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September 19 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Reading, 3 p.m. Science, 5 p.m. Mexican fiesta and Zumba, 6 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Collection Curiosities in Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Learn how the park's curator takes care of artifacts from the Billings and Rockefeller families. Free. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


Art Opening Reception in Newport: 5-7 p.m., Library Arts Center, 58 N. Main St. . "The Poet and the Painter" exhibit is on display until Oct. 23. Free. 603-863-3040.


Community Yoga Class in White River Junction: 6-7 p.m., Upper Valley Yoga, 58 N. Main St. Open to all levels. Bring a mat if you have one. Free. 802-785-4052.


Our Lady of La Salette Honor Service in Enfield: 6:30-8:30 p.m., La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Mass followed by a candlelight procession and refreshments ^ Donation. 603-632-7087.


Children's Events -- September 19

Community Arts Open Studio for Toddlers in Lebanon: 9:30-11:30 a.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for children ages 1-4 with caregivers ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


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.


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.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 1-1:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lego Club in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-1232.


Community Meals -- September 19

Barbecue Chicken and Homemade Pie Takeout in Canaan: 4:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 1150 Route 4. Whole pies ^ $10; by the slice ^ $2. One-half chicken ^ $6. Call to reserve chickens. 603-523-4262.


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.


Farmers Markets -- September 19

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


Film -- September 19

The Imitation Game in Hanover: 4 and 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A British math genius tries to break Nazi codes ^ $12. 603-646-2422.


Lauren Bacall Film in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Movie starring the actress and John Wayne. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


Calvary in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A priest confronts sinister and troubling problems in his parish. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 19

Yard Sale in Bradford, Vt.: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 186 N. Main St. Free admission. 802-439-6211.


Health -- September 19

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


Blood Drive in Windsor: 12:30-5:30 p.m., American Legion, 4 Court St. 802-230-4390.


Lectures -- September 19

"The Great New England Hurricane of 1938" in West Fairlee: 7 p.m., Congregational Church, Route 113. Historian Jay Barrett gives an illustrated talk about the impact of the storm on the Upper Valley ^ Donation. 802-333-3749.


Ongoing -- September 19

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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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 19

Bill Staines in Sunapee: 7 p.m., Sunapee Community CoffeeHouse, Methodist Church, 17 Lower Main St. A folk singer-songwriter ^ $15 suggested donation. 603-229-1859.


Benefit Concert in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Freight House Hall, 188 S. Main St. Tod Moses and his band Fujita 5 play Beatles' songs to raise money for Norris Cotton Cancer Center ^ $50. 603-653-3630.


Senior Centers -- September 19

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. Movie and pizza night, The Iron Lady, 5 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


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: Hearing screenings, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ArtisTree class, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Computer class, 1:30 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


September 20 Saturday

Plastic Pot Collection in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, Longacres Nursery, 220 Mechanic St. Recycle plastic plant pots tapped free of dirt. Sponsored by Sustainable Hanover. Free. 603-643-5648.


Antique Car Show in West Lebanon: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Powerhouse Mall, 8 Glen Road. The YesterYears Motor Club show includes live music. Free admission. 603-298-5236.


Cold War Program in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-noon, 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.


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.


Revolutionary War Weekend in Charlestown: 10 a.m., Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Road. Includes battle re-enactments, encampment and demonstrations ^ $5-$10, children under 5 free. 603-826-5700.


"Szzlin" Chicken Takeout and Yard Sale in Bradford, Vt.: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 186 N. Main St. Yard sale begins at 10 a.m. Meal includes 1/2 chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and dessert ^ $10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 802-439-6211.


Traditional Craft Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Cornish Flats potter Ara Cardew demonstrates steps and techniques used in pottery ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


"A Day to Remember and Honor Chad Denning" in Hanover: Noon-4 p.m., Storrs Pond, Reservoir Road. Includes a fun run and bring-your-own picnic with a dessert for a potluck. Free. 603-448-5121.


Artist Reception in Meriden: 3-6 p.m., Aidron Duckworth Museum, 21 Bean Road. Opening reception for guest abstract oil painter Craig Stockwell who will give a talk at 4 p.m. Exhibit continues through Nov. 2. Free. 603-469-3444.


Fine Art, Fine Food Auction in Lyme: 6-8:30 p.m., 125 Breck Hill Road. Proceeds from silent auction of work by local artists and craftspeople benefits community organizations. Includes wine and hors d'oeuvres ^ $35. 603-795-2904.


Texas Hold 'em Tournament in Bradford, Vt.: 6 p.m., Orange East Senior Center, 176 Waits River Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. ^ $50 entrance fee. 802-222-4782.


Our Lady of La Salette Honor Service in Enfield: 6:30-8 p.m., La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Mass followed by a renewal of promises and candlelight procession ^ Donation. 603-632-7087.


Bazaars/Fairs -- September 20

Upper Valley Crafters in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Colburn Park, 51 N. Park St. Handmade crafts for sale. Baked goods and lunch available. Portion of proceeds benefits David's House and school art programs. Free admission. 603-448-1409.


Pike Fall Festival in East Haverhill: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Stewardship Center, 2670 Mount Moosilauke Highway. Ropes course, hay and pony rides, pumpkin carving, guided hikes and field games. Free admission and lunch. 603-989-5375.


Shaker Harvest Festival in Enfield: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Cider making, candle dipping, traditional crafts, farm animals and live music ^ $5-$12, includes admission to the museum. 603-632-4346.


