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August 2010

Celebrate women in photography with the Rey Center this Labor Day

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is celebrating women in photography with two exciting upcoming events! From 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, renowned photo editor, critic and author, Vicki Goldberg, will speak about the history of women in photography. Just two days later, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 5, everyone is invited to attend the opening reception for the Rey Center Gallery’s latest exhibition, “Face to Face,” featuring portraits by female photographers, Cig Harvey and Chehalis Hegner. Both events are free of charge and take place at the Rey Center... Read more →

Get into a “Granite State of Mind” with the Super Secret Project on the M/S Mount Washington

Weirs Beach, NH –On Saturday, September 11, the Mount is hosting an evening of rockin’ tunes, a hip vibe, and cool breezes. The artists of the Super Secret Project (SSP) will be rocking the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee when they headline the New England’s Got Talent cruise. SSP is behind the smash hit “Granite State of Mind,” the J-Z parody. Their music video has more than 1.6 million views to-date on You Tube and was featured on the national morning show Good Morning America. Tickets for the New England’s Got Talent cruise are just $35 and include dinner, the three-hour... Read more →

M/S Mount Washington to serve up locally grown fare

Weirs Beach, NH – The M/S Mount Washington invites passengers aboard on Friday, September 10 for an authentic taste of New Hampshire. The Mount is partnering with the NH Farm to Restaurant Connection to host the NH Grower’s Dinner cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee. Fresh meats and poultry will accompany locally grown fruits and vegetables, and the Mount’s own chef will prepare all to be served. This unique dining opportunity on the state’s largest seasonal restaurant will be combined with live music for guests to dance the night away. Tickets for the NH Grower’s Dinner cruise are priced at $51 for... Read more →

Japanese American Internment: A personal account: Presentation at Rey Center

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is proud to announce what will surely be an enlightening presentation, “Japanese-American Internment: A Personal Account,” by David Sakura on Friday, August 27 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Rey Center in WV Town Square! Hear David’s firsthand account of two years spent at one of these “War Relocation Camps” during World War II. In the wake of Pearl Harbor, the United States government forced the relocation and internment of approximately 110,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans living along the Pacific Coast and other areas. Forced to leave jobs and homes... Read more →

Dance to ‘Margaritaville’ or Crack Open a Lobster During the Mount’s Labor Day Weekend Cruises

This Labor Day weekend, spend time with family and friends on board the M/S Mount Washington. On September 3rd, kick-off the weekend with a Parrot Head Party cruise as passengers dine and dance to the tunes of Jimmy Buffett. Guests are welcome to dress for the occasion, whether that includes a Hawaiian shirt or grass skirt. On September 4th, the Mount will be serving up fresh Maine lobsters during their final Lobsterfest cruise of the season. On Friday, September 3, the Parrot Head Party cruise featuring “Jimmy Buffet themed” music will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. This cruise... Read more →

Quack it up for Waterville Valley’s End of Summer Bash

Waterville Valley Resort is staging an End of Summer Bash & Fireworks for families on Sunday, September 5 from noon to 9 p.m. The day includes free outdoor concerts, games for all members of the family, and the annual charity Duck Race on Snow’s Brook, with duck proceeds to benefit the New Hampshire Humane Society. Contestants have the chance to win cash prizes if their duck is one of the three fastest, 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... Read more →

The Barnstormers Theatre concludes its 80th anniversary season with "The Mystery Of Irma Vep," a howlingly funny spoof of gothic dramas and horror movies, from August 24 to 28 in Tamworth, NH. From dark and stormy nights in English drawing rooms to underground passages in ancient Egyptian tombs, Irma Vep is like speed-dating for the undead and a hoot, a holler, and a scream for the audience. Scott Severance and Billy Butler--favorites with Barnstormers regulars--play all the characters in the play, a task that practically has them running into themselves during lightning-quick changes--including one scene in which Severance has to... Read more →

Master Classes with the Currier Museum Art Center

The Currier Museum Art Center is proud to announce the newest addition to their lineup of art classes this fall. These Master Classes will challenge the abilities of teens and adults in the visual arts through intensive art making and art appreciation learning experiences. Students will have the privilege of painting and drawing alongside the Currier’s master artists, as well as visiting-artist instructors, as they share their expertise and knowledge. Classes begin in September and run through early-December. Individual and group critiques will be combined with these skill and technique enhancing classes. “The Currier's Master Class program is perfect for... Read more →

Weddings on the Lake: An exceptional twist on a popular occasion

Nowadays, having a unique wedding might seem like a hard task for couples anxious to provide their guests with an unforgettable evening. After deciding upon a variety of options, they are most likely forgetting one venue that will stun their whole crowd: the M/S Mount Washington. This 230-foot long boat is the perfect match for couples looking to make their vows away from the norm. The ship has the capacity for parties of all sizes, ranging up to 500 people for a sit down dinner and 800 for a reception style event. The “Mount”, as it is frequently called, looks... Read more →

"Ernest in Love," a musical version of Oscar Wilde's comic masterpiece "The Importance of Being Ernest," runs August 17 to 21 at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth, NH. "This is a lovely musical that captures the high spirits and witty repartee of Wilde’s original play, with the added bonus of music and lyrics," says Bob Shea, artistic director of The Barnstormers. At his home in the country, Jack Worthing is an upstanding member of the community. But in London, he is Ernest, a rakish brother whom he must periodically race off to "rescue." Jack is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax,... Read more →