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Event listings for Friday, December 7, 2012

Performing arts

MARLBORO One-Act Plays: Whittemore Theater Students in the Directing for the Theater course present nine one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, August Strindberg and others. Recommended for audiences age 14 and over. 8 p.m. Through Saturday, December 08, 2012. Free. Marlboro College, 2582 So. Rd. Information: 802-251-7644; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Visual arts and shows

MARLBORO Open Studios Exhibits: Students in the visual arts open their studios to present their works in progress. Photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, painting, collage and mixed media will be on view. 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Marlboro College Persons Hall, 2582 South Rd. Information: 802-257-4333; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Celebrations, festivals, community meals

Mosaic Art, Music & Cheese Tasting: Susan Romano features her newest works of mini mosaics — sparkling treasures made from seed beads, broken jewelry and tiny pieces of stained glass. While viewing the show, listen to homespun harmonies by "Bad to be Good," performing "Eastern Country and Northern Blues" from the heart of the Green Mountains. Come early for the free cheese tasting and a glass of cider. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. .

Music

WEST DOVER Kevin Perry on Guitar and Vocals: Kevin Perry takes requests. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Free. West Dover Inn, Rte. 100. Free. 802-464-5207; www.kevinparrymusic.com.

BRATTLEBORO Big Band Gala and Dance featuring Houston Person: Swing dance to jazz icon Houston Person's bluesy sound. Complimentary dessert buffet with ticket. This is Vermont Jazz Center's 10th Anniversary celebration. 8 p.m. $25; $28 for reserved table. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: 802-254-9088; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Kid's Craft Fair: All children under 18 are invited to show and sell their creations during Gallery Walk at the annual Kids' Craft Fair at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden. Register in advance. Sponsored by Oak Meadow and Vermont Wilderness School. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Gallery Walk. Information: 802-869-3062 x 2; fleurdelalune@earthlink.net.

BRATTLEBORO "Like New" Booksale: All books have been donated and are gently used. Most are suitable for holiday giving. Remaining books will be for sale during regular library hours until Dec. 21. The Friends of Brooks Memorial Library organizes this annual event. 10 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 7; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dec 8. Through Saturday, December 08, 2012. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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