February 3, 2016 (North Conway, NH) – Expect a plethora of activities during Presidents Week at Settlers Green Outlet Village and Settlers Crossing for its Winter Carnival starting on Friday, February 12. Event plans include a Valentine's Day Instagram contest, a free snowshoe demo at Eastern Mountain Sports and a snowman decorating competition.
Shoppers can save extra during Friday Night Lights on Friday, February 12 and 19, from 4-7 p.m. Special coupons are available online at settlersgreen.com/events. Plus, free hot drink vouchers will be available at Settlers Green Customer Service. Look for a lantern display and warm up by the firepit at the Courtyard during the event.
Saco and Tuck, the bronze bears at the Settlers Green Courtyard, will be looking for love on Sunday, February 14, during the Valentine's Day Bear Hug event. Shoppers are encouraged to post a picture, whether with their sweetheart or stag, on Instagram using #SacoAndTuck @settlersgreen to enter to win a dinner for two at Black Cap Grille at Settlers Crossing. The winner will be announced at 3 p.m. on Valentine's Day by @settlersgreen.
Activities continue on Thursday, February 18, at Settlers Crossing's Eastern Mountain Sports store. There will be a free EMS snowshoe demo along with free Starbucks coffee for event goers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tin Mountain Conservation Center will be offering free bird tours at Dahl Sanctuary, located behind Settlers Crossing, from the EMS store as well.
The Winter Carnival wraps up on Saturday, February 20, with a snowman decorating contest "on the green" by Timberland and Gap Outlet at Settlers Green Outlet Village. It is free to participate, forms must be submitted by Monday, February 15, and be found on settlersgreen.com. There is a $100 prize for each of the following categories: Most Colorful, Best Style, Most Creative. Building time is 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a list of complete rules is available online. All area schools, nonprofits, businesses and individuals can compete.
The snowshoe tours and snowman making contest are weather dependent. Contact Laura Tuveson at Settlers Green for more information at 888-667-9636 or check settlersgreen.com/events.
Settlers Green Outlet Village, a 60+ outlet shopping center, as well as Settlers Crossing, a mix of national name brand retail and restaurants, are located in North Conway, New Hampshire. The two shopping centers are developed and operated by OVP Management, Inc.