Community Calendar 6/27/13

 

Thursday June 27

 

Floating Classroom

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Assn., a Hyde Collection educator, and a teaching artist will lead a My Summer Place Floating Classroom series from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, June 27, July 18, Aug. 8 and 29, at the Lake George Village dock, just north of Shepard Park. Learn to draw in this lake setting. Cost: $20 age 13 and older, $10 age 12 and younger, including all materials. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, email jleary@hydecollection.org, or visit www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Art Show

GLENS FALLS The artists of the Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Center will show their work off-site in a show entitled “The Price of Fame,” now on display at the Charles R. Wood Theater in downtown Glens Falls. Ten artists, including Laura Needle, Ira Grin, Pamela Clark Phelps, and Kris Gregson Moss will have their work on display through July 6. Information: 518-907-4478 or www.shirtfactorygf.com.

 

Art Reception

SALEM A wine and cheese reception for an exhibition titled, “Forty Years of Quilting Joy,” by Majken Lambert Sellar of Argyle will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Salem Courthouse Community Center, 58 E. Broadway in Salem. Featured will be 49 unique quilts. Information: 518-854-7053, or email sellar@wildblue.net.

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GRANVILLE A family-style Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A. Eat in or take out. Cost: $8 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door and gift certificates also will be available.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN Mellow Yellow will perform music from the 1960s and ‘70s at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be a 50/50 drawing and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Museum Visit

SARATOGA AREA The Old Saratoga Historical Assn. will host a visit to the Stillwater Blockhouse Museum, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27. This museum contains artifacts and historical memorabilia from the Stillwater area and Stillwater historian Linda Palmieri will discuss its contents. Picnic tables are available. Free and open to all. Information: Deb Peck Kelleher at 698-3211.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the New York Players from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features a big band sound, with top 40, R&B and Motown hits.  Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

VSO Concert

CHITTENDEN The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Mountain Top Inn, 195 Mountain Top Road in Chittenden. Broadway star Jean Ford will join the orchestra with hits from the Great American Songbook. The concert will end with the 1812 Overture, marches and fireworks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking. Cost: $31 adults ($36 at the gate); free age 17 and younger with advance adult ticket purchase ($12 at the gate). Information/tickets: Mountain Top Inn, Kamuda’s Country Market in Pittsford, 802-86-FLYNN, or www.flynntix.org.

 

Friday June 28

 

Outdoor Program

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Conservancy is accepting registrations for its 2013 Outdoor Adventure Program for boys and girls ages 11 through 14 that will run from 2 p.m., Monday, July 15, through 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18. The program will begin and end at the Battenkill Valley Outdoors Log House, 1414 Route 313 in Cambridge. Cost: $200. Information/registration: 518-677-2545, email bc@battenkillconservancy.org, or www.battenkillconservancy.org.

 

Adventure Camp

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. is accepting registrations for a Teen vs. Wild Adventure Camp that will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, through Aug. 1. For students entering grades 6 to 9. Register at least 10 days prior to the start of each week of camp for a $10 discount. Cost: $101; $90 Rutland residents. Information/registration: www.rutlandrec.com, or visit the Rec. Dept. at 1 Deer Street.

 

Museum Volunteers

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on the Battenkill River in Shushan is signing up new volunteers to greet and inform visitors, work on exhibits and gardens, maintain the house, and more. Information: Gail Bearup at 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Furniture Sale

GRANVILLE The Granville Lions Club will hold its weekly sale of Telescope Casual Furniture on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be chairs, tables, chaises and more at a discounted rate. Information: 518-642-1261.

 

Food for Fines

SCHUYLERVILLE Bring a non-perishable food item (no canned goods) to the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street, during July and any late fees you have will be forgiven under the library’s “Food for Fines” program. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Auto Exhibition

SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Automobile Museum at 110 Avenue of the Pines in Saratoga Springs is accepting applications for its “Re-Made in America” exhibition that’s set to run through the 2013-2014 winter season. Application deadline is July 8. Information: 518-587-1935, or www.saratogaautomuseum.org.

 

Heritage Days

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will host a Celebration of Heritage Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29. Featured will be garage, book, plant and estate sales. The museum will be open, too, with free admission for Fort Edward residents with proof of residency. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Cyanotypes

BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, is featuring a new exhibition now through Sept. 2 titled, “Tom Fels: Cyanotypes from the Arbor Series.” Tom Fels is a Bennington-based artist and writer. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday, and open every day July through October.
Admission: $10 adults; $9 senior citizens and students age 19 and older; free age 18 and younger. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Fundraiser

GRANVILLE Abbie Najjar is planning a food drive/fundraiser to raise funds for her People to People Student Ambassador trip to Europe which is scheduled to leave on July 3. Abbie’s goal is to fill the family van with non-perishable items that will be donated to local food banks. All monetary sponsorships and donations will go toward her trip. Donations will be collected on June 28 and 29 on Main Street in front of New England Farms.

