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Philharmonic presents Winter carnival January 22, 2014--JOURNAL OPINION--Page 9 winter concerts returns to Ryegate Fishing derby to Roots music on tap BARRE--The Vermont Philhar- RYEGATEmThere willbe another monic Orchestra and Chorus will winter carnival on Feb. 1 at benefit charity in Norwich present its winterconcerts on Feb. 1 Ticklenaked Pond. The second NORTH HAVERHILL--Over the NORWICH--On Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., at 7:30 p.m. at the Elley-Long Music annual event will again have dog sled last weekend in January, an ice- the roots music trio Sheesham and Center at St. Michael's College in rides, skating and ice fishing with fishing contest will be held to Lotus and Son will play at the Colchester and on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. at equipment provided, singing by the benefit Molly's Mission, a non- Congregational Church. Tickets are the Barre Opera House. bonfire while toasting marshmal- profit that helps local families who $20. The program will feature the lows, a chili cook-offand hot dogs have a child that is undergoing They will play again for the "Vermont Suite"by Vermont com- roasted on an open fire. The medicaltreatment. This year, funds contradance at Tracy Hall on Jan. 25 poser Richard St6hr, the first activities begin at noon and end at 3 from the event will go to 16-year- at 8 p.m. Admission to that event is movement of Saint-Saens' Piano p.m. old Cooper Pierson of Topsham and $8. Concerto No. 2 with Borowicz Hillsides will be available for his family. Sheesham and Lotus, a duo scholarship winnerAnna-SofiaAn- cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, The Molly's Mission Benefit formed during the last century, have drea Botti and C6sar Francks' sliding and snowmobile rides. IceFishingDerbywilltakeplaceon revived fiddle music and good-time Symphony in D Minor. Hayrides will get people from the French Pond from Jan. 25 at 8 a.m. songs of years past. Since then, they Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 designated parking area to all the to Jan 26 at 4 p.m. have become a popular old-time for seniors and $5 students, which activities along roadsides and the The derby entry fee is $20 for roots act around the country. will be available at the door. They shoreline of the pond. New activi- adults. Three prizes will be awarded Noted for their originality, can purchased in advance by visiting ties this year are building snowmen for the top three fish in four Sheesham and Lotus have created a the Vermont Philharmonic s and musical entertainment, categories: fish, trout, perch and unique musical and visual language, website. Tickets for the Barre Aone-and-a-half-mileloopwill pickerel. Firstprizeis$100, second using instruments created from performance can also be purchased be maintained at the pond and there is $75 and third is $50. Children age their imagination such as the "sepia- by calling the box office at will also be "redneck" curling and 15 andyoungerwillreceivetrophies phonic monophone and the "con- (802)476-8188. broom hockey rinks. There will be a for the three longest fish in each trabass harmoniphonelun." In 2012, limited number of skates, cross- category. Pickerel prizes for both SheeshamandLotuswerejoinedby country skis and snowshoes avail- adults and children will be based on sousaphone player' Son Sanderson. able for peopl e to use. There will be the total length of 10 fi sh per day for As a trio, they recorded "1929." That free hot chocolate and coffee to the two days of the contest, record was nominated for a Cana- Workshop trains drink at the pond. For information, call (603)728- dian Folk Music Award in the Best In case of rain or lack of ice for 5342. Traditional Album category. on food safety any reason, the event will be NORTH HAVERHILL--A food postponed until Feb. 8. lumann am safety training and certification Rules for the chili cook-offand Brahms at the South Congregational Church in St. dohnsbury on Jan. program is being held at the UNH schedule of events will be posted at 26 at 3 p.m. Cooperative Extension office on the Ryegate.VT website or can be COURTESY PHOTO Feb. 5 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 pickedupatthetownclerk'soffice. Last year's inaugural carnival Cavatina Trio opens Winter festival P m he training would be very was part of the town's 250th anniversary celebrations. useful for owners, food managers, NEK classical series returns to Montpelier chefs and cooks who work in For more information, call ST. JOHNSBURY--The Trio Cavatina will be the first perfor- MONTPELIER--MontpelierAlive restaurants, hospitals or nursing (802)584-3333. mance of the 2014 Northeast ispresentingtheFrostivalonJan.24 homes, or for specialty food Kingdom Classical Series on Jan. to the 26. Formerly known as the producers who manage their own 26 at 3 p.m. at the South Congrega- Montpolar Frostival, a winter event small businesses. UV Band plans tional Church. The ensemble formed to promote physical movement and Sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Educational winter concert atthe 2005 Marlboro Festival. Four getting rid of cabin fever. years later, it was the winner of the Many events that were popular Foundation, the ServSafe food LEBANON--The Upper Valley last year, such as the snowshoe protection certification course and Community Band is preparing for NatLmburgChamberMusicCompe- obstacle course, the ultimate Frisbee exam is a national food safety their Jan. 28 performance at the tition. Atthisconcert, violinistHarumi competition on the State House training program designed to share Lebanon Opera House. The en- Rhodes, cellist Priscilla Lee and lawn, unicycling, belly dancing and the latest science-based informa- semble has more than 70 members, pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute will Scottish Country Dance classes and tion on food safety and best made up ofamateur musicians from perform some of chamber music's fitness hulahoping, will be back. At practices in the industry. The teenagers to octogenarians. They greatest trios by Beethoven, North Branch Nature Center, there instructor for this in-depth training have been rehearsing for "An Ode to Schumann and Brahms. will be a self-guided story walk willbeDebMaes, aUNHExtension Winter, inwhichthebandpartnered Tickets are available at the door called"The Mitten." Afrojazz, yoga, field specialist in food safety who is with Vital Communities to promote or online at the NEK Classical jazz funk and hip hop workout a certifiedServSafeinstructor, its outreach programs. Doors open Series website. They are $18 for classes will be available at the Participants in the training will at 7 p.m. and the music begins at adults, $16 for seniors and $6 for Contemporary Dance and Fitness learn basic food sanitation prin- 7:30 p.m. During intermission, students. Studio and the Frostival 5K is ciples from receiving to serving, members of the Vital Communities sponsored by the Central Vermont how to improve the quality of food staff will be available to answer served, lower costs, increase profit- questions about what they do in the Runners Club. ability and make decisions that will Upper Valley. There will be storytelling at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, the keep their customers safe. Partici- Director Carole Blake of White North Country Chorus Kotchka Chamber Players will pants who successfully complete River Junctionandassistantdirec- perform and the Storytelling Tell the exam will receive a ServSafe tor Cynthia Boehm-Patenaude of food safety manager certificate. West Lebanon have chosen a varied invites singers off championship will be held on To register, call (603)787- repertoire of music including a WELLS RIVER--TheNorth Court- Jan. 24. try Chorus is has announcedthat the The Great Green Mountain Bob 6944. In case of inclement weather, Rossini overture, marches by John an alternate date is scheduled for Philip SousaandKarlKingaswellas start of its spring concert season DylanWannabeContest, whichwill Feb. 19. a medley of pieces from the Big will begin with weekly rehearsals feature local talent. Onion River Band era. Younger members of the starting on Jan. 28 at 7:15 p.m. at the Sports will host a candlelight -- audience will be entertained with Wells River Congregational Church. snowshoerompinHubbardParkand Tri-state sno mobile some Pixar movie themes and a Concerts will take place in early Burr Morse will be in town making W contemporary piece that will take May in local venues. The program sugar on snow. ........ wilt feature two works by W.A At the City Center on Jan. 25, weekend c0mlng up them on a toboggan run. Mozart, "Vepers Solemnes de there will be free ice cream and face CONCORD--Snowmobilers will Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 Confessore" and"Regina Coeli," as painting. There will be hot chocolate have a chance to explore some new for seniors and children. Preschool well well as several short contem- stations aroundthe downtown with territory over the weekend of Jan. age children are admitted free. poraryworks, free hot chocolate from Lake 31 through Feb. 2, whichis whenthe Tickets are available from any band The North Country Chorus, Champlain Chocolate. New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine member and at the door. Refresh- TO BE A PART OF THE SHOWCASE: under the leadership of musical Getdressedupincreativeblack- reciprocal snowmobile weekend ments will be served during inter- Call 802-222-5281, 603-747-2907 or E-mail mission, advertising@jonews.com directorAlanRowe, is acommunity tie and join Montpelier Alive for a occurs. chorus of about 80 members serving night of waltzing at the Snow Ball on Any snowmobile registered in the Upper Connecticut River Valley Jan. 25, featuring the Montpelier one of those states will be able to of New Hampshire and Vermont. Chamber Orchestra String Quartet operate on trails in any of those The Chorus typically presents three and dancing with Samir Elabd. states during that weekend. Riders series of concerts each year as well Tickets are available onthe Montpe- must adhere to the snowmobile laws as three nights of Madrigal Dinners lier Alive website, in those states, including Vermont's in January. Performances during the For more information, call mandatory liability insurance, safety Christmas season and in the spring Ashley Witzenberger at (802)223- education certification for anyone typically feature classical works, 9604. born after July 1, 1983 and rules on while summer programs include operation of snowmobiles by young lighter pieces. CHANDLER MUSIC people. The chorus welcomes all singers RANDOLPH-On Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Over the last two years, the who are willing to commit to its TimEriksonandtheTrioDePumpkintown reciprocal snowmobile weekend standards of attendance and musical will be playing their ballads, love songs of has been a very popular opportunity excellence. New members are the sea and other tunes in the Upper for snowmobile enthusiasts, ac- Gallery at Chandler Music Hall. General cording to a news release from New invited to j oin the group through admission is $16 in advance and $19 on the Hampshire Fish and Game. Feb. 11. Anyone interested in day of the show. For information, call joining should contact Rowe at (802)728-6464. (802)748-5027. To learn more about the North g- Country Chorus visit CHECK OUT OUR northcountrychorus.org. FREEZER BUYS! Choose From Our Meat Package Selections! HOOPS FOR HUNGER From 4 per to 18 per package! 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