Birthday in the Bricks Festival in Claremont: 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Opera House Square. Rides, music, antique cars and motorcycles, artisan vendors, food and demonstrations. Free admission. 603-738-0022.


Kiwanis Club Brewfest in Claremont: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Visitors Center Green, North Street. Includes music and food ^ $25. 603-543-0156.


Children's Events -- September 20

Community Arts Open Studio in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for all ages ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


Community Meals -- September 20

Pancake Breakfast in Claremont: 8:30-11 a.m., American Legion, 119 Broad St. Includes sausage and bacon ^ $3 or $6. 603-542-9222.


Turkey Supper in White River Junction: 4:30-6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Includes homemade pies. Takeout available ^ $6 or $10, preschoolers free. All takeout orders $10. 802-295-7091.


Barbecue Chicken Supper in White River Junction: 5-6:30 p.m., St. Anthony's Church, 1 Church St. Menu includes chicken, corn on the cob, potato and macaroni salad and homemade pies ^ $6 or $12, preschoolers free. 802-295-5562.


Lobster Supper and Chicken Barbecue in Fairlee: Seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., Fairlee Community Church, Main Street. Lobster ^ $20, Chicken ^ $15. 802-333-9507.


Roast Beef Dinner in Thetford: 5-7 p.m., Community Building, 3932 Route 113. Menu includes mashed potatoes, peas and homemade pickles and pies ^ $6 or $12. 802-785-2041.


Roast Pork Supper in Hartford: 5-6 p.m., Greater Hartford United Church of Christ, Route 14. Menu includes mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce and homemade pies ^ $4 or $10, preschoolers free. 603-443-1217.


Soupathon in Bethel: 5 p.m., White Church, Route 12. All-you-can-eat for ^ $4 or $6. 802-234-9852.


Spaghetti Dinner in Plainfield: 5-6:30 p.m., Volunteer Fire Department, Route 12A. Menu includes six varieties of sauce, garlic bread and desserts. Take-out available ^ Donation. 603-469-3624.


Game Supper in Windsor: 5-6:30 p.m., Coon Club, 2126 Hunt Hill Road. Includes wild turkey with apple stuffing, lasagna made with bear, moose or venison, corn chowder and dessert ^ $6 or $12. 802-484-9286.


Dances -- September 20

Dance to Sound Investment Band in Claremont: 8-11 p.m., Moose Lodge, Eagles Club, 209 Broad Street. Features classic rock and modern country music ^ $5. 603-542-8054.


Farmers Markets -- September 20

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 -- September 20

Compelled by Love in Randolph: 2 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. A biography on Heidi Baker ^ $5. Sponsored by Faith and Family Films. 802-552-7791.


Not Today in Randolph: 4 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. A man traveling in India tries to a girl from human trafficking ^ $5. Sponsored by Faith and Family Films. 802-552-7791.


Wild in Hanover: 4 and 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A woman solely hikes the Pacific Crest Trail ^ $12. 603-646-2422.


Calvary in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A priest confronts sinister and troubling problems in his parish. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


God's Not Dead in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. A student defends his Christianity to a college professor ^ $5. Sponsored by Faith and Family Films. 802-552-7791.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 20

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.


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 -- September 20

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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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 20

Mount Ascutney Traverse in Windsor: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Windsor Trail Head parking lot. Hike the mountain with Upper Valley Land Trust Stewardship staff. Free. 603-643-6626.


Arthritis Walk in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 10 Alice Peck Day Drive. Self-guided walks appropriate for all ages Includes speakers and family activities ^ Donation. Dogs welcome. 603-724-6080.


Diabetes Walk in Lebanon: 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1 Taylor Drive, along Northern Rail Trail. Walk around 5K to raise money for American Diabetes Association ^ Donation. 603-381-8351.


Mushroom Hunting Workshop in Windsor 10 a.m., Paradise Park, Country Road entrance. Learn how to hunt and collect mushrooms. Free. 802-674-2556.


Tree Identification Walk in Hartford: 10 a.m.-noon, Hurricane Forest, Wright Reservoir Road. Learn about trees growing in Hartford. All ages welcome. Free. 802-295-5036.


Hawk Watch in Hanover: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Summit of Balch Hill, 2 Grasse Road. Families welcome. Bring binoculars. Sponsored by Hanover Conservancy. Rain date is Sept. 21. Free. 603-643-3433.


September 21 Sunday

Book Discussion in Hanover: 9:15-10:15 a.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Topic is Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible by M. Daniel Carroll R. Free. 603-643-3703.


Revolutionary War Weekend in Charlestown: 10 a.m., Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Road. Includes battle re-enactments, encampment and demonstrations ^ $5-$10, children under 5 free. 603-826-5700.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Our Lady of La Salette Honor Service in Enfield: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Mass conducted by Bishop Eduardo Nevares of Phoenix, Ariz., followed by an outdoor procession and devotions on the hillside ^ Donation. 603-632-7087.


Author Talk in Piermont: 1-3 p.m., Piermont Public Library, 131 Route 10. Mel Gitchel discusses and signs copies of her book, Portraits of Piermont, New Hampshire. 603-272-4967. Free.


Immigration Program in Charlestown: 2-4 p.m., Town Hall, 19 Summer St. Share stories about family history and reason why immigrants came to the U.S. Free. 603-826-9726.


Poetry Reading in Woodstock: 2 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. Poets who will read include Partridge Boswell, Phyllis Katz and Suzanne Nothnagle. Free. 802-457-1178.


