Sept 28 – Oct 8, 2017

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Calendar / Sep. 28, 2017 9:14am EDT

Thursday, Sept. 28

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Foods grown and raised within sight of the market, market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, Sept. 29

•Free Community Lunch. Cider braised chicken, roasted root vegetables, buttered egg noodles, tossed salad, and pumpkin mousse, everyone welcome, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., White River Craft Center, Randolph Avenue, Randolph. Info: Jeanne Conde at 802-522-3748.

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, live music by Two Good Eggs & One Bad Apple, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767- 4523.

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Local produce and meat, food, crafts, entertainment, and more, EBT cards may be used for eligible purchases, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea. Info: elizachace@gmail.com.

•“Night of Kings and Queens.” Federalist Society hosts monthly chess night, all skill levels welcome, small entrance fee, or bring own board for free admission, 6 p.m., Yates Common Room, Vermont Law School, South Royalton. Info: ChloeCastro@vermontlaw.edu.

•“A Foliage Chautauqua.” Country variety show in historic one room school, Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder, vintage storytelling; Blue Fox, street corner blues; 7-9 p.m., complimentary refreshments, limited seating, tickets at the door, 4-Corners Schoolhouse, 945 Vincent Flats Road, East Montpelier (just up from EM Elementary School). Info: tim@folktale.net or 802-223-9103.

Saturday, Sept. 30

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gifford green, Gifford Medical Center, Route 12, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html.

•Cow Plop Event. Free art activity on ArtsBus, 9-10 a.m.; cow plop event and 50/50 raffle, 10 a.m., Silloway Farm, Randolph Center. Tickets and info: Heather DeLeone at developmentdirector@artsbusvt.org.

•Roast Beef Dinner and Talk. Full roast beef dinner at 6 p.m., free will donation, 50/50 raffle, program about regenerative medicine with speaker Roberta Hall, hosted by Beulah Chapter #15, Order of the Eastern Star, Brookfield Masonic Hall, 21 East Street, Brookfield. Make reservations with James Graves at 728- 5225 or degjhg@together.net.

•Pittsfield Bazaar. Crafts, flea market, jewelry, food, quilt raffle, and more, music from Gail Osha and the Bear Mountain Jammers at noon, lunch food by Pittsfield Volunteer Fire Department, rain or shine, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., village green, Pittsfield. To reserve a spot, call Deb at 746-8331 or Steph at 746-8348. Church supper follows the bazaar, starts at 5 p.m., tickets at the door.

•Walking Tour of Strafford Village. Led by State Architectural Historian Devin Colman, free, begins 10 a.m., Justin Morrill State Historic Site.

•Story Hour. Stories, activities, and snack, 9 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Cartoon Workshop. Pictures + words + friends = fun, 10:30 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. Showcase for small farmers and handcrafters, fleece show and sale, animal barn, workshops, demos, and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine, Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Route 110, Tunbridge. Info: www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com.

•Yom Kippur Worship. Yom Kippur morning worship, including Yiskor, 10 a.m.; meditative hike up Mount Tom, 2 p.m.; Ne’ilah concluding service followed by community break-the-fast potluck, 5 p.m., Woodstock Area Jewish Community/Congregation Shir Shalom, 1680 West Woodstock Avenue. Info: visit www.shirshalomvt.org or call 802-457-4840.

Sunday, Oct. 1

•Stockbridge Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from The Wild Fern, Route 107, Stockbridge.

•Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. Showcase for small farmers and handcrafters, fleece show and sale, animal barn, workshops, demos, and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine, Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Route 110, Tunbridge. Info: www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com.

•Breakfast Buffet. Open to public, eggs and omelets made to order, chipped beef on toast, pancakes, French toast, corned beef hash, and more, 8-11 a.m., cash bar available after 10 a.m.; Northfield American Legion Hall.

Monday, Oct. 2

•Bethel Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., Bandshell Park, Route 12, Bethel. Info: Barb at 234-6749.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

•Sunshine Rotary Club. Kenneth Vandermark speaks about Tanzanian orphanage he works with and this year’s effort by VTC students to install solar hot water, everyone welcome, 7 a.m., Gifford Medical Center cafeteria.

•Great Decisions. Foreign policy discussion group, topic “Conflict in the South China Sea,” 1-2:45 p.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester. Info: rochesterpubliclibraryvt@gmail.com or 767-3927.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

•Diabetes Support Group. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 6-7 p.m., conference rooms, Gifford Medical Center, 44 So. Main St., Randolph. Info: 728-2295.

