Stellaria Trio presents: Dark horses. Violinist Letitia Quante, cellist John Dunlop and pianist Claire Black of Charlotte perform Beethoven’s Piano Trio No. 6 in E-flat Major and Dvoák›s Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor, two robust, delightful and yet lesser-known works by these celebrated composers. 7:30 p.m. at the Richmond Free Library in Richmond. Free admission. Donations welcome.
Sixth annual indoor equine clinic and lunch at Cedar Spring Farm, Charlotte. Come and pick the brains of these knowledgeable professionals in different disciplines. Clinic begins with a welcome coffee at 9:30 a.m. (doors open at 9). Fee: $50 (including lunch) and $35 (lunch not included). Reservations required (limited to 60). Send reservations and check made out to MHHF to Anne Brown, 1380 Old Stage Rd., Westford, VT 05494. Tel: (802) 878-4128 – leave message. Additional Information at Morgan Horse Heritage Foundation. Directions at Cedar Spring Farm website or via email.
The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Shelburne Methodist Church. The program, arranged by Lois Lynch, will be Masia Canada: Living Plant Sculptures, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada. All are welcome. For further information, please call Ann Mead at (802) 985-2657.
The Hinesburg Recreation Center will host the new AARP Smart Driver class from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (with half hour lunch break). The 4.5 hour refresher course is open to all drivers 50 years and older.
Many insurance companies offer a discount to drivers who have completed the class. There are no tests. The fee for the course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. To reserve space please call Jennifer McCuin, recreation director, at (802) 482-2281, extension 230.
April 13 and 14
North Ferrisburgh Methodist Church rummage sale, 227 Old Hollow Road, on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday is also “Take-All-You-Want-Day” for a flat fee of $5 per person. Proceeds benefit children and youth attending summer church camps and mission trips.
Jukebox: A Warehouse Chamber Music Project. 7:30 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. Brooke Quiggins, John Dunlop, and Mary Jane Austin bring our first-ever piano trio to Jukebox for an evening that promises to be extra special. With the piano taking center stage (literally) at ArtsRiot, the audience will get a chance to enjoy the musicians from every angle… including above! Our passionate and exhilarating program features Shostakovich’s second piano trio, an incredibly moving work that transcends both time and history, plus works by Arvo Pärt, Jennifer Higdon, and Astor Piazzolla. This innovative chamber music series, co-presented by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and ArtsRiot, and curated by Vermont composer Matt LaRocca, features a sliding-scale payment option and a unique concert experience. 7:00 p.m. doors, 7:30 p.m. show.