Calendar

Monday, Oct. 10

Freud’s Colors: Design and Psychology in 19th Century Vienna in Middlebury. Monday, Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125. Eric Anderson, assistant professor of art history, Rhode Island School of Design, will give a lecture on Sigmund Freud’s Vienna office. Free. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Documentary film screening in Middlebury. Monday, Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m., Dana Auditorium. Filmmaker Thomas Keith’s new documentary, “The Empathy Gap: Masculinity and the Courage to Change” will be shown. Q&A with the filmmaker as well.

Traumatic brain injury support group meeting in Middlebury. Monday, Oct. 10, 6-7:30 p.m., Ilsley Library, meeting room downstairs. Topics and plans for the season will be discussed. Contact Lisa for information: 388-2720.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Paying for college workshop in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 11, Middlebury Union High School. VSAC will present a workshop on “Paying for College” and cover the changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Contact the school for starting time and room location: 382-1500.

Samuel Beckett’s “First Love” in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse, 1197 Exchange Street, Suite 3. Gare St. Lazare Ireland will present Samuel Beckett’s “First Love,” which recounts an episode early in a man’s life where he meets a young woman on a bench. It is a perfect blend of tragedy and comedy. Directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett and performed by Conor Lovett. Tickets $20. Info: playhouse@vermontcoffeecompany.com or 398-2776 ext. 819.

Addison County Fair and Field days annual meeting in Weybridge. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., Weybridge Congregational Church. Bring your comments, suggestions and ideas; we want to hear them. All are welcome. Refreshments served. Info: 545-2557.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

“Donald and Hillary: Who Will Win the 2016 Election?” in Middlebury. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ilsley Public Library. Middlebury College political science professor Matt Dickinson will explain how Donald and Hillary became their party nominees and will look ahead to the general election. Sponsored by the Addison County Retired Teachers Association.

South African adventures in Lincoln. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m., Lincoln Library. Join Dale and Lucinda Cockrell of Lincoln as they explore the wildlife, people, history and scenic wonders of South Africa. Refreshments served.

Senior-to-senior animal adoption program in Vergennes. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m., Bixby Library. Come learn more about this special program sponsored by Homeward Bound that pairs senior citizens (55+) with senior animals (8+) as well as the many benefits of pet ownership during one’s golden years. Info: 388-1100 ext. 224.

Please Touch the Art: Perspectives from the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum in Middlebury. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125. Sanchita Balachandran, curator of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, discusses recent projects where undergraduate students worked hands-on with ancient art from the museum’s collection. Free. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Samuel Beckett’s “The End” in Middlebury. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse, 1197 Exchange Street, Suite 3. Gare St. Lazare Ireland will present Samuel Beckett’s “The End,” an absurdist tale of old age, loneliness and survival. Directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett and performed by Conor Lovett. Tickets $20. Info: playhouse@vermontcoffeecompany.com or 398-2776 ext. 819.

 

Thursday, Oct. 13

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

“Huis Clos (No Exit)” in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilson Hall in McCullough Student Center. The 1944 existentialist French play by Jean-Paul Sartre, “Huis Clos (No Exit)” will be performed. In French. The performance will be free and open to the public.

“The Magic Flute” in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Opera Company of Middlebury will present a staged concert version of Mozart’s classic comedy, “The Magic Flute.” A free talk about the opera is offered one hour before each performance. Tickets $40-50 and are available at www.townhalltheater.org, in person or by calling 382-9222.

 

Friday, Oct. 14

Free movie for Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Marquis Theater. Third in a series of free Friday night films related to the Cuban music community. This week’s film is “90 Miles Live At Cubadisco.”

 “The Magic Flute” in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Opera Company of Middlebury will present a staged concert version of Mozart’s classic comedy, “The Magic Flute.” A free talk about the opera is offered one hour before each performance. Tickets $40-50 and are available at www.townhalltheater.org, in person or by calling 382-9222.

The Brothers Gershwin in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Join pianist and Gershwin authority Robert Wyatt in a lively program exploring George and Ira Gershwin’s lives and musical legacy. Free. RSVP appreciated. Contact Connie Leach at 388-1220 or cleach@residenceottercreek.com.

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 15

Annual library book sale in Cornwall. Saturday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Cornwall Town Hall. A great selection of gently used books on sale to benefit the Cornwall Library. Take what you want/pay what you think is fair or what you can. Info: 462-3645.

Llama visit in Monkton. Saturday, Oct. 15, 10-11 a.m., Russell Memorial Library. Come see a llama at the library and hear a llama story. Info: 453-4471.

Community library book sale in New Haven. Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., New Haven Community Library, 78 North Street. Take a break from leaf peeping and come and browse the selection of books at the New Haven Community Library’s fall book sale. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, cookbooks, almost brand new books, vintage books. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library. Pricing is “take what you want, give what you can.” Info: 453-4015.

“The Magic Flute” in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2-4 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Opera Company of Middlebury will present a staged concert version of Mozart’s classic comedy, “The Magic Flute.” A free talk about the opera is offered one hour before each performance. Tickets $40-50 and are available at www.townhalltheater.org, in person or by calling 382-9222.

Chili and chocolate fest in Vergennes. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2-4 p.m., Vergennes City Park. Join us to sample chili and chocolate from the area’s finest chefs and chocolatiers. Jamie Lee Thurston will perform live on the bandstand and will also serve as celebrity chili judge. Rain or shine. Purchase tickets at: www.vergennesdowntown.org. Tickets $7 advance/$10 at door. Kids ages 8 and under free.

Julia Alvarez and Sabra Field in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2-4 p.m., Edgewater Gallery on the Green. Julia Alvarez and Sabra Field, author and illustrator respectively, will present their new book, “Where Do They Go?” They will also take questions and sign copies of the book.

Speakeasy in the sukkah in Bristol. Saturday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m., New Leaf Organic Farm, 4818 Bristol Road. Sukkot on the Farm Festival with storytelling, star gazing, local singing, music and bonfire. Spirits by Stonecutter Spirits.

Opening reception in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 15, 4-6 p.m., Edgewater Gallery on the Green. Opening reception for group show “Of the Land,” featuring works by Sabra Field, Julia Purinton, Gary Hall, Tom Dunne, Tom Marrinson and Jen Violette. Light refreshments from Grapevine Grille and Drop-In Brewing will be served.

Annual turkey dinner in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brandon United Methodist Church. The menu will be turkey with all the fixings including beverage and dessert. $10 adults; $5 children under age 12; free for children under age 6.

Harvest/ham buffet in Monkton. Saturday, Oct. 15, 5-6:30 p.m., Monkton Friends Methodist Church, 78 Monkton Ridge. One-third of proceeds will be donated to the Monkton Wood Bank. $9 adults; $5 children ages 5-12. Info: 453-2870.

Hispanic music party in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 15, 5-9 p.m., Marquis Theater. Cuban musician, DJ and radio and TV host Toni Basanta will play music in the Main Street theater’s café; dancing encouraged.

“Chiller Theater” silent film screening in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall. Showing “The Man Who Laughs” (1928), a creepy Gothic thriller starring Conrad Veidt. Live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis. Admission is free but free-will donations are accepted to help with ongoing renovation of the town hall. Info: www.brandontownhall.org. Part of the town hall’s annual summer silent film series.

Honky Tonk Showdown in Vergennes. Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Vergennes Opera House. An epic evening of music and dancing featuring the Starline Rhythm Boys with opening act the Hokum Brothers. Tickets $15 advance, $20 at the door.

 

 

Sunday, Oct. 16

Pancake breakfast in Addison. Sunday, Oct. 16, 7-11 a.m., Addison Fire Station. Menu includes plain and blueberry pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, coffee, hot chocolate and orange juice. $6 adults/$4 kids under age 12. Funds will be used to purchase equipment for the Addison Volunteer Fire Department. Info: 759-2237.

