The Brigade Lecture Series

The Pierce Manse * 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane * Concord, New Hampshire * 03301 * (603) 225-4555




The Brigade Lecture Series is cancelled for the 2021 season. Programs typically are held at 7pm on the 4th Thursday of each month March through October (unless otherwise noted) at the Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Land, Concord, NH. Programs are free and open to the public. Seating is limited.


SPECIAL EVENTS


July 22, 7-8pm

Concert on the Lawn and Ice Cream Social

The 39th Army Band is comprised of musicians representing many communities throughout the state. The members of the 39th Army Band are dedicated soldiers whose high standard of performance is respected and anticipated whenever they perform. The 39th Army Band, New Hampshire Army National Guard can trace its lineage back 139 years to its inception in       Manchester in 1879. The band is stationed in Manchester, New Hampshire at the Manchester Readiness Center located at 1059 Canal Street. The 39th Army Band has represented the United States of America overseas on missions that have included St. Croix, Virgin Islands, Athens, Greece and Good Will Ambassadors to the country of Costa Rica in July 1995. They performed for President George W. Bush during a New Hampshire visit and assisted the state of Louisiana during the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.

Attendees are required to wear masks and to practice social distancing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Concert is weather permitting. There is no rain date.


     

Thursday, August 26, 7pm

Concert of the Lawn: Honey Bees Trio


The Honey Bees Trio is made of up vocalist Mary Fagan, upright bassist Jock Irvine and Greg Mostovoy on saxophone and flute. The trio grooves on Americana, 1930-s Jazz, Western Swing & Originals. Buzzing around the roots of American music for a swinging good time.


Attendees are required to wear masks and to practice social distancing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Concert is weather permitting. There is no rain date.



Tuesday, November 23, 10am

Official Remembrance of Franklin Pierce’s 216th Birthday

Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Old North Cemetery with NH National Guard


A graveside wreath laying will commemorate President Franklin Pierce’s 216th birthday on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:00 am in Old North Cemetery in Concord, New Hampshire. The wreath is sent annually from the White House and commemorates the president’s date of birth and contributions serving in the country’s highest office. Members of the New Hampshire Army National Guard and the Pierce Brigade will lay the wreath, present the colors and a salute. Old North Cemetery is located at 141 North State Street in Concord, NH.


Attendees are required to wear masks and to practice social distancing.     

      

December 18, 10am

Wreaths Across America Ceremony honoring all veterans in the Old North Cemetery

This ceremony coincides with others across the USA remembering the service of all veterans with a Christmas wreath previously placed at each grave.


Volunteers wishing to assist in the placement of wreaths on veteran’s graves are invited to join the Pierce Brigade on Friday, December 18 at 10am in Old North Cemetery, which is located at 141 North State Street in Concord, NH.


Attendees are required to wear masks and to practice social distancing.