Friday October 5, 2012

Friday, Oct. 5 Music/Dance

Dance and Fitness Classes: Luminz Studio, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, No. 346, Third Floor, Brattleboro. Yoga, 9:15-10:30 a.m. Information: www.luminzstudio.com; 802-258-7378.

Ballroom and Latin Dance: Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. A night of ballroom and Latin dancing presented by Shall We Dance Brattleboro. 7-8 p.m., Free Foxtrot dance lesson. 8-10 p.m., Open dancing. Refreshments. Cost: Singles, $8; couples, $15; teens and seniors, $5. Information: Ray, 802-579-9990; ray@shallwedance.biz.

Kevin Parry Performs: 7-10 p.m., at the West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. Kevin Parry takes requests on guitar and vocals. Free. Information: 802-464-5207 or www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Film

Free Movie Night: 7:30 p.m., Williamsville Hall. Movie: "Flicka." Rated PG. Blu-Ray quality video and five-speaker surround-sound. Refreshments for sale: popcorn, water, soda and candy. For children and families.

Kids

Retreat Farm Petting Farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 350 Linden St., Brattleboro, on Route 30. Visit animals, rain or shine. Costs: Age 2-11, $5; age 12 and older, $6; under 2 years free. Information: 802-257-2240 or info@theretreatfarm.com. Final weekend of the season.

Stories and Crafts: 10 a.m., Townshend Library, 1971 Route 30, Townshend. Downstairs children’s library. First and third Friday each month. Information: 802-365-4039; www.townshendlibrary.org.

Storytime and Crafts: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Jamaica Memorial Library. Every Friday. Information: 802-874-4901.

Storytime for Preschoolers: 10:30 a.m., Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Singing or a craft after stories. Free. Information: 802-463-4270.

Friday Teen Night: 6-11 p.m., Boys & Girls Club, 17 Flat St., Brattleboro. Grades 7 through 18 year olds. Bands, DJs, skate jams, and movies. Free meal at 6 p.m., dinner. Information: 802-254-5990.

Dungeons and Dragons: 5-9 p.m., Rockingham Free Public Library, 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls. Fantasy-based, epic storytelling game. Other games, also. Ages 13 and up. Reservations required. Information: 802-463-4270 or bfyouth@sover.net.

Meals

Congregate Breakfast: 7:45-8:15 a.m., Brattleboro Senior Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro. Menu: cheese omelets with tomato, onions and peppers, home fries, fruit, yogurt, juice. Suggested donation for seniors over 60, $3.50. All others, $6. Information: 802-257-1236.

Guilford Senior Lunch: Noon, Guilford Community Church. Hosted by the Guilford Golden Agers. Menu: Turkey potpie, cranberry sauce, pickles, cream pies. Suggested donation: $3, seniors; $5 for non-seniors. Blood pressures taken by Guilford Cares. 10-11:30 a.m., flu clinic, bring Medicare Part B card. Library books available. Information: 802-254-9774.

Athens Community Supper: 6 p.m., in the basement of Athens Community Church. Sponsored by Grafton Cares. First Friday of the month. No charge, but donations welcome. Information: Dennis and Karen, 802-869-2674.

Museums

Tasha Tudor Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 974 Western Ave., West Brattleboro. New exhibit featuring dresses from Tasha Tudor’s historic costume collection. Members free; adults, $5; seniors over 65, $3; ages 6-12, $3; under 6 free. Information: www.tashatudormuseum.org.

Brooks Memorial Library: 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Check out free museum passes to local area museums: Eric Carle, MASS Mocha, Springfield, Shelburne, Norman Rockwell, Bennington, etc. Reserve online at www.brooks.lib.vt.us, click on "Museum Passes" button. Information: 802-254-5290.

Miscellaneous

Flu and Blood Pressure Clinic: Guilford Community Church. 10-11:30 a.m., flu clinic, bring Medicare Part B card, or $25 cash or check; ages 18 and up. 11:30 a.m.-noon, blood pressures. Sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Vt. & N.H.

