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Peterborough Town House

1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
603-762-0235

February 2014

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

February 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday TECHNO Contra Dance on February 1st, featuring Dave Eisenstadter with Julie Vallimont and friends. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM, with an optional introductory workshop beforehand. Admission is $10 or $7 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of…

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March 2014

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

March 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on March 1st, featuring Mary Wesley calling with Russell Orzechowski and Roger Kahle. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM, with an optional introductory workshop beforehand. Admission is $10 or $7 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts…

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March 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

March 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough NH First Saturday Contra Dance on March 7th, featuring Dave Eisenstadter calling with Rodney Miller and Jeremiah McLane. Musician Rodney Miller is widely considered to be the foremost exponent of New England style fiddling. Over the past thirty years Miller has toured the United States, Canada, the British Isles, Australia and Denmark and he has recorded over ten albums. In l983, Rodney was designated a "Master Fiddler" by the National Endowment for the…

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April 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Play Ball 2015

April 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15

Sunset around 7:00, melting icicles, running sap, Red Sox spring training news from Florida.......these are all signs of spring! And so is the 7th Annual Play Ball, a full evening of contra and couple dancing with two great "teams" performing for you! The details: Saturday April 4th at the lovely and spacious Peterborough Town House 1 Grove St. Peterborough, NH 7th Annual Play Ball double contra dance 6:00 - 6:30 Waltzing and other couples dances with Maivish 6:30 to 8:50…

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May 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents a “Techno” Contra Dance on May 2nd, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Brendan Carey Block and Eric McDonald. Techno is the catchphrase for contra dancing to electronic music along with special effects lighting. For the Peterborough Techno Contra, music will be provided by live fiddle and guitar playing traditional contra dance tunes augmented by modern loops and beats. Constantly in pursuit of the boundaries of the violin, fiddler Brendan Carey Block has been performing since…

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June 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

June 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Free, donations accepted for MFS

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents a special Contra Dance on June 6th. Admission is free to this event honoring the 60th wedding anniversary of two long-time contra dancers, Barbara and Mike Gilman. The dance begins at 2 PM with Bob Isaacs calling with the band Spare Parts. There will be a break from 5 PM until 8 PM. The evening dance features Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Tidal Wave. Admission is free and donations to the Monadnock Folklore Society…

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July 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

July 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

he Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on July 4th, featuring Lisa Sieverts calling with Dave Langford and Eric Eid-Reiner. Fiddler Dave Langford is an experienced and versatile veteran of 20 years of playing for contra dances, weddings, parties and late night sessions. Dave combines multiple styles of fiddling with fierce energy and drive. Eric Eid-Reiner has been a part of the Boston area music scene most of his life, and has performed throughout the…

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September 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

September 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on September 5th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Cedar Stanistreet, Rebecca Bosworth-­Clemens and Marko Packard. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Fiddler Cedar Stanistreet is well versed in…

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October 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

October 3, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on October 3rd, featuring Nils Fredland calling with Pete Sutherland and Oliver Scanlon. From 6:30 - 7:45 PM, there will be a special dance for those new to contra dancing. Lisa Sieverts will facilitate the session, with local musicians led by Tad Dreis. The regular dance, which is always beginner-friendly, begins at 8:00 PM. Nils Fredland is one of the busiest and most sought-after artists in the field…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2015

October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 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… 21st Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 17, 2015 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers (in order of appearance): “STRINGRAYS” Rodney Miller, Max Newman, Stuart Kenney, Matthew Kenny with caller Tavi Merrill “SWALLOWTAIL” George Marshall, David Cantieni, Timm Triplett, Ron Grosslein, Tim VanEgmond with callers George Marshall and Tim VanEgmond “AGNOSTIC FIDDLE INSURGENCY” Cedar Stanistreet, Julie Metcalf,…

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November 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Caller Adina Gordon The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on November 7th, featuring Adina Gordon with Perin Ellsworth-Heller, Tad Dreis, and friends. Adina Gordon has called contra dances in 37 U.S. states spanning all six time zones, as well as 3 Canadian provinces and Israel. Dancers frequently remark on her energy and joy in teaching dance, which is both highly evident and highly contagious. Fiddler Perin Ellsworth-Heller grew up playing at the Nelson Monday…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2015

