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End-of-season Storytelling Gala at Corner House On Thursday evening, May 25th, the Corner House Inn in Center Sandwich will mark the conclusion of their 29th season of Storytelling Dinners with a Storytelling Gala. Five different storytellers will be on hand, spinning yarns after dinner. Appearing on the program will be storytellers Andy Davis, Lauretta Phillips, Debra Ballou, Bob Reiser, and Simon Brooks.

Don’t miss this entertaining smorgasbord of storytellers and tales on Thursday, May 25th at the Corner House Inn! The Storytelling Dinner begins at 6:30 PM, and the cost is only $21.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Gala evenings are always popular, and advance reservations are highly recommended!

For more information about this program and other storytelling evenings contact the Corner House in Center Sandwich at 284-6219, or online at info@cornerhouseinn.com.

Andy Davis got his start as a storyteller telling comic tales by candlelight in Mexican refugee camps 20 years ago. He has since broadened and refined his craft, and has entertained audiences as far east as Paris, as far south as Bamako, and as far west as San Diego.

Called one of the “120 best living English-speaking storytellers” by Mcfarland Press, Brooklyn-born Bob Reiser has been a featured teller at festivals from NYC to Vancouver. Bob’s repertoire includes original zany fables and personal tales of growing-up in Brooklyn - finding joy, pain and laughter in some of life’s most awkward and silly situations.

Colorful storyteller and author Lauretta Phillips' sense of humor and her delight in the story always makes for a fun and exciting evening. A storyteller since 1987, she writes most of the stories she tells and her repertoire includes folk takes, fairy tales, legends, urban tales, tall tales, small tales, cat tales, rat tales and just plain tales.

Hailing originally from the UK, storyteller Simon Brooks has been thrilling folks with traditional tales for almost 30 years. Traveling most places with his bodhràn, transfixing people with his voice, Simon gives folks an understanding of the magic inherent in a story powerfully told. Simon's telling can be funny and it can be poignant.

For over two decades NH Seacoast naturalist and storyteller Debra Ballou has been telling stories to audiences of all ages incorporating folktales, fairy tales, Native American stories, original stories, personal adventures, and poems. She often uses musical instruments, singing, and/or audience participation.

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Arts Council of Tamworth invites you to its Benefit Auction on Sunday, April 23 from 5-7PM at The Preserve at Chocorua, Tamworth, NH. Live auction begins at 5:30 PM with George Cleveland presiding; viewing, refreshments, including wine and craft beer, appetizers, and music by the White Mountain Ceili Band at 5:00 PM. 

Come bid on unique and useful merchandise, gift certificates, art work, lessons, passes to events and museums, and more. And take in the beauty of The Preserve's restored barn and grounds. For more information, email artstamworth@gmail.com, call 603-323-0104, or visit the new "Arts Tamworth" page on Facebook.

Proceeds from this auction help support diverse and affordable arts programming, so the whole community wins! Check it out at artstamworth.org, and please invite your friends.

Thanks to season sponsor The Other Store and to sponsors Emerald Tree Experts, Settlers Green, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Club Motorsports, and Cooper Cargill Chant.

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King Pine Ski Area is sponsoring the 4th annual Cynthia’s Challenge 24 hour Ski-A-Thon to take place Friday, March 17th at 4pm through Saturday, March 18th at 4pm. All funds raised with this year’s event will benefit Sanbornville, New Hampshire’s Faith Holt, an 11-year-old girl living with skeletal dysplasia, seizure disorder and Crane-Heise Syndrome. This year’s goal is to raise $65,000 to purchase Faith’s family a wheelchair accessible van. For more information on the history of Cynthia’s Challenge and it’s past recipients please visit, www.cynthiaschallenge.org.

Corporate Sponsorships are available in the following increments: $1,000 (Gold), $500 (Silver) or $250 (Bronze).  As a Gold Sponsor, you will have your company banner (size 3x6) displayed a week prior to and during the event at King Pine Ski Area.  Your business name will be included in all online advertising, as well as in the King Pine base lodge.  Silver Sponsors will also have a company banner (size 3x6) hung up on the fencing; and the Bronze level sponsors will be displayed in the King Pine base lodge.

We also welcome you to sponsor a team. Register a team of four, and the fifth person is free. Registration for Cynthia’s Challenge is $99 per person and includes your 24-hour lift ticket, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the event.  Participants will also receive an event t-shirt and have access to a variety of games and entertainment throughout the day.  100% of the registration fee goes to Cynthia’s Challenge.  All food, beverages, games, entertainment, raffle items, fireworks, staffing and mountain costs have been donated. Another option for supporting Cynthia’s challenge for Faith would be to donate an item or service for a raffle drawing to be held during the event.

In addition to the ski activities, raffle tickets will be available.  Prizes include helmets, gift cards, lift tickets, skis, ski getaway packages and much more!

