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August 21 Thursday

Junior Ranger Program in Woodstock: 2:30-4 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Children age 6-12 join a park ranger for a hands-on program. Registration suggested. Free. 802-457-3368.


Soldiers Memorial Building Opening in Lebanon: 4-7 p.m., Soldiers Memorial Building, North Park Street. Free. 603-448-2758.


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available for purchase. Free. Age 18 and over. 603-863-4732.


Cribbage in Norwich: 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 228 Beaver Meadow Road ^ $5 per person. No partner required. 802-299-0395.


Author Talk in Sharon: 7-8 p.m., Sharon Congregational Church, Routes 14 and 132. Amy Belding Brown discusses her research on colonial New England and reads from her historical novel Flight of the Sparrow. Part of the Lighthouse Caf‚. Free. 802-785-2941.


Children's Events -- August 21

Story Hour in Hartford: 10-11 a.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. For children with caregivers each Thursday. Free. 802-296-2568.


Spanish Play Group in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children of all language abilities, up to age 4, with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Thursdays in the Park in Lebanon: Noon, Colburn Park, downtown. Juggling and comedy with Lucky Bob. BYO lunch. Free. 603-448-5121.


Community Meals -- August 21

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Hand in Hand Dinner in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. A weekly meal for people interested in sustainable local growth ^ Donation. 802-299-1777.


Le Cercle Francais Potluck in East Thetford: 6 p.m. Dinner and French conversation for all levels of proficiency. Free. Call for location. 802-785-4311.


Pizza Palooza and Zucchini Swap in South Royalton: 6 p.m., 96 Boles Road. Pizza with fresh-from-the-farm toppings. Bring a dish to share or produce to swap ^ Donation. Sponsored by Building a Local Economy. 802-498-8438.


Farmers Markets -- August 21

Claremont Farmers and Arts Market: 4-7 p.m., Broad Street Park, downtown. Local produce, meats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Free. 802-738-0022.


Lebanon Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Free. 603-448-5121.


Film -- August 21

Tea Theater in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1959 Quechee Main St. Features classic film, refreshments and conversation. Free. Call for title. 802-295-1232.


Health -- August 21

Health and Foot Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon, VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. Foot care by appointment, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Bradford, N.H.: 11 a.m.-noon, Community Center, Main Street. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-526-4077.


Healing Center in Hartford: 7-9 p.m., Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Lectures -- August 21

Life on a Lavender Farm in White River Junction: 7-8:30 p.m., Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave. Anita Texeira, from Five Sisters of Lavender Lane, answers questions about lavender. Free. 802-295-3675.


Meditation -- August 21

Insight Meditation in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St., in the barn behind the house. Meditation followed by discussion. Instruction available ^ Donation. 603-675-2819.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 21

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 21

Watch Out For Dinosaurs in Woodstock: Noon, Village Green. An acoustic string band that focuses on swing and jazz music. Part of Pentangle Arts Council brown bag concert series ^ Donations. 802-457-3981.


Danielle Miraglia in Quechee: 6:30 p.m., 70 Village Green. An evening of original blues and soul music. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


Front Porch Concert Series in Lebanon: 7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Music from The Point, an independent radio station. Free. 603-448-5121.


Open Rehearsal in Randolph: 7 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival. Free. 802-728-6464.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Newberry Consort of Chicago in New London: 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 461 Main St. Program is "Expressive Virtuosity" ^ $5 or $25. 603-526-8234.


Senior Centers -- August 21

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. Chess, 6 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Wii games, cards, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Foot care by appointment, 8:45 p.m. Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, ceramics, 10 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Hawaiian luau, lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Cribbage, 10 a.m. Italian class, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Pet visit, 12:30 p.m. Yoga, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Quilting, chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Birthday social, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


August 22 Friday

Food Ways Fridays at Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 69 Old River Road. Use heirloom herbs and vegetables in historic recipes. Free with admission each Friday through Oct. 17 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Herbal Identification Workshop in Hartland: 1-3 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. An interactive class for all skill levels. Free. 802-436-2473.


Advance Transit Scavenger Hunt in Lebanon: 3-8:30 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Find transit routes and compete against other teams to see who can return to the center the fastest. Free. 603-678-8619.


Texas Hold'Em in Hartford: 3 p.m.-midnight, Hartford Elks Club, Route 14. No limit cash games, 3 p.m. Deep stack 20K no re-buy tournament, 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Silver Towers Camp. 802-295-9718.


Children's Events -- August 22

Story Time in Newport: 4 p.m., The Common. Takes place during Newport Farmers Market. Free. 603-863-3430.


