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In New Hampshire – November, 2017

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Rochester Opera House presents Deep Blue ‘C’ Studio Orchestra

The Deep Blue ‘C’ Studio Orchestra performs music of the legendary, Burt Bacharach and his lyricist, Hal David. Sit back and enjoy some of the best music ever written with songs that you know and love including, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Walk on By, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, What the World Needs Now is Love and many more…

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces Dreamcatcher Workshop

Back by popular demand!  The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces a 3-Hour Dreamcatcher Workshop with Abenaki artist Lenny Novak on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. During one of Lenny Novak’s journeys, he saw his first dreamcatcher made of a grapevine and fishing line. It fascinated…

What’s new in Mt Washington Valley?

The sound of hammers banging and local construction contractors working feverishly is being heard throughout Mt Washington Valley.  From contemporary shopping centers filled with public art to slopeside condo complexes, glamping sites, and mountainside hotels, not to mention a $1 million Haunted Castle, visitors have plenty of novel new options to experience in Mt Washington Valley in 2017 and 2018…

Museum Curator to reveal tips for safely preserving Family Heirlooms

On Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Faithe McCreery, curator at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village, will present the first workshop in a series dedicated to helping individuals preserve their family heirlooms. During this introductory workshop, attendees will learn key tips and professional processes for handling and storing photographs to keep them safe and well preserved for…

Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour

Nov. 25th. $25 Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour Sleigh Rides and $10 for Recipe Book. Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH 03846. Phone: 603-383-9356. Nestlenook Estate and the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to make your reservations early for the Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour. Named one of the 5 “Tasty Tours of New England” by the Concord Insider “Engage all your senses.” This Horse Drawn Austrian Sleigh Ride through the Village of Jackson is so popular that…

In New Hampshire – October 2017

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Settlers Green takes local to new levels with Streetside Art Project & Expansion

The retail scene is changing on North Conway’s shopping strip as tax-free shopping, alive and thriving in Mt Washington Valley, continues to draw visitors from around the world.  Bucking the trend toward online shopping, brick and mortar stores are expanding in North Conway, NH where national brand name outlets share a shop-local sentiment with stores found…

History of The Portsmouth Plains; A Community Arts Project

Pontine Theatre invites community members to participate in their  HISTORY OF THE PORTSMOUTH PLAINS Community Arts Project. The program includes a series of six workshops held from 5:30 to 7pm on Thursdays beginning 14 September and ending 19 October. Workshops will focus on different aspects of this lively neighborhood…

Halloween Hoot ‘N Howl at the Science Center

It began in 1991 with live skits about nature with an eerie and often humorous twist. Since then, the annual Halloween Hoot N’ Howl at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has become a beloved event with multiple generations of families coming back year after year for Halloween fun. On Saturday, October 14 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., guests will enjoy various Halloween thrills on…

Loon Mountain Resort hosts White Mountain Oktoberfest

White Mountain Oktoberfest, the region’s largest celebration of German food, drink, and music, will take place at Loon Mountain Resort during Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 7-8, 2017. Presented by Samuel Adams, White Mountain Oktoberfest will give visitors the chance to enjoy seasonal brews, bratwurst, and breathtaking fall foliage alongside friends old and new. An Oompah band will provide the soundtrack to two days of fun activities, including…

The Amazing Snow Leopard

On Wednesday, October 18, at the Nashua Public Library Jennifer Snell Rullman of the Snow Leopard Trust will present “The Amazing Snow Leopard,” with photos and footage of the wild cats. Find out how snow leopards are different from other cats, why they are endangered, and what threats they face. The talk is cosponsored by the Nashaway Chapter of the Audubon Society…

In New Hampshire – September 2017

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Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum New Exhibit – Alnobak: Wearing Our Heritage

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces another new exhibit opening in September. Through these exhibitions and programs, the Museum seeks to challenge and inspire all of us to improve the quality of our lives and our world. What does it mean to be an Abenaki person in the modern world? What does it mean to be an Indigenous artist? Native identity finds expression in different ways with each generation…

10th Fall Lakes Region Parade of Homes

The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association (LRBRA) is proud to present the 10th fall Lakes Region Parade of Homes. Custom built properties in the lakes and mountain regions will be open for viewing Columbus Day Weekend, October 7-9th, from 10 am to 4 pm daily. The Parade of Homes continues to offer area families the most comprehensive opportunity to see a wide variety of new…