Art Reception in Quechee: 3-5 p.m., Quechee Inn, 1119 Quechee Main St. Opening reception for paintings by Perry Williamson, Kathy Detzer and Paula Dorr. Free. 802-295-3133.


Art Reception in Randolph: 4-6 p.m., Chandler Downstairs Gallery, 71-73 Main St. Opening reception for "Finding a Common Thread: A Contemporary Fiber Art Show." Exhibit continues through Nov. 9. Free. 802-431-0204.


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 -- September 21

Eggs to Order Breakfast in Claremont: 8:30-11 a.m., American Legion, 119 Broad St. Includes home fries, bacon, sausage, toast and beverages ^ $5. 603-542-9222.


Valley Singles Club in Claremont: 5-7:30 p.m., Union Church, 133 Old Church Road. Meet new friends at a potluck dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Not a church-sponsored function. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Farmers Markets -- September 21

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. EBT and debit cards accepted. 603-523-9947.


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


Film -- September 21

Mr. Turner in Hanover: 3 and 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A biopic of painter J.M.W. Turner ^ $12. 603-646-2422.


The Third Man in Randolph: 6 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. A 1949 Cold War spy classic followed by discussion. Refreshments, 5:15 p.m. ^ $9. 802-431-0204.


Calvary in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A priest confronts sinister and troubling problems in his parish. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 21

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.


Lectures -- September 21

Jimmy Carter Talk in Lebanon: 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 S. Park St. Dartmouth College professor Randall Balmer discusses the president and his book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter. Free. 603-448-4281.


Meditation -- September 21

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 -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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 21

Classical Music Concert in Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 7 Church St. The Xonor Trio plays music by Beethoven, Piazzola and Mendelssohn ^ Donation. 802-457-2557.


Piano Concert in Hanover: 4-5:30 p.m., Faulkner Recital Hall at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Pianist Chonghyo Shin plays works by Bach, Schubert, Chopin and Debussy. Free. 603-646-3531.


Vocal Concert in South Royalton: 5-6 p.m., Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial, 357 LDS Lane. Elijah and Alyssa Hopkins sing sacred music. Includes refreshments. Free. 802-763-7742.


September 22 Monday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Employment skills, 2 p.m. Global Campus Shiremont seminar, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Science Fiction Group in Quechee: 6 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Discuss Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, which won the Hugo and Nebula awards. Free. 802-295-1232.


Harmony Night in Lebanon: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Music room at Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover St. A cappella community chorus welcomes all skill levels. Free. 603-863-2319.


Children's Events -- September 22

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.


Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Toddler Story Times in Hanover: 10:30-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- September 22

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.


Dances -- September 22

Argentine Tango Dance Course and Practice in Hanover: 7:30-10 p.m., Sarner East/West in Sarner Underground, Dartmouth College. Introductory and intermediate instruction ^ $5 per class. Sponsored by Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society. 518-637-7545.


Film -- September 22

Calvary in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A priest confronts sinister and troubling problems in his parish. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Health -- September 22

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 and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Talk in Newport: 11-11:45 a.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Topic is "Colds and Flu: When to Seek Care." 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 -- September 22

Education Talk in Hanover: 4:30 p.m., Room 003 Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster and North Main Street. Zakiya Smith, strategy director at the Lumina Foundation, discusses "A Millennial's Take on Emerging Higher Education Policy Issues in the 21st Century." Free. 603-646-2207.


"Old Cemeteries" in Sharon: 7 p.m., Brick building on town green. Tom Griffin, president of the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, gives talk. Sponsored by Sharon Historical Society. Free. 802-763-8549.


"Working With Honeybees" in Hanover: 7-8:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Beekeeper Bill Mares discusses the art and science of beekeeping. Free. 603-643-4120.


Meditation -- September 22

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 -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 22

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. 7 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.


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.


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, 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. Calendar, 12:30 p.m. Knitting, 1 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Line Dancing in Hartland: 1-3 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Bring dancing shoes for classes taught by Jamie Orr ^ $20 for four weeks, refreshments free. 802-436-2336.


September 23 Tuesday

Falls Prevention Awareness Day in Claremont: 9 a.m.-noon., Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St. Learn about prevention and maintaining independence. Includes snacks, raffle prizes and giveaways. Free. 603-542-1878.


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.


Garden Workshop in Woodstock: 10 a.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Fiona McElwain and Priscilla Pannell discuss "Putting Your Garden to Bed" in the children's garden in the library. Free. 802-457-2295.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3:30 p.m. Sparks of the Roundtable group, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


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 These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf. Copies of the book are available at Richards Free Library. Free. 603-863-3430.


Author Reading in Lyme: 7 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. David J. Mather reads from his new novel When the Whistling Stopped. Free. 603-795-4622.


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 23

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.


Toddler Story Time in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656, ext. 3.


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.


Preschool Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. For children ages 3-6 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.


After-School Art Program in Lebanon: 2:30-5 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Art activities for children in grades 5-8. Free. 603-448-3117.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- September 23

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


Dances -- September 23

Square Dance Classes in Bradford, Vt.: 7-9 p.m., Oxbow Union High School, Route 5. Sponsored by Connecticut Valley Swingers. All ages, singles and couples welcome. Free. 802-222-3552.


Film -- September 23

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


Health -- September 23

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 sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Clinic and Talk in Claremont: Blood pressure screenings, 12:45-1:30 p.m. Health talk on "Colds and Flu: When to Seek Care," 1:30-2:30 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Free. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- September 23

Into the Woods Talk in Wilder: Noon, Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Northern Stage members discuss the production before the show's opening. Free. 802-295-6341.


