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Friday, Jun 21, 2024

Local Lowdown - 4/22

Exhibit reception

April 22, 5 – 7 p.m.

Get your weekly dose of culture at the reception for “Invisible Odysseys,” an art collaboration between Lincoln Community School fifth- and sixth-graders and migrant Mexican farm workers in Vermont at the Vermont Folklife Center. The exhibit closes April 23, so check it out before it’s gone.

“The Sound of Music”

April 22, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The Middlebury Community Players will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic at the Town Hall Theater. The show will run April 22-25 and April 29-May 2, so if you can’t see it this weekend, be sure to catch it next weekend. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under, and they are available at the THT box office,
(802) 382-9222 or


April 24, 8 – 9 p.m.

This month’s fourth Saturday Contradance will be in Starksboro at the town hall instead of its usual location in Bristol. Calling this month by Lausanne Allen with music by Toss the Feathers. Newcomers are welcome, as always, and please wear soft-soled shoes. Admission is $6. For more information, call (802) 453-4613.

Middlebury Maple Run

April 25, 9 a.m.

If you feel up for 13.1 miles on a Sunday morning, bring $50 to the start at Porter Medical Center by 8:30 a.m. on race day and get ready to run! If you’d rather cheer for your fit and fierce friends, find a good place on the course to set up camp. Runners will come through downtown and cross the Pulp Mill Covered Bridge into Weybridge, and after passing UVM’s Morgan Horse Farm they will make their way back toward campus. Watch the awards back at the start and enjoy music by the Horsetraders until 1:30 for $10 a ticket. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, HOPE and the Open Door Clinic, and you can find more information online at

Earth Day celebration

April 25, 1 – 4 p.m.

Honor the commitment of Middlebury-area individuals and groups to make Addison County a leader in renewable energy, local food and conservation on the town green. Enjoy drumming, live music, local food, seed and plant exchange, and more, with a children’s procession at 1 p.m. Call (802) 388-9478.

Spring handbell concert

April 25, 7 – 8 p.m.

Don’t miss the spring handbell concert at the Middlebury Congregational Church presented by the Middlebury Bell Choirs and the Weybridge Parish Bells. Entry is free. For more information call
(802) 545-2474.