Poultney to Celebrate a Day of Art, Literature & Music
The Poultney Area Saint David’s Society has been very busy planning events for Welcome-Back-to-the-Slate-Valley Day on Tuesday, September 1. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., authors, artists and craftspeople from the Vermont and New York Slate Valley area will converge for an Artisans and Authors Market on Poultney’s Main Street.
Vendors will be providing food and refreshments. A ceremony to welcome distinguished guests the Penrhyn Welsh Male Voice Choir will be held beginning at 11 a.m. on the lawn at Poultney Town Hall. The Choir, making its third appearance at the annual festival, will be joined by Owain Arwel Davies, musical director, Fran Davies, accompanist, and Glain Dafydd, harpist, along with actor, writer and presenter John Ogwen. From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Taps Tavern on Main Street will host local musician Leslie Klami. The Welsh Market in front of Williams Hardware, staffed by members of the Penrhyn Choir, will be open from 12 noon to 4. The Wheat Missles will perform folk, country and rock music from 3 to 5 under the veranda roof at the High School on Depot Street. Attendees can expect sporadic Welsh heritage folk music by members of the Penrhyn Welsh Male Voice Choir.
Be sure to catch them for their only public concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, at the Queensbury High School Auditorium. Visit rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtpasds for tickets or call 802-287-5744 for details.