Weekend Calendar

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SATURDAY

ART

Bennington Museum:
"Working Out," a conversation about Bill Botzow's outdoor sculptural installations, his traveling drawing projects and work with Bill Botzow and curator Jamie Franklin, 2 p.m.; "Where Did You Come From Anyway?" exhibition of works by Pat Musick, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 75 Main St., Bennington. On view through Dec. 30.

Bennington Quiltfest: 25th Anniversary Show, quilt, demonstrations, featured quilter Lynn Wheatley, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mount Anthony Union Middle School, 747 East Road, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

Bart Adaptive Sports Center:
No Limits Bike Ride, 100, 60 and 30-mile rides, as well as a Family Fun ride of 9 miles, $50, registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Register: bikereg.com/10th-annual-bart-center-no-limits-benefit-ride.

Bennington Fall Food Truck Festival: Yoga, 9:45 a.m. at the Lucky Dragon, music by Vice Versa, noon to 2 p.m., cooking demonstration with Ryan Scutt, 2 to 3 p.m., music by the Throwbacks, 3 to 5 p.m., food vendors from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Main and School Street, Bennington.

Boxes of Love Tag Sale: Make an offer tag sale to benefit Boxes of Loce, 8 a.m., 23 School House Road, Pownal.

East Dorset Congregational Church: Dinner, $10, $5 children, 5 p.m., in the Chapel, Mad Tom Road, East Dorset.

E. J. Bullock Building Restoration Project: Fundraising auction, items include antiques, collectibles, toys, designer glassware, furniture and more, 9 a.m. preview, bidding begins at noon, Historic Bullock Building, 7012 Main St., Readsboro.

Farmers Market: Fresh vegetables, food and crafts with live music, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverwalk, 150 Depot St., Bennington.

Flea Market:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route 7, Danby/Mount Tabor.

Green Mountain Pug Rescue:
16th Annual Pug Social, $5-$10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sherburne Library Field, 2998 River Road, Killington.

Solid Waste Alliance Communities: With Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance Towns, household hazardous waste collection day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dorset School, 130 School Drive, Dorset.

Thrift Shop in Manchester: To benefit VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5468 Main St., Manchester Center.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center:
Free full-body skin screening, 8 a.m. to noon, SVMC Dermatology, 140 Hospital Drive, Suite 205, Bennington. Appointments required: 802-440-4264.

The Yoga Place:
Free yoga class, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., bring your own mat, in the Lucky Dragon Parking Lot, Main Street, Bennington.

HISTORY

Weston Historical Society:
6th Annual Colonial Craft Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., just north of the Weston Green on Route 100.

KID STUFF

Bennington Elks Club:
Annual soccer shoot open to youth 13 and younger, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Middle Willow Park, Performance Drive, Bennington.

LECTURE

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company:
Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman presents "A View from the Front Row," an in-depth look at the Trump administration, $45, 7:30 p.m., Second Stage at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston.

LITERARY

John G. McCullough Free Library:
Book and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

Northshire Bookstore: Tony Whedon, "Drunk in the Woods," 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester.

MUSIC

Historic Salem Courthouse:
Dan Shulman's Chamber Music Concert Final Concert for 2018, dinner at 5 p.m., concert at 7 p.m., $35, $25 concert-only, 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y. Tickets: 518-854-7053.

THEATER

Oldcastle Theatre:
Bennington Community Theatre auditions, noon to 5 p.m., 331 Main St., Bennington.



SUNDAY

ART

Bennington Quiltfest:
25th Anniversary Show, quilt, demonstrations, featured quilter Lynn Wheatley, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mount Anthony Union Middle School, 747 East Road, Bennington.

COMMUNITY

Boxes of Love Tag Sale:
Make an offer tag sale to benefit Boxes of Loce, 8 a.m., 23 School House Road, Pownal.

Legion Bingo:
For ages 14 and up, doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m., American Legion Post 13, 225 Northside Drive, Bennington.

United Church of Dorset and East Rupert: Rally Sunday celebration, 10 a.m., 143 Church St., Dorset.

LITERARY

John G. McCullough Free Library:
Book and bake sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Main St., North Bennington.

MUSIC

Hubbard Hall: Chamber music presented by Daniel Schulman, $25, 4 p.m., 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

South Street Cafe: Jazz Brunch with Banulis and Miller, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a jam session open to additional artists from 1 to 2 p.m., 105 South St., Bennington.

