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Performing arts

"The Flying Coconut (Online): The whole family will enjoy this New England Center for Circus Arts performance. This show veers off course when the opening party is crashed by pirates and high-flying feats, acrobatics/ circus mayhem ensues! Featuring NECCA's adult and youth student performers, this year's theme takes on a nautical twist - complete with mermaids, starfish, and parrots. Legendary acrobatic clown Joel Baker joins the cast as a special professional guest artist, creating mischief and laughter. All ticket sales benefit NECCA's non-profit programming, including financial aid for students in need. Through Sunday, January 1. $15 to $50. Online. Information: More info: 802-254-9780.

Celebrations and festivals

SAXTONS RIVER Christmas Eventide Celebration: Eventide event includes a telling of the Christmas story, carols, a solstice poem and a sharing of the light ceremony. Eric Robinson provides accompaniment, with vocal and instrumental solos by Tricia Suriani and Jill Newton respectively. 7 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. Saxtons River Community Building (Christs Church), 24 Main St. Information: 802-869-1020; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market: Weekly diverse indoor farmers market (through March). Local farm produce, meats, syrup, fresh baked goods, fruits, cider, preserves, handmade jewelry, pottery, soaps, and more. SNAP shoppers turn $10 into $40 each week!. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays in the gymnasium. Through Saturday, March 25. Brattleboro Winter Farmers Market, 60 Austine Dr. Information:, 802-275-2835.


BRATTLEBORO The Brattleboro Zen Center - Meditation (In-Person or wherever you may be): One way to engage with the ecological crisis: This group chants briefly and then sits in silence for a half hour. All are welcome to join this peaceful action, either in-person or from wherever they might be. 1-1:35 p.m. on Saturdays. Wells Fountain, south side Windham County District Courthouse, Jct . Putney Rd. & Main St. (Rte 30). Information:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO "Our Christmas Eve Service-Sharing Our Light" (In Person/Zoom): This will be a candlelight service of special music, anthems and favorite carols, readings and reflection to honor our individual and collective lights. 10 a.m. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church West Village Meeting House, 29 South St. Information: Zoom: Go to on Sunday shortly before 10 a.m.



December 2022