Kingdom Calendar of Weekly Events
To qualify, events must be a benefit, not for profit, or free to attend to be listed at no charge. Deadline to submit events for publication is noon on Monday. Please email them to [email protected].
BARTON’S MOONLIGHT MADNESS 2021 CANCELED
Out of an abundance of caution over the spread of COVID, Barton’s Moonlight Madness is canceled.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM AND HISTORIC VILLAGE HARVEST DINNER
The Old Stone House Harvest Dinner that was to take place on Sunday, October 17 has been canceled due to COVID.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
NORTHERN HARMONY PERFORMANCE IN LYNDON
Northern Harmony, the highest-level performing group under the umbrella of world music organization Village Harmony, will appear Saturday, September 18 at 7 p.m. at the York Street Meeting House, 153 York Street, Lyndon. The program presents a thrilling mix of world harmony traditions, including South African songs and dances, traditional polyphony from Georgia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Corsica, contemporary American shape-note songs, including songs by members of the group, and renaissance Italian devotional songs. Admission by donation. Vaccinated only; everyone requested to wear masks.
2021 F.O.L.K. FESTIVAL IN LOWELL
Join Friends of Lowell Kids on Saturday, September 18, for a day of family fun. The day begins at 10:30 a.m. with a parade through the village to the Lowell Graded School. Then, there will be a BBQ, inflatable obstacle course bounce house, StoryWalk® and lots of games and activities for families. The annual F.O.L.K. live auction led by Richard Degre will begin at 1 p.m. Many items available for bid from local businesses. Quality used items available too. All profits benefit Friends of Lowell Kids. Look on Facebook for more information.
6TH ANNUAL JAY OKTOBERFEST
6th Annual Jay Oktoberfest begins at 9 a.m. with Pumpkin PI Walk/Run at the Jay Community Rec Centre. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Downtown Jay: includes vendors, chili tasting contest, silent auction, MVAS J&J vaccine clinic for 18 and older, music, 50/50 cow plop raffle, pumpkin trebuchet, horse drawn wagon rides. More info at www.jayfocusgp.com. Space for more vendors available, email [email protected].
CHICKEN PIE SUPPER IN NEWPORT
The Annual Chicken Pie Supper, sponsored by the United Church of Newport, 63 3rd Street, will be held on Saturday, September 18. This year will be take-out only. Dinners can be ordered by calling (802) 673-1176 no later than Monday, September 13. A time will be given between 4 and 6:30 p.m. to pick up your order. Containers will be provided.
PAINT N’ SIP AT THE OLD STONE HOUSE
Natalie Guillette, owner of Creative Buzz Paint Events, will lead a paint and sip on sap buckets event at the Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village, 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington, on Saturday, September 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available during the class. Fun trivia based on the museum will be thrown in. Register at www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org/adult-enrichment-classes.
BARTON ARTS WEEKEND
On Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19 celebrate with music, midday food, a “pop-up” gallery, silent auction and kids’ activities in Barton. Saturday “Paint Out” competition by plein air artists with prizes for adults and children under 12. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Greater Barton Arts Center, 396 Main St.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
CELLIST THURMOND KNIGHT AT BARTON UNITED CHURCH
The Barton United Church will welcome the musical artistry of Thurmond Knight to the regular 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, September 19. All are welcome to come enjoy the gift of music shared with us by Thurmond Knight on his cello.
LYNDON AREA ORGAN TOUR
An organ tour in the Lyndon area is being organized on Sunday, September 19 to celebrate the long lives and service to congregants and the community of one reed organ and two pipe organs, all at least 100 years old. The tour begins at the York Street Meetinghouse at Lyndon Corner at 3 p.m. to hear the Estey reed organ, moves to St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Lyndonville at 4 p.m., and to the Lyndon Free Baptist Church in Lyndon Center at 5 p.m. Each stop includes a demonstration of the organ, time to view the instrument up close, and time to travel to the next venue. The event is free and open to everyone.
