Community Calendar 6/30/11

T hursday June 30

 

Women’s Golf

QUEENSBURY The Zonta Women’s Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, June 30, at the Queensbury Country Club, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Information: 518-798-5784, or www.zontadistrict2.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers’ Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach a class on Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. You’ll roll, shape and glue together strips of paper to create decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Freedom Riders

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Seward’s Family Restaurant, 224 N. Main Street, Route 7, in Rutland. New members, guests, and all types of bikes will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-SWFR.

 

Concert, More

GRANVILLE The Village of Granville Summer Concert Series will present the Celtic rock group, “Prydien,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This event will include a chicken barbecue by the fire department across the street, a strawberry social, and fireworks.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform a free concert at

8 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com.

 

Friday July 1

 

NYC Trip, Show

CAMBRIDGE Girl Scout Troop 3467 in Cambridge is requesting reservations by Friday, July 1, for a bus trip to New York City on Oct. 15. This trip will include a ticket to the Broadway play, “Sister Act,” but only a few show tickets remain. The bus will leave Cambridge at 7 a.m. and return by 11 p.m., and several tickets for the bus still are available. Information/reservations: Lisa Pembroke at 518-222-4372.

 

Children’s Artwork

SARATOGA SPRINGS Children’s artwork from Kila Arts in Ballston Spa is featured in an exhibit at the National Museum of Dance’s Alfred Z. Solomon Children’s Wing Kids’ Gallery, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. This exhibit includes paintings of dance masks from around the world created by students ages 6 to 16. Information: 518-584-2225, Ext. 3001, or www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Chairs Display

GLENS FALLS The free “Have a Seat in Glens Falls” outdoor display of decorated Adirondack chairs will run from July 1 through September in downtown Glens Falls. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.haveaseatglensfalls.com.

 

Archaeology School

QUEENSBURY SUNY Adirondack is accepting registrations for its Archaeology Field School that will run from Monday, July 11, through Friday, Aug. 19, at Fort William Henry in Lake George. Information/registration: 518-743-2258.

 

Theatre Camps

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival is accepting registrations from area students for its two-week Theatre Camps the weeks of July 11 and 18. Young actors will work with the professional company from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily. Cost: $300. Information/registration: 802-867-2223.

 

Swim Program

HEBRON Registrations are being accepted from all Hebron children for the free Hebron Swim Program that will run from Monday, July 11, through Friday, Aug. 5. Information/registration: Cindy Rogers at 518-854-3505, or email tcrogers@dishmail.net.

 

Bake Sale Benefit

POULTNEY The Poultney Methodist Church will sponsor a Vermont Flood/Mud Disaster Fund Town-Wide Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at Williams True Value Hardware on Main Street in Poultney (rain or shine). Also, donations payable to Vermont Flood Fund may be sent to the Poultney Rotary Club, POB 195, Poultney, Vt. 05764.

 

Yard Sale

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Area Neighborhoods group will hold a Holiday Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the green in Fair Haven. Proceeds will benefit the National Night Out event on Aug. 2 in Fair Haven.

 

Railroad Exhibit

WHITEHALL The Salem Courthouse’s Iron Rails Exhibit now is available for viewing from noon to 4 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 17 at the Skene Manor, 8 Potters Terrace in Whitehall. This exhibit includes archived photographs and a wide assortment of antique railroad artifacts and tools. Information: 518-499-1906.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 1, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 2. Trendy spring and summer items will be offered, in infant to adult sizes. This shop will be open on the first Friday and Saturday each month.

 

Ice Cream Benefit

HOOSICK FALLS From 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 1, Fr. Tom Zelker, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, will be the soda jerk and ice cream scooper at O’Malley’s Ice Kreme Café on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Half of the profits during that time will be donated to the HACA Food Pantry on John Street. Information: 518-686-3030.

 

Ghost Tours

TICONDEROGA Garrison Ghost Tours will be offered on most Friday and Saturday evenings in July and August at Fort Ticonderoga. Cost: $35. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Ranch Gala

QUEENSBURY The 20th Annual Double H Ranch Gala will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom in Queensbury. Featured will be dinner, along with silent and live auctions. Information/reservations: 518-696-5921, Ext. 228, or www.doublehranch.org.

 

Gourd Artwork

GRANVILLE An opening reception for an exhibition of contemporary gourd artwork by sculptor Serena Kovalosky will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. Admission will be free and wine and cheese will be served. This event is part of First Friday Artwalk that features local art, music and food in a relaxed environment at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Carousel

SALEM The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical, “Carousel,” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $27; $25 senior citizens and students. Information/reservations: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Family Films

GLENS FALLS The Art in the Public Eye Outdoor Cinema will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fridays from July 1 through 29 at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. Family films and trivia games will be featured at this free event. Bring a chair. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

Saturday July 2

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Dates are July 2 through 4 and July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

5K Run/Walk

FAIR HAVEN The Fifth Annual Mary Wells Heath 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, July 2, at the green in Fair Haven. Registration will be from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and the run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 pre-registrants. Proceeds will benefit the Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center. Information: 802-265-3470.

