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There's always plenty of things to do here in New Hampshire's Monadnock Region. The list below contains a calendar of events that may be of interest to you. Scroll over the calendar to see events for a particular day, or click the arrow bars below them to find future events. And, if you know of an event that's not listed, please let us know here!

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Sat - May 23
  2nd Annual Heritage Plants Sale
Keene - Today people are rediscovering heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables because they taste better and are better adapted to the region. At the Heritage Plants Sale the Historical Society will offer fruit tree seedlings, berry bushes, heirloom vegetable starts, herbs, elm tree and chestnut tree seedlings, native plants, and more. Anyone who is interested in gardening or landscaping with heritage plants should save the dates for the Heritage Plants Sale at the historic Wyman Tavern. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the Historical Society of Cheshire County.
Location: Wyman Tavern, 339 Main Street, Keene, NH
Phone: (603) 352-1895
Website: hsccnh.org
Time: 9am-5pm
Sun - May 24
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Fri - May 29
  Opening Reception Treasured Places, Protected Spaces
Keene - From Hinsdale to Hillsborough and Walpole to Wilton, hundreds of tracts of land have been conserved in the Monadnock region so that the area s natural beauty will be preserved for the benefit of future generations. Celebrate the beauty of the Monadnock region s conservation spaces in this wonderful juried art show entitled Treasured Places, Protected Spaces. Artists will be on hand at the opening reception from 4-6pm to talk to the public. In honor of the exhibit, Electric Earth Orchestra of Peterborough will conduct a short program of works inspired by the region s wildest preserved lands. Nature-inspired works for flue, viola, and harp will be performed at 7pm. Treasured Places, Protected Spaces is a collaboration between regional artists, the Historical Society of Cheshire County, the Monadnock Conservancy, and other local and regional environmental groups. Proceeds from the sale of artwork goes to support the Historical Society of Cheshire County s mission to collect, preserve and communicate the hi
Location: Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St., Keene
Phone: (603) 352-1895
Website: hsccnh.org
Time: 4-7pm
Fri - May 29
  'Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe' by Edward Albee
Keene - The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company presents EDGE CAFE 2015: FOUR GREAT AMERICAN PLAYS. These are readings in a cafe format with desserts and coffee/soda served. The first play is 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe' by Edward Albee, directed by Carrie Kidd.
Location:
Cost: $15/12
Phone: (603) 352-5657
Website: www.edgeensemble.org
Time: 7:30 PM
Sat - May 30
  Out of the Woods: A Fairy Tale Ball and Fundraiser
Peterborough - Leave mud season behind, don your dancing clothes (or those of your favorite fairy tale character) and join us for a happily-ever-after benefit for the Mariposa's education programs. Great music, elegant eats, door prizes, and a silent auction are just the beginning of the story. (For adults).
Location: 26 Main St., Peterborough, NH
Cost: $50 per person
Phone: (603) 924-4555
Website: mariposamuseum.org
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - May 30
  'The Little Foxes' by Lillian Hellman
Keene - The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company presents EDGE CAFE 2015: FOUR GREAT AMERICAN PLAYS. These are readings in a cafe format, with desserts and coffee/soda served. The second play is 'The Little Foxes' by Lillian Hellman, directed by Dan Patterson.
Location: Heberton Hall, Keene Public Library Annex
Cost: $15/12
Phone: (603) 352-5657
Website: www.edgeensemble.org
Time: 7:30 PM
Sun - May 31
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Thu - Jun 04
  'All My Sons' by Arthur Miller
Keene - The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company presents EDGE CAFE 2015: FOUR GREAT AMERICAN PLAYS. These are rehearsed readings in a cafe format, with desserts and coffee/soda served. The third play is 'All My Sons' by Arthur Miller, directed by Kim Dupuis.
Location: Heberton Hall, Keene Public Library Annex
Cost: $15/12
Phone: (603) 352-5657
Website: www.edgeensemble.org
Time: 7:30 PM
Fri - Jun 05
  'the Glass Menagerie' by Tennessee Williams
