Community Calendar 8/11/11

T hursday August 18

 

Seniors’ Activities

BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence will offer Lawn Jarts on Thursday, Aug. 18, and Baseball Greats on Friday the 19th, at 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Killington Cookout

KILLINGTON The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department will host a Cookout on Thursday, Aug. 18, at Gifford Woods in Killington. Bring something to cook over a campfire and enjoy a short hike, or just relax. Information/time: Ann Perry at 236-1780.

 

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.

 

Book Discussion

GRANVILLE The Pember Book Club will discuss “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The free Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 18 in downtown Glens Falls. Art receptions and displays will be held at various locations. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Paint a Square

GLENS FALLS A “Paint a Square” Chalk Fest will be held from noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at City Park in Glens Falls. Family entertainment, prizes, and food will be featured. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

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.

 

Gallery Opening

MANCHESTER Katherine Buchmayr’s water-based oil paintings of Dorset, flowers, pets and animals will be featured in a Gallery Opening Event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at The Gallery at Equinox Village in Manchester. Everyone will be welcome.

 

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. Learn about substance abuse and addiction, how it affects the family, and the principles of healing and recovery. Registration: 802-442-5491, or email Jamie Estey at jestey@uscvt.org. Information: www.ucsvt.org. This seminar also will be offered on Sept. 15 and 22.

 

Quilling Class

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Drawing at VFW

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

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present The Moonlighters, a 15-member big band, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.18, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Music for all ages will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: www.moonlightersband.com.

 

History Lecture

LAKE GEORGE The French and Indian War Society will present a History Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Fort William Henry Museum in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-964-6626, or www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org.

 

Concert, Barbecue

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the 10-piece, R&B horn band, Satin & Steel, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all. Also, the fire department across from the park will hold a chicken barbecue during this concert.

 

Opera Stars

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present the rising stars of New York City’s Metropolitan Opera with a program of arias and duets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, in the Arkell Pavilion at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Cost: $45. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Free Concert

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

 

Woodfest

GLENS FALLS Woodfest, with music and more, will be held at various times Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 18 to 20, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Times/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Family Film

GLENS FALLS The Art in the Public Eye Outdoor Cinema will screen a family film from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at City Park in Glens Falls. There also will be a trivia game. Bring a chair to this free event. Information: 518-321-4265, or www.artinthepubliceye.com.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Thursday Night Fireworks will be displayed at 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday August 19

 

N.Y. Licenses

NEW YORK State of New York hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2011-2012, along with deer management permits, now are being sold. They will be valid from Oct. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2012. Information/licenses and permits: Visit any of the 1,500 license sales outlets statewide, or www.dec.ny.gov.

 

Red Sox Tickets

VERMONT Puppets in Education is selling raffle tickets for four seats to a Red Sox/Toronto Blue Jays game at 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Fenway Park. The drawing will be on Aug. 23. Cost: $10 per ticket (only 500 tickets will be sold). Tickets: 802-860-3349. Information: www.KidsontheBlockVermont.org.

 

Art Exhibit

BENNINGTON The Bennington Center for the Arts is hosting an exhibition titled, “Impressions of New England,” through Dec. 18. Information: 802-442-7158, or www.thebennington.org.

 

September Trip

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts is accepting reservations for an overnight trip, “Gardens, Wine, and Waterfalls: Finger Lakes Magic!” that will be held on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 18 and 19. Cost: $355 per person, double occupancy. Information/reservations: Edventures at 607-387-3322, or email goedventures@gmail.com.

 

Singers Needed

RUTLAND The hospice program of the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice is seeking volunteers for the Trillium chorus of volunteers who visit and sing for hospice and palliative care patients in Rutland County. They practice every other Monday at 5:30 p.m. and visit patients several times a month. Information: Nancy Birdsall at 770-1682, or email birdsall@ravnah.org.

 

Eye Screening

WHITEHALL Zieker Eye Ophthalmology will host an Eye Health Screening from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Aug. 19, at Skenesborough Harbor in Whitehall. Vision, cataract and glaucoma risk will be assessed. Free and open to all. Information: Janice at 499-1498.