"Sudden Storm: The 1938 Hurricane" in Hanover: 7 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Historian Jay Barrett gives an illustrated talk about the impact of the storm on the Upper Valley. Free. 603-643-3433.


Meditation -- September 23

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 Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. "Does Creating Enlightened Society Mean Saving the World?" with Jason Newman, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-296-6225.


Ongoing -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 23

An Evening With Bruce Hornsby in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. The Grammy-winning artist performs pop, jazz, bluegrass and '60s soul in a benefit show for the Upper Valley Haven ^ $48-$74. 603-448-0400.


Senior Centers -- September 23

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: Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Mahjong, card games, 10 a.m. Cribbage, 10:30 a.m. Saxophone concert, 11:30 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, photography class, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Fall prevention awareness, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Line dancing, 10:30 a.m., ^ $35 for five classes. 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: Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Balance screening, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7. Bus to West Lebanon, line dancing, 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: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Entertainment, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. 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.


September 24 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Health and fitness, 1 p.m. Knitting, 2 p.m. Creative writing, 3 p.m. Self advocacy workshop, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


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.


Erev Rosh Hashanah Service and Potluck Dinner in Woodstock: 6 p.m., Congregation Shir Shalom, 493 Woodstock Road, Route 4. Service led by Ilene Haigh is followed by potluck dinner. All welcome. Free. 802-457-4840.


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.


Valley Chords Open Rehearsal in White River Junction: 6:15-8:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Sing women's barbershop music. Free. 802-333-4577.


Bingo in Charlestown: 6:30-9 p.m., VFW, 365 Lovers Lane Road. Twelve regular games and six special games, including a winner take all. Free admission, cost for games varies. Refreshments available for purchase. 603-826-5186.


Erev Rosh Hashanah Service in Hanover: 7 p.m., Rollins Chapel, on Dartmouth College campus. All welcome. Sponsored by Upper Valley Jewish Community. 603-646-0460.


Children's Events -- September 24

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 Stories in Hanover: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


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.


Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


Story Time in Ascutney: 11-11:30 a.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children under age 5. Free. 802-674-2863.


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.


After-School Story Time in Ascutney: 3 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Bring an apple to help find the largest apple in Weathersfield with storyteller Kay Faust. Free. 802-674-2863.


Zumba for Kids in White River Junction: 3:30 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. A dance workout for ages 4-7 ^ $7. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- September 24

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


Community Meal in Windsor: 5-6 p.m., American Legion Hall on Court Street. Bring a friend for a meal sponsored by Windsor churches and community groups. Free. 802-674-2157.


Dances -- September 24

Scottish Country Dance in Fairlee: 7-9 p.m., Town Hall, 75 Town Common Road, off Route 5. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes ^ $3, first time free. 802-439-3459.


Farmers Markets -- September 24

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.


Film -- September 24

Diplomacy in Hanover: 4 and 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A historical drama about the German governor of occupied Paris and a Swedish counsel-general ^ $12. 603-646-2422.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 24

Etna Ladies Aid Rummage Sale in Etna: Noon-4 p.m., Trumbull Hall, 195 Etna Road. Half price after 3 p.m., $1 a bag after 3:30 p.m. Free admission. 603-643-5234.


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.


Health -- September 24

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.


Pulmonary Diseases Talk in Lebanon: 5-6 p.m., Center Genesis Health Care, 24 Old Etna Road. Dr. Donald Mahler, a professor at Geisel School of Medicine, discusses chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, among others. Includes refreshments. Free.


Ongoing -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 24

Into the Woods Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- September 24

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8 a.m. ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Computer class, 3 p.m. Cribbage, 7 p.m., ^ $2. 176 Waits River Road. 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. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 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. Book club, 12:45 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Chronic pain workshop, 9 a.m. Turkey farm trip, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Line dancing, 1:30 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 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: Tai chi, chair massages, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Fall prevention and balance screening, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Black Center in Hanover: Potluck lunch, birthday celebration, noon. Bring a dish to share. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Food pantry by appointment. Lifeline presentation, 11 a.m. Lunch, 50/50 raffle, at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. 603-523-4333.


September 25 Thursday

Rosh Hashanah Services in Hanover: Sacharit Service, Rollins Chapel, College Street, 8:30 a.m. Family and Tot services, Roth Center for Jewish Life, 5 Occom Ridge, 10 a.m. Reform service, Occom Commons, Maynard Street, 10 a.m. All welcome. Sponsored by Upper Valley Jewish Community. 603-646-0460.


Senior Art Classes in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. No experience required. All materials provided ^ $5 per class, includes lunch. 603-448-3117.


High Holiday Worship in Woodstock: 10 a.m., Congregation Shir Shalom, 493 Woodstock Road, Route 4. Rosh Hashana morning worship followed by Tashlich. All welcome. Free. 802-457-4840.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Music, 3:30 p.m. TLC crafts, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Handcrafters Gathering in Lyme: 1:30-4 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Free. 603-795-4622.


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. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


Science Pub in Lebanon: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Salt hill Pub, on the pedestrian mall. Discuss fracking and energy. Free. 603-646-0397.


Child Special Education Workshop in Newbury, Vt.: 6-7 p.m., Newbury Health Clinic, 4628 Main St. Topics include early intervention, referral process and therapies. Free. 802-866-3000.


