Community Calendar 8/9/12

 

Thursday August 9

 

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.

 

Butterfly Program

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will host Sarah Garnsey with the Wilton Wildlife Preserve’s “Karner Blue Butterfly” program at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9. Children age 10 and younger will discover metamorphosis at this event that replaces the usual story hour. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Songs and Stories

MANCHESTER Storyteller Jane Napier will share her Firefly Songs and Stories at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Free and open to all; children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Also, children are encouraged to register for the summer reading program and earn one free raffle ticket for every book they read (drawing Aug. 16). Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Fort Observance

LAKE GEORGE The 225th anniversary of the surrender of Fort William Henry will be observed at noon on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-964-6626, or www.fwhmuseum.com.

 

Health Screenings

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer comprehensive Cardiovascular/Cholesterol Health Risk Screenings as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; 11 a.m. Aug. 15, Linden Terrace, Rutland; 9 a.m. Aug. 15, Dorset Nursing Office; 1:15 p.m. Aug. 15, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. Aug. 15, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; and 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, Maple Village, Rutland. An eight to twelve-hour fast is required. Cost: $30. Information/appointments: 802-775-0568.

 

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.

 

Open Rehearsal

SALEM Music from Salem invites everyone to its Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the shaping of a performance, with your questions and conversation encouraged. Free. Information: www.musicfromsalem.com.

 

Roast Beef

GRANVILLE The North Granville Methodist Church at 10344 Route 22 in Granville invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger.

 

TV Studio

BENNINGTON Catamount Access Television (local channels 15, 16 and 17) invites everyone to its studios at 625 Main Street in Bennington to learn about its resources and offerings at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9. Learn about video technology and how to have your voice heard through local media. Free. Information: William Gardner at email William@catamountaccess.com, or Darlene Young at 802-442-8868.

 

Pizza at VFW

GRANVILLE The VFW Auxiliary at VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone for Pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 cheese; $9 pepperoni.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann’s Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, will be open 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

SCHAGHTICOKE The Schaghticoke Summer Concert Series will present The Back 40 Band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Schaghticoke Town Hall gazebo, 290 Northline Drive in Melrose. Free and open to all. Information: 753-6915.

 

Carnival

RUPERT The Rupert Old Home Days carnival will be held Thursday, Aug. 9 through Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Rupert firehouse. The carnival opens at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Music, food, a parade and a fishing derby highlight the weekend’s events.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present The Starline Rhythm Boys at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Fair Haven town park. Energetic rockabilly and honky-tonk music will be featured. 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

WEST RUTLAND The West Rutland Summer Concert Series will present classic rock music by Carnival Hill at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the West Rutland Town Hall green. Free admission; non-perishable food items will be collected for the West Rutland Food Shelf. Rain site: Town Hall auditorium.

 

Folksinger

GREENWICH Folksinger Scott Alarik, author of “Revival,” will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Greenwich Library.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the Freedom Hawk Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Classic and southern rock and current country music will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Sembrich Concert

BOLTON LANDING The Bel Canto Singers will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Russian Composers

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival’s Under the Stars Concert Series will present “Russian Meteors,” featuring three legendary Russian composers, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Cost: $35. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Local Artist Talk

HEBRON The Hebron Preservation Society invites everyone to a slide presentation by Sally Brillon on West Hebron folk artist Flora Lake (1877-1958) and her Hebron drawings at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9. You’ll find this event at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 6559 Route 22 in Hebron. Light refreshments will be served. Information: 518-642-3465.

 

Chorale Auditions

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Chorale will hold a Rehearsal and Auditions for prospective new members from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Those auditioning should be experienced choral singers with good sight-reading skills and vocal technique. Cost: $35 per concert program, plus cost of music. Information/pre-registration: 518-677-8233.

 

Comedy at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Applause Factory will stage the comedy, “Dixie’s Tupperware Party,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 9 and 10, at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Moon Gazing

HUBBARDTON The Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers will bring their telescopes to reveal “the magic of moonlight in Vermont” from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Enjoy the view and bring binoculars, flashlights and blankets if you like. Marshmallows will be provided. In case of rain, an illustrated program will be presented inside. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Reservations are requested at 802-273-2282. Information: www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Friday August 10

 

Nature Journaling

MANCHESTER Registrations are being accepted for a Nature Journaling Day Camp, hosted by the Northshire Bookstore and the Merck Forest and Farmland Center, that will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Merck Forest in Rupert. Campers will learn about the animals on the farm, including their care, happiness and health. Cost: $65. Information/registration: Nancy at email nscheemaker@northshire.com, or call 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Children’s Workshop

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum in Shushan is accepting registrations for a children’s workshop for ages 7 to 11 titled, “The Natural World through Words and Art,” with Irene Baldwin that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 27 to 31. Each child will create a bound booklet of their finished work by week’s end. Cost: $50. Information/registration: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

StoryWalk

MANCHESTER Children are invited to visit Manchester Rec and enjoy two children’s books along the Mark Skinner Library’s StoryWalk around the first half mile of the track. Each child will earn a free raffle ticket for the library’s children’s and teens basket raffle (deadline to enter is Aug. 16). Free. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Tag Sale

EAGLE BRIDGE The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church invites everyone to its 19th Annual Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11, on the lawn across from Benson’s Restaurant on Route 22/67 in Eagle Bridge. Offered will be a snack bar, kitchen knives, furniture, baked goods, and more.

