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White Mountain Oktoberfest at Loon Mountain Resort, Oct. 6–7

Date: September 21st, 2018

LINCOLN, NH (September 17, 2018) – White Mountain Oktoberfest, the region’s largest celebration of German food, drink, and music, will take place at Loon Mountain Resort over Columbus Day Weekend, October 6–7.

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Jean’s Playhouse Rolls Out Fall Production: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Date: September 20th, 2018

Jean’s Playhouse Rolls Out Fall Production: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Those familiar with Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play may know that it is Daisy Werthan’s crash of her Packard (not Rolls) that occasions her son, Boolie, to hire a driver for her to navigate the Atlanta neighborhood in which she makes her home. He interviews and hires an out of work, soft-spoken Black man to present to his genteel but opinionated Southern Jewish mother: and the two are a study in contrasts. Thus begins 25-year relationship that unfolds on stage as the two tentatively at first, then tenaciously, build a friendship that endures the many differences of their initial meeting.

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NH Director Screens Award Winning Film at The Colonial

Date: September 17th, 2018

NH Director Screens Award Winning Film at The Colonial

As part of its Made in NH Film Series, The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem will present Peterborough Director Amy Jenkins’ award winning documentary film, Instructions on Parting, Thursday, September 20. The director will introduce her film and be on hand for Q&A with North Country Home Health & Hospice following the screening.

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Blood Road continues REEL Outdoors Series at The Colonial

Date: September 17th, 2018

Blood Road continues REEL Outdoors Series at The Colonial

The REEL Outdoors Film Series screens it penultimate film of the season, Blood Road, Friday, September 21, 7:30 PM, at the newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH.

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Celebrate Autumn in Sugar Hill: September 29-30

Date: September 17th, 2018

Celebrate Autumn in Sugar Hill: September 29-30

Come join this annual celebration in the center of Sugar Hill. The Open-Air Market, Sugar Hill Library Book Sale, and Historical Museum open at 10 am and the festivities continue through 3:30 pm each day. At the open-air market, you will find over 50 vendors (with 10 new faces) offering a wide variety of items from Apples to Pallet Furniture. Artisans will be demonstrating their craft, feel free to pull up a chair and chat. The Museum’s exhibit, “It’s About Time” explores timepieces through the years. During the weekend, White Mountains Helicopter will be offering air tours of Sugar Hill’s Autumn Foliage.

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Hands-On Harvest Time at Remick Museum & Farm

Date: September 11th, 2018

Hands-On Harvest Time at Remick Museum & Farm

TAMWORTH VILLAGE, NH, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 — On Saturday, September 22, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village marks the change of seasons with its 14th Annual Harvest Festival. Beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m., this signature event celebrates New England agricultural life and rural practices, crafts, trades, traditions and pastimes that have been passed down through generations.

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Paula Poundstone Returns to The Colonial

Date: September 10th, 2018

Paula Poundstone Returns to The Colonial

With the support of The Hampton Inn, the newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH is delighted to present one of the funniest women in America. The hilarious Paula Poundstone makes her return to The Colonial, Friday, September 14. Known for never performing the same act twice; her smart, observational humor and legendary spontaneous wit, has made her one of the best comics of today.

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Emmy Eve TV Jazz Live at Jean’s

Date: September 6th, 2018

Emmy Eve TV Jazz Live at Jean’s

The acclaimed Eric Mintel Quartet will be on hand for a late afternoon musical jaunt through some of television’s memorable theme songs. The 4:00 p.m. September 16 show at Jean’s Playhouse in Lincoln will get you in the mood to start celebrating Monday’s Emmy Awards – or just take you back to the classic tunes that ushered in weekly episodes of your favorites.

