Community Events

BRATTLEBORO- This year’s 11th annual Brattleboro Brewers Festival will be held on Memorial Day weekend and carries the theme of “Red White & Brew.”
The festival will host 30 New England companies that brew their own craft beer, cider, and wine. This year’s festival will inspire every...

Duck race organizer Janet Boyd invites everyone to join in the fun on Sunday. May 28. Photo courtesy Janet Boyd
WILMINGTON- Sunday, May 28, is the 34th annual Great Duck Race to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. All proceeds go to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. 
 Join in the fun. There will be games, face painting, music, bake sales, and a  barbecue by the...
DOVER- The Dover Selectboard invites the community to meet with Sgt. Michael Arbogast, candidate for the Dover Police Chief position. The gathering will be held at the Dover Free Library community room on Sunday, June 4, from 2 to 3 pm. The gathering will be a chance to ask questions and learn...

Members of the Community Garden at work.
WILMINGTON- The members of the Community Garden at Howe Farm were busy preparing for the growing season this past Saturday. Once again, they are expanding the area to grow more food for donation at the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry and other locations in the valley, and to offer more plots to...
SOUTHERN VERMONT- During the month of May, Senior Solutions will be celebrating the first anniversary of their expanded Foxy Fund by promoting a major fund drive to enhance the program. The Foxy Fund began many years ago as a way to help seniors pay their pets’ veterinary bills.
In the...
HALIFAX- The Halifax Cemetery Commission in collaboration with the Vermont Old Cemeteries Association will conduct a community workday in the West Halifax Cemetery on Saturday, June 3.
They will clean up the grounds and reset broken or fallen headstones. Lunch and beverages will be...
DEERFIELD VALLEY-   The 31st annual Vermont Spring Open Studio weekend will be held during Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Visitors will have the opportunity to plan a tour that brings them through the small towns of Vermont to studios...
The fair will feature an open house at the Wilmington Public Safety Building.
The fair will feature an open house at the Wilmington Public Safety Building.
WILMINGTON- On Saturday, June 3, the town of Wilmington is planning to hold a free energy fair with an additional emphasis on emergency preparedness.  
The fair will be held at the new, energy-efficient Public Safety Building and include an open house of the new fire station and police...
Poster by fifth grader Penelope D., of Ludlow.
Poster by fifth grader Penelope D., of Ludlow.
WHITINGHAM- Green Up Day is just around the corner.  
Bags and the sign-up sheet for routes will be available on Saturday, May 6, at 9 am at Town Hill Park. The coordinators will be there to direct participants
This year the Lion’s Club volunteers...
Cookie and his friend are looking forward to the teas.
Cookie and his friend are looking forward to the teas.
WINDHAM COUNTY- Open house events, called Teddy Bear Teas, will be happening at many area elementary schools this spring. The Teddy Bear Teas are for families with children ages 0 to 5.  The purpose of the teas is for children and their families to get connected with their community school, other...


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