Today, AUG. 18

Windham County

MUSIC

Kevin Parry open mic: 7-10 p.m. at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night, live band: 9:30 p.m. at Metropolis, Elliot Street, Brattleboro.

Theater

"On Golden Pond": 7:30 p.m. by Rock River Players in the Williamsville Hall, Dover Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10 adults/$6 students and seniors. To reserve call 802-348-7156.

'Eurydice': 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15. nextstage.org. 802-387-0071.

Miscellaneous

Poetry Reading: 6:30 p.m. Tim Mayo and Jeff Friedman at Bartleby's Books, 17 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-5425 or myvermontbookstore.com

Paint Parties Mountain Painters & Artisan Gallery: 6-8 p.m. Mountain Market Place, 5700 Rte. 100, Londonderry. 802-824-6555. Please register in advance to reserve space.

Writers and readers event: 7-8 p.m. The Book Lounge for poets, writers, and readers to mingle. The Lounge in Duo Restaurant, 136 Main St., Brattleboro.

Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m. "Elemental Vessels" exhibition by Jackie Abrams and Karen Kamenetzky at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County


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Music

Manchester Music Festival: 7:30 p.m. Metropolitan Opera Cast at Arkell Pavilion, Southern Vermont Arts Center. $52 adults/$18 students at mmfvt.org or 802-362-1956.

Theater

"Lady Day": 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dorset Theatre Festival present Lanie Robertson's look into the live of Billie Holiday at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Cheney Rd. Dorset. $18-$45 at dorsettheatrefestival.org.

"Murder for Two": 7:30 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Over the border

Music

The Moondogs of Brattleboro: 7 -9 p.m. at the Fireworks Restaurant, Keene, N.H. The music is original and eclectic featuring guitar, vintage clarinet and bongos.

Film

"Mary Poppins": 8 p.m. Rescheduled screening (cancelled last week due to weather) for "Classics on the Quad" outdoor family film series. on the KSC Quad. Free, bring a blanket.

Friday, Aug. 19

Windham County

Music

Ruth Garbus and Julia Tadlock: 7 p.m. Also End of Summer Party from 6:15-7 p.m. at Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd., East Dover. 802-248-7488.

Dance

Salsa Lessons: 7 -10 p.m. "Shall We Dance?" Rumba at 7 p.m.; mixed rhythms 8-10 p.m. Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. Lesson and dance,$10/person. 802-365-0233 or 802-579-9990.

Theater

"On Golden Pond": 7:30 p.m. by Rock River Players in the Williamsville Hall, Dover Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10 adults/$6 students and seniors. To reserve call 802-348-7156.

'Eurydice': 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15. nextstage.org. 802-387-0071.

Miscellaneous

Artist Reception: 5-7 p.m. C.X. Silver Gallery for Selections from "Edge" by Cai. 814 Western Ave., Brattleboro. On view through Sept. 18 by appointment. 802-257-7898

Artist Reception: 4-7 p.m. Photography by Jimmy ienner, Jr. Treats and live music with Josh Maiocco at Flat Iron Exchange, 51 the Square, Bellows Falls.

Bennington County

MUSIC

Marshall Tucker Band: 7 p.m. Northshire Civic Center, Riley Rink in Hunter Park. Part of Southern Vermont Rockin' Concert Series. marshalltucker.com.

Theater

"Lady Day": 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dorset Theatre Festival present Lanie Robertson's look into the live of Billie Holiday at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Cheney Rd. Dorset. $18-$45 at dorsettheatrefestival.org.

'City of Conversation': 7:30 p.m. at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. 802-447-0564 for reservations or by at bpt.me/2559507.

Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night: 8 p.m. Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd., Manchester. $19-$25 at 860-647-9824 or littletheatreofmanchester.org

"Murder for Two": 7:30 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Miscellaneous

Over the border

Theater

Madame Butterfly' : 7 p.m., Hubbard Hall Center For the Arts, Cambridge N.Y.. $35 general, $10 students. hubbardhall.org; 518-677-2495.

'Seymour Barab's La Pizza con Funghi'' : 7 p.m., Hubbard Hall Center For the Arts, Cambridge N.Y.. Pay as you will.. hubbardhall.org; 518-677-2495

Film

"Man With a Movie Camera:: 7:30 p.m. with live music accompaniiment beginning at 7 p.m. Admission $4 children; $8 adults. Pothole Pictures, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. 413-512-0850.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Windham County

MUSIC

Swing Easy at The Lounge: 7-10 p.m. Selector Singh plays funk, soul and roots music. 4 High St., Brattleboro.

Butterfly Swing Band: 8-10:30 p.m. New England House, 254 Marlboro Road, West Brattleboro.

The Speckers and Will & Carling: 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, Jamaica, Rte.. 30. $10.

