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Welcome to spring! Find your adventure in Mt Washington Valley       April, 2016
Find your adventure in Mt Washington Valley, NH

This spring, join us for adventures in dining, pubs, martini trails or whisky bars, plus extreme adventure like whitewater kayaking or skiing world famous Tuckerman Ravine. Try a relaxing adventure on a golf course, visit a gallery, theater or museum. Retail adventures abound at outlets, antique and boutique stores. In the mood for a scenic adventure? View our "50 Shades of Green" Spring foliage on a scenic drive or a hike in the Whites. You'll find everything you need to know about spring at SpringMWV.com.

And Mt Washington Valley is filled with opportunities to show off the athletic you.  From biking and running events to World Championships in Mud Football and Tricycle riding, you'll find from the most serious to the wackiest competitions abound in Mt Washington Valley.  It's now all at one convenient website, www.CompeteMWV.com.
 
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April sports, competitions and outdoor fun
Two for Tuesdays at Bretton Woods: Two people zip high above the canopy of trees for $110 on Tuesdays.
 
A spring mogul event taking place in The Chutes at the base of Wildcat Mountain. Cheer on competitors and sway the judges scores from easy vantage points.$10 fee to register - open to all ages. Registration: 8am-11am, event starts at noon.   
April 3: Ski You Later Winter at Bretton Woods: Last day of the season lift tickets are $16.17 at Bretton Woods and come with a voucher for skiing early next season.  
 
April 9: Wildcat Spring Pond Skim: Come celebrate a spring tradition by skimming, shredding, or swimming across the bond. Registration from 8:30-11am, event starts at noon. 

April 9: Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon:The annual fundraiser for the 
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine this race pays homage to the original American Inferno ski races of the 1930's and includes running, kayaking biking, hiking and skiing to create a pentathlon event that is one of the most challenging adventure races in the country.  
April Arts, Culture & Heritage
Earth Day inspires us to honor Mother Earth  

April 18: Gardening...Is Murder: Neal Sanders, a noted mystery author offers his comic relief to gardening season at this Mountain Garden Club Lunch & Learn event. Advance reservations. $23 for members/$25 non-members.
April 22: Earth Day at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm:
A full "Earth Day" of hands on family friendly events will focus in on the role Mother Earth has played in our lives then and now.

April 24: Funergy Festival: 4 Our Kids Recycling Services 
offers up exhibits and educational displays at the North Conway Community Center focused on clean energy and recycling.  
 
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April 15: Happy Birthday MWV Childrens Museum: Calling all mermaids and mermen to celebrate the MWV Children's Museum's 10th birthday with an underwater theme, 3-6pm. Special guest storytellers, storytime, live music and dancing, cake and an ocean full of fun!  $5 per person for members; $7.50 per person for non-members.
Music in the Mountains
Bretton Woods - April 2016 ad
Throughout April: Concerts at Stone Mountain Arts Center. From Jazz to fiddles. concerts for all tastes in music. Click here for a full schedule.
April 2, 16Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, Maine presents The Met Opera Live in HD series - Madama Butterfly:
Pre-order tickets. Call 207-935-9232.
April 2: African Drumming in Jackson: The Friends of the Whitney Center bring the music of Africa to Jackson with a performance by master drummer Jordan Benissan.  7:00pm at Whitney Community Center in Jackson. Free; donations welcomed. 
 
April 2 - 3: 24 Hours of Music at White Mountain Hotel,: From noon to noon enjoy the 6th Annual 24 Hours of Music presented by Mountain Top Music. Student performances juxtaposed with professional valley musicians. Dinner offered on April 2 and brunch on Sunday. Order tickets: (603) 447-4737,music@mountaintopmusic.org.

April 30: White Mountain Musical Arts presents Bold Riley: It's the premier performance of BOLD RILEY on Saturday, April 30 at 7:00pm at First Church of Christ, Congregational, North Conway. Admission: suggested donation of $10 to  benefit future WMMA programs. BOLD RILEY started as a simple music project among friends but quickly gained momentum thanks to the group's contagious enthusiasm in bringing joyful acoustic folk music to their listeners.
Arts Opportunities & Workshops 
 
Sip & Paint at Jackson Art Studio: Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist! Spend an evening of creativity as you twist  open your favorite bottle of wine (BYOB for those 21 and over) and uncork your creativity!  $45 all supplies included. We will provide you with a smock, but please wear clothes you wouldn't mind getting paint on! Click here for a full schedule in April.

