We survived 2012, so "Let's Party Like It's 2013!!" (If World As We Know It
ends, please come anyway.) Celebrate the world that didn't end, the fun
that can't be stopped, and the friends that may yet last to The End! Come
with us and not worry about the winter or the apocalypse!! Featuring
games, speakers, a fully prepared hospitality, movies, and much more!!
<Located easily off I-95>.
$60 until 11/15/2012,
$65 until 1/15/2013,
$75 thereafter and
No meal package, meals included in hospitality.
Hotel Rates: $80.95 + tax Single or Double
($5 /additional adult/room)
Rates guaranteed until 1/28/2013
Map and directions to the Best Western
Wynwood Hotel and Suites at 580
US Hwy 1 Bypass in PortsmouthNH):
From Rt 95N, take Exit 5 (US-1 Bypass/Portsmouth Circle) Continue
straight until you enter the circle.
From Rt 95S, take Exit 5 (US-4/NH-16) toward Newington/Dover. Keep right at
the fork, follow signs for US-1/Portsmouth Circle
and merge onto NH-16S/Spaulding turnpike/US-4E. Enter the traffic circle.
From central NH, take Rt 101E to Rt 95N or come across Rt 4. Merge
onto NH-16S/Spaulding Tpk/US-4E via the ramp to
Portsmouth. Enter the traffic circle.
Drive around the traffic circle until the hotel is on your
right and take the road that turns off. The hotel entrance driveway will be
on your right. The hotel phone number is (603) 436-7600.
Latest Program Schedule by 2013 RG Programming Chair Claire Natola
Plans are going at full-steam for the 2013 Granite Gathering! We have a
fantastic slate of speakers lined up presenting a variety of topics.
Inspired by having narrowly escaped near-certain doom as "predicted" for us
in 2012, we will hear about the Maya, about other styles of prophecy, and
about impending disasters of other kinds. We also have a few food-related
presentations, which are always popular. And to tie it all together, we even
have a Chocolate Casting workshop to teach us to read the future USING food!
Among our offerings:
Using Space Age Methods to Study the Ancient Maya
The America Before They Were the Americas: Pre-Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci
Solar Flares: Violent Eruptions on the Sun
Introduction to Runes and RunValdr: Energy Healing Using Runes
Ghosts, Science, and the Number 42
The Devil's Trumpet
DIY Zombie Film
Welcome to Burning Man
Body, Heal Thyself
If You Can't Stand the Heat: Facing Global Challenges and How to Keep
How to Make Sushi
In addition to these wonderful talks, we feature the return of our
ever-popular Music Room! Be sure to bring your instruments for our open
music jam! Our Music Chair this year is bassist Shawn Chase from the popular
Lakes Region-based rockabilly band King Chrome (www.kingchromeband.us). King
Chrome will be performing Saturday night for our sock hop, so the joint will
So, I hope you'll join us at the Best Western Wynwood Hotel & Suites at the
Portsmouth Traffic Circle (580 U.S. Route 1) from Friday-Sunday, February
15-17 for a fabulous weekend in the company of old and new friends! See you
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Shaun of the Dead
Snow White and the Huntsman
The Hunger Games
How to Train Your Dragon
includes the following: Name Badge
Making, Mayan Mask Making, Mayan Themed Puzzle Sheets, Creative Solutions,
Scavenger Hunt, Pony Bead Creature Keychain Making, Writing the Mayan
Calendar, Making Beaded Jewelry & Name Stamps, and the Rock, Spear and
Also for all ages there is Scrapping with Sue. Ask if you want/need any program descriptions, and
thank you to Cathy Segedy, Edgar Mahtlactliomome Atl, and my Kids Co-Chair
Please find the registration form and hotel information here.
See you there!
- Holly Green, 2013 NH RG Chair
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