Arts events: Through Oct. 22, 2016

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 Lucioni works return to SVAC

Within the Birch

Within the Birch

The Southern Vermont Arts Center welcomes Luigi Lucioni’s paintings back from their visit to the Huntsville Museum of Art. Their return on Oct. 4 inspired a homecoming celebration continuing through Dec. 11 at the Wilson Museum and Galleries at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 SVAC Drive in Manchester.

The show features a collection of oil paintings, still lifes and landscapes, as well as a variety of etchings. It has not been shown as a group since 2000. The exhibit also features two paintings from a local private collection, a Dorset Hollow landscape and an early still life of apples.

SVAC is open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information visit

Oct. 21: ‘It Takes Courage’ at Claremont Opera House

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theater company from North Carolina, performs “It Takes Courage” at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square in Claremont, N.H.

“It Takes Courage” is about famous Americans who overcame great obstacles. From being bullied to facing incredible physical challenges, this production teaches young people the power of the individual. The show is recommended for children in grades 2 to 6.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Groups are encouraged to call ahead for reservations. Visit or call 603-542-0064.

Oct. 22: Possum Haw plays in Bellows Falls

Possum Haw performs in Stone Church Arts

Possum Haw performs in Stone Church Arts

Possum Haw, a bluegrass and folk quintet, will be performing at Stone Church Arts’ stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St. in Bellows Falls.

Admission is $17 for adults, $13 for seniors and children under 12 in advance and $20 or $15 at the door.

Tickets are available at Village Square Booksellers in The Square in Bellows Falls, online at, by phone at 802-460-0110, or at the door.

— Susan Lampe-Wilson

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