 

Poultney Celebration

POULTNEY As part of Poultney’s Fourth of July celebration, the Poultney Public Library will hold its annual Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, rain or shine. Most books will sell for 25 cents, with 10 cent paperbacks and $1 videocassettes and DVDs. And at 10 a.m., the annual Youth Flea Market will be held along Main Street. At 6 p.m., bring a chair to the Young-at-Heart Senior Center for a concert by the Adirondack Old-Tyme Fiddlers and enjoy refreshments.

 

Farmers’ Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 2, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Hiking

MOUNT TABOR The Green Mountain Club will offer a hike from Big Branch to Old Job at Mount Tabor on Saturday, July 2. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy shoes. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

Softball Tournament

QUEENSBURY The Summer 16 and Under Outdoor Softball Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Lumberjack Show

FAIR HAVEN The 10th Annual Green Mountain Lumberjack Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, on the green in Fair Haven. Featured will be professional competitors in a variety of lumberjack sports. Free admission and a food vendor will be on hand.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE All children are invited to the Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville for Fireside Stories at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 2. “Around the World” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Free Concert

SALEM Summer Sounds of Salem will present local bluegrass legend Smokey Greene in concert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Honky-tonk love songs to gospel standards will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

July 4 Celebration

GREENWICH A Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration will be held from 1 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40S. The fireworks show will run from 9 to 10 p.m. Information: 518-692-2061.

 

Art Reception

SALEM An opening reception for a new exhibition titled, “Conumble Series,” by artist Sandra K. Meagher, will be held from 2 to 4 pm. on Saturday, July 2, at the North Main Gallery on N. Main Street in Salem. The exhibition will run through July 4. Information: 518-854-3406, or www.sandrameagher.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. Eat under the tent or take your food out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Information/advance tickets: Dona at 792-6647, or Joyce at 793-6735.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

Hymn Sing, Picnic

HEBRON A Third Annual Patriotic Hymn Sing and Picnic will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Hot dogs, hamburgers, salads and dessert will be available. The hymn sing at 7 p.m., with stories behind the songs, will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Information: 642-2672.

 

Salem Carnival

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. Carnival will start at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3, at the carnival grounds on Archibald Street, off Route 22, in Salem. Food, games, raffles and music by DJ Happy Days Again will be featured. The parade will line up at 4 p.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church on N. Main Street, step off at 5 p.m., and march to the carnival grounds. Fireworks will follow at 9:30 p.m. (rain date 9 p.m. July 5). To be in the parade, call 518-854-7516, or email salemfd@nycap.rr.com

 

Fiddlers at Center

POULTNEY The Adirondack Old-Tyme Fiddlers will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Young-at-Heart Senior Center in Poultney. Free admission, bring a chair. Food and drink will be available at this event in celebration of the town’s 250th birthday, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The SP Land Company will present the Killington Music Festival musicians in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Works by Brahms and Bach will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. This concert series will continue on Saturday evenings through Aug. 6.

 

Vermont Symphony

MANCHESTER The TD Bank Summer Festival Tour will present the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the Hildene Meadowlands in Manchester. Handel’s fireworks will begin the program and live fireworks will conclude it. Cost: $31 to $34 adults; free to $17 for younger than 12 (tickets sold at the gate subject to surcharge). Information/tickets: 802-863-5966, or www.vso.org.

 

Sunday July 3

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, at its clubhouse on Route 29 in Salem. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

Horse, Pony Show

BALLSTON SPA The Rearin’ to Go 4-H Club will host an Open Horse and Pony Benefit Show at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, at the 4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road in Ballston Spa. Exhibitors must be age 8 or older but 4-H membership is not required. A food booth will be open for breakfast and lunch at great prices. Information: Alice Kuntzsch at 518-321-5684.

 

Museum Opens

HARTFORD The Hartford Museum and Civil War Enlistment Center will open for the season from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Featured this year will be photographs and artifacts on Hartford’s one-room schools, including teachers’ school bells and old lunch pails. There also will be a new display about Noah Z. Gibbs whose five sons and one son-in-law served in the Civil War. The museum is free and open to all from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays in July and August, or by appointment. Information: 518-632-9151, or www.hartfordny.com/museum.

