When the lifts close, the apres ski fun begins. For some, it lasts well into the night. Our readers asked us to share insight into nightlife opportunities in Mt Washington Valley, so each week we’ll compile a list of live entertainment and apres ski fun. Here’s what’s in store for the upcoming week.
Throughout December, 2017
At Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub, Route 302, Glen, NH:
Every Monday – Open Mic’ Nite in the pub from 9pm-12:30am.
Dec 15-16: Neon Alley in the Pub from 9:00pm-12:30am
Dec 22-23: Pat Foley in the Pub from 9:00pm-12:30am
At Wildcat Tavern, Jackson, NH:
Every Tuesday: Hoot Night at the Wildcat Tavern: Hoot Night! The longest running open mic in Mount Washington Valley has been a “go-to” night life hot spot for over 30 years. Following in the colorful tradition of some of the Valley’s most beloved musicians, Hoot Night Host, Jonathan Sarty, takes the stage at the Wildcat Tavern as local performers arrive with guitars in hand and visitors to the Valley make their first appearance at the legendary Hoot Night.
Every Wednesday: White Mountain Ceili Band: Join Michael Levine (guitar), Dexter Harding (tenor banjo), Siena Kaplan-Thompson (fiddle) & Fiona Howell (flute) for traditional Irish Session music from 7:00-9:00pm. Stomp your feet, clap your hands, and dance a little jig as these accomplished musicians play centuries old tunes.
Every Friday: Al Shafner: Catch Al from 7:30-10:00pm in the Tavern. Al (also known as “the Rev”) is a singer/guitarist who’s been pleasing audiences throughout New England for more years than he cares to admit to. He has served as front man for several successful bands and currently performs mostly as a solo artist and also with his backup band, The fabulous Revtones. The majority of his performances are centered in the Mount Washington Valley of NH, where he makes his home. The music is classic “songs you know by heart”, sure to stir up happy memories.
Sunday “Croon to the Moon” Show: The Wildcat Tavern Sunday Dinner “Croon to the Moon” show with smooth-voiced crooner, Jonathan Sarty, is every Sunday Evening from 7-9pm.
Additional entertainment at the Wildcat Tavern:
- Dec 16: Cold River Mini Concert Series featuring Acoustic Nuisance in the Tavern from 8:00-10:00pm. Jonathan Sarty opens the show. Click here for ticket info and more.
- Dec 20: White Mountain Ceili Band, 7:00-9:00pm
- Dec 21: Kevin Dolan, 7:00-9:00pm
At Deacon Street, Seavey Street, North Conway:
Friday Nights: Live music performed by local Irish music legends, Dennis & Davey.
At Shannon Door Pub, Jackson:
- Dec 15 & 16: Marty Quirk, starting at 8:00pm
- Dec 17: Artisans Night – Come shop from local artists, and enjoy tunes from Kevin Dolan and Simon Crawford, starting at 7:30pm.
At Shovel Handle Pub, Jackson:
- Fri, Dec 15th: Scott Baer, 6:00-9:30pm
Other Entertainment throughout Mt Washington Valley
Thurs, Dec 14: Jackson Ski Touring Foundation Season Pass Apres Ski & Appreciation night. Season Pass holders are encouraged to stop by for a sip (wine and beer) and snacks. More info here.
Fri, December 15: Stone Mountain LIVE for Christmas : This concert is hosted by Carol Noonan and the Stone Mountain Boys featuring Duke Levine and Kevin Barry with very special guest Jonathan Edwards! Enjoy holiday music, beautiful halls all decked out, and lots of holiday fun all come together in one great night that is fast becoming one of Maine’s treasured traditions. Click here for tickets and more info.
Fri, December 15: Scott Baer performs at Shovel Handle Pub from 6:00-9:30pm
December 15, 16, 21, 22, 23: A Christmas Carol by M&D Playhouse: A wonderful adaptation of the best known Christmas story every written, as the seemingly heartless Scrooge, haunted by his past, is given a second chance to become the type of person we all strive to be. A Christmas Carol is presented Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, December 7 – 23 at Your Theatre, Willow Common, 1857 White Mountain Highway, North Conway. All performances begin at 7:30 PM. To reserve seats please visit our website at http://www.mdplayhouse.com or call (603) 733-5275.
Sat, December 16: Riley Parkhust Project for apres ski fun in the Wildcat Mountain Pub, 1:00-4:00pm.
Sun, December 17, 4:00 PM – Music from the Realms of Glory: The Mountain Top Community Orchestra presents music of the season by Corelli, Williams, Menotti, Pugh, and local composer Ken Turley. At the Lutheran Church of the Nativity in North Conway. Conducted by Ellen Schwindt. Suggested donation $10/person, $20/family.
Mon, December 18: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Omni Mount Washington Resort, Doors Open 6:00pm: You won’t want to miss “In The Mood” for Christmas, featuring the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra in the Mount Washington Hotel Grand Ballroom. Enjoy a three-course dinner and prepare to dance the night away as the Glenn Miller Orchestra takes to the stage to perform some of the greatest big band hits of all time! For reservations, online tickets and info, click here.
Sat, December 23: Sam Adams Christmas Party at Lostbo Pub: Stop in the pub anytime from 3:30-5:30 after a day of skiing at Black Mountain and celebrate the holidays with Sam Adams giveaways.
Click here for a complete calendar of events on and off the mountains throughout November in Mt Washington Valley.
Click here for a complete Spirit of the Holidays calendar of holiday events for apres ski opportunities.