Community Meals -- August 22

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Community Dinner in Hanover: 5-6 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Served by Dartmouth Students Fighting Hunger. Free. 603-643-3703.


Dances -- August 22

Lindy Hop in Thetford Center: 7-9:30 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice and informal instruction in lindy hop. All ages welcome. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3-$5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- August 22

Chelsea Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., North Common, Route 110. Free admission. 802-685-9987.


Film -- August 22

Judy Garland Film Series in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


A Most Wanted Man in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A man tries to claim his father's fortune, but security agencies suspect otherwise in this action thriller. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 22

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- August 22

Blood Drive in Hanover: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., CRREL, 72 Lyme Road. Free. 800-733-2767.


Health Clinic in Claremont: 10:30 a.m.-noon, CSB Community Center, 152 South St. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Ongoing -- August 22

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 22

Flamenco Guitar Concert in Norwich: 7 p.m., Congregational Church, 15 Church St. Features guitarist Evan Cary ^ $10. 802-332-6615.


Friday Night in the Gallery in Randolph: 7 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Features accordion and piano music. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival ^ Donation. 802-728-6464.


The Whiffenpoofs of Yale in Hanover: 7 p.m., Dartmouth Hall, on the green. A cappella music ^ $10 or $15. 603-277-0314.


Wind That Shakes the Barley in Norwich: 7 p.m., Green, Main Street. Celtic music. Free. 802-649-2259.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Little Women in Bradford, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., Old Church Theater, 137 N. Main St. A play about sisters growing up in Massachusetts during the Civil War ^ $5 or $10. 802-222-3322.


Benefit Concert in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Mary Keane Chapel, 447 Route 4A. Features Ken and Brad Kolodner playing Appalachian music on the hammered dulcimer, fiddle and banjo ^ $25. Proceeds benefit Shaker Museum and Upper Valley Land Trust. 603-632-4346.


Senior Centers -- August 22

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Women's group, 9 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Legal clinic, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Community nurse, 10 a.m.-noon. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Game day, 1 p.m. Zumba, 3:15 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Mahjong, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bus to West Lebanon, 8:30 a.m. Yoga, 10:30 a.m. Guitar concert, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Black Center in Hanover: Chair tai chi, 4:15 p.m. ^ $5. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


August 23 Saturday

N.H. Permaculture Gathering in Dorchester: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., D Acres Farm, 218 Streeter Woods Road. Learn about how to build sustainable structures though hands-on activities and talks ^ $20 or $25. 603-786-2366.


Yard Sale Donations in Claremont: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. No large appliances, large furniture, rugs, clothing, luggage, exercise and ski equipment, or computers. 603-542-2916.


Carz Car Club Show and Swap in Hartford: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Connecticut Valley Auto Auctions, 1567 Route 14. Classic car show and swap meet ^ $3 admission; $15 vehicle entry fee; $20 swap meet fee. 802-356-1750.


Glad Rags Sale Donations in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Simmons House, Pleasant Street. Donate new and used clothing and household items for a sale scheduled for Oct. 15 that benefits local charities. Free. 802-457-1054.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Conversation and cultural enrichment for all ability levels. Free. 603-632-5026.


Super Science Day in Norwich: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Indoor and outdoor activities take an up-close look at the natural world. Free with admission ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Gardening Class in Lebanon: 2-3 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Plant bulbs and create indoor garden space. Free. 603-678-8619.


Poets Circle in Lebanon: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. Share and workshop original poems among a supportive circle of poets. Free. 603-667-6694.


Cemetery Tour in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., River Street Cemetery. Features costumed interpreters who will tell tales of past residents ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Story Swap in Claremont: 6-8 p.m., Java Cup, 37 Pleasant St. Tell a story or come and watch ^ Donation. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish foundation. 603-667-7496.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 23

Scottish Festival in Quechee: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Quechee Polo Field, Deweys Mill Road. Includes sheep dog trials, Highland Dance competition, pipe bands, athletics, children's games and refreshments ^ $10 or $15, under 5 free. 802-295-5351.


Apple Pie Craft Fair in Newport: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., town common, Main Street. Apple pie sale, more than 100 crafters and live music. Pie contest, 11 a.m. Free admission. 603-863-3040.


Library Festival in Newport: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Activities include book sale, raffle, cookie walk, lunch and children's activities ^ Some activities free; others, cost varies. 603-863-3430.


Old Home Days and Art Show in West Fairlee: 9 a.m., various locations in town. Features live music, flea market, auction and food. Chicken barbecue, 3 p.m. ^ Donation. 802-685-3141.