 

Retirement Living

MANCHESTER Kirt Sampson, Equinox Village’s vice president and executive director, will discuss “Choosing Your Retirement Community” at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Free and open to all; light refreshments will be served. Information/reservations: Ashley Brenon Jowett at 802-362-4061.

 

Book Clubs Meet

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Teen Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” by Rachel Cohn.  Also, the Dog-Eared Book Club will discuss “The Library Card” by Jerry Spinelli. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

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 Aug. 10. 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.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER Gander Gallery art & objects at 105 Elm Street in Manchester Center will host a reception for a Solo Show of work by abstract expressionist artist Alan Soffer from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10. And at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, Alan will present an interactive gallery talk. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-768-8396, or www.gandergallery.net.

 

Opening Reception

GLENS FALLS The opening reception for public voting for LARAC’s Annual Juried Exhibit “50/50,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 10 in the Lapham Gallery. Public voting, which will decide the top 25 entries, will take place at 19 Ridge St from August 10 to 23 on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit will be on display from October 5 to November 2. Information: www. larac.org or 798-1144, ext. 2.

 

Art Reception

SCHUYLERVILLE A reception featuring artwork by Teri Malo and Jill Fishon-Kovachick will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at The Laffer Gallery, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville. This exhibition, running through Sept. 16, highlights the Saratoga Race Track’s 2012 season. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Information: 518-695-3181, or www.thelaffergallery.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Children’s Troupe

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Children’s Troupe will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.adirondackchildrenstroupe.org.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Music in the Park Concert Series will present the Enerjazz band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at the 1892 bandstand in Whitehall’s Riverside Park. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Paranormal Talk

POULTNEY Internationally acclaimed psychic medium William Constantine will speak on the Paranormal from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Poultney Public Library on Main Street. Information: Library at 802-287-5556, www.poultneypubliclibrary.com, or www.psychicwilliamconstantine.com.

 

Fields Tribute

SALEM Cabaret diva Nancy Timpanaro-Hogan will perform a tribute to comedienne Totie Fields in a biographical musical, “Adorable Me,” at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Performances will be 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Saturday August 11

 

Town-wide Yard Sale

HARTFORD The Hartford Town-wide yard sale will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12. There are expected to be more than 50 sales, a flower show, open house at the museum and more. For additional information, call Bonnie Williamson at 632-1156.

 

Summer Affair

TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Historical Society will host “A Summer Affair” on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Hancock House. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

Lakes Conference

TICONDEROGA A “Conference on Lake George and Lake Champlain” event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

FunFest

ARLINGTON The Arlington Catholic Daughters invite everyone to a FunFest from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, on the St. Margaret Mary Church lawn on Route 7A in Arlington (rain or shine). Featured will be a silent auction, baked goods, a white elephant table, a “humongous” raffle, a 50/50 raffle, jewelry, religious items, and more. Hot dogs and drinks will be available, too.

 

Boat Race

SCHUYLERVILLE Hudson Crossing Park will present the Eighth Annual Cardboard Boat Race from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Fort Hardy Park Beach on Route 29 in Schuylerville (rain date Aug. 12). The first race will launch at 1 p.m., with great photo opportunities from noon to 2 p.m. Cost: Free for spectators; pre-registration discounts available for individuals and companies at www.hudsoncrossingpark.org, or register from 8 a.m. to noon on Aug. 11. Information: Marlene Bissell at 518-859-1462.

 

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.

 

Norman’s Attic

ARLINGTON Norman’s Attic, Arlington’s annual craft fair and townwide tag sale, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11. More than 65 vendors will be along Route 7A where you’ll find collectibles, antiques, fiber crafts, linens, pottery, art, jewelry, homemade foods, gilled foods, and more. Many local nonprofit groups will offer homemade items, treats and information, too, most near the Arlington Community House. And, tag sales will be held throughout Arlington, Sandgate, East Arlington and Sunderland.

 

East Poultney Day

POULTNEY East Poultney Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, on the green in East Poultney. Featured will be more than 40 juried vendors selling crafts and folk art, antiques and collectibles, maple syrup, pottery, jewelry and more. There also will be demonstrations of traditional crafts, food, historic buildings tours, live music, and a raffle at 3 p.m. Information: 802-287-5252.

 

Car Wash

GRANVILLE The Girl Scouts of Northern Washington County are holding a Car Wash and Bake Sale at the Granville Hook & Ladder Company station on Quaker Street on Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All proceeds will go toward the troop’s fourth annual “adopt-a-family” program for Christmas. The girls have helped some 25 children from 10 families, with toys, clothes, food and other needed items over the first three years.

 

Fun Run/Walk

GRANVILLE The third annual Granville Summer Rec 5K Fun Run/Walk is a loop beginning and ending at the elementary school . Registration is at 9 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 10 a.m.  Volunteers and police officers will help guide runners to stay on the race route. There is no registration fee, but donations are welcome.  There will be a raffle of gift certificates for all participants, from local businesses.  Grand prize is a Telescope patio set. All money raised goes to the Granville Youth Recreation Program.

