2017-08-17 / Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS
AROUND THE AREA
Northfield
Extended - World War: America and the Creation of a
Superpower, aligned with 100th anniversary of the
U.S. entry into WWI in 1917 and 75th anniversary of
involvement in WWII in 1941, Sullivan Museum &
History Center, Norwich University, 485-2183 for
information.
All Summer - The Northfield Historical Society will be
open on Tuesdays from 2 - 4 p.m. and Saturdays
from 10 a.m. - Noon. Take a big step back in time and
experience Northfield 100 years ago. See WWI photos
and memorabilia including Carl Diemer's military
uniform. He served in WWII as well as the first WW.
Downtown was going strong. For visiting at other
times, contact nhscurator@gmail.com
Montpelier
On going - The Works Progress Administation Federal
Art Collection, T. W. Wood Gallery, the WPA highlights
social resistance art work from the 1930’s and ‘40’s.
Through October 6 - The Art of Coming Together, contemporary
Vermont art, Spotlight Gallery.
Chelsea
On going - My Little Piece of Earth and other works by
local artists, ongoing group art show.
Randolph
Through September 3 - Scale, sculptors explore how
scale affects the viewer interactions, curated by Jim
Sardonis, Chandler Gallery, 728-9878 for information.
Waitsfield
On going - Art in the Round Barn, all media except photography,
Thursday-Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 496-7733 for
information.
Through September 4 - Big Red Barn art Show, Lareau
Farm, Thursday through Sunday, Noon to 9 p.m.
Stowe
Through August 26 - Best of Northeast Masters of Fine
Arts, Helen Day Art Center, work by students of New
England and New York, 253-8358 for information.

WEDNESDAY
AUGUST 16
Northfield
9 a.m. - Noon - Vacation Bible School at the United
Church for ages 4 through 6th grade.
4:45 p.m. - Bingo at the Masonic Temple, bingo begins
for the season with an ultimate jackpot of $1,200.
Montpelier
1 - 6 p.m. - Circus Smirkus will perform its 2017 Big
Top Tour: Midnight at the Museum, Montpelier High
School, seating is general admission, come early for
good seats, refreshments including hotdogs and cotton
candy for sale in the concession tent 1 hour prior
to show time, 877-764-7587 for tickets and information.
7 - 8 p.m. - Capital City Band Concert, Statehouse lawn,
come and enjoy a picnic with neighbors or meet some
new friends while enjoying this delightful Vermont
musical tradition or bring an instrument and play
along with the band, 456-7054 for information.
East Braintree
6 p.m. - Spaghetti Supper, homemade spaghetti sauce,
salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverages, East
Braintree Church.
Tunbridge
6 p.m. - Fiber Artists Meetup, enjoy friendly company
while you work, Tunbridge Public Library, 889-9404
for information.
Randolph
3 - 4 p.m. - Chronic Conditions Support Group, FREE
discussion group for anyone with chronic illness,
Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South
Main Street, no registration required
6 - 7 p.m. - Weightloss Support Group, get help and
support on your weight loss journey, FREE, Gifford
Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street,
no registration required.
7:30 p.m. - Pianist Simone Dinnerstein and violinist
Rebecca Fischer of the Chiara String Quartet team up
for a concert of Bach, Beethoven, Lesser and Muhly
at Chandler Music Hall, $37, tickets at 728-6464.

