Waterville Valley’s Adventure Center maintains more than 70 km of groomed trails for skate and classic cross-country skiing, plus snowshoeing and fat biking, with terrain for every ability level.
Concord’s 16th annual March Mandolin Festival is set for March 2-4, 2018, with two days of workshops at Concord Community Music School and two concerts featuring world-class musicians from California and New England.
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Saturday, February 17 through Sunday, March 4. Visitors to the Discovery Center during the vacation weeks will be able to explore True or False, a special international exhibition on the scientific method, and to view Wildest Weather in the Solar System, the Discovery Center’s first planetarium show produced by National Geographic.
With a long history of Olympic ties, Waterville Valley Resort will once again figure into many storylines that will develop at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The United States Olympic Committee has named six WVBBTS/WVA alumni to the 2018 US Olympic Team. That is a lot for a town of about 300 people.
On Friday night, February 2, at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center at 7 p.m., Science Educator David McDonald, M.Ed., will discuss how Albert Einstein changed humanity’s view and understanding of the universe – and how 21st century discoveries such as recently detected gravitational waves continue to illustrate the validity of Einstein’s theories. McDonald’s talk will be followed by the planetarium show Tonight’s Sky, in which Director of Education Sarah Hoffschwelle will discuss this week’s super, blue and eclipsing moon. Doors to the Discovery Center open at 6:30 p.m.; the exhibit galleries are open for viewing of the new special exhibition, True or False, in addition to the Discovery Center’s permanent exhibitions.
A Jazz Love Affair and Love Letters at February’s Free Bach’s Lunch Programs
WATERVILLE VALLEY RESORT will host the annual Pink Raffle to support Boarding 4 Breast Cancer on Saturday, February 3rd at 8:00 AM through Sunday, February 4th 4:00 PM. Waterville has raised over $50,000 in the last 11 years through this event. Boarding 4 Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation. B4BC’s mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle.
The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is holding the annual fundraising Gala Dinner & Auction at 6:00 PM to 9:00 pm on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center.
Musicians of Wall Street Jazz Ensemble Performs with Guest Artist Steve Roy- Get in a new groove with the popular annual “Jazz in January,” Friday, January 26, at 7:30pm, at Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord, NH. A stellar lineup of jazz artists from the Music School faculty, along with guest artist Steve Roy, present a perennially popular evening of jazz, including Latin, swing, and band originals, with plenty of musical surprises. Since 2002, Hermanos Cocina Mexicana has generously served audience members a delicious buffet, included in the price of admission.
Concord, NH--The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open on Monday, January 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day. During this three-day weekend, visitors to the Discovery Center can check out its new international exhibition on the scientific method, True or False, take in one or more of five planetarium shows - The Little Star that Could at 11, From Earth to the Universe at noon, Take Flight at 1 p.m., Tonight’s Sky at 2 p.m. and Dawn of the Space Age at 3 p.m. – and enjoy permanent exhibits and gallery activities.