Arts & Living

Keene: Civil War concert Sunday

Friday, November 14, 2014

A music program entitled “Civil War Thanksgiving — A Musical Look at The Great Union Festival” will be presented by The Hardtacks at the Sumner Knight Chapel on Sunday at 1 p.m. Formed in 2012, the Hardtacks performed folk music of the Civil War era for the N.H. Humanities Council’s Humanities To Go programs. Audience members can sing along as … 0

Marlborough: Honky Tonk Angels musical opens Dec. 3

Friday, November 14, 2014

Small Pond Productions will present the musical production “The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular” at the Marlborough Community House from Dec. 3 through 6. Ted … 0

Peterborough: Contra Dance on Dec. 5

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance on Dec. 6, featuring Lisa Greenleaf calling with the band Pete’s Posse. The well-known … 0

Peterborough: Broke Arts fair and concert Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The holiday edition of Broke: The Affordable Arts Fair will bring together more than 50 artists selling their creations in a curated arts fair at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday. Artists have been carefully selected to offer a breadth of options that transcend a typical craft fair, … 0

Jaffrey: Autumn Area Art show opens Nov. 21

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The annual Autumn Area Art Exhibit, the final exhibit of the year at the Jaffrey Civic Center, will have its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. The photography portion will be in the … 0

Peterborough: Mariposa Geography Bee Brings World to Peterborough

Monday, November 17, 2014

Dick Nevell, Dave Branham and David Blair nabbed the top spot at the Maripos Museum’s Geography Challenge Saturday. Nine towns competed in the geography bee held at the Peterborough Town House. … 0

Lyndeborough: Library plans holiday fair

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Christmas holiday fair will be held at the J.A. Tarbell Library in Lyndeborough on Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will include vendors, a giving tree and pick-up of wreaths that are being sold to benefit the library. Wreath order forms are available … 0

Peterborough: Dance class starts tonight

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Rich Clough will lead a new session of ballroom dance lessons, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department, starting tonight. Today’s rock, rhythm, and blues music will be used in the class and no partner is necessary. The classes will include various ballroom dances — foxtrot, cha cha, tango, … 0

Peterborough: Operation Santa underway

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Peterborough Rotary Club’s Operation Santa is launching its 29th annual gift drive and inviting neighbors to help make the holidays bright for the area’s children in need. The community can make this year’s program a success by purchasing gifts of clothing and toys for children of the … 0

Sustainable steps: Giving thanks for food in plenty

Monday, November 17, 2014

One of the ideas central to Thanksgiving is plentiful food. In 1621, it was said that they had a three-day celebration. To survive a winter in New England, folks had to prepare all summer and fall. Planting and … 0

Hancock: Bass to give book talk Wednesday

Monday, November 17, 2014

Organic farmer and author, Rosaly Bass, will be speaking at the Hancock Public Library Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Bass owns the largest and oldest organic farm in New Hampshire. After more than 40 years of learning by … 0

Peterborough: Raising a star for the fallen

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A banner with a star in its center and a red border hung in a window or front door of nearly every house in nearly every neighborhood during the Second World War. If the star was blue, one … 0

Peterborough: Time to test your world knowledge

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Which European country has the most islands? Which city is farther east, Miami or Pittsburgh? Which mineral does the country of Peru profit off of most from mining? Name a civilization in Mindanao that were only recently discovered … 0