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The Community Calendar a free service, provided by the Monadnock Broadcasting Group and is for non-profits to share events within the community. If you have an event to add, use this form to submit them.

Hay/Sleigh Rides

Hay/Sleigh Rides

01/23/2021 - 12/30/2021 - 12:00 am at

Explore our farm with horse-drawn rides pulled by our Belgian draft horse team, Jack and Max. Our team will literally take you over the stream and through the woods for an old- fashioned ride touring our farm’s 120 acres of fields and forest. Our hay and sleigh rides can accommodate a maximum of 10 people at a time (this includes children and adults).

Sleigh rides on our trails require a base of 2 feet of snow. If we do not have enough snow, we will use the wagon instead of the sleigh. No refunds are issued if we need to switch.

We are booking private 30-minute rides. Every Saturday from 10-4. Tues/Thurs 2-4. Due to COVID, riders must wear masks.

Register Here: https://stonewallfarm.org/hay-sleigh-rides/

Community Market

Community Market

05/28/2021 - 09/03/2021 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Stonewall Farm
242 Chesterfield Rd

Local Farms, Food Trucks, Local Artisans, Ice Cream, Beer & Wine, Games and more…. happens every Friday from 4 to 7pm at the Community Market at Stonewall Farm on Chesterfield Road in Keene!

Family friendly event…happens rain or shine!

More info: https://stonewallfarm.org/events/friday-community-market-nights-at-stonewall-farm/

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market

05/29/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Brattleboro Farmer’s Market
570 Western Ave (Route 9)

The Brattleboro Area Farmer’s Market is now open for the 2021 Season!

Join them each Saturday from 9am to 2pm for safe, in-person shopping at their site on Western Ave in Brattleboro as well as a curbside pickup option (view a list of participating curbside vendors here).

Please note:

  • Masks are required. Customers who cannot wear masks are asked to shop through our curbside pickup.
  • 6′ distancing is required at all times.
  • Please leave your dogs at home. We’re sorry, but dogs are not allowed at the market.

Stay tuned for market updates. You can view a complete vendor list here.

Hinsdale Farmers Market

Hinsdale Farmers Market

05/30/2021 - 10/23/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Hinsdale Millstream Community Center
Main St.

The Hinsdale Farmers Market happens every Sunday from 9 to 1 in downtown Hinsdale for fresh produce, food, tea, honey, maple syrup,  jams, jewelry and more!

They are looking for weekly vendors! Reach out to them on FB: https://www.facebook.com/HinsdaleFarmersMarket or email: farmersmarketofhinsdalenh@gmail.com

Readings on the Common

Readings on the Common

05/30/2021 - 08/22/2021 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Walpole Town Common
Washington St

Each Sunday at 4:00 PM, the Walpole Players will be holding their weekly meetings for Readings on the Common.  These readings are not performances, rather simply reading through an assortment of scripts to choose one or more for another outdoor staged reading later in the summer.

The readings inspired by the need to only gather outdoors last summer and early fall led to a staged, costumed, and properly distanced  reading of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” on the Common before an audience. This year’s readings will hopefully lead to one or more similar performances this year.  

Anyone and everyone is invited to join us as a participant, as these readings are not meant to have an audience.  This is a great way to discover your inner thespian!  We will meet near the Bandstand on the Walpole Town Common.  Please bring a lawn chair, water bottle, and a mask just in case one is needed. 

Please email WalpolePlayers@gmail.com or call (603) 756-2535 if you need more information.

VFW Breakfasts

VFW Breakfasts

06/02/2021 - 09/29/2021 - 6:00 am - 9:00 am at Brattleboro VFW
40 Black Mountain Rd

The Brattleboro VFW is now serving breakfast every Wednesday morning from 6 – 9a.

Eat in or call for takeout – (802) 257.0438

Menu includes toast, corned beef hash, pancakes, sausage gravy with biscuits, eggs, bacon, potatoes and juice, milk and coffee. Prices $5.50 and up.

Chesterfield Farmer's Market

Chesterfield Farmer’s Market

06/05/2021 - 10/23/2021 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Chesterfield Town Center
490 NH-63

The Chesterfield Farmer’s Market happens every Saturday throughout the summer from 9 to noon on Route 63 in Chesterfield Center! RAIN OR SHINE!
Come shop local perennials; spring veggies including lettuce, radishes, kale, spinach; Beni’s bread; eggs; vegetable and herb starts; hanging baskets, maple syrup; Samantha Winchester’s floral designs, and more!

Farmer's Market of Keene

Farmer’s Market of Keene

06/05/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Farmers Market of Keene
Gilbo Avenue

The Farmer’s Market of Keene is now open every Saturday on Gilbo Avenue from 9 to 1 and Tuesdays from 3p-6p . Come show LOCAL fresh vegetables, fresh baked breads, & many other wonderful things…..With live music as well!

