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Performing arts

BRATTLEBORO NECCA Circus Spectacular returns to Latchis (InPerson and Livestream): The Circus Spectacular is a dazzling fundraising event starring guest artists from around the world. 3/5: 7:30 p.m. In-person audience members must show a current vaccination card and remain masked while in the theater. Capacity limited to 50% to support distancing. 3/6: 1 p.m. In-person only. Through Sunday, March 6. $15 Balcony, $25 Orchestra, $50 VIP open seating each section. Livestream 3/5: $15 single viewer, $25 multi-viewer same device, $50 supporter. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Information: Tickets:

PUTNEY Sandglass Theater's 15th Winter Sunshine Series: "PuppetKabob Under Night Sky" with Sarah Frechette: This show follows three children on journeys united by threads of courage, love and hope. Unravel stories of the Underground Railroad stitched together in Grandmother's patchwork quilt. Hear the waves crash aside the ship as you listen to the magical tale of an Irish Memory Quilt. Quietly enter an Old School House to see a girl proudly wearing her coat of rags, stitched to patchwork perfection. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Frechette - touring puppeteer/arts educator/stop-motion animation costumer - recently fabricated giant figures for Monkey Paw Production's "Wendell & Wild." Her VT-based solo show, "The Snowflake Man," was awarded an UNIMA-USA citation of excellence and her works have been exhibited in the Shelburne Museum. $9, $7.50 Medicaid/EBT card holders. Sandglass Theater, 17 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-4051; Click for more info on Web in new window.

The written word

Brattleboro Poetry Discussion Group (via Zoom): This month we will discuss Kay Ryan. No experience necessary; copies of the poems provided. Led by Barbara Morrison. 12 noon - 2 p.m. Free. Zoom. Information: Register:

"Writing to Prompts" - Writing Workshop (via Zoom): "In this workshop, appropriate for beginning and experienced writers, we'll share what we’ve written in response to the prompts provided." Led by Barbara Morrison. 4 - 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Zoom. Information: 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.


LONDONDERRY Troubleshooting Your Laptop: Are you experiencing issues with your laptop? Is it running slowly, unexpectedly shutting down, showing error messages? Matt Sydorowich, from Sydscompufix in Ludlow, will help troubleshoot issues you are having with your laptop (no new setups!). Bring in your laptop and power cord. 9:30 a.m. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the post office). Information: Reserve your space: 802-824-4343,

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market: 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 $40. 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 Brattleboro Ski Hill hosts Annual Family Fun Day: Bring $5 for your lift ticket and dress in your best costume for a chance to win prizes to Burrows Specialized Sports, Bromley Mountain, The Marina Restaurant and other local businesses. Buy a lift ticket for a chance to win raffle prizes throughout the day. 12 noon-4 p.m. Complimentary burgers, hot dogs, beverages served all day. S'mores will be available for purchase by the fire and we'll be skiing and snowboarding to 92.7 BRATT FM all day long! Brattleboro Ski Hill is an all volunteer and non-profit organization providing affordable winter sports to our community's youth. . Living Memorial Park, Guilford St. Ext. Information:

Community building

PUTNEY Trees For Good: Community Tree Planting Project in Putney: Do you have a calling to plant fruit tree seedlings to grow fruit and nuts for the future? Join us to hear about this project. Perhaps you know of a school, social service organization, farm, municipal area with a small unused field, or a privately owned vacant lot on which to plant fruit and nut trees. 2 p.m. Dress warm, bring a mask, be prepared for social distancing. Free. Putney Community Garden, across from Putney General Store (4 Kimball Hill). Information: Register:; Questions about Trees for Good:



March 2022