2-3 Mile Hike with Harris Center
Place: Rhododendron Rd., Fitzwilliam, NH (about 13 miles from Keene)
Ages: Older crowd
Join volunteers Brian Bishoff and Denny Wheeler, consulting forester (and the trail blazer) Swift Corwin, and Emily Hague from the Monadnock Conservancy for a moderately strenuous two mile, three hour trek featuring “lovely dark and deep” woods, two pretty ponds and some interesting stone work. Outing departs at 12:30 pm, from the Fitzwilliam Recreation Area parking lot on Rhododendron Road, just off Route 119, about 1 ½ miles past the Rhododendron State Park. Cosponsored with the Monadnock Conservancy.
1st Annual Chili Chowder Cook Off
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: 105 Route 101A, Milford, NH (about 37 miles from Keene)
Price: Children under 12 $5/ $10 per person
Join in the fun of sampling the entries of 30 professional and amateur chefs competing for the title of Best Chili or Best Chowder in the Souhegan Region. A Sampling Garden will be available for tasting micro and craft beers and local wines.
What's special about today?William McKinley's birthday, 1843
National puzzle day
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven was published, 1845