Tuesday

3

September

Nature Walks. Easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the Brook Street parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. Walks cancelled if raining. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

Wednesday

4

September

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.

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.

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.

Personal Money Management. Different topics weekly. Free, 6-7:30 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre, lsudhoff@capstonevt.org, 802-477-5176.

Mamma Mia!. Stowe Theatre Guild presents the smash-hit musical. Performances Wednesdays through Saturdays. $14-$20, 7:30-10:15 p.m. Stowe Theatre Guild, 67 Main Street, Stowe, info@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Thursday

5

September

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.

Brown Bag Concert Series. The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive’s series of free and fun lunch-time concerts. 12-1 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

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.

Waterbury Farmers Market. Vendors spanning a wide range of products, live music, activities and demonstrations. 3-6 p.m. Rusty Parker Memorial Park, 2 Rotarian Place, Waterbury, waterburymarket@gmail.com.

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.

The Sacred Hunt. Harvesting Local Meat with Murphy Robinson, Hunting Guide & Hunter Safety Instructor. Registration suggested. 5:30-7 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Barre Foreign Travel Club Informational Meeting. Learn more about a trip that includes a river cruise and land tour, departing on October 30, 2020. 6-7 p.m. The Community National Bank, 316 N. Main Street, Barre, ilenerae@aol.com, 802-479-2329.

Fishhead. David “Fishhead” Solomon of Albany, Vermont plays an eclectic mix of classic oldies, blues, folk, rock and R&B. There is no cover, but please tip your performers and servers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hardwick Street Cafe, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Mamma Mia!. Stowe Theatre Guild presents the smash-hit musical. Performances Wednesdays through Saturdays. $14-$20, 7:30-10:15 p.m. Stowe Theatre Guild, 67 Main Street, Stowe, info@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Friday

6

September

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history we’ll share and record our own and our family’s story with just our memories, the Internet and a library card. This project will be part memoir, part genealogy, and all great fun. 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.

Show 34 reception. Artist reception. 4-7 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, kate@thefrontvt.com, 802-552-0877.

Art Opening. Jane Edwards, ceramicist and Linda Hogan, photographer. Artwork will be on display for the month of September. 4-8 p.m. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm Street, Montpelier, comments@cheshirecatclothing.com, 802-223-1981.

Opening Reception: Norwich & Northfield — Past & Present. Paintings by Joe Latulippe and historical photographs of Northfield courtesy of the Northfield Historical Society. 6-7 p.m. ART etc. 32 Depot Square, Northfield, artetcvt@gmail.com.

Ben Paley, Concert and Fiddle Workshops. Master fiddler and singer equally adept at Swedish, Oldtime, Irish and Klezmer styles. Son of the late Tom Paley, one of the great figures of the American folk revival. Ben will also be teaching workshops on Thurs. Sept. 5, visit www.cabotarts.org. $16 Adv / $20 Door, 7-9 p.m. Landmark Schoolhouse in Lower Cabot, 1643 Rt. 215 S. Lower Cabpt, director@cabotarts.org, 802-793-3016.

Mamma Mia!. Stowe Theatre Guild presents the smash-hit musical. Performances Wednesdays through Saturdays. $14-$20, 7:30-10:15 p.m. Stowe Theatre Guild, 67 Main Street, Stowe, info@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Meditation Concert. Experience world-class performances in a reflective way through 30-minute meditations to live music by harpist Jennifer Hoult. The doors will open at noon, and audience members will find a seat and begin a period of silent meditation. Free, 11:55-1 p.m. Vermont State House, Cedar Creek Room, 115 State Street, Montpelier, info@capitalcityconcerts.org, 802-793-9291.

Saturday

7

September

Hike Stowe area with GMC. Stowe Pinnacle to Hogback to Hunger Mountain. Moderate Pace. 7.7 miles or optional 8.1 miles. Contact Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net or Rudy Townsend, 433-1004 or rubrentownsend@gmail.com for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

River Cleanup. Join Friends of the Winooski River in pulling trash from our rivers. Dress to get wet and muddy, including shoes you can wear in the river to protect your feet from sharp/heavy stuff. Bring gloves, sun protection, water, a snack. Children welcome supervised by an adult. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. City Hall, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, michele@winooskiriver.org, 802-279-3771.

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 (VT Route 5), Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-3:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

reVision Opening Celebration. Featuring food, drink and live music. 3-5 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, jack.zeilenga@vermont.gov, 802-828-0749.

