Old-Fashioned Tent Raising

Monthly Archives: May 2013

Old-Fashioned Tent Raising

May 31, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s own Theatre Under the Stars/Shakespeare in the Valley is having a good old-fashioned Community Tent Raising on Saturday, June 1 (rain date: Sunday, June 2) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last year, with the generous help of … Continue reading

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Literary Discussion Group

By Jan Stearns

The Literary Discussion Group has started up for the summer season.  The group meets at the Curious George Cottage (7 Noon Peak Road) on select Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. to discuss poems, short stores and essays.  The readings are provided … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley joins with ski areas to fight climate change

By Jan Stearns

According to a story in the May 30th issue of the Nashua Telegraph, Waterville Valley ski resort has joined with 108 alpine ski areas from across the country to address climate change. N.H. ski areas join petition to fight climate … Continue reading

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Video: U.S. Freestyle Ski Team Season Recap

May 30, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Yesterday I wrote about Waterville Valley alums named to US National Teams.  It’s fitting that this season recap video from the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team should pop up on my Facebook page. The team had a great 2012/13 season with … Continue reading

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Thirty-one Years Ago Today…

May 29, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Thirty-two years ago this month I graduated college and moved to Waterville Valley with my best friend.  Thirty-one years ago today, I married said best friend, Harry Stearns.  We figured we’d spend a couple of years in Waterville Valley as … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley BBTS Alums Named to National Teams

By Jan Stearns

Five alums of the Waterville Valley BBTS  snowsports club have been named to US National Teams. Congratulations to our Olympic contenders: Hannah Kearney – Freestyle, Moguls A Team Dylan Ferguson – Freestyle, Aerials A Team Chas Guldemond – Snowboard, Pro … Continue reading

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WVAIA Hike & Trail Days Schedule

May 28, 2013

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association, better known as WVAIA, just released their hiking and trail days schedule for this summer.  Mark your calendar and plan on helping on the trails or enjoying a free guided hike with WVAIA … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Workshop at Waterville Valley

May 27, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Improve your techniques with a 3-week workshop Learn what makes fly fishing unique, how to identify fish, and fly tying at the “Fundamentals of Fly-Fishing,” a three-session workshop presented by the NH Fish and Game and the Pemigewasset Chapter of … Continue reading

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Photos from the Weekend

May 26, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Photos from ‘Casting for Kirby’ youth fishing derby held on Saturday, May 25 in Waterville Valley (images from the Pemigewasset Chapter of Trout Unlimited‘s Facebook page).     Waterville Valley Golf Course 115th Opening Par-Tee on Saturday night, May 25. … Continue reading

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Valley Snow Dogz Pick NH Tourism Contest Winners

By Jan Stearns

Lidia Dale-Mesaros, well known in the Waterville Valley region as musher/owner of Valley Snow Dogz, was one of the judges for a State of New Hampshire tourism contest. Debbie Sawyer’s fourth-grade class at Wheelock Elementary School was awarded the grand … Continue reading

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