Get To Know Your Library: Noon-12:30 p.m., Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro. "Tours and Tips for New and Experienced Library Users" with reference Librarian Jeanne Walsh. Tour of the adult section. First Friday of every month. Meet at the Reference Desk; no registration required. Information: 802-254-5290 ext. 109 or asklibrarian@brooks.lib.vt.us.

Fall Terrific Tag Sale: 3-7 p.m., Dummerston Community Center, West Street, off Route 30, West Dummerston. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church’s fall sale moved to West Dummerston due to construction at the church. Furniture, antiques, quality clothing, books, jewelery and household items.

Gallery Walk: 5:30-8 p.m., downtown Brattleboro and nearby locations. Features close to 40 exhibits open in galleries, cafes and other venues. Artists’ receptions and live music, dance and other performances. Guide available at participating venues. Information: Gallery Walk Coordinator Joy Wallens-Penford, info@gallerywalk.org, or 802-257-2616.

Ongoing Events

Meditation: 7:30-8:45 a.m., Biologic Wellness Center, Merchants Bank, 205 Main St., Brattleboro (ground floor, basement entrance on right). Mountains and Rivers Mindfulness Community. Free mindfulness class and sharing group in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Every Friday. Newcomers welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Information: mountainsandriversmc@myfairpoint.net or 802-387-2382.

Bellows Falls Drop-In Center: Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Our Place Drop-In Center, 4 Island St., Bellows Falls. 9-10:30 a.m., free breakfast; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., food pantry open, except during lunch; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free lunch. Day shelter, shower, fax, phone, food pantry. Information: 802-463-2217.

Scleroderma Support Group of Southern Vermont: No meeting at this time. Contact: Scleroderma Foundation, 802-464-5847.

Hospice Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Experienced Goods Thrift Shop for Brattleboro Area Hospice, 77 Flat St., Brattleboro. Selling quality clothing, books, housewares, furniture and more. Seeking donations, 802-254-5200.

Recovery Chat: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Less formal group, conversation, games, sharing. Information: 802-257-5600.

Candlelight AA Meeting: 9-11 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. AA discussion and fellowship with candlelit setting. Information: 802-257-5600.

AA Hotline: Toll free, 1-877-851-0181.

BCTV

Brattleboro Channel 8: 8 a.m., Democracy Now!; 9 a.m., Riverbank Church: Take a Vow Part 1; 9:50 a.m., Change for A Dollar; 10 a.m., Dr. Norman Miller, African Witchcraft Expert; 11 a.m., Empty Bowls; 11:30 a.m., New England Cooks, Annie Copps of Yankee Mag.; 12:30 p.m., Terra Temporalis Create & Destroy: Gabrielle Senza; 2:30 p.m., Tropical Storm Irene Anniversary Candle Light Vigil; 3 p.m., Words of Peace: "Inner Journey Part One"; 3:30 p.m., Agape Christian Fellowship: Entrusted with Truth; 5 p.m., Green Mtn Club: The Long Trail and Winooski River; 5:45 p.m., 545 Live Broadcast; 6 p.m., BUHS TV Re-Broadcast from Today; 6:30 p.m., BCTV Members Annual Mtg.; 7:30 p.m., BCTV Open Studio: Richard Orlan, MD, Brattleboro VA; 8 p.m., Democracy Now!; 9 p.m., Marijuana Resolve with Tristan Toleno; 9:30 p.m., Behind the Pie: Backstage at the Famous Dummerston Pie Festival; 10:04 p.m., Empty Bowls; 10:30 p.m., Words of Peace The Angel is Within; 11 p.m., New England Cooks: Three Stallions Inn, Randolph.

