Family Contradance in Harrisville

Historic Harrisville, Inc.  presents a Family Dance at St. Denis Church, Harrisville, NH 03450. The music and dances will be in the tradition of the New England barn dance. On Sunday, August 14, from 6:00-8:00 pm, Allison Aldrich Smith of Nelson will teach and call delightful dances for all levels of experience. Her accordion playing,

Energy Expert at Amos Fortune Forum

 Dr. Clay Mitchell, globally recognized energy expert and academic will be the fifth speaker for the 70th season of the Amos Fortune Forum. His topic is entitled “Renewing Energy: a Clear and New Vision” and will be presented on Friday, August 5 at 8pm at the historic Meetinghouse in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.   Our energy

Dan Scully, Award-Winning Architect, Speaking in Peterborough

Architect Dan Scully will be speaking at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough on Tuesday, August 16th. Scully’s practice, active for over 30 years, has made its imprint on the Monadnock Region with impressive home designs as well as public and commercial spaces like the Monadnock Co-op Market and new ice arena

Saturday Nelson Contradance

Dudley Laufman will lead the dancing at a special Old Home Week edition of the Nelson Saturday Contra Dance on August 6th.   On a recent episode of the NH Public Radio program, The Exchange, host Laura Knoy said, “When he raised the roof at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 with his country orchestra,

Pygmalion at the Peterborough Players

Pygmalion is the story of a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle and her transformation into a high-society woman at the hands of Professor of Phonetics Henry Higgins. Higgins’ takes on a bet to train Eliza to pass for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by focusing primarily on her manner of speech. This

Sugar River Band plays for Peterborough Contradance

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on August 6th, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band.   Caller Tod Whittemore has been calling dances for forty years, having been lucky enough to begin his career at the time when famous callers Ralph Page and Duke Miller were

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Park!

Actor’s Circle Theatre’s 2016 Shakespeare in the Park offering, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, opens the first two weekends in August at Depot Square Park in Peterborough, NH. “These two weekends are our steadfast tradition!” states ACT Managing Director, Rob Koch. “This year ‘s official dates are August 6, 7, 13 and 14, 5PM all shows,

German Refugee Volunteer Speaks at Forum

Susanne Wentzler, who has been on the front lines of the refugee crisis in Germany, will be the fourth speaker for the 70th season of the Amos Fortune Forum. Her talk is entitled: “The German refugee crisis, a threat or an opportunity? Reflections from an engaged volunteer” and will be presented on Friday, July 29th

The Park Theater presents cartoons for Jaffrey’

The Park Theatre will be part of TEAM Jaffrey’s RiverFest activities this Saturday, July 30.   The Jaffrey-based performing arts organization will be presenting continuous free cartoons in their studio space located at 6 River Street (same building as The Park Theatre’s Executive Office & Visitor Center.) Cartoons will include the best of  Looney Tunes