Children's Events -- August 23

Teen Book Discussion in Windsor: 9 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Contact library for title and copies of book. For grades 7 and up. Free. 802-674-2556.


Dances -- August 23

Barn Dance in East Thetford: 7:30 p.m., 140 Pavillion Road. David Millstone calls contras and square dances along with live music by Bill Shepard. Includes dessert potluck ^ $8 donation. 802-333-9372.


Farmers Markets -- August 23

Cornish Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the green, Route 120, Cornish Flat. Free admission. 802-295-4045.


Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. 802-384-7447.


Mount Tom Farmers Market in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Route 12 North. Produce, baked goods, meats and crafts. 802-763-7100.


Enfield Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, crafts and prepared foods. 603-632-5026.


Film -- August 23

A Most Wanted Man in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A man tries to claim his father's fortune, but security agencies suspect otherwise in this action thriller. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 23

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Lyme Bargain Barn: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Summer clothes now on sale. 802-295-2502.


Health -- August 23

Healing Center in Hartford: 10 a.m.-noon, Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Lectures -- August 23

"Looking at Art" in Canaan: 1-2:30 p.m., Canaan Library, 1173 Route 4. Indian River Middle School art teacher Cynthia Cummings-Birch discusses the who, what and why of art. Free. 603-523-9650.


Ongoing -- August 23

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 23

Guided Tour of Moody Park in Claremont: 8:30 a.m., Moody Park, 152 Maple St. A look at the park after last winter's timber cutting project. Free. 603-306-2737.


Road Race in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, David's House, 461 Mount Support Road. A one-mile or 5K race celebrates the life of Tristin Roy. Benefits David's House ^ $25. 603-643-0330.


Community Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Includes ranger-guided tours, art, fitness, music and educational activities. Free. 802-457-3368.


Warblers, Woods and Watersheds Ranger Program in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-noon, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Learn about the basics of monitoring birds, salamanders, forest health and water quality. Meet in Prosper Road parking lot. Free. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


Performances -- August 23

Flute Concert in Claremont: 4 p.m., Union Church, 133 Old Church Road. Flautist Melissa Richmond performs French dances and art music ^ Donation. 802-738-0022.


Children's Concert in Randolph: 7 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Explore the music of Respighi with Vermont Public Radio Opera host Peter Fox Smith. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival ^ $6. 802-728-6464.


Patty and Gill William and Windrose With Mark Been in Orford: 7 p.m., East Common, across from Masonic Hall. Light refreshments available. Bring a chair or blanket. Rain venue is the Congregational Church. Free. 603-353-4150.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Little Women in Bradford, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., Old Church Theater, 137 N. Main St. A play about sisters growing up in Massachusetts during the Civil War ^ $5 or $10. 802-222-3322.


August 24 Sunday

Classic and Antique Car Show in Claremont: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremont Senior Center 136 Maple Ave. Owners of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles compete for trophies. Includes food, door prizes and 50/50 raffle ^ $10 car registration. Admission ^ $5, under 12 free. 603-542-5798.


Benefit Auction in Lyme: Noon-4 p.m., 522 River Road. Auctioneer Chuck Eaton calls over 150 items. Bring a lawn chair. Proceeds benefit Zienzele Foundation, which assists HIV orphans in Zimbabwe. Free admission. 802-439-6196.


15th Anniversary Celebration for Mink Brook in Hanover: 3:30-5 p.m., Mink Brook Nature Preserve, 11 Brook Road. Includes trail tour, special guests and family activities. Free. 603-643-3433.


Story Swap in Enfield: 3:30-5 p.m., Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Tell a story or come and watch ^ $10 donation. Receive a ticket voucher for museum. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish foundation. 603-667-7496.


Bingo in White River Junction: 6-9 p.m., Gates-Briggs Building, Main Street. Sponsored by American Legion Post 26 ^ $20 and up. 802-295-5348.


Community Meals -- August 24

Chicken Barbecue in Perkinsville: 10:30 a.m., West Weathersfield Fire Station, intersection of routes 131 and 106. Includes chicken, corn on the cob, potato salad, coleslaw and beverages ^ $7.50 or $10. 802-291-5744.


Valley Singles Club in Ascutney: 5-7:30 p.m., Cowdrey Road. Meet new friends at a potluck cookout dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Farmers Markets -- August 24

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. Local produce, meats, eggs, crafts and prepared foods. 603-523-9947.


Bradford, Vt., Farmers Market: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Bradford Academy, 172 N. Main St. 802-222-4495.


Windsor Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., State Street Green. Features music by Bill Brink. Free. 802-359-2551.


