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 »

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »

Sera Anderson: putting beauty to good use

Sera Anderson: putting beauty to good use

By Phyl Newbeck Take a look at the photo to the right and admire Sera Anderson’s hair – because you may not see it this fall. Anderson, Mrs. Vermont America 2014, will be shaving her head Sept. 27 if she is able to raise $25,000 for pediatric cancer initiatives. Anderson is no stranger to beauty… Read More »

Rokeby Museum wins AASLH Award of Merit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recognized the Rokeby Museum with an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for the exhibit “Free and Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont.” The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 69th year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in… Read More »

Waldorf students host car wash fundraiser

Waldorf students host car wash fundraiser

Still looking at muddy wheel wells and pollen spattered windows? It’s time to clean up and get ready for the summer! A group of energetic Waldorf High School students are fundraising for their senior class trip with a car wash at the Shelburne Shopping Park on Saturday, July 5 from 10am-1pm. While the student’s suds… Read More »

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

It should come as no surprise that Autumn Eastman was named the Burlington Free Press Athlete of the Year. This year, Eastman was named Vermont’s Gatorade girls cross country runner of the year and captured the D-I crown to help Champlain Valley Union (CVU) earn its 10th title in 11 years. She placed second at… Read More »

Girls hockey: does your daughter want a challenge?

Girls hockey: does your daughter want a challenge?

By Scott Bushweller Director of CSB Girls Hockey The Chittenden South Burlington Hockey Association (CSB) has seen tremendous growth in girls’ hockey the past few years. Girls enjoy hockey because it’s fast, fun, challenging, and a great opportunity to make new friends. CSB offers U8, U10, U10/U12 development, U12, and U14 girls’ hockey programs. For… Read More »