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Monday, July 15

Kimberly Paul, end of life author, in Middlebury. Monday, July 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury 100 EastView Ter. Author, podcaster and speaker Kimberly Paul gives at presentation for caregivers, Presentation “Lessons I Learned From the Dying,” a bridging the gap book presentation. Free and open to the public. More info contact Laurie Borden at 802-388-4111 or [email protected].

Age Well senior luncheon in Bristol. Monday, July 15, Cubbers, Main St. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Meal served at 11 a.m. Chef’s Choice — always delicious. $5 suggested donation does not include gratuity. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

“The Legacy of Apollo 11” in Middlebury. Monday, July 15. 1-2 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Middlebury resident and former NASA senior science writer Louis Varricchio offers a 50-year look back at the historic and scientific legacy of the United States’ first mission to land astronauts on the Moon in July 1969.

Kimberly Paul, end of life author, in Middlebury. Monday, July 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury 100 EastView Ter. Paul, an author, podcaster and speaker on the end of life, will lead a talk on “Advance Care Planning -Facing the Elephant in the Room” A movement starts with an empowered community. Free and open to the public. More info contact Laurie Borden at 802-388-4111 or [email protected].

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, July 15, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Tuesday, July 16

Age Well senior luncheon in Vergennes. Tuesday, July 16, 10 a.m., Vergennes Area Seniors Armory Lane Senior Housing, 50 Armory Ln. Doors open at 10 a.m. for bingo and coffee hour. SASH Health Awareness program at 11:15 a.m. Meal served at 12 noon of cheese tortellini alfredo, zucchini, wheat roll, and watermelon. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

“Recycling Right” presentation in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Jessie-Ruth Corkins, Public Outreach Coordinator for Addison County Solid Waste Management District, will deliver a presentation and answers questions on proper waste and recycling procedures. Free and open to the public.

Blood pressure and foot care clinic in Brandon. Tuesday, July 16. 11 a.m., Conant Sq. The cost of the foot clinic is $10. No appointment necessary.

“Understanding American Politics in the Age of Trump” in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 16,12:30-2 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Middlebury College Professor Matt Dickinson returns to Eastview for the fourth in a series of six biweekly, lively and engaging “Political Luncheon” talks. Free and open to the public.

Great Brandon Auction in Brandon. Tuesday, July 16, 2 p.m., Estabrook Park, 1 mile north of Town. Brandon’s 30th annual benefit auction offering quality goods and services. Special items and the regular collection of attic treasures and barn bargains. New art, merchandise, gift certificates, antiques, furniture and lots of surprises. Preview at 2 p.m., gavels falls at 4 p.m. Cash or good check accepted. Auctioneer Barb Watters. Rain or shine. More info at 802-247-6401 or Brandon.org. The Brandon Chamber’s main annual fundraiser.

“Lost In Outer Space” in Bristol. Tuesday, July 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St. Join author Tod Olson and follow the super-adventurous journey of Apollo 13. Build your own rocket afterwards. More info at [email protected] or 802-453-2366.

Middle Grade Book Club in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 16, 5-6 p.m., The Vermont Book Shop, 38 Main St. A summer book club for kids ages 8-12 that reads fun, engaging books. Read “Reformed,” by Justin Weinberger, prior to the meeting and come prepared to talk about it … and eat Nino’s pizza. Watch your back. Hide your underwear. Only the fearless survive in Weinberger’s novel. Led by Jenny Lyons. Parents are welcome (but not required). More info and RSVP to [email protected].

Rise and Walk in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 16, 5:15 p.m., Mary Hogan Elementary School, Mary Hogan Dr. The kickoff for getting healthier in Middlebury. Walk 30 miles in 30 days this summer and enter to win great prizes. Learn where to park for a quick one-mile walk into the downtown, join group walks with UVM-Porter doctors talking about specific health-related topics and have fun getting yourself moving. At this walk meet Porter Medical Center President Seleem Choudhury, President/COO Porter Medical Center. Free. More info at experiencemiddlebury.com.

Simulated automobile pile-up in New Haven. Tuesday, July 16, 7 p.m., Addison County Fair and Field Days, 1790 Field days Rd. You've seen them on the highway; now see them up close and personal. Local fire and rescue will be simulating a 5-car pile-up. Admission and parking is free. Town Line First Response’s regularly scheduled training will be open to the public to educate people about what goes on at large accident scene without having to rubberneck on the highway.

 

Wednesday, July 17

Bixby Story Hour Field Trip in Vergennes. Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Vergennes Falls Park, 103 Mechanic St. Meet at the library and walk over to the park together to explore and play. Event is weather dependent. Bring a picnic lunch and a drink. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free, registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, at [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at https://tinyurl.com/Bixby-storyhour-fieldtrip.

Gail Martin origami master in Lincoln. Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m., Lincoln Library, 222 W. River Rd. Join Martin when she leads participants through new paper folding adventures, and works expertly with more than one ability at a time. Refreshment provided. Questions? Call 802-453-2665.

Age Well senior luncheon in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 17, 11:15 a.m. Middlebury rec Center, 154 Creek Rd. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Meal served at noon of Pork chow mein, brown rice with veggies, broccoli cauliflower blend, wheat bread and grapes. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

Middlebury Lions Club annual auction and chicken barbeque in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 17, 4 p.m., on the green. Meal includes half-chicken, salads, baked beans, roll, drink and ice cream, all for $13. Pick-ups available. More info at 802-388-7124.

Mystery Readers Book Group in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m., Shafer’s Market and Deli, 54 College St. In “A Duty to the Dead,” the first book of an exciting new series set in England during World War I, Charles Todd introduces Bess Crawford, a spectacular female protagonist. Come enjoy smart, literary mysteries (none too gruesome), lively conversation and snacks. Open to the public. New members always welcome.

“Au Revoir Les Enfants” on screen in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 17, 6-8:30 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. This classic French film explores what could have been a friendship between a French boy and a German Jewish boy. The screening, in French with English subtitles, commemorates the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup of July 16-17 1942, when the French Police, under the direction of the Nazis, arrested between 7,000 and 14,000 Parisian Jews. Following the screening, Middlebury College Professor emeritus Simon Barenbaum will share a few memories of July 16, 1942.

The Plumb Bobs in Brandon. Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m., Behind the Brandon Inn. A creative mix of folk, rock and eclectic sound. Free.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

 

Thursday, July 18

Age Well Senior Luncheon in Vergennes. Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m., Vergennes Area Seniors Armory Lane Senior Housing, 50 Armory Ln. Doors open at 10 a.m. for coffee hour. Meal served at noon of chicken-n-biscuits, mashed potatoes, carrots with dill, and pumpkin cake. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

Space Games in Vergennes. Thursday, July 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m., on the lawn, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Dress for mess, goop, and possibly catching Alien Flu. Good humor is a must. Good sportsmanship is a must too, even among aliens. Bring goggles or a scuba mask. Will reschedule if raining. Pre-registration required online or at the library, Ages 8-12. Space is limited. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at tinyurl.com/Bixby-space-games.

“John Adams, An Unsung President of the United States,” in Bristol. Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 17 West St. The Bristol Historical Society welcomes Cliff Adams for this presentation. Free and open to the public. More info call Steve Ayotte at 802-453-7709.

Linda Radtke, “Vermont History Through Song” in Salisbury, Friday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Part of the 40th Annual Summer Performance Series, with support from the Salisbury Historical Society, Free-will donation.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” on screen in Bristol. Thursday, July 18, between 7 and 8 p.m., on the green. The latest installment in Bristol’s summer Movies in the Park.

 

Friday, July 19

Pre-schoolers at the Point in West Addison. Friday, July 19, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Bring your preschooler to enjoy story and craft time at Chimney Point. Topics relate to the history of Chimney Point and may include archaeology, bridges, boats, clocks, post offices, or lighthouses. A parent or responsible adult must be with the child. Ages 3 to 5. Well-behaved siblings welcome. Bring snacks if you like. Call 802-759-2412 for topic. Suggested donation $5 per family.

DIY jewelry making in Middlebury. Friday, July 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Make your own backpack key chains, friendship bracelets, necklaces. and more. For kids entering grades 4-6.

Mark Harding in concert in Middlebury. Friday, July 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bistro, EastView at Middlebury, 100 EastView Ter. Specializing in popular songs from the 20s to the 70s, Mark Harding (guitarist, harmonica player, and vocalist)  is a “solo entertainer with a full band sound.” Free and open to the public.

George Matthew Jr., carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, July 19, 6 p.m., Mead Chapel, 75 Hepburn Rd. Matthew, Carillonneur, Middlebury College and Norwich University will perform. The sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. More info at go.middlebury.edu/carillon.

Peter Stumpf, cello; Cynthia Huard, piano, in Rochester. Friday, July 19, 7 p.m., Federated Church of Rochester, 15 N. Main St. Stumpf and Huard will plays works by Beethoven, Schumann, Dvo??k and Fauré. Middlebury College music professor Larry Hamberlin will give a preconcert talk at 7 p.m., followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation, More info  at rcmsvt.org or 802-767-9234.

Nathan Evans Fox and Jane Kramer in Brandon. Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

 

Saturday, July 20

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section Paddle in Bristol. Saturday, July 20, Bristol Pond. An easy two-hour flat-water morning paddle. Bring your own canoe or kayak, paddle and PFD (required). Contact leader Kathy Duclos at [email protected] or 802-453-2149 for more information. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Summer Breakfast in Shoreham. Saturday, July 20, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Shoreham Congregational Church, 28 School Rd. Feast on blueberry pancakes, French toast, quiche, home fries, sausages, fruit and beverages as you chat with your friends and neighbors. Tickets $8 for adults, $4 for children, and $20 for families. Bring a non-perishable food or personal care item for the Food Shelf to help those in need.

Fireman’s muster in Middlebury. Saturday, July 20, beginning at noon, Woodchuck Hard Cider, 1321 Exchange St. Muster games, kids’ games, equipment demonstrations, vendors and fire apparatus judging. Tours of Woodchuck and Maple Landmark also available. Part of the Firefighter’s convention hosted by Middlebury.

Marshall Highet in Middlebury. Friday, July 20, 2-3 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Join Highet as she reads from her latest book, “Hold Fast.” For ages 8-14.

Landscape architect Peter Ker Walker in Middlebury. Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m. Middlebury Town Offices, Main St. Ker Walker will discuss his post-Dan Kiley career. He and Ian Tyndall began working with Dan Kiley in the mid-1960s, and began the firm known as Kiley, Tyndall, Walker in 1974 and worked together through 1979. Tickets $5 general public/ Sheldon Museum members free. In conjunction with the Sheldon’s Dan Kiley exhibit. More info at henrysheldonmuseum.org for information.

Goshen Gallop XLI in Goshen. Saturday, July 20, 4 p.m., Blueberry Hill. Register for “the toughest 10k in New England” at goshengallop.com.

Moss Glen Grange barbeque in Granville. Saturday, July 20, 5-7 p.m., Moss Glen Grange, 82 Post Office Hill Rd. Come celebrate 71 years of the Moss Glen Grange serving the community. Menu includes chicken, ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs and pulled pork. Also lots of side salads and dessert. Join in for a night on the town with good food and great company. Tickets at the door. More info call 802-767-4600.

King Pede card party in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, July 20, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Community Center, Route 7. The evening begins with a sandwich supper and then on to the games. King Pede is a unique game that involves “trick-taking” techniques such as in Hearts and Spades or Pitch. A game of fun and skill. Come prepared to use your strategic thinking.

Astronomy night in Hubbardton. Saturday, July 20, 7-11 p.m., Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd. It’s the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing. Weather permitting, talk with the members of the Green Mountain Astronomers while enjoying the Town Family Fun, then after the fireworks enjoy the night sky. The astronomers share their knowledge and telescopes. Where were you 50 years ago when the first astronauts landed on the moon? More info and to confirm event at 802-273-2282.

“The Testament” on screen in Brandon. Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival presents this widely praised film from last summer’s festival. A powerful contemporary thriller that brings audiences into the world of Holocaust deniers and those who seek the truth at any cost. Tickets $12, available at the Brandon Town Hall door the evening of the show. Cash or checks only.

