EDITOR’S PICKS
Festival: Voodoo Fest

Day-long (and into the night) Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m to ?, Voodoo activities at Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. NECCA, face painting costume contes live music and …

Author event: Rick Winston

Author Rick Winston to read from "Red Scare in the Green Mountains: The Mccarthy Era in Vermont 1946-1960" at Putney Library on Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.PUTNEY — The Putney Public Library …

Photography: Annual Auction

In-Sight's Exhibition and Benefit Auction open daily noon to 5 p.m., at Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro. On Oct. 28, bidding ends at 6 p.m., the closing reception is from 3 …

Dance: Contra

Community Dance at Evening Star Grange, Dummerston Center, Saturday, Oct. 20, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fred Breunig calling. Potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. $5 children, $8 adults and $20 for families. …

Meeting: Putney Craft Tour

PUTNEY — A gathering of current and past Putney Craft Tour members will celebrate the tour's 40th year on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Putney Public Library. Along with friends and neighbors, …

'Emily Mason: To Another Place'

BRATTLEBORO — Renowned abstract painter Emily Mason, who for the past 50 years has divided her time between New York City and Brattleboro will give a talk about her life and career at the …

Arts
Snake Mountain Bluegrass Band to play

WEST HALIFAX — On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Halifax Community Hall, 20 Brook Road, West Halifax the Snake Mountain Bluegrass Band from Middlebury will be playing for your enjoyment. …

Mineral Springs Farm will be toured

GUILFORD — The Guilford Historical Society Annual Meeting will feature a tour of the Mineral Springs Farm in Guilford Center on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 to 4 p.m.Built in 1804, the Springs Farm has …

Marlboro College presents artist Wilder Alison

MARLBORO — Artist Wilder Alison presents an exhibit of her work at Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, along with a public lecture. The exhibit, titled $plit/$ubject, can be found in Marlboro's …

Minimalist folk style of fiddling in the Chapel

BELLOWS FALLS — Stone Church Arts brings the minimalist folk style of fiddlers Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen to its concert series Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., to perform in the Chapel at …

Northeast fiddlers returning to Bellows Falls

BELLOWS FALLS — The Northeast Fiddlers Association is planning a repeat local "fiddle meet," with another gathering at the Moose Club on Sunday, Oct. 21, beginning at noon.The NEFA is inviting …

Walking to Listen at the Rockingham Library

BELLOWS FALLS — Join western Massachusetts author Andrew Forsthoefel for an evening of storytelling and discussion on the practice of trustworthy listening at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, at the …

Group to discuss Twain's book

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Great Books Group will be discussing Mark Twain's "Life on the Mississippi" on Monday, Oct. 22, 7 to 9 p.m., in the meeting room of the Brooks Memorial Library, …

Open studio and Peace Arts workshop for children

BRATTLEBORO — In October, Namaya multimedia artist, poet, and photographer will have several events. Oct. 1 through 31, a show of his Peace Arts Projects and Vermont My Home Art will be on …

Stone paintings highlight Gallery Walk at Vermont Artisan Designs

BRATTLEBORO — New paintings by Paul G. Stone will be featured at Vermont Artisan Designs for the month of October. An opening reception will be held Friday, Oct. 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the …

Zookeepers help libraries statewide

The Zookeepers will hit the road again next summer in support of literacy, community and Freedom of Speech — this time with much greater means.Green Mountain protest band "David Rosane & …

Film and discussion on neurodiversity

PUTNEY — Landmark College, 19 River Road South, will host filmmaker Krys Kornmeier Wednesday, Oct. 17, for an evening dedicated to the discussion and celebration of neurodiversity.At 7 p.m. in …

Entertainment calendar for Oct.18 to 24

ThursdayWindham CountyMusicLive music — The Miles Band: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro. 802-490-2354.Open Mic with Kevin Parry: 7 …

Sound an Echo in concert on Saturday

BELLOWS FALLS — Stone Church Arts brings the minimalist folk style of fiddlers Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen to its concert series at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. Rachael and Sara will …

