In performance: History and theater combine at opera house; music at Grounded4Life; dueling pianists perform; and Vermont fiddler plays Proctorsville

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Oct. 22: Lewis and Clark interactive show celebrates teamwork

Patrick Garner leads audience participants on Lewis and Clark's expedition

Patrick Garner leads audience participants on Lewis and Clark’s expedition

On Thursday, Oct., 22 at 10 a.m. at the Claremont Opera House at 58 Opera House Square in Claremont. Patrick Garner brings a great American voyage of discovery to life in this interactive production of Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Celebration of Teamwork.

Garner’s series is called “History’s Alive” ( and his motto is: To entertain, instruct, and inspire. Garner uses students to take on the roles of Lewis and Clark, as well as their Native American guide Sacajawea, the corps of discovery and many others as they explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase.

The adventure is 55 minutes long and geared toward grades 1 through 5. Admission is $5 and is available in person at the COH ticket office or by calling 603-542-4433.

Oct. 23: Calvary Road returns to Chester

Hear Calvary Road's new CD and the debut of an original song at Grounded4Life.

Hear Calvary Road’s new CD and the debut of an original song at Grounded4Life.

Musicians Tim Lyons, James Clogston and Tim Bates as Calvary Road return to Grounded4Life coffeehouse for an evening of worship music and choruses. Join them for an evening of food, fellowship and music. Invite your friends and pack the house.

The performance will be in the lower level of the Chester Baptist Church, 162 Main St., in Chester on Friday, Oct. 23. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with food, coffee, fellowship and conversation. The program begins at 7 p.m. with free admission.

Check out the Grounded4Life Facebook page and share it with your friends. Contact John Nunnikhoven at for more info.

Oct. 24: Dueling Pianos at Claremont Opera House

On Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. two grand pianos take center-stage at Claremont Opera House with a team of pianists that seem to know every song ever written.

“Dueling Pianos” is a request-based, interactive sing-a-long show where the musicians sit across from each other and trade songs chosen by the audience. In the dueling piano experience, the audience becomes part of the show. This dueling piano concept has grown rapidly the past few years.

The performance takes place at 58 Opera House Square in Claremont, N.H.

Reserved seating tickets are $20 plus online handling fee and can be purchased online at, by phone at 603-542-4433, or in person at the opera house box office.

Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger to entertain during the Raise the Roof concert series

Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger to entertain during the Raise the Roof concert series

Oct. 25: Vermont fiddler in concert

Get out your toe-tapping shoes and go to the first concert of the Raise the Roof concert series at 4 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 25 at Gethsemane Church on Depot Street in Proctorsville.

Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger will be joined by Maine fiddler Greg Boardman and guitarist Bethany Waickman for a late fall afternoon of music from New England and the British Isles.

Admission is $10 at the door.

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