Movie Nights at the Hopkins Center for the Arts

Hopkins Center for the Arts

There are so many great things to do in Hanover this fall including enjoying a movie at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.  The Hopkins Center for the Arts presents a variety of movies from classics to recent Oscar winners sure to please your film viewing preferences. 

Hopkins Center for the Arts
4 East Wheelock Street, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Come enjoy these films showing at the Hopkins Center for the Arts this fall:
Tue., Sept. 23 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Two Days, One Night
Wed., Sept. 24 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Diplomacy
Thu.,  Sept. 25 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Wild Tales
Fri., Sept. 26 - 7:00 PM ~ Most Wanted Man
Fri., Sept. 26 - 7:00 PM ~ Venus in Fur
Fri., Oct. 3 - 7:00 PM ~ Calvary
Fri., Oct. 10 - 7:00 PM ~ Get On Up
Fri., Oct. 10 - 7:00 PM~ Guardians Of The Galaxy
Sat., Oct. 11 - 7:00 PM ~ The Hundred-Foot Journey
Sun., Oct. 12 - 4:00 PM ~ I Am Cuba
The Hopkins Center for the Arts serves as the cultural hub for Dartmouth College and was named by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of the nation’s exemplary performing arts centers.  Their mission is to create, preserve and present the arts to the community.  For ticket sales and a complete list of films showing, visit the Hopkins Center for the Arts website.
After enjoying a movie at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, stop over to Hanover Inn Dartmouth and enjoy a world class meal at our on-site restaurant, PINE.  PINE offers unique menu options that incorporate farm-to-table philosophy.  Book you stay now at Hanover Inn Dartmouth and enjoy outstanding views, cozy accommodations and an attentive staff sure to make your visit here in Hanover memorable.  Visit our website to book your stay.


Family fun at Billings Farm and Museum

Billings Farm and Museum

As the weather changes and the leave slowly start to fall, Billings Farm and Museum offers fun activities for the entire family to enjoy:
Foodways Fridays
October 3, 10, & 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Discover how Billings Farm and Museum uses seasonal vegetable and herbs from their heirloom garden in historic 19th and early 20th century recipes. Learn about the history, importance, and uses of old vegetable varieties as they are prepared in the farmhouse kitchen.
Pumpkin & Apple Celebration
4 & 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
These hands-on programs will highlight two essential fall crops, including apple tasting, cider pressing, pumpkin bowling, apples-on-a-string, making pumpkin & apple ice cream, cooking apple butter in the farmhouse, and wagon rides.  Horse-drawn wagon rides are included with admission.
30th Annual Harvest Weekend
October 11& 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Join Billings Farm & Museum for a traditional Vermont harvest celebration with a husking bee and barn dance; along with a variety of 19th century harvest activities and programs for the entire family including cider pressing, harvesting root vegetables, “putting food by,” and more; spiced cider and homemade doughnuts.
Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend
October 18 & 19, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Enjoy the picturesque views of autumn’s brilliant colors and a scenic narrated horse-drawn wagon rides around the Billings' fields, plus farm programs and activities.
21st Annual Family Halloween Celebration
October 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween with pumpkin carvings, doughnuts-on-a-string, wagon rides, cranking pumpkin ice cream, Halloween stories, pumpkin games, and animal programs.  Don you best Halloween costume during their parades at 12:00 & 2:00 p.m.
For more family fun event information, please visit the Billings Farm & Museum website.

Billings Farm & Museum
5302 River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091

Looking for the perfect autumn weekend getaway in New Hampshire?  Why not stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth?  Hanover is filled with rich history, cultural attractions, fantastic shops and restaurants and outdoor adventures at every turn.  Discover why guests of Hanover Inn Dartmouth travel back to stay with us again and again.  Visit our website today to book you stay.


Come Root Dartmouth Big Green Football Team on to Victory!

Big Green Football 2014

There’s a change in the air and it’s not just about cooler temperatures, changing leaves and students going back to college. It is about football!  Pigskin fans from all over Hanover are gearing up for an exciting season of college football.   All eyes from the stands will be glued to the field as Dartmouth Big Green football team takes on Central Connecticut in their season-opener game. 
For ticket sales and game information, please visit Dartmouth College website.

