Vermont Humanities Events
October 2 — Vermont History through Song. Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Arthur Zorn, brings Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society's collection of sheet music. Dressed in period costume, Ms. Radtke takes listeners through state history, using the songs Vermonters published in their communities. Hosted by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute St. Johnsbury. St Johnsbury, Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave, 1:30 pm. Beth Williams, (802) 748-3642.
October 7 — 400 Miles Down the Connecticut River. New England's longest river, the Connecticut, is rich in history. Michael Tougias, author of fourteen books about New England, offers a narrated slide presentation that takes the viewer down the entire 410 miles of the river, discussing history from the days of loggers, Indian Wars, steamships, and canals. Hosted by the Jeudevine Memorial Library. Hardwick, Memorial Building, 20 Church St, 7:00 pm. Lisa Sammet, (802) 472-5948.