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18 - 05 May

Waterbury Farmer's Market

03:00 pm to 07:00 pm Rusty Parker Park

The Farmers Market is back for the summer season! Join us at Rusty Parker Park every Thursday from 3pm - 7pm from now until October. Enjoy local craftsmen and women, a variety of produce vendors, food, and much more. Live musical performances, as part of the Concert in the Park, series will begin shortly as well. (Keep in touch for exact closing date in October.)

04 Oct

Bridgeside Books Book Group

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Please join Bridgeside Books Book Group the first Wednesday of each month for an open and lively book discussion. All are welcome to join the group. 

Our October book is Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill Candice Millard.


07 Oct

Coffee Tasting with Brave Coffee & Tea

09:00 pm to 11:00 pm Stowe Street Cafe

Join us to meet the Owner & Roaster of Brave Coffee & Tea, Scott Weigand, who will be preparing various coffees from their line up of fresh roasted selections. There will also be demonstrations of different types of brewing from French Press to Aeropress along with free samples of delicious sweets from Stowe Street Cafe.

10 Oct

John Green 'Turtles All the Way Down' Release

06:00 am to 06:00 pm

John Green fans have been waiting SIX LONG YEARS for the new book, 'Turtles All the Way Down'! We're opening at 6am so you don't have to wait a second longer!

We also have 20 signed copies available so be sure to get here early for your copy!


11 Oct

Community Dinner with Odds & Sods

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm Stowe Street Cafe

Community Dinners return to Stowe Street Cafe. Meet Your Neighbors, Share a Meal, Give Back. Enjoy different cuisines from around the world while getting to know our neighbors and helping to give back to local charities and organizations. Great food, Guest Chefs, More Community. Guest Chef: Trenton Endres of Hen of the Wood. 1% of Proceeds go to the Waterbury Food Shelf

13 Oct

Opening Reception at Axel's Gallery

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm 5 Stowe Street, Waterbury Vermont

Photo-based artist, Michelle Saffran, creates her first installation: Anonymity of In Between: Body, Place and Time. An installation standing on the threshold between re-imagination and materiality that speaks to the dislocation of self that happens when the place of memory clashes with the memory of place.

14 Oct

Taste for Trails WATAbury

04:00 pm to 09:00 pm Downtown Waterbury

VT Beer Shepherd, a local-family run craft beer distributor, invites you to participate in Taste For Trails : WATA-bury on Saturday, October 14th, in downtown Waterbury. Come join the fun with special beer pours, raffle prizes, and more! Please join us in Waterbury at The Blackback Pub, Prohibition Pig, The Reservoir and Allium from 4 pm – 9 pm. Enjoy delicious beer from breweries such as Exhibit A, Green Empire, Red Barn, Idle Hands, Foundation, and more, while benefiting WATA (Waterbury Area Trails Alliance) and our local trail systems. VT Beer Shepherd is so happy to pair up with WATA for a fun-filled event in our dynamic downtown venues. You can purchase your beer glass and beer card early at the Perry Hill trailhead from 10 am – 2 pm or at one of our venues from 4 pm – on.

14 Oct

Jazzyaoke at Bridgeside Books!

07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Jazzyaoke is BAAAAACK at Bridgeside Books! Karaoke to a LIVE jazz band with all lyrics provided! If you haven't experienced Jazzyaoke yet, now is the time!

$5.00 at the door-For every song a person sings at the
mic--up to five--they get $1 back!

Stowe Street Cafe will be open for beer + wine, plus food!


19 Oct

Friend of Waterbury Reservoir Annual Meeting

07:22 pm to 09:00 pm St. Leo's Hall, Waterbury

The Friends of Waterbury Reservoir will host their Annual Meeting Thursday, October 19 at 7 pm in St. Leo’s Hall in Waterbury. The public is welcome, and may arrive at 6:30 to socialize. Snacks will be available. Biologist and wildlife photographer Tom Rogers will present a talk and stunning photographs entitled “The Wildlife of Waterbury Reservoir and Beyond, Bears, Moose, Loons and Trout.” Tom Rogers has worked on a variety of conservation projects, from zebras in Kenya to sage grouse and bald eagles in Wyoming. His graduate research focused on large carnivores such as grizzly bears and black bears in the Yellowstone Ecosystem. Tom currently works in outreach for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, connecting the public with fish and wildlife through writing and photography. A member of Vermont Parks and Recreation is invited to discuss the 2017 season as part of an open discussion which will close the evening.

20 Oct

Paint Night with Natasha Bogar

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm Stowe Street Cafe

Join us for our Brush & Sip Painting Classes with local teaching artist Natasha Bogar of Natasha Bogar Studio. Beginner welcome! $40 with ALL supplies included. Enjoy sweet treats and savory snacks with $4 Zero Gravity Green State Lagers and $5 Wine specials. Register: [email protected]

26 Oct

extempo Story Telling

08:00 pm to 10:30 pm

extempo Story Telling is back at Bridgeside Books! Be sure to join us for this fantastic evening of LIVE ORIGINAL STORYTELLING!

ex tem po ra ne ous: 1 a (2) carefully prepared but delivered without notes or text

$5.00 at the door

Beer and wine available for sale @ Stowe Street Cafe


29 Oct

NaNoWriMo Writing Group

01:30 pm to 03:00 pm

Join us for NaNoWriMo is a worldwide event setting aside the month of November for novel writing. After some discussion we will have time to start drafting. Of course, writing doesn't start until November 1st.

There will be some snacks and drinks available but feel free to bring along your own writing snacks.

As always, this event is FREE and open to the public.


Downtown Events Calendar
Oct 20
Paint Night with Natasha Bogar
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Oct 26
extempo Story Telling
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Oct 29
NaNoWriMo Writing Group
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