EVENTS

Our 2022 events are listed below. Dinner will be served before the concert at some of the events, so plan to arrive early for a relaxing meal. Some events require that you purchase tickets while others are by donation.
We hope you will join us!
Rolf Schulte and James Winn
Rolf Schulte/James Winn
Sunday, June 12, 3:00pm
Rolf Schulte and James Winn

Rolf Schulte and James Winn
Sunday, June 12
3:00pm
Tickets $20

A SUNDAY RECITAL ……… Two great virtuosos performing a recital together.

German-born Rolf Schulte, whom The New Yorker has called “one of the most distinguished violinists of our day,” started playing the violin at age five under his father’s tutelage. At age 16, he made his orchestral debut with the Philharmonia Hungarica in Cologne. He has since performed with numerous orchestras throughout the world.

James Winn, piano and composition professor at the University of Nevada, Reno since 1997, made his professional debut with the Denver Symphony at the age of thirteen, and has been performing widely in North America, Europe, and Asia ever since. An active recording artist, Winn is featured in more than four dozen CDs as soloist, chamber musician, and composer.

Featured works:

Mozart Sonata K.380
Brahms Sonata op.120/2

Intermission

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op.70
Richard Strauss Sonata op.18

The Bailiff’s Café will be serving up beverages and sweets for your pleasure.

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Poor Man's Gambit
Poor Man’s Gambit
Saturday, June 25, 7:30pm
Poor Man's Gambit

Poor Man’s Gambit
Saturday, June 25
7:30 pm
Tickets $25

Poor Man’s Gambit is a trio of traditional artists initially formed in 2015. Building on their roots as traditional Irish musicians, the trio’s repertoire is also influenced by traditional music of other cultures including France, Scotland, England, and America, some of which can be heard on their latest release ‘Land of Sunshine.’

Poor Man's Gambit

DINNER:

The Bailiff’s Café will be serving two pre-concert dinner choices:
($16/each)

  • Classic Sausage Lasagna, a roll, and a salad of mixed greens with fresh veggies with a balsamic vinaigrette
  • Wholesome Vegetarian Chili, a chipotle biscuit, and a salad of mixed greens with fresh veggies and a balsamic vinaigrette

Please reserve your meals online by purchasing the relevant ticket option. If you’ve ordered a meal, please try to arrive by 6:30. Doors open at 6pm.

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Craig Pursley art
Craig Pursley Paintings
Reception: July 2, 7:00pm
Art by Craig Pursley

Craig Pursley
“Making Faces” Art Show
July 2- July 22
Opening reception July 2, 7:00pm

Craig Pursley art

Every other year, nationally recognized artist, Craig Pursley of Bath, shows recent portraits he has done of local people. The last show was suspended due to Covid so this one should be the best ever. Many of the subjects of his work will be on hand at the opening where he will discuss the inspiration and execution of these paintings.

Opening reception will be July 2 at 7:00pm.  Refreshments will be served.

Abe Ovadia
Abe Ovadia
Thursday, July 7, 6:00pm
Abe Ovadia

Thursday, July 7
6:00pm
Admission by Donation

Court Street Arts and the Tenney Library in Newbury present:

“Reimagining The American Songbook”
Jazz Guitarist, Abe Ovadia

Abe Ovadia

Enjoy the sounds of Abe Ovadia, jazz guitarist as he re-imagines the American Songbook. As Musicvox Guitars describes, Abe Ovadia is a “jazz virtuoso, one of the most innovative guitarists of our time.” Having emerged as one of the preeminent guitarists on the New York City jazz scene.

Jazz music is unique in the sense that it can be played in almost any setting, and Abe’s modern twist on jazz standards provides libraries with a truly splendid program. Abe discusses the process of improvisation, jazz history, and interacts with the audience throughout the concert.

The BAILIFF’S CAFÉ will be serving up beverages and treats for your pleasure before the show.

Cold Chocolate
Cold Chocolate
Saturday, July 16, 7:30pm
Cold Chocolate

Cold Chocolate
Saturday, July 16
7:30pm
Tickets $20

Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending American band that fuses folk, funk and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own. Punctuated by tight harmonies and skillful musicianship, Cold Chocolate has quickly gained recognition for their original music and high-energy shows. They regularly perform at venues and music festivals up and down the East Coast.

DINNER:

The Bailiff’s Café will be serving two pre-concert dinner choices:
($16/each)

  • Marinated and grilled chicken with buffet rice and a salad of mixed greens with fresh veggies, balsamic vinaigrette
  • Fresh vegetable lasagna, roll and a salad of mixed greens with fresh veggies, balsamic vinaigrette

Dinners may be reserved online by purchasing the relevant ticket option. If you’ve ordered a meal, please try to arrive by 6:30. Doors open at 6pm.

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Bread and Puppet Theatre
Bread and Puppet Theater
Friday, September 2, 6:00pm
Bread and Puppet Theater

Bread and Puppet Theater
Friday, September 2
6:00pm
Outdoors on Haverhill Common (or in Alumni Hall in case of rain)
Suggested Donation: $10-$25

The circus is coming! The circus is coming! The 58-year-old, Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater is coming to the Haverhill Common! The Domestic Resurrection Circus is a bright, raucous melee of short acts governed by a brass band, addressing the heart of the current moment with diverse puppetry styles and spanning many moods, from slapstick to the sublime.

Founded in 1963 by Peter Schumann on New York City’s Lower East Side, the theater has been based in the North East Kingdom of Vermont since the early 1970s and is one of the oldest, nonprofit, self-supporting theatrical companies in the country.

dinner at Court Street Arts
Enjoy Bailiff’s Cafe
at Court Street Arts!
Dinner at Bailiff's Cafe

dessert at Court Street Arts

Enjoy a bite to eat before the show at Bailiff’s Cafe! 

Dinner can be purchased in advance online or by phone reservation. A selection of craft beer, wine, and sodas along with desserts and other light fare options will be served.

Make your dinner reservations on event information window or call us: (603) 989-5500

Menu selections are designed to include gluten and dairy free options, but please note that meals are not prepared in a facility that is certified gluten-free.

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