Community Calendar 8/25/11

T hursday 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, at12 Academy Streetin 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 atAdamsParkinvites all children to vend their homegrown products for free on Thursday, Aug. 25. Children should arrive at1:45 p.m.with their product(s), table, chair and cash box. This market is open from3to6 p.m.on Thursdays, across from Gringo Jack’s Restaurant. Information: Email mfmvt@yahoo.com.

 

Rummage Sale

WHITEHALL The Whitehall United Methodist Church at56 Greenmount Cemetery Laneinvites everyone to a Rummage Sale Aug. 25 to 27. Hours will be2 to 7 p.m.Thursday,noonto7 p.m.Friday, and9 a.m.tonoonSaturday. Information/donations for the sale: 518-499-0851.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 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.

 

TurkeySupper

GRANVILLE A family-style Turkey Supper will be served from5to7 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A. Takeouts and gift certificates will be available. Tickets at the door will $8 for adults, $3.50 ages4 to 12, and free younger than 4.

 

Hoosick Days

HOOSICK Hoosick Hometown Days will be held Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 25 to 27, at the Town ofHoosick Athletic Fields. Hours will be5 to 10 p.m.on Thursday and Friday andnoonto10 p.m.Saturday. Featured will be vendors, concessions, carnival rides, games and live music each day, plus a car cruise-in (5 to 8:30 p.m.) and Texas Hold’em on Friday, a car show (11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $10 per vehicle)) and chicken barbecue (4:30 p.m.) on Saturday, and fireworks Saturday night. Vendor information: Dawn Case at 518-677-3959. Sponsorships: Jerry McAuliffe at 518-527-6362, or email jmcauliffe5@aol.com. Other information: Pete at 518-522-5925.

 

Crop Walk Rally

FAIR HAVEN A Great Rally will be held from5:30to7 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 FALLSA free Car Show will be held from5:30to8:30 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, atCityParkinGlens 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 from6to7:30 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, at its office,7 Albert Cree DriveinRutland. For those who’ve experienced a loss through death. Information/registration: Ann LaRocque at 802-770-1516.

 

Casting Call

CAMBRIDGEA casting call for “A Ball in the House” by Matthew Swan will be held from6to9 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Hubbard Hall Dance Studio at The Freight Yard inCambridge. For information and to schedule an audition time (non-equity welcome), call Wendy Bordwell at 518-321-0479.

 

History Lecture

LAKEGEORGE The French and Indian War Society will present a History Lecture at7 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, at theFortWilliamHenryMuseuminLake GeorgeVillage. 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 from7to9 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25, atVeteransMemorial ParkonQuaker Streetin Granville. This group features a mixture of bluegrass, folk, sea shanties, and Celtic tunes. Free and open to all.

 

Book Signing

SARATOGA SPRINGS Local artist Greg Montgomery will sign current and prior Travers prints and the book, “The History and Art of 25 Travers” he created with Vic Zast, from7to9 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 25. You’ll find this event at Soave Faire Fine Arts, 449 Broadway inSaratoga Springs.

 

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 inGlens 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

LAKEGEORGE Thursday Night Fireworks will be displayed at9:30 p.m.on Aug. 25 atShepardParkinLake GeorgeVillage. Free and open to all. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday August 26

 

Recreation Programs

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. is accepting registrations for a Smart Start Baseball program for ages 4 and 5 (parent participation mandatory); Cheerleading for children in grades kindergarten through 8; and Hands on Minds on Art Classes for age 2 through those in grade 6. Information/registration: 802-773-1853, or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

F.D. Raffle

WEST FORTANNThe West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary are selling tickets for a Sept. 3 raffle drawing. First prize will be an all-day rental of a 22-foot pontoon boat on Lake George; second a hot air balloon ride at the Adirondack Balloon Fest; and third an authentic Adirondack table. Tickets: $2 each or three for $5.

See any member for information and tickets.

 

Chorale Auditions

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Chorale is seeking new members through Sept. 22 and auditions for vocal placement only will be held. Rehearsals will start at7:30 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 8, at Hubbard Hall,25 E. Main StreetinCambridge. Information/registration: 518-677-8233.

