Tuesday

1

October

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart Singers. Do you like to sing? Consider joining our very own Young at Heart Singers Group. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC! Please register. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi. Every Tuesday through Nov. 19. Revisit and apply Tai Chi Principles to Level I & II while moving forward learning Level III. Pre-requisite: Some practice of Level I & II. 3-4 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Turkey Supper. With all the fixings. Seatings at 5 and 6:15 p.m. Take-out available. Call for reservations. $15 adults, $7.50 children, 5 p.m. Cabot United Church, Main Street, Cabot, rosebothfeld@yahoo.com, 802-563-2715.

Environmental Injustice and Nuclear Waste. The Road from Vermont Yankee Nuclear reactor to West Texas and New Mexico. Potluck meal and forum. Speakers will discuss the issues of nuclear waste, present federal policy and the environmental injustice. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 64 State Street, Montpelier , can@nukebusters.org, 413-339-5781.

Meditation Workshops. Meditating for Deep Well-Being. This non-secular class welcomes participants of all experience levels, from those who’ve never meditated before to those with a regular practice. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, csherburn@myfairpoint.net, 802-454-7385.

Fall Foliage Festival Variety Show. Local talent including: Dana and Susan Robinson, The Kowal Family Band, Cabot Community Theater, humorous readings from RD Eno and Ron LaySleeper, The New Economistas and The Outerburgs. By donation, proceeds benefit Cabot Arts. 7-9 p.m. Cabot Town Hall, 3085 Main St. Cabot, director@cabotarts.org, 802-793-3016.

Archer Mayor. Join the award-winning crime writer for a reading and talk about “Bomber’s Moon,” the newest installment in the Detective Joe Gunther series. Book signing, Q&A and refreshments. 7-8 p.m. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St. Montpelier, samantha@bearpondbooks.com, 802-229-0774.

Wednesday

2

October

Walk-Through Wednesday Open House. The first Wednesday of each month for an introductory visit to the OVWS grade school on our Grace Farm campus. Please register by noon the day prior. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Orchard Valley Waldorf School, 2290 VT Route 14 North, East Montpelier, enrollment@ovws.org, 802-456-7400.

Mah Jong. Join Mah Jong group for fun, friendship and conversation. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed, good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Eyes and Ears. Talking With Vermonters Where They Live. Working in the Northeast Kingdom, Outreach Representative Sheila Reed is the “eyes and ears” of Senator Bernie Sanders. Reed will share the insights and perspectives she has gained about the lives and concerns of rural Vermonters. Free for OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, Gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

Senior Day. join us in the Milne Room for music by Ali T, playing an eclectic mix of originals, jazz, standards and old-time favorites, followed by light refreshments. Free, 1:30-3 p.m. Aldrich Library, 6 Washington St. Barre, aldrichlibrarian@gmail.com, 802-476-7550.

Line Dancing. Line dancing class. $5, 3:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Get the Sugar Out!. Fall is the perfect time to gently cleanse and boost immunity. Sugar consumption in excess can lead to issues such as inflammation, fatigue and digestive disorders. Learn how to reduce sugar consumption and leave with recipes and inspiration. Registration suggested. info@hungermountain.coop. 5-6 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Central VT Chess Club. Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to come play at the Central VT Chess Club. Free instruction provided for students. No membership fees. Please bring your own equipment. 6-9 p.m. The HUB at the Berlin Mall, Berlin Mall Road, Berlin , robertnichols3@myfairpoint.net, 802-229-1207.

Connections for Change. Dinner and an informal time to meet and talk with treatment providers from the Barre area. Community supported addiction recovery. Childcare available. 6:15-8 p.m. Church of the Good Shepherd, 39 Washington Street, Barre, muebeth@gmail.com, 802-476-3929.

Place Based Natural Building in Central America. Liz Johndrow and the TERRA Collaborative (Pueblo Project) have partnered with local communities in Central America to offer hands-on workshops in the construction and renovation of homes and community buildings. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design Build School, 7895 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496-5545.

A Defining Passion. Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans shares extraordinary and often hilarious anecdotes about dictionaries through the ages, while reflecting on a life dedicated to honoring words. 7-8:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, jeuber@vermonthumanities.org, 802-262-1353.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Thursday

3

October

Thrift Sale. Lots of clothing for all sizes. Everything will be a $1.00 or less. All profits go to the church’s fuel fund to keep the people warm that use the church during the winter. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main Street, Montpelier, store-director@outlook.com, 802-229-9155.