Klezmer in the barn harvest party in Bristol. Sunday, Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., New Leaf Organic Farm, 4818 Bristol Road. Award winning Klezmer for all by Yiddishkeit Klezmer Ensemble. There will also be kabbalah, mindfulness, tai chi, mural painting, arts and crafts and drumming.

Champlain Valley Fiddlers in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 16, noon-5 p.m., VFW Middlebury, 530 Exchange Street. $3 admission. Refreshments available.

Sunday music series in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Jenni Johnson Jazz will be in concert. Free. RSVP appreciated. Contact Connie Leach at 388-1220 or cleach@residenceottercreek.com.

“Dinoman Dinosaurs” in Brandon. Sunday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m., Brandon Town Hall. Vermont resident Bob Lisaius presents a magical journey through the Mesozoic era. Tickets $7 adults/$5 seniors, students, military.

Chicken and biscuit dinner in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 16, 5-6 p.m., Middlebury United Methodist Church, corner of Route 7 and Seminary Street. Chicken and biscuit dinner with side dishes and delicious desserts. $8. Info: 388-8410.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Free foot care clinic in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Road. Bring your own basin and towel. Offered by ACHHH.

Eric Davis in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Eric Davis, professor emeritus of political science at Middlebury College, leads a dialogue on the 2016 election. Free. RSVP appreciated. Contact Connie Leach at 388-1220 or cleach@residenceottercreek.com.

Paying for college workshop in Bristol. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., Mount Abraham Union High School. VSAC will present a workshop on “Paying for College” and cover the changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Contact the school for starting time and room location: 453-2333.

Candidate forum in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Middlebury Union High School. This event will include candidates running for the Addison-1 and Addison-2 representative seats, as well as the county’s senatorial candidates.

Telescope presentation in Orwell. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., Orwell Free Library. Local astronomer Al Boudreau will be doing a presentation on ALMA, the largest and most powerful telescope on Earth. Free.

 

Thursday, Oct. 20

Lecture in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m.,Middlebury College, Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room. The Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs presents a lecture titled “Nakamura Hiroshi: Art and Political Crises in Postwar Japan” by Namiko Kunimoto, assistant professor of Japanese art history, the Ohio State University.

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

“All of Me” screening in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. From award-winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien comes a film focused on the lives of women, girls and boys who are caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and their struggle to regain a sense of self-compassion and healing. Tickets $12 at the door.

Historical society meeting in Bristol. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Howden Hall. The Bristol Historical Society welcomes former Mount Abraham Union High School teacher and Project Independence lecturer Rick Desorda, who will present “Recollections of the Presidential Elections of the 1960s and Today.” Attendees will be encouraged to offer their own insights. Info: 453-2888.

Macbeth in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Middlebury actors workshop presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed by Melissa Lourie. The original electronic soundscape is by Middlebury College’s Peter Hamlin. Tickets $22/$10 student.

Belcea Quartet in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall. The Belcea Quartet returns to perform a program of Brahms and Schubert quartets, including Death and the Maiden. Tickets $25 public; college ID holders $20; students $6. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

21st annual first year show: Savage and Love. Thursday, Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Hepburn Zoo Theatre. Rebecca Martin directs a night of one acts by Sam Shepard, with a cast of first-year Middlebury College students. Tickets $5. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

Friday, Oct. 21

Bake and rummage sale in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 21, varied hours, Middlebury United Methodist Church, corner of Route 7 and Seminary Street. Bake sale hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; rummage sale hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Video ergo sum: on campus and beyond. Friday, Oct. 21,12:15 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre and lower lobby. Curator of modern and contemporary art Emmie Donadio surveys the museum’s collection of art, seen and unseen. $5 donation suggested. Free to college ID cardholders. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Caregiver group in Lincoln. Friday, Oct. 21, 1 p.m., Lincoln Library. Support group for anyone who is caring for another person, long distance or close by. By sharing with each other, the caregivers find ways to care for themselves.

Teen movie night in Lincoln. Friday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Library. Harry Potter movie for kids in 7th grade and up. Popcorn provided. Come and join us and help pick the movie for next month.

Movie screening in Vergennes. Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Vergennes Opera House. Jay Craven’s new film, “Peter and John,” based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant, will be screened. Jay Craven will introduce the film and lead a post-film discussion.

Swing for the arts  in Brandon. Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Compass Music and Arts Center. A swing dancing benefit to fund programs for the community featuring the 18-piece big band EnerJazz. Tickets $25. Info: Edna Sutton at info@cmacvt.org or 247-4295.

“All of Me” screening in Bristol. Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Holley Hall. From award-winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien comes a film focused on the lives of women, girls and boys who are caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and their struggle to regain a sense of self-compassion and healing. Tickets $12 at the door.

Macbeth in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 21, 7:30-10 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Middlebury actors workshop presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed by Melissa Lourie. The original electronic soundscape is by Middlebury College’s Peter Hamlin. Tickets $22/$10 student.

21st annual first year show: Savage and Love. Friday, Oct. 21, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Hepburn Zoo Theatre. Rebecca Martin directs a night of one acts by Sam Shepard, with a cast of first-year Middlebury College students. Tickets $5. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 22

5-town fire department food drive: Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven, Starksboro. Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Bristol Fire Department, Lincoln Fire Department, Monkton Fire Department, New Haven Fire Department, Starksboro Fire Department. Drop off donated items at any of the five fire departments. List of suggested donations: spaghetti sauce, veggies, soup, tuna, fruit, beans, peanut butter, cereal, rice, macaroni and cheese, juice, pasta; toilet paper, deodorant, toothpaste and brushes, bar soap, laundry soap, shampoo and conditioner.

Bake and rummage sale in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Middlebury United Methodist Church, corner of Route 7 and Seminary Street.

Craft fair and raffle in Vergennes. Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Church. St. Peter’s Church will host a craft fair and raffle at the Parish Hall. Lunch and bake sale items will also be part of the festivities. Info: Yvette LaPete 453-6789.

Blood drive in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hannaford Supermarket. Blood drive sponsored by the Red Cross. To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Story time with ChildLight Yoga in Bristol. Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Library. Cathy Turner will introduce yoga for young children into story times. There will be singing, moving about, playing games and snack. Info: lmlkids009@gmail.com or call Marita Schine 453-2366.

Don Giovanni live from the Met in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 1 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de theatre. A free talk will be given before the broadcast at 12:15 p.m. by Scott Morrison. Run time 3 hours 22 minutes. Tickets $24/$10 students.

Jauja in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Dana Auditorium. Danish Captain Gunnar Dinesen leads a band of men assigned to kill Aboriginals in Argentina’s desert. Sponsored by the Hirschfield International Film Series. Free. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Macbeth in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Middlebury actors workshop presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed by Melissa Lourie. The original electronic soundscape is by Middlebury College’s Peter Hamlin. Tickets $22/$10 student.

21st annual first year show: Savage and Love. Saturday, Oct. 22, 8 p.m., Hepburn Zoo Theatre. Rebecca Martin directs a night of one acts by Sam Shepard, with a cast of first-year Middlebury College students. Tickets $5. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

 

Sunday, Oct. 23

Macbeth in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Middlebury actors workshop presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed by Melissa Lourie. The original electronic soundscape is by Middlebury College’s Peter Hamlin. Tickets $22/$10 student.

Sunday music series in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Meet New England’s newest Jazz trio, Aformal Jazz, encompassing a broad variety of eras and styles. Free. RSVP appreciated. Contact Connie Leach at 388-1220 or cleach@residenceottercreek.com.

