By Bill Fraser-Harris, Recreation Commission
Come meet and greet and eat — the Charlotte Town Beach Party is this Saturday, July 16, 4-8 pm.
Join your friends and neighbors for a free barbecue with all the food from local vendors Fat Cow Farm, Misty Knoll, Stoney Loam Farm, Adams Berry Farm and gelato by Backyard Bistro and Patterson Fuels.
Live music will be supplied by Mystic Party Band. Grilling by Fortin’s Lawncare and Snowplowing and Ceres Farm.
Bring your favorite pot luck dish to share. There will be tables of food. Bring your own beverages, plates and utensils.
Please no dogs or grumpy people. The entire event is free with free parking after 4 p.m. Dinner served around 6 p.m. Please bring a donation for the band.
And then the summer fun continues with Music at the Beach. These concerts are free with a season parking pass or a paid day pass.
On Wednesdays — July 20, July 27, Aug. 3 — the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Quartet will perform classical concerts in harmony with the sunset. Picnicking at 5 p.m. and music at 6 p.m.
Then to finish off the season the Green Mountain Chorus, a group that reportedly sings a cappella like no other, will perform on Wednesday, Aug.17, at 6 p.m. As always, donations encouraged.
All events are weather permitting with updates on the Charlotte Recreation Facebook page and details available via email or by calling 802-343-4350.