Community Calendar 7/28/11

T hursday 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.

 

Bag Sale

SALEM The Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store in Salem will hold a Bag Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 28 to 30. Fill a bag with clothing, shoes and handbags for only $1 and proceeds will benefit area youth programs.

 

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.

 

Children’s Program

SCHUYLERVILLE The Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield will present a children’s program with educator Shari Crawford, “Let’s Dress Up!” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the historic Schuyler House on Route 4 in Schuylerville. Free and open to children age 5 and older. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Farmers’ Market

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

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 4 to 12; free younger than four. Tickets will be sold at the door and gift certificates will be available.

 

Business Mixer

WHITEHALL Subway and the Sea Harbor Tavern will sponsor a Business After-Hours Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Champlain Harbor Marina, 7 Main Street in Whitehall. Cost: $5 at the door. Subway fare, a cash bar, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes will be featured.

 

F.D. Auction

PAWLET The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its annual Auction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the fire house on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Food and beverages will be available during the auction. To donate items for this event, call 802-325, 3222, Fran at 325-3191, or Jim at 325-3714.

 

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.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue together strips of paper to create decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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

 

Balance Workshop

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center is accepting registrations for a Matter of Balance Workshop that will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays from Aug. 4 through Sept. 22 at the Center on Route 4A in Castleton. Learn ways to avoid falling and injury at this workshop that’s free and open to all. Pre-registration is required at 802-468-3093.

 

Bow Hunter Course

HARTFORD Friday, July 29, is the deadline to register for a Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Hilltop Archery in Hartford. Participants must pre-register and pick up a manual prior to attending the course. Information/registration: 518-632-5430.

 

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.

 

WWII Art

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will present “Music and Art of World War II” with Dr. Diane Paige and Dr. Douglas Zullo of Hartwick College from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $15. Information/registration: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.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.

 

Book Sale

WEST PAWLET The Pawlet Public Library will hold its 44th Annual Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday the 31st, in the gymnasium at the Mettowee Community School on Route 153 in West Pawlet. Nearly 30,000 books, games, CDs, DVDs and videos will be offered. Prices for many books range from $2 to 25 cents. Also, fill your own “Green Bag” for $3, or a supermarket plastic bag for $1, from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. There’ll be a bake sale, refreshments and raffle prizes, too.

 

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 and takeouts; $5 ages 5 to 11; free younger than 5.

 

Children’s Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Splish-Splash” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the handicap accessible First Baptist Church on W. Main Street in Cambridge. Pulled pork, corn on the cob and more will be served. Information: Bev at 677-3327, or the church at 677-5487.

 

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.

 

Lake Assn. Potluck

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Assn. will hold its annual Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Members and friends are encouraged to attend and each family is asked to bring a serving for eight people (salad, meat or vegetable dish, or dessert). Dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. and the annual membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Information: Mary Jo Teetor at 802-287-5836.

 

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

 

Pancake Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke invites everyone to a buffet-style Pancake/Waffles Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, at the lodge on Route 67, across from Hoosic Valley Central School.

 

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. on Sunday, July 31. Hot dogs, chips and baked goods will be available.

 

Monday August 1

 

Backpacking

KILLINGTON Registrations are requested by Monday, Aug. 1, for a 23-mile backpack of the Killington Section Friday through Sunday, Aug. 5 to 7. Information/registration: Allison Henry, 775-1627, Killington Section of the Green Mountain Club.

 

Maze at Fort

TICONDEROGA The “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure,” will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily during August, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in September and through Oct. 20 at Fort Ticonderoga. Also, group reservations will be taken for weekdays in September and October. Information/reservations: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, at the Village Manor in Pittsford, and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Wallingford House in Wallingford. Cost: $2 blood pressure, $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

Ghost Tours

LAKE GEORGE Walking Ghost Tours will be offered at 7 p.m. from Monday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-964-6648, or www.fwhmuseum.com.

