This year’s January gathering: The Steeple Soirée!

    We’re continuing our efforts to lighten your January darkness by providing a warm and bright opportunity for music, an elegant meal, and a happy evening bidding on unique and creative items—all to benefit the work of the Friends of the Stone Church! The...

2017 Annual Report Published

2017 was a very busy year for the Friends, with major milestones accomplished in our plan of work. We’re very pleased to make available our annual report for 2017, which you may view in the window below or download at this link. In this report you’ll find...

Don Boothman Memorial Concert, October 8, 7:00 p.m.

A Memorial Concert honoring the life and musical legacy of Don Boothman will be held at The Stone Church on Saturday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. Malcolm Halliday, acclaimed organist and music educator, will offer a program featuring works by Handel, Mendelssohn, Walker,...

Come See Us at the Fair!

Dear Friends, It has been a year since the last Hardwick Fair. That means it has been one year since Friends of the Stone Church put up a small tent to introduce itself to our community as an organization intent on bringing the Stone Church back to life. While we have...

Summer Stone Soup + Shortcake!

We’re so pleased to be able to host our first Stone Soup supper in the chapel of the Stone Church! You’re invited to join us on Friday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m. as we express our thanks to everyone who has made possible the progress we’ve made so far and...

Painters! Join our Plein Air Workshops

In collaboration with the East Quabbin Arts Alliance, FOSC is offering painters a summer opportunity to join in a series of five Gilbertville-based plein air workshops. Held on five consecutive Saturdays—June 18 and June 25, July 9, July 16, and July 23 — at...

Music Returns to The Stone Church

Come hear! Buy Tickets LET JOY RESOUND marks the return of music to The Stone Church. In a pair of concerts—one in Gilbertville, the other in Ashburnham—renowned concert artist Peter Krasinski will perform music of Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, and Buck, in addition to...

Boiler Bash Silent Auction Items

A number of generous donors have offered items that will adorn the Silent Auction table at the Boiler Bash. As you survey the offerings, you’ll find included: A sweater of llama wool A gift card from Rose32 Bread A hand carved stone cheese tray and gift...

The Boiler Bash!

      Our deep thanks to all the many donors to, and attendees at, the Friends’ first Boiler Bash. The evening was a great success (thanks again to our friends at the Hardwick Winery — what a place!), and when all was said we were $11,500 closer to our...