Abbie is also selling tickets to raffle a 2013 Family 4-Pack of Great Escape Gold Passes with free parking. These passes will be good at all Six Flags Parks throughout the United States.  The winner will be drawn on July 1.  Tickets will be $10 each or 3 for $20.  Information/tickets: 518-623-5810.

 

Art Opening

GLENS FALLS An opening reception for a show by members of the Guild of Adirondack Artists will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at The Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls. This group’s members are professional artists and/or teaching artists and their show will run through July 27. Information:  www.shirtfactorygf.com, or shirtfactorygf@gmail.com..

 

Legion Barbecue

ARLINGTON The Women’s Auxiliary invites everyone to a Family Barbecue Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at American Legion Post 69 in Arlington. Hot dog and hamburger platters will be available at $5 each. A barbecue basket raffle will be held, too, with the drawing at 7 p.m. Information: 802-375-6157.

 

Art Opening

SARATOGA SPRINGS An opening reception for “Homage to Dance: Sculptures and Drawings by Andrew DeVries” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Forty masterworks in bronze and 20 pastel drawings will be highlighted. Information: www.dancemuseum.org.

 

Art Reception

SCHUYLERVILLE An opening reception for an exhibition of realist paintings titled, “Interiors,” by Troy native Nick Patten will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at The Laffer Gallery, 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Information: 518-695-3181, or www.thelaffergallery.com.

 

Variety Show

FORT EDWARD A Musical Variety Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Free admission, donations appreciated. Samantha Jenkins will host this event in memory of her father and there’ll be refreshments and drawings. Information: 518-747-3421, or email littletheater@littletheater27.org.

 

Piano Concert

BENNINGTON Katherine Chi, winner of Canada’s Honens International Piano Competition, will perform a selection from her classical repertoire on the Bennington Center for the Arts’ Fazioli at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28. You’ll find the Center at 44 Gypsy Lane.  Cost: $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Information/tickets: www.thebennington.org, or visit the Center. Orders may be placed after 2 p.m. June 29 at 695-6623.

 

Saturday June 29

 

Bass Tournament

COSSAYUNA The 10th Annual Jerry Simon, Jr., Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament will be held from 6 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the NYS Boat Launch on Cossayuna Lake. Registration:  $25; $10 age 13 and younger. Prize money will be 50 percent of the tournament proceeds. Weigh-in (catch and release, no dead fish) will be 11 a.m. at the Cossayuna Lake Improvement Assn. building on E. Lake Road. Information/registration: Jerry Simon 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 518-431-9967, or evenings at 518-692-8274.

 

$1 Breakfast

POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Poultney United Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1 adults; free age 14 and younger. The church is handicap accessible and everyone will be welcome.

 

Benefit Run

FAIR HAVEN The Seventh Annual Mary Wells Heath 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 (register from 7 to 8:15 a.m.) at the town green in Fair Haven. This event will benefit the Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center. The first 100 registrants will receive a T-shirt. Information/pre-registration: Mary Lou at 802-273-2210.

 

Horse/Pony Show

BALLSTON SPA The Rearin’ to Go 4-H Club will host a Horse and Pony Benefit Show at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the 4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road in Ballston Spa. Seventy classes, from child to adult, will be available, including three classes for equestrians with disabilities. Cost: $8 per class (pre-register and save 25 percent). Information/registration: Alice at 518-321-5684.

 

Bake Sale

DORSET The Women’s Fellowship of the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert will hold its semi-annual Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29, at the Dorset Post Office on Route 30. Homemade pies, cakes, breads and more will be offered.

 

Tag/Bake Sale

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society will hold a Tag and Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Pawlet Firehouse on Route 133, just north of route 30. Household goods, antiques and much more will be offered, and free lemonade will accompany the bake sale of homemade treats. Also, donations for the tag sale will be accepted at the firehouse from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28 (no clothing, TVs, stereos, or electronic goods). Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Trail Repair

MANCHESTER The Equinox Preservation Trust will hold the first of three volunteer days to repair sections of the trails near the summit of Mt. Equinox at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 29. Logs and stones will be gathered for use in constructing erosion-control structures on the trails. Bring lunch, drinks, snacks and work gloves. Information/meeting place: Rick LaDue at 366-1400, or email rick@equinoxpreservationtrust.org.