Brattleboro Channel 10: 7:01 a.m., Leland & Gray Girls Soccer vs. Black River; 8:30 a.m., Montpelier Connection: Vt. State Auditor Candidate Doug Hoffer; 9 a.m., The David Pakman Show: From This Week; 10 a.m., 5:45 Live: Midweek Report; 10:15 a.m., BUHS TV; 11 a.m., Jamaica Selectboard Mtg.; 12:55 p.m., Jack McMullen, Candidate for Atty. General; 1:30 p.m., Gov. Shumlin Weekly Press Conference; 2 p.m., Atty. General Debate in Tunbridge; 3 p.m., Lt. Gov. Debate in Tunbridge; 4 p.m., The David Pakman Show: From This Week; 5 p.m., Brattleboro Development Review Board Mtg.; 7:01 p.m., Newfane Selectboard Mtg.; 10:35 p.m., Brattleboro DRB Site Visits; 10:57 p.m., Guilford Selectboard Mtg.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Music/Dance

Marlboro Morris and Sword: 10 a.m., Melrose Terrace; 11 a.m., Merchant’s Bank; noon, Brattleboro Food Coop; 2:15 p.m., Brattleboro Farmers’ Market; 3:15 p.m., Newfane Heritage Festival. Information: 802-254-2651.

Dance and Fitness Classes: Luminz Studio, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, No. 346, Third Floor, Brattleboro. Flamenco, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Information: www.luminzstudio.com; 802-258-7378.

Songs and Comedy: 7:30 p.m., Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Folk singer, songwriter and comedienne Cheryl Wheeler and contemporary acoustic singer/songwriter Meg Hutchinson. Presented by Twilight Music. Tickets: General, $22; students and seniors, $20. Ticket reservations and information: 802-254-9276.

Greyhound Benefit Dance: 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Best Western Hotel, 401 Winchester St., Keene, N.H. Rock ‘n’ Roll for the Greys with the Tom Foolery Band. Tickets $25. Information: 603-355-1556, www.HelpingGreyhounds.org.

Film

Documentary Screening: 4 p.m., Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Screening of "Not My Life," on worldwide child trafficking and slavery. Benefit for the National Human Trafficking Hotline operated by Polaris Project. Introduction and discussion with Mei-Mei Ellerman, Ph.D., Polaris Board Member, Emerita. Information on film: notmylife.org.

Kids

Retreat Farm Petting Farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 350 Linden St., Brattleboro, on Route 30. Visit animals, rain or shine. Costs: Age 2-11, $5; age 12 and older, $6; under 2 years free. Information: 802-257-2240 or info@theretreatfarm.com. Final weekend of the season.

Windham County Activities for Youth: See the Youth Services’ H.E.Y.! Help Empower Youth! guide to after school and other activities and programs at www.HelpEmpowerYouth.com.

Outdoors/Recreation

Trap Practice: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sportsmen’s Inc., Creamery Road, Guilford. Every Saturday. Information: 802-579-1587.

Halifax Historical Walk: 11 a.m., meet at Halifax School for carpooling. Walk aroung Pennell Hill Cemetery and adjacent cellar holes. Bring lunch. Information: 802-368-2352. Sponsored by the Halifax Historical Society. Rain date Oct. 13.

Corn Maze: Gaines Farm, 6343 Coolidge Highway, Route 5, Guilford, half mile north of the Mass./ Vt. state line. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., corn maze; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Twilight Maze, bring flashlight. Information: gainesfarm.com, 802-257-0409.

Meals

Empty Bowls Benefit Dinner: 5 and 6:30 p.m., Landmark College, Dining Hall, Putney. Simple, nutritious meal of soup, bread, cheese, apples, beverage and dessert; live music. Cost $25. Guests keep the bowl as reminder of people going hungry each day. Benefit for the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center. Reservations: 802-257-2005, ext. 108, or 800-852-4286, ext. 108. Tickets at Shoe Tree, Everyone’s Books and Offerings Jewelry.

