Manchester, Vermont is an historic town located at the foot of Mount Equinox along Route 7, and is one of two shire towns (county seats) of Bennington County - the other is the town of Bennington.
Manchester Village, an incorporated village, and Manchester Center are settlement centers within the town.
Manchester has a wide variety of choices for your visit to Vermont, from luxury Manchester VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Manchester. Stay in town and walk to dining and shopping; choose out of town for mountain vistas and pastoral surroundings. Restaurants in Manchester offer extensive choices from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants.
Manchester offers a unique blend of New England charm, style, arts & culture, and is a popular four-season tourist destination for Vermont vacations.
The area offers exquisite Vermont fall foliage and hosts a number of Fall Festivals. Art lovers will enjoy the many galleries and a stay would not be complete without a visit to Hildene, the Lincoln family home.
Enjoy challenging golf and legendary fly fishing during the warmer months, skiing during the winter at nearby Stratton Mountain Resort or Bromley Mountain. Manchester shopping is a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Manchester has a lot to offer. The town's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Manchester VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Manchester conferences of various sizes. With a variety of venues from which to choose, all surrounded by the magnificent Green Mountains, Manchester can be the perfect location to host your event.
INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 7 – SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 (MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6 – 7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ Isn’t it time to get the most out of your DSLR or mirrorless camera? Take your camera out of automatic mode, and understand how to maximize its power. Learn about aperture, ISO, shutter speed–what they do and what they can do for you. Not recommended for camera phone users.
INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 8 – SEPTEMBER 29, 2022 (MEETS EVERY THURSDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6 – 7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ NEW VIRTUAL CLASS – We will be pulling no punches as we critique your images, projects and use of concepts. Technical assistance will also be provided to help you achieve your vision in ways yo may not have considered. The goal is – as a group – to give constructive criticism to help maximize everyone’s photographs’ potential.
INSTRUCTOR: MICHELLE COX TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 13–NOVEMBER 22, 2022 (TEN TUESDAY AFTERNOONS – SKIPS SEPTEMBER 27) 3:30–5 P.M. SVAC Member: $260; Non-member: $325 Ages 11–14 Theater games, improvisation, dramatic play and scene work–in a fun, non-competitive environment. Gain confidence in actor instincts and choices. Outdoors when weather allows. Scholarships available. Please contact Erin Kaufman 802.367.1306 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INSTRUCTOR: MARISA PAGLICCIA THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 15–OCTOBER 6, 2022 9–10 A.M. Cost: SVAC Member: 4 class package for $48; Drop-in $13 Non-member: 4 class package for $60; Drop-in $16 Payment should be made directly to Marisa. Ages: 3 and under Come meet others over coffee / tea while your child explores their sensory systems. This class will be a mix of both structured activities and free play. Using a sensory-based approach, Marisa will guide everyone through activities that support developmental milestones with textured objects, music, books, and stretches. Children and caregivers will also have an opportunity to connect with others in the community through free play. Coffee and tea will be available. Marisa Pagliccia is a local pediatric occupational therapist. She loves to help kids build and strengthen their skills through movement, mindfulness, and sensory activities. When she isn’t working as an occupational therapist, Marisa enjoys spending time with her husband and 1-year old son, cross country skiing, and hiking the Equinox trails.
INSTRUCTOR: JESSICA DILLON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 (8 MONDAYS) 1-1:45 P.M. SVAC Member: $135; Non-member: $150 or $20 drop-in for each Meeting in the Arkell Lobby A high energy class that includes a full body workout with various balance and agility exercises. Students will play games while learning basic muscle names and nutrition facts. They will jump, move and groove in this fun and unique fitness class Register by emailing Erin email@example.com. Scholarships are available.