•Free Medicare Information Workshop. For anyone 65 and older, presented by Chris Shaw of Central Vermont Council on Aging, 3 p.m., meeting room, Rochester Town Office, School Street, Rochester. Info: kschenkman@cvcoa.org.

•Fiber Arts Meet-up. All welcome, 6 p.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

Thursday, Oct. 5

•Red Cross Blood Drive. Walk-ins welcome, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Randolph Union High School, 15 Forest Street, Randolph. To make appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1- 800-733-2767).

•Caregiver Support Group. Home caregivers invited to share concerns and learn how to take time for themselves, free, 11 a.m.- noon, Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street, Randolph. Info: 728-7100, ext. 6.

•Lasagna Dinner. Hosted by Federated Church of Rochester, fundraiser for free Community Thanksgiving Day dinner, tickets at the door, 5:30-7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Federated Church, Main Street, Rochester. Info: Becky Donnet at 767-3098.

•Mindfulness Meditation Class. Free, first in a weekly series taught by Catie Moore and David Lipton, 6 p.m., Rochester Public Library. Info: nerodia1968@yahoo.com or 719-992-4566.

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Foods grown and raised within sight of the market, market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, Oct. 6

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, live music “Jamboree,” rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767-4523.

•Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic. Thorough, full-body screening will identify any problem areas, call 728-2430 to make an appointment, Chelsea Health Center.

Saturday, Oct. 7

•Pies for Breakfast. Hosted by Randolph Sunrise Rotary Club, everyone welcome, tickets at the door, 8-11 a.m., Bethany Church, Main Street, Randolph.

•Fall Foliage Craft Fair. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Route 66 & Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info: olotachurchevents@gmail.com.

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, live music by Chris Powers, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gifford green, Gifford Medical Center, Route 12, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html.

•Mini Maker Faire. Family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, noon-5 p.m., RACDC, 2 South Main Street, Randolph. Info: randolphmakerfaire.com.

•Central Vermont Brewfest. Over 60 Vermont craft beers and ciders, Vermont artisans, food vendors, live music, 3-8 p.m., Ayers Brook Goat Dairy, Route 12 North, Randolph.

•Vermont Foliage 15. 15K and 5K running races, begin 1 p.m., in front of Belmain’s, Main Street, Randolph. Info: www.VermontFoliage15.com.

•Braintree 357 Gravel Enduro. Timed uphill bike race with three distance options, visit www.braintree357.com for more info. Tickets available at www.bikereg.com/braintree-357-gravel-enduro.

•Fall Art Show. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bethel Historical Museum, Town Hall, Bethel.

•Writers Group. Opportunity for writers to share and give each other feedback, led by Amy Braun, 1-2:30 p.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester. Info: 767-3927.

•Hancock Library Book Sale. Bag sale sponsored by Friends of Hancock Free Public Library, 9 a.m.-noon, book shed at former library building, Route 125, Hancock.

•Community Music Night. Entertainment by local talent, snacks, free admission, Gaysville Community Church, Route 107, Gaysville. Info: 234-9648.

•Fifth annual Tunbridge 5K Harvest Fun Run/Walk. Benefit for Tunbridge Community Food Shelf, prize for top fundraiser, registration begins 8:15 a.m. at 31 Spring Road, Tunbridge, event starts 9 a.m. Info: thetunbridgechurch@gmail.com or 802-889- 9828.

•Anything Apple Harvest Fest. Arts Bus, 11 a.m.-noon, apple pie contest judging at noon, soup, sandwiches, apple foods for eat-in and take-out, silent auction of goods and services, community groups, crafts, and farm vendors welcome on lawn, benefit for Tunbridge Church painting fund, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tunbridge Town Hall and parish house lawn. Info: kjayvt@gmail.com or 802-889- 5528.

•Putting the Garden to Bed. Assist head gardener, rain or shine, dress for weather, wear sturdy footwear, gloves, and sun/rain hat; bring pruning shears, weeding tool, and kneeling mat; snacks and beverages available, 9 a.m.-noon, Morrill Homestead Education Center, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. Info: Margie Carpenter at metcarpenter@mac.com or 802-765-9630.

Sunday, Oct. 8

•Tunbridge Recreation Breakfast. Benefit for recreation program, includes scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit salad, and more, 8 a.m.-noon, Tunbridge Town Hall. Info: Kevin Barnaby at 738-7900.

