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October 27th, 2014
LINCOLN — Weathervane Outreach in Lincoln will be hosting its annual senior citizen Halloween flu shot clinic this coming Thursday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. until noon at the church in Lincoln.
The theme this year will be music. There are lots of door prizes, prizes for any one that shows up in a costume, and lots of delicious goodies to snack on before or after one receives their shot.
Lorraine Patterson, Linda Norton, and Janet Orvis do most of the organizing and decorating.
MIDDLEBURY — While the camera is usually thought of as a tool for recording the facts of the real world with great exactitude, it can also be used to explore the wonders of the imagination. PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury’s newest juried exhibition, “Dream, Fantasies and Illusions,” this other aspect of photography. An opening reception is on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m.
BRANDON — History, foliage, the arts and inns, even the quality of the water. For decades, there have been great reasons to visit Brandon. Now, there’s fiber.
Alyssa Zollman, former chair of the Brandon Area Economic Development Committee and advertising manager of The Reporter (sister paper of the Addison Independent), has lit upon an idea that knits together many of Brandon’s artists and craftspeople in the name of fiber. Introducing “The Home Spun Tour.”
MIDDLEBURY — This Thursday the Addison County Regional Planning Commission’s Energy Committee will host a workshop to discuss best practices for siting solar power facilities.
The Oct. 30 gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the planning commission’s 14 Seminary St. office in Middlebury.
MIDDLEBURY — Noted Vermont beekeeper Ross Conrad will offer a free talk titled “Honey Bee Health: How You Can Help in Your Garden” on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. The talk is sponsored by the Middlebury Garden Club and will take place at the Residence at Otter Creek in the Founders’ Room.
Autumn is coming to a close. The brilliant fall foliage is past peak, if not already layered in the compost bin. The last geese are honking their way toward winter homes. Predictions are proffered (sometimes cheerfully, mostly not) for how cold and snowy this year’s winter will be.