 

LBA Meets

CASTLETON The Lake Bomoseen Assn. will hold its Annual Meeting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, in the Jeffords Room of the Science Center at Castleton State College. The Shore Protection Bill as drafted by the Vermont Legislature will be discussed, and Austin Ritter will make a presentation on the weevil program, possibly leading to a vote on implementing a weevil survey on the lake. LBA members and non-members will be welcome.

 

Slate Tours

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Historical Society will host a Tour of the Slate Valley Museum in Granville on Saturday, June 29. Participants will leave Fair Haven at 9:15 a.m. for the 10 a.m. tour of the museum, and then go to the Labas Quarry where Mike Labas will lead a tour and provide history on the quarry. Reservations are requested with Lorraine Brown at 802-265-3843, or email lorfrabr@comcast.net. Information: www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

 

Farm Tour

WELLS The Rutland Area Farm and Food Link organization will host a tour of the Second Nature Herb Farm, off Route 30 at 35 Mill Pond Road in Wells, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29. Come meet herb growers Ellen Malona and Richard Strange who sell organically produced herb plants (culinary and medicinal), all ready to transplant into your garden or container. Cost: Sliding scale $5 to $15 adults; free children. Registration is required at www.rutlandfarmandfood.org/realrutland. Information: Elizabeth at 802-417-1528, or email elizabeth@rutlandfarmandfood.org.

 

Open House

MANCHESTER To mark the opening of its newly expanded store at 3556 Main Street in Manchester, Covey & Nye will host a “Country Sporting Life” open house celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29. Featured will be bagpipes, barbecued pheasant, prize giveaways, and visits by artist Adriano Manocchia, dog trainer Alec Sparks, wood craftsman Jim Becker, gun expert Lars Jacob, and others. Information: www.coveyandnye.com.

 

Free Dinner

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

 

Free Lunch

ARGYLE The Argyle United Methodist Church at 12 Sheridan Street invites everyone to a free Community Lunch from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29.

 

Guided Hike

HUBBARDTON Site interpreter Carl Fuller will lead a vigorous, Guided Hike on the 1776-77 Military Road from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road in Hubbardton. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Admission: $2 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

Pizza/Wings

VICTORY MILLS An eat in or carry out Pizza and Wings Night will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Victory Mills Fire Dept. Cost: $11 for 12-cut cheese pizza; $18 12-cut pizza with works; $2 each additional topping; $8 dozen wings; 75 cents extra blue cheese.

 

Hymns/Dinner

HEBRON The Fifth Annual Patriotic Hymn Sing and Free Dinner will be held on Saturday, June 29, at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the sing at 6:30 p.m. “America the Beautiful” will be celebrated at this event where everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-642-2672.

 

Classical Music

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival will present “Vienna in Vermont” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Rams Head Lodge at Killington Resort. Works by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms will be performed. Cost: $20. Tickets: 802-422-1330. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

Sunday June 30

 

Fishing Tourney

JOHNSONVILLE The Buskirk Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a Fifth Annual Fishing Tournament on Sunday, June 30, on the Hoosick River, from Eagle Bridge to Buskirk to Johnsonville. Entry fee: $10. Cash prizes will be awarded. Register on June 30 from 5:30 to 5:50 a.m. at the church, corner of routes 67 and 103, or in advance by June 26 at 518-686-3208, or 518-396-0961.

 

Disc Golf

KILLINGTON The Green Mountain Club will host a Disc Golf Outing on Sunday, June 30, in the Killington area. Cost: $6 to play and $4 disc rental. Meeting time and location: Allison Henry at 775-1627.

 

Pancakes, Waffles

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

 

Free Breakfast

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road invites everyone to a free Scrambled Eggs/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, in its Bailey Hall. Reservations are not needed. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Basket Party

QUEENSBURY A Basket Party will be held on Sunday, June 30, at the Ramada Inn on Abby Lane in Queensbury. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings 1 to 3 p.m. There’ll be raffles and food available, too, with proceeds benefiting Mary (Austin-Harrington) Lieberman’s medical expenses following paralysis following surgery in February. Information: 518-222-8726, or 518-526-9448.

 

Talk at Hyde

GLENS FALLS Dr. Bruce Robertson from the University of California will speak on “O’Keeffe: Abstraction and Nature,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Cost: Free with museum admission. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@hydecollection.org.

