Category Archives: North Conway NH

Santa’s Holiday Express on the Conway Scenic Railroad

 Santa's Holiday Express on the Conway Scenic RailroadNORTH CONWAY, NH – Santa is on board with his mischievous elves who will be sharing their hot chocolate and cookies with everyone. They’ll take your picture, too, if you ask nicely, so be sure the battery in your cell phone is charged!

Trains run at 11:30 & 1:30 to Conway and back weekends only until December 15, when there are two trains daily through December 23. All excursions are approximately one hour long, round-trip.

Dec. 1&2, 8&9, 15-23
Departures at 11:30am & 1:30pm

Coach First Class Premium (Dome)
Adult $18.00 $22.50 $27
Child (4-12) $12.50 $17.00 $23
Under 4 Free $9.50 $14

 

Kearsarge Inn – Countdown to New Years Gift Card Sale

Kearsarge Inn - Countdown to New Years Gift Card SaleNORTH CONWAY NH – We kick-off our annual Countdown to New Years Gift Card Sale on Friday November 23rd through New Year’s Day.

Gift cards can be purchased online here or at the Kearsarge Inn.  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

BOOKS & BREW – MOAT MT. SMOKEHOUSE & BREWING CO. – NOVEMBER 8

BOOKS & BREWNORTH CONWAY, NH – We love books. We love beer. We love pairing books with beer! That’s why we are so excited to be partnering with Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. to host our Fall 2018 Books & Brew!

Nichole and Laura will be there sharing 4-5 paperbacks ranging from hot new releases, sleepers, those books you missed and shouldn’t have and more! Plus, special guest, New England Scholastic Rep. Nikki Mutch will be there giving her own book pair! And of course there will be Moat beer!

LIMITED SEATING! SO BE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW!
Tickets are $30 and includes a flight of 8 beers and one new book to take home.

To reserve your spot call the bookstore at 603.356.3200

It’s a great way to “unplug”, enjoy good books, great beer and a refreshing conversation or two! So we will see you there!

The Ghoullog at Mount Cranmore – All of October

NORTH CONWAY NH – Back for 2018! Are you brave enough to make it through the Ghoullog? Navigate your way through 4 individual haunts in one terrifying experience? Be chased through the dark woods and embrace the horror that’s waiting for you behind every twist and turn?

The Ghoullog

The Ghoullog at Cranmore - All of OctoberEnter 12 years of fear at the Ghoullog! The approximate 50 minute haunt features over 15,000 square feet of indoor space through a series of dark rooms, scary mazes and unknown places, plus an outdoor element which leads the unsuspecting through the dark woods with all of the scares and screams you’ve come to expect. Will you be able to make it out of the Ghoullog unharmed? *The Ghoullog is recommended for ages 10 & over. Visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather

Haunted Playground

Enjoy spooky family fun! We dare you to go for a ride in the Haunted Playground, featuring the Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing and Soaring Eagle Zip Line. The Coaster is a roller-coaster like ride that takes visitors on a 3,600 foot round trip ride up and down the mountain in a 2-person sled mounted on a steel track. The Giant Swing gives 4 people a breath-taking sky-ride. The Soaring Eagle Zip line fleshes out the Haunted Playground letting visitors fly 750 feet up and back down the mountain in a seated zip line. All Haunted Playground rides offer a unique night-time experience with special lighting, effects and the occasional ghost or ghoul when you least expect it. Age, height and weight restrictions apply – view them here. All ages welcome for the Haunted Playground.

Broken Skull Pub

Full service pub, serving beer and wine and fall favorite snacks and appetizers. Opens a half hour before Ghoullog operations. Located in the Artist Falls Lodge.

The Rotting Corpse Gift Shoppe

Ghastly goodies, glow sticks, Ghoullog t-shirts, sweatshirts and more await you in the official Ghoullog gift shop. Located in the Artist Falls Lodge.

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Cold River Radio Show – September 9th

Cold River RadioINTERVALE NH – Co-founded by two native New Englanders based in the Mount Washington Valley, executive coach and business consultant Vince Pelote and performer/producer and recording artist Jonathan Sarty. Sharing a common vision, a passion for the arts, and their own unique life experiences the two individuals have come together to create the concept for this New England based radio variety show. Featuring exclusively New England based artists, performers, authors, and storytellers the show focuses in on the unique culture of the North East.

Tickets are available online!

Featured Performer – Jon Pousette-Dart

 Jon Pousette-DartThe Pousette-Dart Band, led by Jon Pousette-Dart carved a place in the landscape of American music in the 1970’s. They were a mainstay of album radio, a favorite on the college circuit, and became one of the busiest touring groups in the US working with such acts as The Byrds, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, The Eagles, James Taylor, The J. Geils Band, Eddie Money, Manfred Mann, Jonathan Edwards, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Emmylou Harris, Gary Wright, Robert Palmer, Randy Newman, Journey, Billy Joel, NRBQ, and many more including the now famous Frampton Comes Alive tour, and the progressive Yes Fragile tour – playing arenas from Coast to Coast. While the original group dis-banded in the early 80’s, Jon kept performing with original drummer Eric Parker and continued writing and producing into the 90’s, when he returned to Nashville to begin recording again on his own. He’s turned out five solo albums including 2015’s “TALK”, a cohesive selection of his best songs to date.
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Connor Garvey

is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Portland, Maine, with the amiable presence of an entertainer, the lyrical depth of a poet, and the enchantment of a storyteller.
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Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards

are clearly inheritors of a timeless legacy, creating music that is both original and evocative of a rich tradition.
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Beau Chadinha

who lives in Stow, Maine is the sole proprietor of WolfSong Guitars. In his fourteenth year of luthiery in New England, he continues to build as well as keep an active practice of stringed instrument repair and restoration.

