19 Grove St. ~ PO Box 58 ~ Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 603-924-3235 

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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture

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19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
603-924-3235

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November 2018

Lunch and Learn: Winter Life in the 19th Century

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Winter Life

Winter Life is our topic for the November Lunch and Learn program where we will learn about winter time in the region during the 19th century. We will look at how people stayed snug and kept their livestock warm; what was on the menu; what activities and holidays were on the winter calendar; and how people spent their time during the season when the nights are long and the days are short. How many cords of wood were needed to…

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Peterborough Folk Music Society: Barnstar

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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“Barnstar makes Bluegrass for people who hate Bluegrass. This ain’t your daddy’s Bluegrass. Except in the case of Jake Armerding. His dad is in the band.” Barnstar! began as the brainchild of Zachariah Hickman (bassist for Josh Ritter, musical director for Ray Lamontagne) for a local bluegrass supergroup featuring some of Boston’s best musicians and songwriters. Using the familiar tools of the genre—guitar (Mark Erelli), fiddle (Jake Armerding), mandolin (Taylor Armerding) and banjo (Charlie Rose)—Barnstar! forges its own brand of…

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Vintage Sale- Gifts with a Vintage Flavor

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Vintage Sale November 23 Gifts with a vintage flavor

Start your holiday shopping in downtown Peterborough on Plaid Friday, November 23, and stop into the Monadnock Center for gifts with a vintage flavor! Our Vintage Sale day will include a variety of items from antique postcards to books and gift items that celebrate our local history and culture. Pick up a CD of historic music or local contradance tunes, select a book for the history reader on your list, or pick up a local cookbook for the chef in…

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Peterborough Folk Music Society: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Jay Ungar & Molly Mason are masters of music and storytelling who generously share their lives and their music with audiences. There are so many moments and strands to savor in the course of an evening of their music. Jay’s fiddling is brimming with playfulness, drama, soulfulness and technical verve, as he explores the many musical styles and idioms that he has internalized and made his own. Molly’s total mastery and inventiveness on piano and guitar is always spot-on, as she…

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Peterborough Womans Club: Paint and Sip Night

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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The Peterborough Woman's Club welcomes you to an evening of fun and creativity at their popular Paint and Sip Night! For more information, please visit the Woman's Club website here. The Monadnock Center is pleased to be the host venue for this event.

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New Hampshire Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty- Film Screening with Discussion

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty- the road to repeal

The New Hampshire Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty presents a new documentary video on the death penalty in the state with a discussion to follow the screening.   "The most significant obstacle to repealing the death penalty in New Hampshire continues to be the notion that it's needed to protect law enforcement officers and properly prosecute homicide defendants. However, a number of prominent voices from across the law enforcement spectrum in New Hampshire now say otherwise.   In a…

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December 2018

Holiday Lights

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Holiday Lights December 1 in Peterborough

A night of magical lights awaits at our annual Holiday Lights event. Bring the family and welcome the holiday season with cookies and cocoa in Bass Hall, a visit from Santa, caroling and merriment along Grove Street, and a special Lantern Parade presented by Children and the Arts capped off by the lighting of the town Christmas tree in Putnam Park. Spend the afternoon buying gifts in the gaily decorated downtown shops, then visit Bass Hall to warm up with…

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