Bean Supper: 5-6:30 p.m., United Church of Winchester, Main Street, Winchester, N.H. Served family style. Cost: Adults, $8; children, $3; family, up to 5 members, $20. Information: 603-239-4465. No advanced ticket sales. Handicapped accessible.

Museums

Guilford Historical Society Museum: 1-4 p.m., Guilford Center Road, Guilford. Featuring a timeline and artifacts depicting 250 years of Guilford history. No charge. Open Tuesdays and Saturdays and by appointment, 802-257-0147.

Tasha Tudor Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 974 Western Ave., West Brattleboro. New exhibit featuring dresses from Tasha Tudor’s historic costume collection. Members free; adults, $5; seniors over 65, $3; ages 6-12, $3; under 6 free. Information: www.tashatudormuseum.org.

Windham County Museum: Noon-5 p.m., Route 30, Newfane. Special exhibit: Diorama of the West River Railroad by artisan Doug Cox. Ongoing exhibits: Civil War collection and battlefield souvenirs, early Vermont furniture, textiles, and portraits, the story of the highwayman, Thunderbolt, early 20th century Windham County photographs. Free admission. Open Wed., Sat. and Sun.

Brooks Memorial Library: 224 Main St., Brattleboro. Check out free museum passes to local area museums: Eric Carle, MASS Mocha, Springfield, Shelburne, Norman Rockwell, Bennington, etc. Reserve online at www.brooks.lib.vt.us, click on "Museum Passes" button. Information: 802-254-5290.

Miscellaneous

Fall Terrific Tag Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, Dummerston Community Center, West Street, off Route 30, West Dummerston. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church’s fall sale moved to West Dummerston due to construction at the church. Furniture, antiques, quality clothing, books, jewelery and household items.

Pie and Bake Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Firehouse, Williamsville. Pies, baked goods, chili, doughnuts, coffee and more. Benefit the South Newfane-Williamsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Jacksonville Pie Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Jacksonville Community Church, 96 Vt. Route 112, Jacksonville. Apple, pumpkin, blueberry pies and apple crisp. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Ladies Aid.

Guilford Pie Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, corner of Route 5 and Guilford Center Road, Guilford. Homemade apple, pecan, pumpkin and specialty pies, and the church’s famous baked beans. Sponsored by the Guilford Community Church.

Fall Foliage Festival: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Grafton Firehouse, 711 Route 121, just east of Grafton Village. Huge tag sale with furniture, housewares, linens, toys, books and more. Grafton School PTG to serve hot coffee, pastries, hot dogs, hamburgers. Fundraiser for the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department.

Fall Rummage and Food Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Walpole, N.H., First Congregational Church, on the Common. Good quality used clothing, household and tag sale items. Noon, bag sale, paper bag $1; trash bag $2.

Tour Police and Fire Stations: 9-11 a.m., Brattleboro Police Station, Municipal Center, 230 Main St., and Brattleboro Fire Station, 103 Elliot St., and West Brattleboro Fire Station, Western Avenue. Tour facilities to see existing conditions; talk with staff about the architect’s plans. Town Meeting representatives to vote on $14.1 million renovation plan set for Oct. 20.

Brattleboro Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Western Avenue, Route 9, next to Creamery Bridge. Rain or shine. Over 50 juried vendors. Globe-spanning cuisine, artful crafts, and local agriculture; berries, wild foods, preserves, meats, cheese, wine and more. EBT and debit welcome. Frequent Walker/Biker Program. Information: 802-254-8885, brattleborofarmersmarket.com.

Bake Sale: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Outlet Center, at Exit 1 off I-91, Canal Street, Brattleboro. Benefit Nancy’s Angel’s Relay for Life team.

Newfane Heritage Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the Common, Route 30, Newfane. Rain or shine. Booths, music, raffles, attic treasures, collectibles, used books, and toys. Soups, pizzas, baked potatoes; hot dogs, hamburgers, chili, and sandwiches. Apple pies and apple crisp. Organized by the Newfane Congregational Church and volunteers. Information: www.newfaneheritagefestival.org or Ted Colligan 802-365-7317.

