Serenity Season Weddings at the Lake

View More: http://hinkleyphoto.pass.us/michellechurchlandingFinding your soul mate, your perfect partner, the One, is a cause for celebration. Deciding to make it official calls for a very special celebration indeed—this is one of the biggest days of your life! A wedding at Lake Winnipesaukee is a most beautiful choice any time of year. As you look across the serene waters out to the picturesque mountain views, you realize that you are in the midst of perfection. And at this time of year, during the Serenity Season at Mill Falls at the Lake, your wedding can be even more special. 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

Lakes Region Artist to be Featured on New Hampshire Chronicle

Railing by David H. Little of Winnipesaukee Forge

Railing by David H. Little of Winnipesaukee Forge

Artist-blacksmith David Little of Meredith, NH and his Winnipesaukee Forge crew will appear on New Hampshire Chronicle this coming Wednesday to give the public a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of forging metals into beautiful works of art. The show will air on WMUR Channel 9 on March 4th at 7pm, and can also be seen online at New Hampshire Chronicle’s website after March 8th. 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

The 36th Annual Great Rotary Fishing Derby Coming to Meredith!

Fishing Derby landscapeNext weekend, the frozen surface of Meredith Bay will be transformed from a pond hockey tournament site into a village of ice-fishing bob houses as folks gather from all over the country to participate in one of the Lakes Region’s biggest winter events: The Great Rotary Fishing Derby. The Derby has been drawing crowds to Lake Winnipesaukee for 36 years, with many hoping to snag the heaviest eligible fish for a chance to win the grand prize. Continue reading

Meredith to Host the 6th Annual New England Pond Hockey Classic

pond hockey landscapeIt’s been very cold this winter, and that’s good news for some folks, for low temperatures mean frozen lakes and ponds, and where there is ice, there will be hockey! Right now in Meredith, NH, crews from the New England Pond Hockey Classic are preparing rinks on the solid surface of Lake Winnipesaukee in anticipation of next weekend’s annual tournament! Continue reading

Winter Adventures for 2015 at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe-without-reflection-300x225For those who don’t migrate to warmer climates, the best way to enjoy winter is to get outside and play in the snow! In addition to skiing, skating, and snowmobiling, New Hampshire has wonderful opportunities for some quieter activities that don’t require much money or special equipment, but still get the heart pumping and the spirit soaring. Here in the Lakes Region, Prescott Farm has some great winter programs lined upContinue reading

King Pine Hosting Ski-A-Thon for Sammy this Weekend

king pine skiingWe have snow in New Hampshire! And along with snow comes classic winter activities, including skiing at some wonderful resorts in the Lakes Region. This weekend, King Pine Ski Area is taking it to the next level with a fundraising ski challenge for a great cause.

Starting tonight, January 9th at 9pm and going through Saturday the 10th, King Pine Ski Area at Purity Spring Resort in East Madison is sponsoring the second Cynthia’s Challenge 24-Hour Ski-A-Thon. The Ski-A-Thon will benefit one of King Pine’s own, Sammy Gillard, a little girl with Rett Syndrome. The event’s goal is to raise $45,000 to fund a wheelchair-accessible vehicle for Sammy. With this vehicle, Sammy’s family will be able to continue to travel with her and provide a much happier and fuller life. Continue reading