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Wednesday, May 22 - Tuesday, June 25: “Green Theme” at the Ann Coleman Gallery. Opening Reception: Saturday, May 25, 5 PM – 7 PM The greens of spring and summer along with the Green Mountains of Vermont depicted on canvas and paper as well as works in glass, wood and silver, by seven local artists. Ann Coleman Gallery: A Collective Artists’ Space; of some of the area’s most talented artists & artisans. 7 North Main Street, Wilmington. 802-379-4305. www.AnnColemanGallery.com  Saturday, May 25, 8 PM Aaron Neville in Concert. Hunter Center at Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111. www.massmoca.org Saturday, May 25 & Sunday 26, 10 AM – 4 PM: “Vermont Open Studio Weekend”, Printmaking at Gallery Wright. Printmaker Mary Therese Wright will be working in her new studio on Open Studio Weekend. Stop in to see the new space and new work at Gallery Wright. The gallery represents emerging and midcareer regional painters in a relaxed and friendly setting.103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 10 AM – 5 PM: VT Open Studio Tour Skip Morrow will be participating in the Vermont Open

Studio Tour this Memorial Day Weekend along with over a hundred artists across the state. The Art of Humor Gallery showcases 30 years of his works which include watercolor originals, giclee prints, books and greeting cards. Come and meet the artist and see his demonstration of digital art. The Art of Humor Gallery, 30 Not-A Road, Wilmington. 802-464-5523 www.skipmorrow.com Sunday, May 26, 10:30 AM: The 26th Annual GREAT DUCK RACE to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation! Join in the fun all proceeds to help grant wishes for ill children. Games, Face Painting, Music, Bake Sales. Tickets available on the bridge in Wilmington center at 10:30 AM. 802-464-5618 for more information. The week before tickets can be purchased at the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce or Boyd Family Farm. Sunday, May 26th, 2 PM: Story time with Froggy at Bartleby’s Books! The Froggy series by Jonathan London is a perennial favorite of kids and adults. Froggy will be walking around town during the Duck Races if you (or your kids) want to get a picture taken. Stop by Bartleby’s for story time at 2pm. See www.myvermontbookstore.com or call 802-464-5425 for more information. Bartleby’s Book, 17 West Main Street, Wilmington. Monday, May 27, 10 AM: Memorial Day Service & Parade. Service of remembrance

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at Memorial Hall, beginning at 10am. Parade to follow at 11:15am. Wilmington. 802-464-8092

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May 1- September 15: The 2013 Green Mountain Adventure Challenge The Green Mountain Adventure Challenge is a breathtaking action-adventure game that challenges you (or your team) to uncover secret clues, decipher hidden codes, conquer physical challenges and solve difficult puzzles - all to unearth a mysterious ancient treasure from a secret world that is hiding in plain sight around you. Those that complete the challenge have the chance to win a treasure of their own - a large cash prize! 802-780-0031. www.greenmountainvermont.com/events/greenmountain-adventure-challenge June: “Coming Home”, New Paintings at Gallery Wright. Painters Andy Newman and Ken Dorros cherish home. Beautiful fields, barns and farmhouses are the subjects of choice in these wonderful new paintings. The gallery represents emerging and mid career regional painters in a relaxed and friendly setting. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com Saturday June 8, 9 AM – 12 PM: Printmaking Workshop with Mary Therese Wright. A fun hands on workshop exploring different monoprinting techniques. Using brayers, brushes and stencils and found objects we will explore the possibilities of monoprint making while learning the printmaking process. No experience required. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, $65.00, register at 802-464-9922. 103 West Main St, Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com, Saturday, June 8, 8 PM: Eugene Uman’s Convergence Project. Compositions saturated with Colombian, jazz and rock influences at the Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, www.vtjazz.org for more information or call 802-254-9088. Thursday, June 13 – Sunday, June 17: The Moving Wall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Mount Snow’s Howe Farm Field in Wilmington, VT “The Moving Wall” is the half-size replica of the Washington DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial that has been touring the country for more than twenty years.

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The display honors the men and women of the armed forces of the United States who served in the Vietnam War. The display will be open for 5 consecutive days at the Howe Farm Field on Route 100 and appropriate for all ages. For more information, contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092 info@visitvermont.com http://www.themovingwall.org/ Friday, June 14, 8 PM – 10 PM: Mo Jazz Re-Do with Dr. Christopher Bakriges Join us for a celebration of the American song book with jazz pianist Dr. Christopher Bakriges at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. This concert will benefit the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity and food, wine and beer will be available for purchase (cash only). For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. www.bakriges.com Saturday, June 15 & Sunday, June 16, 10 AM – 2 PM: Tonka Truck Mud Bog. Free family fun. This farm filled activity is for children 11 and under! Bring your Tonka, monster or favorite truck and experience the best mud Vermont has to offer! Washtubs provided for children & machine before the trip home! The Boyd Family Farm. East Dover Road Wilmington. 802 -464 -5618. www.boydfamilyfarm.com A change of clothes for the children and chairs for the parents are suggestedt Saturday, June 15, 11 AM: Freedom: Just Another Word For…. Join us for an opening in the Kidspace. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, June 15, 2 PM: Bubble Do Beatles Join us for a kids and family event in the Club B-10 event space. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23: Solid Sound III: A Music and Arts Festival by WILCO. WILCO’s arts and music festival at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org www.solidsoundfestival.com Sunday, June 23, 1 PM – 3 PM: Card Stampin’ & Garden Party. Join us for an afternoon with Mary! Learn the art of card

