Food and Drink

Experience a sweet weekend in Canterbury at the town-wide Canterbury Maple Festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22.  Feast on homemade buttermilk pancakes, tour four different sugar houses, a brewery, a distillery, and a smoke house, learn how to start sugaring yourself, and sample or purchase exceptional maple treats and products at every location. Brings the kids, and enjoy special activities and meeting farm animals such as goats, chickens, pigs and cows. Read more →


The Kimball Jenkins, Inc. Board of Directors has announced that it has appointed Julianne Gadoury, an experienced arts administrator and Concord resident, to lead the nonprofit, effective March 17, 2020.  As Executive Director of the School of Art, Gadoury will craft and implement a vision and strategy for Kimball Jenkins to be responsive to the needs of the community. The organization will continue its commitment to excellence in the arts and cultural programming, and historic preservation.  Read more →


The 18th Annual March Mandolin Festival Concerts will be held March 6 and 7 at two great venues for live acoustic music. Friday, March 6, the festival opens with a 7:00pm show at The Dance Hall in Kittery, Maine. Saturday’s concert will be held at 7:30pm at the Concord Community Music School in Concord, New Hampshire, the host venue for the entire festival, which runs Saturday and Sunday, March 7 & 8. Read more →


Have fun and learn from the experts at the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions. Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions. Read more →


Take part in our annual Pink Raffle to support B4BC. Waterville has raised over $50,000 in the last 12 years through this event. Boarding 4 Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation. B4BC’s mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: THE ANNUAL B4BC RAFFLE- SAT. 2/1 & SUN. 2/2 Tons of product will be up for grabs! We will be raffling off everything from helmets to outerwear and even snowboards! Raffle tickets can be purchased Saturday or Sunday in... Read more →


Canterbury Shaker Village’s serene beauty shines through in November.  If you haven’t yet come to visit, there’s still time. The village is open weekends through November 24th and then re-opens for holiday events.  Through November 24, guided tours are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am and 2 pm, and the Café is open from 11-2.  The museum store is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm through November 29, the day after Thanksgiving.  Then join the fun at Christmas at Canterbury on Dec. 7 and 14.  Or consider reserving a spot of one of our special candlelight tours offered on December 6, 8, 13, and 15.  Read more →


Join the Discovery Center on Tuesday November 19 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM for Paint and Sip night. Follow step-by-step instructions from a professional artist on how to paint a 16”x20” canvas. Registration is $25 per person, and there will be a cash bar so you can sip while you paint. When you are done with your masterpiece, the Discovery Center is open for FREE until 9:30PM. This is a 21+ event. Read more →


On Saturday November 30, 2019, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program will kick off the holiday season with the 7th annual Cold Turkey Plunge into the icy mountain waters of Corcoran Pond in the heart of Waterville Valley. The Plunge is the major fund raiser supporting WVAS activities. All donations go directly to provide snow sports opportunities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.  Read more →