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Upcoming Events

August  2015
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  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Dorchester, NH, USA
    Description: Join D Acres or a super delicious "all-you-should-eat" farm feast breakfast featuring specialty pancakes, our own pork, potatoes and greens and top it off with maple deliciousness from Brox Farm!
    D Acres of New Hampshire
    non-profit Educational Homestead & Permaculture Farm

    218 Streeter Woods Road, Dorchester NH
    http://www.dacres.orginfo@dacres.org • 603-786-2366

    9 miles off Route 4 on Route 118 - from the Mascoma Region
    5 miles off Route 25 on Route 118 - in the Pemi-Baker Region
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  • Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 9:30 am
    Location: Marion Carter Home
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Montpelier, VT, USA
    Description: This event will feature Vermont producers selling their product, as well as a handful of organizations sharing information about their work with VT consumers and farms. The intention of the event is to raise awareness about the importance of local food and Ag Literacy
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  • Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Three Tomatoes Trattoria, 1 Court St #100, Lebanon, NH, United States
    Description: Support Vital Communities just by eating at Three Tomatoes! A portion of proceeds from this night's dinner will help fund our work and mission in the Upper Valley region.

    At Three Tomatoes Trattoria, we take great pride in supporting the growth of our strong, diverse, and vibrant local communities. We know the power of partnerships and the importance of working together. One night each month, the restaurant hosts a non-profit organization and donates a dollar for every entree ordered to the cause. During these Sustainable Community Dinners, we help raise awareness and build support for the organizations and people that work to provide the services and opportunities that make our area a vital and wonderful place to live. Each of the twelve organizations that we have chosen for our 2014-15 Sustainable Communities program is integral to the sustainability of our communities, and we consider a leader for the health and viability of our region. All twelve organizations will share the total pool of donations throughout the year.
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  • Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 6, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Windsor Town Welcome Center, Railroad Avenue, Windsor, VT
    Description: Everything you need to know about the finances of solar in one evening. Join us for a presentation about the economics of solar PV followed by Q&A. Several lenders will be on hand to share their experiences and discuss solar loan options.
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  • Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Chelsea Farmers Market - Intersection of 110 and 113 in Chelsea, VT
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the Chelsea Farmers Market throughout the summer
  • Starts: 9:00 pm
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 2:00 am
    Location: White River Junction, VT
    Description: Join the businesses of downtown WRJ in celebrating the first Friday of the month! It changes every month but there is always something fun going on. Wine tastings, fashion shows, art exhibits, kids crafts, live music and so much more. Kim Souza, of the amazing store Revolution, is usually instrumental in announcing the line up so for more info send an email to info@shoptherev.com or go to http://www.shoptherev.com
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  • Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Tunbridge Transfer Station
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the transfer station throughout the summer
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Chelsea, VT, USA
    Description: Meet Misha Johnson and Taylor Katz of Free Verse Farm, a small community farm in Chelsea, Vermont specializing in naturally-grown tisanes (herbal teas), culinary herbs, medicinals, and herbal remedies. Tour their farm during Vermont's Open Farm Week.

    Vegetarian lunch provided at noon if you pre-register by August 5th.
    $15; $10 for UVFC & Free Verse Farm members

    Folks should be prepared to be walking in the sun, through high grass, and in potentially muddy fields. Bring a water bottle, sun & insect protection, a hat, a chair or blanket, and boots or shoes that can get dirty.
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  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 9, 2015 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Earthwise Farm And Forestry, 341 Macintosh Hill Road, Randolph, VT 05060, United States
    Description: Family Cow Workshop
    When: August 9th, 2015 from 10 am - 3 pm
    Location: Earthwise Farm and Forest, Bethel, VT
    (Mailing address = 341 Macintosh Hill Rd, Randolph, VT 05060)
    Cost: $75 per person or 2 people for $125

    Interested in having a milk cow to feed your family and friends & wondering how to get started? Interested in managing your land and livestock organically or sustainably/ecologically? Curious about the current VT regulations for selling raw milk? This class will cover the ins and outs of owning a family cow - from health & nutrition, to breeding, milking (hand milking or bucket milker), setting up a rotational grazing system, calf care, udder health, milk quality, raw milk sales, and more. Join us and learn some important points for your new adventure. Bob-White Systems and the Alternative Dairy Initiative (located in Royalton, VT) will be participating in this workshop to demonstrate their bucket milker system and to discuss milk quality and milk testing services.

