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.

    • 06/24/2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Made possible with a grant from the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation. All seats $3. Concession will offer popcorn, drinks and snacks for purchase. Lobby opens at 1:30 p.m. movie at 2 p.m. Rated PG

    • 06/24/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Belle of the Fall is Tracy Walton and Julia Autumn Ford. Two multi-instrumentalists with broad repertoires, band together in this endeavor to create folksy, but contemporary music.Their chemistry as a duo is infectiously fun and immediately apparent. General Admission $15.

    Click here to see Belle of the Fall

    • 06/29/2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    University of NewHampshire's Little Red Wagon is a children's theatre summer touring troupe appropriate for families and children (PK-6th grade). The troupe performs Treasure Island.  There once was an old pirate who lived long ago. Before he died, he buried his loot on the mystical Treasure Island. Now on a fantastical journey with pirates and parrots, mutinies and storms, follow along as the adventure takes our young hero to places he never expected to go. Don't forget! Where "X" marks the spot the treasure can be found! All seats $3.00 at the door.

      
    • 07/02/2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Susan will play selections from Big Band favorites to Broadway and Folk. Interwoven through the concert will be the story of the Steinway’s journey to the Tillotson Center and historical tidbits from these musical eras.

    As a fundraiser for the Colebrook Historical Society, this concert features Susan Zizza, local musician and historian. Admission $10. at the door. 

    Historical tidbits sprinkled through the event will also highlight musical geniuses of the 20th century, such as George Gershwin and Cole Porter, as well as the minds fueling the golden age of musicals, including Rodgers and Hammerstein. The afternoon will take the audience into the heyday of folk music, with offerings from Woody Guthrie to Simon and Garfunkel to John Denver.

    Susan Zizza has performed with the Isley Mist Ceilidh and the Folk Tree. As an author and journalist, she has focused her writings on the first half of the 20th century, with several books featuring regional history from this era. She is donating her performance in support of the Colebrook Historical Society and the Tillotson Center.


    • 07/08/2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    "Four good friends join their musical talents together to form a well rounded country and western band for northern New Hampshire and Vermont. The band "Comfort Country" is made up of well established musicians Lee Baker, Tim Berry, Joanne Gilman and Suzan Shute playing old familiar favorites from Patsy Cline to Patti Loveless, and Merle Haggard to Zack Brown. Offering a fine blend of vocal harmonies, together with exceptional instrumental ability this band is just like comfort food filling you with good sounds! If you like country music with a little bit of bluegrass and gospel sprinkled in for good measure then you'll like the sounds of "Comfort Country". Admission $10 /$5 Students. Tickets available online, at the Tillotson Center Box Office and at the door.


    • 07/14/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    In 1845, 19-year-old Israel Shevenell left his home in Canada and walked nearly 200 miles to Biddeford, Maine. He found work as a brick maker and is recognized as the city’s first permanent French-Canadian settler and French voter. In 2015, his 74-year-old great-great-grandson, Ray Shevenell, retraced the pioneering journey, walking from Compton, Quebec to Biddeford, passing through Colebrook/the region along the way. Click here to see trailer Tonya Shevenell tells their stories in her first documentary film, The Home Road. (76 minutes) Film screening and discussion/Q&A with filmmaker, and her father, the trekker. Sponsored by the Colebrook Area Historical Society. Admission $10 /$5 students.

    • 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


    • 08/11/2017
    • 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 $10.                 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, are teaming up again to offer the Bluegrass Jam Camp Weekend at the Tillotson Center on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15. To kick off the weekend, the pair will offer a mini-concert at the Center 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 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

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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