Events

Manchester offers everything from festivals to concerts and more.

From seasonal festivals to concerts, cultural events, antique expos and more, the Manchester Vermont calendar is teeming with fun, fantastic activities throughout the year. And when you stay at The Manchester View, you’re just moments from all the excitement.

Once you’ve booked your reservations, innkeeper-owners Pat and Tom Barnett along with their staff are happy to recommend some of their favorite happenings. To help with planning your visit, you’ll find a few of the most popular upcoming events below.

  • The Barn Sale

    Peruse and purchase treasures at The Barn Sale at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    September 16 9am-4pm & September 17 9am-1pm, 2017

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  • The Samples at SVAC

    See The Samples perfrom at the Southern VT Arts Center.

    September 20, 2017

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  • Keller Williams' Grateful Grass

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Keller Williams' Grateful Grass . Sunday, October 8, 2017
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  • Rusted Root

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Rusted Root.

    Saturday, September 2, 2017

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  • Three Dog Night

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Three Dog Night . Saturday, August 19, 2017
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  • Greensky Bluegrass

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Greensky Bluegrass . Saturday, August 5, 2017
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  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents the  Preservation Hall Jazz Band . Saturday, July 22, 2017
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  • Bingo at Riley Rink

    Try your luck at Super Bingo at Riley Rink in Manchester. June 3, 2017 August 12, 2017 October 7, 2017
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  • Independence Day Celebration in Manchester

    Celebrate Independence Day in Manchester at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park!  Have a blast with family games and activities, live music and the annual fireworks display. July 4, 2017 (Rain date July…
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  • Art in Wonderland

    Art in Wonderland is a fabulous celebration of art including a silent auction featuring diverse and unique works from local artists for viewing and bidding during a festive time of summer fare and music.…
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  • Mayfest Craft Festival

    Downtown Bennington transforms into a festival of arts, crafts, activities, food & entertainment at the Mayfest Craft Festival with more than 125 crafters and artisans from across New England. May…
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  • Manchester Streetfest

    Two Fridays this summer are dedicated to a town-full of fun on Manchester's Historic Main Street featuring live music, food and activity vendors.

    June 23 & July 21, 2017  6-9 pm

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  • Solarfest

    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration of sustainable living at Solarfest ! World-class musicians perform on a solar-powered stage while…
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  • Mountain, Friends & Freedom

    Spend the evening at Stratton celebrating Independence Day with the annual spectacular fireworks display and the show in the main base area in the evening. July 2, 2017
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  • Doggie & Me Hike

    Bring your dog along for a hike to Stratton's mid-mountain.  Hike will be led by Paula Pelkey, who will include some refreshing yoga “pawses” throughout the hike.  Attendees will receive a North Face…
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  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show  at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds from New England dealers. July 21-22 & Sept. 29-30, 2017.
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  • Celebration of Peonies

    Traditionally the last 2 weeks of May and first 2 weeks of June when the Formal Gardens of Hildene signals the beginning of the season with thousands of peony blooms, many of them original from 1907…
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  • Annual Tag Sale

    Vermont visitors schedule vacations around this Tag Sale held at the Insrael Congregation in Manchester Center!  Over 3,000 square feet of 170+ families' donations of clothing/accessories, home items…
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  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..
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  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

    The 25th Anniversary Susan G. Komen Vermont Race for the Cure will be held Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester Center on July 22, 2017.
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  • West River Trail Run

    Take part in the West River Trail Run in  South Londonderry, VT.  It's an 11-mile trail race, run and run/walk in beautiful scenic Vermont. Saturday, June 3, 2017
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  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating and distingushing the world’s best independently produced television shows, web series, multimedia…
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  • Shires of VT Marathon

    The Shires of VT annual marathon joins the South and North Shires in Bennington County. The marathon is a point-to-point race from Bennington to Manchester Center, Vermont. May 21, 2017 8 am - 3 pm
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  • Meet the Lambs

    Baby lambs are soooo cute! Come greet the little ones at Merck Forest and Farmland Center.

