Things to Do

Water Way

Enjoying nature from the quiet and calm of a canoe. A canoe is a passport to the beauty found along New Hampshire's lakes, rivers, estuaries, streams and ponds. There is the energetic rush associated with flowing whitewater and the calm…

Head South

Get your kicks on Route 125.Route 125 is better known as the Calef Highway, named for Sen. Austin Calef whose mother founded the iconic Barrington general store. But it actually starts farther north, in Union.Begin at Exit 18, the northernmost…

The Jumper Classic

The annual Jumper Classic is back, and will take place in Hampton Falls from September 15 to 19. Each day features different jumping events, with the five-day event culminating in the $75,000 Fidelity Investments Grand Prix. Top riders, including former…

The People's Party

People Fest is more than just a good time.Manchester is the state's most globally diverse city, with 60 languages spoken in Central High School. Historical ethnic groups like the French and the Greeks have been joined by recent influxes of…

Icecapades

It is one of the most distinctive sounds of wintertime: the smooth scrape of metal blades on ice.For anyone who has skated, that sound recalls the movement of flexing, leaning, digging first one blade edge into the ice to push…

Mary Ann Esposito's Holiday Desserts

New Hampshire Home's Celebrity Lecture Series 2010 presents Mary Ann Esposito's Holiday Desserts, to be held on November 6 at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester.Join Mary Ann Esposito, the creator and host of "Ciao Italia," now in its…

Benson's Wild Animal Farm Revisited

The gorilla politicians and wild beast weddings are gone, but Hudson's "Wild Animal Farm" lives on as a recreational park. Wonder Woman couldn't save one of New Hampshire's most cherished childhood treasures. Neither could the Incredible Hulk or Mighty Mouse.On…

Showing the Love

Great for horse fans of all ages. A love affair with a horse can start at an early age. But having a horse in your life is a big responsibility even if you are just taking beginner horseback riding lessons.…

Spooky Portsmouth

Make no bones about it, Portsmouth is a community that takes its Halloween seriously. On the last night in October, under rain or clear skies, creativity is on full display in the annual Portsmouth Halloween Parade. Streets downtown are closed…

Mountain Magic

It’s a short drive, but this loop around Mt. Washington is packed with glorious winter scenery, outdoor sports and maple sweetness. Drive it in either direction, but the best views are north through Crawford Notch and south through Pinkham.Begin where…