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Monadnock Center for History & Cutlure

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January 2019

First Friday Hearth Cooking Open House

January 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Phoenix Mill House, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, 03458
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Cousin Thomas pulls bread from the hearth oven

Ring in the New Year on First Friday in Peterborough at our Hearth Cooking Open House! Stop by the Phoenix Mill House between 5 and 6:30 when we will be serving some hot spiced cider and a treat prepared over the open hearth. While you enjoy the food and drink, learn what winter life was like for the Phoenix Mill House family, the Prescotts. With indoor temperatures rarely rising above 50 degrees, winter life presented many challenges to the 1830s…

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Lunch and Learn: The New Deal Legacy in the Monadnock Region

January 10, 2019 @ 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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New Deal Post Office Peterborough

Roosevelt's New Deal left a legacy in the Monadnock Region that continues to the present day. From municipal improvements, recreation, and even public art, the New Deal still impacts our lives today in the region. At this Lunch and Learn, we will explore some of  the projects, places and people involved in this effort to improve communities, put people to work, and stimulate the economy. After the program, venture up Grove Street to the Peterborough Post Office where you find…

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Community Conversations: Should NH Legalize Cannabis?

January 15, 2019 @ 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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Legalize Cannabis

Should New Hampshire legalize cannabis for recreational use? We are bordered by states (Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont) that have legalized and taxed cannabis for recreational use. New Hampshire allows medical marijuana manufacturing, but is it inevitable that recreational use comes next? The state decriminalized marijuana in 2017, but the bill put forward to legalize recreational use failed to pass in 2018. Health professionals working with teens and young adults are concerned about increased access for a population whose use of…

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Music in Bass Hall presents Cormac McCarthy

January 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Cormac McCarthy playing guitar onstage

Singer-Songwriter Cormac McCarthy opens the 2019 Music in Bass Hall concert series on January 26 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature songs from his latest album Collateral, a milestone recording in his notable career as a singer and a songwriter. Time and experience have drawn this talented artist to a new and compelling crossroad where fans will recognize his signature voice and rousing guitar but will also discover new and resonant themes. “Many of the songs on this album…

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February 2019

Music in Bass Hall presents Bayou X

February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Bayou X Plays Bass Hall February 15

Get ready for a wild night with Bayou X in Bass Hall on Friday, February 15! New Orleans native Peter Simoneaux will play fiddle, and spouse Linda covers the accordions and vocals. Bob Everingham on electric guitar, Luke Houk on electric bass, and Ben Carr on drums round out Bayou X for an evening of driving, contemporary Cajun and Creole dance music, from 2-steps and waltzes to blues, zydeco and jazz. They might come dressed for Mardi Gras!  The first…

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