Steve Kirby in Brandon. Saturday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

 

Sunday, July 21

Champlain Valley Fiddlers in Middlebury. Sunday, July 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., VFW, 530 Exchange St. Listen to people sing and play instruments and have a fun day. Refreshments available. 50/50 raffle. Door prizes. Come with your dancing shoes or boots on.

Tea Cup Fairy Workshop in Middlebury. Sunday, July 21, 1:30-3 p.m., Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St. Fairy House artist Sally J. Smith will show participants a few of her amazing fairy houses now on view at the museum. She will share some of her tips for creating fairy houses and provide inspiration for the activity. Fairy costumes welcome. All necessary materials provided. For ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult. Cost $10 per child. Space is limited. Reserve and pay in advance by calling the Sheldon at 802-388-2117.

“Blast from the Past: How to Weed Your Attic” in West Addison. Sunday, July 21, 2-4 p.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Archivists Elizabeth H. Dow and Lucinda P. Cockrell advise you how to weed your attic. They will share their insights, and then are available to give advice. Bring questions or items you have questions about.

Gregg Humphrey and Mike Connor perform in New Haven. Sunday, July 21, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on the porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

 

Monday, July 22

Addison County Right to Life meeting in East Middlebury. Monday, July 22, 6:30 p.m., Valley Bible Church, 332 E. Main St. Primary agenda items include a review of our march in the Bristol parade and planning for our participation in AC Field Days. All members are encouraged to attend and visitors are welcome. More info contact Chris Holden at 802-388-3563 or [email protected].

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, July 22, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Tuesday, July 23

Age Well senior luncheon in Vergennes. Tuesday, July 23, 10 a.m., Vergennes Ares Seniors Armory Lane Senior Housing, 50 Armory Ln. Doors open at 10 a.m. for bingo and coffee hour. Meal served at noon of Italian chicken fingers with bbq sauce, peas and carrots, diced potatoes, wheat roll, and fruit cocktail with cream. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

Writer Rick Hawley in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 23, 3-4:15 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Hawley will read from and discuss his new memoir “On My Way Out,” in which he conveys some of the surprises, strangeness, and beauty of late life.

Rise and Walk in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 23, 5:15 p.m., Mary Hogan Elementary School, Mary Hogan Dr. Walk 30 miles in 30 days this summer and enter to win great prizes. Learn where to park for a quick one-mile walk into the downtown, join group walks with UVM-Porter doctors talking about specific health-related topics and have fun getting yourself moving. Dan Huber MD, Primary Care Middlebury, will walk and talk about “Pre-diabetes What to Do?” Free. More info at experiencemiddlebury.com.

 

Wednesday, July 24

4-H Day at the Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge. Wednesday, July 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm, 74 Battell Dr. A chance for 4-H'ers and other visitors to tour the farm to learn about the Morgan horse, the breed's history and the farm's breeding program. Farm staff also will share information about apprenticeship and internship programs. 4-H members and leaders free with a 4-H membership card. General public $5 adult/$3 5-17 years old/Under 5 free.

Children’s Revolutionary storytime in Orwell. Wednesday, July 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. Children, ages 6 to 10, are invited to come, with a responsible adult, to an hour of story time, with books, hands-on activities, simple crafts relating to the Revolutionary War time-period and history of Mount Independence, and some outdoor time if weather permits. Bring snacks if you like or a picnic to enjoy afterwards. Suggested donation of $5 per family. More info at 802-948-2000.

Age Well senior luncheon in Shoreham. Wednesday, July 24, 11 a.m., Halfway House, Route 22A. Doors open and meal served at 11 a.m. until all are served. Soup of the day, sandwich of the day, coleslaw and dessert. 72 hours advanced notice required, call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. $5 suggested donation does not include gratuity. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

Brandon Town Band in Brandon. Wednesday, July 24, 6 p.m., Behind the Brandon Inn. Classic band concert music.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 24, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

“History Happens Here” presentation in Salisbury. Wednesday, July 24, 7 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Glenn Andres will give this Salisbury Historical Society lecture. Free.

Gypsy Reel in Brandon. Wednesday, July 24, 7 p.m., Behind the Brandon Inn. High energy stirring music rooted in Celtic traditions world rhythms. Free.

MaMuse in concert in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 24, 7:30 p.m., Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 2 Duane Ct. Folk and gospel-inspired music from a unique central California duo creating uplifting music inspired by Joanna Macy and others seeking strategies to create a thriving world. This will be their first stop on their first ever New England tour. Ticket link ($20 in advance/ $25 at door) at eventbrite.com/e/mamuse-in-middlebury-tickets-63586980370.

Stargazing open house in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 24, 9-10:30 p.m., Mittelman Observatory, Bicentennial Hall, Bicentennial Way. Get a closer view of Jupiter, a variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae through the Observatory’s telescopes. Free and open to the public as long as the sky is mostly clear. To confirm go to go.middlebury.edu/observatory/ or call the Observatory at 802-443-2266 after 7 p.m. on the evening of the event.

 

Thursday, July 25

Age Well senior luncheon in Vergennes. Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m., Vergennes Area Seniors Armory Lane Senior Housing, 50 Armory Ln. Doors open at 10 a.m. for bingo and coffee hour. Meal served at noon of roast pork loin, mashed potatoes, garden peas and onions, wheat roll, and apple crisp with cream. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

Modern Times Theater presents “The Astro-nut” in Vergennes. Thursday, July 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Community Room, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Punch and Judy are at it again. Mr. Punch attempts to be the first puppet in space.. Preregistration required online or at the library, for All Ages. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at tinyurl.com/Bixby-punch-judy.

Middle Grade Book Club in Middlebury. Thursday, July 25, 5-6 p.m., The Vermont Book Shop, 38 Main St. A summer book club for kids ages 8-12 that reads fun, engaging books. Read “Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus,” prior to the meeting and come prepared to talk about it … and eat Nino’s pizza. The book is about a spunky girl born without arms and a boy with Tourette syndrome navigating the challenges of middle school, disability, and friendship — all while solving a mystery in a western theme park. Led by Jenny Lyons. Parents are welcome (but not required). More info and RSVP to [email protected].

“Mary Poppins” (1964) on screen in Bristol. Thursday, July 25, begins between 7 and 8 p.m., on the green.

 

Friday, July 26

Three Day Stampede Toward the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis in Bristol. Friday, July 26, Bristol Rec Field. A gigantic yard sale where all the proceeds go to research into finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Age Well senior luncheon in Middlebury. Friday, July 26, 11:30 a.m., Rosie’s, Route 7 South. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., meal served at noon of a cold salad plate with turkey salad, coleslaw, fruit salad, roll and cookie. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. $5 suggested donation does not include gratuity. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

“Jaws: The Musical” in Lincoln. Friday, July 26, 1 and 7:30 p.m., Zeno Mountain Farm, 950 Zeno Rd. Come see Zeno's original musical production of “Jaws.”

Dayve Huckett in Middlebury. July 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bistro, EastView at Middlebury, 100 EastView Ter. Huckett, Kansas City born, widely traveled as a musician and now settled happily in Vermont, returns to EastView with his joyous finger-picking style guitar and voice, covering many musical styles. Free and open to the public.

The Grift in Bristol. Friday, July 26, 6-10 p.m., Holley Hall, 1 South St. Tickets $12 in advance/ $15 at the door, available at the Hub, Bristol Rec Department and Bristol Town Offices, or online at  bristol.myrec.com.

Free family movie night in Vergennes. Friday, July 26, 6:30-8 p.m., Community Room, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Come for a family-friendly PG movie. Comfy seating and free popcorn are always available. Check website for details. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. No registration needed.

“Legally Blonde the Musical” in Middlebury. Friday, July 26, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. Douglas Anderson directs THT’s Young Company in the fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the movie, “Legally Blonde.” Elle Woods tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances — this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal.

“Rise!” on screen in Monkton. Friday, July 26, 7 p.m., East Monkton Church, 405 Church Rd. “Rise!” is the fifth episode in professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s documentary “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.” It highlights the historic events of African-American people from 1940-1968.

Onion River Jazz Band in Salisbury. Friday, July 26, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Part of Salisbury’s 40th Annual Summer Performance Series. Free-will donation.

 

Saturday, July 27

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section hike and family outing in Salisbury. Saturday, July 27, Silver Lake and Lenny’s Lookout. An easy to moderate hike, 3.5 miles round trip, with picnic and swimming options. Families are encouraged to join this hike but all are welcome. Contact leader Ruth Penfield at [email protected] or 802-388-5407 for details. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Three Day Stampede Toward the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis in Bristol. Saturday, July 27, Bristol Rec Field. A gigantic yard sale where all the proceeds go to research into finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Free books for young children in Middlebury. Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Middlebury Farmers Market, VFW, 530 Exchange St. Addison County Readers, sponsor of the pre-school book club Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, will set up a reading nook and will offer a used book to every child. Imagination Library is free to every Addison County Child under age 5. Signup information will be available.

“Circus Arts: Step Right Up & Be the Next Performer” in Vergennes. Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m.-noon, Otter Creek Room, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Learn new performance skills: hoola hoops, clowning around, and much, much more. Perform for parents at 11:45-noon. Pre-registration required online or at the library, Ages 6-11. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at https://tinyurl.com/Bixby-circus.

“Legally Blonde the Musical” in Middlebury. Saturday, July 27, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. Douglas Anderson directs THT’s Young Company in the fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the movie, “Legally Blonde.” Elle Woods tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances — this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal.

L.C. Jazz Swing Dance Band in Brandon. Saturday, July 27, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall,1 Conant Sq. Brandon Town Hall welcomes back this 17 piece volunteer Swing Dance Band. They play to have a good time, play fantastic music and support music education through scholarships. Dance the night away or just sit back, relax and tap your toes. Tickets Adults $8/seniors and students $7/couples $14.

Cecilia Zabala in Brandon. Saturday July 27, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd.  Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cecilia Zabala is a rising star on the international music scene. Tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for show. Venue is BYOB. More info at 802-247-4295 or [email protected].

“Jaws: The Musical” in Lincoln. Saturday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Zeno Mountain Farm, 950 Zeno Rd. Come see Zeno's original musical production of “Jaws.”

 

Sunday, July 28

Three Day Stampede Toward the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis in Bristol. Sunday, July 28, Bristol Rec Field. A gigantic yard sale where all the proceeds go to research into finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section picnic in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, July 28, 10:30 a.m., Kingsland Bay, 787 Kingsland Bay State Park Rd. Family picnic with options for biking, hiking, swimming and paddling. Meet at Kingsland Bay State Park at 10:30 a.m. for activities, or noon for the picnic. Contact David Andrews at [email protected] or 802-388-4894 for more information. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

“Learning History through Living History” in Hubbardton. Sunday, July 28, 1-2:30 p.m., Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd. Michael Blakeslee, site interpreter and long-time re-enactor, relates his experiences as a re-enactor exploring and learning about the times from the French and Indian War period through the American Revolution. He will bring along clothing and other period-correct items he has made or collected over the years. Questions and sharing your experiences welcomed.

Legally Blonde the Musical” in Middlebury. Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. Douglas Anderson directs THT’s Young Company in the fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the movie, “Legally Blonde.” Elle Woods tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances — this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal.

Naomi Vernon performs in New Haven. Sunday, July 28, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on the porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

“Inquiry into the Revolutionary Mind: What Were You Thinking Doctor Jonathan Potts and Reverend Thomas Allen?” in Orwell. Sunday, July 28, 2-3:30 p.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. Modern day historian Paul Andriscin turns back the time machine to interview two men who cared for the well-being of the soldiers at Mount Independence. Meet Dr. Jonathan Potts, physician-surgeon for the Continental Army in this region, and Reverend Thomas Allen, Army chaplain here in the fall of 1776 and in June 1777.

“Life on the Other Border” talk in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, July 28, 3 p.m., Rokeby, 4334 Route 7. Teresa M. Mares, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont, will speak about food insecurity experienced by migrant farmworkers in the northeastern borderlands of the United States. Copies of her book, Life on the Other Border, will be available for sale and signing.

