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Performing arts

GUILFORD "To Their Appointed End": (See 10/6). . Guilford Center Stage. .

BRATTLEBORO Vermont Theatre Company: "The Receptionist": (See 10/6). . Hooker-Dunham Theater. .

BRATTLEBORO "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940": (See 10/6). . New England Youth Theatre. .

Celebrations and festivals

DUMMERSTON Dummerston Pie Festival & Craft Fair: Offered by the Dummerston Congregational Church, The West Dummerston Fire Department, and the Evening Star Grange. Church service. Pancake breakfast. Indoor/outdoor craft fair. Bacon, hamburgers, homemade baked beans and corn chowder, homemade apple pie, ice-cream, VT-made donuts, sofa for sale. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free. Dummerston Congregational Church, 1535 Middle Rd. For details, call/email Sallie: 802-257-0387,

NEWFANE 47th Annual Newfane Heritage Festival: (See 10/7). . Newfane Common.


GRAFTON Grafton Cornet Band Fall Foliage Concert: Familiar and upbeat music for the whole family. Bring chairs or a blanket and maybe a picnic. 2:30 p.m. on the lawn (rain location: Grafton Elementary School). Free. Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Cmn. Information:

BRATTLEBORO Blanche Moyse Choral: Annual Bach Concert: J.S. Bach's "Mass in B-minor." Four vocal soloists from the Blanche Moyse Memorial Orchestra. 2 p.m. $10, $20, $40 ($10, $25 at door). Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Information: 802-257-4523; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

DUMMERSTON 15th Annual Heirloom Apple Day at Scott Farm Orchard: On this weekend, Scott Farm Orchard hosts a celebration of heirloom apples--fresh, baked and squeezed. Visit the Apple Barn at for a free tasting of some of our 120 varieties of apples and listen to the enlightening history of these unique fruits as told by orchardist Zeke Goodband. Heirloom apples and heirloom cider will be on sale after the tastings. Whetstone Ciderworks offers samples of their hard ciders made primarily with Scott Farm apples, and Rigani Wood-Fired Pizza vends seasonal sensations from their mobile oven. 10 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m. tasting and history talk. Free. Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Rd. Information: 802-254-6868,

DUMMERSTON West Dummerston Fire Department Pancake Breakfast: Pancakes (plain, apple, blueberry) with VT maple syrup, sausage, biscuits and gravy, applesauce, coffee, cocoa, hot/cold cider, orange juice, milk. 7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $10, $5 children. West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department, East/West Rd. (Center Station). Information: 802-254-2793.


BRATTLEBORO Sunday Sounds: Stephan Brandstatter: Quiet gatherings cultivate contemplation and daydreaming in the presence of great music and art. Stephan Brandstatter uses light percussion and gongs to explore the mystery, mystique, and healing power of sound. 10:30 a.m. - noon (music starts at 11 a.m.). Free; donations welcome. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro's "Share the Harvest" Free Produce Stand: Come to pick up fresh veggies or drop off some from your garden to share and/or exchange. Bring your own bags. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (rain location: in front of Experienced Goods on Flat St.). Free. Elliot Street Park. Marilyn Chiarello: 802-254-9121,


BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Anja Daniel and Jim Desmond. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108,

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Contra Dance: Dave Eisenstadter calling, with music by Autumn Rose Lester on fiddle and Jesse Ball on guitar. Newcomers welcome (all dances taught and called). Fragrance-free. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (7 p.m. lesson). $10 to $12, $8 college students, $5 youth. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.



October 2017