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JANUARY 2019


January 20 , 27

Great Glen Trails Bill Koch League - Kids in 1st -8th grade

1 Mount Washington Auto Road

Gorham, New Hampshire  03581


For 1st through 8th graders, the Great Glen BKL* Club is a weekly program that emphasizes the fun of skiing, making new friends, and learning and improving skiing skills.

(*BKL: Bill Koch League, a regional youth ski program, is named after Bill Koch, the first U.S. Olympic medalist in cross-country skiing.)

The Club meets Sunday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.
Head Coach: Sue Wemyss, Great Glen Ski School Director, 1984 Olympian, over 25 years teaching & coaching skiers 

Activities include:

  • Ski skills development
  • Fun games on skis
  • Trail skiing
  • Hunts & Obstacle courses
  • Junior Sprints
  • Relay races
  • Ski jumping
  • Ski care clinics
  • Optional participation in the New England BKL Festival

 



(603) 466-3988

Click for more info: https://www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/great-glen-bill-koch-club?page=events-list/winter-events/great-glen-bill-koch-club

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January 20

Great Glen Trails - Women's Winter Escape

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire 03581


Women’s Winter Escape at Great Glen is a unique chance to learn and take part in a variety of activities with other women in small groups, providing for personalized attention from expert instructors.

    •    For women only
    •    Small groups with individualized attention
    •    Skate skiing clinics
    •    Classic cross-country skiing clinics
    •    Downhill skills clinics
    •    Snowshoe tours led by a naturalist
    •    Yoga
    •    Lunch
    •    Sip & shop
    •    And more!


The activities include a variety of ski clinics for classic and skate techniques, beginner through advanced, snowshoeing led by a naturalist, yoga; snow tubing, pre- and post-activity stretching, lunch, and an après ski wine and cheesegathering with discounted shopping in the Great Glen Outfitter Shop. Women’s Winter Escape is limited to twenty participants, ensuring a low instructor to student ratio for maximum learning.

All women will make their clinic selections at Saturday morning check-in on January 13. Participant numbers are limited in each clinic, to assure personalized attention and instruction during clinics. 

The following day, Sunday, January 14, Great Glen hosts an equipment demo, with ski and snowshoe products from Atomic, Fischer, Rossignol, Salomon, Swix and Tubbs available to take out and test on the trails. Participants in Saturday’s Women’s Winter Escape will receive their free trail pass for Sunday, enabling them access to the equipment demo with no extra charge.

The cost for Women’s Winter Escape is $89.  

This includes: On Saturday; trail pass, all clinics, ski and snowshoe rentals, a light continental breakfast, lunch, après-activity refreshments, shopping discount, and commemorative SKIDA headwear. On Sunday; trail pass, access to all demo equipment from the above visiting companies.

 



6034663988

Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/women-s-winter-escape?page=events-list/winter-events/women-s-winter-escape

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January 20

Great Glen Trails - Nordic Demo Day

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire

03581


Demo Day will feature representatives with the latest in skis, boots, poles, wax and accessories.

Great Glen Outfitters carries most of the items that will be featured during Demo Day, and the staff will be available to help with packages and sizing and to answer any additional questions.

 



603-466-3988

Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/nordic-demo-day?page=events-list/winter-events/nordic-demo-day

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January 20

World Snow Day

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire

03581


Come and ski or snowshoe our trails to celebrate World Snow Day! 



603-466-3988

Click for more info: https://www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events-2

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January 20

Mount Washington Auto Road - Sunrise SnowCoach Tours

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire

03581


Our experienced SnowCoach drivers will take you to treeline (weather permitting) at 4,200 feet on the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a chance to watch the sun rise. We leave promptly at 6:30 am in January and 5:45 am in February from the base lodge, and will not hold back the trip as we need to keep a tight schedule throughout the day for all our guests. 

Even if we don't actually get to the see the sun rise, you can be sure the early morning lighting at treeline will make for incredible and unforgettable scenes. Although you are riding in a heated van, you should dress warm as you will have an opportunity to get out of the SnowCoach for pictures and to experience the weather on Mount Washington. 

