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Local Events for August 2022

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Craftsbury Farmers’ Market. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., May 21 - October 8. The Common House, Craftsbury Common. Find details at https://www.townofcraftsbury.com/craftsbury-calendar/2017/7/9/concerts-on-the-common-px8xx-cmh3y-rasgf-fr98c-6k9y4-ra4md-pbkwx-grsl5-arks4-j8j6w.


Hardwick Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. May 20 - October 7. Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick.


Lyndon Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Bandstand Park, 115 Park Avenue, Lyndonville. 


Newport Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Gardner Park Road, Newport. 


St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., May - October. Pearl Street, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.facebook.com/St.J.Farmers.Market for more information.


Children’s Classics Book Club. Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Rand Memorial Library, 160 Railroad Street, Suite 2, North Troy. For more information and to register, go to https://www.randmemorial.com. 


Outdoor Summer Storytime. Friday August 5 & 12, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Find more details at https://www.stjathenaeum.org/youth-events-1.


Storytime at the Dailey! Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Dailey Memorial Library, 101 Junior High Drive, Derby. Visit the library on Facebook for more details.


Storytime at Craftsbury Public Library. Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Craftsbury Public Library, 11 Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. See dates and more information at https://www.townofcraftsbury.com/cpl


Storytime at Rand Memorial Library. Fridays, 10:00 a.m., Rand Memorial Library, 160 Railroad Street, Suite 2, North Troy. Visit https://www.randmemorial.com/ for more information.


Rise & Walk St. Johnsbury. Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m., Arnold Park, Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Find more details at https://nekprosper.org/event/rise-walk-st-johnsbury/all/.


 St. Johnsbury Walk and Talk. Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Four Seasons Park, Main Street and Winter Street, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://nekprosper.org/event/st-johnsbury-walk-and-talk/2022-05-09/ to learn more.


Tuesday Night Gravel Bike Rides. Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Meet at the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Three Rivers Path Trailhead, 195 Bay Street, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html to find out more.


4@4@4 Running Club. Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Meet at the Four Seasons Playground, Winter Street & Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Find more information at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Saturday Clubhouse Swim Series. Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Start at the Clubhous, 649 Sunset Acres, Newport. See more details at https://kingdomgames.co/small-group-saturday-clubhous-swim-series.


Art from Guantanamo Bay. On exhibit through August 21 at Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html to learn more.


The Enigmatic Art of David Ricketts. On exhibit through August 27 at the NEK Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Learn more about the artist and his work at https://www.nekartisansguild.com/backroom-gallery-collection.


Homestead Connections: Growing on the Edge. August 3, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Hawthorn Meadow Farmstead, 95 Reed Pond Road, Craftsbury. Find details at https://ruralartsvt.org/events/growing-on-the-edge.


Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping. August 3, 4:00 pm., Greensboro Free Library, 53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. Visit https://vermonthumanities.org/event/bees-besieged-a-history-of-beekeeping/ for more details.


Wednesdays on the Waterfront: Mike Goudreau Band. August 3, 6:00 -10:00 p.m., Waterfront Gazebo, 100 Main Street, Newport. See more at https://www.discovernewportvt.com/events.


St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Summer Reading Celebration. August 3, 1:30 p.m., St. Johnsbury School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Find more details at https://www.stjathenaeum.org/youth-events-1.


Lyndonville Band Concerts. August 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Bandstand Park, 115 Park Avenue, Lyndonville. 


Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings. August 4, 5:00 & 8:00 p.m., Caledonia #9 Grange Hall, 88 East Church Street, Hardwick. Get tickets and more details at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roochie-toochie-and-the-ragtime-shepherd-kings-tickets-333110952827.


12th Annual Summer Celebration. August 4, 3:30 - 8:30 p.m., Craftsbury Common, 1422 North Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury Common. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1417708458708564/?ref=newsfeed to see the full schedule of events.


Cell Phone Nature Photography. August 4, 6:30 p.m., Davies Memorial Library, 532 Maple Street, Lower Waterford. See the library website at https://daviesmemoriallibrary.org/upcoming-events to learn more. 


St. Johnsbury Players Present “Dora.” August 5, 7:00-8:30 p.m., United Community Church, UCC, 1325 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. See more details at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html. 


