Waterville Valley Resort, NH- Celebrate the season at Waterville Valley Resort’s Annual Cookies & Snow Celebration on Saturday December 15th.
Cookies baked fresh by local restaurants are distributed throughout the businesses in Town Square. Guests can stroll through the decorated shops and sample one of each cookie creation with their purchase of a “Cookie Coupon Book,” Cookie coupon books cost $7 give holders between 10 and 14 different cookies.
And, cookies are not the only treat. Kids can decorate a candy cottage at the annual Candy Cottage workshop (10 a.m. to noon) hosted by Waterville Valley Recreation Department. Candy cottages will later be displayed at the Rey Center Artisan Fair, where a variety of local artisans wil display and sell everything from handmade holiday ornaments to quilts to watercolors. Guests can vote for their favorite candy cottages, and the top two will receive prizes.
A Holiday ice-skating party is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m., with free skating and rentals at Waterville Valley’s indoor ice arena. Santa Claus is expected to make an appearance at the ice arena before cozying up in the Bookmonger at 2:30 p.m. to read a-loud a newly published book, The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! By Rebecca Rule and Jennifer Thermes. As an added bonus, Rebecca Rule will be on hand for book signing.
The fun doesn’t end there. Curious George story time is offered at the Rey Center twice, at 11 and at 4. For those staying in one of Waterville Valley’s inns, Saturday is Kids Night Out at the Recreation Department.
Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, a skate park, and a host of outdoor activities. Dining options include traditional favorites and elegant dining. For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.visitwatervillevalley.com.