What's Happening in the White Mountains August 1-August 7
August is here and there's so much happening in the White Mountains this week! Here's a peek at what's in store for you...
National Night Out-August 1st 4-8pm at the Hobo Railroad
An annual, national community-building event, designed to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Activities include an Emergency Vehicle Display, Knockerball, a Dunk Tank (dunk a cop or a firefighter!), Bicycle Safety Course, Fire Truck Foam Party, and much, much more. For a full schedule of events, visit linwoodnno.org
Theater at the Weathervane Theatre-August
The award-winning Weathervane Theatre will be running multiple shows in repertory this month, including Hairspray, The Last Five Years, Gypsy, and Seussical. For show schedules and ticket information, visit wvtheatreplayersnh.org/
Annie-The Musical-August 2-19th at Jean’s Playhouse
With pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago at an orphanage run by the embittered Miss Hannigan. Helped by her fellow orphans, Annie escapes and finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. For tickets, visit jeansplayhouse.com
Evening Lantern Tours at Lost River Gorge- Wednesday, July 26, Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29
Come explore Lost River Gorge at night! The caves are lit by lanterns, and the boardwalks are lit by headlamps. Guided tours begin at dusk and last about 2 hours. The tour ends with s’mores by a campfire! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Visit lostrivergorge.com for more information.
Arts Jubilee-August 3rd at Cranmore Mountain
Willie, Waylon & Johnny Cash as The Highwaymen, "A Musical Tribute"
Fridays through August 10th, bring your wristband from the previous evening's Arts Jubilee Concert to the Cranmore ticket office and receive a free chairlift ride to the summit*, featuring the Meister Hut, new Tuckerman Brewery Tasting Room, hiking & more! *Chairlift ride valid for that Friday only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Visit cranmore.com for more information.
Tribute to the Beatles and fireworks-August 4th in Franconia
Bring a blanket or some chairs and join the fun on Dow Field for a night of great music and an exciting fireworks display!
Jericho ATV Festival-Friday August 5th and Satuday August 6th in Berlin, NH
Drawing some 6,000 people, the 2016 Jericho ATV Festival Presented by Progressive ATV Insurance was an ATV enthusiast’s dream come true, featuring mud races, demo rides, live music and delicious food. The festival takes place at Jericho Mountain State Park, which boasts more than 80 miles of trails. With more than 1,000 miles of interconnected OHRV trails in the Ride the Wilds network, New Hampshire’s Grand North is paradise for ATV riders, and the Jericho ATV Festival Presented by Progressive puts the spotlight on the very best riding in the northeast. For more information, visit androscogginvalleychamber.com.
Blueberry Fest-August 5th from 10-6pm at Attitash Mountain Resort
This event includes a Cornhole Tournament, Face Painting by Mt Washington Valley Children's Museum, Blueberry Pie Baking Contest, Blueberry Pie Eating Contest, and an assortment of Blueberry BBQ, Treats, and Elixirs. This event will be topped off with a live performance from “Studio Two, Beatles Before America Tribute Band.” Admission is free and open to all ages. Visit attitash.com for more information.
Touch A Truck-August 6th at Loon Mountain Resort
Perfect for that truck-obsessed kid (or kid-at-heart) in your life, Touch-a-Truck is a day-long celebration of diesel-powered awesomeness. Get up close and personal with snow cats, backhoes, telehandlers, and a whole bunch of other serious machines that keep Loon running through all four seasons. For more information, visit loonmtn.com.
A full calendar of events can be found at visitwhitemountains.com