 

Monday, July 29

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, July 29, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Tuesday, July 30

Age Well senior luncheon in Vergennes. Tuesday, July 30, 10 a.m., Vergennes Area Seniors Armory Lane Senior Housing, 50 Armory Ln. Doors open at 10 a.m. for bingo and coffee hour. Meal served at noon of chicken breast with tarragon sauce, mashed cauliflower, spinach, wheat roll, and pumpkin custard. Bring your own place setting. $5 suggested donation. 72 hours advanced notice required. Call Michelle to reserve 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride may be provided. Call ACTR at 802-388-2287 to inquire.

“Understanding American Politics in the Age of Trump” in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 30, 12:30-2 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Middlebury College Professor Matt Dickinson returns to Eastview for the fifth in a series of six biweekly, lively and engaging “Political Luncheon” talks. Free and open to the Public.

Rise and Walk in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 30, 5:15 p.m., Mary Hogan Elementary School, Mary Hogan Dr. Walk 30 miles in 30 days this summer and enter to win great prizes. Learn where to park for a quick one-mile walk into the downtown, join group walks with UVM-Porter doctors talking about specific health-related topics and have fun getting yourself moving. Free. More info at experiencemiddlebury.com.

 

Wednesday, July 31

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

Eames Brothers Band in Brandon. Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Vermont’s foremost purveyors of “mountain blues.” Free.

Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Ripton. Wednesday, July 31, 8 p.m., Burgess Meredith Little Theatre,  Bread Loaf Campus, Route 125. Come see the 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are initially available on July 24 by calling 802-443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

Stargazing open house in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 31, 9-10:30 p.m., Mittelman Observatory, Bicentennial Hall, Bicentennial Way. Get a closer view of Jupiter, a variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae through the Observatory’s telescopes. Free and open to the public as long as the sky is mostly clear. To confirm go to go.middlebury.edu/observatory/ or call the Observatory at 802-443-2266 after 7 p.m. on the evening of the event.

 

Thursday, Aug. 1

Build an Alien with Kurt Valenta in Vergennes. Thursday, Aug. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Otter Creek Room, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Design an animal or being to live on one of the eight planets or Pluto Preregistration is required online or at the Bixby Library, Ages 6 and up.  Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at tinyurl.com/Bixby-create-aliens.

“Inside Out” on screen in Bristol. Thursday, Aug. 1, begins between 7-8 p.m., on the green. The latest installment of Bristol’ Rec’s Movies in the Park

Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Ripton. Thursday. Aug. 1, 8 p.m., Burgess Meredith Little Theatre,  Bread Loaf Campus, Route 125. Come see the 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are initially available on July 24 by calling 802-443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

 

Friday, Aug. 2

Ted Wesley performs in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 2, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bistro, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Singer and guitarist Ted Wesley performs a unique variety of great songs. (He’s the real deal.)  Free and open to the public.

Artist’s opening reception in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 2, 5-7 p.m. Edgewater on the Green, Merchants Row. A reception for painter Rory Jackson’s latest work.

Artist’s opening reception in Middlebury. Friday Aug. 2, 5-7 p.m., Edgewater at the Falls, Mill St. A reception for painter Penny Billings’ solo exhibition.

Elena Sadina, carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m., Mead Chapel, 75 Hepburn Rd. Elena Sadina is an Instructor, Middlebury College Russian School and Royal Carillon School, Mechelen, Belgium. The sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. More info at go.middlebury.edu/carillon.

Omer String Quartet in Rochester. Friday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Federated Church of Rochester, 15 N. Main St. Come hear the Omer String quartet play selections from Brahms, Webern, Schumann, Kurtag and Schubert. Preconcert talk with Larry Hamberlin at 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. A rare opportunity to see one of America’s young and most promising string quartets Admission by donation. More info at rcmsvt.org or 802-767-9234.

Deb Brisson and the Hayburners in Salisbury. Friday, August 2, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Come hear local favorite Brisson. Part of Salisbury’s 40th Annual Summer Performance Series. Free-will donation.

Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Ripton. Friday, Aug. 2, 8 p.m., Burgess Meredith Little Theatre,  Bread Loaf Campus, Route 125. Come see the 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are initially available on July 24 by calling 802-443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

 

Saturday, Aug. 3

Town-wide yard sale Day in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 3, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., locations around town. Great bargains across town. Yard sales and sidewalk sales, plus vendors, snacks and drinks in Brandon Town Hall. Sales start at 9 a.m., (some earlier) and last as long as there are still bargains available. Rain or Shine. Official yard sales make it on The Map, available the Aug. 3, at the Brandon Museum and Visitor Center, 4 Grove St. More info call 802-247-6401. If you’d like an 8’ x 10’ space at Brandon Town Hall call Dennis at 802-247-5420 or e-mail him at [email protected].

Church bicentennial celebration in Bristol. Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Church of Bristol, Park St. Historical tours of the 200-year-old church, historical displays, puppet show, a Best Pie competition, free picnic lunch followed by old fashioned games with prizes and music by the “Old Bones” country gospel singers. Fun for the whole family. Rain or shine. To enter the pie contest call 802-349-8383.

Preserving Heritage Landscapes presentation in Middlebury. Saturday, August 3, 2 p.m., Middlebury Town Offices, Main St. As part of the Sheldon Museum’s exhibit The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, Patricia O’Donnell, principal and founder of Heritage Landscapes LLC, will discuss the preservation of heritage landscapes. Tickets $5 general public; Sheldon Museum members free.

All ages party in Bristol. Saturday, Aug. 3, 3-7 p.m., The Hub, 110 Airport Dr. The Hub hosts this free party. Come see The Wet Ones from Starksboro and Barbacoa from Burlington play some wicked surf rock tunes.

King Pede card party in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug 3, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Community Center, Route 7. The evening begins with a sandwich supper and then on to the games. King Pede is a unique game that involves “trick-taking” techniques such as in Hearts and Spades or Pitch. A game of fun and skill. Come prepared to use your strategic thinking.

Brillhart & Smith: Adirondack Folk Music. Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Ripton. Saturday, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., Burgess Meredith Little Theatre,  Bread Loaf Campus, Route 125. Come see the 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are initially available on July 24 by calling 802-443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

 

Sunday, Aug. 4

“Hike into History” in Orwell. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2-4 p.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. On this guided tour, walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War soldiers with Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather.

“Kerry O. Furlani: A Slate State of Mind” in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, August 4, 2-4 p.m., Rokeby, 4334 Route 7. An accomplished sculptor and resident of Vermont’s slate valley, artist Kerry O. Furlani is well known for her lettering work, sculpture and expressive slate carvings. The artist will present an illustrated lecture followed by a demonstration and opportunities for visitors to try their hands using a mallet and chisel. Lecture at 2 p.m., slate carving demonstration 3-4 p.m.

Dennis Willmott in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on the porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” in Ripton. Sunday, Aug. 4, 8 p.m., Burgess Meredith Little Theatre,  Bread Loaf Campus, Route 125. Come see the 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are initially available on July 24 by calling 802-443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

 

Monday, Aug. 5

VINS presents “Owls and Their Calls” in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 5, 6-7 p.m., Community Room, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. VT Institute of Natural Science will bring two live owls and a mystery bird to the library. Audience members are asked to be polite and keep their voices soft and bodies calm to respect the owls and not make the nervous. Pre-registration required online or at the library, for all ages. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at tinyurl.com/Bixby-owls.

Vergennes City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Rise and Walk in Middlebury. Tuesday, Aug. 6, TBD. Walk 30 miles in 30 days this summer and enter to win great prizes. Learn where to park for a quick one-mile walk into the downtown, join group walks with UVM-Porter doctors talking about specific health-related topics and have fun getting yourself moving. Free. More info at experiencemiddlebury.com.

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section dog-friendly hike in Middlebury. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 4 p.m., Wright Park and Otter Creek Gorge. This will be a moderate 5- to 6-mile hike on the Trail Around Middlebury. This is an after 4 p.m. hike to enjoy the woods and stretch the legs. Dog friendly. Possible libations after at a local spot. Contact leader Ellen Cronan at [email protected] or 908-595-2926 for details. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Very Merry Theater Group in Bristol. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m. Holley Hall, 1 South St.

Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven. Tuesday, Aug. 6, all day, 1790 Field Days Rd.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven. Wednesday, Aug. 7, all day, 1790 Field Days Rd.

“Field-to-Fork: Wild Food Cooking Series” in Middlebury. Wednesday, Aug. 7, TBA, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Learn more about what game foods are available and how to make them into a delicious meal.

Brandon Town Band in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 6 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Classic band concert music. Free.

“Steamboat Tour of Lake Dunmore” lecture in Salisbury. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. William Powers delivers this Salisbury Historical Society lecture. Free.

Jenni Johnson in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Come hear this widely travelled jazz singer — offering up a collection of American jazz classics, blues, swing and funk. Free.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 7 , 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

Stargazing open house in Middlebury. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 9-10:30 p.m., Mittelman Observatory, Bicentennial Hall, Bicentennial Way. Get a closer view of Jupiter, a variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae through the Observatory’s telescopes. Free and open to the public as long as the sky is mostly clear. To confirm go to go.middlebury.edu/observatory/ or call the Observatory at 802-443-2266 after 7 p.m. on the evening of the event.

 

Thursday, Aug. 8

Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven. Thursday, Aug. 8, all day, 1790 Field Days Rd.

“The Wizard of Oz” on screen in Middlebury. Thursday, Aug. 8, begins between 7 and 8 p.m., on the green.

 

Friday, Aug. 9

Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven. Friday, Aug. 9, all day, 1790 Field Days Rd.

Austin Ferguson, carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 9, at 6: p.m., Mead Chapel, 75 Hepburn Rd. Ferguson is the carillonneur for the Plummer Carillon, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. The sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. More info at go.middlebury.edu/carillon.

Point Counterpoint faculty ensemble in Salisbury. Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Chamber music. Free-will donation. Part of Salisbury’s 40th Annual Summer Performance Series.

 

Saturday, Aug. 10

Monthly wildlife walk in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 10, 7 a.m., Otter View Park, corner of Weybridge St. and Pulp Mill Bridge Rd. Otter Creek Audubon and the Middlebury Area Land Trust invite community members to help survey birds and other wildlife at Otter View Park and the Hurd Grassland. Birders of all ages and abilities welcome. For more information, call 388-6019 or 388-1007.

Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven. Saturday, Aug. 10, all day, 1790 Field Days Rd.

Drawing sanctuary workshop in West Addison. Saturday, Aug. 10, 10:30-noon, Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Artist Lillian Kennedy leads a workshop. Participants will make pocket sketchbooks from a single sheet of paper and then explore the museum and surrounding landscape with pencil and eye. Suitable for all skill levels from rank beginner to seasoned professional. Adults and children 10 or over. Pre-register by calling 802-759-2412. $20. All materials included.

Sheldon Museum’s Hidden Treasure Series talk in Middlebury. *POSTPONED – new date TBD* Saturday, Aug. 10, noon, Henry Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St. Mary Ward Manley, Associate Director at the Sheldon Museum, will present a brief talk about a recent donation to the Museum’s vintage clothing collection: an early 1950s Girl Scout uniform worn by a young girl in Middlebury. Free with museum admission.

Guided landscape painting with watercolor and gouache workshop in West Addison. Saturday, Aug. 10, 1-4 p.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Artist Lillian Kennedy explains the fundamentals and demonstrate options in watercolor and gouache techniques. Plenty of room for individual expression. Take home a painting and the skills. Workshop suitable for all skill levels Adults and children 10 and over. Pre-register by calling 802-759-2412. $35. All materials included.

“Our Hospitality” on screen in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq. This classic 1923 comedy/drama about a long-running family feud stars Buster Keaton and is filled with great gags and a timeless story that culminates in a dramatic river rescue where Buster nearly lost his life for real.

Bill Scorzari Solo Acoustic Show in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

Moonlight in Vermont Astronomy Night in Hubbardton. Saturday, Aug. 10, 8:30-11 p.m., Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd. Weather permitting, members of the Green Mountain Astronomers are on site to show you the night sky, sharing their telescopes and knowledge. The moon rises about 4:45 p.m. Night sky viewing begins about 8:30 p.m. Call 802-273-2282 to confirm event is on.