 

New Skete Festival

CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Monastic Community will host its annual Summer Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 250 New Skete Lane in Cambridge. Featured will be church tours at 11 a.m., a food court, children’s activities, and gift shops. Dr. Karidoyanes FitzGerald, author of “Persons in Communion: A Theology of Authentic Relationships,” will speak at 1 p.m. and there’ll also be be a guided ranger hike at 1 p.m., a puppy socialization demo at 2:30 p.m., gardening questions/answers at 3:15 p.m., a dog training demo at 3:15 p.m., and a healing service at 4 p.m.  Cheesecake sales, too. Information: 518-677-3928, Ext. 220, or www.newskete.org.

 

Backpack Project

GRANVILLE The sixth annual Backpack Project will be set up at Granville High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11. Students in the Granville school district, as well as those who attend Mettawee Community School or live in Wells, Vt., can get a free backpack and school supplies through the community-supported project.

 

Wack’s Ride

QUEENSBURY Wack’s Fifth Annual Make-a-Wish Ride will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, from the Full Moon Bar on Glen Lake Road in Queensbury (rain or shine). Registration will begin at 10 a.m., and the ride at 11 a.m. Cost: $20 per driver, $10 per rider, including hot dogs at second stop, and chicken barbecue and live music at 4 p.m. at The Adirondack Bar & Grill on Route 149 in Queensbury (barbecue also available to walk-ins for $10 each). Information: Wack (Pat Nolan) at 792-3405, or 796-1456.

 

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, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

One-Room School

WEST PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society invites everyone to visit the one-room Braintree School on Route 153 in West Pawlet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 18 and 25. This schoolhouse was fully restored in 2008 and 2009, bringing it back to the way it was when built in 1852. Write with a quill pen and ring the bell that called students to class. Tickets for the society’s annual raffle and the PHS Harvest Moon Fundraiser will be available. Information: Susanne Rappaport at 802-645-0993.

 

River Surveys

SCHUYLERVILLE National Park Service archaeologists will present information on Underwater Surveys of the Hudson River from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, during the Cardboard Boat Race at the Fort Hardy Park Beach on Route 29 in Schuylerville. Also, preliminary findings of the surveys will be presented at a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Information: Charles Sullivan at 670-2947, or email charles_sullivan@nps.gov.

 

Museum Open House

HARTFORD The Hartford Museum and Civil War Enlistment Center invites everyone to an Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11. Celebrate 150 years of Co. E of the 123rd Regt. New items will be displayed and refreshments will be available. Information: 518-632-9151.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

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.

 

5K, Dog Party

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Heels to Paws 5K Fun Run and Dog Party will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Stratton Mountain. Proceeds will benefit the Second Chance Animal Shelter. Registration: www.active.com. Information: 1-800-STRATTON, or www.Stratton.com.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Bob Beaver with classic rock and familiar tunes from the 1960s and ‘70s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Music Festival

POULTNEY A Gospel Music Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the House of Angels, 4738 Route 31 in Poultney. Featured will be the Angel Band, Tom Greenwood, and more. Free and open to all; bring a chair and picnic lunch. Information: www.annrichduncan.com.

 

Free Concerts

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Bondville Boys band will perform in concert from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, and the Ubuntu band from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Stratton Mountain village stage. Free and open to all. Information: 1-800-STRATTON, or www.Stratton.com.

 

Vets Open House

SCHAGHTICOKE All veterans are invited to a free open house at the Veterans Hall at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12. Also, donations or loans of memorabilia for the “Honor a Veteran” display are being accepted, and a list of Rensselaer County veterans who’ve served since the Civil War is being compiled. Information: Jody at 663-8156, or Kim at 663-9970.

 

Pancake Dinner

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary invite everyone to an all-you-can-eat Pancake and Sausage Dinner at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the firehouse, 49 Joe Green Road. Cost: $5, with proceeds going toward the company’s new kitchen.

 

Free Concert

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The seven-piece Soul Session band will perform a free concert from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Stratton Mountain’s main base lodge. Classic soul and gospel music will be featured. Information: 1-800-STRATTON, or www.Stratton.com.

 

Cabaret

WHITEHALL The Bridge Theater Cabaret Series will present Kathy Beaver in “I’m Flyin’” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Whitehall Armory, corner of Williams Street and Route 4. All seats are reserved at $19, $17 senior citizens, and $15 students at 518-874-0800.

 

Travis Tritt

RUTLAND Country music superstar Travis Tritt will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Paramount Theatre on Center Street in Rutland. In the 1990s, Travis had a string of platinum albums and top-10 singles, including three number one hits. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903.

 

Sunday August 12

 

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, Aug. 12. 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.

 

Sunday Hike

RUTLAND the Green Mountain Club will offer a difficult, five-mile hike at Hunger Mountain in Waterbury Center on Sunday, Aug. 12. Bring your bow and arrows, too, for Hunger Mountain games. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Allison Henry at 775-1627.

 

Family Day

BENSON The Benson Family Day and Burdock Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Featured will be a parade at 10 a.m. and a fireman’s barbecue at 11:30 a.m. There also will be a haunted hayride from 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 12 and 13. Information: www.benson-vt.com.

