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November 2011

A Taste of the Holidays at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort, NH- Winter comes early to Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire’s White Mountains with the Cookies & Snow Celebration on Saturday December 10th. Cookies baked fresh by local restaurants are distributed throughout the businesses in Town Square. Guests can stroll through the decorated shops and sample one of each cookie creation with their purchase of a “Cookie Coupon Book”. And, cookies are not the only treat. Curious George story time is at 11:00. A free Holiday ice-skating party is scheduled from 1-2 pm with free skating and rentals at Waterville Valley’s indoor ice arena! Kids can decorate... Read more →


St. Nicholas Fair at Grace Episcopal Church to Support Concord Homeless Resource Center

Concord, NH - Great bargains for all will be found for all at the 8th Annual St. Nicholas Fair at Grace Episcopal Church in East Concord, Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The holiday shopper will find one-of-a-kind artists’ quality holiday gifts, home-made pies, cakes, sweets, fudge, New England Baked Beans, jewelry, and much more including gifts for your favorite cat and dog. The talented parishioners of Grace Church work year round to fill the parish hall with everything from hand-knit hats and mittens to traditional holiday ornaments and decorations. If you are looking for affordable... Read more →


Christmas Magic: The Cog, The Rocks, Santa's Village

BRETTON WOODS, NH - Three of the greatest ingredients of a Christmas memory are a train, Santa Claus and picking out the perfect tree. This holiday season, visitors to the White Mountains can mix them all together in one weekend trip for a Christmas to remember. The Mount Washington Cog Railway, The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem and Santa's Village in Jefferson are just a few minutes apart from each other and families looking for Christmas tradition and holiday cheer will find it, beginning on Nov. 19. The Cog's Santa Trains run at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and... Read more →


A Taste of the Holidays at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort has a number of festive events planned to welcome the holiday season. Waterville Valley , NH – Waterville Valley Resort has a number of festive events planned to welcome the holiday season. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 marks the 21st annual "Santa Arrives by Dog Team." Santa and his elves are pulled into Waterville Valley's Town Square courtyard by a team of Alaskan sled dogs. Santa and his elves will spend the afternoon visiting with kids, offering each child a small gift, candy, and photo opportunities. At 7 p.m. Santa will light the holiday tree in Town Square's... Read more →


Artists and Inns of Franconia Notch Celebrate the Holidays

FRANCONIA, NH - When five charming inns invite eight local artists to exhibit their work in the snow-globe world of Franconia Notch and the White Mountains during the holiday season, the result is a magical and festive weekend getaway. The second annual Inns and Arts Tour is hosted by the Adair Country Inn and Restaurant in Bethlehem; Bishop Farm Bed and Breakfast in Lisbon; Lovetts Inn in Franconia and the Sugar Hill Inn and Sunset Hill House, both in Sugar Hill. By Dec. 2, when the tour opens, these historic inns will be richly decorated for the Christmas holidays, creating... Read more →


A Taste of the Holidays at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort has a number of festive events planned to welcome the holiday season. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 marks the 21st annual "Santa Arrives by Dog Team." Santa and his elves are pulled into Waterville Valley’s Town Square courtyard by a team of Alaskan sled dogs. Santa and his elves will spend the afternoon visiting with kids, offering each child a small gift, candy, and photo opportunities. At 7 p.m. Santa will light the holiday tree in Town Square’s courtyard signaling the start of the annual fireworks display over Corcoran’s Pond. Shops and restaurants in the Town Square will... Read more →


Sunflower Named Bromley’s Director of Snowsports

PERU, Vt – After nearly 30 years on the job – 22 of them as the Director of Bromley Mountain’s Ski and Snowboard School – Peter Robertson has decided to move on to other pursuits. Burleigh Sunflower, who has been Bromley’s Snowboard School Manager for the past seven years and the Snowboard Supervisor at Okemo’s Jackson Gore base area prior to that, has been named Bromley’s new Director of Snow Sports. “I’ve worked with Pete for more than twenty years,” said Bill Cairns, Bromley’s General Manager. “He’s done a fantastic job for us here over the years and has built... Read more →


The Currier Offers Lots To Do in Conjunction with Backstage Pass Exhibition

MANCHESTER, NH—Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography is on view now through January 15, 2012 at the Currier Museum of Art. This exhibition features more than 150 photographs – many rarely seen by the public – and provides a portal into the musical and cultural history of Rock & Roll. The Currier will present the following public programs and events in conjunction with this exhibition – including live music at the museum, a rock & roll storybook reading, a film festival in Concord and much more! First Thursdays LIVE (Nov. 3, Dec. 1 and Jan. 5) During the first Thursday... Read more →


Ride with Santa to the Top of Mount Washington

Santa trades in Rudolf for a train BRETTON WOODS, NH – Snow makes the holidays; as we all know from the classic song “White Christmas”. This holiday season, there is no need to dream of snow or Santa, with the new Santa Train Rides on the Mount Washington cog Railway. There is plenty of snow on the highest Peak in the Northeast. So, why not join Santa with the kids or loved ones for a very special ride up Mount Washington? On November 19 and 20, November 25 to 27, and December 3 to 4 families can join the Jolly... Read more →