Calendar of Events

GARDENERS REJOICE!
Plant sales around the county in the coming weeks offer numerous opportunities for gardeners old and new to acquire some new specimens for their flower and vegetable gardens. Check out the calendar listings below and online for sales in Brandon, Bristol, Middlebury, Monkton and South Starksboro.
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Thursday, May 19

American Red Cross blood drive in Bristol. Thursday, May 19, 12:30-5 p.m., American Legion Bristol Post 19, 56 Airport Drive. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. All who donate through May 19, will receive a $10 e-gift card to a merchant of choice and be automatically entered to win a travel trailer camper that sleeps eight. Details are available at rcblood.org/camper. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

“All About Coyote Families” presentation in Vergennes. Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m., Bixby Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Learn about coyote families, where they sleep, what they eat and some of the common myths about coyotes in an effort to help promote coexistence with humans. The presentation will be both virtual and in person. Registration details for virtual attendance are at bixbylibrary.org/event/all-about-coyote-families.

Sunset picnic, live music, and games in Otter Creek Gorge in Middlebury.  *POSTPONED to Thursday, May 26*,Thursday, May 19, evening, off Morgan Horse Farm Rd. Join MALT at Otter Creek Gorge for a gorgeous evening (fingers crossed!), featuring musician Nate Gusakov. Bring a picnic blanket and snacks to enjoy in the field. We’ll supply the campfire, music, and a selection of some of MALT’s finest outdoor games for kids and families to enjoy. Free, donations appreciated. Visit maltvt.org/events to register. Rain date May 26. There are no bathroom facilities on site. Plan accordingly.

Lake Champlain Bridge and Chimney Point lecture in Bristol. Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 19 West St. Join the Bristol Historical Society for a lecture by guest speaker Elsa Gilbertson of Vermont State Historic Sites. All are welcome. 

 

Friday, May 20

Age Well grab and go meal in Starksboro. Friday, May 20, 3:30 p.m., Starksboro Baptist Church, Route 116. Please stay in your car. Drive up, check-in, contact free pick up. Menu includes roast turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, winter squash, cranberry sauce, roll, pumpkin pudding and milk. Advanced reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Sunday, May 15, at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice.

Fish Fry in Middlebury. Friday, May 20, 5-7 p.m., VFW, 530 Exchange St. All proceeds help support veterans programs. 

“Fresh Air History” in Rochester. Friday, May 20, 6:30 p.m., Rochester town park. Presented by the White River Valley Players, five 10-minute plays based on local and Vermont history, presented outdoors on the park in Rochester village.  Rain or shine. Fee admission. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

Poet Paul Christensen in Brandon. Friday, May 20, 7 p.m., Compass Music and Arts Center, Park Village. Come to this evening with acclaimed poet Paul Christensen as part of the schedule of events planned throughout the showing of the art installation “We’re All At A Party Called Life On Earth!” Christensen will read some of his new poems and essays. Tickets $10 Adult/$5 students. To register call Edna Sutton at 802-247-4295 or e-mail edna@brandon-music.net.

 

Saturday, May 21

Perennial and house plant sale in South Starksboro. Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Jerusalem School, off Route 17. Plant sale benefitting the historic 1874 one-room Jerusalem School. Come for the plants, soak in the mountain range views and get a look inside at the efforts to improve this last district school owned by the town and serving as a community center. Please bring your own trays. Questions? Call Cecelia at 802-453-8447.

Green Mountain Club hike in Bristol. Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m., Bristol Trail Network. Plan for 2.5-3 hours for 3.4-mile section around Bristol’s historic areas. Total elevation gain is under 100 feet. Excellent options for snacks/lunch in Bristol before or afterward. Boots and poles suggested. More info contact Porter Knight at knight@gmavt.net or 802-343-3920. More at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Garden Shoppe benefit in Bristol. Saturday, May 21, 3319 S 116 Rd. A fundraiser for the Brendon P Cousino Med47 Foundation. Home and garden decor, houseplants, handcrafted home and garden items, perennials, succulent plantings, hanging baskets, veggies plants and more.

Indoor Yard Sale in Vergennes. Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Peter’s Church Hall, 85 S. Maple St. This sale by St. Peter’s Resale Closet Shop will include gently used clothing for men, women and children, household goods, jewelry, crafts, books, toys, CDs and more. Prices are by donation only. 

Lawn sale fundraiser in Starksboro. Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-3-p.m., Starksboro Village Meeting House, on 2022, 2875 VT Route 116. A wide variety of items, including from a household downsizing, will be available. Find your treasure! All proceeds benefit the belfry restoration project.

Electric equipment demo and seed/seedling swap in Weybridge. Saturday, May 21, 9-11 a.m., Weybridge Congregational Church, 2790 Weybridge Rd. Free. Rain date, May 28, 1-3 p.m. For more information, email the Weybridge Energy Committee at energy@townofweybridge.org or Fran Putnam at franputnam24@gmail.com.