Champlain philharmonic with Gareth Cordery. Sunday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall. Guest conductor Matthew LaRocca leads the Champlain Philharmonic for an evening of music of the great Russian masters. Tickets $15/10/5. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

Monday, Oct. 24

Author reading in Middlebury. Monday, Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m., 51 Main at the Bridge. The New England Review presents fiction writers Jensen Beach, Eugene Mirabelli, Elizabeth Powell and student translator Bernardo Andrade reading from their recent work. Light refreshments will be served, and books, cocktails and other beverages will be available to purchase. Co-sponsored by the Vermont Book Shop and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference.

Author talk with Jon Mingle in Lincoln. Monday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Lincoln Library. Jon Mingle is a local resident and author of “Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity and Survival on the Roof of the World.” His writing on the environment, climate and development has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, The Boston Globe and other publications.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Habitat for Humanity information session in Middlebury. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Middlebury Community Center, Creek Road. Learn about energy efficient houses, how to apply for a home, Q&A with current homeowners. Light refreshments. Child care provided.

Movie night in Lincoln. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Library. Join us for “Like Water for Chocolate,” a 1992 film based on the popular novel by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Halloween program for kids in Lincoln. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m., Lincoln Library. Join Betsy Graziadei and Debi for a Halloween craft, snack, stories and candy hunt. Open to kids ages 5 and up.

Paying for college workshop in Bristol. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m., Mount Abraham Union High School. VSAC will present a workshop on “Paying for College” and cover the changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Contact the school for room location: 453-2333.

Monthly book discussion in Lincoln. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., Lincoln Library. Monthly book discussion group will be discussing “The God of Small Things,” by Arundhati Roy.

 

Thursday, Oct. 27

Ana ROKAFELLA Garcia: Breakdance/Original Hip Hop Dance Styles Presentation in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 29, 4:30-6 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theater. Pioneering feminist breakdancer Ana ROKAFELLA Garcia discusses the rise of hip hop and culture the New York’s dance clubs. Info: www.midddlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

Habitat for Humanity information session in Vergennes. Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bixby Memorial Library. Learn about energy efficient houses, how to apply for a home, Q&A with current homeowners. Light refreshments. Child care provided.

The Antigone Project in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theater. Richard Romagnoli directs this prologue and five shorts plays, each of which takes a spin on the original Greek tragedy. Tickets $12 public; $10 college ID holders; $6 students. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

 

Friday, Oct. 28

Pumpkin story hour in Monkton. Friday, Oct. 28, 10-11 a.m., Russell Memorial Library. Join the celebration of pumpkins at this special seasonal event. Info: 453-4471.

Discussion with Julia Gruen in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 12:15 p.m., Middlebury College Museum of Art. A discussion with Julia Gruen, executive director of the Keith Haring Foundation. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Opening reception in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m., Community Room at EastView at Middlebury. Photographer Sue Palmer Stone’s works will be on display through November. Opening reception with a talk by the photographer. All welcome.

Halloween party in Bristol. Friday, Oct. 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Holley Hall. Children’s Halloween party complete with music, activities, refreshments, pizza and healthy snacks. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a costume parade down Main Street. Info: 453-5885.

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Oct. 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. Meals are held the fourth Friday of the month. This month’s menu: roast pork, scalloped potatoes, applesauce, vegetable and dessert.

“Beetlejuice” in Bristol. Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Town Green. “Beetlejuice” movie will be shown. Free. Wind, rain or cold location: Holley Hall.

“The Entertainer” in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice in this production captured live from the Branagh Theatre Company. Tickets $17/$10 students.

The Antigone Project in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theater. Richard Romagnoli directs this prologue and five shorts plays, each of which takes a spin on the original Greek tragedy. Tickets $12 public; $10 college ID holders; $6 students. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 29

Story time with ChildLight Yoga in Bristol. Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Library. Cathy Turner will introduce yoga for young children into story times. There will be singing, moving about, playing games and snack. Info: lmlkids009@gmail.com or call Marita Schine 453-2366.

“Go Home, Guy Carleton” walk in Orwell. Saturday, Oct. 29, 1-3 p.m., Mount Independence State Historic Site. A walk to the horseshoe battery on the point to commemorate the finest American day on the Mount — Oct. 28, 1776, when the defensive strength here helped convince British Gen. Guy Carleton and his fleet to head back to Canada for the winter. Afternoon includes artillery fire. Info: 948-2000.

“45 Years” in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Dana Auditorium. One week before Kate Mercer’s (Charlotte Rampling) 45th wedding anniversary, a letter arrives for her husband (Tom Courtenay) with shattering news that promises to change the course of their lives forever. Free. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

Halloween dinner dance in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6 p.m. dinner, VFW Post #7823. Menu includes steak, baked potato, veggie, roll and dessert. $15. Prize for best costume. Music by Triple B DJ. RSVP by Oct. 19 to 388-9468.

Halloween dance in Vergennes. Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m., Eagles Club. There will be snacks and a Halloween contest for cash prizes. Live music by “WHIRLWIN” from 7-11 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at Halfway House in Shoreham; Cacklin’ CHens: Bead, Yarn and Gift Emporium in Middlebury; Pratt’s Store in Bridport; or Addison County Eagles Club in Vergennes. Info: 877-2055.

“Gimme Shelter” in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater. The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” is presented as part of Town Hall Theater’s Rock on Film series. Tickets $10 and may be purchased at www.townhalltheater.org or 382-9222.

The Antigone Project in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theater. Richard Romagnoli directs this prologue and five shorts plays, each of which takes a spin on the original Greek tragedy. Tickets $12 public; $10 college ID holders; $6 students. Info: www.middlebury.edu/arts or 443-3168.

 

Sunday, Oct. 30

Spooktacular in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 30, 1-3 p.m., Middlebury Green. Head downtown for a Halloween bash, complete with games, prizes, music, face painting and a trick-or-treat parade down Main Street. Rain or shine.

Sunday music series in Middlebury. Sunday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Paul Asbell Jazz will be in concert. Free. RSVP appreciated. Contact Connie Leach at 388-1220 or cleach@residenceottercreek.com.

 

Monday, Oct. 31

Trick or treat at the library in Monkton. Monday, Oct. 31, 4:30-6 p.m., Russell Memorial Library. Have the children stop by and show off their costumes and receive a book along with a candy treat. Info: 453-4471.

Trick or trunk in Middlebury. Monday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., Middlebury United Methodist Church, corner of Route 7 and Seminary Street. Decorated cars and trunks will be filled with goodies. Cider and donuts will be available in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Hosted by the United Methodist Women. Info: 388-2510.

 

Thursday, Nov. 3

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Nov. 3, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

The Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band. Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Vergennes Union High School. The evening features an amazingly talented, top-notch, exceptional group of patriots. Free, but tickets are required. Info: www.vergennesoperahouse.org.

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 5

Holiday bazaar in Middlebury. Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Congregational Church of Middlebury. Annual holiday bazaar featuring handmade fleece and knitted items, aprons, tote bags, toys, jewelry, new and antique wooden crafts, houseplants and much more. Lunch and snacks for sale. Santa will visit. Proceeds support community outreach programs.

Hand made holidays in Bristol. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-noon, Holley Hall. Join your friends and neighbors for a morning of fun and creativity as you make holiday gifts such as body butter, infused oils, homemade vanilla and more. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. $35.

Story time with ChildLight Yoga in Bristol. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Library. Cathy Turner will introduce yoga for young children into story times. There will be singing, moving about, playing games and snack. Info: lmlkids009@gmail.com or call Marita Schine 453-2366.

Jamie Lee Thurston in Middlebury. Saturday, Nov. 5, 8-10 p.m., VFW Post #7823, 530 Exchange Street. Fundraiser concert by Jamie Lee Thurston to benefit veteran’s programs. $12 advance/$15 at the door. All ages are welcome. Doors open at 7 p.m. Info: 388-9468.

