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What to Do: June 28, 2014

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We've got neat ideas of "what to do" this weekend:

QUILT FESTIVAL

Vermont Quilt Festival is happening. It's New England's oldest and largest quilt show. You'll see hundreds of antique and modern pieces, plus gallery talks, appraisals and special exhibits. That's from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Waterbury's "Not Quite Independence Day includes concerts, carnival rides, games and Fireworks light up the sky at dusk on Saturday. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. in Waterbury.

HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR

Visit to a historic working farm from 10am to 4pm. Proceeds benefit the Norwich Historical Society and Community Center in Norwich.

SUMMER SOLSTICE CIRCUS

Circus performers, carnival rides and kids activities complement vendors and local merchants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Merchants Row in Rutland.

SALSA SOCIAL

Join an electrifying evening of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Bachata, Merengue, Reggaeton and Kizomba with DsantosVT. It's $5 at the door and includes beginner lessons in salsa and Kizomba from 8-9 p.m. and DJ from 9 pm-midnight.

POLO CLINIC

Sugarbush Polo Club will be hosting a beginner's polo clincs at their new field/location off of Shelburne Falls Rd. in Shelburne, VT on Saturday, June 28th (rain date on Sunday, June 29th). They are expecting roughly 20-30 participants and about the same 30-40 spectators. The clinic starts at 10:00am and will be followed by a lunch barbecue immediately following the clinic. The club has been around since the mid 1970s and is looking to expand membership.

NO FILM FILM FESTIVAL

This year's No Film Film Festival contestants are all ready to strut their stuff at the premier of nine NFFF films, on June 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Opera House. For the third year in a row, with eleven contestants signing up, the NFFF had nine contestants successfully complete a short film remake. Entrants chose from one of the ten films from the careers of bit actors, John C. McGinley, Steven Vincent “Steve” Buscemi, and Luis Guzman. Contestants were challenged to take the bit part from one of their films and make it the main story. Tickets are $15.00 apiece, or $10 per person for groups of four or more. Doors open at 5 p.m. June 28, with screening starting at 6:00 p.m. Get your tickets at the door or follow this link to purchase online and see the schedule: http://www.nofilmfestival.org.

MACHS FEST

Machs Fest is Sat. June 28th to benefit Machs General Store. There will be live music, Bardwell Pawletti Panni's, a kids fishing derby, paint your own pottery, a beer tent, maple cotton candy, hula hoops, stuff for kids. 11am-3pm in Pawlet Village. (rain date June 29)

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