 

Tag Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church will hold its 18th Annual Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20, on Oglivie’s lawn, across from Benson’s Restaurant, at routes 22 and 67 (no early birds). There’ll be a snack bar and bake sale, too, and everyone is invited.

 

New Art Gallery

CAMBRIDGE The Loft Gallery, a new cooperative art gallery located over the Cambridge Antiques Center at 30 W. Main Street in Cambridge, now is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Well-know, regional artists offer an array of original paintings, prints, photographs, pottery and jewelry in this newly renovated space.

 

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.

 

Art Exhibit

SCHUYLERVILLE Ivy Gallery on Broad Street in Schuylerville is hosting an exhibit through August featuring the works of three area artists. Oils by Harry Orlyk of Salem and Don Wynn of Schuylerville, and mixed media and watercolors by Anita Witten of Shushan are included. Information: Terry Ivy at 692-3445.

 

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.

 

Book Sale

ARLINGTON The Martha Canfield Library will hold a “Huge Used Book Sale” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday the 20th, in the multipurpose room at the Fisher Elementary School on E. Arlington Road. There’ll be a bag sale at the end of the day Saturday, and refreshments will be for sale. Information: 802-375-6153.

 

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.

 

Country Jamboree

GRANVILLE The Hook & Ladder Fire Co. will host its First Annual Country Music Jamboree Friday through Sunday, Aug. 19 to 21, at the Firemen’s Carnival grounds on E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Hours will be 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Music daily, camping (fee), food, arts and crafts, a 50/50 drawing, raffles, and a square dance Saturday and Sunday afternoon under the tent will be featured. Admission: $5 Friday and Sunday, $10 Saturday. Information: George at 518-538-4722.

 

Disney Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE The PG-rated, 88-minute Disney movie, “Mars Needs Moms,” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Free and open to all ages. Bring popcorn. Also, the library’s Knitting Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday each month. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

Concert

WHITEHALL “Enerjazz” will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19 at the Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park in Whitehall. The performances is part of the Friday Night Music in the Park series and admission is free.

 

Ghost Walks

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts and Mason Winfield, a historian of the supernatural, will offer a 90-minute, one-mile Haunted History Ghost Walk of Saratoga Springs at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19. This walk, and others on Wednesdays and Fridays in August, will leave from Saratoga Starbucks, 381 Broadway. The walks will be held on Fridays only in September, leaving from 320 Broadway. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 7 to 11, at the door. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.masonwinfield.com.

 

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.

 

Opera

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall Opera Theater Select Conservatory presents Henry Purcell’s tragic opera “Dido and Aeneas” on August 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. on the Hubbard Hall Mainstage. The fully-costumed and staged production will be directed by Julia Mintzer of the Tanglewood Institute, with piano accompaniment by Elizabeth Bonomo of Julliard. Tickets are $15 general admission, with $12 for Hubbard Hall members and $10 for students. Information: 518-677-2495 or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday August 20

 

Butterfly Garden

MANCHESTER Hildene in Manchester invites everyone to explore “The Secret Life of the Butterfly Garden” on Saturday, Aug. 20. The benefits of butterflies, and what to consider when planning your own butterfly habitat, will be highlighted at this event that is free and open to all. Information/time: Stephanie at 802-367-7960, or email Stephanie@hildene.org.

 

$1 Bag Sale

SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop on Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a $1 Bag Sale on Saturday, Aug. 20. Backpacks, travel bags, and suitcases will be offered. A few items will not be included in this sale. Information: 695-4640.

 

Pancake Breakfast

GRANVILLE The Bethel Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Haystack Hike

PAWLET The Green Mountain Club will offer a Haystack Mountain Hike in Pawlet on Saturday, Aug. 20. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street, in Rutland. Some steep climbing, four to five miles. Information: Steve Williams at 645-9529.

 

Golf Benefit

HAMPTON The Third Annual Perry Moyer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Milestone Golf Club on Route 18 in Hampton. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with four-member teams and a shotgun start, best-ball scramble at 10 a.m. Cost: $50 per person, including golf, cart, prizes and food, with proceeds benefiting the Poultney Rescue Squad. Information/registration: 518-282-9030.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

School Supplies

GREENWICH The United Church on Salem Street in Greenwich will host the annual School Supplies Distribution from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 20. Local churches and community members contributed to this event.

