The Porch of Common Prayer at the Monadnock Center

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture welcomes author Peter Tuttle for a book talk on Saturday, August 13 at 10 a.m. Tuttle will be discussing his recent publication, The Porch of Common Prayer, a meditation upon life and the places where we find happiness.   Happiness has come to be defined by more than

Rustic Weddings in the Monadnock Region

Here’s a quick rundown on Monadnock area Rustic Weddings! Your wedding should be a memorable event that tells a story. With spring in the air and summer fast approaching wedding planning is now in full swing. The pressure to keep up with trends is something couples have trouble with while still maintaining tradition. One current trend  is

Refugee Panel Discussion

Mariposa to Host Panel Discussion on How Refugee Resettlement Works in NH PETERBOROUGH, NH — Since the mid-1980s, more than 7,500 refugees from Africa, the Middle East, South America, and Asia have resettled in New Hampshire, adding to a centuries-old history of immigration in the Granite State. On Saturday, April 23rd at 3 p.m., the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough will

Tibetan Monks at the Mariposa Museum

Tibetan Monks at the Mariposa Museum will create a peace mandala A delegation of Tibetan monks at the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center in Peterborough, April 12-17, 2016. They are from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India. The monks will create a peace sand mandala, speak with visitors, and share information about Tibetan culture.  Special programs are also available for

Monadnock Brewery Tour

The Monadnock Brewery Tour – A True Craft Beer Destination I enjoy craft beer, mainly due to the fact that I’ve dabbled in making it myself off and on over the last twelve years. My basic understanding of the process has given me an appreciation for this particular art form and a recognition for how difficult

5 Interesting Ways to Discover Alstead

It is a town that was founded upon the banks of the Cold River in the 1700s, and often remembered as the Monadnock region community devastated when the normally mild river and its tributaries swelled beyond capacity in 2005, washing away homes, cars, miles of road and tragically taking the lives of four residents. But

New Year’s Resolution: 10 Fire Tower Sites in the Monadnock Region

At the beginning of the each year many of us like to make resolutions for all the things we want to accomplish. Most of them have to do with practicing healthier habits, losing weight, getting in shape. All worthy, but we leave those for our friends at Healthy Monadnock to write about. At Discover Monadnock,

Monadnock Region Snow Forecast: Yes it’s coming! 7 Fun Winter Destinations

Waiting for snow? You’re not alone. Mild late autumn temperatures mean outdoor, cold-weather enthusiasts of all ages are chomping at the bit to suit up – and participate in their favorite winter sports. Skating. Skiing. Snowboarding. Sledding. Snowshoeing. Winter Hiking. Sleighrides. Ice Racing. The list of winter activities is endless as long as you’re bundled

5 Great Experiences In & Around Walpole

Well known for its handmade specialty chocolates, spectacular rolling hills, and being the home of award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, Walpole is a culturally-rich epicenter year round. However this Monadnock Region gem is positively bustling during the holiday’s with its colorful artisan shops, quaint inn retreats and farm stores, as well as the most delectable

“Plant Pure Nation” Reveals Benefits of Plant-Based Diet

The Mariposa Museum is joining with the Souhegan Transition Network, the Souhegan Valley Food Co-op and the Wilton Town Hall Theatre to present the film, Plant Pure Nation as part of a series on sustainability and community resilience. The dates for the film screening are: November 15th at 4:30 at the Wilton Town Hall Theater, 40 Main St.,