Community Calendar 8/15/13

 

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.

 

Local Farmer Speaks

MANCHESTER The Dorset Historical Society will host Tim Bryant with a talk about his father and experiences growing up on the family dairy farm in Manchester at noon on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Society building, corner of Route 30 and Kent Hill Road in Dorset. Tim currently has his own farm in Pawlet where he has lived for 45 years. And, he recently presented his book about when agriculture was a major part of the local economy. Free and open to all. Information: 867-0331.

 

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.

 

Free Concert

WEST RUTLAND The Third Annual Summer Concert Series will present West Rutland music teacher Phil Henry at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, on the West Rutland Town Hall green (rain site, town hall auditorium). Free admission; non-perishable food items accepted for the West Rutland Food Shelf.

 

Free Concert

FAIR HAVEN The TS Ensemble will perform hits songs from the 1950s to today at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be door prizes and 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 the Jonathon Newell Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This band features classic rock from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

 

Chamber, Pop Music

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present “Dvorak, Piazzolla, and a Bayan Bash” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Featured will be chamber and popular genre music. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Friday August 16

 

RCHS Supplies

RUTLAND COUNTY The Rutland County Humane Society in Pittsford is accepting donations of supplies to care for the animals. Supplies needed include dishwashing soap, high-efficiency laundry detergent, 15-gallon and 33-gallon trash bags, paper towels, blankets and sheets, and much more. Information/to donate: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Starting a Business

RUTLAND The Vermont Small Business Development Center is accepting registrations for a “Starting Your Own Small Business” workshop that will be offered from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Rutland Economic Development Corp., 112 Quality Lane in Rutland. Business planning, where to find market information, writing a business plan, and more will be covered. Cost: $99, including a business planning workbook and access to five online workshops. Registration: www.vtsbdc.org. Information: 802-773-9147.

 

Sports Camp

PAWLET The Mettowee Valley Church is accepting registrations for a Mega Sports Camp for children in grades kindergarten through 6 that will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 21 to 23. This free camp will be held at the Mettawee Community School, 5778 Route 153 in West Pawlet. Sports activities and bible study will be included. Information/registration: Aaron Brown at 508-404-9681.

 

Carnival

WELLS The Modern Woodmen of America will hold its 75th annual carnival through Saturday, Aug. 17. There will be nightly entertainment, rides, food, a parade and games for kids. Wednesday will include a special “rollback” ticket price of $7.50 for unlimited rides, and Thursday will offer .75 cent rides. Fireworks will be Saturday night at 9:30. For more information or to join the parade call 802-645-9522.

 

Bow Hunter Course

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club is accepting registrations for a Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Students must pick up a home study package in advance and complete it before attending the course. Information/registration: Ralph at 932-4802.

 

Free Park Admission

VERMONT Admission will be free on Friday, Aug. 16, at all state of Vermont-owned historic sites. Included will be Mount Independence in Orwell, the Hubbardton Battlefield in Hubbardton, and the Bennington Battle Monument. Also free will be the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison and the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth Notch. The Bennington Battle Monument will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the other sites 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: www.historicsites.vermont.gov.

 

Pastels Exhibition

ARLINGTON An exhibition of works by local pastel artists Ramona Cook and Ellen Questel currently is running in the Canfield Gallery of the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the paintings will benefit the library’s operating fund. This exhibition will run through Aug. 31 and the library is open Tuesday through Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m. on Fridays. Information: 802-375-6153, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Crafts for Kids

MANCHESTER Children age 12 and younger are invited to “Pirates and Fairies: A Craft Activity for Kids” that will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Make eye patches, pirate hats, and get crafty with flowers at this event. Face painting, too. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Animal fundraiser

SARATOGA Quaintance House Animal Protective League will present “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs” a Gala to benefit their spay/neuter program from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 at the Courtyard of The Inn at Saratoga. Wine and beer tasting, buffet, live music, silent auction, guest speakers and more. Tickets $40 in advance and $45 at the door. Information: 518-692-9848.