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making… Stamp a Stack.... you’ll make 10 cards....A sampler bundle including Birthday, Wedding, Anniversary and Thank you cards. Workshop and supplies $15.00. RSVP by 6/18/2013. 802 464 5618 at the Boyd Family Farm. East Dover Road, Wilmington. Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23: Eastern States Cup The legendary downhill mountain biking terrain at Mount Snow will play host to a stop on the Eastern States Cup race circuit with professional and amateur mountain bikers taking on one of the mountain’s toughest downhill courses. Practice is on Saturday and the race is on Sunday with cash on the line for pros and gear from sponsors for the top amateurs. Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800.245.SNOW. www.mountsnow.com/ events Wednesday, June 26 - Tuesday, July 30: “Sumptuous Summer” at the Ann Coleman Gallery. Opening Reception: Saturday, June 29, 5 PM – 7 PM. Art of summer, is the theme for the new work of our local fine artisans, jewelers and painters this month. Ann Coleman Gallery: A Collective Artists’ Space; of some of the area’s most talented artists & artisans. 7 North Main Street, Wilmington. 802-379-4305 www.AnnColemanGallery.com Saturday, June 29: 18th Annual North Hill Garden Symposium The topic this year is New Plants, New Voices. Our speakers are Kris Fenderson, Michael Dosmann, Ed Bowen and Joann Vieira. This is an all day affair with an excellent lunch provided by Mount Snow. The charge for attendance is $175.00 per person. Visit our website www.northhillgarden.com for further information. We hope to see you there. Saturday June 29, 9 PM – 2 PM: Recycled Bookbinding with Robin Lantz. You’ll never look at a discarded book the same way again! Robyn will teach you how to carefully remove the pages of an old book, reinforce the binding, and sew an assortment of papers, tags, pockets, and envelopes back into the cover to make a beautiful and functional journal or scrapbook. Materials, collage papers, stamps, and other bits of ephemera provided. $72. Register 802-464-9922. 103 West Main St, Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com, www.alybirdart.com

Sunday, June 30: Museum Open House FREE admission ALL DAY as we welcome the summer season! Live animal encounters, guest presenters and more will be offered. Watch the Museum website www.vermontmuseum.org and Facebook page to keep up-to-date with the day’s schedule.

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July: “Hot” New Paintings at Gallery Wright. Painters Jane Ann Kantor and Rodrica Tilley love the vibrant colors. Bright blue skies, greens of all shades Kantor and Tilley create wonderful pastels and oils. The gallery represents emerging and mid career regional painters in a relaxed and friendly setting. 103 West Main St., Wilmington, 802-464-9922, www.gallerywright.com Thursday, July 4: Annual Independence Day Party & Fireworks At Baker Field, Wilmington, VT (behind Twin Valley High School) The Independence Day Celebration starts at 6PM with a party, live entertainment and vendors on the field. The evening culminates with a SPECTACULAR fireworks display at dusk-9PM. Parking in town is limited, so “Park and Ride” is provided at Howe Field on Rt 100 N with free transportation provided by MOOver buses. Buses will return you to the parking lot following the display. www.VisitVermont.com Rain Date: Friday, July 5 More information: 802-464-8092. Friday, July 5, 10 AM – 12 PM: Starting with Art at Gallery Wright. Celebrate the Fourth with a new point of view about your creativity. In this morning workshop we’ll explore fun simple painting exercises to awaken the creative process. All levels welcome. Materials included. Register 802-464-9922, $45. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922, www. gallerywright.com Saturday July 6, 5 PM - 8 PM: Wilmington Village Stroll Celebrate 4th of July weekend with us! Village strolls are a great time to explore the village and connect with friends. Music, art, childrens’ activities and shops open late. What a great night in the village! For updated information see: http://www.facebook.com/wilmingtonvillagestrolls or call 802-464-5425.

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Saturday, July 6 PM: Bettye LaVette in concert. Join us for this concert event at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Thursday, July 11 PM: Roger Shimomura artist talk. Join us for an afternoon with the artist at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111. www. massmoca.org Friday, July 12, 8 PM - 11PM: Mo Jazz Re-Do with Dr. Christopher Bakriges Join us for a live performance by jazz pianist Dr. Christopher Bakriges at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. This concert will benefit the local Rotary Club and food, wine and beer will be available for purchase (cash only). For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. www.bakriges.com Saturday, July 13th, 9 AM - 12 PM: Japanese Sumi-e Brush Painting, Contemporary Perspectives Working at Gallery Wright with traditional Sumi-e painting materials of black ink and rice paper, this hands-on workshop will explore nontraditional modes of brush painting including large format, self-expression and handmade tools. No previous experience required. Materials provided. Space is limited, $65.00, please register at 464-9922. Gallery Wright, 103 West Main Street, Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com www.sonodera.com Saturday, July 13: Mount Snow Tri for Hope Mount Snow has partnered with The American Cancer Society to help raise money for cancer research and awareness – and to challenge your fitness! This sprint distance, beginner level triathlon is a swim, bike and run event great for all ability levels and takes place right at Mount Snow. Do it all yourself or put together a team! Register or donate at www.triforhope.com Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800.245.SNOW. www.mountsnow.com/events Saturday, July 13, 7 PM - 8:30 PM: Agatha Christie: Creator of Miss Jane Marple and Hercule Poirot. Wilmington’s historic Memorial Hall is the site for this living history performance by Helene Lange of Montpelier and sponsored by the Pettee Memorial Library and the Vermont Humanities Council. Learn about the

