Community Calendar 8/4/11

T hursday 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.

 

Bridge Course

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will offer a bridge course, “Strong Openings and Slam Bidding,” at 9:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Aug. 4 through 25, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Cost: $75. Information/registration: www.greenmtnacademy.org/courses.php.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows:10 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.

 

F.D. Carnival

SHUSHAN The Shushan Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Carnival Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 4 to 6, at the intersection of routes 61 and 64, the site of the old Shushan Railroad Station. Games, fresh-cooked food, home-baked desserts, bingo each evening, a raffle Saturday evening, and more will be featured.

 

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

 

Church Raffle

POULTNEY St. Raphael Parish in Poultney is selling raffle tickets to raise funds for painting the church’s interior. Tickets are $100 each and only 200 will be sold. Cash prizes range from $5,000 for first prize to $100 for eleventh prize. The winners will be drawn on Saturday, Aug. 20, and each winner also will receive two buffet dinners to be served at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall that evening (you don’t have to be present to win the raffle). Checks, payable to St. Raphael R.C. Church, may be sent to Ernie DeMatties, 85 Windy Woods Acres, Poultney, Vt. 05764, or call Ernie at 802-287-9755.

 

Childbirth Classes

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice and the Rutland Regional Medical Center offer ongoing Childbirth Education Classes for parents and parents-to-be at the RAVNAH office in Rutland. One couple in each class will win a car seat. Information/registration: 802-770-1502, or www.ravnah.org.

 

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.

 

Diabetes Benefit

CAMBRIDGE Stevens & Sons Sunoco at 24 N. Park Street in Cambridge will hold a Tag Sale, and sell cotton candy, water, and $3 bracelets to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Aug. 5 to 7. Proceeds will benefit Team Collin that will participate in the JDRF Walk on Sept. 11 in Glens Falls.

 

RX Program

GRANVILLE Candy Rivera Whitehead, a state of New York Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage outreach representative, will speak at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, at Mountainview Commons, 88 Quaker Street in Granville. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2801.

 

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.

 

Marionettes

RUPERT Rupert’s 250th Anniversary Committee will present the No-Strings Marionette Company performing “Handsome and Gretel” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, on the lawn at the Congregational Church in Rupert (rain site Rupert Fire House). For children and the young at heart, this show will be free and open to all. Information: Gene Higgins at 802-394-7738.

 

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.

 

Garage Sale, Auction

QUEENSBURY A Garage Sale and Auction will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the handicap accessible Senior Center in Queensbury. Information: www.seniorsonthego.org.

 

Beach Volleyball

LAKE GEORGE A 4 on 4 Beach Volleyball Tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at Million Dollar Beach in Lake George. Women’s, men’s and co-ed divisions will be featured, with all levels of play. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and prizes will be awarded. Information: 518-792-7493, or www.prospectcenter.com.

 

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

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the South Street Pavilion in Glens Falls. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.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.

 

Car Show

TICONDEROGA The 19th Annual Ticonderoga Car Show will take place on Sunday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bicentennial Park in Ticonderoga. Presented by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, the event features 31 classes of cars, food, door prizes, vendors, music, a raffle and more. Information: 518-585-6619 or email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

Country Auction

EAST ARLINGTON The annual Country Benefit Auction will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, under the big tent at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road (rain or shine). Preview items beginning at 9 a.m., including dressers, tables, chairs, cabinets, hand-crafted furniture, china, gift certificates, and more. Food and home-baked goods will be offered for sale, too. To view auction items, visit www.earlingtonfedchurch.org. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Book and Bake Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Friends of the Schuylerville Public Library will host a Book and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Paperbacks will sell for 25 cents and hardcover books for $1. Fill a bag for $2 beginning at 2 p.m. Tasty baked goods will be available, including some gluten free. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Open House

GLENS FALLS A Summer Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at The Shirt Factory in Glens Falls. More than 30 in-house artisans, guest artists, and craftsmen will be on hand, and demonstrations will be held. Information: 518-824-1290.

