What's Happening in the White Mountains August 8-14
Visit the AMC Highland Center in Crawford Notch this Saturday as they host a guest speaker on astronomy in the mountains. Also this weekend, check out the Circus Smirkus at Attitash Mountain or Annie the musical. There are a slew of events happening this week in the White Mountains, continue reading to learn more.
Movies on the Green-Tue., August 8 at Settler’s Green Outlet Village
Yard games, and face painting begin at 6 p.m. Grab a seat in one our comfy chairs or bring your own. This week’s showing is the original Cinderella! Storyland characters Cinderella and Little Bo Peep will be entertaining from 7-8pm. For more information, and for a summer schedule of movies, visit settlersgreen.com
Evening Lantern Tours-Wed., August 9, Friday, August 11, and Saturday, August 12 at Lost River Gorge
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.
Theater at the Weathervane Theatre-August
The award-winning Weathervane Theatre will be running multiple shows in repertory this week, including; The Last Five Years, Gypsy, Inherit the Wind, and Seussical. For show schedules and ticket information, visit wvtheatreplayersnh.org/
Arts Jubilee-Thursday August 10 at Cranmore Mountain
Featuring Entrain, a 6 piece band based out of Martha’s Vineyard, combing funk, blues, rock, and jazz.
*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.
Banda Magda-Friday, August 11 at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem
Drawing on the band’s global background (Greece, Argentina, Japan, Colombia, USA), the group combines South American rhythms with jazz improvisation, cinematic arranging, sophisticated audience participation, mid-century classics and world “chansons” sung in 6 languages. To purchase tickets, visit bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org.
Perseid Meteor Shower- Saturday August 12 at the AMC Highland Center
Join Dr. Douglas Arion, Director of the Carthage Institute of Astronomy, as he discusses the formation of the solar system and the connections between life on Earth and the universe around us. After the presentation, observe the Perseids through the AMC telescopes. You might see up to 80 meteors per hour! Visit outdoors.org or call 617-523-0655 to learn more.
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
25th Annual Summer Craft Festival-Sat., August 12 and Sun., August 13 at the Village Shops in Lincoln
Over 100 Juried Artisans will display and sell their traditional American made works; including Jewelry, Pottery, Soy Candles, Fused Glass, Adirondack Style Furniture and much more. Come sample Specialty Foods such as Gourmet Oils, Fudge, BBQ sauces, Kettle Corn, Salsas, Herbal Dips, Maple Syrup, Relish, Chocolate and more. For more information, visit castleberryfairs.com.
Circus Smirkus-Sunday, August 13 and Monday, August 14 at Attitash Mountain Resort
Watch 70 performers, ages 10-18, perform tightrope acts, juggle, and act under the big top in Midnight at the Museum. This touring circus is like nothing you’ve seen before. Visit attitash.com for more information.
More events can be found at, visitwhitemountains.com/events/