Category Archives: North Conway NH

NHWP’s Three Minute Fiction Slam! – February 28th

NORTH CONWAY NH – A fast paced literary competition that challenges writers to perform original pieces of fiction in three minutes or less in front of a panel of judges. This year’s regional winners will gather for a final showdown at the NH Institute of Art on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

White Birch Books is co-sponsoring this event with the Jackson Women Writers. For more information about this event contact Anne Barber at [email protected].

NHWP’s Three Minute Fiction Slam!

Lisa Gardner International Book Launch Party @ Horsefeathers

RIGHT BEHIND YOUNORTH CONWAY NH – It’s that time of year again, when we look forward to a new thriller by award-winning author, and Valley resident, Lisa Gardner.

Monday, January 30 at 7pm
Horsefeathers Restaurant in North Conway Village

RIGHT BEHIND YOU is the new book and it comes out on Tuesday, January 31. The first place to see Lisa and get your signed copy is the night before at the White Birch Books International Book Launch Party, hosted by Horsefeathers Restaurant, right in the center of North Conway Village.
The book launch party is a truly collaborative event. Horsefeathers, a North Conway village landmark, will be offering their regular menu for those who want to make a night of it. The bookstore will be there with all of Gardner’s books.

“We have always enjoyed teaming up with Horsefeathers for this event,” said Laura Cummings, owner of White Birch Books. “They are great hosts and this has become quite the regular annual outing!”

Lisa GardnerRIGHT BEHIND YOU. Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash’s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: They are all experts on monsters.

Lisa Gardner is the Valley’s own New York Times bestselling author and has written 17 previous thrillers. She lives with her family in Jackson where she is always at work on the next book, or involved with various community projects.

46th Annual Eastern Slope Ski Club Ski Sale Nov. 11th & 12th

eastern slope ski clubNORTH CONWAY NH – The Eastern Slope Ski Club (ESSC) will be hosting its 46th annual gear sale at the (NEW) North Conway Community Center.

Wednesday, November 9th (6pm – 8pm) DROP OFF
Thursday, November 10th (6pm – 8pm) DROP OFF
Friday, November 11th (3pm-8pm) SKI SALE
Saturday, November 12th (9am-12pm) SKI SALE
Saturday, November 12th (4pm – 6pm) PICK-UP

At this sale you will find everything from new to used ski and snowboard equipment, boots, poles, helmets, goggles, socks, winter coats and more! A portion of all sales go to benefit the Eastern Slope Ski Club Junior Program, helping to make skiing and riding affordable and fun for our youth!

Looking to sell the gear in your house? Read below.

Plan on dropping off your clean and ‘modern’ Alpine, Cross Country and Snowboard gear you’d like to sell at the North Conway Community Center on the evenings of Wednesday, November 9th and Thursday, November 10th between 6pm-8pm. Each item requires a tag ($1 each), which will be available for purchase when you are dropping items off. Or, you can save time and buy them at Bob and Terry’s Sports Outlet in North Conway.

All unsold items (and proceeds from your sales) MUST be picked up at the Community Center on Saturday, November 12th between 4pm-6pm. PICK-UP IS ON A NEW DAY AND TIME, please take note. Anything NOT picked up will be considered a donation, and all proceeds from the sale will benefit the ESSC.

Author Afternoon with Pat Altomare, author of Not Just A Recipe – October 22nd

Not Just A RecipeNORTH CONWAY NH – Pat will be at White Birch Books talking about her new cookbook, Not Just A Recipe and bringing along what is sure to be some delicious fall goodies for all to enjoy!

In Not Just a Recipe,  Pat Altomare not only shares traditional recipes from her family as well as other home cooks from around the world, but also provides proven kitchen tips and homemade gift ideas, recipe reviews and comments, and food memories. Featured recipes include cinnamon roll-ups that utilize leftover pie dough, pulled pork sliders, buttermilk fried chicken, Columbian ajiaco, Texas caviar, fried green tomato BLT sandwiches, Australian lamingtons, and snickers candy. Included is advice on how to make rubs, spices, and marinades, grow fresh herbs, and create an annual “to do” list for the kitchen.

Not Just a Recipe shares entertaining stories, proven recipes, and time-tested wisdom sure to please home cooks passionate about creating memories and delicious meals in their own kitchens.

Pat Jackman Altomare was a newspaper food columnist from 2003 to 2014. In her columns, she shared many recipes from her vast inherited collection. Pat is a past member of the Association of Food Journalists and currently resides in Douglas, Massachusetts. Not Just a Recipe is her first book.

White Birch Books
2568 White Mountain Highway (Rt. 16)
North Conway, NH. 03860
603 356 3200

Return of the Pumpkin People

Return of the Pumpkin PeopleJACKSON NH – We are celebrating our 32nd year of the “Return of the Pumpkin People”… due to the success of having the Conway’s involved during our 25th Anniversary celebration they will be joining in again this year. This event runs from October 1st through the 31st, 2016. We are extending the dates at the request of so many of our visitors and members. In order to be able to offer this amazing event for such a long period of time we have to make some minor exceptions to the rules of play. Therefore, live pumpkins will only be necessary for the first 14 days. Once the live pumpkins are in need of replacement participants may use artificial replacements. We ask that everyone understands once we have passed October 20 we can not guarantee that all displays will still be standing and or in great condition. Weather is always a factor.
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2016 MUD BOWL – SEPT. 9-11, 2016

2016 MUD BOWLMud Bowl, the championships of mud football, will celebrate a theme of “Animation! It All Started with Mud”as part of Mud Bowl Weekend, Sept. 9 through 11.

