Community Calendar 6/21/12

 

Thursday June 21

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, in downtown Glens Falls. Free. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Gallery Opening

MANCHESTER A Gallery Opening, featuring artwork by Equinox Village residents, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at The Gallery at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. This exhibition will run through July 16 and everyone is invited to visit. Information: 802-362-4061, or www.equinoxvillage.com.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Free Concert/Ice Cream

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present traditional bluegrass music by Big Spike Bluegrass at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, in the Fair Haven town park. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and concessions by the Lakes Region Police Cadets. Water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available, and free ice cream will be provided on June 21. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Friday June 22

 

Art Camps

WEST RUTLAND Registrations are being accepted for the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center’s children’s art camps, “Earth, Wind, Fire, Water!” for ages 6 to 8 that will run Monday through Friday, July 9 to 13, and “Sculpture Explosion!” for ages 9 to 12 Monday through Friday, July 16 to 20. The Center is at 636 Marble Street in West Rutland. Cost: $125, including materials, tools and safety equipment. Information/registration: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

Children’s Theater

CAMBRIDGE Registrations are being accepted for Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts’ summer Children’s Theater Group, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Ages 5 through 8 will meet 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekdays from July 9 through 20, with performances for family and friends on July 20. Cost: $215, $199 members (scholarships and internships available). Ages 9 to 13 will meet 9 a.m. to noon weekdays from July 9 through 27, with a performance on July 28. Cost: $299 (scholarships and internships available). Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Food Donations

CAMBRIDGE Everyone is encouraged to bring non-perishable food and personal care items to the “Gray Bin” at O’Hearn’s Pharmacy, 55 W. Main Street in Cambridge, during normal business hours through Saturday, June 30. Each month a different Cambridge business hosts the gray bin, with proceeds benefiting the Loaves and Fishes Cambridge Food Pantry at the Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge. The pantry is open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday.

 

Cycling Event

LAKE GEORGE A Centurion Cycling event will be held Friday through Sunday, June 22 to 24, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Adult and children’s cycling activities will be featured and there’ll be an expo all weekend. Information: 518-668-5755, or www.centurioncycling.com/newyork/.

 

Summerfest

LAKE GEORGE Summerfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 22 to 24, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-744-3418.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on June 22. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Children’s Exhibits

RUTLAND The Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will provide Summer Exhibits for young children at 5 Center Street during Friday Night Live in downtown Rutland from June 22 through Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 4, during the downtown Rutland sidewalk sales. Information: Myra Peffer at 802-774-8493, email wonderfeetkidsmuseumvt@gmail.com, or  www.wonderfeetkidsmuseum.org.

 

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.

 

Dinner, Movie

POULTNEY The Foundation Church, coming to Poultney in the fall, invites everyone to a free Dinner and Outdoor Family Movie Night on Sunday, June 22, on the green in East Poultney. A Carolina pulled pork barbecue will be at 6 p.m., music and children’s games at 7 p.m., and the PG-13-rated movie, “To Save a Life,” at 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Gallery Opening

SCHUYLERVILLE The Laffer Gallery at 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a Grand Opening Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Featured will be an inaugural exhibit, “Soho Artists.” Also featured will be hors d’oeuvres, live music and fine art. Come meet the artists. Information: 518-695-3181, or www.thelaffergallery.com.

 

Music Jam

CAMBRIDGE An Improve Solstice Week Music Jam will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, 1414 Route 313 in Cambridge. Featured will be a bonfire, potluck and music, and everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-3311, or www.battenkillvalleyoutdoors.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on June 22. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday June 23

 

Free Fishing

NEW YORK STATE Free Fishing Days will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, throughout the state of New York. Information: 518-897-1333, or www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/32368.html.

 

Childbirth Classes

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice offers Childbirth Education Classes for parents-to-be. Attend a one-day class on a Saturday, or a series of classes held monthly, at the RAVNAH office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Information: 802-770-1502, or www.ravnah.org.

