Calendar of Events

01julallday31augSpring Into Summer Escape - Franconia Inn

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Lodging in one of our individually decorated rooms

  • Full country inn breakfast each morning
  • Fireside Rathskeller lounge with pub menu
  • Game room with pinball, darts, foosball and ping pong
  • Outdoor heated pool and under the stars hot tub
  • Complimentary use of bicycles and tennis racquets
  • Scenic horse back rides through wooded trails (additional charge)

From $129.00 per night for two! *rate is based on a three night stay
Reserve here

Time

July 1 (Sunday) - August 31 (Friday) est

Location

Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Road, Franconia, NH

01julallday31Book in July Specials - Adair Country Inn & Restaurant

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Adair’s Trek and Tram Package
Stay at Adair and Experience two unique attractions in the heart of the White Mountains.
The Trek and Tram Getaway Includes:
Two Cannon Mountain Tramway tickets
Two Tickets to the Flume Gorge
One night stay in your favorite room
Home baked goodies & afternoon tea
Gourmet Picnic Lunch for two
Candlelit 3-course breakfast

The Summer Sizzle Special
Stay two nights mid-week and stay the third night on us!
Special applies to new reservations only and cannot be combined with other offers. This Sizzling Special is valid through September 13, 2018

Specials details here

Time

july 1 (Sunday) - 31 (Tuesday) est

Location

Adair Country Inn & Restaurant

80 Guider Lane, Bethlehem, New Hampshire 03574

21jul10:00 am3:00 pmFree Astronomy Programs Every Saturday

Event Details

10am-3pm at the Flume Gorge Visitor Center beginning June 16th (weather permitting). Telescope observing, demonstrations and activities – see the sun safely! Offered by the AMC/Carthage College Astronomy Program.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm est

Location

Flume Gorge Visitors Center

i-93 Exit 34A

21jul11:00 amNature by Rail Series presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at Hobo Railroad

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Nature by Rail Series presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Saturday – June 23 through September 1, 2018

Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm Live animal presentations: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

All aboard the Hobo Railroad’s “Rolling Classroom” where Naturalist instructors from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center provide a unique opportunity to learn about the environment that surrounds you during your one hour and twenty-minute round-trip excursion along the Pemigewasset River. You’ll also enjoy a live animal presentation in our Choo Choo Theater where you’ll meet animals native to our region up close and personal!

This event is complimentary for our passengers who buy tickets at the regular fares for a train ride. No extra cost over regular ticket as this event is Sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire & Polimeno Realty

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

21jul8:00 pmGuided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge

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Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852. The mystery of the boulder caves and the astonishing rock formations become even more dramatic under the flicker of lantern light. 

Lantern Tours are held on Wednesdays and weekends throughout the summer. These guided evening tours begin at dusk, take about 1 ½ hours, and are followed by a special treat – s’mores around the campfire.

All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031; space is limited.
Not recommended for children under 5 years old.
Please visit our Lantern Tour page for more information. lostrivergorge.com/lost-river-gorge-lantern-tour.php

Admission: $33.00 per person

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 pm EST

Location

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

Organizer

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves603.745.8031 1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

22jul11:00 amStorybook Sundays presented by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation at Hobo Railroad

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Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Sunday – June 24 through September 2, 2018

Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00 / Storybook times: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Bring the family to meet your favorite storybook characters at the Hobo Railroad. Storybook readings and character visits take place each Sunday from June 24 through September 2 at 12:30pm & 2:30pm in our Choo Choo Theater!

Tickets: Child (3-11): $13 / Adult: $17 / ages 2 and under Free

Time

(Sunday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

23jul9:00 am10:00 amMotivation Mondays: Yoga in the Woods

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Motivation Mondays: Yoga in the Woods

9-10am at Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

The 2nd and 4th Mondays starting May 28th (Memorial Day) through August 27th  

Become one with nature at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves with Motivation Monday-Yoga in the Woods.  Join instructor Margarita Defresne of Live a Little Fitness in a 1-hour Gentle-Flow* Yoga session at Lost River Gorge’s Forest Treehouse and take in the peaceful sounds of Lost River and the nature around you. Mats will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own.

