Community Events


Jimmy Knapp, left, and Bruce Avery, right, played music at the Gilfeather Turnip Festival in 2012.
WARDSBORO- On Saturday, October 27, from 10 am to 3 pm, people will come from all over New England to celebrate Vermont’s state vegetable at the Gilfeather Turnip Festival.
Craft and farmers’market vendors will arrive early on festival day to set up shop inside and outside of town hall and...
DOVER- Friday, October 26, is Family Fright Movie Night at the Dover Free Library starting at 7 pm with an animated narration of the popular children’s picture book “Dem Bones” by Bob Barner.
This not-too-scary animated short film (20-minutes) is perfect for young trick-or-treaters and...
WARDSBORO- The Wardsboro Public Library is offering knitting circles on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4 pm, for the fall and winter seasons. Beginners are welcome.
Knitting needles, and free yarn are available for beginners to practice with, lessons are free, and there are many pattern books to...

A few of the pumpkins carved last year.
WILMINGTON- On Sunday, October 21, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, the public is invited to join Wilmington Works and the TVMHS Wildcat Club for a community pumpkin-carving party to decorate the Riverbank Park for the annual downtown trick-or-treating.
Twenty-five pumpkins will be provided, and...

Patty Smith
WARDSBORO- Patty Smith, author, naturalist, and wildlife rehabilitator, will share her adventures on Saturday, October 20, at 1pm, at the Wardsboro Public Library, 170 Main Street.
From moose to mice, the woods and fields are populated with a curious and wonderful assortment of wildlife....
WILMINGTON- Wilmington Works presents a weekend for women. Highlighted by a great female vocalist performing at Memorial Hall on Saturday October 20, organizers have planned a whole weekend of events for women to enjoy together. Call some friends, make a plan, pick one event or several. Come for...
HALIFAX- A senior meal will be served at noon on Friday, October 19, at the Halifax Community Hall, 20 Brook Road.  
Menu includes a wonderful old German dish of sauerbraten: beef slow cooked in water, vinegar, and mild spices, with carrots, celery, onion, and crushed ginger snaps, as well...
READSBORO- There will be a pork roast dinner with all the trimmings and homemade pie for dessert hosted by the South Readsboro Community Club, 7 Bosley Hill Road, on Saturday, October 13, from 5 to 7 pm.
Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children.
WHITINGHAM- Ambitious health care reform that changes how providers are paid is currently being implemented across the state. Come participate in a discussion to better understand how these changes will impact premiums and access to care.
A health care forum for residents and employees who...

Bill Foery, of Black Diamond Tree Service, trims a tree’s branches.
DOVER- Black Diamond Tree Service has received a grant from the Arborist Safety Training Institute to host an aerial rescue training workshop on Thursday, October 25. Tree care workers are encouraged to join Black Diamond Tree Service for this important training. The cost is free, however space...

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