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Gunstock Announces New President and General Manager-Tom Day Begins January 15, 2020

Date: January 16th, 2020

Gilford, NH (January 15, 2020) – Following a national three month search to replace retiring General Manager Greg Goddard, the Commission announced today they have selected a local well known and highly experienced tourism professional Tom Day. Day will begin his duties in an expanded role as President and General Manager January 15, 2020

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Nordic Demo Day at Great Glen Trails January 19, 2020-Come Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall

Date: January 14th, 2020

Nordic Demo Day at Great Glen Trails January 19, 2020-Come Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall

Pinkham Notch, NH The annual Nordic Demo Day at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center on January 19th is an event you won’t want to miss—especially this year. Nordic skiers and snowshoers have had this on their calendar since the start of the season, since this is the best place to demo the latest ski and snowshoe equipment from industry-leading companies such as Fischer, Tubbs, Rossignol, Swix, Salomon and Atomic. Your single-day trail pass or season pass will give you access to try an amazing array of equipment, and talk to the experts behind the brands. Plus, once you find the right gear for you, head up to Great Glen Outfitters where everything is 20% off for this one-day event.

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HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD REPORTS DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH IN 2019

Date: January 13th, 2020

HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD REPORTS DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH IN 2019

LINCOLN, NH - The Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, with operations based in Lincoln, Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH, recently reported significant growth in passenger traffic at all three of their locations in 2019, with further increases expected in 2020.

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New England Bill Koch League Festival-Great Glen Trails hosts the largest youth cross-country skiing event of the season

Date: January 3rd, 2020

New England Bill Koch League Festival-Great Glen Trails hosts the largest youth cross-country skiing event of the season

Pinkham Notch, NH The New England Bill Koch League (NEBKL) strives to introduce youngsters to the lifelong sport of cross-country skiing, and all that it offers for recreational and social opportunities. The league promotes fitness and competitive challenges, but its main goal is to create a fun environment where children develop a true love for the sport. Named after Bill Koch, the first U.S. Olympic medalist in cross-country skiing, the NEBKL is the largest cross-country ski program for children in the United States, and is comprised of over 45 clubs throughout New England, with well over 800 youth participants and adult leaders.

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New Hampshire Ski Areas Revel In New Snowfall-New Year’s Eve snowstorm drops up to 13” of snow at New Hampshire ski areas.

Date: December 31st, 2019

Conway, NH (December 31, 2019)—Mother Nature has been good to New Hampshire ski areas, which revelled in a new blanket of snow laid down by the New Year’s Eve winter storm that hit New Hampshire starting on Monday, December 30th through Tuesday, December 31st. With snow totals reaching up to 13" through the course of the storm, many of the Granite State's ski areas are 100 percent open, or very close to it, heading into 2020.

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Recent Snowstorm Recharges New Hampshire Ski Areas for Upcoming Holiday Vacation Week

Date: December 18th, 2019

CONWAY, NH (December 18, 2019)—Tuesday’s snowstorm blanketed New Hampshire’s ski areas in up to 6 inches of fresh snow. In addition to the storm, the recent cold temperatures have allowed ski area operators to recharge their ski areas through continued snowmaking efforts which have added substantial depth to open ski trails and further expanded open terrain. With December’s school vacation week just on the horizon, ski areas are hopeful for continued snow and great ski conditions as a result. Special events fill the calendars at the ski areas for the upcoming holiday break, and accompanying ski and stay packages encourage travelers to enjoy more time in New Hampshire.

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‘Timeless’ Attraction of Extreme Skiing on Film Showing in Lincoln

Date: December 12th, 2019

‘Timeless’ Attraction of Extreme Skiing on Film Showing in Lincoln

Whether or not you’re a skier or snowboarder, the 70th film from Warren Miller Entertainment, “Timeless”, presented by Volkwagen, will carve out the excitement of extreme skiing and snowboarding in snowy regions around the globe. Couple the film with host (and extreme skier himself) Dan Egan, and you won’t want to miss the film on December 30 at Jean’s Playhouse in Lincoln.