    For more information, please visit our website: http://www.earthwisefarmandforest.com/dairy_workshops.html

    Questions? Please contact Lisa McCrory, Lmccrory@hughes.net, 802-234-5524
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  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Von Bargen's Jewelry, 2 Chester Road #5, Springfield, VT 05156, United States
    Description: Shop fine designer pieces at exceptional prices and support local business. Local First member, Von Bargen's Jewelry, has curated an outstanding collection of previously owned fine jewelry.
    August 14th – 15th
    Call (802) 885 – 2827 or email ali@vonbargens.com for more details.
  • Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Chelsea Farmers Market - Intersection of 110 and 113 in Chelsea, VT
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the Chelsea Farmers Market throughout the summer
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  • Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Tunbridge Transfer Station
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the transfer station throughout the summer
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Von Bargen's Jewelry, 2 Chester Road #5, Springfield, VT 05156, United States
    Description: Shop fine designer pieces at exceptional prices and support local business. Local First member, Von Bargen's Jewelry, has curated an outstanding collection of previously owned fine jewelry.
    August 14th – 15th
    Call (802) 885 – 2827 or email ali@vonbargens.com for more details.
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Distant Hill Gardens, 507 March Hill Rd., Walpole, NH
    Description: Workshop on propagating native flowers from seed. She will be focusing on a number of the best pollinator friendly species and will also discuss how to collect, save and store the seed.
    To Register for this Workshop either call 603-756-4179 or email: distanthillgardens@gmail.com
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 16, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 17, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 18, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: VTC, Randolph, VT
    Description: Examine test plots of a wide range of cover crops suitable for Vermont conditions like field peas, crimson and sweet clover, soybeans, sorghum and forage brassicae among others with soil scientist Sosten Lungu and learn practical tips from farmers. Prepare for fall cover cropping now by inspecting the nutrient building, weed suppressing and soil structure impacts of various cover crops.

    More information and registration at http://www.nofavt.org/ows (Registration opens June 15th.)
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  • Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: August 19, 2015 - 10:00 am
    Location: Hanover Town Hall Board Room
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 19, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
  • Starts: 9:00 pm
    Ends: August 19, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: The Norwich Inn, 325 Main St, Norwich, VT 05055, United States
    Description: A fun night with fine wines from Local First Alliance member, Dan & Whit's General Store.

    A portion of proceeds from each tasting supports a great Upper Valley organization! Tickets are $15.00 in advance at Dan & Whit's or $20.00 day-of at the reception desk at the Norwich Inn.

    Please RSVP - Dan@DanAndWhits.com
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  • Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Lebanon Library, Downstairs
  • Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Luna Bleu Farm, 96 Boles Road, Royalton, VT
    Description: Solarize Chelsea-Tunbridge hosts casual info night at solar-powered farm. Talk with solar homeowners, finance experts, and installers. Refreshments provided.
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Von Bargen's Jewelry, 35 Main Street, Hanover, NH 03755, United States
    Description: Shop fine designer pieces at exceptional prices and support a great local business. Von Bargen's Jewelry has curated an outstanding collection of previously owned fine jewelry.
    August 21st – 22nd
    Call (603) 653 – 0006 or email julie@vonbargens.com for more details.
  • Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Chelsea Farmers Market - Intersection of 110 and 113 in Chelsea, VT
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the Chelsea Farmers Market throughout the summer
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Tunbridge Transfer Station
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the transfer station throughout the summer
  • Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Inheritance Farm, Chichester, NH
    Description: 2015 NH Permaculture Day - Saturday, August 22, 2015
    Anyone who wants to learn ways to live in a more sustainable and self-sufficient way should attend the third annual NH Permaculture Day - Saturday, August 22 from 8 am to 5 pm at Inheritance Farm, in Chichester, NH, presented by the New Hampshire Permaculture Guild in cooperation with UNH Cooperative Extension. Experts will lead more than 30 activities on such topics as growing, harvesting, preparing, and preserving food; herbs; mushrooms; raising farm animals; historic barns and natural building practices; and sustainable energy.Tickets are $25 for adults thru August 14; increasing to $35 until August 22. Children ages 6-15 are $10 and ages 5 and under are free. A local organic farm-to-table lunch is included. Locally-made products will be for sale in the vendor’s area, and supervised activities and crafts will be offered all day long in our Children’s Corner. Tickets can be purchased online (via Eventbrite). For more information, go to the event page at http://extension.unh.edu/2015-NH-Permaculture-Day.

