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January 2012

Bennett & Perkins featured in NH Acoustic Music Association Concert at Tupelo's on March 4th

The NH Acoustic Music Association presents a Pre-Spring Fling fundraiser, highlighting a potpourri of traditional acoustic music such as Celtic, Old Time and folk by outstanding NH musicians. The fundraiser takes place at the Tupelo's Music Hall in Londonderry, NH. Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki has been fiddlin' around for 16 years, performing solo and collaborating with numerous bands around New England, New York City, and Ireland. Known for taking the fiddle into genres where it's rarely seen, Jordan nonetheless grew up on traditional Celtic music and therefore good ol' jigs and reels will always have a special place in his heart and... Read more →

New Hampshire Preservation Alliance Sponsors Two Workshops at Farm & Forest Expo

What: Educational Workshops at NH Farm & Forest Expo “How to Read Your Barn” Friday, February 3 from 9 – 11 am in the Frost/Hawthorne Room, with Arron Sturgis of Preservation Timber Framing Inc “New Models for Saving Historic Farm Properties” Friday, February 3, from 12 – 2 pm in the Hale Room. A roundtable discussion with Steve Taylor, former NH Commissioner of Agriculture; John Porter, UNH Cooperative Extension; preservationist Linda Ray Wilson; and Jennifer Goodman, NH Preservation Alliance. When: Friday, February 3, How to Read Your Barn: 9-11am and New Models for Saving Historic Farm Properties: 12-2pm Where: NH... Read more →

Kids Rule Mountain Camps and Family Events

The month of February attracts more families to the ski slopes than any other month. With snow finally blanketing New England ski slopes, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in MA, Cranmore Mountain Resort in NH, and Bromley in VT are announcing February family programs, events and online specials. Kids Rule Mountain Camps The KidsRule Mountain Camps, offered at all three resorts, are based on the successful learning programs. All three resorts are known for their heritage of skiing and riding instruction across generations of families. KidsRule Mountain Camps combine the best practices of more than 120 years of teaching experience to... Read more →

Waterville Valley to Offer Unique Dog Sledding Tours

Waterville Valley, NH- Waterville Valley Resort has a new dogsled program that will begin running in late December. The “Snow Dogz” program offers a choice of two excursions that will run every Friday and Saturday evening through the end of March. Guests have the opportunity to experience the unique tours by moonlight or headlight. Guests can expect to meet the trail guide and the dogs before the tour begins. Following the excursion, guests will have a photo opportunity with the musher and her team of dedicated dogs. The “Valley Taster Run” winds through an open area on a trail running... Read more →

Racers From Seven Nations Compete at Waterville Valley 2012 Adaptive Alpine National Ski Championships

Waterville Valley N.H. (January 12, 2012) Adaptive ski racers completed three days of men and women’s competitions with two slalom events today on the Waterville Valley Resort World Cup racing trail. The 2012 Adaptive Alpine National Ski Championships showcased talented disabled athletes from the United States, Canada, Chile, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland and New Zealand. Men and women racers competed in Giant Slalom and Slalom events in three different categories: Competitors who are visually impaired; Standing skiers who may have lost a leg or suffered lower extremity disability as the result of disease; and sitting skiers who ride on devices called... Read more →

2012 SKI & STAY Packages at Waterville Valley Resort

New packages provide highest quality skiing and snowboarding at affordable price Waterville Valley, NH- The 2012 SKI & STAY packages at Waterville Valley Resort have been released and reservations are now available. There are six packages to choose from, spread throughout the 2012 winter season. Get the most out of your ski weekends with the Exceptional Value Ski Weekend. Check in early at 12:30 pm on Friday and enjoy the whole day to ski or ride. The package includes free skiing Friday afternoon, two-day lift tickets for Saturday & Sunday and extra late Sunday check out up to 3 pm... Read more →

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Keep Kids Fit and Active with KidsRule Mountain Camps

New Year’s is the time to make resolutions for a more healthy, active lifestyle for your family, and KidsRule Mountain Camps are the best way to achieve that resolution. KidsRule Mountain Camps are based on the successful learning programs at Jiminy Peak, Cranmore Mountain Resort, and Bromley Mountain, three New England mountains known for their heritage of superior skiing and riding instruction across generations of families. KidsRule Mountain Camps combine the best practices of more than 120 years of teaching experience to offer a fresh approach to instruction. According to three resorts’ CEO, Brian Fairbank, “Skiing and snowboarding are effective... Read more →