 

Sunday, Aug. 11

Vermont Sun Triathlon Series in Salisbury. Sunday, Aug. 11, Branbury State Park, 3570 Lake Dunmore Rd. Sprint and Olympic distance, including aqua/bike option. More info at vermontsuntriathlonseries.com or [email protected].

“Blast from the Past: Historic Clock and Watches Afternoon” in West Addison. Sunday, Aug. 11, noon-4 p.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Green Mountain Timekeepers Society members are in residence on the Chimney Point porch to keep time and talk with about the history of your clocks and watches and how they can be repaired. Bring old clocks and watches or photographs and learn more about your timepieces.

Mad Hatter tea party and hat workshop in Middlebury. Sunday, Aug. 11, 1:30-3 p.m., Garden, Henry Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St. Celebrate summer with your child and enjoy the beauty of the Sheldon's garden. Dawn Wagner will lead participants in extraordinary hat making. More details to come. Call the Sheldon for information.

Sunday concert in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Performer TBA. Relax on the porch with wine and live music. Wine is available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

 

Monday, Aug. 12

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 13

“Understanding American Politics in the Age of Trump” in Middlebury. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 12:30-2 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Middlebury College Professor Matt Dickinson returns to Eastview for the fifth in a series of six biweekly, lively and engaging “Political Luncheon” talks. Free and open to the Public.

Rise and Walk in Middlebury. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 5:15 p.m., Mary Hogan Elementary School, Mary Hogan Dr. Walk 30 miles in 30 days this summer and enter to win great prizes. Learn where to park for a quick one-mile walk into the downtown, join group walks with UVM-Porter doctors talking about specific health-related topics and have fun getting yourself moving. Free. More info at experiencemiddlebury.com.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Bixby Story Hour field trip in Ferrisburgh. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 10:3 a.m.-noon, Button Bay State Park Rd. For the last story hour of the summer, meet at Button Bay to explore and play. Event is weather dependent. Bring a picnic lunch and a drink. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at https://tinyurl.com/Bixby-button-bay.

Downtown block party in Middlebury. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 5-8 p.m., Main St. Sod in the street, live music, games, activities, food, prizes and lots more. Join in the fun.

“Death in the Wilderness” on screen in Salisbury. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House, 853 Maple St. Come see this Civil War documentary with an introduction by filmmaker Kevin Thornton. Free.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

Enerjazz in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Come hear Vermont’s high-energy big band. Free.

 

Thursday, Aug. 15

802 Reptiles in Vergennes. Thursday, Aug. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Community Room,  Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Come meet Kevin and his family of reptiles. He will share his knowledge of reptiles with audience members and make even the most anxious participants comfortable. He will be bringing several snakes with him and likely a lizard as well. Pre-registration required online or at the library. For all ages. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them. Free. Registration required. Questions? Contact Rachel Plant, [email protected] or 802-877-2211, or register at tinyurl.com/Bixby-802-reptiles.

 “Vermont: Up Close and Personal” presentation in Bristol. Thursday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 19 West St. Linda and Denny Barnard of Starksboro present a brief history of the 251 Club and their adventures thru the 251 towns of Vermont highlighting six to eight towns that they visited. Open to the public. More info contact Steve Ayotte at 802-453-7709.

 

Friday, Aug. 16

Pre-schoolers at the Point in West Addison. Friday, Aug. 16, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Bring your preschooler to enjoy story and craft time at Topics relate to the history of Chimney Point and may include archaeology, bridges, boats, clocks, post offices, or light houses. A parent or responsible adult must be with the child. Ages 3 to 5. Well-behaved siblings welcome. Bring snacks if you like. Call 802-759-2412 for topic.

George Matthew Jr., carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 16, 3 p.m., Mead Chapel, 75 Hepburn Rd. Matthew Jr. is the carillonneur at Middlebury College and Norwich University. This concert is at a special time to precede Language Schools Commencement. The sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. More info at go.middlebury.edu/carillon.

“Back in the Day” storytelling in Middlebury. Monday, Aug. 5, 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., Bundle, 60 Main St. Story Matters, Ilsley Library and MCTV invites all to remember downtown Middlebury 30, 40, 50 and more years ago. Come share a story, listen to stories, and join in a virtual walk down Main Street, Merchants Row  and the MarbleWorks in days of yore. Have a story? Contact Mark Wilch at [email protected]. Have an image? contact Dorothea Langevin at [email protected].

BlueBrass performs in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bistro, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Margie Bekoff plays a blue 32-string electric harp and Jim Morse plays a flugelhorn. (Thus, the name: BlueBrass.) Their  repertoire consists of songs from the Great American Songbook, some pop tunes, some originals and some traditional Celtic songs. Free and open to the public.

“The Taming of the Shrew: The Rock Musical” in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. With the guidance of THT Education Director Lindsay Pontius and Composer/Musician Clint Bierman, THT’s Young Company wrote original music and lyrics to accompany this wild, rollicking and often controversial comedy to create a production that is fast-paced and full of physical theater.

 

Saturday, Aug. 17

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section hike in Essex County, N.Y. Saturday, Aug. 17, Jay Mountain Range. A moderately strenuous 5- to 8-mile hike in the Adirondacks, with elevation gain of 1,900 feet. Great views from an extended stretch of open ridgeline. The group will meet early to carpool on the Vermont side of the Crown Point bridge. Contact leader Barry Francis at [email protected] or 545-2268. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Rabble in Arms Weekend in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug. 17, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd. Join living historians who reenact events on Lake Champlain during the American Revolution. Explore a military camp, meet the gunboat crew, and see eighteenth century style cooking and artillery demonstrations. More info at lcmm.org or 802 475-2022.

Town-wide yard sale in Bridport. Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., locations around town.

King Pede card party in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug 17, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Community Center, Route 7. The evening begins with a sandwich supper and then on to the games. King Pede is a unique game that involves “trick-taking” techniques such as in Hearts and Spades or Pitch. A game of fun and skill. Come prepared to use your strategic thinking.

“The Taming of the Shrew: The Rock Musical” in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. With the guidance of THT Education Director Lindsay Pontius and Composer/Musician Clint Bierman, THT’s Young Company wrote original music and lyrics to accompany this wild, rollicking and often controversial comedy to create a production that is fast-paced and full of physical theater.

Joe Carter and Ali Ryerson. Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

 

Sunday, Aug. 18

Rabble in Arms Weekend in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, Aug. 18, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd. Join living historians who reenact events on Lake Champlain during the American Revolution. Explore military camp, meet the gunboat crew, and see eighteenth century style cooking and artillery demonstrations. More info at lcmm.org or 802 475-2022.

Town-wide yard sale in Bridport. Sunday, Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., locations around town.

Rokeby pie and ice cream social in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, August 18, 1-4 p.m., Rokeby, 4334 Route 7. Could anything be better than home-baked fruit pies, Vermont ice-cream, live music, lawn games and special activities for the youngest — all on a (fingers crossed) sunny summer day? Raffle prizes and door prizes for best summer hat and best historic or retro apron. Live music from the Meat Packers and fiddle music by Young Tradition Vermont.

“Blast from the Past: Working with Fiber” in West Addison. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m., Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 Route 17W. Members of the Twist o’ Wool Guild and Strands will be in residence on the Chimney Point porch to demonstrate a variety of fiber skills, including spinning and many weaving techniques, and other crafts and arts important historically and relevant today. Bring your project or ask questions. Light refreshments. Free.

Michael Corn & Bob Recupero in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on our porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

 

Monday, Aug. 19

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Children’s Revolutionary storytime in Orwell. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. Children, ages 6 to 10, are invited to come, with a responsible adult, to an hour of story time, with books, hands-on activities, simple crafts relating to the Revolutionary War time-period and history of Mount Independence, and some outdoor time if weather permits. Bring snacks if you like or a picnic to enjoy afterwards. Suggested donation of $5 per family. More info at 802-948-2000.

Mystery Readers Book Group in Middlebury. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m., Shafer’s Market & Deli, 54 College St. Join in for smart, literary mysteries (none too gruesome), lively conversation and available snacks. In “Full Dark House,” Christopher Fowler tells the story of both the first and last case solved by two cranky but brilliant old detectives whose lifelong friendship was forged solving crimes for the London Police Department’s Peculiar Crimes Unit.

Ladies Union Salad Supper in New Haven. Thursday Aug. 21, 6 p.m., New Haven Congregational Church, town Hill Rd. Varieties of Salads, cold meats, rolls, deserts and beverages. Tickets adults $8/children 6-12 $4. More info call Carol at 802-453-5059.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

Two Cents in the Till in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Contemporary VT string band with shades of bluegrass and old time tunes. Free.

 

Thursday, Aug. 22

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in Middlebury. Thursday, Aug. 22, locations across Middlebury.

 

Friday, Aug. 23

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 23, locations across Middlebury.

Street Dance in Vergennes. Friday, Aug. 23, 7-10 p.m., City Park. On the eve of Vergennes Day, come dance to the Hitmen.

 

Saturday, Aug, 24

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section family hike in Bristol. Saturday, Aug. 24, Watershed Center. A moderate, mostly flat hike of about 4 miles, leaving from the Center’s parking area on Plank Road near the Bristol town line. Families are encouraged to join this hike but all are welcome. Contact leader Ruth Penfield at [email protected]m or 802-388-5407 for details. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 24, locations across Middlebury.

Vergennes Day in Vergennes. Saturday, Aug. 24,10 a.m.-3 p.m., City Park. Check out more than 60 vendor booths live music on the bandstand, pancake breakfast at the fire station, horse and wagon rides, Little City Road Race, Lions Club chicken BBQ, and merchant sales throughout downtown. More info at vergennesday.com.

Children’s used book sale in Vergennes. Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., City Park. Addison County Readers, sponsor of the pre-school book club Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Addison County, will hold this sale during Vergennes day festivities. Used books 3/$1, newer books $1 each.

Art Rokeby Festival in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Rokeby, 4334 Route 7. A daylong festival featuring a special one-day exhibit of Rokeby Museum Artist Member’s work. Also includes an artist market, presentations, kids’ art making, live demonstrations and food truck. A Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum Program.

Landscape architect Peter Vanderwarker in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m., Middlebury Town Offices, Main St. In conjunction with the Sheldon Museum’s summer exhibit “The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley,” Peter Vanderwarker, a professional landscape and cityscape photographer headquartered in Boston, will discuss the profession of landscape photographers and his career. Peter’s photographs of the Currier Farm in Danby are included in the exhibit. Tickets $5 general public; Sheldon Museum members free.

Exhibit opening in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug. 24, 3 p.m., Rokeby, 4334 Route 7. In “Structure,” artist Meg Walker repurposes the historic spaces at Rokeby as settings for exhibiting contemporary art.

Kimberly Ryerson in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Concert tickets $20. Pre-concert dinner available for $25. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. More info contact Edna at 802-247-4295 or e-mail [email protected].

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in Middlebury. Sunday, Aug. 25, locations across Middlebury.

Vergennes Day in Vergennes. Sunday, Aug. 25, downtown. Check out more than 60 vendor booths in City Park, live music on the bandstand, pancake breakfast at the fire station, horse and wagon rides, Little City Road Race, Lions Club chicken BBQ, and merchant sales throughout downtown.

Linda Bassick in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on our porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

Soldiers, Citizens, and Ghosts in the Time of the Battle of Hubbardton in Hubbardton. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2-4 p.m., Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd. The site and Hubbardton Historical Society present an afternoon of telling the stories of the early civilians who lived here and the soldiers who fought here. Meet at the museum for the start of the program.

 

Monday, Aug. 26

The Hub parents’ night in Bristol. Monday Aug. 26, TBD, The Hub, 110 Airport Dr. Parents are invited to come check out the space, eat some snacks, ask questions, and learn how to use the VR and play the games we are most commonly playing here at the Hub.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., on the green. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the Town Green every Wednesday evening in the summer since shortly after the Civil War. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of small town entertainment. There is often a fundraiser barbecue before each concert. Call 802-453-5885 for details.

Bloodroot Gap in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Locally sourced free-range bluegrass. Free.

