Calendar of Events in Mt Washington Valley



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SEPTEMBER 2020


September 2 , 16 , 30

MWV Toastmasters Online Meeting

Online


MWV Toastmasters Online Meetings
Join from anywhere. Message us info@nhelopements.com for meeting link and code to access! 
6:15-7:30PM on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday's of the month.


Click for more info: www.mwvtm.toastmastersclubs.org/

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September 3 , 10 , 17 , 24

Salomon Fall Trail Series

Mount Washington Auto Road &

Great Glen Trails

1 Mount Washington Auto Road

Gorham, NH 03581


Thursdays, September 3th - October 8th, 2020
3:30pm - 6:30pm

 

A weekly trail race series for all abilities and ages. Every Thursday for six weeks racers can run or walk the mini, short or long course any time between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Placement awards in each category. Competitors who complete 4 out of 6 weeks are eligible for the prize raffle at the end of series awards party.



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Click for more info: www.greatglentrails.com/falltrail

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September 6

Mushroom Foray

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Saturday, August 15
Sunday, September 6
10:00am
Adults: $12.00
Children aged 5-17: $7.00
Children 4 and under: FREE

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

Have you ever wanted to know how to find and identify wild mushrooms? Join the New Hampshire Mushroom Company for a walk in the woods to learn about and look for Mushrooms!

Learn what to look for and how to identify mushroom varieties, as well as which ones are safe to consume and what should be avoided. Participants are encouraged to bring baskets and will have the opportunity to forage for their own mushrooms.

This program sells out quickly so advanced registration is recommended. Please register for this program online above, or contact Mackenzie at 603-476-5410 or programs@castleintheclouds.org.



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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/mushrooms/2020-08-15/

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September 7

Solar Gazing

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Mondays, July 6 - September 7
12:00pm – 4:00pm
FREE

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information.

Disobey your mother and look at the sun… through a hydrogen-alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen.

Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the Clouds. Feel free to drop in and speak with Marc, learn about the sun, and try out his telescope anytime between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm. This is a free program and you do not need to register in advance.

This event is weather permitting. In the event of overcast skies, the event will be canceled for that day and will resume the following week. For cancellation notifications, follow our Facebook Page or call our offices at 603-476-5900 the day of the event.



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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/outdoor-explorations-solar-gazing-3-2020-07-06/2020-07-06/

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September 9 , 23

Yoga on the Castle Lawn

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


6:00pm on the lawns of Lucknow
$15.00 per person per class
Tickets: https://www.castleintheclouds.org/event/yoga-on-the-castle-lawn-2/2020-07-01/

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

Wind down in the evening with yoga on the Lawns of Lucknow! An experienced local yoga instructor will lead enthusiasts of all levels in evening yoga. Relish the tranquility that comes from doing yoga in a beautiful outdoor mountain setting. Remember to bring your mat and water bottle with you! Each session is approximately one hour long. Whether you have never done yoga before or if you practice it regularly, you will find relaxation and enjoyment in this class geared to all ages and skill levels.

A trolley to the Castle will meet yoga participants at the Carriage House and depart for Lucknow at 5:45pm. Please plan to arrive at 5:30pm for check-in.

Yoga on the Castle lawn is part of our Wellness Wednesday Series sponsored by Huggins Hospital. 



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Click for more info: https://www.castleintheclouds.org/event/yoga-on-the-castle-lawn-2/2020-07-01/

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September 10

Castle Close-Up Tour: Exploring the Interiors

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Thursday, September 10
6:00 PM
$25 Adults
$10 Ages 5-17
FREE Ages 4 & under

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

If you’re expecting something flashy and ostentatious, you won’t find it at Lucknow. Rather, the Plants’ filled their home with handcrafted, American-made pieces that celebrate the spirit of the Arts and Crafts movement. On this intimate, one-hour guided tour we’ll survey the Plants’ furnishings and artwork, and discuss how the pieces might reflect Tom and Olive’s lifestyle, tastes, and personalities.

