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Fall is a Great Time to Buy a Home In New Hampshire - 09/30/10 11:21 PM
Fall is a wonderful time to buy a home in New Hampshire. Not only is the fall foliage beautiful this time of year, but there is an excitement in the air as we enjoy the colors and the festivals. Many Buyers believe that now that the home buyer tax credits have expired, there is no reason to think about buying. However, with the historically low interest rates, Buyers who are going to be owning a home for several years, may save more than the tax credit. Buying a home in the fall is the perfect time of year. Here are a few good reasons to buy a (27 comments)
It's Getting Chili In Manchester, New Hampshire - 09/29/10 11:46 PM
The dog days of summer may be hot, hot, hot, but this weekend in Manchester New Hampshire, it will be getting Chili. Manchester New Hampshire will host the 2010 World's Champion 44th annual Chili Cookoff on Friday - Sunday, October 1-3. Manchester beat Las Vegas and it will be the first chili cookoff in New England. The cookoff will take place at Veterans park, Elm Street, Manchester. For $5.00 you can attend the event and receive 5 chili sampling tickets. Free for children under 10. $1.00 from each ticket will be donated to 3 local charities. Twenty New Hampshire restaurants (24 comments)
The 5th Annual fine arts festival will take place on October 16 and 17 at Nichols Field in Hollis, New Hampshire. Steve Previte is the father of the Fine Arts Festival. Previte saw a need to introduce local artists to the public and the fall fne arts festival is the perfect time of year. The festival will showcase fine art featuring artists from all over New England. Artists will be displaying a variety of media including oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, graphics and photography. WHEN: October 16 - 17 WHERE: Nichols Field ( (16 comments)
Join us at the 7th Annual Pet Wellness Festival and treat yourself and your pet to a day of joyful celebration of health, education and networking. The Pet Wellness Festival (PWF) brings together contributors from all over New England who offer healthy approaches to well-being such as Reiki, TTouch, Massage, Homeopathy, Acupressure, Counseling on Healthy Nutrition, Grooming, Training and Behavior, Healthful Products. The proceeds from the festivial will benefit New England Pet Partners, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3), bringing people and pets together to enhance well-being and education through pet-assisted therapy. Come to meet the therapy (13 comments)
WALKTOBERFEST -- A Festival for DOGS and their HUMANS! The Humane Society for Greater Nashua is celebrating the 27thAnnual Walktoberfest (Walk-a-Thon). WALKTOBER fest will have lots of great food, activities, vendors, and some music. When: October 2, 2009 - Saturday (rain or shine Where: Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack, NH, 221 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH Time: 9:00 regisration and vendors open 10:00 - Walk starts Walk course open until 11:30 (currently vaccinated, properly leashed NO FLEX LEADS) 12:00-4:00 Octoberfest Pets allowed ALL DAY! Cost: $5.00 adults/kids 12+ - kids 11 (11 comments)
This weekend there are two extraordinary events at Biore Field in Nashua, New Hampshire. The opportunity to view the Wings of Freedom "living history" planes and the Experimental Aircraft Association free flights and learning experience The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom 110-city nationwide tour will be visiting Nashua, New Hampshire at Biore Field on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 - 5:00 on Monday 9:00 to noon. (Sept. 25-27). You can view two WWII heavy bombers, a Boeing B-17 Flying fortress which is known as "nine O (15 comments)
New Hampshire Home Sales Drop in August ~ Interest Rates Remain Low - 09/23/10 09:29 PM
New Hampshire residential home sales saw a drop in unit sales in August after 9 consecutive months of increases. The median price for residential homes fell by 3 percent. There were 981 statewide residential home sales in August of 2010 in comparison to 1,113 statewide residential home sales in August 2009. The the median price fell from $222,000 in 2009 to $216,000 in August 2010. Even though New Hampshire experienced two consecutive months of decreases, cumulative home 2010 sales were 1,804 through Aug. 31. This is 4.3 percent ahead of January through August 2009 sales. The median (9 comments)
Last Night I attended a gathering of "green" minded folks and was welcomed by the sponsor for the evening, Susie Hackler, Director of Development for Conservation New Hampshire. Conservation New Hampshire firmly believes that conservation issues are non-partisan, and that all Granite Staters care about the environment and their quality of life. Their research confirms that Granite Staters love to hike, fish, boat, grow local foods and want to become more energy efficient. They are concerned about preserving the enviroment, land stewardship and climate change. I was so impressed by this organization that I wanted to introduce you to Conservation NH and invite you (12 comments)
Amherst New Hampshire Heritage Days celebrates 250th Anniversary - 09/21/10 10:50 PM
Amherst New Hampshire celebrates its 250th anniversary (1760 - 2010) with Heritage Days on Saturday and Sunday, September 24-26. The 250th Anniversary is going to be a great event to celebrate the rich history and historic beauty of Amherst, New Hampshire. You can take a guided tour throughout the Amherst Historic District and on Sunday, visit 3 historic mansions. Most of the events take place on the Village Green, but some events are at other venues.
