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

Peterborough: 14th Annual Winterlude on at the Monadnock Center

Monday, December 1, 2014

The 14th annual Winterlude Holiday Exhibition and Sale will take place at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday and Saturday. This event will feature five New Hampshire’s artists: Rosemary Conroy, Mary Wood Cornog, Elaine Cummings, Eva-Lynn Loy, and Frankie Brackley Tolman. Hours on Friday will … 0

Temple: ‘Amahl’ at the Town Hall

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Christmas opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Gian Carlo Menotti will be presented at the Temple Town Hall on Sunday at 6 p.m. This performance, sponsored by the Congregational Church of Temple, will feature the Brattleboro Players. The opera tells the story of a crippled shepherd … 0

Jaffrey: ‘A Christmas Carol’ on around the region

Monday, December 1, 2014

Project Shakespeare will be bringing their annual holiday production of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens to communities throughout the Monadnock region. Adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, this year’s production will feature 34 students, ages 6-18, with Project Shakespeare student Jennifer Migotsky serving as music director … 0

Keene: New Civil War exhibit opening

Monday, December 1, 2014

An exhibit featuring the Civil War will open at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Friday with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. “An End to Innocence” will tell the story of Cheshire County’s involvement in … 0

Keene: 10 authors signing at historical society

Monday, December 1, 2014

Ten authors of the Monadnock region will visit the Historical Society of Cheshire County for book signings on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The featured authors will be Edie Clark of Dublin, Ernest Hebert of Westmoreland, Kevin and Rebecca Kelly of Keene, Howard Mansfield and Sy … 0

Milford: Holiday open house at New Hampshire Antique Co-op

Monday, December 1, 2014

New Hampshire Antique Co-op will be holding its annual holiday open house this weekend. The shop is decorated for the season. Antique ornament expert Beverly Weir-Longacre will share pieces from her collection in a detailed miniature vignette created … 0

Dublin: Nowell Sing We Clear in concert at Community Church

Monday, December 1, 2014

Nowell Sing We Clear will be present their holiday concert at the Dublin Community Church on Friday at 8 p.m. The group, which has been touring since 1975, celebrates Christmas as it was known for centuries in Britain … 0

Peterborough: Youth choirs in concert Sunday

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs will be performing their annual holiday choral concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, at 3 p.m. The concert, entitled “Bright Morning Stars,” is a celebration of folk songs, art songs, and novelty songs for young voices, featuring works by Rollo Dilworth, … 0

Keene: African group in benefit concert to fight Ebola

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars will perform at the Colonial Theatre on Friday in a concert organized by the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center. The concert is a benefit that also will raise awareness and funds … 0

Milford: Church offers holiday fair, harp concert, Saturday

Monday, December 1, 2014

Church of Our Saviour will hold its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will feature homemade treats, gifts, decorations, activities for children, and a luncheon. Children can visit the children’s room to decorate a gingerbread house to take home. … 0