 

Pottery Classes

SALEM Pottery teacher and mentor Jordon Becker will teach classes on “vessel making” on and off the pottery wheel on Wednesdays July 3 through August 10 at the Salem Courthouse in Salem, NY. Classes will include weekly demonstrations on forming usable vessels and the exploration of different glazes. Cost is $160, $150 for members. For more information, call 518-854-7053 or visit www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

Marker Dedication

MANCHESTER The Manchester Historical Society will host a dedication for a Vermont Division for Historic Preservation Revolutionary War marker from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, at the Manchester Village green. This event, featuring re-enactors and music, will be free and open to all. Information: www.manchesterhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Strawberry Festival

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce and the Horace Greeley Foundation will sponsor the Second Annual Strawberry Festival at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, on the green in East Poultney. Cost: $5 adults; $3 children. The Poultney Town Band will entertain at this event and everyone is invited.

 

City Band

RUTLAND The Rutland City Band will perform in concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. This band will perform each Sunday through Aug. 21, same location and time. Free and open to all.

 

Monday July 4

 

Family Fun Week

LAKE GEORGE The LakeGeorge.com Family Fun Week will be held Monday through Friday, July 4 to 8, in Lake George. Free and fee family events and activities at various times will be featured. Information: 518-681-7452, or www.lakegeorge.com/familyfun.

 

Readings at Fort

TICONDEROGA Readings of the Declaration of Independence will be held throughout the day on Monday, July 4, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Killington Celebration

KILLINGTON A Star-Spangled Birthday Celebration will be held in Killington on Monday, July 4. The town’s 250th birthday will be commemorated, and there’ll be a parade, barbecue, historical demonstrations, and fireworks. Information/times: www.discoverkillington.com.

Poultney’s July 4

POULTNEY Poultney’s Fourth of July celebration will continue with the Martin Devlin 5K Fun Run/Walk, with registration beginning at 6:45 a.m. at

Green Mountain College, the run/walk at 8 a.m., and prizes awarded at 9:15 a.m. The parade will follow at 10 a.m., followed by a puppet show by the No Strings Marionette Company and music by the Rutland Curbstone Chorus and the Catamount Pipe Band at the Poultney Elementary School and grounds. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pulled pork will be available, along with entertainment by the Adirondack Cowgirls, a dunking booth, magic shows (2 to 3 p.m.),  bluegrass music by Gold Town (starting 6 p.m.), and pre-fireworks dancing to tunes by DJ John Saltis. All donations at the gate will go toward next year’s Fourth of July celebration.

 

Pancake Breakfast

POULTNEY The Men’s Club invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4, at the Methodist Church on Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $6 age 12 and older; $4 younger than 12.

 

Lions Kids Day

GRANVILLE The Granville Lions Club will host a Lions Club Kids Day at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4, at the Granville Little League fields. Activities for ages 4 through 13 will be held and ribbons will be awarded to winners. All participants will receive a free T-shirt and a coupon for a free ice cream at Stewart’s Shop. Watermelon and cold drinks will follow the activities. Parents are asked to arrive a little early to register their children for the activities.

 

Citizenship Ceremony

STILLWATER A Citizenship Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Free. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 4, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Ghost Tours

LAKE GEORGE Walking Ghost Tours and Folk Lore and Ghosts Storytelling will be held at 7 and 7:30 p.m. respectively from July 4 through 31 at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Information: 518-964-6648, or www.fwhmuseum.com.

 

Bennington Fireworks

BENNINGTON Fireworks will be held at dusk on Monday, July 4, at Willow Park in Bennington.

 

L.G. Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE The Fourth of July Fireworks show will be held at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Tuesday July 5

 

Photovoltaic Workshop

TINMOUTH SolarFest will offer an Advanced Photovoltaic Technology Workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 5 through 10, at the Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth. Cost: $695. Information: Carol Levin at 802-254-4670.  Registration: Patty Kenyon at 802-235-2707, or email pkenyon@solarfest.org.

 

Event at Museum

GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum at 890 Warren Street in Glens Falls will open its new “GO! where children discover the world” interactive space at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5. This space features international children’s art, artifacts, and interactive activities. Following the opening, the museum’s summer programming will begin at 10 a.m. Information: 518-793-2773, or www.worldchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Art with Joan

SALEM Joan Duff Bohrer will lead an “Art with Joan” class from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 5, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Classes will continue through the end of July and you’ll learn how to enrich your paintings through color effectiveness and more. Registration is required at 518-854-7053.

 

Actors’ Workshop

SALEM A Young Actors’ Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays from July 5 through 22 at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. For students in grades 3 through 12. Cost: $175. Information/registration: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE/GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street, and Wednesday, July 6, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Swimming Program

GRANVILLE The Granville Youth Commission will offer a Swimming Program for children age 7 and older from Tuesday, July 5, through Friday, July 29. This program will include Red Cross guidelines and will be tailored to all swimming levels, beginner through advanced. Transportation to Lake St. Catherine will be provided at 10 a.m. from the Granville Elementary School, returning at 1 p.m. Register from 9:45 to 10 a.m. the first week at the school. Information: Shawn Edwards at 518-642-9357.