Big Green Football
Dartmouth Big Green 2014 Football Schedule
Sept. 20th at 7 PM Home Game vs. Central Connecticut
Sept. 27th at 6 PM Away Game vs. New Hampshire
Oct. 4th at 1:30 PM Home Game vs. Penn
Oct. 11th at Noon Away Game vs. Yale
Oct. 18th at 1:30 PM Home Game - Big Green Home Coming Game vs. Holy Cross
Oct. 25th at 1:30 PM Away Game vs. Columbia
Nov. 1st at 3:30 PM Home Game vs. Harvard
Nov. 8th at 12:30 PM Away Game vs. Cornell
Nov. 15th at Noon Home Game vs. Brown
Nov. 22nd at 1 PM Away Game vs. Princeton       

At Hanover Inn Dartmouth, we are passionate about Big Greens football team and its amazing fans and we offer the perfect place to stay while attending their home games.  Our casual elegance and stunning ambiance is sure to leave a lasting impression.  Make it a weekend getaway and enjoy shopping and dining in Hanover surrounded by the picturesque views of the beautiful fall foliage.  Visit our website to book you stay today.


Don Your Tartans Hanover the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival is Back!

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

Come join us as we gather once again to celebrate the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival located in beautiful Loon Mountains.  This three-day gathering celebrates everything Scottish—food, music, culture, dancing, athletics, and more.  Enjoy family fun filled days of activities that offer something for everyone and include concerts, a Clan Village, vendors, seminars, whisky tastings, Highland Dance competitions, piping, drumming, pipe bands, fiddle and harp competitions, Scottish Heavy Athletics and sheep dog trials and much more! This year the New Hampshire Gathering of the Scottish Clans, Inc. is pleased to announce that Thor Bjornsson, heavy strength athlete and star of HBO's Game of Thrones will be appearing at the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival.
For more event information visit the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival website.

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival
September 19th - 21st Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH
NH Highland Games & Festival Performers
John Carmichael
Glengarry Bhoys
Natalie Haas
Jim Malcolm
The American Rogues
The Brigadoons
Charlie Zahm

Looking for overnight accommodations while attending the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival?  Come stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  We offer the historic charm of Hanover along with comfort and elegance sure to relax your body and soul.  Enjoy dining at our PINE restaurant sure to satisfy any appetite.  Visit our website to book your stay.
image source – New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival webpage


Celebrate Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend With Us

Dartmouth Homecoming Weekend

Join us in Hanover for the 2014 Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend Friday, October 17th through Sunday, October 19th, campus wide.  Homecoming Weekend is the perfect opportunity for students, faculty, alumni, family and friend to come together and celebrate the passion, history and vision of Dartmouth College.  Big Green alumni are welcome to join in the festivities and relive the magic of their alma mater. Come cheer on Dartmouth during their Homecoming football game against Massachusetts’ Holy Cross College.


Homecoming Weekend Highlights:
Friday, October 17
Homecoming Parade and Bonfire
Navigating College Admissions Workshop
Inaugural Homecoming Induction of Wearers of the Green
Saturday, October 18
Back to Class with Professors Brendan Nyhan and Erich Osterberg
Dartmouth Football vs. Holy Cross
Campus Tours, a Family-Friendly Scavenger Hunt, and Tailgating
Sunday, October 19
Mini-Reunions and Alumni Gatherings

Please visit Dartmouth College website for more Homecoming information.
All of us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth are excited to welcome back Big Greens alumni, family and friends for Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend.  We offer cozy, yet convenient accommodations to the Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend festivities.  Visit our website to book your stay.
image source – Hanover Inn Dartmouth webpage


Join us for a Hole-In-One Experience at the HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament

HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament will take place Friday, September 19th at the Hanover Country Club.  Enjoy pre-game and post game festivities, special contests and prizes, goodie bags for every player featuring 1-week passes to the River Valley Club and a water bottle from BeFit Physical Therapy, and snacks provided by the Hanover Inn Dartmouth, Boloco, Six South and more.
Players can choose to play men’s, women’s or mix divisions of the Ryder Cup (6 Best Ball - 6 Scramble - 6 Alternate Shots - 7 iron on 7th hole) or Straight Scramble.  To register, please visit the Hanover Chamber Of Commerce website.

 HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Hanover Country Club, 36 Hilton Field Rd, Hanover, NH
Friday, September 19, 2014
Registration: 11:30am, Shotgun Start: 12:30pm

All of us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth would like to wish all the participants of the HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament good luck!  After a day on the golf course, make your evening complete with a stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Hanover Inn Dartmouth offers cozy accommodations for total relaxation.  Visit our website to book your next stay.


Ride Your Bike and Enjoy a Bite on the Tour de Taste Pedaling Picnic

Culinary Bike Tours

On Sunday, September 7th the popular culinary biking excursion, Tour de Taste Pedaling Picnic is back!  This tour is sure to appeal to food loving bicyclists.  Enjoy pedaling through the Connecticut River Valley  all while taking in the picturesque views of the autumn foliage and beautiful scenery.  Stop along the way to taste the rich flavors and aromas of local restaurants and food produces.  Where else can you eat and burn calories at the same time?

