Weston Vermont is a town located in Windsor County, in the "Southern Vermont" region of the state. A hidden gem among the Green Mountains of Vermont, Weston is a town for all seasons, interests and ages, and a relaxing, rewarding step back in time.
Centered around a village green complete with bandstand, Weston is one of Vermont's most picturesque villages. The Inn at Weston offers Romantic Getaways, Gourmet Dining, and a Glorious Site for Vermont Weddings, Honeymoons and Corporate Retreats.
During the warmer months visitors come from far and wide to visit the nationally renowned Vermont Country Store, the Weston Priory (a small Benedictine Monastery known world-wide for the singing voices of the Monks who live there), and the Weston Playhouse.
Weston is also very popular during the winter months because it is conveniently located within minutes of four major downhill ski areas (Bromley Mountain, Stratton Mountain, Magic Mountain, and Okemo Mountain), several cross-country ski touring centers, and snowmobile trails are abundant in the area.
Quick Facts About Weston
Latitude / Longitude: 43.30 N / 72.79 W
Zip Code(s): 05161
Population (2009): 631
Elevation: 1295 feet | Land Area: 35.1 miles
Town Clerk: 802-824-6645
Nearest Major Hospitals: Springfield Hospital (27.4 miles E)
Nearest Major Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (20.3 miles NW)
Amtrak Stations: Rutland (26.7 miles NW)
|Nearest Colleges/Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont is in Springfield (27.3 miles E)||Top Employers: Vermont Country Store|
|Tourist Attractions: Vermont Country Store, Farrar-Mansur House & Museum, The Weston Playhouse, The Benedictine Monks of Weston Priory, Weston Historical Society & Museum. Nearby: Magic Mountain (8.4 miles S), Okemo Mountain Resort (10.7 miles NE), Bromley Mountain (13.0 miles SW), Stratton Mountain (18.2 miles S)||Birthplace of: Aaron H. Cragin (1824-1898), US congressman & senator; Sam Lloyd (born 1963), actor; Hiram Sanford Stevens (1832-1893), US congressman.|
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Vermont Events in July
JUNIE B. JONES at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company 6/25/15 - 7/12/15
Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler Music by Zina Goldrich Adapted from the Junie B. Jones series of books by Barbara Park Everybody’s favorite first-grader Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.” 1 hour. No intermission.
Pump Boys and Dinettes 6/30/15 - 7/11/15
A down-home musical served with a smile. The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the ‘Dinettes’, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp Diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country ballads and upbeat honky tonk tunes that received unanimous raves on and off-Broadway. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils. 1 hour 30 minutes including intermission.
THE CABARET at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company 7/3/15 - 8/22/15
The perfect musical nightcap! Join us for an unforgettable hour of music and mayhem. Food and drink available in our intimate downstairs pub. The Cabaret starts 15 minutes after evening performances at the Playhouse (until 8/22 and not after preview performances). Tickets are just $12 - reservations are required.
International String Trio - Concert on the Hill Concert Series 7/12/15 - 7/12/15
The International String Trio was founded in 1999 by its musical director and guitarist, Slava Tolstoy. During the last 10 years the group has performed at more than 1000 venues across the USA and has gained national recognition for its distinct sound and stylistic diversity. The trio’s repertoire includes classical, jazz, popular and world music (Italian, French, Russian, Jewish, Spanish, Latin American, Gipsy and Irish). Open seating. Parking at the church and around the Weston Village Green
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company 7/16/15 - 7/25/15
Play by Rick Elice. Music by Wayne Barker Based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson The Tony-winning prequel to Peter Pan Winner of five 2012 Tony Awards, this play with music is “a Grownup’s Prequel to Peter Pan.” A company of a dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic original story of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world. 2 hours 20 minutes including intermission.
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