 

Skene Manor Meeting

WHITEHALL The Skene Manor has changed its Board/Membership meeting to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Skene Manor. For more information, call 499-1906.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present the Bluegrass Gospel Project at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at the Village Green on Main Street/Route 4
A (rain site: tent at Castleton State College). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Free Lectures

WHITEHALL The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall will present free lectures at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Cooke’s Island Center in Whitehall as follows: “Introduction to Su Do Ku,” July 5; “Trails of Whitehall,” July 12; “History of Cartoons,” July 19; “Raptors: Birds of Prey,” July 26; “Whitehall Scouting,” Aug. 2; and topics to be determined, Aug. 9, 16 and 23. Information: 518-499-0687, or email bridgetheater@verizon.net.

 

Poultney Legion

POULTNEY The following meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5; Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14.

 

Music Theory

SALEM Barry Hyman will teach a Songwriters’ Workshop, featuring lyrics writing and needed music theory for chord changes and melodies, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, July 5 and 7, and July 12 and 14, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Cost: $50; $40 members. Information/registration: 518-854-7053.

 

Wednesday July 6

 

Music, Video

BOLTON LANDING A “Happy Birthday Gian Carlo!” program of music and video will be presented at various times Wednesday through Friday, July 6 to 8, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Cost: Part free, part fee. Information: 518-664-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Guided Walks

STILLWATER Guided early morning History Walks will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday July 6, 13 and 20 at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring water and insect repellent to this free, two-mile walk. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake Geoarge Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Garden Club Meets

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center on Route 24 in Middle Granville. Vermont Bird Place owner Randy Schmidt will speak on “Backyard Birding,” and there also will be a plant exchange. All area residents with an interest in gardening are encouraged to attend.

 

Reading Program

ARLINGTON The Martha Canfield Library’s One World, Many Stories Summer Reading Program will run from 10:30 a.m. to about 11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays from July 6 through Aug. 3. There also will be a family game night at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. India, the Middle East and Brazil will be among the topics explored. You’ll find the library on E. Arlington Road, across from Arlington High School. Information:

802-375-6153, www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. This market will be open each Wednesday through Oct. 26. Information: Allison Wilshere at 518-639-5223.

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday July 6 and 20, and Aug. 3 and 17, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and the rides are about five miles long. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Children’s Program

SCHUYLERVILLE Award-winning author/illustrator Kathy Ceceri will lead a “One World, Many Stories” program for children at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Kathy’s books, “The Silk Road” and “World Myths and Legends” will be used. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

Free Concert

GREENWICH The Greenwich Lions Club will present the Wednesday Evening Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday July 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Mowry Park gazebo on Main Street in Greenwich. Free and open to all. Information: 518-692-7528.

 

Rutland Concert

RUTLAND The Summer Concert Series will present George’s Back Pocket from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. Information: 802-773-1822, Ext. 19, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Thursday July 7

 

Reading Program

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library in Manchester invites readers of all ages to participate in its Summer Reading Program, “One World, Many Stories,” that will be held at 10:30 a.m. on July 7, 14, 21, 22, 28 and 29, and Aug. 4 and 11. Register at the library for this free program and be eligible to win an iPod Nano. On July 7, magician Tom Joyce will lead participants on a “hilarious magical journey” to Italy, Germany and other world locations with the help of his puppet friends. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Workshop, Rehearsal

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will host a Children’s Workshop (music making for ages 6 to 12) at 1 p.m. and an Open Rehearsal (see the rehearsal and ask questions) at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. The workshop will be at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge, and the rehearsal at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Both are free. Information: www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Children’s Program

SCHUYLERVILLE The Friends of Saratoga Battlefield will host a free Children’s Program Series for ages 5 to 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays from July 7 through 28 at the Schuyler House in Schuylerville. Fun 18th century activities will be featured. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers’ Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

MMF Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will open its 2011 concert series on Thursday, July 7, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Arkell Pavilion off West Road in Manchester. The featured artists will be violinist Joana Genova, a resident of Manchester, and Van Cliburn piano competition finalist Di Wu. Information/time: 802-362-1956, or email mmfvt@comcast.net.

 

Play at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theater Festival will stage “Shooting Star” July 7 through 16 at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/times: 518-798-9663.

 

Anniversary Gala

GREENWICH Music from Salem will hold its 25th Anniversary Gala at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at a beautiful home and historic barn in Greenwich. Featured will be music, a buffet dinner, wine, and a silent auction. Cost: $60. Reservations/directions: 518-232-2347. Information: www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Celtic Band

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present the Celtic band, “Prydein,” in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Information: www.prydein.com.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present the New York Players from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Big band sound, top 40, R&B, and Motown tunes will be featured at this free, outdoor event.