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Cribbage. Join the fun!. 10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Chair Yoga. Focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation, all yoga equipment provided. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Review and refine practice Levels I & II. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Gallery Reception. A celebration of artist Adelaide Tyrol’s exhibit, “Anatomy of a Pond,” on display from Oct. through Dec. Gallery opens 5:30 p.m. artist remarks 6 p.m. refreshments provided. 5:30-7 p.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, info@northbranchnaturecenter.org, 802-229-6206.

End-of-Life Care for Pets. The end of our pets’ lives can be challenging. Explore your thoughts, ask questions, and hear practical information from a local veterinarian, who focuses on end-of-life care and acupuncture for pets. registration suggested, 5:30-7 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Deer Tracking. Rodney Elmer and his family will show you how to be a successful tracker. Locating a track, clothing, firearm selection, and more. For beginning or experienced hunters. Light refreshments provided. 6-9 p.m. Mountain Deer Taxidermy, 1308 Loop Road, Northfield, 802-485-7184.

A Rat-Packish Rabblin’ Good Time. Comedy and Jazz will intertwine. A few songs, a few jokes, a few songs, a few jokes. You get it. 6-10 p.m. Rabble Rouser ~ Chocolate & Craft Co. 62 Main Street, Montpelier, daughteroftheliberator@gmail.com, 802-225-6227.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Friday

4

October

Writers Block. Come join other scriveners to share your essays, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Please register. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Storytime & Eye Spy in the Gallery. Bring your young children to the SPA galleries and listen to a story that relates to the current exhibit(s). Following the story, take part in a game of “eye spy”. 10:30-11 a.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history, share and record family’s story with just memories, the Internet and a library card. Part memoir, part genealogy. Brown bag lunch. Please register. by donation, 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Elders Together Support Group. Free, drop-In monthly support group for older elders. Contact facilitator at 802-223-8140 for more information/transportation assistance. 1-2:30 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, maryalicebisbee@gmail.com.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Focusing on everyday life and obstacles we all face. Worry, doubt, confusion, depression are all attacks on the mind. Joyce Meyer’s “Battlefield of the Mind” teaches us how to find peace & clarity. $10 book cost, 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yang24 Tai Chi. Slow continuous, soft and circular movements in a slow forming flow. The slower and lower the movement, the greater the strength and endurance benefit. All ages. Donations welcomed. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US Rte 2 PO Box 152, East Montpelier, info.twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Show 35 Opening. Join us for live music, food and drink while you take in recent works by the membership of Montpelier’s sole collective art gallery. 4-8 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, kate@thefrontvt.com, 802-552-0877.

Friday Night Grill. Order off our menu. Open to the public. varies, 5-7 p.m. Northfield’s American Legion Post 63, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 8024856713.

Mother Jones in Heaven. TV (“Breaking Bad”) and Off-Broadway actress Vivian Nesbitt portrays Mother Jones in the Vermont premiere of Si Kahn’s rousing one-woman musical about the labor leader and “grandmother of all agitators.” . $25, $20 for students, union members, and seniors, 7 p.m. Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite Street, Barre, markgvt@yahoo.com, 802-505-5099.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Cookies Hot Club. Featuring jazz standards, swing, blues, gypsy jazz, Americana, and originals in a fusion of tunes that are undeniably danceable. All proceeds will benefit the Grange Hall Renovation fund. $10 suggested donation, 7:30-10 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, grangehallcc@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

Dance Party. Vermont-based Electrolads harness the power of pulsating music to create a space for raw dance culture. $10, 8-10:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Jimmie Vaughan. The legendary Texas Blues guitarist and 4-time Grammy winner brings his 7-piece band to The Barre Opera House for what promises to be Vermont’s hottest blues event of the year. $22 — $42.50, 8 p.m. Barre Opera House , 6 North Main Street, Barre, staff@barreoperahouse.org, 802-476-8188.

Saturday

5

October

Just The Way We Are. A Burlesque review. A celebration of body diversity in burlesque review. Limited seating is available so advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. $15-25, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center , grangehallcc@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

Pumpkin Sale. Locally grown pumpkins, $5 — $15. Proceeds benefit the MSCVT parent group fund which supports student activities throughout the school year and teacher appreciation week. 9-11 a.m. Montessori School of Central Vermont, 84 Pine Hill Road, Barre, info@mscvt.org, 802-479-0912.

