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The written word

BRATTLEBORO 14th Annual Friends Holiday Book Sale & Basket Raffle: Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Chances are you'll find it in this wonderful selection of "like new" books, CDs, and DVDs for sale. All proceeds go toward supporting library services and high-quality programming. 12/12 and 12/13: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 12/14: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: 802-254-5290; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO "Matilda: The Musical": With a cast of 39 revolting children (ages 6-18), "Matilda" follows the story of an unlikely heroine who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, the musical features a book by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. Directed by NEYT Exec. Dir. Hallie Flower, this Tony Award-winning musical revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. This show was made possible through support from The Winston Prouty Center for Child & Family Development, Europa IT, Brattleboro Savings & Loan Association. 12/12-12/14, 12/19-21: 7 p.m., 12/14-15, 12/21-22, 2 p.m. Handicap accessible. $15, $13 seniors, $11 children. New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St. Information: 802-246-6398; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Food Co-op Producer of the Month - Hidden Bean Bakeshop: Meet Kelsey from Hidden Bean Bakeshop. Taste her incredible Gluten Free Baked Goods and learn about her business, located in Brattleboro. 4 - 7 p.m. (returning 12/20 as well). Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community building

WESTMINSTER WEST Vermont House Climate Caucus - Reps. Mike Mrowicki and Carolyn Partridge: Partridge (chair of the House Ag Committee) and Mrowicki have been invited by the Living Earth Action Group to speak and listen to your questions and concerns. Bring snacks to share. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Free. Congregational Church of Westminster West, 44 Church St. Information: 802-387-2334; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Free Holiday Wine* and Cheese Tasting and Local Gift Event: Featuring free samples of one of our holiday wines* paired with a delicious VT-made cheese, charcuterie (cured meats), and crackers. We invited local producers across the Co-op to share their products and stories through samples and offerings - Tavernier Chocolates, Hidden Bean GF Baked Goods, Wild Blossoms Candles, Rosie's Wonders Holiday & Greeting Cards, Vermont Gelato, and local bath, body, and beauty products. 4-7 p.m. (Wine tasting 5-7 p.m. *Must be 21+ to sample alcohol in VT.). Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main St. Information: 802-257-0236; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Strolling of the Heifers presents Pop-Up Holiday Gift Shop: Start your holiday shopping and support local artists and artisans. Specialty foods, pottery, jewelry, woven/knit wear. Vendors: Barndoor Wreaths, Beautiful Things, Beeze Tees Screen Printing, Beverly Mittelstadt Dream Vacations, Brag Bags, Brothers Leather Co., Buddy's A Pet's Store, By The Dozen, Cabinfish Fiber and Art, Caitlin Burch Glassworks, Celeste Longacre (author), Cloverworks Farm, Designs By Diana, Earthen Herbal, Eclecticasia Creation, Extreme Concessions, Fashiopurse, FlatwareCreations, Gray Raven Farm, Harvest Mushrooms, Hooded Stranger by Shapeshifters, JM Fine Art Photography, Jabs Jazzy Nails VIP Color Street, Jaimie Scanlon/Ellen Tumavicus, Joy Farm Totes by Tracee, Knit Finery by Midge and Linda, Landmark College LEAP, Loved Ones (Names on Art Prints), Lukes Bee's Honey, Luminary Designs, Marisa Imon, Nova Luxe Studios, Owl Creek Farm VT, Parish Hill Creamery, Peaceful Snowfield Alpacas, Powderknits, Red Moon Artisans, Rolling Rock Salt, Saltbox Seasonings, Solus Studio, Steel Waters Healing, Stone Circle VT, Stowe Fabric & Yarn, SweetGrass, Sylvia Ryder, Taylored Design, Teresa Koziol T.O.P., Thicket, Touchstone Crystal by Linda Papineau, Vera Flora Farm, VT Country Candles, VT Mosaics, VT Weaving School, Who Framed Bob, Wild Hart Distillery, WildWood Acres Alpacas. 12/13: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., 12/14: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Repeats 12/20, 12/21). Through Saturday, December 14. River Garden, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.



December 2019