Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area: 

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Monday November 29 from 7:15am-to-3:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Blood Donation Center on North Prospect Street in Burlington.


Tuesday November 30 from 12pm-to-4:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Assembly of God Christian Church in Vergennes.


Thursday December 2 from 10am-to-3pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at St. Mary’s Church in Str. Albans.


Friday December 3 from 6pm-to-7pm: “Fish Dinner” at VFW Post #6689 in Essex Junction.

Friday December 3 from 5pm-to-7pm: “Holidays Are For Sharing Toy Drive” at the Wooden Nickel in Lewis, NY. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy/gift for the children of Essex County.  There will also be basket raffles and a 50/50 drawing.

Friday December 3 from 10am-to-3pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

Friday December 3 from 12pm-to-5pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Lamoille County Civic Center in Morrisville.


Saturday December 4 starting at 5:30pm: “Dinner & Music” at VFW Post #6689 in Essex Junction—with the band “Hitman” playing at 7pm. The public is welcome.

Saturday December 4 from 9am-to-3pm: “Pop-Up Holiday Shoppe & Craft Fair” at the Monkton Fire Department—to benefit the Brendon Cousino Med47 Foundation.

Saturday December 4 from 9am-to-Noon: “Wreath & Bake Sale and Food Drive” at St. Ann’s Church in Milton. Masks are required.

Saturday December 4 from 10am-to-2pm: “Christmas Craft & Bake Sale” at the Stowe Community Church.

Saturday December 4 from 9am-to-1pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Beeman Elementary School in New Haven.


Monday December 6 from 10am-to-2:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at Counseling Services of Addison County in Middlebury.

Monday December 6 from 10am-to-4pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Barre Auditorium.


Tuesday December 7 from 12pm-to-5pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Burlington Elks Lodge.

Tuesday December 7 from 1pm-to-6pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Crowne Plaza in Lake Placid.


Sunday December 12: Bristol area churches present a “Journey to Bethlehem” from 3pm t0 4pm at the Memorial end of Bristol Park.  All are invited to enjoy the Outdoor Live Nativity.”  This is a free event, but donations to the local Have a Heart food shelf would be appreciated.


Saturday December 18 & Sunday December 19: Vermont Ballet Theatre performs “The Nutcracker” at the Flynn Theatre in Burlington. Performances are at 2pm and 7pm on Saturday and 1pm and 6:30pm on Sunday.  For tickets, call 802-86-Flynn or visit  Learn more about the Vermont Ballet Theater at


Friday November 26 thru Friday December 3: The Brendon P. Cousino Med47 Foundation is holding an “Online Silent Auction” on Facebook with hundreds of items to benefit the foundation and the Otter Swim Team.


Friday November 26 thru Sunday December 12: “A Celebration of Trees” to benefit ANEW Place in Burlington is on display at the University Mall in South Burlington. Open from 3pm to 7pm Fridays and 11am to 5pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Learn more at


Now thru Sunday December 13: The annual Books for Children Gift Campaign is underway to share the joy of reading and to distribute new picture books to children in the Burlington Head Start preschools..  Get 20% off on all books purchased at Crow Bookshop and Phoenix Books in Burlington.  Learn more at


Events are always subject to change at the last minute. We suggest you call ahead to any organization or check their website, before attending the event to be sure there haven’t been any changes.


Gigantic Indoor Flea Market

December 12th from 8:30 am – 2 pm at Champlain Valley Exposition. The WOKO Flea Market features tag sale items, crafts, antiques, and more, and is a great opportunity for those looking to buy – and sell – bargain merchandise and related goods. If you’re part of a nonprofit – did you know that many…