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PUTNEY — From gourd art to award-winning handcrafted cheese and wine, from twisted glass and jewelry to turned wooden bowls and pottery, you can't go wrong venturing "over the river and through …

Performance Notes SAXTONS RIVERMeet the artistsMain Street Arts is hosting a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday for the public to meet the participants in its community art show. The show opened November 12 and runs …
Steal Your Funk to play Thanksgiving weekend show BRATTLEBORO — What happens when you take some funk, throw in some Grateful Dead and add a few Jerry Garcia Band tunes? You get Steal Your Funk, a legendary band of all-star musicians who are …
Holiday Open Studio set for Nov. 22-23 GUILFORD — The 20th annual Holiday Open Studio will take place on Friday, Nov. 22 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carol Schnabel's studio at 410 Green River …
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Vermont on two wheels: Pownal man explores the Green Mountain State by bicycle I took my first bikepacking trip in 1988. My partner girlfriend at the time and I boarded an Amtrak train in Albany, N.Y., with our mountain bikes in boxes and our panniers packed with sweaters and …
Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont this week, Nov. 16 Taconic Music: Strings for Kids students present fall recital at Zion Episcopal Church, 5167 Main St, Manchester Center, on Sunday at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.Daniel Shays: Archeolologist …
A future for working lands: Theory and practice come together at Smokey House Center DANBY — An intersection of climate change, land management, rural living and educational opportunity can be found at Smokey House Center.Most of the 5,000 acres under its management are …
BookMarks: The poetry of Michael Collier captures, reframes tragedy I often find comfort and pleasure in reading my favorite poets — Donald Hall, Herbert Morris, Maxine Kumin and Stanley Kunitz. I am also drawn to exploring the work of poets new to me. My usual …
What we're reading: Bartleby's staff shares books you can relate to Maria's Pick: "Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms" by John HodgmanTo say I love John Hodgman's writing is an understatement. "Vacationland," winner of the 2018 New England Book Award in …

Things to do in Windham County this weekend

Trio Mambo: Latin jazz trio performs Friday at Next Stage Cafe, providing an evening of deep grooves, intricate rhythms, and an infectious, high energy evening of mambo magic. Caribbean dinner by the …

Cellist, singer-songwriter release holiday CD

SAXTONS RIVER — Cellist Eugene Friesen and singer/songwriter Elizabeth Rogers will bring in the holiday season at Main Street Arts with a CD release concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. …

From Garfunkel to Graceland

WILMINGTON — "Garfunkel to Graceland" will take the audience through Paul Simon's repertoire, from his early work with Art Garfunkel up to his 1986 album "Graceland." The Friends of Historic …

Brattleboro-West Arts sets December sale schedule

BRATTLEBORO — During the month of December, the sixth annual Brattleboro-West Arts Fine Art and Craft Sale will bring works by 10 of the group's members to the River Gallery School.All month, …

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BELLOWS FALLS — Village Square Booksellers in Bellows Falls welcomes local author Elizabeth Bunker/Zucker at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, to discuss her book, "Breathtaking: Growing up Mystic in … more
BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Union High School Music Department will present its fall concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in BUHS, with performances by the concert band, jazz band, jazz … more
Brandon CanevariReformer correspondentBRATTLEBORO — As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.Childsplay, a 25 piece ensemble that performs traditional and contemporary fiddle … more
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BELLOWS FALLS — The following events are taking place during Bellows Falls 3rd Friday, a celebration of art, music and literature:- Canal Street Art Gallery presents "Art For All," a seasonal … more
PUTNEY — The Suitcase Junket and Kate Lorenz and The Constellations will perform at Next Stage Arts Project on Friday 7:30 p.m. The Suitcase Junket works the border of Americana and rock, with … more
BRATTLEBORO — A concert featuring music and instruments from Turkey will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro.The concert will feature … more
BRATTLEBORO —The Vermont Theatre Company will hold auditions for its winter show, "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Brattleboro Union High School … more
BRATTLEBORO — A Community Circle Dance led by Doris Schload will be held Sunday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Aikido Studio, 11 Cottage St. All are welcome. All dances are taught and no partner is … more
BRATTLEBORO — The Hive Mutual Support Network will launch of its first book, "Much Madness: A Survivor's Guide to Extreme States and Self-Advocacy for Young Adults," on Monday, November 18, … more

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