Bring your own treasures for informal appraisal by William A. Smith, Auctioneers, Inc., from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for $5.00 per item (maximum of three pieces per customer) www.norwichhistory.org
Ryegate - 250th Grand Celebration
9 -9pm 5K Run/Walk, Demos of cider pressing, rug braiding, working steers, black-smithing, old fashioned kids games, hayrides, postage cancellation, reading charter at 11:30
Wings of Hope
Saturday, September 7th in Lebanon NH www.vnavnh.org
2012 Kelly Brush Century Ride
In Middlebury, Vt. Now in its eighth year, the ride has raised over $1 million for adaptive athletes and ski racing safety. www.kellybrushfoundation.org
Cambridge Music Festival
The Porter Farm - local woodworker and carpenter made the wooden stage. Noon till midnight music on the farm. Benefits go to Cambridge 360'.
3rd annual Motorcycle Ride for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta
Starts at various locations and then meet up at the R.R. Charlebois on Route 7 in Milton then finish with escorted ride to the Champlain Islands and Camp Ta-Kum-Ta. http://tktride.kintera.org or www.takumta.org
South End Art Hop
Saturday & Sunday, South End, Burlington
Young Adventurer's Club
The Young Adventurers Club is having its first meeting/outing - 9 am at Eagle Mountain in Milton. The YAC promotes children's enthusiasm for playing in Vermont's outdoor spaces. This series of outings focuses on families getting out and having fun, without emphasizing going far or going fast.
Participants should bring their own snacks, lunch, and plenty of water.
All ages and abilities are welcome, although the trips are designed with 0-5 year olds in mind.
Trips will be weather dependent. gmcburlington.org
Health & Wellness Open House
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Information and Wellness Center, Blue Mall, Dorset St. South Burlington. A free, catered "lunch & learn" with award winning film maker, producer and writer Jay Craven, who will talk about the impact of humor on your overall health, chair massages and free biometric screenings are among this month's exciting activities for people of all ages. The first 100 attendees will receive a free wellness bag and there will be plenty of goodies for kids, too.
"This Verse Business"
A familiar face from the TV show "NYPD Blue" is on the stage in Montpelier this weekend.
Gordon Clapp plays poet Robert Frost in "Robert Frost: This Verse Business" at the Lost Nation Theater.
That runs through September 22.
Baker's Harvest Festival
10 a.m.- 4 p.m. At King Arthur Flour in Norwich
Plainfield Fire and Rescue is celebrating a hundred years of service with a parade and fireworks. That will be on the Recreation Field. A list of events can be found on their website:http://www.plainfieldvt.us/
Killington Hay Festival
Harvest celebration with giant hay sculptures. Through Columbus Day.
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:34:35 GMT
It looks like our region escaped any major flooding resulting from Tuesday's heavy rains. There were localized areas of high water and damage, like a road washout on Mud Hollow Road in Kirby. Water remainsMore >>
It looks like our region escaped any major flooding resulting from Tuesday's heavy rains.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:58:11 GMT
Teamwork between a Montgomery farmer and a corporal with the Franklin Country sheriff's department may have saved a life when they pulled off a daring rescue. A woman became trapped in her truck tryingMore >>
A Montgomery farmer and a sheriff's deputy joined forces for a daring rescue to help a woman who got trapped in her truck by rising floodwaters.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:02:05 GMT
The floods forced Gov. Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency in New York. The governor made the declaration Tuesday night. It covers six counties in northeastern of New York, including two inMore >>
The floods forced Gov. Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency in New York.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:08:35 GMT
If you thought the weather Tuesday really stunk, you weren't alone. Apparently all the rain and the rushing rivers were too much for even a beaver. WCAX Producer Diane Landry caught video Tuesday in MiltonMore >>
Apparently all the rain and the rushing rivers in our region Tuesday were too much for even a beaver.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:09:50 GMT
If you think this spring has been filled with strange weather-- cold, then hot, then flooding, then snow-- well, we have a reminder that fluctuating weather is not all that unusual in Vermont. SheldonMore >>
If you think this spring has been filled with strange weather-- cold, then hot, then flooding, then snow-- well, we have a reminder that fluctuating weather is not all that unusual in Vermont.More >>