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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

August 2014

August 1, 2 & 3 - Jericho ATV Festival
We just love saying “It’s All About The MUDD!”…but it’s not only about the MUDD!! It’s also about ALL the other stuff planned for this year. Last year’s festival was a HUGE success and now the problem with that is…how do we make this year’s festival even BETTER? In addition to last year’s lineup of events that included a poker run, mud pit grudge runs, mud pit races, obstacle course, wreck the dress, demo rides, after market vendors, food vendors and a Downtown Block Party, you cn read all about it HERE.

August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29- 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.

August 3 - Bank of NH Sunrise Ascent of Mt. Washington with Adaptive Sports Partners
5AM - 11AM - The Auto Road will be closed to public vehicles until 10 am on this day in support of this wonderful event, however guided tours will be available from 8:30 am. This unique event is a fundraiser for Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country (ASPNC). At sunrise, on Sunday, August 3rd, teams will ascend the Mount Washington Auto Road, determined to reach the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. Each team will include an adaptive athlete and a team of “mules” who will help the athlete up the 8 miles to the summit. Together the teams will be inspired by the beauty of the sunrise, majesty of the Presidential Range and the determination shared among them.

August 4 - Peter Krazinski, Organist at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
7PM - Presenting “Transcriptions and Improvisations” on our historic Hook & Hastings organ. Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors)

August 5 - Summer Concert on the Town Common - The Dean Machine
6:30PM - 8:30PM The Gorham Parks & Recreation Dept. is proud to offer the community this popular weekly event with an outstanding group of artists. Bring the lawn chairs, a blanket and the entire family to these great shows. Remember to support this wonderful series by patronizing our sponsors, concession stand and buying 50/50 raffle tickets.

August 5, 12, 19 & 26 - 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.

August 6 - Wednesdays at Wildcat Outdoor Tours
9:45AM Pond full of fun. Every Wednesday in 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.

August 9 - 24 Hours of Great Glen Mountain Bike Race
12Noon - 12Noon 2014 Theme; Circus! A 24-hour mountain bike race wrapped into a weekend-long mountain bike festival. Hardcore racers tackle the singletrack and carriage roads. Families enjoy the festival games and 24 Minutes of Great Glen kids’ race. And everyone enjoys the atmosphere! Trail system closed Friday – Sunday Aug 8th-10th for biking. Click HERE for info.

August 9 - 26th Annual Wildman Biathlon
8 AM The Wildman Biathlon is a three-part running, bike, uphill run event for teams and individuals. New England's toughest single day, multi-sport event, challenging individuals and 2 or 3 person teams who enjoy a variety of terrain and scenery. T-shirts are offered to all participants with trophies awarded to overall and category winners along with the numerous prizes given away through random drawing. Funds raised from this event benefit the Coos County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. For more information and to register for the event, visit the Wildman Biathlon Event Page.

August 12 - 2nd Annual Art Walk in downtown Gorham, NH
5PM - 8PM - Exchange Street - Local Artists, Farmer's Market, Live Entertainment, Shops Open Late, More. Visit, shop & eat in downtown Gorham.

August 12 - Summer Concert & BBQ on the Town Common - Houston Bernard Band Country/Americana
5:30PM - 8:30PM A 3 hour concert + BBQ. The Gorham Parks & Recreation Dept. is proud to offer the community this popular weekly event with an outstanding group of artists. Bring the lawn chairs, a blanket and the entire family to these great shows. Remember to support this wonderful series by patronizing our sponsors, concession stand and buying 50/50 raffle tickets.

August 13 - Wednesdays at Wildcat Outdoor Tours
9:45AM Alpine Discovery / Gondola Skyride to the Summit. Every Wednesday in 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.

