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Monadnock Folklore Society

603-762-0235|http://monadnockfolk.org

April 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

April 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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May 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – CANCELED

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

We have to cancel the sing on May 2, 2019. 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Mari Black Trio | Nelson Town Hall

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$12 – $15

Join us on Friday, May 3 for a 7:30 PM concert with the Mari Black Trio playing two sets of music featuring fiddling from around the world. Mari will be joined by Conor Hearn on guitar and Jesse Williams on bass. Admission is $15/$12(seniors, students, or in advance). Called “One of the brightest fiddlers around today” by WGBH radio A Celtic Sojourn’s host Brian O’Donovan, multistyle violinist and champion fiddler MARI BLACK has been delighting audiences across the country and…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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 on May 4, featuring Dave Eisenstadter calling with Alex Cumming, Carol Bittenson and Len Bittenson. Dave Eisenstadter learned to call contra dances at the Nelson, NH, contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist who began his career writing for the Peterborough Ledger-Transcript and the Keene Sentinel. Alex Cumming is a traditional singer and accordionist hailing from Somerset, England who now lives in…

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Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm 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

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 – CANCELED

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nelson Library Lower Level, 1 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, NH 03457 United States
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Free

We have to cancel the sing on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Nelson

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the last in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, May 19 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Nelson Town Hall in Nelson, NH, with Sue Rosen teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by the band Seven Times Salt. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Andrea Asprelli & Jason Borisoff | Nelson Town Hall | May 25, 2019

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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On Saturday, May 25 at 8:00 PM Andrea Asprelli & Jason Borisoff of 'Cricket Tell the Weather' present a concert featuring the music of Townes Van Zandt at the Nelson Town Hall. Admission is $15/$12(seniors, students, or in advance). The music of Andrea Asprelli and Jason Borisoff takes listeners on a journey both familiar and new, timeless and timely. Beat poet Allen Ginsburg would say when new folk musicians came on the scene in Greenwich Village in the 60s, everyone…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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June 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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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Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm 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

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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

June 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Summer Solstice Concert | Nelson Town Hall | June 29, 2019

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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The Solstice Sisters return for a celebration of the Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 8:00 PM at the Nelson Town Hall. Admission is $15/$12(Sr/Jr). Alouette Iselin, Melanie Everard, Kim Wallach, and Heather Bower have been a mainstay of our Winter Solstice party for years, presenting a program of original and traditional and sometimes just wacky seasonal music. They decided that getting together for the solstice concert was so much fun that it was a shame it was…

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July 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses | Dublin School | July 5, 2019

July 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fountain Arts Building @ The Dublin School, 18 Lehmann Way
Dublin, NH 03444 United States
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FREE

    Join us for a special evening of traditional New Orleans jazz with Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses at the Dublin School in Dublin, NH. This will be an outdoor event, weather permitting, Friday, July 5, 7:30 pm at the Fountain Arts Building on the Dublin School campus. The concert is co-sponsored by The Walden School, the Monadnock Folklore Society and the Dublin School and is FREE and open to the public. The New Orleans Moonshiners, Meschiya Lake’s…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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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Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm 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

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

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 – Second Sunday

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third 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

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

July 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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August 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

August 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm 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

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 – Second Sunday

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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

August 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 3:00pm 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 8:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

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

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

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

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

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

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

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

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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October 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 – Second Sunday

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third 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.

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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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November 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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

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

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm 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

November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 7:00pm on day Third 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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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December 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 7:00pm 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.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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 2:00pm 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 8:00pm 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 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

☼ ☼ ☼ 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 7:00pm on day Third 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 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm 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 »

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 8:00pm 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 »

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 8:00pm 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 8:00pm 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…

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April 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm 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…

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