Tai Chi Workshop in East Thetford: 6-7:30 p.m., Long Wind Farm, 82 Wilson Road. Introductory workshop for all abilities. Free. 802-785-2793.


Book Discussion in Hanover: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Topic is The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King. Copies available. Howe library card not needed. Free. 603-643-4120.


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


Book Discussion in Lyme: 7 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Topic is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Copies available at library. Free. 603-795-4622.


Historic District Meeting in Charlestown: 7 p.m., Community Room, 226 Main St. Learn about the guidelines for creating a historic district from the N.H. Division of Historic Resources. Free. 603-826-5042.


Children's Events -- September 25

Preschool Stories in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. Stories, songs and skits for children ages 3.5 to pre-k with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656.


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


Mother Goose Time in Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Preschool Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children ages 3-6 with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


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.


Stories and Crafts in Lyme: 1 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. For children ages 3-6. Free. 603-795-4622.


Lego Club in Wilder: 3 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- September 25

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.


Dances -- September 25

Social Waltz in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice session for other social dances, 9-10 p.m. No partner required. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3 or $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- September 25

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.


Feast and Field in Barnard: 4:30-7:30 p.m., 2248 Royalton Turnpike. Free admission. Bluegrass trio Tumbling Bones performs. 802-999-3391.


Film -- September 25

Wild Tales in Hanover: 4 and 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. Six tales of people pushed to the brink who seek revenge ^ $12. 603-646-2422.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 25

Rummage Sale Preview in Plainfield: 4-7 p.m., Town Hall, Route 12A. Everything but clothing ^ $5. Sponsored by Plainfield Community Church. 603-675-6197.


Health -- September 25

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.


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 -- September 25

"Swim Team 101" in White River Junction: 6 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Swim coach Brian Dirrane discusses the benefits of competitive swimming for children. Free. 802-296-2850.


Meditation -- September 25

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 -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 25

Into the Woods Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- September 25

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. Blood pressure and glucose screenings, ask a nurse, 9-11 a.m., free. Foot clinic by appointment, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ^ $25, Center at Eastman. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Wii games, cards, 9 a.m. Knit wits, 10 a.m. Nonagenarian birthday party, 11 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. Foot care by appointment ^ $20. 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 celebration, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Yoga, concert, 1 p.m. Beginner Italian class, 1:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Chair yoga, 9:30 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Medication safety talk, 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.


September 26 Friday

Rosh Hashanah Second Day Service in Hanover: 8:45 a.m., Roth Center for Jewish Life, 5 Occom Ridge. All welcome. Sponsored by Upper Valley Jewish Community. 603-646-0460.


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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Reading, 3 p.m. Science, 5 p.m. Barbecue, country music and line dancing, 6 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Community Space Launch in South Royalton: 5-9 p.m., Building a Local Economy, 35 S. Windsor St. Celebrate the creation of The Commons with live music, art and refreshments. Free. 802-498-8438.


Teen Tinker Night in Norwich: 6:30-8 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Sixth-ninth graders design, build and create objects at the tinkering studio ^ $16. 802-649-2200.


Author Reading in Norwich: 7 p.m., Norwich Bookstore, 291 Main St. Ernest Herbert reads from Howard Elman's Farewell, the conclusion of the Darby Chronicles series. Reservations recommended. Free. 802-649-1114.


Astronomical Observing in Hanover: 8-10 p.m., Shattuck Observatory, Observatory Road, off Wheelock Street. View the constellations through the Dartmouth College telescope, weather permitting. Call to confirm. Free. 603-646-9100.


Children's Events -- September 26

Community Arts Open Studio for Toddlers in Lebanon: 9:30-11:30 a.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for children ages 1-4 with caregivers ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


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.


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.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 1-1:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lego Club in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-1232.


Middle School Pool Party in White River Junction: 7-9 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Swimming, music and food fifth-eighth graders ^ $5. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- September 26

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 -- September 26

Lindy Hop in Thetford Center: 7-9 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 ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- September 26

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


Film -- September 26

A Most Wanted Man in Hanover: 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A spy thriller starring Philip Seymour Hoffman ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Venus in Fur in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A Roman-Polanski drama ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Magic in the Moonlight in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A Woody Allen romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 26

Rummage Sale in Plainfield: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Town Hall, Route 12A. Everything but clothing. Free admission. Sponsored by Plainfield Community Church. 603-675-6197.


Lectures -- September 26

Gallery Talk in Hanover: 7 p.m., Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Museum art director Michael Taylor discusses artist Henri Michaux. Free. 603-646-2010.


Tibetan Buddhism Talk in Hanover: 7 p.m., Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. "Wisdom, Compassion and Society: A Public Talk with Tsoknyi Rinpoche." Doors open at 6 p.m. Free. 603-763-0204.


Ongoing -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 26

Craig Werth in Sunapee: 7 p.m., Sunapee Community CoffeeHouse, Methodist Church, 17 Lower Main St. A singer-songwriter who has won a Canadian Juno Award ^ Donation. 603-229-1859.


Into the Woods Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Compagnie Marie Chouinard in Hanover: 8 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Montreal-based dance troupe interpret drawings by Belgian artist Henri Michaux ^ $25-$50. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- September 26

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. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bus to West Lebanon, 8:30 a.m. Yoga, 10:30 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.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 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.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Saxophone concert, lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


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.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: ArtisTree class, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30-2 p.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Computer class, 1:30 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


September 27 Saturday

Book Sale in Canaan: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Town Library, 1173 Route 4. Fiction, nonfiction, children's books and audio and visual items. Free admission. 603-523-9650.


