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July 2009

Meet Curious George at the Waterville Valley Curious George Cottage family festival

Waterville Valley’s 3rd Annual Curious George Cottage Family Festival Waterville Valley Resort, NH –The curious little monkey and his friend the Man in the Yellow Hat will visit Waterville Valley Resort from Friday through Sunday, August 7 to the 9, 2009, to attend the 3rd Annual Curious George Cottage Family Festival hosted by the non-profit Margret and H.A. Rey Center. The Curious George Festival will feature a weekend full of fun, family-friendly activities including a banana pancake breakfast, family nature discovery walk, fireman’s barbecue lunch, photo opportunities with Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat, a traveling barnyard,... Read more →

Miss NH 2009 Lindsey Graham cruises on the M/V Sophie C.

WEIRS BEACH, NH — Miss New Hampshire 2009 Lindsey Graham of Sandown will cruise on the U.S. Mail Boat M/V Sophie C. on Saturday, August 1 at 2 p.m. The cruise departs from Weirs Beach. Passengers aboard this cruise are invited to meet and mingle with Lindsey. Lindsey competed as Miss Seacoast in the 63rd Annual Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Program. She is a 22-year-old 2008 summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University (accomplished in only three years). She has a BA in Broadcast Journalism and Theater Performance. She is a 2005 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School, with... Read more →

Cruise with regional authors aboard the Mount on 7/31

Bookdrive to Benefit Local Charities WEIRS BEACH, NH — The M/S Mount Washington is hosting a special cruise on Friday, July 31 to benefit local charities. A bookdrive will be take place on the 12:30 p.m. cruise and passengers will be treated to a meet and greet with regional authors. Authors on the cruise include: Michael MacCurtain: Willie the Moose Books; Loni Burchett: Katie & Bear Books; Ray Carbone: The Lakes Region 4 Seasons; and Bruce Heald: Follow The Mount, Steam Boats in Motion, Mail Service on the Lake and more. Students K-12 cruise free with the donation of a... Read more →

Walk-Talk: Intro to eco art by Cynthia Robinson at Rey Center

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley is pleased to present a Walk-Talk titled “Intro to Eco Art: Combining Nature, Environmental Thinking, and the Creative Process” by local Eco Artist Cynthia Robinson. The program will be presented on Saturday, July 25, 2009 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. This workshop begins with a visual presentation of eco art as a field, with examples of contemporary artists’ work from around the world. Cynthia will discuss the possibilities and practices of using art to respond to environmental issues, to motivate change, and to physically improve landscapes. Following the presentation,... Read more →

Dogs take center stage at Waterville Valley’s “Paws on Packard’s Field”

Waterville Valley Resort, NH- Waterville’s Paws on Packard’s Field event will be held, August 6th, 6 to 8 p.m. Dogs are invited to take center field for an evening of playing, fetching and just being dogs. Pet owners are invited as well. Pet portraits, silent auction, fetch contest and more! Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, a skate park, and a host of outdoor... Read more →

Mix chocolate and jazz at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley, NH- Waterville Valley Resort’s 10th Annual Chocolate & Jazz event will be held Saturday, August 1 in the Town Square from 6 to 9 p.m. In the courtyard circled by shops and restaurants, an evening of palate pleasures is planned. Chocolate temptations offered by area merchants are sold by the piece under the lit outdoor canopy, while the Tom Robinson Trio puts on a jazz concert from the gazebo, free to the public. This year additional activities include chocolate hand murals, and (for the chocolate Diva!), a Name-That-Chocolate-Bar contest. This is a perfect event to reconnect with friends... Read more →

‘60s revival aboard the M/S Mount Washington

WEIRS BEACH, NH — On Monday, July 27, passengers are invited step aboard and back in time to re-experience through music, all that was great about the ‘60s. If you are young at heart or looking for a party with a retro vibe this summer, the M/S Mount Washington is the place to be on this Monday night. The ‘60s Revival cruise will feature hours of retro tunes ranging from the Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, and Bob Dylan. Guests can join together and recreate the vibe of Woodstock while cruising the big lake. Passengers are welcome to dress for... Read more →

Meet Curious George in his hometown, Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort, NH – The Curious George Cottage, located in Waterville Valley Resort, New Hampshire, was once home to Margret and H.A Rey, creators of the world’s most beloved monkey, Curious George and authors of the bestselling Curious George books. And, on July 25th the Curious George Cottage will dedicate their new visitor’s center and program space in Waterville Valley’s Town Square. The Rey Center’s new Visitor Center will let families can satisfy their curiosity by exploring a variety hands-on exhibits, try their hand at drawing in the style of H.A. Rey, pull up a beanbag chair to read... Read more →

Rocking-n-rolling along Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the Mount

WEIRS BEACH, NH — On Friday, July 24, the Mount will be Rocking and Rolling along Lake Winnipesaukee while offering dinner and dancing. Cool “Rock-n-Roll,” tunes will fill the air as the ship cruises the big lake. This night is a great way for the big daddies and cool cats to get together for a nostalgic bash. Passengers are invited to play along by dressing for event. This cruise features a dinner buffet. The cruise departs from Weirs Beach and is from 7:30 p.m. to 10: 30 p.m. (boarding time is 6:45 p.m.). Also, on Friday evenings in July and... Read more →

Experience Waterville Valley's Wild West Penny Carnival July 23rd

Waterville Valley, NH – Waterville Valley’s Wild West Penny Carnival will be held Thursday, July 23rd, from 6-8 p.m. Join the Rec. Department in Town Square as our staff transforms into Cowboys and Cowgirls for the evening. Enjoy live music, games, prizes and more. All ages’ welcome. $.25 ticket or 5 tickets for $1.00. Special lodging packages available starting at $37 per person per night (based on quad occupancy). Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking,... Read more →