The bar at The Depot

Here are some things you can do this weekend in and around Franklin County:

Saturday, Sept. 25 

Fall Foliage Sale

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 1193 Ethan Allen Hwy, Fairfax

Details: Town Line Tack, an equine consignment shop in Fairfax, is having a sale. Food and drinks will also be available.

The Depot Launch Party

When: 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Where: The Depot (formerly Nelly's), St. Albans

Details: The Depot, a cool place for music and fun, is launching in St. Albans. The DJ will play great tunes all night long. 21 with ID required for entry.

St. Albans Bay Annual Harvest Festival and Chili Competition

When: 12-4 p.m.

Where: St. Albans Bay Park

Details: St. Albans Town is teaming up with Groennfell Meadery, for a fun fall day. Enjoy a chili competition, live music, local vendors and local mead.

Sunday, Sept. 26

Run/Walk for Jim 5k and Kids Races

When: 8:30-11 a.m.

Where: Collins Perley Sports & Fitness, St. Albans

Details: This 5k race will offer pies for age group winners. Walkers will complete the same route and start the same time. Proceeds to benefit the Jim Bashaw Cancer and Catastrophic Illness Fund.

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Jean MacBride is a staff writer for the St. Albans Messenger. She is a native Vermonter and recent UVM graduate. Contact her at


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