 

Saturday, Aug. 31

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section hike in Keene Valley, N.Y. Saturday, Aug. 31, Giant Mountain. A strenuous 6-hour round trip, with 2,992-foot elevation gain. Great views all around. Meet at the Crown Point bridge early to carpool. Contact leader Morris Earle at [email protected] or 802-734-0984 for more Information and meeting time. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Green Mountain Club Breadloaf section hike in New Haven. Saturday, Aug. 31, Otter Creek Gorge. A moderate 2.5-mile loop passing the Otter Creek Gorge. Bring snacks and water. Contact Liana Merrill at [email protected] for details. More activities at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Soldiers Atop the Mount in Orwell. Saturday, Aug. 31, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. Reenactors honor the 1776-1777 history of Mount Independence during this living history weekend. Saturday’s popular interactive Baldwin Trail Walkabout features experts at trail stations bringing the site’s history to life. Illustrated talks. Call 802-948-2000 for details. Tickets $6.

King Pede card party in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, Aug 31, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Community Center, Route 7. The evening begins with a sandwich supper and then on to the games. King Pede is a unique game that involves “trick-taking” techniques such as in Hearts and Spades or Pitch. A game of fun and skill. Come prepared to use your strategic thinking.

 

Sunday, Sept. 1

Soldiers Atop the Mount in Orwell. Sunday, Sept. 1, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Rd. Follow soldiers on a woods skirmish. Annual reading of Declaration of Independence, camp life and skill demonstrations, and activities for all ages. Illustrated talks. Tickets $6.

The Revenants in New Haven. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery, 142 River Rd. Relax on the porch with wine and live music. Wine available by the glass. Music is rain or shine on the covered porch (we’ll move indoors if it’s pouring).

 

Saturday, Sept. 7

“Pete’s Posse” trio in Brandon. Saturday, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq. Vermont’s own trad-roots power trio, composed of acclaimed musician Pete Sutherland, his talented protégé, Oliver Scanlon and the uber-dynamic Tristan Henderson, Pete’s Posse never fails to surprise and excite. Tickets adults $10/seniors and students $8

Moonlight starlight astronomy night in Hubbardton. Saturday, Sept. 7, 7:30-11 p.m., Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd. Take a deep look at the moon and night sky with members of the Green Mountain Astronomers, who bring their telescopes to share. Call 802-273-2282 to confirm program is on.

 

Sunday, Sept. 8

“Brandon Has Talent” auditions in Brandon. Sunday, Sept. 8, 4-6 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq.  If you like to sing, dance, play an instrument or have a special talent, schedule a day and time to audition by calling 802-247-5420 or e-mailing Dennis at [email protected]. Talent Show is on Saturday, Oct. 12.

 

Monday, Sept. 9

“Brandon Has Talent” auditions in Brandon. Monday, Sept. 9, 6-8 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq.  If you like to sing, dance, play an instrument or have a special talent, schedule a day and time to audition by calling 802-247-5420 or e-mailing Dennis at [email protected]. Talent Show is on Saturday, Oct. 12.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 10

“Brandon Has Talent” auditions in Brandon. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq.  If you like to sing, dance, play an instrument or have a special talent, schedule a day and time to audition by calling 802-247-5420 or e-mailing Dennis at [email protected]. Talent Show is on Saturday, Oct. 12.

 

Friday, Sept. 13

Pianist William Ogmundson in Middlebury. Friday. Sept. 13, 2-3 p.m., Community Room, EastView at Middlebury, 100 EastView Ter. Ogmundson has performed all over North America, Europe (including the Vatican) and the Middle East. He is also an Emmy-nominated composer and has released nine piano CDs. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, Sept 14

“The Beloved Rogue” on screen in Brandon. Saturday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq. This 1926 silent film, an epic costume adventure based on the life of 15th century French poet François Villon, stars John Barrymore. Wrongly banished from the Royal Court and sentenced to death, can the patriotic poet save France from an evil plot and while he’s at it, win the hand of his noble beloved?

 

Saturday, Sept. 21

Tour de Farms in Vergennes. Saturday, Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., meet at Vergennes Union High School, Monkton Rd. ACORN’s annual biking farm tour will feature two distances — a 30-mile route and a more relaxed, family-friendly 10-mile distance. While passing through the pastoral landscape, visit four to eight farms. Each stop will host additional food and beverage producers so there’ll be plenty of sustenance along the way. Ride finishes at Vergennes’ Eat on the Green festival.

 

Friday, Sept. 27

Beth Duquette and Richard Ruane in Middlebury. Friday, Sept. 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bistro, EastView at Middlebury, 100 Eastview Ter. Duquette and Ruane perform a repertoire of original songs and covers with polished musicianship and harmonies. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Children’s used book sale in Bristol. Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the green. Addison County Readers, sponsor of the pre-school book club Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Addison County, will be selling children’s used books during the Bristol Harvest Festival. Books 3/$1. Newer books $1 each.

 

Friday, Oct. 4

Artist’s opening reception in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m., Edgewater on the Green, Merchants Row. A reception for a group exhibition featuring TJ Cunningham, and Helen Shulman.

Artist’s opening reception in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m., Edgewater at the Falls, Mill St. A reception for oil painter Ellen Granter’s solo exhibition.

 

Friday, Oct. 25

“Faust” on screen in Brandon. Friday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Sq. Directed by F.W. Murnau, this 1926 films stars Emil Jannings in a terrifying version of the classic tale. A visual tour de force, full of creepy characters and frightening images. The annual ‘Chiller Theatre’ presentation for Halloween.

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

The Plumb Bobs in Brandon. Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m., Behind the Brandon Inn.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m., on the green.

Mark Harding in Middlebury. Friday, July 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury.

George Matthew Jr., carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, July 19, 6 p.m., Mead Chapel.

Peter Stumpf, cello; Cynthia Huard, piano, in Rochester. Friday, July 19, 7 p.m., Federated Church of Rochester.

Nathan Evans Fox and Jane Kramer in Brandon. Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Steve Kirby in Brandon. Saturday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Gregg Humphrey and Mike Connor perform in New Haven. Sunday, July 21, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, July 22, 7 p.m., City Park.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 24, 7 p.m., on the green.

Gypsy Reel in Brandon. Wednesday, July 24, 7 p.m., Behind the Brandon Inn.

MaMuse in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 24, 7:30 p.m., Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society.

Dayve Huckett in Middlebury. July 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury

The Grift in Bristol. Friday, July 26, 6-10 p.m., Holley Hall.

Onion River Jazz Band in Salisbury. Friday, July 26, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House.

L.C. Jazz Swing Dance Band in Brandon. Saturday, July 27, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall.

Cecilia Zabala in Brandon. Saturday July 27, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music

Naomi Vernon in New Haven. Sunday, July 28, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, July 29, 7 p.m., City Park.

 

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Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m., on the green.

Eames Brothers Band in Brandon. Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Ted Wesley in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 2, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury.

Elena Sadina, carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m., Mead Chapel

Omer String Quartet in Rochester. Friday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Federated Church of Rochester.

Deb Brisson and the Hayburners in Salisbury. Friday, August 2, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House.

Brillhart & Smith: Adirondack Folk Music. Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

The Good Parts in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m., Basin Harbor.

Middlebury Community Music Center student performance in Middlebury. Wednesday, Aug.7, 6-7 p.m., Congregational Church of Middlebury.

Dennis Wilmott in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Beyond the Notes chamber music in Rochester. Sunday, Aug. 5, 4 p.m., Rochester Federated Church.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m., City Park.

Brandon Town Band in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 6 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Jenni Johnson in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 7 , 7 p.m., on the green.

Austin Ferguson, carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m., Mead Chapel.

Point Counterpoint faculty ensemble in Salisbury. Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Congregational Meeting House.

Sunday concert in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., City Park.

Enerjazz in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

George Matthew Jr., carillon, in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 16, 3 p.m., Mead Chapel.

BlueBrass in Middlebury. Friday, Aug. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury.

Joe Carter and Ali Ryerson. Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Michael Corn & Bob Recupero in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m., City Park.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., on the green.

Two Cents in the Till in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Kimberly Ryerson in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Linda Bassick in New Haven. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Vergennes City Band concert in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m., City Park.

Bristol Town Band in Bristol. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., on the green.

Bloodroot Gap in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

The Revenants in New Haven. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2-4 p.m., Lincoln Peak Winery.

Pete’s Posse in Brandon. Saturday, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Town Hall.

William Ogmundson in Middlebury. Friday. Sept. 13, 2-3 p.m., EastView at Middlebury.

Beth Duquette and Richard Ruane in Middlebury. Friday, Sept. 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury.

 

 

 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

By category: Farmers’ Markets; Sports, Clubs & Organizations; Government & Politics; Bingo; Fundraising Sales; Dance, Music, Arts & Education; Health & Wellness; Kids and Parenting; Meals; Art Exhibits & Museums; Library Programs.

 

FARMERS’ MARKETS

Brandon Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 25-July 20, Estabrook Park, July 28-through Oct. 20, Crescent Park. Vegetables, flowers, plants, Vermont maple syrup, honey, baked goods, organic beef, goat cheese, hand-crafted and tie-dyed items, jewelry, paintings and more.

Middlebury Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays, June 19 through Oct. 26, and Saturdays, May 11 through Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., VFW, 530 Exchange St. Baked goods, organic products, cheese and dairy products, crafts, cut flowers, fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, jam, jellies, preserves, maple syrup, meat and poultry products, wine, bread, plants, pickles, prepared foods, soap and body-care products, eggs, yarn, and cider.

Vergennes Farmers’ Market. Thursdays, 3-6:30 p.m., June 13-Oct. 10, City Park, 179 Main St. Up to 20 vendors, live music, free parking, rain or shine. Local food, produce, eggs, cheese, baked goods. Jewelry, crafts and gifts. Summer: Bixby Library children’s book table.

Whiting Farmers’ Market. Thursdays, 3-6 p.m., Whiting Four Corners. Maple syrup, honey, baked goods, eggs, pork, bacon, lamb, and many other seasonal offerings.

 

KIDS & PARENTING

Autism Parent Support Group in New Haven. Second Thursday. Sapphire Center, 87 Rivers Bend Road. Childcare not available. Anjanette Sidaway, 388-3887.

Breastfeeding Café. Third Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Ilsley Library. For nursing or pregnant mothers. Dads and siblings welcome. Info: Vicki Kirby, 236-4136, [email protected]; or Elizabeth Curran, 349-3825, NaturalBeginningsVT.com.

Bristol Playgroup. Every Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m., First Baptist Church. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by David Sandler. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Car seat safety check in Middlebury. MREMS, 55 Collins Drive. First Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Childbirth Classes. Porter Hospital offers several options in childbirth classes. Schedules and applications: 382-3413 or portermedical.org/outreach.html.

Childcare Class. Thursdays at 4:15 p.m. Lincoln Library. 453-5362.

Jam session for teens in Middlebury. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, Warming Hut, Mary Hogan Drive. Bring your own instrument or borrow one of ours. To register, call 388-3910.

Kids Café and Afternoon Adventures, Saturdays 12:30-5 p.m.; Marquis Theater, 65 Main St., Middlebury.

La Leche League of Addison County in Middlebury. First Thursday, 10-11 a.m., at Junebug in the Star Mill. Info: 382-1589.

Middlebury Playgroup. Every Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m., Memorial Baptist Church, South Pleasant Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by Melanie Root. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Monday Playgroup in Brandon. Mondays when schools are open, 10-11:30 a.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, downstairs. Run by Brandon Recreation Department, 247-0228.

Open Play in Bristol. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Oct.-May, Holley Hall. Free. Bristol Rec 802-453-5885 or bristolvt.myrec.com.

Play group for preschool children. United Church of Lincoln. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Jen Goodyear, 453-8589.

POSKVT (Parents of Special Kids Vermont). Second Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Parent support group. Topics include IEPs, services offered in Addison County, divorce, parents’ rights, sleep problems, general teen-age issues and more. Join online group at health.groups.yahoo.com/group/POSKVT_MEMBERS. Milly Jackson, 545-2335; Ann Duclos-Collier, 453-7324.