 

Hunter Course

FAIR HAVEN Registrations are being accepted for a free Hunter Safety Course that will be held from5:30to7:30 p.m.on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 30 through Sept. 15 at theFairHavenUnionHigh SchoolonMechanic Street. Pre-registration is required at 802-265-4966, or visit the school from9 a.m.to2 p.m.

 

County Fair

GREENWICH The Washington County Fair will continue Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26 to 28, at the fairgrounds on Route 29 inGreenwich. Hours will be9 a.m. to 10 p.m.Friday and Saturday, and9 a.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday (carnival opens at10 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” at1:30and7:30 p.m.on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Cooke’sIslandArtsCenterinWhitehall. 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 andWest Pawlet. This event will kick off with the Pawlet Players’ staging of “That Darn Mummy” at 2 and7 p.m. on Friday at theMettaweeCommunitySchool, Route 153 inWest 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” from5to7 p.m.on Friday, Aug. 26, at its Lapham Gallery inGlens Falls. This exhibit complements The Hyde Collection’s exhibit, “New York,New York.” Information: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Granville Concert

GRANVILLE The Happy Daze Pub will present Skeeter Morse in concert from6to8 p.m.on Friday, Aug. 26, atVeteransMemorial ParkonQuaker Streetin Granville. Skeeter will be joined by Don Viger playing country tunes, Allen Bogart, Jr. with songs from the 1960s and ‘70s, Elvis impersonator Ted Williams, and Andy Munger with the music of Neil Young.

 

Concert

WHITEHALLFair Haven-based “Out of Control” will perform from7to9 p.m.on Friday, Aug. 26 at the Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park inWhitehall. 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.

 

John Adams’ Life

FORT EDWARD The Little Theater on the Farm at 27 Plum Roadin FortEdwardwill stage “A Marriage of True Minds” at 7:30 p.m.on Friday, Aug. 26, and 2:30 p.m.Saturday the 27th. This play depicts the lives of John and Abigail Adams during the American Revolution. Cost: $10. Information: 518-461-5411.

 

Saturday August 27

 

Community Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from8to10 a.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Episcopal Ministry Center,84 Church Streetin Poultney. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Yard, BakeSale

GRANVILLE The Raceville United Church in Raceville will hold a Yard and Bake Sale from8 a.m.to3 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27. House wares, a 10-speed men’s bicycle, board games, and much more will be offered along with home-baked goods. Information: Lillian Ross at 282-9975.

 

River Paddle

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an easy, five-mile Paddle on thePoultneyRiveron Saturday, Aug. 27 (rain date, Aug. 28). Meet at9 a.m.in the Sears parking lot at the Diamond Run Mall inRutland. Information: Barry and Barb Griffith at 492-3573.

 

Thrift Store

HOOSICKFALLSLocal Girl Scouts will staff the Thrift Store at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church onMain StreetinHoosickFallsfrom10 a.m.tonoonon Saturday, Aug. 27, during Hoosick Hometown Days. Fall and winter clothing for all ages will be offered at low prices ranging from 25 cents to $3. Or, fill a bag provided by the store for $3. Information: Joyce Brewer at 518-686-4942, or email GirlScoutsHoosick@gmail.com.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be offered at10:30 a.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Pember Library,33 W. Main Streetin Granville. “Forgiveness” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds ofSalemconcert series will present The Wildwood Bluegrass Band from11 a.m.to1 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Rotary gazebo onMain StreetinSalem. 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 SPRINGSThe 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.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE St. Patrick’s Catholic Church will sponsor a free Community Dinner with baked ziti fromnoonto1 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at theFirstBaptistChurchonW. Main StreetinCambridge. Takeouts will be available at1 p.m.for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome. Information: Bev at 677-3327, or call 677-5487.

 

Chicken Barbecue

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Lake Assn. invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue fromnoonto4 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at its building onE. 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 fromnoonto5 p.m.on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, at the one-room Sandgate Schoolhouse onSandgate Road, 3.5 miles north of its intersection with Route 313 inWest Arlington. Information: Jean Eisenhart at 802-375-2286.

