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November 2019

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness

November 22 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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A Celtic Music Extravaganza

How delightful to be at a Celtic music session, listening to enchanting tunes from Ireland, Scotland,  Shetland, Cape Breton,  and of course our own Celtic-influenced New England music. Part of the magic of such a session is the intuitive interaction between musicians, a spontaneity that can only come from years of familiarity with the repertoire. That’s what you’ll experience at this Music in Bass Hall concert as some of the region's finest performers come together for an evening of fabulous fiddle…

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Traditional Thanksgiving

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, 03458
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Traditional Thanksgiving

Traditional Thanksgiving recipes are on the menu for our November Hearth Cooking Saturday! Visit the Prescott Family in the Phoenix Mill House to learn about the history of Thanksgiving in America. Our November menu includes Carrot Soup, Biscuits with Honey Butter, Cale-Cannon, Fall Hash, Roasted Chicken, and Thirded Bread prepared on the hearth. Guests will enjoy sampling these  authentic 19th century recipes. In the mill house parlor, the Prescotts will be popping popcorn and making soap. Hearth Cooking Saturdays are…

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December 2019

Peterborough’s Hometown Holiday

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Peterborough's Hometown Holiday

Come to Peterborough for two days of holiday lights and good cheer! Peterborough's Hometown Holiday features the Holiday Trees Festival, the Lantern Parade, and the Town Tree Lighting. Visit us in Bass Hall for homemade cookies and warm cups of cocoa as we celebrate the most magical time of the year. On Saturday, December 7, the festivities begin with the Holiday Trees Festival opening at 10 a.m. (if you don't get a chance to see the Holiday Trees on Saturday,…

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Immigrant Stories: Curator’s Gallery Talk

December 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Immigrant Stories

Learn the stories of immigrant families who left their homelands to make a new life in the Monadnock Region in this special exhibit at the Monadnock Center. Through images, family stories, and objects, Immigrant Stories traces the journeys and lives of immigrants from the British Isles, Italy, Quebec, Lebanon, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. After the guided gallery talk, guests will enjoy three exhibit interactives. See if you would pass the citizenship test by  answering civics…

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Christmas Fare

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, 03458
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View of the Phoenix Mill House Hearth

Our December Hearth Cooking Saturday features Christmas fare cooked over the open fire in the Phoenix Mill House. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to a simpler time. Join us for a day of cooking demonstrations where you can enjoy tasting some historic dishes. Learn about the history of the Christmas holiday in America and the ways the Prescott family would have celebrated in the 1830s. The day's menu includes root vegetable and ham soup,…

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January 2020

Phoenix Mill House by Candlelight

January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Mill House by Candlelight

The Prescott Family invites you to ring in the New Year and celebrate First Friday at the Phoenix Mill House! Guests will enjoy warm cider and a shadow puppet play presented by the Prescott children. See how people lived and kept their homes aglow during the dark days of winter's past. Samuel and Nancy Prescott lived in the Phoenix Mill House when Samuel was an overseer at the Phoenix Mill in the 1830s. The Phoenix Mill was a large textile…

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