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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO Vermont Theatre Company - "Macbeth": VTC’s production of Shakespeare's masterpiece is directed by Cameron Cobane and brought to life by 23 actors. 6 p.m. Bring a picnic. $5 (free for children ages 5 and under). Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext.

Visual arts and shows

NEWFANE Simi Berman Exhibit: Contemporary paintings and collages by Berman, a Southern Vermont/New York artist. 6/30: 1 - 3 p.m. Opening Reception. Through Wednesday, July 31. Free. Crowell Gallery at the Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.


TOWNSHEND Groove Prophet: 2 - 4 p.m. on the gazebo. Free. Townshend Common. Information: 802-464-5100, www.kevinparrymusic.com.

GUILFORD Serenata Bossanova: Jesse Lepkoff on guitar and vocals, Alison Hale on flute and Darryl Kniffen on drums) with guest vocalist Haley Pelt, present a concert of Brazilian Bossa Nova. 7 p.m. $15 to $20 at door. Wendys Soiree, 2596 Tater Ln. Information: 802-254-6189; Click to e-mail for more information.

PUTNEY Twilight on the Tavern Lawn - Simba: Simba features blazing horns and scorching percussion on a highly danceable mix of funk, Latin, reggae, world beat, soca calypso, ska, jazz and blues. The eight member band has been together 30 years and includes Charlie Schneeweis, Wim Auer, Steve Sonntag, Derrik Jordan, Dan DeWalt, Johnny Yuma, Steve Leicach and Bob Stabach. Simba has released one CD, a self titled collection of original songs and grooves created to make you dance. Simba is dedicated to Peace, Love and Unity for our community and world. Sponsored by the Town of Putney, Green Mountain Well, Soundview Paper Co., Putney Food Co-op, The Stockwell Brothers, and many other Putney area businesses/organizations. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food available. (Concerts every other Sunday through 8/25). Free (donations accepted). Putney Tavern Lawn, Downtown Putney on the lawn. Information: 802-387-5772, www.twilightmusic.org.


PUTNEY Walk Along the CT River: Join Ann Kerrey and other folks. Co-sponsored by Putney Community Cares and The Putney Conservation Committee. 10 a.m. (6/30 rain date). Meeting location:. West Hill Shop, 49 Brickyard Ln. .

Farmers' markets

PUTNEY Putney Farmers Market: Featuring an array of local farmers and artisans offering a variety of fresh produce, mushrooms, pastured meats, grass-fed dairy (including ice cream!), preserves, prepared foods, herbal remedies, body care products, as well as jewelry, cut flowers, pottery, handmade toys, clothing, shoes, and more. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sundays. Through Sunday, October 13. Putney Farmers Market, Green Mountain Orchards, 130 W. Hill Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Local history

DUMMERSTON Dummerston Historical Society: Explore genealogies, view photographs of past exhibits, search scrapbooks, and discover the many artifacts in the Society’s collection. Albums featuring Houses of Dummerston, Slab Hollow, Dummerston Center, West Dummerston Village, Authors of Dummerston and many others available for viewing and discussion. This is a great opportunity for children, parents and grandparents to visit the Historical Society. 2 - 4 p.m. on Sundays. Through Sunday, September 1. Free. Dummerston Historical Society, Dummerston Center. Information: 802-254-9311.

Community building

BELLOWS FALLS Dance to Big Band Music with Vocalists Zac Binney and Allie McGahie: Event includes full-course brunch (quiche, fruit and cheese board, bacon, baked ham, home fries, pastries and croissants), dancing, and live music. Cash bar. Live on-stage performances with regional vocalists and 2019 Keene Idol finalists Zac Binney and Allie McGahie. Sound and lighting provided by Aime Theroux and Erik Dustin of Night Flight Productions. 11:30 am - 1 pm: Brunch in the hall. 1 - 3 pm: Vocalists and 2019 Keene Idol finalists. $15 ($25 couple). Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster St. Advance reservations recommended: 802-463-4054, lodge527@mooseunits.org.

GUILFORD Free - University of Guilford: Join us for a day of lectures, workshops, and demonstrations highlighting the wealth of knowledge and experience in our local community. This event is meant to be fun and convivial, spending time with neighbors and learning about a broad range of topics, including: weaving, gluten-free baking, bicycle repair, salt dough sculpture, mending, herbal first aid, tortilla making, history of Estey organs, knife sharpening, small engine maintenance, use of language with children, and more. Activities for all ages will be offered throughout the day, culminating with a community potluck dinner. Bring a dish to share for dinner if you can. Celebrate the richness of our community and learn a thing or two. 12 noon - 6 p.m. Free. Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd. Information: johngladtree@gmail.com.


BRATTLEBORO Paneurythmy, the Dance of Universal Harmony: An uplifting, energizing circle dance taught by Beinsa Douno of Bulgaria and danced around the World. 8 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Free. Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information: 802-490-2213.

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Conscious Dance: We are a community of intentional beings who practice free-form dance for our individual and collective spiritual awareness, healing, growth, and insight. We collectively create a safe container for a talk-free, improvisational dance practice inspired by ecstatic dance and 5Rhythms. Children are welcome with adult accompaniment provided they are mindful of their impact on others in the space. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2nd, 4th, 5th Sun. of every month. $10. Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot St. Information: lesandbeninvermont@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/brattleboroconsciousdance.



June 2019