 

Basket Party

FORT EDWARD A Basket Party will be held at 2 p.m., with drawings at 4 p.m., on Sunday, June 30, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. The Bluebillies band will perform, too, and proceeds from this event will benefit the Little Theater’s capital projects. Cost: $4 first sheet of tickets; $2 each additional sheet. Refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle and a lottery tree. Information: www.littletheater27.org.

 

Country Dance

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

 

Civil War in Vt.

MANCHESTER As part of the ongoing Civil War in Vermont Series, the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester will host Howard Coffin with a program titled, “Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Monday July 1

 

Art Registration

SARATOGA SPRINGS Monday, July 1, is the deadline for artists to register to participate in Art in the Park, an outdoor fine art show that will be held on Saturday, July 13 and Sept. 14, in downtown Saratoga Springs’ Congress Park. Information/registration: Elizabeth Dubben at Saratoga Arts, 518-584-4132, or email edubben@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Tuesday July 2

 

Summer Festival

EAST DORSET The Vermont Summer Festival hunter/jumper equestrian competition will be held Tuesday, July 2, through Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset. More than $750,000 in prize money will be awarded. Information: www.vt-summerfestival.com, or email info@vt-summerfestival.com.

 

Walk Fit Group

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Walk Fit group will meet at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hudson Crossing on Route 4. Sign up for email notifications of any cancellations at the library, 52 Ferry Street, or at 518-695-6641.

 

Butterfly Walk

GANSEVOORT The Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park will offer a Karner Blue Butterfly Walk at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at Old Gick on Route 50. This activity will be repeated on July 11 and 18. Pre-registration is suggested at 518-450-0321.

 

StoryWalk Opening

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester invites everyone to help celebrate the opening of its annual StoryWalk from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Refreshments will be served at this event that’s free and open to all. StoryWalk combines physical activity with literacy for people of all ages. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Museum Activities

BENNINGTON Each Tuesday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. during July and August, the Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, will offer family-friendly activities in and around the museum. Open to all and included with museum admission ($10 adults; $9 senior citizens and age 18 and older; free age 17 and younger). Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

F.D. Carnival

SALEM The Salem Volunteer Fire Dept. will host its annual Carnival at 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 2 to 4, at the fairgrounds on Archibald Street. Deejays will provide music on Tuesday and Wednesday, and a live band on Thursday. Tasty food, fun games for all ages, a bounce house, dunking and cake booths, and more will be featured. A “Music through the Ages” themed parade will step off at 5 p.m. (line up at 4 p.m.) from the Holy Cross Church on Main Street/Route 22, proceeding to the fairgrounds. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. July 4. Information/to register for parade participation/to donate a cake: Beth at 518-894-8362, or email maplevalleyfarm8@aol.com.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The 18th Annual Summer Concert Series will present the Starline Rhythm Boys at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at the Castleton State College Pavilion (rain or shine). This group features “spirited country and ‘juke-joint sounds” from the 1940s and ‘50s. Free and open to all. Information: www.castleton.edu/concerts.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held as follows at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney: Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, and regular Legion meeting Thursday, July 11. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Symphony

MANCHESTER The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, at the Hunter Fairgrounds in Manchester (rain site, Burr & Burton Academy gymnasium). Information/tickets: 1-800-876-9293, Ext. 10, or www.vso.org.

 

Wednesday July 3

 

Prime Rib

POULTNEY Reservations are required by Wednesday, July 3, for a Prime Rib Dinner that will be served at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, in the Parish Hall at St. Raphael Church off E. Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $20. Tickets are available at the church, Tot’s Diner and The Original Vermont Store in Poultney, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Cosmo Editor

DIAMOND POINT Reservations are required by Wednesday, July 3, for a Hyde Collection event with Kate White…author, motivational speaker, and former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine…who will make a presentation on her career, followed by questions/answers and a book signing, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8. You’ll find this event at the Lake George Club, 4000 Lake Shore Drive in Diamond Point. Cost: $55. Information/reservations: Kara at 518-792-1761, Ext. 323, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Children’s Workshops

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will offer free Children’s Workshops in July and August in Greenwich (grades 6 to 12) and Salem (grades kindergarten to 6). Information: Greenwich 518-692-2755; Salem 518-854-7053.

