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September 2021 Local Happenings

EVENTS

 

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

Glover Farmers’ Market. Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Glover Village Green, Route 16, Glover.

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

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

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

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

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Wilkins Bike Night at East Side. September 8, 6:00 p.m., Eastside Restaurant & Pub, 47 Landing Street, Newport.

Vermont Comedy Divas. September 10, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. Go to highlandartsvt.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

Orleans County Fair. September 8 through 12, Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For the full schedule of events, visit http://www.orleanscountyfair.net/.

Invasive Plant Webinar: Invaders in the Kingdom. September 8, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join this webinar to learn how to identify and control invasive plants and hear about restoration work at VLT’s Bluffside Farm in Newport to restore native plants to the field and forest. For details or to register, go to https://vlt.org/event/invasive-plant-webinar.

4th Annual State House to Farmhouse: Legislators Hear from the Farming Community. September 9, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Hillside Homestead, Albany.  For more information or to RSVP, go to https://www.ruralvermont.org/events/2021/9/9/4th-annual-state-house-to-farmhouse.

Family & Foliage Weekend. September 10 through 12. Enjoy classic camp activities like canoeing, mountain biking, and tie-dyeing with your whole family; plus Fall classics like apple picking, cider press, and pumpkin carving. Learn more and register at https://www.hosmerpoint.com/events/family-foliage-weekend.

Footworks, live music. September 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Harry’s Hardware & The Den, 3087 Main Street, Cabot. Go to https://m.facebook.com/events/harrys-hardware-the-den/footworks/436702444043895/ to learn more.

Kids’ Power Wheel Demo. September 11, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. See https://www.facebook.com/events/278-roaring-brook-rd-barton-vt-05822-8601-united-states/kids-power-wheel-demo/1743226852732957/ for more information.

Potluck Picnic Lunch and Tour at Old Stonehouse Museum. September 11, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. Learn more at https://www.pridecentervt.org/event/potluck-picnic-lunch-and-tour-old-stonehouse-museum/

Back in Black – AC/DC Tribute Band. September 11, 7:00 p.m. Orleans County Fair, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. More information is available at https://www.facebook.com/events/vermonts-orleans-county-fair/back-in-black-band-acdc-tribute/354714362822806/.

From the Parlor to the Polling Place: Stories and Songs from Suffragists. September 11, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Old Stone House Museum, 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. Learn more at https://www.oldstonehousemuseum.org/2021-speakers-series/.

Vermont Mountain Bike Association Day at Burke Mountain. September 11, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Burke Mountain Resort. Go to https://vmba.org/event/vmba-day-at-burke/ for full details.

Game of Logging. September 11 & 12, NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, Island Pond. Expert instructors from Northeast Woodland Training will teach the fundamentals of safe chainsaw use, precision tree felling, and equipment care. Visit https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/tag/game-of-logging/ for more details.

Rise & Walk St. Johnsbury. September 14, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meet at the park at Main and Winter Street. See more at https://nekprosper.org/event/rise-walk-st-johnsbury/2021-09-14/

Brett Stanciu: Unstitched. September 14, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Hardwick Town House, Depot Street, Hardwick. Go to https://literarynorth.org/event-list/2021/9/14/brett-stanciu for more information.

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song. September 15, 6:00 p.m., Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Interviews, archival footage, and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger. Find out more at https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/pete-seeger-the-power-of-song.

Restoring Biodiversity: Invasive Plant Management. September 16, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. See various treatments for controlling barberry, honeysuckle, and buckthorn, and learn how, when, and why to take action. Vermont Land Trust’s Bluffside Farm, Scott Farm Road, Newport. For more details and to register, visit https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/restoring-biodiversity-invasive-plant-management-in-the-nek.

Kingdom Trails Community Chat Series. September 16, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Orange Rind, 427 VT 144, East Burke. Hear the latest news from Kingdom Trails and share your thoughts and questions about the trail system. https://m-partners.facebook.com/events/795251054494364

Mirage Concert. September 17, 6:00 p.m. Lakeside Park, 32 Mill Street, Island Pond. This concert kicks off NEK Marathon Weekend. See https://m.facebook.com/events/948163725757168 for more information.

