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Peterborough Folk Music Society closes out 20th anniversary

24

Aug

As Peterborough Folk Music wraps up its 20th year, we are excited to bring to you three concerts with some of our longest and most beloved musicians who played the wonderful coffee house, The Folkway, our legacy and part of the reason the reason PFMS exists today. These musicians played to a room of never …

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Family Contradance in Harrisville

3

Aug

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, …

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Amos Fortune Forum celebrates 70 years

25

Jun

Amos Fortune Forum Reaches 70th Year Milestone, presenting a Diverse group of speakers scheduled for Summer of 2016. One of the nation’s oldest speakers’ forums, The Amos Fortune Forum, celebrates its 70th season this year. Some of the most interesting and talented experts from the Monadnock region, New England and the globe have entered the Jaffrey …

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July First Saturday Contradance in Peterborough

24

Jun

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on July 2nd, featuring Lisa Sieverts calling with Randy Miller, Jeremiah McLane, and Roger Kahle. Caller Lisa Sieverts appears regularly at the Nelson Monday Night contra dances and serves on the board of the Monadnock Folklore Society. Randy Miller is a fiddler and …

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Music in Depot Park Peterborough

22

Jun

Music in Depot Park is Peterborough’s FREE celebration of Friday summer evenings, sponsored by Bellows-Nichols Insurance, Twelve Pine, and Depot Square. Come and enjoy music at the confluence of the Contoocook and Nubanusit Rivers (rain location inside Twelve Pine). Bring your picnic, lawn chair, friends and family, and enjoy open air entertainment from 6 – 7:30 pm July 8 LOS SUGAR KINGS Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic …

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90th Annual Independence Day Ceremony

20

Jun

On every July 4 since 1926, the community has gathered at Monadnock Center to celebrate the nation’s independence with a ceremony that features a speaker, flag raising, and reading of the Declaration of Independence. This year’s speaker is John Franklin of Peterborough who will read excerpts from The American Crisis as Thomas Paine. Joining Franklin …

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Walking tour of Peterborough

19

Jun

A Walk Through Peterborough’s Past The Monadnock Center for History and Culture will host a downtown Peterborough walking tour on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The tour is free and open to the public. From the days when downtown was known as “Smithville” to its more recent past, Peterborough’s center has been shaped by …

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Not for Profit – a Musical

18

Jun

Harmonia Concerts is caught in a fiscal crunch.  Hoping for a cash transfusion, two trustees recruit a local business mogul to join the board.  They get more than they bargained for. Not For Profit is a musical about money, power, relationships, and — yes — music.  PJ Cooke, Tara Potter, and Michael Duffin make up the …

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Earthquake Relief Concert in Keene

13

Jun

Guitarist and KSC Music Professor Jose Lezcano, with a little help from his friends, is offering a benefit concert June 24, 8 pm, at the First Baptist Church of Keene, to help Ecuador Earthquake Victims in the coastal city of Manta, still recovering from one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history.   …

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Community Conversation Monadnock Center

Monadnock Center for History and Culture is THE BEST!

8

Jun

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture has been selected by the editors of New Hampshire Magazine as “Best of NH 2016” for Progressive Historical Society. Winners will be celebrated at the Best of NH Party on Thursday, June 16, at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester with an evening of food, fun, live …

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