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Highland Lake Inn - Horseback Riding
32 Maple Street
Andover, NH 03231
603 735 6426
www.highlandlakeinn.com
08/01/2013-12/31/2014 : Enjoy the beauty of New Hampshire from a top a horse! We offer trail rides that are now available directly from the Inn. The New Hampshire rail trail system offers a leisurely, scenic horse ride. A guided ride that takes approximately one and one half hours is offered for beginner to intermediate riders. No previous experience is necessary. Horses are well trained. Riding helmets are available for your use, or bring your own if you have one. Long pants are necessary and boots are recommended. Allison Barry, your "guide" is a nationally certified riding instructor who will make your riding experience at the Inn unforgettable. Subject to standard reservation policies

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104 Diner - New Hampton NH
Open 6am-11am Serving breakfast only. 603-744-0120 www.thecman.com

Tilt'n Diner  - Tilton NH
Open 6am-11am Serving breakfast only. 603-286-2204 www.thecman.com

Common Man  - Claremont NH
Buffet 11am-4pm Reservations suggested. 603-542-6171 www.thecman.com

Foster's Boiler Room - Plymouth NH
Buffet 11am-4pm. Reservations recommended. 603-536-2764 www.thecman.com

Lakehouse - Meredith NH
Buffet 11:30am-4pm Reservations Suggested. 603-279-5221 www.thecman.com

Indian Head Resort - Lincoln NH
noon-5pm - A fantastic holiday family feast featuring appetizers from $3.99; entrees from $15.99; desserts from $3.95. Dinner specials also available 5pm-closing. (603) 745-8000 www.indianheadresort.com

Wolfeboro Inn - Wolfeboro NH
Grand Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet.  Reservations strongly recommended ~ Call 603 569 3016 $24.94 Adults $11.95 Children under 12 www.wolfeboroinn.com


    
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Lake Sunapee 5K Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Lake Sunapee Harbor - Sunapee NH
Now in its fourth year, the Lake Sunapee Turkey Trot has become a wonderful family tradition for more than 600 racers. Grab your family and friends, throw on a costume (optional, but really fun), work off some calories, and make this great event a part of your Thanksgiving tradition! All proceeds go to the Recreation Department, and past proceeds have gone toward improvements at Dewey Field and the new Nona Peirce playground on Route 103B. Registration required $15 adults ($20 after Nov. 5); $10 seniors; free for kids 12 and under 603-763-2212 x 12 www.sunapeeharbor.com

Laconia Harley at Tanger Outlets After Thanksgiving Sale
Friday, November 26 - Sunday, November 28, 2010
Laconia Harley at Tanger Outlets - 120 Laconia Rd., Space 122, Tilton, NH 03276
After Thanksgiving Sales Event
Offer Details / Time: Mens Long sleeve T’s $18. Reg price $36.95 Offer valid from Midnight Thanksgiving night -8am Friday morning, Restrictions: Select styles, while supplies last. Offer excludes Harley-Davidson Genuine product.
Offer Details / Time: Black Friday weekend ONLY! $24 Mens and Women’s Fleece. Reg Price: $56.95 Offer valid on Friday, 11/26 8am - closing. Restrictions: Select styles, while supplies last. Offer excludes Harley-Davidson genuine product.
Offer Details / Time: Black Friday weekend ONLY! $24 Mens and Women’s Fleece. Reg Price: $56.95 Offer valid all day Saturday, 11/27. Restrictions: Select styles, while supplies last. Offer excludes Harley-Davidson genuine product.
Offer Details / Time: Black Friday weekend ONLY! $24 Mens and Women’s Fleece. Reg Price: $56.95 Offer valid all day Sunday, 11/28. Restrictions: Select styles, while supplies last. Offer excludes Harley-Davidson genuine product.
And ALL WEEKEND LONG - Spend $50 and get a Laconia Harley-Davidson Ball Cap for just $10! Retail value $24.95. Restrictions: While supplies last. 603-729-3144 www.LaconiaHarley.com

After Thanksgiving Midnight Madness Sale
Tanger Outlet Center - 120 Laconia Rd. Tilton, NH 03276
November 26-28, 2010
The Madness at Midnight is back! Is it madness or some magical time to get the best outlet deals for the whole year? All Tanger Centers will open at midnight on Thanksgiving night and sales will continue throughout the weekend. 603-286-7880 www.tangeroutlet.com/tilton

Santa Express Trains
Friday, November 26, 2010 12:00 PM ~ 1:30 PM
Hobo Railroad - 64 Railroad St (exit 32 off I-93) - Lincoln NH
Bring the family to ride this special holiday train for an 80 minute excursion through the wintry woods along the Pemigewasset River. Santa and his elves will be aboard the train to visit with each family. Santa has a gift for each child and the elves will serve free hot chocolate and cookies to everyone onboard. This event has been named in the past by the Boston Globe as the “Pick of the Week”. Tickets are $ 15.00 per person for Coach Class and $ 18.00 for First Class. Children 2 and under are free. 603-745-2135 www.SantaTrains.com

