Entertainment calendar for Dec. 27 through Jan. 2

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Thursday

Windham County

Music

Open Mic: Winter hours are 6 to 9 p.m. No cover charge. In addition, Jonny Sheehan will be hosting the show while Kevin Parry is on sabbatical through March. To sign up for a 20-minute slot call 802-257-7563. At the Marian Restaurant, 28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro. Participants receive 20 percent off their meal. More information at kevinparrymusic.com.

Live Music! Pinedrop: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Folk, Americana, and bluegrass styles through guitar, mandolin, bass and fiddle. Derek Sensale- guitar, vocals Dan Bisson — upright bass Charlie Peckar — violin Nick Paar — mandolin, vocals. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery, 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro.

Friday

Windham County

Music

Paul Bousquet and Friends: 6 p.m. playing a variety of songs in the Americana genre for West Townshend Pizza Night, West Townshend Country Store, Route 30. Pizza baking in the outdoor oven begins at 5 p.m.

Saturday

Windham County

Music

Bayou X: 8 p.m. to host a Carnival Tune-Up at Club VT (long known as The Putney Inn Restaurant). Well known locally for its unique brand of high energy dance music melding traditional Cajun and zydeco music of southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B, and original and folkloric tunes. For more information on Club VT, visit clubvt.com, or call 802-387-0090. 55 Putney Landing Road, at the northbound exit 4 of I-91 Putney. A $5 cover charge.

Sunday

Windham County

Film

Movies for Kids : 11:30 a.m."Rudolph's Shiny New Year," a 1976 animated gem from Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr. When the baby New Year is reported as missing, Rudolph goes on a quest to find him. This 50-minute feature is recommended for ages 3 and up by Common Sense Media. Admission is by donation. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Music

Taconic Music Concert: 3 p.m. A family concert at the Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave, Manchester Center, featuring violinist Zachary DePue, the Taconic Chamber Players, and students from Strings for Kids and the Taconic Junior Ensemble, playing several holiday favorites side-by-side. Suggested donation is $10 for adults, kids free.

Monday

Windham County

Music

McNeill's Brewery: 8:30 p.m. Weekly bluegrass jam, no cover. 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro.

Last Night Concert: 7 p.m. The 16th annual concert of New England, Appalachian, Irish and French-Canadian dance music, fiddling from around the world, featuring Brattleboro's Murphy and Tracy family — Keith, Becky, Aidan — and Amidon family — Peter and Mary Alice, Sam, Stefan, and Zara Bode. At the Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 14, free for 5 and under. Tickets are available only at the door on the night of the performance. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 802-257-1006 or 802- 257-4720.

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Bennington County

Miscellaneous

Kids' "Noon" Year's Eve Celebration: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington. $3/child for Bennington Museum members; $5/child for non-members (adults are welcome to join the party at no charge). Registration is not required.

Music

Taconic Music Concert: 5 to 6:15 p.m. Inn at Manchester's Celebration Barn, 3967 Main St., Manchester, with soloist Zachary DePue joining the Taconic Music Band (led by TM co-artistic director Joana Genova), in a concert featuring Vivaldi's Four Seasons, along with favorite tunes from Broadway to Strauss's iconic Radetzky March. Enhancing the festivities will be complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. The cash bar opens at 4 p.m. and serves until 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission. Seating is limited. Tickets and more information are available at taconicmusic.org or 802-362-7162.

Out of area

New Year's Eve with BADFISH: A (Sublime tribute). 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 8 p.m. Roots Of Creation, Joe Sambo Badfish channels the spirit of Sublime. Tickets $30 advance at ticketfly.com, $35 day of show, Hawks and Reed Performance Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, Mass.

She Said: 9 p.m. Pop Up concert at the Great Falls Harvest Storefront, Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass. $10 per person.

Ongoing

Windham County

Miscellaneous

Chess club: 4:15 p.m. Thursdays. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Putney Public Library. 55 Main St. Free.

Art exhibit: Guatemalan Tapestry: Contemporary Mayan Tribal Artists. Curated in Guatemala by Lorna and Imre Kepes, this show features paintings from Lake Atitlan. Many of the artists draw upon the colorful patterns of the traditional textiles of the region and their rich natural environment and are also known for their unique art naif style. The show includes a diverse collection of works exploring connective threads between the deep roots of this ancient culture and its ability to adapt and survive. Gallery in the Woods. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. For more information, call 802-257-4777, or visit galleryinthewoods.com. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Art exhibit: Passages; Charcoals by Ailyn Hoey, at The Gallery at Next Stage, through Feb. 11. The Gallery, is located at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. For more information, visit ailynhoey.com.

Art exhibit: The work of colored pencil artist Liz Guzynski will be on display at Main Street Arts through Dec. 28 in a show she has entitled "Seeing It Through." For more information, mainstreetarts.org, on Facebook, or 802-869-2960. 35 Main St., Saxtons River.

Putney Library's Minecraft Club: 5:45 p.m. check-in; 6 p.m. play. For children 8 to 16. First Thursdays of each month — next meetings Jan. 3. Bring a tablet or computer, or use one of the library computers. All participants will be expected to sign a registration form with contact information for a parent/guardian. This program goes until 7 p.m. 55 Main St., Putney. Free and open to the public.

Art exhibit: The "ANNIVERSARY!" Continues until Jan. 12. Canal Street Art Gallery, in the Exner Block Canal St., Bellwos Falls. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and other days by appointment.

Art exhibit: Donald Saaf's "Outside and Inside Paintings, Illustrations, Sculptures," exploring a place where fine art and folk art intersect at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro through Jan. 6.

Out of area

Art exhibit: Botanical Paintings of Stephanie Whitney-Payne through December at Whiting Library, Main Street, Chester.

Art exhibit: "Quintessential" Fine Art Show through Jan. 9. DaVallia-39 North Gallery, 39 North St.-Route 103, Chester. New collection of work by painter, Marilyn Wendling. For more information,visit 39NorthGallery.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

Cheshiremen Chorus: Tuesday, 7 p.m. (no meeting Jan. 1) a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society that meets in the lower Dining room of the UCC, 23 Central Square, Keene, N.H. Sing a ccapella four part male harmony and meet for fun and harmony. All ages are welcome, no experience necessary. For more information see cheshiremen.org or email Stan Hutchings hutchingsfamily@myfairpoint.net.

Classes and workshops

Windham County

Movin' Into Music: 10 to 10:45 a.m., Fridays. Geared toward children 1 to 5 years old, and their parents or caregivers, with instructor Kim Wallach. The first class is free. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro.

Bennington County

Acting 101: Begins Jan. 7, 7 to 9 p.m. for eight weeks with the Bennington Community Theater and Christine Decker at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington. The cost is $200. Call 802-447-0564 to reserve a spot. Class size is limited.

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