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August 2016

For a unique aerial view of New Hampshire’s beautiful landscape, head to one of the state’s ski areas. Many offer chairlift rides during Labor Day weekend, including Bretton Woods, Cannon Mountain, Cranmore Mountain Resort, Gunstock Mountain Resort, Loon Mountain and Waterville Valley Resort (via Snow’s Mountain). While visiting, you can also enjoy many other activities as well, from ziplining and treetop adventures to mountain biking and mountain coaster rides. For more information, pricing and schedules, visit www.skinh.com. Read more →


This fall, the best way to enjoy foliage is in mountain valley with a 360 degree views. And you don’t have to be in a car to enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn in Waterville Valley, set in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest with a wide selection of activities for everyone. Read more →


On Friday September2, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will feature Them!, a 1954 sci-fi classic in which ants turn into giant man-eating monsters after being exposed to radiation from nuclear bomb tests out in the New Mexican desert. The cast includes young actors who would later become famous – James Whitmore, Jim Arness, Joan Weldon – even a 23-year-old Leonard Nimoy has a bit part as a telex operator. Them!, the Discovery Center’s final sci-fi feature for 2016, was nominated for an Oscar in 1955 for its special effects. Read more →


With its diversity of wildlife habitat, the small state of New Hampshire is quietly becoming a big destination for birders and wildlife wanderers. The state’s mix of Northern Hardwood and Boreal Forest, its plentiful fields and mountain trails, its remote lakes and 18 miles of seacoast all present everything a bird--and therefore a birder--could ask for. Read more →


In celebration of the world’s most beloved monkey, who turns seventy five years old this year, filmmaker Ema Ryan Yamazaki announces the first ever mixed media documentary about Curious George. Monkey Business delves into the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children’s books. The Reys were of German/Jewish descent and narrowly escaped the Nazis on makeshift bicycles they rode across Europe, carrying the yet-to-be-published Curious George manuscript with them. Read more →