Public safety showcase in Middlebury. Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-noon, Stone Motors, 2149 Route 7 South. Free family event showcasing local fire, rescue and police departments. Get up close to fire trucks, police cars and rescue vehicles of all kinds, including a medical helicopter. Ride the “Convincer.” Child car seat safety display (not an actual check), COVID boosters by Middlebury EMS. Giveaways and much more. 

Microchip clinic in Middlebury. Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m.-noon, Homeward Bound, 236 Boardman St. Free microchip clinic at the shelter. Homeward Bound has 60 free microchips available, first come, first served. Please bring cats in carriers and dogs on leashes.

StoryWalk celebration with Ashley Wolff in Salisbury. Saturday, May 21, 11 a.m., Pitch Pine Trail. Celebrate the new StoryWalk, “Lucy Goes out Walking,” with author Ashley Wolff. She will also share some of her other books and lead us on a directed drawing activity to learn to draw the dog in this story. Rain location Salisbury Free Library.

Twist O’ Wool Guild arts and crafts materials sale in Middlebury. Saturday, May 21, 1:30-4 p.m., American Legion, 49 Wilson Rd. Tag sale and a silent auction fundraiser including items for a variety of crafts: knitting, crochet, felting, spinning, weaving, sewing, origami, etc. Yarn, fabric, craft magazines, project bags, books, knitting needles, a drum carder, an electric spinning wheel, etc. Silent auction closes at 3 p.m. Pick up all items by 4 p.m. Cash or check only. Masks not required, but appreciated. If you are feeling under the weather please refrain from attending.

Amanda’s New Heart benefit in Bristol. Saturday, May 21, 3 p.m., American Legion, Airport Dr. A fundraiser for Amanda Booska and her family as she recovers from open heart surgery. Silent Auction of products and gift cards donated by local businesses, 50/50 raffle, door prize, music by DJ Jonathan Carter. Hamburgers, hot dogs, lasagna, mac & cheese, salads, drinks and dessert available for purchase. $10 entry fee.

“Fresh Air History” in Rochester. Saturday, May 21, 4 and 6:30 p.m. See May 20 listing.

 

Sunday, May 22

Green Mountain Club trail work in Ripton. Sunday, May 22, Middlebury Gap to Sucker Brook Trailhead with a car spot. Plan a full day for a strenuous hike of about 6 miles with trail clearing as we go along. Contact leader for more information, Ellen Cronan, 908-595-2926. More at gmcbreadloaf.org.

 

Monday, May 23

Age Well sit-down meal in Middlebury. Monday, May 23, 11 a.m., Rosie’s Restaurant, Route 7 South. Doors open at 11 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m. of baked ham, mashed potatoes, peas, coleslaw and Chef’s choice of dessert. Call Michelle to reserve by Thursday, May 19, at 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 or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice. Masks required unless seated and eating.

Age Well grab and go meal in Bristol. Monday, May 23, 11 a.m., American Legion, Airport Drive. Drive in, loop around, and stay in your car. Menu includes roast beef with gravy, home fries, French-cut green beans with lentils, wheat bread, oatmeal cookie and milk. Advanced reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Thursday, May 19, at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice.

 

Tuesday, May 24

Age Well and Vergennes Seniors in-person meal in Vergennes. Tuesday, May 24, 10 a.m., Vergennes Congregational Church, 30 South Water St. Doors open at 10 am. Meal served at noon of quiche with spinach, bacon, and cheddar cheese, winter mix vegetables, wheat bread, applesauce and milk. Advanced reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Thursday, May 19, at 802-377-1419. $5 suggested donation. Please bring your own place setting. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Local bus provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to arrange. TVT requires a 48-hour notice. Masks required unless seated and eating.

 

Wednesday, May 25

Age Well grab and go meal in Monkton. Wednesday, May 25, 11:30 a.m., Monkton Town Hall, Monkton Ridge. Please stay in your car. Drive up, check-in, contact free pick up. Menu includes roast beef with gravy, home fries, French-cut green beans with lentils, wheat bread, oatmeal cookie and milk. Advanced reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Sunday, May 22, at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice.

American Red Cross blood drive in Vergennes. Wednesday, May 25, noon-5 p.m., Cross Life Church, 1759 Route 7. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Open Art Studio in Bristol. Wednesday, May 25, 3-5 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St. Children 3-13 are invited to come engage with materials together in their own individual way. Participants will be guided with predictable routines and expectations for safe, independent and productive use of art media in the setting. Come when you can, materials, smocks and snacks provided.

Addison County Bike Club spring kickoff social in Middlebury. Wednesday, May 25, 5 p.m., Frog Hollow Bikes/ Marquis Theater, 75 Main St. Join the Addison County Bike Club its spring social gathering. We’ll ride beforehand and then get together for food and beverages. It’s your chance to boast about recent rides, meet new members or consider becoming a member. Wheels up at 5 p.m. from Frog Hollow Bikes; meet at Marquis Theatre, Middlebury at 6 p.m.

Transparency virtual training. Wednesday, May 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Town Meeting TV. Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos and Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters will be conducting a virtual training on Vermont’s government transparency laws, the Open Meeting Law and Public Records Act. In addition to the prepared presentation, Condos and Winters plan to answer viewer questions, which can be submitted in advance via the Secretary of State’s website.

