Stratton Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 31

2017 National Rural Health Association Annual Poker Walk Oct. 11 Grace Cottage, Townshend A free, fun, two-mile walk with prizes for winning hands in recognition of National Physical Therapy Month. Playing cards are distributed along the way and a prize for the best poker hand is awarded at the end. 802-365-7357 or www.gracecottage.com Independent Television Festival Oct. 11–15 Manchester This is an annual festival gathering of fans, artists, and executives from around the world to celebrate outstanding independent small- screen productions. www.itvfest.com TOP 20 Critical Access Hospital Patient Satisfaction Always Open 24/7/365 Just 20 minutes from Bondville 185 Grafton Road (Rt 35) Townshend, VT 802-365-7676 www.gracecottage.org Booktoberfest Oct. 12 Manchester Community Library, Manchester Get buzzed about this celebration of autumn, fresh draft beer, and building up the library’s book budget. This 21+ fundraising event will feature live music, brats and BBQ fare, and craft beer crowlers from The Crooked Ram. There will be a silent auction of inspired prizes, games and beer trivia, and an early chance to shop the weekend’s book sale. 6–9pm. 802-362-2607 or www.mclvt.org Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival Oct. 14 Equinox Valley Nursery, Manchester Take part in the celebration of the season with games, activities, local fare, crafts, and (of course) pumpkin carving! 802-326-2610 or www.equinoxvalleynursery.com Hike Mount Antone Oct. 14 Merck Forest & Farmland Center, Rupert Let’s do lunch—atop Mount Antone. Bring your lunch for this difficult-level hike. 11am. 802-394-7836 or www.merckforest.org Seasonal Ski and Board Lease Packages from $ 99. Top quality skis, boots, boards and bindings to lease or rent. Perfect for growing kids! Lone Pine House Tour Oct. 14 Manchester Village Tour the Lone Pine estate in picturesque Manchester. Tickets required. 802-549-4582 or www.manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org Junction Routes 30 & 100, Rawsonville, 802.297.2847 Mount Snow Access Road, West Dover, 802.464.2222 equipesport.com 800.282.6665 F A LL 2 0 1 7 2 9