 

Dinner, Movie

GREENWICH St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Greenwich invites everyone to a Ziti Dinner and Movie at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16. The movie “Spitfire Grill” will be screened. Cost: Donations appreciated, not necessary. Reservations are requested at 692-7492.

 

Genealogy Workshops

GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Museum at 17 Water Street in Granville will host genealogist Lisa Alzo with a workshop titled, “Find Your Roots Online,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16. And at 10 a.m. Saturday Aug. 17, Lisa will present the second part of the workshop, “No Man’s Land: Finding Your Slovak and Rusyn Roots.” Learn the skills needed to do your own genealogical research. Registration is requested for one or both sessions at 518-642-1417, or www.slatevalleymuseum.org/lisa-alzo-genealogy-lectures.html.

 

Battle Event

NORTH HOOSICK The Aug. 16, 1777, Battle of Bennington will be commemorated at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site on Route 67, about three miles east of routes 22 and 67 in North Hoosick, N.Y. The commemoration will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, with a display of art and other material related to the American Revolution. Free and open to all.

 

Dinner at VFW

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls invites everyone to a Dinner at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16. Cost: $14. The Post plans to serve a dinner on the third Friday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 518-753-7707.

 

Family Movie

SCHUYLERVILLE Family Movie Night will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. This PG-rated film will run about 120 minutes. Bring popcorn if you like to this free event that is open to all. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Electric Car Film

MANCHESTER Transition Town Manchester’s One Earth Film Series will present “Revenge of the Electric Car” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. The global resurgence of electric cars is chronicled in this film and a short discussion will follow the screening. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information: www.TransitionTownManchester.org, or www.revengeoftheelectriccar.com.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Enerjazz band will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park in Whitehall. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Musical

RUTLAND “Menopause the Musical” will be staged on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17, at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street in downtown Rutland. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

 

Barber of Seville

CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present Giacomo Rossini’s classic comic opera, “Barber of Seville,” at 8 p.m. on Aug. 16, 17 and 22, and 2 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $35; $27 members; $15 students. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Saturday August 17

 

Art at The Georgi

SALEM Everyone is invited to The Georgi Museum and Park Center on Adams Lane in Shushan to see a sculpture titled, “The Boat,” by Michael Zimmerman from Germany on Saturday, Aug. 17. Join local artists as they create art on the banks of the Battenkill River and learn about the work of the Battenkill Conservancy. Information: 518-854-3773, or email info@thegeorgi.com.

 

Campfire Program

STILLWATER Park Ranger Joe Craig will lead a Campfire Program on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Learn about this park that celebrated its 75th anniversary on June 1. Information/time: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Pancake Breakfast

GRANVILLE The Peniel Presbyterian Church on Quaker Street in Granville invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Cost: $6 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven (handicap accessible on first floor). Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Golf Tournament

WHITEHALL Members of American Legion posts in the Lakes Region will host their Third Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Skene Valley Country Club off Route 4 in Whitehall. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Cost: $80 per player, $320 per team, including lunch at the turn and a steak dinner at Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Prizes and raffles, too. Proceeds will benefit American Legion Baseball. Information: Greg Knapp, Sr., at 802-468-8962, or 802-265-8003.

 

Headstone Repair

FAIR HAVEN The Fair Haven Cemetery Committee for Headstone Repair will offer a free Headstone Repair Workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the West Street Cemetery in Fair Haven (rain date Aug. 18). Everyone will be welcome. Information: Mary at 802-265-3340.

 

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. 17. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Rummage Sale

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the green in Wells will hold its monthly Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Featured will be a tag sale of knickknacks, furniture, and more. Information: Tammy Alexander at 802-236-1880.

 

House Tour/Dinner

CASTLETON The annual Castleton Colonial Day House Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at more than 12 sites in Castleton Village, including outstanding period homes, public buildings, galleries and historic sites (rain or shine). Tour tickets at $20, $18 age 62 and older, will be available at the Castleton Federated Church on Main Street, and at the Langdon-Hitchcock House, corner of Main Street and North Road. Also, the Castleton Library will host an ice cream social from 2 to 4 p.m., and the Federated Church will serve a ham dinner at 5 p.m. Dinner cost: $9 adults; $5 ages 12 and younger. Information: 802-468-5309, or 802-278-8150.

