presented by People’s United Bank
Join us for innovative and entertaining evening programming made possible through financial support from and partnership with People’s United Bank and a Humanities-To-Go grant from the NH Humanities Council.
The Revolutionary Capital of NH, Exeter was at the very heart of our nation when it formed. Join us for this exciting FREE series at Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street in Exeter!
The Music History of French Canadians, Franco-Americans, Acadians, and Cajuns
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30pm
Drawing on research from her book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, Rebecca Rule regales audiences with stories of the rituals, traditions, and history of town meeting, including the perennial characters, the literature, the humor, and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution. This program is made possible through a Humanities To Go grant from New Hampshire Humanities.
Rebecca Rule gathers and tells stories in New England, mostly New Hampshire. She is the author of eleven books, including N is for New Hampshire out in the fall of 2016 with Islandport Press. Her other titles include: Headin’ for the Rhubarb: a NH Dictionary (well kinda) and Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire as well as the children’s picture book, The Iciest Diciest Scariest Sled Ride Ever. For ten years she hosted “The New Hampshire Authors Series” on NHPTV. She currently hosts “Our Hometown” also on NHPTV.
Tavern Talks are held in Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street, Exeter, NH and are free and open to the public.
Parking is available in the Museum parking lot on Spring Street, Exeter Municipal Lots, and street parking on Water Street. Please note that lectures will take place on the second floor of the Folsom Tavern. Due to the historic nature of the building, it is not handicap accessible.