    May 20, 2017  9 am - 3 pm

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  • Booktopia

    Booktopia: Where Authors and Readers Meet!  Celebrate a weekend full of authors, readers, games, food, drink, laughter, new and old friends and great conversations. May 5 & 6, 2017 at the Northshire…
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  • Full Pink Moon Hike

    Let the folks at Merck Forest take you on a guided Full Moon hike, Tuesday, April 11, starting at 7pm.  Weather permitting.

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  • Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream

    Craig Carlson presents his book "Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream" at the Northshire Bookstore April 9 from 11 am - 12 pm.  "Pancakes in Paris" is the story of Craig tackling the impossible-from…
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  • Equinox Nursery Spring Open House

    Plan your eggscape into Spring with fragrant flowering plants, gifts, seeds, eco-friendly custom candles, divine holiday desserts & gorgeous all natural home & body products at Equinox Valley…
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  • PASSOVER

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  • Celebration of Poetry and the Arts

    In honor of National Poetry Month take part in a special evening filled with art, music, and poetry. Enjoy wine and cheese while perusing the beautiful artwork of local author Vicki Bowden, whose art…
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  • The French Kitchen Garden

    Garden Designer Joanne Gilmartin brings her  Potager  presentation to Mettowee Garden Center on April 1! A traditional French kitchen garden, the  Potager , contains symmetrical geometric vegetable beds…
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  • Paint & Sip: Paint on Wood

    This amateur wine and painting class at the Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple step-by-step instruction to help you create a rustic style sign on a 20 x 24" planked, wooden board. You…
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  • Art from the Schools at SVAC

    The Picasso Pizza Party on Satruday, March 4 from 12-2 pm will kick off  "Art from the Schools," a collaboration between SVAC and 20+ local schools.  Open to the public and admission is free!
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  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy Joel on June 24, 2017. O Sole Trion, a Lincoln Center production, will perform "From Pavarotti…
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  • Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival

    Celebrating 32 years, the Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival in Bennington kicks off the summer season with over 125 crafters, ethnic food vendors, live entertainment, and lots of children's activities.…
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  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.…
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  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything…
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  • 22nd Annual Garlic Festival

    Join garlic-lovers at the 22nd Annual Garlic Festival at the Camelot Village in Bennington as they come to sample food and crafts from hundreds of different vendors, all made from -you guessed it - garlic…
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  • Landscape Oil Painting

    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the Southern Vermont Arts Center taught by artist/instructor Douglas David. June 23-25, 2017
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  • Spring Farmlands in Pastel

    A classic New England subject, explore the dynamics of painting sunlit, farm landscapes at the Southern Vermont Arts Center . We'll create forms using a variety of pastel strokes, in differing size and…
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  • Beginning Abstract Painting

    Attend this class If you feel compelled to create, and would love to express yourself through Abstract Art.  Join artist/instructor Mareva Millarc at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in this artistic…
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  • East Coast Snocross

    Snocross ,  a sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles around snow tracks consisting of tight turns, banked corners, steep jumps and obstacles. It's exciting, with riders racing…
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  • Restaurant Week

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week .  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for…
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  • Bennington Museum Community Day

    The Bennington Museum invites everyone to Community Day when admission is free!  Enjoy the permanent and changing exhibits. February 4, 2017
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  • Maple Open House Weekend

    Maple Open House Weekend

    March 25 & 26, 2017

    All over Vermont

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  • Ye Olde Tavern Candlelight Dinner

    Dine like an 18th century guest at Ye Olde Tavern's Candlelight Dinner . Experience a dinner like no other. No lights, just the flicker of oil lamps and the roar of fireplaces. Classical music and conversation…
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  • Ithaca Beer Co. Tap Takeover

    Ithaca Beer Co.  will be at the Perfect Wife to take over the taps!  Dylan Neary, IBC Brewery rep, will be here to talk to you about the beer, give out samples and schwag.  Thursday, February 9 from…
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  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am Saturdays & Sundays…
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  • Snowshoe for the Cure

    The Komen Vermont Snowshoe for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the…
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  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed…
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  • Wine & Paint: Vermont in a Wine Glass

    This amateur wine, painting, and canvas class at Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple step-by-step instruction to help you create a stunning acrylic painting on a 16x20 stretched canvas.…
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  • Cuba Past & Present: A First Hand Account