BMC Continues Season Guest Concert Series with So Percussion

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Music Center's new Season Guest Concert series continues Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the BMC Auditorium with S Percussion, a group dedicated to promoting …

Patricia Perez Valdes to give talk at 118 Elliot

BRATTLEBORO — Windham World Affairs Council to present a talk on Chile after Pinochet on Friday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., by Patricia Perez Valdes, Cohen Center Global Fellow, entitled "Honoring the …

Cooking classes return to Next Stage

PUTNEY — Next Stage Arts Project continues its cooking class series with three upcoming events, this Monday, and Monday, Nov. 12 , and Sunday, Dec.16. All classes are in the newly renovated …

Book group to read 'The Age of Innocence'

PUTNEY — On Monday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m., Putney Library Writer in Residence Michelle Blake and her husband, the novelist Dennis McFarland, will hold the first of three discussions of Edith …

Copans' 'Papercuts for Peace' showing through October

WEST BRATTLEBORO — Each fall for the past several seasons, the gallery spaces at All Souls Church (ASC), aka West Village Meeting House, have been filled with Stuart Copans' papercuts. The …

BMC welcomes new concert choir director

BRATTLEBORO — Jonathan Harvey, an assistant professor of music and director of choirs at Fitchburg (Mass.) State University, has been named music director of the Brattleboro Concert …

Register now for Linda Hirschhorn workshops

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Area Jewish Community is excited to welcome nationally famed performer, teacher, and composer Cantor Linda Hirschhorn for a week-long artist-in-residence program …

Local artists bring the healing power of art

SPRINGFIELD — In recent years, hospital leaders, physicians and patients have discovered that art and music in the hospital environment can help patients deal with their illnesses more …

Actors Theatre Playhouse seeking original scripts

WEST CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — The Actors Theatre Playhouse is accepting Ten-Minute Play submissions for its Ten-Minute Play Festival in June of 2019.The Playhouse is seeking ten-minute plays from …

Auditions for production of 'The Pillowman'

BRATTLEBORO — The Vermont Theatre Company will host auditions for its production of "The Pillowman" on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 to 5 p.m. in room 108/109 of the Rotch building on the campus of the …

The Met: Live presents 'Samson et Dalila'

BRATTLEBORO — Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca star in the title roles on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m., at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., with Saint-Saens' "Samson et Dalila." as the 2018 to …

Ensemble presents Fayne Would I Wedd

GRAFTON — The early music group The Vermont Bach Ensemble begins its third season with a program of upcoming secular concerts in Vermont entitled Fayne Would I Wedd, a program of Elizabethan …

Ellis Paul and Garrin Benfield at Next Stage

PUTNEY - Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present contemporary folk singer/songwriters Ellis Paul and Garrin Benfield at Next Stage on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. One of the leading voices …

BMAC and Ruggles & Hunt team up for a fashion show

BRATTLEBORO — Ruggles & Hunt, purveyors of clothing, gifts, home furnishings, and creative toys, with stores in Walpole, N.H. and Brattleboro is putting on a fashion show at the Brattleboro …

'Shall We Dance?' launches Second Saturday lessons

BRATTLEBORO — Ray Warren, a ballroom dance instructor since 1978 and a background as an acupuncturist and a Reiki master teacher, brought "Shall We Dance?" to the community in 2004. His wife …

Videos
Fabric weavings and collaborative vessels at gallery

BRATTLEBORO — From Oct. 5 through Nov. 18 Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts will present Deidre Scherer's "Human Textures," showcasing her paper and fabric weavings, as well as collaborative vessels …

DCF book group forming at library

PUTNEY — A new book group, focusing on books on the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award list is forming at Putney Library, 55 Main St., for older elementary and middle school-age children. The group …

Landmark College hosts talk about cartooning

PUTNEY — The Landmark College 2018-19 Academic Speaker Series will host James Sturm for a talk entitled, Cartooning: Past, Present, Potential, on Tuesday,  Oct. 22, 7 p.m. in the Brooks M. …

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