Community Calendar 7/14/11

T hursday July 14

 

Mascot Visits

SCHUYLERVILLE Dax, the official mascot of the Adirondack Phantoms, will visit the story hour at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Free and open to children of all ages, accompanied by an adult. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

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.

 

Show at Library

MANHCESTER Jackson Gillman will transform himself into a wide array of eccentric characters as a mime, actor, singer and storyteller at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Civil War Talk

GRANVILLE Historian Matthew Zembo will speak on “Weapons of the Civil War” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. While at the museum, see the newest exhibit, “Rivals in Slate, Brothers in War: The Slate Valley Unites for the Union Cause,” that explores the impact the Civil War had on the people of the Slate Valley. Information: 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.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.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GRANVILLE Cub Scout Pack 44 of Granville invites everyone to its Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Granville Engine and Hose fire house. You’ll find this event across from Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street where a concert will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Barbecue cost: $9. Information: Andrea Rathbun at 642-9283.

 

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.

 

Drug Abuse Info

BENNIINGTON The United Counseling Service will offer free Family Education Seminars from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, July 14 and 21, and Aug. 18 and 25, at its Community Conference Room, 100 Ledge Hill Drive in Bennington. Information about substance use and abuse, and the disease of addiction will be provided, along with the principles of healing and recovery. Registration: 802-442-5491, or email Jamie Estey at jestey@uscvt.org. Information: www.ucsvt.org.

 

Dinner, Discussion

GLENS FALLS The Crandall Public Library will sponsor a Potluck Dinner and Book Discussion from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July, 14, at the Red Fox Books store in Glens Falls. Reservations are requested at 518-793-5352.

 

Quarrymen

RUPERT The Rupert Historical Society invites everyone to a free PowerPoint presentation by the Slate Valley Museum, “They Came to Work: Early Quarrymen of the Slate Valley,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, at the Kittay Library/RHS Building on Main Street in Rupert. The industry and diversity of immigrant workers, and historic images of quarries and tools, will be featured.

 

Photos, Dinner

LAKE 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

 

Wrestling Camp

FAIR HAVEN Registrations are being accepted for the Slaters Wrestling Club Camp that will run from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 25 to 29, with a conditioning day from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday the 30th. Cost: $60 for six days of training, including club workout gear. Information/registration: Coach Shaddock at 802-683-7223.

 

Children’s Soccer

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is accepting registrations for children in kindergarten through grade 2 for its fall Rec/In-House Program. Games will be “non-result” with a focus on having fun and the season will run for six weeks, with play on Saturday mornings. Registration: www.hoosickfallssoccer.org.

 

Hartford Sales

HARTFORD Now is the time to call to get your yard sale location included in the map for the Hartford Town-Wide Sales on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14. Call Bonnie Williamson at 632-5166, or Pat Banelich at 632-9007.

 

Bible School

MANCHESTER The Zion Episcopal Church at 5167 Main Street, Route 7A, in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, July 25 to 29. Cost: $35 first child; $25 each additional child in the same family. Information/registration: 802-362-1987, or email office@zionchurchmanchester.org.

 

Bible School

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 25 to 28, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. Information/registration: 518-677-3863.

 

Sanctuary Fundraiser

ARGYLE The Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary is asking everyone to send $1 with a card of congratulations on the birth of “Little June,” recently born to sanctuary horse Maddie. You’ll be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to the Grey Gelding Bistro and Bar in Saratoga to thank you for your gift. Send cards to the Double L Equine Rescue and Sanctuary, 9 Tilford Road, Argyle, N.Y. 12809. Information: 518-638-6929, or www.doublelstableequinerescue.petfinder.org.

 

Coloring Contest

PAWLET From now through Sunday, July 24, the Mettowee Valley Grange in Pawlet is sponsoring a Coloring Contest as part of National Ice Cream Month. Entries by children ages 4 through 13 will be displayed at the Pawlet Public Library and winning entries will be announced at the Grange’s potluck community picnic where you’ll make your own ice cream sundae. Information: 802-325-2280, or email pawletmasons@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Artist Open House

PAWLET An Artist Open House will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 15, at the Pawlet Public Library. Proceeds from the sale of artwork and photography will benefit the library’s children’s programs and its early literacy “AWE” unit. While there, be sure to visit the Pawlet Farmers’ Market that also will be open from 3 to 6 p.m.

 

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.