 

Children’s Activity

HOOSICK FALLS Martha Raleigh Winsten, an artist and author from Moreau, will read from her children’s book, “Awesome Elijah,” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls. The book is a true story about a rescued steer raised by a young girl that ultimately ended up at the Saratoga Horse Expo. Martha also will play her guitar and sing a song about a coyote, followed by drawing of animals. Information: 518-686-9401.

 

Chicken Dinner

WELLS The Wells United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Barbecued Chicken Dinner from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Modern Woodmen of America Carnival off Route 30 in Wells. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

Open Rehearsal

BOLTON LANDING The Lake George Music Festival will hold an Open Rehearsal at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Free and open to all. Information: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Memoir Readings

GLENS FALLS The Shirt Factory Gallery, corner of Lawrence and Cooper streets in Glens Falls, will host the Reading of Memoirs by local memoir writers at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Free and open to all. Information: www.shirtfactorygf.com.

 

Trial by Jury

CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $15 suggested, or pay what you will at the door. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org/opera.

Plastic Creations

MANCHESTER Stacy Gates will continue the series, “Create with Bogate: No Shrinkin’ Way!” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Discover the different looks and objects you can make with shrink plastic. Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Battenkill Afternoon

SHUSHAN Everyone is invited to “An Afternoon of Art on the Battenkill” event hosted by the Georgi Museum and the Battenkill Conservancy that will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the museum on Adams Lane in Shushan. Featured will be information on the Battenkill River as a cultural and artistic resource, artwork highlighting the river, the “Shushan Notables” exhibit, the River Watch Discovery Kit for Kids, and more. Free. Information: www.thegeorgi.com, and www.battenkillconservancy.org.

 

Concert Series

KILLINGTON The free Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series will continue with the New Orleans-style Dirty Dozen Brass Band from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at Killington’s K1 Base Lodge. The final concert of the series will be from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Included will be outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and barbecue, and area business promotions. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Chicken Barbecue

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke will hold its final Chicken Barbecue of the year from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the lodge across from the Hoosic Valley Central School on Route 67. This will be a takeout-only event. Cost: $10. Advance orders may be placed at 753-0406, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Documentary

MANCHESTER The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will screen an investigative documentary about rape in the U.S. military, “The Invisible War,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, in the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. Dick Kirby, the film’s director, will discuss the making of this film and answer questions at a reception following the screening. Cost: $15 in advance with Karen at 802-768-8079 or www.greenmtnacademy.org; $20 at the door.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER Joseph Ellis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will present his book, “Revolutionary Summer,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. Covered are the summer months of 1777 “with a freshness at once colorful and compelling.” Information: 802-362-2200, or www.northshire.com.

 

Variety Show

FORT EDWARD An American Music Variety Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $8; $5 senior citizens and students. There’ll be refreshments and a 50/50 drawing, too. Information: John Muller at 518-480-3115, or Little Theater at 518-747-3421.

 

Sunday August 18

 

Pancakes, Waffles

SCHAGHTICOKE Victor Lodge of Schaghticoke will serve a buffet-style Pancake/Waffle Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, 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. 18. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

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.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free Family Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Included will be presentations by the Lake George Assn., art activities, games and more, all inspired by the current exhibition, “Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George.” Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@hydecollection.org.

 

Historic Attire

HUBBARDTON Carol and Brook Aldrich will dress in Revolutionary War period attire, describe clothing of the time, and offer tips on putting together your own outfit at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Turkey Dinner

GRANVILLE The VFW Post 1653 Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Second Annual Thanksgiving in August Turkey Dinner from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Post’s pavilion, 9 North Street in Granville. Cost: $7.

 

Annual Service

WHITEHALL The Rev. John Greenough invites everyone to the East Whitehall Brick Church’s annual Summer Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. There’ll be choral music and Francis Pell Duchane will play the bagpipes. Free, and cookies and lemonade will be served.