 

Lakeside Service

CAMBRIDGE First United Church of Salem will hold its Third Annual Worship and Praise service at Hedges Lake at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12 at Shields Pavilion, 191 Shields Road in Cambridge. All are welcome. Bring a chair and a covered dish to share. Information: Rev. Donna Jackson, 232-6295.

 

Chicken Barbecue

HARTFORD The Hartford Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Stewart’s store in Hartford. Cost: $9 dinner; $5 half chicken.

 

18th Century Day

SCHUYLERVILLE The 34th Annual 18th Century Day will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the 1777 Schuyler House on Route 4 in Schuylerville. Dozens of artisans will demonstrate their crafts and there’ll be free tours of the Schuyler House, period music and puppet shows.

 

Family Program

MANCHESTER The Northshire Bookstore and the Southern Vermont Arts Center will offer a free family program for ages 4 to 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Information: 802-362-2200, toll-free at 1-800-437-3700, or www.northshire.com.

 

Pulled Pork

SCHUYLERVILLE The Old Saratoga Reformed Church at the corner of Pearl and Burgoyne streets in Schuylerville invites everyone to a Pulled Pork Dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information/reservations: 695-6638.

 

Sunday Concert

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will present “Contours: Cage/Debussy/Mozart/Ravel” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, 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.

 

Soprano Performs

RUTLAND Natalie Brierre, and 18-year-old soprano and alto, will perform a selection of Broadway jazz and popular music at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Grace Church in Rutland. Cost: Free-will offering, with proceeds benefiting Jenn Wright’s Heal the Children Foundation. Information: 802-775-4301, or email graceucc@gracechurchvt.org.

 

Cheese Tasting

SALEM Meg Southerland and Washington County cheese producers will host a Cheese Tasting at 2 pm. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Gardenworks on Route 30, W. Broadway, in Salem. Sample diverse flavors and learn about creative pairings with cheeses. Cost: $10. Pre-registration is required at 518-854-3250.

 

Conservator Speaks

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS Textile conservator Michele Pagan will present her research into the history of what an expert thought may be the oldest known wing-back chair in the nation during a meeting of the Middletown Springs Historical Society at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Refreshments will be served following this PowerPoint presentation at the society’s building on the green, junction of routes 133 and 140 in Middletown Springs. Information: 235-2376, or www.MiddletownSpringsHistoricalSociety.org.

 

VFW Music Festival

GREENWICH The First Annual VFW Music Festival, “An Up-LIFT-ing Experience,” will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the pavilion of VFW Post 7291, 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich. Live musical performances will be featured, along with hamburgers at $2 each, hot dogs at $1.50 each, soft drinks at $1.50 each and beer at $2 each. Proceeds will benefit the stair lift project for disabled veterans and friends. Information: John Byrnes at 683-5945.

 

ATV Club Meets

WEST RUTLAND The Birdseye Mountain ATV Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the BMAC Trailhead on West Road in West Rutland/Ira. You are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the West Rutland Food Shelf.

 

Society Picnic

CASTLETON The Castleton Historical Society will hold its Annual Picnic at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Hubbardton Battlefield. Renowned author/historian Howard Coffin will speak on “Vermont and the Civil War” at 4:30 p.m. (picnickers and non-picnickers will be welcome at the talk). Bring a dish to share, plates and utensils, and an extra chair; beverages will be provided. Free and handicap accessible. Information: Holly Hitchcock at 802-468-5105.

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. on Aug. 12. This meal is served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions and the building is handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Free Concert

POULTNEY The Poultney-Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Waltzes, marches, show tunes and blues music will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: Rusty Wescott at 802-287-5185, or email holrus@myfairpoint.net.

 

Bike Ride

POULTNEY A Community Bike Ride will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, from The Station, across from Shaw’s market, in Poultney. Riders of all abilities will be welcome on this one-hour ride that will be led by physical education teacher Tracey Tingsley and Tim Johnson, owner of Johnson and Sons Bikeworks. Free. Information: Tim at 518-282-9089.

 

Phila. Orchestra

BOLTON LANDING The musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Monday August 13

 

Steak Roast

VICTORY Monday, Aug. 13, is the deadline to purchase a ticket for the Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club’s Steak Roast that will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at its clubhouse on Route 32 in Victory. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: Kathy at 788-6388, or Ed at 222-5569.

 

Tuesday August 14

 

Fireman’s Festival

LAKE GEORGE The Fireman’s Family Festival will be held Tuesday through Sunday, Aug. 14 to 19, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free admission. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.villageoflakegeorge.us.

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street. 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.

 

Free Clothing

FAIR HAVEN Fair Haven Concerned will hold its annual Clothing Drive from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 14 and 15, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at St. Mary’s School, 19 Washington Street in Fair Haven. Offered for free will be clean clothing in good condition. Donations for this drive will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13. Information: 802-265-3666.

 

Book Reading

PAWLET Local author Austin Burbank will read excerpts form his work at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Pawlet Public Library. Information/reservations: 802-325-3123.

 

Pond Demo

SCHAGHTICOKE A demonstration of Dyken Pond’s traveling pond will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Pre-registration is requested at 518-753-4344. Information: www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Free Opera

MANCHESTER Opera students from the Hubbard Hall Conservatory will perform selections from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” and key scenes from Sullivan’s “Cox and Box” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Equinox Terrace Assisted Living in Manchester. Free and open to all.

