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Date: 2/3/2018 12:08 PM EST

Dinner Gala on Thurs. Feb. 15

On Thursday evening, Feb. 15th the Corner House Inn hosts a Storytelling Dinner Gala. Marking the half way point in the 30th season of the popular Storytelling Dinner series, five different storytellers will be on hand spinning yarns after dinner. The mid-season gala storytellers include both Corner House favorites and program newcomers. Gala evenings are extremely popular, and advance reservations are highly recommended!

Featured at the mid-season gala program will be Corner House "regulars" Lauretta Phillips and Roxie Zwicker, and storyteller/entertainer Cindy Duchin. They will be joined by tellers Vicky Dworkin and Quinn Golden, who will both be making their inaugural Corner House storytelling appearance.

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.

Roxie Zwicker, called "New England's Scary Godmother" by the Boston Herald and featured in The New York Times, is the published author of 7 books on New England's hidden history and mysterious tales. Some of Roxie's stories include haunted lighthouses, ghost ships, strange encounters with the unknown and haunted cemeteries. Her television appearances include New Hampshire Chronicle, The History Channel and the Travel Channel.

Cindy Duchin is a wonderfully gifted North Sandwich singer and songwriter, appearing regularly throughout the Lakes Region and beyond. Cindy incorporates music into her stories and also performs frequently on Friday evenings in the Corner House Pub.

Sandwich storyteller Vicky Dworkin shares her eclectic tales with the Corner House audience after years of cultivating her storytelling skills while living in Hawaii as well as New England. A member of the NH Storytelling Alliance, Vicky will be making her first appearance at the Corner House Inn's Storytelling Dinner program.

Lifelong NH resident Quinn Golden began public speaking nearly thirty years ago, learning along the way the value of weaving stories and fables into speaking engagements. Gradually the stories became more important than the topics. Quinn is also making his inaugural appearance at the Corner House's storytelling program.

Don’t miss this entertaining winter’s smorgasbord of storytellers and tales on Thursday, February 15th! The Storytelling Dinner begins at 6:30 PM, and includes salad, entree, dessert, coffee, and complimentary glass of wine. The cost is only $22.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Space is limited, so make your reservation now! For more information and reservations contact the Corner House in Center Sandwich at 284-6219, or online at

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Date: 2/3/2018 12:06 PM EST



Maple Sugaring Day Open House

March 24, 2018 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.



Listed here are 2017 event details... stay tuned for 2018 updates and plan to join us for this annual favorite.

On tap... buckets of sweet fun for the entire family!

~ Learn about: Historic and modern methods of sugaring

~ See a demonstration: Early Abenaki Indian boiling practices, a 3-pot boiling method demonstration, and Doc Remick’s handmade backyard boiler

~ Step into our Sugar House and how a modern evaporator works

~ Sample our farm-produced syrup—syrup for sale while supplies last

~ Take home delicious Farmhouse Kitchen maple treats—for sale while supplies last

~ Meet and greet newborn lambs, and fuzzy farm animals

~ Enjoy the farm grounds While our grounds will be open, the Museum Center building and barn will not be open for this event.

We are proud members of theNew Hampshire Maple Producers Association. Each year this event is held in conjunction with New Hampshire Maple Weekend. 




Watch the Tapping Into Maple Tradition video produced by the New Hampshire Farm Bureau

Read about the health benefits of maple syrup.


New Grading Terms for Maple Syrup ~ Revised in 2016 Read information about the new grading terms adopted by the USDA.

OLD: “Fancy” NEW: Grade A | Golden Color and Delicate Taste The lightest maple syrup, recommended for use with waffles, pancakes, or ice cream.

OLD: Grade A Medium Amber, Grade A Dark Amber NEW: Grade A | Amber Color and Rich Flavor A bit more flavorful, recommended for use in cooking and baking.

OLD: Grade A Dark Amber, Grade B NEW: Grade A | Dark Color and Robust Flavor Stronger in flavor, recommended for recipes that require a heavy maple flavor.

OLD: Grade C NEW: Grade A | Very Dark and Strong Flavor Very strong in flavor, recommended as a substitute for molasses and for making maple flavored candies.

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Date: 2/3/2018 12:03 PM EST

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Hearthside Dinner

SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018 | 4–8PM


Assist in preparing a 19th-century meal, savor the flavorful results! The feel of a bygone era fills our cozy hearth room during these signature dinners, where a small group of guests join in the preparation of a 19th-century-style meal cooked in our open hearth. OVERVIEW OF THE EVENING While the fire crackles and readies itself in the background, the evening begins with costumed Museum Interpreters guiding guests “back in time” to learn about 19th-century kitchens and food preparation, seasonal farming and foods, and historic cooking recipes and tools. Guests then don aprons and assist in preparing, seasoning, cooking, roasting and baking foods using traditional means and tools—all in the process of creating an authentic, seasonal farmstead meal.

