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Friday, Sep 29, 2023

Local lowdown 4/15

Town history
slide show

April 15, 7 – 8 p.m.

Ann Sullivan presents “Vergennes from Yesterday to Today” at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes with slides going back to 1912. Admission is free and more information is available at (802) 877-2211.

“On Broadway”

April 15, 7 – 8 p.m.

In a presentation of the Eastview Cabaret at the Town Hall Theater, Bill Bickford and wife Mindy Hinsdale will sing popular standards and Broadway classics. There will be intimate seating and a cash bar. Tickets are $10 and available at the THT box office, at (802) 382-9222 or online at

Community Art Show opening

April 16, 5 – 7 p.m.

Come celebrate the third annual Community Art Show at Bristol’s Art on Main. The exhibit celebrates art enthusiasts of all ages by sharing their creative work with the community in media from paint, clay, fiber or paper to metal, glass, jewelry or photography and more! There will be fresh food and live music. If you can’t make the reception, this year’s art will be on exhibit through May 8.

Presentation on the
Vermont economy

April 16, 7 – 8 p.m.

Bruce Lisman of Shelburne, former chairman of the JP Morgan Global Equity Division will present “How Vermont Could Become Its Own Version of an Economic Powerhouse.” Q & A and refreshments will follow. For more information, call Meg at (802) 897-2744.

“Sound of Music”

April 17, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Come out late-night (certainly the only thing going on in downtown Middlebury after 11 p.m.) and watch the classic Julie Andrews film on the big screen at the Town Hall Theater. Be prepared to sing along, and remember that costumes are encouraged. The suggested donation is $5.

Book discussion

April 21, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

There will be a brown-bag lunch discussion of “Gideon’s Trumpet” (1964) by Anthony Lewis on civil liberties at the Ilsley Public Library. Copies of the book are available at the library.