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Monadnock Center for History & Cutlure

603-924-3235|http://monadnockcenter.org

January 2020

Lunch and Learn: The Old Street Road

January 30 @ 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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Old Street Road- Old Map

SOLD OUT!!! Have you ever wondered why Peterborough has a road named the Old Street Road? At this Lunch and Learn program, we will take a "virtual walking tour" of Old Street Road to explore the origin of its unusual name and the early history to be found along its path. Learn about the Wilson Tavern, the Old Meeting House and the homesteads, estates, schools and businesses that lined what was once a busy thoroughfare. Lunch and Learn programs begin…

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February 2020

The David Thorne Scott Quartet: Music in Bass Hall

February 8 @ 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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Musician David Thorne Scott

David Thorne Scott is an entertainer whose beautiful voice and creativity have thrilled audiences in venues large and small. His passion for bringing a modern edge to the classics of the Great American Songbook, as well as his original songs, earned his album "Shade" a "Top 5 CD of the Year" by the Jazz Education Journal. Cadence Magazine said "he phrases like a saxophone player and is as slippery and hip as the young Mel Tormé." Herb Wong, one of…

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Community Conversations: Building Bridges

February 12 @ 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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Building Bridges

You are invited to join in a Community Conversation when we will examine building bridges with people who have views different from our own. We are living in divisive times. Many of us may have just spent a holiday season with family members with different views or had the awkward workplace conversation with someone whose outlook is very different from our own. How do we build bridges rather than erect walls? At this Community Conversation, our panel of "Conversation Sparkers"…

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Hearth Cooking: Sweets and Confections

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Sweets and Confections

The Prescott Family welcomes you to the Phoenix Mill House for a Saturday devoted to sweets and confections. Drop in for a few minutes or stay longer to learn about the sweet treats the Prescott's would have enjoyed and to sample some of the dishes being prepared over the open fire. Your visit will begin with a sample of 19th century-style hot chocolate! The day's menu includes White Pot, hot chocolate, custard, George Pudding, and Wedding or Great Cake. Hearth…

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Lunch and Learn: 1920 in the Monadnock Region

February 20 @ 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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View of Grove Street, Peterborough circa 1920

Step back to 100 years ago at our February Lunch and Learn program when we will look at the year 1920 in the Monadnock Region. Our talk will take us from January to December 1920 to uncover events both big and small that illuminate what it was like to live here one hundred years ago. Lunch and Learn programs begin with a delicious lunch of assorted wrap sandwiches served with salad, chips, and a pickle followed by a light dessert…

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June 2020

Zydeco Revelators- Music in Bass Hall

June 13 @ 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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Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators deliver hot Louisiana-style dance music. Sweet Cajun accordion, electric guitar and a powerhouse rhythm section, and that cool metal rub board vest! Bring yer dancin’ shoes... Phil Passantino - accordion/vocals Lou Selmi - drums/vocs Lawrence Ochs - guitar/vocs Keith Richard Vukan - bass/vocals Karen Lerman & Sal Carollo - rub board This will be a foot stomping good time in Bass Hall- get your tickets today! Tickets: $20 ($18 for Monadnock Center members) Buy your tickets online below…

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September 2020

Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park

September 12 @ 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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Hilton Park plays Bass Hall March 30

Hilton Park is one of the best Roots acts in New England- an old time feel with fresh and original songs. They are the folks next door who happen to be virtuoso musicians with amazing vocal harmonies. Hilton Park may be the beginning of a huge new music trend. Hilton Park is an Americana/Folk trio made up of a father, son and neighbor from a small town in Southern Maine who started playing music together for their own enjoyment, and…

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