 

Farmers Market

GLENS FALLS The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Christ Church United Methodist 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.

 

Pet Walk Benefit

FORT ANN A “Paws on the Farm” charity Pet Walk ( and many other activities) will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Walker’s Farm, Home, and Tack, 5565 Route 4 in Fort Ann. Obtain sponsorship dollars for your favorite pet charity and enjoy a fun day with your pet. Raise $25 or more and get a T-shirt, and there’ll be a prize for the top fundraiser. Register at 10 a.m. and walk at 11 a.m. Advance registration/sponsorships: www.walkerstore.cc/store/content/168/Calendar-of-Events. Information: 518-639-5223.

 

House Tour

CASTLETON The Castleton Woman’s Club will host a Castleton Colonial Day House Tour on Saturday, Aug. 20. Stroll along Main Street and visit period homes, galleries, and historic sites in picturesque Castleton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Displays will include antique costumes, tools and carriages. A Civil War re-enactment and church supper will follow on the Village Green. Cost: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens. Tour tickets will be available at the Castleton Federated Church and St. John’s Catholic Church, both on Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton Village. Information: 802-468-0011.

 

Children’s Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “The Tooth Fairy” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Dana and Susan Robinson from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be an energetic blend of mountain music and songs of the American landscape. Free and open to all.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CASTLETON The Hubbardton Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to its annual Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or until sold out, on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Crystal Beach off Route 30 in Castleton. Cost: $9, with all proceeds benefiting the department’s efforts to protect Hubbardton and surrounding towns.

 

Teacup Auction

GRANVILLE The Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122, Order of the Eastern Star, invites everyone to a Teacup Auction on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with drawings starting at 1 p.m. Cost: $7 admission, including lunch, 25 tickets and a door prize ticket; additional tickets $2.

 

Sandgate Art Show

SANDGATE The All Sandgate Art Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20, 21, 27 and 28, at the one-room Sandgate Schoolhouse on Sandgate Road, 3.5 miles north of its intersection with Route 313 in West Arlington. Sandgate artists are asked to drop off their works, ready to hang, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18, or 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 19. Information: Jean Eisenhart at 802-375-2286.

 

Ice Cream, Music

CASTLETON A Colonial Day Music and Ice Cream Social will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, on the lawn at the Castleton Free Library. The Friends of the Castleton Free Library will host the social and Robert Wuagneux will provide the musical entertainment. Free, except for the ice cream, with proceeds benefiting the library.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present The Dirty Dozen Brass Band in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

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.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. Eat under the tent to take out. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children. Information: Donna at 792-6647, or Joyce at 793-6735.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WELLS In conjunction with the Wells Carnival, the Ladies Aid of the Wells United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $11 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free younger than 5. Information: Bonnie at 802-645-0422.

 

Ham Supper

CASTLETON The handicap accessible Castleton Federated Church on Main Street, Route 4A, invites everyone to a Colonial Day Baked Ham Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. Cost: $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the church’s renovation fund. Information: Norm or Cindy at 265-8686.

 

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.

 

Roses in December

WHITEHALL “Roses in December” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Sembrich Recital

BOLTON LANDING Lucille Beers will present a Vocal Recital at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Ricky Nelson

GLENS FALLS The Applause Factory will present Ricky Nelson’s sons, Matthew and Gunner, with two performances of “Ricky Nelson Remembered” on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Tickets/cost: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday August 21

 

Pancake Breakfast

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke invites everyone to a buffet-style Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the lodge on Route 67, across from Hoosic Valley High School.

