State and Local Resources

//State and Local Resources

Experience the Farms of the Monadnock Region

The Monadnock area offers a New England history, one that is well seated in New England agriculture. As a result, there are many farms and farm properties peppered throughout the landscape. Some have come and gone as times have changed, yet many still exist. Some are even open to the public for exploring and adventuring. [...]

Raising the Barn – the Barn Vacation, That Is

Recently, this post on our favorite places to go glamping in New Hampshire and Maine made many of you very happy campers. So, this week we’re shifting back into vacation mode - which wasn’t difficult, considering it is still summer - with a focus on another must-try travel experience: vacationing in a barn. Wait. Before [...]

Chili, Wings, Seafood: Upcoming Granite State Food Festivals

Are you hungry for fun? Craving indulgent, communal experiences? Visit New Hampshire’s many upcoming food festivals to get a real taste of the Granite State. With its flourishing farm communities, fresh seafood, clever chefs, and inventive brewers, the New Hampshire food festival scene is the stuff of legends, offering you the chance to bite into [...]

Are You “Keene” on Fireworks?

Very soon, evening skies across the country will light up with fireworks in honor of Independence Day. Our hometown of Keene, New Hampshire celebrates the 4th of July on July 3rd with fireworks and other festivities while other cities and towns go all out on the big day itself. If you get fired up for [...]

How to Be a (Very!) Happy Camper

For a totally new camping experience, or a way to get the non-camper in your life to become a camping enthusiast, go glamping - that is, glamorous camping - in a tricked-out tent or cushy cabin. This experience gets you out into nature while including some of the comforts of home like a plush mattress, [...]

The Wyman Tavern Festival

It’s almost Summertime in the Granite State, and the Monadnock Region comes to life with events and happenings! Coming up in just a few days is the perfect event for history buffs and lovers of the past, and a chance to travel back in time to the eighteenth century. On Saturday, June 15, the Historical [...]

The Walldogs are Coming!

The “Walldogs” are a group of painters/mural artists that gather from all over the globe to create amazing pieces of public art. This “pack” of painters will be descending upon Keene to paint murals across the city, paintings that depict local places, local people, and local products that have historic significance to the Elm City. [...]

Free Summer Concert Series in Keene Starts Soon!

Summer is almost here! Time for the beach, Bar-be-ques and for all the locals to come out and play! Combine the warm weather with some terrific local music, and you’ve got the formula for some perfect summertime fun. Some of you may not have realized that the City of Keene offers free concerts to the [...]

Exploring Monadnock: Otter Brook State Park

Summer is coming! At least, we think it is…rain, and gloom has indeed defined the phrase this year: “April Showers Bring May Flowers!” However, May hasn’t quite gotten the message just yet? We thought it would be fun to get you in the Summertime state of mind by highlighting just one of many terrific preserved [...]

Community Spotlight: The Johnathan Daniels Center for Social Responsibility

We are forever impressed with just how much Keene - and the entire Monadnock region - offers in the way of community. Not only do we have a gorgeous backdrop of mountains and green space, but we also have great local leaders that continuously work to give back in so many ways. One such organization, [...]