Meeting House on the Green concert (copy)

Community members gather at the Meeting House in 2020 for a summer concert. 

Chase Around the Lake Triathlon

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25

Where: North Beach, Lake Carmi, Franklin 

Details: The race is $25 per person and features two categories, “Enjoy the View” or “In it to Win It.” Those who pre-register by June 5 will receive a Chase Around the Lake T-shirt. Check in starts at 7:30 a.m.

Richford Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 25

Where: 21 Main St., Richford

Details: Check out 7-10 local vendors at the Richford market. This is the market’s 26th season, and it will run every Saturday until Oct. 8. 

Abenaki Culture and Wellness Fair

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25

Where: Swanton Village Green

Details: The Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi is hosting an Abenaki Culture and Wellness Fair in the Swanton Village Park. Learn about health programs, Abenaki culture and enjoy live music.

‘As You Like It’ Auditions

When: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25

Where: St. Albans Museum, 9 Church St., St. Albans

Details: Auditions will consist of reading sides, a portion of the script that will be used during the audition. Headshots and resumes are not necessary. To schedule a audition or get a copy of the sides please email railcityplayers@gmail.com 

Young Tradition Vermont at the Meeting House on the Green

When: 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25

Where: Meeting House on the Green, East Fairfield

Details: Three of New England’s top young fiddlers will perform from the terrace. The show will feature Hilary Menegaz Weitzner, FernTamagini-O’Donnell and the 2021 Junior U.S. National Fiddle Champion, Owen Kennedy. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Light supper fare and desserts will be available for sale, or bring your own food. Donation of $10 is required to help with the cost of renovating the Meeting House for future use.

 

Rail City Fan Fest

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday June 25-26

Where: Collins Perley Sports & Fitness Center, St. Albans

Details: Check out this two-day pop culture convention featuring artists, cosplayers, writers and more. Get tickets at railcityfanfest.com/tickets

Looking Ahead:

Red Cross Blood Drive

When: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 28

Where: The Depot, St. Albans

Details: Please call 1-800-REDCROSS (733-2767) to schedule an appointment or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Fairfax Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff

When: 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30

Where: Fairfax Community Library

Details: Celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program with master storyteller and award-winning author Michael Caduto as he performs Native myths and legends. 

Richford Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 2 

Where: 21 Main St., Richford

Details: Check out 7-10 local vendors at the Richford market. This is the market’s 26th season, and it will run every Saturday until Oct. 8. 

Montgomery’s Fourth of July Parade

When: 12-3 p.m. Monday, July 4

Where: Montgomery

Details: There will be a parade on Main Street at 12 p.m. followed by a chicken barbecue at the Recreation Center hosted by the town’s Fire and Rescue department. There will also be ice cream and live music with the Old Man Garage Band.

Written By

Staff Writer

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

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