Category Archives: Shopping in Mount Washington Valley

Fun and Fresh, Francesca’s Outlet Coming to Settlers Green Streetside

Press Release by Laura Tuveson, OVP Management, Inc.
Marketing & Administrative Assistant

April 5, 2017 (North Conway, NH) – Francesca’s Outlet, a boutique shop that specializes in jewelry, dresses and shoes, is the latest store to be announced for Settlers Green Streetside, the 50,000 square foot expansion project at Settlers Green that is currently under construction.

Francesca’s brand offers an eclectic mix of carefully-curated clothing, bright baubles, bold accessories, and playful gifts. Established in 1999, in Houston, Texas, the company now has 670+ boutiques in 48 states.

“Francesca’s popularity continues to grow and it will be a perfect addition to our mix of jewelry, accessories and fashion stores,” said Laura Tuveson, assistant director of marketing and events at Settlers Green. “It’s fun and fresh, and we think our customers are going to love it.”

Settlers Green Streetside, Aerial View

Francesca’s joins Columbia Sportswear Outlet and Polo Ralph Lauren as new stores opening at Settlers Green Streetside. Settlers Green Outlet Village has its fair share of new stores coming in including Express Factory Store and Corningware, Corelle & More expected to open this spring.

In addition, Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton has relocated within Settlers Green Outlet Village to Suite C22 and Brooks Brothers Factory Store will soon be relocated to Suite C8. There is also a new restaurant opening on April 20 at Settlers Corner. Wicked Fresh Burgers will serve up fresh ingredients on its original menu of burgers, hand cut fries, and shakes.

The addition of Settlers Green Streetside will increase Settlers Green to 300,000 square feet of commercial retail development. Settlers Green Streetside is expected to open this summer. It will have a total of 10 brands including a new concept restaurant featuring an extensive list of craft beers from around New England and the world.

About OVP Management, Inc. 
OVP Management, Inc., a Newton, Massachusetts based real estate development company, has developed over 500,000 square feet of commercial properties in North Conway, including Settlers Crossing and Settlers Corner.

Public Art Proposal Deadline Nearing for Settlers Green and the New Streetside Expansion

North Conway, NH:  In early February, Settlers Green announced a Request for Proposals for Art/Craftwork (RFP) for new or existing artworks to grace both the existing shopping center and the new Streetside expansion.  The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2017 and General Manager, Dot Seybold, encourages local, state and regional artists to enter existing works of art as well as proposals for commissioned pieces.  “We have received inquiries from fabulous artists working in all kinds of media from metal and stone for sculptors to muralists working with digitally printed images.  It’s been so interesting talk with and meet these accomplished artists. “stated Seybold. 

Web-SettlersGreenStreetside-MainEntranceRoute16

The RFP can be downloaded from the Settlers Green Streetside Art RFP website at http://www.settlersgreen.com/settlers-green-streetside-art-rfp.  Artists will find the actual application, along with the original press release and additional information within this page.  As construction on Streetside continues, Settlers Green is planning the grand opening celebration to include arts related activities and celebrations including music, dance and original art on display.  “We are really excited about this project and look forward to sharing it with the community.” Seybold added.   

Interested artists can contact Dot Seybold at dot@ovpmanagement.com with any additional questions.  Please limit correspondence to email. 

2017 Chili Cook-Off and Feelin’ Good 5K Race

Saturday, April 8th is the time to shake off the winter chills and join us for a fabulous foodie event to kick off our Spring season here in Mt Washington Valley! There will be plenty of chili and cornbread to keep you fueled for a day of fun, festivity, and a 5K race, plus North Conway Village shopping and the event’s  Red Hot Stops where you can find treats and shopping deals.

chili-5k-logoThis is the first year of the Feelin’ Good 5k Race through the White Mountain Milers. Burn some calories before indulging in chili and cornbread samples at the Cook-Off and explore beautiful North Conway Village by running or walking in the race! The race kicks off at Schouler Park in North Conway at 9:30am, where participants will race around the village and near Cranmore Mountain, finishing back at the park. Awards will be given to the top three overall runners and walkers.