 

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.

 

Children’s Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Fun in the Sun” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

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.

 

Steak Roast/BBQ

FORT ANN St. Ann’s Church will host its annual Steak Roast and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, August 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. on the church grounds on George Street. Dinners are steak – $14; half chicken – $10; child’s portion of a quarter chicken – $5. The event will be held rain or shine under the church’s newly-built pavilion. All are invited; take-outs will be available.

 

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.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Pawlet Community Church. Takeouts may be ordered on Aug. 6 at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

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: Pay what you wish. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Sunday August 7

 

Bass Fishing

TICONDEROGA A Capital District Bass Masters Tourney will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7, on northern Lake George. Information: www.ticonderogany.com/fishing.html.

 

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.

 

Cross-Country Runs

GLENS FALLS The Cole’s Woods Run, with cross-country runs of six miles and two miles, will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, from the Glens Falls YMCA. Information: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

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.

 

GOP Barbecue

CASTLETON The Castleton Republicans invite everyone to an annual Family Barbecue from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Crystal Beach pavilion off Route 30 in Castleton. This rain or shine event will include good food, fellowship, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle. Information/tickets: 802-558-1574, or 802-282-2762.

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.

 

Bible School

WHITEHALL Registration for a “High Seas Expedition” ecumenical Vacation Bible School will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church on Greenmount Cemetery Lane in Whitehall. Included will be a barbecue. The school will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 through 11. Information: Patti Abbott at Our Lady of Hope Church, 518-499-1656, or email pastoral@nycap.rr.com.

 

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.

 

Car Cruise-In

GREENWICH Weather permitting, a Car Cruise-In will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at the Greenwich Plaza on Route 29, in front of Kmart. Show off your old or new vehicle, any make or model (no fee). Food and drink will be available in the Plaza. This event is held each Monday. Information: Ron MacNeil at 518-692-7926.

 

5K Series

WILTON The Saratoga Stryders Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, 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.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Lullaby of Broadway

GLENS FALLS The Seagle Music Colony will present “Lullaby of Broadway” at 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, and 2 p.m. Aug. 9, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Tuesday August 9

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Baptist Church on Quaker Street in Granville. 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.

 

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.

 

Music at Library

PAWLET Music with Karen Gallagher, featuring songs from around the world, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Pawlet Public Library. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Library Meeting

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. The public is invited to attend and share ideas, offer comments, or express concerns. This board meets on the second Tuesday each month. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton 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.

 

Free Lecture

LAKE GEORGE A free lecture will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Adirondack Mountain Club in Lake George. Information: 518-668-4447, or www.adk.org.

 

Wine Lovers Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS The musical, “Wine Lovers,” will be staged Tuesday, Aug. 9, through Sunday, Aug. 21, at Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. The audience will taste six wines during this show, and learn a little about love at the same time. Tickets/times: 1-800-838-3006, or www.universalpreservationhall.org.

 

Wednesday August 10

 

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

 

Critters at Library

PAWLET Bernie, a museum educator, will present a live animal program about critters from around the globe from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Pawlet Public Library. Max the Canada lynx and Muffin the chinchilla will be featured. You’ll learn what makes a good pet, and facts about endangered species at this free event (donations greatly appreciated).

 

Ending Violence

GLENS FALLS The Northern New York Call2Men organization, and Catholic Charities of Warren and Washington counties, will host an event titled, “New Media Approaches to Ending Violence against Women: What Role Do Men Play?” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10. You’ll find this free event that’s open to all in the Community Room at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Refreshments will be served.

 

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.

 

Show at Sembrich

BOLTON LANDING The Bel Canto Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Cost/tickets: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Musical at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Applause Factory and the Charles R. Wood Theater will stage “Menopause the Musical” Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 10 to 14, at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Tickets/times: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Thursday August 11

 

Field Dig

LAKE GEORGE An Archaeological Field Dig will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, through Friday, Aug. 19, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Information: 518-964-6648, or www.fwhmuseum.com.