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mystery author’s life and walk in her footsteps in England; find out how she learned so much about poisons and what influences shaped the creation of her most famous detectives. 16 South Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8557. www.petteelibrary.org Sunday July 14, 9 AM – 12 PM: Monoprinting with Tim Merrick. An easy hands on workshop exploring different monoprinting techniques. Using brayers, brushes and stencils and found objects we will explore the possibilities of monoprint making while learning the printmaking process. No experience required. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, $65.00, register at 802-464-9922. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com  Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19, 9 AM – 3 PM: Magical Earth Retreats: Summer Day Camp in Readsboro. Children (ages 5-14) will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, reading and much more. Everyone will learn to make a walking stick, draw and paint leaves and trees, cook lunch on an open fire, animal tracking, make a musical instrument and more, all with idea that we must be gentle to the earth. For more information contact: Jane May Jones, 802-423-5095, info@ magicalearthretreats.com and register online at www.magicalearthretreats.com Saturday, July 20, All Day: Pick Your Own Blueberries. Our Pick Your Own Berry Fields are ripening fast call 802 464 5618 for the reading on our ripablity meter!!! Great family fun. Wonderful photo opportunities. Handicap accessible rows. The Boyd Family Farm 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington. 802 -464 -5618. www.boydfamilyfarm.com Saturday, July 20, 10 AM - 4:30 PM: Free Spirit Pastel Painting With Robert Carsten. Join this nationally acclaimed painter/ instructor at Gallery Wright for a workshop designed to foster loosening up and learning how to paint with a free spirit. Creative, visual painting exercises, demonstration and discussion/ encouragement will make this a workshop to remember. Work in the subject of your choice from sketches or photos. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $120.00. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922, www.gallerywright.com

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Saturday, July 20, 11 AM: Kids Can Too! Join us for this kids and family event at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, July 20, 7:30 PM: Village Light Opera Group at Memorial Hall Forty accomplished NYC vocalists return to present Broadway standards, light opera favorites, and well-known songs from Gilbert and Sullivan. A tradition in the Deerfield Valley, this special concert benefits MHCA and Village Light Opera Group. Piano accompaniment. An MHCA (formerly Memorial Hall Center for the Arts) presentation. 802-464-8411. www.memhall.org. Saturday, July 20, 8 PM: Gabriel Kahane in concert. Join us for this concert event at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, July 21, 3 PM: Lake Sadawga Canoe/Kayak tour Join Museum staff for a guided tour of Lake Sadawga’s “floating island”. Formerly a bog, the vegetation of the island is unique to the area. See carnivorous plants, nesting songbirds and more a paddle’s length away. The museum can provide limited boat space on a first-come-first-served basis. Additional participants will need to bring or share a canoe or kayak. Space is limited: please contact the museum to pre-register. 802-464-0048 Admission is FREE www.vermontmuseum.org Saturday, July 20, 4 PM - 6 PM: TUNES N’ BLOOMS Join us for a late afternoon stroll through the spectacular Forte gardens in Wilmington which features waterfalls, walkways and Vermont flora. The afternoon also includes live music to enjoy, wine, beer, soft drinks and gourmet hors d’oeuvres. This event benefits the DVCC a non-profit dedicated to raising funds for fuel assistance in the Deerfield Valley. Tickets available at the gate or call 802 -464-5872, 464--8179 or 464-7230. Admission Adults $20, children 5-16 $10, under 5 free. Raindate is Sunday July 21. Friday, July 26 – August 4, 2013: Vermont’s 6th Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival Visitors will find children’s activities, jam making, blueberry themed specials in the local eateries, blue music events, a blue car auto show, blueberry bake sales, blue beer, there will be many events over this 10 day festival. It’s