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41st Annual Muster In The Mountains Returns to the Base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road

Date: September 5th, 2018

41st Annual Muster In The Mountains Returns to the Base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road

PINKHAM NOTCH, NH The Autumn “Muster in the Mountains” which takes place annually at the Mt. Washington Auto Road portrays one of New Hampshire’s most dramatic and colorful time periods (1750 - 1850). The sights, sounds and smells of time travel, including open cook fires and musket and cannon fire, will come to life on September 7, 8 and 9, as more than 100 historical reenactors set up their camps at the base area of the Mt. Washington Auto Road on Route 16 in Pinkham Notch.

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Christmas & Country Appetizers at “Taste of Jean’s”

Date: September 4th, 2018

Christmas & Country Appetizers at “Taste of Jean’s”

Jean’s Playhouse is dishing up appetizing entertainment, followed by delightful dinner at “A Taste of Jean’s” on Tuesday, September 11 at the Woodstock Inn & Brewery in North Woodstock.

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HOBO RAILROAD IN LINCOLN, NH TO HOST ANNUAL FALL FOLIAGE CELEBRATION

Date: August 30th, 2018

   HOBO RAILROAD IN LINCOLN, NH TO HOST ANNUAL FALL FOLIAGE CELEBRATION

LINCOLN, NH – After a single week of weekend operations following Labor Day on September 9 & 10, 2018, the Hobo Railroad resumes daily operations on Saturday, September 15, 2018 with the return of their annual Hobo Harvest Time Express fall celebration.

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Conway Scenic to celebrate 44th Railfans Weekend

Date: August 29th, 2018

CONWAY — Conway Scenic Railroad is set to host its 44th Railfans’ Weekend on Sept. 1-2, with Valley Trains, the Notch Train, extra trains and special demos on Saturday, along with a “Railroadiana” Flea Market, and collectors’ displays.

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Shovels & Rope to Appear at The Colonial

Date: August 27th, 2018

Shovels & Rope to Appear at The Colonial

With the support of Chutters and Sierra Nevada Brewing, the newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH is pleased to present a rising star on the indie band circuit, Shovels & Rope, Sunday, September 2.

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Stop Making Sense at The Colonial

Date: August 20th, 2018

Stop Making Sense at The Colonial

As part of its In Concert/On Screen film series, The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem will present Jonathan Demme’s now iconic concert film Stop Making Sense, Friday, August 24 at &:30 PM.

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Complete Your Summer with Comedy at Jean’s

Date: August 16th, 2018

Complete Your Summer with Comedy at Jean’s

With the Broadway musical Seussical running through August 25, and more Mainstage productions to come in September and October – Always…Patsy Cline and Driving Miss Daisy – Jean’s invites you to a million laughs on Labor Day Weekend.

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HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROADS ANNOUNCE 2018 FALL SCHEDULE

Date: August 14th, 2018

HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROADS ANNOUNCE 2018 FALL SCHEDULE

LINCOLN, NH – The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH recently announced they will be making the annual switch to their Fall schedule following Labor Day weekend.

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ARTS JUBILEE PRESENTS NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE ON THURSDAY

Date: August 13th, 2018

ARTS JUBILEE PRESENTS NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE ON THURSDAY

North Conway – Steve Kelly & the Cherry Cherry Band are bringing the premier Neil Diamond tribute to the Arts Jubilee stage this Thursday, August 16th at Cranmore Mountain Resort! Bennett & Perkins will be the featured local opening act at 6:00, followed by the headliner at 7:00.

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REEL Outdoors Film Series at The Colonial Continues with Dirtbag

Date: August 13th, 2018

REEL Outdoors Film Series at The Colonial Continues with Dirtbag

The newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH, continues the REEL Outdoors Film Series Friday, August 17 with Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey. Hailed as one of the most influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey is the original “dirtbag” – one who abandons societal norms and material comforts in pursuit of a nomadic mountaineering lifestyle. Through the 1950s and 60s, Beckey’s accomplishments exceeded anyone in the sport. He shattered records with an unparalleled string of superhuman first ascents, bushwhacking trails, and pioneering direct routes thought previously impassable. Future REEL Outdoors programs include:

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COLONIAL CELEBRATES YELLOW SUBMARINE AT 50

