Calendar of Events



In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth
Michael Taylor, Director, Hood Museum of Art.
When: Sat January 25 - Sun January 25 2015
Where: The Hood

The Maze at Sherma Farm

Jumping Pillow, the first ever in New Hampshire!
Grain Train a family ride around the maze grounds
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch
Moo Express
Interactive Maze “games”
Open daily from 9am to 6pm
Corn Cannons
Kettle Corn
Cider Donuts
Corn Maze 3 phases for all ability levels
When: Sat September 27 - Sun October 26

Upper Valley Oktoberfest

The Hanover Lions Club will be hosting a celebration of New England
Craft Brewers and Local Food Artisans at the Upper Valley Oktoberfest. Tastings from 17 breweries and brew pubs with over 50 brands while savoring delicious local cheese, meats, breads and other delicacies. Entry fees $35. Tickets can be bought from the website. Attendance limited to the first 500 signups. All proceeds from the event will be used to benefit the Lions´ local charities and scholarships. We will also be holding a silent auction with many gift certificates to area restaurants, country stores, and pubs.
When: Fri October 3

Dartmouth Homecoming & Bonfire 2014

Join us in Hanover this fall
and relive the magic of your alma mater. Time TBD.
When: Fri October 17

Family Night: Pot Pie to Go!

We’ll teach you a simple flaky crust and a rich, creamy chicken filling for a delicious homemade potpie. You’ll go home with dinner for 4, including salad and dessert! Each tuition covers up to 4 family members.
When: Fri October 17

Keene Pempkin Festival 2014

The square will abound with jack-o'-lanterns carved by area school children! The bandstand will come alive with entertainment and a tower of pumpkins so spectacular it is called "spell-binding" will rival the church steeple. Delectables in the Food & Craft Court will send forth aromas of apple crisp and maple cotton candy throughout the pumpkin-lined city streets. After reclaiming the WORLD RECORD in 2013, Keene is on top of the world and Keene Pumpkin Festival is the darling of New England events. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 per adult plus a carved pumpkin.
When: Sat October 18

Do The Twist: Pretzels

If you love soft pretzels, this class is for you! Students will learn the secret to classic pretzel dough, then do the twist on sweet and savory versions. Butter, salt, cinnamon sugar... We've got it covered!
When: Sun October 26

CHaD Hero Half marathon & Ripcord 5K

Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Hanover, NH. The 9th Annual CHaD HERO raises money to benefit Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD).
When: Sun October 26

That Takes The Cake: Divine Decoration

Learn the techniques you need to design and decorate festive cakes for any occasion. You’ll prac
When: Thu October 30

Upper Valley Signature Chefs Auction for March of Dimes

The 4th Annual Upper Valley Signature Chefs Auction will be held at the elegant Hanover Inn. Discerning guests will sample the specialties of acclaimed regional chefs, and enjoy live and silent auctions where one can bid on items such as dining, travel, sporting and musical entertainment packages - all to benefit the New Hampshire March of Dimes.
When: Sun November 2

Christmas Market with a Difference

Nov 6, 7, 8. 10 am - 6 pm except Sat 10 am-1 pm. Unique hand-crafted items from around the world. Proceeds benefit artisans and charitable organizations. Homemade foods available. Free
When: Thu November 6

22nd Annual Hanover Turkey Trot 10 K

Runners of all ages can celebrate autumn by participating in this fun race. Prizes awarded. Participants will be eligible for raffle of merchandise donated by local vendors.

Registrations 11:30-12:45pm same day as race.
When: Sun November 23

Thanksgiving Bake & Take

You'll be ready for anything after you've baked a sumptuous pie and delectable rolls for the holiday meal you plan to attend. Whether you have a crew coming to your own home, or you plan to head to Aunt Jane's, we'll help you package your freshly baked creations so they arrive at the holiday table as if they've just come out of the oven!
When: Wed November 26

Pods for the Pulpit Crafts Fair

Friday, November 28 & Saturday, November 29. 20th Annual
Pods for the Pulpit Crafts Fair
40 Vendors on two floors
Tracy Hall, Norwich
Friday, November 28 & Saturday, November 29
10 am-4 pm both days
When: Fri November 28

The Joy of Cookies

Quick and delicious-cookies mean instant gratification, and this class will give you recipes and instruction to keep the cookie jar full during this peak cookie season.

**Multiple Times and Dates for this class check it out online.
When: Thu December 11

Christmas Breads from Around the World

We’ve searched the globe for breads that celebrate this season in a unique way. Learn to bake these yeasted breads worthy of gracing the holiday table.
When: Sun December 14

Bûche de Noël

You’ll bake, assemble, and decorate a bûche de Noël (Yule log) complete with meringue mushrooms and other fun decorations.
When: Wed December 24

17th Annual Occom Pond Party

Join in for Family Skating, Ice Castle, Couch Potato Race,Banathalon, Human Dog Sled Race, Speed Skating, Music, Food, Tube Slides, Sleigh Rides, Snow Sculptures, Marshmallow Roasting, Sugar on Snow, Penguin Bowling, Parade, and more!!
When: Sun February 8