WDEV Radio Rangers. Broadcasting from WDEV’S Waterbury, VT studio, The WDEV Radio Rangers perform a mix of Western swing, old country, novelty and bluegrass music. The Groundling will be open for dancing. Tickets are $10, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Mamma Mia!. Stowe Theatre Guild presents the smash-hit musical. Performances Wednesdays through Saturdays. $14-$20, 7:30-10:15 p.m. Stowe Theatre Guild, 67 Main Street, Stowe, info@stowetheatre.com, 802-253-3961.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Montpelier Contra Dance. Luke Donforth calling and music by Turning Stile. No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45 p.m. Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th 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

8

September

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-3:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Community Family movie night. A family-friendly film each Sunday evening throughout the summer. 4-6:30 p.m. Barre Universalist Church, 19 Church Street, Barre, vermonter@charter.net, 802-454-7145.

One Town at a Time. Explore Vermont’s 251 towns and cities as filmmaker Mike Leonard reflects on Vermont’s changing cultural and physical landscape in “One Town at a Time,” followed by a q&a session with Leonard. donation, 7 p.m. Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite Street, Barre, karen@briggslane.net, 802-456-7456.

Monday

Septembert.09

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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

Septembert.10

Vermont Arts & Culture Disaster and Resilience Network Launch Meeting. The Vermont Arts Council has partnered with the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration and the Vermont Emergency Management Association to help the arts and culture sector mitigate the impact of disasters. Learn more and register at: www.vermontartscouncil.org. $10, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, hmorris@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

Nature Walks. Easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the Brook Street parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. Walks cancelled if raining. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

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.

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.

Getting from Here to There, A History of Roads and Settlement in Vermont. Vermonters weren’t always eager to have good roads. Opposition began in 1753, when the Abenaki joined forces with the French to protest the building of a British military road along an established Abenaki trail, and resistance to new roads has continued ever since. 7-8:30 p.m. Berlin Elementary School, 372 Paine Turnpike N, Berlin, historicalsociety@berlinvt.org, 802-552-8804.

Wednesday

Septembert.11

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. Join in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us! Please register. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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.

Parent Support Group. Friendly, supportive environment led by parents and other caregivers. Utilizing a mutual self-help support model, a place where anyone in a parenting role can openly discuss the successes and challenges of raising children. Registration suggested, info@hungermountain.coop. 5-6:30 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.

The Surgeon and the Shepherd. Vermont author Meg Ostrum presents a new documentary film inspired by her book, “The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France.”. 6:30-8 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

The Full Monty. Desperate for money, Gaz and his friend Dave (Mark Addy) decide to create their own male strip-tease act. Rated: R. $5, 7-8:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Thursday

Septembert.12

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

Brown Bag Concert Series. The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive’s series of free and fun lunch-time concerts. 12-1 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

Book Club. John Poeton leads Book Club discussion. 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 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.

Garden Party. Kick ‘Em Jenny teams up with Greensboro’s Hillcrest Nursery to offer music and hors d’oeuvres on the patio on a summer afternoon. Appalachian fiddle tunes, deep groove songs and a little Cajun. No cover, but please tip your servers and performers. 4-6 p.m. Hardwick Street Cafe, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Beat the Toxic Stress and Weight Gain Cycle. With the excitement of September’s frenzy of activities, your “fight or flight” stress response can get stuck in “on” position. Amy will guide you through how to stop this cycle, find balance, and shed excess weight. Registration suggested. info@hungermountain.coop. $8 members/$10 nonmembers, 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

PechaKucha. Concise, fast-paced slide presentations by exhibiting artists. 6:30-8 p.m. Maple Corner Community Center, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Friday

Septembert.13

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

”Meditation Concert” by Karen Kevra. The doors will open at noon, and audience members will find a seat and begin a period of silent meditation. FREE, 12-1 p.m. Vermont State House, Cedar Creek Room, 115 State Street, Montpelier, info@capitalcityconcerts.org, 802-793-9291.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history we’ll share and record our own and our family’s story with just our memories, the Internet and a library card. This project will be part memoir, part genealogy, and all great fun. 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.

Magic and Mystery with Rob Mermin. Delight in an evening of fun and surprise with artist and founder of Circus Smirkus. Learn tricks with everyday objects; marvel in the inexplicable! 8 years and up. Space is limited, reservations at kentscorner.org/art-at-the-kent.html. Admission by donation. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Art and Author Night. 6 p.m. Art Opening with works by Helen Rabin and Marge Pulaski, 7 p.m. Authors Barry Goldensohn and Lorrie Goldensohn read from their poetry. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be on display through October 31. 6-8:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

British Invasion Block Party. Kicking off the weekend of festivities. The block party will feature music by Joey Leone’s Chop Shop, a British food court and craft brew garden with plenty of British motorcars to view. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Main Street, Main Street, Stowe, askus@gostowe.com, 802-253-7321.