    Green Mountain Academy welcomes Arnold and Elayne Clift to talk about their recent two-week trip to Cuba. During their visit, Arnold and Elayne spoke with people from all walks of life, took copious photographs,…
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  • The Vermont Challenge

    Hit the roads for four days of The Vermont Challenge , cycling through Southern Vermont.  With routes designed for every type of rider, experience the area at your own pace and be a part of the camaraderie…
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  • Manchester Food & Wine Classic

    Enjoy delicious food, superb wine, and great company at the Manchester Food & Wine Festival . August 25-27, 2017
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  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset. March 31-April 2, 2017
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  • Minus Zero Music Festival

    The Second Annual Minus Zero Music Festival brings the world of electronic music and winter sports together with skiing, parties and events into the night.  At Stratton Mountain. April 7 & 8, 2017…
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  • Impressionists: Painters of Modern Life

    Middlebury Professor Kirsten Hoving examines impressionist painters and their works at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. March 1, 2017 at 7 pm
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  • CHRISTMAS DAY

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  • CHRISTMAS EVE

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  • CHANUKAH

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  • THANKSGIVING

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  • VETERANS DAY

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  • HALLOWEEN

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  • COLUMBUS DAY

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  • LABOR DAY

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  • INDEPENDENCE DAY

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  • FATHER'S DAY

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  • MEMORIAL DAY

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  • MOTHER'S DAY

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  • EASTER

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  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY

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  • PRESIDENTS' DAY

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  • VALENTINE'S DAY

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  • MARTIN LUTHER KIING DAY

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  • NEW YEAR'S EVE

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  • Helmholz Art Gallery Art Show Opening

    Visit the  Helmholz Art Gallery in Manchester to enjoy cocktails, appetizers and art at the opening of the Expressions & Impressions & Mixed Media show. February 18, 2017 from 4- 6 pm.
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  • Tilting at Windmills Gallery Art Show Opening

    The works of artists X Song Jiang, Diana Cook & Kathleen Friedenberg will be opening with a reception at Tilting at Windmills Gallery in Manchester. February 18, 2017 from 4-7 pm.
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  • From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor Painting Class

    From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor painting class will be held on 5 consecutive Thursdays starting March 2, 2017 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center .  Instructor: Kim Eng Yeo.
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  • Warm Up the Winter with Color Painting Class

    The Warm Up the Winter with Color painting class will be held on from Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19, 2017  at the Southern Vermont Arts Center .  Instructor: Cynthia Rosen.
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  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March 3-12, 2017.
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  • Spring Fling at Bromley

    Bromley family’s favorite sun-soaked (or just plain soaked) event, Spring Fling is back for another year! Featuring pond skimming, the Penguin Plunge, a duct tape derby, live music, a BBQ and even some…
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  • Wear Green, Save Green on St. Patty's Day

    Irish or not, we've got you covered this St. Patrick's Day. Grab your favorite green garb and join us at Bromley Mountain  for a deal so good you'll swear it's your lucky day. Wear green, ski for just…
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  • Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge

    The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Bromley Mountain adds a whole new level of excitement to your family’s day on the slopes - for free. Skiers and snowboarders of every age and ability level participate…
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  • February Festival at Bromley

    It's February Festival time at Bromley Mountain ! Join us for the yearly celebration, kicked off with the torchlight parade and fireworks around 7pm. Then it's on to the base lodge for live music, good…
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  • Valentine's Day Selfie Contest

    Calling all twosomes to reach into their bag o' photo tricks and produce the best couples selfie shots on your Sun Mountain. Take a selfie of you and your honey skiing at Bromley via Instagram on 2/14/2017,…
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  • Mom's Day Off Ski at Bromley

    Hey Mom! Join us at Bromley Mountain for the 14th Annual Mom's Day Off Event... Simply show us a picture of your kid and ski or ride all day for a $20 donation to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer…
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  • Wounded Military Heroes Weekend

    The eleventh annual Wounded Military Heroes weekend at Bromley Mountain is dedicated to our service veterans who have been wounded in action.  It gives them an opportunity to experience the sport of skiing…
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  • Specialty Food Day

