Poultney: Fourth of July Celebration features pancake breakfast at Poultney United Methodist Church, Main Street from 7-9 a.m.; 5K fun run at Green Mountain College; parade from East Poultney to Poultney, Fireworks at dark, activities for the family, call 287-2010 for information.
West Rutland: Annual West Rutland Butterfly Count. Meet at the West Rutland Price Chopper parking lot at 8:30 AM. We will travel through West Rutland to tally butterflies. Bring lunch and beverages. Optional $3 registration. Leader Roy Pilcher 775-3461.
Bomoseen: The 13th Annual Bob Franzoni Boat Parade begins at 2 p.m., American flags, compliments of Coldwell-Banker Watson Realty, will be handed out 1:15-2 p.m., when the parade begins. You can pick up your flags at the very end of the channel by Route 4A, past the bridge, at the docks on the east side of the channel at 7: pm, the Castleton Concert on the Green, annual Crystal Beach concert will kick off with the sound of high energy Celtic music takes center stage with Gypsy Reel.
Ludlow: The Fletcher Farm Craft Festival features over 90 of New England's finest artists and craftsmen exhibiting top quality wares such as pottery, primitives, glass, oil and watercolor paintings, carvings, scroll work, dried flowers, syrup, honey, rose blossom jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, doll clothes, wood turnings, stained glass, foods and more, 611 Route 103 South, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., rain or shine, 228-8770.