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    'Lend Me a Tenor'

    'Lend Me a Tenor'

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    Sat., April 29, 7:30 p.m., Sun., April 30, 2 p.m., Fri., May 5, 7:30 p.m., Sat., May 6, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., May 7, 2 p.m.

    A case of mistaken identity leads to over-the-top antics in Ken Ludwig’s sidesplitting farce Lend Me a Tenor, staged by QNEK Productions. When a series of mishaps leads to world-famous singer Tito Merelli receiving a double dose of tranquilizer, an opera company assistant dons the crooner’s costume and passes himself off as the music man. Merelli emerges from his tranquilizer haze and, naturally, high jinks ensue. Under direction from Jenny Dunne, a cast of local talent opens the award-winning theater company’s 25th and final season with this madcap comedy that is sure to have audience members singing its praises. at Haskell Free Library & Opera House in Derby Line. Northeast Kingdom (map). $7-15.

    Middlebury Bach Festival

    Middlebury Bach Festival

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    Sat., April 29, 3 & 8 p.m. and Sun., April 30, 3 p.m.

    Middlebury College students and music lovers at large celebrate the life and work of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach during the 7th annual Middlebury Bach Festival. Opening the three-day affair are the award-winning Brentano String Quartet (pictured), who treat listeners to the German songsmith’s late work The Art of the Fugue. Notes carry across the Mead Memorial Chapel lawn during Saturday’s carillon recital by George Matthew Jr. That evening, festival co-organizer Jeffrey Buettner conducts the Bach Festival Orchestra and the Middlebury College Choir in George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Esther. Finally, players from previous years round out the weekend with a free chamber music concert on Sunday. Happy listening! at Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Prices vary.

    Vermont Maple Festival

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    Through April 30

    Candy, donuts, creemees and flapjacks are infused with the state’s famous flavor at the annual Vermont Maple Festival. Now in its 51st year, this sugary shindig offers three days of mouthwatering merriment, including a pancake breakfast, a maple barbecue dinner and a maple beverage tasting hosted by 14th Star Brewing. Once they’ve gotten their fill of tasty treats, revelers can indulge in live entertainment ranging from music to dance to a fiddlers’ variety show to puppet shows by No Strings Marionette. An antiques show, a parade and the yearly 8.5-mile Sap Run foot race round out the season’s sweetest soirée. at Various St. Albans locations in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Prices vary.

    Rummage Sale

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    Sat., April 29, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Bargain hunters bag take-home treasures. at Richmond Congregational Church in Richmond. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Spring Migration Bird Walks

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    Fri., May 19, 7-8:30 a.m.

    Avian enthusiasts explore habitat hot spots in search of warblers, waterfowl and more. at North Branch Nature Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $10; free for members.

    Jumble Sale

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    Sat., April 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Winter wear, furniture, household items and clothing catch shoppers' eyes. Proceeds benefit area charities. at Odd Fellows Hall in Burlington (map). Free.

    Public Tour

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    Fri., May 26, 10-11 a.m., Fri., June 23, 10-11 a.m., Fri., July 28, 10-11 a.m., Fri., Aug. 25, 10-11 a.m., Fri., Sept. 22, 10-11 a.m. and Fri., Oct. 27, 10-11 a.m.

    A 45-minute trek introduces community members to the food systems nonprofit's programs such as the Intervale Food Hub and Intervale Conservation Nursery. at Intervale Center in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    Tap Into Film: 48-Hour Student Film Slam

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    Sat., April 29 and Sun., April 30

    Fledgling filmmakers have just two days to write, shoot and edit a short movie in the hopes of banking prizes. at Catamount Arts Center in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map).

    'Barefoot in the Park'

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    Sat., April 29, 7 p.m., Fri., May 5, 7 p.m., Sat., May 6, 7 p.m. and Sun., May 7, 2 p.m.

    Laughter ensues when a newlywed couple navigates the choppy waters of marriage in this comedy written by Neil Simon and presented by St. Johnsbury Players. at St. Johnsbury School in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). $7-10.

    Feast Together or Feast to Go

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    Tuesdays, Fridays, 12-1 p.m.

    Senior citizens and their guests catch up over a shared meal. at Montpelier Senior Activity Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $7-9; preregister.

    'Mamma Mia!'

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    Sundays, 5 p.m., Through April 29, 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Saturdays, 2 p.m., Through May 6, 7:30 p.m., Through May 13, 7:30 p.m. and Through May 20, 7:30 p.m. Continues through May 20

    Timeless tunes by ABBA are the backbone of Northern Stage's production of this high-energy musical about a bride-to-be searching for her father. at Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction. Upper Valley (map). $15-55.

    David Budbill's 'Judevine'

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    Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through May 7

    A poet's portraits of ordinary people propels this tribute to gritty, back-road Vermont. at Montpelier City Hall Auditorium in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $10-30.

    Big & Messy — Art Space

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    Fridays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through June 23

    Process, not product, is the focus of this parent-child creative session with open-ended art stations. at River Arts in Morrisville. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Early-Bird Math Story Time

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    Fridays, 11-11:30 a.m. Continues through May 26

    Books, songs and games put a creative twist on mathematics. Community Room. at Richmond Free Library in Richmond. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Kids' Springtime Herbal Class Series

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    Fridays, 12-2 p.m. Continues through May 5

    Budding herbalists get schooled on interactions in nature, traditional herbal systems, plant identification, medicine making and herbal justice. Email for details. at Various Burlington locations in Burlington (map). $15-20.
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