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Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present an evening of contemporary bluegrass and folk music with The Lonely Heartstring Band and The Stockwell Brothers at Next Stage on Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 pm.
The Lonely Heartstring Band is Boston-based, Berklee College of Music graduates George Clements (guitar, vocals) Patrick M’Gonigle (fiddle, vocals) Charles Clements (bass, vocals) Matt Witler (mandolin) and Gabe Hirshfeld (banjo). Their music is a combination of old and new styles, melding the sounds of traditional bluegrass with modern songwriting and arranging.
Please join us this Saturday for our first ever Artisan Market showcasing local artisans and crafters! In an attempt to support small businesses and local artists we are transforming our yoga studio into an indoor market stocked with jewelry, leather goods, soaps, plants, 10 minute massages, gently loved yoga gear, our new apparel line, and other great holiday gifts! Raffle prize to include two yoga blocks, a new tank top and yoga mat! We are so excited to share this time off the mat with you and to give our community members an opportunity to showcase their passions!
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Brattleboro Town offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2018, with the exception of emergency services.
Brooks Memorial Library will close at 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 21, and will be closed on Thursday, November 22. It will be open for regular hours on Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24. 2018.
The Brattleboro Town ADA Committee is looking for solutions to parking issues for people with mobility issues in our downtown. If you have a mobility issue of any kind, please participate in our brief survey. We encourage you to share the survey link with others as well. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JWS8VJY
On Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 pm, for the fifth year in a row, Ambassador Peter W. Galbraith will address WWAC on developments in the Middle East. He will give a talk at Centre Congregational Church entitled “The US versus Iran: Will a proxy fight in Syria, Iraq and Yemen lead to War? “
Our community has come to rely on Galbraith’s knowledge and insider’s expertise on this region. He is currently working on a mediation project related to Syria and has made 12 trips into the country in the last three years.
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/19/18
Monday, November 19, 2018
12:30 am Talking Nerdy – Ep. 6 – Crafting A Community
2:24 am The News Project – Veterans Day – November 11
2:30 am Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – Lake Champlain’s Rum Runners and Boat Patrol
3:50 am Okemo Valley Shorts – Coolidge Solar Project Update
3:55 am Osher Lecture Series – Kate Reed
Broad Brook Anthology, a Play for Voices by Guilford poet, Verandah Porche, will be this year’s final production of Guilford Center Stage. The production is in association with Monteverdi Artists Collaborative. There will be two performances this weekend: Saturday, Nov. 24 at 6:30 pm, and Sunday the 25th at 4:00 pm, at Guilford Center Meeting House. General admission as $10 at the door.
The work, based on recollections of Guilford elders, was first performed in 2011, as part of the Town of Guilford’s 250th anniversary, and includes projected photographs by Jeff Woodward, and music by Don McLean.
The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438
Mon – pan fried boneless pork loin w/ mashed potato, gravy & veg
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu November 19 to November 23
Nov 19 Stuffed Peppers w/Tomato Sauce
It’s the return of the 1% Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) at the next Brattleboro Selectboard meeting. The board will try once again to convince residents and businesses to add a 1% sales tax to purchases in the ‘boro, despite competition from online shopping and nearby states.
The Downtown Brattleboro Alliance will give their semi-annual report and present a budget for the coming year, a private drive will be named, finances reviewed, and the board will discuss housing, and economic & community development.
You can bring up other items not on the agenda, or a side dish, by attending the meeting at the Municipal Center on Tuesday.
PUTNEY, Vt—From gourd art to custom-made bicycles, farm art, and hand-knitted mittens from old sweaters, you can’t go wrong venturing “over the river and through the woods” to find the 25 working studios on Putney Vermont’s artisan trail in search of fine art and craft – and yes, the quirky and unusual, too.
The 40th Annual Putney Craft Tour, the oldest continuing craft tour in the country and a Top Ten Vermont Winter event, timed to coincide with Thanksgiving and holiday shopping, (Nov 23, 24, 25, 10-5) offers visitors a chance to meet the artists in the setting where it all happens. This year the state of Vermont is honoring the tour by proclaiming Thanksgiving weekend Putney Craft Tour Weekend.