• Peak Into Peterborough

  • Friday, October 14

    Noon: Apple Pie Baking Contest: deliver pies to Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce office, 10 Wilton Road – register online

    2:00pm: Mariposa Museum, 26 Main Street: Big Read talk - "My Antonia" by Jaffrey author Will Cather, with Franklin Pierce University faculty

    7:00pm:  Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove Street: The Glass Museum presents “Wooden Dinosaur,” Sam Moss and Trevor Healy (Tickets $15/ $10)

  • Saturday, October 15

    All DAY in Depot Park: Farmers Market vendors! We have over 20 vendors maple syrup, breads and sweets, soap, jewelry, spinning and rabbits, blown glass, dips and honey, woodworks,sheepskins and yarn, Sweaters, gift baskets, quilts, granola, Monadnock t-shirts, coffee-tea-lemonade, pottery and kid’s activities and more!

    10:00am-2:00: The Phoenix Mill House (At the Monadnock Center, 19 Grove St)  – Hearth Cooking Demonstration –Samples and recipes will be available to our Hearth Cooking Saturday visitors.

    10:00am- 3:00: Nest: mother child home, 4 Grove Street:  Maple Tasting Celebration featuring products from local maple producer, Grand Monadnock Maple Farm.  Maple syrup samples, maple candies and maple cream & a raffle full of exciting prizes.

    10:00–3:00: Peterborough Art Academy & Gallery (Depot Square)- Free art projects for the kids in the studio and pumpkin painting outside.

    10:00-4:00: Ava Marie Chocolates, Grove St and Vale. Chocolate Pumpkin decorating inside.  Each child will receive a free surprise when they visit us, while supplies last.

    10:00-4:00: Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St.: Special Exhibit: Pieced and Patterned: The Connie Bastille Quilt Collectio

    11:00: Toadstool Bookshop, Depot Square: Book Signing/Reading Caldecott winner, Beth Krommes “Before Morning”

    11:00-1:00: European Esthetics, 36 Grove Street, Suite 1: A Fall Make-up Event . Learn a few Tricks and Treat yourself to a new lip shade! Models needed for demonstrations. Free tea tasting while you visit.

    11:00-3:00: Live Music by The Folksoul Band, Depot Square. Sponsored by Depot Square.

    11:00-3:00: Free Hayrides, departing from Depot Square. Watch for the wagon.

    1:00pm: Sharon Arts Center, 30 Grove Street: Old Farmer's Almanac Apple Pie Judging. 

    1:00-3:00pm: Ava Marie Chocolates, Grove St and Vale.Outside on patio: Pet and greet Sydney the goat, and Oreo the sheep on the patio.

    2:00pm: Toadstool Bookshop, Depot Square: Book Signing/Jennifer Fields “From Blue Ribbon to Code Blue: A girl’s courage; her mother’s love; a miracle recovery”

    2:15pm: Mariposa Museum, 26 Main Street: West African Drumming by Theo Martey

    3:15pm: Mariposa Museum, 26 Main Street: Talk - "Building Bridges Into NH's Immigrant Communities through Photography featuring Becky Field's exhibit "Different Roots, Common Dreams" (Members free; Adults $6; Seniors $5; Children $4)

    All day: Monadnock Oil & Vinegar, 43 Grove Street. “Drop-In Tasting Demo, family friendly, plenty of parking with handicapped entrance in the rear of the building.

    All day: Hubert's Family Outfitters, Peterborough Plaza, Rte 101): Giant Tent Sale - 20% off on all items under the tent.

    All day: Joseph's Coat, 32 Grove Street: Raffle at the end of the day.

    Evening Concerts:

    7:30pm: Music in Bass Hall, 19 Grove Street: Concert “Addi & Jacq” (Tickets: $18/$15 members, seniors, students)

    8:00pm: Peterborough Players Theatre, Hadley Road: Peterborough Folk Music presents “Tom Rush” with special gues Seth Glier. (Tickets: $40/advance; $45/day of concert)

    8:30pm: Live Music at Harlow’s Pub (School Street): Concert “Brad Bosse

  • Sunday, October 16

    All Day:  Open House at Peterborough Fire Department