Community Calendar 7/21/11

T hursday July 21

 

Bible School

GRANVILLE The Truthville Baptist Church on Route 12A is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School that will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, July 24 to 27. Bible stories, songs, crafts, games, a contest, and refreshments will be included. Information/registration: Darlene Kretzer at 518-642-2107.

 

Baseball

GREENWICH The Greenwich Knights of Columbus is accepting reservations for a bus trip to the Mets/Cardinals baseball game on Thursday, July 21. Cost: $85. Information/reservations: Nick Marci at 518-527-0311. Also, reservations are being accepted for a trip to the Tri City Valley Cats baseball game in Troy on Sunday, Aug. 28. Cost: $25 adults; $20 age 12 and younger. Information/reservations: Bob Shay at 518-677-3954.

 

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.

 

Book Discussion

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, to discuss “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Quilling

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. You’ll roll, shape and glue strips of paper to create decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Fundraising Event

The Whitehall Cheerleaders Booster Club will hold a Lia Sophia jewelry fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Big G’s on Main Street in Whitehall. The fundraiser will fund 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

 

Bible School

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville United Methodist Church at 51 Church Street is accepting registrations for its Vacation Bible School for ages 4 to 11, and age 12 and older, that will run Monday through Friday, Aug. 8 to 12. Information/registration: Tena Flanders at 695-4901.

 

Sunday School

PAWLET The Pawlet Community Church is accepting registrations for its 2011-2012 Sunday School. Classes for all ages will be held at 9:30 a.m. beginning on Sept. 18 in the church’s Community Room. Anyone interested in teaching Sunday school, or to register for the school, may call Norma Weeden at 802-325-3366.

 

Art for Children

SHUSHAN The Georgi on the Battenkill and LARAC are accepting registrations for an “Arts in the Park” program for ages 5 to 9 that will run from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 15 to 19, at the Georgi in Shushan. Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Nature Camp

POULTNEY Friday, July 22, is the deadline to register for a free Nature Camp that will be offered by the Poultney Mettowee Conservation District from 9 a.m. to noon beginning on Monday, July 25, in Poultney. For ages 8 to 12. Information/registration: Chuck Domenie at 353-2488, or email watershed.educator@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Gallery Exhibit

GLENS FALLS The sculpture/mixed media “Paper Works” exhibit, featuring the work of four artists, will run through Friday, Aug. 12, at the Lapham Gallery on City Park in downtown Glens Falls. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Information: 518-798-1144, Ext. 2, or www.larac.org.

 

Children’s Stories

MANCHESTER Sue Ritchie will share stories in Spanish at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 22 and 29, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. For children ages 4 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver at this free activity. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

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.

 

Free Forum

QUEENSBURY The Friday Freethinkers Forum will feature “Atheology” by Neal Herr, a SUNY Adirondack professor and activist, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 22. Deists welcome. You’ll find this free event at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls, 21 Weeks Road, off Route 9 and next to Walmart, in Queensbury. Homemade soup and bread will be served.

 

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.

 

Depp Film

SCHUYLERVILLE “Rango,” starring Johnny Depp, will be screened at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. This PG-rated, 107-minute film is free and open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

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 7 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.

 

Comedy of Errors

FORT EDWARD The Hudson River Shakespeare Company will present “Comedy of Errors” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday the 24th, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens. Information/reservations: 747-4418.

 

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.

 

Bass Tournament

COSSAYUNA The Eighth Annual Jerry Simon, Jr., Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament will be held from 6 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23. Entry fee: $25, $10 age 13 and younger, including prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Cossayuna Lake Improvement Assn. Information/registration: 677-2652 days, 692-8274 evenings, or online at www.cossayuna.pages.qpg.com.

 

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.

 

Family Fun Day

GREENWICH “Little House on the Prairie,” a family fun day, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Washington County Fair Farm Museum in Greenwich. Relive the chores, the one-room schoolhouse, come dressed for the period, and enjoy the food booth at this fun event. Free admission. Information: 518-692-2464, or www.washingtoncountyfair.com.

