Vintage Country is comprised of Debbie and Wil Pixley, Kenny Darling, Gary Hobbs and Ken White. This group has played all over New York and Vermont, entertaining at venues ranging from dude ranches to night clubs, town parks and fairs. Don’t miss their performance at Veterans Memorial Field, behind the Thurman Town Hall in Athol.

Refreshments will be available. Bring a chair and wear layered clothing for the ever-changing mountain weather.

Several vendors are to be offering their wares at the concert, and more are invited. This Market in the Park is a good venue to for crafters, gardeners or artisans to display and sell their wares. Last year, quilter Mary Kenyon, set up a display table with handmade items such as quilts, dish cloths. Set up time for the Market is 6:30 p.m.. To reserve a space, call 623-9649.

Local political posts open

Starting next week, political hopefuls will doubtlessly be circulating petitions to launch their candidacies for local town positions throughout Warren County, and Thurman is no exception.

In Thurman, two positions for Town Board are up for election, as is the Town Supervisor post, the Highway Supervisor position, as well as Town Clerk. Party petitions must be filed with the Board of Elections by July 12. Independent petitions may be circulated beginning July 10 and filed with Warren County Board of Elections from Aug. 12 through Aug. 16.

Events & activities in the hills

Stop in and meet the members of the Thurman Quilting Group — they hold their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. Bring your quilting, knitting, crocheting, or sewing project and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while visiting with friends and neighbors. For details, call Myra at 623-2633.

Thurman Town Board meetings are routinely held on the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. beginning with the financial topics, followed by all other governmental business.

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