Entertainment Calendar

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Today, Nov. 26

MUSIC

Kevin Parry

What: Open mic at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro; 7-10 p.m.; Free. 802-257-7563.

Funk Night

What: Live band at Metropolis, Elliot St., Brattleboro; 9:30 p.m.

Miscellaneous

Thanksgiving Dinner

What: Noon-5 p.m. at River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro. Free

Friday, Nov. 27

Miscellaneous

Putney Craft Tour

What: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "Craft, Culinary and Stage" weekend. Start at Gleanery Restaurant, 133 Main St., Putney and/or at the Putney General Store for information, maps, and a preview exhibition of the artisans' works. Download brochure and more details at www.putneycrafts.com.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Music

Kevin Parry

What: 7-11 p.m. Classic rock and blues acoustic style at Rick's Tavern, Rte. 30, Newfane. 802-365-4310, www.kevinparrymusic.com

Dance

Contra Dance

What: Beginners' session: 7:30-8 p.m., dancing until 10:30 p.m. Pierce's hall, East Putney Falls Road. 802-387-0163 $7 suggested donation.

Theater

'Of Bread and Paper'

What: 7:30 p.m. at Sandglass Theater, 17 Kimball Hill Rd., Putney. sandglasstheater.org

MISCELLANEOUS

Holiday Cookie Contest/Book Talk

What: 2 p.m., Ellen Stimson, author of "An Old Fashioned Christmas" to be at Bartleby's Books, 17 W. Main St., Wilmington, She will discuss her holiday book and judge the cookies. For more information stop by the store, call 802-464-5425 or visit www.myvermontbookstore.com.

Holiday Cookie Contest /Book Talk

What: 4:30 p.m., Ellen Stimson, author of "An Old Fashioned Christmas" to be at Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls, She will discuss her holiday book and judge the cookies. 802-463-9404 for reservations.

Putney Craft Tour

What: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "Craft, Culinary and Stage" weekend. Start at Gleanery Restaurant, 133 Main St., Putney and/or at the Putney General Store for information, maps, and a preview exhibition of the artisans' works. Download brochure and more details at www.putneycrafts.com.

Holiday Bazaar

What: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, West Brattleboro. 880 Western Ave.

Christmas Bazaar

What: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Congregational Church of Westminster sponsored by The Women's Fellowship. Rte. 5, Westminster

Craft Fair/Chinese Auction

What: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring its 22nd Annual Craft Fair at the American Legion Post #5 at 32 Linden St., Brattleboro Lori Nelson at 802-380-6179 for information.

Sunday, Nov. 29

DANCE

Circle Dance

What: All dances taught at Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St., Brattleboro; 3:30-5:30 p.m. Led by Rupa Cousins and Lerna. 802-257-9108 or 603-631-0768.

Contradance

FILM

'Les Comperes'

What: 4 p.m. Express Fluency and Latchis Arts present a screening of the French comedy film "Les Comperes" at the Latchis Theater, 50 Main St., Brattleboro. Before the film, , from 2 to 3:30 p.m., participants in the first part of the mini-class in French will set the scene for the film, and then on Monday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m., the class will continue as the students talk about what happened in the movie. The classes will be held at Express Fluency at 73 Main St., Brattleboro.

Miscellaneous

Putney Craft Tour

What: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "Craft, Culinary and Stage" weekend. Start at Gleanery Restaurant, 133 Main St., Putney and/or at the Putney General Store for information, maps, and a preview exhibition of the artisans' works. Download brochure and more details at www.putneycrafts.com.

Children's Book Reading

What: 1 p.m. Grinch-mas. Mrs. Claus will read "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls

Monday, Nov. 30

MUSIC

St. Petersburgh Men's Ensemble

What: 7:30 p.m. United Church of Bellows Falls, 8 School St. Free-will offering

Miscellaneous

Book Talk

What: 7 p.m. Short stories by Anton Chekhov in the Brooks Memorial Library Meeting Room, 224 Main St., Brattleboro

FILM

Screening and Discussion

What: 6-8 p.m. (and Dec. 14). The Women's Freedom Center is hosting free film and discussion nights: "The Mask You Live In" and "Miss Representation." Dover Free Library, 22 Holland Rd., Dover

Tuesday, Dec. 1

MUSIC

St. Petersburgh Men's Ensemble

What: 7:30 p.m. United Church of Christ, 23 Central Square, Keene, N.H. Free-will offering

DANCE

West Coast Swing Series

What: Lessons; 5:30 p.m./beginners; 6:30 p.m./Intermediate; the Stone Church, Brattleboro; $10/one class, $15/both classes; 802-579-9990 or ray@shallwedance.biz.

FILM

Screening and Discussion

What: 6-8 p.m. (and Dec. 15). The Women's Freedom Center is hosting free film and discussion nights: "The Mask You Live In" and "Miss Representation." Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St., Brattleboro.

MISCELLANEOUS

Giving Tuesday

What: Between 12:01 p.m. and midnight support Kurn Hattin Homes for Children's music program with donations at www.kurnhattin.org or 802-721-6916

Classes and workshops

Angels, Beasts, Shepherds + Kings

When: Saturday, Nov. 28, 1-4 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Children and adults drop in and make an Angel, Beast, Shepherd, or King. Materials provided, but feel free to bring materials. Donate one of your pieces to hang in the December exhibit. $35 per family or $20 per person. 802-257-1577.

Collaborative Learning for Tots + Parents

When: Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Explore different ways of painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture. For ages 3-5. 802-257-1577.

Teen Studio + Portfolio Class

When: Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. Open studio and portfolio guidance. For ages 12-18. 802-257-1577.

Working with Encaustic and Paper

When: Dec. 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. For anyone interested in encaustic collage. Fee $205 802-257-1577.

Printmaking Techniques

When: Learn four major printmaking techniques. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. through Dec. 16. Pro-rated according to start date.

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. 802-257-1577.

Watercolor Extension

When: Tuesday, 12:30-3 p.m., Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 8-15. Fee: $140

Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Suite 201, Brattleboro. 802-257-1577.

No Fear Watercolors

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30.

Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West.

Instructor: Karen Becker. $99. for 4 classes, $35 for a single class, space permitting. Karen Becker, 802-387-4897.###

Watercolors, Add Color to Your World

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m, Saturdays, Dec. 5, 12,

Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West.

Instructor: Karen Becker.

Cost: $35 per class, space permitting.

Contact: Karen Becker, 802-387-4897.

Of note: Learn to draw and to paint with beautiful, transportable, transparent watercolors. Beginners welcome, ample instruction.


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