Enjoy the FREE Funergy Festival!

Join the MWV Green Team for their family-friendly Funergy event!

Funergy Poster 2014

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harvest Festival at Remick Farm!

Join Remick Country Doctor Farm and Museum for their Harvest Festival in Tamworth, NH!

Harvest Festival Flyer copy

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Participate in AidClimb with Northeast Mountaineering

Northeast Mountaineering invites you to join in on their charity/fundraiser climb of Mt. Washington. This is an annual event called Aidclimb. This year, we are doing a summit at sunrise climb beginning at midnight with the goal of getting to the summit of Mt. Washington as the sun rises. This year, the climb honors the lives and service of 3 Boston Fire Fighters who lost their lives in the line of duty this past summer.

With the summit at sunrise climb, climbers will be back at The Bunkhouse at NEM around noon or 1pm on October 4. We plan to have a silent auction during a cookout for all participants.

Volunteers are also needed to help with the event. Duties would include checking people in, cooking, etc. no amount of time or effort is too small or big! Donations for the silent auction, and if business are interested sponsorship is still available.

aid climb poster_2014

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Author Katie Hafner to Discuss her Memoir, Mother Daughter Me at White Birch Books

The New York Times called it “the most raw, honest and engaging memoir” they’ve read in a long time. Mother Daughter Me tells the true story of when Katie Hafner’s 77 year-old mother moved to San Francisco to live with her and her 16-year-old daughter. Hafner will be at White Birch Books on Thursday, September 18, starting at 7 p.m. to talk about this three generation adventure.

Despite a chorus of skepticism from friends, who knew about her tumultuous upbringing, Hafner was determined to do what she could to help her mother, who had recently suffered her own crisis. She even referred to their upcoming experiment as “our year in Provence.” What she found instead was that she was sandwiched squarely between her obligation to an aging parent, with whom she had a difficult past, and her responsibility for her own daughter. They had planned to live together for one year – it lasted six months.

Three generations under one roof can be stressful under the best of circumstances. In this case, not only was Hafner caught between the constant needs of both her mother and her teenager, who were often at odds themselves, but she was also roiled by anger and resentment toward her mother – emotions that she had carried with her for decades, unaware. As Hafner unpacks her relationship with her mother, she is challenged by the question: what is our obligation to our parents as they age, particularly if they were far from perfect when we were children?

By turns heartbreaking and funny, Mother Daughter Me is an insightful and loving book that answers questions about the universal truths of families that are central to the lives of so many.

Hafner was on staff at The New York Times for ten years, where she remains a frequent contributor, writing on healthcare and technology. She is the author of five previous works of nonfiction covering a range of topics, including the origins of the Internet, computer hackers, German reunification and the pianist Glenn Gould.

White Birch Books is located in North Conway Village just south of the park, across from TD Bank. For more information about the event, or to reserve a copy of Mother Daughter Me, call White Birch Books at 356-3200. You can also visit their website at http://www.whitebirchbooks.com or at facebook.com/whitebirchbooks.

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Your Vacation With Purity Spring Resort

September 2014
As the scent of fresh notebooks and new pencils fills the air Purity Spring Resort is full of activities that makes summer last a bit longer. Enjoy your last few weeks of summer participating in some of your favorite activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking and more. Soak up the warm sunrays out on the lake and prepare for the cooler nights warming up in the hot tub.
There are still plenty of activities to take part in at Purity Spring. Grab the kids and your fishing poles and head out for a peaceful morning of fishing on Purity Lake! Kayaks, canoes and rowboats are complimentary with your stay. You’ll find plenty of pickerel and small mouth bass to wrestle with – and enough perch and sunfish to keep the little ones smiling!
If you want to do something a little more adventurous, rent a bike and check out the mountain biking trails that roam around Purity Lake and throughout some of the 1,000 acres of property. Biking around Purity Spring gives you the perfect opportunity to take in our gorgeous scenery before the leaves begin to change color.
September also brings many fun group programs and themed weekends to Purity Spring – Ballroom Dancing, Scrapbook Extravaganza and the Artisan Workshop Weekend all have dates throughout the month! Make sure you don’t miss out of these great opportunities to learn a new skill or practice a favorite pastime.
As the season begins to change make sure you have King Pine on your mind! In the blink of an eye snow will start falling and King Pine Ski Resort is the place to be when it does. Our ski trails are perfect for the whole family. Grab a King Pine Pass to ensure you have access to all of the best things King Pine has to offer.
Summer is almost over but that doesn’t mean the fun is! This time of year has always been a favorite of ours and we want to show you why! Join us in East Madison, New Hampshire and welcome fall to our picturesque slice of New England.
Sincerely,
The Hoyt Family

 

Artisan Workshop Weekend

 

Expand your creative Spirit at the Artisan Workshop Weekend !
 