November 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12

The annual Thanksgiving Eve Contra with Steve Zakon-Anderson calling to fabulous music by Nova (Kathleen Fownes, Everest Whitman, Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin) No workshop Dancing 8:00 to 11:30 $10 admission Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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December 2015

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

December 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on December 5th, featuring Mary Wesley with the band Cardinal Direction. The dance is participating in a sock drive -- attendees are encouraged to bring warm socks for the homeless. There will be a collection box available at the dance. Caller Mary Wesley is a dance leader and organizer for contras, squares, morris, and family and community dances. A native of Vermont, she travels throughout New England and…

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January 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

January 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Every First Saturday of the Month New Dancer Workshop: 7:30 PM Dancing from 8-11 PM Saturday, January 2, 2016 Steve Zakon-Anderson with Ed Howe and Eric McDonald The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on January 2nd, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson with Ed Howe and Eric McDonald. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2016

January 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 24th Annual Snow Ball Dancing from noon to midnight Double Date with Steve Zakon-Anderson Nor'easter with Will Mentor Nova with Lisa Greenleaf The Great Bear Trio with Sara VanNorstrand Admission: $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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February 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

February 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on February 6th, featuring Dave Eisenstadter with the Free Raisins. Dave Eisenstadter learned to call contra dances at the Nelson, NH, contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist who began his career writing for the Peterborough NH Ledger-Transcript and the Keene Sentinel. The Free RaisinsAn energetic dance band from Boston, the Free Raisins fuse New England roots with a modern groove. They…

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March 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

March 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also hosts a free open jam session for beginning and intermediate musicians at 6:30 PM and a workshop for new dancers at 7:30 PM. Notorious Lisa Greenleaf Notorious Admission is $10 or $7 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of…

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April 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Play Ball 2016

April 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $16

Sunset around 7:00, melting icicles, running sap, Red Sox spring training news from Florida.......these are all signs of spring! And so is the 8th Annual Play Ball, a full evening of contra and couple dancing with two great "teams" performing for you! The details: Saturday April 2nd at the lovely and spacious Peterborough Town House   Peterborough Town House 1 Grove St Peterborough NH 03458 Saturday April 2, 2016 Dancing from 6 PM to Midnight, as follows: 6:00 to 6:30 Waltzes…

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May 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

May 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on May 7th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Anadama. From 6:00 - 7:30 PM, there will be a special event for those new to contra dancing. Lisa Sieverts will teach easy dances with music local musicians led by Tad Dreis. The regular dance, which is always beginner-friendly, begins at 8:00 PM. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Family Dance at the Peterborough First Saturday Dance

May 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on May 7th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Anadama. From 6:00 - 7:30 PM, there will be a special event for those new to contra dancing. Lisa Sieverts will teach easy dances with music local musicians led by Tad Dreis. The regular dance, which is always beginner-friendly, begins at 8:00 PM.   The dancing begins at 6:00 PM with a session especially for brand new dancers,…

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June 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on June 4th, featuring Luke Donforth calling with the band The Irregulars. Luke Donforth started contra dancing a decade ago in New York, and has called and shared his love of contra dancing from California to Texas to Vermont. He's an emerging choreographer of new dances, and draws on the wealth of dances and dance traditions from everywhere he travels. The Irregulars are a talented and energetic group…

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July 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

July 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on July 2nd, featuring Lisa Sieverts calling with Randy Miller, Jeremiah McLane, and Roger Kahle. Caller Lisa Sieverts appears regularly at the Nelson Monday Night contra dances and serves on the board of the Monadnock Folklore Society. Randy Miller is a fiddler and artist based in Alstead, NH. His music book, “The New England Fiddler’s Repertoire,” written with Jack Perron, is considered the best contemporary collection of New…

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August 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

August 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on August 6th, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band. Caller Tod Whittemore has been calling dances for forty years, having been lucky enough to begin his career at the time when famous callers Ralph Page and Duke Miller were still active in the Monadnock Region. Tod has called dances all over the world, and is known for his humor, energy, and infectious love of dancing.…

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September 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

September 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on September 3rd, featuring Adina Gordon calling with David Langford, Kate Barnes, and Glen Loper. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also hosts a free jam session for beginning and intermediate musicians at 6:30 PM and a workshop for new dancers at 7:30 PM. Admission is $10 or $7 for students and seniors. The dance takes place in the historic Town House in Peterborough, NH at…

