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Vermont Country Store
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Singin' in the Rain Jr
The Barn at The Riverside School, 30 Lily Pond Rd., Lyndonville, VT
Mon, Feb 6 - Mon, Mar 29
Cobleigh Library Children's Storytime
Cobleigh Public Library, 14 Depot Street, Lyndonville VT 05851
Fri, Mar 24 - Fri, Mar 25
Singin' in the Rain Jr
The Barn at The Riverside School, 30 Lily Pond Rd., Lyndonville, VT
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Nunchaku Course
Union Baptist Church, 932 US Route 5, Waterford, VT
Fri, Mar 24 - Fri, Mar 26
Backcountry Ski Series: Bunkhouse, Back Country, and Brew Weekend
Northwoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston, VT  05833.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Mud & Muck Auction
Peacham Town Hall Gym,(above the post office.), Peacham, VT
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
View Pub Apres-Ski Party at Burke Mountain Hotel
Burke Mountain Hotel, 223 Sherburne Lodge Rd, East Burke, VT
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Lunenburg 12th Maple Festival
Lunenburg Primary School, 49 Bobbin Mill Road, Lunenburg, VT
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
An Evening of Song with Victor Tremblay
Burke Mountain Club, 368 VT Route 114, East Burke, VT
Thu, Mar 16 - Thu, Apr 22
Improbable Surfaces
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Concert: Session Americana
Court Street Arts, 75 Court Street, Haverhill, NH
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Statewide - Vermont Maple Open House Weekend.
Vermont Sugarhouses.  Visit site below.

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Lunenburg 12th Maple Festival

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join our town’s maple sugaring heritage celebration in a full day of free and affordable family fun - immersion in everything maple!


Interactive and photographic displays, antique sugaring equipment, door prize drawings, “Maple Season Memories” photo contest, "Colors of Maple" quilt square contest and raffle, and scavenger hunt throughout the day. Pancake breakfast 8 – 10:30. Rug hooking demo 9-3. Experience the diverse sugaring operations in Lunenburg during the local sugarhouse tours 10 – 3 and the Lunenburg student-run sugaring operation at the school 10-4. Maple pie baking contest judging begins at 10:30 with pie sales immediately after winners are announced. Learn about backyard sugaring at the tree tapping demonstration held on the Lunenburg Common at 11. Enjoy homemade soups and bread lunch from noon – 3. Maple theme and Lunenburg gift items available for purchase, including "A Wicked Good Run" and Lunenburg T-shirts.

Location:  Lunenburg Primary School, 49 Bobbin Mill Road, Lunenburg, VT

Contact: Chris
Phone: 802-892-6654
Email: questions@topofthecommon.org
Website: www.topofthecommon.org/17.html



Nunchaku Course

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This three-hour comprehensive hands-on course on the use of the nunchaku in self defense will be presented by master instructor, Stephen Jones.

This course for Police, Military, Martial Artists and interested citizens will cover: Okinawan Palace Guard nunchaku techniques, how to make and use nunchaku, locks and holds demonstrated and taught. Nunchaku patterned after those used by the Okinawan Palace Guard offered for sale. Free set to first 20 students to register. To register, please go to the event website, download the form and follow registration and payment instructions. Law enforcement officer ($30) Military ($30) Veteran ($30) Martial Arts Practitioner ($40, uniformed participation) Present or Former Christian Karate Plus Student ($25) Other ($45) Day of Event ($50)

Location:  Union Baptist Church, 932 US Route 5, Waterford, VT

Contact: Dwight Keafer
Phone: 802-748-3844
Email: dwightkeafer@gmail.com
Website: www.ubcstj.org/nunchaku-course



Statewide - Vermont Maple Open House Weekend.

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit a maple sugarhouse this weekend and experience the inviting aroma of boiling sap.

Taste new season maple.  Some sugarhouses have pancake breakfasts, sugar-on-snow, horse-drawn sleigh rides, tours and walks in the woods, and live music.  And they all give you a sample of their maple syrup. Also March 26th.

Location:  Vermont Sugarhouses.  Visit site below.
Website: www.vermontmaple.org



Mud & Muck Auction

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Live and silent auction items, from household goods, toys, baked goods and hand crafted pieces to gift certificates and products from many local and out of state businesses.

