Insurance rates in New Hampshire dropped this year, but enrollment still impacted by shortened open enrollment period and minimal publicity – health care advocates remind Granite Staters to shop and sign up for coverage by Saturday, December 15th deadline Read more →


The Discovery Center is open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus the first Friday night of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Discovery Center will also be open for winter vacation from December 26th - January 5th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Closed on New Year's Day). Read more →


CONCORD, N.H.—Celebrated folk duo Susie Burke and David Surette will join with sideman extraordinaire Kent Allyn for an uplifting night of holiday music and folk favorites, Sunday, December 15, at 7:00pm, at Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in Concord, NH. In their annual Holiday Folk Concert, this beloved trio interweaves nimble guitar and mandolin playing, masterful bass and piano accompaniment, and heartfelt vocals to bring holiday sparkle to the Music School. Read more →


Canterbury Shaker Village’s serene beauty shines through in November.  If you haven’t yet come to visit, there’s still time. The village is open weekends through November 24th and then re-opens for holiday events.  Through November 24, guided tours are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am and 2 pm, and the Café is open from 11-2.  The museum store is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm through November 29, the day after Thanksgiving.  Then join the fun at Christmas at Canterbury on Dec. 7 and 14.  Or consider reserving a spot of one of our special candlelight tours offered on December 6, 8, 13, and 15.  Read more →


Join the Discovery Center on Tuesday November 19 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM for Paint and Sip night. Follow step-by-step instructions from a professional artist on how to paint a 16”x20” canvas. Registration is $25 per person, and there will be a cash bar so you can sip while you paint. When you are done with your masterpiece, the Discovery Center is open for FREE until 9:30PM. This is a 21+ event. Read more →


On Saturday November 30, 2019, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program will kick off the holiday season with the 7th annual Cold Turkey Plunge into the icy mountain waters of Corcoran Pond in the heart of Waterville Valley. The Plunge is the major fund raiser supporting WVAS activities. All donations go directly to provide snow sports opportunities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.  Read more →


Joseph, 26, studied Hotel and Lodging Management at Johnson and Wales University. The Hotel Concord recruited him for a front-desk concierge position shortly after opening in August 2018. Joseph successfully completed the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Certified Hospitality Concierge Program in April of 2019.  In June of 2019 the hotel was awarded the prestigious honor of a 4-diamond rating from AAA.  Joseph works diligently on a daily basis to help guests with everything from restaurant recommendations and entertainment options to transportation and corporate client services. Read more →


Canterbury Shaker Village is building a reputation as a great venue for music, and their second annual Harvest Music Festival promises to be bigger and better than last year.  It takes place on Saturday, October 26 from 3 – 8 pm, and includes beverages from Canterbury Aleworks and food from the Creamery Café--soups, sandwiches and baked goods—in a historic building in the heart of Shaker Village. Read more →


Waterville Valley’s pedestrian-friendly village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween fun. On Friday, October 25, the Waterville Valley Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30 p.m. where you can carve and decorate your own pumpkin while enjoying pizza and other fall treats. The cost is only $10 per family. Bring your own pumpkin to carve, all supplies are included. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Waterville Valley will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular! Festivities kick off at 3:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to participate. Ages nine and under require... Read more →


Join the Discovery Center for its pilot event "Late Night at the Discovery Center" on Wednesday, October 30th 2019, from 6:30PM-9:30PM. Explore the Center's exhibits and galleries after hours at this 21+ event for FREE! A cash bar and the Countdown Cafe will be open with Halloween goodies for purchase. Come in costume to participate in our Halloween costume contest to win prizes. Take part in our scavenger hunt or carve a pumpkin just in time for the 31st! The Observatory will also be open for stargazing. Read more →