The Feelin’ Good 5K is open for registration through White Mountain Milers and the RunReg website. The Race Fee is $35 per person and includes your entry to the Chili Cook-Off, access to the After Party at Abenaki Trail Restaurant, and store discounts at the Red Hot Stops.

Event Schedule:
  • 8:00AM – 5K Registration/Bib pick up
  • 9:15AM – 5K Registration tent is closed
  • 9:30AM- 5K Race begins
  • 10:45AM – Race Award Ceremony
  • 11:00AM – Chili Cook-Off Doors open 
  • 3:00 PM – Chili Cook-Off Ends
  • 4:00PM – Chili Cook-Off After Party & Award Ceremony

chili-cookoff6

About the Annual Chili Cookoff

Hosted by the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce, the annual Chili Cook-off has featured the culinary creations of professional chefs, individuals, local organizations, and nonprofits for many years. What started with just a few vendors has now grown to more than 40 vendors. Hundreds of hungry chili fans will fill The Village of North Conway tasting the best of the Valley’s chili recipes.

The Many Ways to Enjoy the Day

chili-cookoffThere are so many ways to participate in the fun at the Annual Chili Cook-Off! Professional and non-professional chefs are welcome to register their team for their chance to win fabulous prizes and bragging rights. Chef registration is open and filling up fast! For more information, please review the 2017 Chili Cook-Off Chef Guidelines.

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for businesses to promote their brand. Sponsorship packages vary in cost and exposure and there are packages available for nonprofits. For more information, please review the 2017 Chili Cook-Off Sponsorship Packages document or contact the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce.

chili-cookoff2In this event, ticket holders are judges, too! In purchasing tickets and sampling many delicious chili and cornbread recipes, ticket holders are in control of the “People’s Choice” vote. Ticket holders will receive three different colored tickets for use as ballots – one for Best Chili, one for Best Cornbread, and one for Best Display of Theme.

Event Tickets and More Information

Tickets for the Chili Cook-Off are $15 for adults and $7 for children, with free admission for children under 3. Interested parties may purchase Early Bird tickets by contacting the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce, and tickets will be available on the day of the event for the same prices at the ticket booth.

There are lodging package agreements available for interested lodging properties in the area as well. Contact the Chamber for more information.

For more information on the Chili Cook-Off, visit http://www.mtwashingtonvalley.org, call the Chamber at (877) 948-6867 or (603) 356-5701 or email Visitor Services at visitor@mtwashingtonvalley.org.

2017-chili-cookoff-banner12202016

Fall Festival at Settlers Green Kicks Off String of Fall Events at the Outlets

Settlers Green’s annual Fall Festival is slated for Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “on the green” by Timberland Factory Store. Kid-friendly activities include pumpkin painting, free horse-drawn hay rides, live music, complimentary apple cider and apples and a nonprofit bake sale.

“September is a great time of the year to visit North Conway and our Fall Festival provides plenty of added activities for our shoppers to enjoy,” said Assistant Director of Marketing and Events, Laura Tuveson.

New this year, artist William Janelle of Bridgton, Maine, will be doing a series of pumpkin carvings throughout the event. The pumpkins will be auctioned off at the end of the day and the money raised will go to a local charity.

The always popular free horse-drawn hay rides, provided by Carousel Horse Farm, begin and end at the Timberland Factory Store and follow a route throughout Settlers Green. Free pumpkin painting with the purchase of a small pumpkin for $2 will include paints and some guidance from local artist, Carol Hanson.

To add to the day’s autumn atmosphere, local vocalist and guitarist Julia Velie will play at the Gazebo from 12-2 p.m., with lounge chairs available for listeners.

Fall Festival marks the start of a busy fall event schedule at Settlers Green Outlet Village, including its 3rd Annual Pumpkin People Challenge, which is set for October 1 and coincides with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Return of the Pumpkin People event. For information about all events at Settlers Green Outlet Village, see settlersgreen.com/events.