 

Hazardous Waste

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Middletown Springs Transfer Station (behind the fire house). This collection is open to residents of towns in the Solid Waste Alliance Communities organization, such as Middletown Springs, Fair Haven, Pawlet, Rutland Town, and Tinmouth. Information: John at the Rutland County Solid Waste District: 802-770-1333, or Pam at the Solid Waste Alliance Communities, 518-854-9702, or www.rutlandcountyswac.org.

 

Market’s Anniversary

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Farmers’ Market will celebrate its 35th anniversary from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 16, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Included will be a cake cutting, a cooking demonstration with ingredients from the market, and music by Closer Still. WIC, EBT and debit cards will be accepted at the market. Information: www.glensfallsfarmersmarket.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.

 

Auction, Tag Sale

EAST DORSET The Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity organization will hold an Auction and Tag Sale on Saturday, July 16, at A Safe Place Self Storage, 275 Tennis Way in East Dorset (four miles north of Manchester off Route 7A). A preview will start at 9 a.m. and the auction with Clarke Comollo at 10 a.m. Information/photos of auction items: www.benningtonareahabitat.com.

 

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.

 

Free Fishing

WHITEHALL The state of New York Department of Environmental Conservation will sponsor an “I Fish New York” Free Fishing Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. You’ll find this event at the John Brooks Memorial Fishing Pier at South Bay in Whitehall. Fish and learn about the fish in Lake Champlain, fishing techniques, and more. No fishing license is required and current fishing regulations will apply. Information: 518-402-8891.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $35. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

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.

 

Dog Days

KILLINGTON Killington Dog Days will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, at the Sherburne Library fields on River Road in Killington. Featured will be two national disc dog competitions, canine demonstrations, vendors, nail clipping, pet tagging, and more. Free, with a gift to those making a donation to the Rutland County Humane Society. Information: Suzie Dundas at 422-2185, or www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Book Art

SALEM The North Main Gallery and Studio at 196 N. Main Street in Salem will offer “Making Book Art Structures” workshops from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 and 30. Ed Hutchins will teach book art techniques on July 16 while Paul Krieg will teach card making and other structures on July 30. Cost: $15 per workshop. Information/registration: 518-854-3406 and leave a message.

 

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.

 

Guided Hike

HUBBARDTON A guided hike along a rarely explored stretch of the 1776 Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road will be held on Saturday, July 16. Meet at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, seven miles north of Route 4. Bring lunch (lemonade will be provided after the hike) and wear hiking shoes and clothing to protect from thorns and insects. Information: Tom at 802-388-2967.

 

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.

 

Basket Party

CASTLETON A Castleton Community Center Basket Party will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the American Legion Hall on Route 4A in Castleton. Drawings will begin at 1 p.m. and the $5 admission will include 25 tickets. More than 100 baskets and $1,000 in raffle items will be featured. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Bag Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop on Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a $1 Bag Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Also, men’s suits will sell for only $4 each. Some restrictions will apply, and offered will be clothing for men, women and children. Information: 518-695-4640.

 

Art Show

GLENS FALLS The Buttonwood Gallery will continue its First Annual Invitational Art Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Featuring paintings, prints and sculptures, this show will run through Sept. 4. You’ll find the gallery on the first floor of the Shirt Factory, Lawrence and Cooper streets in Glens Falls. Information: 518-793-9309, or email workwithfire@yahoo.com.

 

Flag Disposal

SALEM Life Scout Jesse Hitchcock and the American Legion will dedicate an American flag disposal site from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Salem Courthouse. Everyone is encouraged to bring their old flags for proper disposal at this free event.

 

Author Speaks

SCHUYLERVILLE Heritage Hunters of Saratoga will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of routes 4 and 29 in Schuylerville. Noted historian, storyteller and author Hollis Palmer will speak on “Not Just Who They Were, But How They Lived.” Hollis’ latest book is titled, “See and be Seen: Saratoga in the Victorian Era.” Information: 587-2978.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke on Route 67 invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Cost: $10. Information/advance orders: 753-0406. Also, a farm stand will be open at the lodge with fresh vegetables for sale.

 

Art Reception

SALEM Gardenworks on Route 30 in Salem will open its art gallery with a reception for a new sculpture exhibition by Bob Skinner titled, “Constructions and Other Absurdities,” from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Free and open to all and the exhibition will run through Aug. 14. Information: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.

