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Wild and Scenic Film Festival at Waterville Valley

July 3, 2012

Mark your calendars!  The Wild and Scenic Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in North America, is coming to Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center on September 14-15, 2012.

Presented by the Pemigewasset Chapter of Trout Unlimited and hosted by Waterville Valley Resort, proceeds from the film festival will benefit and support environmental and outdoor learning experiences for elementary and high school students and provide scholarships and funding for youth camp experiences and for classroom and outdoor programs that foster an appreciation for stream ecology, conservation and the sport of fly fishing.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Program Schedule

Friday September 14, 2012
7-9 p.m.   Guest Speaker: Marion Stoddart introduces the film The Work of 1,000.
This documentary tells the inspirational story of one woman, Marion Stoddart, who mobilized and led the cleanup of the Nashua River. In the 1960’s the Nashua River was one of 10 most polluted rivers in North America.     

There will also be films on fly fishing, skiing and kayaking.  Refreshments will be available.

Saturday September 15, 2012

Morning Options 10 a.m. to 12 noon:  The Rey Center and the WVAIA will lead a two mile hike and discuss the ecology and geology of the area. Trout Unlimited will teach fly casting and tying.  Curious George Story Time at the Rey Center from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

4-5:30 p.m.  Award winning  adventure and environmental films

5:30-6:30 p.m.  Cocktails

6:30 p.m.  Dinner and guest speaker Willem Lange – Former Director of Dartmouth Outward Bound Center, Vermont Public Radio commentator, Vermont and New Hampshire Public Television host of “Windows to the Wild.”

TICKETS

Friday & Saturday Films PLUS Saturday Night Banquet – $55
Films Only – one night $15, two nights $25
Children 12 and under (with adult) free
Saturday Films PLUS Saturday Night Banquet – $45

RESERVATIONS

Films, dinner and/or accommodations call 1-800-468-2553.

PRIZES

Door prizes and raffle tickets available at the door.

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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