 

Magical Monday

LAKE GEORGE A free Musical Magical Monday will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 1 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Live music, magicians, jugglers, and bounce houses will be featured. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Tuesday August 2

 

Golf Benefit

BENNINGTON The Man of Kent Tavern and the Bennington County Meals on Wheels organization will host a Golf tournament at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Mount Anthony Country Club. A buffet breakfast will be served prior to the 9 a.m. start of play. Cost: $135 per golfer, or $540 per foursome, with proceeds benefiting Meals on Wheels. Corporate and personal tee sponsorships are available at $125 each. Information/registration: Jon Bombard at 518-573-2342, or email manofkenttavern@yahoo.com.

 

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 Concerts

STILLWATER Free concerts will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater as follows: Aug. 2, folk singer Rich Bala; Aug. 9, harpist Elizabeth Huntley; Aug. 16, songs of the Empire State with Dave Ruch; and Aug. 23, Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Concert, More

HARTFORD The Hartford Community Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, on the lawn at the First Baptist Church on Main Street in Hartford. Also, from 5 to 6 p.m. there’ll be hot dogs, homemade baked goods and soda for sale to benefit the band scholarship fund. The Hartford Civil War Enlistment Center will be open for tours, and the Hartford Yoked Parish Women’s Fellowship will hold a silent auction at the church.

 

Celiac-Sprue

GLENS FALLS The Glens Falls Area Celiac-Sprue Support Group (gluten intolerance) will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Auditorium A, Lower Level, at Glens Falls Hospital. A free, gluten-free barbecued ribs dinner will be served by Amy Rota Poulin, and you are asked to bring a fresh, raw vegetable. Reservations are requested with Jean McLellan at 584-6702.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Concert on the Green Series will present the Starline Rhythm Boys at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, on the lawn at the Old Medical Chapel at Castleton State College. The rain site will be the adjacent Castleton Fine Arts Center. Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Lions Club will present the Washington County Band performing show and Latin tunes, marches, big band medleys, a medley of Civil War tunes, and pop favorites at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, under the event tent at Hildene in Manchester (rain or shine). Free and open to all; bring a chair. Only service dogs are allowed on the grounds that will be open for picnicking beginning at 5:30 p.m. Information: Stephanie at 802-362-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

Population Program

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning and Finn and Stone Insurance will present a program on “The Arrival of the Seven Billionth Human Being: A Status Report on the Population Explosion” with Dr. Steven W. Sinding at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Maple Street School in Manchester. Admission: $15. Information/registration: Renee Bornstein at 802-362-1199, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney, as follows: Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2; Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

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

 

Health Screening

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer a comprehensive cardiovascular/cholesterol Health Risk Screening at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Cost: $30. An eight to 12-hour fast is required and appointments are requested at 802-775-0568.

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake Geoarge Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 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.

 

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.

 

Wells History

WELLS The Wells Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. “Joe’s famous BBQ” will be featured, and attendees are asked to bring produce from their summer gardens and homemade desserts. Neil Garner will speak on the early history of radio in America, and photographs and artifacts will complement the talk. Members and guests will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Gigi

MANCHESTER The 1958 Louis Jourdan/Leslie Caron musical classic, “Gigi,” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Free admission and refreshments will be served. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Bowling League

GRANVILLE A meeting for the Wednesday night mixed bowling league will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Information/location: Cheryl Lurvey at 642-9895.

 

Free Concert

RUTLAND The Summer Concert Series will present the Proctor Connection from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the gazebo in Main Street Park in Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

Environmentalist

EAST RUPERT The Interfaith Council of the Northshire will present nationally recognized environmentalist Bill Mares with an audiovisual program on “Humans, Bees and the Global Climate Change” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Calfee-Davis Barn on Route 30 in East Rupert, three miles north of the Dorset green. Free and open to all, with refreshments. Information: 867-2260.