 

Taste of Morocco

ARLINGTON Camping on the Battenkill will host a fundraiser for Helping Hands, “A Taste of Morocco,” at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. You’ll learn about the Morocco style of cooking with Morsi Hassanin from Morocco. Cost: $12. Helping Hands is a nonprofit in Arlington that provides clothing for those in need in the area. Tickets are available at Camping on the Battenkill in Arlington. Information: 802-375-6663 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

 

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 The Jonathan Newell Band will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Featured will be music of the classic rock bands of the 1960s and ‘70s, including Jennifer Newell’s rendition of famed women singers such as Janis Joplin. Cost: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $16 students. Information/reservations: 518-499-0687.

 

Puppetry

SCHUYLERVILLE Using large-scale and highly decorative puppetry, the Mettawee River Theater Company will stage “The Old Boat Goddess” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, on the grounds of the historic Schuyler House on Route 4 in Schuylerville. Bring a chair, flashlight and insect repellent. In case of uncertain weather, call 854-9357 after 5:30 p.m. to confirm the show still is on.

 

Sunday July 17

 

Breakfast Benefit

HARTFORD The Hartford Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts will host a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the Hartford Fire House on Route 40. Proceeds will benefit the Mulhall family of Hartford that lost its home to fire.

 

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.

 

Cancer Benefit

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Blind Run for Breast Cancer at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Cost: $10 per rider or $15 per couple, with proceeds benefiting the Image Fund for Breast Cancer at Glens Falls Hospital. Bikes, cars and trucks will be welcome. Information: Jan at 518-642-1814, or Ernie at 642-9051.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, July 17, at the Hartford Stewart’s Shop on Route 40. Cost: $5 for a half chicken; $9 for a chicken dinner.

 

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.

 

Dems Picnic

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Democratic Committee will hold its annual Picnic from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the American Legion Pavilion, 72 Pearl Street in Hudson Falls. Cost: $15; $25 per couple; $5 younger than 12. Meat for barbecuing will be provided; bring a dish to share; soda/bottled water provided; beer/wine for sale. Reservations: 518-642-9566. Information: www.washingtoncountydemocrats.com.

 

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.

 

Duck Derby

KILLINGTON As part of the Killington Dog Days event, the Rutland County Humane Society will hold its annual Duck Derby at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, at the Sherburne Library fields on River Road in Killington. To adopt a duck, call 802-483-9171, visit www.rchsvt.org, or adopt at the event.

 

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.

 

Water Chestnuts

WEST HAVEN The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help with Water Chestnut Pulling from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays during July and August. Meet at the Nature Conservancy office, 115 Main Road in West Haven. Wear canoeing-type clothing and shoes; drinks and snacks will be provided. Information: 802-265-8645, Ext. 30, or email mosher.cherie@yahoo.com.

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy Street. 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.

 

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.

 

Permaculture

XGLENS FALLS Christopher-Robin Healy from Clearlight Permaculture Design and Cloudburst Cultivated Ecology will speak on Permaculture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Forest gardening, edible landscaping, bioshelters, and other tools for a sustainable future will be covered. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Art, Music, Dance

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host a panel discussion on “Art, Music & Dance: The Last 25 Years” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 21. Wendy Liberatore, a dance and fine arts writer, will moderate this event. Information: 518-854-2225, or www.dancemuseum.org.

 

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.

 

Heifer International

MANCHESTER A representative from Heifer International will speak at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Learn about the more than 50 countries to which Heifer sends all kinds of animals, from Argentina to Vietnam, and meet some of the animals. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Art Reception

GLENS FALLS An Exhibition Reception featuring works by several artists will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at the Six Pine Street Gallery in Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-792-5178. This event complements the free Third Thursday Art Walk that will be held at various sites in downtown Glens Falls from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 21. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Art, Music

GLENS FALLS A Hyde After Dark event, featuring art and music, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-792-1761, Ext. 23, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

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.

 

Potluck, Book

CASTLETON The Castleton Historical Society will hold its annual Potluck Picnic at

6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at the Hubbardton Battlefield. Bring a dish to share, utensils and folding chairs; beverages will be provided. Also, Rutland historian Don Wickman will discuss and present his most recent book, “A Very Fine Appearance, The Civil War Photographs of George Hamilton.” Information: Holly Hitchcock at 468-5105.

 

Fund-raising event

 

The Whitehall Cheerleaders Booster Club will hold a Lia Sophia jewelry fund-raiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21, at Big G’s on Main Street in Whitehall. The fund-raiser will defray the cost of new cheerleading uniforms and accessories. To order online, go to www.liasophia.com/sharonryan.

