs and decorative items. For the holidays Karpets By Kerry has some outstanding baskets that will help keep your home beautiful and organized!! Please visit us today to get your home ship shape in time for all your holiday parties and guests!

Ohana Yoga 
633 Maple Street, Contoocook Village
In conjunction with Starry Starry Weekend in Contoocok, Ohana Yoga is participating in the festivities by adding extra classes, discounts on retail items and clothing, offering a class pass deal. Facials and angel readings will be available through Josephiels Natural Beauty.
Go to for the full class schedule and extras!!

Polkadots Gift Boutique
902 Main Street, Contoocook Village
603-746-3687 or 

 *Find us on Facebook!
Something Fun for Everyone! Stocking Suffer headquarters! Unique gifts for baby through teen and men and women too. Hostess Gifts, Home Décor, Clothing, Accessories, Toys, Games, Puzzles and More. 
**NEW - Alex & Ani bangle bracelets!Regular Holiday Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10 – 5, Sun. 12 – 3
Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 10 - 8, Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 10 - 4

Rusty's General Store for Animals
8 Maple St., Contoocook Village
Toys, treats, nutritious foods and gifts for pets, as well as the people who love them.
Regular Hours: Tues. – Fri. 9:30 – 6, Sat. 9:30 - 1

Sage & Twine - A cottage shop
214 Stumpfield Rd., West Hopkinton *Find us on Facebook
"Sage & Twine is owned and operated by Amy Rothe.  At her fun and cozy cottage shop you'll find thoughtfully refurbished & repurposed furniture, vintage home goods, jewelry and art from local artists, and a unique variety of home & garden décor.  Open one long weekend each month (May through December), Amy fills her shop to the rafters, making each visit a new and exciting experience!"
Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 - 4

The Whistle Stop Sweet Shop
902 Main St., Contoocook Village
603-746-4949 or 
 *Find us on Facebook!
An enchanting candy land filled with chocolate treats and sweet gifts for all of your holiday festivities.
Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 - 4
Regular Hours: Tues. 12 – 5, Wed. – Sat. 10 - 5 (Extended hours Thur. until 7)


Contoocook Artisans Fair
St. Andrews Episcopal Church
354 Main St., Hopkinton Village

Come join us as The Contoocook Artisans present their 36th Annual Craft Fair at St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in the center of Hopkinton village. This juried craft fair is a must see stop on your annual Starry Starry Weekend adventure with over 35 local artisans presenting their finely crafted work in a festive setting. With the addition of several new members and the expansion of offerings from our long time members, this show promises to have those special gifts you’re looking for. Christmas ornaments, fine jewelry, pottery, woodwork, fabric & fine art, clothes, holiday greens, tasty treats and toys are but a few of the items available.
Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 9 – 7, Sat. 9 - 6

Christmas at the Depot
Train Depot, Contoocook Village
Located in the historic train depot in the center of Contoocook village and featuring hand-made crafts by local artisans; and "the kitchen," with homemade foods and baked goods, maple syrup, fiber crafts, winter hats and mittens, railroad photography, holiday cards, artwork and much more. Admission is free.
Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. 10 – 8, Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 10 - 4

Contocook United Methodist Church
24 Maple Street, Contoocook Village
Creative Angels Bazaar and Cookie Walk, 
Sat. Dec. 7th, 10a - 2p.  
Featuring Cookie Walk with over 50 varieties to select from - pay by the pound. Holiday pantry with baked goods, jams, jellies and mustards. Great for gifting or noshing while shopping. Crafts, jewelry - old/vintage and new. Hot soups and beverages.
Mission display with Alternative Gift Giving for 'Imagine No Malaria.' Give the gift of life to an African child this holiday.
Contact Sandy Fisher 746-3729

Hopkinton Historical Society
300 Main St., Hopkinton Village
603-746-3825, or
 Featuring great local gifts including Advent calendars, aprons, Cemetery Walk DVDs, Jeff Dearborn and Woody Roberts CDs, local art, local history books, stationery, “Smell Our Dairy Air” t-shirts and much more!

Special Weekend Events:

Tomorrow’s Masterpieces Annual Art Show & Sale: Last Chance Night

Friday, December 6, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

This is the last opportunity to see and purchase fantastic art! The 23rd Annual Art Show & Sale features the works of more than 45 regional artisans with original works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, handmade prints, fiber art, photography, ceramic, pastel, wood, and more.  Light refreshments and free admission.

Family Art Program:  Make and Decorate a Mason Jar Lantern

Saturday, December 7, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Make and decorate a Mason jar lantern to take home, using materials provided by the Hopkinton Historical Society.  Open to all ages and no charge to participate, but spaces are limited.  Call the Society at 746-3825 to reserve a spot. 
Special Historical Society SS Weekend Hours: Fri. 9 – 7, Sat. 9 - 3

Hopkinton Town Library
61 Houston Dr., Contoocook Village
603-746-3363 or
Dec 7th Fri. 6 - 8:15 pm.
Special Weekend Event: An Evening for Children Ages 6 and up. Your children will enjoy playing Bingo for Books (prizes are books) and watching the movie Snow Buddies while you shop Starry Starry Weekend. Send them with their dinner, if you’d like. We’ll provide beverages and dessert. 
Registrations prefered, drop-ins welcome.
Call the library to register your child for this program.

Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Department
Slusser Senior Center, 41 Houston Dr., Contoocook Village
603-746-2916, (click on ‘RECREATION’)
Special Weekend Event: GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING WORKSHOP Sat., Dec. 7th at 11am and 1pm. Enjoy quality family time building and decorating a tasty gingerbread house! Space is limited and pre-registration/pre-payment ($20/house) is required. Call or visit our website to register.


Country Fare Diner
12 Maple Street, Contoocook Village
603-746-4140            *Find us on Facebook
Serving country style meals with homemade soups, chowders, sauces, gravies and honey cornbread.  All menu items available for takeout.
Regular Hours:  Open 7 days a week from 6a - 2p.  Breakfast served all day, lunch beginning at 11a.

Dimitri’s Pizza
14 Park Ave.,Contoocook Village

*Find us on Facebook
Dimitris Pizza is proudly celebrating 25 years of service in the great community of Contoocook/Hopkinton. We focus on exceptional service with fresh food prepared and served daily. Come in and try one of our famous homemade soups. We look forward to seeing you during the upcoming holidays!
Regular Hours: Open 7 days a week, from 11 – 9.

The Every Day Café
905 Main St., Contoocook Village
603-746-6041 or
Offering a variety of fresh pastries, muffins and White Mountain Coffee. Breakfast is served all day and wonderful sandwiches that are filling and good for you. A homemade soup is offered each day, plus there’s FREE internet access.Special Starry Weekend Hours: Fri. and Sat. open until 6.
Regular Hours: Every day from 6:03 until 4:05

Goodness Gracious Food Truck
parked at 633 Maple St., Contoocook Village
*Find us on Facebook
This outstanding gourmet food truck will be parked in the very convenient location at 633 Maple St. just off I-89 exit 6. The truck will offer delicious vegan and vegetarian meals. Also rich warm flavored hot chocolates. Made with either milk or soy milk.YUM!!!