 

Summer Celebration

MANCHESTER Alexandra Langstaff will lead a “Musical Celebration of Summer” at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester. Children of all ages (accompanied by adult caregivers) will dance, twirl, jump and laugh at this free event that’s open to all. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, Rupert Fire House; 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, The Meadows, Rutland (residents only); 3:15 p.m. Aug. 17, The Gables, Rutland (residents only); and 9:30 a.m. Aug. 17, Dorset Nursing (by appointment, 802-362-1200). Cost: $2 blood pressure, $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Concert for Toddlers

BENNINGTON The Bennington Early Childhood Center will host a free concert with singer/songwriter Melissa Green of Green Circle Music at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. Children younger than 5 will sing and dance at this event in the Green Mountain Christian Center conference building, 1506 Harwood Hill, Route 7A, in Bennington. Information: 802-447-1093.

 

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.

 

Open Rehearsal

SALEM Music from Salem will hold a free Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Repertory from Sunday’s upcoming concert will be presented. Information: www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

Roast Beef

GRANVILLE The handicap accessible North Granville United Methodist Church on Route 22 invites everyone to a Roast Beef Supper at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free younger than 3. Information: 642-1118, or 499-1629.

 

Supper, Raffle

DORSET The Women’s Fellowship invites everyone to a Summer Supper and Raffle from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, 143 Church Street, off Route 30, in Dorset. Supper cost (baked ham and roasted turkey): $12; $5 children; free 5 and younger. The raffle will include a handmade “Country Oak” quilt and an exquisite oil painting, “Cakes on the Griddle.” Proceeds will benefit local charities and the church’s general fund.

 

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.

 

Extra Stout

CASTLETON The Castleton Free Library will present Extra Stout in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at St. Mark’s Church, corner of Seminary and Main streets in Castleton Village. At this concert celebrating the harvest, traditional scones, Irish soda bread, and tea will be served. Celtic music, reels, jigs, ballads, sea shanties and more will be featured. Information: 468-5574.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present Big Spike Bluegrass at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.11, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). “Twin fiddles and solid original material in the traditional style” will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: www.bigspikebluegrass.com.

 

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.

 

History Talk

LAKE GEORGE A free history talk by the French and Indian War Society will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, 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 the Washington County Concert Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Jazz, Broadway musicals, marches and all-time favorites will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

All-American Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will celebrate Manchester’s 250th anniversary with an All-American Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, in the Arkell Pavilion at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Works by American composers George Gershwin and Aaron Copland will be featured, and the featured artist will be pianist Christopher O’Riley. Cost: $15 adults, free age 12 and younger for outdoor seating to be sold at the gate only; $45 for reserved, indoor seats. Indoor seating reservations: 802-362-1956. Information: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Barn Restoration

SALEM The Hebron Preservation Society invites everyone to a free PowerPoint presentation by Thomas Litwin on “The Restoration and Preservation of Old Barns and Houses” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 in Salem. A few Society announcements will precede the presentation, and light refreshments will follow the talk. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Community Band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, 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 12

 

Sembrich Program

BOLTON LANDING “After the Storm: the American Exile of Bela Bartok” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Free. Information: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Lake Celebration

LAKE GEORGE A Land and Water Conservation Celebration will be held from 5:30 to 9 pm. on Friday, Aug. 12, at Hall’s Boat Corp. in Lake George. Antique wooden boats will be on display and there’ll be an art gallery and live auction. Information/cost: 518-644-9767, or www.lglc.org.

 

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

 

Bike Race

KILLINGTON The Gravity in the East Downhill Race will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, at Killington Resort. This is one of eight downhill mountain bike races in which riders compete for a $5,000 cash prize. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Hartford Sales

HARTFORD The Hartford Town-Wide Sales will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14. Featured will be more than 40 yard sales, two flea markets, food booths, and a chicken barbecue on Sunday. A map of sale locations will be available at As Time Goes By and at Stewart’s Shoppe. Information: Bonnie Williamson at 632-5166, or Pat Banelich at 632-9007.