 

Pull Benefit

GREENWICH A Pulling for Casey Truck and Tractor Pull will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich. Admission: $6, free age 11 and younger, with proceeds benefiting five-year-old Casey Wolff’s medical expenses for a kidney transplant from his mother. Food vendors will donate proceeds to this cause, too. Also, donations may be made at the Glens Falls National Bank, payable to the Casey Wolff Medical Fund. For information on participating in the pull, call Richard Horton at 518-321-4303. For information on attending the pull, visit www.washingtoncountyfair.com/events.

 

Bird Walk

BRANDON Local birder Sue Wetmore will lead a Summer Morning Bird Walk from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. Meet at the southern end of the Otter Valley High School parking lot in Brandon. Information: Sue at 247-3037.

 

Tag, Bake Sale

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society invites everyone to a Tag and Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 23, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of Route 30. Home-baked goods, along with household items, antiques, linens, and more will be offered. Donations of serviceable items for this sale (no clothing) will be accepted at the firehouse from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Baked goods may be brought to the sale Saturday morning. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays from June through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Castleton Sale

CASTLETON The Fifth Annual Castleton Townwide Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 (rain or shine). Indoor ($25) and outdoor ($20) vendor spaces are available at the Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main Street, Route 4A. Information/vendor space: 802-468-3093.

 

Stockbridge Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, seven-mile Hike from Stockbridge to Notown on Saturday, June 23. Meet at 10 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Herb Ogden at 293-2510.

 

Reenactment, Tour

CAMBRIDGE Reenactors will portray three people who were a big part of the Mary McClellan Hospital at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Cambridge Historical Society and Museum, 12 Broad Street in Cambridge. Brunch and a tour of the Woodlands Cemetery vault also will be featured and everyone will be welcome.

 

5K Family Run/Walk

BENNINGTON The Batten Kill Valley Runners group invites everyone to its Go the Distance 5K Family Fun Run/Walk at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, starting and ending at 316 Dewey Street in Bennington. For all ages and abilities, with registration ($20) beginning at 9 a.m. (T-shirts available, first come, first served); family discount, two or more family members, $10 per person. Advance registration: www.active.com/running/bennington-vt/go-the-distance-2012.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, with few exceptions.

 

Golf Tournament

HAMPTON The Hampton Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to its Fifth Annual Putt Out the Fire Golf Tournament at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Milestone Golf Course on Route 18 in Hampton. Cost: $50, including greens fees, cart, and trophies for best three foursomes. Pre-registration is recommended with Bruce at 518-282-9030, or Joe at 518-538-2023.

 

Welcome Center Event

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Welcome Center at Exit 1 on Route 4 will hold its Sixth Annual Outdoor Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. Vermont businesses such as Ben & Jerry’s, ECHO Lake Aquarium, Dakin Farm, The Chocolatorium, Vermont Country Store, and many others will display their products and services (no selling). Live animals, including a Morgan horse and alpacas, will be on hand, and there’ll be free samples, free raffles, hot dogs, and music. WJJR Radio, too. Free and open to all. Information: 802-265-4763, 265-2210, or email fw.center@state.vt.us, or cindy.roberts@state.vt.us.

 

Community Market

POULTNEY The Stone Valley Community Market at 216 Main Street in Poultney will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

 

Carwash Benefit

GRANVILLE TD Bank will hold a Carwash to benefit Special Olympics from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at its 100 Quaker Street location in Granville. Cost: $5 minimum donation, larger donations appreciated.

 

Art Exhibit

SALEM Three new art exhibitions titled, “British Artists Collaboration: Art from Across the Pond,” will be highlighted on Saturday, June 23, in Salem as follows: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Main Gallery and the Courthouse Community Center, and 3 to 7 p.m. with an iron pour at Salem Art Works. The Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., too, featuring “classic rock with a down-home spin” by the Saloonatics. Information: Gallery at 518-854-3406, Courthouse at 854-7503, and Salem Art Works at 854-7674.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present The Saloonatics from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Featured will be everything from Gershwin to Hendrix. Free and open to all.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HAMPTON The Hampton Volunteer Fire Co. invites everyone to its Seventh Annual Chicken Barbecue from noon until sold out on Saturday, June 23, at the Hampton Firehouse Pavilion. Cost: $10.

Art Reception

RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Library at 2827 Route 153 in Rupert will host an Art Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. An exhibition of paintings by Janine Thomas, featuring the people, places and pets of rural Washington County and the Adirondack foothills, will be highlighted. Information: Email rkkittay@myfairpoint.net, or www.rupertkittaylibrary.org.

