Concord, NH – The air is starting to feel cool and the leaves in some parts of New Hampshire are already hinting that fall is on its way. The approaching fall foliage season provides a reason to get outside and experience New Hampshire’s amazing show of colors. And judging by the long dry summer, this fall promises a vibrant show. The Granite State offers many ways to experience the season off the beaten path whether through a hike, a drive, or a weekend stay. A foliage leaf peeping excursion can also be combined with a visit to one of the... Read more →


Throughout the day, guests can enjoy an outdoor concert in the Town Square by the Chris White Duo and Amanda McCarthy Band. The day wraps up with fireworks over Corcoran Pond at 8:30 p.m. After the firework show, pack a cooler, bring a chair or blanket to the beach and enjoy a free family Movie Night with the screening of the movie, “A Dog’s Way Home.” Popcorn and refreshments will be available to purchase. Read more →


On August 17th and 18th, The Cog will host its annual “Railway to the Moon” Steampunk festival. The Steampunk festival is a celebration of the inventiveness of Cog entrepreneur, Sylvester Marsh, and his undaunted will to build a “Railway to the Moon”. It is a combination of the wild west meets Jules Verne meets the Victorian Era with a circus-like atmosphere.   Read more →


Featuring professional actors paired with local kids, the family friendly theatrical fare is a celebration of Shakespeare and other great works of literature presented in a fast, furious, fun and audience interactive way that has been putting the “’shake’ back in Shakespeare” for 14 years. Theaward-winning Theatre Under The Stars’ Family Fest returns to Waterville Valley, August 10-24th. Read more →


On July 20th 1969, American astronauts embarked on humanity’s greatest adventure and took our first steps on the Moon, during the Apollo 11 mission. To celebrate the 50thanniversary of this historic breakthrough, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is opening To the Moon!, a special exhibition on lunar science and exploration, opening Saturday July 20that 10:30 a.m. with a full day of special programs and activities. Read more →