What’s happening in southern New Hampshire during the
month of April you might ask?
April 4 through 6, 2013:
Moniff seeks to continue the strong tradition of arts in the Monadnock region by adding a world-class film festival to the arts community. The festival combines the area’s twin traditions of great art and social awareness. Moniff will offer film screenings, opportunities for the public and the film community to learn from each other through panels and discussions. For more information, go to: www.moniff.org
April 4 through 14, 2013:
“W.H.A.T.’S Keene, NH!” (Wine, Hospitality, Arts, Tastes & Shopping)
Cordially invites you to it’s delightful downtown, often dubbed the “nicest Main Street in New Hampshire,” to experience the delights of what the greater Keene area has to offer as a culinary & cultural destination. More than 40 business from downtown Keene and surrounding towns that make up the Monadnock Region will be participating in this event. Throughout the eleven days, many businesses will be offering special discount for dining, gift shops, craft shops, art galleries, live music, films, wine tasting, hotels, country inns and B & B’s.
The Hancock Inn is located just 30 minutes from Keene, check out our lodging offer under “specials & packages.”
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Peterborough Folk Society presents Ellis Paul and special guest Rebecca Loebe at the Peterborough Players Theater, Hadley Road, Peterborough, NH www.pterboroughfolksociety.com
Attractions in and around Hancock
There is nothing quite like a vacation in New Hampshire. Part of the credit for that statement goes to the many things to do in our area, and part goes to the wonderful ambience of the Hancock Inn, from which you can venture out to enjoy those attractions.
Even though Hancock is a small quiet village – the surrounding area offers many fun things to do and see. Request our vacation guide here.
- Climb Mount Monadnock – the most climbed mountain in North America.
- Hike the many trails in the area – including the Harris Center and Mount Skatutakee.
- Gather wild blueberries on Pitcher Mountain (July).
- Visit the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson (1766 – 1854) in Mason, NH who was known as Uncle Sam.
- Visit Willa Cather and Amos Fortune’s gravesites in Jaffrey, NH.
- Go shopping at:
- Eastern Mountain Sports (and maybe catch one of their famous clearance sales)
- Sharon Art Center – where crafts by local artists are showcased
- Peterborough Basket Company, famous for its Nantucket baskets
- Gibson Pewter – where you can see Jonathan Gibson produce world-class pewter ware
- Frye’s Measure Mill – where history comes to life in the shaping of woodenware solely by waterpower
- New Hampshire’s Antique Co-op – noted for fine art and period antiques
- Experience an auction – at The Cobb’s antique auction house
- Be part of “living history” at:
- The Shaker Village at Canterbury
- St Gaudens house and gardens
- Herbs and Plants
- Pickety Place (for lunch and gardens)
- The House by the Side of the Road (for plants)
- Davis Brook Daylily Farm
- Go downhill skiing at Crotchet Mountain Ski Area
- Go cross country skiing at Windblown
And the list goes on. . . .