Community Calendar 7/7/11

T hursday July 7

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 7 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Health Clinic

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinic at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, at Sheldon Towers in Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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

 

Food for Fines

SCHUYLERVILLE During July, the Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will hold a Food for Fines event. Bring in three or more non-perishable food items and have your library fines waived. All food collected will go to the Greater Schuylerville Food Pantry at the Old Saratoga Reformed Church in Schuylerville. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Bible School

ARGYLE The North Argyle Community Church on Route 44 in Argyle is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School, “Rev it Up! Full Throttle to God,” that will run from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 18 to 22. Information/registration: Sheri Stewart at 692-9103, or Zoe White at 638-8074.

 

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.

 

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

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Flapjack Fundraiser

RUTLAND Boy Scout Troop 18 in Fair Haven will host a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Applebee’s on Woodstock Avenue in Rutland. Cost: $6 at the door, with proceeds benefiting sending Scouts to camp this year. Information/advance tickets: 802-273-2025, or 802-265-2036.

 

Sheepdog Trials

RUPERT  The Merck Forest Sheepdog Trial Open and Farm Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 9 and 10 starting at 8 a.m. each day at the center. Sheep-herding competitions by highly-trained dogs, demonstrations of dog training, horse plowing, sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing and more. Sunday at 5 p.m., acoustic bluegrass music by Wildwood. Admission is $5 adults, $3 children, under 4, free. Information:  www.merckforest.org or call 802-384-7836.

 

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.

Flea Market

WEST PAWLET A Flea Market and Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the West Pawlet Fire House on Route 153. Lunch will be available. Information: Edna at 802-645-0174.

 

Car Show

RUTLAND Patten Oil Co. will sponsor the Rutland Area Vehicle Enthusiasts’ 32nd 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.

 

Gourd Workshop

SALEM Author, illustrator and therapist Elizabeth Cockey will lead a Creative Gourd Workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Gardenworks on Route 30, W. Broadway, in Salem. Cost: $30, with proceeds benefiting the Washington County 4-H Club. Information/registration: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.

 

Garden Tour

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Garden Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. Tour several local gardens and enjoy a complimentary tea from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Middletown Springs Public Library. Proceeds from this rain or shine event will benefit the library. Tickets are available at the library, Sissy’s Kitchen, and Grant’s Store. Information: 235-2435.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

DORSET An opening reception for an exhibition of work by Poultney artist Andrew Orr will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Dorset Public Library. This exhibition will run through July and Andrew’s work “combines impressionism and touches of realism to create paintings that reflect his love of nature and beauty.”  Refreshments will be served. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Art Reception

SCHUYLERVILLE Riverfront Studios at 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold an opening reception for its Summer Show from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. Paintings, sculptures and more will be featured. Tumbleweed Gumbo will entertain with live Cajun music and light refreshments will be served. This show will run through Aug. 27. Information: 518-695-5354, or www.riverfront-studios.com.

 

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.

 

Free Movie

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Connects group invites everyone to a screening of “Pippi Longstocking” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Bob Durrin Memorial Park, Avenue B in Cambridge Village. Light refreshments will be available. Bring a chair or blanket to this free, outdoor event.

 

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.

 

Painting and Picnic

QUEENSBURY The Adirondack Pastel Society will host a plein air painting and picnic day on Sunday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hovey Pond Park on Lafayette Street in Queensbury. The public is invited to attend and join in painting the landscape. Bring a lunch; cold beverages will be provided. For more information, contact Bev at 518-793-9350.

 

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

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Health Center Auxiliary will sponsor a garden tour, “The Art of Gardening II,” from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, beginning at the Hoosick Falls Health Center garden where tour maps will be available. Cost: $15, including light refreshments, entry to local gardens, discounts at local floral shops, and a free raffle ticket. Information: Margaret LeStage at 518-686-7949, or Sandra Phelps at 686-5326.

