Time: 7pm, 2:30pm, 7pm, 7pm

Date: 4/5/2014; 4/6/2014; 4/11/2014; 4/12/2014

Location: Municipal Building, Orleans, VT


Spamalot, the award -winning hilarious musical “lovingly ripped off” from the film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, will have four performances in the Northeast Kingdom presented by the Vermont Family Theater at the Municipal Building in Orleans, VT. – Saturday, April 5th at 7pm and Sunday, April 6th at 2:30. and the following weekend at 7pm on Friday and Saturday, April 11th and 12th. Tickets are $10. Adults and $8. Seniors & Students. They can be purchased at the door or reserved online at or by phone at 754-2187. Orleans Municipal Building is wheelchair accessible.

Chamber Chili Challenge

Which participating Barton Area Chamber Member makes the BEST Chili?

Date: February 22, 2014

Time: High Noon until 2pm.

Location: Community National Bank/C&C Parking Lot, downtonwn Barton

$5.00 per spoon, All You Can Eat

*All proceeds will be donated to local non-profits

Trophies given to First, Second & Third place

Contact: Brent Shafer 673-4762 or Lori Wells at 525-3524

Glover Day farm-to-table

Take a Taste on Glover Day Come sample a local farm-to-table tasting menu.
The Red Sky Trading Company, Bethany M. Dunbar, author of Kingdom’s Bounty, and Nan Richardson, the publisher, are teaming up with local farms to offer a delectable sampling of food and words as part of Glover Day festivities on Saturday, July 27. Sample heirloom tomatoes grown by Four Acre Farm, farmer’s cheese by Sweet Rowen, cheese made by the Cellars at Jasper Hill, Brown’s Beautiful Blueberries, pork sausage from Sean and Steffany Mosley, potato salad of grilled new potatoes and arugula by Andy Paonessa and Meghan Stotko of Heartwood Farm, bread from Patchwork Farm Bakery, tarts with fresh chard and basil from Hazendale Farm, yogurt from Butterworks Farm, local yokel tacos with ingredients from Gibou Farm, maple syrup from the Taylor family, and maple candy from Deep Mountain Maple. Tasting menu by donation at 1 p.m. Ms. Dunbar will read from her book, Kingdom’s Bounty; a sustainable, edible, eclectic guide to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom published by Umbrage Editions at 2 p.m. Publisher Nan Richardson will speak about the book project, and farmers and producers will discuss their efforts and answer questions.



Fishing Derby Registration Form (PDF to Print if you Prefer)

Prizes awarded for two largest adult fish (by weight) and two largest 15 and under fish (by weight) of any of any eligible species. * All entries MUST have valid Vermont fishing license. All VT F&W rules and regulations must be adhered to or immediate disqualification of entry.

Lakes/ Ponds:  Crystal Lake, Lake Willoughby, Shadow Lake, Lake Parker

Eligible Species & Min. Length:  Lake Trout 24″, Salmon 20″,  Rainbow & Brown Trout 20″,  Northern Pike 28″,  Yellow Perch (no min.)

Adult Winner:
$100 cash
$100 gift certificate to Vermont Wildlife Wood Carving
$50 gift certificate to E.M. Brown & Son, Inc.

Adult Runner-Up:
$50 Cash
$50 gift certificate to Evansville Trading Post

15 & Under Winner:
$25 gift certificate to Parker Pie Co.

15 & Under Runner-Up:
$15 gift certificate to Lake Parker Country Store

Prizes will be awarded Saturday, February 23 at 6:30pm at the Parker Pie Co., 161 County Rd. in West Glover, VT. If winners cannot be present for the Awards Ceremony, prizes will be mailed.