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August 19th, 2018

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Wednesday, August 15

BarreAuthor Talk: Young Adult Novelist Laurie Forest at the Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St. 6PM. Info: 476-7550.

Farmers Market at Currier Park. 4PM-7PM.

Concert in the Park: Sherri’s Jubilee at Currier Park. 7PM.

GED Testing at the Barre Learning Center, 46 Washington St. 4PM-9PM. Info: 476-4588.

DanvilleFarmers Market on the Green. 9AM-1PM.

GreensboroMid-Week Movie: Jaws at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7PM. $5 Suggested Donation. Info: www.highlandartsvt.com & 533-2000.

MontpelierCircus Smirkus at the Montpelier High School, 5 High School Dr. 1PM & 6PM. Info: www.catamountarts.org.

NorthfieldCommunity Vacation Bible School at the United Church, 58 S Main St. 9AM-12PM. Inviting all children to become Treasure Seekers at this summer’s Vacation Bible School. We welcome children in grades K -5, and kids in grades 6 and up help us by being junior leaders. Info: 279-7251.

PlainfieldBread&Puppet: An Emergent Mosaic Panel at the Plainfield Community Center, 153 Main St. 7PM. An ongoing oral history project seeking to capture bits of Bread &Puppet history in the participants’ own words. This year’s focus is Puppet Kids. Free. Info: ninots@crocker.com.

Thursday, August 16

CalaisOpen Mic at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7PM. Info: 229-4329.

MontpelierFire: Remedies for Anxiety and Sleep at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6PM. Learn about Qi gong exercises, food remedies and acupressure techniques. Free. RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.

Big Hat No Cattle in the Christ Church Courtyard, 64 State St. 12PM. Free. Info: www.montpeleiralive.org/brownbag.

Circus Smirkus at the Montpelier High School, 5 High School Dr. 1PM & 6PM. Info: www.catamountarts.org.

NorthfieldCommunity Vacation Bible School at the United Church, 58 S Main St. 9AM-12PM. See 8/15 listing.

PEACHAMFarmers Market, Academy Hill Green. 3PM-6PM. 

RoyaltonFarmers Market at the Town Green. 3PM-6PM. 

WaterburyFarmers Market, Rusty Parker Park, Main Street. 3PM-7PM.

W. FairleeChef Steve’s Famous Old Fashion New England Boiled Dinner at the West Fairlee Church, 294 VT-113. 5PM-6:30PM. Ham, cabbage, turnip, carrots, onions, parsnips, potatoes, gingerbread w/ real whipped cream. Admission by donation. Info: 333-4748.

Friday, August 17

BarreTed Mortimer & Steve Pixley (Acoustic Classic/Soft Rock) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 5PM. Free. Also at Gusto’s: Dr. Strangeways (KISS Tribute) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 9PM. $5. 21+

CalaisBull and Prairie (Bluegrass) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM. Info: 229-4329.

ChelseaFarmers Market, North Common. 3PM-6PM.

GloverBread and Puppet Presents: The Or Else Show at the Paper Mache Cathedral, 753 Heights Rd. 7:30PM. Info: www.breadandpuppet.org.

GreensboroKizuna Dance at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7:30PM. Join Kizuna Dance for a cross-cultural production that blends Japanese culture, streetdance, and contemporary dance. Tickets & Info: www.highlandartsvt.org, 533-2000.

HardwickFarmers Market, Atkins Field, 150 Granite St. 3PM-6PM.

Knights of Columbus Auction at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 206 VT-14 South. 7PM. Items needing pickup, call Joe at 586-2899. Bear at 472-5501 or Richard at 472-8282.

MontpelierCircus Smirkus, Montpelier High School, 5 High School Dr. 1PM & 6PM. Info: www.catamountarts.org.

Barika w/ Special Guest Rob Compa (of Dopapod) at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. $5. Barika is a 6 piece funky, dubbed out, psychedelic W. African flavored band from BTV.

Info: 229-0453.

NorthfieldCommunity Vacation Bible School at the United Church, 58 S Main St. 9AM-12PM. See 8/15 listing.

Plainfield– Farmers Market. 4-7PM. Mill St. Local produce, plants, crafts, maple syrup, teas, and more.

Randolph13th Annual Last Mile Ride to Support End-of-Life Care for Patients and Their Families Walk & 5K Run, Gifford Medical Center. Registration: 4:30PM, 6PM start. $25. In addition to the scheduled Last Mile Ride events, funds are raised through raffles for a motorcycle from Wilkins Harley-Davidson in South Barre and a quilt made by Gifford nurses. Info: www.lastmileride.com.

Pancake Supper at the Silloway Maple Sugarhouse, 1303 Boudro Rd. Hayrides, pet farm animals, tours. $8/adults, $5/kids. Little ones free. Info: 272-6249.

