Thursday

26

September

Bessie Drennan Exhibit. Art, crafts and lunch. The forty-fourth annual Bessie Drennan exhibit, displaying her work as well as other local crafts and a daily lunch. 12 p.m. South Woodbury Church, Rte. 14, Woodbury, getkind@comcast.net, 802-456-7487.

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.

Climate-Friendly Forests. Bill Keeton, professor of Forest Ecology at the University of Vermont, speaks on the role of forests in keeping carbon out of the atmosphere, how carbon markets work, and possibilities for Vermont landowners to participate. 6-7:30 p.m. Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street, Montpelier, shelly@vlt.org, 802-262-1201.

Runamok Maple. Are you seeing all the new maple flavors available on store shelves? Taste some of the newest offerings from one of the innovators in the new maple infusions, smoked and barrel-aged maple syrups. 7-8 p.m. Stowe Free Library, 90 Pond Street, Stowe, librarian@stowelibrary.org, 802-253-6145.

Artist Talk. Role of Handcraft in Post-Industrial Society. How does one make a living using technology that’s been obsolete for 200 years? Justin Squizzero speaks on what it means to be relevant today while working within a centuries-old craft tradition. 7-8 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

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

27

September

Bessie Drennan Exhibit. Art, crafts and lunch. The forty-fourth annual Bessie Drennan exhibit, displaying her work as well as other local crafts and a daily lunch. 12 p.m. South Woodbury Church, Rte. 14, Woodbury, getkind@comcast.net, 802-456-7487.

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.

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, 802-485-6713.

Friday Night Reading Series. The second installment of VCFA’s MFA in Writing and Publishing Fall 2019 Friday Night Reading Series with faculty members Miciah Bay Gault, Erin Stalcup, and Janaka Stucky. 5:30-7 p.m. Café Anna, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Chicken Pie Supper. Traditional chicken and biscuits and all the fixins at 6:30 p.m. and the opportunity to attend a concert at 7:30 p.m. by Four Shillings Short, a Celtic World Music duo. Special combo price. Take-out available. Reservations needed. $15/$8, 6:30-6:30 p.m. Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Road, East Montpelier, theploofs@hotmail.com, 802-223-6934.

Patti Casey & The Wicked Fine Players. Features Colin McCaffrey on fiddle/ vocal harmonies, Kirk Lord on acoustic bass and Steve Light on banjo and dobro. 7-9:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Four Shillings Short. Rooted in Celtic and American folk, inspired by Indian Raga and Ethnic idioms; a diverse and inventive traditional music experience. $15 suggested donation, Children 12 and under free. 7:30-9 p.m. The Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Road, East Montpelier, sevenshea@gmail.com, 802-249-0404.

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.

Kathleen Kanz Comedy Hour. Our headliner won the Vermont’s Funniest Comedian Contest in August. Adult content, no chatter. Music at 7:30 p.m. Jokes begin at 8:30 p.m. 8:30-9:45 p.m. espresso bueno, 248 N. Main St. Barre, events@espressobueno.com, 802-479-0896.

Saturday

28

September

Hike Stowe area with GMC. Moderate. 6.5 miles. Start at Sterling Gorge and hike the Catamount Trail to Peek-A-View Mt. where you can relax in a bench swing with a view of Mt. Mansfield. Finish off with beautiful Sterling Gorge. Contact Steve or Heather Bailey, stevecbailey@gmail.com or 622-4516 for meeting time and place.

Bessie Drennan Exhibit. Art, crafts and lunch. The forty-fourth annual Bessie Drennan exhibit, displaying her work as well as other local crafts and a daily lunch. 12 a.m. South Woodbury Church, Rte. 14, Woodbury, getkind@comcast.net, 802-456-7487.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Set aside your hazardous waste items and bring them to a nearby collection event. For other locations, visit website. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Montpelier Vermont Dept of Labor, 5 Green Mountain Drive, Montepelier, carlw@cvswmd.org, 802-229-9383.

Fourth Annual Fall Festival. Free family-friendly event has a host of activities, games and crafts for children to explore. Boy Scout Troop #714 will have refreshments for sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Barre Town Recreational Facilities, 46 Websterville Rd, Barre, ewang@barretown.org, 802-479-9331.

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.

Chicken Pie. Chicken pie and all the fixin’s will be served Saturday at noon and 6:30 p.m. Take-out meals available. Reservations needed. $15/$8, 12-1 p.m. Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Road, East Montpelier, theploofs@hotmail.com, 802-223-6934.

Artist Demo: Beyond Camel Girths. Rebecca Jensen on ply-split braiding, a fiber braiding technique that originated in the Middle East for making camel girths, that she uses to create artwork resembling sculptural baskets. 1-2 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Artist Talk: Doubleweave Isn’t Just Double. Susan Rockwell will speak about doubleweave, a process that allows for two separate layers to be woven simultaneously. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

VT Christian Rock-toberfest. “Love is a Lion Tour” will be rocking out with featured artists Citizen Way and Jason Gray with special guests The Young Escape. $28, 7-10 p.m. Barre Auditorium, 16 Auditorium Hill, Barre, info@VTChristianMusic.com, 802-233-9603.

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.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Revitalizing swing and jazz music; bringing it to new audiences all over the world, for decades. $24-46.50, 8 p.m. Barre Opera House , 6 North Main Street, Barre, staff@barreoperahouse.org, 802-476-8188.

Sunday

29

September

Bessie Drennan Exhibit. Art, crafts and lunch. The forty-fourth annual Bessie Drennan exhibit, displaying her work as well as other local crafts and a daily lunch. 12 a.m. South Woodbury Church, Rte. 14, Woodbury, getkind@comcast.net, 802-456-7487.

Marshfield Harvest Festival. Free family-friendly activities: face painting, cider pressing, arts & crafts, field games, music, book & bake sale, horse & wagon rides, yard sale, craft sale and 50/50 raffle. “Chili Cook-off” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $8 adults, $4 children. Barbecue if you don’t like chili. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3717.

Words Out Loud — Daniel Lusk & Janet Pocorobba. 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.

Monday

30

September

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.

Exploring Racism & Justice with Children’s Books. How can children’s books help to address white supremacy, racism and other injustice? Why is it important to read books by authors of color? How can unfamiliar books become beloved? Come for lively discussion and lots of books. 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-223-8000.

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

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.

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. Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street, 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

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.

Thrift Sale. Lots of clothing for all sizes. Everything will be a $1 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.

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, info@hungermountain.coop. 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 4-7 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, kate@thefrontvt.com, 802-552-0877.

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.

Johnny Rawls with Dave Keller. Johnny Rawls joins the Dave Keller Band for a rousing evening of soul and blues. Dave and Johnny will rock the house — 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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, kate@thefrontvt.com, 802-552-0877.

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. This season marks Jaime Laredo’s 20th anniversary as music director and the Symphony’s third year of collaboration with the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, with 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, 8028280749.

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.

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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

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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.

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

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October

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.

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.

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.

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