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October 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on October 1st, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with David Langford, Julie Vallimont and Rachel Bell. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Fiddler Dave Langford is an experienced and…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2016

October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 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… 22nd Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 15, 2016 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers (in order of appearance): “TEMPEST” with caller Mary Wesley “WILD ASPARAGUS” with caller George Marshall “PARTY OF THREE” with caller Nils Fredland “RIPTIDE” with caller Steve Zakon-Anderson Admission $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) For information and directions call Steve & Bettie @ 413-369-4369…

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November 2016

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Fiddler Cedar Stanistreet The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on November 5th, featuring Bob Isaacs calling with the band Down Cellar. Hailing from New Jersey, caller Bob Isaacs is well known for his ability to invent creative dances while remaining true to the traditional roots of contra dancing. Down Cellar is fiddler Cedar Stanistreet, Corey DiMario playing upright bass, and Marko Packard on flute, saxophone and guitar. All three are veterans of the contra…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2016

November 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12

The annual Thanksgiving Eve Contra with Steve Zakon-Anderson calling to fabulous music No workshop Dancing 8:00 to 11:30 $12 admission Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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January 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance | CANCELED!!! 1/7/17

January 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

First Saturday Contra is CANCELED for January 7, 2017. Come to the Snow Ball on 1/21/17.

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2017

January 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 25th Annual Snow Ball Dancing from noon to midnight Pete's Posse with Will Mentor Moving Violations with Lisa Greenleaf Maivish with Adina Gordon The Latter Day Lizards 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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February 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Liz and Dan Faiella The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on February 4th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Liz and Dan Faiella. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Raised on contra dances, fiddle contests,…

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March 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

March 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on March 4th, featuring the next generation of performers with Ron Blechner calling and musicians Kathleen Fownes and Conor Hearn. Fiddler Kathleen Fownes studied classical violin from elementary through high school, however, her real passion is dance music, and she loves taking all she learns in any genre and applying it to the contra dance tradition. Kathleen currently attends Northeastern University in Boston, which lets her take advantage…

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April 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough PLAY BALL CANCELLED

April 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $16

The 9th Annual Play Ball is CANCELLED Saturday, April 1, 2017 Frost and Fire Viveka Fox, Peter McFarlane, Hollis Easter, Aaron Marcus With Dereck Kalish 6:30 - 8:50 pm Barefoot Ed Howe and Jamie Oshima With Steve Zakon-Anderson 9:10 - 12 midnight 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock…

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May 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

May 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on May 6th, featuring Luke Donforth calling with musicians Dave Langford and Kate Barnes. Luke Donforth started contra dancing a decade ago in New York and has called and shared his love of contra dancing from California to Texas to Vermont. He's an emerging choreographer of new dances, and draws on the wealth of dances and dance traditions from everywhere he travels. Fiddler Dave Langford is an experienced…

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June 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

June 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on June 3rd, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Riptide. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Riptide features Glen Loper on mandolin, Alden Robinson on fiddle, Owen…

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July 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

July 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

  Caller Dugan Murphy The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on July 1st, featuring Dugan Murphy calling with Cloud Ten: Donal Sheets (guitar/cello), Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), and Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin (accordion). 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…

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August 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on August 5th, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band. 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…

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September 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

September 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on September 2nd, featuring Luke Donforth calling with Tempest. 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…

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The Dancingmaster of Canterbury

September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$20

The Monadnock Folklore Society, Next Stage, The Brattleboro Music Center & Tricinium Present Keith Murphy as Dudley Laufman In the world premiere performance of The Dancingmaster of Canterbury Larry Siegel’s latest Verbatim Musical Theater Portrait Featuring Dudley’s own words, Sung by Keith Accompanied by Becky Tracy and Larry Siegel With original choreography by Mary DesRosiers The evening also features Keith and Becky in a solo set of songs and tunes and a short dance Tickets available at Brownpapertickets.com Saturday, September…

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October 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on October 7th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Birl: Tad Dreis, Garrett Cameron, Samuel Foucher. 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…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2017

October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 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… 23rd Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 21, 2017 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers: Les Z Boys, Wild Asparagus, Russet Trio, Nova with callers Susan Petrick, George Marshall, Rick Mohr and Frannie Marr 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…

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November 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on November 4th, featuring Dugan Murphy calling with Dave Langford and Karen Axelrod. Fiddler Dave Langford is an experienced and versatile veteran of 20 years of playing for contra dances, weddings, parties and late night sessions. Dave combines multiple styles of fiddling with fierce energy and drive. Karen Axelrod plays piano for contra and couple dances. She is known for her lyrical, yet danceable, playing. Dugan Murphy is…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2017

November 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12

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

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December 2017

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

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

The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also hosts a free jam session for beginning and intermediate musicians at 6:30 PM and a workshop for new dancers at 7:30 PM. Admission is $10 or $7 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of traditional music since 1982.

