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Performing arts

NECCA Alumni Showcase (Virtual): Watch dazzling performances by NECCA alumni in this one night only online event! Silks, duo cloud swing, trapeze, rope, hand-balancing, and more! Meet your favorite NECCA performers as the artists live emcee each other's prerecorded circus acts, sharing stories their journey from NECCA to the world stage. 7-8 p.m. followed by 30-minute real-time Q&A. $5 to $50 (ticket sales benefit outreach programming). Virtual. Information: Tickets:

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BRATTLEBORO Everywhere Philosophy - "The Twilight Zone Examined": Join Dr. Michael Ferreira and (resident Twilight Zone scholar) and Bethany Kriger Thies to explore five pivotal Twilight Zone episodes from Rod Serling's original series over the course of a two-day interactive program. Spin the Wheel of Twilight Zone Philosophy and explore some of the Twilight Zone's rich philosophical themes: dreams, imagination, ethics, love, identity, and reality. 11/13: 7-10 p.m.; 11/14: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Sunday, November 14. $35 and up. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information:


BRATTLEBORO VT Jazz Center Emerging Artist Festival: Val Jeanty, Berklee Institute of Jazz, Gender Justice (In Person/Livestream): Bringing the prescient voices of young creatives to the forefront of jazz programming. Friday: Student groups in numerous venues around the town of Brattleboro Saturday: Haitian Turntable Artist Val Jeanty (Val-Inc) leads two ensembles from Berklee in a day-long festival of workshops and masterclasses culminating in an evening performance. 11/12: 8 p.m., 11/13: 10 p.m. (doors open 7:15 p.m.). Sliding scale. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: 802-254-9088; Click for more info on Web in new window.

GREENFIELD Bruce Molsky with special guest Allison de Groot: The grace and wisdom of longtime fiddle player and multi-instrumentalist Molskymelds with the electricity of banjo player de Grootto bring new ideas to old music. 5:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. show. $18 in advance, $22 at door. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center (The Arts Block), 289 Main St. Information: 413-774-0150; Click for more info on Web in new window.

GREENFIELD Hip-Hop in The Wheelhouse: Listen to Chris Focus's new project along with performances from other local artists: Walt Arkain, Wiz The Merchant, Still Strange, Lil Souf, and Suns, and pop-up shops and artist booths. 10 p.m. doors open, 10:30 p.m. show. $10. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center (The Arts Block), 289 Main St. Information: 413-774-0150; Click for more info on Web in new window.

PUTNEY A Tribute to Joni Mitchell's "Blue" (In Person or Virtual): Performed by Julie Ness (vocals, piano, dulcimer), Dave Wysocki (double bass), and Tristan Bellerive (guitar). The trio celebrates the 50-year anniversary of this groundbreaking album that defined a generation with a ten song cycle, weaving a journey of hope, yearning, love, loss, and heartbreak. 7:30 p.m. $24; $20 in advance; $5 virtual. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information, tickets, and Covid requirements: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market Opening : Diverse indoor farmers market. Local farm produce, meats, syrup, fresh baked goods, local cheeses, fruits, cider, pickles, preserves, handmade jewelry, pottery, soaps and more. SNAP/EBT shoppers turn $10 into $30. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Open every Saturday. Through Saturday, March 26. C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information: 802-275-2835,

Community building

Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) - 6th Annual Sustainable Home Tour (Virtual): Showcasing homes and the design/construction teams whose work demonstrates a commitment to high performance building, sustainable materials, durability, indoor air quality, and renewable energy. This is a "Show & Tell" opportunity where you'll be taken on a virtual tour of the home and sustainable features. Learn about the technologies and processes that make these homes sustainable. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of the builders. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Virtual. Information, registration, and see homes: 802-376-9262;

Community meals

WALPOLE Annual Food Drive offered by the First Congregational Church of Walpole: "We will be accepting canned goods and more for the Fall Mountain Food Shelf Thanksgiving baskets.". 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the Common (Washington St.). First Congregational Church of Walpole. Information: 603-756-4075; Click to e-mail for more information.

Tag sales, auctions, bazaars

BELLOWS FALLS Holli-Way Bazaaar: Featured will be a food and bake sale, grab and go lunch with choice of soups, finger sandwiches, and dessert for $6, ala carte also available. Plus raffle of prizes, indoor tag sale, costume jewelry. Proceeds are earmarked to benefit the church and other outreach services of the Women's Fellowship. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Enter at the back of the building. Accessible. Masks requested. United Church of Bellows Falls, 8 School St. Information: 802-463-4323.



November 2021