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CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, September 

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Music

BELLOWS FALLS Julian Gerstin Sextet: Jazz influenced by Caribbean and Balkan traditions. With Anna Patton, clarinet; Don Anderson, trumpet; Eugene Uman, piano; Wes Brown, bass Ben James, drum set; and Julian Gerstin, percussion. 7 p.m. No cover. Wunderbar, 22 Rockingham St. Information: 802-489-0289; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Juno Orchestra - "Family Connections": Vermont's newest professional chamber orchestra, also in residence at the BMC, features cellist Jacob Charkey in the premiere of Music for Cello and Strings by Brattleboro-based composer (and father) Stan Charkey. Also on the program: Sinfonia from Cantata 174 by J.S. Bach; Divertimento in F Major, K. 138 by W.A. Mozart; Serenade for Strings, Op. 2 by Edward Elgar; and Symphony No. 46 in B Major by Franz Joseph Haydn. 9/7 at 7:30 p.m.; 9/8 at 4 p.m. $20, $40 preferred seating, $10 limited view. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Information: 802-257-4523; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO Beginning Jazz Guitar Ensemble Instruction: Introductory class in Improvisation and ensemble playing, specifically designed for guitarists wanting to take their playing to the next level. Topics covered include chord substitution, soloing skills, listening, group interaction. A variety of styles will be addressed, including blues and rhythm changes, bossa nova, jazz standards, and classic tunes by Duke Ellington and others. A basic understanding of chords and scales is a prerequisite. However, this is a class for beginners - students are encouraged to contact instructor Draa Hobbs with questions. 3:30 - 5 p.m. on Mondays (10 sessions). Through Sunday, November 10. $250. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: 802-254-9088, www.vtjazz.org (Hobbs: 802-843-1111, draahobbs@vermontel.net).

BRATTLEBORO Jazz Guitar Ensemble Instruction: Focus on the bop and post-bop eras - includes compositions written by Wayne Shorter and others. The overall goal is to improve our listening skills - to play with others, and to blend in while maintaining your own musical integrity and individuality. Students will learn many skills, including Intros and endings, chord vocabulary and substitutions as well as tips on improvising and style. Students will also be assigned a transcribing exercise. Draa Hobbs instructs. 1:30 - 3 p.m. on Mondays (10 sessions). Through Sunday, November 10. $250. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: 802-254-9088; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BELLOWS FALLS Carl Goulet and Carl Beverly: Acoustic singer-songwriters Goulet and Beverly play an intimate early-evening show. There are 40 chairs, first-come first-served, plus standing room. $5 suggested donation. Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge St. Information: 802-289-0148; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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, 180 West Hill Rd. Information: ; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Well-being

NEWFANE Live Music & Fluid Vinyasa Movement: Join Holly Bertram for Fluid Vinyasa accompanied by Dave Schottland, one of Village Yoga's practitioners off his mat and on his guitar. All levels class open to all levels of practitioners, including beginners. The yoga practice will be enhanced by ambient, meditative sounds with the influence of classic eastern ragas. 5 - 6:15 p.m. $25. Newfane Village Yoga, 599 Rte. 30. Information: ; Click to e-mail for more information.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro's "Share the Harvest": Help-yourself public gardens. Thanks to the generosity of local farmers and gardeners, Edible Brattleboro distributed about 2,500 pounds of free produce last summer. Edible Brattleboro is fully volunteer run. Donations (time, surplus from your garden, money) are not required, but graciously accepted. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sundays. Through Sunday, October 27. Produce is free (bring your own bags). Turning Point, 39 Elm St. To help out or for more info: Marilyn: ediblebrattleboro@gmail.com, www.EdibleBrattleboro.org.

Dance

BELLOWS FALLS Country Chuck Wagon Chowdown with Regional Vocalists Julie Cermola and Shauna Belletete: Enjoy a full course chuck wagon-style brunch and then dance to the classic country songs of Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, and more. Both vocalists were Top Ten finalists in the 2019 Keene Idol. Menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, baked beans, ham, Danish and muffins. Cash bar will feature beer, kicked-up Bloody Mary's, and a drink of the day. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. brunch, followed by dancing. $15 ($25 couple). Moose Lodge, 59 Westminster St. Advance reservations recommended: lodge527@mooseunits.org.

BRATTLEBORO Community Circle Dance: A "potpourri" of teachers and dances. All dances taught. No partner needed. 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.

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