 

Art Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition titled “Monotypes” by Arleen Targen will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Valley Artisans Market’s Small Gallery, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-677-2766.

 

Car Show

FORT EDWARD Cole’s Cruisers will present a Cruisin’ in on the Farm Car Show under the lights from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Little Theater on the Farm grounds, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward (rain date June 24). Admission will be free (donations appreciated) and there’ll be live music, games, a 50/50 raffle, and food. Car pre-registration: Janice at 518-638-8925, or Dave Cole at 518-360-6364.

 

Ham, Strawberries

MANCHESTER The Mary Martha Fellowship of the First Baptist Church of Manchester invites everyone to its annual, family-style Ham and Strawberry Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the church. Cost: $11 adults; $5 age 8 and younger. Reservations are suggested with Martha Thompson if stairs are a problem at 802-362-3473.

 

Red Violin

BOLTON LANDING “The Red Violin” with Elizabeth Pitcairn will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Cost: $30. Information/tickets: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Author James Geary will present his book, “I Is an Other,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. In this work, James “shows that every aspect of our day-to-day experience is molded by metaphor.” Information: 802-362-2200, 1-800-437-3700, or www.northshire.com.

 

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, June 23, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Sunday June 24

 

ADK Distance Run

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Distance Run will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, from the firehouse in Lake George Village. Information/cost: www.adirondackrunners.org.

 

Picnic Benefit

ARLINGTON St. James Episcopal Church on Route 7A in Arlington invites everyone to a Get a Lunch/Give a Lunch Picnic from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, under a tent on the church’s lawn (rain or shine). Hot dogs, salads, desserts and drinks will be provided. Cost: Free-will offering to benefit the Arlington Area Summer Lunch Program. Information: 802-375-9952.

 

CCC Presentation

STILLWATER Authors Ren and Helen Davis will showcase the remarkable accomplishments of the Civilian Conservation Corps at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center in Stillwater. An exhibit of CCC artifacts from the Saratoga Battlefield will complement the presentation and light refreshments will be served. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Art Exhibition

BENNINGTON The Bennington Historical Society invites everyone to explore an exhibition of artist Rockwell Kent’s work, “Egypt: Shadow and Light in Vermont,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, in the Ada Paresky Education Center of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This exhibition focuses on the artist’s life and work in Vermont from 1919 to 1925. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Strawberry Festival

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS Local artists, craft makers and the historical society will host the 37th Annual Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, at the town green. Vermont strawberries, homemade biscuits, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream will be served at $6 each. Peter Huntoon will demonstrate watercolor painting, and paintings by other artists will be displayed along with handcrafted bears, hardwood treen ware, photographs, hand-braided rugs, and much more. There’ll be live music and museum tours, too. Information: Jon Mathewson at 235-2561, or David Wright at 235-2376.

 

Basket Party

WELLS A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, June 24, at the Modern Woodmen of American Hall (smaller building) off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. There’ll be raffles, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and food at 50 cents per scoop. Proceeds will benefit Harriet Ferguson’s medical expenses. Information/to donate a basket: Shirley at 518-642-3547, Florance at 642-0706, Dana at 642-1042, or Robin at 518-854-7269.

 

Brandon Concert

BRANDON Harvey Sorgen and Esa Pietila, “the adventurous duo,” will perform a jazz show at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Concert cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Concert/chili dinner cost: $25. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Monday June 25

 

Summer Reading

HUDSON FALLS Hudson Falls and Kingsbury children entering grades 1 through 6 in the fall are encouraged to register for the Summer Reading Club at the Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main Street (children must have completed kindergarten to register). This year’s theme will be “Dream Big: Read,” featuring all things nocturnal, from animals that roam in the dark to things from which nightmares are made. Information/registration: 518-747-6406.

 

Writing, Illustrating

SHUSHAN The Georgi on the Battenkill in Shushan will offer a Writing and Illustrating Program for ages 12 to 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25 to 29. This program will be led by writer Irene Baldwin and artist Marjory Ridler. Cost: $75 (scholarships available). Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com, attention Irene Baldwin.