Pianist Natasha Koval Padon in Middlebury. Wednesday, May 25, 7 p.m., St. Stephen’s episcopal Church, on the town green. Born in Ukraine prior to World War II, Natasha Koval Paton, a gifted piano student, survived the horrors of war as a refugee. She was able to continue her studies with the help of the United Nations and church relief organizations. After coming to America in 1948, she continued her studies at the Mannes and Julliard Schools. Natasha has performed here and abroad and has often directed her concerts to support social causes. She is performing compositions by Polish composer Chopin, selected for their relevance to the present crisis in Ukraine. 

 

Thursday, May 26

Celebrity Storytellers in Vergennes. Thursday, May 26, 10:30 a.m., Bixby Memorial Free Library, 258 Main St. As part of the Celebrity Storytellers series of reading throughout Vermont, David Zuckerman will be at the Bixby to read “One Horse Farm.” More info contact Mary L. Collins at (802) 730-0289 or email: mlcollinscom@gmail.com.

Age Well grab and go meal in Vergennes. Thursday, May 26, 11 a.m., St Peter’s Parish Hall, 85 S. Maple St. Please stay in your car. Drive up, check-in, contact free pick up. Menu includes roast beef with gravy, home fries, French-cut green beans with lentils, wheat bread, oatmeal cookie and milk. Call Michelle to reserve by Sunday, May 22, at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice. 

Richard Collitt memorial gathering in Ripton. Thursday, May 26, 5:30-7 p.m., Ripton Community House, Route 125. The town of Ripton invites all to stop in to visit with Sue Collitt and her family at this town-wide gathering to remember Dick and his service to the town. Share your special memories with those gathered. Snacks and beverages will be available. All are welcome. Please wear a mask. For more information: Andrea Chesman: 802-388-9782 or andreachesman@gmail.com.

Sunset picnic, live music, and games in Otter Creek Gorge in Middlebury. *RESCHEDULED from Thursday, May 19* Thursday, May 26, evening, off Morgan Horse Farm Rd. Join MALT at Otter Creek Gorge for a gorgeous evening (fingers crossed!), featuring musician Nate Gusakov. Bring a picnic blanket and snacks to enjoy in the field. We’ll supply the campfire, music, and a selection of some of MALT’s finest outdoor games for kids and families to enjoy. Free, donations appreciated. Visit maltvt.org/events to register. Rain date May 26. There are no bathroom facilities on site. Plan accordingly.

“American Violet” discussion in Middlebury. Thursday, May 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.,via Zoom or at Ilsley Public Library (depending on COVID conditions), 75 Main St. Watch the film in your own time, available through Kanopy, then join The Middlebury Community Classic Film Club for discussion.Discussion via Zoom and Ilsley The day starts out like any other but soon we see a SWAT team preparing for a major drug raid at a housing project. Suspects, all African American, are rounded up and soon booked. Though working miles away, Dee Roberts is arrested as well. But she’s innocent. Will she take an unfair plea bargain offered by a racist district attorney or will she risk spending years in prison by fighting back? Based on a true story.

 

Friday, May 27

Age Well grab and go meal in Starksboro. Friday, May 27, 3:30 p.m., Starksboro Baptist Church, Route 116. Please stay in your car. Drive up, check-in, contact free pick up. Menu includes roast beef with gravy, home fries, French-cut green beans with lentils, wheat bread, oatmeal cookie and milk. Advanced reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Sunday, May 22, at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Free ride or pick-up and delivery may be provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to inquire. TVT requires 48-hour notice.

Art opening in Brandon. Friday, May 27, 5-7 p.m., Brandon Artists Guild, 7 Center St. Meet the artists for the BAG’s show “Vermont: In the Country,” the second in a series of three all-member shows celebrating our favorite state. Inspired by rolling farmland, striking mountain views and quiet lake scenes, this show evokes the refreshing escape that the Vermont landscape can give us, spanning all mediums. More info visit brandonartistsguild.com or call 802-247-4956.

KeruBo in New Haven. Friday, May 27, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard, 142 River Rd. Doors open at 5 p.m. Come hear the first performance in Town Hall Theater’s World Music + Wine series. KeruBo is a singer/songwriter and Afro-Jazz artist from Kenya . Accompanied by a nine-piece band, she will sing a blend of African traditional music, with inflections of Brazilian samba/bossanova, jazz, and blues. Tickets $15 advance/$18 door/kids 12 and under free, available www.townhalltheater.org, by calling 803 382-9222, or at the door. 

 

Saturday, May 28

Vermont Open Studio Weekend. Saturday, May 28. The 30th Annual Spring Open Studio Weekend gives visitors and shoppers an opportunity to tour the spring landscape of Vermont to visit more than 150 art studios and galleries in towns statewide. Addison County artists include Caleb Kenna, Robert Compton, Susanne Peck, Deborah Holmes, Pamela Fogg, Joan Curtis, Judith Rielly, and Warren Kimble. Info, maps images of artwork and a full list of participating studios at vermontcrafts.com.