We are seeking donations of quality household goods (no large furniture or applicances please.)  Items may be dropped off on Friday, March 24th from 6-9pm at the Town Hall Gym or on the day of the event between 12 noon and 2pm.  Proceeds will benefit the Peacham School annual ski and swim programs, as well as community sports and entertainment activities, student instruments & P.E. equipment and other school arts & P.E. programs. 

Location:  Peacham Town Hall Gym,(above the post office.), Peacham, VT
Email: burcjen77@hotmail.com or jensurat@hotmail. com




View Pub Apres-Ski Party at Burke Mountain Hotel

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Saturday from 6-8pm, join us in The View Pub at the Burke Mountain Hotel where we'll feature weekly beer/cider specials and awesome giveaways from some of New England's best brewers and cider-makers!

This Week: Long Trail Brewing Company

*Note: Prize drawing entrants must be present to win


Location:  Burke Mountain Hotel, 223 Sherburne Lodge Rd, East Burke, VT

Phone: 802-626-7300
Email: info@skiburke.com
Website: skiburke.com



An Evening of Song with Victor Tremblay

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm

The Burke Mountain Club invites you to an evening of song.

Victor is a popular, accomplished singer/songwriter with a great story telling style and sense of humor. Stop by and enjoy the show. There will be snacks and refreshments available. Donations appreciated.

Location:  Burke Mountain Club, 368 VT Route 114, East Burke, VT




Singin' in the Rain Jr

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Performance: Come lift your spirits and get into tune at The Riverside School's performance of "Singin' in the Rain Jr."


Be dazzled by the story of four performers who transform 1920's Hollywood from silent films to talkies. You'll be tapping your feet while you enjoy well-known songs like, "Good Morning" and of course "Singin' in the Rain".

Performances are Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. Admission is by donation. Call The Riverside School for details.

Location:  The Barn at The Riverside School, 30 Lily Pond Rd., Lyndonville, VT
Phone: 802-626-8552
Email: info@theriversideschool.org




Concert: Session Americana

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm

An absolute must-see, must-hear.

Tickets:  $22.

Location:  Court Street Arts, 75 Court Street, Haverhill, NH
Phone: 603-989-5500
Website: www.courtstreetarts.org



Statewide - Vermont Maple Open House Weekend.

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit a maple sugarhouse this weekend and experience the inviting aroma of boiling sap.

Taste new season maple.  Some sugarhouses have pancake breakfasts, sugar-on-snow, horse-drawn sleigh rides, tours and walks in the woods, and live music.  And they all give you a sample of their maple syrup.


Location:  Vermont Sugarhouses.  Visit site below.
Website: www.vermontmaple.org



Annual Community Orchestra Member Recital

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

5th Annual Newport Area Community Orchestra Member Recital. Always a well attended program.


Suggested donation: $5

Location:  St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street, Newport, VT

Contact: Jim McKimm
Phone: 802-334-7365
Email: jmckimm@live.com
Website: www.nowplayingnewport.com



NEK Legislative Breakfast Series

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

These monthly programs provide area business people and residents an overview of the Legislative session and concerns affecting the region.

The public is invited to attend and encouraged to ask questions.  The Northeast Kindom Chamber organizes the monthly forums and will provide a brief legislative report.  Fee:  $3.00.

Location:  St. Johnsbury House Dining Room, 1207 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: NEK Chamber
Email: director@nekchamber.com




Southern NEK Food Summit

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free conference to discuss regional food issues & opportunities.

Keynote speaker is Abbey Willard, Food Systems Section Chief, Vermont Agency of Agrecuture, Food & Markets.  Who shoud attend:  consumers, grocery store managers, restaurant managers, farmers/agribusiness, policy makers, town government, health and human service providers, charitable food providers, meat sites, schools, chambers of commerce, and regional planners and econmic development. Registration is required.  Light lunch served at noon.

Location:  Northeastern Regional Hospital, Hospital Drive, Business Center rooms 126-127, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Laura Ruggles
Phone: 802-748-7590
Email: l.ruggles@nvrh.org
Website: www.nvrh.org



Celebrating the Abenaki Heritage

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm

Come celebrate the customs and traditions of the Abenaki.

Beth Champagne will share her native heritage through discussion and tales of how the Abenaki survived "Rogers Raid" in 1759 at Odanak, Quebec and the making of maple syrup-Abenaki style! A theme craft and refreshments to follow.

Location:  St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Scott Davis, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Phone: 802-748-8291
Email: events@stjathenaeum.org
Website: www.stjathenaeum.org



Lyndon Community Visits Seminar

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This session will build on ideas, challenges, and opportunities presented at the February 16 forums. 

