CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, September
BRATTLEBORO Stu Copans - "Peace Is A Process": A continuation of Copans' long-term paper-cutting project using the Hebrew and Arabic words for "Peace." Also showing are his recent "concrete poems," the first few of his tea bag prints with limericks inspired by Edward Lear, and selected "Prayers in the Wind" mobiles by Dotty Seiter. 9/30: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Exhibit Opening. Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Through Wednesday, October 31. Free. All Souls West Village Meeting House, 29 South St. Information: 802-254-9377.
BRATTLEBORO Estey Organ - Celebrating Jacob Estey's Birthday (b. 1814): Refreshments served. Short annual meeting. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. free admission and refreshments; 4 p.m: meeting. Estey Organ Museum, 108 Birge St. Information: esteyorganmuseum.org.
BRATTLEBORO Windborne: Lauren Breunig, Lynn Mahoney Rowan, Will Thomas Rowan, and Jeremy Carter-Gordon offer vocal harmony with a repertoire that defies categorization. This program features music from their viral "Song on the Times" project, a collection of songs of social struggle from the past 400 years, as well as music from around the globe. 7 p.m. $15 ($20 at door). The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Two Bachs Plus - Two performances by Juno Orchestra: Program: C.P.E. Bach, Sinfonia No. 2 in B-flat major, Wq. 182; J.S. Bach, Concerto for Oboe d'Amore in A major, BWV 1055r; Felix Mendelssohn, Sinfonia No. 10 in B minor; Paul Hindemith, Eight Pieces, Op. 44. No. 3; Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 39 in G minor. Oboe soloist: Jennifer Slowik. Conductor: Zon Eastes. 9/29: 7:30 p.m., 9/30: 3 p.m. $10 to $40. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Information: www.junoorchestra.org.
WHITINGHAM Windham Orchestra Concert Gala: Jenna Rae, soprano, and Hugh Keelan, pianist and conductor of the Windham Orchestra, will be performing selections from Puccini's "Turandot." This fundraising event will also address the first set of highly ambitious musical projects and offer an interactive relationship with the artists. 3 p.m. By donation. Barbara Lipstadt, 949 Brick House Rd. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DUMMERSTON Intro to Making Hard Cider with Jason MacArthur: Learn about apple varieties, techniques, equipment, yeast strains, fermentation, bottling and racking, and the steps that lie between fresh juice and a bottle of your own delicious homemade elixir. Basic cider equipment and fresh cider for fermenting will be available for sale. 10 a.m. - 12 noon. $50. Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Rd. Register www.scottfarm.com.
BRATTLEBORO Edible Nature - Fall Foraging with Ben Lord: Introduction to wild edible plants with a focus on gathering strategies, sustainable harvests, and planning a foraging calendar. The highlight will be the fruit of Autumn Olive - a delicious, abundant, and little-known treasure. Sponsored by the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center. 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the parking lot. $20 ($15 BEEC members). New Chapter, 90 Technology Dr. Register: 802-257-5785, www.beec.org.
BRATTLEBORO 11th Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza: Veteran domino toppler and YouTube superstar Lily Hevesh and other domino whiz kids will arrive in Brattleboro 48 hours in advance to begin setting up the big show. Correctly guess how many dominoes are set up, and you could start the entire chain reaction. 5:30 p.m. $5 ($3 BMAC members), free for children 8 and under. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 28 Vernon St. Information: 802-257-0124; Click for more info on Web in new window.
GRAFTON 10th Annual Fairy House Festival: Where else do knotholes become front doors, sea shells transform into bathtubs, and twigs get woven into ladders? Young and old are welcome to come connect directly with the environment. Express your creativity while finding the inherent magic of nature and spending time within it. Follow a nature path sprinkled with charming fairy houses, where the acorn cap dinnerware and shelf fungi table remind you to walk spritely on the earth. Back at the Museum, you'll build your own fairy dwellings in the gardens. Hands-on crafts, face painting, hula-hooping, costumes, local food vendors, music, and bubbles round out this interactive and magical experience for all. Light refreshments available for purchase; picnicking encouraged. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $12, $10 seniors, $5 children. Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd. Information: 802-843-2111; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro: "Share the Harvest": The "Share the Harvest" stand is offering free produce, thanks to the generosity of local gardeners and farmers. We welcome donations from your garden. Bring your own bags. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sundays. Through Sunday, October 28. Free. Turning Point, 39 Elm St. Donations of fresh produce accepted at the stand or contact Marilyn to arrange a different time/location: email@example.com.
BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Kaeza Fearn. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108, www.brattleborocircledance.org.
BRATTLEBORO We Celebrate Democracy/Civil Rights for All - Sign Making, Song Rehearsal, Speech Writing: Positive nonviolent public action for democracy and equal civil rights for all people. Bring your own materials for signs. 5:30 p.m. Donations welcome. Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St. RSVP helpful. Woody: 802-464-3154, firstname.lastname@example.org.