Book Sale in Lyme: 9 a.m.-noon, Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Free admission. 603-795-4622.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Bradford, Vt.: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 348 Fairground Road. ^ $15 per car load for residents in Bradford, Chelsea, Fairlee and Tunbridge; all others, $75. 802-229-9383.


Penny and Silent Auction in Bradford, Vt.: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Orange East Senior Center, 176 Waits River Road. Features items from area businesses and a signed Red Sox baseball and Bruins hockey puck. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels. 802-222-4782.


Pie and Yard Sale in Ascutney: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Free admission. 802-674-2863.


Smithsonian Day at American Precision Museum in Windsor: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 196 Main St. Free admission with coupon from Smithsonian Magazine or www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday. 802-674-5781.


Quilt Bed Turning Show in Hartland: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hartland Elementary School, 97 Martinsville Road. View 40 pre-1950s quilts. Includes food and vendors ^ $8, under 10 free. Sponsored by the Hartland Historical Society. 802-436-3383.


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.


Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Sullivan County: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring expired and unused prescription drugs with no questions asked to: Claremont Savings Bank, 145 Broad St.; Grantham Police Department, 300 Route 10 South; Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, 14 Main St., Newport; Sunapee Police Department, 9 Sargent Road, Sunapee. Free. 802-356-9353.


Traditional Craft Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. David Salvetti demonstrates coppering ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Young Eagles Flight Rally in West Lebanon: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lebanon Airport, near control tower. Free airplane rides for children ages 8-17 and control tower tours for all. Free. Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association. Visit www.eaa740.org for details.


Archeology Day in Norwich: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Includes, demonstrations, hands-on dig and a lecture. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Sculptural Visions in Cornish: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Sculptors display, discuss and demonstrate work. Free. 603-675-2175.


100,000 Thousand Poets for Change in West Lebanon: 2-5 p.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Area poets read poetry about change as part of a worldwide event. Free. 603-448-1660.


Bazaars/Fairs -- September 27

Fall Festival in Newbury, Vt.: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 5. Hay rides, bouncy house, live music, spinning demonstrations, crafts and silent auction. Free admission. 802-429-2204.


Fine Furniture and Woodworking Festival in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Union Arena, 80 Amsden Way. Woodworking demonstrations, food and live music ^ $10, under 18 free. 802-747-7900.


Forest Festival in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Activities explore the history, science and art of the forest. Includes crafts, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free. 802-457-3368.


Burning Mouth Festival in Quechee: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 70 Village Green. A festival for all things hot and spicy includes live music, raffles, games and giveaways ^ $6, under 12 free. Benefits Williams Syndrome Association. 802-885-6208, ext 22.


Children's Events -- September 27

Community Arts Open Studio in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for all ages ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


Dances -- September 27

Dance Workshop and Community Dance in Hanover: R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. Rumba workshop, 6 p.m. ^ $10. Dance with Dr. Burma, 8-11 p.m. ^ $10. Free East Coast swing beginner lessons for dance attendees at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Upper Valley Dance Club. 802-356-1156.


Contradance in Norwich: 8-11:15 p.m., Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. Music by Cuckoo's Nest. Beginner lessons, 7:45 p.m. Clean shoes required ^ $5 or $8, seniors by donation, under 16 free. 802-785-4607.


Farmers Markets -- September 27

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 -- September 27

Obvious Child in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. The story of a female comic who is suddenly pregnant ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Magic in the Moonlight in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A Woody Allen romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 27

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 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.


Rummage Sale in Plainfield: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Town Hall, Route 12A. Everything but clothing. Free admission. Sponsored by Plainfield Community Church. 603-675-6197.


Townwide Yard Sale in Canaan: 9 a.m., on the common and all over town. Maps available. Free admission. Sponsored by Mount Cardigan Fish & Game Club. 603-523-7712.


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 -- September 27

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 -- September 27

Supreme Court Talk in Hanover: 9 a.m.-noon, Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, 3 Maynard Street. David Bisno discusses "2014 Supreme Court Update: God, Gays, Guns, Sex, Privacy and Edward J. Snowden" ^ $10. 603-646-0154.


Black Bear Talk in Lebanon: 1:30 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Ben Kilham discusses "The Social Black Bear: What Bears Have Told Me About Being Human." Free. 603-448-3117.


Ongoing -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 27

Rivendell Ramble Race in Orford: 8 a.m., Rivendell Academy, 2972 Route 25A. Mount Cube hike, 8 a.m. 5K race, 10 a.m. ^ $10-$35 donation. 603-353-2170, ext. 209. Benefits Cross Rivendell Trail.


Performances -- September 27

Tanglewood Marionettes in Hanover: 11 a.m., Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Professional puppeteers put on a production of Cinderella. For ages 3 and up. Free. 603-646-2422.


Into the Woods in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


North Country Chordsmen in Lebanon: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. An evening of barbershop harmonies and lighthearted comedy ^ $15 or $20. 603-448-0400.


The Grand Slambovians in Haverhill: 7:30 p.m., Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court St. Alternative folk and Americana music ^ $20. 603-989-5500.


Vermont Symphony Orchestra in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Includes a concerto by Dittersdorf and Holst's St. Paul Suite ^ $6-$27. 802-728-6464.


Compagnie Marie Chouinard in Hanover: 8 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Montreal-based dance troupe interpret drawings by Belgian artist Henri Michaux ^ $25-$50. 603-646-2422.


