White River Junction, Vermont

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White River Junction, Vermont, is a village within the town of Hartford, VT, located at the intersection of I-89 and I-91 in a region known as the "Eastern Vermont Gateway." As the first and largest railroad center in Vermont and New England north of Boston, White River Junction serves as one of the northernmost legs of the Amtrak rail system with the "Vermonter" train stopping daily.

The village is the waypoint community for the towns of Hartland & Norwich, VT, and Lebanon, Hanover, & Plainfield, NH. Just across the state line and the Connecticut River, one can find Dartmouth College and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, both less than 15 minutes from White River Junction, VT.

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Vermont Events in December

A Christmas Carol 11/18/16 - 12/24/16

harles Dickens’ story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as ever. In an updated production expanded for the new Byrne Theater, this biennial tradition will bring friends and families together with beautiful music, whirling ghosts, and a tour-de-force performance by Bill Kux (2016’s The Hound of the Baskervilles) as Scrooge. Also featuring Northern Stage favorites Dorothy Stanley, Eric Bunge, Susan Haefner, and a cast of 10 local children. This is a holiday tradition not to be missed! Please note: This production contains fog, haze, and strobe effects. Advisory: Ages 8 and up.

Hartford VT Polar Express 12/10/16 - 12/11/16

For an exciting train ride along a meandering river to the North Pole. Children of all ages will enjoy The Polar Express Story and holiday sing-alongs while sipping hot Cocoa with a yummy homemade cookie. Santa will board the train to greet each child and to hand out the first gift of the season - The Polar Express Bell. After Returning to the station, you may choose to have your photo taken with Santa, enjoy a warm box lunch and browse the Polar Express Gift Shop. The Train ride will take approximately 1 hour. All participants are asked to please arrive in the station no later than 30 minutes ahead of their scheduled departure time, but no earlier than 40 minutes ahead of their scheduled departure time.

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