In Brattleboro...

BIKE DECORATING: The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department is hosting its annual 4th of July bike decorating event. Kids may bring their bikes and helmets to the Vermont Inn Pizza parking lot on Canal Street at 9 a.m., join Rec & Parks staff and to decorate bikes with a variety of decorations before walking in the parade, which begins at 10 a.m. Rec & Parks will provide the decorations, tattoos and face painting for the participants. Children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the parade. Parents of children over the age of 5 can meet at the Common at the end of the parade.

For more information, or if any special needs are required, call 802-254-5808.

In Grafton...

ANTIQUES SALE: The Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Inn are hosting a sale of old collectible items outdoors at 72 Main St. on Saturday, July 5, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to fund the renovation of the Grafton Brick Meeting House.

The Grafton Inn, owned by the Windham Foundation, will be offering a number of items from its recent renovations including some four-poster single beds, dressers, side tables, and chairs. Some unique items also included are a cobbler’s bench, a 34-by-126 inch American style harvest table, an unusual 59-inch-long hall settee, and Paul Newman’s favorite chair at the Grafton Inn.

For more information, contact the Grafton Historical Society