Town-wide yard sale in Lincoln. Saturday, May 28, Locations around town. 

Plant sale, bake sale and luncheon in Brandon. Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church, 1 Carver St. Before hitting garden stores this Memorial Day weekend, stop by at the Brandon Congregational Church’s annual plant sale and bake sale for a variety of annual and perennial flower plants, vegetable starters, and houseplants ate great prices. Bring the kids to plant and take a flower for free. Bake sale inside Fellowship Hall plus a hot dog with homemade baked beans and coleslaw luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund.

Plant, bake and craft sale in Monkton. Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monkton Friends Methodist Church, Monkton Ridge. A wide assortment of perennial plants: plants for shady or sunny spots, herbs, fruits like rhubarb or berry bushes, all locally grown. Choosing from this great selection, see friends and neighbors while getting some good deals. Then go inside and check out the Craft Sale. You can also drop off your #2 and #5 plastic plant containers for recycling. Be sure to separate them.

Town-wide yard sale in Monkton. Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The girls of BSA Troop 802 are creating maps for area garage sales. You can have your own garage/lawn sale address placed on the map for $15. Contact Karen Parker at puccidog@live.com before May 22 to get your sale placed on the map.

Bunker Hill/Revolutionary War patriot reinterment in Weybridge. Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m., Weybridge First Cemetery. Josiah Clark and four others that have been recovered from the eroding Stow Cemetery in Weybridge. A reinterment ceremony will be held  Memorial Day weekend. Meet before 10 a.m. at the Congregational Church in Weybridge. The remains will be carried to the nearby Weybridge First Cemetery by a wagon drawn by a team of Morgan Horses. The ceremony will take place at the First Cemetery. 

Sheep and wool day in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, May 28, 1-3 p.m., Rokeby Museum, 4334 Route 7. Rokeby kicks off the its 2022 season with music from Young Tradition Vermont Youth Commission, sheep from Ramble Bramble Farm, spinning demonstrations with The Burroughs Garret, wool products for sale from Hands & Heart Farm, children’s history talks, and craft and lawn games. Free to the public and the Museum’s exhibition Free & Safe: the Underground Railroad in Vermont, is free all day.

King Pede card party in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, May 28, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Town Hall, Route 7. Evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a sandwich supper and then on to fun and card games. King Pede is an unusual game that involves “trick-taking” techniques such as in Hearts and Spades or Pitch. It is requested that attendees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Deb Brisson and The Hay Burners in Brandon. Saturday May 28, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. The opening show of Brandon Music’s 2022 and final season. Brisson and the Hay Burners are a group of veteran Addison County performers, led by Brisson’s powerful, expressive vocals. Concert tickets $25. Pre-concert dinner available for $35. Reservations required for dinners and recommended for the show and can be made on-line at brandon-music.net. Venue is BYOB. Call 802-247-4295 or email info@brandon-music.net for more info.

 

Sunday, May 29

Vermont Open Studio Weekend. Sunday, May 29. See May 28 listing.

Appreciation picnic and service in Bristol. Sunday, May 29, 10:15 a.m., Bristol town green. The First Baptist Church of Bristol is having a special outdoor service followed by a potluck picnic to show their appreciation for Todd Goodyear, who has served as Interim pastor. A service followed by food and fun. Bring a chair or blanket and some food to add to the feast. Cold drinks will be supplied and dishes. Rain location inside the church. More info contact Janet at 802-377-1668.

Appreciation picnic and service in Bristol. Sunday, May 29, 10:15 a.m., Bristol town green. The First Baptist Church of Bristol is having a special outdoor service followed by a potluck picnic to show their appreciation for Todd Goodyear, who has served as Interim pastor. A service followed by food and fun. Bring a chair or blanket and some food to add to the feast. Cold drinks will be supplied and dishes. Rain location inside the church. More info contact Janet at 802-377-1668.

Orwell Memorial Day Parade. Sunday, May 29, 1:30 p.m. The parade returns after a COVID hiatus with local organizations, bands, vintage tractors, classic cars and more.

Blues Without Borders in Cornwall. Sunday, May 29, 5-7 p.m., 14 Audet Rd. The West Cornwall Backyard Concert Series is happy to have Blues Without Borders opening the 2022 season. The band features the vocal powerhouse Deb Tier and the incendiary guitar stylings of Scotty Mac. The talented rhythm section supporting these two consists of Kasia “Special K” Karazim on keys, Mike “Uncle Joe” Burbank on bass and Dan “Freight Train of Rhythm” Whittemore on drums. Donations for the performers graciously accepted. Bring a picnic, enjoy the show, stick around for a fantastic sunset.

 

Monday, May 30

Middlebury Memorial Day parade. Monday, May 30, 9 a.m., downtown. “Remembering Our Guardians of Freedom.” Commemoration event at the Soldiers Monument at the top of Merchants Row follows the parade. Interested in participating? Call Middlebury American Legion at 802-388-9311 or email Amlegion27@outlook.com. 