Bassel & the Supernaturals, Outdoor Concert. August 5, 6:30 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For tickets and more details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


The Addams Family Musical. August 5, 6, 12 & 13 at 7:00 p.m., and August 7 & 14 at 3:00 p.m. Haskell Free Library and Opera House, 93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. Find more information and a link for tickets at https://haskellopera.com/blog/event/addams-family-musical/?instance_id=17156.


Vermont Children’s Theater Presents: Big Fish, an alumni show. Performances held August 5 & 6 at 7:00 p.m. and August 7 at 2:00 p.m. VCT, 2283 Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.vermontchildrenstheater.com. 


91st Annual Danville Community Fair. August 6, 11:00 a.m. - 10:0 p.m., on the green Danville. Visit the chamber website at https://www.danvillevtchamber.org/danville-fair/ for the day’s schedule of events.


Dog Mountain Summer Dog Party! August 6, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Find more information at https://www.dogmt.com/Events.html.


Meet the Artist Reception: David Ricketts. August 6, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Backroom Gallery at the NEK Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Learn more about David and his art at https://www.nekartisansguild.com/backroom-gallery-collection.


Summer Stroll in Gardner Park: Music by Markus Daniels Band. August 6, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., The Waterfront, Newport. See more details at https://www.discovernewportvt.com/event/summer-stroll-band-markus-daniels-band.


Contra Dance. August 6, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Craftsbury Fire Station, Creek Road, Craftsbury Village. Proceeds benefit The Craftsbury Historical Society. Find out more at https://www.townofcraftsbury.com/craftsbury-calendar/2022/8/6/contra-dance-at-fire-station-to-benefit-historical-society.


Cobleigh Library Storytime: My Favorite Book. August 6, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Bandstand Park, 115 Park Avenue, Lyndonville. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/765931201316851/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A%2229%22%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3A%22event_calendar_create%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D¬if_id=1658776531897311¬if_t=event_calendar_create&ref=notif.


Growing Herbs in Your Garden: August 6, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Lincoln Street Community Garden, Lincoln Street, St. Johnsbury. Registration is required; contact Adele West-Fisher at 802-745-1392 or awestfisher@stjathenaeum.org to reserve your spot. Visit https://www.stjathenaeum.org/adult-events-1/2022/8/6/growing-herbs-in-your-garden-workshop-at-lincoln-street-community-garden for full details.


Book Sale and Community Yard Sale. August 6, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Dailey Memorial Library, 101 Junior High Drive, Derby. Visit the library’s website at https://www.daileymemoriallibrary.org/ for more information.


#Getdowntown Live Music: Dennis Cote. August 6, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Boxcar & Caboose, 394 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. See more information at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Back Roads Readings: Brad Kessler & Jay Parini. August 7, 3:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For more details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


Cars of Yesteryear 38th International Car Show. August 7, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., North Country Union High School, 209 Veterans Avenue, Newport. Find more information at http://www.carsofyesteryear.org.


Music on the Common: In the Pocket. August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Craftsbury Common, Common Loop, Craftsbury Common. See more on the town’s website at https://www.townofcraftsbury.com/craftsbury-calendar/2022/6/26/mango-jam-cajun-zydeco-concert-on-the-common-lbhbt-d3jfc.


Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Presents: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience. August 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Get full details at https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/terrance-simien-the-zydeco-experience.


Vermont Open Farm Week. August 7 - 14. Events happening at several locations throughout the Northeast Kingdom. Visit https://northeastkingdom.com/celebrate-vermont-open-farm-week-in-the-northeast-kingdom/ to find out what’s happening near you.


Caspian Monday Music: “It Floats Away from You.” August 8, 7:00 p.m., Main Stage,  Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For tickets and more details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


St. J Town Band Concerts & Ice Cream Socials. August 8, 15 & 22, 7:30 - 8:30, Caledonia County Courthouse Park, 1126 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. See more at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Food Truck Popup @ The Pavilion. August 9, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., at the Three Rivers Path Trailhead Pavilion, 195 Bay Street, St. Johnsbury. Go to https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html for more details.


Book Discussion: A Country Year by Sue Hubbell. August 9, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Barton Public Library, 100 Church Street, Barton. Learn more at https://vermonthumanities.org/event/book-discussion-farms-and-gardens-barton-0080922.


Wednesdays on the Waterfront: Evansville Transit Authority. August 10, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m., Waterfront Gazebo, Newport. Lear more at https://www.discovernewportvt.com/event/wednesdays-on-the-waterfront-evansville-transit-authority/.