Saturday - Sept. 25
9 AM - 3 PM Historic Society Wigwam and Chapel Museums Open9 AM Breakfast Treats on the (11 comments)
Beaver Brook - Hollis New Hampshire 30th Fall Festival - 09/20/10 11:55 PM
One of my favorite fall events in New Hampshire is the Beaver Brook Association Fall Festival. The theme this year is "Forever Nature" The Beaver Brook Association encourages people from New Hampshire and neighboring states to enjoy nature. There are activities to emphasize the importance of wildlife and environmental conservation.
Visitors from New Hampshire and beyond make it a point to attend. Last year there were over 1200 attendees! Each Year the Beaver Brook Association Fall Festival is preceded by the annual fundraiser. This year the Art and Photography show will be held in the historic Maple Hill Barn on October (8 comments)
The produce at Brookdale Farm is always fresh and plentiful. There is a great assortment of seasonal fruits and vegetables. You will be amazed at the large organic selections! I love the assortment of baby organic salad greens! Who said eating healthy can't be fun! Before you go to Brookdale Farm Stand, you may want to check to see (What's Being Picked Right Now?). You can plan a delicious menu based on the current seasonal selections that come directly from Brookdale Farm. The (13 comments)
In 1899, Governor Frank W. Rollins, was concerned about the decline of the small towns in New Hampshire- Rollins had a vision that communities in New Hampshire set aside a time for residents to come together to keep the town spirit alive. "Old Home Day" was officially recognized by Proclamation in the New Hampshire State Legislature in 1913. New Hampshire continues this tradition and on September 18th, the Town of Pelham will celebrate Old Home Day and enjoy the spirit of community. This year's theme is "Pelham - A Special Place" Enjoy the food, parades and discover what makes Pelham, (13 comments)
The weather couldn't be better and what better way to celebrat the beginning of the fall season than a Beer Festival! The City of Nashua, Frank FM and Great American Downtown are sponsoring the FIRST NASHUA BEER FESTIVAL. The Nashua Beer Festival will take place, rain or shine on Saturday - September 18th at Holman Stadium from 4-8 p.m. In addition to the beer tasting there will be entertainment for kids, a bounce house, field games and a caricature artists. Schedule of Events: 4-8 PM- Gates Open 4:00 PM- Live Music-Mechelle Zydenbos (Acoustic_ 4:45 PM- Marcus Gale-Children's Entertainer (14 comments)
Hollis, New Hampshire Celebrates Annual Old Home Days - 09/15/10 10:28 PM
New Hampshire's Old Home Days was established in 1899 by Gov. Frank West Rollins to bring folks who had headed to the west back to the small towns of New Hampshire. Old Home Days faded away in many parts of New Hampshire and was re-established in Hollis in 1996 in commemoration of the town's 250th anniversary. Today, there are at approximately 57 Old Home Days events throughout New Hampshire. This year, the Hollis Old Home Days begins Thursday, September 16 starting at 5:00 P.M and ending at 9:00 p.m. on September 18th. Old Home Days will be (9 comments)
New Hampshire's Dogs Have Talent - 1st Annual Dancing with the Dogs Contest - 09/14/10 11:04 PM
New Hampshire's Dogs have Talent! Calling all dogs -- get those paws ready for New Hampshire's 1st Annual Dancing with the dogs contest to be held in conjunction with the 7th Annual Pet Wellness Festival! Does your Shih Tzu like to Salsa... does your Retreiver want to do the Rumba-- does your Terrier Tango... and is your Chihuaha good at the Cha Cha Cha? Then you will want to start practicing your favorite routine with your partner now so that you will be ready show off your dog's talents! Join New England Pet Partners and friends for the 7th Annual (16 comments)
Amherst New Hampshire ~ 15th Annual Fall Antique Show - 09/13/10 11:12 PM
In celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Town of Amherst, the 15th annual fall antique show and sale "Antiques on the Green", will be held on Saturday, September 18th from 10:30 to 3:00 p.m. The Town of Amherst antique show is sponsored by the Historical Society of Amherst and will feature 35 dealers. There will be a variety of antiques ranging from country furniture, decorative pieces, fine silver and glass, toys, dolls, books, architectural items, art and jewelry. Have you been wondering about something you have had in your family for years, but can't get to the (11 comments)
Where do Apples Come From? ~ Find Out in New Hampshire - 09/12/10 03:43 PM
Autumn in New Hampshire is synonymous with apple harvest time! The days are still warm and the nights are cool and crisp. The smell of fall is in the air. Everyone begins to long for fresh apple pie as the fragrance from the apple orchards are picked up by the air.