Film -- August 24

A Most Wanted Man in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A man tries to claim his father's fortune, but security agencies suspect otherwise in this action thriller. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 24

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Meditation -- August 24

Meditation in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-noon, Shambhala Meditation Center, 158 S. Main St. Sitting and walking meditation. Instruction available by chance or by appointment ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 24

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lockehaven 1850s School Museum in Enfield: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Lockehaven Road and Ibey Road. A one-room school from the mid-19th century. Sponsored by Enfield Historical Society. Free. 603-632-4675.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 24

Garden Tours in Windsor and Windham Counties: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Self-guided tour begins at any of the locations: 1747 Hunt Road, Windsor; 106 Gilson Road, Hartland; 397 Boedtker Road, Springfield, Vt.; 84 Paradise Hill Road, Bellows Falls, Vt.; 508 McKinnon Road, Westminister West, Vt. ^ $5 per garden, under 12 free. Sponsored by Garden Conservancy. 888-842-2442.


Gardens in Bloom in Woodstock: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. A one-hour walk through the park's gardens. Free. 802-457-3368.


Performances -- August 24

Aeolus String Quartet in Cornish: 2-4 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Program title is "An Afternoon in Paris and Vienna." Free with admission ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Quartet Concert in Randolph: 4 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Features music for strings and voice. Part of the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival ^ $25 or $45. 802-728-6464.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 5 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


August 25 Monday

Flea Market Donations in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-noon, Methodist Church, Route 11. Drop off items for annual flee market. Free. 603-763-4301.


Arts and Crafts Class in Lebanon: 1-2 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Learn to repair and paint wooden decorative art. Free. 603-678-8619.


Yard Sale Donations in Claremont: 3-7 p.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. No large appliances, large furniture, rugs, clothing, luggage, exercise and ski equipment, or computers. 603-542-2916.


Bingo for Books in Newport: 6:30 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Free. 603-863-3430.


Spiritual Experience Open Discussion in White River Junction: 7-8 p.m., Upper Valley Food Co-op, 193 N. Main St. Share and explore spiritual experiences. Sponsored by Eckankar, the religion of light and sound of God. Free. 802-457-9163.


Children's Events -- August 25

Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 9-10:30 a.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For children from birth to age 5 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Infant Play Group in Hanover: 10 a.m.-noon, Howe Library, 13 South St. For children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- August 25

Listen Dinners in Canaan and White River Junction: 5 p.m., Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4, Canaan; River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St., White River Junction. Free. 603-398-2780.


Film -- August 25

A Most Wanted Man in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A man tries to claim his father's fortune, but security agencies suspect otherwise in this action thriller. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 25

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- August 25

Foot Clinic in Newport: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Newport: 10-10:45 a.m., Sugar River Pharmacy, 46 John Stark Highway. Blood pressure screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Foot Clinic in Cornish: 1-4 p.m., Town Hall, 294 Town House Road. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- August 25

An Evening With Peter Money in Claremont: 7 p.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. The Brownsville author reads from and discusses his latest book American Drone. Free. 603-542-7018.


Meditation -- August 25

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation ^ Donation. 603-252-9020.


Meditation in Springfield, N.H.: 7-8:30 p.m., Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, 253 Philbrick Hill Road. Meditation led by resident teacher Lama Samten ^ Donation. Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. Free. 603-763-0204.


Ongoing -- August 25

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 25

Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


National Park Service Celebration in Woodstock: 7-8:30 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Celebrate the 98th birthday of the service by learning about different national parks. Free. 802-457-3368.


Senior Centers -- August 25

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Men's group, 8:45 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 12:45 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Blood pressure check, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Memoir club, 10:15 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Bridge, horseshoes, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Quilting group, 12:30 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Health clinic, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Greater Randolph Center: Bingo, Wii games, exercise, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Contract bridge at Joslyn House, 2:15-4 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Black Center in Hanover: Chair tai chi, 11 a.m. ^ $5. Knitting, 1 p.m. Foot care by appointment. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


August 26 Tuesday

Flea Market Donations in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-noon, Methodist Church, Route 11. Drop off items for annual flee market. Free. 603-763-4301.


Spanish Conversation in Hanover: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Umpleby's Bakery, 3 South St. The Buena Gente Social Club welcomes all ages and language proficiency levels. Free. 802-649-5151.


Concert and Barbecue in Randolph: 6 p.m. Park at Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. Jeanne & The Hi-Tops perform old time rock'n'roll. Free. Barbecue provided by Randolph Fire Department ^ Costs vary. 802-728-2339.


Still Life Drawing in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Monitored class open to all levels of experience ^ $15 at the door. 802-457-3500.