 

Sandy Hill Days

HUDSON FALLS Planning meetings for Sandy Hill Days in September will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 and 21, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.

 

Friday July 8

 

Wilton Tour

WILTON Friday, July 8, is the deadline to make a reservation for a tour of Grant’s Cottage, the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility, and the Wilton Heritage Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 18. Wilton Town Historian Jeannine Woutersz will lead the tour. Reservations: 518-834-9328. Information: www.aarch.org.

 

Battle Anniversary

TICONDEROGA A wreath laying ceremony marking the 253rd anniversary of the Battle of Carillon will be held on Friday, July 8, at Fort Ticonderoga. The fort’s fife and drum corps will lead a procession to the site of this 1775 battle. Information/time: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Book/ Bake/Plant Sale

GRANVILLE The Friends of the Pember Library and the Slate Valley Garden Club will hold a “Books, Buns, Bouquets” event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday the ninth, at the Mary J. Tanner School on Route 22 in Middle Granville. Gently used books, homemade baked goods, and new plants will be offered.

 

Reading Program

ARGYLE The Argyle Free Library’s One World, Many Stories Summer Reading Program will “travel” to England for a Birthday Tea from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 8. Come back from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 15, for a Chinese Birthday Celebration, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 22, for an Australian Birthday Celebration. Reservations will be appreciated for each day at 638-8911.

 

Talk, Luncheon

LAKE GEORGE Betty Spinelli will speak on “The Fascinating Life of Katrina Trask” at a luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8, at Wiawaka in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, at the Pawlet Village green, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts and Vermont maple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 8. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Legion Supper

SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on July 8 at American Legion Post 731, 181 Lower Main St. in Schaghticoke. Cost: $8. This supper is served each Friday with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-4188.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Legion Drawing

GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 8. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday July 9

 

Wilton Car Show

WILTON The Town of Wilton will host its Custom and Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 9. Trophies and prizes will be awarded. Information/to register a vehicle: www.townofwilton.com, or email dtompkins@townofwilton.com.

 

Bike Ride Benefit

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Fifth Annual Tour De Bondville bike ride will be held on Saturday, July 9, at Stratton Mountain. Ride 18, 25 or 50 miles, golf, or run/hike up the mountain to help combat breast cancer. Registration: www.tourdebondville.com. Information: 802-362-2733, or www.komenvtnh.org.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church off the green invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Cost: $5 adults; $3 ages 6 to 12 with proceeds benefiting the Youth Fund and camp scholarships. Information: Regina Mason at 802-325-2280.

 

Crafts, Funfest

ARLINGTON A Crafts ‘n’ More Funfest will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, on the lawn at St. Margaret Mary Church on Route 7A in Arlington (rain or shine). Information/vendor space at $20 each: Collette at 802-375-4447, or Sally at 802-375-9780.

 

Driver Class

SHUSHAN An AARP Driver Safety Class will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Shushan United Presbyterian Church. Cost: $14; $12 AARP members. Registration is required at 518-854-3583.

 

Softball Tournament

QUEENSBURY The 18 and Under Outdoor Softball Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 9 and 10, at the Adirondack Sports Complex/The Dome in Queensbury. Free. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

Tractor/ATV Pull

ARGYLE The Second Annual Carl Lufkin Memorial Charity Garden Tractor and ATV Pull will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, behind 10 Main Street (access from Barkley Avenue and East Street) in Argyle. Cost: $10 each hook and $5 cover charge for each puller; $5 spectator admission, free younger than 10. Information: Scott Lufkin at 518-638-6960. Official rules: www.vttractorpuller.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Depot Park in Rutland. This market will be open each Saturday.  Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Farm Photography

FORT ANN Walker’s Farm, Home, and Tack will host the Agricultural Stewardship Association’s Second Annual Farm Photography for Kids Program from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at a farm in Hudson Falls. For children ages 8 and older. Cost: $5 (credit cards accepted). Information/registration: 518-692-7285, or www.agstewardship.org.

 

Car Show

RUTLAND Patten Oil Co. will sponsor the Rutland Area Vehicle Enthusiasts’ 31st Annual Car Show and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 10th, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds on Route 7 in Rutland. Highlights will include a car cruise from the fairgrounds at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and a dance Saturday night at the Holiday Inn of Rutland (admission $7; open to public). Car show spectator admission: $5; free younger than 12. Show car registration: 7 a.m. each day, $20 at the show (pre-1948 stock vehicles admitted free). Information: 802-773-6612, 802-265-8026, 802-779-2556, all before 9 p.m., email ravecarclub@gmail.com, or visit www.ravecarclub.com.