 

Thursday August 4

 

Hiking

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a hike at Lily Pond in Bomoseen on Thursday, Aug. 4. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Adult Center off Woodstock Avenue in Rutland to carpool. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Farmer’s Market

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

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, Parker House, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Bardwell House, Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Ira Town Hall. Cost: $2 blood pressure, $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Castleton Market

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

 

Drawing at VFW

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

 

Talk, Dinner, Music

LAKE GEORGE A program on Susan B. Anthony and her causes, “Only the Message Mattered,” will be presented along with dinner and music from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Wiawaka in Lake George. Information: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Crocheting Class

SALEM Jane Gibson will lead a Crocheting Class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center. Create you own unique piece of jewelry in this class. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email SalemCourthouse@verizon.net.

 

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.

 

Show at Wood

GLENS FALLS Ruggiero Productions will present “The Servant of Two Masters” by Carlo Goldoni Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 4 to 6, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Times/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present EnerJazz at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Free and open to all. Information: www.enerjazzbigband.com.

 

History Talk

LAKE GEORGE A free history talk by the French and Indian War Society will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Fort William Henry Museum in Lake George Village. Information: 518-964-6626, or www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org.

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present Bobby Dick, “A Man of  Many Voices,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 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 August 5

 

Free Veggies

HOOSICK FALLS The Immaculate Conception Church and the Hoosick Falls Girl Scouts invite everyone to visit a community garden they’ve developed on the corner next to the church in Hoosick Falls. Pick the vegetables that you’ll use and, if you see any weeds, pick them too!

 

Rutland Recreation

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. is accepting registrations for the following activities: Pre-season Field Hockey Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 through 12, for middle and high school students; Boys High School Basketball Camp, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 1 through 5; and Challenger British Soccer Camp, Aug. 8 through 12, age groups 4 and 5, 6 to 12, and 7 to 12. Information/registration for hockey and basketball, visit Rutland Recreation at One Deer Street (Godnick Adult Center) in Rutland, or www.rutlandrec.com. For soccer information, call Jay Thomas at 802-773-1822, Ext. 15, or email jaythomas24@comcast.net. Soccer registration: www.ChallengerSports.com.

 

Soccer Registration

HOOSICK FALLS The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is accepting registrations for its Fall Soccer Program. Players are needed for both the recreation (students in pre-kindergarten through grade 2) and travel teams (grades 4 and up). This program is open to children in Hoosick Falls and surrounding towns. Information/registration: www.hoosickfallssoccer.org.

 

Baseball Game

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Knights of Columbus is accepting reservations for a trip to the Tri City Valley Cats baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 28. Cost: $25 adults, $20 age 12 and younger, including a picnic meal, ticket and baseball cap. Information/registration: Bob Shay at 677-3954.

 

Sunday School

PAWLET The Pawlet Community Church is accepting registrations for its 2011-2012 Sunday School for all ages that will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 18. Information/registration: Norma Wedeen at 325-3366.

 

Sportsmen Classes

WARREN COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County and others are accepting registrations for free Sportsmen Education Classes that will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18, in Warrensburg. Included will be bow hunter and trapper classes. Information/registration: 518-623-3291, 518-668-4881, or email mlb222@cornell.edu.

 

Woodfest

GLENS FALLS “Woodfest,” featuring music and more, will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 5 to 7, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

History Walks

STILLWATER Guided History Walks will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Fridays, Aug. 5, 12 and 26, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Thrift Shop Open

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

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 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 Aug. 5. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Thrift Shop Open

HOOSICK FALLS Local Girl Scouts will staff the Thrift Shop from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, and 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 6, and at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls (far right door, floor 2). Clothing for all ages at reasonable prices will be offered, and you can fill a shopping bag provided by the shop for only $3. Cash sales only. Information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Teacup Auction

WELLS The Green Mountain Seniors group will host a Teacup Auction on Friday, Aug. 5, at the Modern Woodmen of America Annex Building off Route 30 in Wells. Viewing will begin at 6 p.m. with drawings starting at 7 p.m. Auction items will include jewelry, crafts, homemade baked goods, and much more. Cost: $1 per envelope of 10 tickets. Light refreshments will be available and there’ll be door prizes, too.

