Category Archives: Jackson NH

Cold River Mini Concert Series Featuring Acoustic Nuisance – December 15

Acoustic NuisanceJACKSON, NH – A night with Acoustic Nuisance is a unique trip through the musical minds of it’s main protagonists: multi-instrumentalist Scots born Davey Armstrong……. fellow Scot and guitar/guitar-synth Folk-Rocker Simon Crawford…. and acoustic guitar and bouzouki playing London-Irishman Kevin Dolan..all ably accented by Becky Armstrong’s fine vocals, for an entertaining blend of acoustic/electric virtuosity and vocal harmony…

Humour is ever present, as is audience participation, and alongside a varied menu of Celtic and Americana, plus their own original tunes and songs, you are likely to be confronted by guitar, tin-whistles, Irish and Scottish Pipes, bouzouki, banjo, harmonica, bass-pedals and synths – and that’s just from Davey(!) …often while singing and playing 2 or 3 at the same time…

Hailing from the British Isles but living right here in the Mount Washington Valley, the band is looking forward to another fun night in the Cold River Radio Show Mini-Series and hoping old friends (and new!) will join them at this pre-Christmas event. Come on out!

Jonathan Sarty opens the show at 7pm

$5 ticket per person

Dinner Reservations are Required for Guaranteed Seating 603 383-6502
Tickets may also be available at the door but these shows often sell out
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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Jackson NH

JACKSON NH – Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
The entire Jackson Community invites you to come and see the first lighting of our all new and glimmering Christmas Holiday Tree. Jackson Christmas Tree Lighting CeremonyVillage boasts one of the most beautiful evergreen trees you will see and this year the tree was very much a focal point of our Jackson Village Christmas Holiday/Winter Beautification Project. The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce along with a committee of local businesses, residents and the Selectmen set out to enhance all the village winter decorations… and we want to show it off to you. You are personally invited to attend…

The gathering for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Sunday evening November 25th, at 4:00 PM. The first 20 people to arrive will receive a candy cane and their choice of a Christmas Holiday hat. The Da Capo Singers will delight us with Christmas Caroling. Santa will do the honors of lighting the tree at exactly 4:30 PM.

Immediately following the Tree Lighting Ceremony Christmas Farm Inn & Spa has invited everyone back to their “Open House”; celebrate the beginning of the festive season with your friends and neighbors by the roaring fire in the historic Barn. Enjoy hot chocolate and home-made cookies by the Christmas Tree. Santa will be making an appearance.

Location: Jackson Village
Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018
Time: 4:30pm

Wildcat Tavern – Countdown to New Years Gift Card Sale

Kearsarge Inn - Countdown to New Years Gift Card SaleJACKSON NH – We kick-off our annual Countdown to New Years Gift Certificate Sale on Friday November 23rd through New Year’s Day. Gift Certificates can be purchased online here or at the restaurant.

Gift Certificates are valid for hotel and dining. For more information call 603-356-8700

See the table below for dates and discounts!

November 23 – 29 25% OFF
November 30 – December 6 20% OFF
December 7 – 13 15% OFF
December 14 – 20 10% OFF
December 21 – 31 5% OFF

Mallett Brothers Band at The Wildcat Tavern – October 27th

JACKSON NH – The Mallett Brothers Band’s busy tour schedule over the past seven years has helped them to build a dedicated fan base across the U.S. and beyond while still calling the state of Maine their home.

The Mallett Brothers BandWith a style that can ranges from alt-country to Americana, country, jam and roots rock, theirs is a musical melting pot that’s influenced equally by the singer/songwriter tradition as by harder rock, classic country and psychedelic sounds. Texas Hill Country Explore Magazine calls them “New England’s wildly eclectic crew of genre rebels.” Bill Copeland Music News says “Combining their authentic roots rock sound with a reflective lyrical style that perceives stories on the level of epic myth, it’s like William Faulkner has been resurrected with an electric guitar in hand.”

Jonathan Sarty opens the show at 7pm

Dinner Reservations are Required for Guaranteed Seating 603 383-6502
Tickets may also be available at the door but these shows often sell out
Wildcat Tavern Event Page

Musical Style: (Alternative Rock/Country)

$15 ticket per person

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Return of the Pumpkin People

pumpkin peopleJACKSON NH – Celebrating our 34th year of hosting one of New Hampshire’s premiere fall events… the Return of the Pumpkin People. Take this self-guided tour of more than 80 different locations hosting Pumpkin People displays. This is an event will amaze even the toughest of critics. You will see Pumpkin People doing all kinds of things from flying across yards to deep sea diving. Our members’ talent out does itself year after year. Peruse the photos of last year’s event participants and see for yourself.

Maps and People Choice Award Ballots will be available by September 1st, 2018. You can request them by calling the office at 603-383-9356, sending an email to [email protected] or picking one up at any of the participating businesses located throughout the Conway and Jackson Area of New Hampshire.

