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Marquee Events

Sort out what you’ll be doing next with the help of this curated list of intriguing upcoming events across the Monadnock Region.

To see even more tourist-friendly,  local events, check out Discover Monadnock‘s event calendar.

Nelson Monday Night Dance

June

10

2024

Nelson

Contra dance featuring a variety of callers and musicians, from local regulars to visiting dignitaries.

Juneteenth Celebration

June

13 - 23

2024

Keene

Take a walk through history to learn about important historical events that have shaped the ongoing freedom journey of Black Americans.

Northlands Music and Arts Festival

June

14-15

2024

Swanzey

Northlands is a boutique-sized, independently-owned music & art festival in Swanzey.

Lesa Cline-Ransom Book Presentation “One Big Open Sky”

June

14

2024

Keene

Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome’s striking verse masterfully portrays an underrepresented historical era.

Crys Matthews: A Special Juneteenth Celebration

June

14

2024

Keene

Hailed as “the next Woody Guthrie,” Crys is among the brightest stars of the new generation of social justice music-makers.

Juneteenth Celebration

June

19

2024

Keene

A family-friendly community event will feature musical performances by Senie Hunt and the Gaslight Tinkers.

Wilton Summerfest

JUNE

22

2024

Wilton

Live Music, Arts Market, great good and family fun.

Keene Pride Hike

June

23

2024

Fitzwilliam

Easy to moderate hike and new friends!

Pride Night at the Swamp Bats

June

25

2024

Keene

Swampbats VS Mystic Schooners

Super Queeroes Pride Prom

June

29

2023

Keene

Join us for a night of heroic celebration at Pride Prom: Super Queeroes Edition!

Frederick Douglass- What to the Slave is your Fourth of July

June

29

2024

Peterborough

A reading of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is your Fourth of July?”

Peterborough Players

June 19 - August 25th

2024

Peterborough

The Peterborough Players presents live theatre in an intimate theatre located in a converted 18th-century barn at historic Stearns Farm.

Wizarding Week

JULY 24 - 28

2024

KEENE

A week long, family friendly event for wizards and all who love them.

Wyman Tavern Brewfest

AUG

3

2024

Keene

Sample dozens of local breweries while celebrating local history.

Peterborough Night Market

AUG

9

2024

Peterborough

A celebration of the creativity and local energy of the region, featuring lights, music, food and art.

Elevate The Arts Fest

August

11

2024

Keene

Fun for all ages with music, art, games, food, and festivities!

Keene Pride Week

SEPT

7 - 15

2024

Keene

Weeklong LGBTQ+ celebration featuring parties, weddings, proms, live performances and more.

Radically Rural

SEPT

25-26

2024

Keene

A multi-day summit focused on opportunities within rural communities across the country.
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