Full Moon Pizza Party. August 10, 5:30 p.m. & August 12, 7:30 p.m., The Greenspace, 321 South Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. Find out more about this event at https://ruralartsvt.org/events/greenspace-pizza-party-aug.


Meet the Author: S. Lee Manning. August 10, 7:00 p.m., Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main Street, Hardwick. Go to https://www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org/adults/calendar-of-events/ to learn more about Manning and her books.


Kickstart NEK Workshop. August 10, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Rural Arts Collaborative, Greensboro. Get more information and register at https://ruralartsvt.org/events/kickstart-nek-getting-started-workshop.


Map and Compass Class. August 11, 6:30 p.m., Davies Memorial Library, 532 Maple Street, Lower Waterford. See the library website at https://daviesmemoriallibrary.org/upcoming-events to learn more. 


Books and Brews! August 11, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Front Seat Coffee, 101 South Main Street, Hardwick. To benefit the Jeudevine Memorial Library. For tickets and more details go to https://www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org/adults/calendar-of-events. 


Community Farm & Food Celebration. August 12, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Atkins Field at Cooper Brook, 100 Granite Street, Hardwick. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/985438552151097/?ref=newsfeed to learn more.


PAMFest - 10th Annual Peacham Acoustic Music Festival. August 12 & 13 at various venues throughout Peacham. See the full schedule and ticket information at https://pamfest.org.


Lakou Mizik, Outdoor Concert. August 13, 6:30 p.m.,  Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For tickets and more details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.
Library Book Sale. August 13, 9:00 a.m., Craftsbury Public Library 12 Church Lane, Craftsbury. 


Snug Valley Farm Pasture Walk & Whole Hog BBQ Potluck. August 13, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m., Snug Valley Farm, 824 Pumpkin Lane, East Hardwick. Find details and tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/924313008325343.


Craftsbury Old Home Day 2022. August 13, 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Common Loop,  Craftsbury Common. Visit https://www.townofcraftsbury.com/craftsbury-calendar/2021/8/14/old-home-day-277ct to learn about the day’s activities.


#Getdowntown Live Music: Barry Hayes. August 13, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Boxcar & Caboose, 394 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. See more information at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Derby Line Community Day. August 13, Baxter Park, Derby Line. Go to https://www.facebook.com/Derby-Line-Community-Day-1406660089548276 for information about the day’s events.


Heatwave - ETWA Pro Wrestling. August 13, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Baxter Park, Derby Line. Go to https://www.etwaprowrestling.com/events/2022/8/13/heatwave for tickets and more information.


Burke Enduro World Series. August 13 & 14, Burke Mountain, East Burke. Visit https://ews.skiburke.com/ to find full details for the festival.
Monster Truck Chaos Tour. August 13 & 14, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. Go to https://tickets.monstertruckz.com/event/chaos-tour---barton-vt---200pm---08142022---sunday to see more details and purchase tickets.


Black River Grand Prix. August 13 & 14, Craftsbury Outdoor Center, 535 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common. For details and registration, visit https://www.craftsbury.com/events/black-river-grand-prix-short-track.


Beavers: A Keystone Species & Why They Matter So Much. August 14, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For full details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Presents: Hannah Wicklund. August 14, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Get full details at https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/hannah-wicklund.


Caspian Monday Music: New and Old Discoveries. August 15, 7:00 p.m., Main Stage, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. Proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Lisa Batiashvili Foundation to support musicians in Ukraine. For tickets and more details go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


Introduction to Portraiture Photography. August 16, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Green Space 321 South Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. 


Birding 101. August 18, 6:30 p.m., Davies Memorial Library, 532 Maple Street, Lower Waterford. See the library website at https://daviesmemoriallibrary.org/upcoming-events to learn more. 


Veggie Van Go. August 18, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, 1316 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury. Learn more at https://nekprosper.org/event/veggie-van-go/2022-08-18.


Book Discussion: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. August 18, 1:00 p.m., Goodrich Memorial Library, 202 Main Street, Newport. Go to https://www.goodrichlibrary.org/wordpress/events/ for more details.


Dairy Show. August 18 - 20, Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. Get more information at https://www.facebook.com/events/vermonts-orleans-county-fair/dairy-show/1071767813552067.


Session Americana, Outdoor Concert. August 19, 6:30 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For more details or tickets, go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar. 


