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Peterborough in 1921 Walking Tour
By June 26, 2021 Read More →

Peterborough in 1921 Walking Tour

Peterborough in 1921 Walking Tour Stroll through downtown and learn about Peterborough in 1921! A hundred years ago, Peterborough was a bustling mill village on the verge of big changes. On this walk, we will see the ways the town has changed in the last 100 years and the ways it has stayed the same. […]

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Women of Peterborough Walking Tour
By June 4, 2021 Read More →

Women of Peterborough Walking Tour

The Women of Peterborough Guests will enjoy a walk through Peterborough as we explore the places where women made their mark. As we roam through downtown, we will discuss a variety of women from the mill girls who worked in the early 19th century textile mills to the affluent and educated women who transformed the […]

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Peterborough Garden Club Plant Sale
By May 29, 2021 Read More →

Peterborough Garden Club Plant Sale

The Peterborough Garden Club invites the community to the club’s annual plant sale on the front lawn at the Monadnock Center. The sale features hardy, locally grown, perennials, specialty shrubs and bulbs for sale. Come at 9 a.m. for the best selection! No sales before 9 a.m. and there will be no pre-orders this year. […]

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Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region
By January 21, 2021 Read More →

Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region

Learn about an ongoing citizen-archivist project uncovering the history of African-American people in the Monadnock Region in this video of the program held on January 12. Over the last 18 months, a group of volunteer citizen- archivists have been examining historical documents to reveal the names and stories of African-Americans who lived in the region […]

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 […]

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 […]

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris
By March 10, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris

Steeped in the tradition of African American spirituals, folk, gospel, rock, and the music of civil and human rights, Reggie Harris is recognized as a vibrant force in the acoustic music realm, and in educational and historical circles. In the spirit of his mentors Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing […]

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Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings

Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Music in Bass Hall is excited to welcome back Los Sugar Kings,  a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the […]

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Peterborough Folk Music Society: Dala
By February 18, 2017 Read More →

Peterborough Folk Music Society: Dala

$20 adv/$23 Day of concert Tickets and more info “Dala seem bound for a loftier place where substance stands equal to style.” – The Irish Times Juno nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine of Dala write and sing in harmony […]

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Music in Bass Hall: Cold Chocolate
By February 4, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Cold Chocolate

Cold Chocolate will be performing in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center on February 4.

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