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The Howel Classic

February 18th, 2012 by donnanandersen

Howe Library

Howe Library, The Howel Classic

Howe Library, Hanover NH invites you to The Howel Classic, a mini-golf extravaganza.  Do you enjoy mini-golf, good food and mingling? Then you will find all three at the 2012 Howel Classic on Saturday, March 24 from 7 – 10 p.m.  That’s right, a miniature golf course set up and ready to play in the Howe Library.  The 18-hole course will be open with tasty appetizers, wine and beer being served.  Chloe Brisson & Absolute Jazz will provide the entertainment.  Because alcohol will be served, all participants must be at least 21 years old.  All attendees will be entered for a chance to win a round for two at Montcalm Golf Club or a pair of round-trip tickets on Cape Air.  Cost is $50 per person and you must RSVP by March 16.

But don’t forget the little ones because on Sunday, March 25 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. the Library is open to all!  You can try the 18-hole course while enjoying pizza, beverages and treats.  This is a chance for adults and children to get a little loud in the Library.  All attendees will be entered for a chance to win movie tickets, passes to Storrs Pond or an iPod.  Tickets are only $5 per person.

What a weekend – stay at Breakfast on the Connecticut and then spend a fun and most unusual time supporting the Hanover, NH’s local library, where all services are open to the public and free.

 

Orchids Bloom in Winter in Hanover, NH

January 3rd, 2011 by donnanandersen

Dracula Orchid

Dracula Orchid

It is cold, gray and Hanover & Dartmouth College rise from a blanket of snow.  Residents long for spring – robins hunting for food and those wonderful bulbs that start to push upward from the thawing ground.  However, even in the dead of winter there are flowers blooming around us if you know where to look.  In Hanover, look on the fifth floor of the Gilman Life Sciences Laboratory and discover the Mabel and Charles Murdough Greenhouses and the Brout Orchid Collection.  Inside the temperature is a balmy 70-something degrees and after shedding your coat you are greeted by Red, the greeter dog.  Lisa Palmer has been the curator and manager  of the greenhouses for over 25 years and is a wealth of knowledge.  Locals often eat brown-bag lunches here and students draw or work on laptops.  Visitors are welcome weekdays from 9 A.M. – 4 P.M..  And the best part – admission is free.  Once you enter the greenhouses, winter becomes a distant memory.  Stay at Breakfast on the Connecticut, explore Hanover & the Dartmouth College campus and include The Murdough Greenhouses and Brout Orchid Collection – see if you can identify the Dracula orchid first.  The Greenhouses are located on the corner of College and Maynard streets, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Revels North – Celebration of the Winter Solstice

December 7th, 2010 by donnanandersen

Revels North 2009, A Scottish Celebration of the Winter Solstice

The 60-member Revels North will present “One of the best Christmas Time Entertainments” on December 16-19 at the Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.  Through music, dance, song and stories, Revels North will celebrate the Winter Solstice with one of their most requested shows, the French Canadian “The Flying Canoe”.  Set deep in the winter woods in the settlement of Trois Rivieres, where villagers and travelers alike gather for the New Year, the show will feature narrator Debra Wise, step dancer, Pierre Chartrand, fiddler Eric Favreau, accordion master Stephane Landry and singer/guitarist Bernard Simard.  There is audience participation so bring your best voice to join in singing carols and rounds.  It is a wonderful evening full of energy and music – you will leave with a song in your heart.  If you are headed to the Upper Valley to attend this event, look us up at Breakfast on the Connecticut for a great place to stay.

Individual tickets  $30/$25/$20
December 16-19, 2010
Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center
Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

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