Keene - The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company presents EDGE CAFE 2015: FOUR GREAT AMERICAN PLAYS. These are rehearsed readings in a cafe format, with desserts and coffee/soda served. The fourth play is Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie' directed by Catherine Behrens.
Location: Heberton Hall, Keene Public Library Annex
Cost: $15/12
Phone: (603) 352-5657
Website: www.edgeensemble.org
Time: 7:30 PM
Sat - Jun 06
  Beatles For Sale band returing to Francestown
Francestown - The tribute band, voted this year as 'Tribute Band of the Year' for all of New England by Limelight Magazine, returns for the second year in a row to perform all the classics by the Fab Four.
Location: Francestown Meetinghouse
Cost: $18
Phone: (603) 547-2208
Website: www.facebook.com
Time: 7:30 PM
Sun - Jun 07
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sun - Jun 14
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sun - Jun 21
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sat - Jun 27 -- Sun - Jun 28
  Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show
Gilsum - More than 65 rock and gem dealers from around the world offer crystals, fossils, meteorites, semi-precious stones, gemstone and wire-wrap jewelry, and rocks and minerals of all sorts. Displays range from newly found specimens in the rough to fossils, prized collector s pieces and hand crafted jewelry. This family event includes panning for minerals, a chicken barbeque, ham and bean dinner with homemade pies and more. The event takes place at the Gilsum Elementary School grounds, Route 10 in Gilsum, just north of Keene, NH, and is about 2 hours from Boston. Admission is free. Show hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday, rain or shine.
Location: 640 Route 10 North, Gilsum, NH 03448
Cost: $Free
Phone: (603) 357-9636
Website: www.gilsum.org
Sun - Jun 28
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sun - Jul 05
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Thu - Jul 09 -- Sun - Jul 12
  27th Annual Hillsborough Balloon Fest & Fair
Hillsborough - Come for the weekend and explore one of Hillsborough's many small town attractions. Admission is free! Balloon lift offs, tethered rides and nightglow events subject to weather conditions along with fireworks on Saturday night at 10 p.m. Amusement rides, games, food and entertainment everyday. Sunday at noon is the hometown parade in downtown Hillsborough. Please, no pets on the field except for service dogs. There is no smoking in the balloon lift off area. Parking is $5.00 per vehicle with a very short walking distance. Refer to the website schedule of events for specific hours.
Location: 29 Preston Street, Hillsboro NH 03244
Cost: $0
Phone: (603) 464-0377
Website: www.balloonfestival.org
Sat - Jul 11 -- Sun - Jul 12
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  Jaffrey Town Wide Yard Sale
Jaffrey - Save the date! The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its First Annual Town Wide Yard Sale Saturday & Sunday July 11 & 12 from 8 am-3pm. Maps, for a $3.00 suggested donation, will be available to shoppers Saturday morning (only) at the Monadnock Plaza on 202 across from McDonald's. Proceeds to benefit The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. **If you are a Jaffrey Resident & wish to reserve your location on the map, please *Call Becky at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce @ 532-4549 or *Register online at:www.jaffreychamber.com or *A Sign Up Day will also be held at The Transfer Station on June 6th & 13 th from 10 a.m.-noon Cost is only $10. Cash, checks, credit cards will be accepted. Choose one day or both days. Deadline to register is Friday, July 3rd The sale will be held Rain or Shine
Location: Jaffrey,NH
Sun - Jul 12
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sun - Jul 19
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
Sun - Jul 26
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Hinsdale Farmers Market
Hinsdale - The Hinsdale Farmers Market will be starting the 2015 out door market on Sunday May 17th. Market hours are Sundays from 9am - 2pm. The market season will run May 17th through October 11th. The Hinsdale Farmers Market is located in downtown Hinsdale at the Millstream Riverfront Park on route 119. This market offers live entertainment and demonstrations in addition to products from local growers, harvesters, bakers, prepared food vendors, artisans and crafters. There is ample parking available. For more information or to become a vendor, please visit the markets website at www.hinsdalefarmers.com or e-mail the market manager at hinsdalefarmers@gmail.com.
Location: Millstream Riverfront Park (Route 119) Hinsdale NH
 

 

 

 

 
     
 

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