Sweet treats, holiday crafts this weekend

December 12, 2015 - garden totes

CONWAY — This weekend, a Country Inns in a White Mountains hosts a 19th Annual Inn-to-Inn Holiday Cookie and Candy Tour, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Known as a oldest and strange cookie tour in New England, a cookie and candy tour includes 11 inns embellished out in all their holiday attire charity sheet holders signature decorations, holiday cookies and candies, and a collection of recipes.

The tour stretches from Hart’s Location to Eaton to Fryeburg in Maine. But no motel is some-more than 15 minutes’ expostulate from a next, with many most closer.

The best approach to secure a sheet is by renting a camp package from participating inns, and it is not too late to do so. Guests of a inns participating in a tour will accept a collector’s attire custom-made by Glass Graphics.

Participating inns embody a 1785 Inn Restaurant, Admiral Peary Inn Bed Breakfast, Cranmore InnDarby Field Inn, Eastman Inn, Glen Oaks Inn, Inn during Crystal Lake and Pub, Inn during Ellis River, Notchland Inn, Old Red Inn Cottages and Snowvillage Inn.

Those not wishing to haven an overnight package might squeeze tickets for $30 per chairman by calling (800) 338-1356 or (603) 356-2642. Tickets indifferent by phone will be accessible for pickup during designated locations. A singular series of day tickets are still available. Tickets generally sell out, however, so now is a time to reserve.

• Weekends by Dec. 22, Conway Scenic Railroad hosts “Journey to a North Pole,” a two-hour round-trip journey formed on a renouned children’s book, “The Polar Express.” All deduction advantage Believe in Books Foundation Literacy Programs. For information, proffer opportunities, schedules, go to: www.journeytothenorthpole.org/event-info.html.

• MWV Kiwanis Club’s Angels Elves gift-giving module for internal children. Elf Headquarters during Settlers Crossing in North Conway. For sponsorship information, call (603) 356-8710.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Carol Noonan and Dana Cunningham Christmas Show during a Little White Church in Eaton. For tickets call Stone Mountain Arts Center (207-935-7292 or revisit www.stonemountainartscenter.com). Doors open during 7 p.m.; uncover starts during 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Breakfast with Santa: Ossipee Recreation will ring in a holidays during Ossipee Town Hall, 55 Main St., Center Ossipee, from 9-11 a.m. $3 per child. Includes light breakfast, print with Santa and tiny attire qualification item. From 5-8 p.m. a town’s annual Christmas jubilee will underline a potluck dinner, food from area restaurants, live music, grain rides and doorway prizes.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Eighth annual children’s Christmas jubilee during Albany Town Hall, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Photos with Santa, games, crafts, storytelling and activities; bookmobile on site. All Albany residents and friends invited.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: All Things Merry Bright Garden Club Sale: The Mountain Garden Club’s Holiday Boutique Sale starts during 9:30 a.m. during a North Conway Community Center, 2628 White Mountain Highway, North Conway. For information, revisit www.mountaingardenclub.org.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Brownfield Historical Society Cookie Walk during Brownfield Community Center, starting during 10 a.m. Come and fill a box of assorted Christmas cookies for $6. Boxes supplied.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Join Mrs. Claus during a Denmark Arts Center’s First Annual Homemade Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., during 50 W. Main St., Denmark, Maine. Call (207) 452-2412. Also on hand, internal crafters and artists offered homemade goodies, from teddy bears to skateboards, chocolate to jewelry. Coffee from Maine Morning Micro Roasters, soup and baked goods.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. during several locations in Jackson. Call (603) 383-9356 to haven seats.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Holiday Open House during Conway Area Humane Society from noon-2 p.m. For details, call (603) 447-5605.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication during Tamworth Veterans Memorial, 3:30 p.m. Dedication and tree lighting presented by a Blue Star Mothers of New Hampshire. For information, call (603) 323-8775 or (603) 662-9134.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Carol Sing/Potluck Supper during Bartlett Congregational Church from 5-7 p.m. All welcome.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: A Christmas to Remember during Kennett High School’s Loynd Auditorium 7 p.m., featuring KHS Dance Team and Concert Choir. For information, call (603) 356-3460.

