Calendar of Events

March 10, 2011  
Filed under Things to do

Mar. 12, Abbey Theatre, Dublin; Terminus: Middlebury

A young woman looking for love, a mother seeking atonement, and a serial killer who has sold his soul to the devil. Admission: yes, 8 p.m., Middlebury College, Wright Memorial Theater, 96 Chateau Rd. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-443-6433, cfa@middlebury.edu, www.middlebury.edu/arts

Mar. 12, Middlebury’s 3rd Annual Winter Carnival & Chili Festival: Middlebury

The Better Middlebury Partnership is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Middlebury Winter Carnival & Chili Festival. Admission: yes, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Downtown Middlebury, Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-388-8666 X223, Kcook@danforthpewter.com.

Mar. 13, Shawn Colvin & Loudon Wainwright III: Randolph

Two outstanding singer/songwriters share the Chandler stage. Admission: yes, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.chandler-arts.org.

Mar. 13, St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Bennington

Celebrate the most fun day of the year on Main Street. Admission: free, Sunday at 1 p.m., Main Street, Downtown. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-442-5758, admin@betterbennington.com, .

Mar. 13, Life in Windsor County: Woodstock

View the film “Life in Windsor County” which contains stories from 17 residents as well as over 250 historic photos. Admission: free, Sunday, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Woodstock History Center, 26 Elm Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-457-1822, jennie@woodstockhistorical.org, .

Mar. 15 – 18, Science and Stories — Native American Stories and Games: Burlington

Admission: free, Tuesday and Friday at 11 a.m., ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, 1 College Street. For more information: 877-324-6386, info@echovermont.org, .

Mar. 16, Poetry Out Loud State Finals: Montpelier

Students from over 20 high schools around the state come to Montpelier to compete for the state title. Admission: free, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Barre Opera House. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-828-3778, www.vermontartscouncil.org/Education/PoetryOutLoud

Mar. 17, Soap Making Re-skilling Presentation with Joann Darling: Montpelier

The soap making processes used centuries ago. Admission: free, Thursday 6 p.m., Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-223-3338.

Mar. 18, Paul Asbell: Randolph

One of America’s premier acoustic guitar players returns to Chandler for a solo evening of folk-based roots music. Admission: yes, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.paulasbell.com/.

Mar. 18, François Clemmons and Friends — St. Patrick’s Day Concert: Middlebury

Annual concert of lively Irish tunes. Admission: free, Friday 8 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, 72 Porter Field Rd. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-4433168, cfa@middlebury.edu.

Mar. 18 – 19, Big Action Performance Ensemble: Middlebury

In reaction to dance competition reality shows that evaluate who can dance, Big APE presents Everyone Can Dance. 8 p.m.each evening, Town Hall Theater, Merchants Row. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-443-6433, cfa@middlebury.edu, www.middlebury.edu/arts/performing/10-11.

Mar. 18 – 20, Death is a Cabernet..a Murder Mystery: Chester

An Inn Victoria Murder & Wine Mystery. Admission: yes, Friday 6 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun until noon, Inn Victoria, 321 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-875-4288, innkeeper@innvictoria.com.

Mar. 18 – 27, Green Mountain Film Festival: Montpelier

Admission: fee, various hours, The Savoy and City Hall. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-262-3423, ,www.greenmountainfilmfestival.org.

Mar. 19, Stone Wall Workshop: Hinesburg

Admission: yes, Saturday, 8:30am-3:30 p.m., Red Wagon Plants, 2408 Shelburne Falls Road. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-318-2411, macmartin@igc.org, www.queencitysoilandstone.com.

Mar. 19, Lunenburg 6th Annual Maple Festival: Lunenburg

Full day of family activities to celebrate the community’s maple sugaring heritage. Admission: free, Saturday, 8 a.m . – 7 p.m., Lunenburg Primary School, 49 Bobbin Mill Road. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-892-6654, questions@topofthecommon.org, .

Mar. 24, The Town Photographer in Vermont: New Haven

Forrest Holzapfel discusses the village photographer in 19th century Vermont, and how the tradition is carried on today. Admission: free, Wednesday, 7 p.m., New Haven Library, 78 North Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-453-3941.

Mar. 24, Windham Orchestra — BMC Music in the Schools Children’s Concert: Brattleboro

Admission: yes, Thursday 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Latchis Theatre, Brattleboro, 50 Main Street. For more information: 802-257-4523, info@bmcvt.org, .

Mar. 26, Singer/Songwriter

David Mallett: Randolph
Singer-songwriter David Mallett; an important voice for rural northern New England for more than four decades. Admission: yes, Saturday 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.chandler-arts.org.

Mar. 27, Kevin Burke and Cal Scott: Randolph

Irish fiddler Kevin Burke and guitarist Cal Scott present traditional and original music. Admission: yes, Sunday, 7 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.harpagency.com/artist9.htm.

Mar. 27, Its About Time!: Montpelier

Vermont Philharmonic Youth Concert. Admission: yes, Sunday 3:30 p.m., Montpelier High School Auditorium, 5 High School Drive. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-793-4210, info@vermontphilharmonic.org.

Mar. 31, George Houghton — Vermont’s Civil War Photographer: Waitsfield

Historian Donald Wickman discusses the life and work of Civil War photographer George Houghton. Admission: free, Thursday, 7 p.m., Waitsfield Elementary School, 3951 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-496-5758, sreilly@madriver.com.

Apr. 1, They Might Be Gypsies: Randolph

Rochester, Vermont’s father/son duo presents an evening of gypsy guitar music. Admission: yes, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.theymightbegypsies.com/.