Story Time in Weybridge. Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m. Weybridge School Library. Oct. 2-May 28.

Teen movie night in Middlebury. First Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, Warming Hut.

Toddler Playgroup. Brandon. St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Registration: 247-0228 or town.brandon.vt.us/recreation.htm.

Tot open gym in Ferrisburgh. Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m., Ferrisburgh Central School gymnasium. Info: 877-1312 or 877-3247.

Tot Time open gym in Middlebury. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Middlebury Rec Center. 154 Creek Rd. $2 per drop-in or buy discounted punch cards.

Vergennes Playgroup. Every Wednesday, 9:30-11 a.m. Congregational Church, South Water Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Cherie Vachon. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

"Walk and Roll to School Day" first Wednesdays in Middlebury.

 

SPORTS

Adult Co-ed Basketball in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Rd. Bryan Jones, 989-8399. $2 per drop-in, $20 for 14 with punch card.

Adult Co-ed Volleyball in Middlebury. Mondays, 8-10 p.m., Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Rd. Bryan Jones, 989-8399. $2 per drop-in, $20 for 14 with punch card.

Chess Club of Addison County in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m., Middlebury Recreation Center.

Community Rowing Club in Vergennes. Thursdays, 5:15 – 7:30 p.m. June-Aug., Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Info lcmm.org or 802-475-2022.

Family tennis court time in Middlebury. Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Indoor Tennis. Family play drop-in offers families a chance to play together. Equipment is provided. Open to all levels of play. Info: Erin Morrison, [email protected].

Mountain Bike Group Rides. Saturdays 8:30 a.m. and Tuesdays 5:30 p.m., departs Frog Hollow Bikes. More info at addisoncountybikeclub.org.

Pickleball in Middlebury. Daily, times vary. Middlebury Rec. Center, 154 Creek Rd. Go to acpickleball.weebly.com/sign-up-to-play.html for more info. $2 per drop-in, $10 for six or $20 for 14 with punch card.

“Walk and Roll to School Day” first Wednesdays more info at sites.google.com/site/middbikeped.

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Addison Central Teens. Drop-in hours: Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., Warming Hut, 77 Mary Hogan Drive. Teen drop-in space for kids. Hang out with friends, play pool, watch movies, and eat great food. Free or minimal cost. Info: middteens.org.

Addison County Amateur Radio Association. Sunday, 8 p.m. On the air on club repeater 147.36/147.96 MHz, 100 Hz access tone. Non-members and visitors welcome.

Addison County Emergency Planning Committee. Last Wednesday, 5 p.m. State Police Barracks. Public invited.

Addison County Republican Party. Third Friday, 7 p.m., Ilsley Library, Middlebury. 897-2744.

American Legion Auxiliary Post 27. Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. American Legion, Wilson Road, Middlebury.

Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Fourth Tuesday, noon-1:30 p.m. Addison County Courthouse in Middlebury. 388-9180.

Brandon Lions Club. First and third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Brandon Senior Citizen Center, 1591 Forest Dale Road. 247-3121.

Bristol Historical Society. Third Thursday, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 19 West St., Bristol.

Champlain Valley Fiddlers’ Club. Middlebury VFW, 530 Exchange St. Third Sunday (except Easter), noon to 5 p.m. Donation $3. Refreshments available. Looking for fiddlers young and old. Open to public. Info: 342-0079.

The Hub Teen Center and Skate Park. 110 Airport Drive, Bristol. School year hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer hours 10 a.m. ‘til dark as staff is available. [email protected]. Info: 453-3678 or bristolskatepark.com.

LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer). Youth support group meets Monday nights, 4-6 p.m., Turning Point Center, Creek Road, Middlebury. Info: 388-4249.

Middlebury Garden Club. Second Tuesday. Location varies. Pat Morrow, 462-3741.

Middlebury Lions Club. First and third Monday, 5:30 p.m., Rosie’s Restaurant. Meetings held October through June.

MiddMUGG, (Middlebury MacIntosh Users Group), First Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St.

NEAT (Northeast Addison Television) Channel 16. Fourth Monday, 5-7 p.m. NEAT studio in Bristol. Bruce Duncan, [email protected].

Neshobe Sportsman Club. Second Monday, 6 p.m. potluck; 7 p.m. meeting. 97 Frog Hollow Road in Brandon.

Otter Creek Poets. Open poetry workshop held Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Ilsley Library in Middlebury. Poets of all ages are invited to share their poetry for feedback, encouragement and optional weekly assignments. Bring a poem or two to share (plus 20 copies). Led by David Weinstock. Free.

Orwell Historical Society. Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Orwell Free Library.

Quilt and Fiber Guild of Vergennes. First and third Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 85 S. Maple St., Vergennes.

Samaritan’s Cupboard. Assembly of God Christian Center, 1759 Route 7, Vergennes. Third Thursday through October.

Vergennes Lions Club. First and third Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., American Legion. Club address: PO Box 94, Vergennes, VT 05491. Info: President Tim Cowan, 877-2382.

Vergennes Rotary Club. Tuesday mornings, 7:15-8:30 a.m., Champlain Valley Christian School, 2 Church St. Breakfast served at 7:15 a.m.

 

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

Addison Peace Coalition. Saturday, 10:30-11 a.m. Triangle Park in Middlebury.

Citizens for Constitutional Government in Bridport. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Bridport Community School. Learn about the U.S. and Vermont constitutions and how to defend our rights.

Five-Town Area Vigil for Peace. Friday, 5-5:30 p.m. Bristol green. All welcome to speak out for world peace.

 

BINGO

American Legion Hall, Middlebury. Wednesday. Doors open 5:30 p.m. with early birds. Jackpot $3,000. Food available. Benefits veterans, scholarships and community programs. 388-9311.

Brandon Senior Center, Brandon. First and third Mondays. 6 p.m. Refreshments sold. 247-3121.

Brandon American Legion. Tuesday, warm-ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Food available, complimentary hot tea and coffee. Info: 247-5709.

VFW Post 7823, Middlebury. Monday. Doors open 5 p.m., quickies 6:15 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 388-9468.

 

FUNDRAISING SALES

Bixby Memorial Library Book Sale. Otter Creek Room, 258 Main St., Vergennes. Saturdays, May 15–Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Proceeds support library programs and materials.

Brandon Free Public Library Used Book Sale. Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ilsley Public Library Book Sale. First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Vermont Room. Ongoing sale in The Last Word during library hours. Info: 388-4095.

St. Peter’s Closet in Vergennes. Behind St. Peter’s. Open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Two Brothers Tavern’s Charitable Mondays. First Monday. 10 percent of entire day’s proceeds go to designated charity.

 

DANCE, MUSIC, ARTS & EDUCATION

Adult West African Drumming Drop-in in Bristol. Sundays, 5-6:30 p.m., Sept.-June, Holley Hall. $20/session. Bristol Rec. 453-5885 or bristolvt.myrec.com.

Basic Bridge: Book 2. Bixby Library, Thursdays, April 5-May 10.

Beginning Swing dancing. Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Vergennes Opera House.

Blues Jam in Brandon. Second Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sister Wicked.

Bridge at Ilsley in Middlebury. Thursdays, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Library. Single players welcome. Info: 462-3373.

Bristol folk session in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., Hatch 31, 31 Main St. Open jam. Bring your voices, instruments, songs and tunes. Irish/Celtic, Maritime, Appalachian, Quebecois, Roots/Blues, World Music, Dead, Dylan. Info: vtceltic.com/bristol-folk-session.html.

Chinese conversation group in Middlebury. Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Informal discussion in Mandarin Chinese led by native speaker Yinglei Zhang. Info: 388-4095.

Cinema Italiano in Brandon, Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., June-Sept., Brandon Town Hall.

Classical string ensemble in Middlebury. Third Friday, EastView at Middlebury. Amateur ensemble looking for violinists. Info: 388-7351.

College Session for Seniors in Middlebury. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Classes for people over 60 in basic computer, opera, politics, history, international law and more. Call 388-3983 or e-mail [email protected].

Conversational Spanish in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Open to all interested in practicing their Spanish. Participants should have a comfortable level of speaking.

Craft workshop in Forest Dale. Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Living Waters Assembly of God Church, Route 53. Free workshop for knitting, crocheting, or other crafts. Coffee served. Info: 247-3637.

Creative writing workshop in Vergennes. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free. Librarian Muir Haman guides participants through short-form writing and creative exercises. All experience levels welcome. Info: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Dancing in Middlebury. Sundays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury. Come dance to swing, blues and waltz music. Wear clean, dry, soft-soled shoes. Info: 475-2349 or [email protected].

Dramatic writing workshop in Vergennes. Monday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free workshop led by screenwriter Jay Dubberly in which participants help each other work on long-form writing projects. Info: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Drum Collective. Group drumming. Every Monday, 10-11 a.m., 111 Maple St. in the Marble Works at Huard Studio. Led by local percussionist Will Smith. Open to all. Info: drumcollective.org.

Drum gathering in Bristol. Last Friday of the Month, 6-8 p.m., Recycled Reading of Vermont. Info: 453-5982 or recycledreadingofvt.com.

Duplicate bridge at EastView at Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:15-9 p.m. Info: [email protected].

French conversation group in Middlebury. Second Saturday (deuxième Samedi) of the month, 1 p.m., location varies. Enjoy casual conversation; all levels welcome. Info: [email protected].

Jam session for teens in Middlebury. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, Warming Hut, Mary Hogan Drive. Bring your own instrument or borrow one of ours. To register, call 388-3910.

Journaling for Self-Discovery group in Lincoln. Third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Lincoln Library. Info: 453-2665.

Karaoke in North Ferrisburgh. Thursdays, 8-11 p.m., Village Tavern.

Karaoke in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 9 p.m., Two Brothers Tavern

“King Pede” card parties. Ferrisburgh. Saturdays July 7 & 21, 6:30 p.m. Ferrisburgh Town Hall.

Knitting and Rug Hooking in Brandon. First and third Wednesdays of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Brandon Library. Project sharing, idea gathering and textile camaraderie.

Knitting group in Brandon. Thursday, 1-3 p.m., Brandon Senior Center. 247-3121.

Knitting group in Vergennes. Third Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bixby Memorial Library. Informal assistance provided. Arabella Holzapfel, 443-5284 (weekdays), 877-2172 (evenings) or [email protected].

Maiden Vermont women’s barbershop chorus. Under the direction of Lindi Bortney, is open to women of all ages. The group sings four-part a cappella music from traditional barbershop to doo-wop and Broadway. Rehearsals Thursdays, 7-9:15 p.m., Salisbury Community School. Info: 388-1012 or go to maidenvermont.com.

Marquis Theater, 65 Main St., Middlebury. Kids Café and Afternoon Adventures, Saturdays 12:30-5 p.m.; Trivia, Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Comedy events: Comedy Thunderdome, 1st Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Vermont Comedy Outlaws, 2nd Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Movie Roast: 3rd Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Riffin’ with Brittain: 4th Saturdays, 8 p.m.; “The Beef,” 3rd Fridays, 8 p.m.

Middlebury College Community Chorus. Mead Chapel. Open to all singers without auditions. Sundays and Tuesdays, Jan. 27-Feb. 12, 7-8:30p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 221, 72 Porter Field Rd. Middlebury; Feb. 17 and 19, Mead Chapel, Middlebury. Conductor Jeff Rehbach, 443-5811; manager Mary Longey, 236-7933.

Middlebury Community Music Center student performance. First Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., Unity Hall, Congregational Church of Middlebury, 30 N. Pleasant St.

Movie club in Vergennes. First Friday of the month, 6-8:30 p.m., Bixby Library. A film of note is introduced, watched and discussed. Free popcorn. For info and upcoming title: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Movie night in Middlebury. Every Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room.

Music and dancing lessons in Cornwall. Fridays, 4-5 p.m., Cornwall Town Hall.

Parler Français Comme Des Vaches Espagnoles. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. 35B West. St. in Bristol (above Paige & Campbell). Conversational French for speakers of all abilities. Info: 453-2285.

QuickBooks pop-up tutorial. Second Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., Addison County Economic Development Corporation, Second Floor Conference Room, Suite 8, 1590 Route 7 South.

Round, line and square dancing in Brandon. Neshobe School. Info: 247-5544.

