Community calendar

Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:

ONGOING EVENTS

Saturday, May 11th and every Saturday through the end of October

The Burlington Farmers’ Market opens Mother’s Day weekend and is new location in its 40th year.  Visit from 8:30am to 2pm at 345 Pine Street in the city’s South End.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, August 14th

August 14th is the deadline to apply for a Vermont muzzleloader antlerless deer permit for the season December 7th through 15th.  For more information, go to www.vtfishandwildlife.com

St. Ambrose Parish, 11 School Street in Bristol is having a lawn party and chicken barbecue from 5pm to dusk on the green.  There will be a pie baking contest and sale, face painting and more.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife and Rooted in Vermont are holding their final seminar on cooking with wild game at City Market’s South End store in Burlington.  The seminar is free and open to the public.  To register and learn more, visit www.vtfishandwildlife.com

Richmond Congregational Church is having a Taco night at 5:30pm to raise money for the church’s mission trips to Costa Rica to build houses for families in need.  Learn how to get involved.

Thursday, August 15th

Westport Federated Church on Main Street is having a roast turkey dinner starting at 4:30pm and takeout is available.

The Samaritan House is having its 12th annual charity golf tournament at Champlain Country Club in Swanton.  To participate, sponsor or donate to the event, email

ben.kaufmann@samaritan-house.com

A CVPH blood drive is being held at St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main Street in Peru, New York from 5pm to 8pm sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 7273.

Binghamville United Methodist Church in Fletcher is having a Hot Dish and Salad Supper with servings at 5pm and 6pm.  To reserve tickets, call 849-2120.

Friday, August 16th

Support the Third Age Adult Day Program in Plattsburgh by participating in the 5K Fun Run/Walk at the Plattsburgh Oval with the City Recreation Department Gym.  There is also a kids’ run.  Registration is at 6pm. Sign up atwww.runsignup.com/race/ny/Plattsburgh/sundownrun

The VA Clinic, 80 Sharron Avenue, Suite 4 in Plattsburgh is holding Veterans Appreciation Day with lunch for all Veterans and their friends or family from noon to 3pm.  And Veterans can enroll for health benefits, too.

Saturday, August 17th

14th Star is hosting a “Sweat & Social” with exercise activities and sweet treats for the whole family from 10am to noon at Taylor Park in St. Albans to raise money to help Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center build their new playground.  It is $10 per person or $20 for the whole family.

A bake sale with cookies, bread, donuts, whoopee pies and more to benefit the Highgate Methodist Church rebuilding project is happening at Highgate Park by Desorcie’s Market.

The final narrated walking tour of The Old Base in Plattsburgh this summer starts at 10:30am.  The one-hour tour begins in front of the Clinton County Historical Association Museum at 98 Ohio Avenue.  Register by calling 561-0340.  Tours are free, but donations are appreciated.

Chittenden Chapter #59, Order of Eastern Stars, is having its first  “Scavenger Poker Ride/Drive” with an automobile and motorcycle route in Milton.  Registration is at 9am and the ride starts at 10am.  For information and tickets, TEXT Drive Dan @ 802-338-7673 or email bunkbeddan@aol.com

Isle of Patmos Masonic Lodge. 40 South Street in South Hero is having a breakfast buffet from 7:30am to 10:30am.  All are invited.

Saturday and Sunday, August 17th & 18th

Bridport is having its annual town-wide yard sale from 9am to 4pm both days.  Maps will be available at all sales on the map and Pratt’s store.

Sunday, August 18th

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Burlington Beltline presents Land Surveyor Brad Holden at 2pm with “Land Surveying during the Early Years in Vermont”.  

Lyon Mountain American Legion Post 1623 is hosting a breakfast buffet from 8am to noon and take out is available by calling 518-735-4372

The Chazy American Legion Post 769 at 9509 Route 9 is having a country breakfast from 8am to 11am.  All are welcome.

St. John the Baptist Church at 22 Missisquoi Street in Enosburg Falls is having a chicken barbecue from 11am until all are served. 

St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point is holding its 7th annual Antique and Classic Car Show from 10am to 3pm.  Pre-registration is $15 and $20 the day of the show.  There will also be food for sale and a craft show in the church basement.

The 164th annual Redford Picnic at The Church of the Assumption on Route 3 takes place from 11:30am to 6:30pm featuring games, food and the country’s oldest carousel.

Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh is holding its 35th annual Pie and Ice Cream Social with live music from 1pm to 4pm.  Win prizes for the best summer hat and best historic or retro apron.

Monday, August 19th

It’s Movie Monday at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington at 1pm with the showing of “Muppets from Space” for ages 6 and up.

Wednesday, August 21st

The Ladies Union at New Haven Congregational Church is having a Salad Supper at 6pm.  All are welcome.

Thursday, August 22nd

Fletcher Free Library in Burlington is having a “Young Composers Workshop” with Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival composers from 3pm to 4pm.  It is for ages 7 and up, but all are welcome.