 

Sunday, Nov. 6

Turkey dinner in New Haven. Sunday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m., New Haven Congregational Church. Annual turkey dinner with all the fixings including beverage and dessert. $12 adults; $6 children ages 6-12; under 6 free. Reservations recommended by walk-ins welcome. Take out available. Call Betsy for reservations: 453-2724.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Pie, soup and bake sale in Lincoln. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Burnham Hall Kitchen, Lincoln. Pie, soup and bake sale to benefit the Lincoln Library. Take out containers will be available for the soup. Buy a pie early and freeze it for the holidays. Info: 453-4786.

 

Thursday, Nov. 10

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Nov. 10, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

 

 

Friday, Nov. 11

“Woodstock” in Middlebury. Friday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Town Hall Theater’s Rock on Film series continues with “Woodstock.” Tickets $10 and may be purchased at www.townhalltheater.org or 382-9222.

 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Free foot care clinic in Middlebury. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Road. Bring your own basin and towel. Offered by ACHHH.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse in Middlebury. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m., Town Hall Theater. Great artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, Sorolla and many others feature in an innovative and extensive exhibition from The Royal Academy of Arts, London. Tickets $10/$5 students.

 

Thursday, Nov. 17

Introduction to bridge course in Middlebury. Thursday, Nov. 17, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Free weekly bridge classes taught by Gisela Palmer. Suitable for beginners but more experienced players welcome. Classes are free and will follow Audrey Grant’s “Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction.” Seven week session.

 

 

Friday, Nov. 18

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Nov. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. Meals are held the fourth Friday of the month. This month’s menu: meatloaf, potatoes, gravy, vegetable and dessert.

 

Saturday, Nov. 19

Mental illness and recovery workshop in Brandon. Saturday, Nov. 19, Fellowship Hall, 1 Carver Street. NAMI Vermont will offer a free workshop that discusses mental illness, coping strategies, and other NAMI programming. Registration is required: 800-639-6480.

Bluegrass gospel project in Vergennes. Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Vergennes Opera House. Beautiful voices and unforgettable melodies will once again fill the Vergennes Opera House to the rafters. Info: www.vergennesoperahouse.org.

 

Sunday, Nov. 27

Peter Yarrow in Middlebury. Sunday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater. Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter best known as one-third of Peter, Paul and Mary will perform at Town Hall Theater. Tickets $45-60 plus tax go on sale Friday, Aug. 26. Info: 382-9222 or www.townhalltheater.org.

 

Friday, Dec. 9

Broadway direct in Vergennes. Friday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Vergennes Opera House. Local talent and Broadway veteran Bill Carmichael is joined on stage by his Broadway professional friends and some local youth as they present an evening of familiar show and holiday tunes. Info: www.vergennesoperahouse.org.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Free foot care clinic in Middlebury. Tuesday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Rec Center, 154 Creek Road. Bring your own basin and towel. Offered by ACHHH.

 

Sunday, March 12

Formosa Quartet in Middlebury. Sunday, March 12, 4-6 p.m., Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society. Capital City Concerts presents renowned Formosa Quartet joined by flutist Karen Kevra and pianist Paul Orgel. Tickets $15-25. Info: www.capitalcityconcerts.org.

 

Friday, May 19

The Sublime and the Melifluous in Middlebury. Capital City Concerts presents The Sublime and the Melifluous with musicians from up and down the east coast featuring violinist Laurie Smuckler, cellist Joel Krosnick and flutist Karen Kevra. Tickets $15-25. Info: www.capitalcityconcerts.org.

 

LIVE MUSIC

The Good Medicine Band in Middlebury. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main.

David Bain in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m., 51 Main.

Dwight & Nicole in New Haven. Friday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Tourterelle.

The Twangtown Paramours in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Gumbo YaYa in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 15, 8:30-10:30 p.m., 51 Main.

Blues Jam in Middlebury. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main.

Joe Moore Band in Middlebury. Thursday, Oct. 20, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main.

Mogani in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 21, 8:30-10:30 p.m., 51 Main.

Bob MacKenzie’s Band in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Hot Box Honey in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 22, 8:30-10:30 p.m., 51 Main.

Anthony Santor Jazz Group in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main.

Greenbush in Middlebury. Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., 51 Main.

Root 7 in Middlebury. Saturday, Oct. 29, 7-9 p.m., 51 Main.

Peter Sutherland and Tim Cummings in Brandon. Saturday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

The Dave Keller Band in Lincoln. Saturday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., Burnham Music Series, 52 River Road, Lincoln.

 

 

 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

By category: Farmers’ Markets, Sports, Clubs & Organizations, Government & Politics, Bingo, Fundraising Sales, Dance, Music, Arts & Education, Health & Parenting, Meals, Art Exhibits & Museums, Library Programs.

FARMERS’ MARKETS

Brandon Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 27-Oct. 7, Central Park. Vegetables, flowers, plants, Vermont maple syrup, honey, baked goods, organic beef, goat cheese, hand-crafted and tie-dyed items, jewelry, paintings and more.

Middlebury Farmers’ Market. Marble Works, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29; Wednesdays, June 15-Oct. 12. Baked goods, organic products, cheese and dairy products, crafts, cut flowers, fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, jam, jellies, preserves, maple syrup, meat and poultry products, wine, bread, plants, pickles, prepared foods, soap and body-care products, eggs, yarn, and cider.

Vergennes Farmers’ Market. Thursdays, 3-6:30 p.m., mid-May through September, Vergennes City Park. Organic vegetables, berries, breads, desserts, crafts and takeout.

SPORTS

Co-ed volleyball in Middlebury. Pick-up games Monday, 7-9 p.m., Middlebury Municipal Gym. Jack Brown, 388-2502; Bruce at Middlebury Recreation Department, 388-8103.

Family tennis court time in Middlebury. Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Indoor Tennis. Family play drop-in offers families a chance to play together. Equipment is provided. Open to all levels of play. Info: Erin Morrison, emorrison@acafvt.org.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

ACT (Addison Central Teens). Drop-in hours during the school years: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 3-7 p.m. 94 Main St. (Middlebury Town Office building), below rec. gym. Teen drop-in space for kids. Hang out with friends, play pool, watch movies, and eat great food. Baking: every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. Info: 388-3910 or www.addisonteens.com.

Addison County Amateur Radio Association. Sunday, 8 p.m. On the air on club repeater 147.36/147.96 MHz, 100 Hz access tone. Nonmembers and visitors welcome.

Addison County Emergency Planning Committee. Last Wednesday, 5 p.m. State Police Barracks. Public invited.

Addison County Republican Party. Third Friday, 7 p.m., Ilsley Library, Middlebury. 897-2744.

American Legion Auxiliary Post 27. Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. American Legion, Wilson Road, Middlebury.

Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Fourth Tuesday, noon-1:30 p.m. Addison County Courthouse in Middlebury. 388-9180.

Brandon Lions Club. First and third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Brandon Senior Center.

Brandon Senior Citizen Center. 1591 Forest Dale Road. 247-3121.

Bristol Historical Society. Third Thursday, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 19 West St., Bristol.

Champlain Valley Fiddlers’ Club. Middlebury VFW, 530 Exchange Street. Third Sunday (except Easter), noon to 5 p.m. Donation $3. Refreshments available. Looking for fiddlers young and old. Open to public. Info: 342-0079.

The Hub Teen Center and Skatepark. 110 Airport Drive, Bristol. Open mike night, first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free for all ages; reserve a spot at thehub@gmavt.net. Info: 453-3678 or www.bristolskatepark.com.

LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer). Youth support group meets Monday nights, 4-6 p.m., Turningpoint Center, Marble Works, Middlebury. Info: 388-4249.

