OMH Blog

Jazz Era Greats at the OMH

Nanette“Nanette Perrotte Sings Duke and Ella—with Keith Kirkpatrick” at the Old Meeting House on Saturday, August 24 at  7:30 pm. Filled with the music, stories, and images of two Jazz Era greats, this concert promises to be a feast for the ears, eyes, and the audience sing- along for which Perrotte’s interactive performances are so well-known.

The popular vocalist will be joined by her longtime bass and piano player Keith Kirkpatrick, ...

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Love Baked Beans & Fried Clams?

Ediehead-210-expThen you won’t want to miss Edie Clark’s insights into the unique flavor of New England cooking at the OMH 7:30pm on August 2nd!

The second in our First Friday series of talks, underwritten by the NH Humanities Council, “Baked Beans and Fried Clams” is free to the public, though donations to our steeple repair fund are greatly appreciated.

If there’s anyone who’s unfamiliar with Yankee columnist/editor Edie Clark, she’s written 100s of essays (many collected ...

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OMH Reopens!

OMH Reopens!

It’s official! Both our contractor and an independent structural engineer have deemed our lightning-damaged steeple to be stable (i.e., safe).

OMH President Steve Griffin and Trustee Katie Allen have cut the tape blocking entrance to our 1801 historic landmark. And we were delighted to host Monadnock Music’s Community Concert on Sunday, July 21—right on schedule!

For the rest of our summer schedule, just click on our Calendar . And stay tuned for the latest progress on steeple repair and other important restoration ...

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Showcase Your Talents

 

And help the Old Meeting House! Decoupage, paint, quilt, sculpt, stencil—whatever craft you love best—to decorate one of the terrific birdhouses that Scott Jenkins’s woodworking class at Conval High School created for our upcoming silent auction.Birdhouse2

 

Maybe even add a new steeple, as we begin work on our damaged one!

Please call Nancy Gagnon at 603-724-3141 for details.

 

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Celebrate with the “Old Country Fiddler”

Celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the OMH with the “Old Country Fiddler,” as we launch our First Friday series. On July 5th, Vermont’s Adam Boyce brings musical humorist Charles Ross Taggart to life with his fiddle and stories.

Thanks to support from the N.H. Humanities Council, this lively program is free (though the Old Meeting House always appreciates donations, especially now that we’re in our 5-year pledge drive).

Performing all over North America for more than 40 years, Charles Ross ...

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BGP: One of NE’s Premier Groups

BGP: One of NE’s Premier Groups

Celebrate the best of traditional and popular music when the Bluegrass Gospel Project returns to the Old Meeting House on Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 pm. “Just try to find a better group of singers,” challenges Seven Days’ Robert Resnik.

“This group is a force to be reckoned with onstage… Their voices and harmonies can make you see the light, and tremble,” says Vermont Life. “They infuse their sound with one part melancholy, two parts celebration, giving depth that’s never heavy,” adds the ...

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Tour de FRANCEstown

Tour de FRANCEstown

Cyclists: You can still register Saturday at the OMH

This weekend, flex your muscles—and help preserve an impotant landmarks—while enjoying your pick of three different rides through some of the most historic and scenic parts of the Monadnock region. Starting at the Old Meeting House, a classic 1801 building on the National Register of Historic Places, bicyclists can choose the tour that best suits their own interests and stamina this Saturday, ...

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Borromeo & Beethoven at the Old Meeting House

Grasping “the great composer’s utterances with astonishing clarity and unanimity of feeling,” the critically acclaimed Borromeo Quartet completed its five-concert Beethoven cycle at the Old Meeting House in Francestown on Sunday, May 12 at 3 pm.

“To hear and see them perform has always felt to me like taking a private tour through a composer’s mind,” said Cathy Fuller, host of “Classics in the ...

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All the fun—with none of the fights!

Don’t miss “Moved and Seconded,” Rebecca Rule’s humorous look at NH’s famed Town Meetings. This NH Humanities Council program is free to the public at the Old Meeting House on Friday, September 6th at 7:30 pm. (Donations for our steeple fund are always appreciated, though).

After three years of interviewing selectmen and moderators (not to mention poring through stacks of town reports), popular speaker/author Rebecca Rule is on tour sharing stories of the rituals, traditions, and even some of the local characters ...

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