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W. DOVER Miss Paula and the Twangbusters: 2 - 4 p.m. on the gazebo. Free. Dover Park, Rte. 100. Information: 802-464-5100.

WEST DOVER Amphion Baroque Trio: "Gems of High Baroque Chamber Music": Jesse Lepkoff baroque flute and recorder, Sarah Cunningham viola da gamba, Peter Sykes harpsichord play works by Rameau, Couperin, Leclair, Marais, Bach, Telemann and Corelli. Trio Amphion is a group of world class musicians specializing in music of the baroque, using historically informed techniques and instruments of the period. Amphion aspires to capture the true spirit and sounds of the 18th century, music of passion and style. 4 p.m. West Dover Congregational Church, 104 Route 100. Information: Jesse Lepkoff: 802-579-5943,

PUTNEY Gaslight Tinkers: Blend of global rhythms creates a joyous world beat sound around a core of traditional New England old time and Celtic fiddle music, merging boundless positive energy with melody and song. Drawing from their extensive musical backgrounds in traditional folk, Caribbean, old time, Celtic, and rock, Audrey Knuth, Jopey Fitzparick, Garrett Sawyer, and Peter Siegel craft a sound that brings world traditions together. 6 p.m. Bring lawn chair or blanket (moves to Next Stage's Kimball Hall if it rains). Food available. Free (donations accepted). Putney Tavern Lawn, Main St., downtown Putney. Information: 802-387-5772,

Fundraising and awareness events

WESTMINSTER Raised on Rock: Raising Funds for Westminster Church and VT Meals on Wheels: Enjoy live music and home-cooked BBQ at our annual outdoor event. Tattoos - first come first served out of our Get What You Get machine. One of the bands playing will be Intercept. 2-8 p.m. Hosted by Strange Brew Tattoo and Body Piercing. Socially distant. $10 donation. Tattoo Studio, 18 Metcalf Dr. Information: 802-490-2324.

Local history

VERNON Vernon Historical Museum: The main building is a schoolhouse built in 1848 from locally made bricks. Inside there are rooms that recreate the original one-room school, a farm kitchen, display of period tools, genealogy information, and a wealth of local artifacts and information. The annex building houses horse-drawn carriages, farm-related equipment, tools, a portion of the former North Vernon post office, an anchor found in the Connecticut River, and other items. 2-4 p.m. on Sundays and by appointment. Museum is maintained by Vernon Historians, Inc. Through Sunday, September 19. Vernon Historical Museum, 4201 Fort Bridgman Rd. Information:


BRATTLEBORO Paneurhythmy Dance: Beinsa Douno's dance for energy and inspiration is known worldwide. Dance with us!. 8 a.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. Through Tuesday, September 22. Free. Crowell Park/Lot, Western Ave. and Union St. Information: If you want more info: 802-490-2213,

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Edible Brattleboro's Share the Harvest Stand: Help-yourself garden offers fresh local produce. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sundays. Volunteers needed to keep the stand operating through the season. If donating fresh produce, come at 10:30 a.m. if possible. Through Sunday, October 31. Donations (time, surplus from your garden, time trade hours, cash) not required but graciously accepted. Turning Point, 39 Elm St. More info or to volunteer, contact Marilyn:

Tag sales, auctions, bazaars

TOWNSHEND Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day (Virtual and In-Person): Online auction includes a tremendous variety of eclectic and unusual items, including artwork, furniture, stained glass, a carousel horse, bicycles, generators (new and used), a pressure washer, model trains and cars, a telescope, antiques, gift certificates to area restaurants and inns, trips, and much more, as well as a mention in one of Archer Mayor's upcoming books!. 8/7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m: A "petite" in-person Fair Day will occur on the Townshend Common with live music, food (sandwich wraps), homemade pies and other baked goods, White Elephant items, 2021 Fair Day t-shirts and hats for sale. Musicians Ralph Sherman and Friends followed by Bard Owl (T. Breeze Verdant and Annie Landenberger) accompanied by Earl Cantos on harmonica. Through Sunday, August 8. Grace Cottage Family Health. More than 200 unique items available via Online Auction: 802-365-9109,



August 2021