 

Portrayal, Festival

WEST ARLINGTON In period costume, Ron Tiel will portray Benjamin Franklin during the 1 p.m. service on Sunday, July 10, at the United Methodist Church’s Chapel on the Green off Route 313W in West Arlington. A strawberry festival will follow from 2 to 6 p.m. with homemade biscuits or vanilla ice cream, with fresh strawberries. Cost:

$4.50; $6 for “the works.” Information: Helen Whitman at 375-2775.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party Fundraiser for Bonnie Brown on Sunday, July 10, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with ticket drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. Proceeds will help Bonnie, a mother of two children, with her medical bills due to kidney trouble. Information/to donate a basket, raffle item, food (for 50 cents per scoop buffet) or door prize: Janice Paddock at 518-642-1814, or Terry Mead at 642-3605.

 

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.

 

Concert, Sundaes

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. Also, the Salem Rotary Club will provide sundaes made with Stewart’s ice cream for everyone and you are invited to bring a picnic and/or lawn chair. Free and open to all; donations appreciated. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Monday July 11

 

Women’s Bowling

GLENS FALLS Reservations are requested by Monday, July 11, for the annual meeting and dinner of the Glens Falls Women’s Bowling League that will be held on Monday, July 18, at Broadway Lanes. Information/reservations: Liz Dalaba at 792-1984, or Bett Fowler at 638-8893.

 

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.

 

Art for Children

SCHUYLERVILLE The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery will present its “Story Towers” program at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Children of all ages will make colorful, cone-shaped 3-D collages at this free event. Register at the library. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

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.

 

Summer Reading

XSCHAGHTICOKE The Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library at 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke will continue its “One World, Many Stories” summer reading program at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12. This program will continue on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July, Aug. 1 through 3, and Aug. 6. Information: Email info@diverlibrary.org.

 

Free Concert

MANHCESTER Singer/songwriter Wayne Canney will kick off the Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s free Tuesday Night Concert Series at 6 p.m. on July 12 on the green in Manchester. Featured will be blues, rock ‘n’ roll and folk music. The rain site will be Riley Rink in Manchester. Information: 802-362-6313, or www.visitmanchestervt.com.

 

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

LAKE GEORGE Everyone is invited to a free lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Adirondack Mountain Club in Lake 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.

 

Free Show

SHUSHAN The Mettawee River Theater Company will perform “The Old Boat Goddess: Songs of the Ainu” at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, on the lawn at the Salem Central School (rain date, July 14). Bring a lawn chair or blanket to this free event. Information: 518-854-9357, or visit www.mettawee.org.

 

Wednesday July 13

 

Story Hour

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites babies and older children accompanied by an adult to Story Hour at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Story reading, crafts and snacks will be included. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

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 Greenwich Village and the Greenwich Lions Club will present the Wednesday Evening Concert Series from 7 to 9 p.m. on 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

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, July 14, Parker House, Rutland; 10 a.m. July 14, Benson Heights, Benson; 11 a.m. July 14, Linden Terrace, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. July 14, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, Dorset Nursing Office; 1:15 p.m. July 20, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; and 3:15 p.m. July 20, The Gables (residents only), Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

College Enrollment

BENNINGTON Entering first-year and transfer students will have an opportunity to enroll on the spot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Southern Vermont College Admissions Office in Bennington. Information: 802-447-6304, email admissions@svc.edu, or www.svc.edu.

 

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.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE A Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be served at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the handicap accessible North Granville United Methodist Church on Route 22. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free younger than 3. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 632-5182.

 

Cool Supper

DORSET Everyone who needs a break is invited to a free, Cool Community Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Dorset Church off Route 30 at 143 Church Street. Takeouts will be available. Information: Jane at 867-2260.

 

Photos, Dinner

XLAKE GEORGE Gordon Ellmer will present a “Birds and Wildlife Photos” program from 7:15 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at Wiawaka in Lake George. A dinner will precede the program at 6 p.m. Reservations/cost: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

Cemetery Preservation

EAST HEBRON Joe Ferrannini of Grave Stone Matters in Hoosick Falls will speak on “Cemetery Preservation and Gravestone Conservation” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22. Light refreshments will follow the talk and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Free Concerts

KILLINGTON Free outdoor concerts will be presented on Thursday evenings from July 14 through Aug. 18 at the Sherburne Library in Killington. Information/time: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present the Gerry Grimo and East Bay Jazz in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Elegant swing, jazz, blues, oldies and R&B will be featured. Information: www.gerrygrimo.com.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present the T.S. Ensemble from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Standards from the Beatles, Santana and Chicago will be featured at this free, outdoor event.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com. Also, stay for fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

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.