Benefit Bake Sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., front lawn, B.P.O.E. 1499 Lodge, across from Brattleboro Common, 75 Putney Road. Homemade goods including pies, jams, cookies; hot dogs, coffee, tea and water. Benefit for Lexy’s Fund. Lexy Giallella, 14, of Brookline, is undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer. To donate or information: Claire

Lavender, 802-254-6917; or Ruth Gorham Houle, 802-999-7194.

Energy Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thermal House, 19 Bennet Drive, Brattleboro (next to Supreme Fitness), off Putney Road. Learn how to save energy in home or office, see how insulation products are applied. Free food, exhibits, children’s activities. Live demos. Register for energy audit and other prizes with proceeds to benefit the Windham County Heat Fund. Free. All welcome. Information: 802-874-7222.

Blessing of the Animals: 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 161 Western Ave., Brattleboro, (held outside). Each pet receives a certificate of participation and hands-on-individual blessing for "Good Health, Long Life, and a Happy Home." All welcome. Bring animals in carriers or on leashes. Information: 802-254-4220.

River Valley Artisan Tour: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbus Day Weekend. 20 artists along with a winery, cheese maker and artisan bread baker. Located in Bellows Falls; Walpole, Westmoreland, Spofford, and West Chesterfield, N.H. For a map and list of studios visit www.rivervalleyartisans.com.

Art Exhibit Opening: 1-3 p.m., Crowell Gallery, Moore Free Library, 23 West St., Newfane. Works by nine Vermont Watercolor Society locals. On exhibit through Oct. 27. Artists’ reception.

Harvest Auction: 5 p.m., Third Congregational Church of Alstead, River Street. Four-burner gas range, firewood, canoe, furniture, fresh turkey, gift certificates, home baked goods, fresh vegetables, and many other items; raffles. Refreshments. Information: Phil Warren, 603-835-2490.

Cruise Night: 5 p.m.-dusk, Staples parking lot, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Now & Then Vehicle Club’s. All antique or classic cars, trucks, or motorcycles welcome. All welcome. Door prizes, raffles, music, conversation. Final event for the season. Information: 802-257-3053.

Ongoing Events

Thrift Shop: 9 a.m.-noon, Wed. and Sat., second floor, above, West Townshend Post Office, Route 30, West Townshend. Sponsored by The West River Community Project. Community closet with large selection of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, footwear; and toys.

Food Shelf Open: 9-10 a.m., Putney Community Center, Christian Square, Putney. Information or to donate: 802-387-8551.

Overeaters Anonymous: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Information: 802-257-5600.

Hospice Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Experienced Goods Thrift Shop for Brattleboro Area Hospice, 77 Flat St., Brattleboro. Selling quality clothing, books, housewares, furniture and more. Seeking donations, 802-254-5200.

Al-Anon Meeting: 3-4 p.m., Brew Berry Conference Center #1, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. New location.

Alateen Meeting: 3-4 p.m., Brew Berry Conference Room 2, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro. New location.

Narcotics Anonymous: 6:30-8 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Friends of Jimmy K. Step meeting. Open to all. Information: 802-257-5600.

Easy Does It: 8:30-9:40 p.m., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brew Barry Conference Center 2. Information: 802-257-5801.

AA Hotline: Toll free, 1-877-851-0181.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Music/Dance

Marlboro Morris and Sword: 10:15 a.m., Putney Farmers’ Market; 11 a.m., Putney Harvest Festival; 12:30 p.m., Burdick’s in Walpole, N.H.; 1:45 p.m., Scoop in Walpole; 2:45 p.m., Walpole Winery. Information: 802-254-2651.