Payback$ Points Friday, November 26, 2010 Cactus Jack's Grill and Watering Hole - 1182 Union Ave, Laconia NH Now thru December 5th Back by popular demand and ONLY at our restaurants! Receive 1 Payback$ Point for every $1 in Gift Certificates you purchase! (This payback$ offer is available in-house only). Now thru December 12th Receive your choice of : TWO COMPLIMENTARY MONARCHS OR FISHER CATS TICKET VOUCHERS for every $50 in gift certificates purchased online. (Limit 8 tickets per customer. Fisher Cats vouchers valid for Sun-Wed game tickets only). Plus, purchase $100 or more in Gift Certificates and get a FREE Made-From-Scratch Signature Spices Gift Box! (while supplies last) 603-528-7800 www.go2cjs.com

RIDE the TRAIN with SANTA up MOUNT WASHINGTON
The Mount Washington Cog Railway - 6 miles off Route 302, Bretton Woods NH 03575
November 26-27, 2010
Bring the whole family for an extra special trip up New England's highest peak with the jolly old elf. Treats for the kids too! Note that regularly scheduled trains run daily thru November 28th. Advanced ticket purchase recommended - book online. 603-278-5404, 800-922-8825 www.thecog.com

Gift in Hand
Canterbury Shaker Village - 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury NH 03224
November 26 - 28, 2010
FREE ADMISSION: Canterbury Shaker Village Presents GIFT IN HAND, an Artisan Gathering and Holiday Sale to be held November 26 – 28, 2010, 10am-4pm. A three-day festival showcasing the area's most talented artists. Shop for unique handcrafted gifts including textiles, woodenware, ornaments, pottery, jewelry, and specialty foods. It is the festival for those who love to shop and cherish quality craftsmanship. Stop by the Holiday Greens Workshop for a wreath made from Village-grown wreaths or make your own with the help of our staff. 603-783-9511 www.shakers.org

Fiddlehead Farms Wine Tasting
Fiddlehead Farms - 77 Main St. Alton NH
November 11, 2010-December 17, 2010
Wine tasting every Friday from 4:00-6:30. 603-855-2006 www.fiddleheadfarmsmarket.com

Santa Express Trains
Friday, November 26 - Sunday, November 28, 12:00 PM ~ 1:30 PM
Hobo Railroad - 64 Railroad St (exit 32 off I-93) - Lincoln NH
Bring the family to ride this special holiday train for an 80 minute excursion through the wintry woods along the Pemigewasset River. Santa and his elves will be aboard the train to visit with each family. Santa has a gift for each child and the elves will serve free hot chocolate and cookies to everyone onboard. This event has been named in the past by the Boston Globe as the “Pick of the Week”. Tickets are $ 15.00 per person for Coach Class and $ 18.00 for First Class. Children 2 and under are free. 603-745-2135 www.SantaTrains.com

Christmas at the Castle
Castle in the Clouds - Route 11, Ossipee Park Road, Moultonborough, NH 03254
November 26, 27 & 28, December 3rd, 4th & 5th 10am-3pm
Weather permitting $20.00 admission
For the first time ever the Castle in the Clouds will be open to the public for two special weekends. Step back in time and reflect on three decades of Christmas traditions! Live Musical Performances 11/27 Tom Robinson, Jazz Pianist 11/28 Aprylle & Reed, Flute and Guitar, 12/4 Noelle Beaudin, Classical Pianist, 12/5 The Youth Chamber Ensemble Complimentary refreshments and souvenir programs. Enjoy the Castle gift shop and local crafters.603-476-5900 www.castleintheclouds.org

Cease and Desist
Friday, November 26 - Saturday, November 27
Loon Mountain - 60 Loon Mountain Rd. Lincoln, NH 03251
Nov 26th there will be a rail jam under-the-lights for skiers and the same for snowboarders on the 27th. Registration will be held tentatively between 3 and 4pm on each day. 6037458111 www.loonmtn.com