Darryl Kniffen Quartet: 8 p.m. EJ Bullock Building, Main St., Readsboro. $12 in advance or $15 at the door. 802-423-5600.

Valley Jazz Concert: 8 p.m. Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St., Wilmington. Great American Songbook to benefit The Gathering Place. Admission by donation. 802-464- 7500

Dance

Farm to Ballet: 6-8 p.m. Harris Hill Hill Ski Jump Field on Cedar Street . From 6 to 8 p.m. Garden tours and food will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Bring a folding chair. Each show benefits Free for children 12 and under and $15 for adults (13 and up) at retreatfarm.org/ballet.

Theater

'Eurydice': 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $15. nextstage.org. 802-387-0071.

"Mrs. Warren's Profession": 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of Geroge Bernard Shaw's play at Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main, West Chesterfield, N.H. $8 877-666-1855 or atplayhouse.org.

"On Golden Pond": 7:30 p.m. by Rock River Players in the Williamsville Hall, Dover Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10 adults/$6 students and seniors. To reserve call 802-348-7156.

Bennington County

Theater

"Lady Day": 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dorset Theatre Festival present Lanie Robertson's look into the live of Billie Holiday at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Cheney Rd. Dorset. $18-$45 at dorsettheatrefestival.org.

'City of Conversation': 7:30 p.m. at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. 802-447-0564 for reservations or by at bpt.me/2559507.

Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night: 8 p.m. Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd., Manchester. $19-$25 at 860-647-9824 or littletheatreofman## chester.org

"Murder for Two": 2 and 7:30 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Miscellaneous

Author's Talk: 5 p.m. John Dobbyn presents "Fatal Odds" at Tilting Windmills Gallery, 24 Highland Ave, Manchester Center

Over the border

Music

##The Root Cellar: 7 p.m. Adam Ezra solo acoustic show. To benefit Franklin county Continuum Program. 10 Fiske Ave. Greenfield, Mass. Tickets $10.

Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra: 9 am.-12 p.m., auditions for interested young musicians. Information at pvsoc.org or 413-772-6811. Fee $20.

Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble: 7 p.m. Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center. Free. 603-358-2168. 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H.

Chorus' Summer Concert: 7 p.m. in the UCC Church, Ludlow. The Springfield Community Chorus. Information at springfieldcommunitychorus.org

Dance

The Visitors: 7-11 p.m. Live music at Monadnock Tri-Sate Dance Club, Ellmm Community Center, Durkee St., Off Parker St., Winchester, N.H. 603-357-0794 or 802-722-9205

Theater

'Madame Butterfly' : 7 p.m., Hubbard Hall Center For the Arts, Cambridge N.Y.. $35 general, $10 students. hubbardhall.org; 518-677-2495

Comedy Show: 4 p.m. Happier Valley improv comedy for the whole family. Eastworks' Community Room (Suite 160) 116 Pleasant St., Easthampton.. Tickets at the door or at theartsblock.com

'Seymour Barab's La Pizza con Funghi'' : 7 p.m., Hubbard Hall Center For the Arts, Cambridge N.Y.. Pay as you will.. hubbardhall.org; 518-677-2495

Film

"Sherlock Jr.": 8 p.m. Featuring Buster Keaton with live score by the BQE Project.MASS MoCA's Courtyard C, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Windham County

MUSIC

Twilight on the Lawn: 6 p.m. Planet Zydeco on the Tavern Lawn, downtown Putney. If rain: Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Donations welcome. 802-387-5772,

NolaBratts at Leo Party: 4 p.m. Samirah Evans hosts party at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro. $10 at the door.

Dance

Community Circle Dance: 3:30-5:30 p.m. 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. Led by Diana Moore. All dances taught. No partner needed. All welcome. Donations appreciated. Information: Parker Huber 802-257-9108, or Mary Ellen Cannon, 603-631-0768.

Theater

"On Golden Pond": 3 p.m. by Rock River Players in the Williamsville Hall, Dover Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10 adults/$6 students and seniors. To reserve call 802-348-7156.

Miscellaneous

Write Action Annual Potluck Picnic: 12-4 p.m., Ragles' farmhouse, Melendy Hill Road, Guilford. (6/10 mile up Melendy Hill.) Bring a dish and writing to share.

Bennington County

MUSIC

Dance

Rock, Rattle & Drum

Theater

"Lady Day": 2-4 p.m. Dorset Theatre Festival present Lanie Robertson's look into the live of Billie Holiday at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Cheney Rd. Dorset. $18-$45 at dorsettheatrefestival.org.

'City of Conversation': 2 p.m. at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. 802-447-0564 for reservations or by at bpt.

Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night: 2 p.m. Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd., Manchester. $19-$25 at 860-647-9824 or littletheatreofmanchester.org

"Murder for Two": 3 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Over the border

Music

Chorus' Summer Concert: 7 p.m. in the Congregational UCC Church, Springfield. The Springfield Community Chorus. Information at springfieldcommunitychorus.org

Theater

'Madame Butterfly' : 7 p.m., Hubbard Hall Center For the Arts, Cambridge N.Y.. $35 general, $10 students. hubbardhall.org; 518-677-2495

Tuesday, AUG. 23

Bennington County

"Murder for Two": 7:30 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Wednesday, AUG. 24

Windham County

Music

The Turkey Buzzards Band: 6-8 p.m. Free concert on the Newfane Common. If rain: Union Hall. 802-365-0265.

Bennington County

Theater

"Lady Day": 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dorset Theatre Festival present Lanie Robertson's look into the live of Billie Holiday at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Cheney Rd. Dorset. $18-$45 at dorsettheatrefestival.org.

"Murder for Two": 7:30 p.m. OtherStages, 982 Route 100S, Weston. Pre-show dinner available at West town Eatery (West Town Eatery, downstairs at MainStage Playhouse, 12 Park St., Weston. Tickets and reservations at 802-824-5288 or westonplayhouse.org.

Film

'Peter and John': 7:30 p.m. Screening of Jay Craven's film drama at Bennington Museum. Tickets at benningtonmuseum.org. 75 Main St., Bennington.

ONGOING

Windham County

Rockingham Library Genealogy Group: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Bring your laptop. Many free databases available at the library. Both beginners and seasoned genealogists are welcome. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-463-4270.

Art Exhibit: The art of Robert McBride at Main Street Arts through Aug. 26 Main St., Saxtons River. mainstreetarts.org

Art Exhibit: The work of Bonnie Mennell on display through end of September at the Putney Library, 55 Main St., Putney. Mon.-Fri- 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free

Children's Art Show: Rocking Free Public Library. During library hours through Aug. 31. 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls.

North Star Gallery: "Something New" on exhibit. Work by multiple artists on view through Sept. 5 at 151 Townshend Road, Grafton.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: New exhibits – Up in Arms: Taking Stock of Guns, through Oct. 23; The Stilled Passage: Photographs of Un-Restored Ellis Island, through Aug. 29; Chaos and Light: Jamie Young, through Oct. 23; and Union Station: Gateway to the World, through Oct. 23. brattleboromuseum.org

Jen Violette Exhibit: Confluence gallery shows artist's paintings and blown glass sculptures. Aug. 6 through Sept. 4. Reception Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m. Readsboro.

Gallery in the Woods: Eric Boyer: Convergence, Sensuous Sculpture from Wire Mesh and Avn Hanna: Mapping with Stitches, New Textile Art Quilts. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. galleryinthewoods.com

Bennington County

Milton Avery's Vermont: Plein air pencil sketches, watercolors, oil paintings on view through Nov. 6 Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Something About Summer: Paintings by Mark Barry on view through Oct. 2 in the Regional Artists Gallery at Bennington Museum. 75 Main St., Bennington. Meet the artist on July 16 at 3 p.m. Information at 802-447-1571.

David Brewster Exhibit: Quixotic Encounters, through Oct. 3 at the Southern Vermont Art Center, Wilson Museum, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester. svac.org

Sculpture Show: North Bennington Sculpture Park, 48 Main St., Bennington. Show will be on view in various locations until Oct. 23 in addition to the sculpture park.

Duane Michaels Photography: Photographs from the Floating World on view at Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington,until Oct. 30.

Over the border

Gnomes vs. Flamingos: A brief history of lawn ornamentation through Sept. 6 at the Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St., Keene, N.H. Free. hsccnh.org

Great Hall Art Display: Jenny tibbe5ts present paintings of local landscapes. Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A., Turners Falls, Mass. On view through Aug. 30.

GEOMORPH/Things Change and They Change Again: Aug. 15 to Nov. 5., Photographer Chris Triebert's work on view at Vermont Folklife Center's Vision & Voice Gallery in Middlebury. Reception Oct. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Sculptures: By Korean sculptor Jaehyo Lee on exhibit at Cynthia-Reeves in The Barn, 28 Main St. Walpole, N.H. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 603-756-4160

Classes and workshops

Windham County

Collect and Connect: Tuesday, Sept. 6-Friday, Sept. 9. Experimental class investigating materials and techniques in crocheting, coiling, twining, netting, wrapping, stitching and more. $325. Jackie Abrams Studio. jackieabrams.com

River Gallery School, rivergalleryschool.org

Seminar on Philosophy of Sequencing: Thursday, Sept. 8-Sunday, Sept. 11. Th. 5-8:30 p.m.; Fri. 1-6 p.m.; Sat. 1-6:30 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $360. Financial aid available. Housing available for out-of-towners.

Painterly Abstraction: Part 2. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and 13, 1-4 p.m. Creative ideas for your existing abstract paintings.

31-31 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-257-1577