When the meal is ready, guests gather together at the hearth table to enjoy the savory meal they have helped to prepare. Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during this portion of the evening.

Hearthside Dinners are informal, lively and fun! Participants are encouraged to try their hand at various aspects of meal preparation and to ask questions throughout the process. The evening’s menu is made available as the event draws near, please call for details. COST: $65 per person Includes gratuity Limited space. Reservations are being taken and close Friday, March 2, or when filled. For ages 16 and up. To make a reservation, please call (603) 323-7591; toll free 1 (800) 686-6117. Payment is due when reservation is made. A BYOB-friendly event.

Additional date: Saturday, April 21, 2018



  • Guests are encouraged to dress in layers for comfort—by design, the hearth radiates high heat.
  • Questions about the evening (unrelated to reservations) or information about a Private Hearthside Dinner may be emailed to Program Manager Dawn Evans:
  • We sell a Remick-Made Cookbook that shares our favorite homestead recipes.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Remick homestead!

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Date: 2/3/2018 12:02 PM EST

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Enjoy the wintertime goodness of Remick!



Outdoor Progressive Dinner

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018* | Times: 5:00, 5:30 or 6:00 PM


An outdoor progressive dinner, served up Remick style! Enjoy an evening's stroll, admire festively lighted barns and buildings, and fill your tummy with a delicious, hot meal prepared with locally grown and produced ingredients.

Each portion of your 5-course meal will be served at a different outdoor location. You will stroll from one historic building to the next over the course of the evening. White lights and luminaries will help lead the way as you explore the museum grounds. Details:
  • Check in outside the Museum Center, then...
  • Stroll to the Ice House for a savory appetizer of Pinwheels, served with a warming Ginger Punch
  • Next, meander to the Milk House for a savory Butternut Squash and Apple Soup, topped with croutons
  • The Sugar House, your next stop, will be home to the main course of hearty Broccoli and Beef served on a biscuit, accompanied by orange-glazed carrots and pickled beets (Beverages: coffee, tea, water or lemonade)—you can also enjoy a warming outdoor fire
  • Then, wander to the Cattle Barn where Indian Pudding with Whipped Cream will be served for dessert
  • Finally, follow the luminaries back to the Museum Center Barn where you can enjoy warming hot cocoa and take home some popcorn
  • With each course, guests will learn about the farm grounds and animals, with informative stops along the walking route
Cost: $25; $10 for children ages 12 and under. Staggered start times: 5:00, 5:30 or 6:00 PM Reservations required. *Severe weather date: Sunday, February 25. Dinner reservations must be paid in advance by purchasing tickets online, or by calling 603-323-7591. Bring a flashlight and dress for the evening’s temperature and weather. The Museum Center will be closed during this event.

Call 603-323-7591 to purchase tickets, or PURCHASE TICKETS NOW, via Eventbrite. 

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Date: 2/3/2018 12:01 PM EST

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Daily Diversions

TUE., FEBRUARY 20–FRI., FEBRUARY 23, 2018 | 10AM–12PM

_________________________________________________ Learn something new! Each day, Tuesday through Friday of your school vacation, we offer a new way for your child—or you and your child—to join in a fun, two-hour session of themed learning. [Week 2 of these same activities: Feb. 26–Mar. 2]

Themes include...

Tuesday | Historic Clothing: Mop Caps & More The focus will be on wool and linen. Learn about these fabrics and then try on historic clothing—a lesson in how fashion and clothing materials have changed over time. Maybe you would be comfortable in a mop cap and bustle? How about a nightshirt that doubles as your day shirt? Join us for this fun and stylish activity!

Wednesday | Baking Extravaganza Let’s get creative in our commercial kitchen! Various breads, a pastry—and maybe a delicious dessert—will be whipped and stirred into delectable edibles. Extras will be taken home by participants.

Thursday | History Sleuths The game is afoot! Become a History Sleuth as we journey through history and discover new ways to investigate the past. Students will take on historical records, oral histories, and unknown objects in a quest to understand the past.

Friday | Become a Budding Herbalist Make a tincture, healing salve or balm, enjoy a nourishing tea, learn to garble (what’s that?) and more! Participants will take home an herbal product they make, and enjoy a tasty treat—herbal of course—during the activity. COST PER SESSION: $20/child; $25/parent and child; $15/each additional child. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins, please. Only one adult per family, please. Includes access to the entire Museum & Farm and all vacation week activities occurring on the same day. Children may be dropped off; pick up must take place at noon. For children without a parent in attendance, additional informational forms must be filled out at registration.