Memorial Day Parade in Brandon. Monday, May 30, 10 a.m., Central Park. A very quaint event including a small parade, a few speeches and a 100+ year old tradition of first-grade girls placing flowers at the base of the Civil War Monument.

Memorial Day Parade in Vergennes. Monday, May 30, begins at 11 a.m. at Vergennes Union High School and finishes at the City Green. This year’s theme is “Home of the Free, Because of the Brave.” Chicken barbeque at Legion Post 14 after the parade.

 

Tuesday, May 31

Age Well and Vergennes Seniors in-person meal in Vergennes. Tuesday, May 31, 10 a.m., Vergennes Congregational Church, 30 South Water St. Doors open at 10 am. Meal served at noon of chicken and biscuit, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, peach crisp and milk. Advance reservations only. Call Michelle to reserve by Thursday, May 26, at 802-377-1419. $5 suggested donation. Please bring your own place setting. Open to anyone age 60 and up and their spouse of any age. Local bus provided. Call TVT at 802-388-2287 to arrange. TVT requires a 48-hour notice. Masks required unless seated and eating.

 

Thursday, June 2

Author reading in Middlebury. Thursday, June 2, 3-5 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 754 Mai St. Author Pearl Whitefield will read from her latest book, “Aspar.”

 

Saturday, June 4

Green Mountain Club trail work in Ripton. Saturday, June 4. A full Trail Crew Work Day in the Bread Loaf Section. Rain date is Sunday, June 5. Contact Trail Manager Ellen Cronan at 908-595-2926 if you have interest in joining our volunteer trail crew. More at gmcbreadloaf.org.

Middlebury Garden Club plant sale in Middlebury. Saturday, June 4, 9-11 a.m., town green. The Middlebury Garden Club plant sale returns after a two-year hiatus. Available for purchase will be Perennials, annuals, vegetable starts, small shrubs, houseplants, vintage garden tools, books, etc., will be available for purchase. 

American Red Cross blood drive in Middlebury. Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 133 Valley View Dr. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Craft fair in Brandon. Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 760 Grove St. A fun day filled with over 80 local crafters and vendors along with food trucks. Free admission, free parking and a fun day of shopping, eating and visiting with old friends and new friends. Rain or shine. Come support you neighbors and small businesses. 

The Will Patton Ensemble in Lincoln. Saturday, June 4, 7:30 p.m., Burnham Hall, 52 E. Rover Rd. The Ripton Community Coffee House serves up its last concert of the season. Tickets $15-$25 or pay what you can. Tickets, streaming inks, current covid protocols and concert info at www.rcch.org.

 

Sunday, June 5

Green Mountain Bicycle Club Champlain Bridge ride. Sunday, June 5, 8:45 a.m., meet at Vergennes Union High School, Monkton Rd. Head out Lake Road and across the bicycle-friendly Champlain Bridge. The 43-mile route (M) stops at Crown Point while the 55-mile route (M) makes a loop on the New York side through Port Henry. A separate Social Ride will start at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and include lunch at the Red Barn restaurant at Basin Harbor. Contact Donna Leban at lightspd@comcast.net to sign up.

 

Tuesday, June 6

Bingo in Brandon. Tuesday, June 6, 6 p.m., American Legion, Franklin St. Bingo is back some to the first bingo at the American legion since the pandemic began. Bingo every Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 8

Community collaborative art project in Middlebury. Wednesday, June 8, 5:30 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Join Renee for a quick intro session on CD weaving or stop in at the library to pick up a Take & Make kit anytime during the summer. Bring your woven piece back to IPL where they will be collected to use in a Community Collaborative Art project. Then, join Renee again on Aug. 1 at 5:30 p.m. to create an art piece with the individual pieces we collected. The final piece(s) will hang in the Ilsley lobby. Light snacks will be provided at the work sessions.

 

Thursday, June 9

Bloodroot Gap and pizza in Goshen. Thursday, June 9, 6-8 p.m., Blueberry Hill Inn and Outdoor Center. Ripton-Goshen Rd. Bloodroot Gap has honed their sound at numerous club appearances, house concerts, and jam sessions, resulting in a seamless combination of bluegrass, jazz, Celtic and traditional American string music, steeped in the hills of Vermont. Tickets $35, includes pizza and inn-made lemonade or iced tea and live music. Kids 5 and under are free. Reservations for each pizza night will open the Monday prior to the event. BYOB.

 

Friday, June 10

Jaded Ravins and pizza in Goshen. Friday, June 10, 6-8 p.m., Blueberry Hill Inn and Outdoor Center. A modern-day Johnny and June, Jaded Ravins perform in large and small venues from New England to Nashville. Whether they’re playing at home in backcountry bars, or in big city clubs, Jaded Ravins are always ready to pour their hearts out on stage. Bring a picnic blanket. Reservations for each pizza night will open the Monday prior to the event. BYOB.

 

Saturday, June 11

Vermont Free Fishing Day. Saturday, June 11, locations across the state. Go fishing without a license for the day in Vermont lakes and streams. A great opportunity for an experienced angler to be a mentor to friends who have not gone fishing before. 