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 21. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

House Tours

LAKE GEORGE Free “Coffee on the Porch” Open House Tours will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 21, at Wiawaka in Lake George. Information: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.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. 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.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A Family Discovery Day will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Take a short tour and then create your own masterpiece at this free event. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Georgi Concert

SHUSHAN Alan and Bonnie Epstein will perform in concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, in the Great Room at The Georgi on Adams Lane in Shushan. The sounds of mandolin, harp and piano are blended through melodies influenced by Brazilian, Italian, classical and popular American song by this husband and wife duo. Cost: $5; $10 per family. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Gospel Music

CASTLETON The Hyssongs family will present an energetic, uplifting Gospel Music concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Fellowship Bible Church on Route 30 North in Castleton. This family performs throughout the United States and Canada. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Tai Chi Course

PAWLET Certified instructor Rich Marantz will lead a Beginner Tai chi Course from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from Aug. 23 through Sept. 27 at the Pawlet Public Library. For all fitness levels. Registration/cost: Rich at 802-645-1960, or email Rich@GreenMountainTaichi.com.

 

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

 

Clay Mini-Camp

SALEM Eva Fitzgerald will lead a Fairy and Doll House Miniatures in Clay Mini-Camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 22 and 23, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Make small plates, cups, cookware, mailboxes, and more. Information/registration: 518-854-7053, or email salemcourthouse.org.

 

Winter Production

GRANVILLE A “Worry-Less Winter Production” workshop will be held from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at the Kilpatrick Family Farm, 9778 Route 22 in Middle Granville. Novice winter producers will learn different growing, harvesting and storage requirements for a wide range of specialty and common storage crops. Cost: Free for NOFA-NY members; $15 others. Pre-registration is encouraged with Katie at 585-271-1979, Ext. 512, or www.nofany.org/events/field-days. A potluck picnic will follow; bring food to share and a place setting(s).

 

Farmers’ Market

QUEENSBURY The Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at Elks Lodge 81 on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Information: 518-792-0438, or www.gffma.com.

 

County Fair

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair will be held Monday through Sunday, Aug. 22 to 28, at the fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich. Hours will be 5 to 10 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday (carnival opens at 10 a.m.). Cost: $30 week pass; $10 adults; free younger than 14; $5 senior citizens on Wednesday only. Information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com, or www.washingtoncountyfair.com.

 

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.

 

Magical Monday

LAKE GEORGE A free Musical Magical Monday will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 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 23

 

Women’s Health

WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad. 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.

 

Grant Seminars

WARREN/WASHINGTON COUNTIES LARAC will host Artist Grant Seminars as follows: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, Hubbard Hall, Beacon Feed Building, Cambridge; and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, Lake George Arts Project, One Amherst Street, Lake George. The deadline to apply for a grant is Oct. 4. Information/application: www.larac.org, 798-1144, Ext. 4, or email outreach@LARAC.org.

 

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.

 

Getting Published

MANCHESTER Native Vermonter and noted novelist Eric Rickstad will discuss “Ten Key Questions You Need to Answer to Get Published Today” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at The Inn at Willow Pond in Manchester. Cost: $29. Information/reservations: 802-375-2720.

 

Wednesday August 24

 

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

 

Part D Information

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Main Street, Route 4A, will host an information session on Changes in the Medicare Part D Enrollment Period (prescription drug coverage) at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Fred Hoyt from the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging will lead this session and lunch will be provided. The talk will be free and lunch will be $3.25 for senior citizens and $4.25 for guests. Lunch reservations are requested by 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 802-468-3093. Medicare Part D questions, Fred at 1-800-642-5119.

 

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.

 

Driver’s Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to participate. Cost: $40. Information/registration: Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Gnostic Anthropology

HOOSICK The Northeast Association of Gnostic Anthropology will host an introductory lecture on meditation, “Know Thyself,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the One Room Schoolhouse at routes 7and 22 in Hoosick. Guided meditation for all levels will be included at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

 

Thursday August 25

 

Seniors’ Picnic

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Aerie 3907 is asking people age 62 and older to make a reservation by Thursday, Aug. 25, for its annual Seniors’ Picnic from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 12 Academy Street in Fair Haven (rain or shine). Barbecued pork, corn on the cob and more will be served. Information/reservations: Eagles Club at 802-265-7966.

 

Farmer’s Market

MANCHESTER The Manchester Farmers’ Market at Adams Park invites all children to vend their homegrown products for free on Thursday, Aug. 25. Children should arrive at 1:45 p.m. with their product(s), table, chair and cash box. This market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays, across from Gringo Jack’s Restaurant. Information: Email mfmvt@yahoo.com.