 

British Monarchy

MANCHESTER Prof. Paul Monod from Middlebury College will present a program titled, “The British Monarchy Since Victoria: Politics, Money and Public Image,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the Hunter Seminar Room at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Cost: $20. Registration: Veronica VanDerMark at 802-768-8525, or www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

WHITEHALL Everyone is invited to a Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Elks Club, 5 Elks Way in Whitehall. Cost: $8, with proceeds benefiting Paul Wager and his family as he fights cancer. Also, donations may be mailed to Paul Wager Benefit Fund, c/o Beth Molinero, POB 263, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The Castleton Summer Concert Series will present the “smooth blues and hot jazz” Pine Street Jazz band at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Old Chapel Green on the Castleton State College campus off Route 4A (rain site, Casella Theater, adjacent to the green). Free and open to all. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

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.

 

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 through Aug. 29, at Lower Amherst Street in Lake George Village. Information/cost: 518-668-3558, or www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Music at Sembrich

BOLTON LANDING Music from South America by La Cumbianamba eNeYe will be presented at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Society Picnic

MANCHESTER The Manchester Historical Society invites everyone to its Annual Picnic at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Hildene picnic area in Manchester, behind the warming hut. Bring a food item to share, such as a main dish, salad, dessert, fruit or vegetable tray (beverages/paper products provided). Also, Hildene will offer a tour of the farm area and the Pullman car at 6 p.m. Free. Reservations are requested with Kim at 802-362-2925.

 

Cycling Tour

STRATTON MOUNTAIN The Vermont Challenge Kick-Off Party will be held the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Stratton Mountain. The Challenge is southern Vermont’s only four-day cycling tour. Live music, a sponsor expo, and bike tune-ups will be featured at the Stratton base area. Information: 1-800-STRATTON, or www.Stratton.com.

 

Parenting Class

WASHINGTON COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County will offer a two-session Parenting Class from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 15 and 16, in the Fort Edward area. This class will help parents understand the impact of divorce on their children and offer tips on how to help the children through the transition. Cost: $30 (scholarships available). Information/registration: 518-746-2560, or 1-800-548-0881.

 

Storytime/Sleepover

MANCHESTER A Pajama Party Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. Your stuffed animal will sleep over and you can pick it up at the Summer Reading Program celebration at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 16. Free. Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Dream Pillows

SCHUYLERVILLE Skidmore College’s Tang Museum will present its “Dream Pillows” program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Information/reservations: 518-695-6641.

 

Astronomy Club

SALEM The Salem Astronomy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Historic Salem Courthouse. Everyone with “an interest in the evening skies” will be welcome and you don’t need to own a telescope to join this club that meets on the third Wednesday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Courthouse at 854-7053, or email wfrederi@gotsky.com.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays through Aug. 29 at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE A free Summer Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through Aug. 29 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Thursday August 16

Soccer Registration

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Youth Soccer Program has limited room and is offering late registration for youth entering grades K-6 until Aug. 25. To register, call Heather McNulty at 518-320-6153 or go to www.cysny.com. A late fee will apply after Aug. 25.

 

Thursday Hike

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will sponsor a moderate Hike on the trail around Middlebury on Thursday, Aug. 16. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Adult Center on Deer Street in Rutland. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Free Admission

HUBBARDTON/ORWELL Admission will be free on Bennington Battle Day, Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road, and the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Information: Hubbardton, 802-273-2282, Orwell, 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org.

 

Farm & Garden meeting

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Area Branch of the Women’s Farm and Garden will meet at noon on Thursday, August 16 for a picnic at the home of Lois Sheaff on Route 22 in Cambridge. Members should bring a dish to pass and items for a Chinese auction. Guests are welcome; the event will be held rain or shine.

 

Prof. Klutzo

HUDSON FALLS The amazing Professor Klutzo will present a program of mime, ventriloquism, music, comedy and puppetry at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, in the children’s room at the Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main Street. This show is only for children in the library’s reading club who’ve reported on 10 or more books during this summer. Information: 518-747-6406, or www.hudsonfalls.sals.edu.

 

Chalk Fest/Art Walk

GLENS FALLS A free Chalk Fest/Paint-a-Square event will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at City Park in Glens Falls. Information: www.artinthepubliceye.com. Also on Aug. 16, there’ll be the free Third Thursday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Glens Falls. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

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.

 

Being Elmo

SCHAGHTICOKE The Diver Memorial Library’s documentary film series will screen “Being Elmo” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16. You’ll find the library at 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The Tuesday Concerts on the Green will present The Don’t Leave band from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Applejack Field at the Manchester Recreation Park (rain site, Riley Rink). Free and open to all. No dogs allowed. Information: Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce at 802-362-6313.

 

Free Concert

SCHAGHTICOKE The Schaghticoke Summer Concert Series will present the Lustre Kings band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Schaghticoke Town Hall gazebo, 290 Northline Drive in Melrose. Free and open to all. Information: 753-6915.

