Arts & Living

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious ways. Mark first started playing in front of people decades ago, when he and his wife were part of a very small … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in … 0

Greenfield: Library holding Sunday storytelling seminar

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Two sessions of a storytelling seminar for teens and adults, led by storyteller and teacher Sebastian Lockwood, will be held at the Stephenson Memorial Library on consecutive Sundays, July 12 and 19, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Lockwood will perform the tale of Odysseus, Penelope and Athena from … 0

Rindge: Outdoor open mic for July 4

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This month’s Meeting House Stage will be held outside in front of the Rindge Historical Society on Saturday. The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no featured performer and open mic performers will be able to play an extra song or … 0

Milford: Drive-in simulcasting Grateful Dead show

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Grateful Dead will play their last concert, “Fare Thee Well,” from Soldier Field in Chicago, a performance that will be simulcast at the Milford Drive-in Theater on Sunday. The concert will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. The … 0

Antrim/Rindge: Celebration Singers touring the region

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Celebration Singers, 65 young people from Atlanta, Texas, are touring New Hampshire this month and will be performing several concerts in our area. They will be offering free concerts and undertake community service projects as part of their annual summer trips. The group will be in concert … 0

PEterborough: Watercolor exhibit opens

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

An exhibit of watercolor paintings by Mia Mead will open at the Sharon Arts Members Gallery on Friday. Mead, a New England native, is known for her love of watercolor and for exploring the effects of light in landscape. This exhibit will showcase a variety of works she … 0

Peterborough: Depot Park shows upcoming

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The third annual Music in Depot Park series will begin on July 10, with a concert featuring the sounds of salsa, rhumba, and reggae. The Los Sugar Kings from the Boston area will kick off the series. All concerts will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. … 0

Jaffrey: Garden tour is back, set for July 11

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Jaffrey in Bloom garden tour is scheduled for July 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After a two-year hiatus, this year’s tour will feature five private gardens and a farm — each with its own features … 0

Dublin/Jaffrey: 10th annual Monadnock Trails Week July 17 to July 21

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests and N.H. State Parks are hosting the 10th Annual Monadnock Trails Week, from July 17 to July 21. Volunteers are invited to join conservation professionals and trail maintainers to help … 0

ConVal: Whole honored with Evans-Reilly Award

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On June 23, Francestown resident and ConVal Junior Cole Whole was honored with the Monadnock Rotary Club’s prestigious 2015 Evans-Reilly Award that is given in memory of David Reilly and Bill Evans, Monadnock Rotarians who were devoted to … 0

Temple: Historic barn tour set for July

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Temple is the site of seven beautiful, historic barns spanning nearly three centuries. “Temple Barns & Farms” is scheduled on July 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From an historical point of view, Temple’s most important barn … 0