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    Haunted Slay Ride

    Haunted Slay Ride


    Sat., Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sat., Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Those looking for thrills and chills this Halloween season hop on the first annual Haunted Slay Ride, presented by Vermont Gatherings and Breakaway Farm. Geared toward adults and kids ages 14 and up, this creepy excursion isn’t your typical hayride — no leaf peeping, apple picking or other quaint autumnal activities here. Instead, brave souls have a scream as they encounter fearsome ghosts, ghouls and goblins. Vendors, food and drink, tarot card readings, and live entertainment are also on hand. Space is limited, so reservations are recommended. Hold on to your heads! at Breakaway Farm in Grand Isle. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $15; preregister.

    Blue Jean Ball


    Sat., Oct. 19, 6-11 p.m.

    Partygoers kick up their boot heels at a fundraiser for Franklin County Home Health Agency. at American Legion (St. Albans) in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $55.

    Harvest Dinner & Wine Pairing


    Sat., Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m.

    Taste-bud-tempting vinos complement dishes such as a harvest vegetable phyllo pouch and almond-crusted pork tenderloin. at Snow Farm Vineyard in South Hero. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $74.95; preregister; limited space.

    Northwest Farmers Market


    Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26

    Locavores stock up on produce, preserves, baked goods, and arts and crafts. at Taylor Park in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Vermont Regional Workforce Summit


    Tue., Oct. 22, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

    One of a dozen summits taking place around the state provides actionable solutions for employers and promotes partnerships among regional and statewide service providers and educators. Employer session, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m.; service provider and educator session, noon-4 p.m. at Saint Albans Museum in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Home-Buying Workshop


    Wed., Oct. 23, 12 p.m.

    Experts demystify the home-buying process for newbie house hunters, from identifying your family’s needs to closing. at New England Federal Credit Union (St. Albans) in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Fourth Wednesday Conversation Group


    Fourth Wednesday of every month, 5:15-6 p.m.

    French-language conversation flows at a monthly gathering. at Alburgh Public Library in Alburgh. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free; preregister.

    Bingo Fundraiser


    Thu., Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Players cover squares, enter raffles, make their own sundaes and more at this Relay For Life benefit. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Swanton. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $10 for a card packet.

    Farm-to-School Regional Gatherings


    Thu., Oct. 24, 4:30-7 p.m.

    Locavores gather to build connections with peers and farm-to-school practitioners. Refreshments are provided. at St. Albans Town Educational Center in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free; preregister.

    'War of the Worlds'


    Fri., Oct. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 7-8:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 2-3:30 p.m.

    In a radio play production complete with sound effects and music, live actors recreate the notorious October 1938 Mercury Theater of the Air broadcast that shocked the world and made Orson Welles a star. at Enosburg Opera House in Enosburg Falls. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $10-12.

    Spiny Softshell Turtle Nesting Beach Work Day


    Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Helping hands pull plant growth to prepare the land for egg-laying season. Bring lunch and water. at North Hero State Park in North Hero. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Spooky Saturday


    Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Family-friendly activities ranging from a costume contest to a themed obstacle course to downtown trick-or-treating make for a hair-raising good time. at Various St. Albans locations in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Northwest Nightmares Film Festival


    Mon., Oct. 28, 6:30-10 p.m. and Tue., Oct. 29, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Amateur filmmakers celebrate Halloween with locally made short horror flicks. An afterparty at 14th Star Brewing follows the opening night screening. at Welden Theatre in St. Albans. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $5-10.



    Sat., Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Handcrafted goods complement homemade jellies, pickles and fudge at this benefit for the United Church of Fairfax. at Baptist Building in Fairfax. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). Free.

    Oleo Romeos


    Sat., Nov. 2, 7 p.m.

    Whether playing folk, blues, country or rock, this veteran group is sure to get toes tapping. Funds raised support the Fairfield Food Shelf. at Meeting House on the Green in East Fairfield. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $10.
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