Middlebury Garden Club. Second Tuesday. Location varies. Pat Morrow, 462-3741.

NEAT (Northeast Addison Television) Channel 16. Fourth Monday, 5-7 p.m. NEAT studio in Bristol. Bruce Duncan, bduncan@madriver.com.

Neshobe Sportsman Club. Second Monday, 6 p.m. potluck; 7 p.m. meeting. 97 Frog Hollow Road in Brandon.

Otter Creek Poets. Open poetry workshop held Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Ilsley Library in Middlebury. Poets of all ages are invited to share their poetry for feedback, encouragement and optional weekly assignments. Bring a poem or two to share (plus 20 copies). Led by David Weinstock. Free.

Orwell Historical Society. Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Orwell Free Library.

PACT (People of Addison County Together). Third Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Vermont state office building on Exchange St. in Middlebury, Health Department conference room. 989-8141.

Salisbury Historical Society. First Saturday, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Salisbury Congregational Church.

Samaritan’s Cupboard. Assembly of God Christian Center, 1759 Route 7, Vergennes. Third Thursday through October.

Vergennes Lions Club. First and third Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., American Legion. Club address: PO Box 94, Vergennes, VT 05491. Info: President Tim Cowan, 877-2382.

Vergennes Rotary Club. Tuesday mornings, 7:15-8:30 a.m., Champlain Valley Christian School, 2 Church St. Breakfast served at 7:15 a.m.

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

Addison Peace Coalition. Saturday, 10:30-11 a.m. Triangle Park in Middlebury.

Citizens for Constitutional Government in Bridport. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Bridport Community School. Learn about the U.S. and Vermont constitutions and how to defend our rights.

Five-Town Area Vigil for Peace. Friday, 5-5:30 p.m. Bristol green. All welcome to speak out for world peace.

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Mobile Service Van. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Every Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Addison County Courthouse, in Middlebury. The van offers written exams, customer service and road tests. 828-2000.

BINGO

American Legion Hall, Middlebury. Wednesday. Doors open 5:30 p.m. with early birds. Jackpot $3,000. Food available. Benefits veterans, scholarships and community programs. 388-9311.

Brandon Senior Center, Brandon. First and third Mondays. 6 p.m. Refreshments sold. 247-3121.

Brandon American Legion. Tuesday, warm-ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Food available, complimentary hot tea and coffee. Info: 247-5709.

VFW Post 7823, Middlebury. Monday. Doors open 5 p.m., quickies 6:15 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 388-9468.

FUNDRAISING SALES

Bixby Memorial Library Book Sale, Otter Creek Room, 258 Main St., Vergennes. Monday-Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. (Thursday, 2-6:45 p.m.); and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds support library programs and materials.

Brandon Free Public Library Used Book Sale. Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The 2016 season runs May 4 through mid-October.

Ilsley Public Library Book Sale. First Saturday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Vermont Room. Ongoing sale in The Last Word during library hours. Info: 388-4095.

St. Peter’s Closet in Vergennes. Behind St. Peter’s. Open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Two Brothers Tavern’s Charitable Mondays. First Monday. 10 percent of entire day’s proceeds go to designated charity.

DANCE, MUSIC, ARTS & EDUCATION

Bridge at Ilsley in Middlebury. Thursdays, 5:30-8 p.m., Ilsley Library. Single players welcome. Info: 462-3373.

Bristol folk session in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., Hatch 31, 31 Main St. Open jam. Bring your voices, instruments, songs and tunes. Irish/Celtic, Maritime, Appalachian, Quebecois, Roots/Blues, World Music, Dead, Dylan. Info: www.vtceltic.com/bristol-folk-session.html.

Celtic jam session in East Middlebury. Third Wednesday, 8-10 p.m., Waybury Inn. Open session to play traditional Scottish and Irish tunes on acoustic instruments. All abilities welcome.

Celtic jam session in Middlebury. First Wednesday, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main. Come swap Scottish, Irish and Canadian fiddle tunes. Open to all instruments and players familiar with Celtic sessions and jam etiquette. Info: mfloyd@middlebury.edu or 203-823-8669.

Chess and bridge clinic in Middlebury. Mondays, 3:30-5:30, Ilsley Library. Casual play and gentle coaching in bridge and chess.

Chess club in Brandon. Saturdays, 12:30 p.m., Brandon Library. All ages and abilities welcome.

Chinese conversation group in Middlebury. Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Informal discussion in Mandarin Chinese led by native speaker Yinglei Zhang. Info: 388-4095.

Classical string ensemble in Middlebury. Third Friday, EastView at Middlebury. Amateur ensemble looking for violinists. Info: 388-7351.

College Session for Seniors in Middlebury. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Classes for people over 60 in basic computer, opera, politics, history, international law and more. Call 388-3983 or e-mail college@elderlyservices.org.

Computer lab open hours in Bristol. Monday-Thursday, 3:30-7 p.m., Mount Abraham Union High School library. Free access to the library’s electronic resources, courtesy of e-Vermont funding.

Craft workshop in Forest Dale. Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Living Waters Assembly of God Church, Route 53. Free workshop for knitting, crocheting, or other crafts. Coffee served. Info: 247-3637.

Creative writing workshop in Vergennes. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free. Librarian Muir Haman guides participants through short-form writing and creative exercises. All experience levels welcome. Info: 877-2211 or muir.haman@bixbylibrary.org.

Dancing in Middlebury. Sundays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury. Come dance to swing, blues and waltz music. Wear clean, dry, soft-soled shoes. Info: 475-2349 or jscondon@mac.com.

Dramatic writing workshop in Vergennes. Monday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free workshop led by screenwriter Jay Dubberly in which participants help each other work on long-form writing projects. Info: 877-2211 or muir.haman@bixbylibrary.org.

Drum Collective. Group drumming. Every Monday, 10-11 a.m., 111 Maple St. in the Marble Works at Huard Studio. Led by local percussionist Will Smith. Open to all. Info: www.drumcollective.org.

Drum gathering in Bristol. Last Friday of the Month, 6-8 p.m., Recycled Reading of Vermont. Info: 453-5982 or www.recycledreadingofvt.com.

Duplicate bridge at EastView in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:20-9 p.m. Info: 462-3373.

Free Drawing Workshop in Vergennes. Every Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. KB Café at Kennedy Brothers, 11 Main St. Fun and supportive. All adults welcome. Materials provided. No experience necessary. Information about this week’s lesson: http://WeeklyArtLesson.com/.

French conversation group in Middlebury. Second Saturday (deuxième Samedi) of the month, 1 p.m., location varies. Enjoy casual conversation; all levels welcome. Info: slater@middlebury.edu.

Jam session for teens in Middlebury. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, 94 Main St. Bring your own instrument or borrow one of ours. To register, call Robin or Jutta at 388-3910.

Journaling for Self-Discovery group in Lincoln. Third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Lincoln Library. Info: 453-2665.

Knitting and Rug Hooking in Brandon. First and third Wednesdays of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Brandon Library. Project sharing, idea gathering and textile camaraderie.

Knitting group in Brandon. Thursday, 1-3 p.m., Brandon Senior Center. 247-3121.

Knitting group in Vergennes. Third Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bixby Memorial Library. Informal assistance provided. Arabella Holzapfel, 443-5284 (weekdays), 877-2172 (evenings) or araho@verizon.net.

Line dancing lessons in New Haven. Saturdays, starting March 5, 2016, 6-8 p.m., New Haven Town Hall. All ages. $5 per person. Info: 989-6701 or Facebook.com/ACLineDancers.

Maiden Vermont women’s barbershop chorus, under the direction of Lindi Bortney, is open to women of all ages. The group sings four-part a cappella music from traditional barbershop to doo-wop and Broadway. Rehearsals Thursdays, 7-9:15 p.m., Salisbury Community School. Info: 388-1012 or go to www.maidenvermont.com.