Visit us on the weekend of September 26-28, 2014 for an Artisan Workshop Weekend! This creative retreat offers a variety of workshops hosted by experienced artisans, in addition to an artisan fair that will be held throughout the weekend. From a glass blowing class with Nathan Matcomber to a basket weaving glass with Janet Johnson, there is sure to be a workshop that appeals to everyone’s inner artist. The cost is $189 per person, which includes Friday and Saturday night’s lodging and six meals beginning with dinner on Friday night and ending with Sunday lunch. Our workshops have limited space available; please inquire regarding the list of classes being offered along with pricing at (800) 373-3754 x229 or (603) 367-4029. 
 
To book this package or for more information, please call our Purity Spring Reservation office at (800) 414-2267. 

 

 

Sew Sampler Weekend

 

Quilting May 2013 1

November 14-16, 2014

Our new weekend is aptly called the Sewing Sampler Weekend and will include a variety of workshops. The workshops will be a mix of quick projects and opportunities to learn new skills. We always recommend that you bring your unfinished projects from home. You will be amazed at all you will learn & accomplish. The sky is the limit for what projects you decide to work on. Bring a variety of projects and get a head start on those Christmas gifts.

Projects include:
  • New England winter bird or fantasy bird ornaments Made with felt, stuffing, fabric and embellishments.
  • Paper pieced ornaments Made with fabric on a paper pattern.
  • Folded star ornaments or hot pads Made with a Styrofoam ball, pins,  glue and fabric. Hot-pad uses batting.
  • Book markers: Silk ribbon and regular embroidery techniques
  • Eye glass case: Easy to make and customize for Christmas presents
  • Ornaments: Crazy quilted, great for scraps and easy to embellish.
  • Fabric Holders: Great to hold Christmas cards, candy, cookies for swaps. Made from 2 fat quarters and some fusible or regular batting.

This crafty weekend is limited to 60 participants, so that each person has plenty of work space at our custom built 4×6 ft wooden tables.

To book this package call 603-367-8896

For full package details please visit us online!

 

Unwind at The Spring House Massage & Spa

Spa services are available at The Mill Pool and Fitness Center! Make sure on your next vacation to book a massage or spa treatment and unwind and rejuvenate your body and mind.

The Spring House Massage & Spa features local products made by Field’s of Ambrosia!

  

Visit our website for more details on our new spa services!

smiling-massage-header.jpg

To book your spa treatment please contact The Mill at (603) 367-4014

 

Join us at Traditions Restaurant
Dine at Traditions on Thanksgiving Day 
Serving Family Style New England Turkey Dinner! 
Now taking reservations, please call 603-367-8896

fancy-turkey-dinner.jpg


 

Fall Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday from 4pm to 9pm.

To guarantee seating, please reserve at 603-367-4030
News from Purity Spring Resort
Artisan Workshop Weekend
Spring House Massage & Spa

 

Hoyt Family of Businesses

 

The Mill Pool & Fitness Center
Fall Swim Lesson at The Mill!

Join Leslie Jose for our drip drop program beginning on October 8th. This is a 7 week program with classes running 45 minutes. Leslie offers a fun and caring introduction for your child to become familiar with the water.
 
Please call The Mill to register or get more information about our fall swim programs. 
603 367-4014

 

Traditions Restaurant 

After almost 100 years of serving meals exclusively to resort guests, the Hoyt Family has opened The Inn Dining Room to the public. Appropriately named ‘Traditions’, the restaurant is open to the public for dinner.

View Our Menu

 

Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, affordability, plus impeccable grooming and consistent snow conditions, King Pine offers exciting ski and snowboarding terrain for all abilities and has been a tradition for families throughout New England for over 50 years.
Plan Your King Pine Adventure!

 

The Lodges at Tohkomeupog
Considering an outdoor adventure or retreat… perhaps a family reunion or wedding filled with lots of outdoor activities? Come stay at The Lodges at Tohkomeupog, located between the Lakes Region and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, where opportunities for fun are endless.
Plan Your Group Retreat

 

Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort
With over 300 roomy sites spread over 185 colorful acres PLUS a half-mile of lake frontage on Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is a year-round playground for groups and families!
Visit Us Online

 

 

The Bluffs RV Resort
Designed and developed especially for active adults age 50-plus, The Bluffs RV Resort is a 150-acre expansion of Danforth Bay offering rental sites for a week or an entire season.
Explore The Bluffs

 

Purity Spring Resort | (603) 367-8896 | info@purityspring.com | http://www.purityspring.com
1251 Eaton Road
East Madison, NH 03849
Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apply for Leadership MWV!