 

Story Hour

SCHUYLERVILLE Preschool Story Hour will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Everyone will be welcome. Also, the library will be closed on July 4. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Storytelling

CAMBRIDGE Artfull Wednesdays: Storytelling through the Arts, for ages 7 through 12, will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday in July in the Beacon Fee Studio at Hubbard Hall. 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $55; $50 members; $12 single class. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Open Rehearsal

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will hold a free Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the process of shaping the upcoming Hubbard Hall concert, “Britten: Influences and Intimacies.” Open to all. Other open rehearsals will be July 11, Aug. 1 and 8. Information: 518-854-7246.

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Ranger-guided, five-mile Bicycle Tours of the Saratoga Battlefield will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 3, 17 and 31, and Aug. 14 and 28, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Meet in the parking lot (tour cancelled if it’s raining) and helmets are required.  Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present Grand Central Station from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features pop, R&B, and standards from the 1960s to today. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

Thursday July 4

 

Fun Run

POULTNEY The Martin Devlin Memorial 5K Fun Run will be held on Thursday, July 4, at Green Mountain College in Poultney.

Advance registration: www.poultneyvt.com. Registration on July 4 will be from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. at the college, with the race at 8 a.m. ($15 adults, $10 age 16 and younger, proceeds benefiting the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice’s hospice program). Runners, walkers and people of all fitness levels are encouraged to participate. Information: 802-287-4374, or 802-236-1880.

 

Pancake Breakfast

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

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 4. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Kids Day

GRANVILLE The Granville Lions Club will host its annual Kids Day field day events at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4 at the Granville Little League Field. Children ages four to 13 are invited to participate in fun games such as three-legged race, broad jump, and balloon races and more. Free admission and free t-shirt for each child.

 

Flea Mkt/Craft Fair

RUTLAND The Fifth Annual Flea Market/Craft Fair to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday though Saturday, July 4 to 6, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. New and used items will be offered, inside and outside. To donate for this event and for vendor space, call Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480 at Jen’s Motel, or 802-353-5204.

 

July 4 Party

KILLINGTON The Killington Fire Dept. will host an all-day Fourth of July Party at the River Road recreation fields in Killington. Featured will be a parade of community groups and bands, a barbecue and potluck, a pool party and contest, and fireworks. Proceeds will benefit the fire department. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Samba Parade

CASTLETON The Vermont Governor’s Institute on the Arts will present a Samba Parade at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, along Main Street in Castleton. This family-friendly parade will feature giant puppets created by 125 Vermont high school students, and a samba band comprised of students and school staff members. Free and open to all. Information: www.giv.org.

 

LSC Boat Parade

POULTNEY/WELLS The Lake St. Catherine Assn. will host the 2013 July Fourth Boat Parade. Participating boats will gather at 1 p.m. in Forest House Bay at Lake St. Catherine, proceed along the west side of the lake, across to the state park, and then south along the east side to Forest House Bay. Prizes will be awarded for the best-decorated boats (most original, most patriotic, funniest, best overall). To register your boat, call Lila Burgner at 802-287-9372, or email BurgnerL@msn.com (advise how many children will be in your boat to assure the proper number of ice cream certificates).

 

Friday July 5

 

Hike-a-Thon

LAKE GEORGE In  celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Lake George Land Conservancy will host a Hike-a-Thon for all ages on Friday, July 5, at eight parks and preserves in six towns in the Lake George area. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information/registration: Sarah Hoffman at 518-644-9673, email  shoffman@lglc.org, or www.lglc.org/NewsAndEvents/HikeAThon.asp.

 

1777 Event

ORWELL The Mount Independence State Historic Site at 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell will host a commemoration of the American withdrawal of July 5 and 6, 1777, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 5. Featured will be a small encampment, and talk with soldiers preparing for the British and possible withdrawal toward Hubbardton. Music by the Seth Warner Mount Independence Fife & Drum Corps, too. Site admission: $5 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 5, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 6. 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 to 6:30 p.m. on July 5. 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.

 

Brandon Events

BRANDON The Brandon Independence Day Celebration will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, in the town’s Central Park and Park Village. On Friday there’ll be food vendors open at 5 p.m. and a street dance at 6 p.m. in Central Park. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in Central Park, with vendors, karaoke, a silent auction, children’s entertainment all day, and a parade at 1 p.m. Park Village will open at 6 p.m. Saturday with vendors, entertainment, and fireworks at dusk. Information: 802-247-3275, email ljberry91@yahoo.com, or www.brandon.org.

 

Party at Magic

LONDONDERRY The Town of Londonderry will celebrate the nation’s birth from 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at Magic Mountain in Londonderry. Included will be a barbecue and drinks on the deck beginning at 5 p.m., music by the Battenkillers from 7:30 to 10 p.m., and fireworks at 9 p.m. Free and family friendly. Information: www.magicmtn.com.