Middlebury College Community Chorus. Mead Chapel. Open to all singers without auditions. Conductor Jeff Rehbach, 443-5811; manager Mary Longey, 236-7933.

Movie club in Vergennes. First Friday of the month, 6-8:30 p.m., Bixby Library. A film of note is introduced, watched and discussed. Free popcorn. For info and upcoming title: 877-2211 or muir.haman@bixbylibrary.org.

Parler Français Comme Des Vaches Espagnoles. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. 35B West. St. in Bristol (above Paige & Campbell). Conversational French for speakers of all abilities. Info: 453-2285.

Round, line and square dancing in Brandon. Neshobe School. Info: 247-5544.

Sacred Harp (Shape Note) Sing. Second Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Middlebury. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Debby, 388-5410 or www.fasola.org.

Spanish conversation group in Brandon. Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon, Gourmet Provence, 37 Center St. All levels welcome.

Teen movie night in Middlebury. First Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, 94 Main St.

Twist O’ Wool Guild. First Thursdays, 7 p.m. American Legion on Wilson Road.

Vermont Ukulele Society. Second and fourth Mondays, beginners 6:30-7 p.m. regular session 7-9 p.m. at Howden Hall in Bristol. Call 453-6411 or see http://vtukes.webs.com for info. Extra ukuleles for beginners.

Wooly Bullys fiber enthusiasts group. First Tuesdays, Orwell Free Library. Info: 948-2041.

HEALTH & PARENTING

Addison County Parkinson’s Disease Outreach Group in Bristol. Last Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., Mountain Health Center, 74 Munsill Ave. Caregivers welcome. Info: 888-763-3366 or parkinsoninfo@uvmhealth.org.

Adult ADHD support group in Middlebury. Second Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Focus Research Center, 135 South Pleasant St. Info: 349-7222 or Debbie@focusresourcecenter.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous. Brandon, Bristol, Middlebury, New Haven, North Ferrisburgh, Ripton, Vergennes. Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings seven days a week throughout Addison County. For times, locations and information on twelve-step, discussion, As Bill Sees It, Big Book, women’s and men’s meetings, call 388-9284 or visit www.aavt.org/aamtg9.htm#Legend.

Al-Anon and Alateen meetings in Middlebury. See vermontalanonalateen.org/meetings.php for meetings days, times and locations.

Armchair Yoga in Vergennes. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Armory Lane Senior Housing. Register at 870-7182.

At Wits End. Middlebury. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Autism Support Daily. First Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Support for families affected by autism. Online support at www.autismsupportdaily.com. Lynn George, 660-7240; Milly Jackson, 545-2335.

Autism Parent Support Group in New Haven. Second Thursday. Sapphire Center, 87 Rivers Bend Road. Childcare not available. Anjanette Sidaway, 388-3887.

Foot clinics. Sponsored by Addison County Home Health and Hospice. Bring basin and towel for foot care. Clinics that fall on holidays will be held the week after on the same day. 388-7259.

Bridport: Grange Hall. First Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Bristol: American Legion. Second Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Middlebury: Commons. Second Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon (9-10 a.m. for Commons residents only).

Middlebury: Russ Sholes. Third Friday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Vergennes: Armory Lane Senior Housing. First Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon (10-11 a.m. for Armory Lane residents only).

Bone Builders class. Every Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Brandon Senior Center. Free.

Bone Builders class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Brain Injury Support Group in Middlebury. Second Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Hannaford Career Center, Room 208. For survivors, family members and caregivers. Info: 388-2720 or lisabernardin@gmail.com.

Brain Injury Support Group Project of Crown Point, N.Y. Every other Thursday, 6:30 p.m., 1869 Crown Point Rd., Crown Point, N.Y. Call (518) 597-3104 for dates.

Breastfeeding Café. Third Tuesday, 11:3- a.m.-1 p.m., Ilsley Library. For nursing or pregnant mothers. Dads and siblings welcome. Info: Vicki Kirby, 236-4136, naturalkirby@gmail.com; or Elizabeth Curran, 349-3825, www.NaturalBeginningsVT.com.

Bristol Playgroup. Every Tuesday starting Sept. 10, 2013, 9:30-11 a.m., First Baptist Church. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by David Sandler. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Car seat safety check in Middlebury. Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association, 55 Collins Drive. First Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Childbirth Classes. Porter Hospital offers several options in childbirth classes. Schedules and applications: 382-3413 or www.portermedical.org/outreach.html.

Childcare Class. Thursdays at 4:15 p.m. Lincoln Library. 453-5362.

Disabled American Veterans in Middlebury. 388-6401. Otter Valley Disabled American Veterans Chapter 21 meet the first Monday of the month, 6-7 p.m., at the Middlebury American Legion. New members welcome.

Family Caregiver Support Group in Middlebury. 388-3983. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Third Fridays.

Family Support Group in Brandon. Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church fellowship hall. For families with a loved one who is struggling with drug addiction. Info: Lois Deitz, 247-3797.

Foot care clinic, also blood pressure and pulse monitors. 658-2421. Bridport Grange. First Mondays of even months.

Hellenbach Cancer Support Group in Middlebury. Call for information and meeting times: 388-6107.

HIV Testing in Middlebury. Open Door Clinic. 388-0137. Free and anonymous. Call for appointment.

Hope and Help for Hurts, Hangups and Habits recovery group in Brandon. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., LifeBridge Christian Church, 97 Frog Hollow Road. Celebrate recovery.

La Leche League of Addison County in Middlebury. First Thursday, 10-11 a.m., at Junebug in the Star Mill. Info: 382-1589.

Making Recover Easier (MRE) group in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. A group meeting for people in recovery struggling to decide whether or not to attend noon-step programs.

Memory screenings in Middlebury. First Tuesdays, by appointment. Free. Appointments: 385-3711 or nschaedel@hphrc.org.

Middlebury Playgroup. Every Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m., Memorial Baptist Church, South Pleasant Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by Melanie Root. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Monday Playgroup in Brandon. Mondays when schools are open, 10-11:30 a.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, downstairs. Run by Brandon Recreation Department, 247-0228.

NAMI-VT Family Support Group in Brandon. First Monday. 7-8:30 p.m., Brandon Museum at the Stephen A. Douglas Birthplace. For family members and close friends of a loved one with a serious mental illness. Mary, 247-0180; or NAMI office, 1-800-639-6480.

Narcotics Anonymous Road to Recovery Group. Middlebury. 6 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Open Door Clinic. Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Middlebury. Free health care for low-income, uninsured people. 388-0137.

Opiate overdose rescue kit distribution in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. Free. Intended for opiate dependent individuals and family members or friends who might be present at an overdose. Info: 388-4249.

Overeaters Anonymous in Bristol. Saturday, 1 p.m. Downstairs in the Lawrence Memorial Library. Babysitting available fourth Saturday. 349-4545 or 453-7088. No meeting Feb. 25.

Overeaters Anonymous in Middlebury. Monday, noon. The Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Parkinson’s support group in Bristol. Last Thursday of the month, Mountain Health Center, 74 Munsill Ave., Building 1, Suite 100. Caregivers welcome. Info: 453-5148 or grayland@gmavt.net.

Play group for preschool children. United Church of Lincoln. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Jen Goodyear, 453-8589.

POSKVT (Parents of Special Kids Vermont). Second Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Parent support group. Topics include IEPs, services offered in Addison County, divorce, parents’ rights, sleep problems, general teen-age issues and more. Join online group at health.groups.yahoo.com/group/POSKVT_MEMBERS. Milly Jackson, 545-2335; Ann Duclos-Collier, 453-7324.

Postpartum group meeting in Vergennes. Tapestry Midwifery, 20 Armory Lane. Second and fourth Fridays, 12:30-2 p.m. Meet other moms and explore a wide range of topics including self-care, postpartum nutrition adjustments at home and newborn care. Info: 877-0022.

