Waterbury Farmers’ Market, Thursdays, 3-7 pm, Rusty Parker Park.
Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, last one of the season, Mad River Green, Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm. Music by the Tin Penny Band, Oct. 14. www.waitsfieldfarmersmarket.com.
Waterbury Area Trails Alliance Taste For Trails, Sat., Oct. 14, 4-9 pm, Waterbury: Blackback Pub, Prohibition Pig, The Reservoir and Allium. Special beer pours, raffle prizes. Purchase beer glass and beer card at venue (4-9 pm) or at Perry Hill trailhead (10 am-2 pm).
Service Sunday, meet at Warren United Church to do projects for community members, Oct. 15, 9:30 am-noon, free lunch. Info: Vince, 496-4646; Tamara, 496-7227; Chrissy, 839-8195. www.warrenchurch.org.
Scrag Town Forest Gateway Project celebration, Sun., Oct. 15, 1-4 pm, end of Bowen Rd., Waitsfield. Refreshments, remarks (1-2 pm). Guided walks (2 pm). Overflow parking on Sherman Rd., hayride shuttles to celebration. Info: www.vlt.org/event/scrag. Free.
Harwood Union High School’s annual variety show, Fri., Oct. 20, 7 pm, in the auditorium. Admission by suggested donation benefits Harwood music department scholarship fund.
High Fives Foundation presents the film B.A.S.I.C.S. to promote safety and awareness of winter sports, all ages. Sat., Oct. 21, 6-10 pm, Big Picture Theater, admission by donation.
Free Community Supper, Fri., Oct. 27, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ. Info: 496-3065.
Mad River Ridge Runners snowmobile club annual raffle dinner, Sat., Nov. 4, American Legion post, Waterbury. Cocktail hour, 6 pm; dinner, 7 pm; raffle open to all: $3,000 prize money. Tickets at Kenyon’s Variety Store, Waitsfield.
Chicken and mostaccioli dinner, Thurs., Oct. 12, 6 pm, St. Leo’s Hall at St. Andrew Church, Waterbury. Fundraiser for Queen Esther #7, Order of the Eastern Star. Reserve: 882-8599. Takeout available, reserve, pick up at 6:30. Adults, $12; ages 12 and under, $7.
Returnable bottles and cans may be donated to Waitsfield United Church (next to Joslin Library); leave in marked shed behind church.
Fun & Games
Ultimate Frisbee pickup games, Mondays, 6-8 pm, under lights, Brooks Field, Warren. All ages and abilities welcome. Runs through Nov. www.facebook.com/MadRiverDisc.
Pickleball: Wed. and Sun., 5 pm; Thurs. and Sun., 9 am. Moretown Elementary School tennis courts, all welcome, some equipment available to share.
Bridge Street Bricks Scavenger Hunt, get a free list of phrases (Chamber office, Joslin Library, Valley Arts, Revolving Closet, Three Mountain Cafe), find the matching bricks. Through end of October.
Duplicate Bridge, Mondays, 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Alice, 496-7154.
Scenic chairlift rides, Super Bravo quad, Sugarbush, daily rates: adults, $18; ages 7-18, $12; under 6, free. www.sugarbush.com.
Fall Foliage Glider Rides available from the Warren Airport every day until Oct. 20. Sugarbush Soaring, 802-496-2290, www.sugarbushsoaring.com.
Girls’ Soccer Mary Harris Youth Day, girls’ varsity soccer team leads clinic for K-grade 6 girl’s youth soccer players. Thurs., Oct. 12, 4:30-6 pm, at Harwood.
The Children’s Room, weekdays when school is in session, 8 am-4 pm, free drop-in play space, up to age 6 from any town, resource center for parents. Thatcher Brook Primary School, Waterbury. www.childrensroomonline.org/calendar.html. 244-5605.
Joslin Memorial Library Capital Campaign Cabinet meeting, Thurs., Oct. 12, 8:30 am, lower level of the library.
Meditation and practicing a vow of silence, discussion with Ryan Charlston and Peter Delfausse, Tues., Oct. 17, 6:30 pm, Joslin Library, free.
“Climate Change and Our Future: Mitigation, Adaptation and Dialogue,” reading, viewing, discussion series. Part 3, “Strategy,” Nov. 2, 6:30 pm, Warren Library, read The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi.
“Vermont Farm Kids,” short documentary, stories about growing up on a VT farm, followed by discussion with local farmers, Thurs., Nov. 16, 6:30 pm, Joslin Library, free.
Animal Slumber Party Storytime, Fri., Nov. 17, 6 pm, Moretown Library. Bring your favorite stuffed animal or doll to tuck in at the library (and pick up the next day and see what they were up to).
Free Adult Education: basic reading, writing, math, computer skills; high school diploma/GED programs; career/college readiness; English language learning and U.S. citizenship. Tuesdays, 1-3 pm, Joslin Library. Info: David Busker, 244-8765; no reservations necessary.
Magic: The Gathering, trading card game, Sundays, 3:30 pm, Joslin Memorial Library.
Joslin Memorial Library Story Hour, Mondays, 10 am, preschoolers. www.joslinmemoriallibrary.com, 496-4205. Free.
Moretown Memorial Library Story Hour, Tuesdays, 10:30 am, story, crafts, outdoor exploration. https://moretownlibrary.com, 496-9728. Free.
Waterbury Public Library Story Times: Baby/toddler, up to age 3, stories, songs, playtime, Mondays, 10 am. Preschoolers, ages 3-6, stories, songs, crafts, Thursdays, 10 am. www.waterburypubliclibrary.com, 244-7036. Free.