 

SolarFest

TINMOUTH The 17th Annual SolarFest, The New England Renewables Festival, will be held Friday through Sunday, July 15 to 17, at the 80-acre Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth. Featured will be sustainable living conferences, a trade show, demonstrations, food, crafts, art, and music. Information/cost: www.solarfest.org/UserFiles/Files/2011SFProgramFinalWeb17.pdf.

 

Gallery Talk

GLENS FALLS A Gallery Talk will be held at 4 p.m., with an Exhibition Reception from 5 to 7 p.m., in Friday, July 15, at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls. Free and open to all. Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Rutland Concert

RUTLAND The Killington Music Festival musicians will perform at Friday Night Live in downtown Rutland on July 15. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

Band Festival

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band Festival will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 15, and 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday the 16th, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Bands from the northeast United States and Canada will perform marches and movie themes. Free. Information: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com.

 

Young Artists Series

KILLINGTON Musicians with the Killington Music Festival’s Young Artists Series will perform a free concert each Friday at 7 p.m. at the Rams Head Lodge at Killington Resort. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

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

 

Dog Days

KILLINGTON Killington Dog Days will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society. Featured will be national DiscDog competitions, pet-friendly vendors, and games for pets and their owners. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Saturday Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, four-mile hike up Mount Stanley in West Rutland on Saturday, July 16. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Tractor Show

GREENWICH An Antique Tractor Show will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Tractor pulls, parades and equipment demonstrations, a transfer sled pull, and more will be featured, along with food by the 4-H clubs. Admission: $5. Information: Jared Thomas at 518-695-4325, or John Deyoe at 518-587-1755.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on July 16 at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Art in Poultney

POULTNEY The Poultney Artist Guild will present Art on Main Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, in downtown Poultney. Help celebrate Poultney’s 250th birthday with a day of demonstrations, music and art. Information: 802-287-2035, or email woodnnest2@comcast.net.

 

Variety Day Fair

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church will host the 34th Annual Variety Day Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, on and off the green in Wells. Craft, flea, antique and plant vendors, a silent auction, including more than 60 gift certificates, games and contests, including cow plop bingo, and a food court, including homemade mararoni and Cabot cheese, will be featured. There’ll be music by the Butterfields from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Wild Country Cloggers will perform at 3 p.m. Information: 802-645-0216. Vendor information: 802-325-3203. Also, stop by the Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. on Route 30 for the department’s annual tag sale.

 

Car Wash Benefit

RUTLAND The Rutland County Sheriffs Dept. will sponsor a Car Wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the West Rutland Price Chopper parking lot. Proceeds will benefit the Self Advocates Becoming Empowered group that provides disability awareness training in Rutland. Information: ARC-Rutland Area at 802-775-1370.

 

Gardens Tour

GLENS FALLS A self-guided driving Tour of Private Gardens will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, in Glens Falls. Meet at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Bead Making Demo

SALEM An Open Studio/Glass Bead Making Demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Spinning Glass Studio, 123 Gillis Hill Lane in Salem (one mile north on Route 22 from traffic light, left onto Gillis Hill Lane). Information: 518-854-9566.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present the five-piece blues/jazz group, Dafe Brudajo, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Easton Neighbors

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will host Easton Neighbors Day on Saturday, July 16, at St. Patrick’s Pavilion at the Spiritual Life Center on Burton Road in Easton. All Easton residents and their families and friends are invited to hike, play volleyball, paddle and more from 3 to 6 p.m.; picnic at 6 p.m. (bring table service, your beverage, and food to share); and music by the True Grass band at 7 p.m.

