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Fall in Love with Fall at AdairFor many folks fall is the season they love best and for good reason - delightfully cooler air, warming soups and stews on the menu, the appearance of colorful mums and pumpkins on their front porch or doorsteps, pumpkin spice lattes and, in New Hampshire, the annual return of Mother Nature's autumn gift - an explosion of extravagantly-colored foliage bathing our hillsides and mountains.
Enchanting Springtime FlowersLate May and early June pop with color, from New Hampshire's state flowers, the purple lilac, which appear in many home gardens to flowering fields and roadside stands of lupine. Wildflowers pop up everywhere along mountain trails and back roads, and perennial gardens are beginning to burst with color.
The Mother of Forensic Medicine had Roots in BethlehemFrances Glessner Lee, a Chicago heiress whose family owned The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem, is known as the Mother of Forensic Medicine for her role in developing the methodology for examining crime scenes through her Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death. The exquisitely detailed dioramas are still used to train homicide investigators in how to approach a death scene through observation and the collection of evidence.
The Legacy of Dorothy Adair Guider: From Wedding Gift to Romantic Country InnThe romantic Adair Country Inn was initially a private residence with a storybook beginning.
Dorothy Adair Hogan's upcoming marriage to lawyer John W. Guider in 1927 was an event to be celebrated, and Dorothy's father, famed Washington, D.C. trial lawyer Frank J. Hogan wanted to mark the occasion in a significant fashion.
In an extravagant gesture, Hogan had The Adair, a three-story Colonial Revival manor, built as a wedding gift for his beloved only daughter.
'Light & Form: Northern Landscapes' Celebrates Our Natural LandscapesOur latest exhibit in the Arts at Adair series, Light & Form: Northern Landscapes, celebrates the beauty of our natural landscapes and features photographer Chris Whiton and painters Kimberly Druker Stockwell and Jane Elfner. View selected works at the Adair through February 26.
An Old-Fashioned Christmas Awaits You in Bethlehem!The holiday season gets off to a merry start during the Christmas in Bethlehem festival on Saturday, December 3, including the WREN Holiday Fair at the Adair Inn from 11 to 3. Meet 10 local artists and makers, shop for New Hampshire-made handcrafts while enjoying cookies and cider, and take a tour of the historic Inn, festively decorated for the season with lots of greenery and twinkling lights.
White Mountains Cultural AttractionsThe White Mountains region of northern New Hampshire boasts an array of cultural attractions and activities that appeal to a variety of tastes and sensibilities. Explore our beautiful and historic buildings, tap your toes at a concert featuring Grammy Award-winning performers, enjoy a captivating evening at one of our summer theaters, browse one of our art-filled galleries, and delve into the region's history at one of our museums.
Lifecycles Explores the Mysteries of the Natural WorldLifecycles, the newest exhibit in the Arts at Adair Series, features the work of metalsmith Lucy Golden and landscape painter Michele Johnsen.
The exhibit is currently on display at the Gallery at WREN on Bethlehem's Main Street through Sunday, August 28, with select pieces on display at Adair.
Adair has joined with WREN (Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network), as one of its partners in the Arts at Adair series that includes all forms of art, including painting, music, photography and more.
The Star of the White Mountains Welcomes Visitors!Welcome to Bethlehem NH! proclaims the colorful mural on Bethlehem's Main Street, where generations of visitors have strolled along the sidewalks of this charming town known as the Star of the White Mountains.
Welcome to Littleton NH!On any visit to Littleton, New Hampshire, it's easy to understand why the White Mountains community has been selected as one of the Best Small Downtowns in America by Best Choice Reviews and was named to Travel & Leisure's America's Greatest Main Streets list.
Mural Welcomes all to BethlehemA colorful new mural is welcoming visitors to Bethlehem this summer! Adorning the exterior wall of the WREN Local Works Marketplace & Gallery building on Main Street, the mural is part of the North Country (NOCO) Mural Project and was painted by NOCO artist Zach Johnsen of Littleton.
"Nomadic Threads" Features Photographer Doug Weisman & Fiber Artist Doug Masury"Nomadic Threads" was inspired by the natural landscapes and enduring heritage depicted in the visually compelling documentary "The Eagle Huntress" (which chronicles Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who trains to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her Kazakh family).
Join photographer Doug Weisman at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, in the Adair parlor as he shares photos and tales of his trip to Mongolia and the Golden Eagle Festival.
Lupine Season Is A Celebration in Purple!Flowering lupine can be found blooming in fields and along roadsides throughout the White Mountains region throughout the month of June. The lofty spires range in hue from deep purples and lavenders to rarer pinks and some whites, creating a stunning palette of color wherever they grow.
Riding the Notches: Touring on Your MotorcycleWith such a long history of motorsports in this state, motorcycling has become a passion and lifestyle that has evolved into one of New Hampshire's most popular pastimes. This year's early end to winter, and with the road salt cleaned up, means this is going to be a great bike season!
A Winter Wonderland Awaits!We understand if you want to spend the winter months indoors sitting by a roaring fire, warming your hands on a cup of hot chocolate or socializing with friends over a glass of wine. Sometimes that's just our cup of tea and we like to sink into one of Adair's comfy sofas or chairs in front of the Adair's living room fireplace and while away some hours.
Wind Down After the Holidays with Wine & Food Tasting WeekendThe Adair team has designed a "Wind Down After the Holidays" wine and food tasting weekend on January 8 and 9 that will help you recharge and reinvigorate as you relax in our beautiful inn and enjoy the specially designed food and wine menu and a cooking demo by Steve Learned, our talented Executive Chef.
Arts At Adair'At Nature's Pace: Two Artists Journeys' Features Artists Kathie Lovett & Kelly Slater
Riding the Notches: Franconia NotchAs we drove our way up I-93 my mother told me of her first experience in New Hampshire. She was 16 years old, the year was 1958, and she was to spend the summer in North Woodstock...
Fall ElopementsThe romantic Adair Inn & Restaurant is an elegant setting for any couple who wishes to keep their wedding day intimate and simple.
Discovering Scenic and Historic Walks in the White MountainsTake a walk that leads to expansive views of nearby mountain peaks, learn about the region's architecture and history, contemplate outdoor sculpture, or explore one of our Main Streets.
Arts At AdairThe Adair is launching an "Arts at Adair" series that will host painters, musicians, photographers and artists of all types during upcoming months. The Series Kicks Off with Wildlife Artist Rosemary Conroy.
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