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Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Brandon’s 42nd Independence Day Celebration

Come celebrate the Fourth of July at Brandon’s 42nd Annual Independence Day Celebration Friday, July 6th and Saturday, July 7th, 2018.

Friday, July 6th

The fun begins Friday at the family friendly Street Dance from 6PM-10PM with music for all ages by DJ Jam Man Entertainment & food vendors. Fun for all ages in Seminary Park (Just around the corner & up the hill from Town Offices & Town Hall). Off street parking available with free shuttles.

Saturday, July 7th

The fun moves North to Park Village Complex (Route 7 North of Brandon) with activities and events ALL DAY LONG:

*   Annual Silent Auction -Wide variety of items for all ages including day passes to VT attractions, gift baskets, a host of local options for lodging, locally made artwork, gift certificates for restaurants, services and local events & more. Come bid!

*   Family Games including karaoke & the infamous Swiss Roll eating contest

*   Variety of vendors and food

*   The best Independence Day PARADE likely to be found anywhere in the Country at 1PM

*   Live music with concert by Moose Crossing following the parade

*   Community Supper 5-7 PM

*   DJ Jam Man spinning family favorites

*  FIREWORKS display at Dusk. Join us for a spectacular display by NorthStar Fireworks!

*  Plenty of onsite parking (including handicap accessible) PLUS convenient FREE shuttles from downtown running ALL DAY LONG

Want to be in the Parade? Walk or Ride, ALL groups are welcome

Parade Applications available at the Brandon Free Public Library, Carr’s Gift Shop and Brandon Town Offices.

Want to be a VENDOR? Contact Jean Lamarre 802-247-8179, or bidccvendor@yahoo.com

Businesses with an item to donate to Silent Auction? Contact Bobbie Torstenson at b_torstenson@comcast.net

General Questions? Contact Bill Moore bmoore@townofbrandon.com or 802-247-3635 OR Debbie Boyce bidcc@yahoo.com or 802-345-0056

 

 

 

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Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Brandon Independence Day Celebration

Brandon’s 42nd Independence Day Celebration

Come celebrate the Fourth of July at Brandon’s 42nd Annual Independence Day Celebration Friday, July 6th and Saturday, July 7th, 2018.

Friday, July 6th

The fun begins Friday at the family friendly Street Dance from 6PM-10PM with music for all ages by DJ Jam Man Entertainment & food vendors. Fun for all ages in Seminary Park (Just around the corner & up the hill from Town Offices & Town Hall). Off street parking available with free shuttles.

Saturday, July 7th

The fun moves North to Park Village Complex (Route 7 North of Brandon) with activities and events ALL DAY LONG:

*   Annual Silent Auction -Wide variety of items for all ages including day passes to VT attractions, gift baskets, a host of local options for lodging, locally made artwork, gift certificates for restaurants, services and local events & more. Come bid!

*   Family Games including karaoke & the infamous Swiss Roll eating contest

*   Variety of vendors and food

*   The best Independence Day PARADE likely to be found anywhere in the Country at 1PM

*   Live music with concert by Moose Crossing following the parade

*   Community Supper 5-7 PM

*   DJ Jam Man spinning family favorites

*  FIREWORKS display at Dusk. Join us for a spectacular display by NorthStar Fireworks!

*  Plenty of onsite parking (including handicap accessible) PLUS convenient FREE shuttles from downtown running ALL DAY LONG

Want to be in the Parade? Walk or Ride, ALL groups are welcome

Parade Applications available at the Brandon Free Public Library, Carr’s Gift Shop and Brandon Town Offices.

Want to be a VENDOR? Contact Jean Lamarre 802-247-8179, or bidccvendor@yahoo.com

Businesses with an item to donate to Silent Auction? Contact Bobbie Torstenson at b_torstenson@comcast.net

General Questions? Contact Bill Moore bmoore@townofbrandon.com or 802-247-3635 OR Debbie Boyce bidcc@yahoo.com or 802-345-0056

 

 

 

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Brandon Memorial Day Parade

Brandon Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade – 10:00am- Central Park-last Monday in May.

A very quaint event- a small parade, a few speeches and a 100 year old tradition of first grade girls placing flowers at the base of the Civil War Monument.)

 

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Simple Systems…Appropriate Technology

      Simple Systems of Vermont provides a range of technology consulting services with a difference. That difference is a long-held belief that technology is not the be-all and end-all. They emphasize simple solutions to business problems with a goal of providing you the service you need without unnecessary expense. We are thrilled to […]

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Brandon Memory Tree

Brandon Memory Tree

Start the holiday season off with this meaningful and enduring tradition of remembrance. Donations of $1 per name in memory of your loved ones help light Brandon’s Memory Tree. Names will be printed in the local newspaper.

