strolling of the Heifers Brown Bag Lunch Series:
Thursday, July 10
Yellow Barn Concert
Where: The Big Barn, Putney. When: 8 p.m. Cost: $18. Edison Denisov (1929-1996) Diana im Herbstwind (1984); Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) String Quartet No.4 in D Major, Op.83 (1949); Anton Webern (1883-1945) Vier Stücke, Op.7 (1910); Alban Berg (1885-1935) (trans. Reinbert de Leeuw) Sieben frühe Lieder (c.1905-08); Yoshihisa Taira (1935-2005) Hierophonie I (1986)
Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop, Fusion, R & B
Where: Metropolis on Elliot St. When: This (and every) Thursday from 9:30 - 1 a.m. Cost: No Cover. Ft. members of Flabberghaster, Outer Stylie, Rubblebucket and more!
"August: Osage County"
Where: Next Stage, Kimball Hill, Putney. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $12, general admission, available online at www.nextstagearts.org or by phone reservation at: 802-387-0071.
Brown Bag Lunch: Mahikari
Where: River Garden, 157 Main Street. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Giving Light with Susan Hebson. Sukyo Mahikari teaches the transmission of light energy through a practice which they refer to as "the art of True Light (Mahikari)" which is believed to issue from the palm of the hand.
Friday, July 11
Where: First floor dining room at Thompson House. When: 2:30 p.m. The Glee Club is an enthusiastic group of singing elders that meets monthly under the leadership of local musician Becky Graber and Thompson House activities director Sandy Ware.
Summer Concert Series
Where: Whetstone Walkway in front of Brattleboro Food Co-op. When: 6 to 9 p.m. Blues singer/guitarist Sunny Lowdown. Cost: Free.
Yellow Barn Concert
Where: The Big Barn, Putney. When: 8 p.m. Cost: $25. Stefan Wolpe (1902-1972) Suite im Hexachord, Op.24b (1936); Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) Violin Sonata No.2, Op.36a, BV244 (1900); Georges Enescu (1881-1955) Piano Quartet No.1 in D Major, Op.16 (1909)
Where: 37 locations in downtown Brattleboro and satellite locations in West Brattleboro and along Putney Road. When: Official Gallery Walk hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m., although some venues are open earlier and some events run later. Cost: Free. Contact: Joy Wallens-Penford at 802-257-2616, info@GalleryWalk.org or www.GalleryWalk.org. Of note: Monthly art walk returns with artists’ receptions, live music, special events, art sales and more.
T.G.I.F. Morning Matinee "Michael Zerphy"
Where: Living Memorial Park Rotary Theater, Brattleboro . When: 10:30 a.m. Juggling. Cost: Free. 802-254-5808. www.brattleboro.org
Where: Twilight Tea Lounge, Brattleboro. When: 7:30 p.m. Poets Arlene Distler and Terry Hauptman will read from their work "Voices Like Wind Chimes," and "On Hearing Thunder,"
Where: River Gallery School, Brattleboro. When: 6 to 9 p.m. Cost: $8 per hour Call River Gallery School for more information or to enroll 802-257-1577.
Brattleboro’s Tanabata-Obon Festival
Where: Downtown Brattleboro, Pliny Park. When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. The public is invited to walk a lantern-lit path to the Table of Remembrance. Cost: Free for all ages. accvt.org or 802-579-9088.
Saturday, July 12
Yellow Barn: Masterclass: Hsin-Yun Huang, Viola
Where: The Big Barn, Putney. When: 10:30 a.m. Cost: $10. Call 802-387-6637 to reserve tickets.
Yellow Barn Open House
Where: The Greenwood School, Putney. When: 12:30 to 5 p.m.. Cost: Free admission ($10 for lunch). Spend an afternoon attending open rehearsals and share a meal with Yellow Barn musicians on campus.
Yellow Barn: Pre-concert discussion
Where: The Putney Public Library. When: 7 p.m. Cost: Free.
Yellow Barn Concert
Where: The Big Barn, Putney. When: 8 p.m. Cost: $25. Colin Matthews (b.1946) Oboe Quartet No.1 (1981); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Piano Trio in E Major, K.542 (1786); Franco Donatoni (1927-2000) Ave (1987); Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) String Quintet in F Major, WAB112 (1879)
Sunday, July 13
Twilight on the Tavern Lawn
Where: Downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn. When: 6 p.m. Cost: Free (donations are accepted). Acoustic blues duo Beaucoup Blue (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain. Food will be available. For information, visit www.twilightmusic.org or call 802-387-5772.
Grafton Cornet Band
Where: Library lawn, Main Street (Rte 121), (or White Church for rain). Grafton. When: 4 p.m. Cost: Free, donations welcome. Bring chairs or a blanket and maybe a picnic. More information: www.graftonband.org or 802-387-4145.
Where: Town park, West Dover. When: 1 to 3 p.m. The Lonesome Brothers perform. Cost: Free. In the event of rain the concert will be held next door at the OMT Billiards parlor. For more information call 802-464-5100.
Community Circle Dance
Where: Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. When: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Dances of the Heart, led by Rupa Cousins and Lerna. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.
Where: River Gallery School. When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A hands-on workshop and demonstration. Cost: $80 Call River Gallery School for more information or to enroll 802-257-1577.
Where: C.X. Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave. When: 1 to 4 p.m., An event/forum at that complements the ongoing exhibition and gallery publication.
Monday, July 14
Brown Bag Lunch: Jennie Reichman
Where: Robert H Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public. Guitar playing, warm voice and heartfelt lyrics.
Music of Zappa at Open Music Collective
Where: Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. When: 7 p.m. Cost is $125 for 5 classes and will culminate with a public performance at OMC. Call 802 254 5054 or email email@example.com for registration.
Tuesday, July 15
Where: Brattleboro Common. When: 7 p.m. Arts in the Park "American Legion Band." 802-254-58098. www.brattleboro.org
Storytelling and Cartooning
Where: River Gallery School. When: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Classes with Megan Baehr for ages 8 and older . Cost: $175. for 8 classes or $22./class. www.nonesuchgarden.com. Call River Gallery School for more information or to enroll 802-257-1577.
Brown Bag Lunch: Community Meditation
Where: Robert H Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public. Bring a pillow or two for a comfortable floor seat or use one of our chairs. Come in at any time during the hour and stay as long as you like.
Wednesday, July 16
Brown Bag Lunch: Scott Sizer and Kate Parsons
Where: Robert H Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public. Jazz Duo
Where: Living Memorial Park Swimming Pool. When: 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Cost: $5 per person. Hot dogs, hamburgers & ice cream will be served. Prizes will be awarded! Brattleboro Rec & Parks Dept. 254-5808. www.brattleboro.org
Thursday, July 17
Brown Bag Lunch: Southern Vermont Dance Festival
Where: Robert H Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. When: Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public. Professionals and dance enthusiasts will perform dances from their dynamic summer training dance experience.
Now and Then
Where: Actors Theatre Playhouse, Chesterfield, N.H. When: 7:30 p.m. A New Musical-in-Progress by Zeke Hecker. Cost: $10.