 

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.

 

Friday Bingo

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

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The 40th Army Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 5 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. Discover the artistic, culinary and musical offerings of the Slate Valley. Information: Pember at 518-

642-2525, or Museum at 642-1417.

 

Free Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE A Teen Drive-In will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Bring popcorn, bug spray, and a chair or blanket to this outdoor screening of a PG-13-rated movie running about 120 minutes. Free and open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

I Do, I Do

SALEM “I Do, I Do,” a play about a long-term marriage and starring Broadway and film actor Jim Raposa and Rosie Spring, will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. July 7. You’ll find this show at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Cost: $30 adults; $27 senior citizens; $15 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-854-9200, or www.fortsalemtheater.com.

 

Saturday July 6

 

Book Sale

HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls will hold a First Saturday Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 6. Hardcover and paperback books…fiction/non-fiction, child/adult… will be offered at four for $1. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Book Sale

POULTNEY The Poultney Public Library on Main Street will hold a Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. Cost: 25 cents hardcover books, 10 cents paperbacks, including hundreds of children’s books. Rare, autographed and collectible books will be offered for sale, too. Information: 802-287-5556.

 

Cliff Climb

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will host an easy to moderate climb to the cliffs overlooking Lake St. Catherine in Wells on Saturday, July 6 (rain date July 7). Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. There’ll be an option to swim at Lake St. Catherine State Park following the climb (park admission or pass needed to swim). Information: Tom Copps at 282-1675.

 

Poker Run

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will host the 24th Annual Ron Williams Memorial Poker Run on Saturday, July 6. Sign in from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at C&D Chopper on Route 4 in Center Rutland. Cost: $10 per person, with proceeds benefiting Vermont Special Olympics and the Vermont Institute of Natural Science. A barbecue and bike games will follow the run. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

 

Encampment

HUBBARDTON A Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Encampment will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday the seventh, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Reenactors, military demonstrations, tours, children’s activities, music, food and more will be featured. Maneuvers Sunday morning, too. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/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, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Flea Market

POULTNEY The annual Poultney Youth Flea Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, along Main Street. Participating children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult and there is a $5 registration fee per table (registration forms available at the Poultney Public Library, Williams Hardware, and the Full Belly Deli; deadline July 5). There’ll be face painting and music, too, and offered will be baked goods, crafts, jewelry, sports equipment, electronics, and more.

 

Artist Reception

DORSET A coffee reception with painter and Dorset native Arthur Jones will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at the Dorset Village Library. Free and open to all. An exhibition of Arthur’s landscapes and still lifes will run through July at the library. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.

 

Chicken Barbecue

WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road will hold a Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information: 518-792-6647.

 

Classical Music

KILLINGTON The Killington Music Festival will present “Summer Romance,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at the Rams Head Lodge at Killington Resort. Works by Gershwin, Svendsen, Chopin and Mendelssohn will be performed. Cost: $20. Tickets: 802-422-1330. Information: 802-773-4003, or www.killingtonmusicfestival.org.

 

Season Opening

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will open its 27th season with “Britten: Influences and Intimacies,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Celebrated will be the works of English composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Sunday July 7

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club on Route 29 in Salem invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 7. Tickets will be sold at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Squad Breakfast

JOHNSONVILLE The Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 4 River Road invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 7. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. Also, the squad will collect bottles and cans for recycling, and order information will be available from the Schwan’s fundraising book. Information: 753-9549.

 

Farmers Market

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays in Railroad Park, across from the Cambridge Hotel. This market will offer a wide range of fresh, local produce and there’ll be live music, too.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

Museum Open

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum Campus and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. daily through July 31. Admission: $5 adults; free age 17 and younger. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

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, July 7, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. There’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Garden Tour

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall invites everyone to its annual self-guided Garden Tour from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Visit gardens in Cambridge, Salem and Greenwich and learn about biodynamic vegetable growing and daylily breeding, and see a display of outdoor sculpture by area artists. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting Hubbard Hall programming. Tour maps will be available at 2 p.m. at the Cambridge Community Garden on Washington Street. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Monday July 8

 

Garden Visit

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Garden Club will visit Tom Baker’s garden in Granville at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 642-2629. All Granville area residents interested in gardening are encouraged to join this club.