Please send a check made out to Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and mail to BACC, PO Box 267, Brandon VT 05733. Names may also be dropped off at Carr’s Florist & Gifts. Make sure to include your name and phone number and the name(s) of loved ones.

Due to the ongoing segment 6 construction project, singing and lighting of the Memory Tree on Sunday, November 26, 2017 beginning at 3:30 pm, will be held in front of the town hall. Many thanks to the Friends of the Town Hall for allowing us to share their beautiful tree for this purpose this year!

For more information, contact the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce at 247-6401 or visit www.brandon.org.

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Rutland County Audubon Seed Sales

at  Garland’s Home and Garden in Rutland from 8am to 1 pm. ALSO in Brandon at Blue Seal Farm and Home from 10am to 2 pm. Stock up on birdseed and suet cakes at Audubon’s annual seed sales. Talk to experienced birders who can help you choose the correct seed and answer your backyard birding questions. Birding@ rutlandcountyaudubon.org

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Brandon Has Talent Show

Brandon Has Talent Show

Sat Sep 9, 2017 7pm – 9pm

The Friends Of The Brandon Town Hall will host the 4th Annual “Brandon Has Talent” Show.
This fund raiser for the Town Hall will showcase the multi-talented community members from Brandon and the surrounding area.
Come see your neighbors, friends, and family as they sing, dance and entertain you. We have dropped the judging part of this event and just want everyone to have fun, enjoy themselves and see what it feels like to perform on stage.
Tickets: Adults – $7, Seniors (60 & up), Students (17 & under) & Military – $5. Children 5 and under, FREE.
Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the performance.

 

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LC Jazz Dance Band

 LC Jazz Dance Band

The Brandon Town Hall welcomes back one of their old favorites for a night of music and dancing in the Brandon Town Hall.
L.C. Jazz Swing Dance Band is a 17 piece volunteer Big Band with a mission, have a great time, play fantastic music and support continuing music education of area students through scholarships.
Come listen and/or dance as this classic big band brings on the “swing”.
This is a benefit performance for the Brandon Town Hall and the L.C. Jazz Scholarship Fund.
Tickets: Adults – $8, Seniors, Students, Military, $7, Couples: All ages – $14.
Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the performance.
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Silent Movie “The Phantom Flyer” & “The Sky Rider”

Silent Movie “The Phantom Flyer” & “The Sky Rider”

This dare-devil aviation double feature is from 1928.

In “The Phantom Flyer” the famous stunt pilot Al Wilson portrays a border patrol aviator who uses his flying skills to save girlfriend Mary (Lillian Gilmore) from cattle rustlers.

In “The Sky Rider”, join Champion the Wonder Dog as he flies along with his master Dick to foil the plot of a disinherited nephew to get even with – well its complicated!!

Come see for yourself as we recreated the silent film experience (biplanes included) that caused people to first fall in love with the movies.

Tickets: This is a Free Will Donation Event. Sponsored by: Steve & Pam Douglass

 

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“A Karen Carpenter Tribute” Concert with Karen Olson

“A Karen Carpenter Tribute” Concert with Karen Olson

Acclaimed Karen Carpenter sound-a-like and look-alike, Sally Olson, will appear in concert on Saturday, July 8 at 7:30pm at the Brandon Town Hall in Brandon, VT.
The show will include signature covers and hits by the Carpenters, such as “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “(They Long To Be) Close To You”, “Rainy Days And Mondays”, “Superstar” and more.
Sally offers commentary on the history behind the Carpenters’ music, as well as Karen Carpenter’s rise to fame and her sudden and tragic death at the age of thirty-two.
Carpenters Tribute Concert, debuted in January 2015 and was conceived by Bill Reed (arranger, music director & piano) and Sally Olson (artistic director & lead vocals). Randy Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter, has said that “Sally’s tribute to Karen Carpenter is heartfelt and honest” and Lane Gibson, recording studio owner, producer and engineer, claims that Sally has “an uncanny resemblance” and looks and sounds “just like Karen!” Sally is unsurpassed in her startling representation of Karen Carpenter, and her voice, appearance and stage-presence will have you convinced that the 1970s songstress lives on. Sally’s stunning vocals combined with state of the art video projection, vintage costumes, historical commentary, lovely arrangements and accompaniment by Mike Hartigan, will take you on an incredible journey into the world of the Carpenters.
Tickets: Adults – $8:Seniors (60 & up), Students (17 & under), Military – $6.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Sponsored by: New England Woodcraft, Inc., Donald & Dolores Furnari, Dorothy Leysath & Edward Loedding, Maria Ammatuna-Creative Fiber Designs, St. Pauls Lodge #25, F.& A.M, and Fran Bull.

 

 

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