Apr. 2, Alice in Wonderland: Randolph

A tribute to childhood and to the power of dreams and imagination. Admission: yes, Saturday, 11 a.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.chandler-arts.org.

Apr. 2 – 3, 13th Annual Franklin County Quilt Show: St. Albans

Best and largest quilt show in Franklin County. Admission: free, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., St. Albans City Hall, 100 N. Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-326-3135, franklincountyquilters@gmail.com.

Apr. 3, The Music of Poetry: Barre

Jazz and classical musician Michael Arnowitt explores the musical aspects of poetry, song lyrics, and literature. Admission: free, Sunday, 3 p.m., Studio Place Arts, Classroom, 201 North Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-479-7069, info@studioplacearts.com, www.studioplacearts.com.

Apr. 4, Disappearing Alphabets and the Future of the Written Word: Quechee

Tim Brookes discusses what the age of Digital Convergence, Twitter and eBooks mean for the written word. Admission: free, Monday, 7 p.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-295-1232, quelibra@sover.net, www.quecheelibrary.org.   

Apr. 8, Mad Agnes in Concert: Bennington

Mad Agnes’ final tour. Admission: yes, 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Cafe of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-440-9816, info@uubennington.org, www.uubennington.org.

Apr. 9, Dala & Madison Violet: Randolph

Chandler is pleased to present these two emerging female Canadian duos on a double bill. Admission: yes, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.chandler-arts.org.

Apr. 9, Vermont History Through Song: Essex

Linda Radtke brings VT history to life with commentary about songs found in the Vermont Historical Society’s collection. Admission: free, Saturday, 2 p.m., Memorial Hall, Towers Road. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-879-7334.

Apr. 9, Chris Smither & Patty Larkin in concert: Brattleboro

Admission: yes, 8 p.m., Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-387-2456.

Apr. 10, Pownal and the Civil War: Pownal

Howard Coffin discusses the Civil War’s impact on Pownal, Vermont. Admission: free, Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Solomon Wright Library, 97 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-823-5405, whopkins1@gmail.com.

Apr. 10 – 15, Aging in Place: Warren

yestermorrow Design/Build School offers course teaching Design Approaches that Encourage Growing Old at Home. Admission: yes, Yestermorrow Design/Build School, 189 VT Route 100. For more information: 802-496-5545, dan@yestermorrow.org, .

Apr. 13, Dubravka Tomsic, piano: Middlebury

The only protégé of legendary pianist Arthur Rubinstein, Tomsic performance includes works by Beethoven and Chopin. Admission: yes, 7:30 p.m., Middlebury College, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, 72 Porter Field Rd. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-443-6433, cfa@middlebury.edu, www.middlebury.edu/arts/performing/10-11.

Apr. 14, More than Books: Libraries, Community, Historic Preservation: Fairfield

Museum Scholar Bill Hosely traces almost 200 years in American library practice with a special focus on New England. Admission: free, Thursday, 7 p.m., Fairfield Municipal Building, 25 North Road. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-872-3945, bentnorthrop@gmail.com, .

Apr. 15 – 16, Mud Season Variety Show: Randolph

Join us for the best in local comedy, dance and music. Admission: yes, Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71 -73 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-728-6464, tickets@chandler-arts.org, www.chandler-arts.org.

Apr. 15 – 17, The 45th Annual Vermont Maple Festival: St. Albans

“It’s Always Sweeter in Vermont in the Spring!” A Top Ten Event for Everyone! Food, Fun, Parade, and more!. Admission: free, Mostly 10 – 6, and some evening events, Downtown St. Albans, City Buildings and Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-524-5800, jvrock@myfairpoint.net, www.vermontmaplefestival.org.

Apr. 15 – 17, The 45th Annual Vermont Maple Festival: St. Albans

“It’s Always Sweeter in Vermont in the Spring!” A Top Ten Event for everyone. Food, fun, parade, and more. Admission: free, Mostly 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and some evening events, downtown St. Albans, City Buildings and Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-524-5800, jvrock@myfairpoint.net, www.vtmaplefestival.org.

Apr. 16, Capital City Concerts presents the Borromeo String Quartet: Montpelier

Capital City Concerts presents Borromeo String Quartet with flutist Karen Kevra. Admission: yes, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: info@capitalcityconcerts.org, www.karenkevra.com.

Apr. 16, Winter Film Series – Rabbit-Proof Fence: Woodstock

Rabbit-Proof Fence film. Admission: yes, Saturday, 3 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 5302 River Road. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-457-2355, info@billingsfarm.org, .

Apr. 17, Spring Concert: Springfield

Admission: Donation, Sunday April 17, 2011 at 3 p.m., First Congregational Church UCC, 77 Main St. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-885-5475, hmcw@vermontel.net,

Apr. 17, Yellow Barn presents The Jupiter String Quartet: Putney

Exploring The Beethoven Quartets with The Jupiter String Quartet. Admission: yes, , United Church of Putney, 15 Kimball Hill. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-3876637, willow@yellowbarn.org, .

Apr. 17, Flavors of the Valley: White River Junction

Tasting, buying, informational event for locally grown foods. Admission: yes, Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hartford High School, 37 Highland Avenue. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-291-9100 X112, debbie@vitalcommunities.org,

Apr. 17, Yellow Barn presents The Jupiter String Quartet: Putney

Yellow Barn and The Jupiter String Quartet explore The Beethoven Quartets. Admission: yes, United Church, Putney, Vermont, Kimball Hill. Handicapped accessible: yes. For more information: 802-387-6637 X108, willow@yellowbarn.org, .

 

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