Dance Your Prayers: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Putney Community Center. A weekly, all-ages dance jam to nourish tribal consciousness, sacred connection, and heart-openings through music, dance and celebration. Suggested donation, $5. Presented by Tribal Mystics. Every Sunday. Information: marcellaeversole@yahoo.com or http://tinyurl.com/7gxsgng.

Toys for Kids’ Jamboree: 1-6 p.m., Carl M. Dessaint VFW Post 1034, 40 Black Mountain Road, Brattleboro. Doors open at noon. Benefit Marine Corps League Toys for Kids program. Music, dancing, raffles, silent auction, door prizes. Food, beverages available. Admission $5. Benefit area youngsters in Christmas holiday season. All welcome.

Jazz Jam: 2 p.m., The Open Music Collective, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio A-335, Brattleboro. Facilitated by Jamie MacDonald. For instrumentalists and singers to play and learn bebop, standards, or other jazz music. All levels welcome. First Sunday each month. Information: www.openmusicollective.org.

Kevin Parry Performs: 7-10 p.m., at the West Dover Inn, Route 100, West Dover. Kevin Parry takes requests on guitar and vocals. Free. Information: 802-464-5207 or www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Brattleboro Balkan Dance: 7-10 p.m., Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Live music by Xopo. Line and circle dances from the Balkans. All levels welcome; free beginner/intermediate teaching session at 6:30. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes and water. Suggested donation: $12. Information: beckyashenden@crocker.com; 802-257-9513 or rachelleackerman@yahoo.com.

Film

Documentary Screening: 4 p.m., Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Screening of "Not My Life," on worldwide child trafficking and slavery. Benefit for the National Human Trafficking Hotline operated by Polaris Project. Introduction and discussion with Mei-Mei Ellerman, Ph.D., Polaris Board Member, Emerita. Information on film: notmylife.org.

Kids

Retreat Farm Petting Farm: Noon-4 p.m., 350 Linden St., Brattleboro, on Route 30. Visit animals, rain or shine. Costs: Age 2-11, $5; age 12 and older, $6; under 2 years free. Information: 802-257-2240 or info@theretreatfarm.com. Final Sunday of the season.

Teen Get-Together: 6:30 p.m., Bethel Chapel, 28 Birge St., Brattleboro. High School/Teen Group for grades 7-12 and for young adults up to 20 years old. Information: 802-254-6687.

Museums

Dummerston Historical Society: Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., during Dummerston’s Apple Pie Festival in Dummerston Center. New exhibit on Dummerston Bridges, plus photographs of motorcyclists visiting the Festival in previous years. New Covered Bridge T-Shirts $18-$20, and 2013 Dummerston Scenes Calendar $10. Information: Gail, 802-254-9311.

Windham County Museum: Noon-5 p.m., Route 30, Newfane. Special exhibit: Diorama of the West River Railroad by artisan Doug Cox. Ongoing exhibits: Civil War collection and battlefield souvenirs, early Vermont furniture, textiles, and portraits, the story of the highwayman, Thunderbolt, early 20th century Windham County photographs. Free admission. Open Wed., Sat. and Sun.

Westminster Museum: 2-4 p.m., Upstairs, Town Hall, Route 5, Westminster. Exhibiting town historic items. Located across from Post Office. Information: 802-387-5778. Open Sundays.

Outdoors/Recreation

Corn Maze: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Gaines Farm, 6343 Coolidge Highway, Route 5, Guilford, half mile north of the Mass./ Vt. state line. Information: gainesfarm.com, 802-257-0409.

Flying Trapeze Show: 4 p.m., Sunrise Farm, off Hinesburg Road, in Guilford. New England Center for Circus Arts. Students of all ages to show what they have learned at the flying trapeze classes. Bring picnic. Held outdoors, cancelled if weather is wet. Free. Information: www.necenterforcircusarts.org or 802-254-9780.