 

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.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE All children are invited to the Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville for Fireside Stories at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23. Folktales Around the World will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Charity Ride

WHITEHALL The Noah Raymond Memorial Charity Ride will be held on Saturday, July 23. Register at 11 a.m. at the South Bay Boat Launch for the ride that will leave about 12:30 p.m., ending at the Red Top Tavern in Clemons. Cost: $15. A chicken barbecue and live music will follow at 4 p.m., along with basket and 50/50 raffles. Proceeds will benefit a school in Whitehall, the American Legion, and Albany Trauma Research. Donations also may be made at Glens Falls National Bank.

 

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.

 

Flower Show

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual Standard Flower Show, “We’re Going to Disney World,” from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, and 1 to 4 p.m. July 24, in the town hall on Route 29, corner of Spring and Broad streets in Schuylerville. Highlights will include member-guided tours at 4 p.m. Saturday, and a demonstration on using seasonal flowers at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Free admission and refreshments. Information: Diane Swartwout at 695-3435, Phoebe Fontaine at 695-3405, Liz Gee at 692-1214, or www.schuylervillegardenclub.org.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present singer/songwriter Sean Kelly in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Sean is best known as the lead singer and founding member of The Samples that features a mix of folk, reggae, jazz and rock music. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Co. and Auxiliary invite everyone to a Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the fire house on Joe Green Road. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10.

 

Dance

SARATOGA SPRINGS One Big Roof on Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host its first monthly Sacred Circle Dance from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Music and dance from a variety of cultures around the world will be celebrated. All dances will be taught and you don’t need to bring a partner. Cost: $12. Information: Diana at 518-409-5948, or email diana.odancer@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

Cash Band

GRANVILLE Harold Ford and the Cash Band, with Laura Lucy as June Carter, will perform a concert “In the Spirit of Johnny Cash” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at The Forum, 47 E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Cost: $20, tickets available at The Forum and from members of the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Co. Information: www.thejohnnycashband.com.

 

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

 

Milk Bottle Show

NORTH EASTON The Eighth Annual New York-New England Milk Bottle Collectors Show and Picnic will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at Burton Hall in North Easton. Everyone is encouraged to bring bottles for selling, buying, swapping, or browsing. Tables, food and drink will be provided. Information: Joe Archambeault at 692-7803, or Burton Hall on show day, 692-2678.

 

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.

 

Hunter Education

HUDSON FALLS In-person registration is required for a Hunter Safety Education Course offered by the Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 10 and 11, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13. Register from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 25, or 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the club on Route 196 in Hudson Falls. Information: Cornell Cooperative Extension at 518-746-2560.

 

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.

 

Market, History

FAIR HAVEN The Third Annual expanded Farmers’ Market and Local History Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at Fair Haven Park. Crafters, flea market vendors, and interactive historical displays will complement the farmers’ market. Tours of the historic Marble Mansion also will be offered for $3. General and vendor information: Sherry Smith at 518-282-9781. Historical societies wishing to participate at no charge may call Victoria Angis at 802-645-0906.

 

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.

 

Sunday Concert

SHUSHAN The young artists of the Manchester Music Festival will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, in the Muse Room of the renovated barn at Dionondehowa in Shushan. Reservations are recommended at 518-854-7764.

 

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.

 

Food at Concert

POULTNEY The United Baptist  Church of Poultney on the green in East Poultney will sell refreshments during a concert on the green that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, chips and baked goods will be available.

 

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

 

Women’s Health

WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad in Whitehall. 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.

 

Caregivers Meeting

BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service will host a Meeting for Caregivers at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman Building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, email info@bpiads.org, or visit www.bpiads.org.

 

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.

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet to discuss Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Copies of the book will be available at the front desk for this free event. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

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.

 

Special Dinner

WHITEHALL Skene Manor at 8 Potter’s Terrace in Whitehall invites everyone to a Special Monthly Dinner on Wednesday, July 27. A social hour with appetizers will start at 5:30 p.m., with a steak bake dinner at 6:15 p.m. Cost: $30. Reservations are recommended at 499-1906, 499-2053, or 747-3735. Proceeds will benefit Skene Manor, a nonprofit organization.

