On Thursday, March 2, Peggy Senter, president and founder of the Music School, will give a lecture titled “Musical Migrations: Schubert, Spirituals & Show Tunes.” The following week, on Thursday, March 9, Music School faculty members Hannah Schramm Murray, soprano, and Calvin Herst, piano, will team up to present a concert titled “Taking Flight: American Songs of Migration.”
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Saturday, February 18 through Sunday, March 5. The winter break will kick off the day before vacation - on Friday February 17 - with a special 3 p.m. showing of the new planetarium show Dynamic Earth.
Concord’s annual March Mandolin Festival is celebrating its 15th year! This year’s festival presents two concerts with a lineup of virtuoso mandolinists, whose musicianship showcases the range and expressive qualities of the mandolin. The concerts will take place on Friday, March 3 at the Stone Church in Newmarket and on Saturday, March 4 at the Concord Community Music School in Concord.
Starting February 13, 2017, Concord Coach Lines will begin its premier “Plus” bus service, offering convenient daily direct trips between Concord, NH, Nashua, NH and New York City.
Innovative artists can create remarkable objects from simple materials, such as paper, construction supplies, and light. These elements combine in experimental fashion in two new contemporary exhibitions opening at the Currier Museum of Art on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
It’s not too late to find a great February school vacation week special at New Hampshire’s ski areas. Whether you ski, ride, or prefer cross country and snow shoeing, there are many family-oriented activities and great deals across the Granite State to get you out of the house and into the snow.
For the 50th Anniversary Movie Premiere, Waterville Valley Resort will open an exhibition where guests may browse archive pictures, learn about the Resort’s history and future, and take a picture with friends in an interactive selfie station. Commemorative 50th Anniversary Books will be presented by author and graphic designer Will Zimicki, and will be available for purchase. The event is supported by 603 Brewery Waterville Valley Wheat.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 10:00am Waterville Valley Resort will celebrate the culmination of the major Green Peak Expansion with an opening ceremony and ribbon cutting
This special Valentine’s package includes overnight accommodations in a premium one-bedroom condo at Town Square, lift tickets for two at Waterville Valley Resort, wine and chocolates. Cost is $189.00 per night, including tax. Lodging is valid Monday Feb 13 or Tuesday Feb 14. Lift tickets may be used between February 13 and February 15.
On Friday night, February 3, Astronomer Dave McDonald, M.Ed. returns to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center to present Meteors, Comets and Asteroids, Oh My! McDonald will discuss the nature of these objects, their origin, how likely it is that they will strike the Earth and what happens when they do. The lead-up to McDonald’s presentation will be the planetarium show Impact Earth. Exhibit galleries open at 6:30 p.m. to enable visitors to explore the new exhibition, Great Balls of Fire; Impact Earth begins at 7 p.m., followed by Meteors, Comets and Asteroids, Oh My! at 8:15 p.m.