 

History Talk

BENNINGTON The Bennington Historical Society will host Ben Z. Rose with a talk on “John Stark: Maverick General” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, in the Ada Paresky Education Center on  the second floor of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Ben is author of a book of the same name. Free and open to all. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Garden Workshop

RUTLAND Rutland Regional Medical Center will sponsor a Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. Community Garden Workshop at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the northeast community gardens off Woodstock Avenue in Rutland (park at Rutland High School). Scott and Lindsey from Alchemy Gardens will lead a tour of the gardens and discuss planting techniques, strengthening the soil, harvesting methods, organic vegetable growing, and more.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE the Granville Town Band will perform marches and concert band specialties from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Monday August 19

 

Seniors’ Potluck

MANCHESTER The Northshire Seniors group will hold a Potluck Lunch at noon on Monday, Aug. 19, at the Manchester Rod and Gun Club. Bring a hot dish or salad to share and dessert and beverages will be provided. Tom Griffith will entertain on the guitar and all seniors will be welcome.

 

Potluck Supper

HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, 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. 19. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

New World Songs

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts’ Fourth Annual Summer Theatre Festival will make a tour stop at 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, with a performance of “Songs for a New World” at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. The score will run the gamut of today’s popular music. Cost: $23. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Tuesday August 20

 

Women’s Health

GREENWICH Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Greenwich Town Office on Academy 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 Concert

STILLWATER The Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield will host Beth Lawton and Ampersand performing dance tunes, folk songs and popular ballads at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center, Route 32 in Stillwater. Dick Hogle will join Beth, along with special guest fiddler Francis Lindop. Bring lunch if you like to this free event. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Garden Club Meets

ARLINGTON The Arlington Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at The West Mountain Inn in Arlington. Following a business meeting, Ellen White will present a program on “A Medley of Garden Information.” Prospective members will be welcome and are asked to call Patricia Rauch prior to the meeting at 802-375-2405. Information: Email arlingtongardenclubvt@webs.com.

 

Sports Physicals

SALEM Free Sports Physicals by Dr. McNeil will be offered for students in the Salem School District from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. To schedule a physical, call the Salem Family Health Center at 854-3821, or see school nurse Sheryl Chambers.

 

Free Concert

MANCHESTER The chamber of commerce and Berkshire Bank will host Tuesday Concerts on the Green, featuring Sullivan and White from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 20 on the town green in Manchester. Free and open to all. Information: 802-362-6313.

 

Library Board Meets

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s board of directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. And, the Public Library Advocates will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 695-6641.

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 20. 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 August 21

 

Food Collection

SCHAGHTICOKE The Schaghticoke Fair and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York will collect non-perishable food items from 1 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the fairgrounds. For every two cans of food donated, the Fair will issue a $1 voucher good toward Fair admission on Friday, Aug. 30, only. Information: www.schaghticokefair.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Foot Care Clinics as follows: 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, The Meadows, Rutland (residents only); 3:15 p.m. Aug. 21, The Gables, Rutland (residents only); 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Appletree Apartments, Fair Haven; and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, Godnick Center, Rutland. Cost: $5. RAVNAH also offers cholesterol screenings for $30 each on the first Monday each month in Rutland, and the third Wednesday each month in Dorset. Information/appointments: 802-775-0568.

 

Farmers Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 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.

 

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.

 

Annual Picnic

MANCHESTER The Manchester Historical Society will hold its Annual Potluck Picnic at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Casablanca Motel in Manchester (rain or shine). Everyone is invited and asked to bring a dish to share (main dish, salads, desserts; beverages and paper products will be provided). Following the meal, there’ll be a program with guest-of-honor Catherine Brooks, cultural heritage tourism coordinator from the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing. Information: Sally at 802-362-2523, or www.manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org.

