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July 2021 Local Happenings

EVENTS

Newport Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Gardner Park Road, Newport.

Danville Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. Danville Green, 100 Park Street, Danville.

Lyndon Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3:00-6:00 p.m., Bandstand Park, Lyndonville.

Hardwick Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick.

St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Eastern Avenue & Pearl Street, St. Johnsbury.

Kat Wright Concert. July 9, 6:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro. Joined by guitarist Bob Wagner and bassist Josh Weinstein, the trio leans into a sound that showcases their folk and roots selves. For full details, visit https://highlandartsvt.org/events/kat-wright/.

Tails and Tales, Summer Read & Play. Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays, July 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 12:30 p.m., Dailey Memorial Library, 101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Meet on the library lawn for stories, crafts, games, special animal guests, and other fun activities. Designed for ages 6-12, but all are welcome. Visit https://www.facebook.com/Dailey-Memorial-Library-205442829481073 for more information. 

Tails and Tales, Outdoor Storytime. July 9, 16, and 30, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.; July 22, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Held in the Athenaeum’s backyard for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and play. For children up to age 5. Contact Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391 for more details and to register.

Hey St. J! #GetDownTown. July 10, beginning at noon. Catamount Arts, the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce and the Town of St. Johnsbury have partnered to revive this free, family-friendly performing arts series. Visit www.facebook.com/events/281291447125187/?ref=newsfeed for details on performers, times, and locations.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Homes & Gardens Tour. July 10, 3:00 p.m. Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/173272801365096/ for more information.

HuDost Concert. Sunday, July 11, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Part of the Leavitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series at Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. For more details, visit https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/hudost/. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Admission: FREE! 

Catamount Arts Logo

Exordium, Tales of Tails. July 13, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Join the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum for a special Animal Exploration event. Explore the what, how, and why of animal and bird tales. (Ages 6 and up.) To register, contact Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391.

Veggie Van Go. July 15, 10:00-11:00 a.m. A free mobile produce market at NVRH, 1316 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury. In partnership with the Vermont Foodbank, the market is open to anyone in the area who may need to supplement their budget with fresh produce. For more details, visit https://nekprosper.org/event/veggie-van-go/2021-07-15/.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Gazebos and Bandstands Tour. July 17, 3:00 p.m. Lakeside Park Bandstand, Cross Street, Island Pond. Pull up your camping chair, pack up the sunscreen, and enjoy some rousing brass music – VSO is bringing pomp and circumstance with a free brass quintet concert featuring trumpet, trombone, horn, and tuba. 

Raid Lamoille. July 17, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Raid Lamoille is a 25 or 55-mile route where you’ll be treated to some stout climbing on quintessential Vermont gravel. You will be self-navigating and essentially self-supported, but there’s a party awaiting you at the finish. Visit https://www.grvl.net/raid-lamoille for full details and to register.

RuralEdge HomeBuyer Education Workshop Saturday, July 17, RuralEdge Moose River Housing Community Room, 159 Moose River Drive, St. Johnsbury, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 800-234-0560 or 802-473-3919; email homeownership@ruraledge.org, or visit www.ruraledge.org.

Chad Hollister Band. July 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Part of the Leavitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series at Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://tickets.catamountarts.org/events/chad%20hollister%20band/2021-7-18_17.00/dog%20mountain?back=2&area=337e21e8-bb40-e711-80f3-005056080889&type=ga for more details. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Admission: FREE! 

Newport Vets Town Hall. July 18, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Waterfront Pavilion at Prouty Beach, Newport. Veterans of any era who served in any capacity are invited to stand before their community and speak for up to ten minutes about what it was like to serve their country. Non-veterans are encouraged to attend and listen. 

A Reading with Reeve Lindbergh. July 21, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Meet local author Reeve Lindbergh as she reads a selection of her picture books. Take home activity packets will be available after the event. To register, contact Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391.

The Blue Dahlia. July 25, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Part of the Leavitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series at Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Go to https://tickets.catamountarts.org/events/the%20blue%20dahlia/2021-7-25_17.00/dog%20mountain?back=2&area=337e21e8-bb40-e711-80f3-005056080889&type=ga for full details. Gates open at 4:00. Admission: FREE!

Dog Mountain Summer Picnic. July 31, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/143-parks-rd-st-johnsbury-vt-05819-8907-united-states/dog-mountain-summer-picnic/256577879408412/ to learn more.

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