Come to:  Review actions items; Discuss what's most important; Vote Community priorities; and Line up for auction.  Everyone is welcome.  Join us to help shape the future of Lyndon!  Make sure your voice is heard!

Location:  Lyndon Town School, 259 Lily Pond Road, Lyndon, VT
Contact: VT Council on Rural Development
Phone: 802-223-6091
Email: info@vtrural.org.
Website: www.vtrural.org/programs/Community-Visits



Red Clover Programs

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Red Clover Book Award is a children’s choice picture book award for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. A nominated book will be featured each week, with a special project.

The Cobleigh Public Library will offer Red Clover programs on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m, starting on January 25th. The Red Clover Program will run for ten weeks. The last program will be April 5th with a voting party on April 12th.

The Red Clover Award is a statewide program under the auspices of the Vermont Center for the Book, with the Vermont Department of Libraries and the Vermont Agency of Education as co-sponsors. The Red Clover Award, named after Vermont’s state flower, is given annually to one of 10 picture books nominated by a committee comprised of teachers, librarians and sponsors and voted on by Vermont children. The list of nominees is published and distributed each March. The list is also posted at www.mothergooseprograms.org and at libraries.vermont.gov


Location:  Cobleigh Public Library, 14 Depot Street, Lyndonville, VT 05851

Contact: Cobleigh Public Library
Email: abbymjohnson3@gmail.com




A Free Press and our Democracy in the Age of Fake News, Alternative Facts and Social Media

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

A moderated forum presented by the League of Women Voters of the Northeast Kingdom and the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum.

With panelists: Dana Grey, Editor of the Caledonian Record; Tim Lewis, Professor of Electronic Journalism Arts of Lyndon State College; and David Plazek, Associate Professor of Political Science at Johnson State College.


Location:  St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Scott Davis, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Phone: 802-748-8291
Email: events@stjathenaeum.org
Website: www.stjathenaeum.org



Rural Reality Campaign - Meal for a Mission

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join RuralEdge for our 4th annual benefit dinner and silent auction. Some of the items up for bid include an autographed Red Sox baseball and a weekend stay at Burke Mountain Resort.

$45/person or $400 for a table of 10. Choose from the following entrees: Grilled pork loin with apple chutney or Butternut squash ravioli with sage cream sauce. Proceeds will help fund RuralEdge programs and services. RSVP by March 17th to Sarah at 802-473-3156 or sarahk@ruraledge.org.

Location:  Burke Mountain Resort, 2559 Mountain Road, East Burke, VT
Contact: Sarah
Phone: 802-473-3156
Email: sarahk@ruraledge.org
Website: www.ruraledge.org



Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Books Voting Party

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Students who have read 5 or more of the Dorothy Reads books are eligible to come vote for their favorite book.


We will celebrate with a trivia challenge and an ice cream sundae party, with a topping for each book read.  Must have an adult sign off on your books to enjoy all those toppings!


Location:  St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Scott Davis, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Phone: 802-748-8391
Email: events@stjathenaeum.org
Website: www.stjathenaeum.org



Wild Utah: America's Redrock Wilderness

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

FREE - Made possible by the Northeast Kingdom Audubon Society, Travis Hammill of the Southwestern Utah Wilderness Alliance will show the stunning beauty and cultural history of Utah's wilds that are being threatened by mankind.
Contact: Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
Phone: 802-748-2372
Website: fairbanksmuseum.org



Arts and Culture Series: Reading and Book Signing with Grace Gershuny

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

Organic Revolutionary - a memoir of the movement for real food, planetary healing, and human liberation.


In her new book Grace Gershuny argues for encouraging as many farmers as possible to convert to organic methods as quickly as possible as the most immediate route to reversing the increase in greenhouse gas emissions that now endangers communities everywhere.  The food system contributes at least one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, and can be part of the solution.


Location:  St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Scott Davis, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Phone: 802-748-8291
Email: events@stjathenaeum.org
Website: www.stjathenaeum.org



Poem Town

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

Teen Poetry Slam, Open mic St. Jay, hosted by St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Teen Advisory Board.

All of April poems will be displayed in St. Johnsbury business windows.
All of April: Poetry Machines - community poetry making, St. Johnsbury and Lyndonville.

Location:  St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Contact: Catamounts Arts
Phone: 802-748-2600
Website: www.catamountarts.org/shows-and-events/poem-town

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