 

Rummage Sale

WHITEHALL The Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane invites everyone to a Rummage Sale Aug. 25 to 27. Hours will be 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Information/donations for the sale: 518-499-0851.

 

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.

 

Hoosick Days

HOOSICK Hoosick Hometown Days will be held Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 25 to 27, at the Town of Hoosick Athletic Fields. Hours will be 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. Featured will be vendors, concessions, carnival rides, games and live music each day, plus a car cruise-in and Texas Hold’em Friday, a car show and chicken barbecue Saturday (barbecue 4:30 p.m.), and fireworks Saturday night. Vendor information: Dawn Case at 518-677-3959. Sponsorships: Jerry McAuliffe at 518-527-6362, or email jmcauliffe5@aol.com.

 

Crop Walk Rally

FAIR HAVEN A Great Rally will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the First Congregational Church of Fair Haven for the Fair Haven Area Crop Walk that will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25. The rally will include a potluck dinner and information on how to support the crop walk that raises money for food pantries in Castleton, Fair Haven and Poultney. Information: 802-265-8605.

 

Car Show

GLENS FALLS A free Car Show will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at City Park in Glens Falls. Information: 518-761-3864, or www.cityofglensfalls.com.

 

Grief Seminar

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer an Understanding Grief Seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at its office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. For those who’ve experienced a loss through death. Information/registration: Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Casting Call

CAMBRIDGE A casting call for “A Ball in the House” by Matthew Swan will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Hubbard Hall Dance Studio at The Freight Yard in Cambridge. For information and to schedule an audition time (non-equity welcome), call Wendy Bordwell at 518-321-0479.

 

History Lecture

LAKE GEORGE The French and Indian War Society will present a History Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Fort William Henry Museum in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-964-6626, or www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Concerts in the Park will present Salsa Seis (the Salsa Six) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.25, at the gazebo on the green in Fair Haven (rain site, Fair Haven Baptist Church). Latin jazz music will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: www.greenbrothersband.com.

 

Woods Tea Company

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the Woods Tea Company from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, at Veterans Memorial Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features a mixture of bluegrass, folk, sea shanties, and Celtic tunes. Free and open to all.

 

Show at Wood

GLENS FALLS “Madame with an E” will be staged on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25 and 26, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Madame, the famous puppet from The Hollywood Squares show, will return with a new man on her arm. This show is for mature audiences only. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Thursday Night Fireworks will be displayed at 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday August 26

 

County Fair

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair will continue Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26 to 28, at the fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday (carnival opens at 10 a.m.). Cost: $10 adults; free younger than 14. Information: 518-692-2464, or email markwashfair@aol.com, or www.washingtoncountyfair.com.

 

Johnny Vic

WHITEHALL The Youth Theater, featuring 7 to 14-year-olds, will present “Summer Theater with Johnny Vic” at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-0687, or 499-3425.

 

Pawlet Celebration

PAWLET The Town of Pawlet will celebrate the 250th anniversary of its charter Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26 to 28, in Pawlet and West Pawlet. This event will kick off with the Pawlet Players’ staging of “That Darn Mummy” at 2 and 7 p.m. on Friday at the Mettawee Community School, Route 153 in West Pawlet. Also, Dot Leach’s dancers will perform after the evening show. Free. Information: Judy Coolidge at 802-325-3073.

 

Free Reception

GLENS FALLS LARAC will host a free exhibition reception for “New York Narratives” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at its Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls. This exhibit complements The Hyde Collection’s exhibit, “New York, New York.” Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Concert

GRANVILLE The Happy Daze Pub will present Skeeter Morse in concert from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26 at the Granville Veterans Memorial Park. Morse will be joined by special guests Don Viger, Allen Bogart Jr., Ted Williams and Andy Munger. The performance will feature music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.

 

Concert

WHITEHALL Fair Haven-based “Out of Control” will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26 at the Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park in Whitehall. The concert is part of the Friday Night Music in the Park concert series and admission is free. This is the last concert of the season.