 

Bluegrass Concert

GREENWICH The North Carolina bluegrass band, The Barefoot Movement, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Seventy Main in Greenwich. This band “blends traditional Americana roots with acoustic rock and jazz influences.” Cost: $12 in advance at www.seventymain.com; $12 at the door.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present the Moonlighters Big Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, in the Fair Haven town park. This 16-piece group features music from the 1940s and ‘50s. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available. Rain site: Baptist Church, adjacent to the park. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Free Concert

WEST RUTLAND The West Rutland Summer Concert Series will present the country band, Thunder Road, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at the West Rutland Town Hall green. Free admission; non-perishable food items will be collected for the West Rutland Food Shelf. Rain site: Town Hall auditorium.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the Air Tight band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Standards from the 1960s through the ‘80s to today will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Orchestra at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Chronicle will present the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Operatic Hits

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present four rising stars of the Metropolitan Opera with a program of the greatest operatic hits at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16. You’ll find this event at the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Cost: $45 adults; $10 students with identification; $15 lawn seating, weather permitting. Information/802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Murder-Mystery

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will stage Ira Levin’s murder-mystery, “Deathtrap,” from Thursday, Aug. 16, through Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Information/times: 802-867-5777, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE Free Thursday Night Fireworks will be presented at 9:45 p.m. on Thursdays, Aug. 16 through 30, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Friday August 17

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122 will hold a Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Donations of clothing, household items and toys may be brought to the Masonic Center on the day of the sale. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

 

Family Festival

LAKE GEORGE A Family Festival Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Aug. 17 to 19, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-744-3418.

 

Retirement Living

MANCHESTER Monica Knorr, director of the Spicer Center’s Growing Older Program, will discuss “Transitioning to Retirement Living Proactively” at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at Equinox Village in Manchester. Free and open to all; light refreshments will be served. Information/reservations: Ashley Brenon Jowett at 802-362-4061.

 

Art Opening

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center will host an opening reception for an exhibit of the pottery of artist Jordan Becker from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. Becker is director of ceramics at the CCC and director of the ceramics program at Salem Art Works. The exhibit will be on display through the end of September. The CCC is located at 58 East Broadway in Salem.

 

Movie Night

GRANVILLE Movie Night for children of all ages will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Music Festival

LAKE GEORGE A Lake George Music Festival event will be held at 7 p.m. Friday through Tuesday, Aug. 17 to 21, at St. James Episcopal Church in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-791-5089, or www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Music in the Park Concert Series will present the Rutland City Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at the 1892 bandstand in Whitehall’s Riverside Park. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Russian Comedies

RUTLAND The Rutland County-based Watertower Theater will present two comedic plays about Russia at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17 and 18, at The Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main Street in Rutland. Featured will be Anton Chekhov’s “The Bear” and David Johnston’s “Play Russia.” Cost: Donation. Information: 802-779-5473.

 

One-Act Plays

SALEM Al Budd end Jay Kerr will star in “Significant Others,” three one-act plays about marriage, separation, reconciliation and more at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17 and 18, 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 and 26. You’ll find this show at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Saturday August 18

 

Outdoor Activities.

GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking and paddling activities from Saturday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Aug. 25. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at handicap-accessible St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley Region and everyone will be welcome.

 

Golf Tournament

WHITEHALL The New York vs. Vermont Border War Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Valley View Golf Course, 2616 Route 12 in Whitehall. Tee time will be 8:30 a.m., with a scramble format and four-person teams. Cost: $60, including greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Information/registration: Valley View at 518-499-2634.

 

Hike at Lake

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, five-mile Hike at Silver Lake in Ripton on Saturday, Aug. 18. Cool off with a swim at the beach. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Tom Copps at 774-5144.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Food Sale

CAMBRIDGE Homemade potato and macaroni salads, baked beans, pies and desserts will be available for purchase, along with specialties from area bakeries, from 9 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the First Baptist Church on Main Street in Cambridge. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Restoration Fund.

 

Health Workshops

MANCHESTER Equinox Healing Therapies will offer “Blueprints to Wellbeing,” workshops on holistic health, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18 at 5053 Main Street in Manchester.  Topics include “Our Life Adventures,” “Authentic Choices,” and “What’s Stress Got to Do with It?” A three-session pass is $30; single session costs $15. Tickets in advance or at the door. Information: 802-362-3911 ext. 5 or kathy@honorwellness.com.

 

Early Trade

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will present Christopher Templin with a “Point of Contact” educational program at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. This program, for all ages, deals with trade with Native Americans in early colonial America. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

House Tour

CASTLETON The annual Castleton Colonial Day House Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Included will be period homes, public buildings, galleries and historic sites. Antique tools, carriages, and period costumes, too, along with demonstrations of early-American crafts. There’ll be an ice cream social from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library, and a ham dinner at 5 p.m. at the Federated Church. Tour cost: $20; $18 age 62 and older. Tour tickets may be purchased on Aug. 18 at the Castleton Federated Church and at the Langdon Hitchcock House, both on Main Street. Dinner cost: $8 adults; $5 age 12 and younger. Information: 802-468-5691.

 

Pottery/Art/Crafts

CAMBRIDGE The annual Pottery Seconds and Art & Crafts Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, at the Valley Artisans Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2765, or visit Facebook.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Nathan Knowles from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Songs of John Prine, Delbert McClinton, Louis Armstrong and others will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Cabaret

WHITEHALL The Bridge Theater Cabaret Series will present the Jonathan Newell Trio with “Chamber Music at the Armory” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Whitehall Armory, corner of Williams Street and Route 4. All seats are reserved at $19, $17 senior citizens, and $15 students at 518-874-0800.