fun, it’s silly, and something everyone can take part in. For More information, contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. www.vermontblueberry. com. 802-464-8092. Get a passport for Blue Adventures from the Chamber of Commerce. Friday, July 26, 10 AM – 3 PM: Customer Appreciation Day at People’s United Bank. “Welcome to the Blueberry Festival” information table where visitors can pick up copies of the Blues Adventure Passport. Stop by to also receive giveaways celebrating the color blue. People’s United Bank prides themselves on the care they give their communities. 29 E Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-3321 Friday, July 26 – Sunday, August 4, 2013: Join us at the Boyd Family Farm to celebrate Blueberry Season! Experience our “Field Blue of Blue” Ya might be a farmer if...you appreciate our Outdoor Art Walk! Sponsored by W&W Building Supply. Photo opportunities...your friends will be blue with envy! Stay long enough to pick some berries! Fields are open daily. Hours will be posted. The Boyd Family Farm, 125 East Dover Rd., Wilmington. 802-464 -5618 www.boydfamilyfarm.com Friday, July 26, 5 PM – 8 PM: Opening Ceremonies of the 6th Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival 200 Gallons of Blueberry Jell-O to slide on, swim in, play in many new activities this year...outdoor food concessions will be open at the Sitzmark East Dover Rd, Wilmington. Friday, July 26, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: “There Be Treasure Buried Here”, presentation by Summer Encore, a Rutland High School summer theatre group. This is an original story of the lives and adventures of well known and not-so-wellknown pirates, male and female! Help to search for buried treasure. Suggested audience: age 4 to adult. 16 South Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8557. www.petteelibrary.org Saturday, July 27, 8:00 PM: Bang on a Can All-Stars Summer Music Festival. Join us for this concert event at the Hunter Center at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, July 27, 9 AM – 12 PM: Getting It Together with Ross Smart. Maybe you have small objects, ephemera, old cards or

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photographs that speak to you but you don’t know what to do with them? In this workshop we’ll explore simple sculptural and collage techniques to transform some old stuff into very cool ‘art’. Bring a few of your small things, more small things will be provided. All levels welcome. $65. Register at 802-464-9922. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922, www.gallerywright.com Saturday, July 27, 10 AM – 5 PM & Sunday, July 28, 10 AM to 2:30 PM: The 27th Annual Time Line Event (a walk through different re-enactor camps in history from 3rd Century Rome to the modern day) kicks off the season on Route 100 at the Dover Forge in West Dover. The event hosts different camps and re-enactors for fun filled educational displays, talks and demonstrations. Admission is free but donations are accepted. For more information call the Living History Association at 802-368-7913 or visit their web site at www.livinghistoryassn.org. Saturday, July 27, 10:30 AM: 5th Annual Blueberry Festival Parade commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the West Dover Volunteer Fire Department. Join us for new festivities, Craft Show, B-B-Q, Contest for blueinspired spectators, music, vintage cars and fire departmens from all over the state! For more information, contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce at 802-464-8092 or www.visitvermont.com or www.vermontblueberry.com Saturday, July 27, 11 AM: The Dover Forge and OMT Billiard’s Blueberry Barbecue Bash Join us for a tasty Blueberry inspired B-B-Q Bash!!! The parade ends at the Forge, afterward we invite you to stop by and relax under the trees in our spacious backyard. Only at the Dover Forge & One More Times Billiards Parlor & Tavern. 183 Route 100 N., West Dover. 802 464 5320 (follow us on facebook) Saturday, July 27, 7 PM: Blueberry Ball at Summit of Mount Snow. Join us for a night of Hors d’oeuvres and dancing! Proceeds benefit “Jessica’s Closet” a nonprofit created in memory of Jessica Bolognani. Tickets are $50.00 each and are available at the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce. 802- 464-8092 or visit www.vermontblueberry.com for other ticket sales locations. Sunday, July 28, 11 am: Bartleby’s Books Bartleby’s will host a story time with Peter Rabbit! Get your picture taken with Peter Rabbit. Also

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don’t miss Peter Rabbit hopping through the Blueberry Festival Parade in Dover on Saturday, July 27th. 17 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-5425. www.myvermontbookstore.com Saturday, July 28, 11 AM - 12 PM: farm.o.l.o.g.y - Learn how to plant Blueberry bushes at Boyd Family Farm. Learn how to plant your own patch! The Pick Your Own fields are open. 125 East Dover Rd., Wilmington. 802-464-5618. boydfarm@sover.net Saturday, July 29, 9:30 AM – 12 PM: Hike to the top of Haystack with “Mr. Haystack” Jake White! Water bottles and proper shoes required. Meet at the trailhead! From the Route 100 in Wilmington; Take Route 9 west for 1.1 miles; Turn north onto Haystack Road; Take second left onto Chimney Hill Rd; Take next right onto Binney Brook Rd, follow to end; Turn right on to Upper Dam Road; Bear left at the next intersection. The trailhead, marked with a USFS sign, is on the right. There is no dedicated parking lot for this trailhead; limited roadside parking is available in the vicinity. www.vermontblueberry.com Tuesday, July 30, All Day: Blueberry Festivities at the Boyd Family Farm! Make a “Fascinator” to wear to the block party! Then join us for the Blueberry Pajama Party & Story Time - 7:00 pm Blueberry Pajama Party and story time in the berry field. Wear your PJ’s. The pickyour-own fields will be open until dark. 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington. 802- 464-5618 Tuesday, July 30, 7:30 pm “Blue Skies a’ Fading” Evening Walk As part of the Valley’s Blueberry Festival, Museum staff will lead a lateafternoon stroll to the Mount Olga fire tower to take in the sunset and then hike back down under the purple-blue cover of darkness. We’ll meet at the Hogback Mountain Overlook for a blue sky view and walk from there. www.vermontmuseum.org Admission is FREE Wednesday July 31, 3 pm Blueberry Mountain Scavenger Hunt The Blueberry Festival fun continues with a familyfocused exploration of the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area. Museum staff will meet hopeful groups at the old Alpenglo ski lodge and send them out to compete for fun and prizes! We’ll wrap it up with a live animal presentation! Contact the museum for more information 802-464-0048. Entry is FREE. www.vermontmuseum.org

