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Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival

Fri., Sept. 21, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 22, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m. at 222 College St.

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    Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival

    Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 22, 7-8:30 & 9:15-10:45 p.m.

    “Audiences will be watching things that will take them outside their comfort zones,” says Dan Savage of his HUMP! Film Festival in a press release. For the 13th year, the writer of the syndicated Savage Love sex advice column and host of the Savage Lovecast podcast presents a curated selection of short pornographic films featuring diverse body sizes, colors, genders, sexualities and fetishes. And the purpose of bringing friends and strangers together to watch amusing, thought-provoking and outrageous clips of people doing it? To celebrate sexual freedom and to redefine conventional pornography for today’s world. Sounds hot. at Merrill's Roxy Cinemas in Burlington (map). $20.

    Fire Truck Pull

    Fire Truck Pull

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 12-2 p.m.

    According to the Outright Vermont website, young LGBTQ people were six times more likely to have attempted suicide in 2017 than their heterosexual peers. Community members can help carry the weight for the state’s LGBTQ youth by participating in the annual Fire Truck Pull. Teams of 12 or more muster all their might to haul a fully loaded fire truck up Church Street to raise funds for the Burlington-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting the state’s young queer population. Golden fire truck trophies reward winners in competitive categories such as fastest pull time, best costumes and audience favorite. at Top of Church St. in Burlington (map). $2,000 per team; free for spectators; preregister to pull.

    Rodney Crowell

    Rodney Crowell

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.

    Americana singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell’s latest album, Acoustic Classics, isn’t a typical greatest hits collection. For the 2018 offering, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and longtime Emmylou Harris collaborator crafted stripped-down versions of favorites from his catalog spanning more than 40 years. Selections include the honky-tonkin’ “I Couldn’t Leave You if I Tried” and “Shame on the Moon Redux,” an earlier version of which Bob Seger took to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. Guitarist Joe Robinson and fiddle and mandolin whiz Eamon McLoughlin join the two-time Grammy Award winner for a pair of Green Mountain State gigs. at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. Randolph/Royalton (map). $36-50.

    'The Fantasticks'

    'The Fantasticks'

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    Through Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Sept. 23, 2 p.m., Through Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 29, 3 & 7:30 p.m.

    With 17,162 Off Broadway performances before closing in 2002, Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s The Fantasticks set the record for the world’s longest-running musical. So what makes this comic love story so popular? It could be the musical numbers, such as “Try to Remember” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” It could be the relatable themes of young love and meddling fathers, or the handsome and suave narrator, El Gallo. Thanks to an ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival professional production, Vermont theatergoers can get swept away by this story of a boy and a girl who fall in love, part ways and reunite for a more meaningful relationship. at The Grange Theatre in South Pomfret. Upper Valley (map). $18-35.

    Forest Festival

    Forest Festival

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    History, science and art complement wagon rides, woodworking and a guided nature walk at this family-friendly fest. at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship

    Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Take aim! Skilled outdoorspeople channel ancient hunters and hurl spears through the air at this historical affair featuring flint-knapping and craft workshops. at Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison. Middlebury Area (map). $7-8 for competitors; preregister; $5 for spectators; free for kids under 15.

    Fostering Learning Partnerships Between Classrooms & Authors (& Illustrators)

    Fostering Learning Partnerships Between Classrooms & Authors (& Illustrators)

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Teacher Susan Koch and children’s author Christy Mihaly share ideas about building a meaningful relationship between students and a visiting writer or artist. at Bear Pond Books (Montpelier) in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Scrag Mountain Music

    Scrag Mountain Music

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 2:30, 3:10, 3:50 & 4:30 p.m.

    Soprano Mary Bohnag, double bassist Evan Premo and cellist Emily Tauble hit all the right notes in "The Intersection of Art and Music," a series of mini concerts inspired by the exhibition theme of "Backstory." at The Kent Museum in Calais. Barre/Montpelier (map). Donations.

    Guided Tours

    Guided Tours

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    Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 14

    A historic Gothic Revival house opens its doors for hourly excursions. Self-guided explorations of the gardens, exhibits and walking trails are also available. at Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford. Upper Valley (map). $6; free for kids 14 and under.

    Vermont E-Bike & Brew Tour

    Vermont E-Bike & Brew Tour

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    Fridays, Saturdays, 12-4:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27

    Electric bicycles transport suds lovers to three local beer producers via scenic routes. at Old Mill Park in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $75.

    Fall Foliage Train Excursions

    Fall Foliage Train Excursions

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    Saturdays, 10 a.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 21

    Passengers take in historic narrations, cocktails or cider, lunch and, of course, stunning views on a three-hour round trip on the rails. at Green Mountain Railroad (Chester) in Chester. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map). $20-25; free for kids under 3.

    Circus Arts Learning & Jam

    Circus Arts Learning & Jam

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    Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27

    Daring individuals perfect skills ranging from juggling to tight-rope walking with CAMP Burlington members. at Burlington Farmers Market in Burlington (map). Free.

    Green Mountain Dinner Train

    Green Mountain Dinner Train

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    Saturdays, 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 5-8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 20

    Guests feast on a three-course meal while riding the Green Mountain Railroad from Chester to Summit and back. at Green Mountain Railroad (Chester) in Chester. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map). $85-100.

    Vergennes Farmers Market

    Vergennes Farmers Market

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    Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Local foods and crafts, live music, and hot eats spice up Saturday mornings. at Kennedy Brothers Building in Vergennes. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Historic Barn House Tours

    Historic Barn House Tours

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    Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Attendees view authentic African art, impressive architecture and antique fixtures during a stroll through historic buildings. at Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte. Chittenden County (map). $10; preregister.
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