Thursday, August 5
Online– Hot Topics in Environmental Law Lisa Held, Civil Eats, “The Corporate Capture of Agricultural Climate ‘Solutions’.” Free and open to the public, the lecture will be streamed virtually at vermontlaw.edu/live and on Facebook Live.
Cabot– Cabot United Church Dinner – BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, salad, roll and dessert. Take out only, starting at 5-6PM. By donation. For info call 563-2715.
Friday, August 6
Greensboro– Myra Flynn indie/soul songs blend stirring vocals with a lyrical delivery that never gets too comfortable. Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under. Enjoy a delicious picnic dinner during the show! Visit highlandartsvt.org to order. 6:30 PM at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street.
Saturday, August 7
Berlin– Grange Community Re-Opening Celebration. 1 to 4 PM at the Capital City Grange Hall on Route 12. This is an outdoor, family-friendly event with live traditional music, bounce house, games, group sing led by the Grange musicians, and more! The Dance, Sing and Jump Around organizers will lead play-party games for kids and their adults. Other hall renters will provide dance demonstrations. Free! Bring chairs and blankets to this outdoor event with lots of space.
Brookfield– Pancake Breakfast from .7:00AM- 11;00AM at The First Congregational Church. At the corner of Ridge Road and RT 65. Breakfast includes plain or blueberry pancakes, bacon, home fries, coffee and tea. Adults: $8.00, children $5.00. A bake sale will be available.
Sunday, August 8
Greensboro– Back Roads Readings featuring Julia Alvarez. Created to bring esteemed poets and writers, both local and regional, to read their work to people in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Readings are followed by a book signing and reception, and are held outside in a tent with socially distanced seating. This is a free event. 3 PM – 4 PM.
Monday, August 9
Online– The Reckless Rush to Incinerate Forever Chemicals This 90-minute, Zoom webinar, hosted by the Vermont Military Poisons/PFAS Coalition, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and the Earth Democracy Issue Committee will focus on dangerous PFAS disposal methods, as well as new technologies being developed to remove these “forever chemicals” from our environment.
Saturday, August 14
East Randolph– Community Group Scavenger Hunt Party at 11 AM – 2 PM. Join us at the East Valley Community Hall on Rt 14 to celebrate the end of our scavenger hunt and to celebrate being able to bring the community together again! The East Randolph Fire Department and Auxiliary will be hosting a BBQ and food sale. There will be music by Beth Telford and Eli Mansur. At 1:00 we will hand out prizes for the scavenger hunt.
Plainfield– Modern Times Theater will perform “The Perils of Mr. Punch” 4PM at the Plainfield Rec Field. For more information go to: www.plainfieldoperahousevt.org/.
Sunday August 15
Greensboro– The Mister Chris and Friends Band comes to Highland Center for the Arts at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under. Events are weather permitting. Check our website at highlandartsvt.org or social media on the day for a final notice for rain calls.
Rochester– Then Until Now Presented by the Rochester Chamber Music Society. Mary Rowell, violin; Cynthia Huard, piano. J.S. Bach, Schubert, Arvo Pärt, Arthur Foote. At the Federated Church of Rochester, 15 N. Main St. 4PM.
Monday, August 16
Greensboro– Caspian Monday Music: “The Romantics” Join us at the Highland Center for the Arts for a performance not to be missed! Caspian Monday Music proudly presents the first of their summer concert series. Bar and lawn open – 5:00 PM, concert begins – 6:00 PM. Tickets: adult $23, senior $20, student $10, under 18 free. At the Highland Center for the Arts.