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Monadnock Folklore Society

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

December 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Solstice Party | Nelson Town Hall

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$5

On Saturday, December 15, we'll hold our Annual Solstice Party starting at 7:00 PM. The Monadnock Folklore Society brings this community event to the Nelson Town Hall each year, admission is $5, and treats are appreciated for the dessert potluck. This year the evening will begin with a holiday concert featuring a selection of traditional and original seasonal music performed by The Solstice Sisters(Alouette Iselin, Melanie Everard, Kim Wallach, & Heather Bower) and friends; as part of the concert we…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

December 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 31, 2018

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

8:00 – 10:30 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 what…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

December 20 @ 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, repeating until December 31, 2018

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 – Christmas Eve

December 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$3

8:00 – 10:30 every Monday Donation $3.00 Free cookies Yes, we are dancing on Christmas Eve AND Christmas Night. 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…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Christmas Dance 2018

December 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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Free

20th Annual Christmas Dance 8 PM Dancing 9:30-ish Dessert Potluck -- bring a treat to share Lisa Sieverts calling with Amy Cann and Gordon Peery FREE Admission

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New Year’s Eve Potluck Dinner and Contra Dance 2018 | Nelson

December 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$5

There will be a contra dance in Nelson NH on Monday, December 31st. Potluck dinner at 7 PM, dancing until we're done. Music and calling by Harvey Tolman, Lloyd Carr, Roger Treat, Lisa Sieverts, and friends. Suggested donation $5 to cover rent and show appreciation for musicians.

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January 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

January 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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

January 5, 2019 @ 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

January 6, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

January 7, 2019 @ 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 – Second Sunday

January 13, 2019 @ 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

January 14, 2019 @ 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

January 17, 2019 @ 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 | Keene

January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, happening 5 times

$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the first in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, January 20 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Keene UU Church, 69 Washington Street in Keene, NH, with Brad Foster teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by pianist Kate Barnes with lydia ievins on violin. English Country Dance is a form…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

January 21, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2019

January 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 27th Annual Snow Ball Saturday, January 26th, 2019 Dancing from noon to midnight Cloud Ten with Will Mentor Elixir with Nils Fredland Joy Compass with Quena Crain Tempest with Steve Zakon-Anderson Admission: $25.00 (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 28, 2019 @ 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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February 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

February 2, 2019 @ 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

February 3, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

February 4, 2019 @ 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

February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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

February 10, 2019 @ 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
+ 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

February 11, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Peterborough

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center, 19 Grove St
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 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at Bass Hall in Peterborough, 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 TBD on violin. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

February 18, 2019 @ 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

February 21, 2019 @ 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
+ 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

February 25, 2019 @ 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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March 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

March 2, 2019 @ 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…

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Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

March 3, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

March 4, 2019 @ 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

March 7, 2019 @ 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

March 10, 2019 @ 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
+ 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

March 11, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Walpole

March 17, 2019 @ 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 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at Hastings House in Walpole, NH, with David Millstone teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by pianist Carol Compton with Thal Aylward on violin. English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

March 18, 2019 @ 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

March 21, 2019 @ 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
+ 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

March 25, 2019 @ 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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April 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

April 1, 2019 @ 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

April 4, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough PLAY BALL 2019

April 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $16

The 11th Annual Play Ball  TBA Waltzing from 6-6:30 PM Admission is $16 or $12 for students and seniors. The dance takes place in the historic Town House in Peterborough, NH at 1 Grove Street. For more information call 603.762.0235. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of traditional music since 1982.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

April 6, 2019 @ 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

April 7, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

April 8, 2019 @ 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
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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

April 14, 2019 @ 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

April 15, 2019 @ 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

April 18, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Dublin

April 21, 2019 @ 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 first in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.” On Sunday, April 21 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Dublin Town Hall in Dublin, NH, with Mary Jones teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by pianist Karen Axelrod and Rachel Bell on accordion. English Country Dance is a form of social dance…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

April 22, 2019 @ 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

April 29, 2019 @ 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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May 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

May 2, 2019 @ 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

May 4, 2019 @ 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…

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Monadnock Pub Sing | Marlborough NH

May 5, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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, 2019 @ 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

May 12, 2019 @ 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

May 13, 2019 @ 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

May 16, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Nelson

May 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

May 27, 2019 @ 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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June 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 1, 2019 @ 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

June 2, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

June 9, 2019 @ 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

June 10, 2019 @ 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

June 17, 2019 @ 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

June 20, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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July 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

July 1, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

July 6, 2019 @ 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

July 7, 2019 @ 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
+ Google Map

A pub sing for east of the Connecticut River, west of Monadnock. Location: www.maincrustpizza.net Street view-Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

July 8, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

July 15, 2019 @ 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

July 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

July 29, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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.

Find out more »

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

August 3, 2019 @ 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

August 4, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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

August 5, 2019 @ 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 – Second Sunday

August 11, 2019 @ 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

August 12, 2019 @ 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

August 15, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

August 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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/KmRMG5ydybt _______________________________________ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

September 8, 2019 @ 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

September 9, 2019 @ 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

September 16, 2019 @ 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

September 19, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

September 23, 2019 @ 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

September 30, 2019 @ 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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October 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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

October 5, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

October 7, 2019 @ 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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