Journey to the North PoleNORTH CONWAY NH  – Join us on the family adventure of a lifetime aboard the magical Journey to the North Pole™! The Journey to the North Pole™ offers a truly unique experience that only happens here in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, with adventures departing from North Conway and Lincoln, NH during the holiday season in November and December each year.

A two-hour adventure, The Journey to the North Pole™ takes you on a magical trip to see Santa in his workshop at the North Pole!

You and your family will board the Journey to the North Pole™ train and be served delicious hot chocolate by our magical chefs, along with some of Santa’s favorite treats! Once arriving at the North Pole you’ll be escorted by elves (Santa’s helpers) outside and up to the North Pole Theater having the opportunity to leave your Santa letters at the Post Office, as well as visit with some toyshop elves along the way. The classic “The Night Before Christmas” poem by Clement Clarke Moore is dramatically read along with a visit from Santa himself, truly a magical event for all ages! Each child will receive a special gift on the return trip back to New Hampshire.

For more information about this event, tickets and lodging packages, please visit journeytothenorthpole.org.

Net proceeds from the Journey to the North Pole Event fund Literacy Programs of The Believe in Books Literacy Foundation, a Charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

eastern slope ski clubNORTH CONWAY NH – 47th Annual Eastern Slope Ski Club Ski Sale set for Nov. 10th & 11th. The Eastern Slope Ski Club (ESSC) will be hosting its 47th annual gear sale at the (NEW) North Conway Community Center on Friday, November 10th (3pm-8pm) and Saturday, November 11th (9am-12pm).

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 8th and Thursday, November 9th 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 soon 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 11th 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.

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Mount Washington ObservatoryPINKHAM NOTCH, NH – As the largest annual fundraiser of the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory, we invite you to participate and to Seek YOUR Peak… While many hikers will choose the challenge of summiting Mount Washington, others will opt for alternative mountain treks, a short “nature hike” or even participate as a “virtual hiker.”

See website for details www.mountwashington.org/seek-the-peak

NORTH CONWAY, NH – Make plans to join us for the Mt. Washington Valley 2017 Golf Tournament Tuesday, July 25 at the North Conway Country Club.
This tournament is always a fun and exciting day of golf so don’t miss it.

GOLF TOURNAMENT ONLINE REGISTRATION
GOLF TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION
GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Registration: 7:45 to 8:50 am   |   Announcements: 8:50 am
Shotgun Tee Off: 9:00 am (Play time of 5 hours)
Barbecue Lunch: 2:00 pm   |   Tournament Awards: 2:45 pm

NORTH CONWAY NH – Summertime treats for the family. FREE from 11 am to 4 pm

5th Annual Strawberry Festival Strawberry Smoothies, Strawberry Shortcake,
Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate, Hotdogs and Chips.
Music, Games, Strolling Magician,
Display of Antique Cars/Wagons and more.

Raffle, local crafters and a White Elephant Table.
All proceeds will benefit the community programs of Vaughan Services including the Food Pantry and affordable daycare.
Bring the family to this uniquely Americana Festival!

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 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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Seek the Peak PINKHAM NOTCH NH – We invite you to Seek YOUR Peak in 2016 … While many hikers will choose the challenge of summiting Mount Washington, others will opt for alternative mountain treks, or may even prefer a short “nature hike.” Some may just want to support the Observatory as “virtual hikers,” or simply join for the weekend festivities.

Registrants are asked to raise a minimum of $200 as part of their participation; in turn they are awarded with fabulous prizes and more! Be one of the first 500 to raise $200 and earn a Seek the Peak Eastern Mountain Sports backpack and exclusive Techwick Seek the Peak T-shirt.

Follow these links for additional information about the event schedule, prizes, and more!

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Jen's Friends Annual Golf Scramble - June 10thNORTH CONWAY, NH – Entry fee includes greens fees, golf cart, dinner, goodie bag, prizes and LOTS OF FUN!!

Raffles, Contests, and Games

Choose from 18 holes at either North Conway County Club or Hale’s Location Golf Course.

Wildquack Duck River Festival JACKSON NH – May 29th, 2016 the Wildcat River will have almost 3,500 yellow rubber ducks racing against each other on their way to the finish line. The Wilquack Duck River Festival has been helping to raise money for area non-profits such as the Kennett High Key Club, the local Special Olympics swim team, the Jackson Police Department, as well as the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. If you represent a local non-profit of the Jackson Area and would like to be included in this event you are encouraged to call the chamber at 603-383-9356… get involved and take advantage of this successful event.

Admission to this event is still FREE. Everyone is invited to line the riverbanks of the Wildcat River and help cheer their favorite duck onto victory. Duck tickets, food and other activities are priced accordingly.

Kick off for the festival starts Saturday May 14th & Sunday May 15th with the first appearances of Wildquack (our big furry duck mascot) from the hours of 2 PM until 4 PM throughout the Jackson Area. Be one of the first 5 people to spot Wildquack during that time and you could win a prize valued at $25 or more. You will also be able to purchase duck tickets during those sightings or at local participating businesses as well as the Jackson Area Chamber office.

The Duck races, food vendors, Kennett High Key Club Children activities, Artisan Tents, Jackson Cake Boss Competition, 5 Minutes of Fame Stage and more all takes place on Sunday, May 29th from 8 AM – 4 PM. You can sign up for your 5 minutes of Fame or the Jackson Cake Boss competition or if you would like to sign up to be in our parade just contact the office at 603-383-9356 or email [email protected] To find out detailed information, request a brochure or just enjoy some photos of past events, be sure to check out www.jacksonnh.com/event/119/Wildquack-Duck-River-Festival. To purchase Duck Tickets online visit www.jacksonnh.com/tickets-gifts.php. Tickets will be on sale at participating businesses from April 1, 2016 – May 28th. If there are any unsold tickets remaining the day of the event they will be on sale at the event until 2:30 PM.

Jackson, New Hampshire continues to be “New Hampshire’s Best Kept Secret” and we want to share that Secret with you!