 

Book, Bake Sale

WELLS The Wells Village Library on the green will hold a Book and Bake Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 (rain date July 10). Donations of food, white elephant items, and adult and children’s books for this sale may be dropped off during regular library hours.

 

Otter Creek Paddle

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an Otter Creek Paddle activity on Saturday, July 9, in Clarendon. Meet at 10 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland for this moderate-length paddle for canoes and kayaks. Information: Barry and Barb Griffith at 492-3573.

 

Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will host Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at historic Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Fine artists and vendors will participate in this event that also will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/park.php.

 

Poker Run

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will host the 22nd Annual Ron Williams Memorial Poker Run on Saturday, July 9, at the C&D Chopper on Route 4 in Center Rutland. Register from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for the ride that will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost: $10 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Vermont Special Olympics and the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences. Information: 1-888-299-SWFR, or www.swfrvt.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present The Red-Haired Strangers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN John Lyons-certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated July 30, Aug. 13 and 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Also, ADK Save-a-Stray will hold an Adoption Clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 9 at Walker’s. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Singing Anchors Show

SALEM The “Singing Anchors Go Hollywood” will be staged at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 9 and 10 and 16 and 17, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $27; $25 senior citizens. Information: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. Cost: $9.50, eat in or take out. Information/advance tickets: 378-2208.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. on Quaker Street invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at 7 p.m. each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

Vermont Jam

MANCHESTER A Homemade Vermont Jam will be held from 6:30 to about 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Performing will be Gold Town, the Gordon Stone Band, and Sean Kelly and the Samples. Come at 2 p.m. and picnic on the center’s wooded grounds where food and beverage vendors will be available. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; $10 ages 13 to 17; free age 12 and younger accompanied by an adult. Information/reservations: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org, or buy tickets at the Northshire Bookstore.

 

Abolitionist Program

WHITEHALL The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall will present a program on “Mary Brown, Abolitionist” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Cooke’s Island Center in Whitehall. Free and open to all. Information: 518-499-0687, or email bridgetheater@verizon.net.

 

Concerto #5

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present “From the Brandenburg Court to California” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 suggested donation. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Sunday July 10

 

Bible School

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 81 E. Main Street is accepting registrations from all community children for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 6 to 8:15 p.m. the week of July 10. Information: 518-677-3863 mornings.

 

Garden Party

TICONDEROGA A Garden Party Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, July 10, in the Kings Garden at Fort Ticonderoga. Live music, food and an art theme will be featured. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Junior Golfers

KILLINGTON More than 100 of the world’s best junior golfers will compete at the Killington Junior Golf Tournament that will be held Sunday through Thursday, July 10 to 14, at the Green Mountain National Golf Course in Killington. There also will be a tournament for non-qualifiers at the Killington Resort Golf Course. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 10. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Greenwich Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North will hold a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, July 10. Cost: $10. This barbecue will be held each Sunday, except July 3, through Aug. 28.

 

Garden Tour, Pizza

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Projects will host its annual Garden Tour from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, beginning at the Cambridge Community Garden on Washington Street (rain or shine). A pizza dinner will follow at the Community Bread Oven. Tour cost: $15. Pizza dinner: $15. Raffle tickets: $10 each, six for $50. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Free Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will serve a free Sunday Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. on July 10 at the church in Hoosick Falls. Another dinner will be served on Sunday, Aug. 14.

 

Free Concert

SHUSHAN The Washington County Band will perform show tunes, pop favorites and marches at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, at The Georgi on the Battenkill, Adams Lane in Shushan. Free and open to all.

 

Monday July 11

 

Art of Bridge

MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host The Art of Bridge, an ACBL-sanctioned duplicate tournament, and a Party Bridge event, on Monday, July 11. Entry fee: $75, including pre-game coffee and pastries, bridge play, and a post-game light buffet luncheon by Chef Mariah Macfarlane. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum on the center’s campus off West Road in Manchester. Information/advance registration: Jackie Sargood at 802-362-1405.

 

Rutland Rec. Activities

RUTLAND The Summer Sunset Running Series will be held on Monday July 11 and Aug. 8 at Giorgetti Park in Rutland. Register at 5:15 p.m. for the 6 p.m. races. Also, ask about the Pine Hill Pedal Mountain Bike Series on July 18 and Aug. 15, and the Pine Hill Park XC Challenge Mountain Bike Race on July 11. Information/cost: Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept., 802-773-1822, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Cruise-In

GREENWICH A Cars Cruise-In will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, July 11, at Greenwich Plaza on Route 29, in front of the Kmart (weather permitting). All vehicles, old or new, will be welcome (no entry fee) and food and drink will be available at the plaza. Information: Ron MacNeil at 518-692-7926.