 

Music Festival

SALEM The Salem Art Works Music Festival will be held from 3 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at Salem Art Works, 19 Cary Lane, off W. Broadway in Salem. Rock, bluegrass and reggae music will be featured. Cost: $15; $13 members. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Information/advance tickets: 518-854-7674.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE The North Cambridge Stump Church invites everyone to its annual Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, in the grove at the church. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12; Free 5 and younger. Information: 692-9391.

 

Weekend Performances

SOUTH GLENS FALLS Sherry Anne Lints will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Potters Grove Tabernacle on Bluebird Road in South Glens  Falls (behind the Shaw fuel tanks). Sherry Anne is a chiropractor, certified fitness trainer, and musician who sings skillfully despite a hearing loss and speech impairment. She also will perform at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the Turning Point Wesleyan Church, 1063 Route 4, between Fort Edward and Schuylerville, in Schuylerville.

 

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.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

 

Gala Benefit

BALLSTON SPA The 22nd Annual Saratoga Bridges Gala, “The White Party,” will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at Fasig Tipton. Featured will be food by Hall of Springs Catering, an open bar, silent and live auctions, and music by Gravity. Cost: $150; $125 younger than 35. Information/reservations: 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or visit www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Soft Rock

WHITEHALL Jennifer Newell will perform a soft rock concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Cooke’s Island Center in Whitehall.

 

Sunday July 17

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on July 17. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Free Tours

LAKE GEORGE Free “Coffee on the Porch” open house tours will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, July 17, at Wiawaka in Lake George. Information: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

Sunday Concert

MANCHESTER In support of the 19th Annual Vermont-New Hampshire Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, The Don’t Leave Band will perform in concert from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, at Factory Point Park, near the intersection of routes 11/30 and 7A, in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2733, email info@vtnhkomen.org, or www.komenvtnh.org.

 

Block Party

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Community Church invites everyone to a Block Party from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, on the green in Middletown Springs. Free food, live music, games and inflatable attractions for children will be included. Also, parents will have an opportunity to register their children for the church’s Vocation Bible School that will run from 4 to 7 p.m. July 18 through 20. Children ages 6 to 12 will choose from 16 hands-on, skill-building, vocational workshops. Information: Betsy Mitcheson at 235-2097, or www.middletownchurch.org.

 

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.

 

Music from Salem

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present “Delicate and Fantastic” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 suggested donation. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Zumbathon

MANCHESTER In support of the 19th Annual Vermont-New Hampshire Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the Manchester Gym will host a Zumbathon from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, in the cafeteria at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $20.  Come and go as you wish. Advance tickets: Manchester Gym, 320 Airport Road. Information: 802-362-2733, email info@vtnhkomen.org, or www.komenvtnh.org.

 

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.

 

Monday July 18

 

Soccer Camps

GREENWICH Battenkill Soccer Camps will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, July 18 to 22, at the Greenwich Central School athletic fields. For students entering grades 1 through 7, with instructor John Werner. Cost: $80; $60 per additional sibling. Information/registration: 802-375-6310, or 518-692-9136.

 

Golf Benefit

BALLSTON SPA The Eighth Annual J. Michael Fitzgibbons Memorial Golf classic will be held on Monday, July 18, at a private golf course in Rexford. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Cost: $175 per golfer. Information/registration: Saratoga Bridges at 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or visit www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 18, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON The community is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 18, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share. This event will be held on the third Monday of each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-3805, 854-9383, or 854-7017.

 

Magical Mondays

LAKE GEORGE Musical Magical Mondays will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on July 18 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 19

 

Saratoga Fair

BALLSTON SPA The Saratoga County Fair will be held Tuesday through Sunday, July 19 to 24, at the fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Information: Fair Office, 518-885-9701, or www.saratogacountyfair.org.

 

Bluegrass Festival

BENNINGTON The Lake Paran Bluegrass Festival will be held Tuesday through Thursday, July 19 to 21, in Bennington. Information: Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Garden Club

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will celebrate its 70th anniversary at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, at the Arlington Inn Barn. Featured will be a miniature flower show and tea party at which hats and gloves will be worn, and tea sandwiches and birthday cake served. Bring a miniature floral arrangement in a teacup for judging, and your table service. Information: Jill Osborn at 375-6992.