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Wednesday, July 31, 6 PM: Blueberry Bingo with the Masons! Blueberry Bingo Night at the Masonic Hall This fun mason hosted fundraiser helps raise money for scholarships and other local causes. Masonic Temple on Rt 9 East, Wilmington (3rd building on the right side of the street from the main intersection). 802-464-8092 Wednesday, July 31 - Tuesday, August 27: “Water Works” at the Ann Coleman Gallery. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 5 PM -7 PM. This month we celebrate works on canvas and paper having to do with our picturesque river, streams and lakes, as well as home furnishings and fine jewelry. Ann Coleman Gallery: A Collective Artists’ Space; of some of the area’s most talented artists & artisans. 7 North Main Street, Wilmington. 802-379-4305 www.AnnColemanGallery.com

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August: “Fields of Green”, New Paintings. Painters Mallory Rich and Eric Angeloch are outstanding in the field. Their summer greens might be some of the best field paintings you’ll ever see. The gallery represents emerging and mid career regional painters in a relaxed and friendly setting. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com Thursday, August 1, 4 PM – 8 PM: “Blueberry Splash” at Lake Whitingham. Pack a picnic dinner, meet an employee from TransCanada learn how the Lake works and how it came to be! Decorate your boat, listen to the floating musical groups and bands! Celebrate summer in the Green Mountains! 802-464-8092. www.VermontBlueberry.com Saturday, August 3, 7 AM – 10 AM: Blueberry Pancake Breakfast at Jacksonville Community Church. What could be better than pancakes with fresh blueberries? More pancakes with blueberries, of course! Rt 112, Jacksonville. 802-368-7626 Saturday, August 3, 10:30 AM: Blue Eye Contest Sponsored by Shearer Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast Bring your baby blues (no contacts allowed) to the Honora Winery Tasting Room on Route 112, Jacksonville. 802-464-3253. www.shearerhillfarm.com.

Saturday, August 3, 10 AM: Blue Trap Day at the Deerfield Valley Sportsmen’s Club, Inc., Come visits our facilities and check out our web page at www.dvscvt.com, Come shoot Trap and find the “Blue” clay and win a prize. We are the coordinators of “The Ice Fishing Derby” Hunter Safety Courses and many club events! Come see what we are all about… yearly Family Memberships available. 641 Fowler Road, Whitingham. 802-368-2908 or 802-368-7525  Saturday, August 3, 10 AM – 12 PM: Birdhouses with Patsy Mehlhop at Gallery Wright. A hands on workshop exploring simple Birdhouse construction and decoration for kids. Space is limited, questions and registration 802-464-9922. $25.00 materials included. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com Saturday, August 3, 2 PM – 5 PM: Village Scavenger Hunt. Stop at the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce for full details. 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. Saturday, August 3, Evening: Blues on the Blue Brook at the Matterhorn Inn. A Blueberry menu and drinks that include Blueberry wine, beer, vodka or juice. Sit back on our patio and listen to some Blues music. Rt 100, West Dover. 802-464-4676 Saturday, August 3, 6 PM: Blueberry Block Party Wilmington at night takes on a smooth blue glow!!! Once again we’ll block off South Main where you can dance in the streets!!! Check out all the welcoming blue entryways, the Pie Eating Contest and look for businesses with the Blueberry Festival Participation posters in their window they will have special deals for you! Bring your bubbles, hula hoops, and street art chalk talent!!! For more information, contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce at 802-464-8092 or www.visitvermont.com, www.vermontblueberry.com or visit us on Facebook - The Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival Saturday, August 3, 4 PM – 9 pm: The Wilmington Baptist Church. Water, blueberry related baked goods and coffee during the Village Stroll and Block Party. South Main Street, Wilmington. 802-368-2205

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Saturday, August 3, 4 PM: Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival. Join us for this concert event at the Hunter Center at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111. www.massmoca.org Saturday, August 3, 9 AM – 7 PM: Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day A full day of fun for the whole family on the Townshend Common, Routes 30 & 35 in Townshend, Vermont. Free admission, free parking. All-day Auction action, Bingo, free pony rides, 22 bargain booths including jewelry, White Elephant, books, gourmet, baked goods, toys, plants, chicken BBQ and lots of entertainment, including New England Center for Circus Arts and The Bills Band. www.gracecottage.org or (802) 365-9109 for more information. Sunday, August 4 - Saturday, August 10: Vermont Jazz Center 38th Annual Summer Jazz Workshop is an internationally recognized program that attracts students from around the world to its rigorous yet festive program. Two programs run simultaneously and complement each other. Our vocal program is co-lead by Sheila Jordan and Jay Clayton. The instrumental program provides studies in theory/ improvisation (3 levels), master-classes, listening, and ensembles. Every evening, faculty and students indulge in jam sessions into the wee hours. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. 802 254-9088. www.vtjazz.org Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9, 9 AM – 3 PM: Magical Earth Retreats: Summer Day Camp at the Pool Learning Center in Marlboro. Children (ages 5-14) will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, reading and much more. Everyone will learn to make a walking stick, draw and paint leaves and trees, cook lunch on an open fire, animal tracking, make a musical instrument and more, all with idea that we must be gentle to the earth. For more information contact: Jane May Jones, 802-4235095. info@magicalearthretreats.com and register online at www.magicalearthretreats.com Thursday, August 8, 8 PM: Summer Jazz Workshop Faculty Concert. Michael S. Currier Center at the Putney School, Elm Lea Farm, Putney, VT 05346. For more information, contact the Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. 802-254-9088. www.vtjazz.org