KYLE BUTTICE “CATCH THE CURE” MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Kyle Buttice “Catch the Cure” Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, September 19 at the Newport Country Club with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The format is a four-person scramble, Vegas style rules, prizes, raffle, music and more. A breakfast at 7:30 a.m. is included. Four chances to win a car on all par 3s. The cost per player is $100. Team price is $400. All proceeds go to the Catch the Cure Foundation/Kyle Buttice. Funds will help others who are battling cancer. For information, call Vince or Trish Buttice at (802) 274-2300.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
BEFORE VERMONT: AN EARLY ARCHAEOLOGICAL HISTORY
Before Vermont: An Early Archaeological History (with a concentration on the Northeast Kingdom) presentation on Wednesday, September 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 26 School Road in Holland. State Archaeologist Jess Robinson will give an overview of Vermont’s precontact native history from the arrival of its first inhabitants approximately 13,000 years ago through to the first Abenaki contacts with Europeans. A question-and-answer session will follow. The event is free.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
AMISH BENEFIT BBQ CHICKEN DINNER
The Brownington Amish community will hold a benefit chicken barbecue dinner on Friday, September 24, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at 91 Old Cemetery Lane, Brownington, at Arnold’s Rescue indoor arena. Seating inside and out – takeout meals available. Proceeds to benefit the medical care costs to repair Baby Levi’s multiple heart defects at Boston Children’s Hospital.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
DRAGON EGG IN BARTON
Join the hunt for the missing dragon’s egg. The hunt will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 in the Barton Community Garden, located behind the Barton Library parking lot at 100 Church Street. Come for stories, snacks and hunt for eggs and dragon prizes. Rain date is Saturday, October 2 at 10 a.m. For more information, call the Barton Public Library at 802-525-6524 or email [email protected].
EAST HARDWICK HARVEST FESTIVAL
The East Hardwick Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, September 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Caledonia Grange #9, 88 East Church Street in East Hardwick village. There will be chili and cornbread lunch, make-your-own doughnuts, community apple cider pressing, music on the porch, and a carrot contest (prizes awarded for biggest, funniest, and tastiest). Bring your own apples, and a container to bring home cider. Admission is free and the event will be held outside under tents in the case of rain. Donations welcome to support future programming.
GLORY OF AUTUMN QUILTFEST IN NEWPORT
The North Country Quilters Guild will present “Glory of Autumn Quiltfest” on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26. Time is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 222 Main Street in Newport. Admission is $5. Tickets are available for a raffle quilt. There will also be venders, door prizes, bag raffle and challenge quilt exhibits.
ORLEANS HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BANQUET
The OHS Alumni Association Banquet to be held September 25 at the Orleans Country Club. Social hour at noon. Bar available, if interested. The luncheon will be at 1 p.m. with the meeting at or about 2 p.m. Meal choice will be from the club regular menu, with a couple of specials added. Make your reservations when you pay your dues and mail to Shirley Austin, 134 Orr Road, Jericho, VT 05465. Any questions, call John Blanchard ’65 at (631) 697-3034 or e-mail [email protected]
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2
AWARE FALL FOLIAGE CRAFT FAIR IN HARDWICK
The AWARE Fall Foliage Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, October. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hardwick Elementary School on South Main Street. In attendance there will be Vermont craft artisans, woodworkers, quiltmakers, photographers, jewelers, maple producers, glassworkers, candymakers and more. Admission is free. Lunch will be available. There will be a door prize and drawings.
HARVEST FESTIVAL IN WESTMORE
On October 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Westmore Community Church will hold a Harvest Festival at the Fellowship Hall. Vendors, rummage sale, treasures tables, bake sale, pumpkins and pumpkin carving contest, Westmore fire department pass-the-boot and more. All are welcome. Family friendly. For more information, contact Ilse at (802) 525-3000 or (516) 507-9672.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10
HARVEST DINNER IN NORTH TROY
The St. Vincent de Paul Annual Harvest Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 10 at 11:30 a.m. Dine in or take out. Turkey dinner will include: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, squash, carrots, roll, cranberry sauce, beverages and homemade dessert. Adults $12, children 5 to 12 $5, and children under 5 are free. Located at N. Pleasant Street in North Troy.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP SALE
On Sunday, October 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village will hold a 25% off sale in its gift shop. This event will take place instead of the originally planned 2021 Harvest Dinner which has been canceled due to safety concerns with COVID. The museum’s gift shop has Amish-made toys, handcrafted jewelry, pottery, t-shirts, hats, locally sourced snacks, a great collection of books for all ages, delicious candy, even vintage candy bars and more. The museum requires that all people wear masks indoors, social distance and stay home if not feeling well. Disposable masks will be available, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Details can be found at www.oldstonehousemuseum.org/october-17-sale.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will be holding a free virtual conference on September 30 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The conference will provide Vermont residents with information about Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, caregiving, care planning, support services and more. The free educational conference will be held virtually over the Internet and is open to everyone. For more information or to register, visit https://alzfdn.org/event/educating-america-tour-vermont/
COMMUNITY MEALS & FOOD SHELVES
ALBANY (FREE) FOOD SHARE
As part of the Hardwick Food Pantry and the Vermont Food Bank, the Albany (Free) Food Share occurs every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Albany Town Hall, Route 14. The end of the pandemic and the State of Emergency in Vermont does not mean the end of food insecurity. No matter where you live, if the increase in the cost of almost everything is affecting the ability obtain healthy food, call (802) 323-1517 for more information or to sign up. If you live in Albany or Irasburg and are physically unable to come pick up a Food Share, delivery can be arranged.