Meals

Apple Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Broad Brook Grange, 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford. All-you-can-eat eggs and omelets made to order, apple and regular pancakes, French toast, Guilford syrup, apple/fruit salad, apple muffins, cakes, pies and more. Cost: Adults, $10; seniors, $8; ages 2-12, $5; under 2 free. No reservations necessary. Grange is 4 mi. west of Country Store. InformatioN: 802-257-1961.

Pancake Breakfast: 7-11:30 a.m., Dummerston Center Fire Station. Menu: Pancakes (plain, apple, berry) with Vermont maple syrup, sausage, biscuits and gravy, applesauce, coffee, cocoa, hot/cold cider, orange juice and milk. Cost: Adults, $8; children, $4. Benefit for the West Dummerston Fire Department.

Harvest Breakfast: 7-11 a.m., Millstream Community Center, 19 Main St., Hinsdale, N.H. Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, and juice. Price: $7 at the door, children under 10 eat free. Benefit Hinsdale Lions charities.

Miscellaneous

Fall Foliage Festival: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Grafton Firehouse, 711 Route 121, just east of Grafton Village. Huge tag sale with furniture, housewares, linens, toys, books and more (most items half price on Sunday). Grafton School PTG to serve hot coffee, pastries, hot dogs, hamburgers. Fundraiser for the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department.

Craft Fair and Luncheon: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Evening Star Grange, Dummerston Center, in conjunction with Apple Pie Festival. Nearly 30 crafters, handmade articles and crafts. Indoors and out. Luncheon sold by the Grange: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, homemade corn chowder, and drinks. Doughnuts in morning.

Apple Pie Festival: 10 a.m. until sold out, Dummerston Center. Apple pies, whole or by the piece, Vermont cheddar cheese, hot and cold cider, coffee, fresh doughnuts, and homemade ice cream. Also, SERRV table, and vintage treasures for sale. Free parking. Rain or shine, under a tent. Handicapped accessible. Information: 802-254-9158. 43rd Annual Festival, fundraiser for the Dummerston Congregational Church.

Heirloom Apple Day: 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m., Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road, Dummerston. A celebration of apples fresh, baked and squeezed. 90 heirloom apple varieties with free tastings. Information: 802-254-6868, scottfrm@sover.net or www.scottfarmvermont.com.

Newfane Heritage Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the Common, Route 30, Newfane. Rain or shine. Booths, music, raffles, attic treasures, collectibles, used books, and toys. Soups, pizzas, baked potatoes; hot dogs, hamburgers, chili, and sandwiches. Apple pies and apple crisp. Organized by the Newfane Congregational Church and volunteers. Information: www.newfaneheritagefestival.org or Ted Colligan 802-365-7317.

Harvest Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Putney School, Elm Lea Farm, 418 Houghton Brook Road, Putney. 8:30 a.m., Red Leaf Ramble running race, registration; 9:45 a.m., mountain bike polo game; silent auction; International Cafe; noon, games and races; 12:45 p.m., parade, contra dance; 2 p.m., all-school sing; crafts booths, fresh produce, food and baked goods; apple cider; bouncy house, slide, and obstacle course. Free parking. Information: www.putneyschool.org or 802-387-6273.

Putney Farmers’ Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from the Putney Co-op, just off Exit 4, Interstate 91. Food vendors. Local farmers with fruits and vegetables including peaches, cabbage, and more; breads. EBT and Debit cards accepted. Information: putneyfarmersmarket.org.

River Valley Artisan Tour: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbus Day Weekend. 20 artists along with a winery, cheese maker and artisan bread baker. Located in Bellows Falls; Walpole, Westmoreland, Spofford, and West Chesterfield, N.H. For a map and list of studios visit www.rivervalleyartisans.com.

Ongoing Events

Alcoholics Anonymous: 10-11 a.m., The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Eye Openers.

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6-7 p.m., Turning Point of Windham County, 112 Hardwood Way, Brattleboro. Back to Life AA program. Information: 802-257-5600.

AA Hotline: Toll free, 1-877-851-0181.