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The written word

Writing Workshop: "Wake Up Your Creativity - Look for the Bones" (via Zoom): Led by Barbara Morrison: "Appropriate for beginning or experienced writers, artists or musicians, we will look at the bones of our art to find new pathways to enhanced creativity.". 4 - 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Zoom. Information: Info/Register:

Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO "Into the Light" - Celebrating 11 Gallery Artists: This uplifting show will intrigue your senses and delight your imagination. Featuring work by: David Brewster, Bruce Campbell, Jim Giddings, Petria Mitchell, Rocio Olguin, Chuck Olson, Torin Porter, David Rohn, Donald Saaf, James Urbaska, and Julia Zanes. Hours: Thur.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12 noon-5 p.m. Through Sunday, March 13. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St. Information: 802-251-8290; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO Northern Roots Traditional Music Festival (In Person/Live Stream/Online Sessions): Includes multi-instrumentalists Benedict Koehler and Hilari Farrington offering Irish traditional music and Ben Gagliardi and Armand Aromin (the Voxhunters) sharing traditional songs. They will be joined by Emerald Rae, playing the Welsh Crwth (a type of fiddle) and Dan Frank playing the French Hurdy Gurdy. Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy will join with Yann Falquet to wrap up the evening as "Traddleboro 2022.". 7:30 p.m. $20 adult, $10 (ages 14 and under), check out discount to attend both shows (1/28 and 1/29). Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Tickets: 802-257-4523; 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,

Kids and families

BRATTLEBORO Tri Town Collectors Club - Sports, Postcard and Comic Book Family Hobby Show: Dealers and collectors from the tri-state area meet monthly with a series of door prizes and hobby activities. In addition to the usual offerings of coins, currency, stamps, sports cards, and comic books, two new coin collectors will be present as well as a a collector with a large presentation of vintage sports cards. Show organizer Joe Fuller will have his usual collection of coins and sports cards available. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. both days. Through Sunday, January 30. No admission charge. Holiday Inn Express, 100 Chickering Dr. Information: To set up a table, contact Joe Fuller: 802-297-1274.

Community building

BRATTLEBORO New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution - 49th Annual Meeting (In-Person or Zoom): Our mission has not changed: We investigate the safety, suitability, and environmental effects of nuclear power plants; we participate in government hearings; and we inform the public and government agencies of the hazards and risks of nuclear power. A combination of the NEC's network of technical advisors, engineers, lawyers, students, activists and citizens, and the many years of experience and document collection has earned the Coalition the respect of industry, government and citizens' groups. They are currently involved in issues about the decommissioning of Vermont Yankee. 2:15-2:30 p.m. Welcome; 2:30-3 p.m. Ned Child: President's and Treasurer's Report; 3:15-3:45 p.m. Keynote Address - George Harvey: Green Energy Times author and star of "Energy Week with George Harvey and Tom Finnell"; 3:45-4 p.m. Wrap up. Open to the public, members, friends, supporters. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Register for Zoom: 802-257-0336,,



January 2022