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Thursday4 Kids Day GRANVILLE The Granville Lions Club will host its annual Kids Day field day events at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4 at the Granville Little League Field. Children ages four to 13 are invited to participate in fun games such as three-legged race, broad jump, and balloon races and more. Free admission and free t-shirt for each child. u
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S C H U Y L E RV I L L E Reservations are being accepted for the annual Schuylerville Central School Alumni Banquet that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the American Legion Hall, 6 Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and dancing at 8 p.m., with music by deejay Happy Days. Cost: $30. For tickets, send a check payable to SCS Alumni, POB 50, Schuylerville, N.Y. 12871, or see a committee member. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. u
Dog Seminar CAMBRIDGE The New Skete Communities at 250 New Skete Lane in Cambridge are accepting registrations for an “Art of Living with Your Dog” seminar that will be offered Friday through Sunday, July 12 to 14. Information/registration: www. newskete.org. u
Hike-a-Thon LAKE GEORGE In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Lake George Land Conservancy will host a Hike-a-Thon for all ages on Friday, July 5, at eight parks and preserves in six towns in the Lake George area. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information/registration: Sarah Hoffman at 518-644-9673, CONTINUED
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1777 Event ORWELL The Mount Independence State Historic Site at 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell will host a commemoration of the American withdrawal of July 5 and 6, 1777, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 5. Featured will be a small encampment, and talk with soldiers preparing for the British and possible withdrawal toward Hubbardton. Music by the Seth Warner Mount Independence Fife & Drum Corps, too. Site admission: $5 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.historicsites.ver mont. gov/MountIndependence. u
Thrift Shop Open ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 5, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 6. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday. u
Youth Center GREENWICH The Greenwich Youth Center is open from 2:30 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays for children in grade 6 and higher grades. Computers, a pool, chess, music lessons, karaoke and more will be offered. Information/to volunteer at the Center (adults and youth): 321-5505. u
Pizza at Elks GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061. u
Texas Hold’em HOOSICK FALLS A Texas Hold’em Tournament will be held on Friday, July 5, at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church Street. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35 buy-in, with option for $10 add-on, plus $5 high-hand pot. This event will be held on the first Friday each month through Dec. 6. For new and experienced poker players. u
Coupon Club SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu. u
First Friday GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 5 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum,
17 Water Street, both in Granville. Cambridge artist Adriano Manocchia will be at the Slate Valley Museum with his waterscape and still life paintings, and his book, “Water, Sky & Time: The Paintings of Adriano M a n o c ch i a . Information: Pember at 518642-2525, or Museum at 6421417. u
Free Movie SCHUYLERVILLE A Teen Drive-In will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at the Schuylerville Public Library, 52 Ferry Street. Bring popcorn, bug spray, and a chair or blanket to this outdoor screening of a PG-13-rated movie running about 120 minutes. Free and open to all. Information: 518695-6641. u
I Do, I Do SALEM Fort Salem Theater continues its summer Mainstage season on July 5 with the classical Broadway musical “I Do! I Do!” on the weekends of July 5 through 7 and July 12 through 14. The production stars Broadway and film veteran Jim Raposa and national tour pro Rosie Spring. “This is a property that challenges the creative chops of everyone involved,” said Fort Salem Artistic Director Jay Kerr. “We’ve brought two of the area’s best and most accomplished performers to our stage.” “I Do! I Do!” celebrates the ups and downs of a 50-year marriage with song, dance, and some cheerful good humor. The original Broadway production in 1966 starred Mary Martin and Robert Preston, who won a Tony Award for his work. Jim Raposa appeared in the film “For the Boys” with Bette Midler, and in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III,” in which he played Donatello. He also appeared on Broadway in “Cats” and in the Los Angeles production of “The Lion King.” Currently, he heads up the drama department at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vt. Since moving to the area, he has performed regularly at Fort Salem. Rosie Spring first performed at Fort Salem five years ago in Tango Fusion Dance Company’s concert “Timeless.” She has performed cabaret at Fort Salem, and has also performed in national tours of “42nd Street” and “A Christmas Carol.” “I Do! I Do!” will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, 12 and 13, and at 2 p.m. on July 7 and 14. Tickets are $30 for adults; $27 for senior citizens; and $15 age 12 and younger. For tickets, call 518854-9200, or visit www.fortsalemtheater.com. u
Readings SARATOGA SPRINGS Summer Writers Institute Readings will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 5, and 8 p.m. July 8 through 12, in the Davis Auditorium of Palamountain Hall at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Free and open to all. Information: 518-850-5593, or email email@example.com.