Toast of the Valley Toastmasters in West Lebanon: 6-7:30 p.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Develop public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Free. 603-653-9884.


Books on Tap in Newport: 6:30 p.m., Salt hill Pub, 58 Main St. Discussion of Cane River by Lalita Tademy. Copies of the book are available at Richards Free Library. Free. 603-863-3430.


North Country Chordsmen Rehearsal in Hanover: 7-9:30 p.m., Church of Christ at Dartmouth, 40 College St. Men of all ages and singing backgrounds are invited to a choral rehearsal. Free. 603-877-0060.


Children's Events -- August 26

Stories and Art in Etna: 10-11 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers with caregivers. Free. 603-643-3116.


Where the Wilder Things Are in Wilder: 10-11 a.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Tales and projects for children of all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Mother Goose Time in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 1-2:30 p.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For infants up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Community Meals -- August 26

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Health -- August 26

Health Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon. VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Cornish: 11 a.m.-noon, Cornish Town Hall, 294 Town House Road. Blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Clinic in Newbury, N.H.: 12:30-2 p.m., Town Library, 933 Route 103. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-763-5803.


Health Clinic and Talk in Claremont: Blood pressure and sugar screenings, 12:45-1:30 p.m. Health talk on "Living With High Blood Pressure," 1:30-2:30 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Free. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- August 26

Artist Panel Discussion in Lebanon: 6:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St. Features winners from the 2013 Juried Award Winners Exhibition. Free. 603-448-3117.


Meditation -- August 26

Mindfulness Practice in Norwich: 9-11:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 70 Beaver Meadow Road. Meditation in the way of Thich Nhat Hanh. Followed by discussion ^ Donation. 802-436-1136.


Dharma Book Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion of The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, 6:30-8 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 26

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 26

Momentum Theatre Troupe Performance in Meriden: 4:30-7 p.m., Aidron Duckworth Museum, 21 Bean Road. The Cornish-based theatre troupe performs from its repertoire of plays The Proposal, Own Life and Juliet and her Romeo ^ Donation. 802-738-9980.


Music in the Meadow in Grantham: 6-8 p.m., Pavilion at the park recreation field, Shedd Road. Bring a picnic, blanket and chairs. Free. Refreshments available for sale. 603-443-2894.


The Old Country Fiddler in Barnard: 7 p.m., Barnard Historical Society Village School Building, 6415 Route 12. Adam Boyce portrays Topsham native Charles Ross Taggart, a well-known fiddler from the late 19th and earlier 20th centuries. Free. 802-234-9080.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Senior Centers -- August 26

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, 1 p.m. Poker, 2 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Mahjong, card games, 10 a.m. Cribbage, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Nifty Needlers, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Line dancing, 9:40 a.m. Balance class, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Double king pede, 10 a.m. Wellness clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Spanish table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7. Bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Aqua aerobics, 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Cribbage, fitness, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Orford Area Senior Services: Piano concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. Birthday celebration. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


August 27 Wednesday

Flea Market Donations in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-noon, Methodist Church, Route 11. Drop off items for annual flee market. Free. 603-763-4301.


Wagon Ride Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore Vermont's rural heritage with horse-drawn wagon rides from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with admission each Wednesday through Sept. 24 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Knitting Class in Lebanon: 2-3 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Materials provided. Free. 603-678-8619.


Quick Admit at River Valley Community College in Claremont: 3-6 p.m., River Valley Community College, 1 College Drive. Be admitted and register for classes in one day. Admission and placement fees waived. 603-542-7744.


Yard Sale Donations in Claremont: 3-7 p.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. No large appliances, large furniture, rugs, clothing, luggage, exercise and ski equipment, or computers. 603-542-2916.


Pokemon in Lebanon: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Black Moon Games, 2 Mascoma St. Play Pokemon card game. Cards available. For all ages. Free. 603-632-5820.


The Nation Discussion Group in Hanover: 6-8 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Monthly conversations about politics, history, the economy and more. Free. 603-448-5797.


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6-8 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spears, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- August 27

Play Group in South Royalton: 9:30-11 a.m., United Church, North Main Street. For children of all ages. Free. 802-685-2264.


Story Time in Quechee: 10 a.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Free. 802-295-1232.


Preschool Story Time in Windsor: 10:30 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5 with parent or caregiver. Free. 802-674-2556.


Toddler and Preschool Stories in Newport: 10:30 and 11 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-3430.


After-School Program in Windsor: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. A book, snack and project for grades K-4. Older students welcome to help. Free. 802-674-2556.


