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Concord, NH-- The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center will feature “You Can Do Astronomy”, a presentation by Noreen Grice, on Friday August 2nd at 7 p.m. for its August Super Stellar Friday. Every first Friday of the month, the Discovery Center is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with special programs, a planetarium show, and stargazing (weather permitting) with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →


Saturday August 3, 2019 at Waterville Valley Town Square 9:30-11:00a.m. Boat Building class with free supplies provided for the onsite boat-building workshop at the Corcoran Pond beach. All boats must be made of tape and cardboard. 11:30 a.m. Boat “Oughtta... Read more →


Waterville Valley, NH - One of Waterville Valley’s most exciting summer traditions, the Kirby Youth Fishing Derby, is marking 10 years on Corcoran Pond. On Saturday June 15th, the annual Fishing Derby is back and there are fun activities- from... Read more →


Marking the 30th year of chowder in the valley, Waterville Valley will host the annual Chowderfest & Brews on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Town Square. Family-friendly, fun and delicious, come... Read more →


The New Hampshire Telephone Museum’s 2019 special exhibit, That’s Entertainment! The Telephone’sRole in Cinema, Television and Music, is sponsored by TDS Telecom and explores the important roles the telephone played – and still plays today – in the movies and television shows we watch, the music we listen to, and the books we read. The exhibit kicks off with a special red carpet event, sponsored by the Sugar River Bank, on Friday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. and will run through the month of October. Entry into the exhibit is included in the price of museum admission. Read more →


The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center’s April Super Stellar Friday will feature a DOUBLE planetarium show on April 5th! The first show will be a special showing of Dawn of the Space Age in honor of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space. Yuri Gagarin is celebrated each year on April 12th, on the anniversary of man’s first journey into space. The second show will be Tonight’s Sky, led by our Education Coordinator, Sarah Beattie. The double planetarium show will happen during the Discovery Center’s Super Stellar Friday event where the Center is open extra hours every first Friday of the month from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming. Read more →


The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center’s April Super Stellar Friday will feature a DOUBLE planetarium show on April 5th! The first show will be a special showing of Dawn of the Space Age in honor of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space. Yuri Gagarin is celebrated each year on April 12th, on the anniversary of man’s first journey into space. The second show will be Tonight’s Sky, led by our Education Coordinator, Sarah Beattie. The double planetarium show will happen during the Discovery Center’s Super Stellar Friday event where the Center is open extra hours every first Friday of the month from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming. Read more →


In the Governor’s Executive Budget Summary release this week, the N.H. State Council on the Arts’ General Fund Arts Development Grants Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020 is $505,000 which is $282,000 more than in 2019. Read more →


Waterville Valley’s pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square. On Friday, October 26th the Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30pm where you... Read more →