Kids of all ages enjoy going to the farms and picking their own apples.
There are a lot of varieties of apples and going to a local farm is it a perfect outing for the entire family.
In addition, there are "pick your own" pumpkins farms, corn (16 comments)
Bedford, NH Remembers 9/11 at 16th Annual Old Towne Day - 09/10/10 10:03 PM
Bedford, New Hamhsire has special Day Planned to Remember 9/11 victims and heroes at 16th Annual Old Towne Day When: Saturday, September 11th (rain or shine)Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pmPlace: Riley Field Complex ~ Nashua and County Roads. Cost: Free to get in... Various costs for contests and special events ~ see below The Bedford Old Town Day Committee has planned a special tribute to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11 and those who were heroes; the police, firefighters, emergency personnel, soldiers, and all the citizens who came to the aid of those in need. The Flag of Honors and the (12 comments)
Nashua Community Concert Association Begins its 80th Season - 09/09/10 11:47 PM
The Nashua community Concert Association is beginning its 80th season. The first performance of the season, Celtic Blaze, will be held on September 27th at 8:00 p.m. Stephanie Cadman's Celtic Blaze is an creative, entertaining, energetic and exciting performance. The show reflects the Canadian heritage through music and dance. Stephanie grew up in Ottawa, Canada and she is a world champion tap dancer. Stephanie began her professional career as a lead in the hit musical 'Swingstep'. She next performed in the Mirvish Productions Celtic review 'Needfire', and the Broadway National Tour of '42nd Street'. Stephanie is a (6 comments)
The Wicked Wine & Brew Fest is back for the second year and will be held at Mel's Funway Park in Litchfield, NH on September 11, 2010 from 2-6 p.m. Local musicians, artisans, and vendors will also be on hand to celebrate the beautiful fall day. New England's own Josh Logan will also be performing. The premere wineries from all over New England will be participating. Here is a partical list LaBelle Winery - Amherst Jewell Towne Vineyards, S. Hampston Grapetime Winery Nashua Farnum Hill Cides, Lebanon Haunting Whisper vineyards, Danbury (23 comments)
New Hampshire Fall Foilage Report ~ Fall is in the Air - 09/05/10 11:35 PM
Fall in New Hampshire is my favorite time of year. The Days are Hot and the Nights are cool. There is a hint of fall in the night air and the sweet smell of the fall bounty. Mother nature turns all the leaves into the most beautiful panolpy of colors and patterns one can image. We are lucky in New Hampshire to be able to experience this wondrous and inspirational time of year. I just had a feeling when I started driving to meet a client today that something special was going to happen... and guess what I discovered? (12 comments)
The days may be getting shorter, but New Hampshire is not short on things to do when it begins to look a lot like fall. Throughout the state there are fairs and festivities planned. It is a great time of year as the days are hot and the evenings cool down! The Clear New Hampshire Favorite of Fall Fairs is the Deerfield Fair. It is a lot of fun and I try to get there every year. I like to get there early because it gets really crowded. Below is a (14 comments)
Discover the beauty of Greeley Park Greeley Park is located north of Downtown in Nashua, New Hampshire and it is Nashua's hidden treasure. Greeley park was donated by Thorton Greeley on June 3, 1896 and was dedicated on June 1, 1997. It is a lovely park that has something for everyone to enjoy. The park has horse shoe pits, softball/baseball fields and tennis courts, a small pool and kids play area.
Greeley Park also has an expanse of woods, with hiking trails and exercise stations. The park is a favorite setting for summer and fall weddings. The Park also (10 comments)
NEW HAMPSHIRE IS KNOWN AS THE GRANITE STATE THIS WEEKEND I HAD TO WAIT FOR ONE OF MY CLIENTS WHO WAS RUNNING BEHIND SCHEDULE I DECIDED TO TAKE A LITTLE A TOUR AROUND HILLSBOROUGH, NH AND I CAME UPON THIS AMAZING TREE I DON'T KNOW WHAT KIND OF TREE IT IS (SORT OF LOOKS LIKE A BIRCH BUT TRUNK IS SO WIDE) IT WAS STRONG AND CONFIDENT THE TREE JUTTED RIGHT UP THROUGH THE GRANITE IT IS OBVIOUS WHY NEW HAMPSHIRE IS KNOWN AS THE GRANITE STATE AND THIS TREE TRULY EPITOMIZES THE "LIVE FREE OR DIE SPIRIT" OF NEW (13 comments)
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