Calais, Vermont is a town in Washington County located north of Montpelier, and east of Stowe, Vermont, in the Waterbury-Montpelier region.
Named after the French port city of the same name, it is pronounced similar to palace, not chalet. The town contains the unincorporated communities of Adamant, East Calais, North Calais, Kent's Corner, Maple Corner, and Pekin.
A notable resident of Calais, Vermont is author Louise Andrews Kent.
22nd FOLK CONCERT at the OLD WEST CHURCH, CALAIS SUNDAY, August, 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM “A Celebration of Singing” is featuring singer, composer, and song-collector Moira Smiley. She has sung in arenas, cathedrals, kitchens, back porches, sound stages, and on glaciers. She’s performed with the likes of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tune-Yards, Tim O’Brien, Eric Whitacre, Los Angeles Master Chorale, New World Symphony, Solas, and The Lyris String Quartet. Moira’s original compositions, choral arrangements, and folk music are being sung by millions of voices around the world today. The annual folk concert is organized by singer Deb Flanders in honor of her great-aunt Helen Hartness Flanders, an internationally recognized ballad collector and authority on folk music found in New England and in the British Isles. Joining Deb and Moira are multi-instrumentalist Pete Sutherland, fiddler Oliver Scanlon, cellist Michael Close, violinist/fiddler Laura Markowitz and Andrew Ryan on double bass. Tickets: $22 ! Limited Seating ! Masks for unvaccinated attendees. Reservations are required by purchasing Seven Days Tickets. Available online: https://sevendaystickets.com/events/91622