Wildlife walk in Middlebury. Saturday, June 11, 7-9 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. Meet at Otter View Park parking area. Shorter and longer routes possible. Beginning birders are welcome. Come for all or part of the walk. Please bring a mask. For information call 802-388-1007 or 802-388-6019. 

Green Mountain Bicycle Club Hinesburg Monkton gravel roads ride. Saturday, June 11, 9:15 a.m., meet at Hinesburg Park and Ride. Head south for 41 miles (M) on rolling gravel hills. Mainly very quiet roads with little traffic. Easy mid-point turn around where the route touches for those who want a shorter version of the ride. Post-ride food is aplenty in this part of Hinesburg – stop at Frost Brewery for a cold can of après.More info contact leader Brian Howard at bjhowd@gmail.com.

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, June 11, 1 p.m., Reference Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Ilsley is partnering with MCMC for free concerts in the library. Musician will be either teachers or students from the school.

New Music Crawl in Middlebury. Saturday, June 11, noon-6 p.m., locations around town. Musicians from New Music On The Point will be performing at Middlebury Congregational Church, Middlebury Community Music Center, the Town Green, Edgewater on the Green and Edgewater at the Falls. Bring your instruments for a community improv jam session at the Congregational church from 5-6 p.m. For other times and performers go to pointcp.com/new-music-on-the-point/performances.

“The Adventures of Robin Hood” silent movie in Brandon. Saturday, June 11, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. Starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr. This is 100th anniversary of the blockbuster adaptation of the tales of Robin Hood — the top grossing film of 1922. Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

Tuesday, June 14

American Red Cross blood drive in Middlebury. Tuesday, June 14, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Midd Rec. Center, 154 Creek Rd. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Wednesday, June 15

American Red Cross blood drive in Vergennes. Wednesday, June 15, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 85 South Maple St. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Teddy Bear Picnic in Bristol. Wednesday, June 15, noon-1p.m., town green. Bring your favorite bear and a picnic lunch and join us at the Veterans Memorial on the Bristol Town Green for stories, songs and fun. Free and open to the public.

“Graduating Into December” presentation in Middlebury. Wednesday, June 15, 4:30-6 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Becki Lund, a certified End of Life Doula and Elder Care consultant, will talk about transitioning into the next phase of living. Spend time talking about what the term “a good death” looks like for us all. Let’s begin talking about death in a more honorable, sacred way reflective of what it truly is. 

 

Friday, June 17

Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna in New Haven. Friday, June 17, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard, 142 River Rd. Doors open at 5 p.m. Chilean singer-songwriter, Pascuala Ilabaca is a unique and treasured voice in both the Latin American and World Music scenes. Ilabaca and her band won Best World Beat Album at the Independent Music Awards. The second performance in Town Hall Theater’s World Music + Wine series. Tickets $15 advance/$18 door/kids 12 and under free, available www.townhalltheater.org, by calling 803 382-9222, or at the door. 

 

Saturday, June 18

Taking Flight! An Introduction to Birding with OCAS and MALT in Middlebury. Saturday, June 18, 9-11 a.m. , Wright Park, Seymour St. Ext. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are invited to take part in a beginner’s bird walk through Wright Park, a segment of the Trail Around Middlebury. Meet at 9 am at the Wright Park parking lot north of Pulp Mill Covered Bridge. Suitable for all ages, but not appropriate for strollers or wheelchairs. The walk will go rain or shine. Questions? Call (802) 989-7115.

American Red Cross blood drive in Bristol. Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bristol Federated Church, 37 North St. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Abenaki Heritage Weekend in Ferrisbrugh. Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd. Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend. Citizens of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, the Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation, the Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe, and the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association work with Museum staff to plan and present the event. There will be drumming, presentations, vendors, and more.

 

Sunday, June 19

Abenaki Heritage Weekend in Ferrisbrugh. Sunday, June 19, 10:30 a.m. 4 p.m., Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd. See June 18 listing.Monday, 

 

June 20

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, June 22

American Red Cross blood drive in Middlebury. Wednesday, June 22, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., MREMS, 55 Collins Dr. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Saturday, June 25

Vermont Sun Triathlon events in Salisbury. Saturday, June 25, 8:30 a.m., Branbury State Park, Route 53. The Vermont Sun Triathlon, a 600-yard swim/14-mile Bike/3.1-mile run and the Lake Dunmore Triathlon, a 0.9-Mile Swim/28-mile Bike/6.2 mile run. More info and registration at www.vermontsuntriathlonseries.com. Registration/bib pick-up online or 6:40-7:30 a.m. at Branbury State Park on race morning.

Hope for TomorROW in Ferrisburgh. Saturday, June 25, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Basin Harbor Rd. An annual rowathon and community event at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum committed to raising awareness about teen suicide and an opportunity for us to come together in memory, hope, and support. Held in partnership with Project HOePpnEr, this event is open to all — no prior rowing experience needed! Advance registration is required. More info at www.lcmm.org/event/hope-for-tomorrow.