 



603-466-3988

Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/sunrise-snowcoach-tours?page=events-list/winter-events/sunrise-snowcoach-tours

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January 20

Mount Washington Auto Road - World Snow Day

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire

03581


Come experience a winter at new heights. Take a SnowCoach up Mount Washington for a once in a lifetime adventure! 



603-466-3988

Click for more info: https://mtwashingtonautoroad.com/events

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January 20 , 26

Cranapalooza: Games, Music, and Smores

Schneider Square


Family games, DJ Krist10 and activities plus $1 smores in Schneider Square from 2:30pm-4:30pm



Click for more info: https://www.cranmore.com/The-Mountain/Mountain-Events/Events

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January 20 , 27

Weekly Snowshoe Yoga Tours

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Center
at Ragged Mountain Equipment
279 NH Route 16-302
Intervale, NH 03845


Join us every Sunday morning to combine yoga and mindfulness in a spectacular mountain setting, Stree melts away and the body and mind will be reset and refreshed.

Tour begins and ends with some stretches. Snowshoe at an easy pace to an open area in the Intervale by the Saco River to pause for some yoga practice.  Simple poses accessible to all including beginners.

Dress in usual layers for winter outdoor activity but be sure to wear pieces that will allow for plenty of movement and stretching. Plan to meet at the Touring Center soon after 9:30 am.

Cost: $25 per person includes a full day trail pass
Discounted snowshoe rentals are availalbe.
Reservations are required. Call 603-356-9920 to make yours.



603-356-9920

Click for more info: mwvskitouring.org/snowshoe.html

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January 20

Starry Night over the Mtns at the Highland Center (includes snacks & 4 course dinner)

Takes place at the Highland Center


This class takes place at the Highland Center in Crawford Notch, please call the concierge desk at 603-466-2727 to register

Class will start PROMPTLY at 3pm at the Highland Center in Crawford Notch.  PLEASE ARRIVE  15-20 min. prior to class starting. Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist! Spend an afternoon of creativity  painting this scene of Starry Night over the Mountains! Our instructor will guide you step by step- easy, stress free, & affordable! We will provide you with a smock, but please wear clothes you wouldn't mind getting paint on! $90 includes painting class, snacks and a four course dinner. Please register in advance! Space limited.

 



603 387 3463

Click for more info: www.jacksonartnh.com/event-registration/?ee=900

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January 21 , 28

Kids Paint Mount Washington - 3 sessions after school

Jackson Art Studio

with Melanie Levitt

In this 3 week painting workshop for kids, students will learn how to paint a winter scene of Mt Washington with acrylic paints on canvas. Instruction will be given in composition, sketching, value, color mixing, brushwork and use of materials. This class is suitable for all levels and abilities for students from 7 to 13 yrs old. (some 6 year olds will be considered if parents think they have the attention span.)  All supplies are included. Class size is limited to allow for lots of individual attention. Jackson & Bartlett students can take the bus to the studio but need to arrange it prior with school. Please pack a drink & snack.

Mondays,  Jan. 21-Feb 11 (no class on Feb 4), 3:45-5pm   $85  Ages 7-13 yrs

 



603 387 3463

Click for more info: www.jacksonartnh.com/event-registration/?ee=914

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January 21 , 28

Beginner Landscape Painting - 3 sessions

Jackson Art Studio
155 Ridge Rd
Jackson NH 03846


with Melanie Levitt

In this 3 week painting workshop, beginner students will learn how to sketch and paint a winter landscape scene in either oils or acrylic with an emphasis on creating light and shadow with an impressionistic approach. Photos will be provided as a reference or students can bring their own. The instructor will lead the class with demonstrations, from initial sketch to finished painting. Instruction will be given in composition, sketching, value, color mixing, brushwork and use of materials. This class is suitable for the beginner student who wants to further their skills. Oils or acrylics are suitable for the class but the instructor will be demonstrating in oils. (Jackson Art can provide you with use of art materials including  for a fee of $75 for the three sessions: includes use of oil paints, brushes, palette, rags, gamasol, canvas, & drawing supplies) Class size is limited to allow for individual attention. This class is open to adults & high school students.
Mondays,  Jan. 21-Feb 11 (no class on Feb 4),  6-8:30pm   $165 (3 sessions)

 



603 387 3463

Click for more info: www.jacksonartnh.com/event-registration/?ee=913

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January 21

$69 MLK Monday Madness at Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods Ski Resort


Celebrate MLK Monday at Bretton Woods with $69 lift tickets when purchased in advance online.

