Saturday, June 29 PERFORMING ARTS
Shakespeare in the Park: ‘Twelfth Night’
Where: Brattleboro Union High School, Fairground Road, Brattleboro. When: 6 p.m. Cost: $5, children 5 and under free. Contact: www.vermonttheatrecompany.com. Of note: Vermont Theatre Company presents comedy of mistaken identities, "Twelfth Night" as 24th annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park. Performances continues through June 30.
Where: Actors Theatre Playhouse, corner of Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. When: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15. Contact: 877-666-1855 or www.actors-theatre.info. Of note: Actors Theatre Playhouse opens 38th season with Stephen Dietz’s relationship thriller "Private Eyes." Continues through July 13.
NEYT Melodrama Festival Part I
Where: New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro. When: "A Scientist, a Prince and a Whole Crew of Frogs: A Fairy Fail" will be presented at 3 and 5 p.m.; "The British Hillside Players Present: The Marvelous, Multidimensional, Melodramatic Rendition of a Story Familiar" plays at 1 and 7 p.m. Cost: $8. Contact: www.neyt.org. Of note: Performances continue Saturday.
Where: Timber Ridge, Windham. When: All day and night. Cost: $75 for two-day pass, $65 for Saturday only; children 12 and under are free. Contact: www.FriendlyGathering.com. Of note: Two-day festival of camping, outdoor activities and music features Beats Antique, Keller Williams, Rubblebucket, Paper Diamond, Conspirator, Toubab Krewe, Assembly of Dust, Twiddle and more. Camping is available.
No Film Film Festival
Where: Bellows Falls Opera House, Bellows Falls. When: Doors open at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6 p.m. Contact: www.nofilmfilmfestival.org or 802-463-1613. Of note: Falls Area Community Television hosts screenings of short digital films submitted for contest. The theme this year is 1980s films.
Where: Pierce’s Hall, East Putney Falls Road, Putney. When: Beginners’ workshop from 7:30 to 8 p.m.; dancing until 10:30 p.m. Contact: 802-387-5357. Of note: Caller is Andt Toepfer, with music by Laurie Indenbaum and Carol Compton. Beginners welcome; all dances are taught. No partner necessary.
Empty Bowls Bowlerama
Where: Brattleboro Clayworks, Putney Road, Brattleboro. When: Morning session from 10 a.m. to noon; afternoon session from 1 to 3 p.m. Contact: 802-254-9174. Of note: People ages 10 and up are invited to make bowls for the annual Empty Bowls Dinner. Bonnie Stearns, Alan Steinberg and Annie Lauterbach will be on hand to help. Reservations are required.
Sunday, June 30
Shakespeare in the Park: ‘Twelfth Night’
Where: Living Memorial Park’s Rotary stage, Brattleboro. When: 6 p.m. Cost: $5, children 5 and under free. Contact: www.vermonttheatrecompany.com. Of note: Vermont Theatre Company presents comedy of mistaken identities, "Twelfth Night" as 24th annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park. Performances continues through June 30.
Twilight on the Tavern Lawn:
Kat Wright and Brett Hughes
Where: Putney Tavern Lawn, downtown Putney. When: 5:30 p.m. Cost: Free, donations welcome. Contact: www.twilightmusic.org or 802-387-5772. Of note: Twilight Music presents Burlington-based Kat Wright, Brett Hughes and their Americana quartet for third concert in Twilight on the Tavern Lawn series. Food is available. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and picnic. In case of rain, concert moves to Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill.
Easy Street Duo
Where: Putney Inn, Putney. When: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Contact: 802-387-5517. Of note: Lisa Brande and Mark Trichka play vintage swing, bluegrass, Cajun and Zydeco, honky tonk, country, rockabilly, Latin and more on guitars, fiddle, mandolin and vocals, to accompany Sunday brunch at the Putney Inn.
Community Circle Dance
Where: Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro. When: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cost: Donations welcome. Contact: Parker Huber at 802-257-9108 or Mary Ellen Cannon at 603-631-0768. Of note: Led by Rupa Cousins and Lerna; dances of universal peace. All dances taught. No partner needed. All are welcome.
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