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May 2017

Antiques Appraisal Day with New Hampshire Antiques Co-op

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Find out what your family treasures are worth and support the Monadnock Center’s programs at the same time. Comb through your attic and bring up to three items for a verbal appraisal on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. If items are too large to carry, appraisals can be made from photographs. The cost is $5 per item or three items for $10. Appraisals are being sponsored by New Hampshire Antique Co-op of Milford, N.H. a family-run…

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$18

Music in Bass Hall: The Apple Hill String Quartet

May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Fresh from their recent tour of Peru, the Apple Hill String Quartet returns to Bass Hall in a program shared with Peruvian pianist Myriam Teie. The concert starts with short pieces by Bach, Ginestera, Albeniz, and Tom Oboe Lee, and ends with the magnificent Quintet for Piano and String Quartet by Edward Elgar. The Apple Hill String Quartet has earned accolades from around the world for their interpretive mastery of such traditional repertoire as Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, and Ravel…

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Community Conversations: How do we best work together as a region?

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Cooperation and collaboration can yield results that a single community might not be able to achieve on its own. At this Community Conversation, we look at the ways that the Monadnock Region works together to provide essential services, to build communities that cross town lines, and at the economic benefits of regional initiatives. We will ask ourselves, “How do we best work together as a region? How can we bridge differences between towns to create and sustain a vibrant and…

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Peterborough Folk Music Society: Slaid Cleaves

May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25 adv./$30 day of concert Tickets and more info “I’m glad I found Slaid Cleaves, because my life would have been poorer without him. You’ll feel the same, I think, when you listen to this beautifully crafted album. Listen, go to one of Slaid’s shows, take a friend, and pass on the news: Not all the good guys wear hats.” —Stephen King At seven lines and a tight 19 words, the definitive Slaid Cleaves bio — written with humble but…

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Fly Fishing Casting and Equipment Workshop

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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On the last day of our fishing exhibit, Hooked!, members of Monadnock Trout Unlimited will show you how to cast a fly, or ways to improve your casting skills at this program open to all ages and abilities. Tim McMahon, Lew Derby, and Aleta Connell will get you started with fly casting, or help you tune up your roll cast. While you are here, learn about the best ways to give your equipment a spring tune-up so you will be…

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Children and the Arts Festival

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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The Monadnock Center is pleased to be a host venue for the annual Children and the Arts Festival! Bass Hall will be the setting for a number of performances by and for children. For more information, click here to visit the festival's website.

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$12.00 - $15.00

Lunch & Learn: A ‘Tour’ of Downtown Peterborough

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Join us for a delicious lunch and enjoy a virtual tour of downtown Peterborough from the comfort of your seat in Bass Hall! In this illustrated talk, we will look at the history of downtown from the days when it was a mill village to today's community and retail center. We will learn about the architecture, people, and businesses that have shaped Peterborough's town center over the years as well as the cataclysmic hurricane that changed the downtown in the…

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Monadnock Center Closed Memorial Day Weekend

May 27
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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The Monadnock Center is closed on Memorial Day weekend.

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June 2017
$15 - $18

Music in Bass Hall: Rosa Tatuata

June 3 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian roots music is what drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies of their ancestors. Just as their name comes from Tennessee William’s beloved play about the happy, raucous collision of immigrant and American cultures; likewise Rosa Tatuata’s performance relates that indelible commingling to their beloved audience through song! Fueled by their research into traditional instruments like the tamburo ( Sicilian frame drum), organetto , marranzano ( jaw’s harp) and zampogna (…

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September 2017
$15 - $18

Music in Bass Hall: The Austin Piazzolla Quintet

September 29 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Music in Bass Hall is thrilled to present, all the way from Texas, the Austin Piazzolla Quintet. This concert is posted for Friday September 29. There is a remote possibility the concert will be moved to another September, 2017 date, but well in advance of the concert.  The Austin Piazzolla Quintet specializes in the music of the late Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla as well as original nuevo tango compositions. Founded by James Anderson (violin), the APQ has been performing to captivated…

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October 2017
$15 - $18

Music in Bass Hall: Ben Cosgrove

October 22 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Ben Cosgrove is a composer, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist based in New England. He performs regularly all over the country, writes scores for films, plays, radio, and television, and has produced several well-received albums of original instrumental music. His “electric and exhilarating” live performances on solo piano are at once dazzling and intimate, the music both delicate and commanding.  The strongest forces guiding Ben’s composition and performances are his deep interests in landscape, place, and ecology. “I don’t think of my…

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November 2017
$15 - $18

Music in Bass Hall: The Camp Backup All-stars

November 10 @ 8:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Just up the road from the Monadnock Center at Sargent Camp in Hancock, there is a weekend gathering of musical mentors and students. Devoted to roots music accompaniment, Camp Backup holds a Friday evening concert featuring performances by staff members, so the camp slides down the road to Bass Hall to make this a public concert event. Headed by singer, fiddler, mandolinist Skip Gorman, the staff will include many other music luminaries. This year's lineup:   “The lonesome ache that…

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