OUTDOORS

Green Mountain Club:
Hike up Bromley Mountain from the south, meet at 9 a.m., at VT-11-30 Long Trail/Appalachian Train parking. Register: ktktadams@comcast.net.

THEATER

Oldcastle Theatre:
Bennington Community Theatre auditions, noon to 5 p.m., 331 Main St., Bennington.



MONDAY

COMMUNITY

Elks Bingo: Bingo, $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13, doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7 p.m., at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Cribbage, 9 a.m.; cards, yoga, 10:30 a.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Free Clinic:
Clinic hours 10 a.m. to noon, 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700; drop-ins will not be seen.

Buddhist Meditation Group:
Buddhist meditation and teachings with Roger Guest , 7 to 9 p.m. Locations and information: Harda at 802-447-7065.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors:
The Cancer Center sponsors free gentle yoga for cancer survivors, participants can join at any time and at any stage in treatment or recovery regime, 5 to 6 p.m., Conference Room C at Southern Vermont Medical Center, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. Information: Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or benningtonyoga.com.

KID STUFF

Southern Vermont Health Care:
Early Intervention Play Group, ages 3 and under with parents and siblings, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington.

LITERARY

Cheney Library:
UNBlock Writers Group, 4 to 5 p.m., 73 Classic St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Green Mountain Club:
Hike to table rock in the Equinox Preservation Trust with Steve Grzyb, off trail special hike. Register: sgrzyb@yahoo.com; Hike up Bromley Mountain from the north, meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Peru Town Office, Peru. Register: ktktadams@comcast.net.



TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

Arlington Garden Club:
Meeting and scarecrow workshop, 12:30 p.m., Arlington Community House, Main St., Arlington.

BROC Community Action: Savvy Spending Solutions: Financial Capability Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington. Register: 800-717-2762 ext. 142.

Congregation Beth El: Kol Nidre evening service, 7 to 9 p.m., 107 Adams St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Card party day, 10:30 a.m., bus trip to the Big E, 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available for local errands.

Small Business Networking Group: Group meeting, 9 a.m., Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. Join: meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.

Vermont Small Business Development Center:
Get Ready to Start Your Business workshop, noon to 1 p.m., The Lightning Jar, 194 North St., Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Peer Connection Support Group: Support group for people living with mental illness, where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies and offer mutual encouragement and understanding, noon to 1:30 p.m., UCS, CRT Center, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Celebrate Recovery:
Bennington Celebrate Recovery meets, all welcome, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Every third Tuesday is a potluck event that starts at 5:45 p.m. Information: Peter and Pauline Grimes, 518-677-5414.

Co-Dependents Anonymous Meeting:
6 to 7 p.m., Turning Point Center, 465 Main St., Bennington.

Grief Support Group:
A confidential and free grief support group for any parent living with the death of a child (any age), 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St., Bennington. Information: 802-688-4557.

Heart of the Village Yoga:
Yoga for 12-Step Recovery, $10 suggested donation, 6:15 to 7:45 p.m., 3556 Main St., Manchester Village. Register: heartofvillageyoga.com/events.

NA Meeting:
The Last Straw Group meets, (O, SG, BK, BT, WC, RT), 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church Room 102, 3624 Main St., Manchester Village.

Peer Support Group Meeting:
NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness, noon, United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St., Bennington.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center:
Childbirth Education class, $80, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Women's and Children's Conference Room, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington. Register: 802-447-5019.

The Yoga Place: Free mindfulness presentation, 7 to 8 p.m., 532 Main St., Bennington. The Mindfulness Based Stress Management Strategies workshop series continues with sessions, from 7 to 8:15 p.m., Tuesdays. Register: 802-379-8339.

KID STUFF

Manchester Community Library:
Story Time, for children from infancy to preschool to develop a love of reading, followed by a craft, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

LITERARY

Miller's Toll:
Storytelling night, "Scars," 7:30 p.m., 716 Main St., Bennington.



WEDNESDAY

ART

Garden Club of Manchester:
"Making a Fairy House Out of Natural Materials," 1 p.m., Equinox Village, 49 Maple St., Manchester.

COMMUNITY

Congregation Beth El:
Yom Kippur, main service at 10 a.m.; Yizkor at 12:15 p.m.; family service, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Book of Jonah Study, 5:30 p.m.; Neilah, 6:15 p.m.; community breakfast, 7 p.m., 107 Adams St., Bennington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Bone Builders, 10:30 a.m.; exercise class, 1 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Vehicle available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Southern Vermont College: Graduate School Fair with representatives from more than 12 graduate and professional schools, 1 to 3 p.m., 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington.