• Saturday, Dec. 12: Ski with Santa during Attitash and Wildcat: Old St. Nick will take to a slopes at Wildcat in a morning and Attitash in a afternoon. He’ll make some turns with skiers and riders, and pose for pictures, and towering hosts will palm out candy shaft treats. For information, call (603) 374-2368 or (603) 466-3326.

• Dec. 12-13: Live Nativity during Bradley Park in Fryeburg, Maine, from 5-7 p.m. Churches concerned embody Fryeburg Assembly of God, Stow Baptist Church and Son Rise Family Church. Call (207) 697-3574.

• Dec. 13: Pancake and sausage breakfast with Santa during K.A. Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. $5 per chairman (age 4 and underneath free) includes giveaway design with Santa. Event will advantage a propagandize rope by assisting to say and repair instruments, squeeze new instruments and with costs of sight rides to performances.

• Dec. 13: Brunch with Santa during a White Mountain Hotel and Resort (603-356-7100). A concession of a new unwrapped fondle or $5 per print for your design with Santa (photos 10 a.m.-noon.). Reservations suggested.

• Dec. 13: The Snowvillage Inn will horde a Local Artisan Craft Fair Sunday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The eventuality offers handmade gifts and a tasty homemade lunch, including Julia Hendrickson’s famous Hungarian fungus soup. Over a dozen artisans with gifts trimming from handmade goat divert soap to china and beaded jewelry, handmade bags and totes, fiber arts, pottery, cards, calendars, silk scarves and clothing. Snowvillage Inn benefaction certificates will be accessible for purchase.

• Dec. 13: Lovell Historical Society Holiday Open House during 1 p.m. during a Kimball-Stanford House. Baked goods, decorations and refreshments.

• Dec. 13: Fryeburg Academy Music Program holiday concerts during 4 and 7 p.m. during a Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center during 18 Bradley St. For some-more information, call (207) 935-9232.

• Dec. 13: A Christmas to Remember during Kennett High, Loynd Auditorium, 2 p.m., presented by a KHS Dance Team and Concert Choir. Call (603) 356-3460.

• Dec. 13: The Shannon Door Pub (603-383-4211) in Jackson hosts a annual crafts/gifts satisfactory from 5-7 p.m., followed by song by Simon Crawford and Kevin Dolan.

•  Dec. 13-17: Sandwich Singers will benefaction their annual Christmas unison 3 times this week: Sunday, Dec. 13, during a Methodist Meeting House in Center Sandwich; Wednesday, Dec. 16, during a Melvin Village Community Church in Melvin Village; and Thursday, Dec. 17, during St. Andrew’s-in-the-Valley, Whittier Road, in Tamworth. Each unison starts during 7:30 p.m.

• Dec. 15: Margarita Grill (603-383-6556) in Glen hosts a internal artisans satisfactory commencement during 4 p.m.

• Dec. 17: More than 20 merchants are hosting specials for Discover Wolfeboro during Night, on Thursday, Dec. 17. From 4-8 p.m., shops and eateries will offer entertainment, holiday delicacies, peep sales and giveaways. Visitors to shops displaying a “Discover Wolfeboro Enter Here” signs can enter to win a evening’s esteem of $100 in Wolfeboro Bucks redeemable during any participating store by Jan. 31, 2016.

• Dec. 16: Mount Washington Valley Promotions will horde their third annual Gently Used Toy Giveaway on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 5-6:30 p.m. during a Red Barn Outlet in North Conway. This is a place for families who need usually a small additional assistance for a holidays. All toys are kindly used, though still in good shape. Donations are welcome, and might be forsaken off until Dec. 14 during a Book Warehouse in North Conway or Timothy W. Psaledakis Jewelry in North Conway. Parents usually are invited to stop during a Red Barn Outlet (next to Corningware) between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 to collect a integrate of toys to supplement to their children’s holiday gifts. Contact Amy-Nicole Smullen during (603-662-5822 or email This email residence is being stable from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to perspective it. for some-more information.

• Dec. 18: First Annual Valley Christmas Party during Cranmore: A two-hour tubing window from 4-9 p.m., smorgasboard cooking during 6:30 p.m. (limited to initial 200 purchasers). Tickets can be bought online or around phone. Call (603) 356-5543, ext 322.

