November 2017

Have Fun at Holiday Events Around the Lake!

by The Laker

By Sarah Wright It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas…all around the lake! Soon, the snow will be falling and I already have holiday songs sin my head. Can you feel the excitement in the air? There are so many fun events happening in the Lakes Region this year. Here are some suggestions for […]

Yesteryear – Early Snow Trains

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Photos courtesy Conway Scenic Railroad If you want to build something big, you go to the experts. That is just what Harvey Dow Gibson, a Conway born and bred businessman did when he brought famed Austrian ski instructor Hannes Schneider to North Conway to help grow the sport of skiing in the […]

Last Night in Wolfeboro

by The Laker

 Looking for something different and fun to do on New Year’s Eve day that will bring entertainnet to the entire family? If you like a variety of acts, as well as a chance to be out and about on one of the most festive days of the year, plan to attend Last Night in Wolfeboro […]

White Mountain Painters – Capturing Nature’s Beauty

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Photo – example of scenic painting, artist unknown. Artists love beauty. Whether in summer or winter, whatever the location, if an artist responds to nature’s landscapes, he or she has a desire to interpret what they see in a creative medium, be it a drawing or painting or photograph. Over the years, […]

Get Festive at the Gingerbread House Jubilee

by The Laker

By Sarah Wright Photo courtesy Amy Knapp They call her “Gingerbread Amy” due to her passion for building gingerbread houses. Actually, Amy Knapp’s husband started calling her that when their home became overrun by the sweet constructions. Looking around at all those gingerbread houses gave Amy and her husband an idea. Amy’s husband, Geordy Hutchinson, […]

The Continuous Thanksgiving of NH’s Sarah Josepha Hale

by The Laker

By Barbara Neville Wilson Imagine having a new guest at this year’s Thanksgiving table. An older woman, with flawless skin and dark hair that belie the 80 odd years-old you know her to be. Before the blessing is said, everyone takes turns saying what they’re thankful for. “A good education,” says the group’s most recent […]

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