RochesterMagicians Without Borders at the BigTown Gallery, 99 N Main St. 6PM. Magicians Without Borders has traveled to over 30 countries using magic to entertain, educate and empower children in refugee camps, orphanages and hospitals. RSVP & Info: www.bigtowngallery.com.

RutlandLocal Music Artist the Tim Brick Band to Open for Grammy Award Winning Country Artist Dan Tyminski at the Vermont State Fair, 175 S Main St. 6:30PM. Info: www.vermontstatefair.org.

Saturday, August 18

BarreLafountaine (Pop/Trance/House) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 9PM. Free. 21+

BrookfieldYard Sale at the First Congregational Church, 49 N Ridge Rd. 8AM-3PM.

CalaisBlue Wave Concert Fundraiser at Barbara Butler’s house, 40 North Calais Rd. 7PM. Richard Colombo playing original folk, blues, and social justice songs. Donations support Democratic and Progressive Candidates in mid-term elections. Carpooling requested. Info: 456-8804.

Peg and Cheryl (Singer/songwriter) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM. Info: 229-4329.

CraftsburyFarmers Market, Craftsbury Common. 10AM-1PM.

Alex Smith at the Music Box, 147 Creek Rd. 8PM. A blend of traditional folk harmony and strikingly modern lyrics. Info: www.themusicboxvt.org.

GreensboroKizuna Dance Workshop | Contemporary Hip-Hop and Floorwork at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 10AM-12PM. This workshop introduces a unique approach to contemporary floorwork, while also exploring the rawness of underground streetdance. $30. Open to dancers of all levels, 16 years old and up. Info & Registration: www.highlandartsvt.org, 533-2000.

Kizuna Dance at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7:30PM. Join Kizuna Dance for a cross-cultural production that blends Japanese culture, streetdance, and contemporary dance; featuring works that span the company’s history, including a brand-new work that pushes the boundaries of contemporary floorwork. Tickets & Info: www.highlandartsvt.org, 533-2000.

Hyde ParkGreen Mountain CrossFit’s Annual CornFIT Tournament at the GMCF-North facility, 576 E Main St. 1PM-6PM. Open to the public and based on Cornhole, but with a a CrossFit twist. Benefits the Green Mountain United Way’s services. Info: www.greenmountaincrossfit.com.

JeffersonvilleHeartless (A Heart/Zeppelin Experience) at Martell’s Stage at the Red Fox, 87 Edwards Rd. 9PM. $10. All ages.

Ludlow27th Annual Late Summer Arts & Craft Festival at the Fletcher Farm School, 611 VT-103. 10AM-4PM. Demonstrations, food, raffles, silent auction, craft & gift shop open. Free.

MontpelierCapital City Farmers Market at 60 State St. 9AM-1PM. Info: 793-8347.

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont Presents Walk And Run For Children, on the State House lawn. 8AM registration, walk starts at 10AM. Info: www.pcavt.org.

MorrisvilleFarmers Market at the Hannaford Green. 9AM-1PM.

RandolphFarmers Market at Gifford Medical Center Green, Central Street. 9AM-1PM.

13th Annual Last Mile Ride to Support End-of-Life Care for Patients and Their Families Motorcycle Ride, Gifford Medical Center. Registration: 8:30AM, 10AM start. $50/$75(driver+rider). Takes participants on an 80-mile journey through central VT. Info: www.lastmileride.com.

Piano Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 7:30PM. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Info: 728-6464.

RoxburyThe Zeichner Trio Plays Irish & Appalachian Music Concert at Cloud Mountain Living Arts & Aikido, Third Branch Flower Farm, 111 Pincus Rd. 4:30PM-6PM. $10 at the door, kids 12 and under free. RSVP preferred. Rain or shine. Info: 485-8428.

WaitsfieldFarmers Market, Mad River Green. 9AM-1PM.

Waterbury45th Annual Green Mountain Woodcarving Show at Rusty Parker Park, 51 S. Main St. 9AM-3PM. Carvers from around Vermont and New England will be displaying their work. Free. Everyone welcome.

Sunday, August 19

BradfordSing-Along with Bob Benjamin, Goshen Church. 3PM.

GloverBread and Puppet Presents: The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus &Pageant in the Circus Field, 753 Heights Rd. 3PM. Info: www.breadandpuppet.org.

Montpelier– PARKAPALOOZA at Hubbard Park. 3PM-6PM. Once a month, from June-Sept., The City of Montpelier Parks and Trees Department invites you to a free music series in the park. Slip ‘n slide & BBQ. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/162033757820436/.

Randolph8th Annual Popular Breakfast with Bach at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 11AM: Breakfast in the Esther Mesh Room; 12:30PM: Vermont Youth Orchestra performance in Bethany Church. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Info: 728-6464.

