Events

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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Fort at No. 4

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267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
603-826-5700 fortat4.org

May 2019

French and Indian War

May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 4:30 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

May 4th & 5th 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) 275 years ago the townsfolk of Plantation Number 4 voted to create a fortified section of town. Reenactors/Living Historians personifying British and French troops, rangers, militia, camp followers, Native Americans, and sutlers gather to recreate events surrounding New England's involvement in the war. Included during this two day event are tactical battle reenactments, open hearth and campfire cooking, blacksmithing, textile production, and colonial trades.

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Dance Like it’s 1744

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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$10

2019 begins the 275th anniversary of the establishment of The Fort at No. 4. Join us this evening as we dance the night away with colonial and more contemporary sets (no experience needed!). Our caller this evening is Madame Bourdon; she is backed by two fine musicians, Larry Young and Susanne Powers. Tickets maybe purchased at the door or in advance. This is a fundraiser to underwrite capital repairs necessary to maintain the facility.

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Out of Time: Das Geld Fähnlein

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

Saturday, May 11th 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday, May 12th 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM The 16th Century makes a visit to the museum with Das Geld Fähnlein as they recreate a military encampment and demonstrate the skills and life of a Landsknecht unit, their wives and family members. Included with admission: • 16th century camp • 16th century German Military drill and combat tactics • Life on the "run" for a military family including food preparation and life…

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Blacksmith Weekend

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

Saturday, May 18th 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday, May 19th 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Blacksmiths – and a few apprentice smiths – will demonstrate traditional forms of blacksmithing incorporating traditional forms. Smiths will operate forges using charcoal, bituminous coal and propane.

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June 2019

Living History Weekend with Hinsdale’s Garrison

June 8 - June 9
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

The Col. Hinsdale Garrison Co. is a group of volunteer men, women and children with a love of history who are dedicated to recreating aspects of 18th C. colonial community life with unique concentration on the every day skills, chores and pastimes of the villagers of Hinsdale’s fortified town. Demonstrations during the weekend will include sewing, cooking, games, and other everyday civilian life skills of the 18th century. Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Out of Time: Romans at the Fort

June 15 - June 16
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

The Romans are coming! Travel farther back in time to the days when Rome ruled much of the western world. Learn exactly what a legion is and how their battle tactics enabled them to conquer so much territory. Hands-on activities and replica artifacts await you! Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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July 2019

Living History Weekend with the Boston Garrison

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

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.

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Living History Weekend with the Boston Garrison

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

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.

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August 2019

Abenaki at the Trading Post

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

What made Number 4 unusual? That it was the edge of the woods? Yes, but.... That it was the only town where the fortification was not taken over by the (so called) enemy? True, but.... That it was the lone frontier town not burned to the ground in the winter of 1746-1747? Well, that and; Number 4 had an unusual relationship with the local peoples.... Let us tell you more this weekend at Old Number 4.

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Evening of Storytelling: Native Legends

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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$6

Special Evening Activity Under the Waxing Moon Join us for an Evening of Storytelling as museum volunteers use Native Legends to tell us who we are and how our world came to be. As the evening progresses, guests will be invited to share a legend of their own. Weather permitting we will be out of doors; bring a lawn chair for comfort. If the weather is not so cooperative, an indoor venue will be put to use.

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Abenaki at the Trading Post

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

What made Number 4 unusual? That it was the edge of the woods? Yes, but.... That it was the only town where the fortification was not taken over by the (so called) enemy? True, but.... That it was the lone frontier town not burned to the ground in the winter of 1746-1747? Well, that and; Number 4 had an unusual relationship with the local peoples.... Let us tell you more this weekend at Old Number 4.

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Living History with Warner’s Regiment

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

The village will be alive this weekend! Warner's Regiment, a recreation of the Revolutionary War militia commanded by Seth Warner (and formerly known as the "Green Mountain Boys"), will visit the Fort at No. 4 to demonstrate life on the frontier in the 1770s.

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Evening of Storytelling

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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$6

Special Evening Activity Under the Waxing Moon Join us for an Evening of Storytelling as museum volunteers use Native Legends to tell us who we are and how our world came to be. As the evening progresses, guests will be invited to share a legend of their own. Weather permitting we will be out of doors; bring a lawn chair for comfort. If the weather is not so cooperative, an indoor venue will be put to use.

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Living History with Warner’s Regiment

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Free – $12

The village will be alive this weekend! Warner's Regiment, a recreation of the Revolutionary War militia commanded by Seth Warner (and formerly known as the "Green Mountain Boys"), will visit the Fort at No. 4 to demonstrate life on the frontier in the 1770s.

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Living History with Warner’s Regiment

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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Living History with Warner’s Regiment

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd.
Charlestown, NH, NH 03603 United States
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