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January 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

January 6, 2018 @ 7:30 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 January 6th, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with fiddler Perin Ellsworth-Heller. 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…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2018

January 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 26th Annual Snow Ball Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Dancing from noon to midnight Pete's Posse,  Buddy System,  Double Date,  Great Bear   with callers  Will Mentor, Adina Gordon, Steve Z-A, and Nils Fredland Admission: $25.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age) Peterborough Town Hall 1 Grove Street Peterborough, NH 03458

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February 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

February 3, 2018 @ 7:30 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 February 3rd, featuring Will Mentor calling with the band Anadama. 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…

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March 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

March 3, 2018 @ 7:30 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 March 3rd, featuring Dave Eisenstadter calling with Alden Robinson, Glen Loper and Dan Faiella. 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…

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April 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough PLAY BALL 2018

April 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $16

The 10th Annual Play Ball  Notorious With Carol Ormand and Steve Zakon-Anderson 6:30 - 8:50 pm The Latter Day Lizards With Steve Zakon-Anderson and Carol Ormand 9:10 - 12 midnight 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 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of traditional music since 1982.

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May 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on May 5th, featuring Dereck Kalish calling with the band InTentCity. The four Richards siblings make up the band InTentCity Visiting from Careywood, Idaho, InTentCity is four siblings who grew up playing music for contra dances. They are Betsy Richards on fiddle, percussionist David Richards, guitarist Graham Richards and Seth Richards playing bass and piano. Caller Dereck Kalish specializes in teaching dances that are fun for all, whether…

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June 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 2, 2018 @ 7:30 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 June 2nd, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Polaris. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 25 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling, and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Polaris is a band of young musicians who grew up with…

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July 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

July 7, 2018 @ 7:30 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 July 7th, featuring Lisa Sieverts calling with the band Birl. Birl is a new contra dance band, formed by young musicians who regularly perform at the Monday Night Dance in Nelson, NH. Accordionist Samuel Foucher of Harrisville was the 2012 recipient of the Johnny Trombly Scholarship, which supports and encourages young musicians interested in playing piano or other instruments for traditional New England dance music. Multi-instrumentalist Tad…

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August 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

August 4, 2018 @ 7:30 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 August 4th, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band. 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…

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September 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

September 1, 2018 @ 7:30 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, featuring caller Jean Gibson-Gorrindo with Cloud Ten:  Cedar Stanistreet fiddle Donal Sheets guitar, cello Arthur Davis piano, banjo, trumpet Ness Smith-Savedoff drums 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…

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October 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

October 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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 Fall Ball 2018

October 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 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… 24th Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 20, 2018 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers: Spare Parts (Eric Buddington, Liz Stell, Bill Matthiesen) Maivish (Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell) Transcontranental (Rebecca McCallum, Emily Troll, David Bartley, David Kaynor Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford, Glen Loper, Bethany Waickman) with callers Steve Zakon-Anderson Mary Wesley Lisa Greenleaf Luke Donforth…

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November 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

November 3, 2018 @ 7:30 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 3, featuring Bob Isaacs calling with the band Heathen Creek. This month’s dance will be held at the Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord Street in Peterborough, NH. The dance’s regular location, the Peterborough Town House, is undergoing renovation. The dance will return to the Town House in December. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2018 is CANCELED

November 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12

No dance on Thanksgiving Eve in 2018, due to floor renovations and other constraints. We'll be back in 2019!

