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Mt Washington Valley is for Families & Fido 

As we move into the dog days of summer, time is filled with active outdoor adventure, music and arts, great foodie finds and plenty of tax-free shopping. All of Mt Washington Valley's attractions welcome families, and much of the Valley is open and happy to welcome your four legged friends too. 

Arts in the Parks
August 6: Art in the Park: "White Mountain Artists, Yesterday & Today" is the theme of the day as this wonderful art show under the tent returns to Schouler Park, North Conway from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Shop for beautiful artworks created by talented local artists.
August 20-21:  White Mountain Art & Artisan Festival: More than 40 artisans will showcase their work in Jackson Village Park for display and purchase. There will be local and visiting food vendors, kids activities, and live local talent, Al Schafner, will be performing. A silent auction will take place on Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leashed dogs are welcome too.  
Music in the Mountains
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August 11: Arts Jubilee Pops Concert & Fireworks: The PJO, Maine's premier concert jazz ensemble will trace the line of big bands from the 1930s to the present at Cranmore Mountain Resort. The concert is followed by fireworks. Bring your own seating.Tickets: $10 adults, kids 12 and under free. More info on Arts Jubilee concerts here.

August 13: Thomas Rodriguez Trio: Tomas Rodriguez on guitar, Enrique Lopez on guitar and tres, and percussionist Urbano Sanchez mine the depths of Venezuelan and Cuban folkloric music, infusing it with the shimmering language of bossa nova and the gritty force of flamenco at World Fellowship Center in Albany. Tickets: 603-447-2280. 

August 25: Ken & Brad Koloder at Medallion Opera House: The dynamic father-son team Ken & Brad Kolodner weave together a captivating sound on hammered dulcimer, banjo and fiddles. Rounding out the trio is multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Rachel Eddy. It's at Medallion Opera House in Gorham starting at 7:00pm. Tickets:  $15 in advance / $20 at the door.

August 27-28: Mostly Bach Festival: Two opportunities to hear the music of J. S. Bach and friends performed by chorus, orchestra and soloists in a festival setting take place at First Church of Christ, Congregational in North Conway. Tickets will be available in advance and at the door.  General admission: $20 advance/$25 at the door. Info here
Tax-free summer shopping adventures   
 Every Saturday in August: North Conway Farmer's Market:
 Join farmers, artisans and specialty food purveyors to purchase everything from jams to produce, chocolates, fresh baked goods and more 9:00am - noon every Saturday at the North Conway Community Center.  
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Now through August 21: Don't miss the annual Ski & Snowboard Liquidators annual big tent sale. Shop for equipment and apparel bargains in the tent located next to the N. Conway Community Center.

August 6-7:  Christmas Preview & Bake Sale at Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton: Get a jump start on your holiday gifts and a sneak peek of the gorgeous 2016 Christmas ornaments with exclusive discounts,two raffles and a bake sale to benefit underserved Mt Washington Valley children over the holidays. 
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Fabulous Foodie Finds
On August 6th, don't miss the 5th Annual Attitash Blueberry Festival including a Craft Fair, Cornhole Tournament, Face Painting by Mt Washington Valley Children's Museum, Blueberry Pie Baking Contest, Blueberry Pie Eating Contest, and an assortment of Blueberry BBQ, treats, and elixirs from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Attitash Mountain Resort. And the day is topped off with a live performance from local favorite, The Jonathan Sarty Band. This event is FREE to attend, although Attitash Resort amenities require an admission ticket. 

Your fun day at the Valley's attraction will pay off at Red Parka Steakhouse and Pub in August! Show your ticket, wrist band, ticket stub or entry pass from any of the Valley's attractions and receive one free kids meal and 10-percent off the food part of your dinner at Red Parka! (No additional discounts apply).

On August 12, take part in a true farm-to-table experience right on the porch of the farmhouse at White Gates Farm. The monthly Farm-To-Table dinner and tour evenings feature a multi-course farm dinner experience showcasing 100%  farm-fresh organic produce and meats, complemented by tours of the farm and its operations.  $75 per person. Reservations required, click here.    
Free Fun For Families in August
 In addition to tons of fun, all of these events are free and ideal for visiting families in August.

August 6, 13, 20, 27: 4th Mountain Side Summer Music Festival at Attitash: Bring your own chair, sit back and enjoy live free entertainment from 3:00 - 6:00pm near the Attitash Base Lodge.

Every Tuesday, through August 23: Movies on the Green at Settlers Green: Enjoy free face painting from 6:00-8:00 p.m., special raffles and yard games. Comfy outdoor lounge chairs for the first 30 guests or bring your own chair or blanket. Movies start at dusk.

August 6: Jackson Covered Bridge Dance: Jon Sarty and the White Mountain Boys bring it home again this year under the Jackson Historic Covered Bridge for an evening of dancing, mingling, kids activities and dining all outside under the stars. Free fun for all.
For a full listing of family fun options, click here.
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Golf Offers for August
The later the better: Get in on these great afternoon golf rates in August after 3:00pm

Indian Mound Golf Club: Mon-Thurs after 3pm: 18 holes, $39 with cart
North Conway Country Club: Any day after 4pm: 18 holes, $25, w/o cart
Bridgton Highlands Country Club: Any day after 4pm: unlimited holes, $20 w/o cart
Province Lake Golf: Sun-Wed after 3: 18 holes, $25, Thurs-Sun after 3, $28 w/o cart.
Wentworth Golf Club: Midweek after 3: $25 without cart, $35 with cart.
Mountain View Grand Golf Course: Mon-Thurs - all you can play for $25 after 3pm.
Waumbek Golf Club: Mon-Fri - unlimited golf after 3pm w/o cart.
Hales Location Golf Course: $20 after 3pm without cart, $32 with cart.
Androscoggin Valley Country Club: Any day after 1pm: $39 for $18 holes with cart.
Omni Mt Washington Golf Course: Mon-Thurs after 2pm: $49 for 18 holes with a cart.
Eagle Mountain House Golf Course: Mon-Fri after 3pm: $15 w/o cart.

Putting at Province Lake Golf.

Plus! BOGO Golf at Omni Mount Washington Course or the Mt Pleasant course on August 9th. Buy one round of golf on the Mt. Washington Course or the Mt. Pleasant Course and your companion plays for FREE!*. Click here for full details.

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Hales Location Golf Course

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