Town-wide yard sale in Bristol. Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Do some spring cleaning and or shop and find treasures. To register your yard sale, sign up online at www.bristolvtrec.com (registration fee $15). All locations will be listed on our map and included in all advertising. 

American Red Cross blood drive in Vergennes. Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Victory Baptist Church, 862 Route 7. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Sunday, June 26

Foodaroo! in Middlebury. Sunday, June 26, 4-8 p.m., Marble Works. Foodaroo 7 will feature more than 15 food and beverage vendors representing a diversity of cuisines, adult beverage tasting tent, King Arthur Flour baking competition for kids and adults, music, drums and dancing, the Flying Hawaiian and more. Tickets $5, kids under 12 free.

Monday, June 27

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, June 27, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Friday, July 1

Great Brandon Auction in Brandon. Friday, July 1- Saturday, July 9, Auction Center, 6 Park St. Bid on silent auction items or walk out the door with our ebay-style “Buy It Now” option. For hours of operation a more info go to www.brandon.org.

 

Monday, July 4

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 4, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Tuesday, July 5

American Red Cross blood drive in Middlebury. Tuesday, July 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., VFW, 530 Exchange St. Donors needed to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply in the coming months. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Wednesday, July 6

Extra Stout in Brandon. Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Celtic music band Extra Stout kicks off Brandon’s free summer concert series. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’.

 

Friday, July 8

Mukana in New Haven. Friday, July 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard, 142 River Rd. Mukana (meaning “opportunity” in the Shona language of Zimbabwe) is an eclectic gathering of world-class musicians. This international band blends world and jazz traditions in sophisticated arrangements, with beautiful complexity and global rhythms. The third performance in Town Hall Theater’s World Music + Wine series. Tickets $15 advance/$18 door/kids 12 and under free, available www.townhalltheater.org, by calling 803 382-9222, or at the door. 

 

Saturday, July 9

Wildlife walk in Middlebury. Saturday, July 9, 7-9 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. Meet at Otter View Park parking area. Shorter and longer routes possible. Beginning birders are welcome. Come for all or part of the walk. Please bring a mask. For information call 802-388-1007 or 802-388-6019. 

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, July 9, 1 p.m., Reference Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. IPL is partnering with MCMC for free concerts in the library. Musician will be either teachers or students from MCMC.

 

Monday, July 11

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 4, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, July 13

The Silverbacks in Brandon. Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. The silverbacks bring blues and classics to the lawn behind Brandon Inn as part of Brandon’s free summer concert series. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. 

“From Skiffs to Sail Ferries: The Story of Vermont’s Small Boat Traditions” in Middlebury. Wednesday, July 15, 6 p.m., Community Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. In this slide presentation, Douglas Brooks shares his research on the traditions of small boat building in Vermont, and his work in recreating some of these historic vessels.

The Silverbacks in Brandon. Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. The silverbacks bring blues and classics to the lawn behind Brandon Inn as part of Brandon’s free summer concert series. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. 

 

Saturday, July 17

Vermont Sun Triathlon events in Salisbury. Saturday, July 17, 8:30 a.m., Branbury State Park, Route 53. The Vermont Sun Triathlon, a 600-yard swim/14-mile Bike/3.1-mile run, and the Branbury Classic, a 1.5-mile paddle/14-mile bike/3.1-mile run. More info and registration at www.vermontsuntriathlonseries.com. Registration/bib pick-up online or 6:25-7:30 a.m. at Branbury State Park on race morning.

Farm to Ballet in Shoreham. Sunday, July 17, 4:30 p.m., Champlain Orchards, Route 74 West. Come see an original ballet about a farm through the seasons. Dancing vegetables, familiar animals, and even the seasons themselves come to life through dance in a joyful and entertaining show. Doors openat 4:30 p.m., performance starts at 6 p.m. More info at www.balletvermont.org.

 

Monday, July 18

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

Wednesday, July 20

Enerjazz in Brandon. Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Jazz it up on the lawn behind Brandon Inn as part of Brandon’s free summer concert series. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’.

 

Saturday, July 23

“Sherlock Jr.” and “Battling Butler” silent films in Brandon. Saturday, July 23, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. A Buster Keaton double feature showing the stone-faced comedian at the peak of his physical comedy powers. Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

Monday, July 25

City Band performance in Vergennes. Monday, July 25, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, July 27

Deb Brisson and the Hayburners in Brandon. Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. One of Addison County’s favorite bands. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free.

 

Monday, July 25

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 25, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 3

Blues without Borders in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. A good dose of blues for a summer evening. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free.

 

Monday, Aug. 8

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Red Hot Juba in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. They’re red hot! Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free.

 

Saturday, Aug. 13

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m., Reference Room, Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. IPL is partnering with MCMC for free concerts in the library. Musician will be either teachers or students from MCMC.