 

Battle Talk

BENNINGTON Author/historian Michael P. Gabriel will explore the Battle of Bennington and its impact on soldiers and civilians at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Ada Paresky Education Center at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9, in Bennington. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Barbecue/Bake Sale

FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue Dinner and Bake Sale from 4 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, Aug. 18. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. You’ll find the church off Route 149 at 1011 Copeland Pond Road in Fort Ann. Information: Joyce at 793-6735, or Donna at 792-6647.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge invites everyone to a takeout-only Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Cost: $10. Information/reservations: 753-0406.

 

Music Festival

SALEM The Sixth Annual SAWFest Music Festival will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, outdoors at Salem Art Works in Salem. Featured will be My Pet Dragon, Railbird, The Red Lions, and The Black Ships bands. Cost: $20. Information/tickets: 518-854-7674, or www.salemartworks.com.

 

Music Festival

LAKE GEORGE A Lake George Music Festival event will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, Monday Aug. 20, and Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Caldwell Presbyterian Church in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-791-5089, or www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com.

 

Teen Drive-In

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street will hold its last Teen Drive-In of the summer at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Screened will be the PG-13-rated film, “Hunger Games.” Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Sunday August 19

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Belgian Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67 in Schaghticoke. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 19. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Free Coffee

LAKE GEORGE A Coffee-on-the-Porch Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Wiawaka Holiday House in Lake George. Free. Information: 518-668-9690, or www.wiawaka.org.

 

Horseshoes

HARTFORD The Section Eight Ryders will host a Horseshoe Fundraiser at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hartford Tavern in Hartford. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting single father Ralph David in his fight against cancer. There’ll be food for sale, a lotto tree, small basket party and deejay music, too. Information: Janice Paddock at 518-345-5078.

 

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, Aug. 19. Cost: $10 per takeout dinner.

 

Parish Picnic

SALEM Holy Cross Catholic Church in Salem will hold a Parish Picnic on Sunday, Aug. 19, on the lawn at the church. Bring a dish to share and there’ll be activities for children. Information/time: 518-854-3692.

 

Kids Archaeology

ORWELL A Kids Archaeology Afternoon activity will be offered on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Try the sandbox dig, look at copies of old maps, and see what archaeology tells us about the Mount’s past. Information/time: 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org/MountIndependence.

 

Hubbardton in 1777

HUBBARDTON A Hubbardton resident from 1777 will come to life to speak about life in the path of the Revolutionary War, and what happened in Hubbardton following the battle, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19 (rain or shine). You’ll find this event at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, 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 824-3719. .

 

Free Concert

POULTNEY The Poultney-Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Waltzes, marches, show tunes and blues music will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: Rusty Wescott at 802-287-5185, or email holrus@myfairpoint.net.

 

Music Festival

LAKE GEORGE A Lake George Music Festival event will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-791-5089, or www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com.

 

Classic Tunes/Comedy

GLENS FALLS Will and Anthony Nunziata will perform at 8 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 19 and 20, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This show will feature “fresh arrangements of Broadway, classic standards and Italian music, along with…improvised comedic interplay.” Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Monday August 20

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-854-7017, 854-9383.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 20. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Magical Mondays

LAKE GEORGE Free Musical Magical Mondays will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays, Aug. 20 and 27, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Live music, magicians, jugglers, and bounce houses will be featured. Information: 518-668-5771, or www.lakegeorgevillage.com.

 

Tuesday August 21

 

Summer Luncheon

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection will host its Summer Luncheon Series at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs. Michael Kimmelman, a critic for the New York Times, will speak on “From New York Abroad and Back Again.” Cost: $55. Information/tickets: Kara Shier at 518-793-1761, Ext. 23, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Play Reading

DORSET Hildene and the Dorset Theatre Festival will present a reading of the play, “The Rivalry,” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Readers will include Madeleine Kunin, former Vermont governor, and Rabbi Michael Cohen. Jane Lindholm, host of Vermont Public Radio’s “Vermont Edition” program, will moderate an interactive panel discussion with the audience. Free and open to all. Reservations strongly recommended at 802-867-2223, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 21. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, 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, Aug. 21. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

The Fantasticks

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts will stage “The Fantasticks” at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. This show “is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.” Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Wednesday August 22

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 70 Main Street. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518-944-7149.

 

Book Making

SCHAGHTICOKE A “Read/Fold/Make: Japanese Stab-Stitch” activity for teenagers and adults will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Make books using the ancient technique of stab-stitch binding. Information: 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

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.

 

Titanic Show

BOLTON LANDING A talk and performance of “Titanic: And the Band Played On” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Thursday August 23

 

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.

 

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.

 

Pizza at VFW

GRANVILLE The VFW Auxiliary at VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone for Pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 cheese; $9 pepperoni.

 

Thrift Shop

FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann’s Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, will be open 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

SCHAGHTICOKE The Schaghticoke Summer Concert Series will present the Four on the Floor band (formerly The Belairs) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Schaghticoke Town Hall gazebo, 290 Northline Drive in Melrose. Fireworks will follow the concert. Free and open to all. Information: 753-6915.