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Friday, August 9, Set 1 @ 1:30 PM, Set 2 @ 8 PM: Summer Jazz Workshop Student Concerts. Michael S. Currier Center at the Putney School, Elm Lea Farm, Putney, VT 05346. For more information, contact the Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. 802-254-9088. www.vtjazz.org Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11 Tough Mudder New England For the thrid straight year, thousands of people will come to tackle one of the most challenging courses on Tough Mudder’s global schedule with 25+ obstacles spread out over 10 miles up and down Mount Snow. Huge finish area party with live music, great food and plenty of beer. www.toughmudder.com Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800.245.SNOW www.mountsnow.com/events Saturday, August 10, All Day: Family Portrait Photographer Stacy Birch will be taking photographs at the farm! Stacy says “People belong outside, let nature be the studio, and let people be people. Mother Nature did a great job creating the backdrop for life.” Check out her work www.birchoutdoorphotography.com Appointments requested call the farm for details. Rain date Sun. August 11. The Boyd Family Farm Wilmington. 802- 464 -5618. www.boydfamilyfarm.com Saturday, August 10, 9 AM - 12 PM: Carving with Artist Dale Doucette. Wilmington’s Village Woodcarver leads this hands on workshop in simple carving techniques. Learn techniques to carve your own sign. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $65 plus materials. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com Saturday, August 10, 8 PM: Beasts of the Southern Wild. Join us for this film and live music event at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16, 9 AM – 3 PM: Magical Earth Retreats: Summer Day Camp, Boyd Family Farm, Wilmington. Children (ages 5-14) will be introduced to the nature that surrounds us through the use of exercise, art, music, writing, reading and much more. Everyone will learn to make a walking stick, draw and paint leaves and trees, cook lunch on an open fire, animal tracking, make a musical instrument and more, all with idea

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that we must be gentle to the earth. For more information contact: Jane May Jones, 802-423-5095. info@magicalearthretreats.com www.magicalearthretreats.com Thursday, August 15 – Sunday, August 18: Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair A long standing local tradition which inspires neighborly competition, education in agriculture, wholesome entertainment, exhibits of area residents, and most importantly good clean fun! The DVFD Fair looks forward to its 96th year. www.dvfair.com Friday, August 16, 8 PM – 10 PM: Mo Jazz Re-Do with Dr. Christopher Bakriges Join us for a live performance by jazz pianist Dr. Christopher Bakriges at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase (cash only). For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. www.bakriges.com Friday, August 16 – Sunday, August 18: Mucca Pazza. Join us for this spectacle at Mass MOCA. This marching band thinks it’s a rock band! Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111. www.massmoca.org http://mucca-pazza.org/ Saturday, August 17, 9 AM - 12 PM: Polymer Plate Lithography. The newest trend in printmaking, simplifying the lithographic process. Participants will learn simple techniques with this multifaceted medium to realize their own drawings in this new and exciting medium. Students will leave the class with their own fine art print and the knowledge to make many more. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $65. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com Saturday, August 17, 7:30 PM: August Dulcimer Daze at Memorial Hall. A MHCA favorite, featuring this traditional folk instrument and talented performers. Call Folk Craft Music (802-368-7437) for information about companion weekend workshops. An MHCA (formerly Memorial Hall Center for the Arts) presentation. Information: 802-464-8411.   www.memhall.org. Saturday, August 24, All Day: Pick Your Own Raspberries. Raspberries in the mowing over 1500 bushes ripe and ready for pickin’!!! We hope to continue to pick Raspberries well into the

fall! The Boyd Family Farm 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington. 802 -464 -5618. www.boydfamilyfarm.com Saturday, August 24, 9 AM – 11 AM: Start with Art at Gallery Wright. With art, you just have to begin. In this morning workshop we’ll explore fun simple painting exercises to open to the creative process. All levels welcome. Materials included. Questions and to register 802-4649922, $45. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www. gallerywright.com Saturday, August 24, 1 PM: Space…The Final Frontier? Join us for this family program at the speedway at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, August 24, 4 PM: The Vermont Catamount Museum Director Edward Metcalfe will explore the myths and realities that surround Vermont’s biggest big cat. Long thought to be extinct, we’ll look at some of the possible explanations for the many sightings each year. www.vermontmuseum.org Saturday, August 24, 8:30 PM: Airplane! Join us for an outdoor film presentation at the Harriman-and_west Airport. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Wednesday, August 28 - Tuesday, September 24: “Awesome Autumn” at the Ann Coleman Gallery. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 31, 5 PM – 7 PM. Art of our brilliant local artists celebrating autumns’ splendor, from the grandeur of the Vermont landscape, to the dancing color of light on foliage. Home furnishings crafted from local timber, as well as blown glass & jewelry for all seasons will also be highlighted. Ann Coleman Gallery: A Collective Artists’ Space; of some of the area’s most talented artists & artisans. 7 North Main Street, Wilmington. 802-379-4305 www.AnnColemanGallery.com  Saturday, August 31, 8 PM: A Tribe Called Red. Join us for this dance party at Mass MOCA. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1: 19th Annual Mount Snow Brewers Festival The Mount Snow Brewers