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Banjo Dan

BENNINGTON Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, at the Bennington Center for the Arts on Route 9West, 44 Gypsy Lane in Bennington. Cost: $20 at the door; $15 in advance at 802-442-7158.

 

Family Film

GLENS FALLS Art in the Public Eye Outdoor Cinema will screen a family film and host a trivia game from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fridays, Aug. 5 through 26, at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

Saturday August 6

 

Obstacle Race

KILLINGTON The 10-to-12-mile, timed Obstacle Race across Killington Peak, referred to as the “toughest race on the planet,” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 6. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

Fife and Drum Corps

TICONDEROGA The annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Antiques, Flea Market

GREENWICH A Summer Antiques Fair and Flea Market will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2 adults; $1 senior citizens; free younger than 14. Information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com. Vendor information: 518-331-5004, or email FairgroundShowsNY@aol.com.

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through October in Depot Park, next to Walmart, in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Tag Sale

ARLINGTON The Norman’s Attic and Town-Wide Tag Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. Sale locations will be in Arlington, East and West Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, and maps will be distributed at the Arlington Community Club booth. Also, the Wild Country Cloggers will perform at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Arlington Town Hall. Information: www.stjamesarlingtonvt.org

 

Powwow

WHITEHALL The First Nations Intertribal Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7, at canal side park in Whitehall. Information: 518-260-6059, or email whitehallpowwow@yahoo.com.

 

Shakespeare

FORT EDWARD The Adirondack Shakespeare Company will stage “Theseus and the Minotaur” at 11 a.m., “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” at 2 p.m., and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. You’ll find these shows at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Information: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Blueprint from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be original jazz and jazz standards from the 1950s and ‘60s. Free and open to all.

 

Environmental Forum

WELLS Felix Kniazev and Olga Julinska will host a Freedom from Harm, Environmental Forum and Art Festival from 11 a.m. to sunset on Saturday, Aug. 6, at their home at the top of Northeast Mountain in Wells. Talks on the environment, electromagnetic fields, a one-woman play, art, a mystery auction, bonfire, music, and more will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: Email felix@voicesforgood.net, or visit www.voicesforgood.net.

 

Schuylerville Festival

SCHUYLERVILLE The 17th Annual Turning Point Parade and Weekend Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, in Schuylerville Village. Festivities will begin at 1 p.m. and continue into the evening on Saturday in Fort Hardy Park, including an old-fashioned street dance at 7 p.m. with DJ Jenni and a bonfire. On Sunday, a parade will step off at 1 p.m. followed by festival activities, and fireworks at 9 p.m. Information: www.turningpointparade.com.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present the Sublime tribute band, Badfish, in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Art Reception

ARLINGTON A reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, for an exhibit of small, jewel-like oil paintings by Helen Young at the Canfield Gallery of the Martha Canfield Library on East Arlington Road in Arlington. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Auction, Barbecue

WEST HEBRON The Hebron Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a Benefit Auction and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Fire House on Route 30 in West Hebron. The auction preview and barbecue will run from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with the auction starting at 6 p.m. Information: David Hibbeln at 518-642-9059.

 

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.

 

Ice Cream Social

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary invites everyone to an Ice Cream Social from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Fire House, 21 Bunker Hill Road. At 6:30 p.m., Rose Bain will present a program on her 2007 publication, “Lake Cossayuna, Portraits of the Past.” Cost: $3, including entry into a drawing for two tickets to the Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Show, bus trip included, on Nov. 12. Information: www.cossayunavfd.com.

 

Taste of Summer

BENNINGTON The Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service will host “A Taste of Summer on Harwood Hill” event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Dr. Richard A. Sleeman Center, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Fine wine and beer, hors d’oeuvres, live acoustic music, and an auction will be featured. Cost: $15; $25 per couple. Information/tickets: 802-442-8136, or visit Project Independence or the Bennington Beverage Outlet.

