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4/25/14 - 4/25/15 in Burlington

ECHO: Rock Collectors Camp: Awesome Arrowheads
City:Burlington
Place:ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Price:$55 Members, $60 Non-Members
Time:8:30am-2:30pm
Contact Name:Nina Ridhibhinyo
Phone:1.802.864.1848x142
Email:camps@echovermont.org

Is Kryptonite real? Can you really turn an animal into a diamond? Come uncover the rockin’ world of geology at ECHO. Campers will learn where to find different rocks in Vermont, discover their special properties, and explore their unique uses. Ranging from fossils to flint, campers will leave each day with an awesome new rock for their home collections! For grades K - 5th. Aftercare available until 5 p.m. for an additional fee. Visit www.echovermont.org/camps or call 1-802-864-1848 x 142 for more information.


5/24/14 - 9/1/14 in Burlington

ECHO Presents: Keva Planks: The Fusion of Art and Science
City:Burlington
Place:ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Price:Free With Admission
Time:10:00am- 5:00pm
Phone:1.877.324.6386
Email:info@echovermont.org

From architects, engineers, designers and artists to teacher and kids and adults of all ages, KEVA planks is a meaningful activity for everyone. 15,000 Keva planks ensure that there is plenty of design and creativity to go around. Every plank is identical so you spend no time searching for special pieces or connectors. Just start stacking and see where it goes. Towers can go to the ceiling. Battlefields can go wall to wall


5/24/14 - 9/30/14 in Arlington

Big Big on the Battenkill Kayak and Tubing
City:Arlington
Place:VT RTE 313 Arlington, VT
Price:Varies tube or kayak
Time:09:00am
Contact Name:Kirsten Dahlgren
Phone:518-479-9042
Email:daykirsten@rocketmail.com

Come plan a few hours to float calmly down the Battenkill River and enjoy the Green Mountain views with the sounds of nature. You can plan 2-3 hours or a 6 hour trip. Call ahead to reserve and get details.


5/24/14 - 10/31/14 in Woodstock

Ranger-guided Mansion Tours
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park
Price:$8 adults 16-61 /$4 seniors 62+/FREE children 15 and younger
Time:10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Phone:802 457 3368 ext 22

Ranger-led one-hour tours of the historic mansion, connecting with the story of the early development of environmental conservation in the USA. Numbers limited, please call for reservation. See website for many other special programs (many of them free). There is no charge for admission to the 555-acre National Park with its 20+ miles of hiking trails, open 365 days a year. Park at Billings Farm and Museum.


6/25/14 - 9/26/14 in Manchester Center

TOUR: SOUTHERN VERMONT SAMPLER
City:Manchester Center
Place:Advance Reservations Necessary - tour meets at Manchester Visitors Center
Price:$35 per person
Time:tour starts at 1 PM & returns at 4 PM
Contact Name:sharon oconnor
Phone:802-362-4997
Email:bckrddisc@aol.com

Editors' Choice;Yankee Travel Magazine & top-rated activity on Trip Advisor. Designed for those who only have a couple of days in the area and want to see special out-of-the-way places. Discovery why Vermont is called "The State of Mind." ADVANCE RESERVATIONS NECESSARY.


6/25/14 - 11/30/14 in Manchester Center

TOUR: REVOLUTIONARY/CIVIL WAR IN BENNINGTON COUNTY
City:Manchester Center
Place:Advance Reservations Necessary - tour meets at the Manchester visitors center
Price:$35 per person - Advance Reservations Necessary
Time:9:30 - 11:45 AM
Contact Name:Dick Smith
Phone:802-362-4997
Email:bckrddisc@aol.com

This tour is for history buffs. Local author & historian will show you the significance of our area during the Revolutionary & Civil War. Many places on the National Register. Learn the vital role that Vermont played in these 2 eras. Advance Reservations Necessary.


7/1/14 - 10/30/14 in East Arlington

Chocolate Tasting
City:East Arlington
Place:The Chocolatorium
Price:$5.00 a person. Children under 5 free
Time:1 pm. And 3 pm
Contact Name:Nick Monte
Phone:802-375-6037
Email:Vilped@villagepeddlervt.com

Come learn about where chocolate comes from and how it is made through a short movie followed by a tasting. This takes about 45 minutes. The tasting includes 7 chocolates from different countries and plantations with varying percentages of cocoa mass. Tastings are Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Saturday. See our website or call for more details.


