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Monadnock Folklore Society

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August 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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September 2019

Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 1, 2019

Main Crust Pizza, 137 Main Street
Marlborough, NH United States
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A pub sing for east of the Connecticut River, west of Monadnock. Location: www.maincrustpizza.net Street view-Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/16C77EB8GXm _______________________________________ Bring your best shanties, plow tunes and drinking songs to Marlborough the first Sunday of the month in what we hope is a continuing regular series of pub sings. We would ask that you leave the musical instruments behind and choose songs that you can lead from memory, hopefully with a rousing chorus. Link to Facebook Group

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10
Cloud 10: Cedar Stanistreet fiddle Donal Sheets guitar, cello Arthur Davis piano, banjo, trumpet Ness Smith-Savedoff drums

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on September 7 featuring Dereck Kalish calling with the band Cloud Ten. Caller Dereck Kalish specializes in teaching dances that are fun for all, whether brand-new to dancing or a long-time contra dancer. The band Cloud Ten is Cedar Stanistreet, fiddle; Donal Sheets, guitar and cello; Arthur Davis, piano, banjo, trumpet; and Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums. Cedar Stanistreet is well versed in both traditional fiddle and classical violin.…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Catherine MacLellan | Nelson Town Hall | September 14, 2019

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$15 – $18

Catherine MacLellan will grace the Nelson Town Hall stage on Saturday, September 14 for a 7:30 PM concert. Admission is $18/$15(seniors/students/advance). Catherine MacLellan has become one of Canada’s finest and favourite singer-songwriters on her own merits. She’s kept away from the media circus and celebrity scene, preferring to live at home in rural P.E.I. She’s worked diligently at her craft, releasing a series of remarkable, creative albums, culminating in the Juno Award-winning The Raven’s Sun from 2014, to go along…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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October 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2019

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

Enjoy the foliage on your way to the… 25th Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 19, 2019 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers: TBD with callers TBD Admission $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) For information and directions call Steve & Bettie @ 413-369-4369 Sponsored by the Monadnock Folklore Society

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

Find out more »

November 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2019

November 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12

The annual Thanksgiving Eve Contra with Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with TBD No workshop Dancing 8:00 to 11:30 $10 admission Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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December 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
+ Google Map
Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ Google Map
$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
+ Google Map
Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

NO experience is necessary. If you think this sounds interesting, we'd love to have you come listen and give it a try.  We will have several extra books to lend for the session.  If you've sung shape-note songs in the past and are ready for more singing close to home, we're eager to meet you and have you join us, too.  We sing in the lower level meeting room at the Nelson Library. If you want directions, please email shapenote@monadnockfolk.org.

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
+ Google Map
$3

8:00 – 10:30 PM every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies The Nelson Monday Night Dance is an informal dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries. An effort is made to identify and welcome beginners, and several of our regular dancers are always willing to offer a few tips. But if you arrive at the dance and feel lost, don’t hesitate to speak to the caller or someone else that looks like they know…

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January 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

January 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2020

January 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 28th Annual Snow Ball Saturday, January 25, 2020 Dancing from noon to midnight TBD with TBD Admission: $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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February 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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March 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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April 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Play Ball Contra Dance | Peterborough

April 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH Play Ball. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary – traditionally,…

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May 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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June 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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July 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 12 times

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance. Contra dance is a fun, easy style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Over the course of the dance, each couple travels the length of the line and dances with every other couple. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends but it’s not necessary…

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October 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2020

October 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

Enjoy the foliage on your way to the… 65th Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 17, 2020 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers: TBD with callers TBD Admission $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) For information and directions call Steve & Bettie @ 413-369-4369 Sponsored by the Monadnock Folklore Society

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