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Celebrations and festivals

SAXTONS RIVER Main Street Arts - Great River Theater Festival: Mix of traditional, edgy, comic, dance, social satire, puppets, plus an opening Great Tent Event with a Bake Your Art Out dessert contest thrown into the mix. Musical: "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and Loom Dance Ensemble's "What the Jellyfish Knows." Sandglass Theater "Tape Guy" rod puppet workshop, music by Christy Wendlandt and Brendon Thomas, Community Jam session, food for sale by Jamaican Jewelz. Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore". "Jellyfish," a tale of the natural world and the urgency of protecting the oceans. Moliere adaptation: "The Doctor and the Dowry" (Vermont Suitcase Company). Happenstance Theater. Fairy Tales and Fairy Houses workshop with Tracy Girdich; Teen Storytelling. Horowitz Performing Center. Some events happen at Main Street Arts. (Continues 7/11-7/14). Varies. Vermont Academy, 10 Long Walk. Information: 802-869-2960,


DOVER Miss Paula and the Twangbusters - Honky-Tonk Music: 2 - 4 p.m. (Rain location: Next door at the Dover Forge tent). Dover Town Common. Information: 802-464-5100.

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

BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro launches its "Share the Harvest" stand: All produce in our garden is free thanks to the generosity of local farmers and gardeners. Please bring your own bags. We welcome donations from your garden and volunteers to help operate the stand. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free. Turning Point, 39 Elm St. Information: Marilyn:


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 Community Circle Dance - World Circle Dance Day: All dances taught. No partner needed. Led by Gwyn Peterdi. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. River Valley Aikido Center, 11 Cottage St. Parker Huber: 802-257-9108,

Tag sales, auctions, bazaars

BRATTLEBORO Photo Equipment: Stop by and discover a treasure-trove of photographic equipment. Cameras, lenses, darkroom equipment, film, paper, and more. All proceeds support In-Sight photography classes for young people. 7/5: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 7/6 and 7/7: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. In-Sight Photography Project, 183 Main St.Ste. 1. Information: 802-251-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.



July 2019