THURSDAY
AUGUST 17
Northfield
9 a.m. - Noon - Vacation Bible School at the United
Church for ages 4 through 6th grade.
Brookfield
7 p.m. - Growing Up in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s, listen to
local storytellers tell their tales of growing up in
Brookfield, Brookfield Old Town Hall, Steve Hill, John
Sprague, Mary Waldo, Kit Gage, Elinor Gray and
Betty Phillips tell their stories, bring questions, FREE
and open to the public, donations for the restoration
and maintenance of Old Town Hall gladly accepted.
Montpelier
1 - 6 p.m. - Circus Smirkus will perform its 2017 Big
Top Tour: Midnight at the Museum, Montpelier High
School, seating is general admission, come early for
good seats, refreshments including hotdogs and cotton
candy for sale in the concession tent 1 hour prior
to show time, 877-764-7587 for tickets and information.
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invtied to share concerns and learn how to
take time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical
Center, conference center, 728-7100 for information.
11:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, for beginners, led by Emily
Harvey Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm
Road, 728-6417 for information.
6:45 - 8:45 p.m. - Step In Time Line Dancers of Central
Vermont, first hour beginner level lessons, second
hour intermediate level for experienced dancers,
Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, 728-5722
for information.

FRIDAY
AUGUST 18
Northfield
9 a.m. - Noon - Vacation Bible School at the United
Church for ages 4 through 6th grade.
Berlin
6 p.m. - Friday Night Fires, Fresh Track Farm, 4373 Vt.
Route 12, bring the whole family and enjoy pizza from
Field Stone Farm starting at 6 p.m., live music starting
at 7 p.m. and of course, Vermont wine.
Montpelier
1 - 6 p.m. - Circus Smirkus will perform its 2017 Big
Top Tour: Midnight at the Museum, Montpelier High
School, seating is general admission, come early for
good seats, refreshments including hotdogs and cotton
candy for sale in the concession tent 1 hour prior
to show time, 877-764-7587 for tickets and information.
Chelsea
3 - 6 p.m. - Chelsea Farmers Market, North Common,
rain or shine.
Glover
7:30 p.m. - Basic Bye Bye, a new puppet show at Bread
& Puppet Theater in Paper Mache Cathedral, Route
122, $10 suggested donation but no one turned
away, 525-3031 for information.
Randolph
10 a.m. - Last Mile Ride to support end of life care, 5K
Run and 2 mile walk, sponsored by Gifford Medical
Center, enter to win a Harley Davidson 883 Sportster,
$25 minimum per participant, 728-2726 for information
or online at www.lastmileride.com
Randolph Center
4:30 - 7 p.m. - Pancake Supper, it’s breakfast for dinner,
join Silloway Maple Sugarmakers for a pancake supper
in their Randolph Sugarhouse, 1303 Boudro
Road, enjoy watermelon, pancakes, sausage and
maple syrup, come early for candy making demonstration
at 4:30 p.m., rain or shine, purchase tickets
at the door, $8/$3 children.

SATURDAY
AUGUST 19
Northfield
8 a.m. - Inaugural Smokey Hayden Open at Northfield
Country Club, $90 includes practice round, prizes
and awards luncheon, register at pro shop 485-4515
or macdonald@pga.com
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Flea Market, United Methodist Church.
Montpelier
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market, 50 local
vendors, downtown Montpelier every Saturday
through October, for information to online to
www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com
East Calais
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Give and Take Day, East Calais Church
on Route 14, pianos, organ, kitcheware, household
items, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, puzzles,
toys, books and many other items, call pastor
Bill at 232-1013 for information, no cost for those in
time of need.
Glover
7 p.m. - Cheap Art Auction at The Bread and Puppet
Theater in the Paper Mache Cathedral following. The
Bread and Puppet Farm is on Route 122 near Glover,
VT. Suggested Donation $10, no one turned away for
lack of funds. For more information call (802) 525-
3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org.
Tunbridge
8:30 a.m. - Pedal Powere to the People, two scenic backroads
“gravel grinder” for riders of all abilities,
fundraiser for Royalton Community Radio, register at
the pavilion building at Tunbridge Fair Grounds, ride
starts at 10 a.m.
Noon - 6 p.m. - Vermont Nano Brewery Festival,
Tunbridge Fair Grounds, 10 breweries, three food
trucks, two bluegrass bands.
Randolph
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Randolph Farmers Market, local produce,
food and crafts, live music by Chris Powers,
Farmer’s Shed activities, rain or shine, Maple Street,
change of location this day only.
10 a.m. - Last Mile Ride to support end of life care,
Motorcycle ride, sponsored by Gifford Medical Center,
enter to win a Harley Davidson 883 Sportster, $25
minimum per participant, 728-2726 for information
or online at www.lastmileride.com
East Randolph
Noon - 5 p.m. - Northeast Fiddler’s Association monthly
meet and jam, fiddlers and public welcome, local
food shelf donations welcomed, Deyette’s home, 103
VT Route 14N, 728-5188 for information.
Waitsfield
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Waitsfield Farmers Market, Mad River
Green, fresh produce, flowers, seedlings, honey,
wool, eggs, meat, cheese and other farm products,
large selection of crafts made in Vermont, baked
goods and prepared food, live entertainment provided
by local musicians, Free wifi, well behaved pets on
leashes okay.

