The New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association has announced its 2nd annual statewide restaurant week. The week will start on Friday, May 17, 2013 and run through Friday, May 24, 2013 and will include restaurants all across the Granite State. Restaurants will be offering special 3-course lunch and dinner meals. Last year there were . . . → Read More: 2nd Annual Statewide Restaurant Week in New Hampshire
No stranger to maple syrup, New Hampshire will be celebrating maple sugaring season with a statewide event as well as many individual events. Maple festivals and events in New Hampshire for 2013 include:
March 9, 2013: Maple Sugaring Day at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth, NH March 9, 16, 23, and . . . → Read More: Maple Sugar Festivals and Events in New Hampshire
It is once again that time of year when everyone becomes Irish, at least for a day. So get ready for corned beef, cabbage and green beer. Saint Patrick’s day is less than two weeks away. Below you will find a list of parades and events to help you celebrate the day.
Connecticut Saint . . . → Read More: Saint Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in New England
Landscape at the Boston Flower & Garden Show
Yes it is still winter and we just got clobbered by a “big one”, but there is hope. As a harbinger of the spring that will eventually get here, it is New England flower show season. The season begins in Connecticut and Rhode Island in February and . . . → Read More: 2013 New England Flower Shows
We have already written about a bunch or outdoor activities for February School Vacation (see: February School Vacation Outdoor Fun in New England). Here is a sample of some fun things to do inside this school vacation week…
In Maine Vacation Camp at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor, ME
The Maine Discovery Museum . . . → Read More: Some More February School Vacation Fun
The Lakes Region Sled Dog Club announced yesterday that they are postponing their 84th Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby. The new dates for the derby are February 22, 23, 24, 2013.
The problems leading to this postponement include:
No snow base Minimal ice with snow cover on lakes A long-range forecast that does . . . → Read More: Postponed – Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby
The annual New Hampshire Sanctioned Snow Sculpting competition comes again to Black Mountain on January 25 through 27, 2013. This contest attracts both amateur and professional sculptors. The winning team receives a trophy and an invitation to compete in the 2014 United States National Snow Sculpting Competition at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Teams consist of . . . → Read More: 2013 New Hampshire Sanctioned Snow Sculpting at Black Mountain
Continuing the series that we started on Monday covering New England’s winter carnivals and winter festivals for 2013 we move on to the Granite State. New Hampshire has many carnivals and festivals to help you celebrate and embrace the winter season:
January 19, 2013: Winter Carnival in Concord, NH January 19, 2013: Curious George . . . → Read More: New Hampshire Winter Carnivals and Winter Festivals
The Black Ice Pond Hockey Association has several activities on tap in the run up to the Black Ice Hockey Pond Championship at the end of the month. Coming up to get you in the mood for some great pond hockey:
Tonight, January 3, 2013: Long Trail Brewing Co. partners with Black Ice for . . . → Read More: Gearing up for the Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament in Concord, NH
Back “in the day”, hockey was played outside on frozen ponds and lakes. While is has certainly become an international indoor sport played in modern skating rinks, there are still those who long for the old fashioned outdoor experience. If you are one of those you may want to consider facing off at one . . . → Read More: 2013 New England Pond Hockey Tournaments