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    Peacham Winter Carnival

    Peacham Winter Carnival

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

    The town of Peacham is transformed into a cold-weather wonderland fit for a snow globe for the Peacham Winter Carnival. The fifth annual fest commences Friday evening with ice skating, a travel talk by Tim McKay and a family paint-and-sip event with artists Alex and Cecilia Garvin. The frosty fun continues on Saturday with a pancake breakfast and more than a dozen indoor and outdoor activities. Fresh-air adventurers relish dog sled demos, cross-country skiing and a guided nature walk. Those who prefer to keep warm and cozy delight in themed crafts, a chili-and-cornbread lunch, and the all-ages Winter Snowball Dance. at Various Peacham locations in Peacham. Northeast Kingdom (map). $5.

    Valentine's Masquerade Ball

    Valentine's Masquerade Ball

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 7 p.m.-12 a.m.

    There’s nothing like an element of mystery to spice up a romantic evening. Partygoers don optional costumes or black-tie attire for the Valentine’s Masquerade Ball, a sweethearts’ soirée presented by Vermont Gatherings. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar propel an evening of dancing, door prizes and live entertainment for singles, couples and groups of friends. For those seeking insight into their love lives, New Hampshire father-daughter psychics Lord Fafnir & Spawn purvey tarot readings. Vintage Photography Emporium offers green-screen photos to help revelers memorialize a night to remember. at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). $50-95; preregister; cash bar; for ages 21 and up.

    The Doo Wop Project

    The Doo Wop Project

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.

    Music lovers experience a bit of pop and rock history at a decades-spanning concert with vocal group the Doo Wop Project. Six charismatic singers take audience members on a chronological journey through the evolution of the doo-wop genre, which originated in the 1950s and features close vocal harmonies and nonsensical phrases. (Think the repetition of “Shoo-doo, shoo-be-doo” in the Five Satins’ 1956 hit “In the Still of the Night.”) The sextet, which includes current and former stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, serves up ’50s and ’60s hits such as “Little Bitty Pretty One” by Thurston Harris and doo-wop inspired takes on contemporary songs by Maroon 5 and Amy Winehouse. at Strand Center Theatre in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map). $25-40.

    West Rutland Marsh Monitoring Walk

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 8-10:30 a.m.

    Kids, new birders and nonmembers are welcome to join in a Rutland County Audubon ramble, during which participants seek avian species on a 3.7-mile loop. Meet at the boardwalk on Marble St. at West Rutland Marsh in West Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Winter Birding in the Champlain Valley

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Fans of feathered fliers carpool to Lake Champlain, where they keep their eyes peeled for eagles, raptors and waterfowl. at North Branch Nature Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $30-40; preregister.

    Winter Bird Monitoring Walk: Great Backyard Bird Count

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 8-10 a.m.

    Avian enthusiasts don binoculars and keep a checklist of feathered fliers. Office Building. at Green Mountain Audubon Center in Huntington. Chittenden County (map). Donations.

    Tech Help

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 9-11 a.m.

    Electronics novices bring their questions and devices to a hands-on help session with a trained troubleshooter. at Fairfax Community Library in Fairfax. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Winter Open House

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Potential students scope out the institution included in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges Rankings 2019 list of most innovative schools. at Champlain College in Burlington (map). Free.

    A Day of Fun

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Folks make the most of winter with cold-weather activities such as sledding, skating, ice fishing and animal tracking. BYO skis, skates and sleds. at YMCA Camp Abnaki in North Hero. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Open House

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Students, families and friends scope out a wide variety of study programs, including auto body and culinary arts, medical and sports sciences, and beyond. at Burlington Technical Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Pride Hikes: Colchester Causeway

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

    Clad in weather-appropriate clothing, LGBTQA+ hikers carpool to their destination for an easy trek complete with birding, botany and tracking tidbits. at Shaw's (Shelburne Road) in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'The Black Kungfu Experience'

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Members of the public may join the Rutland-area branch of the NAACP to view a 2012 documentary focused on the intersection of African American and Asian cultures. at Rutland Free Library in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Ice Music & Film

    Ice Music & Film

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 12:30 p.m.

    Sounds by artist Ben Mayock precede a screening of the 2012 documentary Chasing Ice. Sound artist, 12:30 & 3:45 p.m.; film, 4:30 p.m. at GreenTARA Space in North Hero. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Bill Torrey

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 2-4 p.m.

    Cold-weather blues, be gone! Audience members laugh the afternoon away with the Vermont raconteur who entertains with "Midwinter Tales." at Emile A. Gruppe Gallery in Jericho. Chittenden County (map). $15.

    Dartmouth College Glee Club

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    Sat., Feb. 16, 2 p.m.

    Forty student singers find perfect harmony in excerpts from Rossini’s "Petite messe solennelle." at Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.
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