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Homegrown Gilfeather Turnips at the Gilfeather Turnip contest await judging. This year's entries are due on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at Wardsboro Town Hall on Main Street. In July, the Gilfeather Turnip became the official state vegetable of Vermont.
Wine & Harvest

Dover: The 2016 Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival at Mount Snow is seeking vendors for the Sept. 17 event, which celebrates the products, food, art, distilleries, and wineries of Vermont. Vintners, painters, publishers, cheese makers, weavers, potters, jewelers, chefs, photographers, farmers, chocolatiers and demonstrations are welcome to participate. Vendor applications can be found at

Kids fair

Brattleboro: Non-profit organizations that would like to be part of the 2016 River Valley Kids Fair on Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Brattleboro Common should contact Bob Furman at 802-251-3683 to reserve a space. Along with a free BBQ, free popcorn and cotton candy and free admission, there will be several demonstrations, including from Wildlife Encounters.

Yard sale

Brattleboro: Vendors are needed for Trinity Lutheran Church's community yard sale on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 161 Western Ave. Tables available for rent at $15. Food vendors welcome. Participants are responsible for set-up and removal of all items. Set up begins at 6 a.m. In case of rain, limited indoor space available. To reserve a table or for more information, contact Deb at 802 282 7451 or, or Lynne at 802 579 9059 or


Book and sidewalk sale

South Londonderry: The South Londonderry Free Library is gearing up for its Annual Book and Sidewalk Sale to be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library needs white elephants that can be sold for the benefit of the library. If you have a hidden treasure to donate, contact Susie Wyman at 802-824-3537 or email She will arrange for pick-up and/or delivery. If you would like to donate any baked goods of your choice, call the Library at 802-824-3371 or drop it off at the Library on Oct. 7. Vendors, artists and crafters are also needed and can receive a space with a donation of $35.

Craft fair

Westmoreland, N.H.: Maplewood of Cheshire County will hold its annual indoor Craft Fair on Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring an array of handcrafted goods throughout the first floor rooms and hallways. Staffed by local artisans, tables offer handmade preserves, candies, soaps, jewelry, artworks, ornaments, fabrics, quilted, and knitted goods, pet toys, and a wide assortment of novelties and stocking stuffers. Hotdogs and home-baked snacks are available for purchase from the Maplewood Auxiliary Association to benefit Maplewood residents. For more information on the craft fair or to enter as a vendor, call Pam at 603-399-7375.

Street fair

South Londonderry: The South Londonderry Free Library will be hosting its South Derry Street Fair on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 9. The event will feature a white elephant table and books galore in all categories at reasonable prices. Food, beverages, popcorn, sweets and music will add to the festivities. All sales benefit the library. The fair will also include more than 20 vendors, selling antiques, art, collectables, crafts, etc. Each vendor will be charged $35, as a donation to the South Londonderry Free Library. Vendors will keep all other profits. Crafters demonstrating and selling their creations are also welcome. For more information, or to reserve a space, call Susie Wyman 802-824-3537 or email to reserve a space.


Townshend: The Townshend Pumpkin Festival has vendor spaces available for the craft fair at the 34th Annual Pumpkin Festival, set for Oct. 15 "On the Common" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For crafters interested in a space or having questions, contact Kevin Burke at 802-380-1875 or Walter Meyer at 802-365-4246. Vendors may also find an application form at

Crafters needed

Brattleboro: The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 2445 is looking for crafters for its Nov. 5 craft sale. Table space available for $30. For more information, call Nikki at 802-257-9440 or Beverly Davidson at 603-256-3029.

Gilfeather Turnip

Wardsboro: Is your home-grown Gilfeather Turnip ready for the big contest at the upcoming Gilfeather Turnip Festival on Oct. 22? If not, you still have time to nurture it with some TLC until festival day. The 14th Annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival will once again feature the popular turnip contest for all home growers. The festival, sponsored by the Friends of the Wardsboro Library, takes place at Town Hall and under several big and small tents, all on Main Street. Parking and admission are free. Register Gilfeathers at Town Hall between 10 a.m. and noon.