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Valley Witch Festival - October 25, 2013 - October 26, 2013
Sweep down Route 49 for the 1st Annual Valley Witch Festival that will be held throughout the month of October in the towns of Campton, Thornton, and Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Local community members and businesses will be displaying custom, handmade witches at designated businesses along Route 49.
Stop by Community Guaranty Savings Bank, King Reality, Mad River Coffee House, Moriarty Property Management Services, Mad River Tavern, Woodpeckers, and the Visitor Information Center to tour the witches and cast your vote on the best witch in town!
The final boo will take place October 25 and 26 in Waterville Valley's Town Square. Weekend festivities will include dancing with Lakes Region Big Band at the Pemi Valley Annual Dinner & Masquerade Ball, foreseeing the future at the Mystical Extravaganza, and being entranced under a hypnotic spell at The Spellbound Soiree with R-Rated comedic hypnotist Frank Santos at The Lantern in Town Square. Kids activities throughout the weekend sponsored by the Waterville Valley Recreation Department and the Town Square Merchants.
Friday, October 25
Annual Chamber Dinner & Masquerade Ball
at the Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center in Waterville Valley, NH
6-9pm | Tickets: $40
(purchases are through the Pemi Valley Chamber)
Haunted Kids Fun Night at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department
6:00-9:00pm | Ages 6+
Pizza Party, Gym Games and Pumpkin Carving & Decorating. Pre-registration required. Min. of 10, Max of 35. $20/ Waterville Valley Property Owners, $30/ Guest of Waterville Valley
Includes: Dinner, Pumpkin for carving & decorating and a night of FUN!
Saturday, October 26
Mystical ExtravaganzaFREE Readings, Healings, and Wizardry
The LoonWitch - Aura Photography, Tarot Readings, Rune Readings, Your Name in Runes, Charms, Crystal Grids, Divination Tool
Cottage Place on Squam Lake presents witches and the "Make a Witch Funstation"
Squam Lakes Association shows off the Squam Ranger hiking program!
BOOmerang Used Furniture and Funky Stuff
Moose Lily Studio - Sterling silver, copper, crystal and stone jewelry inspired by native NH wildlife, wildflowers and wildscapes!
Town Square Shop Activities Broomstick Passport:
1829 - Halloween Cookie Decorating
Blue Moon Cafe - Bean Bag Pumpkin Toss
Rey Center - Batty Halloween Craft
Dreams & Visions - Ghost Pops
Toad Hall Toys - Sand Art
Bookmonger - Storyteller Michael Lang at: 11:20-11:40, 12:00-12:20, 12:40-1:00, 1:20-1:40, 2:00-2:20, 2:40-3:00
Kids, complete all of the activities listed above, have your Broomstick Passport stamped and be entered to win a goodie basket from the Town Square Sops!
Vampire Vineyards Wine TastingFREE at Jugtown Country Store
True Blood Fantasies? Take a taste. Start with a sip of Vampire Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pino Grigio or Chardonnay and let it roll around your mouth. Experience the three stages of tasting wine: the Attack, the Evolution, and the Finish with Vampire Vineyards and deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemakers.
Trick or Treating
Haunted House, Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treating WV Style on the Schuss Bus to the lodges & businesses! $5/gremlin. 4 pm. Pre-registration recommended. Call 236-4695 for more information. More Halloween festivities taking place before and after trick-or-treating with The Valley Witch Fest!
The Spellbound Soiree Featuring R-Rated Hypnotist & Comedian, Frank Santos Jr.
A packed night of entertainment awaits you at The Lantern in Waterville Valley's Town Square. Doors open at 5pm and kicking off the night from 6-9pm enjoy live music from Back on the Train who return with soulful singer/songwriter Adam Ward, funky bassist John Dinger, and dynamic drummer Eben Hearn. Original songs hit home to many Granite Staters with 'Through the Same Things' and 'Flashback' and then follows the band through South America and beyond with 'A Place of Hope' thrown in the mix of roots rock and soul classic covers.
Free apps will be served from 7-8pm with the R-Rated Hypnotist and Comedian, Frank Santos Jr, taking center stage for an entrancing of hypnotic inspired laughs at 9pm. Be amazed when you, your friends or strangers across the room become stars of the show, as Frank Santos makes them believe that they are singers, dancers and much, much more. This is a performance where the audience becomes the show. His performance has limitless variations and can please every appetite. This is a hilarious, energetic and unique show that you will never forget!
It is recommended to purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets will be available at the door if still available for $20. VIP tickets are available for $100 per table of four and includes one bottle of wine. To purchase VIP tickets please call Therese at 603-236-8311 x0 or Central Reservations at 1-800-GO-VALLEY and have your payment information available.