MANCHESTER - Award-winning producer and director Daniel Karslake will deliver the inaugural talk for Hildene's Last Best Hope series, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Hildene.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER - Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents "(Un)Governed Spaces: The Legacy of Intervention in Afghani stan" with Dr. Noah Coburn on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The lecture will take place at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester.   Full Story
 
LANDGROVE - On Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. the Landgrove Historical Society will host the opening reception with refreshments for an exhibit of art work by Ludwig C. Zuber at the Landgrove Town Hall, located at 88 Landgrove Road.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER - There will be a free outdoor screening of "Funny Farm" starring Chevy Chase on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Wilburton Inn from 8-10 p.m.   Full Story
 
ARLINGTON - Sandgate landscape artist Mallory Bratton Rich will host a reception of her new paintings in oil and pastel at the Canfield Gallery at the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 3 to 6 p.m.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER - On Sunday, Sept. 7, at 3 p.m., Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Executive Director of the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children, will share what you can do to ensure every child gets a strong start in life.   Full Story
 
RUPERT - On Saturday, Aug. 30, from 5-7 p.m. Snake Mountain Bluegrass and the Connor Sisters will be playing in the Sap House at Merck Forest and Farmland Center.   Full Story
 
WESTON - Best-known for his roles in The Amazing Spider-Man, Royal Pains and The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Campbell Scott takes to the Weston Playhouse stage for Anton Chekhov's wistful comedy,   Full Story
 
When Oldcastle Theatre Company's founding artistic director Eric Peterson calls "My Fair Lady" the best musical ever produced, he's not kidding. In watching from the front row during opening weekend, one is quickly reminded how one catchy tune after   Full Story
 
SUNDERLAND - Astronaut Jerry Carr and artist Pat Musick will host a sale of fine art at their studio (CAMUS Incorporated) in Sunderland, Aug. 22, 23, 24 from 10 to 5 p.m.   Full Story
 
DORSET - In 1952, when Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" first appeared in London's West End, she predicted the play would run no more than a few months.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER - A rabbi, a Muslim and a minister - in the form of East Dorset's Rabbi Bob Alper, Kuwait-born Palestinian comic, Mohammed Amer, and the Rev. Jennifer Munroe-Nathans - bring the internationally acclaimed "Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour" to the Southern Vermont Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 6.   Full Story
 
MANCHESTER - On Thursday, Sept. 4, James Howard Kuntsler will present "A History of the Future" at the Northshire Bookstore.   Full Story
 
WESTON - In 2010, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company mounted a production of "The Marvelous Wonderettes," a two-act musical by Roger Bean that framed a collection of jukebox hits with a skeletal story of a four-member girl singing group from the high school class of 1958.   Full Story
 
RUTLAND - The Chaffee Art Center is calling artists from New England and beyond to participate in The Art of Dying Exhibit honoring the 40th Anniversary of Hospice Care in the United States in collaboration with RAVNAH (Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice).   Full Story