Art’s First!. Designed for your child to come and explore different materials to make whimsical art that connect to our current and upcoming SPA exhibits. Materials will be provided. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. Over 70 vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and crafting equipment, wool items, local meat and cheese, contests, classes and demos, shepherd workshops, herding and shearing demos. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $1 children under 12,, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tunbridge Fairgrounds, 1 Fairgrounds Ln. Tunbridge, terry@tmillerwebdesign.com, 802-592-3153.

Junior Apprentice Club. Every Saturday from June through October Junior Apprentices may join in a variety of guided activities in our Learning Lab, including beginning coding, basic robotics, 3D design & printing, and other exciting challenges for maker minds. Free with Jr Apprentice Patch, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street, Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Open Studio. Hand-bound journals, photo albums and guest books using traditional bookbinding techniques, with handmade papers & materials from around the world. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Nature Journaling. Workshops designed to appreciate the outdoors with guided nature journaling adventures and a bookbinding class with Rachel Sargent Mirus. Second class on Oct. 5. Classes can be taken together or separately. $10-25, 2-4 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, info.acrossroads@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

Annual Chicken Pie Supper. With all the fixings. Seatings at 4:30 and 6:30. Reservations call 229-9504. $10 adults 7-12$5, 6 and under free, 4:30-8 p.m. First Congregational Church of Berlin, 1808 Scott Hill Road, Berlin, calacasse@netscape.com.

Swinging Book Party. Susan Z. Ritz, author of “A Dream to Die For,” and Kathryn Davis, author of “The Silk Road,” will read from their new books and performance by the band Umlaut. Light refreshments provided. 5-7 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Johnny Rawls with Dave Keller. S rousing evening of soul and blues. Bring your dancing shoes. Tickets are $20, Students $10, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

EagleMania. Eagles tribute show delivers all of the group’s hits, as well as Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh’s singles. $29 — $38, 7:30 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 North Main Street, Barre, staff@barreoperahouse.org, 802-476-8188.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Contra Dance with Pete’s Posse. Don Veino calling. No experience and no partner needed. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45 p.m. Every first, third and fifth Saturday year round. $10/$5/$15, 7:45-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

Sunday

6

October

Breakfast Buffet. Eggs & omelets made to order, pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, hash browns, chipped beef & gravy, corned beef hash. The bar opens at 10 a.m. with specials on Mimosas & Bloody Marys. $9, children under 10 $4, 8-11 a.m. The American Legion, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 802-485-6713.

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. Over 70 vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and crafting equipment, wool items, local meat and cheese, contests, classes and demos, shepherd workshops, herding and shearing demos. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $1 children under 12,, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tunbridge Fairgrounds, 1 Fairgrounds Ln. Tunbridge, terry@tmillerwebdesign.com, 802-592-3153.

Open Studio. Hand-bound journals, photo albums and guest books using traditional bookbinding techniques, with handmade papers & materials from around the world. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Open Farm Sunday. Fun activities like hayrides, a cow train, mason jar butter making, farm tours and more.meet the Cabot Farm Families who produce quality milk to make your favorite Cabot cheese. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fairmont Farm , 95 Lyle Yound Road, Montpelier, 802-223-3868.

Modern Western Square Dance. Peter Tobin will be calling easy mainstream, mainstream and plus dances. Singles and couples are welcome. $8 , 2-5 p.m. Capital City Grange, 6612 VT-12, Berlin, 802-793-5011.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 2-5 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Made in VT Tour. A world premiere commission from composer Matthew Evan Taylor paired with a screening of a new film, “The Greatest Night,” by Jeremy Lee MacKenzie. Tickets start at $20, Students $10, and Seniors 20% off, 3-5 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Closing Celebration. reVision exhibit — Vermont artists stretch the limits of ordinary perception. 3-5 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov, 802-828-0749.

Garnet Rogers. Canadian guitarist and songwriter, widely considered by fans and critics alike to be one of the finest, with his smooth, dark baritone, incredible range, and thoughtful, dramatic phrasing, . $20 Adv / $25 Door, 4-6 p.m. The Willey Building Auditorium, 3085 Main St. Cabot, director@cabotarts.org, 802-793-3016.

