Memorial Day Weekend 2015 in the Lakes Region

http://millfallsmarketplace.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/MS-Mount-Washington-at-Church-LandingThe trees and lawns are finally green and lush, and the scent of lilacs is in the air! After this weekend, the danger of frost in New Hampshire will be past us. Summer is almost here! The change in weather coincides with a day set aside to honor our fallen heroes, and to mark the occasion, the Lakes Region will be alive with events and celebrations you wont want to miss… Continue reading

Come to the Meredith Area’s 20th Annual Community Yard Sale This Weekend!

yard sale(4)For treasure seekers of all kinds, the Lakes Region will be the place to be tomorrow. The communities of Meredith Village and Center Harbor are coming together to hold their Annual Community Yard Sale, and antique enthusiasts, collectors, and bargain hunters from all over New England will be buzzing around the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee. Continue reading

Castle in the Clouds Opening this Weekend for 101st Year

Castle in the CloudsLocals and visitors to the Lakes Region of NH have long enjoyed an amazing treasure that sits high atop the Ossipee Mountain Range in Moultonborough. “Castle in the Clouds” overlooks Lake Winnipesaukee and features breathtaking views, stunning architecture, enchanting artwork, beautiful gardens, and unspoiled natural terrain. The estate has been open to the public during the spring, summer, and fall seasons each year since 1959, and this weekend the Castle is holding its annual opening day and Moultonborough Appreciation Day for its 101st year! 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

Party Like Gatsby at the Lake Next Weekend!

Great Gatsby PartyJay Gatsby, the fictional character from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, threw extravagant parties that drew hundreds of people to his waterside mansion on Long Island in the 1920s. In the spirit of those decadent times, Preferred Vacation Rentals is throwing a party at Lake Winnipesaukee to raise funds to help promote the Lakes Region, a beautiful place for a party any time of year!

The Great Gatsby Party at the Lake, presented by Preferred Vacation Rentals, will take place next Friday, April 10th, from 6:30 to 11 pm at Church Landing at Mill Falls in Meredith. This annual event, complete with speakeasy, live jazz, and flappers, is sure to bring guests back to the Roaring Twenties. Continue reading

Giuseppe’s Pizzeria to Host 21st Annual JTG Music Extravaganza

Giuseppe's guitarSince 1989, Giuseppe’s Show Time Pizzeria in Meredith, NH has been serving up great live music with its award-winning cuisine and festive charm. The restaurant is tucked away in the Mill Falls Marketplace and features well-known local and regional musicians seven nights a week. Once a year, this popular ristoranté throws a music extravaganza fundraiser that brings folks from all over New England to benefit local music students in their educational pursuits. Continue reading

March is Maple Sugar Month!

Boiling sap at Prescott Farm

Boiling sap at Prescott Farm

Although we are now buried in snow and have endured a long, cold winter, the seasons are definitely beginning to change and sap is rising in maple trees across New Hampshire. Maple sugar producers are now tapping these rich sources in preparation for the big harvest that marks the start of spring! Continue reading

February Vacation Adventures in the Lakes Region

Visitors might see a mountain lion at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center!

Visitors might see a mountain lion at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center!

Forget about cabin fever—with so many wonderful programs lined up for February vacation week, there’s no reason to feel cooped up this winter. Kids from Maine and Massachusetts are on vacation this week, and next week will be New Hampshire’s turn. To mark the occasion, several local organizations have some great activities lined up that the whole family can enjoy together. Whether you like sporty activities, quiet outdoor adventures, or creative indoor pursuits, there is something for everyone going on in the Lakes Region! Continue reading

Flying Monkey Rolls out Red Carpet for Oscar Night

137982_0963The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center in Plymouth, NH is getting ready for the most glamorous party of the season. Next weekend they will be rolling out the red carpet to help celebrate and join in on Hollywood’s biggest night — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars! Continue reading

Winter Festivals Throughout the Lakes Region

Harvesting ice at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm

Harvesting ice at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm

We’ve got lots of fresh snow and it’s time to get out and play! In celebration of winter in New England and its many fun traditions, a few local organizations are hosting some great festivals, and everyone is invited—so bundle up and head to the Lakes Region this weekend and next! Continue reading