This tour requires navigation of two flights of stairs and is not handicap accessible. There are a limited number of tickets available for this tour. Tickets must be purchased online in advance or by calling 603-476-5410.



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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/castle-close-up-furnishing-tour/

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September 11 , 12 , 13

Muster in the Mountains

Mount Washington Auto Road &

Great Glen Trails

1 Mount Washington Auto Road

Gorham, NH 03581


Friday, Saturday & Sunday - September 11, 12 & 13, 2020

This event features a colonial encampment of re-enactors representing the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Mountain Man periods from 1750 through 1840. This gathering will take place in the fields at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road in beautiful Pinkham Notch in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Participants demonstrate the use of appropriate tools, clothing, and firearms from their respective time periods. This event is free and open to the general public with the hope that the education they receive here may spur them on to consider becoming a future participant.

 Open to the public: Friday 10am – 4pm, Saturday from 10am – 5pm, & Sunday from 10am – 1pm.

Please, no dogs.

The Auto Road remains fully open during this event.

 Activities will include:

  • 1800 firearms/cannon display and competition
  • Woods walk competition 
  • Tomahawk and knife throwing 
  • Cooking competition
  • Weaving, basketmaking, quill work, candle dipping
  • Gunsmithing, coppersmithing, blacksmithing
  • Archery, wood carving, century games and more!


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Click for more info: www.mt-washington.com/events/muster-in-the-mountains

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September 16

Creative Writing: Inside there are Secrets & Surprises

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Wednesday, July 22
Wednesday, September 16
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
$15 per person

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

Within each person, there are memories, stories, and insights longing to surface in a creative way. We will use prompts from nature, poetry, art, and music to unearth and help them find their way out and inspire creative writing. This writing experience is not an examination of how to write a memoir; rather, it is an exploration of ways to stir memory and niggle the creative urge to express oneself through creative writing. This workshop involves minimal walking on Castle grounds.

No writing experience is necessary, but a willingness to play and explore is. We will use Castle grounds, both inside and outside, so please bring a small note pad and pencil. It would be best to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. You might consider bringing a hat, bug repellent, and a small cushion to sit on.



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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/creative-writing/2020-07-22/

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September 17

Castle After Hours

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Thursdays:
September 17
October 1
October 15
5:30 - 8:30pm
Adults: $25
Ages 5-17: $10
Ages 4 & under: FREE

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

Castle After Hours are back, offering more opportunities to tour the Lucknow mansion at night! Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the home at a time when the state goes quiet, the sun takes its rest, and the stars fill the sky. The ambiance and glow of each room makes being in the home after dark a special experience, adding a new perspective to what life was like at Lucknow.

One alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink of choice is included in the price of admission, along with complimentary crudites. Relax with a drink by the fireplace in The Carriage House starting at 5:30pm and enjoy Castle tours from 6-8 pm! A cash bar will be available until 8:30 pm.



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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/castle-after-hours-tour/2020-09-17/

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September 21

Stargazing with the NH Astronomical Society

Castle in the Clouds

586 Ossipee Park Rd.

Moultonborough, NH 03254


Tuesday, July 21
Tuesday, August 25
Monday, September 21
8:00 PM • Weather permitting
FREE • Donations welcome
Registration is encouraged but not required
 

Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information, and registering for events ahead of time on our website as space is limited for most programs.

Join the New Hampshire Astronomical Society for an exciting stargazing experience in a unique location.

Bring family and friends to learn about the wonders of the night sky in a talk at the Carriage House, then make your way to the field by Shannon Pond to get a chance to use a telescope to view the stars, constellations, planets, and more!

While stargazing you’ll locate constellations and learn about stars and planets in our night sky. Take your knowledge home with you to impress your friends and family on a clear summer night later this year! This event is perfect for children and adults alike!

This family-friendly event is free to the public; donations during the event go towards Castle Preservation Society’s and New Hampshire Astronomical Society’s ability to continue hosting wonderful events like this.

*Registration is encouraged but not required. Knowing how many people will be attending allows us to better prepare for the evening.

 


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Click for more info: www.castleintheclouds.org/event/stargazing/2020-07-21/

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