Calendar of Events

Hopkinton State Fair

Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

The 99th annual fair will include livestock exhibits, home and garden exhibits, family farm museum, petting farm, grandstand entertainment and more. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday.

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Mount Sunapee Sky Rides

Mount Sunapee Resort

Aug 29, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Enjoy the beautiful scenery at the summit of Mount Sunapee! Mount Sunapee is the perfect getaway in every season! Come take an aerial sky ride to enjoy the breathtaking summit scenery. Jump onboard our Summit chairlift and enjoy the trip as you ascend to the summit. Get off at the top and take time to experience the view. Eat your bagged lunch, read a book, or simply relax at the peak...

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Explore Squam

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This unforgettable guided tour has something to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of the lake, the wildlife that makes Squam so special and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. View locations where the movie On Golden Pond was filmed over 30 years ago. Watch Common Loons and Bald Eagles, regularly seen, but best viewed while nesting from May through...

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Up Close to Animals

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Meet live animals up close and learn from an experienced naturalist. These engaging talks feature a variety of animals, including birds, mammals and reptiles. Mountain lions are every Thursday at 12 p.m. Coyote is every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Visit our website for full list of animal talks

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World of Chocolate Exhibit

Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Jan 31, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Join the Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center from July 5, 2014, to January 31, 2015, for a special exhibition tracing the historic trail of chocolate around the world! Discover chocolate’s origins in ancient Mexico, find out what role Caribbean sugar played in the birth of the American candy shop, and learn how chocolate evolved from a drink into the delectable form we know...

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River Otter Feeding

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

See our two playful river otters have an early lunch. Our expert volunteers will tell you all about otter biology and ecology, while also serving up a tasty treat or two.

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Factory Court Brown Bag Concert Series

Union Street Parking Lot

Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Bring a lawn chair buy or bring your lunch and enjoy local and traditional concerts in the heart of historic downtown Rochester at Factory Court. Every Friday, June 27 through August 29, except for July 4.

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On the Loose with the Moose

Inn in Golden Pond

Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

The Inn on Golden Pond located in Holderness, NH offers a free ticket to a Moose Tour, a three-hour exciting guided tour through Franconia Notch and the White Mountains. Explore the forest and keep your eyes open for the largest and most elusive mammal in New Hampshire! To avail of this promo, add an extra night (Thursday or Sunday) to your weekend stay during the months of May, June, July,...

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Loon Cruise

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014 @ 3:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday and Friday.

We are delighted to join forces with our friends and colleagues at the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC). Offered twice a week these cruises focus on Common Loon conservation, biology, and monitoring. A Science Center naturalist joins an LPC biologist who guides the tour and discusses the work LPC does across the state and on Squam to protect these extraordinary birds. This special cruise...

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Dover Arts Market

Cocheco Millyard Courtyard

Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014 @ 4:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

New Hampshire is home to an amazing variety of creative people and so many of them call the Seacoast area home.  Guest artists from the New England region will also join us, to bring shoppers the best variety of handmade goods our state and region have to offer. The key to a great outdoor market is variety and that's what we bring. Blown glass, handbags, accessories, paintings,...

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