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Holiday Light Competition Results

December 24, 2013

I decided to step down this year as organizer of Waterville Valley’s annual Holiday Lights Competition.  Thankfully, the town’s Board of Selectmen picked up the reins and the good-natured community competition went on as scheduled with the three Selectmen judging the entrants. 

At last week’s meeting of the Board of Selectmen, they announced the 2013 winners…

1st Place – Tie

  • The Valley Inn:  Best re-creation of “Holiday Home Away from Home.”  Bring your book or newspaper and sit and enjoy the beautiful lobby decorations!
  • The Margret & H.A. Rey Center (Town Square):  The best creative theme and fun window encouraging curiosity about what’s inside and featuring a Waterville Valley theme.

Runners-Up

  • Toad Hall Toys / Dreams & Visions:  A shared award for the best use of blue & white LED lights by a business.
  • Black Bear Lodge:  Best decoration featuring a hand painted window mural.
  • Waterville Valley Recreation Department:  Best use of drop-ceiling tiles by a municipal staff.
  • The Myrick Home:  The best understated presentation effectively augmented by lights in jointly owned trees with their neighbors.

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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