BARTON COMMUNITY GIVING GARDEN
Do you love gardening so much that sometimes you grow more delicious vegetables than your family can use? If you grow extra crops and would like to help your community, donate through the Barton Community Giving Garden (BCGG). The produce will be distributed to people in local communities through the Barton Community Giving Garden, community agencies, and local meal sites and food pantries. For more info, contact: [email protected].
EAST HARDWICK GRANGE SUPPER
East Hardwick Grange Supper is a free to all curbside meal for the community. The simple takeout dinner will be served each Wednesday between 5 and 6 p.m., at the Caledonia Grange, 88 East Church Street in East Hardwick. For questions or to arrange delivery, call (802) 472-8987 or email [email protected].
ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
The Orleans Community Food Shelf continues to operate each Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a prepacked bag distribution.
ST. MARK’S FOOD SHELF
St. Mark’s Food Shelf, in the Parish House, Second St., Newport, is open every Monday 11:30 to 12:30. It makes no difference where one lives, or financial standing. Anyone in need of food, please come. Each will receive a bag of groceries with additional food offerings available from time to time.
TROY & AREA LIONS CLUB COMMUNITY/SENIOR MEALSITE
All are welcome to enjoy the weekly meal at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road (at School Street). The meal is served at noon each Thursday. A $4 suggested donation is appreciated. To protect the health of senior citizens, as well as volunteer servers, the Troy and Area Lions Club, sponsors of the Westfield Mealsite Program, require that you be fully vaccinated in order to have a sit-down service. Otherwise, you are welcome to order a takeout meal and pick it up around 12:15. For pickup orders please call (802) 744-5466 after 10 a.m. on Thursday. For additional information and menu, call (802) 744-2484.
UNITED CHURCH OF NEWPORT
Bags of food are available at the Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Everyone Eats” Free to-go meals will now be Fridays only starting at 10:30 a.m., through the end of summer.
CRAFTSBURY FARMERS MARKET
The Craftsbury Farmers’ Market open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Saturday until October 2 offering locally produced food and crafts and there will be many new vendors offering products that have not been available at our market before. Free family-friendly entertainment every Saturday and special events throughout the season. For more details, visit www.CraftsburyFarmersMarket.com.
GLOVER FARMERS MARKET
Glover Village Green on Route 16. Open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through September 26. Local produce, fresh seafood, arts and crafts, farm products, live music, Bread & Puppet banners and prints. Flea market the last Sunday of the month. For more info, go to www.gloverfarmersmarket.org.
HARDWICK FARMERS MARKET
Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick. Open Fridays through October 8 from 3 to 6 p.m.
NEWPORT FARMERS MARKET
246 Causeway across from Waterfront Plaza, Newport. Open Saturdays through October 16 and Wednesdays through October 13. Rain or shine. EBT and debit cards accepted. Farm-to-family coupon site. Crop Cash coupons available. For more info, call (802) 274-8206 or (802) 334-6858.
Troubled by someone else’s drinking or drug use? Attend an Al-Anon meeting. Personal anonymity, as well as confidentiality of members sharing in the program, creates a safe place to get help. Virtual and live meeting dates and times are listed on the VT Al-Anon website: www.vermontalanonalateen.org. The website includes local and statewide meetings. There is an in-person meeting weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Orleans-Essex VNA & Hospice, 46 Lakemont Road, Newport.