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A White Mountains Christmas from the Heart in Lincoln

Date: December 2nd, 2019

A White Mountains Christmas from the Heart in Lincoln

The holidays are warmed by traditional tales and familiar music. The North Country for the Arts at Jean’s Playhouse will be delivering just that with a brand-new production A White Mountains Christmas at their Lincoln, NH theatre on December 7 and 8.

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Artists Reception & Showing Dec. 7 in Lincoln

Date: December 2nd, 2019

Artists Reception & Showing Dec. 7 in Lincoln

The lobby gallery space at the North Country Center for the Arts in Lincoln has been host to many regional and New England artists with works in multiple mediums. Now on display are the works of three remarkable and noted fiber artists of NH: Teresa Hollingsworth, Solveig Wolstenholme, and Deanna Andree.

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FOREST SERVICE CHRISTMAS TREE PERMITS AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 29th

Date: November 25th, 2019

Campton, NH – November 20, 2019 Have you ever been frustrated at just how soon the needles fall of the Christmas Tree you purchased? You might want to consider cutting your own on the White Mountain National Forest. While trees on the National Forest may not be expertly pruned and shaped - you will know it’s fresh! Cutting your own Christmas tree can be an enjoyable adventure for the entire family and has become a yearly tradition for many. Bundle up, make a lunch, bring your handsaw or ax and look for that special tree. You’ll create family memories and traditions while getting out in the fresh mountain air.

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THERE’S GNOME PLACE LIKE FARMSTEAD FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Date: November 18th, 2019

THERE’S GNOME PLACE LIKE FARMSTEAD FOR THE HOLIDAYS

TAMWORTH VILLAGE, NH, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 -- On Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village presents Farmstead Christmas, a down-home and whimsical event that welcomes the holiday season.

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HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD WELCOMED GUESTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE

Date: November 18th, 2019

HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD WELCOMED GUESTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE

LINCOLN, NH – The Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, with locations in Lincoln, Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH, recently announced they were pleased to welcome guests from across the globe on their Fall Foliage trains this past September and October. Greeting global travelers from across the United States, Canada, Australia, Asia, Europe and beyond became the norm this year as all three of the Railroad’s locations saw record-setting attendance numbers.

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Settlers Green Announces A Series of Events to Complement Holiday Shopping

Date: November 18th, 2019

Settlers Green Announces A Series of Events to Complement Holiday Shopping

November 13, 2019 (North Conway, NH) –Settlers Green has lined up a series of holiday events aimed to complement the shopping experience this season beginning on Black Friday.

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In Concert at Jean’s: “Beatles for Sale” Tribute

Date: November 15th, 2019

In Concert at Jean’s: “Beatles for Sale” Tribute

Top-rated tribute band “Beatles for Sale” will perform in Lincoln on Saturday, November 23, bringing the live sound of classic Beatles favorites performed in concert by four talented musicians.

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LOON MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES OPENING DAY

Date: November 12th, 2019

LINCOLN, NH (November 11, 2019) – Thanks to the most powerful snowmaking system in New Hampshire and a coming winter storm, Loon Mountain Resort will open with the most terrain in the state on Friday, November 15 at 9 a.m.

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Cold Temperatures and Snowy Conditions Allow for New Hampshire Ski Areas to Open

Date: November 12th, 2019

Conway, N.H. (November 12, 2019)—Snow has fallen in many parts of the Granite State and ski areas are getting ready for what forecasters indicate will be a snowy upcoming winter season.

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SUBARU OF AMERICA RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF 2020 MT. WASHINGTON HILLCLIMB

Date: October 30th, 2019

Lincoln, NH - Officials with the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire, sanctioning body of the 2020 Mt. Washington Hillclimb planned for July 10-12, 2020 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Pinkham Notch, Gorham, NH, announced today that Subaru of America will return as Title Sponsor of this historic motorsports event which was first run 125 years ago in July of 1904 and last run in July of 2017.

