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2020
May
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April 29
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May 5
 
June
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May 27
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June 2
 
July
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July 1
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July 7
August
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July 29
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August 4
 
September
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August 26
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September 1
 
October
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September 30
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October 6
 
November
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October 28
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November 3
 
December
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November 25
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December 1
Please note: Due to the unprecedented times we are living in and the “Stay Home - Stay Safe” policy many of these events may not happen. Things change day by day, so please call ahead to confirm whether or not an event is being held and/or for a possible rescheduling date.
CCN has the most extensive and complete calendar of events in the area.
Check back often for new additions and if you would like to add an event, let us know!
Every Month
  • Dog obedience lessons suspended. Store closed but offering curbside service. Please call ahead. Pets Etc Vermont, 609 Depot St., Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-362-5447 www.petsetcvt.com
  • On-going Private and semi-private canine obedience lessons. The Grateful Dog; Training & Daycare. 802-342-7929 Manchester Center, Vermont www.gratefuldogvt.com
  • Daily horseback trail rides. Please call ahead to confirm. Pond Hill Ranch, Castleton, Vermont 802-468-2449 www.Pondhillranch.com
  • Doggie Day Care, Grooming and On-going dog obedience classes Canine Connection, Cheshire, Massachusetts 413-442-7553
  • Horseback Trail Rides. 7 days a week. Flames Stables, Wilmington, Vermont. 802-464-8329
  • West Mountain Animal Hospital’s Dog Obedience Classes. 1726 Harwood Hill, Bennington, Vermont For more information or to register 802-447-7723 or 802-379-1094 www.wmah.net
  • Guided trail rides, lead line rides, riding camps, petting zoo & more. 4J Farmm, Argyle, New York 518-791-9811 www.4JFarmm.com
  • Come visit the farm and pick up some fresh all natural cheese, eggs, raw milks, beef, veal or pork. Bring the kids to enjoy petting and feeding our small farm animals! North Meadow Farm, 726 North Road, Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-768-8233 northmeadowfarms.com.
Plan By-The-Day

Mondays

  • Mondays thru Thursdays. Low cost Spay/Neuter Clinics. Cats Mondays-Thursdays. Dogs Thursdays. HOPE, 4255 Route 50, Wilton, New York 518-248-0355 SpayNeuter@HopeAnimalRescue.org. www.hopeanimalrescue.org
  • Livestock Auction; Calves, Goats, Sheep, Lambs, Pigs, Feeders, Bulls and Cows at 4pm along with on 1st & 3rd Mondays; Poultry, Rabbits, Eggs, Ducks, Produce, Plants and Hay at 3pm. Chatham Market, 2249 Route 203, Chatham, New York. Manager: 315-350-1724. Auction Barn: 518-392-3321 www.empirelivestock.com

Tuesdays

  • We’re Open! Livestock Auction. Please see our ad for more details. Cambridge Valley Livestock Auction. Rt. 22, Cambridge, New York 518-677-3895
  • Alternate Tuesdays: Low Cost Feline Neuter Clinic, Wellness Clinics; Vaccinations, tests, shot, etc. with Dr. Kimberly Ellis, DVM. Microchipping and MX Paneling available. Adirondack Save A Stray. For information and appointments 518-654-6220 or 696-4896

Wednesdays

  • Low Cost Feline Neuter Clinic, Wellness Clinics; Vaccinations, tests, shot, etc. with Dr. Kimberly Ellis, DVM. Microchipping and MX Paneling available. Adirondack Save A Stray. For information and appointments 518-654-6220 or 696-4896
  • Wednesdays and Sundays - Trap Shooting. Open to everyone! Wed 3pm to Dusk. Sun 1-4pm. Plenty of people on hand to help beginners. Hale Mtn Fish and Game Club, Shaftsbury, Vermont. Please see our ad. www.hmfg.org

Thursdays

  • Bingo 6:30 pm, doors open at 5pm. 28 games including Blackout, Specials, Speed Balls, Odd/Even, Hard Card Games. Pownal American Legion Post #90, Rt. 7, Pownal, Vermont
  • Alternate Thursdays - Radio show airing at 10am on WBTN 1370 AM. "Animal Tales" brought to you by Second Chance Animal Center, Shaftsbury, Vermont and "Horsing Around". Everything about horses geared for anyone even a non-horse person! Brought to you by Kimberly Farms, Shaftsbury, Vermont.