For anyone who thinks they have a problem and would like help, Alcoholics Anonymous is available during this time of COVID-19. Virtual meetings dates and times are listed at Vermont Area 70 website: https://aavt.org. Click on blue virtual meeting links or call the NEK area confidential hotline at (802) 334-1213.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #21 NEWPORT
The American Legion Post #21 is located at 5 Veterans Avenue in Newport (next to the high school). Ongoing events include Bingo every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., and live music from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays. Horseshoes Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAMS
The Bobbin Mill Players will be having a music jam every Wednesday morning at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall, in Lowell from 8 to 11 a.m. All levels of singers and musicians welcome. Admission $3 each. Refreshments available. For more information, please call Amy and Lyle at (802) 334-2419. Proceeds benefit local charities.
BRIDGE CLUB – ARTHUR AIKEN DUPLICATE
The Arthur Aiken Duplicate Bridge Club meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Orleans Federated Church, 34 School St. For more info, contact Eric McCann at (802) 988-4773 or Denny Lyster at (802) 744-6839.
COMMUNITY SEED EXCHANGE AT THE BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Community Seed Exchange (CSE) at the Barton Public Library is open to help with your gardening needs. The CSE is a public service of the Barton Public Library, which provides free seeds to gardeners in the Northeast Kingdom for vegetables, herbs and flowers. Seeds are available during library hours, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Requests can also be sent to [email protected]. Many varieties of seeds are available. For seed savers, or anyone with a surplus of purchased seeds donations are welcome. GMO seeds are not accepted or distributed. For questions, email [email protected] or visit Facebook.
COVID TESTING AND VACCINATIONS
Testing is held at North Country Hospital’s modular unit in the east employee parking lot to accommodate Monday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday. Register online at www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19/testing/where-get-tested. Appointments have priority however walk-ins are welcome. Walk-in COVID vaccine clinic schedule at North Country Hospital: Monday, Thursday and Friday noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 6 p.m. The testing clinic can direct you to the main hospital entrance for check-in.
CRAFTSBURY CHAMBER PLAYERS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Now through August 19 – Inside concerts held at Hardwick Town House and Elley-Long Music Center. Outside concerts held at Craftsbury Common, South Burlington Field, Plainfield Recreational Field. Pop-up children’s mini concerts. For dates/times/programs, visit www.craftsburychamberplayers.org, 800-639-3443, Facebook, Front Porch Forum. No tickets, by donation.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – TROY
All you can eat breakfast every third Sunday 8 to 11 a.m. to benefit families in need. All you can eat for $9. Kids under five are free. St. Andre Bessette Parish, Troy Church Hall, 130 South Pleasant St., Troy. Sponsored by Council 7943. For more information, contact (802) 673-7510 or (802) 323-2470.
TOPS #135 IN ISLAND POND
TOPS #135 of Island Pond, meets every Monday at the Brighton library for weigh-in at 4:30 p.m., followed by a short meeting. New members are always welcome Call (802) 723-5907 with questions.
VFW POST #798 & AUXILIARY
VFW Post #798 located at 141 Central Street, Newport. Regular meetings are held the 2nd Sunday of the month at 6:05 p.m. Pub Night – Thursday nights takeout only from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Call (802) 334-7717 after 4:30 p.m. to put in your order. Cash sale only, no ATM available. Visit Facebook-VFW POST 798 Auxiliary to view the menu. First Sunday of the month All You Can Eat Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. – adults $9, children 12 and under $5.
ALBANY METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School fall season begins at Albany Methodist Church, 906 Main Street, on Sunday, September 12, at 10 a.m. Nursery – teen. Celebratory hotdog picnic at 11 a.m. Call (802) 754-2790 for more information or to get a ride.
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH IN ISLAND POND
30 Paradis Mountain Road, Island Pond. (802) 487-0229. Pastor Ian R. Gilpatric.
CHARLESTON GRACE MOVEMENT
Rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15. For Bible study time and location, call (802) 723-4831
GREEN MOUNTAIN BIBLE CHURCH OF ISLAND POND
567 Route 105 West. (802) 723-6143 or Pastor Neal at (802) 754-2396. Sunday services 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday service at 6 p.m. Family fun night Friday at 6 p.m. Community Closet: Gently used children & adult clothing is open Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food Distribution is the third Monday, at 4:30 p.m. or during Closet hours.
GREENSBORO UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
All are welcome to join live stream worship services every Sunday at 10 a.m. Access these services on www.guccvt.org and follow the link on the home page.
IRASBURG UNITED CHURCH
Pastor Reverend Avril Cochran. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Communion first Sunday of every month.
