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

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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A Few Special Ways to ‘Leaf Peep’ in New Hampshire

Fall Foliage Special Train, Winnipesaukee Railroad

Fall Foliage Special Train, Winnipesaukee Railroad

Autumn has officially arrived, and nature is certainly showing proof of that! The air is crisp, and the warm sun is shining on the bright colors of early fall. Some of the leaves are beginning to turn red, orange, and yellow as the foliage season gets underway in New Hampshire, especially in the northern regions. The Granite State has some great ways to see how the colors are progressing—time to plan your autumn getaway to catch those colors at their brilliant peak! Continue reading

Altrusa of Meredith to Host First “Upscale Resale” Event

Upscale ResaleAttention Ladies: what could be better than a girls’ night out that includes fine wine, delicious food, fabulous views, and bargain shopping? Next Thursday, you can enjoy all this while also supporting a great cause, as one of our local non-profit organizations will be throwing a party unlike any other—its first ever Upscale Resale event overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee! Continue reading

“About Face” and “Back to Spa Month” at Cascade Spa

AboutFace_Mailer_PRINTSummer is moving into fall and the kids are back to school. September is the time for everyone to enjoy a fresh start! A little TLC goes a long way, and some pampering helps busy grown-ups acclimate to the new season after a lively summer. To facilitate this change of pace, the specialists at Cascade Spa at Mill Falls are kicking off fall with some fun events and amazing treatments to “relax, renew, and rejuvenate.”

About Face with Cascade Spa and BABOR – Tuesday, September 22nd, 4 – 7pm – Join the Cascade Spa Team and the professionals of BABOR for an intimate evening in Cascade Spa. Guests will enjoy a complimentary skin analysis, the launch of new BABOR make-up, complimentary BABOR make-up color matching, and an introduction to the Spa’s new Sea Creation Facial. The Sea Creation facial is a combination of specially selected active ingredients from the depths of the ocean. This exclusive treatment lends skin an incomparably smooth, firm, and youthful appearance. At the same time, the treatment bestows a sense of inner balance while activating the body’s energy systems for radiant beauty. Continue reading

Summer Camps are a Lakes Region Tradition

Camp Menotomy, Meredith, NH

Camp Menotomy, Meredith, NH

Summer camps in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire have a long and proud history. This is where the modern model for summer camps was born and nurtured! The tradition of summer camps continues today, and is going strong. Folks from around the world bring their kids here just for the experience, as nothing compares to summer in New Hampshire, and the quality of educational summer camps here is top notch. Continue reading

EKAL Lake Activity Center Crew is at Your Service!

EKALIt’s mid-summer, and the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is hopping with people taking advantage of all this region has to offer, especially the water! From swimming and paddling, to sailing, speed boating, and cruising, there is something for everyone here. Some of the best ways to explore the lakes are those that keep you close to the water, and the folks at EKAL Activity Center are ready to help you get out and enjoy it to the fullest! Continue reading

The Lakes Region Eagerly Awaits “Ice-Out”

Meredith Bay on Thursday, April 16

Meredith Bay on Thursday, April 16

This winter has been an unusually long one, and folks everywhere are itching with Spring Fever. There are various dates, such as Vernal Equinox, Red Sox Opening Day, or the Boston Marathon, that mark the start of spring for some people, but here in New Hampshire, it’s Lake Winnipesaukee that determines the season, and residents in the Lakes Region are now placing bets on when “Ice-Out” will unofficially start spring here. Continue reading