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Stage at Night
Something Wonderful is Happening in Warner
Jim Mitchell

Our Mission

Appreciation for Warner through support of our businesses, organizations and schools
Support our writers, artists, musicians and theater groups
Assist in child and adult literacy
Promote historic preservation and community building

In keeping with our mission, our current programs include:

  • Jim Mitchell Community Park and the MainStreet Warner Stage
  • the MainStreet Warner Annual Literacy Project
  • the Jim Mitchell Annual Scholarship
  • the Jim Mitchell Local Hero Book Award

Annual Fundraising Appeal

After another successful season in 2016, we look ahead to next year and our goal of expanding the park and making improvements based on community suggestions. We need your help to accomplish our mission. Please make a moment to download the outline of improvements and help us with your contribution.

Click here to download donation form
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There were live musical performances on the MainStreet Warner Stage throughout the Fair. Some of the performers included Decatur Creek, the Brad Myrick Band, The DoBros, Studio 2, Don Guano & the Lo Fi Rebellion and the Other'ns. The "High Strung Strummers" (contra dance) performed in the Jim Mitchell Community Park on Saturday.

Entertainment in the Jim Mitchell Community Park and Amphitheater is free and open to the public. Donations are always greatly appreciated.
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On Saturday, May 14, 2016, MainStreet Warner, Inc. held its third annual Fundraiser Auction, a fun-filled and community spirited event.

The Preview Party took place in the Gallery behind MainStreet BookEnds and the Live Auction was held under a tent in the Jim Mitchell Commmunity Park. It was a lovely evening and everyone enjoyed themselves. Harold French, our Auctioneer Extraordinaire, entertained the crowd while they bid generously on great donations from local individuals & businesses. A big "Thank You" to all who donated, helped and participated in the auction!

Also please check out the Calendar of Events for the MainStreet Warner Stage.

Please find us at:
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Jim Mitchell, along with his sister Katharine and her husband Neil Nevins, purchased the 16 East Main Street Warner building and property in 1998. Together they created the independent bookstore MainStreet BookEnds and Gallery on this site. In 2000 the three established MainStreet Warner, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to furthering the cultural development of Warner, and now housed in the Gallery. Bringing over 100 events annually to the bookstore, including Friday Night on MainStreet, Jim imagined extending this out into a three-season community park for music, authors and the arts. He had created the plans and started promoting the park idea when he died suddenly in 2008. With the support of the community, The Board of Directors for MainStreet Warner, Inc. has remained focused on the creation of this community park, his dream for Warner, as well as on scholarship and literacy programs
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16 East Main Street
PO Box 130
Warner, NH 03278
603-456-2060 Fax

How You Can Help

Click here to join the volunteer effort.