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Jun 7

Send a Kid to Camp Raffle Concert

June 7 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

On Friday June 7th, from 5-7 p.m., the Rear Defrosters will play in the Cattle Barn at 163 Fairground Road, space generously donated by the Fairgrounds. This will be the event’s third year featuring the popular Rear Defrosters, a honky tonk, country soul rock-n-roll band, whose players come from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Western Massachusetts.

This annual raffle helps fund the beloved Guilford Free Library Summer Camp, which offers three weeks of fantastic free summer programming for Guilford kids who’ve completed Kindergarten through 8th grade. During the summer of 2024, the camps include K-3, Sound & Stream, and Stage & Stream—scheduled during the months of July and August. (Learn more and sign up your kids at

Bring your own picnic, celebrate the library, raise money to make library summer camp free, dance to some honky tonk. The $10 raffle tickets will be sold at the event and can also be purchased in advance on the library website at, in person at the library (4024 Guilford Center Road), by calling 802-257-4603, or by contacting a Trustee or Friend of the Guilford Free Library.

During the concert, a random number generator will be used to draw three winners. Prizes will include two $50 gift certificates per prize for the following local businesses:

Prize 1: Hidden Bean Bakeshop and Green River Inn
Prize 2: Guilford Country Store and Guilford Food Hub
Prize 3: Tapalou Guilds and Franklin Farm

Absent winners will be contacted by a member of the Friends of the Library after the event. Friends of the Library member Amber Hunt says, “Winners do not need to be present to win, but we hope you will be!”


June 7
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Guilford Fair
163 Fairground Rd
Guilford, VT 05301 US
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The Guilford Free Library


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