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Festival is reaching legendary status as one of the best events of its kind in New England thanks to the beautiful setting, fun loving crowd, awesome food, quality live music…and great beer. More than 30 breweries pouring their finest ales, lagers, stouts, ciders and seasonals from almost 90 different taps for you to enjoy. Don’t miss this Labor Day weekend tradition! Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800-245-SNOW. www.mountsnow.com/events

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September: “Harvest”, New Paintings at Gallery Wright. Painters William McCarthy and Suzanne Onedera employ memory and imagination in their paintings. These paintings harvest the essence of the serious, beautiful and arresting landscapes of New England. The gallery represents emerging and mid career regional painters in a relaxed and friendly setting. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com Sunday, September 1, 9 AM – 1 PM: Power Box Building with Debra Boudrieau. Using empty ‘altoids’ boxes we’ll alter, add and transform them to create wonderful little personal containers for special objects. A fun workshop for all levels, we’ll explore some simple collage and metalworking techniques. Materials provided or bring copies of photos or images for your box. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $65. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com Saturday September 7, 1 PM - 4 PM: Silk Screen Printing with Michele Ratte at Gallery Wright. Michele will introduce silkscreen printing tools and techniques, using demonstrations and showing examples of work. Students will draw an image onto contact paper, cut it out, and adhere it to a silkscreen. They will then print with wash-fast colored textile printing inks onto t-shirts, or textile, and/or paper. Bring T-shirts. All other materials will be provided by the instructor. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $75. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com www.gallerywright.blogspot.com Friday, September 13, 8 PM – 10 PM: Mo Jazz Re-Do with Dr. Christopher Bakriges Join us for a live performance by jazz pianist Dr. Christopher Bakriges at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. Food, wine and

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includes commemorative wine glass and 2 complimentary tastes; under 21 FREE. Mount Snow Resort, West Dover. 802-464-8092. www.thevermontfestival.com

Saturday, September 14, 9 AM – 12 PM: Printmaking Workshop with Mary Therese Wright. A fun hands on workshop exploring different monoprinting techniques. Using brayers, brushes and stencils and found objects we will explore the possibilities of monoprint making while learning the printmaking process. No experience required. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, $65.00, register at 464-9922. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $65. Contact Info: Gallery Wright, 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com

Saturday September 21, Evening: Join us at one of our elegant country inns or fine dining restaurants for a Vermont wine pairing dinner, featuring Vermont wines and scintillating menus. Reservations are required. 802-464-8092. www.thevermontfestival.com

Monday, September 16 - Friday, September 20, 10 AM – 4 PM: Abstract Painting Workshop with Marsha Staiger. Students begin a week-long painting series with their own conceptual theme and working at their own pace. Every morning starts with daily handouts and a brief painting demo as inspiration. There’s one-on-one time, motivational pointers, and personal critiques with the instructor. All levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $650. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22: FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival. Come enjoy this family friendly bluegrass festival. Join us for a day, the night or the whole weekend. Mass MOCA, 1040 Mass MOCA Way, N. Adams, MA. 413-662-2111 www.massmoca.org Friday, September 20, 5 PM: Opening Night of the 6th Annual Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival Kick off the Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival weekend with a night in Wilmington Village featuring a brief wine tasting showcase at historic Memorial Hall. Enjoy music, soups and Vermont wines throughout the Village. Stop in the shops, galleries & restaurants. For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. www.thevermontfestival.com Saturday, September 21, 11 AM- 5PM: 6th Annual Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival Enjoy food, wine, crafts, entertainment, and demonstrations. Admission

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Sunday, September 22, 11 AM – 4 PM: 6th Annual Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival Enjoy the 2nd day of food, wine, crafts, entertainment, and demonstrations. Admission includes commemorative wine glass and 2 complimentary tastes; under 21 FREE. Mount Snow Resort, West Dover. 802-464-8092. www.thevermontfestival.com Wednesday, September 25 - Tuesday, October 29: “Remembering the Seasons” at the Ann Coleman Gallery. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28, 4 PM – 7 PM. Along with our fine jewelry and home furnishings, we will be featuring the work that all our four seasons inspire from the greens of spring — summer, to the dazzling jewels of autumn, to the blues of winter. Ann Coleman Gallery: A Collective Artists’ Space; of some of the area’s most talented artists & artisans. 7 North Main Street, Wilmington. 802-379-4305 www.AnnColemanGallery.com Thursday, September 26 through Sunday, September 29, All Day: Outdoor Photo Site with Fall Color. Vermont hillside farm celebrates the colors of the season! Potted Sunflowers, Mums, Ornamental Kale and Cabbage & Hay Bales, Open mowing’s and long range views. Bring your friends and your cameras. The Boyd Family Farm 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington. 802-464-5618. www.boydfamilyfarm.com Thursday, September 26 – Sunday, September 29: The 8th Annual Independent Television and Film Festival Coming this fall to Dover and Wilmington, the 8th Annual ITVFest brings together the best in independent television, web and film talent with the industry, media and fans. Passes start at $79. Set against the beautiful backdrop of fall foliage, bring your friends and enjoy the week on festival mile! The Red Carpet Awards Gala will be held Saturday evening at the

