Gold ole Dunkin has been positioned on the Sunset Lake ice today to be ready to record when the ice “goes out” and determines the winner of the Brookfield Ice-Out Raffle. Buy your tickets ASAP to guess the date and time the ice goes out. $2 per guess or 3 for $5. See any member of the Brookfield Historical Society board for a ticket. 2015 Ice-Out Tickets in PDF file format.
Date: Sunday, October 26th
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: Pond Village Church, Brookfield, Vermont
What: Vermont History through Songs by Linda Radtka. A potluck supper will follow the program and annual meeting.
Singer and researcher Linda Radtke brings Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society’s collection of sheet music. Dressed in period costume and using the music Vermonters published and sang in their communities, Ms. Radtke takes listeners through our state’s history. The program is suitable for all ages.
For more information about Linda Radtka, visit the Vermont Humanities Council site.
Presentation sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council (VHC) Speakers Bureau and the Brookfield Historical Society.
The Brookfield Historical Society will hold its annual Helen Daly and Margaret Stone Ice Cream Social this year on Sunday, August 10, at the Society’s Marvin Newton House on Ridge Road in Brookfield.
The special feature at the house this summer is an artistic view of the History of the Floating Bridge. As it is each Sunday during the summer, the house is open for viewing from 2-4 P.M.
The Ice Cream Social, with cookies, and Music by the Bear Mountain Jammers will be available on the grounds from 2-4 p.m.
Click on the image for a larger view. PDF version of flyer.
The Brookfield Historical Society museum, the Marvin Newton House, is open in July and August from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Colonel Israel Converse Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has announced that Elinor Gray of Brookfield is the recipient of the DAR Community Service Award for 2014.
For the complete article, see the May 15, 2014, issue of The Herald of Randolph or read online.
The official ice out time and date were April 23 at 2:10 pm.
Free family event, ice cutting demo, snowshoe race, ice-sled obstacle course, tug-of-war, ice skating, Brookfield School Club selling chili, hot drinks, and desserts, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2014, on Sunset Lake near the Floating Bridge, Pond Village, in Brookfield.