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FEED YOUR BRAIN Dorset Historical Society Northshire Bookstore Lunchtime Lecture Series On the third Thursday of each month, the Dorset Historical Society hosts a lunch lecture at its Bley House Museum. Attendees should bring a lunch. Lectures include a walking tour of Route 30 on Sep. 21 and Lost Ski Areas of Southern Vermont on Nov. 16. 12pm. 802-867-0331 or www.dorsetvthistory.org Named one of the best independent bookstores in New England by Yankee Magazine, Northshire Bookstore in Manchester hosts intimate author discussions and writing workshops throughout the year. For a full list of events, visit Northshire Bookstore online. 802-362-2200 or www.northshire.com Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Northsire Author Events include: John Boyne The Heart’s Invisible Furies Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning encourages intellectual enrichment and personal growth through a variety of courses and workshops in art, philosophy, literature, and more. Events are held throughout the area and welcome experts and professionals from around New England to present and lead discussions. For a full list of events and locations, visit Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning online. 802-867-0111 or www.greenmtnacademy.org Oct. 28 This new novel from John Boyne, acclaimed author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, may just be his masterpiece. The story follows the life of Cecil Avery, an adopted child raised in repressed Ireland RICH GILLIGAN by unconventional parents. Heartbreaking and beautiful, the pains and small triumphs of its characters leave you feeling hopeful for the future. 7pm Bill McKibben Radio Free Vermont Book Launch Party Nov. 7 A book that is also the beginning of a movement, Bill McKibben’s debut novel Radio Free Vermont follows a band of Vermont patriots who decide that their state might be better off as its own republic. 6pm NANCY BATTAGLIA svac.org Autumn is the true gift of nature, providing a spectacular backdrop for our fields of sculpture and serene mountainside trails. Come see Vermont in all it glory and get away to peace. ART EDUCATION Fall shows highlight our member artists’ work, while ‘Then & Now’ offers an intriguing look at our artistic roots that inspire area artists today. Learn from renowned, world class artist-instructors. Our workshops offer a combination of studio and plein-air instruction for all skill levels. VERMONT ARTISTS: THEN & NOW Sep 2–Oct 15 Wilson Galleries J oin us for a delightful Japanese lunch in the Yester House. (open through Oct. 15) Learn to Paint, No Pressure Painting the Portrait in Watercolor Plein Air Studies to Studio FALL SOLO SHOWS Sept 16–Nov 5 Yester House Vermont in Living Color WINTER MEMBER SHOW Nov 11–Dec 30 Yester House Snowscapes in Pastel 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester VT 802-362-1405 9/15-9/18 9/22-9/23 9/29-9/30 10/2-10/6 Autumn Trees with Dramatic Skies 10/20-10/21 11/18 Gallery Hours: Tues–Sat 10–5, Sun 12–5 Free Admission F A LL 2 0 1 7 31