 

Science for Children

SCHUYLERVILLE Karen Hickland, founder of a blog and resource on how to make science fun for children, will lead a free program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at the Schuylerville Public Library. All ages will be welcome and registration is not required. Information on Karen’s program, visit www.science-matters.info/. Library information: Amanda at 518-695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

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

 

Tag Sale Map

ARLINGTON Thursday, July 28, is the deadline to register to have your location listed on the Norman’s Attic and Town-wide Tag Sale Map that will be provided for the sale on Saturday, Aug. 6. Everyone in Arlington, East and West Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland is eligible. Information/registration: Kathy Geneslaw at 375-1233, or the Norman’s Attic page at www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org to download a form.

 

F.D. Auction

PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its annual Auction on Thursday, July 28, at the fire house on Route 133, just north of Route 30. To donate items for this sale, call 802-325, 3222, Fran at 325-3191, or Jim at 325-3714. Items also may be dropped off at the fire house on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

 

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.

 

Children’s Program

MANCHESTER The Bennington Museum will present a program for children age 4 and older on “Toys of Long Ago” at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Go back in time to the late 1800s and early 1900s at this free event. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Hyde Luncheon

LAKE GEORGE The Hyde Summer Luncheon will be held on Thursday, July 28, at the Inn at Erlowest in Lake George. Information/reservations: 518-792-1761, Ext. 23, or www.hydecollection.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.

 

Car Show

GLENS FALLS A free Car Show will be presented from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at City Park in Glens Falls. Information: 518-761-3864, or www.cityofglensfalls.com.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present PossumHaw in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Bluegrass and folk music will be featured. Information: www.possumhaw.net.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2011 Summer Concert Series will present The Big Smoothies from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Pop, R&B and big band music will be featured at this free, outdoor event. Also, the fire department across the street will offer barbecued chicken for sale.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-222-1302, or www.lakegeorgecommunityband.com. Also, stay for fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

 

Friday July 29

 

N.H. Trip

SCHAGHTICOKE The Hoosic Valley Seniors of Schaghticoke group is accepting reservations for a trip to Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, N.H., Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 21 to 23. Cost: $335 double occupancy, including gratuities. Information/reservations: Virginia at 235-0623.

 

Frog and Toad

CAMBRIDGE “A Year with Frog and Toad,” a musical for children, will be staged at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 29, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay-what-you-will July 29 open dress rehearsal; other dates, $12, $10 members, $5 younger than 12. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Dinner Dance

FAIR HAVEN A Picnic/Buffet-Style Dinner Dance will be held on Friday, July 29, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main Street in Fair Haven. The buffet, including grilled steak, chicken, burgers and much more, will run from 5 to 8 p.m. The Sweetwater band will follow from 7 to 11 p.m. Cost: $8 if purchased before July 29 at Post 49; $10 on July 29; $5 dance only, no buffet.

 

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.

 

John Sebastian

SARATOGA SPRINGS John Sebastian will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 29, at Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. John’s group, The Lovin’ Spoonful, is credited with playing a major rile in the mid 1960s rock revolution. Information/tickets: 1-800-838-3006, or www.universalpreservationhall.org.

 

Musical Revue

SALEM “Senior Moments, An Original Musical Revue” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30, and Aug. 5 and 6, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Additional performances will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 and Aug. 7. Mature cast, mature issues. Cost: $27; $25 senior citizens. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Saturday July 30

 

Beef Producers

ARGYLE/GRANVILLE The Eastern Region of the New York Beef Producers and Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer an all-day educational opportunity for experienced and beginner beef producers. Included will be a visit to the Locust Grove Smokehouse in Argyle, and later to the Brookfield Farms in Granville. Registration: Lisa Cox at 518-765-3512, or email lkc29@cornell.edu. Information: www.ccealbany.com.

 

Bike Race

KILLINGTON The Eastern States Cup, a competitive downhill mountain bike race, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, at Killington Peak. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Episcopal Ministry Center, 84 Church Street in Poultney. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. Open to all.

 

Ox Roast

WHITEHALL The Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane will hold its annual Ox Roast on Saturday, July 30. All booths will open at 10 a.m., with dinner from noon to 6 p.m. or until sold out, and an auction at 1 p.m. Dinner cost: $11 adults; $5 ages 5 to 11; free younger than 5; takeouts $11.

