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Winter 2014-2015
Calendar of Events



FOR MORE INFORMATION:
MT. WASHINGTON AUTO ROAD - 603-466-3988 * mtwashingtonautoroad.com
MT. WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY - 603-356-2137 * mountwashington.org
WILDCAT MOUNTAIN - 603-466-2363 * skiwildcat.com
SUNDAY RIVER SKI RESORT - 800-543-2754 sundayriver.com/Events
GREAT GLEN TRAILS - 603-466-2363 * greatglentrails.com
AMC PINKHAM NOTCH VISITOR CENTER - PLEASE CALL 603-466-2727 trips.outdoors.org
FRIENDS OF TUCKERMAN RAVINE - 603-367-4417 friendsoftuckerman.org
NH SNOWMOBILE ASSN. - 603-273-0220 nhsa.com
ST. KIERAN'S COMMUNITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS - 603-752-1028 * stkieranarts.org
MUSIC IN THE GREAT NORTH WOODS - 603-466-2865 * musicgnw.org

December 2014

December 19 - La Posadas at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
7PM - An original operetta based on Tomie DePaola’s “The Night of Las Posadas” Tickets: $10.00 (adults) and $5.00 (minors). Visit stkieranarts.org

December 19 - 2 for 1 Fridays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket! Blackout dates: Dec 26 & Feb 20.

December 20 & 21 - College Holiday Pregame at Sunday River
Home for the holidays and yearning for corduroy instead of yuletide carols with mum and pop? We get it. Show up with some kind of proof that you're enrolled in college (valid ID, letter from the registrar, etc.)Snowboarding fun! and you can get lift tickets for just $39 on December 20 and 21. But WAIT! There's more: When you purchase your ticket for only $39, you'll also receive a $10 coupon towards a lift ticket during College Week. Use that college brain o' yours to do the math: $29 skiing and snowboarding! Also offers you some of the wildest parties at Sunday River. Peruse the College Week party schedule to see what tickles your fancy.

December 20 & 21 - Learn to Ski and Snowboard at Wildcat Mountain
Know someone who should learn to ski or snowboard this season? We want to get them started, become their home mountain and share the Wildcat Mountain experience and it's only $29

December 23 - Nordic Warm-up at Great Glen Trails
9AM - 11;30AM - It’s been months since you’ve been on snow, but you can pick up right where you left off. Join Great Glen Trails Ski School Director and Olympian Sue Wemyss for the Nordic Warm Up. Every session from 9:00am-10:00am Sue will have an optional waxing clinic. Ski session to follow 10:00am-11:30am.

December 23 -Eyes on Owls at Great Glen Trails
5PM - 8:15PM - Join teacher/naturalist Marcia Wilson and author/photographer/naturalist Mark Wilson in sharing their passion for owls! “Owls of the World – Who’s Watching You?” is a live owl presentation, with appearances from (6) different owls from New England and beyond.

December 25 - January 1 - Christmas Week at Sunday River
Spend the holidays on the slopes this year. At Sunday River you'll find enough terrain to fit everyone's needs, the most dependable snow in New England, and a full schedule of special events and activities.

January 2015

January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 - 2 for 1 Fridays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket!

January 4 & 18 - Ski with a Naturalist at Great Glen Trails
10:30AM - 12PM - Ski with a naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club and learn about the flora and fauna, scout for tracks in the snow and different trees in the Glen. Free with a trail pass. There will be no tour on Jan 11th or March 1st, 2015.

January 4 & 25 - Winter Fatbiking at Great Glen Trails
12:30PM - 4PM - New this winter! We are allowing Fatbiking on our trail system!! On select Sunday afternoons. Trail pass required and rentals available.

January 5, 12, 19 & 26 - 2 for 1 Mondays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket! Blackout dates Dec 22, Jan 19 and Feb 16.

January 6, 13, 20 & 27 - Nordic Meisters at Great Glen Trails
9AM - 3:45PM - For eight weeks, skiers of all abilities challenge themselves on the race courses with prizes awarded in age categories and through a raffle. We also offer a non-timed category for those looking for all the fun without the the racing!

January 10 - Winter Trails Day at Great Glen Trails
12:30PM - 4PM - Free cross country skiing and snowshoeing to first timers only!

January 11 - Kid's Ski Fest at Great Glen Trails
9:30PM - 4PM - An EXTRA FUN day for kids at Great Glen! Come join us in the morning, afternoon or all day for winter fun on skis! Terrain park, group games, bean bag biathlon, Team Sprint Relays, treats to eat at the Cabin, a lollipop race and more. Mini-lessons will be offered in both morning and afternoon for first-time cross country youth skiers. Special trail pass rate for participants; free rentals for kids.

January 17 - The Whiskey Boys at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
7PM - Modern Bluegrass and Americana Music played with wit and style. Tickets $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors). Visit stkieranarts.org

January 17 & 18 - Women's Winter Escape at Great Glen Trails
8;30AM - 4PM - Women’s Winter Escape is a women-only winter getaway focused on fun, relaxation and learning.