Attend one or all sessions during this 7-week program.  Each session is $20 which includes a $5 bounce-back coupon so you can experience Lost River Gorge again on your own. Pre-registration is required. Visit https://app.punchpass.com/org/492?course=33555 to register. Due to limited space, each session is limited to 20 participants so don’t wait to register! Please plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start. Margarita will meet you at the front entrance and the group will walk together to the Treehouse.

*A note about Gentle-Flow Yoga from instructor, Margarita Defresne: Motivational Monday is a great way to set a beautiful tone for the week. This class is designed for beginners through intermediate students. If you are looking for a gentle stretch with a little bit of flow this is the class for you. We will wake up the body with easy movements then calm and relax the body with some restorative poses. Be prepared to feel motivated and relaxed when you leave!

Time

(Monday) 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

24jul2:30 pmStorytelling and Book Giveaway With Simon Brooks

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Hear folk and faerie tales told by British storyteller, Simon Brooks. Simon will carry you back hundreds of years so you can ride upon giants’ shoulders to see where the faeries lived and where genies and dragons fought. Join us for a very special storytime and receive free children’s books.

Time

(Tuesday) 2:30 pm est

Location

Abbie Greenleaf Library

439 Main St., Franconia, NH

25jul8:00 pmGuided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge

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Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852. The mystery of the boulder caves and the astonishing rock formations become even more dramatic under the flicker of lantern light. 

Lantern Tours are held on Wednesdays and weekends throughout the summer. These guided evening tours begin at dusk, take about 1 ½ hours, and are followed by a special treat – s’mores around the campfire.

All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031; space is limited.
Not recommended for children under 5 years old.
Please visit our Lantern Tour page for more information. lostrivergorge.com/lost-river-gorge-lantern-tour.php

Admission: $33.00 per person

Time

(Wednesday) 8:00 pm EST

Location

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

Organizer

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves603.745.8031 1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

26jul7:00 pmPoetry Reading by Nicole Homer

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Please join us for a poetry reading by Nicole Homer, Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place. Ms. Homer’s first full-length collection of poems, Pecking Order, published by Write
Bloody Press was a finalist for the 2018 Paterson Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Muzzle, The Offing, Winter Tangerine, Rattle, The Collagist and elsewhere. A
The Watering Hole graduate fellow and Callaloo fellow, Nicole serves as an Editor and regular contributor at BlackNerdProblems, writing critique of media and pop culture, and as faculty at
the Pink Door Writing Retreat for Women and Gender Non-conforming Writers of Color. She is a full-time faculty member at Mercer County Community College in NJ, with an MFA from
Rutgers-Newark. She can be found online at nicolehomer.com.

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm EST

Location

Abbie Greenleaf Library

439 Main St., Franconia, NH

27jul5:00 am6:00 pmSounds In The Sanctuary - Stanislava Varshawaski and Diana Shapiro, Piano Duo

Event Details

Stanislava Varshawski and Diana Shapiro, Four Hands Piano Duo
C. Czerny (1791-1857), Grande Sonata Brilliante in C minor, op. 10
First movement, Allegro agitato
V. Gavrilin (1939-,1999) Selected Pieces from Ballet “Anyuta”
F. Schubert (1797-1828) Fantasy in F minor, D. 940
G. Gershwin (1898-1937) “An American in Paris”, Arrangement by S. Varshavski and D. Shapiro
Click here for more information about this concert and the Sounds in the Sanctuary season…

Time

(Friday) 5:00 am - 6:00 pm est

Location

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation

39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem, NH

Organizer

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation603.869.5465 39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem, NH603.869.5465

27jul11:00 amFamily Fun Pass - Hobo Railroad, Clark's Trading Post & Hobo Hill Adventure Golf

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Family Fun Pass – 3 family attractions, 1 low price!