New Hampshire Boat Museum’s Lake Winnipesaukee Poker Run

One of the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s missions is to encourage everyone to enjoy the beauty of our state’s pristine lakes. To that end, the Boat Museum is hosting its annual Lake Winnipesaukee Poker Run on Saturday, August 26th. Held rain or shine, this will be a great day on the lake! All motor boats are encouraged to enter whether they are vintage wooden boats or fiberglass. This is not a race and is intended for all interested boating enthusiasts who want to have a fun morning in support of the New Hampshire Boat Museum…

Mohawk Falls; a new event venue in Northern NH

Mohawk Falls, northern New Hampshire’s newest event venue, is rounding out it’s first year of business with a concert offering two shows on September 22 & 23. Bobby Mason, David Starr and Nathan McEuen, three accomplished musicians, will be traveling all the way across the country to perform their singer-songwriter Americana music in the venue’s beautiful post and beam pavilion…

Announcing capital improvements at Pats Peak Ski Area

PATS PEAK, Southern New Hampshire’s favorite mountain, enters into its 55th consecutive ski and snowboard season. The steadfast stewardship, along with continued investment, by their locally owned family for more than 55 years has made them the “go-to” ski area in NH. Generations have called Pats Peak home and continue to carry on the tradition. This year’s list of capital improvements for the 2017-2018 season include a new triple chair lift; additional energy-efficient snowmaking fan guns…

In New Hampshire – August 2017

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Seacoast Science Center joins US Light House Passport Program

The Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park is now a participant in the United States Light House Society’s Light House Passport Program, and is the only location in New Hampshire and southern Maine where passport holders can collect stamps year-round. From the Park and the Center, you can view four lighthouses, including…

100+ years of Fish Culture at Warren State Fish Hatchery

This year marked an important milestone for a New Hampshire Fish and Game icon — the Warren State Fish Hatchery. In 1914, when the Fish and Game Commission was looking for suitable locations to construct a new trout hatchery, the Smith Estate in Warren was identified as a good match. In 1915, the State of New Hampshire purchased the Walt Smith Farm and proceeded to construct the Warren Fish Hatchery, which opened in 1916. The facility is the oldest N.H. Fish and Game Department hatchery still in operation…

Tips for the perfect kidcation in Mt Washington Valley

Where can the family with kids of all ages go to find entertainment and recreation that fits every age and interest?  You don’t want to break the bank, so it needs to be one-tank away and easily accessible, not to mention easy on the budget. The simple solution to your vacation planning quandary is found in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Mt Washington Valley, comprised of the 27 towns and villages that…

Canterbury Shaker Village hosts dance, music festival

Canterbury Shaker Village will celebrate the Shaker legacy of dance and music with a contemporary twist. This inaugural event entitled Shaker Inspirations: A Day of Music and Dance offers an opportunity to see diverse dance performances and learn about the influence of Shaker music. In between, picnic on the grounds, explore the buildings, and enjoy the unparalleled scenery of what…

Art Inspired by Nature, Helen Nicolay and Plein Art Painting

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is taking part in a celebration of the artwork of Helen Nicolay this summer. Helen Nicolay was the daughter of President Lincoln’s Secretary John Nicolay, as well as an author and renowned artist herself. Growing up as an only child, Helen used her family’s Holderness summer home, Tannenruh, as a retreat to paint and write. Helen frequently accompanied her father’s diplomatic missions to Europe as his secretary. She often documented these trips through her paintings…

In New Hampshire – July 2017

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World Quilt New England celebrates 15 years

Bringing the world of quilting to the city of Manchester, the 15th annual World Quilt New England returns to the Radisson Center of New Hampshire, Thursday, August 17 – Saturday, August 19, 2017. The event is open between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm each day…

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces 18th Intertribal Powwow

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is pleased to once again host its 18th Annual Intertribal Powwow on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2017.  Powwows focus on the fundamental values common to Native Americans across North America: Honor, Respect, Tradition and Generosity. Along with their families, thousands of singers, dancers, and vendors follow the Powwow Trail all over the entire continent to share and celebrate the culture…

Exploring the Roots of Rock & Roll in Plymouth

The Flying Monkey Performance Center presents Texan Los Lonely Boys on Thursday, July 13th and New Orleans based Subdudes on Friday, July 14th.  Tickets start at $35. Los Lonely Boys’ “Texan Rock n’ Roll,” as the band describes it, combines elemets of rock and roll, Texas blues, brown-eyed soul, country and Tejano. The Grammy Award-winning rock band was thrust upon with national scene with the chart-topping hit, “Heaven.”  While maintaining that infectiously melodic fusion of…