Don’t forget we also accept EBT!

Winchester Farmer's Market

Winchester Farmer’s Market

06/05/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Winchester Town Center
Main Street

The Winchester Farmer’s Market happens each Saturday on Main Street in downtown Winchester from 9a-1p for your fresh local produce, plants, baked goods, hand made crafts and more!

 In an effort to keep our customers safe please wear a mask and do your best to social distance.

Live Action Role Playing

Live Action Role Playing

06/07/2021 - 10/27/2021 - 12:00 am at World Under Wonder
5755 Rt 5

World Under Wonder in Ascutney will present a three part Live Action Role Playing (LARP), a medieval fantasy improvisational theatre game where you dress up as a character and play out a story with others while carrying around foam weapons and cast make believe spells at one another. 6-10:30 pm. on Mondays, there will be our adult program for those 18 and older. 5-8 pm. on Tuesdays, there will be our teen program for those 12-18 years old. On Wednesdays from 5-10:30 pm. there will be our community get together days for all ages. Due to Covid-19, all participants are expected to be have been vaccinated and show proof with card.

At World Under Wonder, our focus is the security and the safety of those involved. Tanu LARP is a roleplay focused LARP with a high emphasis on character building and having the ability to do things you normally might not be able to. Whether you are small but want to be a tank, or you are clumsy but wish to be a rogue… the skill system of Tanu allows players to be whatever they wish they could be. LARP, or Live Action Role Playing, is a great form of escapism and even a cathartic form of therapy. Through victories and defeats within the game world, we learn to cope or deal with the conflicts of our real lives. Players will take a game like Dungeons and Dragons off the table and play it in real time, with costumes, foam weapons, and make believe spells.

Parents/Guardians can also take part in the youth program and act as a side kick to their youth involved. On Mondays, there will be our adult program for those 18 and older. Our last weekly program, our community gathering days. will be for all ages to participate in building and crafting together, hanging out, talking about the games and dueling with foam weapons. Come join the quest and drop in whenever you can, you are not required to be at every session each week. Membership cost is $25 a month for taking part in the weekly events, or $10 per daily event you come to.

Contact World Under Wonder on Facebook, or email us at worldunderwonder@gmail.com for more information or to sign up. You can also find our website at www.worldunderwonder.org. We are a very inclusive program, where the only thing excluded, is exclusion. Come be a part of our community and have fun doing it.

Hydropower Coffee Hours Engage the Public in Speaking Up for Rivers

Hydropower Coffee Hours Engage the Public in Speaking Up for Rivers

06/08/2021 - 07/14/2021 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am at

The Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) is hosting three virtual Hydropower Coffee Hour events to discuss and answer questions about the five Connecticut River hydropower facilities that applied for renewed operating licenses in December. The five facilities include the Turners Falls Dam and Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage in Massachusetts, and the Wilder, Bellows Falls, and Vernon Dams in Vermont and New Hampshire. Once they are issued, the licenses for these facilities will be in place for the next 30-50 years and impact more than 175 miles of the Connecticut River. It’s critical that we all speak up NOW in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to influence these operating licenses. Join CRC at these Hydropower Coffee Hours to learn more:

  • June 8, 9:30am, Migratory Fish
  • July 14, 9:30am, Economics & the Markets

Additional details and links to register can be found at www.ctriver.org/events. CRC staff and additional experts will be on hand to answer questions and share how the public can get involved in the hydro relicensing process to speak up for rivers. These events are devoted to question & answer. Each event has a unique topic to guide the conversation, but any questions related to the relicensing are welcome.

The Hydropower Coffee Hour events are a follow-up to two informational presentations held by CRC in January that can be viewed online at www.ctriver.org/livestream or on CRC’s YouTube channel. We encourage attendees to view these presentations for additional background about the relicensing and related concerns.

Winchester Music in the Park

Winchester Music in the Park

06/10/2021 - 08/12/2021 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Winchester Town Center
Main Street

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy great live local music at the FREE Winchester Music in the Park Series happens each Thursday from 6p to 8p in Downtown Winchester!

 

 

Telluride Bluegrass Festival Live-Streamed  via The Park Theatre

Telluride Bluegrass Festival Live-Streamed via The Park Theatre

06/11/2021 - 06/20/2021 - 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm at

For the last 46 years, thousands have made the annual pilgrimage to the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Four days of transcendent music in a breathtaking natural landscape, basking in the warmth of the solstice sun. Unfortunately, in 2020 the grounds remained empty on this magical weekend. However, this year, the festival is returning with seven days of music, and The Park Theatre will be proudly sharing the magic with fans of bluegrass. This will be the first live video streaming of the festival, and it will be presented in gorgeous high-definition video and audio. The festival is being held at the breathtaking Town Park in Telluride, Colorado. The festival runs daily from around 5pm to 12:30am EDT.