August 16 - Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb
8AM - Auto Road opens to the public at 1:00pm. A bicycle race up the Mt. Washington Auto Road. Deemed the Toughest Hillclimb in the World! For more information:Mt Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb

August 16 & 17 - Mini-Moose Bach Events: by Music in the Great North Woods
Saturday 7:30PM - Play by Charles S. Brown on JS Bach from the perspective of his cousin, Johann Walther. Gorham Congregational Church, 143 Main Street, Gorham, NH. Presented by Music in the Great North Woods. Sunday 4:30PM - Christopher Anderson, Lecture recital: "J. S. Bach as Lutheran" The Randolph Church Rt. 2, Randolph, NH. www.musicgnw.org

August 20 - Wednesdays at Wildcat Outdoor Tours
9:45AM The Way of the Wildcat Trail to Thompson Brook Falls. Every Wednesday in 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.

August 23 - 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.

August 27 - Wednesdays at Wildcat Outdoor Tours
9:45AM Alpine Discovery / Gondola Skyride to the Summit. Every Wednesday in 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.

August 29 - 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!

August 30 - Big Moose Bach Fest Concert at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
7PM - Part of a weekend long festival presented by Music in the Great Northwoods. Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $8.00 (minors) Call(603)752-1028

August 30 - Mountainside Music Series @ Wildcat: Jonathan Sarty Band
2AM -5PM Wildcat Mountain will once again host Attitash's Mountainside Music Series for the final Saturday in August. The Jonathan Sarty Band rocked out on the deck for aprés entertainment in April and will bring their awesome energy back in August.

August 31 - Sunrise Drive up Mt. Washington Auto Road
4AM - 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.

August 29-August 31 - LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Big Moose Bach Fest VI by Music in the Great North Woods
Friday 7:30 pm - Reception and Lecture by Quentin Faulkner. "Anna Amalia of Prussia: her crucial role in the cultivation and propagation of JS Bach" Randolph Town Hall, 130 Durand Road, Randolph, NH
Saturday, 2:30 pm - Organ works and Solo "Cantatas" (Coffee and Wedding. David Grogan, Nicolas Garza, and Lucy Tamez Creech, soloists. St. Kieran Arts Center, 155 Emery, Berlin, NH.
Saturday, 7:30 pm - Chamber Music, Triple Concerto, BWV 1044, for flute, violin and harpsichord Christa Rakich, Ellen Lovelace, and Andrea LeBlanc, soloists. Gorham Town Hall, Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street, Gorham, NH
Sunday, 4:30 pm - Solo Cantata 170: Vergnügte ruh, Nicolas Garza, countertenor; Choral Works, Susan Ferré, director. Gorham Town Hall, Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street, Gorham, NH For Information see www.musicgnw.org

September 2014

September 5 - Muster in the Mountains at Mt. Washington Auto Road
10AM - 4PM This weekend long event, Friday, Sept 5-Sunday, Sept 7, is a colonial encampment of reenactors representing various individuals of the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Mountain Man periods from 1750 through 1840.

September 5, 12, 19 & 26 - 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.

September 13 - Alt Energy Summit Weekend at Mt. Washington Auto Road
Continuing its historic role as a proving and playground for new and evolving technologies, the Mt. Washington Auto Road will be hosting a new event, the “Alt Energy Summit” - presented by the New Hampshire Electric Co-op. An Energy Expo Exhibit area is planned, which will include vehicle manufacturers, related alternative energy businesses and historic vehicles which have ascended Mt. Washington by other than gas powered engines.

September 13 - NH ATV Day at Mt. Washington Auto Road
The Mt. Washington Auto Road hosts the NH ATV Club on this ATVs only day. Click HERE for more information. The Auto Road is closed to cars and trucks today. Guided tours will be operating.

September 20 - 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.

September 26 - INCA Son at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
7PM - Performing the Exciting & Authentic Music of the Andes Mountains. Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $10.00 (minors) 603-752-1028

October 2014

October 3, 10 & 17 - 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.

October 11 - 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.

October 26 - COLLA VOCE: Symphony NH Singers at St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts
2PM - Known for the quality and power of their beautiful voices. Tickets: $12.00 (adults) and $10.00 (minors) 603-752-1028

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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