Mad River Valley Senior Citizens Board annual meeting, Tues., Oct. 17, 1 pm, Evergreen Place. All welcome. Info; Nancy Emory, 496-9416.
Cancer support group meets fourth Wed. every month, 6 pm, at MRV Chamber of Commerce, 4061 Main St., Waitsfield.
Mad River Valley Rec District meets third Tues. of each month, 6 pm, Gen. Wait House. Open to all.
Mad River Valley Rotary Club meets first Wed. each month, 5:15-6:30 pm, Round Barn, Waitsfield; all other Wednesdays, 7:15-8:30 am, Sugarbush Inn, Warren. All welcome. Info: www.mrvrotary.org.
MRV Republicans meets fourth Wed. of each month, 6 pm, Bongiorno’s Restaurant.
Valley Democrats meets second Mon. of each month, 5:15 pm, Eastern Sales, Waitsfield. All welcome.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Sun., 7 pm, and Tues., 7 pm, at Parish House, Our Lady of the Snows Church/St. Dunstan’s, Waitsfield. Fri., 7 pm, Warren Church. Confirm times: 229-5100. www.aavt.org.
Session Americana, folk band from Boston, Thurs., Oct. 12, 9-11:30 pm, $12 advance, $15 at door, Zenbarn, Guptil Rd., Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.
Emma Cook & Questionable Company, Fri., Oct. 13, 9-11 pm, free, Zenbarn, Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.
Abigail Stauffer, folk, Tues., Oct. 17, 7:30-9:30 pm, suggested donation $10-15, Zenbarn, Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.
Troy Millete (singer-songwriter) and Dylan Gombas (fiddle) residency at Zenbarn, Thurs., Oct. 19, 8-10 pm, free, zenbarnvt.com.
Jazz Residency: Bruce Sklar (piano) and Jeremy Hill (bass), third Thursday of each month (next, Oct. 19), 7-9 pm, Big Picture Theater & Cafe, www.bigpicturetheater.info, 496-8994.
Moretown Open Mic Night, Fri., Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7-10 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm). All ages. BYOB. Moretown Town Hall.
Halloween Valley Night with Chicky Stoltz, Wed., Oct. 25, Big Picture Theater & Cafe, www.bigpicturetheater.info, 496-8994.
Fari Fridays monthly roots reggae night with Satta Sound, first Friday each month (next, Nov. 3), 9 pm-midnight, Zenbarn, Guptil Rd., Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.
Veterans Day concert with InoraBrass and guest speaker Fred Messer of Mad River American Legion, Sat., Nov. 11, 7 pm, Waitsfield United Church. Free, open to all.
Family-Style Lunch, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, discount for age 60-plus. Piano music by Joan Foster or Roger Hussey. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield. Reserve lunch: Walt, 496-2543. After lunch: Oct. 12, Elvis Day; Oct. 17, celebrate birthdays and annual board meeting; Oct. 19, senior hobbies. Oct. 24, Halloween stories; Oct. 26, Armchair Travelogue, Mongolia with Sue Dillon; Oct. 31, Halloween auction, wear costumes or hats.
Diner Breakfasts, Mondays, 8-10 am, Evergreen Place, open to all, suggested donation, $8, supports Meals On Wheels.
Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., Oct. 19, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $15.
Bingo, Tues. & Thurs., 10:30-11:30 am, Evergreen Place Senior Center.
Move! Tuesdays, 2 pm. Fun, varied group exercise with SASH coordinator Kenneth Russell, Evergreen Place.
Knitting Circle, Fridays, 10:30 am, Shades of Winter yarn shop, Waitsfield.
Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals, call 496-2543.
Sip ’n’ Paint, foliage painting with Helen Issackedes, Fri., Oct. 13, 6:30-8 pm, Valley Arts. Everything supplied except the sips. Register: valleyartsvt.com; 496-6682. Valley Arts members, $35; nonmembers, $40.
Michelle Saffran, Moretown, exhibit, Anonymity of In-Between: body place and time, www.michellesaffran.com, Axel’s Gallery, Waterbury. Oct. 10 to Nov. 11. Reception, Fri., Oct. 13, 6-8 pm.
“Seasons: Thread Painting” by Pamela Druhen, exhibit open Fri.-Sun. till Oct. 15, noon-5 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ, free.
Pat Harrington, featured artist of the month at Three Mountain Cafe, exhibit.
Light Works, exhibit of light sculptures by Bill Parker and holograms by Julie Parker, Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design, Bridge St., Waitsfield.
Multi-Media Mania, fine arts and crafts exhibition runs through Oct. 14: Thurs. and Fri., 4-9 pm; Sat. and Sun., noon-9 pm. Big Red Barn at Lareau Farm, Waitsfield, free admission.
“Transitions – Realism to Abstract,” exhibit at Festival Gallery runs through Oct. 21: Wed.-Sat., 1-5 pm. 496-6682.
“Ordinary Time,” paintings by Grace DeGennaro and sculpture by Anne Lilly, Sat. and Sun., noon-5 pm, through Oct. 22, Bundy Modern, Waitsfield, 583-5832. Free.
Mad Quilters, all abilities welcome, meets second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm, Harwood Union High School. 496-2035.
Free postpartum preparation workshop offered by Good Beginnings of Central VT, Sat., Dec. 2, 9 am-1 pm, Hannah’s House, Waitsfield. Register: www.goodbeginningscentralvt.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-595-7953.
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