Entertainment calendar for Nov. 28-Dec. 4

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Friday

Miscellaneous

Weston Christmas Bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Occupying all three floors of the theater, over 60 local or regional artisans will display merchandise, much of which is Christmas-related. Weston Playhouse, Route 100 in the center of Weston Village.

Saturday

Music

Taconic Music: 4 p.m. A Thanksgiving concert of Mozart's String Quartet in D Major, K.575 and Mendelssohn's String Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 12. Suggested donation of $15 at the door. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

Film

"Timeless": 7 p.m. Warren Miller's 70th full-length ski film. The first in the Stratton Mountain School Summit Series, co-sponsored by Stratton Mountain Resort. Tickets $10 at the door, or at www.gosms.org/summit-series. Patti Kaltsas Education, Arts, and Student Center, Stratton Mountain School campus, 7 World Cup Circle, Stratton Mountain.

Miscellaneous

Festival of Trees: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A display of more than 40 decorated trees, holiday pop-up market, tree lighting and performance by the Hoosick Falls Central School Choir in the gazebo at Wood Park at 6 p.m. Free.

Weston Christmas Bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Occupying all three floors of the theater, over 60 local or regional artisans will display merchandise, much of which is Christmas-related. Weston Playhouse, Route 100 in the center of Weston Village.

Salem Christmas Parade: 2:30 p.m. "A Gingerbread Holiday" with kids, horses, dancers and much more. Lighting of the Courthouse Christmas Tree at 4 p.m. Main Street, Salem, New York.

Alternative Gift Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fair Trade items from around the world, including jewelry, baskets, ceramics, block printed table linens, ornaments and more. Also open after church on Dec. 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. United Church of Dorset, 143 Church St., Dorset.

Manchester Merriment: 6 p.m. Community Tree Lighting Celebration with music, giveaways and a special guest. Factory Point Town Green, Manchester.

Christmas Bazaar: Lunch, silent auction, gifts to purchase from a variety of vendors. First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Bennington.

Sunday

Music

Jazz brunch: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Live jazz from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. by an early swing/traditional jazz quintet No tickets or cover charge; donations for the band greatly appreciated. Next concert Dec. 15. Powers Market, 9 Main St., North Bennington.

Carol sing: 5 p.m. White Chapel Church, 2181 Chapel Road, Bennington.

Monday

Dance

Dance lecture/demonstration: 6:30 p.m. With Mina Nihimura and Kota Yamazaki. VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Theater

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Showcase: 7 p.m. Presented by James Harrison Monaco and Jerome Ellis, the artists writing and performing "The Conversationalists." Free. First in The Bushwick Starr 's new Artist Residency program. Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, New York.

Tuesday

Music

Jazz at Williams: 7:30 p.m. Director Avery Sharpe leads two jazz combos of talented Williams jazz musicians in performances guaranteed to surprise and delight. Free. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Miscellaneous

Artist presentation: 7 p.m. Sara Emsaki, a painter and printmaker who lives and works between the United States and Iran. Tishman Lecture Hall, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Lecture: 5:30 p.m. Steven Arcone, retired from U.S. Army's Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, talks about Antarctica. Presented by the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning. Registration $18 in advance at 802-867-0111 or greenmtnacademy.org, or $22 at the door. Hunter Seminar Room, Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester.

Wednesday

Music

Chinese Music Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Williams College Department of Music. Free. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Film

Family Film Night: 4 p.m. A popular Christmas movie with a green villain (2018 version). Rated PG. Pizza will be served. Free. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

Miscellaneous

Lecture: 7 p.m. Middlebury professor Will Nash considers the Underground Railroad in modern art. Part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture series. Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

Ongoing

A Snowy Evening: Works by 30 regional artists responding to the words of Poet Laureate Robert Frost. All artwork available in a closed-bid auction through Dec. 22, with winning bid divided evenly between the artist and the museum. Items not being bid on will be on exhibit through Dec. 30. Parmelee and Limric Galleries, Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Vermont Pastel Society: Paintings in pastel, mixed media, and oils. Local artists exhibiting are Shelli DuBoff, Linda Masten, Barbara Sarvis and Sharon Yorke. All artwork is for sale. Through Dec. 30. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bennington, 108 School St., Bennington.

Where the Sun Casts No Shadow: Postcards from the Creative Crossroads of Quito, Ecuador. Through Saturday. A newly created exhibition bringing together artists from Vermont and Ecuador. Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum, Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Drive, Manchester.

Queer Paranormal: An exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and "The Haunting of Hill House." Through Dec. 7. VAPA Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington.

Textures: A group show featuring the work of 19 artists. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through Dec. 1. The Beyond Gallery, 437 Main St., Bennington.

Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings: Highly detailed wood engravings from the 1930s and 40s, inspired by the Vermont countryside. Through Dec. 30. Regional Artists Gallery, Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices: A multi-generational photo and story exhibition highlighting self-identified people of color living and/or going to school in Vermont. Through Dec. 30. Works on Paper Gallery, Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

Color Fields: Bennington Modernism: A look at a critical moment during the 1960s when artists connected to Bennington College led the way in American art. Through Dec. 30. Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington.

The Banner entertainment calendar publicizes events that are open to the general public. It is printed on Thursday, and the deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Please submit entries to news@benningtonbanner.com.


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