January 17 - Nordic Demo Day at Great Glen Trails
9AM - 3PM - Today is the day to try that new equipment you have been eyeing. We will have the latest demo gear from Atomic, Rossignol, Salomon, Fischer, Tubbs and more! Company representatives will be here to answer your questions. Demo use is free with a trail pass.

January 18 - Starlit Snowshoe Tour at Great Glen Trails
7PM - 8;30PM - Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk. Join an AMC Naturalist Guide on a guided snowshoe walk. Tours are Jan 18, Feb 15, 21 and March 7. They fill quick so make your reservation today! Call 603-466-2333.

January 24 - RadioBDC @ Wildcat Pub
The RadioBDC Coors Light Drafters are trucking it to Wildcat to deliver the greatest après party in all of New England! Prepare yourselves for a three-hour non-stop blizzard of music, games, and tons of amazing ski gear!

January 26 - Women's Skate Ski Clinic at Great Glen Trails - Session 1
9;30AM - 12PM -A three week program of skate skiing instruction for women only, led by Ski School Director Sue Wemyss. Two different sessions available.

January 31 - Julie & Brownie at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
2PM - Music of positive thought and just plain fun! Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors) Visit stkieranarts.org

February 2015

February 1, 8, 15 & 22 - Ski with a Naturalist at Great Glen Trails
10:30AM - Ski with a naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club and learn about the flora and fauna, scout for tracks in the snow and different trees in the Glen. Free with a trail pass.

February 1 & 22 - Winter Fatbiking at Great Glen Trails
12:30PM - 4PM - New this winter! We are allowing Fatbiking on our trail system!! On select Sunday afternoons. Trail pass required and rentals available.

February 2, 9 & 23 - 2 for 1 Mondays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket! Blackout dates Dec 22, Jan 19 and Feb 16.

February 2, 9 & 23 - Women's Skate Ski Clinic at Great Glen Trails - Session 1
9;30AM - 12PM -A three week program of skate skiing instruction for women only, led by Ski School Director Sue Wemyss. Two different sessions available.

February 3, 10, 17 & 24 - Nordic Meisters at Great Glen Trails
9AM - 3:45PM - For eight weeks, skiers of all abilities challenge themselves on the race courses with prizes awarded in age categories and through a raffle. We also offer a non-timed category for those looking for all the fun without the the racing!

February 6, 13, 20 & 37 - 2 for 1 Fridays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket!

February 11, 12 - Division 1, 11, 111, & 1V State Meet at Great Glen Trails
10:30AM - 3PM - High Schools meet at Great Glen today for their Division I & II State Meet. Classic races at 10:00 & 10:30am am Skate races at 1:00 & 1:30pm. Trails will remain open however will be heavily impacted by today’s races. Spectators must be on skis or snowshoes beyond the start area. Come cheer them on!

February 8, 15 & 22 - Ski with a Naturalist at Great Glen Trails
10:30AM - 12PM - Ski with a naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club and learn about the flora and fauna, scout for tracks in the snow and different trees in the Glen. Free with a trail pass. There will be no tour on Jan 11th or March 1st, 2015.

February 14 & 21 - Starlit Snowshoe Tour at Great Glen Trails
7PM - 8;30PM - Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk. Join an AMC Naturalist Guide on a guided snowshoe walk. They fill quick so make your reservation today! Call 603-466-2333.

February 14 - Torchlight Parade at Wildcat Mountain
Starting around dusk a torchlight parade will flow down Upper Wildcat and Bobcat.

February 15 - Cabin Fever Follies at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
2PM - Come and join us for the sound of the movies! Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors) Visit stkieranarts.org

February 16, 17 & 18 - Penguins & Polar Bears at Great Glen Trails
9:30AM - 11;30AM - Ski Camps for Kids! Join Polly the Penguin and Percy the Polar Bear for fun on snow! Penguins and Polar Bears are pure fun on snow. Games, challenges and exploration are what these special camps are all about. Both Penguins and Polar Bears are led by the Great Glen Trails Ski School staff and the camp director is Olympian Sue Wemyss.

February 17 - Kitty Litter Cardboard Box Race at Wildcat Mountain
A fun, free, February Vacation tradition for kids. Build your own “vessel” out of cardboard boxes and go head-to-head in a series of heats held at the base of Wildcat.

February 18 - Nine Lives Lunch Tray Luge at Wildcat Mountain
The one day a season we permit lunch tray luge at the mountain and another February Vacation tradition, test your speed on the “track” at the base of Wildcat in a series of head-to-head heats.