 

Golf Benefit

SALEM The Salem Rotary Club and Salem Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Second Annual SAVE Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Ondawa Greens Golf Course. Two tee times will be available, 8 a.m. followed by lunch at noon, and 1 p.m. followed by dinner at 5 p.m. Cost: $50 per golfer, including golf and lunch or dinner; lunch or dinner tickets only, $20 per person. Proceeds will benefit transportation services for Salem area senior citizens and others without transportation. Information/registration: Rose Ann Savage at 854-9339.

 

Boat Race

SCHUYLERVILLE Hudson Crossing Park will host its Seventh Annual Cardboard Boat Race from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Fort Hardy Park on Route 29 in Schuylerville. Registration and construction will run from 8 a.m. to noon, with the first race at 1 p.m. (great photo opportunities from noon to 2 p.m.). Rules and registration forms are available at www.hudsoncrossingpark.org, or from Marlene Bissell at 518-859-1462.

 

Pilgrimage

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Monastic Communities in Cambridge will host an Annual Pilgrimage on Saturday, Aug. 13. The day will begin with services at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m., followed by tours of the monastery churches, talks on monastic life, dog training and puppy socialization, activities for children and teens, hiking, and ethnic and American-style food (food from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). There also will be a talk on “Preparing for Life: Exploring End of Life Questions.” Information: Sr. Macrina at 518-677-3810, or email srmacrina@newskete.org.

 

Rummage Sale

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Youth Helping Youth group will hold a Rain or Shine Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Presbyterian New England Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 24 Circular Street in Saratoga Springs. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Soup Kitchen Pantry and receive a discount coupon to get something free at the sale. And, from 2 to 3 p.m., there’ll be a $2 bag sale. To donate household items, books, small appliances or clothing for this sale, call 518-281-9130.

 

Flea Market

GRANVILLE The American Legion Auxiliary invites everyone to a Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the American Legion, 10 Columbus Street in Granville. There’ll be free coffee and doughnuts, lunch for $3.50, a silent auction, and a number of vendors. Indoor vendor tables are available at $10, $20, or $25 each, with 10-ft. by 10-ft.outdoor space at $10 each (bring a table). Information/vendor space: Antonia Estrada at 518-499-9100, or Dorothy Jurnak at 518-642-1304.

 

East Poultney Day

POULTNEY East Poultney Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, on the green in East Poultney. There’ll be talks on Vermont’s agricultural heritage, sustainability, and the Welsh language (language talk 10 a.m.); a story hour; and craft demonstrations. Fifty juried vendors, children’s arts and crafts, games from yesteryear, tasty food, museum tours, and live music and dance also will be featured. And at 3 p.m., dozens of valuable raffle prizes will be awarded.

 

Canning Tomatoes

SALEM Battenkill Kitchen in Salem will offer a “Canning with Tomatoes” class with Annette Nielsen from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Learn how to preserve tomatoes through canning, freezing and drying. Cost: $45. Information/registration: 518-854-3032, or email manager@battenkillkitchen.org.

 

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.

 

Rupert Day

RUPERT The following activities will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, at “Old Home Day” in Rupert. Quilt show and craft exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rupert Congregational Church, call Helen Maikisch at 802-394-2407, to display your quilt, Anne Lourie at 394-7726 for exhibit information; chicken barbecue and Adirondack Fiddlers music, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rupert Fire House; children’s games with Mandy Lenhardt at 1 p.m.; Rupert 250th anniversary program, 2:30 p.m., carnival grounds; Wild Country Cloggers, 3:30 p.m. at the Fire House; “Rupert Then and Now” parade, 5:30 p.m., call Nichole McKeighan at 394-2923 to enter a float; Firemen’s Carnival Saturday evening, with fireworks at 10 p.m. General information: Mike Lourie at 394-2928.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Marty Wendell from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be rockabilly music inspired by Marty’s days of touring with Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present Twiddle in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Reservations are encouraged at 753-6011.

