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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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Hilton-Park-Band

Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hilton Park is one of the best Roots acts in New England- an old time feel with fresh and original songs. They are the folks next door who happen to be virtuoso musicians with amazing vocal harmonies. Hilton Park may be the beginning of a huge new music trend. Hilton Park is an Americana/Folk trio made up of a father, son and neighbor from a small town in Southern Maine who started playing music together for their own enjoyment, and…

Apple-Hill-String-Quartet

Music in Bass Hall presents Apple Hill String Quartet

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. Resident musicians and co-artistic directors at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, Apple Hill String Quartet was the winner of the 2016 CM Acclaim award from Chamber Music America. The Monadnock Center is delighted to once again host Apple Hill…

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Music in Bass Hall presents the Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

One of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the U.S., Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the claw hammer banjo world to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” Get your tickets early! Ken and Brad are joined by one of the most acclaimed old-time musicians around, the fabulous…

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Children and the Arts Festival

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Children and the Arts Festival fills downtown Peterborough. Children of all ages revel in shows from local talent to top entertainers. Hands-on art opportunities and face painting are busy all day, except for the one hour when all eyes turn to our Giant Puppet Parade, when they feast on the creations of students, families, classrooms, and community members as they descend into downtown.

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Music in Bass Hall presents Debra Cowan- Women and the Sea

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Debra Cowan’s voice is like silk, her songs powerful and emotive. Sirens and supernatural women, the women left behind, and women disguised as men make their appearances in Debra’s repertoire of contemporary and traditional songs of the sea. In her return to Bass Hall, Debra will present Women and the Sea, a program that explores the roles of women in maritime song.  “Debra has carefully selected ballads, sea chanteys, and contemporary songs through which she takes listeners on a delightful journey…

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The Thing in the Spring Music Festival

June 5 - June 9

Come see downtown Peterborough, New Hampshire come alive as this five day festival of music and crafts takes place in venues throughout the town.  Check the Thing in the Spring website for details on what musicians are playing where and when and make sure to check out the *Broke crafts fair where local artists have their fantastic and creative handmade items on display for sale.

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