 

MSJ Open House

RUTLAND A Summer Open House and Cookout will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Saint Peter’s Field on River Street in Rutland. Mount St. Joseph Academy Principal Sandra Wilkes, faculty members, coaches, and current students’ families will be on hand to answer questions about the school. Families with prospective students entering grade 7 or higher are encouraged to attend (reservations not required). Information: 802-775-0151.

 

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.

 

Concert

SHUSHAN Musician Barry Hyman will play his bass sitar, known as the surbahar, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the nonprofit Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School, 148 Stanton Road in Shushan. Following Barry’s solo performance, he will be joined by poet Bonliz Hoag for a “Sound Sand-painting” with voice and steel pedal guitar. Audience participation, too. Cost: $10 suggested. Reservations are requested at 518-854-7764.

 

Italian Pianist

CAMBRIDGE Con Brio Performing Arts will present Italian pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi with a program of works by Bach, Liszt and more at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Bischoff House, 573 Dunbar Road in Cambridge. Cost: $10, including refreshments and a reception. Reservations are required at 796-8184, or email Dbchorale@aol.com.

 

Thursday August 22

 

Day Trip

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. invites everyone to a day trip to Saratoga National Historical Park in New York on Thursday, Aug. 22. Enjoy nature trails, historic sites, and a picnic. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland to carpool. Information: Tom Copps at 282-1675.

 

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, Aug. 22, at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (formerly 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.

 

School Clothing

GREENWICH A Back-to-School Clothing Walk-in will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23, and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday the 24th, at the Greenwich Town Office, 2 Academy Street.

 

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 Starline Rhythm Boys will perform honky- tonk music at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Fair Haven town park (rain site/Fair Haven Baptist Church). There’ll be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing, free ice cream, and popcorn and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Information: www.fairhavenvt.org/concerts.

 

Elder Fraud

ARLINGTON Dawn Russ from Berkshire Bank in Arlington will present a program on “Elder Fraud” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, in the meeting room of the Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road in Arlington. Learn how to recognize fraud directed at senior citizens. Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-6153, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present the Skeeter Morse with classics from the 1950s and ‘60s from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville.

 

Reception/Talk

PAWLET The Pawlett Historical Society will host historian Paul R. Loding with a talk on “The British Army in Vermont, 1777” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Pawlet Public Library. Prior to Paul’s presentation, there’ll be a reception at 6 p.m. at the Braintree School in West Pawlet to mark the inclusion of the school on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Steve Williams at 802-645-9529.

 

Arias, Jazz

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present “Rising Stars from the Metropolitan Opera” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Featured will be concert arias, lieder, and a touch of jazz. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Barber of Seville

CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present Giacomo Rossini’s classic comic opera, “Barber of Seville,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, and 2 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $35; $27 members; $15 students. Information/tickets: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org.

 

Friday August 23

 

Library Gala

GLENS FALLS The Crandall Public Library is accepting reservations for its “Hooray for Hollywood Gala 2013” that will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Music will be provided by the Doc Scanlon Band at this red carpet affair. Information/reservations: 518-792-6508, Ext. 3, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Health Workshops

VERMONT The United Health Alliance and Vermont Blueprint for Health will offer free Self Management Programs for people with chronic pain, with workshops in Bennington, Manchester and Wilmington. Also offered will be help for smokers statewide and a tobacco cessation support group that will meet in Bennington. Information: Janice at 802-440-4098, or email proja@phin.org.

 

Bondville Fair

BONDVILLE The Bondville Fair will be held from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday the 24th, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the fairgrounds on Route 30. Information/vendor and crafter space: Estelle at 892-297-1172 or 297-375-4831.

 

Library Gala

GLENS FALLS Reservations are being accepted for the Crandall Public Library’s second annual gala fundraiser, “Hooray for Hollywood: Lights, Camera, Fiction!” that will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Featured will be hors d’oeuvres, a four-course plated dinner, live music and dancing, and a silent auction. Cost: $90; $75 age 40 and younger. Information/reservations: 518-792-6508, Ext. 284, or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Sculpture Symposium

WEST RUTLAND Sculpture enthusiasts and the public are invited to an International Sculpture Symposium, a gathering of artists from several countries, including Bulgaria, China, Turkey and Mexico, Friday, Aug. 23, through Sunday, Sept. 22, at 1450 Clarendon Avenue in West Rutland. There’ll be open studio days and other events associated with this symposium. Information: 802-353-9650, email westrutlandartpark@gmail.com, or www.westrutlandartpark.com.