Preschooler Open Gym in Ferrisburgh. Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 3 through end of April. Closed school holidays. Free play in the gum. Bring trikes, bikes, scooters and helmets. Toddler push carts, wagons, ball and Legos available. Baby blanket area. Birth to 5. Snacks for sale. 877-1534 or 877-1312.

PTSD Support Group in Middlebury. Monday, starting Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m., Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

RSVP Bone Builders. Osteoporosis prevention exercise program is offered, several locations. 50-minute classes are free and open to the public. www.volunteersinvt.org/bonebuildclasses.html or 388-7044.

Bristol: American Legion, Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.; Bristol Health and Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.

East Middlebury: Valley Bible Church, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Middlebury: Community Services Building, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.; Middlebury Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m.; Vermont Adult Learning, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Monkton: Friends Methodist Church, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Lincoln: Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Information: 453-2665.

Shoreham: Volunteer Fire Department, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.

South Starksboro: Jerusalem School House, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

Starksboro: Starksboro Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7 p.m. Information: Lisa Daudon, 453-3732.

Whiting: Town Hall, Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Senior exercise class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

SOS (Survivors of Suicide). First Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hospice Volunteer Services in the Marble Works. Grief support for those who have lost someone to suicide. Info: 388-4111.

Speak Up! Addison County. First, second and fourth Thursdays, St. Stephen’s Church in Middlebury. Self-advocacy group for individuals with developmental disabilities. Info: 388-3702.

Tai Chi for Arthritis classes. CVAA offers beginner and advanced classes for seniors around Addison County. Call 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1019, for more information.

Toddler Playgroup. Brandon. St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Registration: 247-0228 or www.town.brandon.vt.us/recreation.htm.

Tot open gym in Ferrisburgh. Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m., Ferrisburgh Central School gymnasium. Info: 877-1312 or 877-3247.

Turning Point Center. Monday, 9 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m-10 p.m. Closed Sunday. Marble Works, opposite American Flatbread. Community center dedicated to providing a safe social and educational, substance-free environment for all. Free movie every Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 388-4249. Potluck supper first and third Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; bring a dish if you are able. Food shelf donations accepted as well.

Vergennes Playgroup. Every Wednesday, 9:30-11 a.m. Congregational Church, South Water Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Cherie Vachon. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Vet to Vet. Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works.

Wits End. Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. A confidential support group for parents whose adolescent or young adult is using alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. Turningpoint Center in Middlebury. 388-4249.

Women for Sobriety. Mondays, 6:15 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. Self-help group for women with drinking problems. Info: 897-5254.

Yoga and meditation in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Yarn & Yoga, 25A Main St. A rotating program of meditation, gentle yoga and other consciousness-raising activities. Free. Info: 453-7799 or toinfo@yarnandyoga.com.

Yoga class in Middlebury. Third Sundays, noon-1 p.m. Otter Creek Yoga in the Marble Works. Free. 388-1961.

Yoga class in Monkton. Sundays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Yoga class in Vergennes. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bixby Library. Starts Nov. 22, 2011. Free. Info: 877-2211.

Yoga for Community in Bristol. Fridays, 6:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Phoenix Rising Center on Mountain Street. $5 contribution. Janet, 453-2419.

Young Adult All-Recovery Group in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., Turning Point Center. For anyone age 15-25 in recovery.

MEALS

Bristol senior luncheon. First Thursday, noon, First Baptist Church of Bristol. Suggested donation $4. 453-5276.

Free Community Lunch in Middlebury. Summer: Mondays-Thursdays at the Charter House, 27 North Pleasant St. (just north of the Middlebury Inn). 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Eat in or take out. Supported by area churches.

Free Community Supper in Middlebury. Fridays, 5-6:15 p.m. Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Meals provided by over 35 different groups. Info: 388-7634 or 388-7613.

CVAA Senior Meals:

Bridport: Grange Hall Community Room. Noon meal on Monday and Wednesday. Evening meals on second and fourth Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Reservations: Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Transportation by ACTR: 388-1946.

Middlebury: Middlebury Rec Center, Creek Road. Noon meal on Tuesday. Tracy Corbett, 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Middlebury: VFW, Exchange Street. Special noon meal on the first Friday of the month. Tracy Corbett, 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Vergennes: Vergennes Senior Center. Noon meal on Tuesday and Thursday. Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Bristol Libanus Lodge, F&AM Breakfast. Second Sunday, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, home fries, juice, coffee and tea. Buffet. $6. Benefits local charities.

Middlebury Congregational Church Community Supper. Friday, 5-6:15 p.m. Free. 388-7634.

Starksboro senior luncheon. Fourth Thursday, 11:30 a.m., January-October, Starksboro First Baptist Church. 453-6354 or mtgazette@earthlink.net.

Vergennes Masonic Lodge Breakfast. Last Sunday, 7:30-10 a.m. Pancakes, French toast, home fries, eggs, bacon, sausage and beverage. All you can eat. Adults $6; children $3. Benefits the lodge’s charitable donations.

VFW Fish Fry in Middlebury. Third Friday, 4-6 p.m., Men’s Auxiliary, VFW Post 7823, Exchange Street. $9 per person. Proceeds to benefit the post’s charitable donations.

VFW Fish Fry in Vergennes. Second Friday, 5-7 p.m., Sons of the American Legion, VFW Post 14, Armory Lane. $10 per person. Haddock, fries, coleslaw and cash bar.

ART EXHIBITS & MUSEUMS

51 Main. Main Street, Middlebury. 388-8209 or www.go51main.com.

Art on Main. 25 Main St., Bristol. Gallery open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. on Sundays. 453-4032, info@artonmain.net or www.artonmain.net.

Basin Harbor Club. Ferrisburgh. 475-2311 or www.basinharbor.com.

BigTown Gallery, 99 North Main St., Rochester. 767-9670.

Bixby Memorial Library, Vergennes. 877-2211.

Bobcat Café. 5 Main St., Bristol. 453-3311.

Brandon Artists’ Guild. 7 Center St., Brandon. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 247-4956 or www.brandonartistsguild.com. On exhibit through Oct. 31, “Colors of Fall,” an all member show.

Brandon Free Public Library, Brandon. 247-8230 or www.brandonpubliclibrary.org.

Brandon Museum and Visitor Center at the Stephen A. Douglas Birthplace. 4 Grove St., at the corner of routes 7 and 73 West. www.brandon.org or 247-6401. Open daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through mid-October.

Brandon Music Café, 62 Country Club Road, Brandon. www.brandon-music.net or 465-4071. On exhibit: The abstract expressionist landscapes of Tom Merwin.

Bristol Bakery. Main St., Bristol. 453-3280.

Carol’s Hungry Mind Café. Merchants Row, Middlebury, 388-0101.

Chimney Point Vermont State Historic Site, 7305 Vermont Route 125, Addison. 759-2412. Open May 28-Oct. 10, 2016. On exhibit through Aug. 7: “Observing Vermont Architecture.”

Compass Music and Arts Center, 333 Jones Drive, Brandon. www.cmacvt.org.

Creative Space Gallery and Sean Dye Studio. 214 Main St., Vergennes. 877-3850 or www.creativespacegallery.org.

EastView at Middlebury. 100 Eastview Terrace, Middlebury. 989-7500. On exhibit through November: “Striking Poses,” by photographer Sue Palmer Stone.

Edgewater Gallery at Middlebury Falls. 1 Mill St., Middlebury. 989-7419 or www.edgewatergallery-vt.com. On exhibit for the month of October: “Here and There,” a solo exhibition featuring the paintings of Timothy Horn.

Edgewater Gallery on the Green. 6 Merchants Row, Middlebury. 989-7419 or www.edgewatergallery-vt.com. On exhibit for the month of October: “Of the Land.”