Saturdays

  • Come shop The Bennington Farmer's Market outdoors! Where there's more then just vegetables! Local vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
  • Small livestock & farm items auction. Town & Country Auction Schuylerville, NY. Also auctions every Tues. & Fri. 518-695-6663 www.towncountryauctions.com

Sundays

  • Dorset Summer Farmers Market. 10 to 2pm. HN Williams General Store, 2732 Vt. Route 30, Dorset, Vermont

April
  • Prevent Lyme Disease In Dogs
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • National Pet First Aid Awareness
  • World Habitat Awareness
  • National Frog Month
  • Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • National Heartworm Awareness Month
  • National Adopt a Greyhound Month

6th - National Siamese Cat Day

7th - Marks the start of Everyday is Tag Day. Protect your pet with an ID tag!

7th - International Beaver Day; National Birding Day

12th thru 18th - National Dog Bite Prevention Week

8th - Zoo Lovers Day; Draw a Picture of a Bird Day; National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

9th - National Unicorn Day

10th - Good Friday; National Hug Your Dog Day; National Farm Animals Day

11th - Spring Cleanup Day 1. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

11th - National Pet Day; Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

12th thru 18th - National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week

14th - National Dolphin Day

16th - Save the Elephant Day

16th - Long Term Planning for Horse Lovers (& Owners) 6pm. Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

17th - International Bat Appreciation Day

17th thru 23rd - National Pet ID Week

18th - Spring Cleanup Day 2. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

18th - Let's Talk About CBD! Get all your questions answered! 10am. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

19th - Judges’ Seminar Information Session. Presenter Jed Lawrence. Schaghticoke Fair Office, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd, Schaghticoke, NY. Information - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association. www.emrha.com

19th thru 25th - Animal Cruelty Awareness Week; World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week

21st - Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

23rd - National Lost Dog Awareness Day

21st - Spring Cleanup Day Rain Date. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

24th - Sylvester the Cat's Birthday

25th - International Guide Dog Day; World Penguin Day; Anzac Day New Zealand War Horses

25th - Ride Into Spring 2020! 10am. Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

26th - National Kids and Pets Day; Hairball Awareness Day

26th - Weather Permitting. Clean up Day and Meeting. Meet Up With Old and Make New Friends While We All Spruce Up The Clubhouse and Grounds. We’ll also be having a meeting. New members always welcome! 10:30am, weather permitting. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

26th - Audubon Day; National Help a Horse Day

27th - Eeyore’s Birthday; National Go Birding Day; Save the Frogs Day; World Veterinary Day

29th - Deadline for all submissions for May issue of CCN.

29th - Hairball Awareness Day; Woody Woodpecker Day; Free Feral Cat Spay Day; International Guide Dogs Day; Arbor Day (Date differs Nationally)

30th - National Animal Advocacy Day; National Tabby Day; Adopt a Shelter Pet Day; National Therapy Animal Day

May and Onward
  • International Respect for Chickens Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Pet Month
  • Responsible Animal Guardian Month
  • National Service Dog Eye Examination Month

1st - Save the Rhino Day; National Purebred Dog Day

2nd - 1st Tailgate Sale of Spring! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

2nd - Open House/tack sale/swap. Gymkhana , vendors & tack/swap sellers. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

3rd - National Specially-abled Pets Day

4th - Mayday for Mutts; Respect for Chickens Day

5th - National Ferret Day

5th thru 11th - Be Kind to Animals Week; National Pet Week

10th - Open Horse Show. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

11th - National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day - International Migratory Bird Day

15th thru 17th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd, Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

16th - Education Day. Learn more about dairy goats! Talks, demonstrations, raffles and fun! See our ad. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com.

16th - Gymkhana. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

16th - 16th Annual NRA fundraiser. Join other champions of the 2nd Amendment for Dinner, Raffles, Auctions and Fun with a chance to win exclusive NRA Guns, Gear, Decor and Collectibles. 5 pm.
Mt Anthony Country Club, 180 Country Club Drive, Bennington, Vermont

17th - Youth horse show/gymkhana buckle series #1. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

22nd - Jackpot Gymkhana Series #1. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

23rd - Tailgate Sale! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

30th - Come On Baby & Rescue Me!Adoption event! 10am Free admission. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

31st - CSC Benefit Barrel race by Judy and Val. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

 

June

June 5th & 6th - Strolling of the Heifers Expo and Parade. One of Vermont’s top events. Brattleboro, Vermont
June 13th - Tailgate Sale! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
June 19th-21st - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com
June 20th - ADGA Sanctioned Sr. and Jr. Doe Show. Enter your goat or come watch the best of the best compete. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

 

August

August 7th-9th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

September
September 18th-20th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

 

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