 

Blood Drive

GRANVILLE The Granville Rotary and TD Bank will sponsor a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 23 at the Granville Forum from 1 to 6 p.m. in memory of deceased members. All presenting donors can enter for a chance to win one of 12 HD Tablets from Best Buy.

To schedule an appointment call 518-642-1289 or walk in.

 

Farmers Market

FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will 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.

 

Opening Reception

HOOSICK FALLS An opening reception for an exhibition titled “Microbiology” by mixed media artist Donna Maria de Creeft will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at The Armory in Hoosick Falls. Blues guitarist and vocalist Billy Gilbert will entertain and this exhibition will run through Sept. 20. Information: 518-686-9050, or email Deb Alter at debalter.hayc3@gmail.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Aug. 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Free Concert

WHITEHALL The Washington County Concert Band will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park in Whitehall. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

 

Encore Concert

GLENS FALLS The Nunziata Brothers, Will and Anthony, will perform an encore concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Joining them with a program of popular and contemporary music, standards and show tunes will be award-winning vocalist Julia Goodwin. Cost: $32. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Trial by Jury

CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $15 suggested, or pay what you will at the door. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org/opera.

 

Saturday August 24

 

Saturday Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a Hike along the Long Trail, south past the Lost Pond Shelter and to the rocky summit of Baker Peak in Mount Tabor on Saturday, Aug. 24 (rain date Aug. 25). Moderate, eight miles, with some steep ups and downs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City.

 

School Supplies

GREENWICH The United Church on Salem Street in Greenwich will hold its annual School Supplies Distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Also, the church is accepting donations of school supplies for this distribution.

 

Road Tour

HUBBARDTON The Crown Point Road Assn. will offer a Driving Tour along part of the 1776 Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road, from the Hubbardton Battlefield to Otter Creek, on Saturday, Aug. 24. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.Historicsites.vermont.gov/Hubbardton.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, at the United Presbyterian Church, corner of E. Main Street and Route 22 in Cambridge. This pantry is open to people in the Cambridge Central School District.

 

Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Rivers, Rocks and Roads: Art by the Lanchantin Family,” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Valley Artisans Market, 25 E. Main Street, Route 372, in Cambridge. Information: 518-677-2765.

 

Free Concert

KILLINGTON The free Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series will conclude with soft rock music by Donavon Frankenreiter from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at Killington’s K1 Base Lodge. Included will be outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and barbecue, and area business promotions. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Car Show

HUDSON FALLS ACE will present “Under the Lights 5,” a car, truck and motorcycle show, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Derby Park on Coleman Avenue in Hudson Falls (rain date Aug. 24). All makes and models will be welcome. Cost: $10 show vehicle registration; $5 spectators. Awards will be presented, music provided by A+ Entertainment, and proceeds will benefit Operation Adopt a Soldier.

 

Farm Dinner

BENNINGTON A Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Paresky Wing of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9, in Bennington. Vegetables, fruits, cheeses, cider, honey, meats and more from Bennington County farms will be used for this seven-course tasting dinner. Wines, specifically chosen for each course, will be featured. Cost: $75, with proceeds benefiting the Bennington County Meals on Wheels Program and the Bennington Museum. Reservations: 802-447-1571. Information: www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Sunday August 25

 

Sprint Triathlon

MANCHESTER Hunter Park in Manchester will hold its inaugural Southern Vermont Sprint Triathlon the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25. This triathlon will be great for beginners, featuring an eight-mile bike ride, quarter-mile swim, and a 5K. Registration: www.active.com. Information: Bethany at 802-362-0150, Ext. 208, or www.rileyrink.com.