Hermitage Club. Contact info: Philip Gilpin, Jr., PO Box 1649, West Dover. 802-780-0031 www.itvfest.com Saturday, September 28, 10 AM – 4 PM 4th annual Vermont Wildlife Festival will feature live animals, kid’s activities and representatives from a wide spectrum of outdoor interests. Held on top of Hogback Mountain, the views and migrating raptors set a beautiful backdrop for the many presentations, walks and family activities. Watch the museum website www. vermontmuseum.org and Facebook page for updates!  Saturday, September 28, Start times 8 am – 10 am: Best Dam Walk Join us for the nicest walk through the fall colors that you will ever find in southern Vermont. The walk is a half-marathon in distance, but everyone is encouraged to walk any distance at whatever pace they chose. Money raised stays right in the valley to help those people who need assistance keeping their homes warm during the winter months. Refreshments are provided when you finish your walk. The walk is held, rain or shine. www.BESTDAM WALK.com or at the Deerfield Valley Community Cares fund site. Saturday, September 28, 7 PM to ??: Celebrate Life II Join us for a concert event at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. Proceeds will benefit the historic Memorial Hall. Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase (cash only). For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092 www.bakriges.com Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, September 29, All Day: John Deere Fever & Vermont Products. Great fun for all ages! Check out farm tractors of all sizes! Pick out the perfect pumpkin and fall decorations. Place your Holiday Wreath, Tree or Specialty Food Basket order (have Vermont delivered to your door)! The Boyd Family Farm Wilmington. 802-464 -5618 www.boydfamilyfarm.com

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October: “Fall” for New Paintings at Gallery Wright. Painters Pam Murphy, Eric Angeloch and Mary Wright all employ the figure in their paintings. These new figure paintings tell stories about the serious, beautiful and

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sometimes funny job of being human. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com Saturday, October 5, 9 AM – 12 PM: Getting It Together with Ross Smart. Maybe you have small objects, ephemera, old cards or photographs that speak to you but you don’t know what to do with them? In this workshop we’ll explore simple sculptural and collage techniques to transform some old stuff into very cool ‘art’. Bring a few of your small things, more small things will be provided. All levels welcome. $65. Register at 802-464-9922. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. www.gallerywright.com

Christopher Bakriges at the historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington. Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase (cash only). For more information contact the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, 21 West Main Street, Wilmington. 802-464-8092. www.bakriges.com Saturday, October 12, 9 AM -12 PM: Printmaking Workshop with Mary Therese Wright at Gallery Wright. A fun hands on workshop exploring different monoprinting techniques. Using brayers, brushes and stencils and found objects we will explore the possibilities of monoprint making while learning the printmaking process. No experience required. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, $65.00, register at 464-9922. All levels welcome. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com

Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, 10 AM – 5 PM: VT Open Studio Tour Skip Morrow will be participating in the Vermont Fall Foliage Open Studio Tour along with many other artists across the state. The Art of Humor Gallery showcases 30 years of his works which include watercolor originals, gicleee prints, books and greeting cards. Come and meet the artist and see his demonstration of digital art. The Art of Humor Gallery, 30 Not-A Road, Wilmington. 802-464-5523. www.skipmorrow.com

Saturday, October 19, 9 AM – 12 PM: Carving at Gallery Wright. It’s carving time! Whether carving pumpkins, woodblocks or signs, this workshop will explore techniques and tools in carving. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. Register 802-464-9922, $65 plus materials. 103 West Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-9922. www.gallerywright.com

Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6: 16th Annual Mount Snow Oktoberfest Named one of the Top 10 Fall Events in the State of Vermont for 2013, Mount Snow’s annual celebration of German music, food, games and beer is fun for the whole family. For the little kids there’s pumpkin painting, a bouncy house and games like the famous “schnitzel toss”. For the big kids there’s 20+ breweries on-hand, keg toss and live Oompah music. Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800-245-SNOW. www.mountsnow.com/events

October 19, 20, 2013: Deerfield Valley Quilt Show in Wilmington’s Historic Memorial Hall on West Main Street in Wilmington. On Saturday the show will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, noon to 4:00 pm. The show will have on display quilts from all over Vermont, as well as the greater New England area, featuring the collection of the Historical Society of Wilmington and the work of local quilters. In addition, quilting items and crafts will be available for sale. Contact Sue Wurzberger 802-464-7213 or sue@nortonhousequilting.com for information.

Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6: 40th Annual Harvest Arts and Crafts Show Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the Harvest Arts and Crafts Show in the Main Base Lodge at Mount Snow where you’ll find dozens of local artisans, jewelers, specialty food makers and more. Free admission. Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Rd, West Dover. 800-245-SNOW. www.mountsnow.com/ events Friday, October 11, 8 PM – 10 PM: Mo Jazz Re-Do with Dr. Christopher Bakriges Join us for a live performance by jazz pianist Dr.

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