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August 29th, 2015

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Wednesday, August 26
MONTPELIER – Live music at Bagitos: Chris Bell. 28 Main St. 6-8 p.m. Cellist and multi-instrumentalist Christopher Bell blends the classical and pop worlds. Clarinet, beat boxing and cello recorded live into dense soundscapes. Hip hop beats, gentle fugues, jazz and blues all wrapped up into his own brand of Quirky Pop.

Thursday, August 27
CHELSEA – Paint, Battery & Fluorescent Bulb collection at the Chelsea Transfer Station, 5-7 p.m. Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District is holding this event for FREE to all CVSWMD residents. Books & textiles will also be collected for recycling. Participants must pre-register by calling 802-229-9383 x105 or for more information go to www.cvswmd.org

MONTPELIER – Brown Bag Summer Concert Series with Allison Mann. Christ Church Courtyard at 64 State St. 6 p.m. Free.

Poets and Their Craft Lecture Series. Poet Major Jackson presents his lecture, “The Music Inside Lyric Poetry,” which will include selections of his poetry. Audience discussion with Jackson to follow the lecture. Hosted by the Sundog Poetry Center. Funded in part with a VHC grant. Montpelier, Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St, 7:00 pm. Tamra Higgins, (802) 598-0340.

Friday, August 28
BARRE – Karaoke with Sherri Lamberton. American Legion Barre Post 10. 7 p.m. Cover $3 – open to the public 21 and over

MARSHFIELD – Rob Mermin hosts Silents Are Golden, a celebration of the greatest films of the silent film era. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. 7:30 p.m. Mermin demonstrates the silent acting styles of the stars, with lavish clips from 100 films. Featuring Greta Garbo, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Valentino, Chaplin, Keaton, and much more. $20 adult, $10 youth. Tickets and info: Unadilla Theater.org: 802-456-8968

MONTPELIER – 19th Annual Used Musical Instrument Sale Drop Off. Bethany Church, 115 Main St. 4-7 p.m. For more information visit SharetheMusicVT.org, email CVSM@comcast.net or contact the sale sponsors Kevin at GuitarSam 229.0295 or Jeff at Vermont Musical Instrument Repair 229.4416.

Live music at Bagitos Dave Loughran 6-8 p.m. Classic Acoustic Rock.

PLAINFIELD – FILM SCREENING of Ann Braden: Southern Patriot. Plainfield Opera House (149 Main St./Rt. 2) 7 p.m. Wheelchair accessible, child care provided, fragrance-free please. $5-15 sliding scale (no turned away for lack of funds) To benefit Black Lives Matter 413 (Springfield MA) and Migrant Justice.Some groups that will be presenting include: Justice For All, Central VT SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) and more. If you are part of a project/group that is engaged in racial justice work and would like to do a mini (5 mins. or less) presentation or be listed in a handout, please get in touch! (sharrow32@yahoo.com)

Saturday, August 29
BARRE – Willa Mamet and Paul Miller Concert and CD Release Event at the Amazing New “Flying Stage” at the ReSPACE, the new event venue at Barre’s ReSOURCE-VT building. 30 Granite St. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door. For event questions contact: Diana Winn Levine (802) 552-3481; or email diana@reboprecords.com

Classic Rewind live at American Legion Barre Post 10. 7 p.m. $5.00 Cover charge – open to the public 21 and over.

BROOKFIELD – Chicken Pie Dinner. VT Grange Center (Camp), located at 308 West St. 5 p.m. Menu: Chicken Pie, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, carrots/squash/corn and apple crisp with ice cream for dessert. $10/adults and $5/children 10 and under. Reservations: Ruth Hovey-Sicely (802) 223-7961

EAST MONTPELIER – Flea Market at Twin Valley Senior Center. Route 2, Blueberry Commons. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. RESERVE YOUR TABLE TODAY! What better location for a flea market the last weekend of August with so much traffic on a warm summer Saturday. Tables are $25 and are located on a flat lawn. Hamburgers, hot dogs and more will also be sold by TVSC. The proceeds of the table rental support TVSC seniors programs and Meals on Wheels. Do not wait – call Rita at 223-3322 or emailtwinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net

MARSHFIELD – Annual Sale Baked Good & Canned Goods. Christ Anglican Catholic Church, Creamery St. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For new church building.

MONTPELIER – 19th Annual Used Musical Instrument Sale. Bethany Church, 115 Main St. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit SharetheMusicVT.org, email CVSM@comcast.net or contact the sale sponsors Kevin at GuitarSam 229.0295 or Jeff at Vermont Musical Instrument Repair 229.4416.