Community Meals -- August 27

Chicken Barbecue Takeout in Lebanon: 3-6 p.m., Elks Club, Heater Road. Includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, coleslaw and roll ^ $8 meal, $6 chicken only, dessert $1.50. Sponsored by the Lebanon Emblem Club. Benefits local charities. 603-727-6222.


Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Dances -- August 27

Waltzing in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice and informal instruction in social and cross step waltz. All ages welcome. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- August 27

Hanover Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., on the Green, free parking on Wheelock and College streets. Market includes live music and children's crafts. 802-299-9707.


Market on the Green in Woodstock: 3-6 p.m., downtown. 802-457-3555.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 27

Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: Noon-3 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Summer clothes now on sale. 802-295-2502.


Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- August 27

Foot Clinic in Newport: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Senior Center, 76 Main St. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Health Clinic in Newport: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Rite Aid, 51 S. Main St. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-863-5766.


Blood Drive in Lebanon: Noon-5 p.m., Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 10 Alice Peck Day Drive. 800-733-2767.


Lectures -- August 27

Gallery Talk in Lebanon: 6:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St. Derek Bell and Christine Orcutt give talk. Free. 603-448-3117.


Meditation -- August 27

Mindfulness in the Museum in Hanover: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. A collaboration with the Shambhala Center to experience being mindful and present to experience the full richness of the galleries. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 27

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 27

Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Performances -- August 27

Dial M for Murder in New London: 2 and 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Agatha Christie: Creator of Miss Jane Marple and Hercule Poirot in Hartford: 7 p.m., United Church of Christ, 1721 Maple Ave. Helene Lang portrays the famous author in a living history portrait. Free. 802-296-2568.


Senior Centers -- August 27

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8 a.m. ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. Community chicken barbecue at St. Elizabeth's park $ $5-$8. 802-222-4782.


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Cards, 10 a.m. Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bus to Centerra, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, writing group, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Chair massage, 10 a.m.-noon. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Back pain talk, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Black Center in Hanover: Potluck lunch and sing along, bring a dish to share, noon. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Food pantry by appointment. Lunch, 50/50 raffle, at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. Bingo, birthday celebration, 12:30 p.m. 603-523-4333.


August 28 Thursday

Flea Market Donations in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-noon, Methodist Church, Route 11. Drop off items for annual flee market. Free. 603-763-4301.


End of Summer Celebration in Lebanon: 4 p.m., battle of the bands, Colburn Park. 7 p.m., Dancefest, Lebanon Mall. Fireworks, 8:45 p.m., Storrs Hill Ski Area. Free. 603-448-5121.


Soldiers Memorial Building Opening in Lebanon: 4-7 p.m., Soldiers Memorial Building, North Park Street. Free. 603-448-2758.


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available for purchase. Free. Age 18 and over. 603-863-4732.


Cribbage in Norwich: 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 228 Beaver Meadow Road ^ $5 per person. No partner required. 802-299-0395.


Socrates Cafe in Hartland: 6:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Philosophical discussion on a chosen topic. Free. 802-436-2473.


Poetry Night in Newport: 7 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Bring a favorite poem to read or come to listen. Free. 603-863-3430.


Children's Events -- August 28

Story Hour in Hartford: 10-11 a.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. For children with caregivers each Thursday. Free. 802-296-2568.


Spanish Play Group in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children of all language abilities, up to age 4, with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Back to School Movie in Newport: 3:30 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Call the library for the movie title. Includes popcorn. Free. 603-863-3430.


Community Meals -- August 28

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Hand in Hand Dinner in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. A weekly meal for people interested in sustainable local growth ^ Donation. 802-299-1777.


Farmers Markets -- August 28

Claremont Farmers and Arts Market: 4-7 p.m., Broad Street Park, downtown. Local produce, meats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Free. 802-738-0022.


Lebanon Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Free. 603-448-5121.


Health -- August 28

Health and Foot Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon, VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. Foot care by appointment, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Claremont: 11 a.m.-noon, Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Blood pressure and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Healing Center in Hartford: 7-9 p.m., Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Meditation -- August 28

Insight Meditation in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St., in the barn behind the house. Meditation followed by discussion. Instruction available ^ Donation. 603-675-2819.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 28

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 28

Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Senior Centers -- August 28

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure and glucose screenings, ask a nurse, 9-11 a.m., Foot clinic by appointment, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ^ $25, Center at Eastman. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Wii games, cards, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Grief support group, 1 p.m. Foot clinic by appointment. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Cribbage, 10 a.m. Italian class, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch, birthday day, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Yoga, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Quilting, chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


August 29 Friday

Flea Market Donations in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-noon, Methodist Church, Route 11. Drop off items for annual flee market. Free. 603-763-4301.


