The Fryeburg Fair – September 30 – October 7, 2018

Fryeburg FairFRYEBURG MAINE – Fryeburg Fair is a fall spectacular in New England.  Located in Fryeburg, on the western border of Maine, the Fair is always held the first week in October.  With over 3,000 animals on the Fairgrounds for a full 8 days, the Fair offers an incredible array of food, entertainment, rides and lots of great people watching!  All for one admission price – $12 a day.  Enjoy our website with lots and lots of photos of what we do best – agriculture and fun.  Come see us!

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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

Devonsquare at The Farmstand in Chocorua, NH August 19th

Devonsquare - Peter GallwayCHOCORUA NH – On the 30th anniversary of the Atlantic Records release of “Walking On Ice” Devonsquare has decided this will be their last year of live performances. This performance at The Farmstand will be one of the last Mount Washington Valley appearances of this extremely popular Folk-Rock singer-songwriter band. They will be joined on this special night by their longtime producer and collaborator Peter Gallway.

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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

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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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.

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