Community Events

JACKSONVILLE- On Wednesday, October 16, at 7 pm at the Whitingham Municipal Center, the Whitingham and Halifax historical societies invite all to a program by Matt Cole, of Great River Hydro, on the history of the Harriman Dam and Reservoir, also known as Lake Whitingham.
 Cole will be...
DUMMERSTON- On Sunday, October 13, and  Monday, October  14, Scott Farm Orchard at 707 Kipling Road will be hosting their seventh annual Heirloom Apple Days from 9 am to 4 pm.
     Celebrate heirloom apples, fresh, baked, and squeezed. Join orchardist Zeke Goodband at 10 am and 1 pm for...
This week is Fire Prevention Week and the Readsboro Historical Society will honor the volunteer fire department on Thursday, October 10, at 7 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend the museum at 7009 Main Street where there will be a display of the early days to the present, including old photographs...
READSBORO- A public roast pork dinner will be held on Saturday, October 12, from 5 to 7 pm at the South Readsboro Community Club, 1359 Bosley Hill Road.  The meal includes roast pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, winter squash, cole slaw, and a variety of homemade pies.  The donation is $12 for adults...
WILMINGTON- Archer Mayor will be at Bartleby’s Books on Saturday, October 12, at 5 pm to celebrate 30 years of Joe Gunther solving Vermont mysteries.
 In “Bomber’s Moon,” the murder of a small-time drug dealer snowballs into the most complex case ever faced by Joe Gunther and his VBI team...
WILMINGTON- Valley Town Church is having a free clothing event. Drop off any clothes to donate at Valley Town Church on Thursday, October 17, from 5 to 8 pm.  Shopping will start Friday, October 18, from 5 to 8 pm, and resume on Saturday, October 19, from 10 to 4 pm. 
TOWNSHEND – Every other Tuesday through November 26, Grace Cottage Hospital is offering a free healthy aging educational series for women 50 and older. The informal meetings, held from 10 to 11:30 am will focus on matters of the mind, body, and spirit.
The group will be led by Grace...
NEWFANE- For almost 50 years volunteers have organized the Newfane Heritage Festival in the center of the historic village. Once again, this Columbus Day weekend, people will celebrate community, crafts, food, and entertainment. The event will run from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday,...
READSBORO- The Friendly Mission Circle will serve a boiled dinner on Wednesday, October 9, at noon.  The meal will be held at the First Baptist Church on Main Street.
Anyone is welcome to come to play bingo before the meal and socialize with others.  
WILMINGTON- Claudette Hollenbeck will be the speaker in the Historical Society of Wilmington’s monthly lecture series at the Barber House, 5 Lisle Hill Road. The subject will be the founding of the town of Wilmington in deep time.  The program begins at 7 pm on October 9.

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