Shelburne Museum hosts treasure hunt for real treasure

Vermont’s famed Shelburne Museum announces Diamond Days, a “treasure hunt” style contest to win a diamond valued at $2,000. The exciting contest will take place Oct. 21 through Oct. 31 in advance of the museum’s wildly anticipated upcoming exhibition, “Natural Beauties: Jewelry from Art Nouveau to Now,” which opens to the public on Nov. 15.… Read More »

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

The Social Band has compiled a special program entitled “Streams of Mercy.” Songs of giving and forgiving celebrate transformative acts of kindness. Mercy has been celebrated in choral music for centuries and Social Band explores this theme with its signature mix of choral music, both ancient and modern. Pieces include works by European Renaissance composers… Read More »

Wind Ridge Books launches new titles at Arts Riot

Wind Ridge Books of Vermont will host a book launch party for Irish poet Angela Patten’s third poetry collection “In Praise of Usefulness” and Daniel Lusk’s poetic memoir “Girls I Never Married” on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8pm at Arts Riot in Burlington. Literary enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase a… Read More »

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Friday, Oct. 24 at 8pm. The concert benefits Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PVAC), a nonprofit that seeks to end child abuse through parental education, support, and public awareness. Thurston, born in Montpelier and raised in Waterbury, has specifically chosen to benefit this organization… Read More »

Mini Maker Faire draws 1,500 to Shelburne Farms

Over 1,500 people attended the Champlain Mini Maker Faire Oct. 4 and 5 at Shelburne Farms to visit over 90 Maker displays, workshops, presentations, and performances. Robots for Kids Too were the winners of the first ever ChampBot Challenge and $2,500. They were one of seven teams that created homemade “ChampBots” to navigate a series… Read More »

CVU stages fall musical “Once Upon a Mattress”

CVU stages fall musical “Once Upon a Mattress”

This year, Champlain Valley Union Theatre is staging “Once Upon a Mattress,” a twisted version of the classic tale “The Princess and the Pea.” This comedic performance is one you won’t want to miss. Whitley Bosen, Max Chlumecky, Anna Cornish, Shea Dunlop, and Marley Steen all of Hinesburg join Charlotte residents Candy Padula, director and… Read More »

Rising Vermont Rising opera stars return for gala concert Oct. 19: Performance features Charlotte native

Rising Vermont Rising opera stars return for gala concert Oct. 19: Performance features Charlotte native

Vermont natives Christopher Colmenero, tenor, and Geoffrey Penar, baritone, will appear in concert on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 4pm at the College Street Congregational Church in Burlington as part of The Singer’s Art Concert Series, presented by Bill Reed Voice Studio. The recital will include art songs, arias and duets by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, Ravel,… Read More »

Writers’ Barn offers new writing workshops

Writers’ Barn offers new writing workshops

The literary mavens at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne are offering three new workshops for adults this fall. Whether your interest is in playwriting, children’s books, or developing methods to cope with stress, they’ve got a class for you. Check out the offerings and sign up before space runs out! Playwriting for adults In this… Read More »

Good Times Café hosts Michael Johnathon concert Oct. 4 Singer, songwriter, radio show host featured with Rik Palieri  

Good Times Café hosts Michael Johnathon concert Oct. 4 Singer, songwriter, radio show host featured with Rik Palieri  

The Good Times Café in Hinesburg welcomes Kentucky-based folksinger and songwriter Michael Johnathon for a concert introducing his new CD “Looking Glass” on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8:30pm. Special guest Rik Palieri will perform an opening set of songs and stories. A plethora of credits to his name, Johnathon is a folk-singer, songwriter, concert performer, and author… Read More »

Luxton-Jones Gallery hosts celebration and new exhibit: Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 27

Luxton-Jones Gallery hosts celebration and new exhibit: Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 27

Three years ago, the Luxton-Jones Gallery celebrated its 25th anniversary in Shelburne. This year gallery owner Marilène Luxton-Jones commemorates another important event in her life: 35 years in the art and framing industry. To celebrate, Luxton-Jones Gallery will host a celebration of the anniversary along with the opening of “Impressions of Lake Champlain and Beyond”… Read More »

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