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December 2018

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 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 December 1, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Stomp Rocket. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners…

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January 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

January 5, 2019 @ 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 January 5, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Birl. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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☼ ☼ ☼ 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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February 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

February 2, 2019 @ 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 February 2, featuring Dugan Murphy calling with the band Riptide. Riptide features Glen Loper on mandolin, Alden Robinson on fiddle, and Owen Marshall on guitar. The band is based in Maine but travels throughout the U.S. and beyond. Dugan Murphy is a contra dance caller from Portland, ME, currently performing across the U.S. and Canada. The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also hosts a free…

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March 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

March 2, 2019 @ 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 March 2, featuring Luke Donforth calling with the band Anadama. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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April 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ 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  Waltzing from 6-6:30 PM to Maivish Dancing from 6:30  to 8:50 PM Adina Gordon and Maivish Dancing from 9:10 to midnight Steve Zakon-Anderson with CoinciDance Admission is $18 or $12 for high school students 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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May 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on May 4, featuring Dave Eisenstadter calling with Alex Cumming, Carol Bittenson and Len Bittenson. Dave Eisenstadter learned to call contra dances at the Nelson, NH, contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist who began his career writing for the Peterborough Ledger-Transcript and the Keene Sentinel. Alex Cumming is a traditional singer and accordionist hailing from Somerset, England who now lives in…

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June 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

June 1, 2019 @ 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 June 1, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Nova. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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July 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

July 6, 2019 @ 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 July 6, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band. 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…

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September 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10
Cloud 10: Cedar Stanistreet fiddle Donal Sheets guitar, cello Arthur Davis piano, banjo, trumpet Ness Smith-Savedoff drums

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

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October 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

October 5, 2019 @ 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 October 5 featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Stomp Rocket. Dance caller Steve Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for over 35 years. He has performed at dance camps and festivals from Alaska to Florida. Steve's clear teaching, precise calling, and sense of humor have made him a favorite of dancers of all ages and abilities. Music for the dance will be provided by Stomp Rocket.…

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

Enjoy the foliage on your way to the… 25th Annual Fall Ball ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday October 19, 2019 Dancing from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight featuring the following performers: Eloise and Company (Becky Tracy, Rachel Bell, Bethany Waickman) with caller Dugan Murphy Pete's Posse (Pete Sutherland, Oliver Scanlon, Tristan Henderson) with caller Dela Taylor Murphy Wild Asparagus (Becky Tracy, George Marshall, David Cantieni, Ann Percival, Mark Murphy) with caller George Marshall…

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November 2019

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

November 2, 2019 @ 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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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2019

November 27, 2019 @ 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

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

December 7, 2019 @ 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 December 7, featuring Lisa Greenleaf calling with Dave Langford, Jeremiah McLane and Eric McDonald. Lisa Greenleaf is a contra dance caller known for her humor and community-building attitude, her high-energy calling, and her articulate teaching of zesty and flowing dances. Lisa has been calling for many years throughout the USA and internationally for dances, weekends, and weeklong camps. Fiddler Dave Langford is an experienced and versatile veteran…

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January 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

January 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$10
Spintuition Contra Dance Band

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on January 4, featuring Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with the band Spintuition. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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☼ ☼ ☼ 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

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10
Kingfisher band

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on February 1, featuring Hannah Johlas calling with the band Kingfisher. Contra dance is a fun, relaxed style of folk dance which has flourished in New England since the 1700s. Partners form lines and dance a short sequence of steps with their neighbors. Dancers are welcome to bring a partner or a group of friends, but it’s not necessary – traditionally, dancers are encouraged to change partners throughout…

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March 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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April 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ CANCELLATION 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

Canceled due to COVID-19

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May 2020

CANCELLATION ☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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June 2020

CANCELLATION ☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

June 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

With the Governor's order keeping schools closed through June 15, we have decided to cancel the June 6 Peterborough Contra Dance.

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July 2020

CANCELLATION ☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance

July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

After canceling April, May, and June, it doesn't feel like it makes sense to begin again, if we even can, on the 4th of July.

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August 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

August 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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September 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

September 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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October 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

October 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Fall Ball 2020 – CANCELED

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

The FALL BALL is canceled due to COVID-19 ALL DAY CONTRA DANCE at the Peterborough Town House Peterborough, NH Saturday, October 17, 2020  

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November 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

November 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve Contra 2020 – CANCELED

November 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15

The annual Thanksgiving Eve Contra with Steve Zakon-Anderson is CANCELED due to COVID-19

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December 2020

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance – CANCELED

December 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$7 – $10

Canceled due to COVID-19

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January 2021

☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough Snow Ball 2021 – CANCELED

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$25

The 29th Annual Snow Ball is CANCELED due to COVID-19

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