Date: August 6th, 2018

COLONIAL CELEBRATES YELLOW SUBMARINE AT 50

The newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH, continues its 2018 Anniversary Film Series with the Beatle’s Yellow Submarine Friday, August 10 at 7:30 PM. At 50 years old this joyful, phantasmagoric blend of colorful animation and the music of the Beatles is still delightful family fare. This animated meandering journey filled with puns and dry British humor, where psychedelic music videos take precedent over any linear story. The swirling animation is a mixture of pop-culture images and modern artistic styles brought loosely together with a naïve antiwar message and some clever political commentary. The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant white glove. As the only survivor, the Lord Admiral escapes in the yellow submarine and goes to London to enlist the help of the Beatles.

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ARTS JUBILEE PRESENTS A TRIBUTE TO THE ALLMAN BROTHERS

Date: August 2nd, 2018

North Conway – Arts Jubilee presents Live at the Fillmore—The Definitive Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band—outdoors at Cranmore Mountain Resort on Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm.

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ARTS JUBILEE PRESENTS POPS CONCERT & FIREWORKS SHOW

Date: July 31st, 2018

ARTS JUBILEE PRESENTS POPS CONCERT & FIREWORKS SHOW

North Conway – Arts Jubilee presents the annual pops concert and fireworks show, featuring the Seacoast Wind Ensemble, outdoors at Cranmore Mountain Resort on Thursday, August 2nd at 7:00 pm.

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SEPTEMBER KICKS OFF WITH MUSIC, MUD AND MUSTERS IN MT WASHINGTON VALLEY, NH

Date: July 31st, 2018

SEPTEMBER KICKS OFF WITH MUSIC, MUD AND MUSTERS IN MT WASHINGTON VALLEY, NH

North Conway, NH – While fall doesn’t officially arrive until later in September, after Labor Day weekend has come and gone, it feels like autumn is in the air in Mt Washington Valley, NH. We start looking forward to colorful New Hampshire fall foliage and cooler temps. September also brings several annual events and fundraisers with decades-long legacies, which when combined have raised well over a million dollars for non-profits in and around the Valley. For forty-two years, the Championships of Mud Football have ushered in fall, and for 21 years hikers have raised funds in the Jen’s Friends Climb Against Cancer. Bark in the Park has delighted dog owners for more than two decades, But the Muster in the Mountains has attracted history buffs to the Mt Washington Auto Road and the White Mountains for even longer – since the 1970s! And Back to School Sidewalk Sales and the annual Fall Festival at Settlers Green have attracted visitors to Mt Washington Valley for over a decade too.

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WHAT’S A RANKY TANKY?

Date: July 27th, 2018

WHAT’S A RANKY TANKY?

The historic Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH is pleased to present Ranky Tanky, a unique voice in American music, Friday, August 3. Ranky Tanky released their eponymous debut on Oct. 20th, 2017. By December of that year, the group had been profiled on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross and their album soared to the #1 positions on the Billboard, iTunes, and Amazon Jazz Charts. Afropop Worldwide described their album this way, “without a doubt one of the greatest gifts of the year, an incredible piece of work overflowing with authenticity.”

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Jean’s Performers Making Jazzy Jaunts

Date: July 26th, 2018

Members of Jean’s Playhouse professional acting company began a series of pop-up performances by visiting the RiverWalk Resort in Lincoln this week, with more planned in coming weeks. Producing Artistic Director Joel Mercier accompanied them on keys, and the cabaret-style performance featured music from current production ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

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AMERICAN ROOTS ORCHESTRA AT THE COLONIAL

Date: July 20th, 2018

AMERICAN ROOTS ORCHESTRA AT THE COLONIAL

Your cultural center in the White Mountains, the newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH, will present the genre-bending, roots oriented Dustbowl Revival, Saturday, July 28. Presented with the support of Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, The Dustbowl Revival has been making a name for itself with a vibrant mix of vintage Americana sounds.

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