SUNDAY
AUGUST 20
Brookfield
3 - 4 p.m. - Hip Hop Dance with Shannon Kelly,
Brookfield Old Town Hall, kids will learn a fun,
happy, exercentric dance to Pharrell’s song “Happy”
so come join the hip hop fun.
5 - 6 p.m. - 3rd Annual Farm to Table Dinner by Sunset
Lake presented by the Floating Bridge Food and
Farms Coop, a North American Three Sisters
Celebration at Ariel’s Restaurant.
Graniteville
1 - 3 p.m. - Lambert Dairy Tour, 437 Lambert Road, register
online at bit.ly/2w6Q3W7, see a robotic dairy
milker in action and tour Lambert Farm with
Jennifer Lambert.
Glover
3 p.m. - The Bread and Puppet Theater will perform Our
Domestic Insurrection Circus and Pageant in the
Circus Field with guest performance in the Paper
Mache Cathedral following. The Bread and Puppet
Farm is on Route 122 near Glover, VT. Suggested
Donation $10, no one turned away for lack of funds.
For more information call (802) 525-3031 or visit
www.breadandpuppet.org. .
Bethel
9 p.m. - Bethel Drive-In, located between Bethel &
Randolph on route 12, www.BethelDriveIn.com for
schedule.

MONDAY
AUGUST 21
Northfield
5:30 p.m. - Bingo at the Northfield Senior Center every
Monday evening.
Barre
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Gentle Yoga, Barre Area Senior
Center, Marissa Greene is the instructor for this class
which focuses on breathing and gentle flow movments,
passive and supportive poses, a perfect beginning
yoga class appropriate for those with injuries,
limited mobility or who prefer a softer, gentle
approach, register, $40 for 8 week course.
East Calais
6 p.m. - Potluck Dinner and program on early schoolhouses
at East Calais Recreation Center put on by
the East Montpelier and Calais Historical
Associations, bring a dish to share and your own
place setting, coffee provided, 223-6446 for information.
Randolph
9:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, all levels, led by Emily Harvey
Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road,
728-6417 for information.

TUESDAY
AUGUST 22
Northfield
3 - 6 p.m. - Farmers’ Market on the Common, showcasing
live music with fresh produce, meat, cheese and
creative craft products.
Glover
7:30 p.m. - The Bread and Puppet Theater will perform
Shape Note Sing, four part hymns in the Fa-Sol-La-
Mi Tradition, all are welcome and no experience is
necessary, The Bread and Puppet Farm is on Route
122 near Glover, VT. FREE. For more information call
(802) 525-6972 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

