Miss Bellows Falls Diner
Renovation & Restoration 2024 - Reopening 2025

Born during WWII, a beloved hometown Vermont institution, Worcester Lunch Car #771, aka the Miss Bellows Falls Diner, is coming back to life.

Miss Bellows Falls Diner
Diner Interior

Thursday, July 27
ROCKINGHAM FOR PROGRESS AND THE MISS BELLOWS FALLS DINER PROJECT

Why has a local volunteer group taken on the project of renovating and restoring an historic 32-seat diner? How do we plan to keep Miss Bellows Falls on the tax rolls and able to survive the challenges of the modern food-service industry? Meet the team, swap ideas and help us envision the future!

Tuesday, September 19
DINER HISTORY, AND THE HISTORY OF THE MISS BELLOWS FALLS DINER

Presentation and slide show by America’s foremost diner expert, Richard Gutman, on the history of the lunch cart, how it evolved into the diner, and how the Miss Bellows Falls fits into that larger history.

Thursday, November 9
TALES FROM THE DINER

Charlie Jarras, host of “Travels With Charlie” on FACT-TV, owned the Miss Bellows Falls Diner from 1990-2003. Charlie brings us an evening of stories and anecdotes from employees and customers alike! Come to hear – and share – a story!

For more information, visit www.rockinghamforprogress.org