 

TexasHold’em

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society will host a Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bowlerama on S. Main Streetin 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 RutlandCounty. Information: www.vtpokerleague.com.

 

Pig Roast

ARLINGTONThe annual St. James Pig Roast will be held from12:30to6:30 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A inArlington. Cost: $12; $8 ages5 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 andWest Pawlet.  Saturday highlights will include ghost walk tours at theMettoweeValleyCemetery, 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 at1 p.m., and a Daniel Webster re-enactment at1:30 p.m., at thePawletTown Hall. And, the town’s restored theater curtain will be on display at the newly restoredBraintreeSchool from10 a.m. to2 p.m. Free. Information: Judy Coolidge at 802-325-3073.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The Long Trail Brewing Co. will present Sister Hazel in concert from2to5 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 from3to5 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 from6to10 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 theBenningtonMuseum. Information/tickets: 802-447-1571.

 

Trojan Woman

WHITEHALL“Trojan Woman” will be staged at7:30 p.m.on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Cooke’sIslandArtsCenterinWhitehall. Information/reservations: 518-499-3425, or 499-0687.

 

Play Premiere

FORTEDWARDThe premiere of “Broadway Royalty” will be performed at7:30 p.m.on Saturday, August 27, and at2:30 p.m.Sunday, August 28, at the Little Theater on the Farm,27 Plum RoadinFortEdward. This show is produced by Martin Kelly, artistic director of the Bridge Theater. Cost: $10. Information: 518-461-5411, or www.littletheater27.com.

 

Author Speaks

MANCHESTER The Israel Congregation of Manchester at6025 Main Street, Route 7A, will host Julie Salamon with a talk on Wendy Wasserstein at7:30 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 inManchester, 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 inGlens 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 at11 a.m.at the Haynes House of Hope on Route 149 in Granville, with the run atnoon. Cost: $20 per bike; or join the riders at the Hartford Tavern at4 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 CenturyIndia

STILLWATERSaratogaNationalHistoricalParkin Stillwaterwill present a talk titled, “East Meets West at Saratoga Battlefield,” at 1 p.m.on Sunday, Aug. 28. Eighteenth century Indiaas 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 Society will host a Dog Days of Summer Pool Party from1to3 p.m.on Sunday, Aug. 28, at White’s Pool, end of Avenue B inRutland. 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.

 

Barbecue, Service

GRANVILLE A Barbecue and Non-denominational Service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the House of Angels on Route 31 in Granville. You are asked to bring a covered dish to share to the free barbecue that will start at2 p.m.(also bring a chair). Two short talks and worship music will follow, ending about5:30 p.m.Attend one or both activities. Reservations are requested at 802-645-0708.

 

Wallingford’s 250th

WALLINGFORD Wallingford will celebrate the 250th anniversary of its charter from2 to7 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 at4 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.

 

Von Trapp Concert

RUPERT Singer Elizabeth Von Trapp will present a musical program at4 p.m.on Sunday, August 28, at theRupertUnitedMethodistChurch. Free, donations accepted.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Granville Town Band will perform in concert at7 p.m.on Sunday, Aug. 28, atVeteransParkonQuaker Streetin Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Monday August 29

 

Golf Tournament

BALLSTON SPAThe Ballston Spa Education Foundation will hold its 13th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 29, at the Ballston Spa Country Club. Registration will begin atnoon, with a shotgun start at1 p.m. Cost: $125 individual golfer, $400 per foursome, including dinner at6 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 at6:30 p.m.on Monday, Aug. 29, Floor One at Six Court Street inRutland. Park in the Grace Congregational Church lot. Information:Nanat 775-8220, Ext. 101, or email nmhart14@aol.com.

 

Wednesday August 31

 

Floating Classroom

LAKEGEORGE The Lake George Assn. will host a fun and educational “Floating Classroom” at10 a.m.and1 p.m.on Wednesday, Aug. 31, atLower Amherst StreetinLake 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 at1:30 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 theUnited Statesat Plymouth Notch at3 p.m.on Wednesday, Aug. 31, atEquinoxVillage. Information: 802-362-4061.

