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

ONGOING EVENT

Through Monday, September 30th

Price Chopper/Market 32 stores in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire are collecting and matching donations of $1 to $5 at check-out throughout September for the American Red Cross, which provides relief to those affected by disaster and fire

Every Saturday through the end of October

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


UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, September 14th

The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester is hosting a class on Beginning Genealogy with Sheila Morris from 10:30am to noon.  For members, there is a suggested donation of $10 and $15 for non-members.  Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org

The Sovereign Crew RC is holding a motorcycle ride to benefit VFW Post 758, 353 Lake Road in St. Albans.  Registration starts at 8:45am and the ride starts at 10am to be followed by a great lunch.  There will be raffles and music, too.

Saturday and Sunday, September 14th & 15th

The Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road in Peru, New York is holding its 9th annual Kids’ Fair & Festival from 10am to 4pm both days.  There will be games, music, food, stagecoach and Thomas the Train rides and more.  Go to www.babbiemuseum.org

Sunday, September 15th

Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh welcomes Renee Wells, director of education for equity and inclusion at Middlebury College, with “Engaging across Differences” at 3pm.  For more details, go to www.rokeby.org

The Champlain Valley Fiddlers’ Club invites everyone to play and sing from 11am to 4pm at the Middlebury VFW on Exchange Street.  Come with your dancing shoes on.

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum in Burlington presents “The Siege of the Moses Pierson Blockhouse” with Brennan Gauthier at 2pm.  Learn about a skirmish between a small group of Colonists and a British raiding party in Shelburne.

The Champlain Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s is happening at Shelburne Museum at 11am.  Registration starts at 9am.  Learn more at https://act.alz.org

The Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington is holding “The Green Corn Ceremony”, the most important agricultural ritual in indigenous North America, from 10am to 4pm.  The Abenaki harvest celebration will include the cooking of corn, squash and beans, singing and drumming.

VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a community breakfast from 9am to 11am.  The public is invited.

St. Ann’s Church at 24 Town Hall Road in Mooers Forks is having a Harvest Dinner from 11am to 5pm.  Take out is available.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife continues with its free hunting seminars featuring “Hunting with Primitive Firearms” from 10am to 2pm at the Precision Valley Fish and Game Club Range, 2879 Route 106 in Perkinsville.  Space is limited.  Sign up www.vtfishandwildlife.com

Monday, September 16th

The Vermont Humanities Council presents “That the People May Live: The Life and Legacy of Nicholas Black Elk, Holy Man of the Lakota” at 7pm at the Lincoln Library.

Tuesday, September 17th

Vermont Fish and Wildlife is hosting a guided “Halfmoon Cove Natural Community Walk” from 5pm to 7pm at Halfmoon Cove Wildlife Management Area, 670 Heineburg Drive in Colchester.  Waterproof boots are recommended.

Wednesday, September 18th

Vermont Fish and Wildlife continues with its free hunting seminars featuring “Successful Bow Hunting” at Linwood Smith’s Archery Shop, 281 Old Bradley Road in St. Johnsbury from 6pm to 9pm.  Space is limited.  Register at www.vtfishandwildlife.com

Wednesdays, September 18th and 25th

The North Country Squares are having two free nights dedicated to learning how to square dance at their Squares Building on the Clinton County Fairgrounds from 7pm to 9pm.  No experience is necessary and partners and singles are welcome.

Wednesday through Sunday, September 18th – 22nd

Norwich University is celebrating its 200th anniversary with thousands of alumni and guests on Homecoming Weekend.  For a schedule of events, visit www.bicentennial.norwich.edu

Thursday, September 19th

Binghamville Methodist Church in Fletcher is having an Old Fashioned Chicken Pie Supper with servings at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm..  For reservations, call 849-2120

There is a potluck dinner at Westford School, 146 Brookside Road in Westford, Vermont starting at 5:30pm in conjunction with forums on village revitalization and economic development.  Free childcare is being provided.

Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main Street in Westport, N.Y. is hosting a chicken and biscuit dinner starting at 4:30pm.  Takeout is available.

The Clinton County Historical Association presents local author and historian Jim Millard with “Fort Montgomery: The Truth is Stranger than the Myths” at the Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel, Old Base Museum Campus starting at 6:30pm.  Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is having its Business after Hours at the Glens Falls National Bank’s newest branch on Smithfield Boulevard in Plattsburgh at 5:30pm.  Register at www.northcountrychamber.com

Vermont Fish and Wildlife continues its free hunting seminars with “Deer Processing” for a trophy or for the plate at Mountain Deer Taxidermy, 1308 Loop Road in Northfield from 6pm to 9pm.  Space is limited.  Register at www.vtfishandwildlife.com

Friday, September 20th

VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a Wing Night from 5:30pm to 7pm.  The public is invited.

VFW Post 782, 176 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington is hosting bingo at 6pm.  The community is invited.  For more information, go to www.vfw782.org

Saturday, September 21st

The 12th annual Tour de Farms Bike Ride through Charlotte, Ferisburgh and Vergennes, which features two routes, starts at 8:30am and ends at 4pm at Vergennes Union High School with farm stops and vendors sampling.  For details and to register, visit www.bikereg.com/tourdefarms

The Burlington Team Hope Walk to fight Huntington’s Disease is taking place at the University of Vermont, 90 University Heights – South 1.  Check in is at 9am.  Learn more at www.hdsa.org

JUMP, Joint Urban Ministry Project, is holding its annual “Run for Jump” at North Beach in Burlington at 10am.  Run or walk to help those who need transportation, personal hygiene products and more.  For more information, go to www.jumpvt.org

The Walk to Defeat ALS is happening at Oakledge Park in Burlington.  For more details or to register, visit www.alsanne.org/vtwalk

Wednesday, September 25th

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is holding a Job Fair at the West Side Ballroom in Plattsburgh from 3pm to 7pm.  Booths are available.  Go to www.northcountrychamber.com