For more information click on the link below.



603-278-3320

Click for more info: www.brettonwoods.com/specials/specials/SKI-Specials

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January 22 , 29

Tuesday Trekkers at JacksonXC

Jackson Ski Touring

153 Main St

Jackson, N.H. 03846


Come join us every Tuesday as we head to the snowshoe trails of JacksonXC with our Tuesday Trekkers! This 2 hour tour is just $15.00. Rentals available if needed for just $12.00



603.383.9355

Click for more info: jacksonxc.org

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January 22 , 29

Great Glen Trails - Nordic Meisters

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire 03581


It’s our 24th year! Thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs! The series consists of eight weeks of timed runs with the six best times selected for series-end standings. With an adjustment system, all ages can compete on a level playing field. Check in every week at the rentals desk on the first floor to get your bib number. Start at the timing building in the stadium area between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:45 pm. All participants must check in with the volunteer timing crew prior to starting their timed runs. All runs must be completed by 4:00 pm. Results are emailed and posted on the website Tuesday evening and published in the Conway Daily Sun on Fridays.

Choose between the long (5.3km) or short (2.7km) course in the classic or skate technique—or ski them both.

An awards party/potluck will be held on Friday, March 15 at 5:30pm. The top three skiers in each class will receive an award. All participants completing six out of eight weeks are entered into a prize raffle. (Must be present to win, or have a really good friend willing to pick it up.) You don’t need to be fast to win your share of the prize pool!

 



6034663988

Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/nordic-meisters-series?page=events-list/winter-events/nordic-meisters-series

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January 23 , 24 , 28 , 30 , 31

Great Glen Trails - Learn to Ski Month

1 Mount Washington Auto Road

Gorham, New Hampshire  03581


Every Monday*, Wednesday, and Thursday in January we are offering our Learn-to-Ski lesson package for FIRST TIME skiers for just $19! (regularly offered at $49).  This package includes ski, boot & pole rentals and a beginner lesson lasting 1 hour and 15 minutes.

 

 



6034663988

Click for more info: https://www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/learn-to-ski-month?page=events-list/winter-events/learn-to-ski-month

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January 23 , 30

Jerry's Free Ride

Red Parka Pub

 


Be in the Pub every Wednesday between 5:30-8:00 for a chance to win lift tickets to all of the best ski areas.  Add in a Tuckerman Promo too!

AND Jonathan Sarty entertains from 5:30-8.



6033834344

Click for more info: www.redparkapub.com

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January 24

Bears of Katmai

Nature Learning Center, Albany


Bears of Katmai

Thursday, January 24, 7pm

Nature Learning Center, Albany

Katmai National Park is a spectacular four million acre national park and preserve located on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. Katmai is famous for its geology, salmon and the world’s largest protected population of brown bears, estimated at 2,200 individuals. David Govatski will discuss his visit to the region as well as how to go about planning a trip to an area as remote as Katmai.

 

Unless otherwise stated, donations of $3 a person, $5 a family are appreciated. 

 

The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean and the Bank of New Hampshire. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or Friend us on Facebook.

 

 



603-447-6991

Click for more info: www.tinmountain.org

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January 25

Tin Mountain's Environmental Trivia

Tuckerman Brewery


Tin Mountain's Environmental Trivia

Friday, January 25, 6:30pm -8:30pm

Tuckerman Brewery 

$5/person suggested donation. Trivia starts at 7pm. Come with a team, or join one when you arrive! Thanks to Tuckerman Brewery, a portion of all beer sales will also go towards Tin Mountain. 

