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October 2011

Travel to the Heart of New Hampshire To Indulge in an Epicurean Escape

Holderness, NH – Whether it’s vegan, local cuisine, craft beer recipes or simply comfort food you’re looking for, the Fork in the Road Cooking School at the Manor on Golden Pond has it all. This winter, Executive Chef Peter Sheedy invites everyone into his award-winning kitchen to experience a unique and rewarding vacation filled with culinary excellence. Temptation’s Fruit will kick off this winter’s cooking classes in November, followed by Soup Strategies, Breakfast in Bed, How to Boil Water and Cooking with Craft Beer. Each course provides hands-on cooking experience and the ability to “wow” your next house guests with... Read more →


Safety, Collaboration and Fun Define New Kids Snow Sports School

Hancock, MA – Three respected ski mountains, all with strong ski school experience, have banded together to put forth their best practices in an enhanced approach to ski and snowboard instruction programs. Beginning this year, KidsRule Mountain Camps will improve the standards of how kids are taught to ski and ride. The new program will be offered at Jiminy Peak Mountain resort, Cranmore Mountain resort, and Bromley Mountain resort. KidsRule Mountain Camps will unite the best techniques of all three mountains, including distinct safety features, specially trained instructors, dedicated learning facilities, and consumer-focused communications to provide children and their parents... Read more →


2nd Annual Galaxy Gala: A Star for Everyone

Concord, NH – Tickets are still available for the 2nd Annual Galaxy Gala, being held this Saturday, October 22 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center at 6 PM. The Gala is presented by Touch the Future, Inc. to benefit the educational mission of the Discovery Center. Honorary gala chair Rick Searfoss will be among the guests. A graduate of Plymouth High School, Searfoss is a former NASA astronaut and space shuttle commander. A veteran of three space flights, he logged over 39 days in space. He served as pilot on STS-58 and STS-76, and was the mission commander on STS-90. Searfoss... Read more →


Santa Arrives by Dog Team for Santa Visits, Tree Lighting, and Fireworks

Saturday, November 26, 2011 marks the 21st annual arrival of "Santa Arrives by Dog Team" at Town Square in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Pulled by a team of Alaskan sled dogs, Santa and his elves will arrive in Town Square at 3:30 p.m. Visits with Santa and elves will then commence inside the Nordic Center, and will continue until Santa sees the last child, usually around 7 pm. Each child will receive a small gift and candy from Santa and his elves, and parents are welcome to take photos of their children with Santa. Hot cocoa and cookies will be... Read more →


Cranmore Mountain Adds More Activities, Invests in Snowmaking & Facilities for This Winter

New Giant Swing, Indoor Activity Center, Base Lodge Upgrades and Investments in Snow Making and Grooming Equipment NORTH CONWAY, NH – Cranmore Mountain continues to make major financial investments in the resort with the addition of new activities, base lodge renovations, snow making and grooming improvements for the winter 2011-12 season. This additional investment brings the 18-month total for the resort to over $7 million since it came under new ownership in June 2010. Cranmore announced it will continue to operate its Giant Swing this winter alongside its popular snow-tubing park and mountain coaster. The swing opened in July as... Read more →


The Daily Show Co-Creator and Air America Co-Founder Lizz Winstead Visits Manchester, NH for Her "Planned Parenthood, I'm Here for You!" Comedy Tour

Appearance to Benefit Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Action Fund and NH PAC Concord (NH) - The Co-creator of The Daily Show and co-founder of Air America Radio, political satirist Lizz Winstead will bring her razor-sharp wit and hilarious spin on current political events to the Dining and Event Center at Southern New Hampshire University on Friday, October 28th at 7:30pm. The event is part of her "Planned Parenthood, I'm Here for You!" tour. More information about the event is available at www.ppaction.org/LizzWinsteadNH and more information about Lizz Winstead can be found at www.lizzwinstead.com. Winstead was inspired to develop... Read more →


November Schedule of Events at the Currier Museum of Art

MANCHESTER, NH— On view now through Dec. 4, A Chosen Path: The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnescelebrates the more than 60-year career of this internationally acclaimed American potter, whose work is at the forefront of the studio pottery movement. Also, don’t miss Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography, on view now through January 15, 2012. This exhibition will feature over 150 photographs – many rarely seen by the public – and will provide a portal into the musical and cultural history of Rock & Roll. The museum’s entrance is located at 150 Ash Street and free parking is available in... Read more →


WATERVILLE VALLEY RESORT INVESTS IN THE WHITE STUFF THIS WINTER

New Equipment to Extend Winter Season at Waterville Valley Resort Waterville Valley, NH - This season Waterville Valley Resort is making strides to improve snow conditions on the resort’s 52 downhill trails, all terrain parks and their 70 km of cross country tracks. Skiers and riders will be able to take advantage of the upgrades when the resort opens this year on Saturday, November 19, 2011. New snowmaking pumps will produce a third more snow near the 4,004-ft. summit to assure fresh powder is never in short supply. There also four new snow guns dedicated to Waterville Valley Resort’s terrain... Read more →


Columbus Day Weekend Big Draw for White Mountains' Explorers

NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH - Just as Christopher Columbus set out to explore a New World in 1492, waves of brightly colored foliage across the New Hampshire landscape perennially draw autumn travelers to the White Mountains. "This year's fall foliage show is a little different, in that its splash has been steady, rather than an explosion of color we've seen in other years," said Jayne O'Connor, president of White Mountains Attractions, the marketing association for 16 tourism venues in the region. "What this means for visitors is that there will be a long patchwork of yellows, oranges and, of course, the... Read more →


The Real Scoop: Ben & Jerry’s Taste-full PR Strategy

Burlington, VT-The Grand Poobah of Public Relations for Ben & Jerry’s, Sean Greenwood, will share his expertise on how the innovative ice-cream company’s public relations and marketing strategy contributes to the company’s three-part mission. Greenwood will speak to students at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. The public is invited. The talk will be in the Morgan Room of Aiken Hall, at the corner of Maple and Summit Streets. There is parking nearby. The presentation is sponsored by the Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and hosted by Nancy Kerr,... Read more →