•Mad Dash Foot Race. Benefits for Mad River Path Association, includes 5K & 10K Road Race, 5K Fitness Walk and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Kids Fun Run, starts 10 a.m. from Meadow Road in Waitsfield. Online registration at www.madriverpath.com (click on Mad dash link).

Ongoing Mondays

•Paint with Carolyn Egeli. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 750 Brainstorm Road, Braintree. Info: 728-3132.

•Yoga Classes. All levels, led by Emily Harvey Dooley, NCMT, 9:30 a.m., and Vinyasa (Level 2) at 6 p.m., in the barn, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: 728-6417.

•Yoga Classes. Led by Sylvie Desautels, Continuing Level I, 4:30-5:45 p.m.; and Level II, 6-7:30 p.m.; Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: sylviedesautels@gmail.com or call 802-498-8439.

•Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Cribbage and Bingo. 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Summer Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Pickleball. Equipment not needed, 6-7 p.m., Brookfield Elementary School. Info: 728-5433.

•Zumba Class. 6-7 p.m., Spice Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: 802-917-3061.

•Bethel Food Shelf. Open noon-2 p.m., basement of White Church, Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.

•Continuing Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802- 763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

•Gentle Yoga with Linda. Offered by SafeArt, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-2188.

•Story Time. 10 a.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•Spirited Improv. Dance to live music, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town Hall. Call 685-3138 if planning to attend.

Ongoing Tuesdays

•Men’s Breakfast. All welcome to drop by for breakfast between 5:30-8 a.m., Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Route 66 and Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info: 728-9793.

•Yoga Class. Led by Deonne Myrick, 6:15 p.m., Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: deonne.myrick@gmail.com or 802-224-6909.

•Trap Shooting. Bring your shotgun and shells, and break some clays, each Tuesday until end of September, 6 p.m., Randolph Fish & Game Club, 549 Lefebvre Road Randolph. Info: 728-9998.

•Computer Drop-in Time. Get computer and technology questions answered, free, 3:30-6 p.m., Randolph Technical Career Center, Forest St., Randolph. Info: jessamyn@gmail.com.

•Mahjong. 10 a.m.-noon, Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Balance. Free, 9:45-10:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street, Randolph. Info: 728- 9324.

•Chronic Conditions Support Group. Discussion and educational group for people with chronic illnesses, meets second Tuesday of each month, free, no registration required, 10:30-11:30 a.m., conference center, Gifford Medical Center, Randolph. Info: 728-7714.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 1-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Bookcrafting Open Studio. Taught by Donna Stepien, 1-3 p.m., White River Craft Center, Kimball House, Randolph Avenue, Randolph. Info: 781-710-6512 or donna@zloty-design.com.

•Children’s Ballet Classes. Pre-ballet at 4 p.m., beginner ballet at 5 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Adult Co-Ed Basketball. Pick-up games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph Elementary School. Info: 728-5433.

•Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, Brookfield. Info: 685-2264.

•Family History Center Open. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.; Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and by appointment, free access to ancestry.com and other genealogy sites, get help with family history research, Dairy Hill, South Royalton, LDS Lane, chapel building. Info: 802-763-7784.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., Oakes Bldg., Room 110, Vermont Law School, South Royalton. District 5 Hotline: 1-802- 295-7611.

•Tai Chi with David Masera. Offered by SafeArt, 6-7 p.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

•Beginner Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802-763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

Ongoing Wednesdays

•Storytime. For ages 2-5, 10 a.m.-noon, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Lego Wednesday. Legos provided, all ages welcome, 2:30-4:30 p.m, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Beginning Yoga. Led by Sylvie Desautels, 8-9:30 a.m., Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: sylviedesautels@gmail.com or call 802-498-8439.

•Yoga Classes. Led by Deonne Myrick, 4:45 & 6:15 p.m., conference room, Gifford Hospital, Route 12, Randolph. Info: deonne.myrick@gmail.com or 802-224- 6909.

•Paint with Carolyn Egeli. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 750 Brainstorm Road, Braintree. Info: 728-3132.

•Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Argentine Tango Practica. Free, no partner necessary, smooth soled shoes recommended, fundamentals workshop, 8-8:30 p.m.; practica with coaching available, 8:30-9:30 p.m.; practica, 9:30- 10:30 p.m., Red Schoolhouse, South Randolph Road, Randolph Center. Info: znuite@vtc.edu or 802-461-7041.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Video Art History Appreciation Class. 12:45-1:45 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

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