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July 2008

History Course Pairs the Guys and Gals from NH’s Past beginning Sept. 4

[Photos available] Portsmouth—The New Hampshire Historical Society will present a six-part history course entitled Guys and Gals Who Made New Hampshire, examining the lives and contributions of six men and six women from New Hampshire’s past. The course runs each... Read more →

Andy Warhol: Pop Politics at the Currier Museum of Art Exhibition opens September 27

MANCHESTER – Andy Warhol—one of the most influential American artists of the twentieth century—captured the likeness of some of the most visionary and powerful political leaders of the 20th century. Images of John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Queen... Read more →

Crotched Mountain building world’s first
accessible mountain trail

Greenfield--Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield, NH has begun creating what is believed to be the world’s first accessible trail system in a mountain environment. When complete, the 4-mile system will offer outdoor recreation to people of all ages and... Read more →

Program makes $142,000 available
for Northern Forest projects

CONCORD, NH—After a year’s hiatus, the Northern Forest Partnership Program (NFPP) is back and ready to grant $142,000 to community-based projects that promote investment and create or maintain jobs in the Northern Forest by developing social, cultural, economic or environmental... Read more →

NH Historical Society Bobbleheads tell stories of Chief Passaconaway & Hannah Duston

CONCORD, NH—The latest additions to the New Hampshire Historical Society’s popular series of historical bobbleheads recall the iconic stories of two prominent figures of the colonial period—Chief Passaconaway and Hannah Duston. Native American Chief Passaconaway (1575–1665), meaning “Child of the... Read more →

Summer Dining and Dancing onboard the M/S Mount Washington

Saturday nights offer a seafood and beef buffet dinner, live entertainment on up to three decks, and fun for everyone. Costs: June 28 costs $47 per person; all other Saturdays cost $53 per person. Mondays, beginning June 30- Rock, Roll & Remember Weirs Beach, Cruise time 6 to 9 p.m. On Monday evenings the M/S Mount Washington honors the young at heart with the popular Rock, Roll, and Remember night. Cool musical tunes range from the “Fabulous 50s” to “Rock-n-Roll.” These nights are a great way for the big daddies and cool cats to get together for a nostalgic bash on Lake Winnipesaukee. Passengers over 60 years of age receive a $10 discount off the regular ticket price. Costs $43 per person. -more- Tuesdays, beginning July 1- Family Party Night Weirs Beach, Cruise time 6 to 8:30 p.m. This is a special evening for families to enjoy a summer night on the lake. The cruise includes a child-friendly buffet dinner, live entertainment on two decks, balloon sculptures and face painting. Passengers should bring cameras to capture entertaining photo opportunities with Monty the Mallard, the official cruise mascot. Cost: One child under the age of 13 will cruise for free for each adult in the party. That’s just $86 for family of four. Additional children and youths 13 to 16 receive $10 discount off adult ticket. Wednesdays, beginning July 2-A-La-Carte Night Weirs Beach 4:30 & 7:30 p.m.; Wolfeboro 6 p.m. The M/S Mount Washington offers an evening on the lake for the same price as a daytime scenic cruise. Once aboard passengers can simply enjoy the cruise and dance the night away or they can also order dinner on the ship’s designated dining area. Reservations can be made in advance or onboard with the host. Costs $25 per person. Dinner is optional on this cruise, and ticket price does not include dinner. Thursdays, beginning July 3-Dinner Dance from Meredith Meredith, 7 to 10 p.m. In July & August the M/S Mount Washington cruises from Meredith every Thursday. Passengers are invited to experience the romance of Lake Winnipesaukee at night. This is a full night of entertainment including a buffet dinner, dancing to live music and a beautiful sunset. Costs $43 per person with the exception of a special Seafood Festival cruise on Thursday, July 31 that costs $47 per person. The M/S Mount Washington’s official season runs from May 17th through October 26th. With a capacity of 1,250 passengers, the Mount serves as the largest restaurant in the state and a popular gathering point for school proms, college reunions, large corporate celebrations and weddings. To learn more about Mount Washington Cruises please call toll-free (888) 843-6686 or visit their Website for discounted advance cruise tickets and information at Contact: Michelle White, 603-224-5566 x25 Jayme Simoes, 603-224-5566 x19 Read more →

Currier Art Center summer performances include puppeteer, magician

MANCHESTER— Join the Currier Art Center summer camp students for two special performances in the museum’s new auditorium. Performances are free with museum admission (children under 18 are always free). Pat Spalding, Puppeteer: “Coyote, Crow and Buffalo,” 1 p.m., July... Read more →