Sacred Harp (Shape Note) Sing. Second Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Middlebury. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Debby, 388-5410 or fasola.org.

Spanish conversation group in Brandon. Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon, Gourmet Provence, 37 Center St. All levels welcome.

Technology help in Middlebury. Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-noon, Ilsley Public Library.

Teen movie night in Middlebury. First Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, Warming Hut.

Twist O’ Wool Guild. First Thursdays, 7 p.m. American Legion on Wilson Road.

Vermont Ukulele Society. Second and fourth Mondays, beginners 6:30-7 p.m. regular session 7-9 p.m. at Howden Hall in Bristol. Call 453-6411 or see vtukes.webs.com for info. Extra ukuleles for beginners.

Writing practice in Middlebury. Tuesdays, April 17-May 8, Ilsley Public Library.

Wooly Bullys fiber enthusiasts group. First Tuesdays, Orwell Free Library. Info: 948-2041.

Zumba. Mondays, 6 p.m., Vergennes Opera House

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Addison County Traumatic Brain Injury meeting in Bristol. Third Mondays, 5:30-7 p.m., Howden Hall, West St. More info contact Larry Buck at 802-349-7392

Addison County Parkinson’s Disease Outreach Group in Middlebury. Last Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Caregivers welcome. Info: 888-763-3366 or [email protected].

Adult ADHD support group in Middlebury. Second Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Focus Research Center, 135 South Pleasant St. Info: 349-7222 or [email protected].

Alcoholics Anonymous. Brandon, Bristol, Middlebury, New Haven, North Ferrisburgh, Ripton, Vergennes. Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings seven days a week throughout Addison County. For times, locations and information on twelve-step, discussion, As Bill Sees It, Big Book, women’s and men’s meetings, call 388-9284 or visit aavt.org/aamtg9.htm#Legend.

Al-Anon and Alateen meetings in Middlebury. See vermontalanonalateen.org/meetings.php for meetings days, times and locations.

Armchair Yoga in Vergennes. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Armory Lane Senior Housing. Register at 870-7182.

At Wits End, Middlebury. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. The Turning Point Center in the Creek Road. 388-4249.

Autism Support Daily. First Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Support for families affected by autism. Online support at autismsupportdaily.com. Lynn George, 660-7240; Milly Jackson, 545-2335.

Bone Builders class in Brandon. Every Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Brandon Senior Center. Free.

Bone Builders class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Bone Builders class in Middlebury. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4 p.m. Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Rd.

Brain Injury Support Group Project of Crown Point, N.Y. Every other Thursday, 6:30 p.m., 1869 Crown Point Rd., Crown Point, N.Y. Call (518) 597-3104 for dates.

Brandon Sits Meditation Circle. Wednesdays 12:30 p.m., Brandon Public Library.

Buffalo Dreamers in Bristol. Second Mondays, 6-8 p.m., ARTSight, 6 South St. More info contact Annie at 802-238-6607 or [email protected], or Karla at 802-989-1333 or [email protected].

Dementia Simulation in Middlebury. Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-5:30 p.m. The Residence at Otter Creek. RSVP Connie Leach 388-1220, residenceottercreek.com.

Diabetes Management Workshop in Bristol. Wednesdays, May 9-June 13, Bristol Federated Church, 37 North St.

Disabled American Veterans in Middlebury. 388-6401. Otter Valley Disabled American Veterans Chapter 21 meet the first Monday of the month, 6-7 p.m., at the Middlebury American Legion. New members welcome.

Family Caregiver Support Group in Middlebury. 388-3983. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Third Fridays.

Family Support Group in Brandon. Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church fellowship hall. For families with a loved one who is struggling with drug addiction. Info: Lois Deitz, 247-3797.

Foot care clinic in Bridport. 9 a.m.-noon, 1st Mondays of even months. 802-388-7259

Foot care clinic in Bristol. 10:30-a.m.-noon, 2nd Wednesdays every month. American Legion, 56 Airport Rd. 802-388-7259

Foot care clinic in Middlebury. 10 a.m.-noon, 3rd Tuesdays every month, Middlebury Recreation Center, 54 Creek Rd.; 9 a.m.-noon, 2nd Thursdays every month, The Commons, 249 Buttolph Dr.; 10 a.m.-noon, 4th Thursdays every month, The Meadows, Cedar Ct. 802-388-7259 Foot care clinic in Vergennes. 9 a.m.-noon, 1st Tuesdays every month. Armory Lane Senior Housing. 802-388-7259

Functional fitness class with Kimberly Cobb in Middlebury. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-9:30 a.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. $5 per class. Open to the public.

Grief support group in Middlebury. Wednesdays, March 28-May 16. Hospice Volunteer Services, Maple St., Marble Works.

Grief anonymous meetings in Middlebury. Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 52 Merchants Row.

Hellenbach Cancer Support Group in Middlebury. Call for information and meeting times: 388-6107.

HIV Testing in Middlebury. Open Door Clinic. 388-0137. Free and anonymous. Call for appointment.

Hope and Help for Hurts, Hangups and Habits recovery group in Brandon. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., LifeBridge Christian Church, 97 Frog Hollow Road. Celebrate recovery.

Inner Wave Silat in Middlebury. Mondays and Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Rd. Michael Bright, 802-377-5159. $2 gym fee plus $5 donation.

Job Hunt Helpers. Mondays and Wednesdays 3-5 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Ilsley Public Library.

Making Recovery Easier (MRE) group in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., Turning Point Center, Creek Road. A group meeting for people in recovery struggling to decide whether or not to attend noon-step programs.

Meditation group in Middlebury. Sponsored by Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society’s sangha; meets every Sunday evening at the CVUUS Fenn House, 2 Duane Court, 7-8 p.m. Includes both sitting and walking mediation. No prior meditation experience required. For more info, contact Van at 388-2142 or [email protected].

Memory screenings in Middlebury. First Tuesdays, by appointment. Free. Appointments: 385-3711 or [email protected].

Open Door Clinic. Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Middlebury. Free health care for low-income, uninsured people. 388-0137.

Opiate overdose rescue kit distribution in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Turning Point Center, Creek Road. Free. Intended for opiate dependent individuals and family members or friends who might be present at an overdose. Info: 388-4249.

Overeaters Anonymous in Bristol. Saturday, 1 p.m. Downstairs in the Lawrence Memorial Library. Babysitting available fourth Saturday. 349-4545 or 453-7088. No meeting Feb. 25.

Overeaters Anonymous in Middlebury. Monday, noon. The Turning Point Center, Creek Road. 388-4249.

Parkinson’s support group in Middlebury. Last Thursday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Caregivers welcome. Info: 453-5148 or [email protected].

PTSD Support Group in Middlebury. Mondays, 5:30 p.m., Turning Point Center, Creek Road. 388-4249.

Refuge Recovery, Buddhist-oriented recovery group. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. The Turning Point Center, Creek Road. 388-4249. refugerecovery.org.

Remembering and renewal group in Middlebury. Hospice Volunteer Services in the Marble Works. Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Share stories and celebrate memories of those we have loved and lost. 8-week class runs March 8-April 26. Info: 388-4111 or [email protected] for information.

RSVP Bone Builders. Osteoporosis prevention exercise program is offered, several locations. 50-minute classes are free and open to the public. volunteersinvt.org/bonebuildclasses.html or 388-7044.

Bristol: American Legion. Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.; Bristol Health and Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.

East Middlebury: Valley Bible Church. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Middlebury: Community Room at EastView, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Community Services Building, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.; Middlebury Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m.; Vermont Adult Learning, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Monkton: Friends Methodist Church, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Lincoln: Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Information: 453-2665.

Shoreham: Volunteer Fire Department, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.

South Starksboro: Jerusalem School House, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

Starksboro: Starksboro Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7 p.m. Information: Lisa Daudon, 453-3732.

Whiting: Town Hall, Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Seated yoga in Middlebury with Lesley Ambika Gibbs. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., EastView at Middlebury. $5 for non-residents.

Senior exercise class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

SOS (Survivors of Suicide). First Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hospice Volunteer Services in the Marble Works. Grief support for those who have lost someone to suicide. Info: 388-4111.

Speak Up! Addison County. First, second and fourth Thursdays, St. Stephen’s Church in Middlebury. Self-advocacy group for individuals with developmental disabilities. Info: 388-3702.

Tai Chi in the Park in Vergennes. Wednesdays, beginning July 10, 9:30-10:30, City Park.

Tai Chi for Arthritis classes. CVAA offers beginner and advanced classes for seniors around Addison County. Call 800-642-5119, ext. 1019, for more information.

Tai Chi for Beginners with Susan Wallis. Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., Holley Hall, Bristol. Fridays 11 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Rd., Middlebury.

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention for Beginners. Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Dec. 15, 9-9:50 a.m. St Peter’s Parish Hall, Vergennes.

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention for Intermediate. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-10:50 a.m., Sept 10-Dec. 3, St Peter’s Parish Hall, Vergennes.

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention for Advanced. Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-noon, Sept 12-Dec. 15, St Peter’s Parish Hall, Vergennes.

Tai Chi Sun Style 73 – Long Form. Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon. St Peter’s Parish Hall, Vergennes.

Tai Chi Sun-Style 73 with Susan Wallis. Fridays 1-2 p.m., Middlebury Rec. Center, 154 Creek Rd.

Tai Chi Sun Under the Dome, Fridays Jan. 4-25, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St., Vergennes.

Tai Chi with Ruth Barenbaum in Middlebury. Tuesdays 5-6 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Free.

Tai Chi with Dotty McCarty in Middlebury. Fridays 10:45-11:45 a.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Free.

Tai Chi Yang 24 with Susan Wallis. Tuesdays 10-11 A.m., Holley Hall, Bristol.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) support group in Bristol. 3rd Mondays, 5 p.m., Holley Hall, 1 South St.

Turning Point Center. Monday, 9 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m-10 p.m. Closed Sunday. 54 Creek Rd, Middlebury. Community center dedicated to providing a safe social and educational, substance-free environment for all. Writers for Recovery workshop Tuesdays, July 11-Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

Vet to Vet. Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. The Turning Point Center, Creek Road.

Wits End. Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. A confidential support group for parents whose adolescent or young adult is using alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. Turning Point Center in Middlebury. 388-4249.

Women for Sobriety. Mondays, 6:15 p.m. The Turning Point Center Creek Road. Self-help group for women with drinking problems. Info: 897-5254.

Yoga and meditation in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Yarn & Yoga, 25A Main St. A rotating program of meditation, gentle yoga and other consciousness-raising activities. Free. Info: 453-7799 or to [email protected].

Yoga class in Middlebury. Third Sundays, noon-1 p.m. Otter Creek Yoga in the Marble Works. Free. 388-1961.

Yoga class in Vergennes. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bixby Library. Starts Nov. 22, 2011. Free. Info: 877-2211.

Yoga for Community in Bristol. Fridays, 6:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Phoenix Rising Center on Mountain Street. $5 contribution. Janet, 453-2419.

Young Adult All-Recovery Group in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., Turning Point Center. For anyone age 15-25 in recovery.

Young At Heart intergenerational yoga. Fridays, 10 a.m., The Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Rd. 802-388-1220.

 

MEALS

Bristol senior luncheon. First Thursday, noon, First Baptist Church of Bristol. Suggested donation $4. 453-5276.

Free Bag lunches in Vergennes. Wednesday, July 3- Aug. 1, Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Lunch includes: 2 servings of fruit or vegetables, 1 serving of grain or bread, 1 serving of a protein, and 1 cup of fluid milk. Meals are served in the Otter Creek Room on the lower floor of the library. Kids under 8 must have an adult (16 years or older) with them.

Free Community Lunch in Middlebury. Summer: Mondays-Thursdays at the Charter House, 27 North Pleasant St. (just north of the Middlebury Inn). 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Eat in or take out. Supported by area churches.

Free Community Supper in Middlebury. Fridays, 5-6:15 p.m., Sept.-May Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Meals provided by over 35 different groups. Info: 388-7634 or 388-7613.

CVAA Senior Meals:

Bridport: Grange Hall Community Room. Noon meal on Monday and Wednesday. Evening meals on second and fourth Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Reservations: Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Transportation by ACTR: 388-1946.

