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Given the stock market’s recent perfor­ mance, Michael Shuman’s timing is right on the money. Ralph Waldo Emerson meets Alan Greenspan in the author of


b l o o m e r : wet

Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, who sug­

weather this summer hasn’t stopped the flowers from blooming at Basin Harbor. Between six large gardens and countless small beds, the resort boasts the largest display of flowers in the state. Stop by for a tour, tea, or just to smell the roses.

gests ways to pocket profits without impoverishing community values. Think locally, act locally?

Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30. Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $ 3 to park. Info, 4 7 5 -2 3 11.

Thursday, August 27. Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, 7-9 p.m. Free. Info, 660-0640.

hm m - B .B . oKing. f Need t h eI say more? i l S?; ;m

Okay, The Neville Brothers. Dr. John.

note-w orthy:

Ski sw ap s,

Storyville. Vermont’s own Seth Yacovone.

bike sw ap s, clothing sw aps — how ’ bout

There may not be a cure for the sum m er­

a spit swap? The Onion River Arts Council

time blues, but these m asters of music

offers an opportunity to toot someone

provide a day full of guitar pick-me-ups.

else’s horn — and buy it — at their third

Sounds good . . .

annual used instrum ent sale. Sellers?

Sunday, August 30. Mount Ellen, Sugarbush North, Fayston, 1 p.m. $32.50 . Info, 800-587-8427.

Appraisers can help assign a dollar value to your sax appeal.

Saturday, August 29. Christ Church, Montpelier, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free. Info, 229-9408.


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has its eye on the Sudan, but things are sim ilarly unsettled next door, in the coun­

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Fried dough,

try formerly known as Zaire. Exiled politi­

racing pigs, gorgeous gourds. A stroll

cal activist Gode Mwenebatu tells a

lown the midway at the Champlain Valley

counter-Kabila tale of life and strife in the

air is as much a part of summ er as wet

Democratic Republic of Congo and puts a

bathing suits. Three hundred thousand

face to a place that rarely m akes the

people have the same Proustian feeling


— and the throng can’t be wrong. Catch

Monday, August 31. Horn o f the Moon Cafe, Montpelier, 6-8 p.m. Free. Info, 223-6840.

a cool night of country m usic before you

0 back to the grind.

(Student Jay Medina) M ontgom ery H istorical Society sponsors

Saturday, August 29 to Monday, September 7. Champlain Valley airgrounds, Essex Junction, 9 a.m. - m id­ night. $7. Info, 878-5545.

2 n d A n n u a l A u gu st Fest Saturday, A ugu st 2 9 • 1 0 -3 * P ra tt H all, R t. 1 1 8 in M on tgom ery Village • A n tiq u es & C ollectibles (D ealers) •A rt E x h ib it & S a le (In side P ra tt H a ll) • BBC) Lunch ( $ 6 Spare R ibs, S a la d & D essert) • H ouse Tours • H om em ade B a k ed G oods & Cheeses

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• P erennials & C hrysanthem um s • P a in tin g s R affle

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For in fo rm a tio n call 8 9 9 - 5 1 2 3

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, & Questioning (GLBTQ ) e challenges o f childrearing. Babysitting :s with the program at the King Street



Felicia Foster offers an introduction to

•uth Center, Burlington, 6-8 p.m. Free,


fo, 800-639-4014.

G RO UPS: W omen Helping Battered

^RENTING GRO UP: M om s and dads

W om en facilitates a support group for

mpare notes on parenting a school-age

abused people in Burlington, 6:30-8 p.m.

ild. Bring your lunch to the Family

Free. Info, 658-1996.

^nnection Center, 23 George St.,

R H O M B U S O PE N H O USE: This

ltlington, noon. Free. Info, 859-0934.

informal “hobnob” with board mem bers,

TORIES: Children listen, snack and

volunteers an d ms.

Ayurvedic healing — a holistic East Indian medicine that involves diet,



OUNTAIN BIKE RACES: The illiston woods host weekly cycle races varying length and difficulty. O utdoor tperience at Catamount, W illiston, 6

Gay and lesbian marrying types in M ontpelier get together to strategize. Vermont C A .R .E .S. office, 73 Main St., Montpelier, 7 p.m. Free. Info, 229-2504.

m- $3-8. Info, 879-6001.

drama ‘LYSISTRATA’: See August 26. ‘CRAZY FOR Y O U ’: See August 26. ‘SPID ER ’S W E B ’: See August 26, 8 p.m. T H E M O S T H APPY FELLA’: See August 26, 8 p.m. ‘DEA TH AT T H E D U D E R A N C H ’:

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1. Being a Role Model & Fadlitating a GLBTQ Youth Group

OR: 2. Being a Speaker on Homophobia, Heterosexism & GLBTQ Youth

Outright Vermont invites you to tour our facilities, enjoy light refreshments, and meet with staff and current volunteers to learn more about these exciting volunteer opportunities

B ^ ^ ^ o n T S p - m . Donations. Info,


H ow C an You H elp:

Burlington, 6 p.m. Free. Info, 863-2569.


■nooski, 10 a.m. Free. Info, 6 5 5-1537.

(so do their friends, teachers, families, clergy & communities)

lifestyle and herbs. Healthy Living, S.

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Youth Need You!


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