LAKE REGION PARISH – BARTON UNITED CHURCH, GLOVER COMMUNITY CHURCH & WEST GLOVER CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
10 a.m. Union Service is at the Barton United Church for the month of September. For questions, call Rev. Evelyn Coupe (802) 525-3607.
MOST HOLY TRINITY PARISH
Barton, Orleans and Irasburg. Mass times: Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Theresa’s in Orleans; Sunday at 8:15 a.m. at St. John Vianney in Irasburg, 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s in Barton; Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s in Barton; 10 a.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at Maple Lane Nursing Home; and 10 a.m. every third Friday at Union House Nursing Home.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM QUAKERS
Sunday 10 to 11 a.m. Zoom Host Call: (802) 525-6961. Information: (802) 754-2029 or (802) 525-6961.
ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
The Orleans Community Food Shelf continues to operate each Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a prepacked bag distribution.
OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH
Masses at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Craftsbury are on Saturdays at 6 p.m. For information on updated Mass protocols, go to www.vermontcatholic.org/covid-19.
SHEFFIELD FEDERATED CHURCH
Church Service held every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Berry Hill Road in Sheffield with Pastor Rob Perkins. On Sunday, September 26, the group from Teen Challenge will be at the church to conduct the service. Come and hear their testimonies. Everyone is welcome.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
West Church Street, Hardwick. Doors are closed for now, but join on Zoom for weekly worship service, Tuesdays at 5 p.m. For the link, email [email protected] or call (802) 472-5979 on Wednesdays, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT SUNDAY ZOOM SERVICES
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Newport is having Sunday services on Zoom. Those interested in attending may call (802) 334-7365, or email: [email protected] to get the link and the password, or for more information.
SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday services available in person/at church at 10:15 a.m. Please respect all applicable COVID 19 measures. Easter service and regular Sunday services are also available on YouTube.com at Vermont Country Pastor. Contact Pastor Mark Heinrichs for more information at (802) 525-4214.
THE UNITED CHURCH OF NEWPORT
The United Church of Newport is open for in-person worship again, every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Services will be broadcast on NEKTV every week and on YouTube. Bags of food are available at the Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone Eats free to-go meals will now be Fridays only starting at 10:30 a.m., through the end of summer.
WESTMORE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Church service Sunday at 9 a.m. with Mary Hoadley, MID, officiating. Due to Covid, the service will be held during September in the church park, across the road from the church. Bring your chairs and dress accordingly for outdoor park services. If inclement weather, service will be held in the church. There will be special music with Mark Violette, organist and choir director. Cold drink and finger food will be served after the service. On Facebook and online at WestmoreCommunityChurch.com.
GALLERIES & MUSEUMS
15 Eastern Ave, St Johnsbury, VT, (802) 748-2600. www.catamountarts.org.
CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Crystal Lake Falls Historical Association Barton Museum – Pierce House is closed for the season. Brick Kingdom Park is open daylight hours.
DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
37 Junior High Drive, P.O. Box 357, Derby. Open Sundays from 2-4 or by appointment. Call Bonnie Shattuck at (802) 766-8080 for inquiries or visit Facebook for additional information – Derby Historical Society.
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. (802) 748-2372. Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Safety measures will be in place for hand washing and distancing space. Masks will be mandatory. Outdoor tours and demonstrations will include architectural tours of the building and planetarium-like shows in outdoor spaces. Ticketing will keep guests safe to limit the number of visitors at any given time. For details, visit www.fairbanksmuseum.org.
GREATER BARTON ARTS
396 Main Street, Barton. Email [email protected] Open Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 1 to 8 p.m. Ecosystems Services Through an Artist’s Eye. This art show sponsored by Vermont Agency of Agriculture and Food & Markets, Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District and the Memphremagog Watershed Association is composed of art inspired by regional landscapes through Sunday September 19.
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. (802) 533-2000. www.highlandartsvt.org. Open Wednesday – Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. by reservation only.
MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Summer exhibition, “Green, an Exploration of the Colour.” Downstairs Gallery, MAC Center for the Arts. Free event, all welcome. www.maccenterforthearts.com. 158 Main Street, Newport. (802) 334-1966. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Monday.
MEMPHREMAGOG HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport Museum and Exhibits presents a permanent display of panels: Crossroads Before & Beyond Abenakis Culture and Timeline, Remembering the City of Newport’s Vanishing History of Legends, and Celebrating Confluence. These exhibits are open to the public at the Emory Hebard State Office Building, 100 Main Street, Newport, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please wear a mask and follow distancing.
MORGAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Morgan Historical Society at the corner of Route 111 and Toad Pond Road in Morgan will be open Mondays 9 a.m. to noon and Wednesdays 1 to 3 p.m. through September. Notebooks of the history of many families in town. For questions, call (802) 723-5907.
MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Rd., Glover. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. (802) 626-4409. Unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. Life in Lists and Notes exhibition is currently on display. Admission by donation. The exhibition will be on view through the end of the year. The Museum of Everyday Life is a self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and is located at 3482 Dry Pond Road. (Rt. 16) in Glover, a short distance south of the Shadow Lake Road.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS’ GUILD (BACKROOM GALLERY)
Back Room Gallery at 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. (802) 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art of the Book: Is It a Book? A group exhibit by the Books Arts Guild of Vermont through September 18.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM & HISTORIC VILLAGE
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. (802) 754-2022. www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with regular tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (walk-in tour requests accommodated as possible). The historic grounds, Alexander Twilight Educational Trail and free WiFi Hot Spot are open every day of the year. Questions? Email [email protected]
PARKER PIE GALLERY
The Parker Pie Gallery located at 161 County Road, West Glover. (802) 525-3366. Vermont Green: paintings by Elizabeth Nelson through September 28, 2021
THE SATELLITE GALLERY
71 Depot Street, Lyndonville. (802) 229-8317. facebook.com/thesatellitevt/. Open Wednesday and Saturday noon to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
530 Main Street, Albany. Open Monday 9 to 4 p.m., Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. Story time for all ages Monday at 10:30 a.m. Chess club at Monday at 3 p.m. For more info, email [email protected], or call (802) 755-6107.
BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Hours: Monday 2 to 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Curbside service is also available during those hours. Please call the library for more info or requests at (802) 525-6524. Wednesday Poets every other week from 6 to 8 p.m. – Poetry writing workshop welcomes writers of every age and experience. For more info, contact Toni at (802) 525-6524 or Adrien [email protected] or (802) 525-3740.
COBLEIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
14 Depot Street, Lyndonville. (802) 626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org. Hours: Monday noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For current COVID updates please visit the website. Summer Reading Program – All programs are free. Full details are listed on the website and on the Facebook events page. Fishing gear is now available to borrow.
CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. (802) 586-9683. Email [email protected]. Quick visits and foyer service is available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For full details, visit www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org.
DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Open Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Outdoor story time Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Face coverings are required. For more info, call the library at (802) 766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook page.
GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Curbside service is also available during those hours. Please call the library for more information or requests at (802) 525-4365.
GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call (802) 334-7902 or visit the website at goodrichlibrary.org.
GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. Open for in-person visits as well as curbside pickup of materials on Monday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more details or search the library catalog visit www.greensborofreelibrary.org. Call (802) 533-2531 or email [email protected] to request books, movies, magazines, printed forms such as tax forms or to make an appointment.
HASKELL FREE LIBRARY AND OPERA HOUSE
93 Caswell Ave, Derby Line. Curbside pickup service is now available, free-of-charge. Check out any format of materials from the library, which consists of books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, and interlibrary loan materials. For more information visit https://haskellopera.com/, email [email protected], or call (888) 626-2060. For ongoing updates, please check the Facebook page.
HITCHCOCK MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 6 p.m. with social distancing, mask requirement, and cleaning protocols in place. The Computer Lab will be limited to one person at a time. For more information call the library at 744-8258.
ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Island Pond Library is fully open for patrons. Full access to the library is available, masks are not required for indoor visits, but are “recommended” for unvaccinated children and adults. For information, call (802) 723-6134 or follow on Facebook.
JOHN WOODRUFF SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1972 East Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. (802) 586-9692. Open Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday noon to 1 p.m.
JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Now open to the public. For the time being, the same hours will be Tuesday 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Patrons are now allowed inside to browse and utilize the computers. Curbside service is still available. Call (802) 754-6660 with any questions or for further clarification. Books, audio books, and DVDs are available. Visit the card catalog or put books on hold at www.jonesmemoriallibrary.wordpress.com. The username is jones memorial and there is no password required. One may also call or email, [email protected] to place an order.
LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Irasburg. (802) 754-2526. www.leachpubliclibrary.org.
Open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY
160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Open for requests and curbside pickup on Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. Requests can be sent through Facebook, email [email protected] or by calling the library at (802) 988-4741. For more information on procedures or to access the library catalog visit www.randmemorial.com.