Briefs

Alpine adventure

... featuring Innsbruck, Fussen, Salzburg, Munich, Dolomite Mountains and Berchtesgaden, Sept. 18-26, $2839* (cash/check) $2899* (credit card).

This lovely trip takes us to Germany, Austria and Italy. Celebrate Octoberfest in the pleasant fall days. Visit the fairy tale castle of King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein. The magnificent Dolomite Mountains in Italy. Visit Hitler's mountain retreat, Eagle's Nest and a boat cruise on Konigsee. Salzburg, home of Mozart, a beautiful city to explore.

Our trip includes transportation from Groton, air, hotels, motorcoach, tour escort, many meals and much more.

*rates are per person, double occupancy.

Please sign up at the Groton Senior Center or call (978-448-1170) to have your name added to the list. You may also contact Nyola Vaillancourt at 979-692-8608.

Dunstable Summer Concerts

Are you ready to party? Well, the summer concerts will begin June 18 and run through Aug. 6 and we think we've got a great line-up.

July 16: Brian Templeton (yard sale)

July 23: The Transistors (vehicle night)

July 30: The Kim Poesse Band, Country Western

Aug. 6: The Rampage Trio (Reza from Hoop About)

As usual, the Common Chefs will be on hand to cook up great hamburgers, hot dogs and sausage, and the concert committee will be selling ice cream. This year in case of rain the concert will be held the following night (Thursday).

So spread the word. If you are interested in helping, contact any committee member or email sjt0213@verizon.net -- Sue Tully, Paul Debreceni, Jean McKinney, Linda Druwing, John Callahan, Laura Rothman, Lori Pestana, David Price, Peggy Lynch, Peter Reagan.

Calendar

Farmers Market opens July 11

The Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn will open for its 11th season on July 11. The market will be open every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will continue through Oct. 10.

Again this year, the market will be held in the field behind the barn at 160 Chicopee Row in Groton, just 1.5 miles north of Main Street.

Vendors signed up for the 2014 Market include farmers with vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants, fruit, frozen meat and berries, as well as food products made or processed in the Groton area with local ingredients such as breads, baked goods, honey, eggs, maple syrup, jams and jellies.

This year, the market will again offer live music supported by the town of Groton Lecture Funds on most of the afternoons, with kick-off on Friday by Kenny Selcer.

The Farmers Market is supported by a grant from the Peter E. Bertozzi Trust from the town of Groton.

For more information and a complete list, check the website: www.grotonfarmersmarket.org.

The Big 4 coming July 19

The BIG "4" is coming to the Christian Union Church on Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring yard and bake sales, car wash, and new this year, LOBSTER ROLLS AND CHICKEN SALAD ROLLS, for eat-in or takeout, including chips and a dessert snack. Eat-in will also include a beverage. Price: Lobster $10 and chicken $8. The church is located at 37 West Main St. (Route 225) in West Groton. For information call 978 448-5480.