February 22 - Funky Divas of Gospel at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
2PM - Sharing toe-tapping, hand-clapping gospel, rock and soul. If you miss this funky group, it ain’t nobody’s fault but yours! Tickets: $15.00 (adults) and $10.00 (minors) Visit stkieranarts.org

March 2015

March 1 - Ski & Snowshoe to the Clouds at Great Glen Trails & Mt. Washington Auto Road
10AM - 1PM -Cross Country and snowshoe race that begins on the trail system for 4km and finishes at treeline on the Mt. Washington Auto Road with a climb of more than 2,200 vertical feet over the final 6 kilometers.

March 1 & 15 - Winter Fatbiking at Great Glen Trails
12:30PM - 4PM - New this winter! We are allowing Fatbiking on our trail system!! On select Sunday afternoons. Trail pass required and rentals available.

March 2, 9, 16 - 2 for 1 Mondays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket! Blackout dates Dec 22, Jan 19 and Feb 16.

March 2, 9 - Women's Skate Ski Clinic at Great Glen Trails - Session 2
9:30AM - 12PM -A three week program of skate skiing instruction for women only, led by Ski School Director Sue Wemyss. Two different sessions available.

March 3, 10 - Nordic Meisters at Great Glen Trails
9AM - 3:45PM - For eight weeks, skiers of all abilities challenge themselves on the race courses with prizes awarded in age categories and through a raffle. We also offer a non-timed category for those looking for all the fun without the the racing!

March 6, 13, 20 - 2 for 1 Fridays at Great Glen Trails
8:30AM - 4PM - All season long buy one and get the second free with our coupon: Trail passes, tours to treeline in the SnowCoach, snow tubing, snowshoe and ski rentals…even the Trails Total Ticket!

March 7 - Starlit Snowshoe Tour at Great Glen Trails
7PM - 8:30PM - Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk. Join an AMC Naturalist Guide on a guided snowshoe walk. They fill quick so make your reservation today! Call 603-466-2333.

March 8, 15 - Ski with a Naturalist at Great Glen Trails
10:30AM - 12PM - Ski with a naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club and learn about the flora and fauna, scout for tracks in the snow and different trees in the Glen. Free with a trail pass. There will be no tour on Jan 11th or March 1st, 2015.

March 9 - 12th Annual 100,000 Vertical Foot Challenge at Wildcat Mountain
A charity event that supports Make-A-Wish of New Hampshire, challenges skiers/riders to log a total of 48 runs on the Lynx Trail to achieve 100,000 vertical feet over the course of the day, non-stop. Pre-registration required.

March 14 - Carl Johnson Memorial Ski-a-Thon at Great Glen Trails
12PM - 3PM - Remember Carl Johnson and support ALS research while skiing as many laps on the 5km course as you can in his honor. Prize for wackiest tights/loudest outfit!

March 15 - The Asylum Saxophone Quarter at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
2PM - Come and hear this award winning chamber group! Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors)Visit stkieranarts.org

March 21 - Suzie & David at St. Kieran Center for the Arts
7PM - New Hampshire’s favorite folk sweethearts! Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors)Visit stkieranarts.org

GENERAL INFORMATION

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society Museum
Tuesday-Saturday, 12noon-4pm (or by appointment)
The Moffett House Museum serves as a nostalgic setting for exhibits on Berlin's rich history, encompassing its cultural, ethnic and industrial legacies. Reading Room is available for perusing high-school yearbooks or doing research in the many "Brown Bulletins," city reports, antique ledgers and various historical documents. Genealogy research available.
Available for sale: "A Postcard History of Berlin"
(603) 752-4590 or (603) 752-7337 119 High Street, Berlin
Website: www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/moffett

Berlin Public Library Programs & Events
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10am-6pm; Wednesdays, 12noon-7pm
Thursdays, 10-11am - Preschool Story Hour ~ Join Kathy Godin in the Children's Department for stories, snacks, crafts and fun.
(603)-752-5210 270 main street, Berlin
Website: www.berlinpubliclibrary.blogspot.com

Gorham Historical Society and RR Museum
Explore the rich history of the town and area railroads through artifacts, photographs, and more. Museum located within a 1907 Grand Trunk Railway station, with a model railroad and steam era Railroadiana exhibit in boxcars. Hours typically are: 10 AM-3 PM, Tues.-Sat. Arranged visits are possible.
(603) 466-5338 25 Railroad Street (behind Town Common), Gorham
Website: www.gorhamnewhampshire.com/railroadmuseum.html E-mail: gorhamhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Randolph Public Library Programs & Randolph Colloquy Events
Library open Saturdays & Mondays, 10-12noon; Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3-8pm Tuesdays, 5pm - Yoga Classes (call Michelle Cormier at (603) 466-5841)
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - Bridge (call Jean Mallick at (603) 466-2547)
(603) 466-5408 Town Hall building Durand Road, Randolph
Website: www.randolph.nh.gov

Salvation Army Arts Programs New Hampshire Corps Community Center 15 Cole Street, Berlin (603) 752-1644 Call or email Debora.Coolidge@use.salvationarmy.org for schedule & details. Musical arts, including drama, singing company, sacred dance and timbrels for all ages.


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