The theme will be used by participants in the team and the open class for the 34th  Tournament of Mud Parade, set for North Conway Village’s Main Street Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. Look for teams to play with such themes as “Mud Minions,” “Frozen Mud,” “The Lion (Mud) King,” “Muddy Toy Story,” ,”Muddy Monsters, Inc.,” “Mud Duck Tales” and “A Muddy Tribute to Walt Disney.”

Sponsored by Amoskeag Beverages of Bow, overall sponsors of Mud Bowl, the parade also features an open class.

Games in the double-elimination tourney are played at Steve Eastman Memorial Field at Hog Coliseum  Friday through Sunday, with the finals on Sunday. Cheerleaders, kids activities and food are featured.

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2016 Atticus M. Finch Memorial Walk for the Animals and Bark in the Park Pet Expo – Saturday, September 24th in Schouler Park

2016 Atticus M. Finch Memorial Walk for the Animals and Bark in the Park Pet Expo NORTH CONWAY NH – Mark your calendars!  Our 19th Annual Atticus M. Finch Memorial Walk for the Animals and Bark in the Park is Saturday, September 24 in Schouler Park this year!

Come join jus for a fun-filled family day for dogs and people who love them while raising funds for homeless animals.  You can raise money as team member or individually with a dog or in honor or memory of a dog.

To participate, just go to www.conwayshelter.org and set up your personal Firstgiving page.  Then spread the word by sending the link to all your friends near and far to support you.  Or, you can also register by picking up a brochure for the event at many local businesses including Four Your Paws Only and at the Conway Area Humane Society, or give us a call at (603) 447-5605 and we will mail you one.

There will be prizes for the top fundraisers.  All registered walkers will receive a t-shirt.  Registration will take place on Friday, September 23 from 5-7 p.m. at Four Your Paws Only and on the morning of the Walk for the Animals in Schouler Park in North Conway beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The Walk begins with a Blessing of the Animals and participants will set out for Whitaker Woods at 10:00 a.m.  An awards ceremony will follow the walk and then the Pet Expo begins with vendors, demonstrations, contests and a dog show.

Please support the Conway Area Humane Society by participating in this great event.  For more information on being a vendor, sponsor or participant, please call 603-447-5605 or e-mail [email protected]

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7th Annual Putt for Pets Golf Event – August 28

NORTH CONWAY NH – Conway Area Humane Society invites you to join us on Sunday, August 28th 2016 for a great day of golf! This year’s outing will be held at North Conway Country Club.

Putt For Pets Golf Day$85 per player – includes 18 holes of golf, shared cart appetizers on and off the course, and dinner in the Ledgeview Grille overlooking the course. All proceeds to benefit Conway Area Humane Society. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as prizes!

The Putts for Pets Golf Day is an important event that raises critical dollars to fund the programs and services of the Conway Area Humane Society. These programs and services include the Adoption Program, Adoption Services, Education Programs, The Lifelong Friends Program, The Emergency Medical Care Program, The Guardian Program and of course the sheltering and re homing of cats and dogs.

We hope you will join us for a great day of golf knowing your participation is extremely appreciated by the thousands of pet owners and animals who benefit from having Conway Area Humane Society a part of the community!

We look forward to seeing you out on the course!

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Please call Christy Mackie at 447-5605 with questions about playing in or sponsoring this fun event!

Pops Concert & Fireworks August 11th – Swingin’ Down Memory Lane

arts jubilee nhNORTH CONWAY NH  – Make your plans now to attend Arts Jubilee’s high energy, world-class concerts presenting a wide range of summer entertainment on Thursday nights from July 14– August 11.

Concerts are presented outdoors in nature’s beautiful setting with mountain views at the base of Cranmore Mountain. Aug 11:“Swingin’ Down Memory Lane” Pops Concert & Fireworks  Opener: Dennis & Davey

Swing lives! No matter if you’re young or young at heart, everyone will agree that Swing is back in fashion again. We’re putting a new twist on our 34-year traditional pops concert with Maine’s premier Portland Jazz Orchestra performing a night of old favorites that will appeal to all generations! Completing Arts Jubilee’s summer season, this grand finale will offer the top instrumental and vocal hits of the Swing Era – – followed by Fireworks. Bring your own seating.

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Remembering Simon & Garfunkel Concert at Cranmore – Arts Jubilee – July 21st

Remembering Simon & Garfunkel ConcertNORTH CONWAY, NH – Old Friends is a stunning recreation of Simon & Garfunkel’s 1981 Concert in Central Park. Old Friends is a stunning recreation of Simon & Garfunkel’s 1981 Concert in Central Park. Complete with a full 8 piece backup band, Nick and Jason’s warm blending harmonies and crisp guitar work recreate the sound, look and feel of this legendary duo in their most famous performance ever.

The memories begin Thursday evening, July 21st at 7:00 PM at Mount Cranmore.

A ‘warm up’ performance by high school students from Mountain Top Music Center’s Summer Music Jam Band Intensive Camp and Vocal Intensive Camp begins at 6 PM.

Arts Jubilee