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2014 Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days

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Wednesday, July 23

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit SPA Galleries and Artist Studios. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St. Free.
5:30–7:30 p.m. 58th Annual Paletteers Art Show and Reception. Milne Community Room, Aldrich Public Library. Free.
6–7 p.m. Authors at the Aldrich. Poet Jody Gladding, Translations from the Bark Beetle: Poems. Aldrich Public Library. Free.
7–8 p.m. Summer Concerts in Currier Park. Classic r & b, rock and country. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic. Rain site: Universalist Church. 19 Church St. Free.

Thursday, July 24

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit SPA Galleries and Artist Studios. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St. Free.
58th Annual Paletteers Art Show. Milne Community Room, Aldrich Public Library. Free.
5:30–8:30 p.m. La Soirée Sucrée. French dessert competition featuring French fiddling and dancing with the Beaudoin Family. Old Labor Hall. Adults $8 advance; $10 at door; children 12 and under $5. Proceeds benefit Barre Heritage Festival and Old Labor Hall.
6–8 p.m. Reception at Studio Place Arts for three exhibits. State of Being, printmaking and clayworks, Paintings in Series. Free.
6:30–9 p.m. Thunder Road: Safelite Auto Glass Night. Thunder Road International Speedway. 80 Fisher Rd. Ticket info.:244-6963.

Friday, July 25

8 a.m.–4 p.m. Annual Book Sale. Thousands of gently used items for all ages at rock bottom prices. All children’s materials .25¢ each. Aldrich Public Library Lawn. 476-7550.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Vermont History Center Tours. 60 Washington St. Free.
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Youth Educational Activity: Slate Carving at SPA. With Kerry O. Furlani. For ages 10–15. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St. $15.
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit SPA Galleries and Artist Studios. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St. Free.
Noon–6 p.m. 58th Annual Paletteers Art Show. Milne Community Room, Aldrich Public Library. Free.
2–3:30 p.m. Slate Carving Demonstration with Kerry O. Furlani at Studio Place Arts.
4–4:30 p.m. Community Jazzercise with the Barre Jazzercise Center. City Hall Park Main Stage. Free.
4–9 p.m. Vendors: food, gifts, novelties, non-profits and other services. N. Main St. in front of City Hall.
4:30–7:30 p.m. Ethnic Heritage Food Tent on the Aldrich Public Library Lawn.
4:45–6 p.m. Inseldudler (German music) City Hall Park Main Stage. Free.
6:15–7:45 p.m. Prydein (American Celtic rock) City Hall Park Main Stage. Free.
7–10 p.m. Hipster Dance Party. Music, mustache contest and more. Mustache judging 8 p.m. Espresso Bueno. 248 N. Main St. $2 cover; cash bar.
8–10 p.m. Tim Brick and the Tim Brick Band. City Hall Park Main Stage. Free.

Saturday, July 26

7:30–10 a.m. 31st Annual Barre Rotary Breakfast. Aldrich Public Library Lawn. $7 advance; $8 at door. Tickets can be purchased at Quality Market. Proceeds benefit the Aldrich Public Library.
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Annual Book Sale. Thousands of gently used items for all ages at rock bottom prices. All children’s materials .25¢ each. Aldrich Public Library Lawn. 476-7550.
8 a.m.–3 p.m. 58th Annual Paletteers Art Show. Milne Community Room, Aldrich Public Library. Free.
9–9:45 a.m. Community Jazzercise with the Barre Jazzercise Center. City Hall Park Main Stage. Free.
9–11 a.m. Barre Lions Club Downtown Tow-Down. Elm St. Free.
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Barre Farmers Market at Vermont Granite Museum.
9 a.m.–7 p.m. Energy Alley. N. Main St. in front of City Hall.
9 a.m.–9 p.m. Vendors and Sidewalk Sale. City Hall Park, Washington St., Church St. and N. Main St.
10–10:50 a.m. Hilari Farrington and Benedict Koehler (Irish music) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
10–11 a.m. Barre Tones (choral/vocal) City Hall Park Main Stage.
10 a.m.–1 p.m. Kids Zone: Inflatable Fun Round One. North Main St. Free.
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Heritage Photo Booth. Take a photo in front of a historic backdrop. Barre Area Senior
Center, 135 N. Main St. Free; donations welcome.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Vermont History Center Tours and Historic Children’s Games. 60 Washington St. Free.
10:30–11 a.m. Free Storytime for Children at Next Chapter Bookstore. 158 N. Main St., Barre.
11–11:50 a.m. Italian Village Dance. Northern Italy traditional dances. Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Green Mountain Swing Band (swing/big band) City Hall Park Main Stage
11 a.m.–4 p.m. Women’s Alliance Pie Sale. First Baptist Church Lawn, 24 Washington St., Barre. Slice with beverage, $3. Call ahead to reserve whole pies: 454-1924.
11 a.m.–7 p.m. The Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Heritage Car Show. Elm St.
Noon–12:50 p.m. Good Old Wagon: Mark Greenberg and Andy Pitt. (old-time American/traditional labor songs) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
Noon–4 p.m. Visit SPA Galleries and Artist Studios. 201 N. Main St., Barre. Free.
12:30–2 p.m. Starline Rhythm Boys (rockabilly) City Hall Park Main Stage
1–1:50 p.m. Celtic Company. Traditional and contemporary Celtic dances. Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
2–3 p.m. PARADE. Barre Auditorium to N. Main St. to S. Main St.
2–6 p.m. Annual Spaghetti Dinner Benefiting Local Boy Scout Troops. Aldrich Public Library Lawn. $7.
3–7 p.m. The Great American Fiddle Show. City Hall Park Main Stage.
3–7 p.m. Kids Zone: Inflatable Fun Round Two. N. Main St. Free.
4–4:50 p.m. The Zeichners (traditional and roots music) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
4–6 p.m. Bath Tub Race. Teams race through obstacle course while dodging water balloons. N. Main St.
5–5:50 p.m. Robert Resnick and Marty Morrissey (traditional music of the North Country, Canada and British Isles) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
6–6:50 p.m. Michele Choiniere (Franco-American/Quebec folk) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
7–7:50 p.m. Grup Anwar (classical and popular Middle Eastern music) Heritage Stage at Depot Square.
7:15–7:45 p.m. The Nisht Geferlach Klezmer Band (Yiddish) City Hall Park Main Stage.
8–11 p.m. Street Dance with Native Tongue (rock/classic rock) City Hall Park Main Stage.
9:15–9:35p.m. FIREWORKS.

Sunday, July 27

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 5K Trail Race at Millstone. Registration 10 a.m. 59 Little John Rd., Barre Town. $10 pre-registration due by July 21. 249-8996. lori.lacroix21@gmail.com.

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