Vermont Community Events
Dorset Farmers Market Pig Roast
Following the tremendous success of their pig roast at the summer market, the Dorset Farmers’ Market has decided to throw another one on Sunday, January 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at JK Adams on Route 30 in Dorset. Tom Hubbard of Mountain View Bison will be the Master of the Pig Roast; there will be accompaniments prepared with market produce and other market ingredients. There will be a small suggested donation. Come for a delicious meal and a festive atmosphere! For more information visit dorsetfarmersmarket.com or call 802-353-9656.
Manchester Fire House Breakfast
Mark your calendars for a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, January 15, from 7 to 11 a.m., when Manchester firefighters will be serving up a delicious all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast. Enjoy blueberry and plain pancakes with real Vermont maple syrup, fresh scrambled eggs, sausage patties, bacon, rosemary home fries, English muffins, orange juice and coffee. The Manchester Firehouse is located at 6041 Main Street, Manchester Center, behind the Town Hall.
Hoosick Falls Chicken Barbecue
The Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Saint Patrick’s Parade committee is sponsoring a Chicken Barbeque on Saturday, January 21, at Immaculate Conception Church, 67 Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m. After dinner, the band Whiskey Highway will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $20 for the band and barbecue; the barbecue itself is $12, or to just see the band, $8. The chicken barbeque is being donated and prepared by the Man of Kent and the Hoosick Falls Police Department. Tickets are limited. For information, call Kevin O’Malley at 518-894-5035.
Maple Valley Grange 318 will host Bingo on Sunday, January 15. Doors open at 11 a.m., with games starting at 1 p.m. The Grange is located at 31 Dugway Road at the junction of Route 7 in Wallingford. For more information, call Dennis at 802-353- 4651.
Arlington Grange Breakfast
Battenkill Grange 487 will hold a Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 15, at Bailey Hall on Ice Pond Road in East Arlington. The menu includes pancakes with real Vermont maple syrup, scrambled eggs, sausage, homefires, and biscuits with sausage gravy, with coffee, juice and milk. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. For more information, call Lillian Wood at 802-375-2518. To find out about pavilion rentals, call Nathalie at 802-375-6135.
Wounded Heroes Dinner
VFW Post 6471 on Depot Street in Manchester Center is partnering with the Bart Adaptive Sports Center to host the Wounded Heroes Dinner on Friday, January 29. Veterans’ arrival begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6. All donations are appreciated and will go to help pay for the dinner. A donation check may also be sent to Wounded Heroes Dinner, PO Box 181, Manchester Center, VT 05255. Call Post 6471 at 802-362-9840 after 3 p.m. for more information.
Manchester Blood Drive
The next Red Cross Blood Drive is Wednesday, January 11, from 12 to 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Manchester Village. Call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or just walk in.