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.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present the Woods Tea Company in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Celtic, novelty, French-Canadian, and American folk songs will be featured. Information: www.woodstea.net.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present Country Express from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Current and classic country hits will be featured at this free, outdoor event.

 

Show at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theater Festival will present “Hello Out There” Thursday, July 21, through Saturday, July 30, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Tickets: 518-874-0800. Information: www.atfestival.org.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Thursday Night Fireworks will be held at 9:30 p.m. on July 21 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday July 22

 

4-H Camp

GREENWICH A 4-H Sewing Camp will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Information: 518-746-2560, or email washington@cornell.edu.

 

LARAC Art Programs

SARATOGA SPRINGS LARAC is accepting registrations for the following art programs: Children’s Works Series, Aug. 2 to 4; Artist Entrepreneur, Sept. 7; and Artist Potluck, Share & Show, Sept. 21. Information/registration: Jenny at 798-1144, Ext. 2. Workshops will be held at LARAC, 7 Lapham Place in Glens Falls.

 

Wine Festival

KILLINGTON The 10th Annual Killington Wine Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, July 22 to 24. More than 500 wines from around the world will be featured, and there’ll be tasting, dinners, and a Wine and Nine Golf Tournament. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Senior Picnic

RUTLAND The Meals on Wheels Program will host the annual Rutland County Senior Picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Food, entertainment and senior safety demonstrations will be featured throughout the day. Reservations/transportation information: Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging at 802-786-5991.

 

Hot Rod Show

LAKE GEORGE A Lake George Hot Rod Happening event will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, at Beach Road in Lake George. Rods, customs, muscle, classic, drag and trucks though 1986 will be displayed. Information/cost: 518-369-2416, or www.lakegeorgehotrod.com.

 

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.

 

Show at Georgi

SHUSHAN Hubbard Hall’s production of “As You Like It” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 22, on the lawn at the Georgi on the Battenkill, Adams Lane in Shushan. Free, donations appreciated to benefit the Shakespeare in the Park production company. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Saturday July 23

 

Family Fun Day

GREENWICH A “Little House on the Prairie” Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, July 23, at the Washington County Fair Farm Museum at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Free, donations appreciated. Information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com.

 

Race Registration

MANCHESTER Everyone who registers by Saturday, July 23, for the 19th Annual Vermont-New Hampshire Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate for the Sirloin Saloon in Manchester. Register at www.komenvtnh.org. Information: 802-362-2733.

 

Clambake at Fort

TICONDEROGA A family-friendly Clambake, with music and children’s games, will be held on Saturday, July 23, at Fort Ticonderoga. Reservations are required at 518-585-2821.

 

Hiking

RUTLAND The Killington section of the Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, 4.6-mile hike to the rocky, scenic summit of Buck Mountain in Fort Ann on Saturday, July 23. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland. Information: Sue Thomas at 773-2185.

 

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.

 

Powwow

HAMPTON The Philips Inter-tribal Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, at 155 Golf Course Road in Hampton. Featured will be a potluck supper on Saturday night, Native American dancing, drumming, singing, demonstrations, vendors, and storytelling. Free admission and camping. Information: 518-307-5403, or email peggiemoon@aol.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present the Ramblin’ Jug Stompers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Chicken Barbecue

PITTSTOWN Everyone is invited to a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall off Route 7 in Pittstown Village. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free younger than 5.

 

Al Fresco Dinner

SALEM An Al Fresco Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Historic Salem Courthouse/Community Center in Salem. Locally sourced ingredients will be used for this dinner and there’ll be live entertainment and a silent auction. Cost: $50. Information/reservations: 518-854-7053.

 

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.

 

Belle of Amherst

WHITEHALL The Belle of Amherst will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Cooke’s Island Center in Whitehall. Information/cost: 518-499-0687, 499-2435, or email bridgetheater@verizon.net.

 

Summer Concert

GREENWICH Con Brio Performing Arts will present a Summer Concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at 70 Main Street in Greenwich. The featured singers will be Katie Dayer and Jilian Reilly, recent graduates of Schuylerville High School, accompanied by Artistic Director Douglas Bischoff. Cost: $7. Information/reservations: 677-3476, or email Dbchorale@aol.com.