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 11, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). The series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 8 and 22. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 11. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 11, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Magical Mondays

LAKE GEORGE Musical Magical Mondays will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on July 11 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Featured will be live music, magicians, jugglers, and bounce houses. Free. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Tuesday July 12

 

Guided Hike

LAKE GEORGE A 5.5-mile, moderately challenging Guided Hike will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Berry Pond Preserve in Lake George. Free. Information: 518-644-9673, or www.lglc.org.

 

Library Activities

RUTLAND The Rutland Free Library at 10 Court Street will offer the following activities on Tuesdays: “Make an Origami Mobile,” 3 p.m. July 12; “Around the World Birthday Party,” 3 p.m. July 19; and “Cajun Spice for Kids,” 2 p.m. July 26. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present the New York Players, a “10-piece, big horn, big sound” band, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, on the Main Street green in Castleton Village (rain site, Casella Fine Arts Center at Castleton State College). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Free Lecture

XLAKE GEORGE Everyone is invited to a free lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Adirondack Mountain Club in L                          ake George. Information: 518-668-4447, or www.adk.org.

 

Cabaret at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theater Festival will present “Second Act Cabaret” Tuesday through Friday, July 12 to 15, at the Charles R. Wood Theater on Glen Street in Glens Falls. Starring will be Gary Adler and Phoebe Kreutz. Information/times: 518-874-0800, or www.atfestival.org.

 

Wednesday July 13

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake Geoarge Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Dance Troupe

BOLTON LANDING The African Drum and Dance Troupe will perform at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Reading to Dogs

RUTLAND The Rutland Free Library at 10 Court Street will offer a “Tales to Tails Reading to Dogs” program at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, and Monday, Aug. 8. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Open Studio

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition will offer a free Open Studio for adults on Tuesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Youth Center, 115 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Basic painting supplies will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own. Also, ask about a project to create a community folk art mural. Information: Aelish Nealon at 518-686-9050.

 

Parenting Class

FORT EDWARD Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer a two-session Parenting Class from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, July 13 and 14, in the Fort Edward area. The impact of divorce on children, and how to help children through this transition, will be covered. Cost: $30 (scholarships available if eligible, with applicable processing fee). Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or toll-free at 1-800-548-0881.

 

Free Concert

GREENWICH The Greenwich Lions Club will present the Wednesday Evening Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday July 13, 20 and 27 at the Mowry Park gazebo on Main Street in Greenwich. Free and open to all. Information: 518-692-7528.

 

Free Concert

RUTLAND The Wednesday Concert Series will present Enerjazz from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 13 at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

Thursday July 14

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers’ Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Friday July 15

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will conclude its Third Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16. Inside and outside vendor space is available for new and used items. Information/vendor space: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480.

 

Family Films

GLENS FALLS The Art in the Public Eye Outdoor Cinema will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fridays from July 15 through 29 at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. Family films and trivia games will be featured at this free event. Bring a chair. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

Saturday July 16

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival musicians will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Brahms’ Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in F minor will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. This concert series will continue on Saturday evenings through Aug. 6.

 

Sunday July 17

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road and drive to nearby East Hubbardton Cemetery for a guided walk and “introduction” to some residents who lived in the war’s path. Carl will offer similar programs at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, and Sept. 18. Meet at the Visitor Center for each program. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

City Band

RUTLAND The Rutland City Band will perform in concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. This band will perform each Sunday through Aug. 21, same location and time. Free and open to all.

 

Tuesday July 19

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday July 20

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. This market will be open each Wednesday through Oct. 26. Information: Allison Wilshere at 518-639-5223.

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers’ Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Free Concert

GREENWICH The Greenwich Lions Club will present the Wednesday Evening Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20 and 27, at the Mowry Park gazebo on Main Street in Greenwich. Free and open to all. Information: 518-692-7528.

 

Thursday July 21

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Friday July 22

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Pawlet Village green, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts and Vermont maple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 22. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Legion Supper

SCHAGHTICOKE The Charles Waldron American Legion Auxiliary 731 will serve a Friday Night Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on July 22 at American Legion Post 731, 181 Lower Main St. in Schaghticoke. Cost: $8. This supper is served each Friday with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-4188.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Legion Drawing

GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 22. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday July 23

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmer’s Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at Depot Park in Rutland. This market will be open each Saturday.  Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. on Quaker Street invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at 7 p.m. each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

Monday July 25

 

Cruise-In

GREENWICH A Cars Cruise-In will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, July 25, at Greenwich Plaza on Route 29, in front of the Kmart (weather permitting). All vehicles, old or new, will be welcome (no entry fee) and food and drink will be available at the plaza. Information: Ron MacNeil at 518-692-7926.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 25. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Wednesday July 27

 

Free Concert

GREENWICH The Greenwich Lions Club will present the Wednesday Evening Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at the Mowry Park gazebo on Main Street in Greenwich. Free and open to all. Information: 518-692-7528.