The Clayton Brothers Quintet in Hanover: 8 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. Grammy-nominated jazz group plays tight, swinging, bluesy jazz ^ $15-$25. 603-646-2422.


September 28 Sunday

Book Discussion in Hanover: 9:15-10:15 a.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Topic is Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible by M. Daniel Carroll R. Free. 603-643-3703.


Quilt Bed Turning Show in Hartland: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hartland Elementary School, 97 Martinsville Road. View 40 pre-1950s quilts. Includes food and vendors ^ $8, under 10 free. Sponsored by the Hartland Historical Society. 802-436-3383.


Caregivers Service in Charlestown: 10 a.m., Congregational Church, 71 Main St. Congregation honors lay and professional caregivers in a "Heroes of the Community" service. Reception follows. Free. 603-826-0139.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Mediums Day in Hartland: 12:30-3 p.m., Vision of Light Church, 10 Legion Drive. An afternoon of psychic and intuitive readings ^ $15 for 15 minutes. For appointments and directions, call 802-299-5083.


Art Opening Reception in Hanover: 1-3 p.m., Ledyard Gallery at Howe Library, 13 South St. Naomi Hartov's collage exhibit "Mindscapes" will be on display until Oct. 29. Free. 603-640-3260.


Open House With Kurt Thoma in Randolph: 2-4 p.m., Chandler's Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. A reception for the new director of the Chandler Center for the Arts. 802-728-6464.


Poetry Reading in Newbury, N.H.: 2-4 p.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. Granite State poets read and discuss their work around the grounds ^ $4-$25. 603-763-4789.


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 -- September 28

Fine Furniture and Woodworking Festival in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Union Arena, 80 Amsden Way. Woodworking demonstrations, food and live music ^ $10, under 18 free. 802-747-7900.


Forest Festival in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Activities explore the history, science and art of the forest. Includes crafts, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free. 802-457-3368.


19th Century Apple and Cheese Harvest Festival in Strafford: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Justin Morrill Homestead, 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Activities include cider making, historic games, live music and apple pie contest ^ $5 or $10. 802-765-4288.


Chowder Challenge in Sunapee: Noon-3 p.m., Sunapee Harbor. Sample chowders and choose the best. Includes vendors, music and children's events ^ $10, under 12 free. 603-763-6193.


Community Meals -- September 28

Valley Singles Club in Claremont: 5-7:30 p.m., Union Church, 133 Old Church Road. Meet new friends at a potluck dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Not a church-sponsored function. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Farmers Markets -- September 28

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. EBT and debit cards accepted. 603-523-9947.


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


Film -- September 28

Rope in Hanover: 4 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. An Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring Jimmy Stewart ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Magic in the Moonlight in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A Woody Allen romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 28

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 -- September 28

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 -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 28

The Adventures of Robin Hood in Hanover: 3 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. A Visible Fictions production starring two actors, rapid-fire invention and audience participation. For ages 7 and up ^ $13-$18. 603-646-2422.


The Adventures of Robin Hood in Hanover: 3 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. Scotland's Visible Fictions changes the setting of the folk legend to a supermarket storeroom ^ $10-$23. 603-646-2422.


Into the Woods in White River Junction: 5 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


September 29 Monday

Kripalu Yoga for All Levels in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Classes taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Employment skills, 2 p.m. Global Campus Shiremont seminar, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Introduction to Girl Scouts in South Royalton: 2:45-4:30 p.m., South Royalton School, 223 S. Windsor St. Learn about how to join and volunteer for area scouting groups. Free admission. 802-763-2577.


Harmony Night in Lebanon: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Music room at Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover St. A cappella community chorus welcomes all skill levels. Free. 603-863-2319.


Introduction to Website Construction Course in Thetford: 7 p.m., Latham Library, 16 Library Lane. Learn HTML and coding. Bring laptop. Free. 802-785-4031.


Children's Events -- September 29

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.


Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Toddler Story Times in Hanover: 10:30-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- September 29

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.


Dances -- September 29

Argentine Tango Dance Course and Practice in Hanover: 7:30-10 p.m., Sarner East/West in Sarner Underground, Dartmouth College. Introductory and intermediate instruction ^ $5 per class. Sponsored by Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society. 518-637-7545.


Film -- September 29

Magic in the Moonlight in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A Woody Allen romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Meditation -- September 29

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 -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 29

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. 7 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.


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.


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, 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.


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. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


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


Line Dancing in Hartland: 1-3 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Bring dancing shoes for classes taught by Jamie Orr ^ $20 for four weeks, refreshments free. 802-436-2336.


September 30 Tuesday

Kripalu Yoga for Beginners in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Class taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3:30 p.m. Friendship bracelets, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Crop Workshop in South Royalton: 4-6 p.m., Luna Bleu Farm, 96 Boles Road. Organic farmers share techniques for extending the crop season and winter crop storage ^ $20. 802-434-4122.


Book Discussion in Norwich: 7-8:30 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Read and discuss Literary Reflections on Islam, by Muhsin Mahdi, ed., Husain Haddawy, trans. Books available in advance. A Vermont Humanities Council event. Free. 802-296-2191.


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 30

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.


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.


Toddler Story Time in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656, ext. 3.


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.


Preschool Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. For children ages 3-6 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.


After-School Art Program in Lebanon: 2:30-5 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Art activities for children in grades 5-8. Free. 603-448-3117.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- September 30

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


Dances -- September 30

Square Dance Classes in Bradford, Vt.: 7-9 p.m., Oxbow Union High School, Route 5. Sponsored by Connecticut Valley Swingers. All ages, singles and couples welcome. Free. 802-222-3552.


