Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of Leominster, Mass., for “Rockport Light”; and an honorable mention to Gerrit Bradley … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, … 0

KEene: Evolution of kitchen technologies today

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Wyman Tavern lecture series will conclude today with “The Evolution of Food Ingredients and Cooking Ware.” This program of food history, presented by Sandra … 0

Backyard Birder: Fall brings a backyard bird that’s easy to miss but sometimes seen

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fall birding has its challenges. Birds this time of year are all too quiet. Their territorial and courtship songs have faded along with what I call their “breeding biology,” atrophied for the non-breeding season. Falling leaves also distract, … 0

Peterborough: Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ on Live at the Met series

Monday, October 6, 2014

The sixth season of The Met: Live in HD will begin with Verdi’s Shakespearean drama “Macbeth” screening at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday at 1 p.m. Anna Netrebko will star in the role of Lady Macbeth, Zeljko Lucic in the title role, Joseph Calleja as Macduff, and … 0

PEterborough: Shana Stack Band in concert Oct. 17

Monday, October 6, 2014

A country music concert featuring the Shana Stack Band, will be held at the Peterborough Town House on Oct.17, from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be a mechanical bull on site and all proceeds from bull riding will go to the Peterborough Food Pantry. A cash bar … 0

Wilton: ‘Sex on the Moon’ discussion at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

“Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History” by Ben Mezrich will be the topic for the book discussion on Oct. 23., at 7 p.m. In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived — steal NASA’s precious … 0

Peterborough: Live music at the Toadstool Friday

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Three performers will offer an evening of mellow music at the Toadstool Bookshop on Friday beginning at 7 p.m. Amy McIntire, on tour from West Virginia, is a banjo player, singer/songwriter, and passing through her old hometown of Peterborough. Passerine is songwriter Eric Gagne of Peterborough who has … 0

Peterborough: Food on the table at forum

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Local food and farming matter to the Monadnock region. But how do we assure their long-term sustainability here? Where are we, and where are we going? What are the barriers to buying and selling local food, and how might they be overcome? These questions will be the topic … 0

Peterborough: Cooking demo has ‘Oktoberfest’ theme

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

On Saturday, Monadnock Oil and Vinegar will host its monthly Drop-in Cooking demo. Guest Chef Joe Stanislaw returns to the store at 43 Grove Street in Peterborough. The theme of this month’s event is “Oktoberfest” and will feature a live cooking demonstration and free recipes and tastings. Stanislaw, … 0

Peterborough: Sign to recognize William Diamond

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

As part of the town’s 275th Anniversary Celebration, a sign will be placed at the Second Cemetery/Founders’ Cemetery on Old Street Road Saturday, recognizing Revolutionary War Drummer William Diamond will be dedicated. The sign, commissioned by the Peterborough … 0

Peterborough: Boy Scouts join 275th celebrations

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Boy Scout Troop 8 of Peterborough would like to invite fellow scouts, former Troop 8 scouts, and the community to visit their encampment during Peterborough’s 275th Anniversary. They will be located in Putnam Park. The Troop will be onsite beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and remaining until … 0

Wilton: Children’s Service held Saturday

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Christian Community: A Movement for Religious Renewal will hold the Children’s Service at 10 a.m. and the Act of Consecration of Man at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the eurythmy room of The Pine Hill Waldorf School in Wilton. This is a monthly event usually on the … 0