String Quartet to Perform on Period Instruments

The second Bach’s Lunch Concert in the 2017 series at the Nashua Public Library features the Fin de Siecle String Quartet. The concert will be held on Wednesday, July 19, at 12 noon. This period-instrument ensemble features…

Osborne’s Agway Splash & Wag, Featuring DockDogs

Concord Agway will be hosting a DockDogs event July 7 – 9. We like to think of it as, well, a celebration of dogs. The main attraction is both beginners and old hat competitors of dock diving, featuring dogs jumping from a platform into a large pool competing for speed, distance and height. You can bring your own dogs and register them to compete…

In New Hampshire – June 2017

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Ride the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s Millie B

One of the best ways to tour Lake Winnipesaukee is by vintage wooden boat. The New Hampshire Boat Museum’s vintage Hacker Craft, Millie B, is the perfect way to sit back, relax and tour the lake in style. Rides begin Saturday, May 27th and continue through Columbus Day weekend…

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces Membership Reciprocal Program

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum is pleased to announce its Membership Reciprocal program which will begin on June 1, 2017.  This program is designed for visitors to visit other participating museums and historic sites.  If you are a member of the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, you will be able to visit the following museums and sites at no charge or…

Leave Fawns and other young wildlife alone

Wildlife has begun giving birth around the state, with the majority of deer fawns in New Hampshire being born in May and June. Each spring, many New Hampshire residents see young wildlife by themselves and fear the worst. Has the mother died? Has she abandoned her baby? The answer in most cases is NO. The mother is likely not far off, waiting to return to feed her…

Discover Camping in New Hampshire this Summer

While spectacular scenery, friendly local businesses, and an abundance of outdoor activities await you throughout New Hampshire, the state’s seven geographic regions each have some distinct characteristics and experiences. Visit the one that best suits your interests, or visit…

Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Food Truck Festivals of America is heading to New Hampshire for its Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in Somersworth, NH. Featuring some of New England’s most popular food trucks, dishing out fan favorites, and dozens of regional and national craft breweries, FTFA will be bringing the ultimate food truck experience to NH…

In New Hampshire – May 2017

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Cinderella live at Lebanon Opera House

Lebanon Opera House is excited to welcome City Center Ballet in their presentation of Cinderella. Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7. Watch Cinderella’s transformation into a princess, with the help of her Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the…

Annual cat show at Everett Arena

The British are coming! … and the Americans, the Russians, the Siberians, and the French, also known as the Chartreux. Time to gather up the family and head to the Everett Arena in Concord for the first cat show of the new season. This is our annual fun, affordable, family affair…

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces opening date for Tours

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces its opening season for tours and activities begins on Monday, May 1, 2017. Join us as we celebrate our 26th year of Native heritage education and culture. Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Education and Cultural Center, connects people of today with 20,000 years of ongoing…

Community Make a Blanket Day to benefit Project Linus

The 5th Annual Project Linus Make a Blanket Day will be held on Saturday, May 6th at the First Congregational Church, 6 Payson Hill Road in Rindge, sponsored by the church’s Charity Crafters group. The mission of the national non-profit Project Linus organization is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the…

Mt Washington Valley events

Come celebrate spring in Mt Washington Valley with everything from art, flower and sidewalk sales to crafts and drafts, and outdoor adventure.  With spring comes renewal of golf courses, family attractions and musical entertainment as the White Mountains come alive with the sights and sounds of spring. Spring brings rushing waterfalls, budding tulips and the perfect time to putt and pedal. Plus, a packed events calendar means…

In New Hampshire – April 2017

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2nd Annual Baby Animals: Heritage Breeds at Strawbery Banke

Strawbery Banke welcomes Spring April 22 through 30th with the 2nd Annual Baby Animals: Heritage Breeds at the Banke event. Visitors will meet more than a dozen heritage breeds of baby animals (and their moms) under a tent on museum grounds. Each variety is typical of livestock found in…

Rescue Run to help save the seals

The Rescue Run: Race for Marine Mammals at the Seacoast Science Center features a 5k chip-timed trail race and untimed walk to benefit Marine Mammal Rescue in New Hampshire. Now in its ninth year, the popular race follows a scenic route through the forest, by the rocky shore, along a sandy beach, and alongside historic…

MWV Chamber of Commerce announces 14th Annual Chili Cookoff & Feelin’ Good 5K

The Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce recently announced that the 14th Annual Chili Cookoff will be held on Saturday April 8, 2017. The friendly chili cookoff competition will be held at the North Conway Community Center for participating non-professional chefs representing non-profits and other businesses, and at theGibson Center for Senior Living for the Professional category chefs. This year, a new element – the Feelin’ Good 5K – will be added to the line-up of activities…

Can you create an edible book?

