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November 2012

Cookies & Snow A Taste of the Holidays at Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort, NH- Celebrate the season at Waterville Valley Resort’s Annual Cookies & Snow Celebration on Saturday December 15th. 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,” Cookie coupon books cost $7 give holders between 10 and 14 different cookies. And, cookies are not the only treat. Kids can decorate a candy cottage at the annual Candy Cottage workshop (10 a.m. to noon) hosted by Waterville Valley Recreation Department. Candy cottages... Read more →

Disney On Ice Presents Treasure Trove Is Coming To Manchester, Jan.30-Feb.3

MANCHESTER, NH — Discover endless riches when an extraordinary lineup of stories from the Disney animated film vault comes to life right in your hometown in Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove! Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Icepresents Treasure Trove is performing at the VerizonWireless Arena in Manchester from Jan. 30 to Feb. 3 with eight performances. Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your other favorite Disney princesses –Tiana, Cinderella, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Mulan and of course, the one who started it all, Snow White. Ahoy,... Read more →

The Life of Franklin Pierce “No north, no south, no east no west … but a sacred maintenance of the common bond” Franklin Pierce Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) served his country during one of the most tumultuous periods of American history. Born in Hillsborough in 1804, he was the son of Benjamin Pierce and Anna Kendrick. During Franklin Pierce’s formative years the Pierce Homestead served as a gathering place for the great philosophers, politicians, and writers of the era. At his father’s knee he learned of the great War for American Independence and the price the nation had paid for its... Read more →

On the Day After Thanksgiving, Escape from the Mall

Currier Museum of Art offers unique gifts for $20 or less Manchester, NH – The Currier Museum of Art is offering shoppers an alternative to the rush and crowds of post-Thanksgiving sales this year, with a special shopping offer at its museum store on Friday, November 23. Find gifts that are handmade, unique, and personal. And, take a break and explore the museum, and enjoy it its Winter Garden Café. No lines, just great art, and there are 10 great gifts for $20 or less available in the museum store. The store has more than 10 special items on sale... Read more →

Santa Arrives by Dog Team

Santa Arrives by Dog Team - Nov. 24 Santa Arrives by Dog Team - November 24, 2012 3:30pm Santa Arrives 3:45-6:45 Santa Visits with Children in the Nordic Center 7:00pm Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Santa and his elves ride into Waterville Valley pulled by a team of sled dogs. Santa will arrive in Town Square at 3:30, bearing gifts and candy for each child who comes to visit. Tree lighting at 7:00 pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display over Corcoran's Pond. Enjoy winter ambiance in our village, gathering with your family by the outdoor fireplace or partaking of... Read more →

Latest Collaboration Between NH Painter James Aponovich and NH Artist Laureate and Furniture Master David Lamb On View Now at Currier Museum of Art

White Mountain Breakfront, also known as “Lambovich IV” was unveiled at the Currier Museum of Art on Nov. 1 and will be on view through January 6, 2013. Read more →

Santa Trains A Climbing

Bretton Woods, NH --Three of the greatest ingredients of an enduring 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 an extra-special 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 a Christmas tradition and holiday cheer will certainly find it, beginning on Nov. 17. The first cog railway in the world climbs Mount Washington from... Read more →

Cooking School at The Manor On Golden Pond

Patissier's Pantry: January 18-20, 2013 Explore the essential “stock” recipes of traditional French pastry. These fundamental techniques demonstrate the remarkable versatility of a few basic preparations – most of which freeze very well – allowing for impressive, classic desserts to be assembled at whim. Dishes: pate a choux (cream puff dough), crème anglaise (custard sauce), genoise sponge cake, simple syrup, Italian buttercream, chocolate ganache, chocolate decorette, pate sable (tart dough) "Fork in the Road" Cooking Classes offer classes for the novice and experienced alike to attend during a luxury vacation. Master your culinary skills with our two-day cooking school to... Read more →

White Mountains Attractions Show Record Summer/Fall Season

WOODSTOCK, NH -- Attractions in New Hampshire's White Mountain are closing out their 2012 season, with many reporting a record setting year. "After several years of visitors and businesses really watching their budgets, the 2012 season saw an increase in consumer confidence, which was further boosted by a summer of near-perfect weather," said Jayne O'Connor, president of White Mountains Attractions, the marketing association for the region. The Mount Washington Cog Railway, which concludes its 143rd year when it closes for the season on Dec. 2, had record ridership, according to Catherine Bedor, one of the owners. "The Cog is having... Read more →