Auditions. The Valley Players announce auditions for Out of Sight, Out of Murder, by Fred Carmichael. The show dates are Fri.-Sun. Jan. 17 through Feb. 2. Rehearsals begin Oct. 28 and will generally be on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 6-8 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Monday

7

October

Yoga. This class is appropriate for all levels, mats provided, or you may bring your own. $30 per 6 week session, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Handwork Circle. Bring with you what you are working on and share handwork skills, ideas and advice. Monday evenings. 6:30-8 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Tuesday

8

October

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart Singers. Do you like to sing? Consider joining our very own Young at Heart Singers Group. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC! Please register. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi. Every Tuesday through Nov. 19. Revisit and apply Tai Chi Principles to Level I & II while moving forward learning Level III. Pre-requisite: Some practice of Level I & II. 3-4 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Time Travel. Reading the History of Everything in Letterforms, with Guest Designer Robert Bringhurst. 3:30-5 p.m. VCFA’s Noble Hall Lounge, 39 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Meditation Workshops. Meditating for Deep Well-Being. This non-secular class welcomes participants of all experience levels, from those who’ve never meditated before to those with a regular practice. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, csherburn@myfairpoint.net, 802-454-7385.

Wednesday

9

October

Pin-up. Returning Student Design Work on Display. The MFA in Graphic Design program’s fall residency will feature public lectures by guest designers and exhibitions of student work. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. VCFA Alumnx Hall, 45 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Square Dancing. No partner needed, good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Is There a Right to Vote in the United States?. Three Norwich University professors will explain the history of voting in the U.S. including how laws have defined, interpreted, limited and ignored this democratic cornerstone since 1787. Free for OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center , 58 Barre St. Montpelier , Gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

Line Dancing. Line dancing class. $5, 3:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Community Celebration & Ribbon Cutting. The Taylor Street Apartments & Transit Center are nearly complete. Come celebrate as we welcome these essential additions into our community. Food trucks, open house/tours, live music by the Sky Blue Boys & family-friendly games. 4-7 p.m. Taylor Street Apartments & Montpelier Transit Center, 61 Taylor Street, Montpelier, mrama@downstreet.org, 802-477-1424.

Central VT Chess Club. Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to come play at the Central VT Chess Club. Free instruction provided for students. No membership fees. Please bring your own equipment. 6-9 p.m. The HUB at the Berlin Mall, Berlin Mall Road, Berlin , robertnichols3@myfairpoint.net, 802-229-1207.

Infographics for Social Change. A Graphic Ally Hackathon, with Guest Designer Jessica Bellamy, part of VCFA’s MFA in Graphic Design fall residency. 6:30-8:15 p.m. VCFA’s Noble Hall Lounge & Reading Room, 39 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Digital Fabrication & 3D Printing. Rachel Vroman, manager at Harvard’s Digital Fabrication Lab, and Justin Lavallee, researcher at MIT’s Urban Risk Lab, will share stories of creating art, objects and more using robots, CNC machines and computer programming. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design Build School, 7895 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496-5545.

Criminal Justice in Vermont. A panel discussion of women’s incarceration and how it differs from men’s, impact on families and children, and a reading from an anthology from the women’s writing program. Moderated by Cary Brown, Exec. Dir. of Vermont Commission on Women. 7-8:30 p.m. Hayes Room, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, catherine.rader@myfairpoint.net.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Thursday

10

October

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pin-up. Returning Student Design Work on Display. The MFA in Graphic Design program’s fall residency will feature public lectures by guest designers and exhibitions of student work. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. VCFA Alumnx Hall, 45 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Cribbage. Join the fun!. 10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Chair Yoga. Focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation, all yoga equipment provided. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Book Club. John Poeton leads Book Club discussion. 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Review and refine practice Levels I & II. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falling Away. Moving beyond western constructs of self and psychotherapy, this class with Robert Kest, Ph.D will be an exploration of being and unfolding that is rooted in the principles of mindfulness, ethics, community and consciousness. Registration suggested. info@hungermountain.coop. 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Auditions. The Valley Players announce auditions for Out of Sight, Out of Murder, by Fred Carmichael. The show dates are Fri.-Sun. Jan. 17 through Feb. 2. Rehearsals begin Oct. 28 and will generally be on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 6-8 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Friday

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October

Writers Block. Come join other scriveners to share your essays, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Please register. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pin-up. Returning Student Design Work on Display. The MFA in Graphic Design program’s fall residency will feature public lectures by guest designers and exhibitions of student work. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. VCFA Alumnx Hall, 45 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history, share and record family’s story with just memories, the Internet and a library card. Part memoir, part genealogy. Brown bag lunch. Please register. by donation, 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Focusing on everyday life and obstacles we all face. Worry, doubt, confusion, depression are all attacks on the mind. Joyce Meyer’s “Battlefield of the Mind” teaches us how to find peace & clarity. $10 book cost, 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yang24 Tai Chi. Slow continuous, soft and circular movements in a slow forming flow. The slower and lower the movement, the greater the strength and endurance benefit. All ages. Donations welcomed. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US Rte 2 PO Box 152, East Montpelier, info.twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Friday Night Grill. Order off our menu. Open to the public. varies, 5-7 p.m. Northfield’s American Legion Post 63, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 8024856713.

