Food and Drink

Celebrate Independence Day and enjoy a fireworks display over the lake during the M/S Mount Washington July 4thFireworks Party Cruise. Every year, Lake Winnipesaukee community members create their own fireworks displays and M/S Mount Washington guests have the best vantage point to enjoy the fireworks show.  Read more →


Celebrating its 45thyear, Market Days Festival is a three-day street festival on Main Street in Downtown Concord, NH running June 20thto 22nd from 10am- 10pm each day. The big event features 150+ exhibiting vendors and stores, local food and drink, multiple stages for entertainment, an arts market, Kids zone, Touch-A-Truck, and a variety of live performances in NH’s capital city over the course of three days. Read more →


Concord, NH – On Friday night, June 7 at 7 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Centerand NH PBS offer a sneak peek at Chasing the Moon, the special new PBS series created to commemorate the upcoming 50thanniversary of the first moon landing. The special showing will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Andrew Jordan, lunar researcher at the University of New Hampshire. The all-inclusive admission cost for the program, panel discussion and exploration of the Discovery Center’s exhibits is $13.50 for adults, $12.50 for students and seniors, $8.50 for children and free for members. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Read more →


Concord, NH – On Friday night, June 7 at 7 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Centerand NH PBS offer a sneak peek at Chasing the Moon, the special new PBS series created to commemorate the upcoming 50thanniversary of the first moon landing. The special showing will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Andrew Jordan, lunar researcher at the University of New Hampshire. The all-inclusive admission cost for the program, panel discussion and exploration of the Discovery Center’s exhibits is $13.50 for adults, $12.50 for students and seniors, $8.50 for children and free for members. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Read more →


Join New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley, the M/S Mount Washington and the Mount Washington Cog Railway for a fun filled Memorial Day Weekend including an annual Chowderfest, live music, special cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee and a scenic train ride to the top of Mount Washington. These destinations are all offering a wide variety of activities and special deals. Read more →


Upholding a longstanding tradition, Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise, Sunday May 12thwill be the first cruise available to the public.  The two and a half hour scenic cruises, of Lake Winnipesaukee, feature a champagne brunch and entertainment for all ages.  There are two brunch cruises to choose from: 10:00 am or 2:00 pm. Read more →


On Saturday, May 4, from 10:30 – 4 p.m., Concord's McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present AerospaceFest, New Hampshire’s annual aerospace festival. Visitors will be able to engage in a wide variety of hands-on science and engineering activities at the festival, to enjoy the Discovery Center’s newest planetarium show, and to meet former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe. Read more →


On Thursday April 11, from 12 – 2 pm in the Library Living Room, NHTI will hold its 18th Annual Celebration of Poetry, featuring Domenic Scopa. The event includes a reading by Mr. Scopa, followed by a reception and open mic. Members of the college and the community are invited to listen and participate. Admission is free. Read more →