StoweFarmers Market, Behind Red Barb Shops, Rte 108. 10:30AM-3PM.

WaitsfieldWaitsfield and Waterfalls with Green Mountain Bicycle Club. Moderate to strenuous. Meet at 8:45AM at Waitsfield Elementary School. Info & Route: 505-1148.

WashingtonSunday Summer Service at the Washington Vermont Universalist-Unitarian Congregation, downtown Washington at the corner of Firehouse Lane and RT 110. 10AM. Diverse congregation meets weekly with different ministers and lay speakers. Bring food to share for the pot luck which follows. Info: 223-4189.

WebstervilleEvery-Other-Sunday Nature Walks in Barre Town Forest. 9AM. Meet at the kiosk at 44 Brook St., Websterville. All ages and dogs on leashes welcome. Info: 476-4185.

Tuesday, August 21

BarreGenealogy and Slavery: Researching Our Ancestors’ Roles; Researching Our Ancestors’ Experiences at the Aldrich Library, 6 Washington St. 5:30PM-7:30PM. Join the discussion among people in central Vermont who are researching slaveholders & enslaved ancestors. Info: 476-7550.

FairleeThe Renegade Groove on the Town Common. Free. 6:30PM-8PM.

GloverShape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet at the Bread and Puppet Farm, 753 Heights Rd. 7:30PM. Early American 4-Part Hymns in the Fa-Sol-La-Mi tradition. Every Tues. evening at 7:30 through the end of Aug. All welcome, no experience necessary. Free. Info: 525-6972.

RandolphDave Keller Band (smooth jazz) at Gifford Park. 6PM. Free & family friendly. Bring lawn chairs & blankets! Food provided by Randolph Sunrise Rotary Club. Info: 728-2380.

Wednesday, August 22

BarreAuthor Talk: Historian Rick Winston at the Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St. 6PM. Light refreshments and signing to follow. Info: 476-7550.

Farmers Market at Currier Park. 4PM-7PM.

DanvilleFarmers Market on the Green. 9AM-1PM.

GreensboroMid-Week Movie: Kubo and the Two Strings at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7PM. $5 Suggested Donation. Info: www.highlandartsvt.com & 533-2000.

MiddlesexBike Middlesex to Richmond with GMC Montpelier. Difficult. 40 +/- miles. Difficult distance. Lunch in Richmond. Leave at 9:30AM. from the Middlesex park and ride. Helmet required. Info: 883-2313.

MontpelierDog Days at the Pool at the Montpelier Pool, Elm St. 5PM-6:30PM. Do you have a dog that loves playing in the water with other dogs? Then bring him or her on down to the Montpelier Pool. Dog-only swimming (no life guards). (rain date, 8/23) Info: www.centralvermonthumane.org.

Thursday, August 23

BarreCelebrate Your Farmer Pizza Social at Bear Roots Farm, 175 Snowbridge Rd. 5:30PM-8PM. Come and enjoy farm fresh pizza baked in NOFA-VT’s wood-fired pizza oven. $10 suggested donation. Info: kyla@nofavt.org.

BurlingtonMotown & Classic Rock Dance Party at ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St. 7PM-10PM. East Calais residents Gary, Lynn and Eric Root will be cohosting a community dance party! Tickets & Info: www.artsriot.com.

CalaisOpen Mic at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7PM. Info: 229-4329.

GreensboroAutism in Love at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7PM. Info: 533-2000.

MontpelierThe Hunger Mountain Coop Brown Bag Concert Series Presents: Gerry Grimo/East Bay Jazz at the Christ Church Courtyard, 64 State St. 12PM. Free. Info: www.montpeleiralive.org/brownbag.

Biodiversity University: Shorebirds Presentation at the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St. 7PM-8:30PM. There will be something for everyone, from novice wanting to learn basics to the seasoned watcher. Info: 229-6206.

PEACHAMFarmers Market, Academy Hill Green. 3PM-7PM. 

Plainfield– Farmers Market. 4-7PM. Mill St. Local produce, plants, crafts, maple syrup, teas, and more.

RoyaltonFarmers Market at the Town Green. 3PM-6PM. S. PomfretArtisTree Theatre Music Festival Presents I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. 2095 Pomfret Rd. Runs until 9/8. This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost. For times, tickets, & info: www.artistreevt.org.

WaterburyFarmers Market, Rusty Parker Park, Main St. 3PM-7PM.

Friday, August 24

BarreElizabeth Renaud (Pop Acoustic Rock) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 5PM. Free. Also at Gusto’s: SuperNatural (Classic & Pop Rock) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 9PM. $5. 21+

CalaisVT Bluegrass Pioneers (Bluegrass) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM. Info: 229-4329.

