North Country Moose Festival

Celebrate all things Moose at the annual North Country Moose Festival! Held annually the weekend before Labor Day, festivities include a moose calling contest, moose chili, live music, artisan & craft vendors, as well as family favorites like horse & wagon rides, a dog show, and maple syrup tasting contest – not to mention the classic car show! 

This event is the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s premier fundraising event, drawing thousands each year. It provides a venue for residents, second homeowners and tourists alike to enjoy old-time family fun as well as showcase the many diverse talents and services that are located   in the North Country. 

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The Moose Festival was voted the #1 Festival in NH in 2015!

North Country Moose Festival

Celebrate all things Moose at the annual North Country Moose Festival! Held annually the weekend before Labor Day, festivities include a moose calling contest, moose chili, live music, artisan & craft vendors, as well as family favorites like horse & wagon rides, a dog show, and maple syrup tasting contest – not to mention the classic car show! 

This event is the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s premier fundraising event, drawing thousands each year. It provides a venue for residents, second homeowners and tourists alike to enjoy old-time family fun as well as showcase the many diverse talents and services that are located   in the North Country. 

Check back for the Schedule of Events!

The Moose Festival was voted the #1 Festival in NH in 2015!

Independence Day Festivities in Pittsburg

Pittsburg’s festivities take place at Murphy Dam ball park beginning at 11 a.m. Events include crafters, a flea market, antique car show, vintage old tractor display, chicken BBQ, and kids’ fishing derby. Fireworks will be set off at dusk.

Thanksgiving Weekend at AMC Highland Center

Join us for Thanksgiving Weekend, Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26.

Thanksgiving Buffet, Thursday, Nov. 23, 12-6 p.m. AMC puts on a delicious holiday buffet that is sure to become a new holiday tradition. This year’s menu features locally sourced turkeys. Seatings every half hour. Reservations required; call (603) 278-4453.

Wreath Making, Friday, Nov. 24, 1-3 p.m. Join us for a workshop on how to make wreaths. You’ll get all of the materials needed to make your own to bring home. $10 fee to cover materials.

Holiday Artisans Fair, Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event features a variety of local artisans and crafters displaying their craft, demonstrating their process, and selling their unique goods. Visitors will have a chance to see the process behind the creations as well as a chance to buy unique holiday gifts. Vendors include jewelers, potters, knitters, knife makers, and more.

The Painted Sketch: Crawford Notch, Saturday, Nov. 25. 5 p.m. Artist Michael Vermette will give a gallery talk about his beautiful paintings of Crawford Notch. Light refreshments will be served.

Notch Hikes. Daily at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. During our Notch Hikes, you’ll spend 1-3 hours on an outing with an AMC guide to local points of interest. This weekend we offer family-friendly destinations including: Mt. Willard, Gibbs Falls, Elephant Head, Ammonoosuc Lake/Red Bench, Pearl & Beecher Cascades, and more.

Notch Talks, Daily at 11 a.m. Get a “snap shot” of the wonders of the outdoors through one of our hands-on, informal presentations. Topics include Skins & Skulls, Animal Tracking, History of the Notches, Geology of the Notches, Hiking Safety, Map Reading and Leave No Trace.

Kids’ Activities, Daily, Ongoing. Each day we will offer a selection of activities for kids, including Thanksgiving and Holiday crafts, Scavenger Hunts, Junior Naturalist, Cookie Decorating, and more.