The Monadnock Collaborative Business After Hours

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On July 19th, RiverMead hosted the monthly Business After Hours Event sponsored by the Monadnock Collaborative. This event is an opportunity that allows business owners and local professionals to connect and share about upcoming events regarding their businesses in our community. There was a raffle, and the RiverMead culinary team provided delicious food and drinks. This gathering allows chamber members to meet other local professionals and connect with those with similar interests.  

You will want to be on the lookout for many Monadnock Region events that are just on the horizon. There are multiple events before the end of July, such as the MacDowell Medal Day on July 23rd. At this event, an annual award is given to one person who has made an outstanding contribution to American culture and the arts. In Keene, NH, you will find the Keene Wizarding Week, a weeklong family-friendly event for wizards and all who love them from July 26th through the 30th. 

On August 5th, there is the Wyman Tavern Brewfest, where you can sample dozens of local breweries while celebrating local history. On August 11th, the Peterborough Night Market celebrates the region's creativity and local energy, featuring lights, music, food, and art.  

In September, make sure you are around for a myriad of events, such as the Swanzey Business Expo—three days of fun and networking for local businesses and their customers from September 16th through the 18th. Keene Pride Week features live performances and more on September 9th – 17th. The Winchester Pickle Festival is an annual festival celebrating pickles on September 23rd. On September 23rd, the Keene International Festival is celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Keene, NH. Then the Clarence DeMar Marathon is in Keene on the 24th. Then there is Radically Rural, a multi-day summit focused on opportunities within rural communities nationwide from September 27th to the 28th. At the end of the month, the Montiff in Keene is showing award-winning films on the festival circuit, along with regionally produced films from September 29th through October 1st.  

It continues beyond there, and many more events like these are listed for the future. The new Monadnock, NH website offers a curated list of intriguing regional events for all interests! 

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