 

Alzheimer’s Support

ARGYLE The Pleasant Valley Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 8, in the conference room at Pleasant Valley, 4573 Route 40 in Argyle. Family, friends and caregivers are invited to meet for mutual support, discussion of coping and problem solving skills, and available resources. This group will meet on the second Monday each month. Information: Maureen Mahar at 518-638-8274, Ext. 215.

 

5K Fun Run

GANSEVOORT The Saratoga Stryders will host a Camp Saratoga 5K Fun Run at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, July 8 and 22, and Aug. 5 and 19, at the camp at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Registration: $5 per run, 5:30 p.m. at the door, rain or shine. Proceeds will benefit the park and other local nonprofits. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, or email races@saratogastryders.org.

 

Library Board Meets

SCHUYLERVILLE The board of directors of the Schuylerville Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, and Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Tuesday July 9

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The chamber of commerce and Berkshire Bank will host Tuesday Concerts on the Green, featuring the Blues Sanctuary band from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 9 on the town green in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-6313.

 

Cemetery Meeting

POULTNEY A special meeting of the plot owners and trustees of the Poultney Cemetery will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Young-at-Heart Senior Center on Furnace Street (Route 30) in Poultney. Information: Email poultneycemeteryassociation@yahoo.com or Facebook.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 9. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Civil War Talk

HOOSICK FALLS Michael Russert will speak on the Battle of Gettysburg and Hoosick Falls’ involvement in the Civil War at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 686-9401.

 

Free Concert

CASTLETON The 18th Annual Summer Concert Series will present the Bluegrass Gospel Project at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Castleton State College Pavilion (rain or shine). Free and open to all. Information: www.castleton.edu/concerts.

 

Wednesday July 10

 

Pond Hours

GANSEVOORT Open Pond Hours at Gelegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday in July. Use dip nets and check out the pond’s aquatic life. Park in Parking Lot I on Scout Road. Information: 518-450-0321.

 

Farmers Market

HOOSICK FALLS The Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Fresh, local produce along with art, jewelry, décor and more will be offered.

 

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.

 

Paramount Show

RUTLAND The Middlebury Actor’s Workshop will stage “God of Carnage” on Wednesday and Thursday, July 10 and 11, at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street in Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Thursday July 11

 

Bluegrass Festival

BRANDON The Basin Bluegrass Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, July 11 to 14, in Brandon. This event will feature 14 bands, vendors and workshops. Cost: $50 at the gate; day tickets available. Also, camping will be available July 7 through 10 for an additional $10. Information: 802-247-3275, or www.basinbluegrassfestival.com.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Pre-Licensing Course at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. A valid state of New York driver’s permit is required to take this course. Cost: $40. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Open Rehearsal

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will hold a free Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the process of shaping an upcoming concert. Open to all. Other open rehearsals will be Aug. 1 and 8. Information: 518-854-7246.

 

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

FAIR HAVEN The Snake Mountain Bluegrass band, featuring Freeman Corey and the Connor sisters, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present Harold Ford and The Cash Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features the country classics of Johnny Cash. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair.

 

Opening Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present its opening concert, “Panoramas,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Renowned pianist Vassily Primakov will perform Chopin’s Sonata no. 3, and chamber music by Haydn and Rachmaninoff also will be featured. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Show at Wood

GLENS FALLS The lyrical and humorous play, “Filming O’Keeffe” by Eric Lane, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 11 to 13, and Wednesday through Saturday, July 17 to 20, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. A 2 p.m. show Wednesday, July 17, too. Cost: $25 to $40. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.ATFestival.org.

 

Friday July 12

 

Craft Hour

GANSEVOORT A Craft Hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Fridays, July 12 and 26, and Aug. 9, at Camp Saratoga’s pavilion by Delegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Information: 518-450-0321.

 

Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition by realistic sports painter Adriano Manocchia will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through Aug. 13. Also, Adriano will sign copies of his newly released book, “Water, Sky & Time” during the reception. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Saturday July 13

 

Fine Art Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS Art in the Park, an outdoor fine art show, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in downtown Saratoga Springs’ Congress Park. Information: Elizabeth Dubben at Saratoga Arts, 518-584-4132, or email edubben@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Monday July 15

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, July  15, 22 and 29, and Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Wednesday July 17

 

Pond Hours

GANSEVOORT Open Pond Hours at Gelegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday in July. Use dip nets and check out the pond’s aquatic life. Park in Parking Lot I on Scout Road. Information: 518-450-0321.