7/7/14 - 12/31/14 in Brattleboro

Pennywise Pantry
City:Brattleboro
Place:Brattleboro Food Co-op
Price:Free!
Time:9-9
Contact Name:Shareholder Services
Phone:802-246-2822
Email:msbfc@sover.net

Learn how to shop for fresh, long-lasting, and nutritious foods throughout the store. With this interactive and hands-on tour, we'll explore the Coop, learning a simple method for finding the best value for your food budget. You'll learn tips for selecting and storing these foods at home to get the longest use out of them, develop a better understanding of Co-op sales, and get inspiring recipes to start cooking quick and affordable meals at home. No matter what kind of diet you follow, these penny-wise tools help you stock your kitchen with variety of healthy, local, and even organic foods. By appointment only. Call 802-246-2822 to make an appointment. In the Store. Free. Pre-registration required.


7/9/14 - 12/31/14 in Brattleboro

Lunchtime Yoga for Shareholders
City:Brattleboro
Place:Brattleboro Food Co-op
Price:Free
Time:Wednesdays 12pm
Contact Name:Shareholder Services
Phone:802-257-0236
Email:msbfc@sover.net

Free lunchtime yoga for Shareholders


7/11/14 - 10/3/14 in Bennington

Funtastic Friday Chocolate Events
City:Bennington
Place:Village Chocolate Shoppe
Price:$5.00
Time:6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Contact Name:Nick Monte
Phone:802-447-3789
Email:Vilped@villagepeddlervt.com

Fun events for the whole family. July 11. Motorcycle rally -create a chocolate motorcycle. Proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels July 25. Mexican Fiesta Party - enjoy a real Mexican Fiesta Village Chocolate Shoppe style August 1- Frozen The chocolate adventure begins. Be amazed as the VCS is transformed into the frozen kingdom of Arendelle. Bring Olaf to life. Come dressed as your favorite character to get a special treat. August 8. Make your own candy bar August 15. Ice cream buffet August 22. Baby shower for Molly our 100 lb chocolate moose. Free event but bring a gift to donate to those in need in Bennington County Sept 5. Let's Make a deal. Chocolate twist on the popular TV show. This is a free event Oct 3. Chocolate Extravaganza. Details to follow. Proceeds to benefit Bennington Coalition for the Homeless. Cost TBD


8/14/14 - 8/30/14 in Dorset

Summer Theatre: The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
City:Dorset
Place:Dorset Theatre Festival
Phone:802-867-2223
Email:dtf@dorsettheatrefestival.org

60th Anniversary Revival of the classic by the master of mystery, Agatha Christie. The world's longest running play -- murder mystery at its best. A homicidal maniac terrorizes a group of snowbound guests to the refrain of "Three Blind Mice".


8/14/14 - 8/30/14 in Dorset

The Mousetrap
City:Dorset
Place:Dorset Playhouse
Price:$25-$59
Time:8:00 pm
Phone:(802) 867-2223
Email:dtf@dorsettheatrefestival.org

The world's longest running play--murder mystery at its best. A homicidal maniac terrorizes a group of snowbound guests to the refrain of "Three Blind Mice."


8/15/14 - 8/31/14 in Bennington

My Fair Lady
City:Bennington
Place:Oldcastle Theatre
Price:Tickets: $37.00 Students: $10.00
Time:Thurs, Fri, Sat: 7:30PM Thurs, Sat, Sun: 2PM Matinee

The most loverly love story the world has ever taken to heart in the greatest musical of all-time. Glorious songs, memorable characters and enchanting romance all in a miraculous, wise, witty and winning show that is not to be missed.