    Ski Vermont and the Agency of Agriculture are welcoming skiers and riders to Stratton to come sample local foods at Vermont resorts’ Specialty Food Days . Don’t miss yummy samples, local Vermont food…
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  • Taste of Vermont

    Sample the best of the best when it comes to local dining, all for a good cause, at ' Taste of Vermont !'  There is no better excuse to taste everything knowing you'll be helping the Stratton Foundation…
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  • 'The Vermont Open' Snowboarding Competition

    Celebrate snowboarding at the place where it got its start, ' The Vermont Open ' welcomes riders of all levels for a weekend of friendly competition and lively entertainment at Stratton Mountain.  March…
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  • Mardi Gras & Spring Fling Festival

    Vermont meets New Orleans at Stratton Mountain's annual ' Marchdi Gras .  Come out for Spring skiing and family activites all weekend long as the mountain's base area is transformed into a block party!…
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  • 'Alice in Wonderland' at Dorset Playhouse

    The Missoula Children's Theatre presents this original adaptation of Lewis Carroll's 'Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking Glass.'  January 21, 2017.

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  • 24 Hours of Stratton

    Ski all day and under the stars at night, all for a good cause, at the '5th Annual 24 Hours of Stratton.'  Enjoy the morning parade and see the fireworks from the lift!

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  • Annual Peru Fair

    Annual Peru Fair An old-fashioned country fair with food, crafts, arts & Music September 23, 2017 802-824-5307
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  • Maple Leaf Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

    Maple Leaf Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk September 9, 2017
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  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet treats. August 4-6, 2017 Camelot Village, Bennington September 29-October 1, 2017 The Practice…
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  • Manchester Sidewalk Sales

    Manchester Sidewalk Sales It’s August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready to overflow into the streets with the biggest discounts of the season. World-class designer outlets…
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  • Manchester Music Festival

    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series at the Riley Center for the Arts July 9-August 13, 2016 802-362-1959…
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  • Wanderlust Stratton

    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga and meditation instructors, musicians, artists and chefs for four days of events that will leave you…
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  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top…
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  • Summerstock Theatre

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The  Dorset Theatre Festival  is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented…
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  • 24 Hours of Stratton

    01/07/2017
    Ski all day and under the stars at night, all for a good cause, at the '5th Annual 24 Hours of Stratton.'…
  • MARTIN LUTHER KIING DAY

    01/16/2017
  • 'Alice in Wonderland' at Dorset Playhouse

    01/21/2017
    The Missoula Children's Theatre presents this original adaptation of Lewis Carroll's 'Adventures in…
  • Cuba Past & Present: A First Hand Account

    01/26/2017
    Green Mountain Academy welcomes Arnold and Elayne Clift to talk about their recent two-week trip to…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/27/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Wine & Paint: Vermont in a Wine Glass

    01/27/2017
    This amateur wine, painting, and canvas class at Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/28/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Wounded Military Heroes Weekend

    01/28/2017
    The eleventh annual Wounded Military Heroes weekend at Bromley Mountain is dedicated to our service…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/29/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    01/29/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/31/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/02/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/03/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Mom's Day Off Ski at Bromley

    02/03/2017
    Hey Mom! Join us at Bromley Mountain for the 14th Annual Mom's Day Off Event... Simply show us a picture…
  • Bennington Museum Community Day

    02/04/2017
    The Bennington Museum invites everyone to Community Day when admission is free!  Enjoy the permanent…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/04/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/05/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/05/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/07/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ithaca Beer Co. Tap Takeover

    02/09/2017
    Ithaca Beer Co.  will be at the Perfect Wife to take over the taps!  Dylan Neary, IBC Brewery rep,…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/09/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/10/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/11/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/12/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/12/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Ye Olde Tavern Candlelight Dinner

    02/14/2017
    Dine like an 18th century guest at Ye Olde Tavern's Candlelight Dinner . Experience a dinner like no…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/14/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • VALENTINE'S DAY

    02/14/2017
  • Valentine's Day Selfie Contest

    02/14/2017
    Calling all twosomes to reach into their bag o' photo tricks and produce the best couples selfie shots…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/16/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/17/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • East Coast Snocross