“Blood and Sand” silent film in Brandon. Saturday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. Starring Rudolph Valentino in his first starring role, as a sexy bullfighter in this romantic thriller. Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

Sunday, Aug. 14

Vermont Sun Triathlon events in Salisbury. Saturday, August 14, 8:30 a.m., Branbury State Park, Route 53. The Vermont Sun Triathlon, a 600-yard swim/14-mile Bike/3.1-mile runMore info and registration at www.vermontsuntriathlonseries.com. Registration/bib pick-up online or 6:25-7:45 a.m. at Branbury State Park on race morning.

Pie and ice cream social in Ferrisburgh. Sunday, Aug. 14, Rokeby Museum, 4334 Route 7. After two years of cancellation due to COVID-19, Rokeby’s pie and ice cream social returns. 

 

Monday, Aug. 15

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Blood Root Gap in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.  Bluegrass to charm the soul. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free. 

 

Friday, August 19

Mal Maiz in New Haven. Friday, August 19, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard, 142 River Rd. Costa Rican multi-instrumentalist Maiz “Brujo” Vargas Sandoval and his Afro-Latino Orchestra are a festive band, blending traditional cumbia, montuno, son corrido, puya, and afro-Caribbean sounds — all while sharing heritage and culture. Bring your moves to this World + Wine series finale, sure to become an explosive dance party. Tickets $15 advance/$18 door/kids 12 and under free, available www.townhalltheater.org, by calling 803 382-9222, or at the door. 

 

Saturday, Aug. 20

Town-wide yard sale in Bridport. Saturday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nulhegan Abenaki Heritage Gathering in Benson. Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Camp Sunrise, 2050 Sunset Lake Rd. Abenaki vendors, drumming, singing, and dancing in the circle as well as activities such as storytelling and games. Note that camping is available at this venue. Food will be provided, with monetary donations requested at the event. To reserve a camping spot, please contact MissLucyN@gmail.com. Please note that this is always an alcohol and drug-free event. The event will be held rain or shine due to the availability of an indoor facility. More info at abenakitribe.org/heritage-gathering.

 

Sunday, Aug. 21

Town-wide yard sale in Bridport. Sunday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Monday, Aug. 22

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., on the green. Free.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Emma Cook and Questionable Company in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.  A unique mix of folk and funk. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free.

 

Monday, Aug. 29

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., on the green. 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 31

Caswell and Company in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. Bluesman Tom Caswell and his band close out the free summer concert series. Bring a chair or a blanket for listenin’ or nappin’ and your fingers and toes for snappin’ and tappin’. Free

 

Saturday, Sept. 10

“The Flying Ace” silent film in Brandon. Saturday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. This film is a rare example of movies produced for black-only theaters in segregated parts of the nation and was added to the National Film Registry in 2021. Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

Saturday, Oct. 22

“Nosferatu” silent film in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. Just in time for Halloween, celebrate the 100th anniversary of F.W. Murnau’s original adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

Saturday, Nov. 19

“Her Sister from Paris” silent film in Brandon. Saturday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Brandon town Hall, 1 Conant Square. The scene: Europe. The cast: Rich people. An effervescent battle-of-the-sexes comedy. Live music for each silent film program will be provided by Jeff Rapsis, a New Hampshire-based performer and composer who specializes in scoring and presenting silent films. Admission is free; donations are welcome to help support ongoing Town Hall renovation efforts.

 

LIVE MUSIC

Natasha Koval Padon, piano, in Middlebury. Wednesday, May 25, 7 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.

KeruBo in new Haven. Friday, May 27, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard.

Deb Brisson and The Hay Burners in Brandon. Saturday May 28, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Blues Without Borders in Cornwall. Sunday, May 29, 5-7 p.m., 14 Audet Rd.

The Will Patton Ensemble in Lincoln. Saturday, June 4, 7:30 p.m., Burnham Hall.

Bloodroot Gap in Goshen. Thursday, June 9, 5-8 p.m., Blueberry Hill Inn and Outdoor Center.

Jaded Ravins in Goshen. Friday, June 10, 5-8 p.m., Blueberry Hill Inn and Outdoor Center.

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, June 11, 1 p.m., Ilsley Public Library.

Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna in New Haven. Friday, June 17, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., on the green.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, June 27, 7 p.m., on the green.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 4, 7 p.m., on the green.

Extra Stout in Brandon. Wednesday, July 6, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Mukana in New Haven. Friday, July 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard.

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, July 9, 1 p.m., Ilsley Public Library.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 11, 7 p.m., on the green.

The Silverbacks in Brandon. Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. 

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., on the green.

Enerjazz in Brandon. Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. 

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, July 25, 7 p.m., on the green.

Deb Brisson and the Hayburners in Brandon. Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Blues without Borders in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m., on the green.

Red Hot Juba in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Middlebury Community Music School concert in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m., Ilsley Public Library.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., on the green.

Blood Root Gap in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.

Mal Maiz in New Haven. Friday, August 19, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Peak Vineyard.

Bleachers and Mister Wives in Middlebury. Saturday, Aug, 20, Woodchuck Hard Cider.

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., on the green.

Emma Cook and Questionable Company in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn. 

City Band in Vergennes. Monday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., on the green.

Caswell and Company in Brandon. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., behind the Brandon Inn.