Can you use your imagination to create an entirely edible, literature-based concoction for the Nashua Public Library’s Edible Book Contest? It could look like a book, be inspired by the content of a book, or resemble a character in a book, but it must be made entirely of edible ingredients…

Tanger Outlets Shop & Sip, A Wine Tasting & Shopping Night Out

April 6, 2017  6:00 PM  Free. 120 Laconia Road, Tilton, NH 03276. Phone: 603-286-7880. Join us for our Shop & Sip, A Wine Tasting and Shopping Night Out on Thursday, April 6th from 6-8pm at the Lakes Region Art Association Art Gallery in suite 132 near Shopper Services and you’ll have a chance at winning…

In New Hampshire – March 2017

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Adaptive Sports Partners’ “Pirates of the High Skis!” a success

Yo ho ho! Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country hosted its annual Pirates of the High Skis! Event at Cannon Mountain on Saturday, February 4. The event raised over $20,000 for the adaptive sports non-profit organization, the largest amount raised in the event’s seven-year history! “We’re thrilled with the turnout and support for Pirates of the High Skis! this…

Summit Road Company announces return of Glen House Hotel

Half a century since the last Glen House stood on this site, the family-owned Mount Washington Summit Road Company (MWSRC) which has owned and operated the Mt. Washington Auto Road since 1906, intends to have the fifth iteration of the hotel open by May 2018. The 68-room hotel will be built on the west side of…

North Woods Law: New Hampshire premieres on Animal Planet

It’s here at last!  The long-awaited television show produced for Animal Planet showcasing the work of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Law Enforcement and Biological staff is slated to premiere at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017. “The force is strong on Animal Planet, with two of the network’s finest law enforcement series…

The Magic of Sugar Maple

In late winter the familiar metal buckets begin appearing on maple trees all over New Hampshire. It’s maple sugaring season! Sugaring is a classic New England tradition that has, for generations, served to define the character of the land and people here. When we see these trees adorned with buckets on crisp sunny days in the…

Exhibit on Fishing History opens at the Monadnock Center

Hooked! Fishing in the Monadnock Region, a new exhibit, will open at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Thursday, February 2. Hooked! explores the region’s abundant waterways and how they have been fished for food, sport, and recreation from the days of the early settlers to today. The exhibit features a variety of fishing equipment, maps, and vintage images that illustrate the fascinating story of fishing in the region and the changes to our environment, fish stocks, and fishing as a sport over the centuries. The exhibit will be on view through May 13, 2017…

In New Hampshire – February 2017

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Bring in the birds for winter

Brighten your winter days by inviting birds into your landscape. Their beauty and motion help enliven the garden and lighten your spirit. Not only do they provide entertainment, but also an opportunity for all ages to stay involved with nature year-round. Increase the number of visitors to your yard by including all the essentials these winged visitors need; food, shelter and water. Plants are the easiest way to bring birds into…

Cardboard Box Sled Derby

Start planning now for one of our more fun and creative winter programs, and join us as we team up with the Moultonborough Recreation Department on Saturday February 25th for a Cardboard Box Sled Derby! Work with your families and friends to create your very own sled out of cardboard and try it out on the snow at Castle in the Clouds. Cardboard Box Sleds and riders will be judged on creativity, design, and theme…

“Kindie Rock” Queen Laurie Berkner to appear at the Cca 2/11/17 for a family show

Best-selling children’s recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner  will bring her Greatest Hits Solo Tour to the Capitol Center for the Arts at 11am on Saturday, February 11, 2017. This all-ages concert will feature such popular hits as “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz),” “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” and “Pig on Her Head.”  As a special treat, the Concord show will be among the first at which Laurie performs songs from her…

Full Moon Hike

Join Castle in the Clouds and the Moultonborough Rec Department on Friday February 10, 6:30pm to 8:00pm for a Full Moon Hike while viewing the penumbral lunar eclipse. Bring your snowshoes or warm boots and a flashlight or headlamp if you have it. Warm up by the outdoor fire pit with s’mores and hot cocoa…

NH Farm and Forest Expo

34th Annual NH Farm & Forest Exposition – New Hampshire’s Greatest Winter Fair! Industry Trade Show with nearly 100 Exhibitors, Free Educational Workshops Open to the Public, Unique NH Made Products, Kidzone for the Kids, a Winter Farmers Market, Fuzzy and Furry Animals, Lots of Networking and Much, Much More…

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