The line-up of artists performing is staggering, a literal who’s who of bluegrass (and country & folk).|

Featured Artists June 11-13:

Dierks Bentley, Sam Bush Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Punch Brothers, Infamous Stringdusters, Chris Thile, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Tim O’Brien Band, Sarah Jarosz, Hawktail, Shook Twins, and Bowregard.

Featured Artists June 17-20:

Sam Bush Band, Emmylou Harris, Telluride House Band, Grace Potter, Leftover Salmon, The Decembrists, Mavis Staples, Del McCoury Band, Watchhouse, The Jerry Douglas Band, Peter Rowan, Yonder Mountain String Band, Edgar & George Meyer, Sierra Hull, Richie & Rosie, and Crooked Still.

You can buy a daily live-stream concert pass at $30 per day or pick one of the several multi-day packages that reduce your cost. Proceeds from the festival will benefit KOTO Telluride (local radio partners) and other non-profits all over the U.S. including, The Park Theatre.

Tickets can be purchased by going to virtualparktheatre.com or calling (603) 532-8888, or visiting the theatre box office at 19 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH. A percentage of each ticket goes to The Park Theatre. All concerts can be watched on smartphones, tablets, computers, and your big screen TV with Apple AirPlay, Chromecast, and FireStick.

Blood Donors Needed

Blood Donors Needed

06/15/2021 - 06/30/2021 - All Day at

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete the nation’s blood inventory. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give as soon as possible to prevent further impact to patients.

 Schedule an appointment to give blood now by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Donors are urged to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now. As a thank-you, those who come to give now through June 30 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email, courtesy of Amazon. (Restrictions apply. Additional information and details are available at RedCrossBlood.org/Together.)

 

Cecilia Ensemble will present their Italy 2020 Homecoming Performances

Cecilia Ensemble will present their Italy 2020 Homecoming Performances

06/19/2021 - 06/20/2021 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cathedral of the Pines
10 Hale Hill Road

Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs (GMYC) is delighted to announce that the Cecilia Ensemble will present their Italy 2020 Homecoming Performances on Father’s Day weekend!

On Saturday June 19th at 7:00pm, the choir will perform outside at Cathedral of the Pines, 10 Hale Hill Road in Rindge. On Sunday June 20th at 7:00pm, the choir will perform at Robin Hood Park, Roxbury Road in Keene. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and dinner to Robin Hood Park. Suggested donation is $10 per adult, and $20 per family, but donations of any amount are gratefully accepted, and everyone is welcome.

Please visit our website (www.GrandMonadnockYouthChoirs.org) for further details about the concert weekend and information about the two specific venues. If you cannot make it to the concerts but want to invest in GMYC’s programming, please donate today by visiting www.GrandMonadnockYouthChoirs.org/give.

Locks Of Love Cut-a-thon

Locks Of Love Cut-a-thon

06/26/2021 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at Shear Designs
735 Putney Road

Shear Designs Hair Studio on Putney Road in Brattleboro will host their 20th Annual “Locks of Love Cut-A-Thon” on Saturday, June 26th from 8a-3p.

Come in and cut 10 inches of hair for a minimum donation of $10 or “be brave and shave!” for $10… all to support Locks of Love.

Raffles, food and fun, too!

Adult Community Pot Luck Luncheon

Adult Community Pot Luck Luncheon

06/30/2021 - 11:45 am - 1:15 pm at First Congregational Church of Swanzey
679 Old Homestead Highway

The First Congregational Church on Old Homestead Highway in Swanzey will host their Monthly Adult Community Pot Luck Luncheon on Wednesday, June 30th at the Church starting at  11:45am.

COVID protocols followed.

Bring a dish and come join us!

Disc Golf Fundraiser Tournament

Disc Golf Fundraiser Tournament

07/03/2021 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Elmm Community Center
21 Durkee St

The ELMM Community Center in Winchester will host a Disc Golf Fundraiser Tournament on Saturday, July 3rd starting at 9am.

Cost is $20 for youth players and $30 for adults for 2 9-hole rounds.

Register online: https://elmmcommunitycenter.sportngin.com/register/form/170456278

2021 Chesterfield Lions Club Golf Classic

2021 Chesterfield Lions Club Golf Classic

07/13/2021 - 7:00 am - 2:00 pm at Bretwood
365 E Surry Rd

John K Schlichting Golf Classic
happens Tuesday.  July 13, 2021
8AM
$125 per Player
Bretwood Golf Course, Keene NH
View Flyer

 

more info: https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/chesterfieldnh/

Our Town- Live Production

Our Town- Live Production

08/04/2021 - 08/15/2021 - 12:00 am at

The Peterborough Players present onsite, outdoors in downtown Peterborough their production of “Our Town, downtown, in our town”! Our Town will run from August 4th – 15th.

Tickets and more info: https://www.peterboroughplayers.org/

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