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BRATTLEBORO - Join the Downtown Brattleboro Alliance for their annual tree lighting ceremony in Pliny Park on Friday, December 3, at 5 pm. This is a community tradition where people gather around the tree, close their eyes, and, together, set an intention for the holiday month.
Join the...

Children play in the woods at a previous nature walk.
MARLBORO - Interested in learning more about the wintery world? Come up to Hogback on Saturday, December 4, to join Southern Vermont Natural History Museum educators for a casual walk around the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area. This will be a kid-directed event intended to foster activity,...

Santa and an elf ask children if they were naughty or nice at a visit to the Dover Free Library in 2015. File
DOVER - Santa Claus cometh to the Dover Free Library, bearing gifts for children on Saturday, December 4, from 3 to 5 pm. There will be music by Andy Davis and craft activities. Food pantry donations are requested at this event. Facemasks are required.
On Monday, December 6,  the Dover...
PUTNEY - Fine woodworker Richard Bissell will lead a tour of his workshop and showroom on Sunday, December 5, at 2 pm. This event is offered in connection with the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center exhibit “Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers: Evolving Traditions.”
Bissell is among the 21...
VERMONT - The 2021 Vermont Maple Conference will be held Monday, December 8, to Thursday, December 11. The conference will offer options for both online and in-person learning with 15 informative sessions led by maple industry experts and maple producers. This is the first time since January 2020...
VERMONT - The Children’s Literacy Foundation will host its biennial Rural Libraries conference online from Tuesday, November 30, to Thursday, December 2, from 8:30 to 10 am each day. The conference is open to librarians in rural communities. As with past in-person conferences, the three-day...

Bob Burch
PUTNEY - The 43rd annual Putney Craft Tour, the oldest continuing crafts tour in the country, will be held Thanksgiving weekend, from Friday, November 26, to Sunday, November 28, 10 am to 5 pm each day. Nineteen artists - glass blowers, potters, jewelers, weavers, painters, artisan cheesemakers,...
PUTNEY - On Friday and Saturday, November 26, and 27, at 7:30 pm, Next Stage Arts will present the Wild Goose Players’ production of “The Zoo Story” by Edward Albee.
Among the most famous one-act plays in the English language, “Zoo Story” is the story of two men, Peter and Jerry - played...
PUTNEY - Sandglass Theater will offer “A Rafter of Crankies” at Green Mountain Orchard, located on West Hill Road, on Friday, November 26, at 7 pm, and Saturday, November 27, at 5 and 7:30 pm. Performances will feature Sandglass co-founders Ines Zeller Bass and Eric Bass, as well as local crankie...

William Ransom
BRATTLEBORO - The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center will present a free talk by sculptor William Ransom on Thursday, December 2, at 7 pm via Zoom and Facebook Live. Ransom will discuss the BMAC exhibit “Keep Up/Hold Up.” Included in the exhibit are sculptures in which the literal tensions in...

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