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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall
By November 5, 2022 Read More →

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness returns to Bass Hall this year with a bird theme: most of the concert repertoire will be tunes which contain bird names: Lark in the Morn, The Wild Goose Chase, for example. But rest assured, the band won’t be winging it! They’ve been rehearsing with revitalized energy, and are also looking […]

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Spooky Stories in the Phoenix Mill House
By October 28, 2022 Read More →

Spooky Stories in the Phoenix Mill House

Enjoy some hot cider and settle in for an evening of spooky storytelling around the fire in the Phoenix Mill House. On Friday, October 28, we gather for an evening featuring local stories of witches, ghosts, murder, and eerie happenings in the Monadnock region. All of the stories are taken from local history and lore. […]

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Gravestone Art Cemetery Tour
By October 22, 2022 Read More →

Gravestone Art Cemetery Tour

Gravestone art is the focus of this year’s fall cemetery tour in the East Hill burying ground in Peterborough. This walk will introduce you to the symbolism found on New England gravestones in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. East Hill is filled with unusual and significant examples of the carver’s art. And found […]

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Hearth Cooking: Harvest Time in the Phoenix Mill House
By October 22, 2022 Read More →

Hearth Cooking: Harvest Time in the Phoenix Mill House

It is harvest time and we will be cooking up some of autumn’s bounty in the Phoenix Mill House. At this open-house program, enjoy samples of dishes cooked over the open hearth and learn about life in the 1830s. Dishes are prepared from period recipes using the kitchen equipment of the time. Some of the […]

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Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend
By October 10, 2022 Read More →

Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend

Begin the 26th Annual Monadnock Art Open Studios Tour at the Monadnock Center! See works by participating artists, get your tour map and plan your itinerary. Enjoy a bonus exhibition, Emerging Artists, celebrating individuals from the region who are pursuing art for the first time or finding a new beginning in their artistic journey. On […]

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Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend
By October 9, 2022 Read More →

Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend

Begin the 26th Annual Monadnock Art Open Studios Tour at the Monadnock Center! See works by participating artists, get your tour map and plan your itinerary. Enjoy a bonus exhibition, Emerging Artists, celebrating individuals from the region who are pursuing art for the first time or finding a new beginning in their artistic journey. On […]

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Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend
By October 8, 2022 Read More →

Monadnock Art Members Exhibition- Tour Weekend

Begin the 26th Annual Monadnock Art Open Studios Tour at the Monadnock Center! See works by participating artists, get your tour map and plan your itinerary. Enjoy a bonus exhibition, Emerging Artists, celebrating individuals from the region who are pursuing art for the first time or finding a new beginning in their artistic journey. On […]

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Monadnock Art Member Exhibition Opening Reception
By October 1, 2022 Read More →

Monadnock Art Member Exhibition Opening Reception

Monadnock Art Member Exhibition Opening Reception We’re celebrating Monadnock Art’s 26th Annual Open Studios Tour and Member Exhibition with a party and you’re invited! Join us inside and all around the Monadnock Center as we kick off this year’s tour with a preview exhibition of members work and a day of fun, food, and ART! […]

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120th Annual Meeting
By September 22, 2022 Read More →

120th Annual Meeting

Celebrate two major gifts and 120 years of preserving and sharing local history and culture at our 120th Annual Meeting! At the meeting we will announce two major gifts to center. One gift will help to ensure the center continues to be an important community asset. The other gift represents a major addition to the […]

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Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour
By September 17, 2022 Read More →

Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour

September 21, 1938 was a day of flood, fire, and hurricane winds in Peterborough that left $500,000 of damage in its wake ($10.5 million in today’s dollars). Like many towns, Peterborough experienced dramatic flooding from the storm and ferocious winds on that day. A fire in a commercial building in Peterborough’s downtown broke out just […]

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