More than two dozen people participated in a weekly kayaking program last Thursday at Waterbury Reservoir designed specifically for athletes with disabilities, the last one of the year.

Ride for Justice cyclists collectively climbed more than 100,000 vertical feet over six hours going back and forth through Smugglers Notch Saturday, Sept. 11 to raise money to help the Lamoille Restorative Center combat systemic racism in Vermont.

The British have come! The British have come! Or, at least their cars did, during the annual British Invasion car show, held over the weekend. The event was put on pause last year, but the myriad Bentleys, Rolls Royces and the like roared — or putt-putted or wheezed — back to Stowe.

Crowds turn out for Stowe Performing Arts’ final Music in the Meadow concert Aug. 8 to see Red Baraat, a pioneering band from Brooklyn. Everyone got up to dance to the band’s singular sound, a merging of hard-driving northern Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy.

"For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it’s time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward."

Scenes from Lamoille County Field Days, held this past weekend at its usual spot in Johnson, included plenty of corn dogs and kettle corn, equestrian contests, musical talent, cast-iron skillet tossing, and rides galore.

After a pandemic year without a Fourth of July parade, participants stood tall Sunday for Independence Day — literally, in the case of Grand Marshall Dr. Mark Levine, the state’s go-to for COVID-19 updates for the past 16 months, or the slender lad dressed as Uncle Sam.

Independence Day’s version of the alternative radio station, the annual Moscow parade once again wound its way through Stowe’s southern burg, with its boombox brigade and choreographed lawn chair antics, as well as a spin through by the fire trucks.