KT Community Chat. August 20, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Cafe Lotti, 603 VT Route 114, East Burke. See more information at https://www.kingdomtrails.org/calender-of-events?loxi_pathname=%2Fkt-community-chat-5-254.


Benton Lodge Annual Lobsterfest. August 20, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Guild Hall, Guildhall Common, Guildhall. Find more details at https://www.nekchamber.com/interior_textright.php/pid/2/sid/159/eid/8679.


RuralEdge HomeBuyer Education Workshop. August 20, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., RuralEdge Mountain View Community Room, 105 Mountain View Drive, St. Johnsbury. For more information or to register, call 800-234-0560 or 802-473-3919, email homeownership@ruraledge.org, or visit www.ruraledge.org


3-D Archery Shoot, Bowhunters Rendezvous. August 20 & 21, Derby Fish and Game Club, 75 Fish Game Road, Derby. See additional details at https://www.rlarchery.com/event/3-d-archery-competition-derby-fish-game-club-2.


#Getdowntown Live Music: Deb & Dean. August 20, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. See more information at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Craftsbury Beer Run. August 20, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Craftsbury Outdoor Center, 535 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common. Find full details at https://www.craftsbury.com/events/craftsbury-beer-run-1.


Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Presents: Vox Sambou. August 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Get full details at https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/vox-sambou.


Caspian Monday Music: “The Four Seasons.” August 22, 7:00 p.m., Main Stage, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For tickets and more details, go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar.


Caledonia County Fair. August 24 - 28, 1 Fairground Road, Lyndonville. Visit the fair website at https://caledoniacountyfair.com/ for a full schedule of shows and events.


Book Discussion: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. August 24, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, Hardwick. See the library’s events page at https://www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org/adults/calendar-of-events/ for more details.


St. J Final Fridays! August 26, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/finalfridays.html to learn more.


Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Presents: Fox Royale. August 26, 7:00 p.m., Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Visit https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/fox-royale/ for more details.


Kingdom Corn Maze Opening Day. August 27, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton. Find more information at https://kingdomcornmaze.com.
Movie Night on the Green: Encanto. August 27, 7:30 p.m. on the green, Park Street & US 2, Danville. Visit https://www.movienightonthegreen.com/ to learn more.


Vermont Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies. August 27, 7:30 - 8:30, Haskell Free Library and Opera House, 93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. For tickets and full details, go to https://haskellopera.com/blog/event/vermont-symphony-orchestra/?instance_id=17163.


The Great Bake-Off Tasting: Scrummy Star Bakes on the Patio. August 27, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. For more details or to purchase tickets, go to https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar


Kingdom Trails Volunteer Trail Work Day. August 27, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. To learn more, go to https://www.kingdomtrails.org/calender-of-events?loxi_pathname=%2Fvolunteer-trail-work-day-2-287.


#Getdowntown Live Music: Whiskers of Odd. August 27, 2:00 -5:00 p.m., Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Find more info at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Punishers LEMC NEK Chapter’s 1st Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Ride. August 27. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. Ride begins at North Country Union High School, 209 Veterans Avenue, Newport. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/301144215119339/ to see more details.


Natural Dyeing with Wild Plants. August 27 & 28, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Catamount Arts Center, 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Registration Deadline is August 15. Go to https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/natural-dyeing-with-wild-plants/ for full details and to register.


Making Garden Beds. August 27 & 28, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Holland School Walking Path. Contact the Holland Community Center at hcc.bofd@gmail.com for more information.


Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Presents: Moorea Masa & the Mood. August 28, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Get full details at https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/moorea-masa-the-mood.


Old Crow Medicine Show with Special Guest Don Flemons. August 28, 7:30 p.m., Stateside Amphitheater, Jay Peak Resort, 830 Jay Peak Road, Jay. go to https://www.facebook.com/events/jay-peak-resort/old-crow-medicine-show-at-jay-peak/737645970741268/ for tickets and more information.


#Getdowntown Live Music: Fifth Business. September 3, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. Learn more at https://www.discoverstjohnsbury.com/calendar.html.


Summer Stroll: Music by How To. September 3, 7:00 p.m., Gardner Park, Newport. Visit https://www.discovernewportvt.com/event/summer-stroll-band-how-two/ to find out more.


Orleans County Fair. September 7 - 11, Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. Find a schedule of events at http://www.orleanscountyfair.net/fair.html.

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