Lectures -- September 30

CIA Talk in Hanover: 4:30-6 p.m., Cook Auditorium at Tuck School of Business, Tuck Mall. Michael Morell, former deputy director of the CIA, discusses international issues along with Daniel Benjamin, director of the Dickey Center. Free. 603-646-2023.


Archaeology Lecture in Woodstock: 6 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Professional archaeologists discuss discoveries made in Vermont, including St. Anne's Shrine in Isle la Motte. Free. 802-457-2355.


Meditation -- September 30

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.


Ongoing -- September 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-5 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historic interpreter ^ $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 exhibits 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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 30

Into the Woods in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $20. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Los Lobos Disconnected in Lebanon: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. Grammy-winning band plays mix of norteno, blues, country, folk and rock music ^ $36-$56. 603-448-0400.


Senior Centers -- September 30

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.


Orford Area Senior Services: Foot clinic, 8:30 a.m., ^ $10. Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Piano concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch, birthday celebration, at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


Black Center in Hanover: Line dancing, 9 a.m., ^ $35 for five classes. 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. Flu shot clinic, 9 a.m.-noon. 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.


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


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


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


October 1 Wednesday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Gardening, 1 p.m. Knitting, 2 p.m. Creative writing, 3 p.m. Self advocacy workshop, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


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. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-2556.


Valley Chords Open Rehearsal in White River Junction: 6:15-8:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Sing women's barbershop music. Free. 802-333-4577.


Bingo in Charlestown: 6:30-9 p.m., VFW, 365 Lovers Lane Road. Twelve regular games and six special games, including a winner take all. Free admission, cost for games varies. Refreshments available for purchase. 603-826-5186.


Shakespeare Series in Ascutney: 6:30 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Patti Arrison leads a discussion of the Bard's Macbeth. Copies available. 802-674-2863.


"An Evening of George Gershwin" in Norwich: 7-8:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 15 Church St. Pianist Michael Arnowitt discusses the famous composer and plays a few of his works. Free. Sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council. 802-262-2626.


Children's Events -- October 1

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.


Story Time in Ascutney: 11-11:30 a.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children under age 5. Free. 802-674-2863.


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.


Zumba for Kids in White River Junction: 3:30 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. A dance workout for ages 4-7 ^ $7. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 1

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


Community Meal in Windsor: 5-6 p.m., American Legion Hall on Court Street. Bring a friend for a meal sponsored by Windsor churches and community groups. Free. 802-674-2157.


Farmers Markets -- October 1

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.


Film -- October 1

Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie in Hartland: 6:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Watch and discuss the movie with filmmaker Nora Jacobson in the six-part series sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Free. 802-436-2473.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- October 1

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.


Health -- October 1

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 Senior 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.


Lectures -- October 1

"Beyond Bossing, Begging, and Bribing" in Lebanon: 6-8:30 p.m., Auditoria E & F, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive. The annual Dorothy Campion-Corcoran lecture sponsored by Good Beginnings features Jeanine Fitzgerald ^ Donation. 603-298-9524.


"The Universe of Sherlock Holmes" in Hanover: 7-8:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Beekeeper Sherlock Holmes Club of the Upper Valley founder Tom Brydges discusses the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Free. 603-643-4120.


Ongoing -- October 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.


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.


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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 -- October 1

Into the Woods in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- October 1

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.


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 and loss support 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.


October 2 Thursday

Disaster Relief Quilting in Hanover: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Work on quilts that will be donated to disaster victims. Bring a lunch. Training and materials provided. Free. 603-643-3703.


Line Dance Lessons in Lebanon: Beginner class, 6 p.m. Intermediate class, 7 p.m., Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. ^ $6 a class, $10 for both. 603-448-1497.


Line Dance Lessons in Lebanon: Beginner class, 6 p.m. Intermediate class, 7 p.m., Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. ^ $6 a class, $10 for both. 603-448-1497.


Senior Art Classes in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. No experience required. All materials provided ^ $5 per class, includes lunch. 603-448-3117.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Music, 3:30 p.m. TLC crafts, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Handcrafters Gathering in Lyme: 1:30-4 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Free. 603-795-4622.


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. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


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


Ottauquechee River Forum in Woodstock: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Theater, Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Give input on how to protect businesses and the economy from future floods. Free. 802-457-3188.


Children's Events -- October 2

Preschool Stories in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. Stories, songs and skits for children ages 3.5 to pre-k with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656.


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


Lego Club in Wilder: 3 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 2

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.


Dances -- October 2

Social Waltz in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice session for other social dances, 9-10 p.m. No partner required. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3 or $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- October 2

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.


Feast and Field in Barnard: 4:30-7:30 p.m., 2248 Royalton Turnpike. Free admission. 802-999-3391.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- October 2

Fall Rummage Sale in Windsor: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Old South Church, Main Street. Items include clothing, household, glassware, books and white elephants. Free admission. 802-674-5087.


Health -- October 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 Claremont: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-543-5998.


Lectures -- October 2

Artist Talk in Lebanon: 4:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon. Lecture by artist Sarah Lubin, whose work is currently on display. Free. 603-448-3117.


Meditation -- October 2

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 -- October 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.


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.


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.


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 ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 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.


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.


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 -- October 2

Into the Woods in White River Junction: 2 and 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents the Stephen Sondheim musical about Grimm's fairytale characters ^ $30-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- October 2

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


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Cards, 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Cribbage, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.