By Mike Walker

UPDATE: Due to weather we’ve rescheduled tomorrow’s Grange on the Green for Thursday, July 15th on the Town Green 5-7 p.m.

The second “Grange on the Green” of the summer will take place on Thursday July 8th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the Town Green. Music on the library porch will be performed by Shades of Blue Vermont, a four piece band from Burlington playing blues and classic tunes with something for all ages – bring your dancing shoes!

Shades of Blue Vermont. Photo contributed.

This partnership event between the Charlotte Library and the Grange is being generously sponsored by Birdseye, an architecture and building company established in 1984, and employee owned since 2007. As well as award-winning architectural design, Birdseye offers a full spectrum of building services.

In addition to live music, the evening will also feature ice-cream from LuLu, beverages from Charlotte’s own “Yerbery”, along with stalls from local farms and information tables from local groups.

Bring along picnic dinner or pick up pizza from Stones Throw, or sandwiches and baked goods from the Red Onion and Old Brick Store.

June’s concert which was held under COVID restrictions was a great success with over 100 people attending, and it raised almost $700 for the fund to restore the Lyceum Schoolhouse in East Charlotte.

For July’s event there is no need to book ahead, and everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy the fun!

The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. allowing plenty of time to look around stalls and displays and catch up with friend and neighbors before the music starts around 5.30pm

We are especially grateful to our two season sponsors who make the whole series of events possible:

The “Mow Electric! campaign” is a grass-roots initiative to encourage the transition to electric lawn care equipment within the public and private sectors in Vermont. More information’s available on their website.

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