Tour de TasteAll routes start and finish at the Samuel Morey Elementary School in Fairlee VT.  Participants can choose from three routes:

Tour de Taste Classic Loop (20 miles) is the most popular route and includes one long uphill on East Thetford Road into Lyme along with some secondary roads and state highways.

River Road Extension (34 miles) is designed for advanced riders who want a bit more mileage. Moderate, with a few more hills than the Tour de Taste Classic Route, but with an additional stop to refresh yourself while you admire a spectacular, long view of the river.

Lake Morey Loop (6 miles) is designed for families with young cyclists, new cyclists, or for those who want a very leisurely bike ride around the lake.
Pre-registration is required.  Your registration includes an incredible menu of locally-produced foods along with detailed route maps, directions, and support vehicles.  For more information, please visit the Tour de Taste Pedaling Picnic website.
After a beautiful day of biking, come relax in one of our cozy accommodations at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Hanover Inn Dartmouth offers easy access to the region’s best outdoor activities and local attractions along with a tranquil place to rejuvenate your mind and body after a busy day.  Visit our website to book your stay today.

image source - Tour de Taste Pedaling Picnic website


Make it a Wedding Event to Remember

Weddings At Hanover Inn Dartmouth

Whether an intimate ceremony or large reception, Hanover Inn Dartmouth lessens the worry of wedding planning with special wedding packages, all easily tailored to your dream wedding.  Every detail of your wedding day will be carefully considered and perfectly executed.  In addition to our exquisite venue, dedicated event staff and catering team, Hanover Inn Dartmouth can also help you plan and host rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and other celebrations. Our event staff will cater to your planning needs along every step of your wedding journey.


Our Hanover Inn Wedding Packages offer a wide-range of options, perfect for an intimate gathering or an extravagant reception:

Daniel Webster Package - Features stationary and butler passed hors d'oeuvres, a selection of champagne or white wine for the toast, followed by a sumptuous dinner of in-house specialties. 

Montgomery Package - Features stationary or butler passed exceptional selection of hors d'oeuvres, creative appetizers, and an exclusive wine or champagne toast followed by your choice of appetizer courses.

Dartmouth Package - Complement your unforgettable wedding with upgraded stationary and butler passed hors d'oeuvres selections during the cocktail hour and an impressive intermezzo course. This wedding package also includes complimentary breakfast for two after your unforgettable wedding, bridal turn-down service, and more.
Say “I Do” at Hanover Inn Dartmouth and let us make this truly a day you will never forget.  Contact our event planning team at sales@hanoverinn.com or call 603-643-4300 to speak to someone today.


What to do in Hanover While the Kids are at Summer Camp?

PINE at Hanover Inn Dartmouth

Looking for the best place to eat while the kids are busy at Dartmouth’s Big Green Camp?  Treat yourself to a gourmet meal at Hanover Inn Dartmouth’s on-site restaurant PINE.  PINE is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family while the kids are at camp.  Overlooking the Dartmouth College green, PINE restaurant offers a casual yet stylish atmosphere and serves up mouth watering American cuisine sure to satisfy any palate at affordable prices.  Under the kitchen leadership of Chef Justin Dain, enjoy delectable menu options including our award winning Hanover Burger who was named by the New Hampshire Magazine as the Best of NH 2014 American and Sea Food Restaurants Gourmet Hamburger. 


Hours of Operation
Dining Room Hours
Monday – Wednesday 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday – Saturday 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday Brunch 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Lounge & Bar Hours
Thursday – Saturday 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Sunday – Wednesday 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM

Hanover Inn Dartmouth is conveniently located on the Dartmouth Collage campus, as well as to the best Hanover attractions and activities this summer. Visit our webiste to book your stay in New Hampshire today!


Ready, set, GO! STOAKED off Road Triathlon and Duathlon is Back!

XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon

Join us for a weekend of fun and fitness.  On Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th the XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon is back in Hanover.  The XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon will feature the best triathletes coming together to compete through a challenging course within the spectacular scenery of Hanover.  Come cheer on the triathletes as they complete their triumphant run towards the finish line.
Please visit the  XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon website for registration and event details.
Xterra imageEvent Schedule:
Saturday, August 9th
1 PM Duathlon and Sprint Triathlon
4 PM Kids Triathlon
6 PM Pot Luck Supper
Sunday, August 10th
9 AM XTERRA Triathlon
Hanover Inn Dartmouth would like to wish all the XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon participants good luck and a safe and exciting journey!
If you are looking for overnight accommodations while attending the XTERRA Stoaked Off Road Triathlon and Duathlon, consider staying with us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Hanover Inn Dartmouth is conveniently located just minutes from the Storrs Pond Campground and offers a quiet retreat after a day out and about in Hanover.  Visit our website to book your stay.


image source – XTERRA Stoak Triathlon website