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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…

In New Hampshire – January 2017

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Ice Castles returning to Lincoln

An unforgettable winter experience will return to Lincoln, New Hampshire this winter, bringing millions of tourism dollars with it. Tens of thousands of people are projected to visit Ice Castles Lincoln location this season, resulting in an economic impact of approximately $10 million. Nearly all (95%) visitors to the Lincoln, New Hampshire winter attraction traveled more than 50 miles last year, and about half of them spent at least…

Mt Washington Valley, Nh takes honors in Usa Today/10Best Reader Polls

For the past few weeks USA Today/10 Best has been running readers polls for the 2016-17 Best Ski Town and the Best XC Ski Resort, and the verdict came out on Friday. North Conway, NH was among the top five ski towns in the USA and Jackson XC Center was named among the top ten Cross Country Resorts…

Get the Led Out returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts

Get the Led Out (GTLO), “The American Led Zeppelin”, returns to the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8PM. Tickets are $25-45, plus any applicable fees for phone/Internet sales. GTLO are professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin and who bring the studio recordings of “the mighty Zep” to life on the big concert stage…

World Snow Day

World Snow Day is the second phase of the ‘Bring Children to the Snow’ campaign. World Snow Day looks beyond the FIS membership to the wider snow sports community. It seeks to motivate children aged from 4-14 by encouraging all stakeholders to celebrate all things snow around the world simultaneously. In short, World Snow Day is the biggest day on snow all year…

Guided Gallery Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions led by a member of the Society’s education or volunteer docent staff. Find out more about New Hampshire’s “Temple of History” and hear stories about the objects on display that make their history come alive…

In new Hampshire – December 2016

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Pitter Patter; League of NH Craftsmen’s 2016 Annual Ornament

A great year-round gift and collectible item is the League of NH Craftsmen’s Annual Ornament. This year’s ornament is Pitter Patter, a whimsical Rhodium-plated metal elf boot with etched and silkscreened details. Sussy-Rose Shields, juried in metal by the League in 1988, created this ornament to represent the elfin people that make and deliver gifts, create mischief, and bring joy…

Experience delights of Christmas from a simpler era

Christmas at Canterbury December 3 and 10: Santa Claus, old-time magic, live music, crafts and more at this annual family event. Christmas at Canterbury will be held on Saturday, December 3 and 10, 2016 from 3:00-8:00pm at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children age 6-17; children under 5 free. Member admission is half price…

Mt Washington Valley’s holiday events calendar is packed

As the holidays approach, the calendar in Mt Washington Valley, NH fills with everything from shopping events to Santa sightings, skiing and the chance to ring in the new year in the White Mountains. It’s a packed holiday calendar with so many reasons to visit Mt Washington Valley you’ll need to plan more than one getaway. Visit one weekend for tax-free shopping and the next weekend for skiing and holiday events…

Holiday Season Festivities return to The Rocks Estate

Snowflakes drifting onto evergreen boughs, horses plodding past historic buildings, marshmallows roasting on a fire: visitors to The Rocks Estate this holiday season will find all of this – and more. At this renowned Christmas tree farm, making Christmas memories goes beyond selecting the perfect tree, although you’ll find that…

Candlelight Stroll  – a “Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth”

Candlelight Stroll, an annual holiday tradition at Strawbery Banke since 1979 showcases 350 years of seasonal and holiday traditions against the backdrop of the Museum’s furnished historic houses. On these weekend evenings, the Museum grounds glow with hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, the houses are adorned with thousands of hand-made decorations crafted from…

In New Hampshire – November 2016

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Candlelight Stroll  – Anchoring “Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth”

Candlelight Stroll, an annual holiday tradition at Strawbery Banke since 1979 showcases 350 years of seasonal and holiday traditions against the backdrop of the Museum’s furnished historic houses. On these weekend evenings, the Museum grounds glow with hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, the houses are adorned with thousands of hand-made decorations crafted from live greens and dried flowers and herbs collected from the Museum gardens, and the air is filled with the sound of holiday music and scent of woodsmoke from the bonfire. Its…

One of New England’s premier ice and rock climbing destinations

It could be said that mountain exploration in the United States got its earliest start when Mt. Washington was climbed by Darby Field as early as 1642, and the Appalachian Mountain Club was formed in 1878, the first of its kind outdoor club in the country. Since that time, Mt Washington Valley has been considered a climbing destination for rock and ice climbers seeking the challenge of the cliffs and ledges found here. With the opening of…

The Beach Boys come to Capitol Center for the Arts Nov. 5

Central New Hampshire’s largest and most eclectic performing arts venue welcomes the iconic band and its “50 Years of Good Vibrations” Tour to the CCA mainstage. The Beach Boys will be appearing at the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) in Concord, New Hampshire on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:30PM. Tickets are currently on sale at the CCA box office at…

Pats Peak annual Octoberfest Celebration and Ski/ Snowboard Sale

Pats Peak, New Hampshire’s premier snowsports destination, announces its 14th annual Octoberfest celebration in conjunction with the 46th annual Pats Peak Ski Team Ski and Snowboard Sale on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Admission is free to the Octoberfest event from 11am to 5pm. The Octoberfest celebration is one of the biggest Octoberfest celebrations in New Hampshire, which includes authentic German food, beer garden, live music from…

Christmas at The Fells: Let it Snow

November 5, 2016  10:00 AM. Tickets: $18 in advance through October 30; $23 at the door; $5. 465 Route 103A, Newbury, NH. Phone: 603-763-4789. Come tour The Fells and experience the historic Main House, transformed to the theme of Let it Snow! Get inspired by festive fireside vignettes and the sparkle of newly fallen snow. Professional interior designers, floral artists, decorators and talented…

In New Hampshire – October 2016

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Country superstar duo Montgomery Gentry at Rochester Opera House

From “Hillbilly Shoes” to “Headlights,” Montgomery Gentry has become one of the most identifiable duos in the history of country music — as much for their outlaw-meets-gentleman sensibilities, their yin and yang personalities and their intensely energetic live performances give…

Mt Washington Valley offers up Halloween Haunts for all ages

Throughout October: Return of the Pumpkin People. Now in its 32nd  year, this self-guided tour follows the official Return of Pumpkin People Map to find the properties offering creative displays, each of which involves at least one “pumpkin person”. Be sure to look for…

Open air market at Sugar Hill’s autumn celebration

At the open-air market, you will find a variety of items from alpaca wool to Zelda’s homemade pickles. Artisans will demonstrate Wabanaki beadwork, basket weaving, making socks on an antique machine, woodworking, and more. White Mountain Gourmet…

Great ideas for beer lovers on Columbus Day Weekend

19th Annual Attitash Oktoberfest. Attitash Mountain Resort will once again host its 19th Annual Oktoberfest on Columbus Day weekend, October 8 and 9, 2016 at the Bear Peak base area. The two-day event, amidst what usually promises to be spectacular fall foliage, will feature traditional Bavarian music from King Ludwig’s Band, authentic…

Turner oil painting exhibit at Jaffrey Civic Center

The Jaffrey Civic Center is delighted to display the works of William C. Turner in an upcoming exhibit which runs from October 14th through November 12th. The exhibit will be held in the ground floor Auditorium Gallery and there will be an Opening Reception on…

Successful season for Piping Plovers on NH beaches

It was another successful summer for the state-endangered and federally threatened piping plovers on Hampton and Seabrook Beaches this year. This summer, four pairs nested on Hampton Beach with five chicks fledged…

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