Food Ways Fridays at Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 69 Old River Road. Use heirloom herbs and vegetables in historic recipes. Free with admission each Friday through Oct. 17 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Hawaiian Luau in Lebanon: 6-9 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Dance the night away ^ $5 donation. 603-678-8619.


Children's Events -- August 29

Stories and Art in Etna: 10-11 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers with caregivers. Free. 603-643-3116.


Community Meals -- August 29

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Community Dinner in Hanover: 5-6 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Served by Dartmouth Students Fighting Hunger. Free. 603-643-3703.


Dances -- August 29

Lindy Hop in Thetford Center: 7-9:30 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice and informal instruction in lindy hop. All ages welcome. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3-$5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- August 29

Chelsea Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., North Common, Route 110. Free admission. 802-685-9987.


Film -- August 29

Judy Garland Film Series in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 29

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Ongoing -- August 29

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 29

North Branch Bluegrass Festival in Bridgewater: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., North Branch Field, Bridgewater Corners. A family-friendly festival lasts three days and offers 16 music workshops. Field camping available ^ $5-$55. Weekend and day passes available. 802-672-3042.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


Senior Centers -- August 29

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Women's group, 9 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Community nurse, 10 a.m.-noon. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Game day, 1 p.m. Zumba, 3:15 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Mahjong, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Suite notes, 10 am. Saxophone concert, lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bus to West Lebanon, 8:30 a.m. Yoga, 10:30 a.m. Guitar concert, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Black Center in Hanover: Bridge, 1:30 p.m. Chair tai chi, 4:15 p.m. ^ $5. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


August 30 Saturday

Recycling Day and Yard Sale in Grantham: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Overflow parking lot, Greensward Drive, Eastman. Includes electronic recycling and paper shredding. Yard sale at South Cove Activity Center ^ Cost varies for electronics, donation for shredding. Cash and check only. 603-863-6092.


Yard Sale Donations in Claremont: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. No large appliances, large furniture, rugs, clothing, luggage, exercise and ski equipment, or computers. 603-542-2916.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Conversation and cultural enrichment for all ability levels. Free. 603-632-5026.


Cold War Program in Woodstock: 2-4 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Features viewing of historic news reels, movie clips and fallout shelter tour ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. 802-457-3368.


Gardening Class in Lebanon: 2-3 p.m., Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. Plant bulbs and create indoor garden space. Free. 603-678-8619.


Art Opening in South Royalton: 4 p.m., Building a Local Economy, 25 S. Windsor St. Features river-themed fabric work by artists Ned Swanberg and Gretchen Alexander ^ Donation. 802-498-8438.


Farmers Markets -- August 30

Cornish Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the green, Route 120, Cornish Flat. Free admission. 802-295-4045.


Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. 802-384-7447.


Mount Tom Farmers Market in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Route 12 North. Produce, baked goods, meats and crafts. 802-763-7100.


Enfield Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, crafts and prepared foods. 603-632-5026.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 30

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Flea Market in Sunapee: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Methodist Church, Route 11. Free admission. 603-763-4301.


Lyme Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., town common, Route 10. Free admission. Food, crafts, antiques, collectibles and farmers market. Sponsored by Lyme Boy Scout Troop 273. Tables ^ $15. 603-795-2897.


Community Yard Sale in Hanover: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dewey Field parking lot, Route 10. Yard sale co-sponsored by the town of Hanover and Dartmouth College. Free admission. 603-643-5648.


Lyme Bargain Barn: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Summer clothes now on sale. 802-295-2502.


Ongoing -- August 30

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 30

North Branch Bluegrass Festival in Bridgewater: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., North Branch Field, Bridgewater Corners. A family-friendly festival lasts three days and offers 16 music workshops. Field camping available ^ $5-$55. Weekend and day passes available. 802-672-3042.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


August 31 Sunday

Labor and Leisure Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Activities include building a split-rail fence, doing laundry with a washboard and making ice cream. Free with admission ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 802-457-2355.


Mansion Open House in Woodstock: Noon-4 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Stroll the gardens and the historic home at your own pace. Live music and children's art activities included. Free. 802-457-3368.


Bingo in White River Junction: 6-9 p.m., Gates-Briggs Building, Main Street. Sponsored by American Legion Post 26 ^ $20 and up. 802-295-5348.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 31

New World Festival in Randolph: Noon-11 p.m., Main Street. A celebration of Celtic and French Canadian heritage. Concerts, music and dance workshops, children's activities and food are among the events ^ $12-$39. 802-728-6464.


