Green Mountain Festival Series Hosts Reunion Night of Music & Comedy

The celebration continues for the 25th year of the Green Mountain Festival Series. This season all of the performances feature alumni from the area and on Saturday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m. the series is thrilled to host a Reunion Night of Music and Comedy at Green Mountain Union High School.

Live music will fill the stage from a host of different performers including Chester native Dylan Duncan. Dylan is an up-and-coming singer, guitarist and songwriter whose album "What To Keep & Let Go" is due out later this year.

Ida Mae Specker, Chester's fiddler extrodianaire will also be on hand to perform.

Brendon Thomas a creative songwriter and musician of Forever in Motion will perform and his 3rd album is due in early 2010.

The band Rusty Belle will also be on hand, with local natives Matt and Kate Lorenz. Rusty Belle is know for a range of music including loud rock sounds, lullaby's and ballads, waltzes and honkey-tonk, pop and the blues.

Sam Lloyd, Jr. returns from Hollywood to the Green Mountain Festival Series and is currently touring with his band, The Butties and acting in the hit TV show, Scrubs.

In between performances, the audience will have the chance to see visual art from local alumni. On display in the Green Mountain Union High School's "Gallery on the Bridge" will be art by Hannah Parker, Shana Merrow Currie, Heather Hawkins, and Miranda (Wheeler) McNamara in additon to several others. Ross Jones, Chef at Springfield's 56 Main Street and Michael Kennedy, Sous Chef at the Inn at Essex in Essex Junction will prepare food for the audience to enjoy during intermissions. Both chefs are graduates from GMUHS.

Enjoy a great Putney Pasta chicken alfredo dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. in the GMUHS cafeteria.

The dinner will include chicken alfredo (tri-color rotini, broccoli in a creamy alfredo sauce), salad, bread, vegetables, dessert, and a beverage. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years old and will benefit high school students who are participating in an extended learning adventure trip to the Grand Canyon in April.

A special thanks to our underwriters for this show - Nancy and George Malin, Singleton's Store and Lynn and Barry Weinberg.

Tickets are $10 for adults and seniors, $7 for students when purchased in advance. Tickets are an additional $2 when purchased at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at Misty Valley Books, Chester; Village Square Books, Bellows Falls; 56 Main Street, Springfield; Blue Sky Trading Company, Ludlow; Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, and Green Mountain Pharmacy, Londonderry. Call 875-4473 or www.greenmountainfestivalseries.com for tickets or additional information.

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