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HOBO RAILROAD IN LINCOLN, NH ANNOUNCES 2019 SANTA EXPRESS TRAIN SCHEDULE

Date: October 29th, 2019

HOBO RAILROAD IN LINCOLN, NH ANNOUNCES 2019 SANTA EXPRESS TRAIN SCHEDULE

LINCOLN, NH – The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH recently announced the schedule for their Santa Express Trains which starts the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 29, and departs weekends at 1:00pm through Sunday, December 22, 2019.

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White Mountain Hotel & Resort Plans Expansion

Date: October 25th, 2019

Hales Location, New Hampshire. October 25, 2019. The White Mountain Hotel & Resort today announced plans for an expansion of the Hotel that will feature 40 new superior guest rooms and suites, a new ballroom featuring over 3,000 sq. ft. of meeting and function space and a new club house and pro shop. The new ballroom will accommodate weddings and meeting for up to 220 guests and will be the largest ballroom with an unobstructed view in the area. The Hotel plans to break ground in the Spring of 2020 with a targeted opening date of June 1, 2021.

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7TH Annual Cold Turkey Plunge & Visit by Santa

Date: October 24th, 2019

Waterville Valley, NH – On Saturday November 30, 2019, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program will kick off the holiday season with the 7th annual Cold Turkey Plunge into the icy mountain waters of Corcoran Pond in the heart of Waterville Valley. The Plunge is the major fund raiser supporting WVAS activities. All donations go directly to provide snow sports opportunities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.

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Omni Mount Washington Resort: A conversation with Executive Chef Jacky Francois

Date: October 21st, 2019

Omni Mount Washington Resort: A conversation with Executive Chef Jacky Francois

Bretton Woods, New Hampshire – the hills are alive in this bucolic area coupled with the majestic Omni Mountain Washington Resort that houses some of the most delicious meals made by renowned chef, Jacky Francois. To this day after 38 years in America, Jacky speaks beautifully with his french accent that echoes with each word as he instructs his junior staff members.

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Return of the Pumpkin People Awards

Date: October 15th, 2019

The 35th Anniversary Celebration gave way to a very difficult judging process. Judges consist of a five individual teams that take their critiquing of these displays and judging them very seriously. They set out to view each and every display with a two page judging sheet. These judging sheets include questions of did the property use their venue to their advantage, was the display creative, has it been done to excess in the past, and the most important question is there at least one real pumpkin head? The judges are also asked to count how many real pumpkin heads and or gourds have been used in the display. Taking all that information and lots more convert it to the judging sheet returning it to Pumpkin Head Quarters which is the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Office… where all the information is reviewed and scored.

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Waterville Valley Halloween Celebration

Date: October 10th, 2019

Waterville Valley Halloween Celebration

Waterville Valley, NH – Waterville Valley’s pedestrian-friendly village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween fun.

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New Hampshire’s Ski Areas Prepare for 2019-20 Season with Capital Improvements

Date: September 30th, 2019

CONWAY, NH (September 30, 2019)—New Hampshire ski resorts are unveiling new improvements for the 2019/2020 season. The state’s ski areas have been hard at work during the snowless months, revamping everything from their facilities and trails to improving snowmaking capabilities. Below is a sampling of ways in which resorts have made the state’s official sport—skiing—even more enjoyable for residents and visitors alike for the upcoming winter.

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Columbus Weekend Comics in Lincoln

Date: September 26th, 2019

Columbus Weekend Comics in Lincoln

Jean’s Playhouse in Lincoln presents an evening of top comedy from the thriving Boston stand-up scene on Sunday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. Host, and comedian in his own right, Greg Boggis will be on hand with headliner Steve Bjork and featured performer Steve Guilmette.

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