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December 2017

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day from December 26-31 for Christmas vacation. In addition to special science gallery activities for children and families, the Discovery Center will offer five planetarium shows each day, including the Discovery Center’s newest show, Life under the Arctic Sky. Well suited to the holiday season, Life under the Arctic Sky features reindeer and the the Northern Lights, in an exploration of the traditional winter herding traditions of Scandinavia’s indigenous people, the Sami. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center’s staff and volunteers are excited about the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Discovery Center has on display a number of Star Wars-related memorabilia for fans to enjoy, from first generation Star Wars toys to Empire weaponry built from Legos to a Star Wars-themed mug and lunchbox. During the premiere weekend (December 15 – 17), anyone dressing up as a Star Wars character or producing a copy of their theater stub from the new Star Wars movie will get one free admission for each paid admission of equal or higher value. Read more →


The Lincoln-Woodstock area straddles Interstate 93, the main north-south thoroughfare of New Hampshire. Just inside the White Mountain National Forest, it is an easy reach from points south, offering visitors a winter sports getaway in some of the most spectacular scenery in the East. More than 50 lodging choices include dozens of Ski & Stay packages wit Read more →