Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
Wednesday, October 16th
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, the Vermont Bow Hunters Association and Montpelier residents concerned with deer management in their city are hosting a free Community Wild Game Tasting evening at The Garage Cultural Center, 58 State Street from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Sample venison, moose, bear and non-meat food items. All are welcome.
Thursday, October 17th
The Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main Street, is hosting a roast pork dinner at 4:30pm. Take out is available.
STOP Domestic Violence is holding a candlelight vigil at Trinity Park in Plattsburgh from 7pm to 8pm in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Binghamville Methodist Church in Fletcher is having a baked ham supper with servings at 5pm and 6pm. For reservations, call 849-2120
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #91 at 3650 Roosevelt Highway (Route 7) in Colchester is having a chicken parmesan dinner from 5:30pm to 7pm. Proceeds benefit veterans and their families.
Friday, October 18th
VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a wing night from 5:30pm to 7pm. The public is invited.
Saturday, October 19th
The Franklin County Home Health Agency is hosting its 11th annual Blue Jean Ball at the American Legion in St. Albans. The evening includes dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $55. Visit www.fchha.org/bluejeanball or call Courtney at 802-393-6767.
The Sheldon Historical Society is holding an open house at its museum, 200 Bridge Street, Sheldon Creek from 10am to 4pm.
Sunday, October 20th
The VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a breakfast from 9am to 11am. It is open to the public.
St. Joseph’s Church on Church Street in Dannemora is holding its annual roast turkey dinner from 11am to 5pm with live music, a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction.
The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum on the Intervale in Burlington presents historian and docent at the Bennington Battlefield State Historic Park, Bob Hoar, with “The Bennington Storehouse” at 2pm.
Sacred Heart Church in Chazy is having a Harvest Dinner from 11:30am to 5pm. Take out is available.
A pancake breakfast is taking place at the Addison Fire Station, the junction of Routes 17 & 22A in Addison at 7am to benefit the Volunteer Fire Department.
The 112th annual Harkness chicken and biscuit dinner is being held at the Harkness United Methodist Church Hall at 776 Hallock Hill Road in Peru, New York from 4pm to 6pm. Take out is available.
Wednesday, October 23rd
The Clinton County Historical Society and Anderson Falls Heritage Society present film maker and author Jim Jones with “Keeseville, Au Sable Chasm & Lake Champlain Railroads: The Adirondack Mountain Gateway” at the Lake Forest Senior Community Center, 8 Lake Forest Drive in Plattsburgh at 6:30pm.
Mater Christi School at 50 Mansfield Avenue in Burlington is having an open house from 8:30am to 11am
Thursday, October 24th
The Steps to End Domestic Violence is holding its annual Candlelight Vigil in Burlington. Folks will march up Church Street and end at the First Unitarian Universalist Society, where a panel discussion and speak out will take place. Learn more at www.stepsvt.org
Friday, October 25th
The Westford Elementary School 8th Grade presents a “Haunted Westford” at the school from 6pm to 8pm to benefit their class trip to Washington, D.C.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is having a “Halloween Wildlife Festival and Jack-O-Lantern Hike” at the Kehoe Education Center, Point of Pines Road in Castleton from 5pm to 8pm. Admission and activities are free, for all ages and open to the public. Enjoy treats and learn about the critters of the forest. No registration is required.
Friday and Saturday, October 25th & 26th
The Dannemora JCEO presents its Halloween Haunted Maze at the Village Community Center, 40 Emmons Street on Friday from 6pm to 8pm for smaller children and on Saturday from 6pm to 10pm for older kids and adults. Admission is $1. Learn more at www.dannemoravillage.com
Saturday, October 26th
The Jeffersonville Church is having an open house and re-dedication ceremony on the 25th year since the church was rebuilt after a devastating fire in 1993 from 3pm to 5pm.
The Swanton Arts Council is hosting a Homemade Harvest Craft Show from 9am to 3pm at the Swanton Methodist Church and Holy Trinity Church. “Halloween in the Park” follows in the evening.
The Addison County Eagles Club, 67 New Haven Road in Vergennes, is having a Halloween Dance with live music and prizes for costumes from 7pm to 10pm. It is open to the public. Doors open at 6pm. It is $10 per person.
Sunday, October 27th
Holy Angel’s Church, 524 Devil’s Den Road in Altona is having a Harvest Dinner from 11am to 5pm. Takeout is available.
The Chazy American Legion Post 769 at 9509 Route 9 is hosting a Country Breakfast from 8am to 11am. All are invited.