Longing for Oolongs. Discover the exotic world of Oolong Teas. The North Branch Café, 41 State St. 1-2 p.m. $10. Call or stop by to register. 552-8105. www.thenorth-branch.com

Live music at Bagitos Charleston Sargeant Steel Drumming 6-8 p.m. Calypso, Reggae, & Latin Style Steel Drum.

NORTHFIELD – Texas Hold’Em Tournament at The American Legion. 1 p.m. $50 in advance, $75 day of Tournament

WEST FAIRLEE – Annual Old Home Days. West Fairlee Church, #954 Rt.113. Parade at 11 a.m. Auction at 1 p.m. Flea market, music, story time and games for kids, and more. For more info call Steve Garrow at 802-685-3141 or W.F. Church at 802-333-4748

Sunday, August 30
MONTPELIER – “Coffee with a Cop” at Hunger Mountain Coop, 623 Stonecutters Way. 10 a.m. Police and community members come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. Coffee and treats provided by Coop.

Live music at Bagitos Gary Blanchard 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Traditional and Celtic Folk.

Worship in the Courtyard with Hymn Sing. Christ Episcopal Church. 4 p.m. Hymn Sing followed by an Informal Eucharist, Pot luck dinner

Community Summer Celebration at Hunger Mountain Coop. Singing pirate, face painting, local food demos, 5 piece Didgeridoo flavored funk jam rock band, and more! This rain or shine event is open to everyone and is free to attend. There will be raffles and demos happening all day. Member-Owners will save 5% off storewide, with an additional 5% off in the Bulk Department.

Tuesday, September 1
MONTPELIER – Introduction To Tai Chi with Ellie Hayes, Tai Chi Instructor. Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7 p.m. Free. In this workshop you will receive an overview of the origins of Tai Chi and the lineage styles, learn some practical exercises to experience the essence of Tai Chi and learn about the teachers and classes available in Montpelier. Sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

Wednesday, September 2
MONTPELIER – An Introduction to Edible Forest Gardening with Aaron Guman from Walking Onion LLC. Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7 p.m. See permaculture principles at work as we learn to create low-maintenance perennial gardens that produce food and other products while similarly mimicking the architecture and functions of the natural forested ecosystems. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

Thursday, September 3
MONTPELIER – Introduction to Astrology with Jeremy Thomas. Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn about the astrological view of time and how our individual birth charts interact with current celestial phenomenon. Free. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

NORTHFIELD – Red Cross Blood Donation. Northfield High School, 37 Cross St. 12-5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4
BARRE – Karaoke with Sherri Lamberton. American Legion Barre Post 10. 7 p.m. Cover $3 – open to the public 21 and over

MONTPELIER – Art Opening: The Fantastical World of Liz Le Serviget. Reception 4-8 p.m. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St. Info: 802-223-1981 or www.cheshirecatclothing.com

Art Walk – Cheese Theme. Come stroll the sidewalks of beautiful downtown Montpelier and enjoy local art paired with samples of Vermont cheese crafter’s scrumptious cheeses! Immerse yourself in the visually delightful and mouthwatering world of art and cheese! This renowned, self-guided tour of local shops, galleries and venues hosting artists and artist receptions is sure to please! For more information and a map for the tour visit www.MontpelierAlive.org or call 802-223-9604

Laugh Local VT Open Mic Comedy Night. Montpelier’s longest currently running monthly Comedy Open Mic. Please support local comedy by performing or watching those that do. This event is open to the GENERAL PUBLIC. Signups @ 7:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. The American Legion Post #3, 21 Main St. Free, but dough nation$ welcome. Bob, 793-3884.

Fall Migration Bird Walks at the North Branch Nature Center. 7:30-9 a.m. Free for members and kids, $10 for nonmembers. September is the peak of fall songbird migration, and the woods and fields along the North Branch are excellent places to witness it. Come for a morning walk to search for migrating warblers, vireos, tanagers, thrushes and more. Beginners welcome! Binoculars available for loan.

RANDOLPH – Jo Dee Messina. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. 7:30 p.m. Since breaking onto the country music scene with the hit “Heads Carolina, Tails California,” Messina has had nine #1 songs and has won countless awards including the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Artist of the Year and CMA’s prestigious Horizon Award. Reserved seating: $35-$75. Tickets: 802-728-6464 or online at www.chandler-arts.org

WATERBURY – Lawn Fest/Craft Sale. Waterbury Center Community Church, RT 100. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will offer a great assortment of items. Saturday the Trustees will offer Lunch: Hot Dogs, Chili, Maple Bake Beans and a variety of bake goods.

Saturday, September 5
BARRE – Killing Time. American Legion Barre Post 10. 7 p.m. $5 cover charge – open to the public 21 and over.

BERLIN – Red Cross Blood Donation. Berlin Elementary, 372 Paine Turnpike N. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NORTHFIELD – Labor Day Weekend Breakfast Buffet. American Legion Post #63, 48 Depot Square. 7-11 a.m. Adults $8, Children under 10 $4.

