Susan Werner and Vance Gilbert in Peterborough

Susan Werner and Vance Gilbert perform Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Peterborough Players Theater Susan Werner Listern to Susan at the Philly Festival. If you don’t know Susan Werner you should! If you know Susan Werner you know that she is one of the most talented musician, singer, composer, lyricist, and performers you will ever

Mariposa Museum: Cardboard art & more in latest exhibit

Music, Sacred Text, Cardboard art Fuse in Huge Animal Sculptures at Mariposa  “Haunting,” “mysterious,” “mind-boggling…” These are some of the adjectives heard when people encounter the newest exhibit at the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough, Rich Entel’s Cardboard Menagerie.  The exhibit opened this week and is open Tuesdays through Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May

Harrisville’s Historic Village and more!

Harrisville, New Hampshire. Roads that meander with the natural curve of rivers, ponds, and lakes. A profusion of trees backlit by sunlight that open to reveal expansive fields and resolute stonewalls. These are the picturesque images that will lead you – no matter which direction you’re coming from – toward the quaint brick village of

9 Ways you know you went to college in the Monadnock region

Colleges bring in a lot of new faces to the Monadnock region. Whether it’s Keene State, River Valley, Antioch, Franklin Pierce, New England College, or the New Hampshire Institute of Art, some Monadnock college experiences are universal.  Discover Monadnock has compiled this handy list for making the most of your time here now, or reminiscing

English Country Dance in Peterborough

English Country Dance in Peterborough NH on Sunday March 20th   Nelson, NH — February 28, 2016 — The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the third in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”   On March 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held in Bass Hall

SPARTACUS at the Players

“SPARTACUS” Is Next Bolshoi at the Players Bolshoi’s signature ballet and epic tour de force on screen at the Peterborough Players – Sunday, March 13th 1pm PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (March 7, 2016) In ancient Rome, Spartacus, a Thracian king, is turned captive by Crassus with his wife Phrygia. Forced to fight as a gladiator and

The Bottom of the Barrel

The Bottom of the Barrel at the Monadnock Center Peterborough, NH- The end of winter was a lean time in the 1830s and wives had to know how to scrape the bottom of the barrel. Learn about cooking at the lean time of year at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, March

Butterfly Swing Band

 forget the lion…. Swing March in like a Butterfly!   Butterfly Swing Band  Saturday, March 5th      ~ Basie ~ Porter ~ Ellington~             ~ classic swing ~    The Butterfly Swing Band plays joyous dance music with a classic swing groove. Guaranteed to get you schmoozin’ & movin’, the ensemble includes trumpet, sax, clarinet, guitar, bass

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

Keene Ice & Snow Festival

By Sarah Lennon Even those of us who shy away from winter sports can enjoy all the chilly weather has to offer at the annual Ice & Snow Festival in downtown Keene, New Hampshire! It can be difficult to get people out and walking around in the harsh weather typical of New England winters, but