 

Sunday Breakfast

RUTLAND Mount St. Joseph Academy at 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland invites everyone to its monthly Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 25. Cost: $8. This breakfast will be served on the last Sunday each month. Information: 802-775-0151, or www.msjvermont.org.

 

DAV Ride

CASTLETON The Lakes Region Independent Ryders will host the annual Disabled American Veterans Ride on Sunday, Aug. 25, at American Legion Post 50 on Route 4A in Castleton. Sign in from 9 to 10 a.m. and ride at 10:15 a.m. Cost: $15 per bike, $10 per rider, including a cookout following the ride. Proceeds will benefit the DAV Transportation Network. Information: Dave at 802-786-9785, or Bill at 802-468-5765.

 

Fishing Contest

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will host a free Children’s Fishing Contest for ages 3 through 15 from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the clubhouse on Route 32 in Victory. Children should bring their own fishing pole (a limited number will be available) and the club will provide prizes and lunch. Information: Chic at 695-9407.

 

Easton Day

EASTON The Easton Quakers will sponsor Easton Day on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Easton Friends’ South Meeting House, 227 Meeting House Road in Easton. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch and guest speaker Christopher Klemek from George Washington University. There’ll be a morning children’s program and the day’s activities will end at 2 p.m. Information: Jeannine at 518-587-8932, or Bill at 518-677-8934.

 

Dog Pool Party

RUTLAND The Rutland County Humane Society will host a Dog Days of Summer Pool Party from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at White’s Pool, end of Avenue B in Rutland (rain or shine). Dogs only will swim free and compete (fastest doggy paddle, dog jumping), and there’ll be vendors, free doggy frozen yogurt samples and more. Cost: $5 per dog, with proceeds benefiting homeless animals in Rutland County. Information: 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

O’Keeffe Talk

GLENS FALLS Lisa Mintz Messinger, author and former curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will speak about the 30-year relationship between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free with museum admission. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@hydecollection.org.

 

Pops Concert

MANCHESTER The Manchester Music Festival will present a Pops Concert, featuring Tony and Grammy award winning singer/actress Audra McDonald, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org.

 

Free Concert

GRANVILLE the Granville Town Band will perform marches and concert band specialties from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.

 

Tuesday August 27

 

Free Concert

STILLWATER The Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield will host the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center, Route 32 in Stillwater. Listen to songs that heartened armies during the Revolutionary War and bring lunch if you like to this free event. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Environment Group

MANCHESTER Green Drinks, an informal group of community members broadly interested in environmental issues, invites everyone to its meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Mulligans, 3912 Route 7A in Manchester. Enjoy drinks and conversation. Information: www.greendrinks.org.

 

Book Discussion

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be Louise Penny’s “The Brutal Telling.” Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday August 28

 

Schaghticoke Fair

SCHAGHTICOKE The Schaghticoke Fair will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28, through Labor Day weekend at the fairgrounds. Featured will be free shows and entertainment, and a variety of tasty food will be available. There’ll be pickup truck, farm tractor and NYTPA tractor pulls and a Double M Rodeo, too. Information: www.schaghticokefair.org.

 

Open School Day

SALEM Incoming grade 7 students and new students, along with their parent, guardian or friend, are invited to the annual Open School Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Salem Junior/Senior High School. All students should bring their schedules with them and meet teachers, open their locker, visit with classmates, and more. Information: 518-854-7600.

 

Gospel Jam

FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Pickers and listeners will be welcome and there’ll be refreshments and drawings available. Cost: Donations appreciated. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026.

 

Thursday August 29

 

Motorcycle Rally

KILLINGTON Americade will present the Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally Thursday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Sept. 1, based at The Foundry at Summit Pond on the Killington access road.  Featured will be social and special events, a vendor village, bike and stunt shows, live music, a 12-mile parade of bikes, and touring on Vermont’s scenic roadways. Information: www.discoverkillington.com, or www.killingtonclassic.com.

 

Library Party

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52Ferry Street will host an End of Summer Party at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29. Come for games, prizes and snacks. Information: 518-695-6641.