(Hobo Railroad, Clark’s Trading Post & Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center)

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

Schedule: June 22 through August 26, 2018

Hobo Railroad departures at 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm / Clark’s Trading Post hours: 9:30am to 5:00pm / Hobo Hills Adventure Golf hours: 9:00am to 9:30pm

Enjoy a ride aboard the Hobo Railroad, all-day access to Clark’s Trading Post and a round of miniature golf at the Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center all on one ticket and save! Tickets for the Family Fun Pass are only available at the Hobo Railroad or on-line at www.HoboRR.com. If purchased on-line, Family Fun Passes must be picked up at the Hobo Railroad prior to visiting the other attractions. The only portion of the Family Fun Pass that must be scheduled at the time of purchase is the train ride at the Hobo Railroad. Family Fun Pass Tickets: $39.95 (ages 4 and up)

Time

(Friday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

27jul11:00 amPutt & Ride Combo Pass at Hobo Railroad

Event Details

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

Schedule: June 22 through August 26, 2018

Departures at 11am, 1pm & 3pm / Hobo Hills Adventure Golf hours: 9:00am to 9:30pm

Enjoy a ride on the Hobo Railroad and a round of mini golf at the Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center on one ticket and save! Putt & Ride Combo Pass tickets are available at the Hobo Railroad or online at www.HoboRR.com – the tickets must be picked up at the Hobo Railroad.

Tickets: Child (3-12): $16 / Adult: $21 / ages 2 and under Free

Time

(Friday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

27jul5:00 pmSounds in the Sanctuary

Event Details

Stanislava Varshavski & Diana Shapiro
Four hands piano duo. Composistions by Czerby, Gavrilin, Schubert & Gershwin.
Click here for more information about this concert and the Sounds in the Sanctuary season.

Time

(Friday) 5:00 pm est

Location

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation

39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem, NH

Organizer

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation603.869.5465 39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem, NH603.869.5465

27jul8:00 pmGuided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge

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Event Details

Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852. The mystery of the boulder caves and the astonishing rock formations become even more dramatic under the flicker of lantern light. 

Lantern Tours are held on Wednesdays and weekends throughout the summer. These guided evening tours begin at dusk, take about 1 ½ hours, and are followed by a special treat – s’mores around the campfire.

All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031; space is limited.
Not recommended for children under 5 years old.
Please visit our Lantern Tour page for more information. lostrivergorge.com/lost-river-gorge-lantern-tour.php

Admission: $33.00 per person

Time

(Friday) 8:00 pm EST

Location

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

Organizer

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves603.745.8031 1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

28jul10:00 am3:00 pmFree Astronomy Programs Every Saturday

Event Details

10am-3pm at the Flume Gorge Visitor Center beginning June 16th (weather permitting). Telescope observing, demonstrations and activities – see the sun safely! Offered by the AMC/Carthage College Astronomy Program.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm est

Location

Flume Gorge Visitors Center

i-93 Exit 34A

28jul11:00 amNature by Rail Series presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at Hobo Railroad

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Nature by Rail Series presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Saturday – June 23 through September 1, 2018

Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm Live animal presentations: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

All aboard the Hobo Railroad’s “Rolling Classroom” where Naturalist instructors from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center provide a unique opportunity to learn about the environment that surrounds you during your one hour and twenty-minute round-trip excursion along the Pemigewasset River. You’ll also enjoy a live animal presentation in our Choo Choo Theater where you’ll meet animals native to our region up close and personal!

This event is complimentary for our passengers who buy tickets at the regular fares for a train ride. No extra cost over regular ticket as this event is Sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire & Polimeno Realty

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

28jul8:00 pmGuided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge

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Event Details

Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852. The mystery of the boulder caves and the astonishing rock formations become even more dramatic under the flicker of lantern light. 

