SHOREHAM — The eighth annual Apple Fest will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Shoreham town green and gazebo from noon-4 p.m. Delicious food, live music, an apple pie contest, a farmers’ market, a bounce house, children’s activities and a Selfie Scavenger Hunt will be featured at the afternoon-long event. Apple Fest is an annual fall fundraiser for the Friends of the Platt Memorial Library and is a public event open to all.
RIPTON — Laurie L. Patton, president of Middlebury College, will deliver the annual Rabbi Victor E. Reichert Bible Talk at the Ripton Community Church at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18.
President Patton is a well-known scholar of religion. Although she is busy with her job as the top administrator at Middlebury, Patton takes an hour each day for scholarship.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater puts on a number of blockbuster shows each year, but perhaps its most eagerly anticipated event is The Fabulous Flea Market, which arrives at the theater Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m.-2 pm.
ADDISON COUNTY — This past Saturday, 700 riders and 100 volunteers came together to raise over $425,000 at the 11th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations.
MIDDLEBURY — MNFF to present Vermont premiere of 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You'
BRANDON — Silent film with live music returns to the Brandon Town Hall with a screening of Charlie Chaplin's classic comedy/drama “The Kid”(1921) on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
The special program, which also includes Chaplin short comedies, will be presented with live music by silent film accompanist Jeff Rapsis.
SALISBURY — Much-loved children’s book author and illustrator, Ashley Wolff, will be the featured guest at the Salisbury Free Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. Ms. Wolff will read from some of her books, introduce the audience to her son Rowan (who inspired the “Stella and Roy” books) and demonstrate how she illustrates her stories. Addison County families with young children are cordially invited to this free fun-filled event. Refreshments will be provided.
LINCOLN —The new Lincoln town office remains on schedule to be completed by mid-October, selectboard Chair Bill Finger reported at a Sept. 6 meeting of the board.
Workers are finishing up the electrical wiring, Finger said, and are beginning to prime for painting. He expects the cabinetry, which is being built off-site, to arrive soon.
“It’s shaping up,” said Finger. “All the major things are there, and we’re progressing well.”