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Summer 2014
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

June 2014

June 6, 13, 20 & 27 - Adventure Photography Tours at Mt. Washington Auto Road
8AM - 8PM An exclusive series of Guided Photography Tours, led by renowned photographer Ernie Mills, is being offered on the slopes and summit of the Northeast’s highest Peak as well as other spectacular spots in Pinkham Notch. Tours are 3 hours in length and are being offered every Friday. Choose from either a Sunrise, Day time or Sunset tour.

June 7 - There's a Black Fly in My Eye Footrace at Great Glen Trails
10AM - Tackle the carriage roads, single track and a river crossing in this trail running race that’s 100% New Hampshire. Solo and relay categories. Reusable Black Fly totes for early registration! More info here

June 7, 8, 10, 14, 16 & 18 - Bicknell's Thrush Tours at Mt. Washington Auto Road
6AM - 8PM he Mt Washington Auto Road offers birders a unique guided opportunity to view this rare bird in its breeding habitat. Advanced reservations required. Click HERE for more details!

June 8 - Wildflower Walk at Great Glen Trails
1PM - 2:30PM - Join Lori Kinsey, a naturalist from the Tin Mountain Conservation Center on an hour and a half walk exploring the unique flowers and fauna here at Great Glen Trails. Tour is free!

June 9 - Women's Kayak Class at Great Glen Trails
9:30AM - 2PM - Led by Sue Wemyss this fun, four week kayak class for women will get you in the water and having fun! Mondays: May 12, May 19, June 2 and June 9. Ma href="http://greatglentrails.com/summer/womens-kayak-class/" target="newwindow">More details here.

June 12, 19 & 26 - Salomon Spring Trail Running/Walking Series at Great Glen Trails
3:30PM - 7PM -A weekly trail running race series for all abilities and ages. Every Thursday for seven weeks racers can run or walk the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete 5 out of 7 weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party.

June 12, 13 & 14 - Relay for Life on the Gorham Town Common
All Day - run to benefit cancer research. 466-3322 for info

June 14 - Daily summer operations at Wildcat Mountain
Will kick off on Saturday, June 14 and we'll run all the way through until Labor Day, Monday September 1. After that our fall operations will continue weekends only through Columbus Day weekend.

June 14 - Father's Day FREE gondola ride at Wildcat Mountain
On Father's Day, Sunday, June 15, all dads can enjoy the Wildcat Express scenic gondola for free when one or more other family members purchase an adult or junior gondola ride.

June 16 - Ride to the Sky (Motorcycles Only) at Mt. Washington Auto Road
7:30AM - 6PM The Mt. Washington Auto Road remains closed to cars all day and is open to motorcycles only. Guided tours will be available today.

June 20 - Symphony NH Brass Quartet at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
7PM -Welcome summer with the best in brass ensemble music. Call(603)752-1028

June 21 - Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race
9AM - A footrace to the summit of Mt. Washington! Runners from around the globe come to the Mt. Washington Auto Road to take on the fabled climb. Auto Road closed to the public until 1:00pm. Entry to the Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race is via lottery. For more information, visit MOT website to reserve your spot in the tour. You can also bring your car group or club here too!

June 22 -Sunrise Drive up Mt. Washington Auto Road
3:30AM - 6PM - The Auto Road opens at 3:30 am for cars, pickups and motorcycles to drive to the summit of Mt. Washington. Experience the brilliant colors, crisp mountain air and maybe even a view of the sun coming up over the Atlantic Ocean.

June 26 thru 29 - 2014 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb
All Day - The 2014 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb, the famed "Climb to the Clouds" auto race to the summit of Mt. Washington, returns June 26th - 29th! Organized and sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of NH, this legendary hillclimb is the modern version of one of the oldest motorsports events in North America having first been contested in 1904. Multi day event -see website for calendar of events and times. Please note: the Auto Road will be closed to traffic during a period of this event-dates and times of closure will be announced soon.

June 29 - WMAEF Wildcat Mountain Trail Race
Hosted by and benefit for the Wildcat Mountain Alpine Education Foundation, the first annual Wildcat Mountain Trail Race is tough "up and over" mountain run using the Wildcat Mountain ski trails.