 

Sunday July 24

 

Biking Benefit

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will host a Silver Towers Run on Sunday, July 24. Register from 9 to 10 a.m. at Outdoors in Motion on Route 4 east in Rutland. Cost: $10 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Silver Towers Camp in Ripton. Information: 1-888-299-SWFR, or www.swfrvt.com.

 

Antique Trucks

GREENWICH The Uncle Sam Chapter of Antique Trucks Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Free parking, $2 entry fee. General information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com. Truck entry information: 518-270-1633.

 

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 24. Cost: $10. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 28.

 

Al Fresco Brunch

SALEM An Al Fresco Brunch will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Dishes by eight chefs, live entertainment, and farmers’ and craft markets will be featured. Cost: $25 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free younger than 5. Information/reservations: 518-854-7053.

 

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.

 

Memorial Concert

SALEM The Washington County Band will perform show tunes, marches and pop favorites during a Dick Campbell Memorial Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the White Church in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Magical Mondays

LAKE GEORGE Musical Magical Mondays will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on July 25 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 26

 

Driving Class

PITTSTOWN A two-part Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26 and 27, at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall, 45 Old Route 7. Ask about taking points off your license and saving on your car insurance. Cost: $35; $30 each for groups of three or more. Information/registration: Mike at 663-5651.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present Satin & Steel at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, on the Main Street green in Castleton Village (rain site to be announced). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

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.

 

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 27, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Fiddler on the Roof

LAKE GEORGE Students from the Youtheatre will stage the Broadway musical,  “Fiddler on the Roof,” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, July 28 and 29, at the high school in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-793-3521, or www.lgyoutheatre.com.

 

Chamber Music

BOLTON LANDING The Silver Bay Ensemble will perform chamber music at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-3831, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Story Hour

WELLS The Wells Village Library on the green will offer a “One World, Many Cultures” Story Hour from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 27, and Aug. 3, 10 and 17. Listen to stories and hear music from different cultures, complete an art project, and enjoy a snack. Information: Dolores Guarino at 645-0611.

 

Lisa Loeb

SARATOGA SPRINGS Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb will perform a family show ($15) at 4 p.m., followed by an 8 p.m. performance ($35), on Wednesday, July 27, at Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Songs from children’s albums and Lisa’s hits and latest musical creations will be featured. Information/tickets: 1-800-838-3006, or www.universalpreservationhall.org.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

RUTLAND The Wednesday Concert Series will present the Marble City Swing Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 27  at the gazebo in Main Street Park, Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Tea Party Meets

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Ft. Edward Rescue Squad building. This group meets on the second and fourth Thursday each month. Information: Ray at 747-9650.

 

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.

 

Sunday July 31

 

Ecumenical Services

GRANVILLE The Granville Baptists, Methodists and Presbyterians will hold Sunday ecumenical services as follows: 10 a.m. July 31, Granville United Methodist Church, Church Street; 9:30 a.m. Aug. 7 and 14, Granville United Methodist Church; 9:30 a.m. Aug. 21, 28 and Sept. 4, Granville Baptist Church, Quaker Street. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 518-642-2245, or Rev. Jerry McKinney at 642-9039.

 

Tuesday August 2

 

Water Chestnuts

WEST HAVEN The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help with Water Chestnut Pulling from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays during August. Meet at the Nature Conservancy office, 115 Main Road in West Haven. Wear canoeing-type clothing and shoes; drinks and snacks will be provided. Information: 802-265-8645, Ext. 30, or email mosher.cherie@yahoo.com.

 

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

 

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, Aug. 7. Cost: $10. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 28.

 

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.

 

Thursday August 11

 

Tea Party Meets

FORT EDWARD The Washington County Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Ft. Edward Rescue Squad building. This group meets on the second and fourth Thursday each month. Information: Ray at 747-9650.

 

Saturday August 13

 

Hartford Sales

HARTFORD The Hartford Town-Wide Sales will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14. Information: Bonnie Williamson at 632-5166, or Pat Banelich at 632-9007.

 

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

 

Drug Abuse Info

BENNIINGTON The United Counseling Service will offer a free Family Education Seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 and 25, at its Community Conference Room, 100 Ledge Hill Drive in Bennington. Information about substance use and abuse, and the disease of addiction will be provided, along with the principles of healing and recovery. Registration: 802-442-5491, or email Jamie Estey at jestey@uscvt.org. Information: www.ucsvt.org.

 

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

 

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, Aug. 21. Cost: $10. This season’s final barbecue will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28.

 

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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