— Club Metronome and Nectar’s at 188 Main St. in Burlington will host a benefit for the Vermont Disaster Relief Fund on Sept. 11. Justin Levinson, Woedoggies, Zach DuPont, Squid City, the Gordon Stone Band, and others take stage in a 12-hour run. A silent auction will also be held. $15 suggested donation. All proceeds and 10% of bar sales go to the Vermont Disaster Relief Fund.
— Friday through Sunday (Sept. 9-11), 10AM – 7PM, Frog Hollow is Burlington is having a Craft Seconds Sale. Gallery-item proceeds go to support Vermont artisans affected by Tropical Storm Irene. For more info, call 802-865-6458
— Maiden Vermont Benefit Concert: Saturday Sept. 10, 7PM at Brandon Music in Brandon. In a program of classic barbershop-style music, pop standards and show tunes are delivered in four-part harmonies. Proceeds will be donated to flood relief. $15 admissions; space is limited.
— Michael’s on the Hill Restaurant in Waterbury Center is holding an Irene Relief Fundraiser. All the proceeds from a three-course menu – including dishes such as barbecued beef brisket and stone fruit upside-down cake – go to the Vermont Irene Relief Fund. Tuesday, September 13, 5-8PM. $25-$50; space is limited; call for reservations.
— Drawing its title from the Japanese word for “chit chat,” this worldwide phenomenon – a presentation of community projects, ideas, thoughts, and designs – comes to Burlington. Thursday, September 15, 6PM at Fleming Museum, UVM in Burlington. $3-5 admission. Proceeds benefit the Vermont Disaster Relief Fund. Call 802-656-8582 for more info.
— A silent auction and art show will take place on Friday, September 16, 5-10PM at Campus RehabGYM in Burlington. Eleven artists contribute paintings, photography, prints, pottery, and fabric art to a show raising awareness of the environmental and economic damae to Vermont caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Proceeds benefit recovery efforts. Rutland singer-songwriter Sarah Wallis performs. Donations accepted. Call 802-355-2855 for more info.
— On October 2, 12PM-5PM the Vermont State Fairgrounds will host a benefit concert to support Vermonters affected by Hurricane Irene. Karaoke will take place from 12PM-2PM, followed by performances by six live local bands including Bootleg, Loaded Mojo, Tonah, Joker’s Wild, Junkyard Jackie, and Twenty 11.