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, June 25, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday June 26

 

Story Hour

CAMBRIDGE A free Summer Story Hour for ages 2 to 6 will be offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26, and every Tuesday in July and August, at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Bring you own child’s snack and beverage. Information: 518-677-2515, or email info@battenkillbooks.com.

 

Potluck Lunch

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch on Tuesday, June 26, at the Pawlet Church. Following lunch, Mark and Seth Mason will present a video and show artifacts from their safari in South Africa. Also, items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Pantry and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle. Information: Phyllis Mason at 325-3196.

 

Caregiving Tips

BENNINGTON The Families Living Together group will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at the Bennington Project Independence Adult Day Service, in the Richard A. Sleeman building, 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information will be shared to make caring for a loved one easier and this group meets on the last Tuesday each month. Free and open to all. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will host a New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday June 26, July 17, and Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m. music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

New Play

DORSET A new play written by Dorset resident Sherry Kramer titled, “The Bay of Fundy,” will be staged at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at the Dorset  Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Cost: $12. Information/tickets: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the nine-piece, high-energy horn group, Satin and Steel, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A (rain site, tent on the campus). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Black Tie

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage the critically acclaimed comedy, “Black Tie,” by A.R. Gurney, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, June 26 to 30, at The Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. There also will be a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Cost: $25 to $40; season tickets $65 to $95. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Wednesday June 27

 

Box Social, Tour

GRANVILLE The Tri County Farm and Garden Club will meet for a Box Social and Tour of Marge O’Brien’s garden at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27. The garden is at 21 Everett Heights Way in Granville and you are asked to bring a box lunch to raffle, along with a folding chair and sun hat. Information: 584-4439.

 

Sembrich Concert

BOLTON LANDING The Seagle Music Colony will perform in concert at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Beef Stroganoff

WHITEHALL The nonprofit Skene Manor at 8 Potter’s Terrace in Whitehall invites everyone to its Second Special Monthly Dinner of the year on Wednesday, June 27. Social hour will start at 5:30 p.m. with an appetizer table, followed by a beef stroganoff dinner at 6 p.m. Cost: $30, including Black Forest cake and beverages. Reservations are requested at 518-499-1906, 499-2053, or 747-3735.

 

Thursday June 28

 

Women’s Golf

QUEENSBURY The Zonta Women’s Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, at the Queensbury Country Club. Cost/registration: 518-798-5784, or www.zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 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.

 

eBooks Downloading

GRANVILLE The Pember Library at 33 W. Main Street in Granville will offer a free program on “The Basics of Downloading eBooks” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. Bring your eReader and your questions. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will be open on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. through Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays during the summer, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Marine Fundraiser

MANCHESTER VFW #6471 of Manchester will host Marines Mark Silvers and Sean Gobin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. The Marines are hiking all 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail to raise funds to purchase adaptive vehicles for veterans who have suffered multiple amputations during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Manchester VFW is donating $2,500 to the cause. The public is welcome to come and meet the two Marines. Information: 802-272-3148.

 

 

Walking Tour

FORT EDWARD The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. invites everyone to a Walking Tour of Rogers Island, just off Route 197, Bridge Street, in Fort Edward at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 (wear sturdy shoes). This free event also will include viewing the many exhibits in the Visitor Center, including one depicting the earliest Native Americans through the Revolutionary War period. Picnic tables are available. Information: Deb Peck Kelleher at 698-3211, or www.rogersisland.org.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present The Blue Gardenias at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, in the Fair Haven town park. This trio sings standards from the 1940s and ‘50s, along with jazz, country and rock. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and concessions by the Lakes Region Police Cadets. Water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

AA Meetings

WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the New York Players from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This band features a big-band sound, top 40 and Motown tunes, and R&B. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair.

 

Cabaret

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will present its Second Act Cabaret, featuring work by musical theatre writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, at 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 28 to 30, at The Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. These performances follow the staging of the A.R. Gurney comedy, “Black Tie.” Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Friday June 29

 

Coleman Collectors

LAKE GEORGE The International Coleman Collectors Club Convention Show will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday the 30th, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Information: 518-798-1693, or www.tgmarsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/iccc2012convention/index.html.

