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SEPTEMBER 2012

Salomon Fall Trail Running Series


September 6, 13, 20, 27

A weekly trail running race series for all abilities and ages. Every Thursday for six weeks racers can run/walk the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete four out of six weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party



(603) 466-2333

Click for more info: http://greatglentrails.com/events/fall-trail-running-series/

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Muster in the Mountains


September 7, 8, 9

This weekend long event is a colonial encampment of reenactors representing various individuals of the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Mountain Man periods from 1750 through 1840. This gathering will take place in the Fields of the Mount Washington Auto Road in beautiful Pinkham Notch of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Participants will demonstrate the use of appropriate tools, clothing, and firearms for their respective time periods.



(603) 466 3988

Click for more info: http://mtwashingtonautoroad.com/events/muster-in-the-mountains/

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Mud Bowl, championships of mud football, celebrates “Mud Bowl, The Musical,”


September 7, 8, 9

Mud Bowl, the world championships of mud football, is set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 7 through 9, at Hog Coliseum behind the North Conway Community Center.

The 30th annual “Tournament of Mud Parade” is set for Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m. This year's parade theme is “Mud Bowl, the Musical.”

Ten teams from throughout New England compete in three-day touch football tourney which benefits local charities.

Tickets: 3-day ticket $10; day tickets: $6 ages 14 and up, $4 ages 6 - 13; family tickets (two adults, two children) $15 per day.

For further information, call Jackie Howe at the North Conway Community Center at (603) 356-5213, Ryan Sommer at the North Conway Community Center, (603) 356-2096, or the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce at (603) 356-5701.



Click for more info: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Mt-Washington-Valley-Mud-Bowl/107043226018261

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73rd & 74th Carroll County Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show & Obedience Trial


September 8, 9

The Carroll County Kennel Club will hold it's All Breed Dog Show & Obedience Trial at E. R. Hussey Field, North Conway, Sept 8 & 9. Judging starts at 8:00Am, Sat. will feature a Puppy Gala for puppies 6 to 9mos. Puppies will compete for Best Puppy in Show. 
There will be vendors with dog related items and food will be available.
Bring a chair and a picnic lunch and cheer your favorite breed on. Come see familar breeds and some not so familar.
Admission is 5.00. 
A great family event.
Please, no unentered dogs. 



207-697-2353

Click for more info: www.carrollcountykennelclub.com

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Fall Foliage Dog Sledding Deals


September 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Looking for a new way to "leaf peep" this Fall? Then come experience Fall Foliage with Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel! From September 15th until October 14th Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel is offering our signature rolling dog sled rides! During this 1.5 hour experience guests are able to enjoy incredible views of the Presidential Mountain Range. Our Rolling Dogsled experience is designed to be hands on to the comfort level of the guests; participants are given the opportunity to meet and greet our team of rescue and second chance sled dogs, help harness and hitch the team and even help drive (at musher discretion for dog and guest safety of course)! This adventure includes a dogsled ride on the historical Rail Trail in our specially engineered rigs designed for comfort and safety (a musher drives from the back just like in a traditional sled and guests sit in the rolling dogsled allowing them to enjoy the surrounding mountain views). When the temperatures fall low enough, the tour mileage increases and we are able to offer winter tour lengths of 5-7 miles during each experience at summer prices. Come take advantage of this incredible savings and unique way to soak up that beauty of fall in New England.



603-545-4533

Click for more info: www.dogslednh.com

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Railfans' Weekend


September 15, 16

Celebrating two great days of railroading with special demos, freight cars, cabooses, special trains, and night photography.  Train to Crawford Notch and beyond on both Saturday and Sunday.

 

 



800-232-5251

Click for more info: www.ConwayScenic.com

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Mt Washington Alternative Energy Day


September 16

8:00am- 5:30pm Share your alternative energy vehicle at the Auto Road. All vehicles that meet the vehicle limitations and are alternatively-powered will be charged a reduced toll of $25, including passengers. Bicycles not permitted on the Auto Road.



(603) 466 3988

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

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AMC Monthly Guided Summit Tour & Hike at Wildcat Mountain


September 22

Join a naturalist from our neighboring Appalachian Mountain Club Pinkham Notch Visitor Center on a ride up our scenic gondola for an environmentally educational summit tour and optional guided hike down Wildcat Mountain. The program is free with the purchase of a scenic gondola ticket.



603 466-3326

Click for more info: www.skiwildcat.com

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MWV World Championship High Performance Tricycle Grand Prix Race


September 22

MWV World Championship High Performance Tricycle Grand Prix Race!

Co-sponsored by The Red Parka Steakhouse and Pub and The Valley Originals, this event promises to be another one of those fun Valley events that spectators will enjoy as much as participants.  Racers will pedal down a course on steel tricycles similar to the "Big Wheels" of years gone by.  The "Grand Prix" format allows 4 trikes on course at a time. 

The Red Jersey Cyclery  will provide on-site tech support as the official High Performance Tricycle mechanics. Compete as an individual or in a team. Costumes are encouraged and add to the frivolity! Bikes will be provided and helmets are required.  Registration opens at 12:00 noon on September 22; race time is 1pm with awards ceremony following.

The cost is  $15 per racer or $50 for a team of 4. Proceeds for the event will benefit the Dewey Mark/Red Parka Scholarship Fund.  For more information please go to www.redparkapub.com or contact George O'Brien at 603-986-5706 or Terry O'Brien at 383-4344. Anyone can try it!



603-986-5706 or 383-4344

Click for more info: www.redparkapub.com

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Speakeasy-A 1920's Casino Night


September 28

7:00pm-11:00pm Step back in time for a 1920's Speakeasy, featuring a casino night, great food, a Mead tasting, and live entertainment throughout the evening!  Guests can redeem casino winnings for tickets towards fabulous prizes!  Proceeds to benefit Arts in Motion, a local theater company. Tickets $75 couple – $37.50 pp. Tickets come with $50 in gambling chips.



(603) 466 3988

Click for more info: mtwashingtonautoroad.com/events/roaring20s/

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The Ghoullog at Cranmore


September 28, 29

The Ghoullog is back for its 6th year of Haunting. More information to come.



1-800-SUN-N-SKI

Click for more info: www.cranmore.com

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Fryeburg Fair


September 30

Maine's Blue Ribbon Classic! The largest agriculture fair in Maine! Eight days of entertainment and education for the whole family. A variety of livestock, draft show horses and ponies, pulling horses and oxen, a forestry research center, an agricultural exhibition center, crafts, a flower show, educational exhibitions and demonstrations, sheep dog trials and a huge parade on Saturday.  A thrilling midway with amusement rides and delicious food.  Live music all day, and nightly entertainment. The Fair attracts upwards of 300,000 visitors each year.  We have 3,000 campsites on site. 



Click for more info: www.fryeburgfair.org

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