 

Chicken Dinner

POULTNEY The Barbecued Chicken Dinner traditionally held in conjunction with East Poultney Days will not be held this year.

 

Mark Twain

WHITEHALL “Mark Twain” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Sunday August 14

 

Living History

TICONDEROGA The Living History Education Foundation and Fort Ticonderoga will offer a continuing education course for teachers, “Living History: Fort Ticonderoga,” Sunday through Friday, Aug. 14 to 19, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: 914-739-0136.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Sunday Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, 4.5-mile hike at Rattlesnake Point in Salisbury on Sunday, Aug. 14. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland. Information: Larry Water at 775-3855.

 

Battle Day Parade

BENNINGTON The Bennington Battle Day Parade will be held at noon on Sunday, Aug. 14, on Main Street in Bennington.

 

Car Show

HUDSON FALLS The Second Annual Car Show will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Zion Episcopal Church, 224 Main Street in Hudson Falls (rain date, Aug. 21). Cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, tuners and hotrods will be welcome, and 20 trophies will be awarded. Food will be provided by the Fish Fry Café. Car registration fee: $10 in advance with Kelly at 429-8337; $13 on Aug. 14. Also non-food and car-related vendors may call Kelly for information.

 

18th Century Day

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. will present the 33rd Annual 18th Century Day from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the 1777 Schuyler House on Route 4 in Schuylerville. Artisans will demonstrate 18th century crafts, and there’ll be free tours of Schuyler House, period music, puppet shows, colonial-era farm life activities, and free light refreshments. Bring water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Information: Saratoga National Historical Park at 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Circus Smirkus

PICO MOUNTAIN Circus Smirkus will come to Pico Mountain on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 14 and 15. Show times will be 1 and 6 p.m. each day, featuring juggling, tumbling, trapeze, contortion, clowns, live music, and more, all under the Big Top. Cost: $20 age 13 and older; $17 age 12 and younger; group discounts available. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church at the corner of Burgoyne and Pearl streets in Schuylerville invites everyone to an 18th Century Days Chicken Barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12. Information/advance tickets: 695-6638.

 

Octet

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present an “Octet Extravaganza” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay what you wish. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.musicfromsalem.org.

 

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, Aug. 14, 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: Butch at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

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.

 

Bartok Concert

BOLTON LANDING A Bartok in the Adirondacks Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Monday August 15

 

Maze at Fort

TICONDEROGA The “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure,” will be open Monday, Aug. 15, through Thursday, Oct. 20, at Fort Ticonderoga. Cost: $10 adults; $7 ages 3 to 12. Information/reservations: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Potluck Supper

EAST HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month. Information: 518-854-7017, or 854-7716.

 

Magical Monday

LAKE GEORGE A free Musical Magical Monday will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 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 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.

 

Knitting Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Knitting Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. You are encouraged to bring any craft project on which you are working, such as quilting, crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, etc. Free. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca@sals.edu.

 

Wednesday August 17

 

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

 

Brass Band

BOLTON LANDING The Raya Brass Band will perform in concert at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

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.

 

POTLUCK BUFFET

DRESDEN A Potluck Buffet will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Dresden Firehouse on Route 22 in Dresden. The afternoon will feature food, raffles (including a 50/50 and door prizes. Take out will be available and the event will be held rain or shine. There is a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds will benefit Gidget Connors who was badly injured in a car crash.

 

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.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, 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: Butch at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

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

 

Car Cruise-In

GREENWICH Weather permitting, a Car Cruise-In will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at the Greenwich Plaza on Route 29, in front of Kmart. Show off your old or new vehicle, any make or model (no fee). Food and drink will be available in the Plaza. This event is held each Monday. Information: Ron MacNeil at 518-692-7926.

 

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.

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

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.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday August 24

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland, and 9:30 a.m., Aug. 25, at the Appletree Apartments in Fair Haven. Cost: $2 blood pressure, $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

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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