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Monadnock Folklore Society

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January 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2020

January 25 @ 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 Alchemy Elixir The Moving Violations Polaris with Will Mentor, Nils Fredland, Angela DeCarlis, Steve Zakon-Anderson Admission: $28.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

January 27 @ 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 28, 2020

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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February 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10
Kingfisher band

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on February 1, featuring Hannah Johlas calling with the band Kingfisher. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

February 3 @ 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 28, 2020

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

February 6 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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

February 9 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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 – CANCELED

February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

There will be NO Monday Night Contra Dance on Monday, February 10, 2020, due to the Presidential Primary election scheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Peterborough

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, 25 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the second in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, February 16 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church at 25 Main Street in Peterborough, NH, with Fred Breunig teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by performers Carol Compton and Eleanor Lincoln. English Country Dance is a form…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

February 17 @ 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 28, 2020

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

February 20 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ Andrea Beaton & Troy MacGillivray Concert | Nelson Town Hall

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$15 – $18

We are so excited to welcome back Andrea and Troy for a concert on Friday, February 21 at 7:30 PM at the Nelson Town Hall. Admission is $18/$15(Sr/Jr). Two of the finest fiddlers from the East Coast of Canada in concert! Andrea Beaton comes from a long line of Beaton and MacMaster musicians, which explains why her music is her own and deeply rooted in the Cape Breton tradition. Like her father and grandfather, she is a composer, adding fine…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

February 24 @ 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 28, 2020

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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March 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

March 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 28, 2020

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

March 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

March 7 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

March 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

March 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 28, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Walpole

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hastings House, 14 Union Street
Walpole, NH United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the third in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, March 15 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at Hastings House in Walpole, NH, with Chris Levey teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by pianist Kate Barnes with Karen Axelrod on accordion. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

March 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 28, 2020

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

March 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ Cold Chocolate’s Ethan Robbins | Nelson Town Hall

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$12 – $15

MFS welcomes Ethan Robbins, the guitarist/songwriter for Boston-based band Cold Chocolate back to the Nelson Town Hall on Friday, March 20 for an 7:30 PM concert. Admission is $15/$12(Sr/Jr). Ethan Robbins is the guitarist/songwriter of Americana band, Cold Chocolate, a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk, and bluegrass to create unique a sound all their own.  Ethan began his bluegrass career at Oberlin College where he began to explore how this hard-driving fast-paced genre could be stretched. A classical violinist from age four,…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

March 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 28, 2020

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

March 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 28, 2020

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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April 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

April 2 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ Play Ball Contra Dance | Peterborough

April 4 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

April 6 @ 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 28, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ Genticorum | Nelson Town Hall

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$17 – $20

We're excited about being the first stop on Genticorum's upcoming US tour on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 PM at the Nelson Town Hall. admission is $20/$17(seniors, students, or in advance) Over the past 18 years the Quebec trad group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, trad, folk and Celtic music circuit. The band’s six albums met with critical acclaim in Canada, the United States and Europe, assuring the band a brilliant future. Known for its energy…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

April 12 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

April 13 @ 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 28, 2020

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

April 16 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Dublin

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dublin Town Hall, 1120 Main Street
Dublin, NH 03444 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the fourth in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, April 19 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Dublin Town Hall in Dublin, NH, with Rich Jackson teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by pianist Carol Compton and friends. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

April 20 @ 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 28, 2020

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

April 27 @ 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 28, 2020

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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May 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

May 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

May 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 28, 2020

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

May 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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

May 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

May 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 28, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Nelson

May 17 @ 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 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Nelson Town Hall in Nelson, NH, with Mary Jones teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by lydia ievins and Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

May 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 28, 2020

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 21 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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

May 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 28, 2020

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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June 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

June 1 @ 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 28, 2020

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

June 4 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

June 6 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

June 8 @ 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 28, 2020

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

June 14 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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 15 @ 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 28, 2020

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 18 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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 22 @ 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 28, 2020

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 29 @ 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 28, 2020

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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July 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

July 2 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

July 4 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

July 6 @ 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 28, 2020

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 12 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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 13 @ 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 28, 2020

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

July 16 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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 20 @ 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 28, 2020

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

July 27 @ 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 28, 2020

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 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

August 1 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

August 3 @ 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 28, 2020

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

August 6 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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

August 9 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

August 10 @ 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 28, 2020

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

August 17 @ 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 28, 2020

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

August 20 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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

August 24 @ 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 28, 2020

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

August 31 @ 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 28, 2020

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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September 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

September 3 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

September 5 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ Google Map
$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance – CANCELED

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

There will be NO Monday Night Contra Dance on Monday, September 7, 2020, due to the state primary election scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

September 13 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

September 14 @ 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 28, 2020

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 17 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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 21 @ 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 28, 2020

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 28 @ 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 28, 2020

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 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

October 1 @ 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

October 3 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ Google Map
$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 5 @ 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 28, 2020

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 11 @ 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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 12 @ 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 28, 2020

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 15 @ 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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 2020

October 17 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 19 @ 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 28, 2020

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 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 28, 2020

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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November 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance – CANCELED

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

There will be NO Monday Night Contra Dance on Monday, November 2, 2020, due to the Presidential election scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

November 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

November 7 @ 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

November 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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 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 28, 2020

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

November 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 28, 2020

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

November 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, repeating until December 17, 2020

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 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 28, 2020

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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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2020

November 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

November 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 28, 2020

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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December 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

December 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, repeating until December 18, 2020

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 First Saturday Contra Dance

December 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, repeating until December 5, 2020

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance Contra dance is a fun, relaxed 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. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout the evening. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 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 28, 2020

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

December 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, repeating until December 20, 2020

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

December 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 28, 2020

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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