 

Documentary

CAMBRIDGE The Curiosity Forum invites everyone to a screening of the documentary, “The Greenhorns,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 29, in the Freight Depot Theater behind Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. A panel discussion, a book signing of “Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers’ Movement,” and refreshments will follow. Free; donations in support of the Curiosity Forum appreciated. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Drums Music Games

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Drums Summer Music Games will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at East Field in Glens Falls. Information/cost: www.adirondackdrums.com.

 

Mass

RUTLAND The Grace Congregational Church will present Leonard Bernstein’s musical drama, “Mass,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. Cost: $20 orchestra and loge, $15 balcony (all seats $15 for age 16 and younger); $15 all seats 2 p.m. show. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramounttickets.org.

 

Robin Hood Musical

SALEM The Rose Center Theater’s production of “Robin Hood: the musical” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Fort Salem Theater, 11 E. Broadway in Salem. Cost: $30 adults; $27 senior citizens; $18 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.FortSalemTheater.com.

 

Saturday June 30

 

Mystery Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, four to six-mile Mystery Hike on Saturday, June 30. Call Diane Bargiel at 413-687-1109, for location and starting time.

 

Girls’ Softball

QUEENSBURY The Girls’ 16 and Under Softball Tourney will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 30 and July 1, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. This tourney will continue each Saturday and Sunday through July 28 and 29. Information: 518-743-1086, or www.adksc.com.

 

5K Run/Walk

FAIR HAVEN The Mary Wells Heath 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Rutland Regional Medical Center Cancer Center will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, at Fair Haven Park, across from the fire station. Registration will be from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and free T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 pre-registered participants. Information/pre-registration: Mary Lou at 802-273-2210.

 

Sanctuary Open House

ARGYLE The Double L Stable Equine Rescue and Sanctuary at 9 Tilford Road in Argyle will hold a Drop In/Drop Off Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Meet the sanctuary’s horses and learn about adoptable horses. Also, you are asked to bring bottles, cans and empty printer ink cartridges for recycling to benefit the horses’ care. Any items that may be of use, or a bale of hay or bag of grain, also will be appreciated. Information: 518-638-6929, or email Manemare04@aol.com.

 

Tag Sale

WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund and Our Neighbors’ Table will host the groups’ First Annual Summertime Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Offered will be furniture, antiques, garden and household items, and more, along with food and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Fund and Our Neighbors’ Table, a food pantry in Wells (donations of canned foods will be accepted at this event). Information/to donate sale items/to volunteer: LSCCF’s Max Emmons at 802-236-5771, LSCCF’s Bill Frye at 802-645-9206, ONT’s Michelle Bates at 802-645-0934, or ONT’s Carole Duquette at 802-325-3578.

 

Car Show

BENSON The Benson Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Benson Community Hall. See vintage cars, vote for your favorites, enjoy free entertainment, food, and other activities. Car registration: $10 in advance with Gina Cull at 802-537-2063, or $15 on June 30.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present the acoustic trio, Bread and Bones, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Free Dinner

CAMBRIDGE A free Community Dinner will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 12:45 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.

 

Children’s Activity

ORWELL A Children’s Colonial Afternoon activity will be offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Site interpreters, period games, dressing up, stories, hands-on activities, and refreshments will be featured. Cost: $5 adults, free age 14 and younger, including access to the museum and entire site. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org/MountIndependence.

 

Festival Opening

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival season will open with “Souvenirs from Eastern Europe” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Rams Head Lodge in Killington. Works by Rachmaninoff, Dvorak and Tchaikovsky will be featured. Tickets: 802-442-1330. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

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, June 30, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Benefit Concert

COSSAYUNA The Friends of Cossayuna Lake will host a Concert from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Cossayuna Lake Improvement Association building, 314 E. Lake Road. Jeff and Becky Walton, singer/songwriters from Saratoga, will perform, and proceeds will go toward medical expenses for four-year-old Peyton Colby from Cossayuna who is battling leukemia at Albany Medical Center. Information: 518-692-8376.

