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Festivals in the Monadnock Region

Festivals in the Monadnock Region

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Jun

Locals and visitors to the Monadnock region join together throughout the year to celebrate our annual arts and culture festivals! Join the fun with a parade at the Peterborough Children and the Arts festival or the Winchester Pickle Festival! Enjoy performances of the arts at the music-centered Thing in the Spring or community creations and …

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Family Friendly Museums & Galleries Galore!

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Feb

Explore the many kid-friendly galleries and museums throughout the Monadnock region! With such an amazing number and variety of artists, it’s not surprising to find exhibits year-round, in galleries, libraries, and special shows. Museums present special exhibits as well as permanent collections, all telling stories unique to the area that the family will love! It …

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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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July First Saturday Contradance in Peterborough

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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

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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

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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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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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Paul Festa performs at Mariposa Museum

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Jun

MacDowell Violinist to Perform Bach Sonata, Partita at Mariposa On June 18th at 3 p.m., violinist, filmmaker, writer, and MacDowell fellow Paul Festa and will give an afternoon concert at the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough, N.H. This short concert, a special edition of the MacDowell Colony’s MacDowell Downtown series, is free and open to the …

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