Candidate Forum
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Hear Senate and House candidates for St. Albans City and Town address the upcoming issues and your questions of interest. Light refreshments. Free and open to the public. Presented by: St. Albans City, St. Albans Town, Franklin County Business and Professional Women, St. Albans Museum, Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Northwestern Medical Center, Northwestern Counseling and Support Services, Northwest Regional Planning Commission.

Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol (CBD) Education Program
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Vermonters with cancer are eligible to use medical marijuana. Ada Puches, community outreach coordinator for Champlain Valley Dispensary, will discuss the potential benefits of medical marijuana, how the application process works, and the requirements for obtaining medical marijuana. She will also provide information on non-intoxicating over-the-counter CBD. This program is sponsored by the Vermont Cancer Support Network (, to give individuals with cancer accurate information about these potentially helpful products. Anyone who would like information about medical uses of marijuana and CBD is welcome to attend.

Economic Challenges in Fraklin County: Listening Project Forum
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A panel discussion of top areas of concern for women in Franklin County. Panelists include representatives from NCSS, RiseVT, Main Street Alliance VT, Let’s Grow Kids. Topics of interest include health care, child care, paid family and medical leave, education and mental health, among others.

This event is part of th eVT Commission on Women’s Statewide Listening Project, asking for input on needs that are not currently being met for VT women, and how the Cmmission can support educational and policymaking efforts to ensure the well-being of women in our state.

Open to everyone, light refreshments served.

VT Craft Beer Half Marathon @ Downtown St. Albans & Taylor Park
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Vermont Craft Beer Half Marathon is timed race through historic St. Albans, VT and the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail followed by a Harvest Festival & Craft Beer Tasting featuring farmers market vendors, food trucks, live music and Vermont craft breweries.

To Bid or Not to Bid – A Benefit for Bent Northrop Memorial Library
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

To Bid or Not to Bid is a fundraisier for the Bent Northrup Memorial Library in Fairfield. Local cheeses, assorted wines and craft brews from 14th Star Brewing are served. Lively bidding at the silent auction tables, and live auction showcase a bounty of local crafts, services and produce.

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