This Friday, December 4, at 7 PM, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord will show you what it takes to survive at the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather” as Will Broussard brings us the latest news on what’s happening at the Mount Washington Observatory. Doors open at 6:30 PM, and admission is $10/adults, $9/seniors and students, and $7/children ages 3-12. The event is free for all Discovery Center members. In addition, weather permitting the NH Astronomical Society will set up outside the Discovery Center with a variety of telescopes free for public use.
Back in the infancy of the New Hampshire Primary, there was a midnight vote in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, capturing national attention in 1952, and every four years into the 1960s. In that very first New Hampshire Primary about a dozen voters cast their votes at midnight, giving the majority to Dwight Eisenhower.
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With the 2015-2016 ski season swiftly approaching – and even upon us in some cases – every skier and rider is undoubtedly counting the days until ski areas around the Granite State start spinning their lifts and take down their ropes.
Grace Episcopal Church in East Concord is pleased to announce the annual St. Nicholas Fair will offer a wide variety of holiday treasures for everyone including grilled hot dogs and pie-by-the-slice!
While both the north and southbound travel lanes will now be open and parking will be available on both sides of the street, the construction crews have a bit more work to do over the next week and a half to wrap things up. The hardscape crews will be putting the finishing touches on the granite bumpout at Warren Street on Monday and plan to finish work at City Plaza by next Friday.
Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway, will continue to offer round trip train rides to the summit of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, every weekend throughout the month of November as weather permits. Trains will be departing at 10:30 and 1:30 every Saturday and Sunday
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open on Wednesday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate Veterans Day, with free admission for all Veterans and special gallery activities for families.
Following these events, linger in Town Square, welcome in the winter season and greet Santa and his dog sled team at 3:30 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be sold to benefit the United Way of New Hampshire. Santa will stick around and meet with children in the Adventure Center before the tree lighting and fireworks show at 7 p.m.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will take you on a trip to Mars, our night sky, and beyond with expert R.P. Hale on Super Stellar Friday. Guests will see a special presentation in the planetarium theater before Hale presents on the latest scientific findings on Mars and our future plans for the red planet. Doors open at 6:30 PM, and admission is $10/adults, $9/seniors and students, and $7/children ages 3-12. The event is free for all Discovery Center members. In addition, weather permitting the NH Astronomical Society will set up outside the Discovery Center with a variety of telescopes free for public use.