Jens Friends 21st Annual Climb Against Cancer – September 15th

Jens’ Friends Climb Against CancerNORTH CONWAY NH – The Climb Against Cancer is an annual event held in September at Cranmore Mountain Resort. It has become symbolic of the hurdles that cancer patients, survivors, and their families must overcome to win the battle against cancer. Many people participate to celebrate survivorship; others come to commemorate the lives of those who lost the battle with cancer. And still others hike to raise money for their friends and neighbors who are being helped by Jen’s Friends. People of all ages participate, and many bring their four-legged family members.

The hike up and down the slopes of Cranmore Mountain is approximately three miles. Participants may choose to hike the entire or partial route.

Kennett Field Hockey TeamThose who hike to the top of the mountain will be rewarded with picturesque views of Mt. Washington, the Presidential Range, Mt. Chocorua and the Moat Mountain range. They will also be entertained with live performances by local singers and dancers. Snacks and water are also provided.

After the hike, participants are treated to lunch and more live entertainment. Awards and prizes are also given out to the teams and individuals who raised the most money.

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Mud Bowl Goes Under The Sea – September 7,8 & 9

Mud BowlNORTH CONWAY NH – “Mud Bowl Goes Under The Sea” is the theme for this year’s Championship of Mud Football sponsored by Miller Lite. The event will be held September 7, 8, & 9 at Hog Coliseum located at the North Conway Community Center. This is a twelve team touch football tournament played in deep mud. Money raised will be donated to the North Conway Community Center, Vaughan Learning Center, Carroll County Retired Senior Volunteer Program, as well as, other non-profits in the Mt Washington Valley. Each $15 ticket ensures entrance into the games Friday –  Sunday and doubles as a raffle ticket for a $500 prize on Saturday & Sunday. Day tickets and a family package are also available.

Mud BowlTeam entertainment will surely have you laughing at the Annual Tournament of Mud Parade held Saturday on Main Street in North Conway at 10:00 AM. Enter a float yourself for the chance to win prize money to be donated to a non-profit of your choice. Join us at the field on Saturday for our silent auction and football toss. Teams include Mt Washington Valley Hogs, North Country Mud Crocs, Carrabassett Valley Rats, Mud Gumbys, North Shore Mud Sharks, New Hampshire Mudcats, Jack’s Predators, Cumberland Muckaneers, Rowley Mud Ducks, The Muddas, Massachusetts Mud Dogs, and Mud Things. Volunteers are needed and appreciated.

Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band – August 16

Arts Jubilee Presents: Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band – Cranmore Mountain Resort

Cherry Cherry BandNORTH CONWAY NH – Arts Jubilee presents Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band, the premier Neil Diamond tribute, outdoors at Cranmore Mountain Resort at 7 pm! Neil Diamond’s music is timeless. His classic songs evoke memories that every crowd will enjoy. Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band will entertain audiences young and old alike. “It’s truly and honor to be able to play Neil Diamond’s music for these great audiences. We are fortunate in that we can become the kids we were at 5-years-old and bring back the music we enjoy. Learn more at www.cherrycherryband.com.

Local opening act at 6 pm: Bennett & Perkins

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students, and free for children 12 & under. Pay at the gate (we accept cash, Visa, and MasterCard). Cranmore Mountain is located at 1 Skimobile Rd in North Conway, NH. For more information visit www.artsjubilee.org

July 4th North Conway Fireworks & Festivies

Fireworks North Conway NHJuly 4th Parades, Music and Fireworks in North Conway Village Look forward to a quintessential New England village celebration as the Town of Conway kicks off Independence Day festivities on Wednesday, July 4th with an afternoon parade scheduled tentatively for 1:30pm in Conway Village. Then the festivities later in Schouler Park in NOrth Conway Village.

1:30-2pm – Parade in Conway Village
3:45pm – National Anthem in Schouler Park in North Conway Village
4-4:30pm – Act One Dance Company
4:45-5:45 – Riley & Dan Parkhurst
6-7PM – JUNCO (5 piece alternative rock/Jazz
7:30-9:30pm – Discount Gigolos (70’s, 80’s & 90’s)
9:30-10pm – Fireworks Presented by Atlas Pyrotechnics

Reserve your space in the park with a blanket and a picnic.  Later in the evening Motor Booty Affair will take to the stage in Schouler Park followed by a brilliant display of fireworks scheduled for approximately 9:30pm.  The rain date for fireworks is July 5th at 9:30pm.

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5th Annual North Conway Strawberry Festival – June 30th

NORTH CONWAY NH – Summertime treats for the family.
Strawberry Smoothies, Strawberry Shortcake,
Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate, Hotdogs and Chips.
FREE from 11 am to 4 pm: 
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!

Click for more info: www.firstchurchnc.com/