Middlebury: Middlebury Rec Center, Creek Road. Noon meal on Tuesday. 800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Middlebury: VFW, Exchange Street. Special noon meal on the first Friday of the month. 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 1st Sunday of every month 8-10 a.m., adults $9/children $4.50. Fundraiser for Veterans’ programs. Pancakes with VT maple syrup, sausage with gravy and biscuits, corned beef hash, bacon, hash browns, eggs, toast, coffee and orange juice.

Vergennes: Vergennes Senior Center. Noon meal on Tuesday and Thursday. Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Bristol Libanus Lodge, F&AM Breakfast. Second Sunday, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, home fries, juice, coffee and tea. Buffet. $6. Benefits local charities.

Starksboro senior luncheon. Fourth Thursday, 11:30 a.m., January-October, Starksboro First Baptist Church. 453-6354 or [email protected].

Vergennes Masonic Lodge Breakfast. Last Sunday, 7:30-10 a.m. Pancakes, French toast, home fries, eggs, bacon, sausage and beverage. All you can eat. Adults $6; children $3. Benefits the lodge’s charitable donations.

VFW Fish Fry in Middlebury. Third Friday, 5-7 p.m., except for Nov. and Dec. 2019. VFW Post 7823, 530 Exchange Street. $11 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Veterans’ programs.

VFW Fish Fry in Vergennes. Second Friday, 5-7 p.m., Sons of the American Legion, VFW Post 14, Armory Lane. $10 per person. Haddock, fries, coleslaw and cash bar.

 

ART EXHIBITS & MUSEUMS

Art on Main. 25 Main St., Bristol. Gallery open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. on Sundays. 453-4032, [email protected] or artonmain.net. On exhibit: “HOME: A Community Art Show,” June 7-July 8.

ARTSight Gallery. 6 South St., Bristol.

Basin Harbor Club. Ferrisburgh. 475-2311 or basinharbor.com.

Bixby Memorial Library, Vergennes. 877-2211.

Bobcat Café. 5 Main St., Bristol. 453-3311.

Brandon Artists’ Guild. 7 Center St., Brandon. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. On exhibit: “The Art of Wood” May 3-June 27; “The Art of Water,” June 28-Aug. 27; The Art of Fire,” Aug. 30-Oct. 29.

Brandon Free Public Library, Brandon. 247-8230 or brandonpubliclibrary.org.

Brandon Museum and Visitor Center at the Stephen A. Douglas Birthplace. 4 Grove St., at the corner of routes 7 and 73 West. brandon.org or 247-6401. Open daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through mid-October.

Brandon Music Café. 62 Country Club Road, Brandon. brandon-music.net or 465-4071.

Chimney Point Vermont State Historic Site. 7305 Vermont Route 125, Addison. 759-2412. Open May 28-Oct. 10. On exhibit: “Salmon and People in a Changing World,” May-Oct; “A Brush with Nature: Artworks by Lillian Kennedy.”

Compass Music and Arts Center. 333 Jones Drive, Brandon. cmacvt.org. On exhibit: “Lost Edges” Watercolors by Amanda Amend, Friday, May 10-June 30; “Carolyn Shattuck: “Into My Space,” July 12-Sept. 7.

EastView at Middlebury. 100 Eastview Terrace, Middlebury. 989-7500.

Edgewater Gallery at Middlebury Falls. 1 Mill St., Middlebury. 989-7419 or edgewatergallery-vt.com. On Exhibit: Penny Billings - Solo Exhibition, Aug. 1-31; “These Last Warm Days,” Sept. 1-30; Ellen Granter - Solo Exhibition, Oct. 1-31.

Edgewater Gallery on the Green. 6 Merchants Row, Middlebury. 989-7419 or edgewatergallery-vt.com. On exhibit: Duncan Johnson Mixed Media July 1-31; Rory Jackson - Solo Exhibition, Aug. 1-31; “These Last Warm Days,”; Sept. 1-30; Group exhibition, Oct 1-31.

Gallery @ 85 North Street. 85 North St., Bristol. 453- 5813 or 349-7551.

Gallery in-the-Field. 685 Arnold District Road, Brandon. 247-0145 or galleryinthefield.com.

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. 1 Park St., Middlebury. Museum hours Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Research Center Thursday and Friday, 1-5 p.m. Museum admission: Adults $5; seniors $4.50; children 6-18 $3; families $12. Research Center admission: $5. Information: 388-2117 or henrysheldonmuseum.org. On Exhibit: “Hidden Treasures,” begins May 1; “The Landscape Architecture Legacy Of Dan Kiley,” May 14- Sept. 1; “Briar Burl Sculptures by Andrew Marks”, June 10-Sept. 1; “Conjuring the Dead: Spirit Art in the Age of Radical Reform,” Sept 20-Dec.31.

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, 475-2022 or lcmm.org. May 26-Oct. On exhibit: “Steamboats of Lake Champlain,” May- Oct.

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol. 453-2366.

Lincoln Historical Society Museum. 88 Quaker St. Second and fourth Sunday of every month, noon-4 p.m., June through October. Free.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Road, Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard. 142 River Road, New Haven, 388-7368, lincolnpeakvineyard.com.

Liza Myers Gallery. 22 Center St., Brandon, 247-5229 or lizamyers.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Featuring the work of Warren Kimble, Liza Myers and other selected artists.

Middlebury College Davis Family Library Atrium. 443-3168 or middlebury.edu/arts. On exhibit: Poetry On and Off the Page, though summer 2019.

Middlebury College Johnson Memorial Building. 443-3168 or middlebury.edu/arts. On exhibit: Advanced Studio Art Exhibition, May 9-May 15.

Middlebury College Museum of Art. 72 Porter Field/Route 30 South. 443-3168 or middlebury.edu/arts. Museum is closed Mondays. On exhibit: “50 x 50: Collecting for the Middlebury College Museum of Art,” Jan 25-Aug. 11; “Being There: Photographs by James P. Blair,” May 24-Aug.11.

Mount Independence State Historic Site. 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell. May 26-Oct. 14, Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 948-2000 or historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence. On exhibit: “Building Independence on Lake Champlain,” May 25-Oct. 13

Northern Daughters Gallery. 221 Main St., Vergennes. Thursday-Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 877-2173.

Norton’s Gallery. Route 73, Shoreham. 948-2552 or nortonsgallery.com. Studio/gallery of Norton Latourelle’s whimsical woodcarvings. Open most days and by appointment.

Orwell Free Library. 948-2041.

Otter Creek Custom Framing. 3 Park St., Middlebury. 388-2370.

Outerlands Gallery. 37 Green St., Vergennes. outerlandsgallery.com.

Peter Fried Art. 245 Main St., Vergennes. Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

PhotoPlace Gallery. 3 Park St., Middlebury. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday by appointment. Info: 388-4500 or vtphotoworkplace.com.

Rokeby Museum. Route 7, Ferrisburgh. 877-3406. On exhibit: “Free and Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont,” permanent. Open May-October and Sundays in February, noon-5 p.m., for Black History Month. On exhibit: Rokeby, July 16-Oct. 27; “Structure,” Aug. 24-Oct. 17.

Ross Sheehan Studio. 37 Green St., Vergennes, Wednesday & Thursday. 775-303-8863, rosssheehanart.com.

Starksboro Public Library. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 453-3732.

Starry Night Café. 5371 Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Wednesday-Sunday, 5:30-9 p.m. 877-6316.

Stone Leaf Tea House. Marble Works, Middlebury.

Studio V. 179 Main St., Vergennes, above Addison Outfitters. Info: 877-6524 or bethanyfarrell.com.

Stratford House Pottery gallery and studio. 294 Route 22A, Orwell. Weekdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., call proprietor Stacey Stanhope at 948-2105 to ensure it is open the day you wish to visit.

Tourterelle. 3629 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7), New Haven. Wednesday-Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Town Hall Theater Jackson Gallery. Merchants Row, Middlebury. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 382-9222. On Exhibit: “Karla Van Vliet, mixed media drawing and Painting,” June 21-Aug. 4

Vermont Folklife Center. 88 Main St., Middlebury. On exhibit: “Ice Shan2ties: Fishing, People & Culture — Photographs by Federico Pardo; Interviews by the Vermont Folklife Center.” Feb. 15 –summer 2019. Gallery and shop hours Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission by donation. 388-4964.

Vermont Studio Furniture Gallery. 718 Old Hollow Road, North Ferrisburgh. Gallery hours, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walkover Gallery. 15 Main St., Bristol. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 453-3188.

 

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Bixby Memorial Library. 258 Main St., Vergennes. 877-2211. Monday, 12:30-7 p.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, 12:30-5 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Art Studio with Linda Francis, Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.; Story hour Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Summer 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Writing Group with Jay Dubberly, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., Bridge Club, Mondays, 1-4 p.m.; First Friday free movies, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Free Family Movie night: Fourth Fridays, 6:30-8:30 p.m; Book Club 2nd Mondays, 7-8 p.m.; Beginner/intermediate Tai Chi, Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Advanced Tai Chi, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon.

Brandon Free Public Library. Hours: Wednesday, 4-7 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Magic the Gathering Table Top drop-in gaming, Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.; Storytime (during school year) Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Fridays, 3 p.m.; Friday film on the big screen, Fridays, 1:30 p.m.; Annual Book Sale, Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May through October.

Hancock Free Public Library. Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Books, videos and DVDs. Other items available through interlibrary loan.

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Childrens room closes 15 minutes earlier. Baby and toddler storytime, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:25 a.m.; Preschool storytime, Fridays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Library Explorers (K-3rd) storytime, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15 p.m.; Family storytime, Saturdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Youth Media Lab (grade 4 and up), Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Storymatters: a monthly story circle, Wednesdays, 4 p.m. Teen Advisory Group (grade 6 and up) Saturdays, check library for times. Technology help: Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon; Tuesdays, 3-5 p.m.; Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Fridays noon-2 p.m. Tai Chi for Arthritis; Mondays (basic) and Thursdays (advanced), 4-5 p.m. Otter Creek Poets; Thursdays, 1 p.m. First Wednesday lectures; first Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. For a complete listing of ongoing and special children’s activities, visit ilsleypubliclibrary.org.

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol, 453-2366 or lawrencelibrary.net. Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Story time for children and families, Mondays, 10:30-11 a.m.; Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. beginning in Sept. Free walk-in computer help. Reel Film Fridays, Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Book Group, Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Rd., Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (additional evening hours on a volunteer basis); Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Chess Afternoon, Tuesdays, Sept. 15-Nov. 17. Story time (age five and under), Friday, 10:30 a.m. Senior program, second Wednesday, 10 a.m. Book discussion group, fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.

New Haven Community Library. Located in the new library/town offices building. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, 1-8 p.m. Thursday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Story Hour, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Information on Facebook at New Haven Community Library (Vermont), at the website nhcl.org, or by phone at 453-4015.

Orwell Free Library. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday, 3-6 p.m.; Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Story Time, Friday, 10:30 a.m.; Events listed at orwellfreelibrary.org.

Platt Memorial Library. Shoreham. 897-2647. Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Programs on website: plattlib.org. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Lap-Sit Storytime and Playgroup: Fridays 11 a.m.-noon, Sept. 14, Oct. 19, Dec. 7. Drop in crafts, Saturdays. 9 a.m.-noon.

Russell Memorial Library. Monkton. 453-4471. Tuesday and Thursday, 3-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday Story Hour, second and fourth Friday, 10-11 a.m. Wi-Fi available.

Salisbury Free Public Library. 352-4198. Tuesday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thursday, 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Children’s Time, Tuesday 2:30-4 p.m. Info: http://salisburyfreelibrary.blogspot.com. Story hour, pre-K through grade 4: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., read-aloud book followed by arts and crafts project. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sarah Partridge Community Library. East Middlebury. 388-7588. Ilsley Library cards accepted. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon; Thursday, 2-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Book sale on Saturdays.

Starksboro Public Library. 2827 Route 116, Starksboro (in town hall); 453-3732. Parking behind town offices. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Story time (ages 3-5) Monday, 10:30 a.m. 453-3732.

Whiting Free Library. Main Street opposite the church. 623-7862. Call for hours. Story time with Deb Lendway, 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

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