Pownal Valley Fair
The 23rd annual Pownal Valley Fair happens on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Come for the games, the kids’ activities, food, live music, tractor pulls, crafters, vendors, an antique car show and more. Many new attractions mean there will be something for everyone. The event, held on Route 346 just off Route 7 in Pownal, will be capped off by a fantastic fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. To participate in any way, call Nell at 802-823-5258.
Granville Turkey Supper
A family-style Turkey Supper will be held on Thursday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Granville Methodist Church, 18 Church Street in Granville, N.Y. The menu includes turkey, dressing, gravy, real mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, cole slaw, homemade rolls and pies, and beverages. Takeouts and gift certificates will be available. Tickets, sold at the door, ar $9 for adults and $4 for children five to 12; those under age four are free.
Bennington Elks Dinner
The Bennington Elks will serve their monthly dinner on Wednesday, August 3, from 5:30 until the food is gone. Doors open at 5:15. Choose baked or fried fish or baked chicken with scalloped or French fried potatoes, coleslaw, clam chowder, dinner rolls and coffee, for $9. Proceeds go towards scholarships and Veterans programs. The Elks Club is located at 125 Washington Avenue, Bennington.
Battlefield to Screen Revolutionary War Film Outdoors
Bennington Battlefield, located on Route 67 in Walloomsac, N.Y., will host an outdoor screening of a Revolutionary War themed film at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27. The showing will be preceded by comments to provide historical context. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Call 518-860-9094 with any questions.
The West Mountain Inn invites you to an evening of free live music outdoors on Wednesday night, July 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is an open jam with acoustic instruments. If you would like to play along, contact Don Wilson at 802-440- 2659. For more information, call the Inn at 802-375- 6516.
Londonderry Whale of a Sale
The Second Congregational Church of Londonderry is holding its popular annual event, A Whale of a Sale, on Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights of this year’s sale include mint condition sofas, a fine collection of prints/frames and an abundance of exercise and sporting equipment. As usual, there will be lots of other furniture, too, along with kitchen items, home décor items, small electronics, gardening items, treasures galore and lots of toys. And don’t miss the bake sale, offering delicious homemade items! For more information, call 802-824-6453. The Second Congregational Church is located at 2051 Route 11 in Londonderry.
Cavendish Town-Wide Tag Sale
The sixth annual Cavendish Town-Wide Tag Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. The Cavendish and Proctorsville Greens, Main Street and other locations, will be lined with vendors ready to bargain. A list, including what they will be offering, is available at cavendishconnects.com. The Proctorsville Fire Department will be hosting their annual barbecue, while the Cavendish Historical Society will be signing copies of their latest publication, ‘Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Writer Who Changed History,’ in the Proctorsville Green Gazebo. Area churches as well as neighbors and families, will be happy to help you shop. There are several moving sales as well, and free items will once again be set up under the big tree on the Cavendish Village Green. For the first time, vendors from surrounding towns will be able to purchase booth space for a fee of $15; call 802-226-7807 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Arlington Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary are hosting Bingo on Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Held at the fire station on Old Mill Road in East Arlington, the event will also offer a 50/50 raffle and snacks.