8/16/14 - 8/23/14 in Strafford

Watercolor Painting Workshop with Jennifer Brown (adult)
City:Strafford
Place:Justin Morrill Homestead
Price:$65 (for both Saturdays)
Time:1:00-4:00pm on Saturday 8/16 & 8/23
Contact Name:Michael Caduto
Phone:802-765-4288
Email:director@morrillhomestead.org

Explore the medium of watercolor while discovering the lovely gardens and grounds of the Morrill Homestead. In this introductory class, students learn basic watercolor techniques through practice studies that they can employ to make a painting. Each artist will translate the unique surroundings of the Homestead into her/his own language of brushstrokes, washes and color. Bring your painting materials (materials list provided upon registration) and creative energies! Instructor Jennifer Brown is a longstanding illustrator for Stave Puzzles, teaches art at The Sharon Academy and is a member of the Vermont Watercolor Society. She studied watercolor painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, Art New England—Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Bennington College and AVA. She exhibits with Long River Studios and Strafford Arts.


8/16/14 - 10/31/14 in Stowe

Stone.Glass.Wood. An Exhibition of Abstract Works.
City:Stowe
Place:West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Price:Free
Phone:802-253-8943
Email:art@westbranchgallery.com

How appropriate here in Vermont to find three abstract artists who link the heart and mind to the natural surround. Paul Schwieder, Duncan Johnson and Chris Curtis, will be exhibiting their works in the upcoming show Stone. Glass. Wood. at West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park. The opening reception is open to the public and will be on Saturday, August 16th from 6:00 – 8:30 PM at West Branch Gallery.


8/20/14 - 8/24/14 in Lyndonville

Caledonia County Fair
City:Lyndonville
Place:1 Fairgrounds Rd

A good ole' fashioned county fair! Big Aerial Show, 4-H Exhibits, Cattle/Sheep/Poultry/Aquarium Exhibits, Floral Hall and Craft Exhibits, Maple Display, Alpaca Demonstrations, Ways of the Woods, Kirby Quilters Country Store, Antique Demo and Display, Children's Freedom Train, Trout Pond/Wildlife Display and more....


8/20/14 - 10/13/14 in Strafford

Tours of Historic Justin Morrill Homestead , Strafford, VT: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday (& holiday Mondays), May 24 through October 13. Guided tours of Gothic Revival historic house, formal gardens, interpretive exhibits and walking trail. 214 Morril
City:Strafford
Place:Justin Morrill Homestead
Price:$6.00
Time:11am-5pm Wednesday-Sunday
Contact Name:Michael Caduto
Phone:802-765-4484
Email:director@morrillhomestead.org

Tours of Historic Justin Morrill Homestead , Strafford, VT: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday (& holiday Mondays), May 24 through October 13. Guided tours of Gothic Revival historic house, formal gardens, interpretive exhibits and walking trail. 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford, VT 05072. Admission $6.00. 802-765-4484. www.morrillhomestead.org


8/22/14 - 8/22/14 in Fairlee

Live Entertainment - Arthur James & Northbound
City:Fairlee
Place:Steamboat Lounge, Lake Morey Resort
Time:8:30pm

Aurthur James & Northbound will hit the stage playing their own style of blues infused rock & roll.


8/22/14 - 8/22/14 in Berlin

A Perfect Pairing with Alla Vita
City:Berlin
Place:Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard and Winery
Price:FREE
Time:05:30 pm
Contact Name:Tracy Roux
Phone:802-223-1151
Email:events@freshtracksfarm.com

On August 22nd, join us for yet another Perfect Pairing, where we’ll be working alongside Alla Vita, Montpelier’s very own olive oil taproom and trattoria. Alla Vita specializes in (delicious) artisan extra-virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, and they’ll have a wide selection available for sampling and purchase in the tasting room from 5:30 – 8:00 pm. As always, there is no ticket/entry fee, and we have plenty of free parking as well! Give us a call at 802-223-1151, or send an email to events@freshtracksfarm.com for more info. Our tasting room is located just 5 minutes south of Montpelier, 30 minutes from Stowe, and 15 minutes away from our neighbors at Norwich University!


