Calendar

Calendar

Weekly Calendar of Events

9/13/18

Community Events

Waterbury Farmers’ Market, Thursdays, 3-7 pm, Rusty Parker Park.

Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, Mad River Green. Music by John and Marge Butterfield, Sept. 15.

Vermont Barns & Bridges Festival, Sept. 14-16, barn and farm tours, events, art exhibitions. Joslyn Round Barn tours, Fri.-Sun., 10 am-noon. Community mosaic mural, Sat., 10 am-4 pm, behind Festival Gallery, Village Sq., Waitsfield. Open Studio, Moosewalk Studios & Gallery, Warren, Sat., noon-5 pm. Chainsaw Woodcarving, 1-3:30 pm, Mad River Green. More events at vtbarnsandbridgesfestival.com.

East Warren Community Market's ninth anniversary community celebration, Fri., Sept. 14. Local artist/woodworker Mike Cunningham will offer free furniture from the front porch.

Morefest, Sat., Sept. 15. Haskins Memorial Car and Tractor Show, 2-6 pm. Family fun activities start at 4 pm: climbing wall, bounce house, old-fashioned games. Obstacle course race, 4:30; water balloon toss, 5:30; sack race, 6 pm; spoon race, 6:30. Food and artisan vendors, craft beer tent, 4 pm until fireworks (dusk). Music by Scared By Dolls, 4-7:30. Moretown Rec Field. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wings and Wheels, special-interest cars and aircraft on display, Sun., Sept. 16, 10 am-4 pm, Warren-Sugarbush Airport. Glider rides, instruction. Cookout.

Meat and Mingle at Mad River Taste Place, Fri., Sept. 21, 6 pm. Discussion of sustainable farming practices, demonstration of artisanal butchery, taste handmade charcuterie products. Bill Cavanaugh of Mad River Food Hub, Erika Lynch of Babette’s Table, Emily Virzi of von Trapp Farmstead. $20 suggested donation, cash bar.

Harwood Union Hall of Fame banquet, Sat., Sept. 22, 5 pm, Harwood cafeteria, all welcome to honor the 2018 Class of Legends of Harwood including Harrie Yandow, Gary Kingsbury, Haley Spittle, Stefan Casey, Chris Gendreau, Jason Murray. Tickets: Chris Langevin, 802-882-1156, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free Community Supper, all welcome, Fri., Sept. 28, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ. Info: 496-3065.

Fundraisers

Ales for Trails, guided mountain bike rides, apres food and beer, $1 for every Zero Gravity beer sold will go to the Trail Fund. Hosted by Mad River Riders at American Flatbread, Waitsfield, Thurs., Sept. 13, 5-9 pm.

Chicken Pie Supper, Sat., Sept. 15, two seatings (5:30 or 6:45 pm), Waitsfield United Church Village Meeting House, takeout available at kitchen door. Adults, $12; seniors, $10, kids, $7; under age 5, free.

Waitsfield and Fayston Historical Society annual dinner, Wed., Sept. 19:  social hour begins at 5 pm; dinner at 6 pm. Lasagna (sausage or vegetarian), salad, bread and butter, apple crisp, cash bar. Reserve by Sept. 10. Contact Lois De Heer, 793-6037.

Annual golf tournament to benefit the VT National Guard Charitable Foundation, Sun., Sept. 16, Sugarbush. Four-person teams. Followed by dinner at Rumble's Kitchen. Info: Shawn Sullivan, 802-578-6000.

Race Against Racism, Harwood and VT students to participate in public rally, Sun., Sept. 23, noon, at Montpelier High School, speakers, live music. 5K run/walk in Montpelier (11:30-1:30). Info: raceagainstracismvt.wordpress.com. Race registration: www.runreg.com/race-against-racism.

Returnable bottles/cans may be donated to Waitsfield United Church (next to Joslin Library) in marked shed behind church.

Fun & Games

Duplicate Bridge, Mondays, 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Alice, 496-7154.

Kids

Scouting, new members welcome. Cub Scouts, grades 1-5; Scouts BSA, grades 6-12. Info: cubpack798.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Warren Playgroup, Fridays through Sept. 28, 10 am, Warren Library. Music hour for ages 0-5, singing, dancing and a project. Free. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-917-1776.

Waitsfield Playgroup, Thursdays, 10-11:30 am, Big Picture Theater, coordinator is Constancia Gomez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Free, open to all.

Outdoors

Mad Dash, 5K/10K walk or run Sun., Oct. 7, 10 am, Meadow Road, Waitsfield, behind Small Dog Electronics, Register: www.madriverpath.com. Volunteers needed; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Mad River Path Association fundraiser.

Pickleball on the tennis courts at Moretown Elem. School. Beginners are welcome and gear is available to share. Wear sneakers, bring water. Info: Susan Werntgen, 496-2594.

Library

Moretown Library board of trustees meeting, Thurs., Sept. 13, 7 pm, at the library, all welcome.

"Burned – Are Trees the New Coal?" A documentary about the accelerating destruction of forests for fuel for utility power plants. Rochester Public Library, Tues., Sept. 18, 7 pm. Free.

Dungeons & Dragons, fantasy role-playing game, ages 10 and up, Sun., Sept. 23, 3-6 pm, Moretown Library.

Free-Play Fridays: Ages 8+ may drop by the Warren Public Library for snacks and activities, 2:45-4 pm. Check events calendar at warrenlibrary.com for each week's activity. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Free.

Central VT Adult Basic Education with Dave Busker, free help with technology, literacy, test prep, resumes, etc. Tuesdays, 1-3 pm. Drop in or by appointment: Joslin Library, 496-4205; Dave Busker, 244-8765.