 

Pizza, Movie

SCHAGHTICOKE Kids Movie Night will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Diver Library,136 Main Streetin Schaghticoke. There’ll be a pizza party ($1 per person) at5:30 p.m.and the movie, “Rio,” at6 p.m.Reservations are requested at 518-753-4344. Information: www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Cemetery Assn. Meets

COSSAYUNA The public is invited to attend the Cossayuna Lake Cemetery Association’s Annual Meeting at6 p.m.on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the cemetery grounds. Information: Mary Keith at 854-9320.

 

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.

 

Thursday September 1

 

Hay Festival

KILLINGTON The Fourth Annual Killington Hay Festival will be held from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Oct. 10, at businesses throughout the Killington area. More than 40 giant hay animals will be displayed at businesses, and there’ll be an educational scavenger hunt, a hay maze, old-fashioned ice cream social, and a soapbox political rally. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Art Show

GLENS FALLS The Crandall Public Library at 251 Glen Streetin Glens Fallswill host the First Annual Friends of the IBAJuried Art Show, “Birds in Nature,” from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Sept. 30. And on Saturday, Sept. 17, there’ll be live bird of prey presentations. Information: Email Laurie LaFond at llafond@winterraptorfest.com, or visit wwww.winterraptorfest.com.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursdays through Oct. 6 onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 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.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at6:30 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 1, 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.

 

Bomoseen Postcards

CASTLETON Charles Knight will present a program on “The Golden Age of Lake Bomoseen Postcards” at7 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 1, at theCastletonCommunity CenteronMain Street, Route 4A, just east of Castleton Corners. Charles will donate his rare, unique collection to the Castleton Historical Society following the talk. Refreshments will be served. Information: Holly Hitchcock at 468-5105.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39,689 Granville Streetin Poultney, as follows: Sons of the American Legion,7:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 1; Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6; and regular Legion meeting7:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 8. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday September 2

 

Hospice Volunteers

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice is encouraging registrations for a free, eight-week training class for people who wish to become hospice and palliative care volunteers inRutlandCounty. Training will run from4:30to7:30 p.m.on Wednesdays from Sept. 14 through Nov. 2 at the RAVNAH office,7 Albert Cree DriveinRutland. Information/registration: Nancy Birdsall at 802-770-1682, or email birdsall@ravnah.org.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from2to5 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 2, and9 a.m.tonoonSaturday the third. Clothing in sizes for infants to adults will be offered. This shop will be open on the first Friday and Saturday each month.

 

Art Reception

BRANDON Everyone is invited to an opening reception for an exhibition of richly colored pencil drawings by Joan Curtis, “Greener Grass,” from5to7 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Brandon Artists Guild,7 Center Street. This exhibition will run through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Information: 802-247-4956.

 

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 at7 p.m.on Fridays in September. The walks will leave from Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages7 to 11, at the door. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.masonwinfield.com.

 

Saturday September 3

 

Artist Workshop

GLENS FALLS Registration is required by Saturday, Sept. 3, for an Artist Entrepreneurship Workshop that will be held from6to8 p.m.on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at LARAC inGlens Falls. For amateur, emerging and professional artists. Cost: $20, $15 members, including an instruction manual by instructor Janet Tanguay of Art ‘n’ Soul. Information/registration: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Garlic Festival

BENNINGTON The Southern Vermont Garlic Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, atCamelotVillage, Route 9 West inBennington. Information: Joann Erenhouse,BenningtonArea Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Maze at Fort

TICONDEROGAThe “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure,” will be open from10 a.m.to5 p.m.on Saturdays and Sundays in September and through Oct. 20 atFortTiconderoga. 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 ofSalemconcert series will present Al and Kathy Bain from11 a.m.to1 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Rotary gazebo onMain StreetinSalem. Featured will be traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music. Free and open to all.