 

 



603-447-6991

Click for more info: www.tinmountain.org

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January 25

Entertainment

DeaconStreet Restaurant/Martini & Whiskey Bar


Friday night entertainment with Dennis & Davey

7:30=10:00PM

 



Click for more info: deaconst.com

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January 25

Max's Friday at Five

Max's Restaurant and Pub at Snowvillage Inn

136 Stewart Road, Eaton, NH 03832


Start the weekend off at Max's Restaurant and Pub. 
With Max's Friday at Five
$5 Drink Specials and
$5 Appetizers in the Pub
4:30 - 6PM

Grab a seat in our Pub with friends and start your weekend off in our warm and relaxing atmosphere. 
Every week at Max's Friday at Five we will have featured cocktails and appetizers for you to enjoy.

You may call ahead to reserve a table or just swing by...we'd love to see you!
603-447-2818

 



603-447-2818

Click for more info: snowvillageinn.com/maxs-fridays-at-five/

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January 25

The Peacheaters - An Allman Brothers Band Experience

Medallion Opera House

Gorham Town Hall

20 Park St

Gorham, NH


Peacheaters: an Allman Brothers Band Experience

Friday, January 25th  

Doors open at 7pm

Show at 8pm

Tickets: $20

Available in advance at www.medallionoperahouse.org or Gorham Town Hall

 



603-466-3322 X 3

Click for more info: www.medallionoperahouse.org

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January 26 , 27

Art Show with Rebecca & Aurora

Jackson Art Studio & Gallery

155 Ridge Rd

Jackson, NH 03846


Our show & sale will feature a selection of  work from local artists and artisans including painting, photography, encaustic, mixed media, mosaics, mono prints, pottery, glass, jewelry and more. We will have a selection of works for sale under $295. Show continues Sunday



603 387 3463

Click for more info: www.jacksonartnh.com/event-registration/?ee=877

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January 26

White Horse Addiction Center Fundraiser with the Manchester Monarchs

SNHU Arena

555 Elm St., Manchester, NH


Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Join White Horse Addiction Center in the fight against drug addiction.  You can support by purchasing your tickets for this event through us.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the programs for recovery.

Please go to www.monarchsgroups.com/WhiteHorse to purchase your tickets!

White Horse will have a table set-up for information and to meet our staff.   See you there!

Any questions, please contact Yvonne at 603-651-1441 or at yvonne@whitehorseac.com



603-651-1441

Click for more info: www.whitehorseac.com

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January 26

Apres Ski with Dennis & Davey

DeaconStreet 

32 Seasey Street

North Conway Village


Apres Ski with Dennis & Davey from 4-5:30



6033569231

Click for more info: deaconst.com

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January 26

Great Glen Trails - Ski with a Naturalist

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire 03581


In conjunction with the Appalachian Mountain Club, Great Glen Trails offers you the chance to really get to know Pinkham Notch, with a FREE tour (trail pass is required). When you ski with a naturalist, you will learn about the flora and fauna that make our corner of the world so special.

 

You'll scout for tracks in the snow and learn about the different trees in the Glen. While listening for distinct bird calls, you'll truly begin to understand how the ecosystem works in Pinkham Notch. Tours are FREE with a trail pass.



6034663988

Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/events-list/winter-events/ski-with-a-naturalist?page=events-list/winter-events/ski-with-a-naturalist

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January 26

Wax Clinic Presented by Gorham Bike & Ski

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation Base lodge

 


Join us at 10am for a "FREE waxing clinic presented by Gorham Bike & Ski.

Professional techs from Gorham Bike & Ski will help you protect your skis for optimal skiing pleasure.



603.383.9355

Click for more info: jacksonxc.org

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January 26

Freeman Frost White Mountain Classic 30K Race

Jackson Ski Touring  Foundation

153 Main St

Jackson NH 03846


Freeman Frost White Mountain Classic 30K citizens race. This race event is for all abilties challenge yourself to complete this 30K race.Touring class is a non-timed class. Proceeds from this event halp support youth nordic programs in the Mount Washington Valley. Sign up early at skireg.com



Click for more info: https://www.skireg.com/white-mountain-classic-30k

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January 26

Live Music in Zip's Pub

Zip's Pub


Live Music in Zip's Pub from 3pm to 6pm. More details on in the link provided.