Comfort Food Dinner. Meatloaf dinner with mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables & roll with fresh apple crisp for dessert. Adult $10, Child under 12 $5, 5:35-7:30 p.m. Project Independence, 81 N. Main St. Barre, info@pibarre.giffordhealthcare.org, 802-476-3630.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Rusty Dewees’ Tiny Town Hall Tour. Actor, comedian, and burgeoning musician, Rusty DeWees, known as “The Logger,” will perform for your family’s pleasure in his Tiny Town Hall Tour. $22, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, grangehallcc@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

Margot Day’s Birthday Party. Burlesque and live music with Metamorph, Nechromancer and Don & Jenn. $5-$10 suggested donation, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sweet Melissa’s, 4 Langdon Street, Montpelier,, musicbymetamorph@gmail.com.

Saturday

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October

GMC Work Hike. Smugglers’ Notch. Clear drainages, blowdowns. All ages welcome. Wear work clothes, boots. Bring gloves, water, lunch, muscles and sense of humor. Tools provided. Meet at Montpelier High School 8 a.m. Contact Alan Paschell at trails@gmcmontpelier.org. Rain date Oct. 13. 12 a.m.

Craft, Vendor and “What Not “ Sale. We still have tables available if you would like to set up your products — $25/table. All proceeds for the Waterbury Area Senior Center. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Waterbury Area Senior Citizens, 14 Stowe Street, Waterbury , gramloveslandonandryan@gmail.com, 802-244-8190.

TVSC Flea Market. On person’s trash or another’s treasures? Food and drinks for sale. $25.00, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US Rte 2 , East Montpelier, 802-223-3322.

Junior Apprentice Club. Every Saturday from June through October Junior Apprentices may join in a variety of guided activities in our Learning Lab, including beginning coding, basic robotics, 3D design & printing, and other exciting challenges for maker minds. Free with Jr Apprentice Patch, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street, Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Anything Apple Harvest Fest. Annual event with soups and sandwiches, apple foods for sale, silent auction, lawn activities. Proceeds benefit the Parish House restoration fund. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tunbridge Town Hall, 279 VT Rt 110, Tunbridge, kjayvt@gmail.com, 802-889-5528.

Chicken Pie Dinner. Servings at noon, 4:30 and 6 p.m. Takeouts throughout the day. $12.00, 12-6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main Street, Montpelier, TUMCreservation@gmail.com, 1-802-613-3073.

Dairy Delights. An exciting afternoon of Vermont dairy-themed fun. Activities include a read aloud, a dairy-themed craft, and delicious samples of Vermont-made cheeses. Included with the price of Museum admission, 1 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St. Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

A Few Good Men. Two Marines are on trial for the death of a fellow Marine. But the team of lawyers brought in to defend them discover there may be more to the story. $14-$20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stowe Town Hall Theatre, 67 Main Street, Stowe, tickets@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Rusty Dewees’ Tiny Town Hall Tour. Actor, comedian, and burgeoning musician, Rusty DeWees, known as “The Logger,” will perform for your family’s pleasure in his Tiny Town Hall Tour. $22, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, grangehallcc@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

The Burning Hell. The lineup and sound of the Burning Hell have changed often, but the band has remained idiosyncratic and unclassifiable — much to the delight of those who love them. $10, 8-10 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Sunday

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October

Hike Kettle Pond Loop with GMC. Groton and Marshfield area. Easy, 3.2 miles. Contact George Longenecker or Cynthia Martin, 229-9787 for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Oliver!. The Valley Players present Lionel Bart’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.”. $20 evenings, $16 matinees, $10 seats on 10/6 only, 2-5 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-583-1674.

Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher in concert. World renown fiddle and guitar duo, PEI musicians Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher,. $15, 3-5 p.m. Barre Lodge of Elks, 10 Jefferson Street, Barre, calacasse@netscape.com, 802-229-9504.

Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher in Concert. Celtic musicians from Prince Edward Island. $15 for general admission and $10 for children under 10 years old, 3-5 p.m. Barre Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson Street, Barre, griffinsuter@hotmail.com, 802-272-2376.

Pride & Prejudice. Kate Hamill’s hilarious modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. $10 — $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

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