8/22/14 - 8/22/14 in Brattleboro

Ask an Herbalist: About Sleep
City:Brattleboro
Place:Brattelboro Food Co-op
Price:free
Time:6-8:30 pm
Contact Name:Anna Edson
Phone:802-257-0236
Email:msbfc@sover.net

You won't sleep through this engaging panel discussion featuring local herbalists Anne Louise Burdett, Thomas P. Schieffer, and Naturopath Michele Saybal. Bring your questions, your neighbors and your significant other! Free.


8/22/14 - 8/23/14 in Bradford

7th Annual All-Church Yard Sale
City:Bradford
Place:Bradford Congregational Church
Price:Free
Time:9:00am
Contact Name:Maryjane Krepper
Phone:802-222-4504
Email:kreppers@myfairpoint.net

Yard Sale- Furniture, Knick-knacks, China Pewter, Books, Small Appliances, Silver, Tools Collectibles, Kitchen Items, Art/Crafts. NO bedding or clothing. Closes at 3:00pm on Friday Closes at 1:00pm on Saturday


8/22/14 - 8/24/14 in Hyde Park

Downton Abbey inspired weekend
City:Hyde Park
Place:Governor's House in Hyde Park
Price:$275
Time:8:00 p.m.
Contact Name:Suzanne Boden
Phone:802-888-6888
Email:info@OneHundredMain.com

Maybe you can't spend the weekend at Downton Abbey, but you can spend it in a stately mansion with a marble vestibule and fireplaces in the bedrooms. Attend a comfortable dinner with a detailed explanation of table settings, etiquette history, and properly managing everything from soup to nuts. Gain a new appreciation for the downstairs staff by decanting through a silver funnel just like Carson's or serving the sauce, all in a dining room which has hosted elegant dinners since before the Titanic went down. Find a full breakfast laid out on the sideboard each morning, toast in silver toast racks. Enjoy a proper full English afternoon tea. Optional activities include riding, fly fishing, and cooking or crewel embroidery lessons. Join us for this informative weekend and you'll never hear Lady Mary say that you're not fastidious about doing things properly. Weekend rates start at $275 single or pp double.


8/22/14 - 8/24/14 in Stratton Mountain

Green Mountain Culinary Escape
City:Stratton Mountain
Place:Stratton Mountain Resort
Price:$499
Time:9am
Contact Name:Stratton Mountain
Phone:1-800-787-2886
Email:marketing@stratton.com

Green Mountain Culinary Escapes at Stratton Mountain Resort are great for those who love to cook or are looking to learn a new skill.


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Burlington

PJC Kids' Club
City:Burlington
Place:Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake St
Time:2:00PM - 4:00PM
Contact Name:Kyle Silliman-Smith
Email:program@pjcvt.org

After exploring the Americas, Africa, and Europe we are ready to celebrate Asia and to host our very last event on Saturday August 23rd and you don’t want your kids to miss it! We are going to spend two hours playing fun games and activities with other children and our fun PJC staff! Our international guests have prepared fun and colorful crafting and outdoors activities that will be accompanied by a brief story of how they originated and are practiced in Asia. So bring your kids to the last event of this summer’s PJC Kids’ Club where we can start build together a more cultural inclusive world for our children to grow up in! This event if FREE and open to everyone!


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in South Burlington

Wall to Canvas 5
City:South Burlington
Place:Magic Hat Brewery - 5 Bartlett Bay Road
Price:$5 to benefit Shelburne Craft School
Time:12PM- 5PM
Contact Name:Dani Gleason
Phone:802-658-2739
Email:Dani.gleason@magichat.net

The Magic Hat Artifactory Presents the 5th Annual Wall to Canvas A Live Urban Arts Competition to Benefit the Shelburne Craft School The Magic Hat Artifactory is hosting the 5th annual Wall to Canvas event in the brewery parking lot. This urban arts competition is a benefit for the Shelburne Craft School and will feature 12 street style artists competing live! At the end of the competition there will be a live art auction featuring all 12 pieces. There will also be live music featuring The Human Canvas and DJ Kanga, an outdoor beer garden serving up specialty cask beer, Skinny Pancake grub, live art with Abby Manock and an artist merch tent.


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Orleans

Kayak for Kats
City:Orleans
Place:2355 VT Route 105 West Charleston, VT 05872
Price:$25.00
Time:12:00
Contact Name:Bonnie Geisler
Phone:802-323-4793
Email:bgeisler@fffvt.com

Join Felines & Friends Foundation and Clyde River Recreation for a 2 -3 hour lazy paddle down the beautiful Clyde River to help cats in the Northeast Kingdom. Donation includes a kayak (if you don’t have your own), transportation up the river, beverages, s’mores around the campfire. Please call for a reservation by Wednesday, August 20th if you’ll need a kayak Reservations & information: 802-323-4793


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Vergennes

Vergennes Day
City:Vergennes
Place:Vergennes City Park
Price:Free
Time:10-4
Contact Name:Marguerite Senecal
Phone:802-388-7951 x1
Email:marguerite@addisoncounty.com

Vergennes City Park plus 6 other venues. Family fun from 10am-4pm: Pancake breakfast (7am-10:30am, Little City 5K Walk & 10K Race, 75 plus crafters/vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, bandstand music, chicken BBQ, children's venues, face painting, games, car/tractor display, Rubber Duckie Race, radio controlled airplanes, engines, Comfort Hill Kennel dog performances, and more! Free Bet-Cha Transit shuttle to 6 venues! Sponsored by the City of Vergennes and organized by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce. Info: 802-388-7951 x1. See www.VergennesDay.com for schedule. Note: Looking for car enthusiasts to participate in the car show on Vergennes Day, Aug. 23 at Vergennes Union High School – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 802-388-7951 x1 or marguerite@addisoncounty.com ; www.addisoncounty.com


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Woodstock

Warblers, Woods, and Watersheds
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:10am-12pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Keeping tabs on the ecological conditions of the park (and 11 other parks) is the mission of the National Park Service Northeast Temperate Network (NETN). Enjoy this two-hour hike trying your hand at the basics of monitoring birds, salamanders, forest health, and water quality. Meet at Prosper Road parking lot, Woodstock. Moderate, three miles. Call for reservations and further information.


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Woodstock

Community Day
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:10 am–2 pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368 ext 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Family fun with ranger-guided tours, art, fitness and educational activities at your Park. Call for reservations and further information. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Meet on the lawn!


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Fairlee

Live Entertainment at Lake Morey Resort - The Moores
City:Fairlee
Place:Steamboat Lounge, Lake Morey Resort
Time:8:30pm

The Moores have been called the Partridge Family of Rock -n- Roll. Terry Moore fronts the band with his two sons joining in the fun. This family band will get the room moving.


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Bondville

Free Saturday Concerts - DJ Joe Bell
City:Bondville
Place:Stratton Mountain
Price:free event for the entire family with food and beverage for purchase on site
Time:9:30pm to 12:30am

Enjoy late night, live music by DJ Joe Bell at Grizzly's beginning at 9:30pm and ending at 12:30am. Keep the night alive!


8/23/14 - 8/23/14 in Bondville

Free Saturday Concerts - Twiddle
City:Bondville
Place:Stratton Mountain
Price:free event for the entire family with food and beverage for purchase on site

Get ready for Twiddle to rock the stage of Stratton's Summer Concert Series. Festivities begin at 6pm on the Main Base Lawn. Twiddle, a Vermont based quartet, spins tall tales over an intricate soundscape of hi-def shred. Their fresh multi-genre approach conjures up jazz, classical, and bluegrass, but above all, masterfully blends reggae and funk.


8/23/14 - 8/24/14 in Strafford

OUR CHILDREN CLIMATE FAITH SYMPOSIUM
City:Strafford
Place:Strafford Meeting Hall
Price:$ 75
Time:8:00-5:30
Contact Name:Rev. Gregory & Helen Wilson
Phone:1-772-871-6010
Email:OCCFSymposium@gmail.com

Keynote speakers Tim DeChristopher (documentary film “Bidder 70” activist; Harvard Divinity School student) and Starhawk, (Environmental and global justice activist and trainer; Permaculture designer, author, and teacher; Goddess religion revivalist); and workshop leaders (artists, engineers, activists, scientists, farmers, lawyers, parents, professors and others from acrossthe country) will “light a fire under the choir!” The symposium, just $75, includes 2 full days of keynotes, interactive workshops, music and art,spiritual guidance and reflection, locally­ sourced refreshments and evening entertainment, with optional Sunday interfaith services. All are invited to help create a shared Earth Altar by contributing real or represented Earth elements and sentiments for blessing and healing the planet and ourselves, together. Children are welcome to participate in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and at a special program Saturday morning at the Morrill Homestead.Please inquire if additional child care is needed. This event is organized and presented by volunteers so please donate if you are able, to keep the cost of the conference affordable to all. Contact Gregory Wilson 772 ­871­ 6010 for scholarships. Space is limited – register now at www.FaithClimateConference.org!


8/23/14 - 8/24/14 in Chester

New Paradigm Multi-Dimensional Transformation Basic Master Class
City:Chester
Place:Dream Barn Hollow
Price:$265.00
Time:9am-6pm
Contact Name:Anne Mitts
Phone:603-504-8768
Email:amc75_2000@msn.com

New Paradigm MDT is Love, Freedom, being a Master of the Self. Love without condition. Love of Oneself and an innate knowingness that you are connected with Mother/Father God and all creation. Freedom to step into your power and your mastery. This workshop introduces the full spectrum of the Shamballa energy and more to the entire mind/body/electro-magnetic system of the participants. It allows the person to feel and experience these energies and become acclimatized to them. These energies have a powerful grounding effect and start up a process of coming into more balance and Love. From this workshop onwards these energies will flow through the person continuously day and night supporting the process towards balance and Love and keeping it on-going. This allows the person to be able to share the energy with others simply by touch. This workshop can be a wonderful first experience of working with and receiving energy. Each person receives only what is right and perfect for them individually. New Paradigm Multidimensional Transformation Basic Master. Day One August 23, 2014 9am to 6pm Day Two August 24, 2014 9am to 6pm Classes will go for 8 hours each day. We will start at 9am and end at 6pm to allow for lunch and breaks. Please bring a light lunch and water Cost: $265.00 for the Basic Master Class with $65.00 due August 1, 2014 for the ordering of your certificate and handbook. . If you would like to participate in class but are out of the area or if you have any questions please email me at amc75_2000@msn.com! Deposits for this class are due by August 1, 2014 for the ordering of handbooks and certificates. POSTS


8/24/14 - 8/24/14 in Woodstock

Gardens In Bloom
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:10:30am-11:30am
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Explore the park’s colorful gardens on this short one-hour walk. More than beautiful scenery, this landscape reflects layers of careful design that are linked to the conservation movement in the 19th century. Park at Billings Farm and Museum. Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center. Call for reservations and further information.


8/24/14 - 8/24/14 in Woodstock

Conservation Through the Artist’s Eye
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:$8 adults; 15 and under free; $4 seniors and America the Beautiful card holders
Time:2pm-3:30pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

American landscape paintings have inspired conservationists for over 100 years. See paintings by Hudson River School artists on this 1½- hour Mansion tour and discover how landscape painting profoundly influenced the development of a conservation ethic. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center. Call for reservations and further information.


8/25/14 - 8/25/14 in Brattleboro

Co-op Kids: Corn Tortillas Monday
City:Brattleboro
Place:Brattleboro Food Co-op
Price:Shareholders $5, Non-Shareholders $7 per class. Shareholders $18, Non-Shareholders $25 for Series.
Time:4-5:30 pm
Contact Name:Anna Edson
Phone:802-257-0236
Email:msbfc@sover.net

Grind, mix, press and make corn tortillas….then cut and bake tortilla chips. Come join us in the Co-op Cooking Classroom. Gluten free & good fun! First in a series of 4 classes. 8/26, 8/27, 9/29 & 9/30.


8/25/14 - 8/25/14 in Woodstock

America’s Best Idea: Birthday Celebration
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:7pm-8:30pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Come and help us celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service! What comes to mind when you think of National Parks: Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone? Yes, but there are many more - over 400, actually! Every one of them tells an important part of the story of this country’s history and heritage. Join us on Founder’s Day to discover some of these hidden treasures and tell us about your favorite parks. (Indoor, slideshow and discussion). Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center. Call for reservations and further information.