Lantern Tours are held on Wednesdays and weekends throughout the summer. These guided evening tours begin at dusk, take about 1 ½ hours, and are followed by a special treat – s’mores around the campfire.

All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031; space is limited.
Not recommended for children under 5 years old.
Please visit our Lantern Tour page for more information. lostrivergorge.com/lost-river-gorge-lantern-tour.php

Admission: $33.00 per person

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 pm EST

Location

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

Organizer

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves603.745.8031 1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262

29jul11:00 amStorybook Sundays presented by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation at Hobo Railroad

Event Details

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Sunday – June 24 through September 2, 2018

Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00 / Storybook times: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Bring the family to meet your favorite storybook characters at the Hobo Railroad. Storybook readings and character visits take place each Sunday from June 24 through September 2 at 12:30pm & 2:30pm in our Choo Choo Theater!

Tickets: Child (3-11): $13 / Adult: $17 / ages 2 and under Free

Time

(Sunday) 11:00 am est

Location

Hobo Railarod

64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

Organizer

Hobo Railroad 603.745.2135 64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH

30jul5:27 amSummer Poetry Reading Series

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Event Details

This July and August, poets and lovers of poetry will gather in the North Country for another series of poetry readings from award-winning poets at Robert Frost’s former home in Franconia. The Frost Place hosts several summer poetry workshop programs and two annual poetry competitions. All evening poetry readings are free and open to the public, and take place in the Henry Holt Barn at The Frost Place at 8 pm. The scheduled readings for the Conference on Poetry and the Poetry Seminar below:

The Conference on Poetry, July 8 – 14, 2018
July 8, Nicole Homer and Ben Purkert
July 9, Jason Schneiderman and Maudelle Driskell
July 10, Phillip B. Williams and Connie Voisine
July 11, Nancy Mitchel and Kevin Prufer
July 12, Vievee Francis, Eduardo Martinez-Leyva, and Martha Rhodes
July 13, Conference on Poetry Participants

The Poetry Seminar, July 29 – August 3, 2018
July 30, Maudelle Driskell and Vievee Francis
July 31, Nicole Homer and Martha Collins
August 1, Benjamin Garcia, Joy Priest, and Yuki Tanaka
August 2, Patrick Donnelly and Eduardo C. Corral
August 3, Poetry Seminar Participants

Time

(Monday) 5:27 am est

Location

The Frost Place

158 Ridge Road - Franconia

Organizer

The Frost Place frost@frostplace.org / (603)823-5510

31jul5:27 amSummer Poetry Reading Series

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Event Details

This July and August, poets and lovers of poetry will gather in the North Country for another series of poetry readings from award-winning poets at Robert Frost’s former home in Franconia. The Frost Place hosts several summer poetry workshop programs and two annual poetry competitions. All evening poetry readings are free and open to the public, and take place in the Henry Holt Barn at The Frost Place at 8 pm. The scheduled readings for the Conference on Poetry and the Poetry Seminar below:

The Conference on Poetry, July 8 – 14, 2018
July 8, Nicole Homer and Ben Purkert
July 9, Jason Schneiderman and Maudelle Driskell
July 10, Phillip B. Williams and Connie Voisine
July 11, Nancy Mitchel and Kevin Prufer
July 12, Vievee Francis, Eduardo Martinez-Leyva, and Martha Rhodes
July 13, Conference on Poetry Participants

The Poetry Seminar, July 29 – August 3, 2018
July 30, Maudelle Driskell and Vievee Francis
July 31, Nicole Homer and Martha Collins
August 1, Benjamin Garcia, Joy Priest, and Yuki Tanaka
August 2, Patrick Donnelly and Eduardo C. Corral
August 3, Poetry Seminar Participants

Time

(Tuesday) 5:27 am est

Location

The Frost Place

158 Ridge Road - Franconia

Organizer

The Frost Place frost@frostplace.org / (603)823-5510



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