Saturday, Feb. 8 PERFORMING ARTS

Putney Vaudeville!

Where: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $12, $6 for children under 12. Contact: www.nextstagearts.org, 802-387-0102 or nextstagearts@gmail.com. Of note: Putney Vaudeville!, a showcase of professional performers, live music and local friends and neighbors, returns. Featured guest is Hilary Chaplain, with music by Gaslight Tinkers. Tickets also available at Offerings in Putney.

’Treasure Island’

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: 2 and 7 p.m. Cost: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Contact: www.neyt.org. Of note: Cast of actors ages 9-13 presents Robert Louis Stevenson’s immortal tale, adapted and directed by Peter Gould. Performances run through Feb. 16.

MUSIC

Vermont Timbre

Where: Brattleboro Winter Farmers’ Market, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, Main Street, Brattleboro. When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free. Of note: Amelia Struthers and Mike Mrowicki play and sing acoustic original contemporary folk.

Kevin Parry

Where: The Stizmark, 54 East Dover Road, West Dover. When: 6 to 9 p.m. Cost: No cover. Contact: 802-464-3384 or www.kevinparrymusic.com. Of note: Singer and guitarist plays classic rock, country and blues requests.

DANCE

Molly Gawler

Where: Sobo Studio, the Cotton Mill, Brattleboro. When: 8 p.m. Cost: $15. Contact: sobodance@gmail.com or 802-258-7378. Of note: Accomplished dancer Molly Gawler presents solo dance works accompanied by Lissa Schneckenburger to benefit Droplet Dance, an effort to increase access to clean water.

Latin dance lessons and party

Where: McNeill’s Brewery, Elliot Street, Brattleboro. When: Beginners lessons at 7 p.m.; intermediate dancers at 8 p.m.; advance dancers ar 8:30 p.m.; open dance floor at 9 p.m. Cost: Donation of check or non-perishable food item for Project Feed the Thousands. Contact: Michael Rodriguez at 802-362-1819 or Rocio at 802-246-7527 Of note: Veteran dance instructor Michael Rodriguez will host weekly Latin dance lessons and party.

VISUAL ARTS

Gallery North Star 10th anniversary exhibit

Where: Gallery North Star, Grafton. When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free. Contact: 802-843-2465 or www.gnsgrafton.com. Of note: Gallery North Star hosts opening for exhibit of paintings by Julie Y Baker Albright to celebrate 10th anniversary of gallery’s ownership by Kim and Edward Bank.

Sunday, Feb. 9

PERFORMING ARTS

’Treasure Island’

Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: 2 p.m. Cost: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. Contact: www.neyt.org. Of note: Cast of actors ages 9-13 presents Robert Louis Stevenson’s immortal tale, adapted and directed by Peter Gould. Performances run through Feb. 16.

MUSIC

A Far Cry

Where: White Church, 55 Main St., Grafton. When: 3 p.m. Contact: brattleborotix.com or 802-843-2447. Of note: Grafton Music Festival hosts innovative chamber orchestra in program titled "Melting Pot," celebrating and exploring the question: What is American music?

FILM

Fancy Footwork February: ‘First Position’

Where: Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., When: 4 p.m. Cost: By donation. Contact:802-254-1109, ext. 3 or www.latchisarts.org. Of note: Latchis Arts presents Fancy Footwork February with screenings of dance movies on Sundays. "First Position" is award-winning documentary which follows six young dancers as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix.

DANCE

Brattleboro Contra Dance

Where: The Stone Church, corner of Grove and Main streets, Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m.; 5 p.m. is open instrument session. Cost: $7-10. Contact: www.brattcontra.org. Of note: Music is by Nor’easter; caller is Nils Fredland. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. Fragrance-free zone.

Community Circle Dance

Where: Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. When: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cost: By donation. Contact: Parker Huber at 802-257-9108 or Mary Ellen Cannon at 603-631-0768. Of note: Led by Lynn Hartwood and Jane Buchan. No partner needed. All dances taught.