Joslin Memorial Library Story Hour, Mondays, 10 am, preschoolers. http://joslinmemoriallibrary.com, 496-4205. Free.

Moretown Memorial Library Story Hour, Tuesdays, 10:30 am, story, crafts, outdoor exploration. https://moretownlibrary.com, 496-9728. Free.

Warren Public Library Story Time, Wednesdays, 10:30 am, up to age 6. Amanda Gates, 496-3913, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.warrenlibrary.com. 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.

Meetings

Gun Owners of VT meeting, Fri., Sept. 14 (second Friday of each month), 6 pm, Warren Village firehouse. All welcome. Info: Bill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-595-3789.

Hannah's House Grief Support Group, Sept. 19 (third Wed. of each month), 6 pm, Mad River Health Center, Community Resource Room, second floor. Info/ RSVP: 496-9715, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Drop-ins welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Sun. and Tues., 7 pm, Waitsfield United Church (across from Village Grocery), rear of building; Wed., noon, Gen. Wait House; and Fri., 7 pm, Warren Church. Confirm times: 229-5100. www.aavt.org.

Music

Open Mic with Alex Budney, amps and drums provided, Thursdays, 8:30 pm, Localfolk Smokehouse.

Moretown Open Mic Nights, Fridays, 7-9 pm, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, old Moretown Town Hall.

Medicine Tribe Trio, Sat., Sept. 15, 7 pm, Localfolk Smokehouse. Benefits VT Military Family Fund.

Eat Up at the Green, art, live music, food, beer/wine, Sundays, 4-9 pm, Camp Meade, Route 2, Middlesex (near exit 9), free.

Zach Nugent’s Acoustic Dead, every Wed., 7 pm, free. Zenbarn, Waterbury Center.

Mad River Chorale rehearsals for holiday concerts, Mondays, 7 pm, Harwood Union chorus room, conductor Mary Jane Austin and accompanist Alison Cerutti. Concert dates are Dec. 8 and 9. Nonauditioned ensemble; new singers welcome as long as they can match pitch and sing with their voice section. Info: madriverchorale.net, 496-4781 (leave message for a call back).

Seniors

Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., Sept. 20 and Oct. 11, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $20.

Game Day, Wednesdays, 3-5:30 pm, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield, all welcome. Lessons and playing: Mahjongg, Train Dominos, Cribbage and other games. Info: Debbie, 498-5385.

Family-Style Lunch, piano music, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, suggested donation, discount for age 60-plus. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield. Reserve lunch: Joan Bartlett, 496-2543.

Diner Breakfasts, Mondays, 8-10 am, Evergreen Place, open to all, suggested donation, $8, supports Meals On Wheels.

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, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield, all welcome.

Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals for seniors, call 496-2543.

The Arts

Annual Photo Show opening reception, Fri., Sept. 14, 5-7 pm, Red Barn Galleries (at American Flatbread), Waitsfield. Exhibit runs through Oct. 7: Thurs. and Fri., 4-9 pm; Sat. and Sun., noon-9 pm. Free.

“The Wind Needs No Invitation,” paintings by Deanna Chilian, opening reception, Sat.., Sept. 15, 5-7 pm, Festival Gallery, Village Sq., Waitsfield, 496-6682. Exhibit runs through Dec. 22: Wed.-Sat., 1-5 pm.

Multi-Media Mania, art exhibition, Red Barn Gallery, Lareau Farm, Waitsfield, open Thurs.-Sun., noon-9 pm.

Art exhibit: paintings by Elaine Eurich, Three Mountain Cafe, 496-5470.

“Field Notes,” paintings and sculpture exhibit at Bundy Modern, Waitsfield, Sept. 8 to Oct. 21, weekends, noon-5 pm, or by appointment. 583-5832, bundymodern.com.

The Waterbury Special, art installation on railroad bridge in Waterbury, Randolph artist Phillip Godenschwager has rendered historic Waterbury buildings as train cars. Celebration at the site, Sun., Sept. 22, 6 pm.

Fiber Riot! Free, informal, weekly gathering; knitting, crocheting, spinning, rug hooking. Wednesdays, 5-8 pm, Mad River Fiber Arts & Mill, Waitsfield, 496-7746.

Workshops

Salt & Sand Studio grand opening, yoga and glass-blowing workshop weekend, Sept. 14-16. Try glass blowing, glass-bead jewelry creation, yoga, meditation and more. Cost: donation through $40, depending on the workshop, or $50 day pass. 3955 Route 100, Warren (across from Warren Falls). Schedule: www.saltandsandstudios.com/opening.php.

Balance Your Body's Energy through Yoga & Chakra Workshop with Crystals at Mountain Rose Integrated Wellness Center, Sun., Sept. 16, 10 am-noon, register: 802-496-6346

Fiber Arts Workshops: Rigid Heddle Weaving, Sun., Sept. 16 or Oct. 21, 10 am-4 pm, $125. Basketry Retreat, intro to three basketry techniques with instructor Katie Grove, Fri.-Sun., Oct. 5-7, $385 incl. accommodations or $275 day student. Creating Wild and Crazy Yarns, Sun., Oct. 14, 10 am-4 pm, $125. Drop Spindle Spinning, Sat., Oct. 20, 10 am-noon, $30. Spinning Wheel Spinning, Sat., Oct. 20, 1-4pm, $50. Mad River Fiber Arts and Mill, Waitsfield, www.madriverfibermill.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-7746.

HUUSD community engagement workshop with consultant Sue McCormack, Wed., Sept. 26, 4-9 pm, Waterbury town office Steele Community Room, open to the public.