    Below are some of the demonstrations, walks and talks that will be happening throughout the day.
    Introduction to Permaculture Principles
    Herb Walk: Simple and Easy Tinctures & Edibles
    Chickens Cheaply
    Mushroom Foray
    Saving Heirloom Cocoa
    Tour of Inheritance Farm
    Anyone Can Grow Veggies!
    Native Pollinator Walk
    Energy Earth Healing
    Permaculture Ethics
    Biochar: What is it and how it works in the soil
    Energy Audit for Your Home
    Solar Power followed by Solar Panel Hook-up Demo
    Lyme Disease & Prevention
    Alternative and Supplemental Support & Healing Pathways for Lyme
    Mushroom Plugging Demo
    Hand Hewing Demo
    Creating New Fields from Forestland
    Community of Participants: Collaborative
    Climate Change with a Permaculture Perspective
    Story of Agriculture as Told Through Barns
    Making Syrups from More than Maple Trees
    Rise Now: Playgrounds and Service in Permaculture
    Ecological Self & Mindfulness
    Collaborative Community
    Women in Permaculture
    Creating Forage and Nesting Habitat for Native Pollinators
    Fermentation 101
    Growing with Micro-Climate Adaptation using Rocks & Wool as Mulch
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Von Bargen's Jewelry, 35 Main Street, Hanover, NH 03755, United States
    Description: Shop fine designer pieces at exceptional prices and support a great local business. Von Bargen's Jewelry has curated an outstanding collection of previously owned fine jewelry.
    August 21st – 22nd
    Call (603) 653 – 0006 or email julie@vonbargens.com for more details.
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Newport Golf Club, 112 Unity Rd, Newport, NH 03773, United States
    Description: On Sunday, August 23, 2015 the Tuohy family is hosting their 9th Annual Hawaiian Shirt Open at the Newport Golf Club, to benefit the Tom and Judy Tuohy Memorial Scholarship Fund. We invite you to join by entering a team in this fun annual outing, and/or lending your support through a variety of sponsorship avenues.

    $95 per golfer
    Includes greens fees, cart and buffet
    Scramble Format; Shotgun start at 11am
    Registration from 9:30am
    Newport Golf Club in Newport, NH
    (603-863-7787)
    http://www.newport-golf.com

    Awards party and buffet following the event at Salt hill Pub on Main Street in Newport
    (603-863-7774)
    http://www.salthillpub.com

    If you are interested in fielding a foursome, please contact josh.tuohy@salthillpub.com ASAP and join us for a great day of golf, fun and camaraderie. Space is limited, so please let us know!
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 23, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Edgewater Farm, 246 New Hampshire 12A, Plainfield, NH 03781, United States
    Description: This event is open to participating Upper Valley CRAFT farms. Find out more about CRAFT here: http://www.vitalcommunities.org/agriculture/learningcollaborative.cfm
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
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  • Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: August 25, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Hurricane Flats Farm
    Description: Come walk the fields of Hurricane Flats’ farm with Ann Hazelrigg, UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic director and Katie Campbell-Nelson, UMASS Vegetable Extension Educator. During the field walk, presenters and participants will discuss insect and disease identification and scouting techniques for vegetable crops.

    More information and registration at http://www.nofavt.org/sws (Registration opens June 15th.)
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 25, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
26
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
27
  • Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Vital Communities, 195 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05001, United States
    Description: Welcome to Vital Communities! An orientation regarding or mission, programs, and board responsibilities awaits you. Please stay after for an informal meet & greet with current board members and Vital Communities' staff from 5:15 - 6:30 pm. Refreshments will be served.

    For questions, please email Tom@VitalCommunities.org

    **This event IS NOT OPEN to the general public. Thank you**
  • Starts: 5:15 pm
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Vital Communities, 195 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05001, United States
    Description: A chance for incoming board members to meet the current Vital Communities Board of Directors and Staff for an informal meet & greet with refreshments.

    For questions, please email Emily@VitalCommunities.org

    **This event IS NOT OPEN to the general public. Thank you**
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
28
  • Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: August 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Chelsea Farmers Market - Intersection of 110 and 113 in Chelsea, VT
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the Chelsea Farmers Market throughout the summer
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 28, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
29
  • Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 U.S. 5, Ascutney, VT 05030, United States
    Description: Our volunteer team will have a table and picnic tent outside on the lawn, Drop by on your way through town, We'll be handing out information and answering questions all morning.
  • Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Tunbridge Transfer Station
    Description: Look for our volunteers at the transfer station throughout the summer
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
30
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 30, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
31
  • Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: August 31, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: Pompanoosuc Mills, 3184 Rte 5, East Thetford, VT 05043, United States
    Description: AVA Gallery and Art Center

    A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists
    at Pompanoosuc Mills in East Thetford, VT

    August 15 – September 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4-7pm

    AVA Gallery and Art Center, in partnership with Pompanoosuc Mills, is pleased to present A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists. The exhibition, on display in Pompanoosuc Mills’ showrooms in East Thetford, VT, runs from August 15 through September 20, 2015. There will be a reception, free and open to the public, at Pompanoosuc Mills on Saturday, August 15, from 4 to 7pm.
    This is the third time that Pompanoosuc Mills will host an exhibition of work by local AVA artists. The participating artists are: Barbra Bragg of Cornish, NH (paintings); Patty Castellini of Enfield, NH (prints); Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover, NH (prints); Michael Heffernan of Newbury, VT (paintings); Judy Lampe of Enfield, NH (prints); and Richard Wilson (digital drawings).


    You can find more information at
    http://www.pompy.com/showrooms/thetford/ and http://www.avagallery.org.
 
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