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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness
By November 21, 2020 Read More →

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness

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 […]

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Rupert Wates- Music in Bass Hall
By November 7, 2020 Read More →

Rupert Wates- Music in Bass Hall

London-born Rupert Wates has appeared on stages across the US and Europe earning him a well-deserved reputation as a prime figure in American music. This singer-songwriter wows his audience with his amazing voice and deft guitar-playing. His songs are a lyrical and eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art-folk combined with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and […]

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Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park
By September 12, 2020 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park

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 […]

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11th Annual Fairy House Day
By July 18, 2020 Read More →

11th Annual Fairy House Day

11th Annual Fairy House Day Join us for day of magic and imagination when the wee fairy folk return to the Monadnock Center for our 11th annual Fairy House Day! Children of all ages can explore the center’s grounds to discover fairy houses, fairy doors, and magical places. Wear your best fairy finery and join […]

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Help us document this moment in history:  COVID-19 Archive Collection
By April 1, 2020 Read More →

Help us document this moment in history: COVID-19 Archive Collection

Right now, we find ourselves in a unique historic moment as our communities, our nation, and the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, we have collected a rich archive of materials that tell the stories of those who have gone before us. Now is the time […]

Community Conversations: Opinion, Fact or Fiction and How to Tell the Difference
By March 11, 2020 Read More →

Community Conversations: Opinion, Fact or Fiction and How to Tell the Difference

How can we decide what to believe when surrounded by people convinced of opposing views? How do we decide who to trust beyond just “team a” vs. “team b”? Is there a way to distinguish fact from opinion? Can we learn to distinguish when people are using our emotions or group affiliations to distort our […]

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Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station: Music in  Bass Hall
By January 11, 2020 Read More →

Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station: Music in Bass Hall

***SOLD OUT!!!!**** Bass Hall will be filled with reels, jigs, hornpipes, waltzes, and airs when Sarah Bauhan and The Elmwood Station Band take the stage on Saturday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss an evening of music from Ireland, Scotland, Shetland, England, French Canada, Sweden, and New England, as well as original compositions that […]

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Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition
By September 14, 2019 Read More →

Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition

The Monadnock Center is pleased to host the Monadnock Art Tour 2019 Preview Exhibition in Bass Hall. Now in its 24th year, the Monadnock Art Tour is one of New England’s premier art tours featuring over 70 artists who open their studios on Columbus Day weekend. The exhibition brings examples of the remarkable range and variety of work […]

Lunch and Learn: Elizabeth Yates McGreal
By July 25, 2019 Read More →

Lunch and Learn: Elizabeth Yates McGreal

Elizabeth Yates McGreal (1905-2001), was an author, humanitarian, and activist best known for her 1950 book Amos Fortune, Free Man. The author of more than 20 books for adults and children, McGreal began her career writing in New York in the 1920s. After her marriage in 1929, Elizabeth and William McGreal spent a decade in Europe […]

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Music in Bass Hall: Zoe Lewis
By April 8, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Zoe Lewis

Zoe Lewis is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! Troubadour, vaudevillian, storyteller, adventurer, singer-songwriter! winner of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Troubadour Award in 2003, new folk winner 2002 at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas […]

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