 

Saturday August 27

 

River Paddle

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an easy, five-mile Paddle on the Poultney River on Saturday, Aug. 27 (rain date, Aug. 28). Meet at 9 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland. Information: Barry and Barb Griffith at 492-3573.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present The Wildwood Bluegrass Band from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be a range of tunes, from Bill Monroe to Alison Krauss, and from Merle Haggard to the Beatles. Free and open to all.

 

Day at the Races

SARATOGA SPRINGS The 22nd Annual Saratoga Bridges Travers Day at the Races will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Saratoga Race Course. Cost: $125, including premium seating, buffet and beverage noon to 3 p.m., complimentary cocktail, admission to the Clubhouse, and a post-parade program. Information/reservations: 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or visit www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Lake Assn. invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at its building on E. Lake Road. Eat in or take out. Cost: $8 adults; $4 children. Information/advance tickets: Albina at 692-8376.

 

Sandgate Art Show

SANDGATE The All Sandgate Art Show will continue from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, at the one-room Sandgate Schoolhouse on Sandgate Road, 3.5 miles north of its intersection with Route 313 in West Arlington. Information: Jean Eisenhart at 802-375-2286.

 

Texas Hold’em

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society will host a Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bowlerama on S. Main Street in Rutland. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the tournament at 1 p.m. Side games will run before and after the tournament. Funds raised will benefit homeless animals in Rutland County. Information: www.vtpokerleague.com.

 

Pig Roast

ARLINGTON The annual St. James Pig Roast will be held from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington. Cost: $12; $8 ages 5 to 12. Information: 802-375-9952.

 

Pawlet Celebration

PAWLET The Town of Pawlet will continue the celebration of the 250th anniversary of its charter on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, in Pawlet and West Pawlet. Saturday highlights will include ghost walk tours at the Mettowee Valley Cemetery, an antique farm machine and vehicle display at the Millpond in Pawlet, a reading by Tim Bryant of his book, “A Father’s Gift,” a quilt show, historical society displays, food, music, magic, and more. Also on Saturday, stop by for a reading of the town charter at 1 p.m., and a Daniel Webster re-enactment at 1:30 p.m., at the Pawlet Town Hall. And, the town’s restored theater curtain will be on display at the newly restored Braintree School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Information: Judy Coolidge at 802-325-3073.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present Sister Hazel in concert from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the K-1 Base Lodge of the Killington Resort. Free and open to all. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Phil Hoyt

BONDVILLE Granville (N.Y.) resident Phil Hoyt will perform in concert from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Bondville Fair.

 

Dinner Benefit

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum and the Bennington Farm to Plate Council will host a Farm to Table Dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Paresky Wing of the museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This will be a “Tuscan-inspired, elegantly casual, seven-course tasting dinner.” Cost: $75, with proceeds benefiting the Farm to Plate Council’s support of the Bennington County Meals on Wheels program, and the Bennington Museum. Information/tickets: 802-447-1571.

 

Trojan Woman

WHITEHALL “Trojan Woman” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Cooke’s Island Arts Center in Whitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Author Speaks

MANCHESTER The Israel Congregation of Manchester at 6025 Main Street, Route 7A, will host Julie Salamon with a talk on Wendy Wasserstein at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. You’ll learn about Wendy’s theatrical accomplishments and personal struggles. Wendy’s sister, Georgette Wasserstein Levis, owner of the Wilburton Inn in Manchester, will introduce Julie and a dessert reception will follow the talk. Free and open to all. Information: Karen at 362-4578.

 

Burlesque at Wood

GLENS FALLS Uncle Floyd Vivino and Laura Roth will present “Burlesque at its Funniest” Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Times/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Sunday August 28

 

Motorcycle Run

GRANVILLE The Haynes House First Annual Motorcycle Run/Run for Hope, sponsored by Neeson’s Classic Cars, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28, rain or shine. Registration will start at 11 a.m. at the Haynes House of Hope on Route 149 in Granville, with the run at noon. Cost: $20 per bike; or join the riders at the Hartford Tavern at 4 p.m. for $15. This event will include stops at the Forum Restaurant in Granville and the Boar’s Nest in Fort Ann. Featured will be food, music, a 50/50 raffle, T-shirts, and more. Information: Tom Neeson at 518-642-2565.