ChelseaFarmers Market, North Common. 3PM-6PM.GloverBread and Puppet Presents: The Or Else Show at the Bread and Puppet farm, 753 Heights Rd. 7:30PM. Info: www.breadandpuppet.org.

HardwickFarmers Market, Atkins Field, 150 Granite St. 3PM-6PM.

MontpelierDarkstar Projectat at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. $5. Rock & Roll. Grateful Dead & other covers. Info: 229-0453.

Plainfield– Farmers Market. Fri., 4-7PM. Mill St. Local produce, plants, crafts, maple syrup, teas, and more.

RandolphAnnemieke McLane Performs a Solo Recital, Garden Tour, w/ Works by Couperin, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Grieg, Schumann, & More at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 7PM. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Info: 728-6464.

Saturday, August 25

BarreLafountaine (Pop/Trance/House) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 9:30PM. Free. 21+

ChelseaArts on the Green Market & Festival on the North Common green. 10AM-5PM. Features more than 25 NE artists & vendors, musical performances, and treats. Free & open to the public. Info: https://www.chelseavt-arts.com/about-the-festival.html.

CraftsburyFarmers Market, Craftsbury Common. 10AM-1PM.

DuxburyGodstock at the Green Mountain Community Alliance Church, 4987 VT-100. 12PM-5PM. Join us for an afternoon of free music and fun for the whole family. Info: 371-7969.

GreensboroLe Vent du Nord at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7:30PM. Tickets & Info: www.highlandartsvt.org, 533-2000.

MontpelierCapital City Farmers Market at 60 State St. 9AM-1PM. Info: 793-8347.

MorrisvilleFarmers Market at the Hannaford Green. 9AM-1PM.

RandolphFarmers Market at Gifford Medical Center Green, Central Street. 9AM-1PM.

The Concert for Kids at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 10:30AM. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Info: 728-6464.

Beethoven’s “Kakadu” Variations for Piano Trio, String Trio by 20th century Czech composer, Gideon Klein, & Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat, Op. 87 at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 7:30PM. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Info: 728-6464.

Indoor Flea Market at Our Lady of the Angels Church, Rte. 66 & Hebard Hill Rd. 9AM-3PM. Knights of Columbus will host a lunchtime BBQ! $15 table rentals. Info: 728-4322.

RichmondSocial Band Sings Annual Tribute to Summer at the Old Round Church, 25 Round Church Rd. 7:30PM. $15/advance, $18/day of. Info: 355-4216.

WaitsfieldFarmers Market, Mad River Green. 9AM-1PM. WarrenAnnual Benefit BBQ at the Warren United Church, 339 Main St. 5PM-7PM. 100% Proceeds Shared between Good Samaritan Haven in Barre (homeless shelter) and Mad River Valley Senior Center. Rain or Shine. The sense of community is as nourishing as the food! $15/adult, $5/kids. Info: www.warrenunitedchurch.org.

Sunday, August 26

GloverBread and Puppet Presents: The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus &Pageant in the Circus Field, 753 Heights Rd. 3PM. Info: www.breadandpuppet.

StoweFarmers Market, Behind Red Barb Shops, Rte 108. 10:30AM-3PM.

WashingtonSunday Summer Service at the Washington Vermont Universalist-Unitarian Congregation. See 8/19 listing.

Tuesday, August 28

BerlinBike Berlin to Brookfield with GMC. Moderate. 25 mi. Berlin Pond to Brookfield Floating Bridge. Bring lunch and water. Helmet required. For time, place, & info: 622-0585.

FairleeThe Party Crashers on the Town Common. Free. 6:30PM-8PM.

GloverShape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet at the Bread and Puppet Farm, 753 Heights Rd. 7:30PM. See 8/21 listing.

MontpelierLeague of Women Voters Summer Social at the North Branch Cafe, 41 State St. 5:30PM-7PM. Toast to Women’s Equality Day & celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Complimentary appetizers & Cash Bar. Come alone or bring a friend. RSVP: https://lwvsocial.eventbrite.com or lwvofvt@gmail.com.

Wednesday, August 29

BarreFarmers Market at Currier Park. 4PM-7PM.

DanvilleFarmers Market on the Green. 9AM-1PM.

GreensboroMid-Week Movie: Moana at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 7PM. Info: 533-2000.

S. PomfretArtisTree Theatre Music Festival Presents I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. 2095 Pomfret Rd. Runs until 9/8. This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance. For times, tickets, & info: www.artistreevt.org.

WoodburyWildlife & Biologist Kiley Briggs Presents Woodbury Reptiles & Amphibians at the Woodbury Community Library, 69 Valley Lake Rd. 6:30PM. Did you know Woodbury is home to at least 22 species of frogs, salamanders, turtles, and, yes, even a handful of snakes? Info: 279-9266.

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