Businesses! Leadership MWV is a great program to add employee benefit to your work culture! Show your employees you care about the advancement of their career by nominating them for this program! 

Are you looking to expand your network and make meaningful business and personal connections?

Leadership MWV is a network for developing professionals, providing opportunities for mentorship for community involvement and support for civic leadership.

Leadership MWV aims to facilitate knowledge transfer and create the opportunity for hands-on learning with an emphasis on:

1. Generating new participation on local boards;

2. Providing one-to-one mentorship by existing community leaders to up-and-coming professionals and citizens;

3. Empowering those with leadership capabilities to act effectively to help solve local problems.

The program will emphasize service, collaboration, and existence of synergistic opportunities to enhance quality of life in this community.

How does Leadership MWV operate? 

Leadership MWV is a six-month program that meets bi-weekly. Each session focuses on topics critical to community development. Topics include town government, healthcare, education, state government, running a non-profit and more.

Each session is presented by an expert in that particular field with ample time for Q&A.

Outside assignments include interviews, recommended reading and a collective group project. Two all-day field trips and a graduation ceremony are part of the class.

The guest lecturers and interviews are chosen to help you network with local and state leaders. Leadership MWV is designed to be an active program where you maximize the tools presented to you to build your professional and philanthropic skill-set.

Breakfast and coffee is provided during a network session prior to the start of each class.

Leadership Graduates, 2008-2014

Application

 

Sound familiar? Then apply for the program today! Or nominate a co-worker or peer you may feel is a good fit for the program!

Applications are due November 3rd and all applicants are notified by December 2nd of their acceptance.

The program begins in mid-January to mid-June.

For more information, contact program facilitator,
Jaimie Crawford. Jaimie@MtWashingtonValley.org or (603) 356-5701 ext. 304

Thank You Sponsors!

Premier Sponsor

Forward this email

This email was sent to webface@mtwashingtonvalley.org by

 

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Attitash Mountain Resort Set to Open New ZipTour This Saturday, September 13

Attitash Logo Black
 

Zip from Summit of Bear Peak to Attitash Mountain Will Be Longest Single Span In Contiguous U.S.

  

 Attitash Mountain Resort has long been recognized as New England’s original summer & fall fun ski area with the Alpine Slide, still the longest in North America, first opening to the public in 1976. Since then Attitash Mountain Resort has added many more attractions including the Mount Washington Valley’s longest mountain coaster and New Hampshire’s first free-fall Airbag Jump. This Saturday, September 13, Attitash will introduce its new ZipTour attraction featuring the Flying Bear and Attitash Aerial Zip Lines.

“We are excited to introduce another major new attraction to the Mount Washington Valley,” said President of Attitash Mountain Resort and Wildcat Mountain John Lowell. ZipTour is a zipline experience where the rider has the ability to control their speed. With parallel cables allowing two people to fly at the same time, the experience will include riding two major zip lines along with an initial training span. The Flying Bear Zip will be just under 5,000 feet long and will start at the summit of Bear Peak. From there, it will cross over the valley between the two mountains from Bear Peak to mid-mountain of Attitash reaching heights up to 250 feet off the ground with riders reaching speeds capable in excess of 65 miles per hour. The Flying Bear Zip will currently be the longest single span zip line in the contiguous United States. After that, riders will head for the second span, the Attitash Aerial Zip, and ride over 2,100 feet to the base of Attitash Mountain. More information, including ride restrictions, rates and Frequently Asked Questions, are available at attitash.com. Reservations to ride the ZipTour are highly recommended and can be made during operational hours by calling (603) 374-2665.

Attitash ZipTour Photo – The Flying Bear Zip span from the summit of Bear Peak to Attitash Mountain is the longest, single zip span currently in the contiguous United States.

###

The new ZipTour is scheduled to operate weekends only, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (last ride out at 3 p.m.) through Columbus Day Weekend, along with the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster, Alpine Slide, Airbag Jump, Slacklines and lift-serviced Downhill Mountain Biking. Attitash will also be hosting the 17th Annual Oktoberfest October 11-12 and mountainside lodging is available at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel featuring quality accommodations, year-round heated outdoor pool and spas, fitness center and casual dining at EleVations restaurant. All rates and information can be found online at attitash.com or by calling 1-800-223-7669.

Click here to view more ZipTour hi-res photos available for download.

Contact for further information.

Thomas Prindle | Director of Marketing | Attitash Mountain Resort | Wildcat Mountain

603-374-2605 | email: tprindle@ | attitash.com | skiwildcat.com

Posted in Life in Mount Washington Valley NH | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment