Civil War Days commemorates 150th anniversary in Cambridge

Civil War Days commemorates 150th anniversary in Cambridge

The historical village of Cambridge will once again be the scene for Civil War Days with various educational and entertaining activities Aug. 23 and 24. Free and open to the public on Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 3:30pm, this weekend’s festivities will be the last of this series commemorating the 150th anniversary… Read More »

Social Band celebrates summertime in song

Join Social Band, Burlington’s lively band of singers, for a program that celebrates everything feathered, buzzing, and verdant in these delightful months of summer. This 20-member group, known for its thoughtful mixture of genres, will sing a program encompassing the ancient, modern, classical, and “folksy” on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7:30pm at the Old Round… Read More »

Ethan Allen Homestead hosts fundraiser Aug. 2

Vermont hasn’t always been a peaceful state, at least it wasn’t in the early nineteenth century.  Gary Shattuck brings the era alive with his recently released book “Insurrection, Corruption, and Murder in Early Vermont: Life on the Wild Northern Frontier”, in which he chronicles the Black Snake Affair and the War of 1812.  As a… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard participates in state wide Open House

Shelburne Vineyard will participate in the VT Grape and Wine Council’s Open House Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17 with wine tastings and tours of the vineyard and winery from 11am-6pm each day. A regular tasting ($7) will include a sampling of all of the Vineyard’s current wines and includes a souvenir wineglass.  Shelburne… Read More »

Frog Hollow hosts henna artist Aug. 22

Frog Hollow welcomes Elizabeth Saslaw, the artist and founder of York Hill Pottery and 30-year exhibitor at Frog Hollow, and Bridgette Bartlett, a henna artist based in Lincoln, for an evening at the gallery on Friday, Aug. 22 from 2-8pm. The mother daughter pair has recently collaborated to create henna inspired pottery. Bartlett applies slip to Saslaw’s… Read More »

Castleton prepares for 76th annual house tour

The 76th Annual Castleton Woman’s Club Colonial Day House Tour will feature outstanding private homes in a wide variety of architectural styles including Colonial Revival, Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Gothic Revival. The tour includes over a dozen sites throughout the village including outstanding period homes, public buildings, galleries, and historic sites. The 2014 Castleton Colonial… Read More »

Local actress stars in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

By Sheri Duff This month’s unforgettable performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” presented by the Vermont Shakespeare Company, will star Shelburne actress Molly Walsh as Tatiana, Queen of the Fairies. Walsh always wanted to be an actress. “I grew up on a farm in Massachusetts with no acting connections to speak of,” she began over… Read More »

The Stowe Show celebrates 57th year

One of New England’s largest Classic Car Shows, the annual Stowe Antique and Classic Car Meet, celebrates 57 years as Vermont’s largest and oldest collector vehicle event by showcasing classic and antique cars, trucks, street rods, military vehicles, and more. Located at Nichols Field on Rt. 100 in Stowe, this year’s three-day meet is Aug.… Read More »

Carpenter Carse hosts “Once on this Island”

Carpenter Carse hosts “Once on this Island”

Come one, come all. The Very Merry Theatre teen troupe presents the Broadway musical, “Once on This Island” at the Carpenter-Carse Library at 12pm on Monday, Aug.4 in Hinesburg. In case of rain, the performance will be re-located to Town Hall. Set in the Caribbean, this musical features a peasant girl who uses the power… Read More »

Charlotte artist’s outdoor sculpture featured at Sheldon Museum

Charlotte artist’s outdoor sculpture featured at Sheldon Museum

A piece of contemporary outdoor sculpture is shaking things up in the Sheldon Museum’s period garden this season. “Endless Tower,” on loan from the Charlotte artist Ethan Bond-Watts, is his multi-storied assemblage of steel boxes, stacked so that the exposed corners create space for layers of wildflowers to grow. The flowers were grown from seeds donated by… Read More »