080913 Curious George Festival at Waterville Valley (170)

WATERVILLE VALLEY —  The Margret and H.A. Rey Center's 7th Annual Curious George Cottage Family Festival returns in August to speak to the curiosity in us all.

The festival is a two-day event this August 10-11, featuring a weekend full of family-friendly activities with Curious George and the Man With the Yellow Hat.

The weekend includes a banana pancake breakfast with Curious George, a family nature walk, live music, a BBQ lunch with Curious George, photo opportunities with the characters, a farmyard petting zoo, Mad Science shows, games for kids, Curious George story hour and craft time, "Curious Characters" drawings by local artists, planetarium shows, weather balloon launch, and model rocket launching. All proceeds from the event support the Margret and H.A. Rey Center's art and science education programs for all ages held throughout the year.

Headlining the festival this year is children's musician Zak Morgan, whose unique brand of children's music delivers songs and poems with wit and charm that inspire and tickle the funny bones of children and adults alike.