A Taste of the Tavern at the Hancock Inn Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

The Fox Tavern’s new Executive Chef, Benjamin Harwood, is introduced at A Taste of the Tavern tasting at the Hancock Inn’s Fox Tavern on Thursday, December 7. Photo By Meghan Pierce

The LGBT Wedding Festival of New England at Stonewall Farm in Keene Sunday, Dec. 4 2017

Ladies of the Rainbow — Miss Ginger Soulless, Fontaine and Candi Schtick — attend the first LGBT Wedding Festival of New England at Stonewall Farm in Keene on Sunday. Photo by MEGHAN PIERCE

Antrim’s Festival of Tree’s Open House, Nov. 25 2017

The Royalston Attic has the Monadnock Beat’s vote for best tree with its ‘Vintage Holiday’ tree at the Antrim’s Festival of Trees opening day on Saturday. Photo by MEGHAN PIERCE


Peterborough’s Holiday Stroll Saturday, Nov. 18 2017

Eve Fisher (Your Local Court Jester) and Katie Whitaker sing Christmas Carols with Santa Claus during Peterborough’s Holiday Stroll Saturday at Divine Mercy Parish. Photo by Meghan Pierce


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