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COOKING AT THE 1890 FARMHOUSE

Thursday, August 8
5:30 pm – 8 pm
$25.00 per person
 
Join us for an evening at Billings Farm in the 1890 Farm Manager’s Home. We will fire up the wood stove to make buttermilk biscuits, herbed butter with fresh herbs from their garden, explore historical artifacts and make tea bags to take home with you. They will have Billings cheese and other snacks available to taste. BYOB

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EARRINGS THAT MAKE A STORY

Friday, August 16
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
$80.00 per person
 
Working with copper and silver sheet metal you’ll have fun patterning it in your own unique way to create dangling earrings.

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Segway Tour Experience!

Sessions* Available
Saturday, August 31 – 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 31 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
$50.00 per person
 
Always wanted to try a Segway? Now is your chance! Take a tour of Quechee Gorge trails via Segway. * Segway mechanics dictate rider must be at least 100 pounds, less than 300 pounds.
Saddle bags are provided for your phone and personal items.
Water will be provided.
 

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Paint & Sip at the Village at WRJ

Thursday, September 19
6-8:30 PM
$45 pp
Includes all supplies, food and drink
 
Paint & Sip night on Thursday, September 19 6:00-8:30 pm in the new Abbott Art Studio located in the Village at White River Junction. Instructor Bettina Read will lead guests through the painting process start to finish. The Village’s own chef will provide delicious appetizers as well as wine and beer. All supplies, food, and drink are included in your registration fee. Limit 15 registrants. Sign up today!

 

Painting shown is what attendees will paint on a 16×20 inch canvas.

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Oktoberfest Cooking!

Thursday, October 3
5:30-8:00 pm
$40 pp
Coop Learning Center
@ Centerra Park 12
Centerra Parkway
Lebanon, NH 03766
 
Oktoberfest! 
Oktoberfest is the world’s largest volksfest (beer fest and traveling funfest). Over 6 million people travel to Munich, Germany for the annual celebration that is held from mid-to late September through the first weekend in October.  Save the air-fare and join the party state-side with a celebration of German foods and of course beer! Snack on fresh pretzel bites and cheese-beer dip while you make pork schnitzel in creamy mushroom sauce with fresh spaetzle Dumplings. A green salad and a slice of Gewuerzkuchen round out this delicious and festive meal. So gents, put on your sharpest Tirolerhüte and ladies done your best dirndl, and let’s feast the night away! 

 

A delicious evening with an amazing spread! 

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Views & Brews with the Hanover Conservancy

Friday, October 4
6:00-7:30 pm
$20.00 – single 
$35 per family – includes a 1 year membership to the Hanover Conservancy
Balch Hill Natural Area
Hanover, NH 
 
Bring a headlamp and enjoy a guided evening walk up to the open summit of Balch Hill with the Hanover Conservancy. Take in the views over downtown Hanover into Vermont as we enjoy a variety of beers from local brewery River Roost. Families welcome; we’ll also have cookies and non-alcoholic drinks. Closed toe shoes recommended.

 

Balch Hill Natural Area
How to get there – 
Balch Hill Natural Area: meet at the dirt parking lot at junction of Grasse Rd and East Wheelock St. (where East Wheelock turns into Trescott Road). 
The dirt road has room for 15 cars. 

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Blacksmithing 101

Saturday, October 19
2 Sessions* Available
10:30 am – 12:00 pm         
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
*Limit of 2 participants per session
$50 per person
Quechee Gorge Village, Quechee VT
 
Channel your inner artisan and learn hands on how to hold tongs and hammer properly, maneuvering steel from forge to anvil, doing this cold at first. You will learn to forge square steel to round, and round steel to square. You will be forging one or two hooks to take home with you! Future lessons can be available for further learning through the MUUV events.

 

Note: Closed toe shoes are required. Safety glasses, apron and all tools are provided.

Instructor is fully insured and waivers must be signed by students. 

Ages 13 – 17 welcome with a parent
18 + welcome 

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Day Trip to Salem, MA

Saturday, October 19
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$45 pp
Arrival at Washington Square West
Salem, MA 
 
This is your chance to celebrate Fall in one of America’s spookiest towns. Explore Nathaniel Hawthorne’s hometown and visit sites like the House of Seven Gables, The Salem Witch Museum, or the Peabody Essex Museum. Easily spooked? Don’t fret, the town has enough historical sites to make any history buff smile. The best part? No driving or parking!

 

The Essentials: 
Departure from the Upper Valley: The bus will pick up and drop off at two locations! Buses will leave promptly at their scheduled times, please be on time.

Leave from Hanover: The bus will pick up at the D-H Lot 9 in Lebanon next to the Geisel School of Medicine (a map of the Dewey Lot’s location can be found by clicking here). You can leave your car at the Dewey Lot all day. The bus will leave Hanover promptly at 9:00 A.M. Check in and boarding begin at 8:45 A.M. 

Leave from New London: The bus will pick up at the New London Park and Ride on Route 103A (located just off of Exit 12 on I-89, see a map of the lot’s location here). The bus will arrive in New London promptly at 9:30 A.M. You must be present at that time to board.

You will be asked to choose your boarding location while signing up for the event.

Arrival in Salem: The bus will drop-off at the Hawthorne Hotel, at 18 Washington Square West in the heart of downtown Salem.  Upon arrival, you are free to have your own Salem adventure!

