Community calendar

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


Wednesday, August 15th

St. Ambrose Parish is having a Lawn Party and Chicken Barbecue on the Green in Bristol from 5pm ‘til dusk.  There will also be a pie contest and sale.

Anderson Falls Heritage Society presents “Queen City to Keeseville: Sentimental 195 Year Journey” at the Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, at 7pm.  Author and historian Jim Jones is the guest speaker.  Learn more at

Thursday, August 16th

The New Haven Congregational Church Ladies Union is having a salad supper at 6pm.

The 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

Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main Street, is hosting a roast turkey dinner at 4:30pm.  Non-perishable food items for the Westport Food Shelf are also greatly appreciated.

Friday, August 17th

Westport Cemetery Association Hillside Restoration presents a roast turkey dinner and silent auction at the Westport Hotel on Main Street at 5pm.  The suggested donation is $25.  Learn more by calling 518-962-4545

Saturday, August 18th

Atlantis Baroque presents a recorder, cello, harpsichord and vocalist concert of 18th Century music at the Unitarian Congregational Church in Jeffersonville at 7:30pm.  Admission is by donation.

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

Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock celebrates “Heritage Chicken Day” featuring various breeds and chicken themed games and crafts.

Shirley’s Cleaning Out Craft Benefit Sale takes place at 4013 Route 78 in Highgate Center from 9am to 2pm to benefit the Highgate Methodist Community Center.

The Ferrisburgh Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual chicken barbecue from 4:30pm to 7pm at the fire station.

The first Poker Ride for the Sonny M. Armstrong scholarship fund from Highgate Center to Grand Isle starts at 9am and concludes with a cookout.  Find details on Facebook or email

The Plattsburgh Farmers and Crafters Market in downtown features “Safety Day” with a variety of organizations, activities and fun for the whole family.

Saturday and Sunday, August 18th & 19th

Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum at 250 River Road in Peru, New York is hosting a Rural Heritage & Antique Tractor weekend from 10am to 4pm both days.  Learn more at

The town of Bridport is holding its annual Town-Wide Yard Sale from 9am to 4pm both days.  Maps are available at Pratt’s Store.

Sunday, August 19th

St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point is holding its “Sixth Antique and Classic Car Show” from 10am to 3pm, when awards and trophies will be presented.  There is also a craft show in the church basement.  Pre-registration prior to the show is $15 and registration is $20 the day of the show.  Call George at 518-297-6778

The 163rd Annual Redford Picnic is being held on the grounds of the Church of the Assumption Parish Center, 168 Church Street in Redford from 11:30am to 6pm.  There will games, food, music and rides on one of the oldest merry-go-rounds in North America.

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Beltline on the Intervale in Burlington presents Red Martin with “Keeping the Home (or Cave) Fires Burning” at 2pm.  It is free, but donations are appreciated.

St. John the Baptist Church, Missisquoi Street in Enosburg Falls is having a chicken barbecue at 11am until all is gone.

Monday, August 20th

The 7th Annual All Charity Golf Tournament is being held at Burlington Country Club at 10am.  There is team charity of choice.  It is presented by the Vermont Agency Foundation.  Find details on Facebook,

Tuesday, August 21st

Pre-register to attend the Cultural Grants Free Seminar on Adirondack Quad-County Grant information at Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 3pm.  Contact

Wednesday, August 22nd

The free Clinton County Caregiver Support Group for all unpaid caregivers of anyone 60 years of age and older is being held at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  For more information, call Mary at 518-324-3881

Friday, August 24th

Come to an “Evening Yoga with Yoga Roots” at Shelburne Museum from 5:30pm to 7:30pm with a private tour In the Garden.  Pre-registration is required. 

Sunday, August 26th

The 10th annual “Zoe’s Race” to benefit the Howard Center and raise funds to help Vermont families in need of accessible homes for their children takes place at Oakledge Park in Burlington, to sign up to run or walk, go to

The first of 3 Vermont Walks for Children to benefit Prevent Child Abuse is happening at the State House in Montpelier at 10am.  Walk or run.  Learn more or register at