White Mountains Outdoor, Health, and Wellness Fest

NORTH CONWAY NH – The White Mountains Outdoor, Health, and Wellness Fest will be presented by White Mountains Community College and the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce Saturday & Sunday, July 17 & 18.

This is a weekend of resources, mindfulness, healthier lifestyle, education and recreation. The purpose is to encourage responsible outdoor recreation, health, and wellness, promote the North Conway campus of WMCC and their allied partners while spreading awareness of their degree and certification programs in the health, wellness and resort realms.

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The Gibson Brothers

BROWNFIELD ME: Oh, I love these these bluegrass greats!!! You name a bluegrass award and they have won it : Songwriter of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Emerging Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year….and some of these multiple times! These brothers of bluegrass, write really amazing songs, have beautiful voices and are just the real deal. In a climate of new grass and a glut on new string bands, these brothers hold true to the old time bluegrass and country. They were featured on Prairie Home Companion last year and of course many of you have seen them here at Christmas….they always bring the house down. They have a sound that is so sincere. Its like they grew up in a country band decades ago, when the divisions of country music were not so defined. But they are every bit of here for today’s’ stages.

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Wildquack Duck Race & Music Festival

JACKSON NH: A recognized, Quintessential, New England Village and a highly visited resort destination plays host to the 31st Wildquack Duck Race & Music Festival on Sunday, May 30th, 2021!

Continuing with tradition admissions to the event remain FREE!

Food, Duck Races, Kids Activities, Traveling Train Rides, an Incredible Silent Auction
Live Music from Local Favorites Al Shafner and Dennis & Davey
Local Artisans wares on display and for purchase
kids games and activities

This is an entire community family fun-filled day in the park with so much to do throughout the day the events have its own brochure. The day’s events start at 8 AM and the first Duck Race goes off at 1:45 PM. To receive your brochure of individual events and times… call the office at 603-383-9356/978-580-0905 or visit the website. You can request a mailed brochure by emailing [email protected].

Local and visiting food vendors offer fabulous barbeque foods, fair foods, kettle corn, ice cream, lobster sandwiches as well as other select items all affordably priced. Watch the “ever-growing” parade starting from the Covered Bridge at 1:30 PM, have your picture taken with “Wildquack” the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Duck, visit local businesses and really enjoy this “ole” fashioned “Day in the Park”.

Visit and bid often at the amazing Silent Auction tables!

Purchase your duck tickets now through 2 PM the day of the race and your duck could win you one or more than 75 prizes. First place duck could win its ticket holder $1,000 in cash! You do not have to be present on the day of the event to win.

Regular ducks are $6 each or four for $20, up to 3,000 sold with the first prize of $1,000 cash
Olympic Ducks are $20 each only 130 sold with the first prize of 50% of all tickets sold which means if all 130 tickets are sold the first place winner could walk away with $1,300 cash
Our Big Ducks are $100 only 25 sold with first prize being $1,000 cash

Covid-19 restrictions are in place for outdoor venue events and we will be monitoring to assure everyone is doing their part the current stipulations are your group may be closer to one and other but must remain six feet from others, masks must be worn at all times. There will be masks available and sanitizing areas clearly marked throughout the park area. Should these restrictions tighten or loosen we will be keeping this page up to the date of any changes.

The Tuckerman Inferno

Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire – Friends of Tuckerman Ravine, a Conway, New Hampshire based non-profit organization, is celebrating the 20th running of the Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon race presented by Burgeon Outdoor—to be held, after a one-year break, on March 20, 2021—with a reimagined format and course. The Tuckerman Inferno, an evolution of the original American Inferno ski races of the 1930s, will now consist of a 6-mile fat bike ride and a 6-mile freestyle cross country ski at Great Glen Trails; a 5-mile snowshoe from Great Glen Trails across Connie’s Way backcountry ski trail; and a 3+-mile mountain run up the Tuckerman Trail to Mount Washington’s Tuckerman Ravine. The final leg is a ski/snowboard mountaineering race with a giant slalom component in and/or around Tuckerman Ravine. Skiers and snowboarders will continue down the Sherburne ski trail to a finish at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center.

To mark the 2nd decennial, FOTR has reimagined the race as a celebration of the winter sports available on Mount Washington and the Presidential Range. The new format moves the event off of public roads and onto the eastern slopes of Mount Washington. Up to 600 athletes will compete–solo, or in relay teams–for a one-thousand-dollar cash prize, plus various additional prizes, and a chance to become the next Tuckerman or Tuckerwoman champion.

Two classes of racers will be available this year: solos and relay teams of 2, 3, 4 or 5 people. The solo registration fee is $200.00 and the team registration fee is $500.00. Online registration is available for 30 days at www.friendsoftuckermanravine.org. Registration is capped at 200 bib numbers and opens February 20th, 2021.

Race registration and bib pick-up will begin at Ragged Mountain Equipment, in Intervale, on Friday, March 19, 2021, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m..  Ledge Brewing Company, also in Intervale, NH, is hosting the outdoor awards gathering, carefully following COVID-19 protocols, starting at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 20, 2021.

FOTR is following the Governor’s Economic Reopening Task Force COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Road Races. Spectators are welcome at any and all transition points and are asked to follow physical distancing guidance and remain spaced 6 feet or more apart, not approach racing participants, and avoid physical contact with participants (i.e. no high-fives). Maps will be available on Friday evening and on the website.

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NORTH CONWAY NH – It’s that time of year again! Lisa Gardner has a new book out, and this year, we’re bringing the event to you! The event will be virtual and in partnership with WMWV.

Listen to the live hometown launch event on 93.5 WMWV (or at wmwv.com) or watch the live video stream on Facebook.
White Birch Books will be the only bookstore to have signed and personalized copies of the book! Order through the link below for personalized copies!

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a propulsive thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten…

Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up, when the public no longer remembers, when the media has never paid attention, Frankie starts looking.

A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique Badeau, a Haitian teenager who vanished from her high school months earlier. Resistance from the Boston PD and the victim’s wary family tells Frankie she’s on her own–and she soon learns she’s asking questions someone doesn’t want answered. But Frankie will stop at nothing to discover the truth, even if it means the next person to go missing could be her.

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