    02/18/2017
    Snocross ,  a sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles around snow tracks consisting…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/18/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Helmholz Art Gallery Art Show Opening

    02/18/2017
    Visit the  Helmholz Art Gallery in Manchester to enjoy cocktails, appetizers and art at the opening…
  • Tilting at Windmills Gallery Art Show Opening

    02/18/2017
    The works of artists X Song Jiang, Diana Cook & Kathleen Friedenberg will be opening with a reception…
  • February Festival at Bromley

    02/18/2017
    It's February Festival time at Bromley Mountain ! Join us for the yearly celebration, kicked off with…
  • East Coast Snocross

    02/19/2017
    Snocross ,  a sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles around snow tracks consisting…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/19/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/19/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • PRESIDENTS' DAY

    02/20/2017
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/21/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/23/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/24/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Restaurant Week

    02/25/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/25/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Restaurant Week

    02/26/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/26/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Snowshoe for the Cure

    02/26/2017
    The Komen Vermont Snowshoe for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/26/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival

    02/27/2017
    Celebrating 32 years, the Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival in Bennington kicks off the summer season…
  • Restaurant Week

    02/27/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Restaurant Week

    02/28/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/28/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • Restaurant Week

    03/01/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Impressionists: Painters of Modern Life

    03/01/2017
    Middlebury Professor Kirsten Hoving examines impressionist painters and their works at the First Congregational…
  • Restaurant Week

    03/02/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    03/02/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor Painting Class

    03/02/2017
    From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor painting class will be held on 5 consecutive Thursdays starting…
  • Art from the Schools at SVAC

    03/03/2017
    The Picasso Pizza Party on Satruday, March 4 from 12-2 pm will kick off  "Art from the Schools," a collaboration…
  • Restaurant Week

    03/03/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    03/03/2017
    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/03/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • Restaurant Week

    03/04/2017
    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/04/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/05/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/05/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/10/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • 'The Vermont Open' Snowboarding Competition

    03/10/2017
    Celebrate snowboarding at the place where it got its start, ' The Vermont Open ' welcomes riders of…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/11/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/12/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/12/2017
    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse   by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker. March…
  • Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge

    03/12/2017
    The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Bromley Mountain adds a whole new level of excitement to your…
  • Ye Olde Tavern Candlelight Dinner

    03/14/2017
    Dine like an 18th century guest at Ye Olde Tavern's Candlelight Dinner . Experience a dinner like no…
  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY

    03/17/2017
  • Warm Up the Winter with Color Painting Class

    03/17/2017
    The Warm Up the Winter with Color painting class will be held on from Friday, March 17 through Sunday,…
  • Wear Green, Save Green on St. Patty's Day

    03/17/2017
    Irish or not, we've got you covered this St. Patrick's Day. Grab your favorite green garb and join us…
  • Taste of Vermont

    03/18/2017
    Sample the best of the best when it comes to local dining, all for a good cause, at ' Taste of Vermont…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/19/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Maple Open House Weekend

    03/25/2017

    Maple Open House Weekend

    March 25 & 26, 2017

    All over Vermont

  • Spring Fling at Bromley

    03/25/2017
    Bromley family’s favorite sun-soaked (or just plain soaked) event, Spring Fling is back for another…
  • Specialty Food Day

    03/25/2017
    Ski Vermont and the Agency of Agriculture are welcoming skiers and riders to Stratton to come sample…
  • Mardi Gras & Spring Fling Festival

    03/25/2017
    Vermont meets New Orleans at Stratton Mountain's annual ' Marchdi Gras .  Come out for Spring skiing…
  • Maple Open House Weekend

    03/26/2017

    Maple Open House Weekend

    March 25 & 26, 2017

    All over Vermont

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/26/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Paint & Sip: Paint on Wood

    03/31/2017
    This amateur wine and painting class at the Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple step-by-step…
  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    03/31/2017
    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production…
  • Celebration of Poetry and the Arts

    04/01/2017
    In honor of National Poetry Month take part in a special evening filled with art, music, and poetry.…
  • The French Kitchen Garden

