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August 2009

See summer off in style at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley, NH- Waterville Valley Resort is staging an End of Summer Bash & Fireworks for families on Sunday, September 6 from noon to 9 p.m. The day includes free outdoor concerts, family and kid’s games, pie-eating contest, and the annual charity Duck Race on Snow’s Brook, with duck proceeds to benefit the New Hampshire Humane Society. The owners of the fastest three ducks win cash prizes, and the final duck across the finish line wins something quacky. The New Hampshire Humane Society will set up a pet station in Town Square with some of their finest adoptable animals. The... Read more →

Farm to Table to Lake Winnipesaukee

Weirs Beach, NH – The M/S Mount Washington invites passengers aboard on Friday, September 11 for an authentic taste of New Hampshire. The 2009 New Hampshire Growers’ Dinner series will be hosted on the state’s largest seasonal restaurant. For this special cruise the Mount and the New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Connection partner together to offer a unique dinner of truly local fare and vistas. This dinner cruise is from 7 to 10 p.m. The cruise boards at Weirs Beach at 6:15 p.m. The cost is $51 for adults, and $41 children, including cruise, dinner and entertainment. Growers’ Dinner events... Read more →

Open mic night featuring New Hampshire’s Poetry Slam Team

A First Thursday Event at the Currier Museum of Art MANCHESTER, NH — Creativity will flow in different forms at the Currier Museum of Art as poetry joins with art. On Thursday, September 3, from 5:30 to 7:30pm, the Currier is hosting an Open Mic Night featuring New Hampshire’s Poetry Slam team fresh off their participation in the National Poetry Slam. A poetry slam combines poetry and performance and on this evening the NH Poetry Slam Team will share their creative expression of language and performance with museum visitors. Visitors are invited to join in on the slam and share... Read more →

New England Fiddler Adam Boyce plays in Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley, NH - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley has received a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council Humanities To Go! Program to sponsor an entertaining musical program by Adam Boyce, titled “Old Time Rules Will Prevail: The Fiddle Contest in New Hampshire and New England.” The program will be presented on Friday, August 28, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley Resort’s Town Square. This amusing and informative program is free and open to the public of all ages. Fiddle contests evolved from being endurance events to... Read more →

On Golden Pond performed at Barnstormers Theatre, August 25 to 29

Tamworth, NH — The Barnstormers Theatre concludes its 79th season with "On Golden Pond," the heartwarming dramatic comedy by Ernest Thompson, August 25 to 29 in Tamworth, NH. Norman and Ethel Thayer, an elderly couple, return to the family cabin on Golden Pond, perhaps for the last time. They're joined by their estranged daughter Chelsea, her new boyfriend, and his son--testing the strength of family bonds and forging new ones in this Drama Desk Award-winning comedy. "'On Golden Pond' is the perfect play to end our season with, given that we're nestled here between the mountains and the lakes region,"... Read more →

Waterville Valley Resort Hosts 4th Annual Bluegrass Festival Aug 21 to 23

Waterville Valley, NH – The 4th annual Bluegrass Festival will be held August 21 to 23 in Waterville Valley Resort’s Town Square, rain or shine, with live Bluegrass bands Friday 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10-3. Kid’s activities, face painting, barbeque, food concessions, and raffles occur throughout the weekend. The Margret & H.A. Rey Center offers Saturday programs like Curious Kids, Curious George Story Time, and Astronomy night with the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Fireworks over Corcoran’s Pond light up the sky at 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Fireworks sponsored by Atlas Fireworks. Sunday morning starts off... Read more →

I Love You Because at Barnstormers Theatre August 18 to 22

Tamworth, NH — The Barnstormers Theatre presents "I Love You Because," a modern-day musical love story based on Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," August 18 to 22 in Tamworth, NH. When Austin Bennett finds out his girlfriend is cheating on him, he and his brother Jeff set up a double-date with best friends Marcy and Diana. The rest is dating history, as the four navigate love, friendship, and the modern dating scene. "This is a play about those spicy romantic encounters that happen in your twenties, in contrast to the more mature relationships we saw in 'Private Lives' and 'Dinner... Read more →

Barnstormers Theatre presents Young Actors Project, August 11-14

Tamworth, NH — The Barnstormers Theatre announces the first performance of its Young Actors Project, The Lawnstormers, August 11 to 14 in Tamworth, NH. "The Barnstormers has a long history of training and mentoring young actors," says Bob Shea, artistic director of The Barnstormers. "Also, in the last few years, we've begun doing more musicals than we have in the past." Musicals often have large casts, which has meant drawing on the pool of young talent from the colleges and universities in the region. At the same time, The Barnstormers brings a large number of theatrical professionals to New Hampshire... Read more →

Annual Miss NH M/S Mount Washington Cruise with 2009 Miss NH Lindsey Graham

Cruise With 2009 Miss NH Lindsey Graham And 2010 Miss NH Contestants on the Annual Miss NH M/S Mount Washington Cruise Weirs Beach, NH –Cruise and mingle with Miss NH 2009 Lindsey Graham and the 2010 Miss NH contestants on a brunch cruise on Sunday, August 23 around beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. Proceeds for this annual fundraiser go to the Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Fund, a 5013c organization. The brunch cruise will board at noon at Weirs Beach. Tickets cost $45.00 per person (plus a $2 service fee when charging by phone) and are tax deductible. To purchase tickets from the... Read more →

Summer lobsterfest on the M/S Mount Washington

Weirs Beach, NH— Passengers are invited to celebrate summer by enjoying a taste of New England and experiencing a sunset view aboard the M/S Mount Washington. The Lobsterfest Cruise featuring fresh Maine lobsters is on Friday, August 14 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The cruise boards at Weirs Beach at 6:45 p.m. and costs $49 per person. The M/S Mount Washington is a 230 ft. ship with 4 levels, 3 dance floors, and several outside areas for enjoying the cruise during the daytime or evening. It is also possible to check in on a cruise from anywhere by accessing... Read more →