TILLOTSON CENTER

                        Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Upcoming events

    • 06/01/2017
    • 08/24/2017
    • In the Gallery at the Tillotson Center

     Hans Klunder, Norton, VT resident and Connecticut River Artisans Group member is exhibiting his paintings in the Gallery. The Gallery is open Wednesday's 1-3 p.m. and at all events. A reception on Friday, June 16 from 5-7 p.m. will officially open the exhibit. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

    • 07/29/2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. All seats $3. Made possible through a grant from NH Electric Co-op.


    • 07/31/2017
    • 08/03/2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Gallery at the Tillotson Center

    Boys & Girls going into grades 6-12 Come be a part of the Moose “Heard” Choir at the Tillotson Center with Canaan Schools music teacher Tabitha Grootenboer. This program is an opportunity to improve singing skills both individually and as part of a group. Campers will look at singing a range of musical theatre, pop, and classical songs. Participants will also: Work on music reading, enhance techniques, improve vocal technique, ear training, gain chorus experience. Community is invited to listen to the Moose “Heard” Choir with a showcase on Thursday evening @ 6 p.m. 



    • 08/05/2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Porch at the Tillotson Center

    A family friendly fun event, “Amazing” race style around Colebrook. Enter as a team/family or run this amazing course solo. Race around Colebrook to receive clues to your next location and answer trivia questions about the arts, recreation or play. Your final time will be calculated based on the number of correct/incorrect answers given. $15 Solo Player $40 Team/Family (up to 4 members). To benefit the Colebrook Rec. Dept. and Tillotson Center Student Memberships. Cookout & awards at 11:30 a.m. at the Tillotson Center.


    • 08/05/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio burst onto the national folk scene in 2015 with their debut EP, Still She Will Fly. It features the multi-genre depth of Heather’s songwriting – ranging from folk ballads to blues to New Orleans traditional jazz – their intricate instrumental arrangements, and stirring three-part vocal harmonies. Admission $10 /$5 students. Tickets available online and at the door.

    Click here to see the Heather Pierson Trio


    • 08/07/2017
    • 08/18/2017
    • 12 sessions
    • Kaufman Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Drama Camp Jr. will be putting on there very own production this summer. The Jr. campers will be working on a production of “101 Dalmatians” during the two week camp. The camp will run Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:00 daily. The camp will put on a show  the evening of Thursday August 17 @ 6 p.m.with a matinee the following day on Friday, August 18 @ 2 p.m. Admission $3.


    • 08/07/2017
    • 08/18/2017
    • 12 sessions
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Drama Camp is going back to the 80’s with this summers show “Rock of Ages” from Samuel French. The camp will run Monday– Friday from 9:00-4:00 daily. The camp will put on the show the evening of Thursday August 17 @ 7 p.m. with a matinee on the following day on Friday, August 18 @ 3 p.m. Admission $3


    • 08/11/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Dr. Gueymard will discuss the development and rapid integration of Renewable Energy technologies in the context of a necessary transition toward a sustainable civilization. The potential of solar and wind energy, as well as current developments in the transportation sector, will be reviewed. The challenge of transforming all industrial and polluting “developed” countries into clean and sustainable societies will be evaluated in the context of current technological advances, economical constraints, population growth, diminution of natural resources, and climate change. A race against the clock is now engaged. What can we do collectively to accelerate the necessary societal changes? Admission $15.                 The Ecovillage Institute

    • 08/23/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    LUX is a funky, jazzy, quirky, entertaining, engaging quartet They are the perfect blend of fun and intelligent music; performing wide-ranging covers and well-crafted originals. Admission $10 /$5 students. Tickets available online and at the door.


    • 10/06/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    The Durham County Poets are five guys from Canada's Chateauguay Valley who have played, and do play, in blues bands, gospel groups, Cajun, folk, rock and country bands. A collective blend of styles from Dan Hicks to James Taylor, the Band to Leon Redbone, theirs is a melting pot full of inspired tunes to enjoy. The eclectic group is made up of lead singer Kevin Harvey, electric and acoustic guitarist David Whyte, acoustic guitarist Neil Elsmore, double bassist Carl Rufh and percussionist James Preimel.  General Admission $15. Purchase tickets online, at the Tillotson Center Box Office and at the door.

    Click here to see The Durham County Poets

    • 10/13/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

     Internationally acclaimed bluegrass musician and songwriter Bob Amos and Alan Epstein, who has studied with some of the top mandolin players in the world, and Ellen Carlson, who has been performing on fiddle for over 35 years, are teaming up again to offer the Bluegrass Jam Camp Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15. To kick off the weekend, the pair will offer a mini-concert on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Students of the Jam Camp will receive a free ticket. General admission for all others is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets are available online, at the Tillotson Center Box Office, and at the door.

    • 10/14/2017
    • 10/15/2017
    • 2 sessions
    • In the Gallery at the Tillotson Center

    Click Here to Register! 

    Sign up now and we'll send you full information preparing you for the class and the world of jamming!  $50 deposit holds your spot with balance due first day of camp($140, or early discount price of $130 if registered by July 31.)  Do you qualify? If you play  guitar, mandolin,  banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro, you can be part of a bluegrass jam. Only requirements:  You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords). Price includes admission to a Bob Amos, Alan Epstein & Ellen Carlson concert Friday evening, Oct. 13.

    • 10/21/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Seattle-based folk pop duo March to May interweaves guitar and harp with rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics, and riveting melodies. "March to May weave beautiful tales with artistic strings that will steal your breath away." - The Revue. Admission $10 /$5 Students. 

                      Click Here to see March to May

    • 12/03/2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Christmas at the Tillotson Center. The Granite State Ringers perform a Christmas concert. Their mission is "to promote the art of handbell ringing in New Hampshire." Admission $10/$5 Students.

    • 12/15/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Christmas at the Tillotson Center. William Ögmundson will to perform Christmas concert on the Steinway at the Center. Admission $10/$5 Students. 



    Click here to see Will playing the Steinway 


    • 12/17/2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center
    Christmas at the Tillotson Center. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. The Polar Express leaves from the Tillotson Center every December. All aboard! All seats $3. Made possible through a grant from New Hampshire Co-op.

Programs are made possible through the generosity of individuals and corporate sponsors: 

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation/North Country Region, Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, Tillotson North Country Foundation, Northern Tire, C. Bean Transport, Kheops International, and New Hampshire Electric Co-op.







       

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