Reprinted with permission from The Vermont Standard
I understand that we are not quite up to our normal rain level, but the recent storms must have made an impact on our drought conditions. Several people have mentioned the toll the rains have have taken on their driveway. I am glad to have a brand new one now!
The Bethany Birches Camp Benefit Auction will take place on Sat, 10/1, although on-line bidding has already begun. This is a major fundraiser that allows more youngsters to gain awonderful camp experience at the top of Lynds Hill. Check out the BBC website and come enjoy the fun, starting with fresh donuts at 9 AM!
You can also enjoy the happenings at the Historic Site on 10/1 from 10AM until 4PM. Feel like a workout? Participate in the 5K race at 10 and possibly win the cash prize. Or join the less strenuous “I Do Not Choose to Run” 1-Mile Walk following the race. Both will allow you meander about the grounds. Pack a lunch or enjoy something from the Fork in the Road food truck.
At 1:00 view the 45-minute film entitled “Vermont is a State I love,” at the Union Church, which depicts the 1927 floods and President Coolidge’s well-known speech about “the brave little state of Vermont.” President Calvin Coolidge impersonator, Tracy Messer will be on hand to interact with the audience. There will be entertainment by the Stringfield Springers, plusactivities and demonstrations in celebration of apples. The Cheese Factory will also be open, so come enjoy some fun and food.
Please note that the Plymouth Farmers Market is done for the season. The Town-wide Tag Sale is Sunday, 10/9 of the holiday weekend. This is a wonderful opportunity to shed some unused items and possibly provide just what is needed by someone else. Contact Lauren Skaskiw, Community Center Director at 802 417 6895 for more details.
Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the important special Town Meeting coming up at 6:00 PM on Monday, 10/17.