 

18th Century India

STILLWATER Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater will present a talk titled, “East Meets West at Saratoga Battlefield,” at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. Eighteenth century India as it related to the American Revolutionary War will be explored. And at 1:45 p.m., there’ll be a concert of period Indian music. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Dog Pool Party

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Soceity will host a Dog Days of Summer Pool Party from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at White’s Pool, end of Avenue B in Rutland. Cost: $5 per dog entered in a competition such as dog jumping, fastest doggy paddle, etc., donation requested from people who attend, with proceeds benefiting homeless animals in Rutland County. Rain or shine. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Wallingford’s 250th

WALLINGFORD Wallingford will celebrate the 250th anniversary of its charter from 2 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. There’ll be a celebration of the history of the Boy’s Camp on Elfin Lake from 2 to 7 p.m.; hamburgers and hot dogs by the firemen at 2:30 p.m. (nominal charge); a charter reading, presentation on World War II soldiers, poetry reading, and community sing of patriotic songs at 4 p.m.; and music by the Two Score Band from 5 to 7 p.m. There also will be exhibits by the historical society and town merchants all day in the Lodge, along with children’s games and activities. Parking at the Boys Camp will be by permit only; park at a designated parking area in town and take a shuttle bus to the camp. Information: Joyce Barbieri at 802-446-2336.

 

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.

 

Monday August 29

 

Golf Tournament

BALLSTON SPA The Ballston Spa Education Foundation will hold its 13th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 29, at the Ballston Spa Country Club. Registration will begin at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost: $125 individual golfer, $400 per foursome, including dinner at 6 p.m. Hole-in-one and putting contests, raffles, too.

Advance registration: www.ballstonspaeducationfoundation.com. Information: 518-884-7195.

 

Arthritis Support

RUTLAND A Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, Floor One at Six Court Street in Rutland. Park in the Grace Congregational Church lot. Information: Nan at 775-8220, Ext. 101, or email nmhart14@aol.com.

 

Wednesday August 31

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Reading, Signing

BOLTON LANDING A Day with Jay Parini, a reading and book signing, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Historic Event

MANCHESTER You are invited to relive the 1923 swearing in of Vice President Calvin Coolidge as president of the United States at Plymouth Notch at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Equinox Village. Information: 802-362-4061.

 

Pizza, Movie

SCHAGHTICOKE Kids Movie Night will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Diver Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. There’ll be a pizza party ($1 per person) at 5:30 p.m. and the movie, “Rio,” at 6 p.m. Reservations are requested at 518-753-4344. Information: www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Gnostic Anthropology

HOOSICK The Northeast Association of Gnostic Anthropology will host an introductory lecture on gnosis and meditation, “Astral Travel,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the One Room Schoolhouse at routes 7and 22 in Hoosick. Guided meditation for all levels will be included at this event that’s free and open to all. Information: Email gnosis.hoosick@gmail.com.

 

Friday September 2

 

Ghost Walks

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts and Mason Winfield, a historian of the supernatural, will offer 90-minute, one-mile Haunted History Ghost Walks of Saratoga Springs at 7 p.m. on Fridays in September. The walks will leave from Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 7 to 11, at the door. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.masonwinfield.com.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Al and Kathy Bain from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music. Free and open to all.

 

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.

 

Thursday September 15

 

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, Sept. 15 and 22, at its Community Conference Room, 100 Ledge Hill Drive in Bennington. Learn about substance abuse and addiction, how it affects the family, and the principles of healing and recovery. Registration: 802-442-5491, or email Jamie Estey at jestey@uscvt.org. Information: www.ucsvt.org.

 

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.

 

Saturday October 8

 

Art in the Park

RUTLAND Art in the Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9, at Main Street Park, routes 4 and 7, in Rutland. Along with free admission, there’ll be free parking at the Vermont State Fairgrounds where shuttle service will be available. Offered will be jewelry, glass, crafts, furniture, ceramics, fiber art, photography, and fine art. Music, too. Information: www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

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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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