 

Cooking Demo

SALEM Annette Nielsen, chef and editor of “Northern Bounty Cookbook,” will give a free Blueberry Cooking Demonstration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at Gardenworks on Route 30, W. Broadway, in Salem. Information: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Moe Harrington and the White Chapel Band from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be bluegrass and old-time country music. Free and open to all.

 

Summer Carnival

MANCHESTER An old-fashioned Summer Carnival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church Parsonage, 98 Bonnet Street in Manchester. A “gigantic yard sale,” games, prizes, and delicious food will be featured. The rain date will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Information: 802-362-5335.

 

Rick’s Ride

GRANVILLE The Seventh Annual Rick’s Ride and Chicken Barbecue will be held on Saturday, July 30, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Park Street in Granville. Register at noon for the ride and enjoy the barbecue beginning at 4:30 p.m. Included will be prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will benefit the American Heart Assn. and local charities. If you don’t have a motorcycle, come for the barbecue. Information: 518-361-3377, or www.ricksrideny.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Washington County Band will perform show tunes, marches and pop favorites at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Fort Edward Historical Assn. Free and open to all.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present Ilo Ferreira & Barefoot Truth in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Wine, Food Tasting

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Lions Club will host its Fifth Annual Wine and Food Tasting from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Schuyler Yacht Basin on Route 29, next to the bridge crossing the Hudson River going east. You’ll sample food from local restaurants and food vendors, along with wines from the area’s major and boutique distributors. Must be age 21 or older to attend. Tickets: $20 at the door, from Lions Club members, and at local businesses.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SOUTH CAMBRIDGE The South Cambridge United Methodist Church invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Pleasant Valley Grange, corner of routes 59A and 74, in South Cambridge.

 

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.

 

Gulliver’s Travels

WHITEHALL “Gulliver’s Travels” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Piano Recital

BOLTON LANDING Christopher Johnson will perform a Piano Recital at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Cost/reservations: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Sunday July 31

 

Outdoor Activities

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will host canoeing, kayaking, hiking, swimming and picnicking on Sunday, July 31, at Shaftsbury State Park. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland. This event will be held on Saturday, July 30, if the weather looks bad for Sunday. Information: Viv Bebee and Larry Walter at 775-3855.

 

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.

 

Bake Sale

GRANVILLE The teen summer reading group will hold a Bake Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Baked goods for this sale will be accepted at the library after 10 a.m. that day and proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club’s Pure Water Fund that provides water filtration systems in third-world countries. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Golf Tournament

ARGYLE The Argyle Booster Club will host its Fourth Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, July 31, at the Kingswood Golf Club. Cost: $75 per person ($55 members), including round of golf, cart, lunch and snacks. Four-person scramble, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Proceeds will go toward an electronic scoreboard. Information/registration: Wilson Longdaue at 312-5944, or Lynn Clatworthy at 638-8466.

 

Dance Day

SARATOGA SPRINGS The national Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will celebrate National Dance Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 31. Cost: $6 adults, $4.50 senior citizens and students, free younger than 12, with part of the proceeds benefiting the Dizzy Feet Foundation. Information: www.dancemuseum.org, www.dizzyfeetfoundation.org, or www.fox.com/dance.

 

Art Reception

SALEM A reception will be held for Salem artist Tom Kerr’s “Country Roads” exhibit of pastel paintings from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at Gardenworks on Route 30, W. Broadway, in Salem. Information: 518-854-3250, or www.gardenworksfarm.com.

 

Food at Concert

POULTNEY The United Baptist Church of Poultney on the green in East Poultney will sell refreshments during a concert on the green that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, chips and baked goods will be available.

 

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 Concert

STILLWATER The August Music Series will present a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 2, 9, 16 and 23, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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

 

Tag Sale

ARLINGTON The Norman’s Attic and Town-wide Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6. Sale locations will be in Arlington, East and West Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, and maps will be distributed. Information: Kathy Geneslaw at 375-1233.

 

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.

 

Tuesday August 9

 

Free Concert

STILLWATER The August Music Series will present a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 9, 16 and 23, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Tuesday August 16

 

Free Concert

STILLWATER The August Music Series will present a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 16 and 23, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

STILLWATER The August Music Series will present a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

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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