Studio Sessions: Catherine MacLellan. A songwriter and perennial fixture at the top of Canada’s roots music. Ticket pricing TBA, 7-9:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Saturday

Septembert.14

Lawn and Bake Sale. Antiques, crafts, toys, furniture, clothing, baked goods, and Bar-B-Q. Donations of clean items in good condition accepted 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. on 9/9, 10 and 11 — and please call if you would like to volunteer. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bethany Church, U.C.C. 115 Main St, Montpelier, sw8921@juno.com, 802-223-2424.

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 (VT Route 5), Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Vermont History Trivia. Put your knowledge to the test and learn some fascinating new history facts. This family-friendly event is open to individual players and teams. Refreshments and check begin at 1 p.m. competition at 1:20 p.m. Included with the price of Museum admission, 1-2:30 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St. Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-3:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Gaze on This. Outdoor dance performance choreographed by Cyndal Ellis; performed by Cyndal Ellis and Toni Nagy on the Kent grounds. Rain date September 21. 3-5 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Outdoor Influences Art Opening. New fabric collage and sculpture by the celebrated Jericho, Vermont artist Diane Shullenberger. 5 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts Gallery, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

”Outdoor Influences” Opening Reception. Celebrate Dianne Shullenberger’s new work at an opening reception with the artist. Inspired by being outdoors, Dianne Shullenberger’s new display features fabric collage and sculpture. 5-7 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Blue Wave Concert to Save Our Democracy!. Featuring Dana and Susan Robinson’s original and traditional folk music. National touring musicians whose music has been featured in Ken Burns documentaries. By donation, 7-9 p.m. Maple Corner Commmunity Center, 84 West County Road, Calais, barbarabutlervt@gmail.com, 802-456-8804.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Sunday

Septembert.15

Hike Jefferson NH area with GMC. Moderate. 10.4 miles. Hike to AMC’s Zealand Falls Hut via Zealand Trail, then to the summit of Mt. Hale via the Lend-A-Hand Trail, and return via the same route. Contact Michael Chernick, 249-0520 or chernick5@comcast.net for meeting time at Montpelier High School. 12 a.m.

Lawn and Bake Sale. Antiques, crafts, toys, furniture, clothing, baked goods, and Bar-B-Q. Donations of clean items in good condition accepted 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. on 9/9, 10 and 11 — and please call if you would like to volunteer. 12-3 p.m. Bethany Church, U.C.C. 115 Main St, Montpelier, sw8921@juno.com, 802-223-2424.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-3:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Words Out Loud — Susan Ritz & Sue D. Burton. Vermont authors read poetry, prose, history and memoir. Receptions with book sales and signings follow the readings down the road at this year’s Art at the Kent exhibit. 3-5 p.m. Old West Church, Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

”Vermont in the McCarthy Era”. Rick Winston, author of “Red Scare in the Green Mountains: Vermont in the McCarty Era,” explores some forgotten history as we see how a small, rural “rock-ribbed Republican” state with a historically libertarian streak handled the hysteria of the time. Talk includes a vegetarian potluck, please bring a dish to share if you are able. 6-7:30 p.m. Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Ave. Montpelier, programming@bethjacobvt.org.

Monday

Septembert.16

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

Five Money Questions for Women. Kristin Dearborn, Edward Jones financial advisor, will share her perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. This 45-minute presentation offers questions women should ask as they explore their finances. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

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

Septembert.17

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

Nature Walks. Easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the Brook Street parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. Walks cancelled if raining. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

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.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

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

Septembert.18

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. Join in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us! Please register. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

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.

Fit For What? Re-envisioning “Working Out” with Robert Kest, Ph.D. With Robert Kest, Ph.D. It is possible when working out, be it aerobics, yoga, running, etc. to cultivate a more skillful, responsive, and richer way of being that can shape our lives. 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.

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.

The Greatest Showman. Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with showstopping performances, inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum. Rated PG. $5, kids 12 and under free, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Almost There: Movies About the Future. . 7-9 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Thursday

Septembert.19

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

Brown Bag Concert Series. The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive’s series of free and fun lunch-time concerts. 12-1 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

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.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

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.

