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...
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.
Want to know where to find the best foliage this fall? Come to a valley in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest to enjoy fall colors that have it all, except lines, traffic and crowds. Waterville Valley has a weekend dedicated to the spectacular foliage of the White Mountains, from Saturday, October 12th to Monday, October 14th. This is a weekend celebration of family fun with all kinds of events for everyone including free outdoor concerts, tent sales, a ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6K fun run, 10-mile trail race, and other activities including kid’s games, pumpkin painting,...
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Nordic ski fans will be pleased with the trails around Concord, with three cross-country ski areas open to the public: White Farm, Carter Hill and Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Mostly flat, these trails are family friendly.
Fiddlers from Scottish, Irish, and Québécois traditions will convene in Concord for the fourth annual Fall Fiddle Festival, a full day of workshops and jam sessions for fiddlers and violinists, followed by an exhilarating evening concert of fiddle music open to the general public on October 19.
The City of Concord has acquired and conserved 26 acres of land connecting Winant Park with Walker State Forest. To ensure the permanent conservation of the property and access for public enjoyment the City granted Five Rivers Conservation Trust a conservation easement on the property.
The lake was still frozen and the M/S Washington was wintering in Center Harbor when the team at Moulton Farm started planning their annual corn maze. John Moulton, owner of Moulton farm in Meredith, recalls few ideas for this year’s theme were discussed, but then the idea of celebrating the Mount Washington came up.
The Somerset Grille of Hooksett will be on hand with their food truck, and Brookford Farm of Canterbury will be selling farm-raised hamburgers and barbeque. The Creamery Café at Shaker Village offers traditional sandwiches and soups and homemade apple crisp.
Scores of vacationers wanting to squeeze out the last bit of their summer headed to the White Mountains during a busy and enjoyable Labor Day weekend.“We’ve received many positive comments from our local businesses about how visitor numbers have been up this summer and spending was on the rise over the holiday weekend.” Said Charyl Reardon, President of the White Mountains Attractions Association. “Travel over Labor Day weekend is most often weather dependent and thankfully the forecast, other than Monday, was for a gorgeous weekend. Certainly, a nice way to end the summer season.”