 

Sunday July 1

 

Child/Adult Programs

TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Festival Guild will host Children and Adult Programs throughout July and August in Ticonderoga. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 1, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 1, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Fourth Celebration

TICONDEROGA The Best Fourth in the North Committee will host a celebration from noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 4 to 10 p.m. July 2 and 3, and 10:30 a.m. to dusk on Wednesday, July 4, in Ticonderoga. Featured will be food, vendors, rides, live music, the Montcalm Mile Run, a bed race and Fourth of July Parade (2 p.m.) and fireworks at dusk on July 4. Information/times: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, 518-585-6619, or www.best4thinthenorth.com.

 

Strawberry Social

POULTNEY The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Third Annual Strawberry Shortcake Social at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, on the green in East Poultney. Cost: $5 adults; $3 age 12 and younger. Music will be provided by the Poultney Town Band at 6:30 p.m.; bring a chair or blanket. Information: Karen Festa at 802-287-2405.

 

Vermont Symphony

CHITTENDEN The TD Bank Summer Festival Tour will present the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, at the Mountain Top Inn and Resort in Chittenden. Cost: $31 to $35 adults; free age 17 and younger in advance, $11 at the gate. Picnicking is encouraged prior to the concert beginning at 5:30 p.m. Information/tickets: 1-800-876-9293, Ext. 10, 802-863-5966, or www.flynntix.org.

 

Monday July 2

 

Salem Carnival

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. will host Fourth of July festivities, with a theme of “250 Years,” as follows: Carnival at 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 2 and 3, at the carnival grounds on Archibald Street, off Route 22. Featured will be games, live music, a raffle, cake booth, and more. On Wednesday, July 4, the parade will line up at 4 p.m. at Holy Cross Church and step off at 5 p.m., ending at the carnival grounds. Fireworks will be presented at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (rain date 9 p.m. July 5). Information: 518-321-9430, or email salemfd4434@yahoo.com.

 

Vermont Symphony

MANCHESTER The TD Bank Summer Festival Tour will present the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 2, at the Hildene Meadowlands in Manchester. Cost: $31 to $35 adults; free age 17 and younger in advance, $11 at the gate. Picnicking is encouraged prior to the concert beginning at 5:30 p.m. Information/tickets: 1-800-876-9293, Ext. 10, 802-863-5966, or www.flynntix.org.

 

Tuesday July 3

 

Summer Jam

GLENS FALLS The 25th Edition Summer Jam, featuring music and fireworks, will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at East Field in Glens Falls. The gate will open at 4:30 p.m. Information/cost: 518-761-9890.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present Annie and the Hedonists at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College Campus off or Route 4A (rain site, tent on the campus). This group features acoustic blues, jazz, folk, bluegrass and more. Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney, as follows: Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3; Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5; and regular Legion meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Wednesday July 4

 

5K Fun Run Benefit

POULTNEY The Martin Devlin Memorial 5K Fun Run will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4, at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Race registration will be from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. (advance registration encouraged at poultneyvt.com) Cost: $15 adults, $10 age 16 and younger, with proceeds benefiting the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice. T-shirts and awards provided, too. Information: Tammy Alexander at 802-236-1880, email tcloomis@yahoo.com, or Kerry Devlin at 802-287-4374, email kmdevlins@gmail.com.

 

Pancake Breakfast

POULTNEY The Poultney Methodist Men’s Club invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4, at the Methodist Church on Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $6 age 12 and older; $4 age 11 and younger. Information: 325-3174.

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will continue its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July 4 to 7, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. This event will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 21 and 22. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will offer a Floating Classroom activity at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Fireworks will be held at 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Thursday July 5

 

Reenactment

ORWELL The Retreat from Mount Independence will be reenacted on Thursday and Friday, July 5 and 6, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Reenactors will go on a 26-mile hike from the Mount to Hubbardton as the soldiers did 235 years ago. Information: 802-948-2000.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 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.

 

Open Rehearsal

SALEM Music from Salem will present an Open Rehearsal for its upcoming weekend concert at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the shaping of a performance at this free event. Information: www.musicfromsalem.com.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 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.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present the 40th Army Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, in the Fair Haven town park. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and concessions by the Lakes Region Police Cadets. Water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the Grand Central Station band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This band features pop, R&B, and standards from the 1960s to today. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair.

