Score a Touchdown This Football Season
Football season can only mean one thing – time to grab the best seat in the house and a big bowl of homemade chili! Check out this recipe that will surly please the whole family.
Making Jack-o’-Lantern History: Break a World Record at the Keene Pumpkin Festival
Whether you come for the delicious food, to demonstrate your pumpkin-carving skills, or to join in the competitive drive to break a world record, be in downtown Keene on the 18th for an unforgettable event.
Reap What You Sow: How to Instill Values & Teach with Gardening (Even inside Gardening)
Even though the leaves are falling and winter is coming. You can still garden inside. Read on to learn more about how to educate children about the joys of potting plants and growing flowers both indoors and outdoors.
Google Glass vs. Oculus Rift
Technology is constantly changing, and in our tech-driven world, users are always looking for the next best thing. Here’s a look at two new devices everyone is talking about.
Upper Valley Oktoberfest is Here
The Hanover Lions Club is holding its 2nd Annual Upper Valley Oktoberfest at the Top of the Hop Alumni Hall on Dartmouth College’s campus on Friday, October 3, 2014.
Football season can only mean one thing – time to grab the best seat in the house, and we’re not talking about at the stadium. In fact, 77 percent of Americans think the best seat in the house is at home in front of an HDTV, according to a recent survey by McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco brand products. Instead of heading to the stadium, keep the tailgate at home and throw a “homegating” party.
Grab your carving tools and a pumpkin or two, and help set a new Guinness World Record! The Keene Pumpkin Festival takes place this year on Saturday, October 18th. The day is filled with face painting, costumes, live music, tasty treats, and plenty of Halloween spirit. Whether you come for the delicious food, to demonstrate your pumpkin-carving skills, or to join in the competitive drive to break a world record, be in downtown Keene on the 18th for an unforgettable event.
Even though the leaves are falling and winter is coming. You can still garden inside. What can kids learn from planting seeds in a plastic foam cup with dirt? A lot more than just the fact that seeds need soil, water, and sunlight to grow. Read on to learn more about how to educate children about the joys of potting plants and growing flowers both indoors and outdoors.
Prospective buyers often make the decision to view a home based on exterior photographs on a Realtor’s website or a quick drive-by. A welcoming homescape makes a powerful, appealing first impression. Enhancing key landscape elements such as walkways and entrance ways adds enormous appeal as does cleaning up your backyard which is often an important outdoor living space for families to relax, play ball, and barbecue. So before putting your home on the market, review your landscape for these curb appeal detractors and improvers.
The Upper Valley is filled with busy, successful people driven by sometimes-hectic schedules, so yoga studios are necessarily prevalent. Whether you practice it every day as part of your exercise program or once a week to clear your mind and restore balance to your life, yoga provides generous health benefits of all kinds. No one is too old or too young, too fit, flabby, stiff, stretchy, happy, or moody for yoga; everyone can grow in the studio. So choose your antidote from the list below and bid farewell to whatever ails you: back pain, stress, inflexibility, or lack of energy. You will sweat, burn, twist, breathe, and, most importantly, smile. Enjoy your journey and namaste!
Whether you’re a walker, speed walker, jogger, or mountain biker, the Upper Valley has more than enough wooded trails to enjoy endless miles of activity. Especially in summer, these parks, trails, and preserves offer cooling shade, restful quiet, and close contact with the beauty of Northern New England. When you have exhausted this list, browse the complete selection of Upper Valley trails at Trail Finder; I hope you’ll find this resource as useful as I did!
American families are returning to traditional family bonding. In 2012, the Columbia University Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) made the case that regular family dinners led to a decreased risk of teen substance abuse. Parents and children are finding comfort and safety within the inner sanctum of the immediate family. A good way to nurture these bonds is to find activities, hobbies and interests to enjoy together. Here are some great family-friendly activities.
Ever wish you could wear a sign throughout your pregnancy that reads, “thanks, but no thanks, for the unsolicited advice.” With advice pouring in around every corner, sometimes it’s hard to know who to listen to. However, advice even experts can agree on is that regular exercise throughout pregnancy has been shown to balance emotions, improve labor and help reduce pregnancy and post-pregnancy back pain. Health and wellness doesn’t go out the door once you put on maternity pants. Laser Spine Institute offers diet and fitness tips that can help you on your journey. Take those tips, and our suggestions (we promise not to give any of our baby name preferences!) to improve spinal health to enjoy your pregnancy.
It’s safe to say that everyone loves a good deal, and considering that we are still recovering from the effects of the last big economic downturn, it’s smart to be on the lookout for the best bargains. With the cost of living rising and most of our salaries failing to keep pace, hunting for great deals has become a daily practice for many. Fortunately, over the past decade or so many resources have surfaced to make our search faster and easier. Nowadays, you can find a bargain for pretty much anything—from technology to home decor and fitness memberships to meals. How can you capitalize on the best deals out there? Read on to find out.
Calendar of Events
Michael Taylor, Director, Hood Museum of Art.
The Maze at Sherma Farm
Grain Train a family ride around the maze grounds
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch
Interactive Maze “games”
Open daily from 9am to 6pm
Corn Maze 3 phases for all ability levels
Phantom of the Opera
Do The Twist: Pretzels
CHaD Hero Half marathon & Ripcord 5K
Northern Stage presents Clybourne Park
Clybourne Park is a satiric comedy that examines race and class in
response to Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Searingly funny and unflinchingly honest, Clybourne Park is a triumphant newcomer to
American Theater. Pricing $15-$55 Call the Box Office today at 802-296-7000
**Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Thursday Matinees at 2pm, Sundays at 5pm