Friday, Aug. 1

Southern Vermont Art and Craft festival

BENNINGTON -- The 36th annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival will be held on August 1, 2 and 3 at Camelot Village. On Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event is held rain or shine under Camelot-style tents.

Handcrafted pottery, blown glass, one-of-a-kind jewelry, colorful hand-woven scarves, striking photography, original drawings, paintings, sculpture, and other upscale collectibles will be showcased by 150 artists and artisans. The Festival will include live entertainment, craft demos and kid's activities that will delight the whole family.

Admission to the festival is $8 for adults. A weekend pass is $10. For more information, visit www.craftproducers.com or visit Craftproducers on Facebook/artsfestivals.

Camelot Village is located at 66 Colgate Heights.

Texas Hold'Em tournament

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Poker is back at The HAYC3 Armory on Friday, Aug. 1. Get in on the Texas Hold'Em tournament the first Friday of every month. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play starts at 6:30 p.m. The buy-in is $35 with an option for a $10 add on, plus a $5 high hand pot. Newcomers and experienced players are all welcome. The Armory is at 80 Church St. on the corner of Elm Street. For more information, call 518-686-9050 or email