March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Phoenix Books Rutland
2 Center Street, Rutland
Mike Lizotte: Mini Meadows. A discussion on how to create low-cost, low-maintenance flower-filled plots around the yard. 802-855-8078, www.phoenixbooks.biz/event/mike-lizotte.
Giant Tea Cup Auction
March 15, 5 p.m.
M.W.A. Main Hall
W. Main St., Route 30, Wells
Over 400 items. All funds go to local, national and global missions. Two tables of baked goods. Food, beverages and dessert available. 10 tickets for $1 or 50 tickets for $5. Bid starts at 6:30 p.m.. 5 p.m. M.W.A. Main Hall, W. Main St., Route 30, Wells, 802-325-3203.
Bob Stannard & Those Dangerous Bluesmen
March 16, 7-10 p.m.
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm
705 Main Street, Weston
Bring your dancing shoes and celebrate the end of winter blues with one of Vermont’s premier blues bands. Maestro of the harmonica since 1969, Stannard is known for his high-energy performances. email@example.com.$25-$40; Children 12 and under are free but require a ticket. https://www.westonplayhouse.org.
Vermont Comedy All-Stars
March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Town Hall Theater
68 South Pleasant Street, Middlebury
An evening of the Vermont’s best and brightest comics including Middlebury’s own Tina Friml. Featuring Tim Bridge, Tracy Dolan and Sky Sandoval. $20 Main Hall / $15 Balcony, firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-388-1436.
31st Annual Maple Festival
March 17, 1-4 p.m.
Middletown Springs Historical Society
On the Green, 10 Park Avenue
Maple lore & demonstrations, sweet treats from local kitchens, a raffle and a silent auction featuring local artists and craftspersons. 802-235-2376. http://www.middletownspringshistoricalsociety.org.