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DUMMERSTON Kampfires Cajun Fest 2020: Come down to the PIT for a day of Cajun/Zydeco music and traditional Cajun favorites (including a real crawfish boil) and more. We'll have three awesome bands and a covered dance floor so you can two-step, jitterbug, and waltz the day away. Featured artists: Planet Zydeco, Easy Street Bayou, and New Orleans' own Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys, back for a repeat performance. Fresh Whetstone Station food and beer (as well as guest ciders, wines, and house-made cocktails) served from the Rollin' Stone Food Truck for your eating and drinking pleasure. 12 noon - 7 p.m. No dogs. Outside alcohol permitted. $10 general admission, $20 VIP, free for kids under 12. Kampfire Campgrounds, 792 US-5. Information: 802-254-2098.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market - "Shop and Go": 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays (10 - 11 a.m. still reserved for high-risk customers). Through Saturday, October 31. Brattleboro Area Farmers Market, 570 Western Ave., Rt. 9, near covered bridge. Information:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Restorative Community Justice of Southern Vermont - "Racial Equity and Inclusion in Vermont": This event will include informational booths from VT social justice organizations, live music, speakers, and facilitated group discussions on topics within racial justice. 1 - 4 p.m. Masks and social distancing required. Visit and sign up for our weekly newsletter to receive updates. Free. Brattleboro Common, btw. Putney Rd. & Linden St. Information: RSVP:

NEWFANE State Rep. Emily Long, Dem. Windham-5: Rep. Long offers her monthly "office hours" outdoors on the lawn to constituents (residents of Newfane, Townshend and Marlboro) as well as the general public. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Community meals

PUTNEY Putney Foodshelf: 9 - 11 a.m. weekly on Saturdays. Drive-up or walk-up service only. Free. Putney Community Center, Christian Sq. Information: 802-387-4102; Click to e-mail for more information.

DUMMERSTON "Take-Out Only" Peach Shortcake Supper: Dinner menu: Ham, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, vegetable casserole with peach shortcake made with homemade biscuits and real whipped cream. 4:30-6 p.m. pick-up. Wear a mask and maintain social distancing while picking up order. No facilities to eat on Grange property. Limited drive-up parking for those who wish to remain in their car/have difficulty walking. Otherwise, parking is available at church across the street - form a line at side door on the south side of building and your meal will be brought outside to you. Proceeds help with the Grange winter heat bill. $10. Evening Star Grange, 1008 East-West Rd. Reservations appreciated (not mandatory): Leave your name, phone #, and number of meals: 802-254-1138.



August 2020