CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Saturday, September
BRATTLEBORO Playwright Caryl Churchill - "A Number" and "Far Away": (See 8/31). . Hooker-Dunham Theater. .
WILMINGTON "I Would Lie to You if I Could: Interviews with Ten American Poets" with author Chard deNiord: Interviews with contemporary American poets Natasha Trethewey, Jane Hirshfield, Martín Espada, Stephen Kuusisto, Stephen Sandy, Ed Ochester, Carolyn Forche, Peter Everwine, Galway Kinnell, and James Wright's widow Anne. These poets testify to poetry as a charged language that speaks uniquely in original voices, yet it appeals universally. As individuals with their own transpersonal stories, they talk in this book about their poems and development as poets self-effacingly, honestly, and insightfully. Chard deNiord is the poet laureate of Vermont and author of six books of poetry. 5 p.m. Free. Bartlebys Books, 17 W. Main St. Information: 802-464-5425; Click for more info on Web in new window.
NEWFANE Romania - A Photographic Journey Along the Carpathian Arc: Take a virtual trip along the Carpathian mountains in the north of Romania and then southward to the great east-west wall of the Transylvanian Alps. This is an inspiring odyssey of striking landscapes that bear the signs of a rebirth after a long period of turbulence. Photographer Gene Parulis: "I encountered a proud, skilled, resilient and beautiful rural culture with a noticeably vibrant spiritual dimension. The images I have selected are an attempt to showcase these features. Landscape, people, art, craft, architecture and a sense of spirit, both real and imagined, constitute the subjects of this exhibition.". 9/1: Artist reception, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Through Sunday, September 30. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GUILFORD Friends of Music at Guilford's 53rd Labor Day Weekend Festival: Concert with guest organist James Gerber, DMA, is Associate Minister of Music at Wayne Presbyterian Church in Pennsylvania. His program includes works by Baroque masters Dieterich Buxtehude, J. S. Bach, and Johann Gottfried Walther, as well as the Suite Gothique (1895) by French composer Léon Boëllman and Master Tallis's Testament (1940) by English composer Herbert Howells. (Also see 9/2). 7:30 p.m. Free admission; donations welcome. Organ Barn, 158 Kopkind Rd. (off Packers Corner Rd.). Information: 802-254-3600, www.fomag.org.
BRATTLEBORO Peter and Mary Alice Amidon at Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brattleboro Area Farmers Market, 570 Western Ave., Rt. 9, near covered bridge. Information: 802-254-8885; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO The Moondogs: Original music composed by Dante Corsano playing finger style guitar, Dennis Waring improvising on a vintage silver clarinet, and Stephan Brandstatter on percussion with rhythmic stylings. Their unique sound has been described as world folk, bluesy jazz, gypsy groove and bohemian classical. It's a sophisticated music played in a deceptively easy-going style.". 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. No cover. Superfresh! Organic Cafe, 30 Main St. Information: 802-579-1751; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GREENFIELD Dom Flemons: Flemons is known as "The American Songster," has a repertoire covering nearly 100 years of American music and folklore. A music scholar, historian, record collector and multi-instrumentalist, he's a co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, winner of a Grammy for Best Traditional Folk (2010). Beginning in 2014, Flemons has embarked on a solo career with critically acclaimed albums, a WUNC Public Radio podcast, guitar instruction DVDs and, most recently, an album on Grammy Award-winning record label Smithsonian Folkways, Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys, part of the African American Legacy Recordings series, co-produced with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Hawks & Reed, 289 Main St. Information: 413-774-0150; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GUILFORD The Guilford Fair: Three days of live music. 9/1: Kevin Parry and Friends; 9/2: Cool Fish, Abe Loomis Band, and the Brattlyn Brothers; 9/3: Three Way Street, Trailer Park, and the Stockwell Brothers. 9/1: 1 p.m.; 9/2: Cool Fish at 10 a.m., Abe Loomis Band at 12:30 p.m., Brattlyn Brothers at 3 p.m.; 9/3: Three Way Street at 10 a.m., Trailer Park at 12:30 p.m., Stockwell Brothers at 3 p.m. (Rain or shine). Through Monday, September 3. Guilford Fair, Guilford Fairgrounds. Information: 802-257-7428, www.kevinparrymusic.com.
WINCHESTER Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club with the Visitors: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. $10 ($8 members) includes refreshments. Elmm Community Center, 21 Durkee St. Information: 603-357-0794, jean@firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRAFTON Summer Street Sales: Two nonprofit organizations, The Grafton Public Library and the Grafton Historical Society, have combined their annual fundraising efforts to create this festive outdoor event. The Library will be selling its collection of used books on its library lawn. The Society will have a Asters and Mums for sale and collectible items from the museum's and members' collections such as an old clock, old barn wood doors, and 1950s toys and train items. Raffle and silent auction: Metropolitan Opera tickets, a handmade quilt, handcrafted Adirondack chair and table, Grafton Village Cheese basket, area maple syrup, gift certificates. Baked goods, coffee, tea and doughnuts on sale for early shoppers. Lunch: homemade chili, hot dogs, sodas. Library: 9 a.m. - 12 noon, 204 Main St., near bridge. Society/Museum: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Grafton Historical Society, 147 Main St. Maureen Fletcher: 802-843-2485, email@example.com.