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Cold Chocolate- Music in Bass Hall
By June 23, 2023 Read More →

Cold Chocolate- Music in Bass Hall

Cold Chocolate returns to Bass Hall for a show on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk, and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own. Featuring Ethan Robbins on guitar, Ariel Bernstein on percussion, and backed by some of the root’s music scene’s […]

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Lunch and Learn: The Peterborough Hospital
By June 15, 2023 Read More →

Lunch and Learn: The Peterborough Hospital

Before the Peterborough Hospital opened its doors in June of 1923, people needing hospital care had to travel to Keene or Nashua often over rough roads and through bad weather. At this Lunch & Learn program, we will examine the community efforts and generous gifts that led to the establishment of today’s Monadnock Community Hospital. […]

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Children and the Arts Festival
By May 20, 2023 Read More →

Children and the Arts Festival

The Monadnock Center is pleased to be a host venue for the annual Children and the Arts Festival. Downtown Peterborough will be filled with art activities and performances by and for children. And don’t miss the giant puppet parade at noon! This year’s theme is “Things That Go Vroom!” The Children and the Arts mission […]

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Lunch and Learn: Artist Nora Unwin
By May 18, 2023 Read More →

Lunch and Learn: Artist Nora Unwin

Learn about the life and work of artist Nora Spicer Unwin (1907-1982) at our May Lunch & Learn program and visit our new special exhibit of works from the Nora Unwin Collection. Born in England, Unwin began a lifelong collaboration with Peterborough writer Elizabeth Yeats McGreal in 1930s London. After the war, Unwin joined her […]

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La Donna Musicale- Music in Bass Hall
By May 13, 2023 Read More →

La Donna Musicale- Music in Bass Hall

Music in Bass Hall welcomes La Donna Musicale for O Maria! Mother and Warrior on Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. The concert focuses on Baroque Italian women composers, featuring their settings of prayers to the Virgin, a powerful Stabat Mater, and a dialogue between Mary and Eve–the mother of God and the mother of […]

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Lunch and Learn: Treasures from the Back Room
By April 20, 2023 Read More →

Lunch and Learn: Treasures from the Back Room

Our April Lunch & Learn will take us on a treasure hunt when we discover six historical treasures from the Monadnock Center’s archives and museum collection. Spanning three centuries, each object tells a story from our past. Intrigued? Join us for lunch and see what treasures we bring out from the back room! Lunch & […]

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NH Scottish Music Club- Music in Bass Hall
By April 2, 2023 Read More →

NH Scottish Music Club- Music in Bass Hall

Put on your tartan and join us when the Scottish Music Club orchestra returns to Bass Hall on April 2 at 3 p.m. This Tartan Day celebration features exuberant jigs and reels, strathspeys, heart-wrenching airs, and more, interspersed with informative and entertaining narrative. The New Hampshire Scottish Music Club was founded in 1988 as The […]

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Liam Grant & Ethan WL- Music in Bass Hall
By March 25, 2023 Read More →

Liam Grant & Ethan WL- Music in Bass Hall

Join us for an evening of American Primitive guitar that is definitely 21st century when Liam Grant and Ethan WL play Bass Hall on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m.  Hailing from Nashua, Liam Grant says he is on a mission to “bring fine Country Bluegrass, Ragtime and Blues plus other musicks for discerning listeners […]

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Lunch and Learn: Sargent Camp
By March 16, 2023 Read More →

Lunch and Learn: Sargent Camp

Sargent Camp founder Dudley Allen Sargent thought the Victorian notion that girls and young women should avoid physical activity because it would destroy their health was just silly. A pioneer in the development of physical education, Sargent established a camp for young women on an old farm near Halfmoon Pond in 1912. There, young women […]

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Maple Sugaring Time: Hearth Cooking Saturday
By March 11, 2023 Read More →

Maple Sugaring Time: Hearth Cooking Saturday

March is maple sugaring time! Join the Prescott family in the Phoenix Mill House for a day devoted to treats both sweet and savory featuring maple syrup and maple sugar. Our costumed interpreters will be cooking over the open fire using period recipes and authentic cooking equipment and sharing the history of maple sugaring in […]

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