Labor Day Weekend 2015 in the Lakes Region

cruiseAre you planning some rest, relaxation, and recreation in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire next weekend for the holiday? In addition to the abundance of summertime activities that are still going strong, there are several special events happening to celebrate Labor Day and cap off the season as we shift into fall… Continue reading

Celebrating the Blue Moon Tonight!

blue moonWhen a full moon appears twice in one calendar month, the second one is called a “blue moon.” It’s a rare occasion, and that’s why some things happen only “once in a blue moon.” Tonight is one of those rare occurrences, as a bright blue moon will be shining over the Lakes Region, and there are a couple of unique events happening to mark the occasion… Continue reading

Professional Musicals are in Full Swing at Interlakes Summer Theatre!

Mikey LoBalsalmo and Ashley Landroche Whalley rehearse the tango for The Addams Family, opening July 14 at Interlakes Summer Theatre.

Mikey LoBalsalmo and Ashley Landroche Whalley rehearse the tango for The Addams Family, opening July 14 at Interlakes Summer Theatre.

Professional theater is a summer tradition throughout New England as actors and directors come to the area from the big cities for the changing seasons. Musicals are a big part of the summer theater lineup in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, and one local venue specializes in the genre. This summer, Interlakes Summer Theatre has a fabulous season underway, with rave reviews from locals and visitors alike! Continue reading

2nd Annual Antique & Classic Automobile Show at Castle in the Clouds

Classic CarWhat better way to see stunning examples of antique and classic automobiles than at a classic country estate with stunning views of its own? This weekend, you can do just that in the Lakes Region, as Castle in the Clouds hosts a gathering of automobiles from the past in a setting that will truly take you back in time. Continue reading

Summer Events to Celebrate the Loon in New Hampshire

LoonWithChickThere is nothing like the haunting call of a loon on a quiet night—it is an unmistakable, soothing sound of summer in the Lakes Region. Here in New Hampshire, loons are treasured as an integral part of lake life, and folks all around the state are working together to monitor, protect, and celebrate this beautiful and endangered animal. Continue reading

Winnipesaukee Playhouse Set for an Outstanding Summer Season

Winni_Night_RenderingsmThe Winnipesaukee Playhouse is gearing up for an amazing third season at its visionary campus in Meredith, NH, where the well-respected non-profit organization plans to offer its professional summer lineup, as well as educational programs, youth camps, and community productions for Lakes Region locals and visitors alike! 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

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

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