April 16: Jewelry Design Workshop: Learn how to draw and cut designs in copper and sterling silver and create multiple pieces of jewelry. 10am - 3pm at Jackson Art Studio & Gallery. 
 
Check out our new app!

We've made navigating businesses in the Valley a bit easier with a new app from Map Hatch. Click here for a map directory of local businesses in Mt. Washington Valley.

To download the app - click here!
April - Spring Shopping 
April 9, Fun Penny Sale: Plenty of bargains offered by Carroll County RSVP.
   
Featuring a selection of  work from local Artists and Artisans.  Show opens Friday, April 8  from  6-9pm with a wine and cheese reception and will continue on Saturday, April 9 with a Printmaking Demo, 11am-5pm and Sunday, April 9  from 11am-4pm with a Mosaic demo. Free and is open to the public.
 
What's a Pogo Pillow Polo Tournament? Tune in to Settlers Green on April 30th to find out!  Settlers Green will be taking a page out of that classic Nickelodeon game show, Wild & Crazy, and invite all area nonprofits and school organizations to compete in a 3v3 Pogo Polo Tournament "on the green. Each player will be equipped with a Hopper Ball and a Pillo Stick. The game ball will be a giant beach ball. Learn more at SettlersGreen.com.    
            
 
Photo by Dan Houde_Wiseguy Creative
 
Fabulous Foodie Finds from Mt Washington Valley restaurants  - Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays

Sundays, 9am: Brunch, 302 West Smokehouse, Fryeburg, ME

Sundays, 7:30am - 1pm:
Famous Breakfast Buffet, Red Fox Bar and Grille, Jackson, NH
 

Sundays, 9:30am-1pm:
Grand Sunday Brunch Buffet, The Ledges, White Mountain Hotel, North Conway, NH

Sunday-Italian night, Monday 2-1 entree, Tuesday-Turkey Dinner
:
Christmas Farm Inn, Jackson, NH

Sunday, 5:00-9:00pm
:  2 entrees and a bottle of wine for $45, Shovel Handle Pub, Jackson, NH  

Mondays: Burger & Beer Night
: White Mountain Cider Co., Glen, NH

Tuesdays:  Local Night:
Max's at Snowvillage Inn, Snowvillage, NH where everyone's a local on Local's Night.

For more specials,  visit our What's Your Adventure Food Finds list.
April Foodie Fun
Chef's Bistro - dining room
Two for $29 at Chef's Bistro: Taste different items from Chef's Bistro menu with the $29 Spring special prix fixe dining menu (offered through Spring non-holiday Monday through Thursday evenings).  Each person can order two items from the special menu and the total for both will be $29.99 plus tax.

International Nights at Red Parka Pub: April 10th kicks off the International Nights Series, starting with featured foods from Tuscany, held every other Wednesday at Red Parka PubDinners feature small plates with soup, appetizers, entrees, and dessert. Reservations required.
Friday, April 1, Class and Dinner, Bernerhof Inn:  At A Taste of the Mountains Cooking School Aspiring cooks will create a meal for their guest to enjoy - Creamy Mushroom Soup, Arugala Salad with Ice Wine Vinaegrette, Seared Organic Beef Tenderloin, Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Spicy Chocolate Creme Brûlée $125 for class/dinner $49 for guest. Reservations required.
Gluten-free pancake breakfast, reading of a featured story and a visit from a special storybook character.

April 3: Taste of the Valley, Attitash Grand SummitA night for the adults, $25 per person includes samplings, music by Diana's Bath Salts, live and silent auctions Contact the Bartlett Recreation at 603-374-1952 for tickets.
April 9, 23: Tamworth Farmers Market, Tamworth Village: From 9am to 1pm, farm fresh at its best.
Meal and hearthside cooking demonstration from 4-6:30pm.

April 28, 5-9pm, "What's Your Story" at Max's Restaurant and Pub, Snowville, NH:  Join in for an evening of great food, 3 comedians and audience members telling stories.  
April Golf News
Here's what we have to look forward to on the golf course! 

Photo by Dan Houde. Wiseguy Creative Photography

Click here
 for a complete list
of golf packages, golf adventures
and golf course information. 
 
 
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