The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Peak Into Peterborough 2014
Friday, October 17 & Saturday, October 18
In the heart of the Monadnock Region,
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Already a great destination with unique shops, flavorful restaurants, and eclectic galleries, Peterborough pulls out the stops for this special day, with tent sales, hayrides, live music and much more. It’s a fall foliage tour, day-on-the-town, and early Christmas shopping opportunity all at once.
Here are some of the great activities taking place this year:
Friday, October 17
7:00-10:00pm: Peterborough Fire & Rescue Annual Country Music Concert, Peterborough Town House, 1 Grove Street, Peterborough. Featuring The Shana Stack Band plus bull riding! Tickets $15.
7:30pm: Music in Bass Hall: Jeff Davis: Early American Music, Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove Street, Peterborough.
Saturday, October 18
8:00-11:00am: Peterborough Fire & Rescue Open House & Pancake Breakfast, 16 Summer Street, Peterborough. Enjoy a great pancake breakfast (there is a charge), as well as activities, demonstrations, and touch-a-truck for the kids!
9:00am-2:00pm: Rumage sale at Union Congregational Church, Concord Street, Peterborough.
10:00am-2:00pm: Fiberfest at Sharon Arts Center (Depot Square). Demonstrations of weaving, felting spinning and knitting. A lecture by Sara Fortin at 1pm. Door prizes & refreshments.
10:00am-3:00pm: The Phoenix Mill House (At the Monadnock Center, 19 Grove St) – Hearth Cooking – Explore a harvest theme menu including chicken pottage, buttered onions, and classic apple pie. Samples and recipes will be available to our Hearth Cooking Saturday visitors.
11:00am–3:00pm: Live Music by The Folksoul Band (Depot Square). Sponsored by Depot Square.
11:00am -3:00pm: Free Hayrides, departing from Depot Square. Watch for the wagon!
11:00am: Toadstool Bookshop – Poetry Reading.
12:00am – 3:00pm: Peterborough Art Academy & Gallery (Depot Square)- Paint your own pumpkin to bring home with you.
1:00-3:00pm: Ava Marie Handmade Chocolates and Ice Cream, Grove St and Vale.
7:30pm: Frost Heaves, the award-winning comedy show featuring Fred Marple, the Frost Heave Players and the Speed Bumps band, returns to the Peterborough Players Theatre. Tickets available at the Toadstool bookshop, and Steele’s in downtown Peterborough, online at frostheaves.com, or by calling 603-525-3391.
9:30pm: Live Music by The Somerville Orkestar an all-original Eastern European Punk Funk band, t Harlow’s Pub (School Street). $8, 21+
ALL DAY in Putnam Park: Non-profit Vendors! A variety of childen’s games and activities, plus food and arts & crafts & more for sale. Live Music! and Pony Rides!
ALL DAY in Depot Park:Farmers Market vendors! We have 2 food vendors, jewelry, baked goods, jams and granola, sweaters, woodcrafts, pottery, coffee, glass art, 2 soap vendors, honey, spinach pie, wool, ice cream, produce, maple syrup, dog treats and oils, cheese, breads, soups, chilis, grilled cheese, paella, cut flowers and aprons, teas, and more!
Hubert’s Family Outfitters (Peterborough Plaza, Route 101): Giant Tent Sale.
Joseph’s Coat (Grove St.): Find any item with a leaf on it and get 20% off that item