 

Friday July 6

 

Golf Benefit

SARATOGA SPRINGS Registrations are being accepted for the Ninth Annual J. Michael Fitzgibbons Memorial Golf Classic that will be held on Monday, July 16, at The Edison Club in Rexford, N.Y. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. for a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $175 per golfer, including lunch, complimentary beverages, a gift from Saratoga Bridges, contests, prizes, 18 holes of golf, and a buffet dinner. Information/registration: 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Sewing Camp

GREENWICH Registrations are being accepted for Camp Sew-for-You, an overnight camp for novice and intermediate sewers, that will run from 4 p.m. on Friday, July 20, through 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich (overnight is optional). Cost: $25; $20 4-H members, including fabric, supplies, snacks and three meals. The registration deadline is 4 p.m. July 13. Information/registration: 518-746-2560, toll-free at 1-800-548-0881, or email washington@cornell.edu.

 

Par 3 Golf

WEST FORT ANN Registrations are being accepted for the annual Par 3 Golf Tournament to benefit the West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Country Meadows Par 3 Course on Route 149 in West Fort Ann. Register at 8 a.m. for a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost: $25, including a buffet lunch and prizes; $12.50 adults, $8 age 10 and younger for lunch only. Information/registration: Marty Burdick at 636-5156, or Sue at Country Meadows, 792-5927.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 7. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on July 6. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Children’s Exhibits

RUTLAND The Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will provide Summer Exhibits for young children at 5 Center Street during Friday Night Live in downtown Rutland through Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 4, during the downtown Rutland sidewalk sales. Information: Myra Peffer at 802-774-8493, email wonderfeetkidsmuseumvt@gmail.com, or  www.wonderfeetkidsmuseum.org.

 

Artists Reception

MANCHESTER An Artists Reception for a group exhibition titled, “Wood, Wire & Whimsy,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 6, at the Gander Gallery art and objects, 105 Elm Street in Manchester. This exhibit, featuring materials both natural and man-made, will run through July 20. Information: 802-768-8396, or email gandergallery@gmail.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 6. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Coupon Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu.

 

Next to Normal

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage the Tony Award-winning musical, “Next to Normal,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 6, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Additional performances will be 7:30 p.m. through July 14, and 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 11. Cost: $25 to $40. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Saturday July 7

 

Arts Discounts

SOUTHERN VERMONT Special discounts will be offered during the Hills Alive Festival of the Arts in southern Vermont that will run from Saturday, July 7, through Sunday, July 15. Participating organizations include the Dorset Theatre Festival, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Manchester Music Festival, and the Southern Vermont Arts Center. Information: www.hillsalive.com.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Encampment

HUBBARDTON A Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Encampment will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday the eighth, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Reenactors, military demonstrations, guided camp and battlefield tours, Mistress Davenport’s Schoolroom, children’s activities, music, shopping, food and more will be featured. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, with few exceptions.

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Up to 70 artists will offer drawings, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, sculptures, photographs, prints, and more. And, Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline for artists to register for the second Art in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Community Market

POULTNEY The Stone Valley Community Market at 216 Main Street in Poultney will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

 

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, July 7, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Bill Monroe to Alison Krauss, to Merle Haggard, to the Beatles music will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Chamber Players

BOLTON LANDING The Luzerne Chamber Players will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Kaleidoscope

CAMBRIDGE “Kaleidoscope: Bach/Beach/Cage/Schumann” will be presented at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: Pay what you can; $20 recommended. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Sunday July 8

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 8. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North in Greenwich invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, July 8. Cost: $10 per takeout dinner. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 19, with few exceptions.

 

Sunday Concert

NORTH BENNINGTON Music from Salem will perform a Classical Music Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, at the Park-McCullough House Carriage Barn in North Bennington. Cost: $20; $30 family admission (up to two adults with children ages 8 to 18). Information/reservations: 518-442-5441, or email info@parkmccullough.org.

 

Monday July 9

 

Magical Monday

LAKE GEORGE A free Musical Magical Monday event will be held each Monday in July at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Live music, magicians, jugglers, and bounce houses will be featured. Information/times: 518-668-5771, or www.villageoflakegeorge.us.

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and 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 July 9. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 9, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday July 10

 

Baseball

GLENS FALLS The Burdell Bailey Cooper’s Cave American Legion Baseball Tournament will be held Tuesday through Sunday, July 10 to 15, at East Field in Glens Falls. Free. Information/times: 518-792-6712, or www.eteamz.com/mohicanpost553.