We hope that you will consider being a part of Cynthia’s Challenge by making a contribution. Support of the event is an easy way to make a big difference in a child’s life. If you are interested in any additional information, Aly may be reached at 603-367-8896 or by e-mail at marketing@purityspring.com.

Sincerely, Sandra St.Onge Cynthia’s Challenge Team Danforth Bay Camping Resort 196 Shawtown Rd Freedom, NH 03836 603-539-2069 reservations@danforthbay.com

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Date: 12/14/2016 1:09 PM EST

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Holiday Greetings! We are excited to be welcoming guests to our winter resort this week on account of the half-foot of new, natural snow that fell early this week adding to the already stellar base that snowmaking crews have been working on for King Pine Ski Area's opening day this Friday, December 16, 2016 from noon to 7 p.m. Expectations are that we'll have significant terrain ready for opening day and that we'll be near to (if not fully) 100% open for Christmas Week including snowtubing, ice-skating and more. Visit the King Pine Snow Report page for the full report.

Now is the time to book your ski & stay getaway. Winter Fun is what Purity Spring Resort is for so many and we invite you discover your tradition this winter. Ski, snowboard, skate, snowshoe, snowtube and more at King Pine and choose from a variety of slopeside, mountainside and lakeside accomodations, all near to the ski area.

Check out some of the available package options, including ski & stay, or call us at 800-373-3754 or 603-367-8896 and we'll assist you with planning the perfect family winter fun vacation.

Sincerely, The Hoyt Family

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Date: 12/3/2016 1:41 PM EST

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On Thursday evening, Dec. 15th Simon Brooks, renowned New Hampshire storyteller from the British Isles, makes an encore appearance at the Corner House Inn’s Storytelling Dinner program. Simon’s stories are sometimes irreverent, sometimes funny, sometimes deep, and always enjoyable. He combines the intimacy of a one-on-one conversation with the intensity of a solo theatre performance. On Thursday, December 15th Simon will be sharing his folk tales, myths and legends, told for the modern audience. After your meal, you will journey into Simon’s stories, wondering how so many memorable characters and voices came out of one man. Audiences, even the most sceptical, leave Simon's presentations fully understanding the magic inherent in a story powerfully told. You can learn more about Simon at http:SimonBrooksStoryteller.com .

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear British storyteller Simon Brooks at the Corner House Inn on Thursday evening Dec. 15th. Storytelling Dinners are held every Thursday evening at the Corner House Inn in Center Sandwich from late October through May. The dinner begins at 6:30 pm, and the cost is $21.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are strongly suggested. For more information and reservations contact the Corner House Inn at 294-6219 or online at info@cornerhouseinn.com

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Beaver Hollow Campground

Beaver Hollow Campground

Come join us in our winter or summer seasons for a relaxing escape from the daily hustle. Park your RV, or set-up your camper or tent at one of our wooded campsites. We offer many amenities including a pool, basketball court, a playground, huge pavilion, volleyball courts, and a game room. We also offer several activities to keep you and your family entertained during your stay.

Chocorua Camping Village KOA

Chocorua Camping Village KOA encompasses nearly 200 acres along the shores of Moore's Pond and the Chocorua River. Guests enjoy carefully preserved wooded campsites in an unspoiled environment. The resort emphasizes clean, attractive facilities and spacious, private sites. Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains, where fishing, canoeing and sailing offer an escape from the hustle & bustle of everyday life.

Danforth Bay/The Bluffs

Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort

With over 300 roomy sites capable of handling the biggest of the big rigs, spread over 185 forested acres, PLUS a half-mile of lake frontage on Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is a year-round playground for groups and families!

Tamworth Camping Area

Tamworth Camping Area

Tamworth Camping Area, offering family camping on the Swift River, welcomes you and your family to the best in New Hampshire camping. We have what it takes to make the perfect camping vacation, providing your ticket to all of the famous attractions of both the Lakes and White Mountains regions, but also with oh-so-much to do right here at the campground!

Terrace Pines Camping

Terrace Pines Campground

Located on two lakes - Big and Little Dan Hole - we offer swimming, boating, and fishing on beautiful clear mountain waters. Big Dan Hole boasts of trophy fish - both Lake Trout and Salmon, and is where campers enjoy motor boating, water skiing, and sailing. Little Dan Hole is restricted to non-motorized boats and is great for quiet canoeing.

Westward Shores Campground

Located on the Northwest shore of Ossipee Lake, just minutes from the Mt Washington Valley, Westward Shores Cottages & RV Resort offers seasonal, weekly and overnight sites. If cottage camping is more your style, rent one of our many cabin or cottage options, ranging from rustic to luxurious. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or are looking for a vacation with a little slower pace, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Westward Shores.

Westward Shores Campground

Located on the Northwest shore of Ossipee Lake, just minutes from the Mt Washington Valley, Westward Shores Cottages & RV Resort offers seasonal, weekly and overnight sites. If cottage camping is more your style, rent one of our many cabin or cottage options, ranging from rustic to luxurious. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or are looking for a vacation with a little slower pace, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Westward Shores.

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