Related Activities

  • SAME WEEK: Discovery Days offer the entire family hours of unplugged, school vacation fun.
  • SAME WEEK: Join us for a family-friendly Outdoor Progressive Dinner.
  • April Vacation activities...  stay tuned.

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Date: 2/3/2018 12:00 PM EST

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Discovery Days


_________________________________________________ Enjoy unplugged family time at our historic homestead! Gather up the family and join us at Remick Museum & Farm for some historic fun. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will offer ways for you to spend quality time together. [WEEK 2 of these activities occur Feb. 26–Mar. 2]

11AM   Handcraft (additional $5 fee)  Changes daily, call for details

12–1PM    Historic Demonstration  Changes daily, call for details

1:30–2PM    Trivia Time

2:30–3PM    Farm Chores

COST: $5 person; FREE for children 4 and under; includes access to the entire Museum & Farm. No pre-registration required.

Learn about our Daily Diversions taking place the same week!


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Date: 2/3/2018 11:59 AM EST

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Old-time winter fun for all ages!



Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival



Take part in a New England tradition & enjoy timeless wintertime fun!

  • Participate in traditional ice block cutting, piking and hoisting ~ see it transported to our ice house
  • Celebrate winter with outdoor/indoor activities and family-friendly games
  • Meet and greet farm animals in their winter coats and surroundings
  • Listen to live music by Brier Hill Band in the Hearth Room ~ dancing is welcome
  • Try your hand at a winter-themed craft or go on a scavenger hunt
  • See demonstrations of step-by-step ice harvesting, outdoor cooking (samples too), and ice sculpting by Brain Stockman
  • Meet and greet Chinooks, New Hampshire’s official state dog—learn about their connection to Tamworth
  • Build a snowman, snowcow, or... — Let your imagination soar
  • Take in oudoor exhibits of "Wintertime Animal Trapping and Lore," "Snowshoes Through Time," a "Bob House/Ice Fishing Shack," and an "Antique Snow Roller"
  • Take a self-guided tour of the Museum Center: watch an ice harvesting video, learn about Remick Family history and walk through the "Our Medicine Through Time" and "From Fields to Fiber" exhibits
  • Warm up with a Remick-made lunch and other treats
  • Enter our raffles for a Birdfeeder, Bird Seed & More basket, a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Basket, and/or Four Tickets for Snowtubing at Pine Meadows Tubing Park at King Pine in Madison, NH.
COST: $10/person, ages 11 & above | $5/child ages 5–10 | 4 & under, FREE Member Admission: $8 | $3 | FREE Severe weather date: Sunday, February 4, 2018 *If the ice is not safe, visitors will not be allowed on the ice. No matter the conditions, ice harvesting demonstrations will occur.


“Great time. So much fun!” ~ Jared Jedry, Belmont, MA



Foods Available for Purchase We accept cash and credit cards

Remick-Made Lunch Tuscan Soup, Beef Chili or Vegetarian Chili  Served with a roll, brownie, and a choice of beverage ~ $7 Available while supplies last. As much as possible, we use Remick-grown and -produced items. The Tuscan Soup is made with Remick sausage, the beef chili is made with Remick beef and the vegetarian chili is made with Remick beans.

A La Carte DIY LUNCH Hotdogs, for cooking at the outdoor firepit ~ $2 TREATS Chocolate Chip Cookie | Lemon Cookie | Brownie | Popcorn | S’more Kit ~ $1 BEVERAGES Hot Chocolate | Coffee | Tea | Bottled Water ~ $1


"Loved it!" ~ Sydney & Olivia Bell, North Berwick, ME


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Outdoor Progressive Dinner Saturday February 24, 2018

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Date: 1/3/2018 12:08 PM EST


Colorful storyteller and author Lauretta Phillips of Andover, NH spins yarns at the Corner House Inn’s Storytelling Dinner program on Thursday, Jan. 11th.  Her sense of humor and her delight in the story always makes for a fun and exciting evening.  Often when Lauretta shows up to tell stories, My Gal Sal or Kate Queen of the Yukon join her.

Lauretta was born in Michigan and has been living full time in New Hampshire since 1995.  A storyteller since 1987, she writes most of the stories she tells but her repertoire also includes folk takes, fairy tales, legends, urban tales, tall tales, small tales, cat tales, rat tales and just plain tales.

Lauretta is a published author, columnist and short story author. She has produced and hosted two long running radio shows and is a storytelling feature on local cable TV for Concord NH and Andover, NH.  Her newest book is nonfiction titled “A Closer Walk – One Woman’s Journey” and is available on line, in bookstores and from her website. When she is not working as a storyteller, teacher, inspirational speaker or writer, she is designing quilts or volunteering with New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance or The Franklin Studio, both nonprofit organizations promoting art and community development.