 

Settlers Green offers special shopping event with “Friday Night Lights”

January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26
Shop on Friday evenings for exclusive offers available by download. Plus, visit Customer Service for a voucher for a free hot drink at Brandli’s Pizza Grille or White Mountain Cupcakery.

888-667-9636
settlersgreen.com/events

Plaid is the New Black on Friday, November 27

White Birch Books see a Black Friday and we want it to turn Plaid! Friday, Nov. 27 is the biggest shopping day of the year. Corporate retailers have dubbed it Black Friday, but we encourage you to think outside the big box and make it a Plaid Friday, a way of celebrating independents. Stop by White Birch Books in North Conway Village on Friday, November 27th and notice what plaid we are wearing for a discount or better yet, wear your own plaid and receive an even bigger discount!

The name Plaid Friday celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses. You can join in the fun by wearing plaid while shopping at participating retailers on November 27.

White Birch Books is located in North Conway Village just south of the park, across from TD Banknorth. For more details about Plaid Friday, call White Birch Books at 356-3200. You can also visit their website at http://www.whitebirchbooks.com or at facebook.com/whitebirchbooks.

Aardvark Wood Working Grand Opening and Open House

You and your guests are cordially invited to the Aardvark Wood Working grand opening and open house Saturday and Sunday, November 7 & 8 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held on Saturday, November 7 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

Refreshments and light snacks will be served. Celebrate our award winning season with us, and see where the magic happens.

30 Hampshire Rd, Freedom, NH

The Bernerhof Inn Bed & Breakfast Holiday Pub Crawl

The Bernerhof Inn Bed & Breakfast has created a great weekend itinerary that suits the Beer and Brew enthusiast’s holiday agenda! December 11th and 12th, 2015 the entire Inn is reserved for a chauffeured & hosted visit to the area’s top six brew pubs and breweries! Join Innkeeper Steve on a limo tour from Tuckerman’s Brewery to Sea Dog Brew Pub, Delaney’s Hole In The Wall, May Kelley’s, The Red Parka and other famed local breweries!

Your two night package includes a Friday arrival with dinner for two in Black Bear Pub, Gourmet Breakfast both mornings, a luxury Limo pick up at the Inn’s front doors Saturday afternoon with Steve at the helm, and many laughs and sips before retiring at the Bernerhof Inn’s own Black Bear Pub!

The Inn has designed this fun food and beverage weekend to include some free time for your Christmas shopping time as well at the tax free shops and boutiques minutes from the Inn…as you take care of your loved ones and friends’ holiday gifts, you will also have time for you both to unwind and relax in a hosted shuttle and exploration of The White Mountain’s best pubs as well.

With limited availability you should reserve direct with Steve at Stay@BernerhofInn.com or 1.877.389.4852 so that you secure your limo seat and Bernerhof Inn Pub Crawl VIP pass before they sell out!

Watch Your Back with the Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.!

News from the Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co

The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.
Skinny Towel | Skinny Washcloth| Mini Skinny Washcloth
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.

Atop_Mt_Washington

We Can Be Bought…

Check out The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. stall at The HandCrafter’s Barn in beautiful North Conway, NH. 2473 White Mountain Highway, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m…

Free Pinkham Notch Pink Mini Skinny with every purchase during October-Breast Cancer Awareness Month…

Catch us Saturday Nov. 9 at Bartlett Recreation Department’s Holiday Fair at Josiah Bartlett Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….
Leaves are falling and so are our prices

Skinny Corner…

To know us is to know we love giving shout-outs to our partners and supporting New Hampshire businesses. We hope you will, too. Looking for great sushi and other great grub and grog in The White Mountains? Yes, you read it right. Sushi. Check out Delaney’s Hole in the Wall in North Conway, NH. 

Like us on Facebook

We are on Facebook!

“Like” our Facebook page to keep current with specials, events and information of interest.