 

Jesus Fest

WHITEHALLAn “It’s All About Jesus Fest” Christian music event will be held from11 a.m.to7 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 3, atSkenesboroughPark,58 Skenesborough DriveinWhitehall. A number of musicians will entertain and meet with fest goers, and there’ll be food and beverages for purchase, along with the musicians’ merchandise. Free admission. Information: 518-791-6936, or www.itsallaboutjesusfest.com.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. onQuaker Streetinvites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at6 p.m.on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at7 p.m.each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

Sunday September 4

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from7to11 a.m.on Sunday, Sept. 4, at its clubhouse on Route 29 inSalem. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGEAn all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from8to11 a.m.on Sunday, Sept. 4, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 inCambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GANSEVOORT St. Therese Chapel at Route 32 andGansevoort-Wilton Roadin Gansevoort invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from11 a.m.to4 p.m.on Sunday, Sept. 4. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $4 children. Information: 792-2276.

 

Monday September 5

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at7 p.m.on Monday, Sept. 5, atRutlandHigh School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday September 6

 

Stickle Quilt

BENNINGTON An 1863 Jane Stickle quilt will be on display from Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This famous quilt contains 5,602 pieces surrounded by a unique, scalloped border, and is the topic of the book, “Dear Jane, The Two Hundred Twenty-Five Patterns from the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt,” by Brenda Papadakis. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE/GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from9 a.m.to3 p.m.on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at theBaptistChurchonQuaker Streetin Granville, and Wednesday, Sept. 7, at theBriemanBuildinginCambridge. 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.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at7 p.m.on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Cards go on sale at5:30 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.

 

Writers’ Workshops

MANCHESTER Novelist Eric Rickstad will lead Novel and Memoir Workshops from7to9 p.m.on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 6 through Oct. 13 at The Inn at Willow Pond inManchester. Eric’ goal is to help other writers achieve their dream of publication, and 5 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Reads Program. Information/registration: Eric at 802-738-2720.

 

Wednesday September 7

 

Seniors’ Picnic

VICTORY The OldeSaratogaSeniors group will hold a Picnic atnoonon Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 in Victory. Members are asked to bring a dish to share and hot dogs, hamburgers and paper supplies will be provided. New members and guests will be welcome. Information: Jim Young at 747-9213.

 

Farmers’ Market

FORTANNA Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 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 September 8

 

Motorcycle Rally

KILLINGTON New England’s largest motorcycle touring rally, The Killington Classic, will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 8 to 11. Social events, day rides, poker runs, lectures, demonstrations, and a 12-mile parade with more than 1,000 motorcycles will be featured. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursdays through Oct. 6 onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses,Vermontcrafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 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.

 

Rummage, BakeSale

SOUTH HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish will hold its annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale Sept. 8 through 10 at the Congregational Church and Church House, corner of Route 40 andGilchrist Hill RoadinSouth Hartford. Hours will be4 to 8 p.m.Thursday,1 to 8 p.m.Friday, and9 a.m.tonoonSaturday, including anoonbag sale. Jewelry, cutlery, glassware, baskets, clothing for all ages, and much more will be offered along with home-baked goods.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 onNorth Streetin Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at6 p.m.each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from9 a.m.to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Friday September 9

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from3to6 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 9, at thePawletVillagegreen, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts andVermontmaple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at148 Main St.inWhitehallinvites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from4to6:30 p.m.on Sept. 9. 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 offerHenderson’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.

 

Art Reception

POULTNEY A reception for an exhibition by Brandon photographer Caleb Kenna titled, “India: Ten Years of Color and Light,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, in the Feick Fine Arts Center at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Free and open to all.

 

Legion Drawing

GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 onColumbus Streetin Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at6 p.m.each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at5 Elks WayinWhitehallwill host Friday Night Bingo at7 p.m.on Sept. 9. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday September 10

 

Team Challenge

MANCHESTER The Jay Hathaway Memorial Team Challenge for runners and walkers will be held in conjunction with the Maple Leaf Half Marathon and 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 10, inManchester. Proceeds from the race registrations will support more than 20 Manchester Lions Club charities. Registration forms are available at theManchesterand the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce,5046 Main StreetinManchester, and at www.manchestervtmapleleaf.com/teamchallenge.

 

Event at Fort

TICONDEROGAA special event, “The Struggle forLiberty: The Revolutionary War atFortTiconderoga,” will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11, atFortTiconderoga. Experience life during the Revolutionary War, with programs on colonial trade, demonstrations, interpretive vignettes, camp life, and daily battle re-enactments.

Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Driving Program

HOOSICKFALLSThe Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Program at8:30 a.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10, at theHoosickFallsHealthCenter,21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is preferred with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLANDThe Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Saturdays, and3 to 6 p.m.Tuesdays, through October inDepotPark, next to Walmart, inRutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Cheese Tour

WASHINGTON COUNTY The Fifth Annual Washington County Cheese Tour will be held from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11. Five cheese makers will showcase their goat, sheep and cow dairy farms, including cheese tasting, demonstrations, farm and cheese room tours, and other activities. This is a free, drive yourself tour. Also, a cycling option will be available this year, with maps and YouTube videos. Information/tour maps: 518-746-2560, or www.washingtoncountycheese.org.

 

HarvestFest

SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fourth Annual HarvestFest from10 a.m.to11:30 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Salem Art Works,19 Cary Lane, off W. Broadway, inSalem.  Featured will be a craft fair, silent auction, lunch by local vendors, a children’s play area with games and animals, a Farm to Fork Dinner with music by Al and Kathy Bain at 6 p.m., followed by a Barn Dance with music by The Bluebillies at 9 p.m. Cost: Free for daytime activities; fee for dinner and dance. Tickets are available at several local businesses. Information: Laura Dunham at 854-3833, or www.salemnychamber.com.

 

Horsemanship

FORTANNCertified instructor Michelle Labriola will lead a Natural Horsemanship Demonstration from11 a.m.to1 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10, atWalker’s Farm, Home and Tack on Route 4 inFortAnn. This demonstration will be repeated on Sept. 24. Information: Email walkersfarmhomeandtack@yahoo.com.

 

Saturday Concert

GREENWICH 70 Main at 70 Main Streetin Greenwichwill host a concert at 7:30 p.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10. The featured performers will be Rachel Carson singing arias and popular standards, and Rob “Moon” McGeoch who will feature blues while accompanying himself on the bass. Cost: $10 adults; $5 students. Tickets will be sold at the door and reservations are available at 518-677-8296, or email Dbchorale@aol.com.

 

Sunday September 11

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEYFALLSThe Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from7:30to11:30 a.m.on Sunday, Sept. 11, at VFW Post 1938 onPoplar AvenueinValleyFalls. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages5 to 12. Information: 753-7708.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at72 S. Main St.in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from8to11 a.m.on Sunday, Sept. 11. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

VermontCelebration

BENNINGTON Storyteller and humorist T. Namaya will present “Vermont My Home: A Celebration” at2 p.m.on Sunday Sept. 11, at theBenningtonCenterfor the Arts. This multimedia presentation will be based on Namaya’s stories, music, songs and photographs ofVermont. Information/tickets: 802-442-7158.

 

Phil Hoyt

GRANVILLE Phil Hoyt will perform in concert from2to4 p.m.on Sunday, Sept. 11, atVeteransParkonQuaker Streetin Granville. Original, traditional and patriotic music will be featured in memory of the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on theWorldTradeCenter. Bring a chair. Information: 518-337-6789.

 

Free Suppers

HOOSICKFALLSThe men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,70 Main StreetinHoosickFalls, invite everyone to free Sunday Suppers from5to6 p.m.on Sept. 11, Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.

 

Monday September 12

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE A benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Monday, Sept. 12, at Bernardo’s Restaurant onChurch Streetin Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $6 eat in, $7 take out, with proceeds benefiting Dora Mallory, the mother of three and grandmother of three, who is battling breast cancer that has spread. Information: Esther at 802-287-0134.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 inCambridgewill host Monday Bingo at7 p.m.on Sept. 12. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Wednesday September 14

 

Men’s Health

RUTLAND Dr. Ernest Bove will present a free Men’s Health Seminar from6to7:30 p.m.on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen Street in Rutland (enter by the sign for the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center). Dr. Bove will provide the latest information on enlarged prostate and erectile dysfunction issues that can lead to a truly positive change in your life. Registration is requested at 802-772-2400.

 

Thursday September 15

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursdays through Oct. 6 onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 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.