Enjoy a great comfort meal and be warmed by Lauretta’s dry Yankee wit on Thursday evening, Jan. 11th. Storytelling Dinners are held every Thursday evening at the Corner House Inn in Center Sandwich from late October through May. Dinner begins at 6:30 PM and the cost is $22.95 per person, plus tax & gratuity. For more information and reservations contact the Corner House at 284-6219 or online at

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Date: 12/28/2017 11:06 AM EST

Robert-Hill)Berlin, NH – December 21, 2017 - Bobby Hill recently joined the Mortgage Lending team at Northway Bank.  Bobby brings all that is needed in an effective team environment - passion, creativity, innovation, enthusiasm and forward-thinking leadership.

“We’re very excited to have Bobby join our mortgage lending team,” says Wendy Olson, Northway’s Mortgage Manager.  “Having lived in the North Country for over 14 years, Bobby has a deep connection and knows the people who live here. His passion and knowledge is invaluable.”

Bobby was most recently the General Sales Manager for Berlin City Chevrolet and has over 20 years of solid sales and marketing experience in the retail industry, including invaluable time as a loan officer while living in his native state of Vermont. He graduated from Nichols College with a four-year MBA in Marketing. He is an active member of the North Country Board of Realtors.

Being a well-known retail professional in the Berlin and Gorham area, Bobby shares “Having grown some very deep roots in the community, I am really looking forward to helping people make their new homes a reality.”

In his personal time, Bobby enjoys the outdoors with his family, taking advantage of the beautiful area they live in, often hiking, golfing or four-wheeling. Bobby is also a coach for his son’s team on the Berlin Youth Hockey squirt league.

Northway Bank is one of the largest independent commercial community banks in New Hampshire. As an independent community bank, Northway offers the best of both worlds— many products and services of a big bank with the hands-on, community-oriented approach of a smaller one. Northway Bank currently has 17 branches and 200 associates throughout the state. For more information, call 1-800-442-6666 or visit

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Date: 12/18/2017 12:21 PM EST



Hours: Sunday-Thursday 4-8 p.m. & Friday-Saturday 4-9 p.m.

traditions-inChristmas Day Buffet Monday, December 25

Adults $30 Kids $13 (age 4-12) 3 & under free


Let us take care of your Christmas Day get together with friends and family. Enjoy a full and classic holiday buffet lakeside featuring soup & appetizers, traditional carving stations and accompaniments, vegetarian and seafood entree options, and desserts that would put us on Santa's nice list.

Limited reservations for the Christmas Day service 12-4 p.m. Call (603) 367-8896 today


$10 Entrees Sunday & Monday Nights

In addition to our regular menu, now you can enjoy the following special $10 menu items every non-holiday Sunday and Monday. Order one for yourself or order a number of dishes and share with the table.

  • Sauerbraten - German Pot Roast with potato pancakes and red cabbage
  • Roasted Vegetable Primavera - Grilled Vegetables with roasted garlic & herb olive oil, tossed with cavatappi pasta
  • Pulled Pork Shepherd's Pie - Tender BBQ Smoked Pork with peas and corn, topped with cheddar whipped potato
  • Chicken Milanese - Chicken Breast Cutlet, dipped in a parmigiana cheese, egg batter and sauteed to a golden brown, served with pasta and vegetables
  • Traditions Burger - Our Beef Blend Burger, grilled to your liking and served on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato and onion with hand-cut fries
  • Broiled Flounder with Herb Butter - Served with rice and vegetables
  • Add a side salad to any of the above specials menu items for $3
traditions-treeYou'll Always Get The Right Size Purity Spring Resort Gift Cards

Gift cards make your holiday shopping list easy. Not only valid for use in Traditions Restaurant & Pub, but our Purity Spring Resort gift cards are also valid for use when used at King Pine Ski Area. Purchase online today or stop by the Purity Spring Resort check-in office to purchase in person.


Other Weekly Special Deals

Tap N' A Flat Tuesdays

Every non-holiday Tuesday, enjoy your choice of cheese, pepperoni, or vegetable flatbread and a draft pint from our taps for only $12.

All-You-Can-Eat Ribs Wednesdays

Every non-holiday Wednesday, enjoy all-you-can-eat Carolina Pork Ribs served with traditional cole slaw and hand-cut french fries for only $20.

Winter Menu

Check out our nightly "chalkboard" specials in addition to our winter menu

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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.

Local Weather for West Ossipee, NH 

Today  (02/23/2018)
Partly Cloudy with Light Wintry Mix

Hi: 35°F

Lo: 31°F

Prediction: Partly Cloudy with Light Wintry Mix
Saturday  (02/24/2018)
Partly Cloudy

Hi: 46°F

Lo: 26°F

Prediction: Partly Cloudy

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