At the Bar: Remember our Sunday and Monday drink specials. Sunday, March 25th we offer a $2.50 pint of Otter Creek Black IPA, a $4 glass of East Shore Vineyard's Cabernet Franc or Traminette. In celebration of Maple Open House Weekend, our Maple Manhattan, with whiskey, Urban Moonshine Maple Bitters and maple syrup, is offered for $5.
Around the Galaxy: The vernal equinox signals a change in season, and also the beginning of The Galaxy's new hours. Starting on Tuesday, the Galaxy will be open from 10-7 during the week, and from 10-5 on Saturday. The Galaxy Bookshop welcomes Tovar Cerulli on Tuesday, March 27th at 7PM. Cerulli's debut book, The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian's Hunt for Sustenance chronicles his changing relationship with and understanding of food. The Galaxy will also host a Rural Post Letter Writing Soiree on March 22nd.
Music Notes: Karen Krajacic and Jon Rose will join us this Thursday at 7:00. Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Karen has been touring with the harmonizing female duo Folk By Association for over ten years. Lead guitarist Jon Rose joins her for a set that draws heavily from folk, rock, country and Americana.
Local Art: Join us Monday, March 26 from 4-6 for the artist reception for Janet Wormser of Cabot. Her work focuses on creating "an immediacy, a presence on canvas that feels like a natural wholeness."
Local Events: The Third Annual Highfields Compost Cabaret and Silent Auction is this Saturday, March 24 from 7-10 at Old Labor Hall in Barre. The evening is sure to be full of steaming hot entertainment with music and poetry sure to warm your heart and soul- all to benefit Highfields Center for Composting's programs to Close the Loop on local food systems. Suggested donation of $10 to help make Vermont's food and agricultural systems stronger, water and air cleaner, and carbon footprint smaller.
This weekend is also the Eleventh Annual Maple Open House Weekend, a celebration of the maple syrup season and an opportunity for the public to visit one or more sugarhouses throughout the state to learn about sugaring and syrup. Check out Sweet Stone Maple Farm in Hardwick, with live music on Saturday from The Butterbeans, and Fradette's Maple Syrup in East Hardwick.
Mark your calendars for our next dance party- The Bunny Hop on Friday, March 30 from 10-2. Put a glide in your stride and come dance! Bring your dancing shoes and ID- 18 and over please. $5 suggested music donation. Designated drivers get free non-alcoholic drinks and a $10 gift card!