Saturday6 Hiking, Paddling GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking on Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7, and an evening paddle on Tuesday, July 9. Information/ details: www.adk-gfs.org. u
Book Sale HOOSICK FALLS The Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls will hold a First Saturday Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 6. Hardcover and paperback books…fiction/ non-fiction, child/adult… will be offered at four for $1. Everyone will be welcome. u
Food Pantry CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions. u
Art and Play GLENS FALLS Noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, is the final opportunity to see the art exhibition, “The Price of Fame,” by artists from The Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Center. The exhibition is at the Charles R. Wood Theater in downtown Glens Falls. Also, the Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage “Heartbreaker” on July 6 at the Wood. Information/ tickets: 518-874-0800, or www. woodtheater.org. u
Chicken Barbecue WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann United Methodist Church on Copeland Pond Road will hold a Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information: 518792-6647. u
Season Opening CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will open its 27th season with “Britten: Influences and Intimacies,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge. The concert celebrates the music of English composer Benjamin Britten (19131976), whose works are characterized by intimacy and imagination. The program includes a reflective teenage piece for solo viola, and his mature and masterful cello sonata, as well as works by composers he revered, including Mozart, Purcell, and his beloved teacher, Frank Bridge. Acclaimed violinist Sharon Roffman will join Music from Salem directors Lila Brown (viola), Rhonda Rider (cello) and Judith Gordon (piano). Admission is pay what you can, so everyone can attend, with $20 suggested. For advance tickets, go to www.hubbardhall. org or call 518-677-2495. On July 12 at 5 p.m., Music from Salem will hold a “Back to the 50’s” gala benefit party in Argyle. The event includes din-
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Farmers Market CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays in Railroad Park, across from the Cambridge Hotel. This market will offer a wide range of fresh, local produce and there’ll be live music, too. u
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Chicken Barbecue GREENWICH The Masons of Ashlar Lodge, north of the circle on Route 40 in Greenwich, invite everyone to a Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 11. Cost: $10. u
Museum Open FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum Campus and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. daily through July 31. Admission: $5 adults; free age 17 and younger. Information: 518-747-9600, or email oldfort@ localnet.com. u
Country Dance SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. There’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719. u
Garden Tour CAMBRIDGE Enjoy a leisurely, self-guided tour of gardens in Cambridge, Salem, and Greenwich by taking in Hubbard Hall’s annual Garden Tour from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Learn about biodynamic veg-
etable growing and day lily breeding, and marvel at how gardens can be fit in so many ways into diverse landscapes. New this year, enjoy a display of outdoor sculpture by area artists. Tour maps and tickets can be picked up at 2 p.m. at the Cambridge Community Garden on Washington Street. All proceeds will support community arts programming at Hubbard Hall. For more information, call 518-677-2495 or visit www.hubbardhall.org.
Monday8 Garden Visit GRANVILLE The Slate Valley Garden Club will visit Tom Baker’s garden in Granville at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8. Information: Robyn Lipschutz at 642-2629. All Granville area residents interested in gardening are encouraged to join this club. u
Dancer’s Health SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Museum of Dance at 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs will host its annual Dancer’s Health Day at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 8. For any level dancer or instructor, this event will focus on avoiding injuries and maintaining physical and emotional health. A free tour of the current exhibits will follow. Admission: Free; donations appreciated. Information: 518584-2225, or www.dancemuseum.org. u
Alzheimer’s Support ARGYLE The Pleasant Valley Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 8, in the conference room at Pleasant Valley, 4573 Route 40 in Argyle. Family, friends and caregivers are invited to meet for mutual support, discussion of coping and problem solving skills, and available resources. This group will meet on the second Monday each month. Information: Maureen Mahar at 518-638-8274, Ext. 215. u
5K Fun Run GANSEVOORT The Saratoga Stryders will host a Camp Saratoga 5K Fun Run at 6:15 p.m. on Mondays, July 8 and 22, and Aug. 5 and 19, at the camp at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Registration: $5 per run, 5:30 p.m. at the door, rain or shine. Proceeds will benefit the park and other local nonprofits. Information: Laura Clark at 581-1278, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. u
Library Board Meets SCHUYLERVILLE The board of directors of the Schuylerville Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. Open to all. Information: 518-695-6641. u
Legion Bingo CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 8. This bingo is held each Monday, with
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Chamber Music MANCHESTER T he Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Series will perform Chamber Music at 7 p.m. on Mondays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, and Aug. 5 and 12, at Burr & Burton Academy’s Riley Center for the Arts, Seminary Avenue in Manchester. Information/ tickets: www.mmfvt.org.
