Southern New Hampshire is the ideal destination for travelers of all kinds. Whether you have a passion for music or theater, a thirst for adventure, or the desire to just relax and recharge, the Monadnock Region has exactly what you need. Check out our calendar of events for inspiration before planning your trip!
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Join us this weekend for drill and military demonstrations as Crown forces begin their campaign season. With the high temperatures expected this weekend, drill may be limited, but demonstrations will still be taking place in the buildings.
Liz Halper and Bob Pettegrew, local residents of Peterborough and Hancock are promising our audience a great time singing their old favorites, along with separate solos from Liz singing and Bob on piano. There is no question that those wonderful tunes of yore bring fond memories flooding back, warm our hearts and remind us how wonderful this great country of ours is – and what it stands for.
Monday, July 22. Family Colonial Night Bruder House, 349 Main Street, Keene 6:30-7:30 pm. Suggested donation of $5/family Meet real Colonial era reenactors Erich and Janice Steinhagen of Griswold, CT. Try 18th century pottery-making, butter making, spinning, weaving and carding wool. This is a free event with a suggested donation of $5 per family.
Elizabeth Yates McGreal (1905-2001), was an author, humanitarian, and activist best known for her 1950 book Amos Fortune, Free Man. The author of more than 20 books for adults and children, McGreal began her career writing in New York in the 1920s. After her marriage in 1929, Elizabeth and William McGreal spent a decade in Europe before settling in an old farmhouse in Peterborough that they named Shieling. At this Lunch and Learn, we will explore McGreal’s writing career and her…
Join us for some history on your feet at a special walking tour through West Peterborough. We will look at the evolution of this mill village and discuss the buildings, people, and businesses that shaped ‘the West’ from the early 19th century to the present. On the walk, we will see Peterborough’s only documented Underground Railroad site and learn about the abolitionist movement in the local area. The tour finishes up at the Green Grocer where we will discuss the…
Enjoy a day of golfing the North 18 holes, plus a gift bag, bag lunch, raffle, silent auction, lots of prizes, and a BBQ dinner. A Hole-In-One Car prize will be sponsored by Walier Chevrolet. There will be a silent auction with several autographed items from the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics.
The Wyman Tavern Brew Fest features some of the finest craft brews of the Monadnock region and New England. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. The Brew Fest has become known for its quality and backyard feel. The event takes place on the grounds of the historic Wyman Tavern (1762) on Main Street in Keene. In addition to beer tastings, there are food trucks, live music, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and a photo booth.
Explore the people and events that have shaped Peterborough’s downtown on this popular walking tour. As we make our way along Grove, Main, Depot and School Streets, we will discuss the architecture and businesses that have given the downtown its unique look and learn about the evolution of the downtown area from a mill village to today’s vibrant retail district. The walking tour is free and open to the public. The tour will take approximately 90 minutes and will be…
Schubert’s profound and tragic late song cycle is a concert-length setting of 24 poems by Wilhelm Müller. Baritone Thomas Meglioranza joins EEC favorite David Breitman, fortepianist in the acoutically & aesthetically gorgeous meetinghouse in Francestown. Thomas Meglioranza graduated from Grinnell College and the Eastman School of Music. He was a winner of the Walter W. Naumburg, Concert Artists Guild, Franz Schubert/Music of Modernity, and Joy in Singing competitions. Highlights from recent seasons include an all-Hugo Wolf recital at Lincoln Center’s…