Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont, week of Aug. 24


Petria Mitchell: Artist discusses her solo exhibition Light and Air, and her painting techniques and inspiration, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. More:

Maxine Linehan: Singer performs "One — The Songs of U2" at Southern Vermont Arts Center at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets $50-$60, with 10 percent discount for SVAC members. 930 SVAC Way (off West Road), Manchester Village. More:

The Breakfast: Connecticut-based Jam band performs with Walk Talk at the Stone Church in Brattleboro at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets $15-$20. 210 Main St., Brattleboro. More:

GarlicFest: Bennington's annual celebration of all things garlic Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1, features food and beer, music, kids' activities, and plenty of garlic. Camelot Village, West Main Street (Vermont Route 9), Bennington. More:

Moonshine Festival: Billy Wylder, Strangled Darlings and Zili Misik perform at Earth Sky Time Community Farm in Manchester from 5 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. Bus-fired pizza, local beer and wine, community art-making, and a harvest farm stand await. Tickets $15 advance, children 12 and under free. 1547 Main St. (Route 7A), Manchester Village. More:



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