Military personnel, public servants and families are invited to celebrate Memorial Day aboard the M/S Mount Washington with special rates all weekend. Veterans, retired, active military personnel, public servants and their families can cruise for just $10 per person, during day cruises on May 28-30. Children 12 and under also cruise free on all Memorial Day weekend daytime cruises from all ports. Cruises depart from Weirs Beach, Alton Bay and Wolfeboro for 2.5-hour trips around Lake Winnipesaukee. Check the Memorial Day Weekend event page for more information. The Salute to Service - Rock, Roll & Remember Dinner Cruise, on Saturday... Read more →


“The good weather has finally arrived and we look forward to it carrying through the summer,” said Jayne O’Connor, president of White Mountains Attractions Association in North Woodstock. “It will be tough to beat last year’s record numbers at some of the attractions,” she said, “since we had near-perfect weather all summer. But with the early interest we have had so far this spring, it feels like we’ll have another outstanding season.” Read more →


For more than a century, the American city has had an undeniable allure for artists. Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern American City, on view at the Currier Museum of Art from Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, August 29, 2016, explores many of the qualities of the urban environment that have proven irresistible. Taken primarily from the Currier’s collection, the exhibition includes works covering more than 100 years by artists such as Berenice Abbott, Gary Winogrand, Charles Sheeler, John Sloan and others. Also on view are more recent works by Richard Estes, Nicholas Nixon, Catherine Opie and Abelardo Morell. The... Read more →


Pending clear weather, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will set up telescopes with solar filers on its front lawn on Monday, May 9 from 11:30 AM to 2:45 PM for a viewing of Monday’s rare astronomical event, a transit of Mercury across the Sun. The last time Mercury transited – i.e. crossed directly in front of – the Sun was in November 2006; the next times will be in November 2019 and 2032. The next spring transit will not be until May 2049! Mercury transits happen only about 13 times each century. Read more →