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The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln will showcase their "Cornstalk Critters" from September 19 - October 18. These life-sized characters, created by the Annalee Doll Company in Meredith, New Hampshire, will grace the grounds of the Hobo Junction station. This year's theme, "Scarecrows of Sound," features likenesses of some popular music giants, such as the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger and many others. The Hobo's popular train rides along the Pemigewasset River will also be available through October 18 from the station in Lincoln. Trains leave at 11:00AM & 1:00PM 603-745-2135 www.visitwhitemountains.com Read more →


Weirs Beach, N.H. – Gather your family and enjoy the Labor Day Family Party Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington on Sunday, September 6. The Labor Day Family Party Cruise departs from Weirs Beach at 5 p.m. and returns at 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $48, youth tickets are $38 (ages 13-16) and children 12 and under are free (limit two per family; children 4 and under are always free). Tickets include a two-hour cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, a Sunday dinner with turkey and all the trimmings, and live entertainment. Janet & the Redheads will entertain guests on the Main... Read more →


On Sunday July 26, 2015, Five Rivers Conservation Trust will host its third annual Merrimack River Paddle trip from Boscawen to Concord. The trip will provide a new perspective of the Merrimack River. Discounted canoe and Kayak rentals will be available at Quickwater Canoe and Kayak and free shuttles between the put in and take out will be provided. Participants must pre-register for the trip (info@5rct.org or 225-7225) and make necessary rental arrangements (753-0025, www.quickwatercanoe.com) by Wednesday July 22. Event Sponsors are Revision Energy, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Quickwater Canoe and Kayak, the Rowley Agency and Concord 250. “A paddle... Read more →


MARSHFIELD STATION, NH - The Mount Washington Cog Railway is open for its 146th season of bringing visitors to the summit of the Northeast's highest peak. Once again this year, the Cog is offering the popular Summit Photo Tour. The Summit Photo Tour will be offered on Monday, July 13 and again on Sunday September 13, and will be lead by professional photographer George Mitchell. It will focus on the summit and surrounding vantage points from Mount Washington as a subject. Students will also get a chance to shoot the passing trains, panoramic views and unique characteristics of the weather... Read more →


WEIRS BEACH, NH – Treat mom to brunch on the lake and help kickoff the M/S Mount Washington’s 2015 season during the Mother’s Day Cruise on May 10. During this annual event, enjoy a two and a half hour scenic cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee complete with a champagne brunch and entertainment for all ages. Cruise at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Tickets are $44 for adults, $22 for children 5-12 and children four and under are free. A sample brunch menu and tickets are available online at http://cruisenh.com/mothersday.php. The official 2015 daily cruising season for the M/S Mount Washington, and... Read more →


Waterville Valley, NH – Thanks to generous early snowfall, Valley Snow Dogz are slated to begin the mushing season at Waterville Valley on December 19th. Valley Snow Dogz offers twilight dogsled rides on Friday and Saturday evenings all winter into March. Guests can join mushers and their friendly teams of traditional sled dogs for a unique tour by moonlight or headlight. The Mountain Taster excursion starts at the base of Tripoli Road and travels to Osceola Vista for an experience of moonlight or headlight vistas followed by a fun downhill run back to the staging area. The experience is approximately... Read more →


Inaugural Pinnacle Bike Championship – Prize Purse and Event Passes Waterville Valley, NH, USA September 19-20, 2014 – The prize purse for the inaugural Pinnacle Bike Championship event is set at $20,000, with the winner taking home $10,000 in cash! The payout is deep, all the way to 40th position. Event Passes are now on sale. Don’t miss your chance to see 10 riders racing downhill head-to-head for the first time ever dropping over 1,500 vertical feet. Come enjoy great food, a course-side beer garden and entertainment for the whole family. The White Peaks Express Quad will be open for... Read more →


The Rey Center Summer lecture series, entitled “Trails and Tales from the Wilderness”, concludes with It’s Not About the Hike by Nancy Sporborg and Pat Piper on Friday October 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. We all have our own mountains to climb. Your mountain may be a 4,000-footer in the White Mountains. But it could also be going to college, getting a job, bringing up children, caring for aging parents or dealing with an illness. “It's Not About the Hike” is a presentation that will bring you into your heart, lift your spirits, and inspire you to climb that next... Read more →


Zimmerman House Ticketed Tours The Zimmerman House Tour provides visitors with a 90-minute exploration of the house with information about Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, the commission and design of the house and details about the Zimmermans, who lived in it for 36 years. Take a tour Thursdays through Mondays at 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. Reservations are required. FREE for Museum Members. $20 Adults; $19 Seniors; $16 Students; $8 Children 7-17. *Tickets include admission to the Currier Museum. All Zimmerman House tours begin at the Currier. For more information about tour schedules, tickets and offerings, visit CURRIER.ORG or call 603.669.6144,... Read more →