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NEK Moms Memorial Day 2012 Weekend Scoop: May 25-28

Memorial Day weekend is here!  Welcome (unofficially, right?) Summer 2012–BBQs, frost snow-free weather, mosquitoes, flip flops & beach time!  If you’re looking for family fun in and around Vermont’s beautiful Northeast Kingdom this weekend, you’re in luck!  There is lots of fun planned!  Here’s a quick look at some of the family-friendly events and activities!

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Thanks for visiting!

Happy Weekend!


Friday, May 25th:

  • Natural Parenting Meetup (St. Johnsbury), NEKCA, 115 Lincoln Street, 1:30pm
  • Lyndon Farmer’s Market, Bandstand Park (Lyndonville) (across from the “little” White’s Market, not the Plaza location), 3-7pm.
  • Hardwick Farm Market (Hardwick), Granite St. 3-6pm.
  • Music Jam (Derby), Derby Line Village Hall, 6pm-1opm.  Benefits local high school scholarships. Admission by donation.  Info call: 766-2730.

Saturday, May 26th:

  • Newport Farmers’ Market (Newport), 246 Causeway across from Waterfront Plaza & 1-91 access road, 9a.m.-2p.m.
  • Blacksmith Day Hammer (Brownington), Old Stone House Museum, 10a.m.-3p.m.  Check out blacksmithing!  For info call: 754-2022.
  • Benefit Plant Sale (St. Johnsbury Center), Kingdom Animal Shelter, 1664 Memorial Drive in St Johnsbury Center, 9am – 4pm.
  • VT Open Studio Weekend (Newport), MAC Center for the Arts.  Info call 334-1966.
  • Benefit Yard Sale (Derby). 9a.m.-4p.m., 111 Roy Street.  Community yard sale fundraiser to benefit injured community member.
  • St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market (St. Johnsbury), Railroad Street. 9am-1pm.
  • Tag, Bake & Plant Sale (East Burke), Club House Lawn, 9am.


Sunday, May 27th:

  • VT Open Studio Weekend (Newport), MAC Center for the Arts.  Info call 334-1966
  • Stephen Huneck Remembrance Celebration (St. Johnsbury), Dog Mt., 12-4pm.
  • Barton Memorial Day Celebration (Barton), Orleans County Fairgrounds, 8a.m. gates open.  Tractor pulls, horse pulls, games, food and more. Info go here.
  • Keybank Vermont City Marathon & Relay!  Good luck Runners!

Monday, May 28th:

  • PARADES!!!!
  • Memorial Day Parade (Albany), 11 a.m.
  • Memorial Day Parade (St. Johnsbury), 10 a.m.
  • Memorial Day Parade (Hardwick), 11 a.m.
  • Memorial Day Parade (Littleton, NH), procession begins at 11am at Fire Station. – 10:45a.m. tolling of Town’s church bells.
  • Memorial Day Parade (Barton), 11 a.m.  Start Barton Memorial Building.  Ends at Crystal Lake State Park.
  • Memorial Day (St. Johnsbury), Wreath Service, Portland Street Bridge, 9 a.m.
  • Spring Festival Run (Hardwick), Fun Run, 8:30 a.m. start at Hardwick Inn.
  • Bake, Plant & Tag Sale (Orleans), Jones Memorial Library, 8:3o-11am.  Info call: 754-6660.

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