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Vermont Country Store
Fri, Aug 28 - Fri, Aug 30
Mindful Gardening: a Meditation Retreat
Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
Ecological Timber Harvesting Demo
NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive (off the Ten Mile Square Road), East Charleston, VT
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
Yoga for Well-Being & Potluck Lunch
NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive (off the Ten Mile Square Road), East Charleston, VT
Fri, Aug 28 - Fri, Aug 30
24th Annual North Country Moose Festival.
Downtown along Main Street,  Colebrook, NH
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
24th Annual North Country Moose Festival.
Community Park, Canaan, VT.
Sat, Aug 1 - Sat, Aug 31
Area Farmers' Markets
Check our Farmers' Market page for all locations and times
Sat, Aug 29 - Sat, Aug 30
Mindful Gardening: A Meditation Retreat
Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT
Fri, Aug 14 - Fri, Oct 3
This Side of the River
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, VT.
Wed, Aug 5 - Wed, Sep 9
Childbirth Education
Birthing Center, Northeast Regional Hospital, Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT. 
Wed, Aug 26 - Wed, Aug 30
Caledonia County Fair
1 Fairgounds Road, Lyndonville, VT.  (Take exit 23, I-91 and turn north on Rt. 5 then follow the signs.)
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
The Rescignos
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
Phil Gosselin & Jenny Dunne
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 44 Second St., Newport, VT

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Mindful Gardening: A Meditation Retreat

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 - Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you want to learn how to meditate? Are you interested in gardening? With this program you will have the opportunity to explore how meditation and gardening can help you to get in touch with yourself and the beauty of the world.


Program starts on 8/28 at 7:30pm. With Master Gardener Jan Enthoven, you will spend time outdoors working in the garden and exploring Karmê Chöling’s expansive woodlands and meadows. You will practice basic gardening skills in our one-acre organic garden and harvest herbs and vegetables that we will use to make a delightful ‘farm to table’ meal together. Using your sense perceptions you will dig into the earth while touching the very nature of your being.

Location:  Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT

Phone: 802-633-2384
Email: communications@karmecholing.org
Website: bit.ly/1bXolkb



Ecological Timber Harvesting Demo

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

What’s new in the Lydia Spitzer Demonstration Forest? This summer we’ll be conducting a low-impact timber harvest in a Norway spruce plantation.

Come see tree felling and small-scale tractor/forwarder logging equipment in action while learning about silvicultural treatments we’re using to make this timber stand more ecologically resilient in a changing climate. Please be prepared for a morning outdoors with up to ½ mile of walking on rough trails.

Cost: $10-25 (sliding scale)

Location:  NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive (off the Ten Mile Square Road), East Charleston, VT
Phone: 802-723-6551 x303
Email: events@northwoodscenter.org
Website: www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/events/ecological-timber-harvesting-demo/



24th Annual North Country Moose Festival.

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Festival with many events, shows, and tours.

Moose Watcher's Breakfast, Country Fair, Auto show, magic show, horse & wagon historical tours.  13th Annual dog show, jazz band, moose stew cook-off, photography show, kidzs korner, watershed on wheels.  Moose Calling Contest.  Food & craft vendors.  Adults (age 16 and up) $15; couple, $8; Seniors, $4, Family of four $12 (additional child $2.)

Location:  Community Park, Canaan, VT.

Phone: 603-237-8939
Website: www.chamberofthenorthcountry.com



Yoga for Well-Being & Potluck Lunch

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come to NorthWoods and take a break from the business of the season to practice aligned asana (yoga postures), pranayama (breath work) and meditation in this 2-hour yoga session with Northeast Kingdom certified yoga teacher, Tina Ghantous.


After the session, stay for a potluck-style lunch afterwards to refuel your body and mind. Please bring your favorite dish to share and your own mat. This class is appropriate for all yoga levels and abilities.

Cost: $10-$15 (sliding scale)

Location:  NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive (off the Ten Mile Square Road), East Charleston, VT
Phone: 802-723-6551 x303
Email: events@northwoodscenter.org
Website: www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/events/yoga-for-well-being-potluck-lunch/



Phil Gosselin & Jenny Dunne

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm

Now Playing Newport presents classics from the Great White Way.

Jenny Dunne and Phil Gosselin bring the bright lights of Broadway and beyond to Newport, VT.  Come and enjoy old favorites and new classics from the Great White Way as this crackerjack pair toasts to summer's end.

Tickets: $10.


Location:  St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 44 Second St., Newport, VT
Contact: Jim McKimm
Phone: 802-334-7365
Email: concerts@nowplayingnewport.com
Website: www.nowplayingnewport.com



The Rescignos

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm

QNEK Production

A production where Paul and Robbie Rescigno bring their unique brand of musical variety to the Haskell Stage.  Often called a modern day Smothers Brothers these two are not to be missed!  Admisson fees:  Adults - $15; Students - $13; Seniors (Canadian at par)
Phone: 802-334-2216
Website: www.QNEK.com; www.catamountsarts.org

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