Weekend Lake Cruises at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

LoonsThere is nothing like the call of a loon on a quiet NH lake in the summertime. It can bring a feeling of peace and stillness in the evening when all the busyness of the day is just a memory, along with a sense of wonder about these elusive and beautiful birds. To help others learn more about loons and other wildlife in the Lakes Region, and perhaps get to see some of these neighbors up close, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is offering special educational lake cruises throughout the summer. Continue reading

Last Call for Great Snowshoeing and Nordic Skiing in the Lakes Region!

Snowshoeing at Prescott Farm

Snowshoeing at Prescott Farm

After a very snowy February and a fresh dusting this week, conditions are perfect for winter sports all across New England. In addition to Alpine skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, sledding, and tubing, the Lakes Region of New Hampshire has some great spots for the quieter pursuits of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Just off the beaten path, these trails offer a great way to get some exercise while enjoying spectacular views of pristine lakes and forests! Continue reading

Bearcamp Valley Garden Club’s 2013 Home and Gardens Tour

Raffle tickets for this beautiful hooked rug by Laura Hubbard will be available on the Garden Tour.

Raffle tickets for this beautiful hooked rug by Laura Hubbard will be available on the Garden Tour.

The seeds of the Bearcamp Valley Garden Club were planted 75 years ago, and the roots of the organization have been growing strong since then as members have contributed countless hours as volunteers dedicated to community beautification and the wise use of natural resources. This summer, the Garden Club is offering an opportunity for guests to see some of the beauty that’s been blossoming in little pockets around the Lakes Region, with a tour of some unique gardens.

The Bearcamp Valley Garden Club 2013 Hidden Gardens Tour takes place on Saturday June 29th from 11 am – 4 pm (rain date July 1). Visitors will walk through a hidden garden on Lake Winnipesauke and two secret gardens on Squam Lake. One of the locations will offer both a garden and home tour. Here are the participating gardens and a taste of what guests will see and do… Continue reading

Red Rivers Theatre Rolls out Red Carpet for Oscar Night

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Don’t have a ticket to Hollywood’s 84th Academy Awards®? No worries. You can still walk the red carpet and attend the special event right here in New Hampshire!

This Sunday, Feb. 26, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight, Red River Theatres in Concord, NH is celebrating the Oscars® by rolling out the red carpet, where movie lovers are invited to dress in their most stunning attire and make a grand entrance under the spotlights. Once in the theater, guests will enjoy food, music, and dancing, followed by an 8 p.m. telecast of the Academy Awards ceremony on all three of the theater’s screens. During commercial breaks, event-goers can play Oscar Bingo while enjoying coffee and dessert. Continue reading