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6-11: North Bennington Plein Air Competition, Main Street, North Bennington,

7: Open House at the Circus, come check out what a circus school is like, 6-7:30p, Thru Sept.

7: 5th Annual Exhibition at Grafton Fine Art Show, artwork on display across town,

7: Open House at the Circus, at New England Center for Circus Arts, Brattleboro,

7: Vermont My Home Tour with performance artist and poet T. Namaya, at Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls, 7p,

10: Plymouth Cheese & Harvest Festival, with award winning cheeses,

10: Touch a Truck at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, including fire trucks, a crane, tractors and more, 10-2p,

10: Maple Leaf Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk, 9a, Manchester,

10: Artist’s Open House at Hay Madeira Studios, Manchester, noon,

10: Community Creation Celebration, 12-8p, music festival, food, dancing, at the historic Brookline Church, Newfane, 802 365-7118.

10-11: Puppets in Paradise, two afternoons of puppetry and performance, at Gordon and Mary Hayward’s Gardens, West Westminster, 10-4p,

10-11: Rockingham Music Festival, at Rocking-ham Hill Farm,

16: Bellows Falls Third Friday with art, music, literary events in Bellows Falls,

16: Dessert social at the Circus, 6:30-8p, New England Center for Circus Arts, Brattleboro,

16-18: 45th Bennington Antique & Classic Car Show, all day at Willow Park, Bennington,

17-18: Bennington Quilt Fest, at Mount Anthony Union Middle School, Bennington, 9-5p Sat., 9-4p Sun,

17: Car Show Cruise-In at Center Stage, Main St, Bennington, 6p,

18: Draa Hobbs Quintet in concert, 8p, Old Tavern, Grafton,

23-25: 4th Annual Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival, a weekend showcase for Vermont wines, specialty foods and artisans, all day,

24: Fifth Annual Southern Vermont Homebrew Festival, noon-5p, downtown Bennington at the Bennington Brush Company,

24: 30th Peru Fair, 9-4p, with pig roast, art, crafts, music and more,

24: Benefit concert for VT chapter of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, with several local bands, 5-9p, Brattleboro,

24: SEVCA’s 13th Annual Flea market, Silent Auction, Raffle, 9a, Westminster,

24: New Age Multi-Instrumentalist Spencer Lewis at the Jamaica Town Hall, 7p,

24-25: Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival, Woodstock,

30: Wolf Kahn Opening Reception and Book signing, 5p, Brattleboro Museum,

30-Oct. 1: Weston Antiques Show at the Weston Playhouse, 10a-5p,

30-Oct. 1: Annual Okemo Antiques Show, 3-6p Fri, 10-5p Sat, Okemo Mountain Resort,

30-Oct. 2: 19th Annual Hildene Arts & Crafts Festival, at Hildene, Manchester, 10-5p,




1-2: Chester’s Fall Craft Festival on the Green, 10-4p, Chester, 802 875-2626.

1-2: Vermont Foliage Open Studio Weekend, a Vermont Crafts Council event, with open studios across the state,

1-2: Billings Farm & Museum Pumpkin & Apple Celebration, at Billings Farm, Woodstock,

1: DooWop Legends tribute band, Southern Vermont Arts Center, 7:30p,

2: Blanche Moyse Memorial Concert, 3p, Persons Auditorium, Marlboro,

6: Artist Talk: Karen Kamenetzky, Brattleboro Museum & Arts Cennter, 7:30p,

6-8 & 13-15: 2011 Ten Minute Play Festival, 7:30p, Actors Theatre Playhouse, West Chesterfield NH,

7: Gallery Walk in downtown Brattleboro, 5:30-8:30p,

7-9: 28th Annual Weston Craft Fair, 10-5p each day, Weston,

8: 29th Annual Vermont Apple Festival & Craft Show, 9a, Riverside Middle School, Springfield,

8-9: 38th Annual Harvest Art & Craft Show at Mount Snow, with great holiday shopping items, 9-5p,

8-9: Oktoberfest, with Keg Toss, Horseshoe Tournament, Stein Holding contest, and events for children, noon-5p, Mount Snow,

8-9: Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm, Woodstock,

8-9: Art in the Park Fall Festival, 50th anniversary, Rutland,

8-9: Harpoon Octoberfest, at Harpoon Brewery in Windsor,

9: Dummerston Apple Pie Festival, including apples, cider and donuts, pancake breakfast and apple pies, 7-4p, 802 254-9158.

9: Empty Bowls Dinner to benefit Brattleboro Drop In Center, 5p, Landmark College, Putney, 802 257-2005 x108 for reservations.

9: Annual Vermont Apple Festival and Craft Show, 10-4p, Riverside Middle School, Springfield, 802 885-2779.

9: The Artful Flea, a market of artful finds, at Gallery at the Vault, Springfield,

9: Monthly Dim Sum Teahouse at CX Silver Gallery, 10-8p, West Brattleboro,

14-16: Brattleboro Literary Festival, with more than 35 emerging and established authors giving readings, discussions and more,

15: Kenny Barron Trio at the Latchis Theatre, 8p, Brattleboro,

15: Official Pumpkin Carving Day, Equinox Valley Nursery, Manchester,

15: Alash, Tuvan, Throat Singers & Instrumentalists, 7:30p, at Stone Church Arts, Bellows Falls,

16: Vermont and the Civil War, discussion with Howard Coffin, Bennington Museum,

16: CINCHA performs at Old Tavern in Grafton, 8p,

21: Dissecting Bordeaux: An Evening of Wine and Song, 7p, Brattleboro Museum,

21: Bellows Falls Third Friday with art, music, literary events in Bellows Falls,

21-23: Quilt Show and Sale at Memorial Hall in Wilmington, 7p Fri., 10-6p Sat., noon-2p Sun., 802 464-8591.

23: Sixth Annual Bridal Fair, 1-4:30p, Bennington Museum,

28-30: Fourth Annual Lego Contest at Brattleboro Museum, ceremony at 5p Oct. 28, Brattleboro,

29: Fallapalooza!,fun for the whole family, Main St, downtown Bennington,




4: Gallery Walk in downtown Brattleboro, 5:30-8:30p,

5: Aine Minogue, Celtic harp and vocals, 7:30p, at Stone Church Arts, Bellows Falls,

11: Bennington Veteran’s Day Parade, downtown Bennington,

13: Festival of Foods, with silent auction, benefit for Habitat for Humanity, 4p, Springfield VFW, 802 882-2779.

16: Bellows Falls Third Friday with art, music, literary events in Bellows Falls,

19: Wild Night on the Cat Walk runway show and silent auction. Benefit for Brattleboro Area Hospice, 7p. 802 257-0775

25-27: Walpole Artisan Tour, with open studios in Walpole NH and Bellows Falls, 11-5p each day,

25-27: 33rd Annual Putney Craft Tour, start in Putney, for map.

26: Thanksgiving Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock, 10-3:30p,

Nov. 26-Dec. 31: Manchester Merriment, with events around the Manchester area,




1-31: Decemberfest in Brattleboro, with events throughout the month,

1-31: Manchester Merriment, with events around the Manchester area,

2: Gallery Walk in downtown Brattleboro, 5:30-8:30p,

2: Scottish Winter Ball at Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester,

2-4: Holly Days Holly Nights, with special deals to kick off the holiday shopping season, downtown Brattleboro,

2-4: Cotton Mill Hill Open Studio and Sale, 10-5p, the Cotton Mill, Brattleboro,

3: Christmas in Weston, 11-4p,

3: Hometown Holiday in downtown Bennington, noon,

3: Festival of Trees Gala, 7-11p, Bennington Museum,

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