Bits and Bites: Get your fill of pancakes


Pancake breakfast

Join the Catamount Rotary for its 26th annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Pleasant Street in Bennington.

Enjoy delicious pancakes, sausages and potatoes, for only $6 for adults, $4 for children and free for children 5 and younger. Hale Mountain Pickers will also be performing.

Pig roast

Eat for a cause on Saturday at the Veterans Benefit Pig Roast at the Sons of the American Legion Bennington Post 13.

Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy a pig roast and all the fixings in support of the Bennington County Meals on Wheels. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Purchase tickets at the Legion Hall on Northside Drive. Call 802-442-8012 for more information.

What a deal

Vermont Restaurant Week is in full swing through Sunday. You still have plenty of time to stop at one of your favorite local restaurants — or eat out multiple times, there's no judging here! — and enjoy a multi-course meal, priced at $20, $30 or $40 per person.

It is highly suggested you call ahead and make a reservation, letting the host or hostess know you are coming for restaurant week. When you arrive, ask for the "Restaurant Week" menu. Some places offer lunch, brunch or breakfast specials.

In southern Vermont you have nine restaurants to choose from, including duo Restaurant, Peter Havens, Popolo, Blue Moose Bistro Italian Restaurant, Superfresh! Organic Café, The Tavern Restaurant, Fireworks Restaurant, Hazel and Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery.

For more information, and to view the special menus being offered, visit


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