TILLOTSON CENTER

                        Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Upcoming events

    • 05/05/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 06/14/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • In the Gallery at the Tilly

    Connecticut River Artisans Group member Roger Irwin  is exhibiting his wildlife photographs in the Gallery now until June 14. A reception for Roger will be on Thursday, May 24 from 5-7 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

    • 05/31/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    This summer the Tilly is celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall with a summer festival.  The festival kick off starts with Chris Hadsel, Director of Curtains without Borders who will speak  about the Colebrook Grange Hall Curtain restoration. Christopher Heath, NH Grange Master, will also speak about the history of the Grange in New Hampshire and the importance of the Grange in rural America. Suggested donation $10.


    • 06/02/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
    This live-action/computer generated comedy is about Peter Rabbit and his three sisters -- Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail. They enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter -- a resourceful rabbit who proves to be a worthy and wily opponent. All seats $3. Made possible through a grant from the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust.
    • 06/16/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe. All seats $3. Made possible through a grant from the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust.

    • 06/22/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The Tilly continues the summer festival celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall.  Swing North Big Band is just one part of what is known as St. J. Jazz. Based in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, Swing North Big Band has been dedicated to live performance since 1977. Under the direction of Phil Brown, this group is committed to providing the finest in classic and traditional jazz for dancing, listening and just plain fun! Admission $10 /Students $5.

    • 06/28/2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    The Youth Ensemble of New England is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. This youth orchestra is made up of about thirty young people from the age of 10, through college-age. The group performs throughout New England, and has had concert tours to Iceland, England, Scotland, Canada, Maine and New York. Suggested donation $5 to support children's programing at the Tillotson Center.



    • 07/05/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    The Little Red Wagon is back! So many stories and so little time! Each time the door opens a new story begins. Follow the characters from all of the fairy tales you know and love and perhaps a couple you don't. Most reimagined in ways you wouldn't expect. A fast paced play sure to enchant audiences!  All seats $4. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.

    • 07/27/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The Tilly continues the summer festival celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall. Studio Two is a headlining Beatles band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years, choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era. Unlike other Beatle acts that try to deliver the entire Beatles’ catalog, Studio Two concentrates only on the most exciting and fun time in The Beatles career. Admission $10/Students $5.


    • 08/04/2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    Founded in 1993, the Tanglewood Marionettes perform classic tales by skilled puppeteers Peter Schaefer and Anne Schaefer. An Arabian Adventure is a tale of a Persian prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. facing danger at every turn, the courageous prince must battle his way out of the underground prison to save his princess from a tragic fate. All seats $4. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.

    • 08/26/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The final concert in the summer festival series celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall . The Sky Blue Boys & Cookie! For over twenty years The Sky Blue Boys – Banjo Dan and Willy Lindner – combined two voices and a carload of stringed instruments to deliver a lively program characterized by the excitement of bluegrass, the authenticity of folk and the exuberance of old-time string-band music.  The 2017 addition of the marvelous Carrie Cook opens up an even broader range of material with elements of jazz, jug and pop influences.  Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 09/15/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Their music echoes inspiration from traditional folk duos and singer/songwriters like Neil Young – combining beautiful harmonies and a lyrical intensity, while establishing a unique sound of their own. Since 2010, co-founders Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, have organized the Massachusetts Walking Tour. This is an annual non-profit bipedal concert tour of Massachusetts in support of arts and culture for towns throughout the state. Each free community concert collaborates with local artists, musicians, educational programs, trail managers and land trust groups to highlight both artistic diversity and recreational land use.   Sponsored by James Russell Fitch. Admission $10/Students $5.

     

      Click here to learn more about "The Tour"

    • 09/30/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The New Hampshire-born pianist Matthew Odell began his studies at the age of 10 and has since won acclaim for performances of a wide range of repertoire as a solo recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and chamber musician. Mr. Odell currently teaches at The Juilliard School and frequently presents master classes, workshops, and lectures at professional conferences and universities throughout the U.S and Europe. This program will includes works by Robert Schumann, Oliver Messiaen, and Amy Beach. Tickets $10/$5 students.


    • 10/06/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Sparrow Blue are Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson met in 2014 and began writing songs together after discovering a mutual love for American roots music. At the time they were each playing in different bands, but it wasn't long until they began performing together as a duo.

    Crowes Pasture is the Boston-based acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin.  They draw from old-time, folk and bluegrass traditions, including such artists as Gillian Welch/David Rawlings & Ian & Sylvia.

    Admission $10/Students $5

    • 10/19/2018
    • 10/21/2018
    • 3 sessions
    • In the Gallery at the Tilly
    Instructors Alan Epstein, Bob Amos and Ellen Carlson, will teach the Wernick Method at the Bluegrass Jam Camp. The Camp is 7-9 p.m. on Friday, October 19,  Saturday, October 20 9-4 p.m. and Sunday, October 21 from 9-4 p.m. 




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    • 12/15/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    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. Sponsored by the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust. 


    • 12/16/2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, and performer based in Conway, NH. A Charlie Brown Christmas was originally telecast in December 1965 and was an instant hit with audiences who connected with Peanuts creator Charles M. Schultz’s cast of characters – especially with its rounded-headed hero Charlie Brown, his woefully scrawny Christmas tree, and his typewriter-wielding dog Snoopy. Admission $10 / Students $5. Sponsored by C. Bean Transport.


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  the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust







       

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