Backroad Discovery Tours offers guided tours designed for people who only have a day or two to spend in the area, & who wish to explore the region’s best-kept secrets! These tours, given in a comfortable 10-passenger tour vehicle, will present a delightful overview of the area & will offer suggestions of other places to visit, things to do, & dining options. There are lots of stops along the way. Tours include: sweeping mountain/valley vistas; the oldest marble quarry in the U.S.; quintessential Vermont villages; a 3100-acre farm/forest preserve with outstanding views, a maple syrup operation, a private alpaca farm, the “birthplace of Vermont,” and more. Reservations are necessary & can be made by email/phone.
Our weekly summer Farm Night is a joyful celebration that features a local, organic vegetarian feast grown and prepared by our very own Earth Sky Time Community Farm. Specialty garden cocktails, local beer and spirits and live music make these summer events a highlight for our guests and the entire Manchester VT community.
The Town Green Concert Series starts on July 12 with Moose Crossing and ends on August 16 with The Don’t Leave Band. Other bands include the Julie Shea Band on July 19, So Far on July 26, John O’Rourke Legato Blues Band on August 2, and The Battenkillers on August 9. 2016 is an exciting year for the Town Green Concert Series. The new post and beam bandstand will be ready for the upcoming concerts, providing an even more festive atmosphere. New this year will be food concessions, including hot dogs, chips, soft drinks and more during the concerts. The Factory Point Town Green is located in scenic downtown Manchester, Vermont on Depot Street (Rt. 11/30), just east of the intersection with Main Street (Route 7A). Attendees are reminded to bring a lawn chair or blanket. There is no smoking on the Town Green, and dogs must be leashed at all times.
Enjoy local entertainment, rides, crafts, and food! Thursday pay one price ride special. Benefitting L.E.A.D Manchester Special Olympics/Vermont
Now in its 42nd year, the brings the passion and beauty of classical music to our community. The Manchester Music Festival operates year-round and offers classical music performances and music education of the highest caliber. Rock out with highlights from Led Zeppelin's eight studio albums. Guitarist Jonathan Newell leads the band, who will be joined by electrified strings from Manchester Music Festival