Full Moon Flashlight Night in the Maze. September 17 & 18, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Vermont Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton. For tickets or more information, visit https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/vermont-fall-events/.

Peter & Oliver of Pete’s Posse. September 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. Go to highlandartsvt.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

Northeast Kingdom Marathon. September 18, 5:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free USATF-certified self-supported 13.1 half or 26.2 full marathon course. Visit https://brightonrecreationvt.org/northeast-kingdom-marathon/ for full information and to register.

Still Kickin’. September 18, 7:30 – 11:20 p.m. Elks Lodge, 118 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Click https://stillkickinbandnh.com/shows for more information.

Walden Fire Department Open House. September 18, 10:00 am. – 2:00 pm., Walden Fire Department, 12 VT-125, Walden. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/events/walden-fire-department/walden-fire-departments-open-house-2021/344768554008893/.

Dragon Egg Hunt. September 18, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join the Hunt, Play the Game. Learn more at https://www.stjathenaeum.org/youth-events-1/2021/9/18/dragon-egg-hunt, and contact Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391 to register.

The Last King with Crypitus. September 18, 7:00 p.m. For more information and tickets, go to https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/the-last-king-with-crypitus.

Newport Area Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide. September 18, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Join the movement turning hope into action. Register, start a team, or make a donation TODAY at www.afsp.org/NewportVt

Music at the Market: 5th Business. September 18, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market, St. Johnsbury.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band. September 18, 6:00 p.m., Lakeside Park, 32 Mill Street, Island Pond. For more details, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/lakeside-park-island-pond/john-cafferty-the-beaver-brown-band/3909545065840612/.

Westmore Mountain Challenge. September 18: 1 Day, 5 mountains, 26 miles. For registration and details, visit https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/2021-westmore-mountain-challenge/.

Sutton River Band at the Brez! September 18, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., Tom Breslin Community Center, 377 Main Street, Lyndonville. To find out more, visit https://m.facebook.com/events/tom-breslin-center/sutton-river-band-at-the-brez/856851118323956/

Northern Harmony. September 19, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. Go to highlandartsvt.org for details and to purchase tickets.

Genny Tenny. September 19, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This 10-mile point-to-point dirt road run starts in front of the Craftsbury General Store and ends at Albany’s new general store, The Genny. Go to https://www.craftsbury.com/events/craftsbury-beer-run-zspzy for full details.

Danville Community Dinner. September 20, 6:00 p.m., Danville Congregational Church, 87 Hill Street, Danville. Visit https://www.caledonianrecord.com/calendar/community/danville-community-dinner/event_17d186a8-8d1a-11e9-a91e-1b2c12eb12a6.html for more information.

Aoife O’Donovan with special guests Hawktail. September 24, 7 :00 – 9:00 p.m. Lyndon Institute, 168 Institute Circle, Lyndon Center. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/aoife-odonovan-with-special-guests-hawktail.

Ninja Bike Clinics. September 25 & 26. Half and full-day skills clinics, as well as a 2-day camp will be held at Kingdom Trails in East Burke. Visit https://m.facebook.com/events/539687020736381 for more information and the link to register.

Music at the Market: Dana and Susan Robinson. September 25, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market, St. Johnsbury.

Rinktoberfest. September 25, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m., Fenton Chester Arena, Lyndonville. Get ready to bid during this charity auction fundraiser to support RINK, Inc., the nonprofit formed to reopen the ice arena. Learn more at https://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/rinktoberfest-planned-to-support-ice-rink-re-opening-effort/article_be1ff5ea-921d-5feb-a6f4-19aafecaada0.html

Alexander Twilight Day Apple & Cheese Festival. September 26, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Old Stone House Museum, 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. For more information, go to https://www.eventcrazy.com/Brownington-VT/events/details/852097-Alexander-Twilight-Day-Apple-and-Cheese-Festival.

 Modern Times Theater, The Perils of Mr. Punch. September 26, 3:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. Go to highlandartsvt.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

Northeast Kingdom Walk to End Alzheimer’s. September 26, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. St. Johnsbury Welcome Center. Visit https://www.nekchamber.com/interior_textright.php/pid/4/sid/170 for full details.

 

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