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The Monadnock Region is full of things to do!

Looking for different ways to Discover Monadnock? Here you can read about things to do in the small towns and villages of the Monadnock Region, check out venues for art, annual festivals, best places for food or shopping or seeing live music. There are things to do here throughout the seasons! Take a look – we know you’ll find something you like.

For a quick look at what’s going on visit our calendar. And to make more than a day trip of it, check out our great campgroundsbed & breakfasts, and hotels!


The Art of Giving in the Monadnock Region

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Nov

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 …

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5 Great Experiences In & Around Walpole

19

Nov

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 …

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November Featured Artists

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Nov

As Monadnock Region residents, we are so fortunate to have a myriad of talented of artists in midst. From the Connecticut River Valley towns of the Northwest like Walpole and Westmoreland to the scenic towns of the Southeast like Mason and Wilton and everywhere in between, the region draws the creative and artistic for its unique cross …

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5 Fun ideas for Halloween in Monadnock

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Oct

Here at Discover Monadnock we have been getting in the Halloween spirit with our post about the 4 most spinechilling haunted places in the region as well as revisiting our post about Madam Sherri’s haunted forest.  To keep with the Halloween theme we thought we would highlight some of the awesome events going on in …

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4 Spinechilling Haunted Places in The Monadnock Region

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Oct

Whether you are just looking to get into a Halloween-y mood by reading about some local haunted places or looking for some spooky places to visit with friends, this is the list for you. As one of the oldest regions in New Hampshire, Monadnock is filled with haunted locations, spooky spots and potentially supernatural dens.   …

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4 Artists on the 3 Monadnock Art Tours this Weekend

8

Oct

Columbus Day Weekend in the Monadnock Region will be a spectacular and artistic two days because on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm artists all over the region will open their studio doors to display their work and exhibit their work environments. Known as the Fall Foliage Art Studio Tour, the tour includes …

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5 Fun things to do in Greenfield, NH

1

Oct

Greenfield, NH is a beautiful small town in the middle of Hilllsborough County. Greenfield was originally called Lyndeborough Addition when it was settled by the Lynde family in 1753. Then, in 1791, the residents of Lyneborough petitioned to form a new town, called Greenfield for the areas luscious and fertile landscape. Greenfield is also home …

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Featured Monadnock Artists of September

17

Sep

The Monadnock Region had a great summer packed with stunning performances, gorgeous art and beautiful weather. Know as we turn our eyes to autumn and the sumptuous changing  of leaves we thought it would be appropriate to highlight some more Monadnock Artists. For all you art fans out there remember that there are visiting artists …

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6 Fun things to do in Dublin NH

10

Sep

Dublin NH, the home of the famous Yankee Magazine and Dublin Lake, is one of the regions most scenic and welcoming towns. Dublin was founded in 1749 when the Masonian proprietors granted the town as Monadnock number 3 to Matthew Thornton and a group of nearly 40 others. The town, though, would not be permanently settled for …

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Fun 7 things to do in Antrim NH

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Sep

Antrim NH is a majestic town on the northern tip of the Monadnock Region. Antrim was originally founded i n 1777, named after County Antrim in nothern Ireland, where the land’s owner, Philip Riley hailed from. The town would quickly grow around the Great Brook which provided water power for over 20 mills, which made …

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