Community Meals -- August 31

Valley Singles Club in Ascutney: 5-7:30 p.m., Cowdrey Road. Meet new friends at a potluck cookout dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Farmers Markets -- August 31

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. Local produce, meats, eggs, crafts and prepared foods. 603-523-9947.


Bradford, Vt., Farmers Market: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Bradford Academy, 172 N. Main St. 802-222-4495.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 31

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Meditation -- August 31

Meditation in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-noon, Shambhala Meditation Center, 158 S. Main St. Sitting and walking meditation. Instruction available by chance or by appointment ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 31

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours daily ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lockehaven 1850s School Museum in Enfield: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Lockehaven Road and Ibey Road. A one-room school from the mid-19th century. Sponsored by Enfield Historical Society. Free. 603-632-4675.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 31

North Branch Bluegrass Festival in Bridgewater: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., North Branch Field, Bridgewater Corners. A family-friendly festival lasts three days and offers 16 music workshops. Field camping available ^ $5-$55. Weekend and day passes available. 802-672-3042.


Jazz Trio and Vocalist Concert in Cornish: 2-4 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Features trio Now and vocalist Donna McElroy in "Celebrating the Great American Song Book." Free with admission ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Dial M for Murder in New London: 5 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. A play based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a man who wants to kill his wealthy wife ^ $19-$40. 603-526-6570.


September 1 Monday

Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Activities include Rocks and Volcanoes and Lab Coat Investigation. Free with admission ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 1

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Meditation -- September 1

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation ^ Donation. 603-252-9020.


Ongoing -- September 1

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- September 1

Hidden Spaces Unique Places Tour in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walking tour of the park's seldom-seen historic building interiors ^ $4-$8. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


Senior Centers -- September 1

Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.


September 2 Tuesday

Figure Drawing in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Monitored class open to all levels of experience. Poses will be timed, with an emphasis on longer poses ^ $15 at the door. 802-457-3500.


North Country Chordsmen Rehearsal in Hanover: 7-9:30 p.m., Church of Christ at Dartmouth, 40 College St. Men of all ages and singing backgrounds are invited to a choral rehearsal. Free. 603-877-0060.


Children's Events -- September 2

Stories and Art in Etna: 10-11 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers with caregivers. Free. 603-643-3116.


Where the Wilder Things Are in Wilder: 10-11 a.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Tales and projects for children of all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 1-2:30 p.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For infants up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Community Meals -- September 2

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Health -- September 2

Health Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon. VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Newport: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Meditation -- September 2

Dharma Book Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion of The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, 6:30-8 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- September 2

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- September 2

Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing in Strafford: 6-7:30 p.m., on the Common. Bluegrass and acoustic music. Held at Town House if it rains ^ $5 donation. BYO picnic. 802-765-4009.


Senior Centers -- September 2

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Book discussion, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, 9:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, Parkinson's support group, 1 p.m. Poker, 2 p.m. Spanish group, 4 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Nifty Needlers, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Foot care by appointment ^ $20. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Double king pede, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Spanish table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


September 3 Wednesday

Wagon Ride Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore Vermont's rural heritage with horse-drawn wagon rides from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with admission each Wednesday through Sept. 24 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6-8 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spears, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- September 3

Play Group in South Royalton: 9:30-11 a.m., United Church, North Main Street. For children of all ages. Free. 802-685-2264.


Story Time in Quechee: 10 a.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Free. 802-295-1232.


Preschool Story Time in Windsor: 10:30 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5 with parent or caregiver. Free. 802-674-2556.


After-School Program in Windsor: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. A book, snack and project for grades K-4. Older students welcome to help. Free. 802-674-2556.


Community Meals -- September 3

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Farmers Markets -- September 3

Hanover Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., on the Green, free parking on Wheelock and College streets. Market includes live music and children's crafts. 802-299-9707.


Market on the Green in Woodstock: 3-6 p.m., downtown. 802-457-3555.


Health -- September 3

Health and Foot Clinic in Canaan: 9 a.m.-noon, Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-526-4333.


Foot Clinic in Lebanon: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Upper Valley Serion Center, 10 Campbell St. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-448-4213.


Health Clinic in Newport: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rite Aid, 51 S. Main St. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-863-5766.


Blood Drive in Lebanon: Noon-5 p.m., Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 10 Alice Peck Day Drive. 800-733-2767.


Ongoing -- September 3

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory historic display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603-543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Senior Centers -- September 3

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Bus to West Lebanon, 9 a.m. Chair massage, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, writing group, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. Grief group, 6:30 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.