Departure from Salem: In the evening, the bus will pick-up at the Hawthorne Hotel, the same location where you were dropped off. You must arrive by 6:15 P.M. to be checked in as the bus will depart from Salem promptly at 6:30 P.M.  

Return to the Upper Valley: The bus will arrive at New London at approximately 8:30 pm, and back in Hanover at 9:00 PM (Dependent on traffic and road conditions)

The Little Details:
We’re here to help! There will be a trip leader appointed on each bus who will check you in each time you get on the bus. You will be provided with the trip leader’s phone number as well as the bus driver’s phone number should you need anything while in Salem. The trip leader will also have some Salem maps and guides to help you plan your day.
This event is open to all ages, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by adult.
There is a restroom on the bus, and the bus generally stops once on each trip for a snack and restroom break.
The bus ride is just over 2 hours long, so be prepared by bringing some entertainment. There is an wireless outlet at every seat on the bus and there is a DVD player and TV screens, so if you have a family-friendly movie to share, please bring it!
The bus will not be parked at the Hawthorne Hotel all day, so you will need to take your valuables with you. However, you can leave coolers, games, and other non-valuables on the bus as the same bus will pick us up in the evening. 
You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks on the bus, we simply ask that you not bring glass or alcohol.
Please consider weather changes and prepare with appropriate clothing.
In the event of an unplanned change of pick up location, you will be advised by text or email about the alternate pick-up location.
Once you register, you must receive a confirmation email to confirm your reservation. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact our office so that we can assist you.
Payment is due when signing up for the event. Cancellations received after October 5th will not be eligible for a refund. Cancellations will be accepted via phone or e-mail, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.

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Herbal Medicine Chest: Preparing for Winter

Sunday, November 17
11:00 am – 2:00 pm         
$40 per person
Coop Learning Center
@ Centerra Park 12
Centerra Parkway
Lebanon, NH 03766
 
Join Co-op Food Educator Lindsay Smith at the Culinary Learning Center for a fun, hands-on class as we explore Herbal Medicine Chest: Preparing for Winter
 
Welcome to an exploration of homemade medicinal remedies. In this class we will discover various methods to use herbs, flowers, vinegars, extracts and oils to make your own herbal first-aid kit such as homemade fire-tonic, teas, and even a healing salve. We will talk about best practices and how to choose/ find high quality ingredients. Each student will leave with a few small samples of our creations.

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Day Trip to New York City

TWO TRIPS:
Saturday, December 7
Saturday, December 14
5:00 am – 11:55 pm

Central Park’s Wollman Rink, Manhattan, NYC.



$68 per person
 
Get an early start on your Holiday spirit and let us drive you to New York City for a day: no parking, no hotel stays, no worries!

 

The Essentials
Departure from the Upper Valley: The bus will pick up and drop off at two locations! Buses will leave promptly at their scheduled times, please be on time.You will be asked to choose your boarding location while signing up for the event.

  • Leave from Lebanon: The bus will pick up at DHMC Parking Lot 9 (a map of Lot 9?s location can be found by clicking here). You can leave your car at Lot 9 all day. The bus will leave Hanover promptly at 5:00 AM Check in and boarding begin at 4:45 AM 

  • Leave from Weathersfield/Ascutney: The bus will pick up at the Weathersfield/Ascutney Park and Ride on Route 113 (located just off of Exit 8 on I-91, see a map of the lot?s location here). The bus will arrive in Weathersfield/Ascutney promptly at 5:30 AM. You must be present at that time to board.
  • Arrival in New York City: The bus will drop-off at Bryant Park (42nd Street between 5th & 6th Ave., near Times Square) at approximately 10:10 AM. Upon arrival, you are free to have your own New York City adventure!
  • Departure from New York City: In the evening, the bus will pick-up at Bryant Park (42nd Street between 5th and 6th Ave., near Times Square), the same location where you were dropped off. You must arrive by 6:45 PM to be checked in. as the bus will depart from NYC promptly at 7:00 PM.
  • Return to the Upper Valley: The bus will arrive at Weathersfield/Ascutney at approximately 11:30 pm, and back at Lot 9 at 12:00 AM (Dependant on traffic and road conditions)

The Little Details
Were here to help! There will be a trip leader appointed who will check you. You will be provided with the trip leaders phone number as well as the bus drivers phone number should you need anything while you are in New York City. The trip leader will also have a New York City map and guide to help you plan your day. This event is open to all ages, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by adult. There is a restroom on the bus, and the bus generally stops once on each trip for a snack and restroom break. The bus ride is 5 hours long, so be prepared by bringing some entertainment. There is no wireless on the bus, but there is a DVD player and TV screens, so if you have a family-friendly movie to share, please bring it! The bus will not be parked at Bryant Park all day, so you will need to take your valuables with you. However, you can leave coolers, games, and other non-valuables on the bus as the same bus will pick us up in the evening. You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks on the bus, we simply ask that you not bring glass or alcohol. Please consider weather changes and prepare with appropriate clothing. In the event of an unplanned change of pick up location, you will be advised by text or email about the alternate pick-up location. Payment is due when signing up for the event. Cancellations received after November 9th will not be eligible for a refund. Cancellations will be accepted via phone or e-mail, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.If you have any questions, please call the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce at (603) 643-3115 or email MUUV@hanoverchamber.org.

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