Galerie Provenance. 1 Frog Hollow Alley, Middlebury. 388-3101 or Michael@galleryprovenance.com.

Gallery @ 85 North Street. 85 North St., Bristol. 453- 5813 or 349-7551.

Gallery in-the-Field. 685 Arnold District Road, Brandon. 247-0145 or www.galleryinthefield.com.

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. 1 Park St., Middlebury. Museum hours Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Research Center Thursday and Friday, 1-5 p.m. Museum admission: Adults $5; seniors $4.50; children 6-18 $3; families $12. Research Center admission: $5. Information: 388-2117 or www.henrysheldonmuseum.org. On exhibit through summer 2016: “Addison County in Profile: Silhouettes from the Henry Sheldon Museum Archives.” On exhibit June 21-Oct. 16: “Pedaling Through History: 150 Years of the Bicycle, the Glenn Eames Collection.”

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, 475-2022 or www.lcmm.org. 2016 opens May 21. Summer exhibit: “Collections and Recollections: Preserving Peter Barranco’s Legacy.”

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol. 453-2366.

Lincoln Historical Society Museum. 88 Quaker St. Second and fourth Sunday of every month, noon-4 p.m., June through October. Free.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Road, Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard. 142 River Road, New Haven, 388-7368, www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com.

Liza Myers Gallery. 22 Center St., Brandon, 247-5229 or lizamyers.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Featuring the work of Warren Kimble, Liza Myers and other selected artists.

The M Gallery. 3 Mill St., Middlebury.

Middlebury College Davis Family Library. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts.

Middlebury College Johnson Memorial Building. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts.

Middlebury College Museum of Art. 72 Porter Field/Route 30 South. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts. Museum is closed Mondays. On exhibit in the Overbrook Gallery Sept. 6-Dec. 11: “Bloom and Doom: Visual Expressions and Reform in Vienna 1900.” On exhibit in the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery Sept. 6-15: “Portraits of Power.”

Mount Independence State Historic Site. 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell. 948-2000 or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence. 2016 exhibit: “Independence Must Be Won: The Art of Ellen Viereck.”

The National Museum of the Morgan Horse. 34 Main St., Middlebury. 388-1639. Winter hours: Thursdays and Fridays, 1-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and by appointment.

Norton’s Gallery. Route 73, Shoreham. 948-2552 or www.nortonsgallery.com. Studio/gallery of Norton Latourelle’s whimsical woodcarvings. Open most days and by appointment.

Orwell Free Library. 948-2041.

Otter Creek Custom Framing. 3 Park St., Middlebury. 388-2370.

Outerlands Gallery. 37 Green St., Vergennes. www.outerlandsgallery.com.

Peter Fried Art. 245 Main St., Vergennes. Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

PhotoPlace Gallery. 3 Park St., Middlebury. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday by appointment. Info: 388-4500 or www.vtphotoworkplace.com.

Rokeby Museum. Route 7, Ferrisburgh. 877-3406. 2016 season opens May 22. On exhibit starting Sunday, July 10: “Quaker Made: Vermont Furniture, 1820-1835.”

Starksboro Public Library. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 453-3732.

Starry Night Café. 5371 Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Wednesday-Sunday, 5:30-9 p.m. 877-6316.

Stone Leaf Tea House. Marble Works, Middlebury. Exhibit: “Foreign Language Feature: Collaborative Conceptual Works by Yinglei Zhang and Rachel Baird.”

The Storm Café. 3 Mills St., Middlebury.

Studio V. 179 Main St., Vergennes, above Addison Outfitters. Info: 877-6524 or www.bethanyfarrell.com.

Stratford House Pottery gallery and studio, 294 Route 22A, Orwell. Weekdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., call proprietor Stacey Stanhope at 948-2105 to ensure it is open the day you wish to visit.

Tourterelle. 3629 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7), New Haven. Wednesday-Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Town Hall Theater Jackson Gallery, Merchants Row, Middlebury. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 382-9222. On exhibit Oct. 7-Nov. 13: “Ashley Wolff: Following a Thread.”

Vermont Folklife Center. 88 Main St., Middlebury. Gallery and shop hours Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission by donation. 388-4964. On exhibit Aug. 15-Nov. 5: “GEOMORPH / Things Change and They Change Again.”

Vermont Studio Furniture Gallery. 718 Old Hollow Road, North Ferrisburgh. Gallery hours, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walkover Gallery. 15 Main St., Bristol. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 453-3188.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Bixby Memorial Library. 258 Main St., Vergennes. 877-2211. Monday, 12:30-7 p.m.; Tuesday, 12:30-5 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Preschool multi-age story time Thursday, 10:30 a.m.

Brandon Free Public Library. Hours: Wednesday, 4-7 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Preschool story hour every Friday at 1 p.m. with Deb Lendway. Movies shown every Friday at 1:30 p.m. (17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). 247-8230. Summer programs: “Sally’s Music Circle” with Rob Zollman, Tuesdays and Fridays, July 8-29, 10 a.m., for ages birth and up; “Stories and Crafts” with Kathy Hirschberger, Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 9-31, 10 a.m., ages preschool and up.

Hancock Free Public Library. Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Books, videos and DVDs. Other items available through interlibrary loan.

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. October-April, Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Baby and Toddler Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m., Jan. 6-May 12. Preschool Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Jan. 8-May 14. Saturday Story Time: 10:30-11 a.m., Jan. 3-May 16. Youth Media Lab, Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., for kids in grades 4 and up. The Zone, for grades 4 and up, Wednesdays following the school calendar, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Foodie Friday, Fridays, 3:30-4:30, for kids in grades 4 and up. For a complete listing of ongoing and special children’s activities, visit www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org or call the Children’s Room at 388-4097.

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol, 453-2366 or www.lawrencelibrary.net. Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free walk-in computer help. Family Fun and Games, second and fourth Fridays, 3:15 p.m. Lego Club, Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 p.m., for school-age children. Story time Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Rd., Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (additional evening hours on a volunteer basis); Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Chess Afternoon, Tuesdays, Sept. 15-Nov. 17. Story time (age five and under), Friday, 10:30 a.m. Senior program, second Wednesday, 10 a.m. Book discussion group, fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.

New Haven Community Library. Located in the new library/town offices building. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, 1-8 p.m. Thursday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Story Hour, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Information on Facebook at New Haven Community Library (Vermont), at the website nhcl.org, or by phone at 453-4015.

Orwell Free Library. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.; Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Platt Memorial Library. Shoreham. 897-2647. Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Programs on website: www.plattlib.org. Summer programs: Mondays, preschool story time, 11 a.m.; drop-in youth activity, 1 p.m.; Wednesdays, drop-in preschool activity, 11 a.m.; youth story time, 1 p.m.; Thursdays, drop-in youth activity, 1 p.m. Free lunches served at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Russell Memorial Library. Monkton. 453-4471. Tuesday and Thursday, 3-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday Story Hour, second and fourth Friday, 10-11 a.m. Wi-Fi available.

Salisbury Free Public Library. 352-4198. Tuesday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thursday, 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Children’s Time, Tuesday 2:30-4 p.m. Info: http://salisburyfreelibrary.blogspot.com. Story hour, pre-K through grade 4: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., read-aloud book followed by arts and crafts project. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sarah Partridge Community Library. East Middlebury. 388-7588. Ilsley Library cards accepted. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon; Thursday, 2-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Book sale on Saturdays.

Starksboro Public Library. 2827 Route 116, Starksboro (in town hall); 453-3732. Parking behind town offices. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Story time (ages 3-5) Monday, 10:30 a.m. 453-3732.

Whiting Free Library. Main Street opposite the church. 623-7862. Call for hours. Story time with Deb Lendway, 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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