11 Ways To Make Winter Merry & Bright
Bring some light to the darkest month of the year with a little holiday fun.
Dinner & A Show
Lamie’s Inn in Hampton, NH is offering Holiday Dinner Theater Specials. Take in the Winter Wonderettes or A Dickens of a Christmas followed by a cozy night at Lamie’s Inn. Pricing varies, but both packages include dinner and a continental breakfast in the morning.
Santa’s holiday express
Climb abroad Santa’s Holiday Express for a Christmas adventure! Enjoy cookies and hot cocoa with Santa and his elves as you take in the scenic views. December dates for the Holiday Express are the 2 & 3, 9 & 10, and 16-23.
Wine & Dine At The Inn at Pleasant Lake
The Inn at Pleasant Lake has created an immersive wine experience, perfect for beating any holiday stress. Enjoy artisan cheese and their weekly featured wine in the comfort of your room and chef-selected pairings with your 5-course dinner, with options for excursions to local wineries.
What could be more magical than visiting Santa’s Village at Christmastime? Take the family out for a day of snowy fun at Santa’s Village in Jefferson, NH. Up to 18 rides are operating, shops are open, and the man with the bag greets and listens to every child’s Christmas wish.
Jingle Bell Half Marathon & Jolly Jaunt 5K
On your mark, get set, go! The Jingle Bell Half Marathon and Jolly Jaunt 5K are on Sunday December 10 at the Atkinson Resort. Runners will enjoy an after-party in the grand ballroom of the Atkinson Resort & Country Club, featuring FREE hot chocolate & soup, healthy Stonyfield Yogurt, energizing Clif Bars, and Hint flavored water. Runners 21+ also get two tasty craft beers!
Flag Hill Chef’s Table Dinner
Treat your favorite foodie to an early Christmas present! The 4-course Chef’s Table Dinner at Flag Hill on December 16 features local food and wine or cocktail pairings for each course. Reservations are required; contact Flag Hill at (603) 659-2949 or by email at Wine-Info@FlagHill.com.
Yoga at the Winery
Take a break from the craziness of the holidays and unwind at LaBelle Winery & Bistro. The popular Yoga at the Winery series returns December 17. $20 registration includes an hour long multi-level yoga class followed by a wine tasting.
Santa’s Stocking Stuffer Craft Fair
December 16-17, enjoy Santa’s Stocking Stuffer Craft Fair in the best ski town in the country, North Conway. North Conway earned that reputation through its bevy of fabulous restaurants and lodging options.
Beers & Bows
Need some wrapping done on that last minute Christmas gift? Saturday December 23, visit any of the Salt hill Pubs for Beers and Bows from 3-6PM. Enjoy complimentary gift-wrapping services (charitable donations to local charities accepted) while you sip a pint or warm up with a hot toddy.
Portsmouth First Night
Portsmouth First Night offers family-friendly, alcohol-free New Years Eve entertainment. Street dancers, fireworks, and ice sculptures will delight young and old as you ring in the New Year.
First Day Hike
New Hampshire’s First Day Hike is an NH Flavor’s favorite. This free event offers guided hikes across New Hampshire at various state parks and historic sites on New Year’s Day. Visit nhstateparks.org for registration and participating locations.