 

Kindermusik

POULTNEY Heidi Brown invites parents to a free orientation on a “Kindermusik for the Young Child” program for children ages 4.5 to 7 that will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at The Tiny Theater, 153 Main Street in Poultney. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are requested with Heidi at 802-884-8040, email musicwithheidi@gmail.com. Information: www.musicwithheidi.blogspot.com.

 

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 August 30

 

Golf Outing

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center is accepting registrations for the Ninth Annual Community Center Golf Outing that will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. Same-day registration will begin at 11:45 a.m., with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $105 for scramble format golf, dinner, and numerous awards and prizes, including a $10,000 hole-in-one prize. Information/advance registration: 802-468-3093, or visit the Center at 2108 Main Street in Castleton.

 

Saturday August 31

 

Chamber Music

BRANDON Members of Lake Dunmore’s Point CounterPoint faculty will perform a Chamber Music Concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 31, at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road. Works by Schubert, Kodaly and Mozart will be featured. Cost: $15, with proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Compass Music and Arts Foundation. Information/tickets: 802-465-4071, or email info@brandon-music.net.

 

Sunday September 1

 

Museum Open

FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 through 30 (closed Labor Day and Mondays). Admission: $5 adults; free members and visitors younger than 17.  Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@localnet.com.

 

Guided Hike

ORWELL A guided “Hike into History” will be offered at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence.

 

Monday September 2

 

Hubbardton Hike

RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer an easy to moderate 1.5 to 4.5-mile Hike at Half Moon Pond State Park in Hubbardton on Monday, Sept. 2. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Larry Walter and Vivian Beebe at 775-3855.

 

Tuesday September 3

 

Legion Meetings

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

 

Wednesday September 4

 

Farmers Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 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.

 

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.

 

Toastmasters Meet

HUDSON FALLS The Washington County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Annex II Building next to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building , 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the first and third Wednesday each month and everyone is invited to attend. Information: www.washingtoncountytoastmasters.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.

 

Model Railroading

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open Houses from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in September at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Learn about the building and operation of a model railroad, and see train memorabilia and four layouts. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 5

 

Car Show

LAKE GEORGE The 25th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 5 to 8, at the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George Village. Classic, antique, muscle, custom and street rod cars will be featured. Cost/times: 518-821-6237, or www.adirondacknationals.com.

 

Salisbury Hike

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a moderate climb to the falls of Lana Trail and at Silver Lake in Salisbury on Thursday, Sept. 5. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland to carpool. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Information: Lyn Drigert at 775-7038.

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

5K Run

STILLWATER The Stillwater Area Community Center will host a GLOW Back to School 5K Run at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5. Registration cost: $25 in advance at 518-664-2515, $30 on Sept. 5, with proceeds benefiting the Center. Also, bring a school supply item(s) to the run and for every item donated you’ll receive a glow necklace or bracelet. The items will be given to the Stillwater Central School District for students in need.

 

Friday September 6

 

Vettefest

QUEENSBURY The Adirondack Vettefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6 to 8, at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. Come celebrate the iconic Corvette to benefit Operation Santa Claus. Cost/ times: 518-527-3329, or www.adirondackcorvettes.com.

 

Farmers Market

FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season.

 

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 Sept. 6. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Texas Hold’em

HOOSICK FALLS A Texas Hold’em Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church Street. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35 buy-in, with option for $10 add-on, plus $5 high-hand pot. This event will be held on the first Friday each month through Dec. 6. For new and experienced poker players.

 

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.

 

Monday September 9

 

Ladies Luncheon

QUEENSBURY A Ladies Fall Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury. Featured will be a silent auction of lightly used purses. Information/reservations: 518-793-2826, or www.chapmanmuseum.org.

 

Saturday September 14

 

Fine Art Show

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

 

Wednesday September 18

 

Farmers Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 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.

 

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 September 19

 

Thrift Shop

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

 

Friday September 20

 

Farmers Market

FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season.

 

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 Sept. 20. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Thursday October 3

 

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.

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