 

Covered Bridge Dance in Jackson, NH – August 4th

Covered Bridge Dance in Jackson, NH - August 4thJACKSON NH – Dance the night away under the stars and the Jackson Covered Bridge on Saturday August 05, 2017 starting at 7:30 PM. Featuring… Jon Sarty and the White Mountain Boys. As with all talented musicians they will have their own following as well as everyone who has been to the Covered Bridge Dance in the past, therefore we recommend you come early and pick your spot. There are a number of tables and chairs provided but they go fast. Bring your own chairs, blankets, friends, family and, of course Dancing Shoes. The Jackson Community comes together for this Old Fashioned block party once a year and you are invited.

It isn’t often you see any of New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges closed to vehicles… but on this very special night the Jackson Covered Bridge will be closed from 5 PM until midnight for this great event. You know an event is worth the trip when it stops traffic… signs will be posted and our very own Jackson Police crew will be on hand to redirect traffic as needed. If you are visiting a local business located in the loop merely continue north on route 16 and take the first right after the Covered Bridge to get into Jackson Village. Please note… all Jackson Village businesses normally opened at night will most certainly remain opened during this event. So please… mark your calendars and join us for a night of Dancing under the Stars and the Jackson Covered Bridge.

Parking for this event will be marked. The entrance fee to the Covered Bridge Dance is FREE thanks to our major sponsors: Whitney’s Inn at Jackson, Inn at Jackson, Flossie’s General Store, Homer’s Appliance and the Inn at Ellis River. Donations are always welcome.

Be sure to come hungry and enjoy a wonderfully delicious menu prepared by Apple Buns!

As this event is weather dependent please check back for a rain date.

 

Location: Covered Bridge Jackson New Hampshire
Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 11pm

Art in Bloom: A Walking Tour in Jackson Village – July 7th

Art in Bloom: A Walking Tour in Jackson Village - July 7thJACKSON NH – Creativity of members of the Mountain Garden Club is the outstanding feature of this tour! Club members find a piece of art to interpret through flowers, and set up their exhibits at one of many locations within walking distances in Jackson Village (parking is available at all locations). This is a free event, the Mountain Garden Club’s Gift to the Valley.

The event begins at 10 AM; find a map at the Jackson Public Library, the Jackson Historical Society, or the Whitney Community Center. Refreshments will be available from 11 till 3 at the Whitney. Also at the Whitney, will be a demonstration of floral interpretation of art at 11:30 AM.

603-264-9068

Wildquack Duck Race & Music Festival – May 27th

JACKSON NH – Presenting our ALL NEW… Wildquack Duck Race & Music Festival. As if the Duck Races, Food Vendors, Kids Games, Traveling Train Rides, Face Painting, Parade Watching and more was not enough… we have gone ahead and made it even more enticing to come to this event. How about this for an incredible musical experience: First up… Jon Sarty and the White Mountain Boys starting at 10 AM, finishing up around Noon, then we’ll introduce FourFeetTwoShoes with Dennis & Davey. That’s right… our very own Home Town favorite entertainers. You won’t want to miss this new and exciting event… bring your dancing shoes, blankets, chairs and prepare for a fun filled sensational day in the park.

Duck Race time for Big Ducks is still 1:45 PM and then the Regular and Olympic Ducks go down the river promptly at 2 PM. Rob and Andrew Clark will be back as our infamous MC’s. Duck Tickets are on sale under our tickets/gifts page on this website. Hope to see you there.

Location: Jackson Village Park
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: 9:00am

Science, Rock Climbing, and Conservation – April 13, 7 pm

Majka Burhardt JACKSON NH – What happens when a team of rock climbers, biologists, and conservationists sets off on an unconventional expedition into one of the world’s least explored and most threatened habitats— Mount Namuli, Mozambique?

Author, professional climber and social entrepreneur Majka Burhardt shares a story how an unlikely collaboration created a grassroots conservation model for mountain communities in Africa and beyond.

Majka Burhardt is the founder and executive director of Legado, where she works to protect the world’s most threatened mountain ecosystems by empowering the people who call them home. She is also a Jackson resident.

At The Whitney Center , Jackson, NH

This program is free and open to the public.

Ski, Shoe & Fatbike To The Clouds – March 4th

PINKHAM NOTCH, NH – Now in our 22nd year, this challenging event takes place at Great Glen Trails and the snow covered Mt. Washington Auto Road. Long referred to as “North America’s Toughest 10K”, the Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Clouds course has an average grade of 12% over the last 6K as you climb the final 2,200 vertical feet. While there will be competitors who are seeking to make or break a record, for others it is the ultimate way to personally test themselves in one of nature’s most spectacular environments.

After covering 4k on the Nordic system, racers will have the Mt. Washington Auto Road to themselves as remarkable views of the Presidential Range and beyond reveal themselves. On race day, there will be a mass start of cross country skiers at 10 am, followed by the snowshoe start at 10:05 am and Fatbikers at 10:10 am. Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Clouds is considered a true freestyle event, there will not be separate classes for classic and skate skiing. This is NOT an event for inexperienced fatbikers, skiers or snowshoers!