 

Chamber Mixer

LAKEGEORGE The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce will host itsARCCSeptember Mixer on Thursday, Sept. 15, aboard the Lac du St. Sacrement onLake George. Boarding will be at5 p.m.and the cruise will run from6to8 p.m.Cost: $20. Advance reservations are required at 518-798-1761.

 

Drug Abuse Info

BENNIINGTON The United Counseling Service will offer a free Family Education Seminar from5:30to7:30 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 15 and 22, at its Community Conference Room,100 Ledge Hill DriveinBennington. 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.

 

Friday September 16

 

Local Foods Festival

KILLINGTON A Farm-to-Table Food Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, in the Killington area. Celebrate locally grown food paired with seasonal beers and ciders, and see demonstrations of cheese making, home brewing, and creating fresh food dinner menus. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Play at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Pendragon Theatre Company will stage “The Mystery of Irma Vepp” by Charles Ludlum on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, at the Charles. R. Wood Theater inGlens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Saturday September 17

 

BattleAnniversary

STILLWATER The 234th Anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga will be remembered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 18th, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. onQuaker Streetinvites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at6 p.m.on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at7 p.m.each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

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 at1 p.m.on Sunday, Sept. 18. Meet at theVisitorCenterat theHubbardtonStateHistoric Site onMonument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

Tuesday September 20

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at7 p.m.on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Cards go on sale at5:30 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 September 21

 

Farmers’ Market

FORTANNA Farmers’ Market will be open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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 September 22

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursdays through Oct. 6 onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses,Vermontcrafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 p.m.on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 onNorth Streetin Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at6 p.m.each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from9 a.m.to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Friday September 23

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from3to6 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 23, at thePawletVillagegreen, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts andVermontmaple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at148 Main St.inWhitehallinvites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from4to6:30 p.m.on Sept. 23. 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 offerHenderson’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 onColumbus Streetin Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at6 p.m.each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at5 Elks WayinWhitehallwill host Friday Night Bingo at7 p.m.on Sept. 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday September 24

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLANDThe Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Saturdays, and3 to 6 p.m.Tuesdays, through October inDepotPark, next to Walmart, inRutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Monday September 26

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 inCambridgewill host Monday Bingo at7 p.m.on Sept. 26. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Thursday September 29

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6, onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 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.

 

Saturday October 1

 

Brewfest

KILLINGTON The Killington Brewfest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1. EnjoyNew England’s finest craft beers at the base ofKillingtonPeakwith live music, food tasting, and a choice of more than 60 artisan brews on tap. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Thursday October 6

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from9 a.m.to2 p.m.on Thursday, Oct. 6, onMain Streetin Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses,Vermontcrafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank onMain Streetwill be open from3:30to6 p.m.on Thursday, Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Saturday October 8

 

Art in the Park

RUTLAND Art in the Park will be held from10 a.m.to5 p.m.on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9, atMainStreetPark, routes 4 and 7, inRutland. 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.

 

Sunday October 9

 

Free Suppers

HOOSICKFALLSThe men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,70 Main StreetinHoosickFalls, invite everyone to free Sunday Suppers from5to6 p.m.on Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.

 

Sunday November 13

 

Free Supper

HOOSICKFALLSThe men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,70 Main StreetinHoosickFalls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper from5to6 p.m.on Nov. 13.

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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.

 

FortEdward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4,10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

FortAnn,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),2to5:30 p.m.Thursdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

HudsonFalls, Sutherland Farms,Lower Dix Avenue,10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Tuesdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Salem,SalemPark,Main Street,10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturdays, May through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Whitehall,BoulevardPark,1 to 4 p.m.Tuesdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

SARATOGA COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS (updated May 6, 2011)

 

Ballston Spa,WisnalPark,Front Street,3 to 6 p.m.Thursdays,9 a.m.to noon Saturdays, mid June through September; Winter Market,CCEBuilding, 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 andLakehill 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,VillagePark,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,MiddleGrovePark,4 to 7 p.m.Fridays, late June through September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.

 

Prestwick Chase atSaratoga,3 to 6 p.m.Mondays, June through October, contact Kellie Postlethwaite, 584-7766.

 

Saratoga Springs,HighRockPark,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,VillagePark,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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