 

Symphony Performs

LAKE GEORGE As part of the Lake George Music Festival, The Festival Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-791-5089, or www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com.

 

Free Concert

WEST RUTLAND The West Rutland Summer Concert Series will present West Rutland music teacher Phil Henry at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the West Rutland Town Hall green. Free admission; non-perishable food items will be collected for the West Rutland Food Shelf. Rain site: Town Hall auditorium.

 

Hospice program

MANCHESTER RAVNAH will present a program on end-of-life options, how to start the conversation, and the components of a care plan at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 23 at the Israel Congregation of Manchester, 6025 Main Street (Rt. 7A) in Manchester. Free and open to the public. Information: Doris at 802-297-0167.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Concerts in the Park will present the TS Ensemble with songs from the 1950s through today at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, in the Fair Haven town park. There’ll be a 50/50 drawing, multiple door prizes, and water, hot dogs and popcorn will be available, Free ice cream will be provided, too. Rain site: Baptist Church adjacent to the park. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present the Enerjazz band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Swing, rock, ballads and more will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Friday August 24

 

Open House

QUEENSBURY An open house will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Queensbury Town Hall. Free. Information: 518-792-8097, or queensbury.net.

 

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 Aug. 24. 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 Aug. 24. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Music in the Park Concert Series will present the Talegatorz band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, at the 1892 bandstand in Whitehall’s Riverside Park. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Saturday August 25

 

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.

 

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, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Boat Show

LAKE GEORGE An Antique and Classic Boat Show Rendezvous will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Village Docks in Lake George Village. Free. Information: 518-885-0145, or www.acbs-adc.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 five-piece blues-jazz group, Dafe Brudajo, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Free and open to all.

 

Cabaret

WHITEHALL The Bridge Theater Cabaret Series will present a youth show, “The Planet Fractonia,” at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Whitehall Armory, corner of Williams Street and Route 4. All seats are reserved at $19, $17 senior citizens, and $15 students at 518-874-0800.

 

String Quartet

BOLTON LANDING The Hyperion String Quartet will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Sunday August 26

 

Free Concert

POULTNEY The Poultney-Granville Town Band will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Waltzes, marches, show tunes and blues music will be featured. Free and open to all. Information: Rusty Wescott at 802-287-5185, or email holrus@myfairpoint.net.

 

Wednesday August 29

 

Health Screenings

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer comprehensive Cardiovascular/Cholesterol Health Risk Screenings as follows: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland, and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, Community Center, North Clarendon. An eight to twelve-hour fast is required. Cost: $30. Information/appointments: 802-775-0568.

 

Kids’ Movie Night

SCHAGHTICOKE Kids’ Movie Night will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Diver Memorial Library, 136 Main Street in Schaghticoke. Information: 518-753-4344, or www.diverlibrary.org.

 

Cemetery Meeting

COSSAYUNA The Cossayuna Lake Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on the cemetery grounds on East Lake Road at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The public is invited to attend. Information: Bruce Ferguson at 854-9401 or Mary Keith at 854-9320.

 

Thursday August 30

 

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.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The 2012 Summer Concert Series will present The Big Smoothies band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville (rescheduled from July 26 rainout). Pop, R&B and big band music, along with audience interaction, will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Friday August 31

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Music in the Park Concert Series will present the Air Tight band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at the 1892 bandstand in Whitehall’s Riverside Park. Free and open to all; bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Saturday September 1

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Al and Kathy Bain from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, on the green next to the train depot, Main Street/Route 22, in Salem. Traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music will be featured. Free and open to all.

 

Saturday Series

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Department, Green Mountain Academy, and Northshire Performing Arts will present a high-definition broadcast performance in the school’s Riley Center for the Arts every other Saturday at 7 p.m. beginning Sept. 1. Genres represented will include theater, film, opera, ballet and dance. Sept. 1 will feature the 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera from Royal Albert Hall in London. The series concludes in April. Tickets: $18 for adults and $9 for students. Purchase online at www.bba.ticketjunior.com. For a complete description, visit www.burrburton.org/arts/Riley.

 

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.

 

Tag Sale

SHUSHAN The Shushan Community Tag Sale will take place on Saturday, Sept. 1 with tag sales located at various locations throughout the community. Also, the Shushan Methodist Church will serve a pancake and sausage breakfast and a lunch. Information: Gayle Shaw, 854-3896.

 

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.

 

Thursday September 20

 

Balloon Festival

GLENS FALLS The 40th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival lifts off with a 4 p.m. launch at Crandall Park in Glens Falls on Thursday, Sept. 20. More than 100 hot balloons, including a dozen special shapes, are expected at the festival, which continues at the Warren County Airport in Queensbury with launches at 5 p.m. on Friday, at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, and at 6 a.m. and on Sunday. For more information, visit www.adirondackballoonfest.org or call 518-222-4593.

 

Friday September 21

 

Staged Readings

DORSET Plays written by students in the Dorset Theatre Festival’s playwrighting programs will be performed in staged readings by professional actors at noon and 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Information: 802-867-5777, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Saturday September 29

 

Harvest/Horse Festival

TICONDEROGA A Heritage Harvest and Horse Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

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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(The following farm market information is outdated, JWC 6-12)

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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