July 2014

July 2 - Wednesdays at Wildcat Outdoor Tours
Every Wednesday in July and August, explore Wildcat Mountain with a Tin Mountain Conservation Center naturalist learning about the diverse ecology of Pinkham Notch in the White Mountain National Forest.

July 3 thru 7 - Annual Gorham, NH 4th of July Celebration!
Miller Amusement Carnival on the Town Common, Vendors, BobTClown, Kiddie Parade, Fireworks on the 4th 10PM, Cencerts, Chili Cook-off, Classic /Car Parade & Show. See our Calendar of Events for the schedule!

July 4, 11, 18 & 25 - Adventure Photography Tours at Mt. Washington Auto Road
8AM - 8PM An exclusive series of Guided Photography Tours, led by renowned photographer Ernie Mills, is being offered on the slopes and summit of the Northeast’s highest Peak as well as other spectacular spots in Pinkham Notch. Tours are 3 hours in length and are being offered every Friday. Choose from either a Sunrise, Day time or Sunset tour.

July 5 - 7th Annual Chili & Chowder/Soup Cookoff with Dessert Competition
6PM - At the Gorham Fire Station on Main Street, all you can eat for $5. To register call 723-7907

July 8, 15, 22 & 29 - M & M Assurance Summer Mountain Bike Series at Great Glen Trails
3:30PM - 7PM A weekly mountain bike race series for all abilities and ages. Every Tuesday for eight weeks racers can bike the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete 5 out of 8 weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party. Trails close at 3:30 and bike rentals will be available until 2:00pm.

July 11 - Mt. Washington Valley Old Car Club at Mt. Washington Auto Road
5PM - 8PM Mt. Washington Auto Road hosts the Mt. Washington Valley Old Car Club's Cruise Night. Vintage cars here on display with a cash BBQ and DJ. Plus you can show off your favorite ride too!

July 12 - Newton's Revenge at Mt. Washington Auto Road
8AM - The race is contested on the same exact course as the original Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb, making Newton's Revenge the other Toughest Hillclimb in the World. Road opens to race traffic only at 6:00 am. Line up for racers at 8:20 am. Weather date is Sunday July 13th. Auto Road opens to the public at 1:00pm. See event details to register.

July 13 - 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc, sponsored by Music in the Great North Woods
4:30PM - View the 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc, accompanied by Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light" at the Randolph Town Hall, 130 Durand Road, Randolph, NH. For more information contact Music in the Great North Woods

July 15 - International Musical Arts Institute at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
Northward Bound Summer Chamber Concert. Call(603)752-1028

July 15 - 2nd Annual Art Walk in downtown Gorham, NH
5PM - 8PM - Local Artists, Farmer's Market, Live Entertainment, Shops Open Late, More. Visit, shop & eat in downtwon Gorham.

July 16 - 60's Invasion at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
7PM - Playing your favorite music from the 60's Call(603)752-1028

July 19 - AMC Monthly Guided Summit Tour & Hike
With the purchase of a scenic gondola ticket, join us on a free monthly tour at Wildcat this summer & fall thru October. An Appalachian Mountain Club naturalist will lead an interactive and educational summit tour followed by a guided hike down.

July 19 - Seek the Peak Fundraiser for Mount Washington Observatory
4PM - The Mt. Washington Auto Road will host the dinner and awards party for this fund raising event for the Mount Washington Observatory.

July 21 & 22 - Fortepiano Workshops at Medallion Opera House, sponsored by Music in the Great North Woods
3PM - Fortepiano Workshops with Andrew Willis and David Kim. Piano by Rod Regier, copy of 1830 Bösendorfer. Monday Fortepiano Festival Concert with Andrea LeBlanc, classical flute; David Kim, fortepiano. Tuesday Fortepiano Festival Concert with Andrew Willis, fortepiano Gorham Town Hall, Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street, Gorham, NH. For more information contact Music in the Great North Woods

July 27 - Sunrise Drive up Mt. Washington Auto Road
3:30AM - 6PM - The Auto Road opens at 3:30 am for cars, pickups and motorcycles to drive to the summit of Mt. Washington. Experience the brilliant colors, crisp mountain air and maybe even a view of the sun coming up over the Atlantic Ocean.

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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