Calendar of Events and Activities - 2017

For more information, please contact the RMC Social Events Co-Chairs, Jennifer Scarinza or Franklin Stone Wenk.
Last updated: March 5, 2017

RMC Events RMC Volunteer Work Trips RMC Weekly Hikes

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Event: Cabin Fever Reliever and Contra Dance
Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Randolph Town Hall (Randolph, NH)
Music by Paul Cormier and Points North, calling by Eric Rolnick.  $8 admission charged.  For more information, call Jenn Scarinza at 603-631-0870. 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Event: Spring Dinner at Libby's Bistro
Time: 6:00pm cocktails (cash bar), 7:00pm gourmet dinner
Location: Libby's Bistro (111 Main Street, Gorham, NH)

Join us as we cheer on the arrival of spring and support the Randolph Mountain Club!

RMC President Jamie Maddock will provide a preview of the summer season. $35 per person to be paid at the door. There is a limit of 50 people and reservations are required.

Raffle tickets for our special auction items will be for sale! New "teacup" style auction this year.

If you would like to attend (and we hope you will!!) RSVP by April 16th to
RMC Social Events Co-Chair: Jenn Scarinza at

Special thanks to Liz Jackson, longtime RMC supporter and owner/chef of Libby's.  SEE YOU THERE!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Event: Fourth of July Tea
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Mark and Katie Kelley's Barn (98 Randolph Hill Road, Randolph, NH)
Join us for punch, iced tea and delicious baked goods. Catch up on the latest RMC news, meet this year's trail crew and caretakers, check out our merchandise, sign up to lead a hike and connect with friends, old and new. If you or a friend or family member would like assistance with stairs, a ride up to the barn, or a nearby accessible parking space, please contact Barb or Jenn (see top of page) in advance, and help us bring all the RMC's generations together at this event.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Event: Gourmet Hike
Time: 10:00am
Location: Randolph East Trailhead
The RMC Gourmet Hike returns to the Pine Mountain ledges. Meet at Randolph East at 10:00am; we will carpool to the trailhead and ascend via the Ledge Trail. Thanks to the Horton Center, a shorter ascent will be
available for those who wish to take it.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Event: Summer Dinner at Libby's Bistro
Location: Libby's Bistro (Gorham, NH)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Event: Annual Meeting
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Randolph Town Hall
Following a business meeting for officer and committee reports, and for election of new directors and a president, there will be a presentation by a guest speaker. Light refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Event: Annual Charades
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Mossy Glen (Randolph, NH)

Event: Square Dance to Benefit the RMC
Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Beringers' Barn (Sugar Plum Farm, 232 Randolph Hill Road, Randolph, NH)

Chris Campbell and Bob Drescher encourage others to join us for light work on RMC Trails, which includes brushing out vegetation impinging on the trail and blazing. The regular RMC trail crew does the heavy work. If you attend one of the sessions below, wear appropriate footwear and some kind for eye protection. Bring work gloves and hand clippers, loppers, and/or a small saw. We start at 9:00am and we usually work just during the morning. Contact Chris Campbell (207-356-1123) if you have questions.

Saturday July 8, 2017 - Israel Ridge Path
     Meet at Bowman Trailhead (brush and blaze).

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Monaway/Ladderback
     Meet at Appalachia Trailhead (brush and blaze).

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Israel Ridge Path
     Meet at Bowman Trailhead (brush and blaze).

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Trails near the Randolph Community Forest Trailhead (brush and blaze)

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - Israel Ridge Path
     Meet at Bowman Trailhead (brush and blaze).

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Edmands Col Cutoff
     Meet at trailhead on Jefferson Notch Road (brushing).

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Israel Ridge Path
     Meet at Bowman Trailhead (brush and blaze).

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Starr King
     Meet at the Starr King Trailhead in Jefferson (trail assessment).

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Watson Path
     Meet at Appalachia Trailhead (brush and blaze).
Again in 2017, the call goes out for leaders of the RMC Tuesday and Thursday trips, between July 4th and the end of August. If you can hike, you can lead a hike! Tuesday trips are traditionally less strenuous; the Thursday ones more so.

If you would like to volunteer to lead a weekly hike, please e-mail Barbara Cutter.

The RMC hosts a couple of public square dances every year.