• Dec. 18-24: Military Appreciation Days during King Pine Ski Area in Madison: Active U.S. troops personnel and their dependents, and late U.S. troops organisation can ski/ride for giveaway until Dec. 24. King Pine has a projected Dec. 18 opening. Military ID contingency be presented. Call (603) 367-8896.

• Dec. 18 and 19: Stone Mountain LIVE! Christmas uncover hosted by Carol Noonan and a Stone Mountain Boys. Brownfield, Maine (207-935-7292 or revisit www.stonemountainartscenter.com).

• Dec. 19: Jackson Public Library Holiday Extravaganza, starting during 2 p.m.: The Jackson Public Library has rearranged all a children’s nonfiction books ito raise a browsing knowledge and entice a open to stop by and try a new arrangement. Also, take time to check out a Do-It-Yourself programs accessible during a library, including Lego Containers, Book Trivia, Question of a Month and scavenger hunts. Participate in building a hulk tree out of aged books that will be flashy with origami creations. At 4 p.m., a Friends of a Jackson Public Library will acquire storyteller Ed Fayle as he regales a assembly with a enchanting revelation of anniversary stories, certain to pleasure immature and aged alike.

• Dec. 19-20: Santa Days during King Pine: From 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Santa will be skiing on King Pine’s trails, flitting out candy canes. Mail your letters to Santa in mailbox during chairlift. Supplies supposing in bottom lodge. For information, call (603) 367-8896.

* Dec. 19: Victorian Christmas on a Farm, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. during a New Hampshire Farm Museum, 1305 White Mountain Highway, Milton. Tour a beautifully flashy Jones Farmhouse with costumed purpose players; suffer a horse-drawn car float (or a sleigh ride, depending on a weather). Make a hand-dipped Christmas candle to take home, fry chestnuts and popcorn over a fire, and extract of gingerbread and prohibited cider in a farmhouse kitchen. Explore a barns, revisit a blacksmith and accommodate a plantation animals. $10 adult, $5 child; museum members, $5/$3.

• Dec. 19-20: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day during King Pine: Wear your nauseous Christmas sweater, get into a holiday spirit. Register during a Events Desk. Get your print taken; visitors will be voting on photos between 10 a.m.-noon.

• Dec. 20: Shred a Solstice during Cranmore: Cranmore Terrain Park organisation will horde a free, spontaneous rail jam. Shred a Solstice open to skiers and riders of all ages and abilities with a current lift sheet or deteriorate pass. Registration starts during 9:30 a.m. on a third building of a categorical bottom lodge. The rail jam will start during 1 p.m. For some-more information, call (603) 356-5543.

• Dec. 26-Jan 1: Holiday Trains on Conway Scenic Railroad: Enjoy an out-of-date sight float on Conway Scenic RR twice daily via Christmas week. Trains leave during 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For some-more information, call www.conwayscenic.com/events/event/holiday-week-trains/.

• Dec. 26: Attitash Jingle Jam: A partial of a Attitash Freeride Series, this event is open to all skiers and riders. Competitors will do their best to stir judges on opposite rail and bowsprit elements set adult by a freestyle park team. Athletes contest in their particular fortify and age multiplication to win tip prizes from participating sponsors. DJ Entertainment supposing by Rhythm Alliance. For information, go to www.attitash.com/event/jingle-rail-jam/.

• Dec. 26: Evening Snowshoe Tour during Great Glen Trails: From 7-8:30 p.m. join an Appalachian Mountain Club naturalist on a guided night snowshoe walk. Use your senses to navigate a trails while listening for owls calling. Cost: $12 per chairman over 12, or $35 per family of 4 or more, giveaway underneath 12 (minimum age is 8). $10 snowshoe rentals.



• Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve in Mount Washington Valley: Cranmore will horde a New Year’s Eve Cranapalooza finish with family-friendly celebrations, including live party from a glow dancer from 5-6 p.m. and fireworks during 6:30 p.m. on a final day of 2015. Fireworks (at 9:30 p.m.) and a family-friendly jubilee will also be hosted in Schouler Park by Community Celebrations. Restaurants via a hollow will offer special New Year’s Eve dinners. For iformation, call (603) 356-5701.

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