 

Free Concert

MANHCESTER The Manchester Chamber of Commerce will continue its Tuesday Night Concert Series with Andy Avery of Jamaica, Vt., at 6 p.m. on July 19 on the green in Manchester. Free and open to all and the rain site will be Riley Rink in Manchester. Information: 802-362-6313, or www.visitmanchestervt.com.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present the Nathan Childers Band at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 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 Show

SHUSHAN The Mettawee River Theater Company will perform “The Old Boat Goddess: Songs of the Ainu” at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, on the lawn at The Georgi on the Battenkill, Adams Lane in Shushan. Bring a picnic and/or lawn chair. Free, donations appareciated. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Wednesday July 20

 

Old Wicked Songs

BOLTON LANDING An “Old Wicked Songs” music and readings program will be presented at various times Wednesday through Saturday, July 20 to 23, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Student Musical

LAKE GEORGE High school students in the Youtheatre will stage the Broadway musical, “Curtains,” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, at the high school in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-793-3521, or www.lgyoutheatre.com.

 

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.

 

Paws for the Cure

MANCHESTER In support of the 19th Annual Vermont-New Hampshire Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Pets Etc. and Wagatha’s will host a “Paws for the Cure” event at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, in the dog park at the Manchester Recreation Center. Pink up your dog and register for $10 per dog. Register online at www.komenvtnh.org. Information: 802-362-2733.

 

Grief Seminar

DORSET The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer an “Understanding Grief” seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at the Dorset Nursing Office, 909 Route 30 in Dorset. Registration is required with Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Dinner, Book Talk

LAKE GEORGE A Dinner and Book Talk with Teri Gay will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at Wiawaka in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

County Band

GREENWICH Greenwich Village and the Greenwich Lions Club will present the Washington County Band performing show tunes, marches and pop favorites from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at the Mowry Park gazebo in Greenwich. This band is composed of about 40 area amateur and professional musicians.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at the Annex II Building, Washington County Municipal Center, Route 4 in Hudson Falls. Guests are encouraged to arrive a few minutes early. Information: www.washingtoncounty.freetoasthost.com.

 

Free Concert

RUTLAND The Wednesday Concert Series will present Chad Hollister from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 20 at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

Thursday July 21

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 7 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Photos, Dinner

LAKE GEORGE Gordon Ellmer will present a “Birds and Wildlife Photos” program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Wiawaka in Lake George. A dinner will precede the program at 6 p.m. Reservations/cost: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Young Actors

SALEM Students from the young actors’ workshop will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $10. Information: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

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.

 

Sunday July 24

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6  p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

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

 

Story Hour

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites babies and older children accompanied by an adult to Story Hour at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Story reading, crafts and snacks will be included. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

County Band

GREENWICH The July Concert Series will continue with Saratoga Springs singer/songwriter Michael Jerling in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at the Mowry Park gazebo in Greenwich. Teresina Huxtable will accompany Michael on reed organ and accordion, with Tony Markellis on bass.

 

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.

 

Free Concerts

KILLINGTON Free outdoor concerts will be presented on Thursday evenings through Aug. 18 at the Sherburne Library in Killington. Information/time: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Friday July 29

 

Young Artists Series

KILLINGTON Musicians with the Killington Music Festival’s Young Artists Series will perform a free concert each Friday at 7 p.m. at the Rams Head Lodge at Killington Resort. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

Saturday July 30

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 30, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687.

 

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

 

Free Concerts

KILLINGTON Free outdoor concerts will be presented on Thursday evenings through Aug. 18 at the Sherburne Library in Killington. Information/time: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

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

 

Car Wash Benefit

RUTLAND The Rutland County Sheriffs Dept. will sponsor a Car Wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the West Rutland Price Chopper parking lot. Proceeds will benefit community projects of the Aktion Club of Rutland County. Information: ARC-Rutland Area at 802-775-1370.

 

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.

 

Thursday August 18

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON A free outdoor concert will be presented on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Sherburne Library in Killington. Information/time: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

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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