Tuesday9 Sunset Tour TICONDEROGA Fort Ticonderoga will offer a Sunset Tour/The Place Between the Great Waters at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in July and August. Costumed historic interpreters will lead the tour in an 18th century battoe while guests paddle alongside in their canoes and kayaks. Advance reservations are required at 518-585-2821, or www.fortticonderoga.org/visit/ what-to-see/living_history/evening. u
Bingo at VFW Q U E E N S BU RY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on July 9. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and homecooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome. u
Civil War Talk HOOSICK FALLS Michael Russert will speak on the Battle of Gettysburg and Hoosick Falls’ involvement in the Civil War at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Cheney Library on Classic Street in Hoosick Falls. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 686-9401.
Wednesday10 History Hikes STILLWATER Free History Hikes will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. on July 10 and 17, and Aug. 6, 13, 23 and 30, at Saratoga Battlefield, Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. Learn about the American Revolution and the battles of Saratoga while walking up to two miles, sometimes on uneven ground. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www. nps.gov/sara. u
Pond Hours GANSEVOORT Open Pond Hours at Gelegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday in July. Use dip nets and check out the pond’s aquatic life. Park in Parking Lot I on Scout Road. Information: 518450-0321. u
Farmers Market HOOSICK FALLS The Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Fresh, local produce along with art, jewelry, décor and more will be offered. CONTINUED
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Children’s Program SALEM Chamber music musicians from Music from Salem will host a program for children in grades kindergarten through 6 at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Salem Courthouse, 58 E. Broadway. Free. Information: Maureen Kinsella at 321-5505. u
Farm Chores RUPERT Merck Forest and Farmland Center at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert will offer a “Farm Chores: Summer Series” activity from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays through July 25 (except July 4). Help water and feed the animals, collect and wash eggs, tour the new grazing garden, and pick raspberries and blueberries. Cost: $2. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org. u
Open Rehearsal CAMBRIDGE Music from Salem will hold a free Open Rehearsal at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road in Salem. Observe the process of shaping an upcoming concert. Open to all. Other open rehearsals will be Aug. 1 and 8. Information: 518854-7246. u
Free Concert GRANVILLE The Summer Concert Series will present Harold Ford and The Cash Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. This group features the country classics of Johnny Cash. Free and open to all. Bring a lawn chair. u
Opening Concert MANCHESTER T he Manchester Music Festival will present its opening concert, “Panoramas,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Renowned pianist Vassily Primakov will perform Chopin’s Sonata no. 3, and chamber music by Haydn and Rachmaninoff also will be featured. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt.org. u
Show at Wood GLENS FALLS The lyrical and humorous play, “Filming O’Keeffe” by Eric Lane, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 11 to 13, and Wednesday through Saturday, July 17 to 20, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. A 2 p.m. show Wednesday, July 17, too. Cost: $25 to $40. Information/ tickets: 518-874-0800, or www. ATFestival.org.
Friday12 Goat Showmanship WASHINGTON COUNTY Registrations are being accepted for a Goat Showmanship Clinic that will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, at
Woodland Gardens Nursery, 57 Conley Road in Buskirk. This clinic is for youths planning to show goats at the Washington County Fair. Pre-registration is requested with Rae Schraver at 518-686-0879, or email rae@ woodlandgardensfarm.com. u
SolarFest TINMOUTH SolarFest’s 19th Annual Sustainable Living Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, July 12 to 14, at the Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth. This family-friendly event will include music, keynote speaker Ben Cohen, cofounder of Ben & Jerry’s, more than 60 workshops, a sustainable living marketplace, children’s activities, camping, and more. Cost: $39 weekend pass; $15 day pass; free age 14 and younger. Information: www. solarfest.org. u
Craft Hour GANSEVOORT A Craft Hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Fridays, July 12 and 26, and Aug. 9, at Camp Saratoga’s pavilion by Delegan Pond on Scout Road, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Information: 518450-0321. u
Opening Reception CAMBRIDGE An opening reception for an exhibition by realistic sports painter Adriano Manocchia will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at the Valley Artisan’s Market, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. This exhibition will run through Aug. 13. Also, Adriano will sign copies of his newly released book, “Water, Sky & Time” during the reception. Information: 518-677-2765. u
Opening Reception HOOSICK FALLS Everyone is invited to an opening reception for an exhibition titled, “Seeing Through,” by landscape painter Alessandro Keegan that will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at 120Gallery90, downstairs at The Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Music by The Brewsters, too. Information: 518-686-9050, or www.hayc3.org. u
I Do, I Do SALEM “I Do, I Do,” a play about a long-term marriage and starring Broadway and film actor Jim Raposa and Rosie Spring, will be staged at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, and 2 p.m. July 14. You’ll find this show at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem. Cost: $30 adults; $27 senior citizens; $15 age 12 and younger. Information/tickets: 518-8549200, or www.fortsalemtheater. com.