Waterbury Center

8 p.m. - Comedy Night, Zenbarn, 179 Guptil Road, $5
cover after 8 p.m., 244-8134 for information.
WEDNESDAY
AUGUST 23
Northfield
4:45 p.m. - Bingo at the Masonic Temple, bingo begins
for the season with an ultimate jackpot of $1,200.
Montpelier
5 - 6:30 p.m. - Dog Day at the Pool, Montpelier Pool, Elm
Street at Poolside Drive, rain day is Thursday, August
24.
7 - 8 p.m. - Capital City Band Concert, Statehouse lawn,
come and enjoy a picnic with neighbors or meet some
new friends while enjoying this delightful Vermont
musical tradition or bring an instrument and play
along with the band, 456-7054 for information.
Randolph
3 - 4 p.m. - Chronic Conditions Support Group, FREE
discussion group for anyone with chronic illness,
Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South
Main Street, no registration required
6 - 7 p.m. - Weightloss Support Group, get help and support
on your weight loss journey, FREE, Gifford
Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street,
no registration required.
7:30 p.m. - Pianist Simone Dinnerstein and violinist
Rebecca Fischer of the Chiara String Quartet team up
for a concert of Bach, Beethoven, Lesser and Muhly at
Chandler Music Hall, $37, tickets at 728-6464.
Stowe
7:30 p.m. - The Addams Family, Stowe Theater Guild,
Wednesday Addams falls in love with a “normal”
young man and oh so different families meet for the
first time, $20/$18/$14, Town Hall Theater, second
floor, 253-3961 for tickets and information, leave a
message.

THURSDAY
AUGUST 24
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invtied to share concerns and learn how to take
time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical Center,
conference center, 728-7100 for information.
11:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, for beginners, led by Emily
Harvey Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm
Road, 728-6417 for information.
6:45 - 8:45 p.m. - Step In Time Line Dancers of Central
Vermont, first hour beginner level lessons, second
hour intermediate level for experienced dancers,
Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, 728-5722
for information.
Stowe
7:30 p.m. - The Addams Family, Stowe Theater Guild,
Wednesday Addams falls in love with a “normal”
young man and oh so different families meet for the
first time, $20/$18/$14, Town Hall Theater, second
floor, 253-3961 for tickets and information, leave a
message.

FRIDAY
AUGUST 25
Berlin
6 p.m. - Friday Night Fires, Fresh Track Farm, 4373 Vt.
Route 12, bring the whole family and enjoy pizza from
Field Stone Farm starting at 6 p.m., live music starting
at 7 p.m. and of course, Vermont wine.
Chelsea
3 - 6 p.m. - Chelsea Farmers Market, North Common,
rain or shine.
Glover
7:30 p.m. - Basic Bye Bye, a new puppet show at Bread
& Puppet Theater in Paper Mache Cathedral, Route
122, $10 suggested donation but no one turned away,
525-3031 for information.
Stowe
7:30 p.m. - The Addams Family, Stowe Theater Guild,
Wednesday Addams falls in love with a “normal”
young man and oh so different families meet for the
first time, $20/$18/$14, Town Hall Theater, second
floor, 253-3961 for tickets and information, leave a
message.
SATURDAY
AUGUST 26
Northfield
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Big Lawn Sale, tons of treasure, St.
Mary’s Church, South Main Street.
Montpelier
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market, 50 local
vendors, downtown Montpelier every Saturday
through October, for information to online to
www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com
Randolph
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Randolph Farmers Market, local produce,
food and crafts, live music by Sean Kelly
Murray, Farmer’s Shed activities, rain or shine, all
vending tents open, cow pie bingo, buy your tickets at
the market Manager Tent.
Waitsfield
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Waitsfield Farmers Market, Mad River
Green, fresh produce, flowers, seedlings, honey, wool,
eggs, meat, cheese and other farm products, large
selection of crafts made in Vermont, baked goods and
prepared food, live entertainment provided by local
musicians, Free wifi, well behaved pets on leashes
okay.
Stowe
7:30 p.m. - The Addams Family, Stowe Theater Guild,
Wednesday Addams falls in love with a “normal”
young man and oh so different families meet for the
first time, $20/$18/$14, Town Hall Theater, second
floor, 253-3961 for tickets and information, leave a
message.

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