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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: Annual Holiday Stroll takes place Nov. 22

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Held the Saturday before Thanksgiving each year, the 21st annual Holiday Stroll in Peterborough will take place this year on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a place to start your holiday shopping and get in the holiday spirit. Park in one place and stroll … 0

Peterborough: Holiday trees sought for December event

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Imagine wandering along a path lined with holiday trees of all sizes and themes. During the weekend of Dec. 12 to Dec. 14, the Peterborough Community Center will be filled with a beautiful assortment of holiday trees decorated by families, groups and businesses from the Monadnock region. Admission … 0

Peterborough: How WWII affected N.H. talk tonight

Monday, November 3, 2014

A presentation on how the Second World War affected the citizens of New Hampshire will be presented at the Peterborough Town Library on tonight at 6:30 p.m. Scholar John Gfroerer will screen his documentary, featuring interviews, historic news films, photos, and radio reports from the battlefields. The documentary … 0

Mont Vernon: 27th annual ‘Messiah’ rehearsals begin Sunday

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

For the 27th year, selections from Handel’s “Messiah” will be performed at the Mont Vernon Congregational Church, with rehearsals beginning Sunday There are no auditions. Auditions will be held for soloists after the second rehearsal. Three rehearsals will be held on successive Sundays, Nov. 16, 23 and 30 … 0

Peterborough: Work O’ the Weavers band takes the stage

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Work O’ the Weavers will be in concert at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday at 8 p.m. The folk quartet, James Durst, David Bernz, Martha Sandefer and Mark Murphy, not only celebrates The Weavers’ musical contribution to … 0

Peterborough: Holiday Broke: Affordable Arts Fair on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The holiday edition of “Broke: The Affordable Arts Fair” on Nov. 22 will bring together more than 50 artists selling their creations for under $50 in a curated arts fair that matches accessibility with quality and affordability. “Broke … 0

PEterborough: Author Masterson speaking to Writers’ Group on Saturday

Monday, November 10, 2014

Eric Masterson will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Monadnock Writers’ Group on Saturday, at 9:45 a.m. Born and educated in Ireland, Masterson has been a New Hampshire resident since 1999. He works in environmental conservation and is with the Harris Center in Hancock. … 0

Peterborough: Chamber music concert at RiverMead

Monday, November 10, 2014

Electric Earth musicians will perform at the RiverMead auditorium on Sundayat 2:30 p.m. The program will feature music of Beethoven, Mozart, and Max Reger for violin, viola, and flute. The concert is open to the public and free of charge. For information, call 924-0062. … 0

Keene: Portrait unveiling at historical society

Monday, November 10, 2014

A portrait of Ellen Faulkner will be unveiled at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. A remembrance tea will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Faulkner (1890-1974) was an educator, legislator, world traveler and civic-minded resident of Keene. The event is free … 0

Hancock: Nature art at the library

Monday, November 10, 2014

“Natural Splendor,” an exhibition of watermedia paintings by Janet Hymowitz will be on display in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31. An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. … 0