November 21, 2018


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Backyard sugaring workshop

5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15


141 Harvest Lane, Williston


Learn the secrets of backyard maple sugaring from retired UVM Extension maple specialist George Cook.

Whether you are boiling a pot of sap on the stove or running tubes through your yard to an evaporator, learn about this Vermont tradition. To register, call (800) 400-8790 or go to and click on “Education.”



Craft and art show

Nov. 16-18

DoubleTree by Hilton conference center

870 Williston Rd.

South Burlington

The Vermont Hand Crafters 66th annual Craft Vermont show is a three-day event featuring a large selection of arts and crafts by Vermont artists. The event opens at 10 a.m. each day.



Christmas Bazaar

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Williston Federated Church

44 North Williston Road,


Williston Federated Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar features crafts, a bake sale, to-go meals, plants, attic treasures, socks and a silent auction that includes an original Tom Vieth watercolor. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — homemade soups, pulled pork and chicken sandwiches, and chili.



Ignite Church youth spaghetti dinner

5-6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Ignite Church

1037 South Brownell Rd.



The youth group at Ignite Church will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for its upcoming trip to Camp Berea, Maine. Support local students and get a meal for the family. Tickets can be purchased with limited quantity at the door or by calling the church office at 862-2108.





Feed Your Neighbor food drive

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Costco, 218 Lower Mountain View Drive



Join local radio stations 106.7 WIZN and 99.9 the BUZZ as they collect food for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf and simultaneously host a live broadcast outside Costco. Non-perishable, nutritious food items that are most sought after include peanut butter, canned tuna, canned veggies, canned fruit, dry pasta, soup, tomato sauce, rice, concentrated juice and cereal. Baby food, formula and diapers are also encouraged. For more information, contact Wendy Mays at 233-0296 or



Social dance

6:30-11 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Elley-Long Music Center

223 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester


The Vermont chapter of USA Dance hosts its monthly social dance. The event includes lessons and an open dance in a variety of styles including ballroom, Latin, night club and swing. No partner necessary. Attire from jeans up to full formal wear is acceptable. Visit the USA Dance Green Mountain Chapter online at for more information.



‘The Turbulent Sons of the Revolution’

2 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

1 Ethan Allen Homestead



Former New York Times bureau chief and visiting professor at Dartmouth College, Christopher Wren, will discuss his latest book on the Green Mountain Boys focusing on the role they played during the Revolutionary War and in Vermont’s formative years.

Admission is free but donations are appreciated.




Harvest hymn sing-along

3-4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18

First Baptist Church

81 St. Paul St.

All members of local faith communities as well as the general public are invited to an old-fashioned community hymn sing-along. The event will feature readings and hymns appropriate to the season of Thanksgiving.