Five events not to miss in Southern Vermont, Feb. 29
Winter Sunshine: Sandglass Theater's series of delightful puppet shows for young audiences continues with "The Fairy Circus" by Tanglewood Marionettes at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets $9 at sandglasstheater.org or at the door at 17 Kimball Hill, Putney.
Folk double bill: Contemporary folk singer/songwriters May Erlewine and Clayton Sabine perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Next Stage Arts Project. Erlewine writes music of substance that feels both fresh and soulfully familiar; Brattleboro-based Sabine is known for his powerfully and intimately performed songs, rich with wit and pathos. Tickets $20 advance at nextstagearts.org, $24 at the door at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney.
On Golden Pond: Dorset Players bring well-loved play about intergenerational family dynamics at a Maine vacation home to the Dorset Playhouse on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7 and March 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. More: dorsetplayers.org
Winter Animals: Local favorite rock band brings its original music to the historic Jamaica Town Hall on Saturday, March 7. Doors open at 6 p.m., music at 7. $10 donation at the door with all proceeds to the Jamaica Community Arts Council.
Jenna Rice and Emily Lyons: Singer-songwriters co-headline at Stage 33 Live at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Rice's lyrics on life, love, and loss are carried by her honest, haunting vocals and down-to-earth guitar, while Lyons returns to the scene of raves for an earlier opening performance. Suggested donation $10 at the door, at 33 Bridge St., Bellows Falls. More: stage33live.com
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