ORANGE – Annual East Orange Fall Fun Day. East Orange Church. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parade at 9:30: Theme – Working America. Pie Auction at 2 pm. Entertainment – Davey Davis: 11:30-12:30 pm, The Barn Band Duo: 12:30-2 pm. Food – New England Youth Theater TAP program. Face painting, Hula-Hoop show with local children and our annual Pie Auction. Great Community FUN!! Flea market space – FREE. All are invited, please call Bev Hatch 439-5897 or Sue Davis 439-5103 for more information.

WAITSFIELD – 45th Mad River Valley Craft Fair. Kenyon’s Field. Rte 100. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Four bands including jazz, big band and folk-punk, seated massage, free kids’ activities and delicious food court. Over 100 juried artisans offer a wide variety of handmade items ranging from clothes & jewelry to household items. Parking and entrance fee for children under 12 are free. Ticket good for both days & a chance to win door prizes. “Like” and “Share” the Mad River Valley Craft Fair on Facebook to be eligible to win a $100 shopping spree: http://facebook.com/madrivervalleycraftfair

Waitsfield Farmers Market. A bustling bazaar boasts seasonal produce, prepared foods, artisan crafts and live entertainment at Mad River Green. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

WATERBURY – Lawn Fest/Craft Sale. Waterbury Center Community Church, RT 100. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will offer a great assortment of items. Saturday the Trustees will offer Lunch: Hot Dogs, Chili, Maple Bake Beans and a variety of bake goods.

Sunday, September 6
NORTHFIELD – Labor Day Weekend Breakfast Buffet. American Legion Post #63, 48 Depot Square. 7-11 a.m. Adults $8, Children under 10 $4.

RANDOLPH – 23 Annual New World Festival. Chandler Music Hall, Main Street. Noon to 11 p.m. Celebrate Vermont’s Celtic and French Canadian heritage with traditional – and sometimes not so traditional – music and dance. Each year more than 70 exceptional musicians are drawn from New England, Canada and the British Isles. Concerts, music and dance workshop sessions, children’s activities, and open dancing unfold on five continuous stages. Food and drink provided by the area’s finest chefs and breweries. Adults $34 advance, $39 after August 21; Students 13 – 18 $12; Children 12 and under, Free; After 6 p.m. $25 Tickets: 802-728-6464 or online at www.chandler-arts.org

WAITSFIELD – 45th Mad River Valley Craft Fair. Kenyon’s Field. Rte 100. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Four bands including jazz, big band and folk-punk, seated massage, free kids’ activities and delicious food court. Over 100 juried artisans offer a wide variety of handmade items ranging from clothes & jewelry to household items. Parking and entrance fee for children under 12 are free. Ticket good for both days & a chance to win door prizes. “Like” and “Share” the Mad River Valley Craft Fair on Facebook to be eligible to win a $100 shopping spree: http://facebook.com/madrivervalleycraftfair

WATERBURY – Lawn Fest/Craft Sale. Waterbury Center Community Church, RT 100. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will offer a great assortment of items.

WEBSTERVILLE – Sunday morning walk with Denise Bergeron. 9 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. 9 a.m. All ages welcome. For more information, call Marianne at 476-4185, mkotch731@gmail.com.

Monday, September 7
NORTHFIELD – Labor Day Chicken Barbeque. American Legion Post #63, 48 Depot Square. After the parade. $9 per person. ½ BBQ Chicken, Corn on the cob, Coleslaw & roll

WATERBURY – Lawn Fest/Craft Sale. Waterbury Center Community Church, RT 100. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will offer a great assortment of items.

Tuesday, September 8
MONTPELIER – Workshop taught by fiddler David Greely. Vermont Violins Shop. $25. 5:30-7 p.m. Workshop is for intermediate fiddle players – David will teach tunes, bowing and backup or ‘seconding’ parts. Get in the Cajun groove and join us for this rare opportunity to study with a Cajun great!

Ballroom dance classes sponsored by Montpelier Rec. Dept. with Samir Elabd. Six-week session: Tuesdays Sept. 8 thru Oct. 6 at Union Elementary School. 6-7 p.m. Swing, 7-8 p.m. Waltz and Tango (three weeks of each). No experience necessary. Singles welcome. To register call 225-8699. Info: call 223-2921 or email elabd@comcast.net

Empowered Eating for Healthy Lifestyles with Lisa Masé, Culinary Medicine Educator and Sylvia Gaboriault, RD, CDE. Hunger Mountain Coop. 5-6 p.m. In this class, we will try a mindfulness practice, gain healthy recipes packed with vegetables, and understand how basic nutrition knowledge can empower us to take charge of our health. Free. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

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