Saturday13 Hiking, Paddling GLENS FALLS/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, walking/hiking Sunday, July 14, biking Tuesday, July 16, and an evening paddle July 16. Information/details: www.adkgfs.org. u
SCHAGHTICOKE WGNARadio will celebrate 20 years of Countryfest at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 13. Featured performers will be Darius Rucker, Sheryl Crow, Easton Corbin, Mark Wills, Greg Bates and Joel Crouse. Information: www.wgna.com, or www.schaghticokefair.org. u
CAMBRIDGE Washington County Public Health will hold a Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at the Department of Public Works Garage on Memorial Drive in Cambridge Village. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccinations and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Free and open to all. Information: 518-746-2400. u
Circus LAKE GEORGE The Big Apple Circus will present its “Legendarium” nostalgic show under the air-conditioned big top, 24 shows from July 13 through 28, at the Charles R. Wood Park, 33 Westbrook Road in Lake George. Information/ tickets: 1-888-541-3750, or www. bigapplecircus.org. u
Driving Workshop SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Safety Group will offer a Defensive Driving Workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at 144 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Information/registration: 6954665. u
Book Sale GRANVILLE The Pember Library Summer Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at 33 W. Main Street in Granville. There’ll be a $1-per-bag sale from 2 to 3 p.m. Also, the Slate Valley Garden Club will present “Books, Buns, Bouquets” during the sale. Information: 518-642-2525. u
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Car and Truck show. There will be bounce houses for the kids along with great food for the whole family. Other activities include a Farmers Market/ Craft Fair/Flea Market area which is free admission. At 6 p.m., there will be a Pig Roast with live music by Code Blue, sponsored by the Argyle Community Enhancement Team. Tickets for the Pig Roast must be purchased in advance by calling Michelle Armstrong at 518-638-8482. Over the past three years, the event has raised more than $58,000 for the American Cancer Society. For more information, call Scott Lufkin at 518-935-0579. u
Tower Climb GANSEVOORT Fire Tower Hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, at Camp Saratoga (Parking Lot I), Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park in Gansevoort. Climb an authentic fire tower and view a replica of a fire observer’s cabin. To confirm this event is on, call 518469-0918. Information: 518-4500321. u
Spinning Guild SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each
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Encampment STILLWATER Learn “how it’s made” 18th century style at a special Artificers’ Weekend at Saratoga National Historical Park on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eighteenth century artificers were professional tradesmen working with armies to provide or repair supplies needed by the troops. Blacksmiths made and repaired iron and steel implements. Tailors sewed uniforms for soldiers, while tinsmiths made or fixed canteens, cups, bowls and lanterns. This is a perfect opportunity to see how common items were manufactured in early American before the age of industrialization. The event is free and open to the public. The Saratoga Battlefield National Historical Park is located on Routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. For more information, call 518-664-9821, ext. 1777 or visit www.nps.gov/sara. u
Studios Tour WASHINGTON COUNTY Spend a day driving through scenic Washington County and visiting the area artists during the Open Studios of Wa s h i n g t o n County Tour, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and Sunday, July 13 and 14. Tucked away in farmhouse, barns and old factories through the villages of Salem, Cambridge, Eagle Bride, Buskirk and Greenwich, 12 of the area’s finest professional artists will invite the public into their studios for this free, self-guided tour. Media include bronze sculpture, ceramics, folk art, paintings and pastels. New this year are folk artist Clarence King and Stephen Lack, both painters. Returning artists include Will Moses, Hannie Varosy, Joan DuffBohrer, Leslie Parke, Leslie Anne Peck, Virginia McNeice, and Gyula Varosy. Artist Arleen Targan, originally slated to be part of the tour, is recovering from a recent stroke and will not be able to participate this year. In her honor, many of the artists will hang a piece of her work in their studio during the
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tour. The first Open Studios tour took place in 2007. “People were visibly inspired by the beauty of our rural landscape and impressed with the quality and professionalism of the artists on the tour,” said Open Studios founder Serena Kovalosky. “We encourage visitors to get to know their favorite artists, to develop a relationship with them so they can make an informed purchase of their work.” Maps are available online at www.studiotour.org, or at the Leslie Parke Studio, Floor 4 at 15 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Visitors are welcome to attend a complimentary reception at 103 Main Street in Greenwich on Saturday, July 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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Play Production BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street, Route 9, invites everyone to see its “Conjuring the Civil War” exhibit and learn about the production of a civil war play at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Meet the director, scenic and costume designers, and sound and lighting directors who worked on the Dorset Theatre Festival’s production of “The Whipping Man.” Free admission. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum. org. u
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