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BRATTLEBORO Third Annual Emerging Artist Festival - Concerts, Interviews, Videos (Online): 7 p.m. Pre-Concert feature: Short Videos from Young Performers: North Country Union High School, Newport, VT; UMass, Amherst, Amherst, MA; UVM, Burlington, VT; Harwood Union High School, Moretown, VT. 7:30 p.m. Live Zoom conversation: Lakecia Benjamin discusses her recent project with Eugene Uman - dedicated to the music and influences of Alice and John Coltrane. 8 p.m. Concert - Opening Video: Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter High School; Lakecia Benjamin Quartet - footage of concert in NYC: Benjamin - alto saxophone; Zaccai Curtis, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; EJ Strickland, drums. Benjamin and her quartet were filmed performing music from her new album, Pursuance. (Also see 11/20). Free (donations help offset production costs and bring further programs to the public from VJC). Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: 802-254-9088; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market: This is one of the few indoor VT farmers markets open for in-person shopping this season (Shop-n-Go mode - limiting number of customers at one time). There is a new curbside pick-up option for those preferring completely touchless. Order and pay online for pick up on Saturday. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Snap food benefits, Cash Crop, and the market's own food boost bucks are welcome. Sponsored by Post Oil Solutions. Through Saturday, March 27. Brattleboro Winter Farmers Market, 153 Main St. Information: Sherry: 802-869-2141,, pre-order/info:

Community building

NEWFANE Meet VT State Representative, Emily Long (D, Windham-5): Long will listen to and answer questions from residents of her district (Newfane, Townshend and Marlboro). This local "office hours" time gives voters an opportunity to talk to their elected official. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. outdoors. Walking and talking may be the order of the day, depending on the weather. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community Meeting with Representative-Elect Michelle Bos-Lun and Rep. Mike Mrowicki (Online): For constituents of the Windham 4 District of Dummerston, Putney, and Westminster. Your health and safety regarding Covid and the economic ramifications, Climate Actions, Racial/Social Justice, Broadband access, Education, and many other issues are ready to be tackled by the Legislature in the next session. Your new team of State Reps offer their preview of the 2021 Session and are available for questions during the next in a series of regular constituent meetings during this time of Covid. 10 - 11 a.m. Online. Information: For log-in info, email:

GUILFORD Guildford Community Church Homemade Pie Sale: 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Drive-thru - COVID safe. Free. Guilford Community Church, Crnr Rte. 5 and Guilford Center Rd. Information: 802-257-2776.



November 2020