    04/01/2017
    Garden Designer Joanne Gilmartin brings her  Potager  presentation to Mettowee Garden Center on April…
  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    04/01/2017
    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/02/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    04/02/2017
    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production…
  • Beginning Abstract Painting

    04/06/2017
    Attend this class If you feel compelled to create, and would love to express yourself through Abstract…
  • Minus Zero Music Festival

    04/07/2017
    The Second Annual Minus Zero Music Festival brings the world of electronic music and winter sports…
  • Minus Zero Music Festival

    04/08/2017
    The Second Annual Minus Zero Music Festival brings the world of electronic music and winter sports…
  • Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream

    04/09/2017
    Craig Carlson presents his book "Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream" at the Northshire Bookstore…
  • Equinox Nursery Spring Open House

    04/09/2017
    Plan your eggscape into Spring with fragrant flowering plants, gifts, seeds, eco-friendly custom candles,…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/09/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Full Pink Moon Hike

    04/11/2017
    Let the folks at Merck Forest take you on a guided Full Moon hike, Tuesday, April 11, starting at 7pm.…
  • PASSOVER

    04/11/2017
  • EASTER

    04/16/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/23/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/30/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Booktopia

    05/05/2017
    Booktopia: Where Authors and Readers Meet!  Celebrate a weekend full of authors, readers, games, food,…
  • Booktopia

    05/06/2017
    Booktopia: Where Authors and Readers Meet!  Celebrate a weekend full of authors, readers, games, food,…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/07/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    05/11/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/14/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • MOTHER'S DAY

    05/14/2017
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/19/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Celebration of Peonies

    05/20/2017
    Traditionally the last 2 weeks of May and first 2 weeks of June when the Formal Gardens of Hildene…
  • Meet the Lambs

    05/20/2017
    Baby lambs are soooo cute! Come greet the little ones at Merck Forest and Farmland Center. May 20,…
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/20/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Shires of VT Marathon

    05/21/2017
    The Shires of VT annual marathon joins the South and North Shires in Bennington County. The marathon…
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/21/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/21/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Spring Farmlands in Pastel

    05/24/2017
    A classic New England subject, explore the dynamics of painting sunlit, farm landscapes at the Southern…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    05/25/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Spring Farmlands in Pastel

    05/25/2017
    A classic New England subject, explore the dynamics of painting sunlit, farm landscapes at the Southern…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    05/26/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/26/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Mayfest Craft Festival

    05/27/2017
    Downtown Bennington transforms into a festival of arts, crafts, activities, food & entertainment…
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/27/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Doggie & Me Hike

    05/28/2017
    Bring your dog along for a hike to Stratton's mid-mountain.  Hike will be led by Paula Pelkey, who…
  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/28/2017
    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/28/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • MEMORIAL DAY

    05/29/2017
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/01/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Bingo at Riley Rink

    06/03/2017
    Try your luck at Super Bingo at Riley Rink in Manchester. June 3, 2017 August 12, 2017 October 7,…
  • West River Trail Run

    06/03/2017
    Take part in the West River Trail Run in  South Londonderry, VT.  It's an 11-mile trail race, run…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/04/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/08/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    06/08/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/11/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/15/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Art in Wonderland

    06/16/2017
    Art in Wonderland is a fabulous celebration of art including a silent auction featuring diverse and…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/18/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • FATHER'S DAY

    06/18/2017
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/22/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    06/22/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/22/2017
    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    06/22/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Streetfest

    06/23/2017
    Two Fridays this summer are dedicated to a town-full of fun on Manchester's Historic Main Street featuring…
  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/23/2017
    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the…
  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/23/2017
    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    06/24/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/24/2017
    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the…
  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/24/2017
    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga…
  • Annual Tag Sale

    06/25/2017
    Vermont visitors schedule vacations around this Tag Sale held at the Insrael Congregation in Manchester…
  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/25/2017
    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/25/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/25/2017
    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    06/27/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/29/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Mountain, Friends & Freedom

    07/02/2017
    Spend the evening at Stratton celebrating Independence Day with the annual spectacular fireworks display…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/02/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Independence Day Celebration in Manchester

