June 26th, 2019


Wednesday, June 26

barreGreen Mountain Swing live in concert presented by Barre Partnership in Currier Park. 7PM. 

After Hours Reception at Capstone Capstone Community Action will host the Central VT Chamber’s Business After Hours Reception next Wednesday, 6/26, from 5pm to 7pm in their facility located at 20 Gable Place, Barre. Please join us for networking and to find out about the programs Capstone offers to help improve lives and the economy in Vermont. If you haven’t already, please register by calling 229-5711 or email info@centralvt.com.

tunbridgeJenny Brook Bluegrass Festival from 6/26-6/30 at 1 Fairground Lane. Featuring acts like The Earls of Leicester and the Po Ramblin Brothers with hosts The Seth Lawyer Band. 

Thursday, June 27

Essex JunctionVermont Quilt Festival from 8:30AM-3:30PM. $22. Come see more than 50 quilt vendors. Food and beverage vendors on site. 

NorthfieldCivility in the Workplace Seminar with Ross Gibson, Green Mountain Leadership Council. $25 per member, $35 per non-member.  7:15-9:00AM in the Milano Ballroom, Norwich University.  RSVP by June 20.

Friday, June 28

barrePoetry Slam at Aldrich Public Library from 5:30-8PM. Share your work or just come and listen. 

BradfordHoliday Concert and Strawberry Treats The Bradford Historical Society will present its annual holiday concert on the Bradford Academy lawn at 172 North Main, 7PM. Information 802-22-4423.

CalaisCowboys and Angels (Kelly Ravin and Halle) live at the Whammy Bar, 7:30PM. Free.

Tim Brick performs at Gusto’s at 5PM. All ages welcome.

greensboro  Stephane Wrembel Live in Concert at Highland Arts Center from 7:30-10PM. Tickets start at $25, students for $10. 

montpelierFractured Fables with Lost Nation Theatre at 5:30PM. The culmination of LNT’s “Fractured Fables – Ensemble Storytelling” theater camp, has campers presenting their original show created from scripted sources and improvisation.

Loving The Alien live in Concert at Sweet Melissa’s. Doors open at 8PM, show starts at 9PM. 

webstervilleRockfire Heritage Night from 7PM-Midnight. Listen to local bands and chow down on Northern Fire and Slice Pizza and Artisano Ice Cream. Fire Walking starts at 8PM. 

WoodstockShort and Very Sweet VT Bike Trip with VT Chamber of Commerce. All weekend from Friday at 1PM to Sunday at 1PM. Spend three sweet days discovering maple sugar shacks and savoring mouthwatering pastries in a renowned bake shop, maple candies in country stores, local artisan cheese, freshly brewed beer and delectable meals in top-notch restaurants in Vermont’s Woodstock area and Hanover, NH too.

Saturday, June 29

BerlinContra Dance with calling by Adina Gordon and tunes by the Long Pond Rounders. No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45. Everyone welcome! The dance takes place at the Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, VT just 1 mile south of Montpelier. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids and low income, $15 dance supporters. Questions? Call Tim Swartz at 802-225-8921, visit: http://capitalcitygrange.org/dancing/contradancing.

BrookfieldFamilies Square Dance with the Zac Johnson Band and caller Jennifer Johnson.

Calais- Nola Dose (Blues) live at the Whammy Bar, 7:30PM. Free.

GreensboroCircus Smirkus. High-flying feats from performers ages 10-18. Presented by The Circus Barn. 1PM and 6PM. 1 Circus Rd.

MontpelierJunebug – ‘A Celebration of Summer’ at Montpelier Recreation Fields on Elm Street. 5-9PM.  Admission $5 per individual and $15 for family.

Moretown5TH Saturday Contemporary Community Connection Concert and Sing Along with Karen Knaebel and Messenger. Light Refreshments start @ 6PM, Concert starts@ 6:30PM. Free Will Donations Appreciated. Moretown United Methodist Church 962 Route 100B.

NorthfieldOld Fashioned Strawberry Festival.  12-4:30PM. The United Church of Northfield 58 Main Street, on the common. Strawberry shortcake with homemade biscuits, or strawberry sundaes, your choice! Adults: $5.00 Children under 12 $3.00. Take out available. Contact Laura Ranker 229-4351.

SharonZoe and Cloyd at the Seven Stars Arts Center.  7:30PM. Tickets are $15. Zoe and Cloyd are bluegrass musicians from Asheville, NC.

Sunday, June 30

gloverEmma at Bread &Puppet Theatre, 3PM in the Paper Mache Cathedral. 753 Heights Road. Suggested donation $15, no-one turned away for lack of funds.

montpelierBug Fest! This celebration of summer insects is family friendly with caterpillar lab exploration tents, polinator gardening, bug walks and more! 2-10PM at North Branch Nature Center.  

Central Vermont Cycling Tour – “An Original Gravelgrinder” Early registration is $55 per adult; starting June 15 registration is $70 per adult. You can register online up to the day before the ride, and you can register in person the morning of the ride, of course. And as always kids, and teens, age 18 and under ride free. Morse Farm – East Montpelier.

Capital City Farmers Market 9AM-1PM every Saturday at 60 State St. Dozens of local vendors with delicious and wholesome wares. EBT, SNAP and Crop Cash accepted. 