 

Storytelling

CAMBRIDGE Artfull Wednesdays: Storytelling through the Arts, for ages 7 through 12, will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday in July in the Beacon Fee Studio at Hubbard Hall. 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Information/registration: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Thursday July 18

 

Floating Classroom

GLENS FALLS The Lake George Assn., a Hyde Collection educator, and a teaching artist will lead a My Summer Place Floating Classroom series from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, July 18, Aug. 8 and 29, at the Lake George Village dock, just north of Shepard Park. Learn to draw in this lake setting. Cost: $20 age 13 and older, $10 age 12 and younger, including all materials. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, email jleary@hydecollection.org, or visit www.lakegeorgeassociation.org.

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

Friday July 19

 

Wine Festival

KILLINGTON The Killington Chamber of Commerce will host the eleventh Killington Wine Festival Friday through Sunday, July 19 to 21. Hundreds of fine wines from around the world will be featured. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Flea Mkt/Craft Fair

RUTLAND The Fifth Annual Flea Market/Craft Fair to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. New and used items will be offered, inside and outside. To donate for this event and for vendor space, call Donna Stearns at 802-773-9480 at Jen’s Motel, or 802-353-5204.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 19. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

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

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 19. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday July 20

 

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.

 

Sunday July 21

 

Farmers Market

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays in Railroad Park, across from the Cambridge Hotel. This market will offer a wide range of fresh, local produce and there’ll be live music, too.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

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, July 21, 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.

 

Monday July 22

 

Legion Bingo

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

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, July  22 and 29, and Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Tuesday July 23

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 23. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Wednesday July 24

 

Farmers Market

HOOSICK FALLS The Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Fresh, local produce along with art, jewelry, décor and more will be offered.

 

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.

 

Thursday July 25

 

Farmers Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Farmers Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at 273-2241 or 353-0498.

 

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.

 

Sunday July 28

 

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, July 28, 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.

 

Monday July 29

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, July  29, and Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Tuesday July 30

 

Walk/Run

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society and the Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a “Walk, Wag & Run 5K” activity on Tuesday, July 30, at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Bring your dog, or not, and raise money for the homeless animals. Walkers will begin at 6 p.m. and runners at 6:30 p.m. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Thursday August 1

 

Open Rehearsals

CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will hold free Open Rehearsals at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1 and 8, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the process of shaping an upcoming concert. Open to all. Information: 518-854-7246.

 

Saturday August 3

 

Class Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 2003 will hold its 10th Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Georgian Lakeside Resort, 384 Canada Street in Lake George. All classmates and teachers are encouraged to attend. Information/reservations: www.Granville2003tenyear.eventbrite.com.

 

H.S. Reunion

GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1988 will hold its 25th Reunion that on Saturday, Aug. 3. All 1980s alumni are invited. Information/reservations: Lisa (Rivers) Fenton at 802-235-2264, or www.Granvillenyclassof88.com.

 

Monday August 5

 

5K Fun Run

GANSEVOORT The Saratoga Stryders will host a Camp Saratoga 5K Fun Run at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, Aug. 5 and 19, at the camp at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Registration: $5 per run, 5:30 p.m. at the door, rain or shine. Proceeds will benefit the park and other local nonprofits. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, or email races@saratogastryders.org.

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Tuesday August 6

 

Museum Activities

BENNINGTON Each Tuesday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. during August, the Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, will offer family-friendly activities in and around the museum. Open to all and included with museum admission ($10 adults; $9 senior citizens and age 18 and older; free age 17 and younger). Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Friday August 9

 

Craft Hour

GANSEVOORT A Craft Hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at Camp Saratoga’s pavilion by Delegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Information: 518-450-0321.

 

Sunday August 11

 

Chicken Barbecue

GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue at the lodge north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11. Cost: $10.

 

Monday August 12

 

Chamber Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will conclude with Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/tickets: www.mmfvt.org.

 

Wednesday August 14

 

Bicycle Tours

STILLWATER Ranger-guided, five-mile Bicycle Tours of the Saratoga Battlefield will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14 and 28, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Meet in the parking lot (tour cancelled if it’s raining) and helmets are required.  Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Thursday August 15

 

Art Registration

SARATOGA SPRINGS Thursday, Aug. 15, is the deadline for artists to register to participate in Art in the Park, an outdoor fine art show that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, in downtown Saratoga Springs’ Congress Park. Information/registration: Elizabeth Dubben at Saratoga Arts, 518-584-4132, or email edubben@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Saturday September 7

 

Civil War Quilts

MANCHESTER As part of the ongoing Civil War in Vermont Series, the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester will host quilt historian Pam Weeks with a program titled, “Civil War Quilts,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

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