All calendar submissions should be sent to email@example.com or mailed to The WORLD, Attn: Calendar, 403 U.S. Route 302, Barre, VT 05641. The deadline is 5:00 p.m., Thursday preceding publication. The Ongoing section is for free/low cost/non-profit community events.
Wednesday, May 31
East Montpelier– Levyosn Boston-based trio specializing in Yiddish song and klezmer. 7-9PM at the Old Meeting House, 1640 Center Rd. Tickets are by sliding scale donation: $10-25 suggested. Reserve tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/levyosn-yiddish-song-at-the-old-meeting-house-tickets-629522628127.
Johnson– A Visiting Writer Reading and Craft Talk with K-Ming Chang 7:30 – 8:30 PM in the Red Mill Building.
Friday, June 2
Fairlee– Beg, Steal or Borrow (Vermont Bluegrass) at the Terrace Ballroom, Lake Morey Resort. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds from the Music Matters Concert Series will assist in purchasing musical instruments and equipment for the new “Live Band” curriculum at Waits River Valley School.
Johnson– Visting Artist Talk with Stanley Squirewell 7:30 – 8:30 PM at the Lowe Lecture Hall on Main Street. Free and open to the public.
Montpelier– Art Walk provides a fun and casual way to experience art, meet local artists, and explore downtown shops, restaurants, and galleries. Art Walk highlights venues which are scattered across town, from coffee shops to galleries, stores and restaurants, there is art displayed seemingly everywhere. For info: https://montpelieralive.com/artwalk. 4-8PM.
Williamstown– Fundraiser for Barre Area Senior Center at the New Billtown Roadhouse, 110 Business Center Road, 7PM. The Elvis Experience with Mark Shelton, 7PM. Special appearance by The Struttin’ Seniors. Also a silent auction. $25 per person for show only. Dinner reservations (4:00 – 6:30 pm) by calling 802-455-2142. Tickets on sale now at Barre Area Senior Center (802-479-9512) and The New Billtown Roadhouse.
Saturday, June 3
Adamant– Diana Fanning (solo piano) at the Frank Suchomel Memorial Arts Center. 7:30PM. The Arts Center features an exhibit by local artist Randy Allen. Donations accepted. Free and open to the public.
Annual Adamant Blackfly Festival Come celebrate the bug we love to hate with live music, great food, and family fun all day long. Nature walk at 10, grill opens at 11, parade at 2. All activities are free and open to all ages. Rain or shine. Full schedule at https://www.adamantcoop.org/blackfly-festival.
Barre– Season Opening Extravaganza at the Vermont Granite Museum, 7 Jones Brothers Way. Join the Vermont Granite Museum for its Season Opening Extravaganza. This event is free thanks to the Museum’s business sponsors. Website: https://www.vtgranitemuseum.org/event/season-opening-extravaganza/. 10AM-4PM. Contact: email@example.com; (802) 476-4605.
Cabot– Joe’s Big Band Benefit for the Cabot Fire Department at Catamount Airfield, 1009 Ducharme Rd. 4PM. Tickets $20 advance / $25 day of. Info: www.CabotArts.org.
Montpelier– Family Fun Fest an outdoor family event for young children and their grownups, promoting family engagement and togetherness. At 383 Sherwood Drive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by The Family Center of Washington County.
Plainfield– Javanese Gamelan Music and Dance – 7 pm at the Goddard College Haybarn Theater. For info: Steven or Kathy Light at firstname.lastname@example.org (802) 498-3173 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/gamelansulukala/ where you can also find audio and video recordings of the gamelan. Tickets are available at the door and online: sevendaystickets.com/events/124902.
Sunday, June 4
Northfield– Sunday Breakfast Buffet at The American Legion. 8 – 11 a.m. Open to the public. $13 adults, $6.50 (children under 10). Eggs and omelets made to order, pancakes, French toast, chipped beef on toast, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage, home fries, juice, coffee, tea & more.
Monday, June 5
Plainfield– Men’s Community Evolution Circle will be held to support relationship and community building among men and to shift away from mainstream cultural norms that promote unhealthy expectations of masculinity. At the Grandmother Cherry Sanctuary, 5:30-8:30 pm. Pre-registration is required. Donations go to Vermont Releaf Collective. For info: https://empowr-transformation.com/events/mens-community-evolution-circle/.
Thursday, June 8
Barre– Game Night 6-7:30 at Delicate Decadence, 14 N. Main St. For info: cvfun.org.
Come to Mosaic Vermont to meet staff and board members. Learn ways you can get involved to help end sexual violence and heal communities. View survivor art and meet the artist, Pat Harrington. Join us for a special announcement as we begin a new era of holistic prevention work in Central Vermont. 4:30pm. This event is open to the public. Mosaic Vermont, 4 Cottage St.
Plainfield– White Women Accountability Circle White Diversity/Equity/Inclusion/Belonging (DEIB) facilitators, equity consultants, trauma practitioners, advocates, and educators are encouraged to attend. At the Grandmother Cherry Sanctuary 5:30-8:30 pm. Pre-registration is required. For info: https://empowr-transformation.com/events/white-women-accountability-circle/. Donations will go to Vermont Releaf Collective.
Friday, June 9
Barre– Dana Robinson Folk music at Studio Place Arts 201 N. Main St. Suggested donation: $10-$20. 7 – 8:00 pm.For Info, visit:https://www.studioplacearts.com/.
Saturday, June 10
Worcester– Worcester Arts Festival Performances, featuring the Chad Hollister Band, exhibits, readings, demonstrations, art available for purchase. Food trucks on site. Noon – 8 PM at the Ladd Field, Calais Road. For details and how to get involved, visit bit.ly/WorcesterArts2023.
Monday, June 12
Waterbury Center– Disc Golf at Center Chains Disc Golf Course, 116 Maple St., 1-3PM. For info: cvfun.org.