Santa Claus is Coming to Our Haus!
Friday, November 26, 2010 2:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM
Kellerhaus - Route 3 between Meredith and the Weirs, Weirs Beach NH Santa Claus is coming to our Haus! With over 101 deliciously different candies being made onsite daily, can you think of a better place than Kellerhaus to plan your child's visit with Santa? You are invited to join us at Kellerhaus for Cookies and Milk with Santa on Friday, November 26th from 2-4pm! Your cameras are welcome to capture the moment. Bring your family and share some wonderful handmade chocolate samples. Free balloon treats from Mo the Balloon Buffoon! Enter to win great Raffle Prizes! Santa's elves will also be on hand to happily wrap your holiday gifts found in our eleven gift rooms stuffed with marvelous finds for all ages and budgets! 888-KLR-HAUS; 603-366-4466 www.kellerhaus.com
While in our candy shop, be sure and take a moment to see how our Snowman Non-Pareils, Chocolate Covered Cherries, Chocolate Trees or Santas are made first hand!
Using a Ribbon Candy crimper that was manufactured in 1886, Kellerhaus still makes fresh Ribbon Candy and old-fashioned Candy Canes using the same candy making techniques, recipes and equipment that Otto G Keller used in 1906! Kellerhaus is one of the few candy shops in New Hampshire still making Ribbon Candy and Candy Canes by hand.

Santa Arrives by Dog Team
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Waterville Valley - Town Square (6 Village Rd.), Waterville Valley, NH 03215
Saturday, November 27, 2010 marks the 20th annual arrival of "Santa Arrives by Dog Team" at Town Square in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Santa and his team will arrive at the gazebo to greet the crowds at 3:30 P.M. Visits with Santa will take place in the Nordic Center in Town Square after the dogs are safely unharnessed, and will continue until Santa sees the last child. Each child will receive a small gift and candy from Santa and his elves. For a suggested donation of $5 per child, photo opportunities with Santa will be available. All proceeds will be donated to the Whole Village Family Resource Center in Plymouth, NH. For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.visitwatervillevalley.com
Hot cocoa, cookies and desserts will also be available for a small donation. Raffle tickets for an assortment of prizes donated by Waterville Valley area businesses will be available to purchase for the entire week before the event as well as the day of. All proceeds go directly to the Whole Village Family Resource Center. Shops and restaurants in the Town Square will be open during the event. At 7:00 p.m. Santa will light the tree in the courtyard in Town Square, signaling the annual fireworks display over Corcoran’s Pond.

The Loon Center Holiday Open House
The Loon Center - 183 Lee's Mills Road, Moultonboro, NH 03254
Saturday, November 27 10 am to 2 pm
18th Annual Loon Center Holiday Open House Please join us for The Loon Center’s 18th Annual Holiday Open House, a fun-filled family event on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids of all ages love Mr. Phil, the Balloon-ologist and Cedar, Face painter extraordinaire. There will be cool craft projects for kids, nature exhibits by the Squam Lakes Science Center, hay rides – and a very special guest: Santa Claus, arriving at noon! Don’t forget your camera! Enjoy free refreshments donated by area businesses. And check out The Loon’s Feather Gift Shop SALES right in time for Christmas shopping. All proceeds benefit the Loon Preservation Committee’s efforts to protect loons and their habitats in New Hampshire. Best of all, admission is FREE! 603-476-5666 loon.org

Blood Drive
Tanger Outlet Center - Exit 20, Route 3, Tilton NH 03276
Friday & Saturday, November 26-27, 2010, 10am-3pm
www.tangeroutlet.com/tilton

Lakes Region Holiday Craft Fair
Opechee Conference Center, 62 Doris Ray Court, Laconia
Nov 26-27, 2010 Sat 10-4 & Sun 10-3
Over 75 fabulous exhibitors – Free Admission – Free Parking Shuttle – Huge Raffle NH Humane Society in Laconia – Variety of arts & crafts including demonstrations – Music & Food - Info Joyce (603)528-4014 www.joycescraftshows.com

Harley Holiday Kick-Off Free Lunch
Laconia Harley-Davidson - 239 Daniel Webster Hwy., Meredith, NH 03253
Saturday, November 27, 2010 / 11am-1pm
Happy Harley Days! Join the staff of Laconia Harley-Davidson for a free lunch starting at 11am. While supplies last. 603-279-4526 www.LaconiaHarley.com

18th Annual Loon Center Holiday Open House
Saturday, November 27, 2010
The Loon Center - Moultonborough NH
Please join us for The Loon Center’s 18th Annual Holiday Open House, a fun-filled family event on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids of all ages love Mr. Phil, the Balloonologist and Cedar, Facepainter extraordinaire. There will be cool craft projects for kids, nature exhibits by the Squam Lakes Science Center, hay rides – and a very special guest: Santa Claus, arriving at noon! Don’t forget your camera! Enjoy free refreshments donated by area businesses. And check out The Loon’s Feather Gift Shop SALES right in time for Christmas shopping. All proceeds benefit the Loon Preservation Committee’s efforts to protect loons and their habitats in New Hampshire. Best of all, admission is FREE! www.loon.org
  
 
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