 

Thursday July 28

 

Reading Program

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library in Manchester will continue its Summer Reading Program, “One World, Many Stories,” at 10:30 a.m. on July 28 and 29, and Aug. 4 and 11. Register at the library for this free program for all ages and be eligible to win an iPod Nano. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Farmers’ Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers’ Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Tuesday August 2

 

Free Lectures

WHITEHALL The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall will continue its free lectures program at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Cooke’s Island Center in Whitehall as follows: “Whitehall Scouting,” Aug. 2; and topics to be determined, Aug. 9, 16 and 23. Information: 518-499-0687, or email bridgetheater@verizon.net.

 

Wednesday August 3

 

Library Activities

RUTLAND The Rutland Free Library at 10 Court Street will offer the following activities: “All the Great Books (abridged!),” 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, and “Goodbye Summer: Message in a Bottle Craft,” 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9.  Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3 and 17, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and the rides are about five miles long. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Thursday August 4

 

Sandy Hill Days

HUDSON FALLS Planning meetings for Sandy Hill Days on Friday and Saturday,  September 9 and 10, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 and 18, in the Boardroom at the Hudson Falls Village Hall. The public is invited to help plan this event.

 

Friday August 5

 

Ghost Tours

TICONDEROGA Garrison Ghost Tours will be offered on most Friday and Saturday evenings in August at Fort Ticonderoga. Cost: $35. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821. Information: www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Saturday August 6

 

Killington Concert

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival musicians will conclude their 2011 concert series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Rams Head Lodge at the Killington Ski Resort. Works by Bach, Mozart, Hindemith and Beethoven will be featured. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 802-422-1330. Tickets also will be available at the Rams Head Lodge beginning at 6 p.m.

 

Sunday August 7

 

City Band

RUTLAND The Rutland City Band will perform in concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. This band will perform each Sunday through Aug. 21, same location and time. Free and open to all.

 

Monday August 8

 

Reading to Dogs

RUTLAND The Rutland Free Library at 10 Court Street will offer a “Tales to Tails Reading to Dogs” program at 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org.

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). The series will conclude at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 22. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Saturday August 13

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated Aug. 27, and Sept. 10 and 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Sunday August 14

 

Free Dinner

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will serve a free Sunday Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the church in Hoosick Falls.

 

Sunday August 21

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road and drive to nearby East Hubbardton Cemetery for a guided walk and “introduction” to some residents who lived in the war’s path. Carl will offer a similar program at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Visitor Center. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

City Band

RUTLAND The Rutland City Band will perform in concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

Monday August 22

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will conclude at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga parking lot on Scout Road (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the park and the Jake Fund (for a local toddler facing multiple leg operations). Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday August 23

 

Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts will host Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23 (Travers Festival Week), at historic Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Fine artists and vendors will participate in this event. Information: www.saratoga-arts.org/exhibitions/park.php.

 

Saturday September 10

 

Horsemanship

FORT ANN Certified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 in Fort Ann. This demonstration will be repeated on Sept. 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Sunday September 18

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

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WASHINGTON COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS

 

Cambridge, Cambridge Freight Yard, East Main Street, behind Hubbard Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through mid October, contact Fran Morrison, 261-1877, e-mail jcamero4@nycap.rr.com.

 

Fort Edward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Fort Ann, Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through October 26, contact Allison Wilshere, 639-5223.

 

Granville, downtown Granville, 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Greenwich, Main Street (former IGA parking lot), 2 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Hudson Falls, Sutherland Farms, Lower Dix Avenue, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Salem, Salem Park, Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Whitehall, Boulevard Park, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

SARATOGA COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS (updated May 6, 2011)

 

Ballston Spa, Wisnal Park, Front Street, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, mid June through September; Winter Market, CCE Building, 50 W. High Street, first Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, October through May; contact Cyndi Pastore, 885-6693.

 

Burnt Hills, Former Old Homestead Restaurant, Route 50 and Lakehill Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May through October, contact Gary Janssen, 384-0526.

 

Clifton Park, St. George’s Church, Route 146, 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, July through October, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

Gansevoort, Village Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June through October; Winter Market, inside City Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturdays, November through February,  contact Linda Gifford at 792-0198.

 

Greenfield, Middle Grove Park, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, late June through September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.

 

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Kellie Postlethwaite, 584-7766.

 

Saratoga Springs, High Rock Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October; Winter Market, Division Street Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, November through April,  www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

South Glens Falls, Village Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Waterford, Waterford Harbor Promenade, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June through October, contact Mary Stalker, 665-8344.

 

 

 

 

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