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Event listings for Saturday, February 10

Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO The Met Live in HD: "L'Elisir d'Amore": 1 p.m. $22, $20 MET Forever members, $10 students. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: 802-257-5717, sjmpr@comcast.net.

BRATTLEBORO "Robin Hood": (See 2/9). . New England Youth Theatre. .

SO. NEWFANE Rock River Players: "Love Me! a Valentine's Cabaret": (See 2/9). . South Newfane Community School House. .

Music

PUTNEY Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez Concert/Dance Party: Christine is the current, long-time vocalist with the Saturday Night Live Band. 7:30 p.m. $18 ($20 at door). Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Ryan Montbleau with Jason Scaggs: New England-based singer, songwriter, and bandleader, Montbleau has a new album, "I Was Just Leaving.". 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. $15 to $17. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Recreation

BELLOWS FALLS Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association Snowshoe Hike at Bald Hill: One can merrily trod over whatever frozen stuff nature has to offer when wearing snowshoes. Furthermore, the usually slower, more deliberate pace from snowshoes allows a closer look at one's surroundings. Make the most of such an experience and learn about the terrain and the history of the area by joining the guided walk that Vanessa Stern, member of Bald Hill Conservation Committee and the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association Board, is leading. Dress in layers; bring water. 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Meet at the Cemetery Road gate kiosk. Bellows Falls Union High School, 406 High School Rd. Registration required: 802-463-4948, davidandvanessa@gmail.com.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Winter Farmers' Market: Vegetables, fruits, meat from local farms, a variety of baked goods, locally and regionally-produced artisan crafts, and freshly prepared food. Local musicians perform, cafe seating, restrooms, no pets. EBT customers can turn $10 into $20 with CropCash. Sponsored by Post Oil Solutions. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Through Saturday, March 24. River Garden, 157 Main St. Sherry Maher: 802-869-2141, farmersmarket@postoilsolutions.

Business and economy

BRATTLEBORO Tri Town Collectors Club: Coin, Comic Book, Sports Card and Postcard Show: Series of hobby activities that is packed with fun for the whole family. Coins, currency, comic books, sports cards. Three new comic book collectors will be present as well as a dealer with fractional civil war currency and other paper money. There also will be a collector with a large presentation of vintage sports cards. Quiz for collectors at the coin club table with door prizes. 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Free. Holiday Inn Express, 100 Chickering Dr. Joe Fuller: 802-297-1274, pepsijoseph@yahoo.com.

Kids and families

S. LONDONDERRY Valentine Workshop for Kids: There is nothing so special as a handmade valentine, and art teacher Casey Junker Bailey has collected lovely fabric, lace, calligraphy, and hand decorated papers for making beautiful gallery style cards. For children of all ages (and their grown-ups). 10:30 a.m. Free. South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School St. Information: 802-824-3371; Click to e-mail for more information.

BRATTLEBORO "Llama llama, i love you": A Storytime Celebration: Wear your pajamas to a special story hour, breakfast, and craft time to celebrate the life of the author and Vermont resident Anna Dewdney. This event is for kids ages 2-7 and their families. Get your picture taken with Llama llama. Free Llama llama book for all attendees while supplies last. 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. in the Children's Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Pets

BRATTLEBORO Pet Adoption Event: Buddy's A Pet's Store is proud to present their pet adoption event, "My Best Pal," for the month of February. Every pet deserves the chance to find a loving family. Come view their new adoption center to locate a pet who is searching for a forever home. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays in February. Buddys A Pet Store, 76 Cotton Mill Hill. Information: 802-579-1616; Click to e-mail for more information.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO "I am Vermont Too" Forum: In partnership with the "I am Vermont Too" photo/story project, the Root is hosting a community forum and gallery, "Visible in Vermont: A portrait of Racial Microaggression" across VT. The photo gallery will be accompanied by discussion, learning, sharing, and action, including a panel of self-identified people of color living in VT who will talk about their own experiences, the impact these experiences have had on their lives, and how we can move forward in being a more open and supportive community. During the forum, the "I am Vermont Too" project will be taking photos of any people of color who want to participate. Light refreshments, childcare, and ASL interpretation will be provided. Hosted by the Root Social Justice Center. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sliding scale and by donation. Whetstone Studio for the Arts, 28 William St., 1st fl. Angela Berkfeld: 802-254-3400, info@act4socialjustice.com.

GUILFORD Gazette Folding Party: Come help prepare the Gazette for mailing on Monday. 9 a.m. Free. Guilford Free Library, 4024 Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-4603; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Arts and crafts

BRATTLEBORO Make Your Own Valentine's Day Gifts: Work with a Solinglass instructor to create a handcrafted glass flower and carve an elegant ceramic heart plate at Natalie Blake Studios. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $40 Glass, $50 Ceramics, $90 both. Fulcrum Arts Center, Rte. 30, 485 West River Rd. Reservations recommended: 802-257-2787.

Dance

BRATTLEBORO "Shall We Dance?": West Coast Swing Lesson and Dance Party: Refreshments. 7 p.m. lesson, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. dancing. $12. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: 802-380-6675.

BRATTLEBORO "Drag Out the Fabulous": Valentine's Gay Drag Show and Dance Party: Come arrayed in all your fabulousness and dance your heart out to beats by DJ Glitterbear. MC Lily DeValley presides. Performances by Lance Mandible, Skylar Tyler, and Lady X. Ages 18 and up, cash bar 21 and up. 9 p.m. - midnight. $10. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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