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 »

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery welcomes summer exhibit

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery welcomes summer exhibit

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery will host a new exhibit “Summer Horizons: New Vermont Paintings by Bonnie Acker” until Sept. 16. The exhibit opens with a public reception with the artist on Friday, Aug. 8 from 5:30-7:30pm and all are invited to attend. Acker’s work is joyously rendered, and reflects her multifaceted approach to life: “I wear many… Read More »

Patty Smith dances in Middlebury Aug. 15

Patty Smith dances in Middlebury Aug. 15

Dancer Patty Smith treads the fine line between tragedy and comedy. Pure love, young love, lost love, love for people, places, and things, all become physical subjects in “Fool for Love,” a moving evening of original solo choreography set to music that runs the gamut from Puccini to Janis Joplin. Adult content. Performance on Friday,… Read More »

Local punk rock bands take stage at Maritime Festival

Local punk rock bands take stage at Maritime Festival

Higher Ground and Lake Champlain Maritime Festival will host three local punk rock bands to perform in a once-in-a-lifetime concert event on Burlington’s waterfront. Legendary bands The Offspring, Bad Religion, and Pennywise, with The Vandals, helped extend an invitation to Vermont artists Get A Grip, As We Were, and Better Things to perform on the… Read More »

ASIG hosts concert on the lawn Aug. 2

ASIG hosts concert on the lawn Aug. 2

All Souls Interfaith Gathering will host Alpha Rev, an American alternative Rock Band from Austin, Texas in concert on the lawn Aug. 2. Gates open for picnickers at 5pm. The opening act, Gregory Douglass, will begin at 6pm. In case of rain, the concert will be held inside. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased… Read More »

Maker Faire adds robot competition

Maker Faire adds robot competition

The organizers of the Champlain Mini Maker Faire have created the ChampBot Challenge, a new competitive event at this year’s Faire, slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5 at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. The ChampBot Challenge aims to provide interested community members an opportunity to show off technical skills and creativity by building a remote… Read More »

Point Counterpoint offer free concert

Point Counterpoint offer free concert

The annual Constance Holden Memorial Concert presents talented instructors from the Point Counterpoint Music Camp on Lake Dunmore, joined by pianist Diana Fanning, for an evening of exquisite classical music at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater on Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm. Fanning has taught at Middlebury College for 35 years, and among her many accomplishments,… Read More »

Rokeby Museum offers family Fridays

Every Friday morning the Rokeby Museum will offer “make and take” activities. It’s an opportunity for family members of all ages to learn something new, make something beautiful, and have some fun. Programs are free with Museum admission or $3 per participant and take place Fridays from 10am to noon through Aug 15 in the… Read More »

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

Burlington City Arts is pleased to present the 7th annual Festival of Fools, a street festival taking place in downtown Burlington from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3. The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater devoted to community engagement through the celebration of circus arts, music, and comedy for family… Read More »