Get to Know Your Co-op. Learn about the benefits of membership and how you can actively participate. Take a behind the scenes tour of the store. Enjoy light refreshments while mingling with other member-owners. Come with any questions you have about getting more involved. Registration suggested, info@hungermountain.coop. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Deer Processing. This seminar is taught by Rodney and Theresa Elmer. The deer will be field dressed, skinned, and then processed into parts small enough to freeze or can. There will be a short cooking portion of the seminar, and everyone will be able to sample venison. Dress for the weather, as we will do the field dressing portion outside. 6-9 p.m. Mountain Deer Taxidermy, 1308 Loop Road, Northfield, fwinformation@vermont.gov, 802-828-1000.

Deer Processing. taught by Rodney and Theresa Elmer. The deer will be field dressed, skinned, and then processed into parts small enough to freeze or can. There will be a short cooking portion, and everyone will be able to sample venison. Dress for the weather. 6-9 p.m. Mountain Deer Taxidermy, 1308 Loop Road, Northfield, 802-485-7184.

The Foreigner’s Home: Toni Morrison at the Louvre. Toussaint St. Negritude presents a screening of the documentary, “The Foreigner’s Home” as part of the statewide We Do Language Symposium celebrating the work of Toni Morrison. 6-7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Friday

Septembert.20

Conduits: A Show With Three Artists. Two painters and a wet-plate collodion print photographer challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. during Art Walk. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

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.

Meditation Concert. Experience world-class performances in a reflective way through 30-minute meditations to live music performed by cellist Emily Taubl. The doors open at noon, and audience members will find a seat and begin a period of silent meditation. FREE, 12-1 p.m. Vermont State House, Cedar Creek Room, 115 State Street, Montpelier, info@capitalcityconcerts.org, 802-793-9291.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history we’ll share and record our own and our family’s story with just our memories, the Internet and a library card. This project will be part memoir, part genealogy, and all great fun. 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.

Weaving Community Opening Reception. New work by contemporary Vermont weavers, a “pop-up weaving studio,” talks and other educational activities. Visit www.studioplacearts.com for a schedule of events. Works on view Sept. 17 — 28. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Perspective by Tuyen My Nguyen Opening Reception. Installations made from tautly strung thread and string that explore scale differences in small and large configurations by the recipient of the 2018-19 SPA Studio Residency Program. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Damariscotta Rouelle Opening Reception. Humanity — No Fear of the Other and the Good Life: Recent Paintings by Damariscotta Rouelle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre.

All the World’s A Stage. Join Rick Winston in an exploration of how cinema has portrayed what goes into a theater production, from audition to rehearsal to performance. 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Crankie Performance of Death and the Lady. This beautiful minor-key ballad helped inspire two distinct art movements emerging from social disorder. Space is limited, Reservations at kentscorner.org/art-at-the-kent.html. Admission by donation. 7-8:30 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Saturday

Septembert.21

Paddle Lake Willoughby with GMC. Difficult. 10 mile round trip. We’ll put in at the south beach, paddle along the west shore to the north beach for lunch (optional swim), and then return. Bring lunch, water, snacks and jacket. Must wear PFD. Contact Co-leaders: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com or Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Country Breakfast. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, biscuits, pancakes, white gravy, coffee and orange juice. Please reserve your spot no later than Sept. 16. All proceeds benefit the Center. $10 adults/$7 10 and under, 9-11 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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 (VT Route 5), Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Stowe Foliage Art on Park. Celebrate all things fall with local artists and artisans, fall-themed beverages, specialty foods and live music. Vermont amateur bakers can compete in the 4th Annual Blue Ribbon Pie Baking Contest. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Park Street, Park Street, Stowe, askus@gostowe.com, 802-253-7321.

SABLE De-Stash & Swap. Weavers and yarn lovers — has your fiber collection reached “SABLE” levels yet? (Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy!) We’ll re-home your extra fiber & tools, with any leftovers donated to local art programs. 1-3:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Artist Talk: New & Lapsed Weavers Meet-up. Explore a variety of looms, fibers and resources for expanding or renewing your weaving practice. Bring small samples of your own work and build up your fiber stash at the SABLE De-Stash & Swap (happening during the event). 2-2:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Parkapalooza!. Music from local bands every third Saturday of the month throughout summer, food from a local vendor, giant slip n’ slide, activities for kids, and a skill swap featuring local crafters and artisans. $5 adults; $3 children (under 5 free). Campsites can be reserved ahead of time for $10 by calling 802-223-7335. 3-7 p.m. Hubbard Park , 400 Parkway Street, Montpelier, AEllsworth@montpelier-vt.org, 802-223-7335.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Montpelier Contra Dance. Steve Zakon-Anderson calling and music by Dave Langford and Colin McCaffrey. No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45 p.m. Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th 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.

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