 

Story Hour

CAMBRIDGE A free Summer Story Hour for ages 2 to 6 will be offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays in July and August at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Bring you own child’s snack and beverage. Information: 518-677-2515, or email info@battenkillbooks.com.

 

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, July 10. 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.

 

Guitar Night

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday July 11

 

Titanic Musical

BOLTON LANDING “Titanic the Broadway Musical,” a talk and performance, will be presented at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Grants Seminar

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broad Street in Saratoga Springs will offer its annual Informational Seminar for Saratoga County-based nonprofits, municipalities, and individual artists interested in submitting a 2013 SPAF Grant proposal. The seminar will run 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at Saratoga Arts. Pre-registration is required with Sharon Scarlata at 518-584-4132, or email sscarlata@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Five-mile, ranger-guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 11 and 25, and Aug. 1, 15 and 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

AA Meetings

WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE A free Summer Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday July 11, 18 and 25 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Tuesday July 17

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will continue its New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 and Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m., music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Wednesday July 18

 

Floating Classroom

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Assn. will offer a Floating Classroom activity at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open House events from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in July at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday July 19

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 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.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559.

 

Friday July 20

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on July 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 20. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday July 21

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Flea Market, Crafts

RUTLAND BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will conclude its Fourth Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22, in the President’s Building at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. Inside and outside vendor space, to donate items for the sale: Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480, or 802-353-5204.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, with few exceptions.

 

Community Market

POULTNEY The Stone Valley Community Market at 216 Main Street in Poultney will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

 

Sunday July 22

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH Ashlar Masonic Lodge on Route 40 North in Greenwich invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, July 22. Cost: $10 per takeout dinner. This barbecue will be held each Sunday through Aug. 19, with few exceptions.

 

Monday July 23

 

Magical Monday

LAKE GEORGE A free Musical Magical Monday event will be held each Monday in July at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Live music, magicians, jugglers, and bounce houses will be featured. Information/times: 518-668-5771, or www.villageoflakegeorge.us.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 23. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday July 24

 

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, July 24. 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.

 

Guitar Night

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday July 25

 

AA Meetings

WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday August 1

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Five-mile, ranger-guided Bicycle Tours will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Aug. 1, 15 and 29, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Saturday August 4

 

Children’s Exhibits

RUTLAND The Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will provide Summer Exhibits for young children at 5 Center Street on Saturday, Aug. 4, during the downtown Rutland sidewalk sales, and during Friday Night Live in downtown Rutland on Aug. 10. Information: Myra Peffer at 802-774-8493, email wonderfeetkidsmuseumvt@gmail.com, or  www.wonderfeetkidsmuseum.org.

 

Sunday August 5

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the firehouse on Route 80.

 

Monday August 6

 

5K Trail Race

WILTON The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Race Series will continue at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6 and 20, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Cost: $5 per race, with proceeds benefiting the Preserve and Park. Light refreshments will follow each race along with unusual raffle prizes. Bring water. Information: Jeff and Laura Clark at 581-1278, email info@saratogastryders.org, or www.saratogastryders.org.

 

Tuesday August 7

 

Story Hour

CAMBRIDGE A free Summer Story Hour for ages 2 to 6 will be offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays in August at Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Bring you own child’s snack and beverage. Information: 518-677-2515, or email info@battenkillbooks.com.

 

Play Reading

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will continue its New Play Reading Series, with nationally recognized playwrights Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Cram, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Dorset Playhouse. Also, beginning at 6:30 p.m., music and food will be available in the Playhouse’s Gallery Café. Information: 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Wednesday August 15

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Wednesday, Aug. 15, is the deadline for artists to register for Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale that will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Sunday September 2

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Saturday September 15

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Artist registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Sunday October 7

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Saturday October 13

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The second of two 2012 Annual Townwide Yard Sales will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in Poultney (rain or shine). Vendor space ($20 each): Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or visit her at Stitchy Women, 144 Main Street in Poultney.

 

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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.

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market at 70 Main Street will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods and more will be offered. Information: 518-944-7149. (updated 4-18-12)

 

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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