‘Prouty Presents’ offers afternoon of music outdoors

BRATTLEBORO — The Winston Prouty Center will host a free outdoor concert on Saturday, Oct. 1.

“Prouty Presents” will showcase a range of local musical talent with five groups beginning at the top of the hour starting at 1 p.m.

Performers include (in this order): Vermont Jazz Center Sextet (community jazz ensemble sharing original and classic jazz tunes), Windham Philharmonic (playing Beethoven's Symphony No. 1), Galera de Samba (high-energy Brazilian Carnival music), Ukuele 128 (traditional folk music), and Stella Kola (Western Mass bleary paradisiacal folk).

Picnic plates (hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled corn, and chips) will be available by donation. Visitors are welcome to bring beverages of their choice. The family-friendly event will include children's activities, including face-painting, lawn games, giant bubbles, and visits onboard the Early Learning Express Bookmobile.

The event will be held on the Winston Prouty Campus, 209 Austine Drive. More information can be found at

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