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Peterborough First Friday

Every month, Downtown Peterborough will celebrate First Friday.  This month: First Friday in Downtown Peterborough is on June 4th, from 5PM - 7PM and later.

Ample free parking. For more information check shoppeterboroughnh.com or contact Pelagia Vincent at pelagiavincent@earthlink.net.

For June's First Friday in Downtown Peterborough, NH “Show Your Father the Love”  Shop owners are keeping their doors open late to welcome you and Dad!  Stroll around and discover the unique shops, restaurants and galleries all within easy walking distance. 

Each location has something special for Fathers …  From books to cigars to jewelry, and delicious pastries, chocolates, to original art, WE HAVE IT ALL.  Even a gift for that “four legged” male member of the family!  Partake of all that the area has to offer and then finish off the evening with dinner at one of the many restaurants in Downtown Peterborough.  Book an outdoor table and dine alfresco.  Thinking take out?  Lots of options available for you to take home.

MOST IMPORTANTLY, YOUR SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT.  Every location will be following the State guidelines.  We care about the wellness of our community and staff.

Come out and support Local Artists, Local Businesses and Local Restaurants.  


Here are some of the merchants that invite you to join them:
NEW POP UP EXHIBIT — Art Table Curbside, Depot Square (old Sharon Arts Store) Featuring Erin Sweeney’s Art Table Curbside Crafts.  This is a partnership with the Peterborough Town Library providing free art supplies and kits and pairs them with library books and reading recommendations!  Affordable and something for the whole family!

Ava Marie Handmade Chocolates & Ice Cream, Grove Street, Wonderfully locally, handcrafted chocolates and
delicious ice cream perfect on any day to enjoy!

LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE by Sage and the Tumbleweeds
at the Porch of Baker's Station, Depot Square.  
Relax at the outdoor seating & listen to one of our favorite local bands.  
Enjoy the upbeat eclectic mix of country/blues/folk/funk original music.  Sake Brekka, guitar/lead vocal, John Andrews on guitar, Christine Andrews, bass guitar, Sean Roukey drums and Dick Baron, percussion/drums.

Dogs on Depot, Depot Square,
Check out the large selection of SEASONAL items for people to spoil their pets!

European Esthetics, Depot Square, Featuring First Friday Makeup Station with clean skin care products to try on.  Owner Ellen Smith, will guide you to the colors that best work with your skin!  
Spoil Dad with spa treatments, lotions, and personal products.  
He will love receiving a gift certificate for a relaxing Massage!

GARY SHEPARD ART, Grove Street —— Local Artist @GaryShepard  has located his art studio and exhibit gallery to Downtown!  You will find him working at his latest oil and/or watercolor piece at his new studio
(located next to Grove & Main).  Check out all the talent that makes Gary one of our local “treasures.” Stop in, watch Gary paint and enjoy conversation.  

“Hall of Puzzles” Offices at Depot Square (next to Hobbs Jewelers) Open House for  COVID Puzzles Exhibit
Featuring over 50 hand done puzzles by Cy & Joyce Gregg during the year of COVID!  View scenes of Holiday Family Celebrations to Historical Locations, to Favorite Iconic Art!  There is a puzzle scene to be enjoyed by everyone in your family ——— especially your Dad!
Then try your hand at the COMMUNITY PUZZLE tables set up in the “old Sharon Arts space next door”.  

Several puzzles set up to be done!  From simple ones for the young ones in your family to the challenging ones that may take more than one visit to complete.

Granite Block Art and Antiques, Main Street, Featuring Antiques, Contemporary Art Jewelry and much more!

 Easy to find a gift for yourself or the special someone in your life!
Grove & Main Antiques, Grove Street, Owner, Jane Gallagher will travel to find treasures for customers!   “The history of each item is important to pass on”.  Intriguing collection of affordable antique furniture, textiles, garden objects, linen, and decadent French products.  Spoil your Father and yourself……..

Knitty Gritty Yarn Shop, Depot Square,  Owner Laura Clayton is bringing back “sip and stitch” where you can work on a knitting project, sip a lovely beverage and enjoy the camaraderie!  
Check out the beautiful locally made yarn with so many colors, you will have a hard time just choosing one!  

NEW LOCATION — Monadnock Academy of Movement Arts, MAMA Dance Studio,18 Depot Street, Owner, Christina Ahern,
invites you to visit the new location and join an Open Dance Party from 5pm to 7pm  (pop in and out, stay as long as you want)!  

NEW SHOP — Periwinkleflowers, School Street (across from the Peterborough Community Theatre), New owner, Laurie Schwabe invites you to see her beautiful, fragrant collections of fresh flowers.  Pick one of the lovely arrangements to GIVE THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE, take home or create your own!

Peterborough Art Academy & Supplies Depot Square, Find all you will need to create you next master piece!  Art supplies, classes, summer art camps —— One stop shopping for Art! Take a look at the Gallery of breathtaking original art!

HAPPY 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY — ReMarkable, LLC, Main Street, Reinvent….Reimagine…Redesign.  A fun & creative mix of antiques, vintage items, home decor, gifts, clothing and accessories.
 “When I’m looking for that perfect something….I find it at ReMarkable.”

NEW SHOP — Sweet Macaron, Grove Street,  New owner, Lindsay LaRouche welcomes you to experience the colors and tastes of Macarons along with decadent Petite Cupcakes!  
There is a flavor for every Dad!

Shakti Healing Arts — Depot Square, Collective Healing for the Whole Person!  Lift your spirits and join Sarah Aborn for Tea and socially distanced CANDLELIGHT MEDITATION.

Steele's Stationers, Main Street —— Gifts, Stationary, Office Supplies, Seasonal Decor and Fine Cigars.  Dad will enjoy exploring the Best Selection of Cigars in the Region!  Steele’s always has what you need and more . .

The Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, Depot Square, Independent book store with tons of awesome books!

NEW STUDIO AND SHOP — TriaYoga Grove Street, Owner Cassandra Sullivan welcomes you to Tour the new location next to the beautiful Nubanusit River, learn about the classes & services offered
and do some YOGA shopping!

Tribals - Rugs By Hand, Depot Square, Enjoy exploring the many varieties of World Rugs. Pillows, rugs, runners, so much to choose from and a great addition to your home!

Underneath It All, Depot Square, Owner Tamara Woodard, is featuring new colors, lovely lace and the coolest designs. “beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself” Coco Chanel.

Food & Drink In and Around The Square
After visiting the merchants, Enjoy a Bite!

Cooper's Hill Public House, School Street Open for Dine In or Take Out!

Post and Beam Brewing, Grove Street

Thai Cafe,  Grove Street

Twelve Pine, School Street, Depot Square

Waterhouse Restaurant & Bar, Depot Square

The Local Crowd Monadnock - Mailing Address: 63 Emerald St. #114, Keene, NH 03431

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