Arts & Living

Peterborough: Candlelight vigil for the homeless

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Peterborough on National Homeless Memorial Day, Sunday, which is also the longest night of the year. The gathering outside the Peterborough Town House from 5:30 to 6 p.m. will remember those in the Monadnock region, the country and throughout the world who have died due to homelessness and hardship. Other vigils are … 0

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She … 0

Hancock: Christmas concert brings the cheer

Monday, December 15, 2014

The annual Family Christmas Concert will be held at the Meeting House on Saturday, at 4 p.m. Thirty women, 10 bellringers, 25 children, a storyteller, a 10-year-old fiddler and his guitarist/composer father will come together to present the … 0

Peterborough: Grant given to support joint history exhibit on dance, music

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture and the Monadnock Folklore Society have jointly received $2,220 in grant funding for their upcoming exhibit entitled “Gents Bow, Ladies Know How: Traditional Dance and Music in the Monadnock Region 1750-2015.” The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts administers Project … 0

Jaffrey: ‘A Christmas Carol’ final shows this weekend

Monday, December 15, 2014

The final performances of Project Shakespeare’s production of “A Christmas Carol” will be this weekend. A holiday raffle is being held at each venue with a handmade quilt as the main item. Performances are scheduled for Friday at … 0

Hillsborough: Winter celebration with yoga, music

Monday, December 15, 2014

A winter celebration of yoga and music will be held at Bethel Farm on Saturday beginning at 2:30 p.m. The day will begin with a 108 Sun Salutations class from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. with dinner following from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The evening will consist of live … 0

Peterborough: Festival of Lesson and Carols offered Sunday

Monday, December 15, 2014

A Festival of Lessons and Carols will be presented at All Saints’ Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. The service will feature the Choir of All Saints’ Church under the direction of organist and choirmaster Jeffrey Fuller. The service is free and all are welcome. For more than … 0

Backyard Birder: You are what you give, it might appear — this time of year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pictured here are gifts I bought at New Hampshire Audubon’s gift shop in Concord, along with a few others. Of course there are birdfeeders. With children in mind, one design attaches to a window. Called the “Buffet,” it … 0

Dublin: Folk for christmas

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Folk artists Susie Burke and David Surette, with sideman Kent Allyn, will be putting listeners in the Christmas mood a few days early with a Monadnock Christmas folk concert at Delrossi’s Trattoria on Saturday at 8 p.m. Burke … 0

Peterborough: Solstice potluck, dance

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A solstice potluck and dance will be held at the Monadnock Country Club on Saturday, from 6 to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Tattoo, a five-piece American roots dance band. The dance is a fundraiser in … 0

Peterborough: Chamber concert at RiverMead, Sunday

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Monadnock Chorus Chamber Singers will perform a concert in the auditorium at RiverMead on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The concert will be directed by Dan Carberg and accompanied by Cheryl Sharrock. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 924-0062. … 0

Dublin: ML

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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