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Paint Night

Paint Night

24

Apr

Keene Housing Kids Collaborative is holding our first-ever fundraiser! (We’re starting small, thinking big!) Hope to see you there, it is going to be a fun night.   Please help spread the word!   Spend a night sharing some laughs and wine with your friends while creating something beautiful. All while raising some money for …

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Hearth cooking at the monadnock center

Monadnock Center workshop on Hearth Cooking

4

Apr

Learn to cook like your great, great grandmother at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on April 9 when the center will offer a hearth cooking workshop. Workshop participants will work together to prepare a meal typical of the 1830s over the open hearths in the center’s Phoenix Mill House. The workshop will explore …

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Harrisville’s Historic Village and more!

25

Mar

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 …

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Keene Music Festival

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

21

Mar

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 …

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Hops for a craft brewery

Monadnock Brewery Tour

16

Mar

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 …

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Bottom of the Barrel

The Bottom of the Barrel

7

Mar

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 …

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Food and Music: A Match Made in Heaven, Part 2

1

Mar

By Sarah Lennon To find out what the restaurant music scene is like from a musician’s perspective, I caught up with Jake McKelvie, lead singer and guitarist of local indie-rock band Jake McKelvie & the Countertops. McKelvie is a seasoned restaurant performer; his first experiences were at age 13 or 14. He would occasionally play in …

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Food and Live Music: A Match Made in Heaven, Part 1

26

Feb

By Sarah Lennon No matter where you are in the world, every community has one thing in common: live music. Arguably the most universally appreciated art form, music isn’t just for professionals. Local musicians are everywhere, including our very own Monadnock region! For anyone with a few bucks to spare, the best places to start …

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