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September 2009

Waterville Valley Resort to offer wine weekend

Waterville Valley, NH- Waterville Valley Resort will offer a wine weekend to pair the best of New England's fall colors with the tones of wine from the Adega Coop. de Borba in Portugal's Alentejo Region. Stay Saturday night October 17th and attend an exclusive wine tasting all for just $62 per person, with 6 hotels to choose from. The wines of the Adega Coop. de Borba will be offered, accompanied by the sounds of the Tom Robinson Jazz Trio. The event is included for resort guests, and $5 per adult for non-guests, a suggested donation to benefit the Margret and... Read more →

Art gallery opening reception at the Margret & H.A. Rey Center

“LOCAL VIEWS: A VALLEY OF ART – The first of many community art exhibits at the new Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley’s Town Square.” WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH – The Margret & H.A. Rey Center announces the opening reception of LOCAL VIEWS: A VALLEY OF ART on Sunday, October 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., featuring a slideshow by photographer highlighting his stunning polar bear photos at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit will showcase seven local New Hampshire artists: Kirsten Carruth, Sarah Heidenis, Andrew Tyler, Mary Ellen Sakura, Willey Peckham, and James Schofield. The Margret and H.A. Rey... Read more →

New Currier Exhibit, Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow Opens Oct. 10

At the Currier Museum of Art October 10, 2009–January 3, 2010 Major retrospective features abstract work of Brett Weston son of legendary photographer Edward Weston MANCHESTER, NH— Brett Weston (1911-1993) was considered by many to be brilliant, visionary, prodigious, and among the most important photographers of the twentieth century. Yet, his achievements have often been overshadowed by those of his renowned father, Edward. In the first major exhibition in 30 years to be dedicated to Brett’s prolific body of work, Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow concentrates on the photographer’s distinct creative spirit. On view at the Currier from October... Read more →

Inaugural fall foliage foot race in Waterville Valley Resort

Fall Family Fun; Pre-register by September for a discounted rate Waterville Valley, NH- This fall families are invited to Waterville Valley Resort to experience a little friendly competition while enjoying the colors of the season. Waterville Valley Resort is hosting the Waterville Valley Recreation Department’s Inaugural Fall Foliage Foot Race on Sunday, October 11, 2009. The race includes a 1.6K Family Fun Run, followed by the 5K Foot Race & Walk. Race day registration and check-in begins at 9 a.m. at Packard's Field (adjacent to the Golden Eagle Lodge). Packard's Field is also the start and finish for both events.... Read more →

Celebrate autumn at the Currier with Oktoberfest

Featuring German-inspired food and art, local beer and live music MANCHESTER, NH — The Currier Museum of Art hosts Oktoberfest in celebration of Autumn. On Thursday, October 1, from 5:30 to 7:30pm, visitors are invited to experience locally-crafted beers, live Bavarian music, German-inspired food, and art. This special First Thursday event features a 15-minute gallery talk at 5:45 pm: “Card Players by Jan Miense Molenaer” and from 6-7:30 pm Live music by the Zour Krauts. Smuttynose Brewing Co. and Milly’s Tavern will host beer stations. Event costs $10 members, $15 for non-members; includes museum admission, live music, beer mug, and... Read more →

Waterville Valley Resort offers fall foliage fest and carnival

Waterville Valley, NH- There is nothing like fall in New England. To complement the brilliant fall foliage, Waterville Valley’s Town Square has scheduled two days of family activities on Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, 2009. Saturday events are full of activities for families of all ages, including a free outdoor concert, carnival rides, outdoor barbeque, Curious George Story time, merchant tent sales, kids games, crafts, Black & Blue Trail Smashers Ski swap, and huge Sport Thoma Tent Sale. On Sunday, there is a 5K-road race and a 1.6K family fun race, pie-eating contest, outdoor barbeque, the Travelin’ Barnyard... Read more →

Walk Talk: The identification and ecology of mushrooms

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley presents “Walk Talk: The Identification and Ecology of Mushrooms” by Dr. Rick Van de Poll. If you’re interested in mushrooms for scientific study, edibility or learning about their role in the environment, come join us! The program will take place Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley Resort’s Town Square. The program, which begins with an indoor presentation, then heads outside to search for and identify fungi, is open to adults and families with children ages 12+.... Read more →

Waterville Valley Resort’s 20th annual Chowderfest

Waterville Valley, NH- Waterville Valley Resort’s 20th Annual Chowderfest will take place October 3. The chowder competition begins at noon in the Town Square, where area restaurants will bring their chowders for judging. Cost for those who wish to sample the chowders is $7 for adults and teens, and $5 for kids up to age 12 and includes a sample of each chowder (enough to fill your belly), a beverage, and a ballot to vote for the best entries. A free outdoor folk concert in the gazebo by New Hampshire’s Folk River Run accompanies this event from noon to 3... Read more →

Celebrate the arrival of fall foliage aboard the M/S Mount Washington

Weirs Beach, NH – Celebrate the arrival of New Hampshire’s colorful fall foliage season aboard the M/S Mount Washington. Cruising lake Winnipesaukee offers the opportunity to enjoy some of New England’s best leaf peeping from the comfort and perspective of the M/S Mount Washington. Passengers can view the variety of fall’s colors during one of the most popular seasons in New Hampshire. The Sunday Fall Foliage Dinner cruises begin Sunday, September 27 and run through October 18. Boarding time is 4 p.m., departing from Weirs Beach. Cruising time is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The family price for the cruise,... Read more →

This fall experience the colors of New Hampshire off the beaten path

Concord, NH – The air is starting to feel cool and the leaves in some parts of New Hampshire are already showing a hint that fall is on its’ way. While we have had our fill of a rainy summer, the approach of the fall foliage season provides a reason to step outside and experience New Hampshire’s fall colors. 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 peeking excursion can also be combined with a visit to one of the many... Read more →