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Monadnock Folklore Society

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October 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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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 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on November 2, featuring Bob Isaacs calling with Emerald Rae and Julie Vallimont. 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…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – First Thursday

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Second Sunday

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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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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☼ ☼ ☼ Mac Morin & Wendy MacIsaac | Nelson Town Hall | November 16, 2019

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$12 – $15

The Monadnock Folklore Society is pleased to welcome Cape Breton pianist, Mac Morin with fiddler Wendy MacIsaac back to the Nelson Town Hall for a concert of Cape Breton music on Saturday, November 16 at 2:00 PM. Admission is $15/$12(senior/student/advance). As with most Cape Breton musicians, music for Mac started early and was humbly nurtured in the home. Step dancing came first, with his earliest steps and guidance provided for by his mother, Mary Catherine, herself a noted dancer who…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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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 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, happening 12 times

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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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 2019

November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The annual Thanksgiving Eve Contra with Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Polaris (Rose Jackson, Marta Bartholomew, Jesse Ball and Sam Zakon-Anderson) No workshop Dancing 8:00 to 11:00 PM $10 admission Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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December 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Windborne | Nelson Town Hall | December 6, 2019

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nelson Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road
Nelson, 03457 United States
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$15 – $18

Coming off two years as featured vocalists for Christmas Celtic Sojourn in Boston, as well as a collaboration with Nowell Sing We Clear, Windborne, known for their powerful vocal harmony and stunning original arrangements, presents songs of the season along with their diverse repertoire of music from around the world in this can't-miss concert.  Windborne has collected and studied polyphonic vocal music for over 15 years from traditional singing masters from cultures around the world, Windborne is able to shift…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

December 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, 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

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Sacred Harp Sing | Nelson – Third Thursday

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

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

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Nelson Monday Night Dance

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

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

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

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January 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

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

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

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2020

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

The 28th Annual Snow Ball Saturday, January 25, 2020 Dancing from noon to midnight 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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February 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

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

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

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March 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

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

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

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April 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Play Ball Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

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

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May 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ 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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June 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ 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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July 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

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

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

Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
+ 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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October 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2020

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

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

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