Sinatra Tribute

MANCHESTER Frank Sinatra tribute artist Ron Zappulla, accompanied by a 17-piece orchestra, will perform a “Come Fly with Me” concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Arkell Pavilion at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Cost: $40 premium tickets, $35 SVAC members; other seating $32, $28 members. Also, the grounds will be open for picnicking beginning at 2 p.m. Information/tickets: 802-362-1405, or www.svac.org.

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.

 

Teddy Roosevelt

WHITEHALL “Teddy Roosevelt” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Concert

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will perform a concert, “Masterpieces: Re-Imagined,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $20 suggested admission. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Sunday August 7

 

Tories Run

ARLINGTON The Running of the Tories, 5K Run/Walk Riverside Race will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the pavilion in Arlington Recreation Park on Route 7A in Arlington. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. and the race at 9 a.m. Cost: $15; $5 younger than 14; $40 family of four; discounts for advance registration and for Battenkill Valley Runners. Online registration: www.active.com. Information: www.toryrun.on1.net, or email race@on1.net.

 

Sunday Breakfast

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12. Information: 753-9549.

 

Christian Singer

BENNINGTON Nationally known Christian singer/songwriter Will McFarlane will sing during the 8 and 9:30 a.m. services at the Green Mountain Christian Center, 440 Main Street in Bennington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-447-7224.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

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.

 

Barbecue, Dance

COSSAYUNA The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue at 1 p.m., and an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Cossayuna Fire House on East Lake Road. Reservations are required for the barbecue with Butch, 747-6687, or Sandy, 638-9008. Barbecue cost: $9 adults; $4.50 younger than 12. Dance music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Dance cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger.

 

Free Concert

RUPERT The Washington County Band will perform show tunes, marches and pop favorites at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Rupert Congregational Church. Free and open to all.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. each Sunday in August, beginning Aug. 7, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

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

 

Clothing Drive

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Concerned will hold its annual Clothing Drive Aug. 9 through 11 at St. Mary’s School, 19 Washington Street in Fair Haven. Free shopping times will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. Clean clothing in good condition may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. Information: 802-265-3666.

 

Free Concerts

STILLWATER Free concerts will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater as follows: Aug. 9, harpist Elizabeth Huntley; Aug. 16, songs of the Empire State with Dave Ruch; and Aug. 23, Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert on the Green Series will present Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, on the green, Route 4A, in Castleton Village. This band features ragtime and Dixieland music. The rain site will be the Casella Fine Arts Center at nearby Castleton State College. Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Wednesday August 10

 

Free Concert

RUTLAND The Summer Concert Series will present Satin and Steel from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the gazebo in Main Street Park in Rutland. Free and open to all.

 

Thursday August 11

 

Castleton Market

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

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Washington County Band will perform show tunes, marches and pop favorites at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Friday August 12

 

George M. Cohan

SALEM “George M. Cohan Tonight,” starring Jim Raposa, will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12 and 13, and 2 p.m. Sunday the 14th, at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Cost: $27; $25 senior citizens. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. each Sunday in August at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Tuesday August 16

 

Free Concerts

STILLWATER Free concerts will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield in Stillwater as follows: Aug. 16, songs of the Empire State with Dave Ruch; and Aug. 23, Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps. Bring a bag lunch. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Wednesday August 17

 

Farmers’ Market

FORT ANN A Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 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.

 

Thursday August 18

 

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.

 

Castleton 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Friday August 19

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 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 Aug. 19. 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 Aug. 19. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday August 20

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through October in Depot Park, next to Walmart, in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

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

 

Sunday 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.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. each Sunday in August at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

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 A free concert by the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps will be presented 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.

 

Thursday August 25

 

Castleton 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.

 

Sunday August 28

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Saturday September 3

 

Maze at Fort

TICONDEROGA The “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure,” will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in September and through Oct. 20 at Fort Ticonderoga. Also, group reservations will be taken for weekdays in September and October. Information/reservations: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

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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