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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

Aerial photos of the Stage

Please enjoy these aerial photos from The Last Waltz concert on July 15th.

Warner Service Club

Held a pot luck dinner in the Jim Mitchell Community Park. Enjoy photos from the event.

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, MainStreet Warner, Inc. held its fourth annual Fundraiser Auction

We want to thank all those who attended the auction on Saturday, especially all of the wonderful volunteers. It was a great night of food, fun and community spirit. It is with the support of all involved that allow us to maintain the park and provide quality entertainment for all members of the community.

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

Please find us at:
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Edible Landscape ~ Educational Space

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Please click HERE for information on the newest plans for the park. We will be beginning construction of Phase #3 this Spring

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 take a moment to download the outline of improvements and help us with your contribution.

Click here to download donation form
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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

Press Release

On June 21, 2017 MainStreet Warner, Inc. received the Merit Award for Excellence in Planning, Design, and Development from Plan NH, for their creation of the Jim Mitchell Community Park and Amphitheater in downtown Warner.


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.