RochesterHeliand Consort 4 pm in the Federated Church of Rochester.  Presented by Rochester Chamber Music Society.

Monday, July 1

MontpelierPaddle Marshfield Reservoir with GMC. Easy. 3 hours. Distance depends on weather, water level, and the abilities of the group. Paddle Molly’s Falls Pond in late afternoon/early evening. Optional swim. Must have PFD and your own canoe/kayak. Bring water and dinner or snack. Contact Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.

plainfieldNurturing Skills for Parents Group Meeting from 4-6PM at the Co-Op every Monday. 

Tuesday, July 2

St. johnsburyCircus Smirkus. High-flying feets from performers ages 10-18. Presented by Catamount Arts at Green Mountain Mall. July 2 and 3, 1PM and 6PM. 2000 Memorial Drive, St Johnsbury, VT  

woodstockTime Travel Tuesday Join Billings Farm & Museum on a trip to the 19th century. July 2, 10AM-5PM. 

WaterburyReading Frederick Douglass at the Rusty Public Library. 6:30PM

Wednesday, July 3

barreTin Penny Band live in concert presented by Barre Partnership in Currier Park. 7PM. 

GreensboroNothing Like Dreaming Locally made film with Q&A session. $5 admission. 7PM at the Highland Center for the Arts.

montpelierJuly 3rd Parade presented by VSECU. Route begins at the Spring St Roundabout and travels through town. 

2019 Family Olympics at 3PM on the Statehouse lawn. The games promote teamwork and build self-confidence to celebrate Independence Day. 

Thursday, July 4

MontpelierIndependence Day Concert with Colin Mcaffrey and Friends at Bagito’s at 6PM. 

Waterbury– 7 Miles of Sales. Retailers and stores on both sides of the old seven-mile Mountain Road will help Waterbury celebrate the 4th of July. 7AM-8PM. 

RandolphFootloose, Chandler’s 21st annual youth musical, being performed July 4-7 at the Chandler Center for the Arts.

WorcesterWorcester Art Group 3rd Annual Art Show 9AM-4PM. Worcester Town Hall. They will be hosting a raffle. Tickets $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

Friday, July 5

GreensboroBarbra Lica Performs at Highland Center for the Arts 7:30-10PM. $20, $10 for students. Juno-nominated artist,  Barbra Lica is a fast-rising star in the Canadian Jazz scene and has been receiving accolades for a unique vocal ability that stresses subtlety and grace.

MontpelierElders Together Our group is specifically for older elders who may need or want to find companionship, resources and just a chance to explore new challenges, ideas and perhaps to reminisce with a supportive group of friends in a totally accessible environment. Resource Room at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center at 58 Barre Street, Montpelier from 1:00-2:30 PM.

stoweStowe Balloon Festival $10, kids 12 and under are free. 4PM-7PM all weekend. Hot air balloon flights available at additional cost. Call 802-253-5355 for more info. 

StrattonFireworks at Stratton to celebrate Independence Day. Family friendly, at Stratton Mountain. 9PM-10PM. 

WaterburyMove Your Body – Still Your Mind a 6 week summer session of Qi Gong Flow movements. Fridays 11AM-12PM at the Waterbury Public Library.  Ends August 9.

Saturday, July 6

bradfordDennis Preston Builder Mid-season Championship at Bear Ridge Speedway at 6PM. Gates open at 3. $13, $10 for seniors and students. Kids 11 and under $2. 

montpelierCapital City Farmers Market 9AM-1PM every Saturday at 60 State St. Dozens of local vendors with delicious and wholesome wares. EBT, SNAP and Crop Cash accepted. 

West PawletWest Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Town Wide Tag Sale, Giant Raffle, Chicken Barbecue, Flea Market and Food Sale on July 6.  While town residents open their yards, the West Pawlet Fire House, located at 2806 VT Rte. 153 (Main Street), West Pawlet, VT, will be open with sales from 9 am to 3 pm.

Sunday, July 7

NorthfieldBreakfast Buffet. 8-11AM at the American Legion.  $9 adults, $4 children under 10.

windsor1777 Constitution Day Celebration Reenactors, traditional artisans, and costumed guides salute the 242nd anniversary of Vermont’s first constitution, held where it all began – Windsor’s Old Constitution House. 10AM-5PM.

RochesterMarguerite Schenkman Memorial Concert 4PM at the Federated Church of Rochester. Featuring Mary Rowell.

Monday, July 8

montpelierYouth Baseball Camp with the Vermont Mountaineers. 9AM-Noon Monday-Thursday at Montpelier Recreation Field. $100. Ages 6-13. Call 802-225-8699 for more info. 

plainfieldNurturing Skills for Parents Group Meeting from 4-6PM at the Co-Op every Monday. 

Tuesday, July 9

MontpelierGleaning at Ananda Gardens 6-7PM. Tour Ananda Gardens and join a discussion on gleaning led by Alison Levin, Director of Community Harvest of Central Vermont.  Meet at Ananda Gardens, 2416 Horn of the Moon Rd. 

StoweStowe Free Library’s Annual Book Sale at 9AM. Books across all categories as much as 60% off, along with DVDs, CDs and audio books. 7AM-8PM. Runs through 7/28.

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