UPCOMING EVENTS & HAPPENINGS IN THE AREA
in their own words
CAFE PROVENCE'S new Private Dining Room at 17 Center St.
Come join us for the upcoming wine seminar as International Bordeaux Educator Sylvain Boulet leads us through a flight of selected wines from the Bordeaux region of France! Thursday August 11th (TODAY) from 5:30PM-7PM. $20/person, Hors d'Oeuvres and Cheese Platters will be served - Space is limited - Call 247-9997 for reservations
TOWN HALL CONCERT
Come join us this Friday evening (Aug. 12) at 7:30 at the Brandon Town Hall to hear a performance of Point CounterPoint faculty perform
Ravel Duo for violin and cello
Turina Oracion del Torero
This is sure to be a delightful evening at your town hall. The event is free, but donations are appreciated to help with the continued renovations of the Town Hall.
SILVERY MOON NIGHT AT HUBBARDTON BATTLEFIELD
HUBBARDTON, Vt. -- Enjoy the magic of moonlight in Vermont on Saturday, August 13, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton with astronomers from the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers. By the Light of the Silvery Moon, a full moon program free and open to the public, is from 8 - 10 pm.
Watch the full moon rise over the Taconic Mountains. The astronomers will bring telescopes to show you the wonders of space and the moon. You can bring binoculars, blankets, and flashlights. The marshmallows are on us. Alternate date, if inclement weather, is August 14. This is the ideal summer evening event! The Hubbardton Battlefield is a perfect spot for observing the night sky, with sweeping mountain views and negligible light pollution. Donations are appreciated. Call ahead to confirm the program is on: 802-273-2282.
The battlefield is the site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. It is located in Hubbardton on Monument Hill Road, seven miles north of US Route 4 from Castleton or six miles east of VT Route 30 in Hubbardton. Regular hours are 9:30 to 5:00, Thursday through Sunday and Monday holidays, through October 10. For more information about the Vermont State-Owned Historic Sites, visit www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.
Brandon Music is delighted to present Wiley Dobbs who will be appearing on August 13 from 7 to 9 PM. They play an eclectic mix of bluegrass, jazz, and original music which charts new musical boundaries, while paying homage to the masters. Rob and Jim McCuen, Bill Buyer, and Matt Davis make up the band; and they draw from the sounds of Dave Grisman, Bela Fleck, Jimi Hendrix, T-Monk, and more. Wiley Dobbs are truly one of the best jazz/ bluegrass/ light rock groups in the area. Tickets are $15 and include complimentary soft drinks. You may also bring your own beverage of choice. We are fully air-conditioned, so we're always comfortable in the summer. Tickets can be purchased at Brandon Music or by calling 802-465-4071 (10:00 am to 5:00pm any day except Tuesday).
Seating is limited, so reservation is strongly advised. 62 Country Club Road, opposite Neshobe Golf Club on Rte 73E.
DINNERS WITH LOVE SPECIAL EVENT
Sunday August 21, 4-7 pm
A Summer Sampler of delectable Hors D'oeuvres and decadent Desserts, plus a complimentary glass of wine.Stroll between the Cafe Provence (downstairs) and Sheri's Diner in downtown Brandon. To benefit Dinners with Love Inc., an organization which facilitates donations of quality restaurant meals to hospice patients and their families. Food will be provided by the various participating restaurants.
$20 at the door. Info 465-8284 or 623-6383