United Church of Dorset and East Rupert: Candlelight Vigil for Nonviolence, 7 to 8 p.m., on the Dorset Green.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Alzheimer's Support Group:
Caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia meet, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Brookdale Fillmore Pond, 300 Village Lane, Bennington. RSVP to Jennifer Hill: 802-447-7000 or Jennifer.hill@brookdale.com.

Blood Drive: Noon to 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 3624 Main St., Manchester.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center: Infant and child CPR, $15, 6 p.m., Women's and Children's Conference Room, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region: Blood pressure and foot care clinic, 8:30 a.m., Dorset office.

OUTDOORS

Woodford State Park:
Poetry walk, sponsored by Poetry Party of Pettee Memorial Library, 10 a.m. to sunset, Route 9W, Woodford. Daily through Oct. 5.



THURSDAY

ART

Equinox Village Gallery:
Pat Musick's "The Shape of Her Words," reception, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 49 Maple St., Manchester. On view through Oct. 15.

COMMUNITY

Greater Northshire Access Television:
Video Production Basics class, noon and 6 p.m., 6378 Route 7A, Suite 1, Sunderland.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center: Eat Smart Ideas, 11 a.m.; Presentation on disaster preparedness, noon; Bingo, 12:45 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Transportation available.

Manchester Farmers Market: Live music, local food, kids activities, 3 to 6 p.m., Adams Park, Main Street, Manchester Center.

Yarncrafting Club:
Bring your own knitting and crochet materials, 1 to 6 p.m., at McCullough Free Library, 2 Main St., North Bennington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Bennington Free Clinic:
Clinic hours for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, 6 p.m., 121 Depot St., Bennington. Call 802-447-3700 for an appointment.

Manchester Community Library:
"Get the Most Out of Your Annual Physical: Tips from Dr. Sischy," 1:30 p.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

NA Meeting: The Last Straw Group, (O, CL, D, WC, JT), 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 3624 Main St., Manchester.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region: Bereavement support group, 11 a.m. to noon, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Meetinghouse, 108 School St., Bennington.

Yoga: Led by Irene Cole, bring your own mat, $5-$10 suggested donation, 8:30 to 9:40 a.m., Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester.

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield:
Tour of the Battlefield, 2 p.m., NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y. Meeting of the Friends of the Bennington Battlefield, 4 p.m., 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Bennington Free Library:
Beginning crochet for children ages 7-10, free, 3:30 p.m., 101 Silver St., Bennington. Register: 802-442-9051.

Manchester Community Library: Storytime for children from infancy to preschool, followed by free play, 10:30 a.m., 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center.

LECTURE

Bennington College:
"Gender and Race in America," led by Jay Diaz, ACLU-VT; Barbara Rachelson, Vermont State Representative and member of House Judiciary Committee; and Kesha Ram, former Vermont State Representative, free, 7 to 8:30 p.m., CAPA Symposium, 1 College Drive, Bennington.

Williams College:
Steven Pinker, "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress," 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.



FRIDAY

ART

Salem Art Works:
Intercollegiate Festival of Fire, a chance for artists to share techniques, ideas and resources in iron casting, blacksmithing, ceramics and glass workshop; demontrations, pours, workshops and talks, $125 in advance, 8 a.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Sunday, 19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y. Register: salemartworks.org/fof.

COMMUNITY

Arlington Farmers Market: Sponsored by the Arlington Area Renewal Project, 4 to 7 p.m., in front of the Arlington Inn, Route 7A and Route 313, Arlington.

Hoosick Falls Senior Center:
Cards, yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Bingo, 12:30 p.m., 69 Church St., Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Milham Planetarium: Astronomy students at the college host free shows for the public, 8 p.m., Old Hopkins Observatory, 829 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

DANCE

The Yoga Place:
Nataraja Community Dance Circle, $5 suggested donation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 532 Main St., Bennington.

HISTORY

Bennington Battlefield:
Early bird tour of the battlefield, 10 a.m., NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore:
An evening of great Vermont storytellers swapping tales, presented by Michael Kingsbury, 6 p.m., 4869 Main St., Manchester Center.

MUSIC

St. Mary's in the Mountains:
A concert of classical and jazz works, performed by members of the Brattleboro Music Center and friends, free-will donation to benefit Brattleboro Music Center, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m., 13 E. Main St., Wilmington.

Williams College Department of Music: Cellist Ronald Feldman and pianist Doris Stevenson, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hal, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.


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