8/25/14 - 8/25/14 in Weston

Cruise In at The Vermont Country Store
City:Weston
Place:The Vermont Country Store
Price:none
Time:5.30pm-7.30
Contact Name:Deb
Phone:802.824.6287
Email:dpetraska@vermontcountrystore.com

Take a Spin Down Memory Lane. Head to Mildred’s Dairy Bar at The Vermont Country Store in a classic car or truck and receive a maple creemee on us. It’s a great way to show off your ride, meet other drivers and enjoy the best soft serve around.


8/26/14 - 8/26/14 in Brattleboro

Co-op Kids: Tomato Salsa
City:Brattleboro
Place:Brattleboro Food Co-op
Price:Shareholders $5, Non-Shareholders $7 per class. Shareholders $18, Non-Shareholders $25 for Series.
Time:4-5:30 pm
Contact Name:Anna Edson
Phone:802-257-0236
Email:msbfc@sover.net

Harvest of the Month: Celebrate tomatoes with homemade salsa. Create your own recipe using fresh-from-the-farm ingredients, with a little salsa music for inspiration. You’ll make plenty to take home for sharing! Second in a series of 4 classes. 8/26, 8/27, 9/29 & 9/30.


8/28/14 - 8/28/14 in Lyndonville

The Ballroom Thieves
City:Lyndonville
Place:Alexander Twilight Theater at Lyndon State University
Price:Free
Time:9:00 p.m.
Contact Name:Jinai Gordon
Phone:(802) 626-6363

Come listen to the amazing sounds of this rock trio The Ballroom Thieves.


8/28/14 - 8/31/14 in Essex Junction

The Air National Guard Mobile Experience at Champlain Valley Fair
City:Essex Junction
Place:Champlain Valley Expo 105 Pearl St Essex Junction, VT 05452
Price:Free
Time:10am-8pm
Contact Name:Gabrielle Danza
Phone:(312) 228-0800
Email:gdanza@marketingwerks.com

The Air National Guard Mobile Experience is a free interactive experience that provides people an opportunity to participate in simulated challenges that replicate the real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during Basic Military Training, technical training and on drill weekend. Participants will also visit an interactive uniform experience, where they can digitally view themselves wearing the Air Guard uniform from their chosen career field. The experience is designed to educate Americans about Air Guard’s dual role in serving our nation and local communities. To learn more, visit GoANG.com.


8/28/14 - 8/31/14 in Killington

2014 Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally
City:Killington

The Killington Classic is a laid-back motorcycle rally in a spectacularly beautiful Vermont mountain setting. It's a combination of stunning rides, factory demos, local beer & food, with live music, a quality expo and a spectacular pyrotechnics show. Kick back and enjoy the last great ride of the season.


8/29/14 - 8/29/14 in Fairlee

Live Music at Lake Morey - Turner Round
City:Fairlee
Place:Steamboat Lounge, Lake Morey Resort
Time:8:30pm

Turner Round is four very energetic musicians who play a varitey of music guaranteed to get to your feet moving.


8/29/14 - 8/31/14 in Bridgewater Corners

2014 North Branch Bluegrass Festival
City:Bridgewater Corners
Place:North Branch Field
Price:$5 child's day pass - $55 Adult weekend pass
Time:10 am
Contact Name:Heather Kennedy
Phone:1-802-672-3042
Email:info@nbbluegrass.com

The North Branch Bluegrass Festival is an affordable old-fashioned family-friendly event held annually on Labor Day Weekend in Bridgewater, VT. The festival features a 3 day show, 16 music workshops, and tasty food. -Free field camping for eligible* weekend passholders (*restrictions apply). -Day Tickets and Early Bird Camping also available. -Complete details on festival website: www.PickVermont.com


8/29/14 - 9/1/14 in Bondville

Labor Day HUGE Tent Sale
City:Bondville
Place:Stratton Mountain Resort
Time:All Weekend
Contact Name:Betsy
Phone:18007872886
Email:marketing@stratton.com

Get ready to stock up on all your winter necessities with our HUGE Tent Sale this Labor Day Weekend! The Labor Day Tent Sale is Friday, August 29 - Monday, September 1. Tent Sale Hours: Friday, August 29 from 9am-6pm Saturday, August 30 from 9am-6pm Sunday, August 31 from 9am-6pm Monday, September 1 from 9am-1pm


8/30/14 - 8/30/14 in Woodstock

Lost Big Trees
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:10:30am-12:00pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Americans are fascinated by the big trees of the West. But here in the East we have our own big trees: white pine, elm, hemlock, and the American chestnut. This 1½-hour program explores the history, ecology, and future of the big eastern trees. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center. Call for reservations and further information.


8/30/14 - 8/30/14 in Woodstock

Fallout
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:2pm-4pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

The Cold War spurred a proliferation of technologies with the power of vast destructiveness, and in its shadow a new environmental consciousness emerged. Go back in time with dramatic historic news reels and movie clips to explore this pivotal era. Includes a visit to a fully-stocked 1960s-era fallout shelter. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center. Call for reservations and further information.


8/30/14 - 8/30/14 in Burlington

for GM/nC’s Live Bootlegs
City:Burlington
Place:Club Metronome
Price:$10 online, $15 door
Time:8pm
Contact Name:Green Mountain Cabaret
Email:greenmountaincabaret@gmail.com

If Club Metronome is a Rockin’, you better come a knockin’. On Saturday August 30th the Killer Queens and Kings of Green Mountain Cabaret will put a little sex back into rock & roll. There will be a whole lot of shaking goin’ on as our special guest acts The Accaliae, Kyle Airwalker, Hilary Boone, Lady Lux, and Tracker help set our stage for those about to Rock. Tighten your G-strings and oil your skins for GM/nC’s Live Bootlegs. We’re back in sparkly, rhinestone encrusted black and you can Enjoy the View!


8/30/14 - 8/30/14 in Bondville

Free Saturday Concerts - The Groov'n Dukes
City:Bondville
Place:Stratton Mountain
Price:free event for the entire family with food and beverage for purchase on site
Time:6pm

Beginning at 6pm, come out to enjoy the last of the summer with live music from The Groov'n Dukes. The free music takes place on the Main Base Lawn.


8/30/14 - 8/31/14 in Bennington

19th Annual Garlic & Herb Festival
City:Bennington
Place:Camelot Village
Price:$5.00
Time:10:00am
Contact Name:Marie Shutts
Phone:802-447-3311
Email:marie@bennington.com

The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival! 2013 was a huge success and we look forward to an even better 2014! Everything from garlic ice cream to garlic jelly, pickled garlic, roasted garlic, garlic braids and, of course, plain garlic bulbs of every variety will be available for sampling and purchase, along with planting and braiding demonstrations, as well as cooking demonstrations. For aspiring gardeners, garlic growers, garlic?lovers or those simply looking for a fun way to spend a Vermont end?of?summer day, the event promises something for everyone. For the kids there will be face painting, inflatable fun jumps and other great children's activities. Take time to wander around the spacious lawns sampling garlic delicacies and enjoy the festivities. Relax at the Beer and Wine Garden under the tent listening to music both days.


8/30/14 - 8/31/14 in Stratton Mountain

The Full Palette
City:Stratton Mountain
Place:Stratton Mountain Resort
Time:All Weekend
Contact Name:Stratton Mountain
Phone:1-800-787-2886
Email:marketing@stratton.com

A colorful celebration of the tastes and techniques of Vermont Farm-to-Table. You’ll experience, tastings, demos and more at this annual culinary event. See Stratton.com for more details as they come.


8/31/14 - 8/31/14 in Woodstock

Mansion Open House
City:Woodstock
Place:Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Price:Free
Time:12 pm-4 pm
Contact Name:Tim Maguire
Phone:802 457 3368, ext. 22
Email:tim_maguire@nps.gov

Enjoy the Mansion at your own pace – with free admission. Visit the gardens in bloom, while listening to music from local artists. Join in family friendly nature based activities sponsored by local arts organization ArtisTree. Park at the Billings Farm and Museum. Call for more information.



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