‘Painting for a Cure’ exhibit supports cancer center

‘Painting for a Cure’ exhibit supports cancer center

Charlotte artist/architect Ted Montgomery presents a collection of his latest works for display and sale at Shelburne Vineyard starting Jan. 4 and running through March. Titled “Painting for a Cure,” the exhibit will support the University of Vermont Cancer Center research team headed by Dr. David Krag, of Shelburne. A reception will be held Jan.… Read More »

Shelburne Players, Lost Nation hold auditions for spring shows

Two community theater companies are getting ready to hold auditions for their spring productions. The Shelburne Players will have auditions for “The Dixie Swim Club” on Jan. 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Jan. 13 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. In this Jones-Hope-Wooten play, five middle-aged Southern women whose friendship began on their college… Read More »

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Now in its 15th year, the Northern Bronze Handbell Ensemble plans three early-January concerts titled “Songs of Good Cheer” at churches in Chittenden County. A professional community handbell group, the ensemble rehearses and stores its equipment at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. For the performances, they are collaborating with the Bells of St. James from… Read More »

First Concert on the Green booked for August

Tickets are on sale now for the first of next summer’s Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green at Shelburne Museum. The Grammy-nominated duo Sylvan Esso will headline the first announced concert for the popular summer outdoor concert series in 2018. Sylvan Esso’s second album, “What Now,” released this year was nominated for the Best… Read More »

Charlotte author’s book of poems tells horse stories of her youth

Charlotte author’s book of poems tells horse stories of her youth

Adorned with artwork from Stowe painter Douglas Scribner, the slim-bound volume of Charlotte author Kathleen McKinley Harris’ equestrian poetry is making its way to independent bookstores in the community. Flying Pig and Hopkins bookstores in Shelburne are first, but the soft-spoken former school teacher beams at the challenge of getting her work into the hands… Read More »

Watercolor and Raku clay artists kick off holiday demonstrations at Frog Hollow

Watercolor and Raku clay artists kick off holiday demonstrations at Frog Hollow

Throughout December, Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center in Burlington will host a number of artisan demonstrations and visits starting with two this Saturday. Watercolorist Annelein Beukenkamp will demonstrate her watercolor technique from 11 a.m.  to 3 p.m., working on various images that will include poultry, winter birds, and florals. Her watercolors have been described… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School ups the ante on wreath decorations

Shelburne Craft School ups the ante on wreath decorations

The Shelburne Craft School board of directors, staff, and friends host the seventh annual Wreath Auction and Winter Festival Dec. 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the school. The holiday event will feature hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, music, and a live auction of wreaths created by local artisans and businesses. Tickets include a complementary… Read More »

Vino and the Bard Shakespeare event postponed to February

Vino and the Bard, the Vermont Shakespeare Festival’s hilarious annual fundraiser, has been postponed to Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. at ArtsRiot on Pine Street in Burlington. Originally scheduled for Dec. 3, Vino and the Bard will feature several scenes from the plays of William Shakespeare accompanied by tastings of Shelburne Vineyard wines and seasonal… Read More »

Essex Players present the holiday classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play’

The Essex Community Players present a unique take on a holiday classic with “It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play,” with performances two December weekends at Memorial Hall in Essex. Audience members for the production are essentially members of the play’s “live studio audience” for Philip Grecian’s radio-play adaptation of the Frank Capra classic. Like… Read More »

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