It’s time for the Altrusa Club’s 20th Annual Festival of Trees!

Festival of Trees 2011It’s that time of the year again – the Altrusa Club of Meredith will soon be hosting their 20th Annual Festival of Trees during the first full weekend of December. This much anticipated event will be hosted in a rustic barn at the Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor, NH, and will highlight a “forest” of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, traditional cookies and cider, and a special children’s tree, all while benefitting local charities and community projects. Continue reading

Plaid Friday & Small Business Saturday Promote Shopping Locally

shop localPlaid is the new black! According to the organization’s website, the name “Plaid Friday” was conceived from the idea of weaving the individual threads of small businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses. Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote local and independently owned businesses during the holidays. Continue reading

Escape to the Lake for Cascade Spa’s 10th Annual “Spalidays” Celebration

Spalidays 2015Perfectly timed to provide a relaxing indulgence between Thanksgiving and the busiest shopping season of the year, this full-service spa and salon on Lake Winnipesaukee will be throwing a big party to celebrate “all that is spa” along with ten years of “Spalidays,” and you’re invited! Continue reading

Third Annual Farm Fun Run in Meredith This Weekend

FARM-FUN-RUN-NOV-2013-FOR-WEB-300x225Runners of all ages and experience levels will be coming together this weekend to participate in a unique event that keeps the sport fun and accessible to everyone, from the novice to the seasoned athlete. Looking to get out and run with friends and family on a picturesque course on a brisk fall day? Moulton Farm in Meredith has just the thing for you!

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Halloween Comes to the Lakes Region!

Happy HalloweenThere’s a chill in the air and strange spirits are lurking among us. Halloween is here! Looking for something to send shivers down your spine? Or just a fun way to spend the day with family and friends? Here are a few last-minute ideas for some Halloween treats in the Lakes Region… Continue reading

The 25th Annual NH Pumpkin Festival Comes to Laconia This Year!

Pumpkin Fest 2015The Keene Pumpkin Festival has a new home starting this year. In the heart of New Hampshire, Laconia has opened its doors and is proud to be hosting the famous annual event, now called Pumpkin Festival 2015, and this year is its 25th Anniversary! Come to the Lakes Region to see thousands of lit jack-o-lanterns on the spectacular signature pumpkin tower as well as on the streets around town! Continue reading

Altrusa Club’s First “Upscale Resale” Event a Big Success

Upscale Resale 1On a warm and gentle September evening that felt more like summer than fall, many women gathered in a lovely home on the quiet shores of Lake Winnipesaukee for a special “Ladies’ Night Out,” where they enjoyed not only wonderful wine, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation, but also a chance to support a local non-profit while finding great bargains on gently used designer handbags and jewelry.

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Columbus Day Weekend 2015 in the Lakes Region

Beans & Greens Farm 2015

Beans & Greens Farm 2015

This is the pinnacle of the season—the days are warm, the nights are cool, and the colors throughout the area are glorious—welcome to autumn in New England! For residents and visitors to New Hampshire, the high point of fall has long been Columbus Day Weekend, when peak colors often coincide with the three-day holiday. This year is no exception, with the foliage now popping vibrant reds and oranges in the Lakes Region. Here are some fun ways to enjoy the scenery this weekend: Continue reading

“Spooktacular” Events in Meredith This Month!

brochure coverOctober is here! Time to bring on full-force autumn! And with that comes some fabulous and spooky happenings around town. The Greater Meredith Program now brings you a “Spooktacular Series of Events” to occur throughout October…

Treasure Chest prizes, a Zombie Walk, Spooky Palooza, and CSI New Hamshire are just a few of the events to be found in the October “Spooktacular” events guide and game card, compiled by the Greater Meredith Program. The Spooktacular Guide, listing all the local events along with a scarecrow contest, can be picked up at many participating local businesses, including Cackleberries Garden & Gift Shop, DAK Financial Group, Forest View Manor, Hermit Woods Winery, Meredith Library, Moulton Farm, Verani Realty, Meredith Bay Furniture Store, Annalee Gift Shop, Circle Dental, and the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Each of these businesses is offering one or more special events to celebrate the big collaboration.  Continue reading

Lakes Region Wineries to Hold Fifth Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend

barrel_tasting-2014034-1024x679Get ready for a weekend of celebrating great local wine! In the tradition of many California vineyards, four wineries in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire have joined forces and are planning to open house for two days of touring and tasting for their annual Barrel Tasting Weekend. Continue reading