Lupine and peonies replace the lilacs in the front yard! The fleeting clematis bursts forth on the vine! What a magnificent time to visit southwest New Hampshire and enjoy  the beauty ‘off the beaten track.” Farmer’s markets, bountiful flowers, enlivened spirits…all await you in this historic little village.

 Time to get out on the many Monadnock trails…here in Fitzwilliam: Little Monadnock and Gap to warm you up for the larger climb on Mt. Monadnock, visible from our town and about a 12 minute drive.Numerous trails with maps here in Fitzwilliam as well. Just walking around the village as spring arrives brings joy to your spirit!

Fitzwilliam Furniture/Covey House now open for shopping. Respite seeker, lover, reader…there is something for all here… So many delicious restaurants to visit, Sunflowers, Piedra Fina ( Latin) the Pearl, Nicola’s, Lucas, plus

music and outdoor venue down the road from the Ashburn House in Fitzwilliam… visit Cathedral of the Pines..10 min from the village……spend a night or the weekend at the Ashburn House and enjoy a New England experience!

Annual Fitzwilliam Antique Show: July 18…anniversary year!

Apple Hill Concerts. Tuesday nights in Nelson…a special evening..take a picnic or buy one there…concert nights: June 30, July 7, July 14, July 28, August 4..all concerts begin at 7:30 PM: www.applehill.org

Peterborough Players: productions June 17-28 Red; July 1-12: Intimate Exchanges; July 15-26: Outside Mullingar;

July 29-August 9 : Charley’s Aunt; August 12-23: Born Yesterday; August26-Sept6: Stella and Lou; Sept 9-13: The Rape of Lucrece   www.PeterboroughPlayers.org

Tracie’s Farm has plants and extra produce for sale now…Keene Farmers Market..second Saturday of each monthi beginning January 31

Plan ahead for the re-located Pumpkin Festival at the Keene Fairgrounds, closer to Fitzwilliam…the third week in October book now…2 day bookings only… Strawberry picking is about to begin…