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MacDowell Downtown- First Friday
By June 7, 2019 Read More →

MacDowell Downtown- First Friday

MacDowell Downtown is a series of presentations  by MacDowell Colony Fellows that takes place on the first Friday of the month from March to November in downtown Peterborough. Each season of MacDowell Downtown features a wide array of programming, including film screenings, readings, art exhibitions, performances, talks, and more. MacDowell Downtown begins at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Music in Bass Hall presents Debra Cowan- Women and the Sea
By June 1, 2019 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall presents Debra Cowan- Women and the Sea

Debra Cowan’s voice is like silk, her songs powerful and emotive. Sirens and supernatural women, the women left behind, and women disguised as men make their appearances in Debra’s repertoire of contemporary and traditional songs of the sea. In her return to Bass Hall, Debra will present Women and the Sea, a program that explores […]

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Children and the Arts Festival 2019
By May 18, 2019 Read More →

Children and the Arts Festival 2019

“Let Your Light Shine” is the theme for this year’s Children and the Arts Festival! Enjoy this day that celebrates young people and the arts with performances and activities throughout downtown. On the third Saturday of May since 1993, the Children and the Arts Festival fills downtown Peterborough. Children of all ages revel in shows […]

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Music in Bass Hall presents the Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio
By May 11, 2019 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall presents the Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio

One of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the U.S., Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the claw hammer banjo world to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional […]

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Music in Bass Hall presents Apple Hill String Quartet
By May 4, 2019 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall presents Apple Hill String Quartet

Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. Resident musicians and co-artistic directors at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, Apple Hill String […]

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Community Conversations: Renewable Energy
By May 4, 2019 Read More →

Community Conversations: Renewable Energy

A Special Greenerborough Edition of Community Conversations! Energy is an economic and environmental problem in our region. To address that problem, many towns are working to create 100% renewable energy in our homes and businesses. This Community Conversation will feature four speakers who are working to implement renewable energy in our region.  Their work includes […]

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MacDowell Downtown- First Friday
By May 3, 2019 Read More →

MacDowell Downtown- First Friday

Two talented composer-performers will fill Bass Hall with their voices and music: Joseph Keckler brings his amazing voice and wry humor back to Peterborough as he works on a composition blending numerous operatic death sequences in a “festive treatise on dramatic endings. First-time Fellow Jerome Ellis is developing a multi-media project investigating disability and healing […]

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1910 Historic Dinner Benefit
By April 27, 2019 Read More →

1910 Historic Dinner Benefit

Step back to the year 1910 at our 13th Annual Historic Dinner Benefit! Support the Monadnock Center’s 60+ programs and events while you enjoy a delicious meal made from 1910 recipes and learn about dining and cooking at the dawn of the 20th century. After dinner, a recital of Edward MacDowell compositions will transport you […]

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Stretching the Dollar
By September 22, 2018 Read More →

Hearth Cooking Saturday: Stretching the Dollar

Visit the Phoenix Mill House to see and to taste authentic 1830s dishes prepared over the open hearth and learn about what life was like for the Prescott family. At our September hearth cooking session, we will be looking at the ways Mrs. Prescott would economize in the kitchen and stretch the family’s dollar to […]

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Rebecca Rule- Moved and Seconded Town Meeting in New Hampshire
By September 14, 2018 Read More →

Rebecca Rule- Moved and Seconded Town Meeting in New Hampshire

The Monadnock Center welcomes you to its 116th Annual Meeting with a special program with New Hampshire humorist and author Rebecca Rule! Drawing on research from her book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, Rebecca Rule will regale guests with stories of the rituals, traditions, and […]

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