Photo by Lee Krohn

Pie season: Apple pies will be on sale at the Charlotte Congregational Church on Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. Homemade with Vermont apples, flaky crust with just the right dash of cinnamon, they are $16 per pie. Freeze one for Thanksgiving dinner and enjoy one for dessert Friday night! At the top of the hill on the Charlotte Hinesburg Road. You can call and reserve one as well at 425-3264.

Teen Yoga: Yoga to Prevent Sports Injury for Teens/Tweens by Rowan Beck will be held on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at Honest Yoga in the Blue Mall at 150 Dorset Street in South Burlington. Participating athletes will increase their endurance, speed and focus, allowing them to feel relaxed during competition.
Farm Yoga: Yoga Roots is continuing to offer Vinyasa Yoga Monday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 at Adam’s Berry Farm through the fall. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Charlotte Land Trust. Sign up online yogarootsvt.com or call 985-0090 for more information.

Democratic Caucus: The Town Democrats are going to meet on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at Charlotte Town Hall to elect the town Democratic Committee, officers and county committee members. They will also be talking about state issues coming before the Legislature. State Representative Mike Yantachka will be present to respond to your comments and ideas.

Concert on the Green: BYO picnic and family folk music on the green at Champlain Valley Cohousing, 27 Common Way in Charlotte on Sept. 23. Music and picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. Guitarist and harmonica player Paul Sprawl will perform. Bring a folding chair, sit at picnic tables, or spread a blanket while kiddos play on the green and pirate ship. Enjoy the bonfire and a crisp Vermont fall evening. This is a carry-in, carry-out event. Plenty of free parking.

Boot camp: Boot camp is back! After a month off, everyone should be ready to get their booty to Kristin Hartley’s boot camp at CCS. This early morning wakeup call is fun and will leave you energized and smiling. For more information email Kristin at kristinmhartley@gmail.com.

Tractor Parade: The 17th Annual East Charlotte Tractor Parade will be held at Spear Street and Jackson Hill Road in East Charlotte on Oct. 8. Food vendors, a petting zoo and more will be set up by 11 a.m. and the parade will begin at 1 p.m.

Bake-off: A maple-themed bake-off is scheduled to happen at the East Charlotte Tractor Parade on Oct. 8, hosted by Spear’s Corner Store. Bakers are urged to sign up now. Visitors are the judges who will vote on their favorite baked goods from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maple syrup (or flavor) must be an ingredient in the baked good. Please register with Emily at ejadsit@gmail.com. Deadline is Oct. 1.

Painting: Painting in Light, Color and Darkness watercolor veil painting workshop Oct. 13, 14 & 15 at Charlotte Congregational Church. The autumnal season brings equal day and night and the opportunity to find balance. Painting with Color out of the Laws of Light (Sacred Male principle) and Darkness (Divine Feminine principle) is a meditative process to balance inner soul and outer life. The foundation of L&D and basic veil painting techniques will be taught using charcoal, watercolor, and meditation. Color harmony theme is Orange: courage to face challenges, and Turquoise: bringing clarity to our thinking. Beginners are welcome. For more information call (802) 877-2031.

Open House: Vermont Commons School is holding its fall open house at 1 p.m. on Oct. 15. Meet the faculty, students and families and learn what makes a Vermont Commons School education so compelling. Vermont Commons School is located at 75 Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington Visit vermontcommons.org for more information and please RSVP with Jill Strawbridge at (802) 865-8084 x 190 or jstrawbridge@vermontcommons.org.

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