Around Windham County

Wednesday January 16, 2013

In Bellows Falls...

FARMERS’ MARKET: The Bellows Falls Farmers’ Market will hold its third winter market of the season on Friday, Jan. 18. The market will be held indoors at the Train Station, just across the street from its regular location, from 4 to 7 p.m. The market will run through March on the third Friday of each month.

Winter Harvest Health Coupons are available at the market each month. For every $2 spent with an EBT/3SuaresVT card it will be matched, dollar for dollar with the coupon (limit $10 worth of coupons per market). These coupons must be spent at the market where they were received.

For information about the market, contact Rachel Ware at or 802-463-2018.

In Brattleboro...

FINAL MERRY MULCH: The Brattleboro Union High School Music Department’s Merry Mulch program will hold one more Christmas tree pick up for Brattleboro residents on Saturday, Jan. 19.

For a $10 donation, members of the band and chorus will transport undecorated trees from homes to a community garden in West Brattleboro where they will be chipped into mulch.

All pick-ups must be prearranged by calling one of the following numbers by Thursday, Jan. 17: 802-387-3794, 802-254-3360, or 802-579-1577. Proceeds will benefit a planned trip to New York in May 2013.

AUTISM SUPPORT: The Autism Support Group that had been meeting the third Thursday of each month at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be taking the winter months off. It will be starting up again in the spring.

SKI TICKETS: The Boys & Girls Club is selling lift tickets at Mount Snow to help fund its operations at its facility on Flat Street.

Tickets are good any day from Jan. 21 through Jan. 27 and cost only $39, of which $34 supports the programs of the Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling or stopping by the Flat Street clubhouse.

Tickets are also available at the Brattleboro Bowl, Burrows, the 99 Restaurant, the Vermont Country Deli, and Ted’s Shoe & Sport in Keene, N.H. Tickets will be on sale until Jan. 18.

For more information, call 802-254-5990.

CARNIVAL CONCERT: Estey Organ Museum will present the Buzzards Brass Band at First Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. for a fun and lively Carnival Concert.

The Buzzards Brass Band is the official performing moniker of The New Orleans Brass Band Project, Southern Vermont, a collaborative music workshop in Brattleboro.

The group is led by Pete Simoneaux on bass drum and vocals. Other core musicians include Tim Ellis of KidsPLAYce on sousaphone, Stephen Voorhees on snare drum, Scott Sizer on trumpet, trombonists Dan DeWalt and Chuck Ober, saxophonists Ron Kelley, Frank Sansone, Jon Mack and Walter Slowinski, Jim Kurty on clarinet and saxophone, and Jeanushka Fishell on percussion.

This concert will also feature Ned Phoenix playing electric violin and Jon Matthew Worrall playing the Estey pipe organ.

There is a $15 suggested donation at the door to support the work of the museum. The First Baptist Church is located at 190 Main St. in Brattleboro.

In Walpole, N.H. Š

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: A free Genealogy Workshop, sponsored by the Walpole Historical Society, will be offered on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Sharing information about how to start or how to solve problems will be Jeanne and Peter Jeffries with over 30 years of research experience. Reservations are required, call 603-756-2933.

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET: The Walpole Winter Farmers’ Market will take place on Saturday, Jan. 19, and the third Saturday of each month through April. They are held at the Walpole Town Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendors expect to offer root crops, eggs, milk, meats, cheese, breads, maple products, baked goods, prepared foods, fiber products and crafts. Lunch will be offered and Judy Spinella will play pop tunes on the keyboard.

For more information, visit, Facebook page "Walpole Farmers Market," email or call 603-756-3168.


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