Bright and bold colors, dashing images, winding back roads…. these are some of the pleasures of the annual art tours over Columbus Day weekend. Whether you’re on the road or in a new studio talking to artists, it’s an adventure! Because the Monadnock area is so rich with creative talent – there are actually two
From Abbot Thayer to Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, the dramatic views of Mount Monadnock in southwest New Hampshire have captivated people for centuries. The “Mountain That Stands Alone” continues to hold rank as the second most climbed mountain in the world behind Mt. Fuji, drawing an estimated 80,000 to 100,000
Listening to acapella by candle light in Keene. Watching the Nutcracker stream live from Moscow at Peterborough Players. Cutting your own christmas tree at Carabee Tree Farm in Greenfield. Finding fresh local winter greens at Farmer John’s Plot in Dublin. Treating your loved ones to a gourmet 5-course holiday luncheon at Pickity Place in Mason.
Walk into any grocery store, retail shop, school, or business in the Monadnock region during the holiday season and you’ll find clothing bins, food baskets and collection jars overflowing with donations to help our neighbors in need. From children to CEOs, the generosity shown by community members in November – and throughout the month of
Just south of Keene, NH sits Swanzey, NH one of Monadnock’s most scenically spectacular towns. The town grew up around a textile mill in West Swanzey throughout the early 18th century. The town claims that it was the first to construct a covered bridge in 1789 when they built the Carleton Bridge. Swanzey continued to build covered bridges after