Like Us on Facebook and GET 10% Off

SHARE!

email this to

a Friend

//

 

U.S. Cellular to Host Free Device Workshop in North Conway

 

U.S. CELLULAR TO HOST FREE DEVICE WORKSHOP IN NORTH CONWAY

Class Will Help Smartphone Users Get Most out of Their Device and Customize it for Their Lifestyle

 NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – A smartphone or tablet is aimed to make your life easier but not everyone has the time to learn how to use their device to its full potential. To address this, U.S. Cellular is offering a free Device Workshop on Thursday, September 26 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 1584 White Mountain Road in North Conway, where current or potential smartphone users can learn more about the features, tips and tricks of their specific device. At the workshop, U.S. Cellular associates will offer attendees hands-on assistance to get the most out of the features on their Android™-powered, Windows™ Phone and BlackBerry® devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy S® 4.

“Your phone can simplify and enhance your life, which is why U.S. Cellular provides a high-speed network and the latest phones and tablets. Ensuring every customer knows how to get the most out of their device is just one of the ways we provide the best customer experience,” said Matt Kasper, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in New England. “U.S. Cellular offers a valuable rewards program that recognizes loyalty, which is just one example of how we treat every customer like a neighbor, not a number.”

The latest Android™-powered, Windows™ Phone and BlackBerry® options offered by U.S. Cellular enable customers to transform a smartphone to a device that meets their exact needs. The Samsung Galaxy S® 4 allows customers to enjoy faster web browsing and quick app downloads with access to U.S. Cellular’s high-speed network.

The workshop is open to everyone. Please call 603-356-7900 ext. 3 to RSVP.

  About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, 61 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores oruscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp

Diva Week at Settlers’ Green Outlet Village is July 22-27

Picture 002

Diva Week  begins  Monday, July 22 at Settlers’ Green Outlet Village, featuring daily in-store events at participating stores, daily raffles at the mall’s Customer Service Office and a free morning yoga class at the mall, all leading up to the big 500 shopping bag giveaway on Saturday, July 27.

Chico’s will host a 10-minute “Slim Secrets Seminar” on what styles and clothes best fit you, running Monday through Thursday during Diva Week from 10-11 a.m. Kay Jewelers will host an hour-long “How-to Clinic on Jewelry Care” on Monday, Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton will have a Trivia Event on Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. with three sets of prizes including a $50 gift certificate to its store. Also, Brookstone will host three theme days: Diva Toy Day, Diva Tech Day and Diva Spa Day, Thursday through Saturday, respectively. For complete in-store event details, visit settlersgreen.com.

The mall will host a free yoga class at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24 with Nichole Gould of North Conway’s Barefoot Warrior Yoga Studio and Be Well Studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat. There will be 20 yoga mats available on a first-come, first-served basis. The hour-long session will take place near the gazebo in the center of the village.

On Saturday, July 27, the mall wraps up Diva Week with a 500 shopping bag giveaway available to the first 500 customers starting at 11 a.m.; the bags will include free samples and coupons from many of the 60-plus outlet stores at Settlers’ Green as well as Settlers’ Crossing. Light refreshments from Starbucks will be available underneath the tent “on the green,” along with entertainment by DJ Kristen Corrigan and hourly raffle prize giveaways. Free mugs will be available for “Divas Dressed in Style” while supplies last. The event wraps up at 3 p.m.

For more information about events at Settlers’ Green Outlet Village, including Movies on the Green, hosted every Tuesday night through August, visit settlersgreen.com.

Save Money and Support Local Children with the Kiwanis Coupon Book!

Help support children’s programs of Mount Washington Valley with the purchase of a 2013-2014 Kiwanis Coupon Book.

Special discounts included in the book from
Cranmore, Attitash, Story Land, Conway Scenic Railroad, Kahuna Laguna, and so much more!

Coupon books may be purchased at any TD Banks, Northway Bank, Bart’s Deli, J-Town Deli, Settlers’ Green Outlet Village Management Office, and the Village Barbershop.

Kiwanis Ad