Click for more info: https://www.cranmore.com/The-Mountain/Mountain-Events/Events/ArtMID/682/ArticleID/345/Live-Music-in-Zips-Pub

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January 26

Weekly Guided Snowshoe Walk

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Center
at Ragged Mountain Equipment
279 NH Route 16-302
Intervale, NH 03845


Depart from the Touring Center every Saturday at 1pm for a 1.5 - 2 hour walk with a naturalist over gentle terrain along the Saco and East Branch Rivers.  Learn the basic skills of snowshoeing and bushwacking while looking for animal tracks and having fun!

Cost: $25 per person includes a full day trail pass
Discounted snowshoe rentals available.
Reservations required.  Call 603-356-9920 and plan to meet at the Touring Center soon after 12:30 pm.



603-356-9920

Click for more info: mwvskitouring.org/snowshoe.html

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January 26

In Search of Winter Wanderers: Winter Tracking

Nature Learning Center - Albany


In Search of Winter Wanderers: Winter Tracking

Saturday, January 26, 9am-1pm

Nature Learning Center, Albany

Join Master Naturalist Rick Van de Poll for a comprehensive program on northern New England's winter-active furbearers. This combination slide and outdoor program will cover the basic life histories of two dozen mammals we are likely to see in winter by virtue of their tracks and signs. The hour-long indoor program will precede a 2 - 3 hour field excursion at Tin Mountain's Bear Paw Conservation Land on the Maine/New Hampshire border. Come dressed for being out in winter weather - we will go out! Call 447-6991 for reservations. 

 

Unless otherwise stated, donations of $3 a person, $5 a family are appreciated. 

 

The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean and the Bank of New Hampshire. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or Friend us on Facebook.

 

 



603-447-6991

Click for more info: www.tinmountain.org

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January 26

Mount Washington Auto Road - Otto Road GBA Ski Mountaineering

1 Mount Washington Auto Road, 

Gorham, New Hampshire

03581

 


The event will begin at noon (facility will open for use at 8:30am) and you can race or skin socially at your own pace -- to any distance you so choose. Those crazy enough to bag the summit will go 7.6 miles and earn bragging rights for the longest vertical foot descent back to the Auto Road Toll House (4,618 feet to be exact). Others can hit treeline at 4 miles (and warm-up in a SnowCoach). Whatever you do, we'll have hot showers, beer, food, live music, and prizes, all back at the Base Lodge from 4-7pm - all as part of one ticket.



603-466-3988

Click for more info: www.facebook.com/events/2045166255495324/

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January 31

Opera Lecture Series

The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center
18 Bradley Street
Fryeburg, Maine


Local opera enthusiast Joe De Vito presents his always informative and entertaining Opera Lecture Series at 3:00 pm. The lecture, which is free and open to all, will provide an in-depth analysis of Carmen.



207-935-9232

Click for more info: www.fryeburgacademy.org/pac

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January 31

Screening: Run Wild Run Free

Whitney Community Center, Jackson


Screening: Run Wild Run Free

Thursday, January 31, 6:30pm

Whitney Community Center, Jackson

Over 60 years ago America was in the peak of the industrial revolution and the nation’s waterways were dying from dams, water diversions and pollution. Run Wild Run Free takes the viewer through the history and current state of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act that sought to protect these waterways. Join Tin Mountain, the Jackson Conservation Commission, and former Director of Research for the AMC, Dr. Kenneth Kimball, for this celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. 

 

 

Unless otherwise stated, donations of $3 a person, $5 a family are appreciated. 

 

The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean and the Bank of New Hampshire. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or Friend us on Facebook.

 

 



603-447-6991

Click for more info: www.tinmountain.org

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January 31

Dine to Donate at Barley & Salt

Barley & Salt

1699 White Mountain Highway, Conway, NH


Please join us from 5 - 8 pm for a fun evening out in support of the Robert Frost Public Charter School.



603-356-6332

Click for more info: www.robertfrostcharterschool.org

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