    07/04/2017
    Celebrate Independence Day in Manchester at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park!  Have a blast with family…
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY

    07/04/2017
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/04/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/06/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/06/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/08/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/08/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/09/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/09/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/09/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/09/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/13/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/13/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/13/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    07/14/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    07/15/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/15/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/15/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/16/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/16/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/16/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/20/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    07/20/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/20/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/20/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Streetfest

    07/21/2017
    Two Fridays this summer are dedicated to a town-full of fun on Manchester's Historic Main Street featuring…
  • Solarfest

    07/21/2017
    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration…
  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    07/21/2017
    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show  at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/21/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    07/22/2017
    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents the  Preservation Hall Jazz Band . Saturday,…
  • Solarfest

    07/22/2017
    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration…
  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    07/22/2017
    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show  at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds…
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

    07/22/2017
    The 25th Anniversary Susan G. Komen Vermont Race for the Cure will be held Riley Rink at Hunter Park…
  • Solarfest

    07/23/2017
    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/23/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/23/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/23/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/27/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/27/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    07/28/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/29/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/29/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/30/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/30/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/30/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/03/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    08/03/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/03/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/03/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    08/04/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Greensky Bluegrass

    08/05/2017
    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Greensky Bluegrass . Saturday, August 5,…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    08/05/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    08/05/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    08/05/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/05/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    08/06/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    08/06/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/06/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    08/06/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/10/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Manchester Sidewalk Sales

    08/10/2017
    Manchester Sidewalk Sales It’s August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/10/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/10/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Sidewalk Sales

    08/11/2017
    Manchester Sidewalk Sales It’s August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready…
  • Bingo at Riley Rink

    08/12/2017
    Try your luck at Super Bingo at Riley Rink in Manchester. June 3, 2017 August 12, 2017 October 7,…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    08/12/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Manchester Sidewalk Sales

    08/12/2017
    Manchester Sidewalk Sales It’s August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    08/12/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    08/13/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Sidewalk Sales

    08/13/2017
    Manchester Sidewalk Sales It’s August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/13/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    08/13/2017
    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show  held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/13/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/17/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    08/17/2017
    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum…
  • The Vermont Challenge

    08/17/2017
    Hit the roads for four days of The Vermont Challenge , cycling through Southern Vermont.  With routes…
  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/17/2017
    Thursday evenings at the Arkell Pavilion at  SVAC July 6-August 17, 2016 Sundays - Young…
  • The Vermont Challenge

    08/18/2017
    Hit the roads for four days of The Vermont Challenge , cycling through Southern Vermont.  With routes…
  • Three Dog Night

    08/19/2017
    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Three Dog Night . Saturday, August 19,…
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    08/19/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • The Vermont Challenge

    08/19/2017
    Hit the roads for four days of The Vermont Challenge , cycling through Southern Vermont.  With routes…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/19/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    08/20/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • The Vermont Challenge

    08/20/2017
    Hit the roads for four days of The Vermont Challenge , cycling through Southern Vermont.  With routes…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/24/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/24/2017
    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres! The …
  • Manchester Food & Wine Classic

    08/25/2017
    Enjoy delicious food, superb wine, and great company at the Manchester Food & Wine Festival . …
  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    08/26/2017
    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy…
  • Manchester Food & Wine Classic

    08/26/2017
    Enjoy delicious food, superb wine, and great company at the Manchester Food & Wine Festival . …
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    08/27/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Food & Wine Classic

    08/27/2017
    Enjoy delicious food, superb wine, and great company at the Manchester Food & Wine Festival . …
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/31/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Rusted Root

    09/02/2017
    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Rusted Root . Saturday, September 2, 2017…
  • 22nd Annual Garlic Festival

    09/02/2017
    Join garlic-lovers at the 22nd Annual Garlic Festival at the Camelot Village in Bennington as they come…
  • 22nd Annual Garlic Festival

    09/03/2017
    Join garlic-lovers at the 22nd Annual Garlic Festival at the Camelot Village in Bennington as they come…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    09/03/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • LABOR DAY

    09/04/2017
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    09/07/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Maple Leaf Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

    09/09/2017
    Maple Leaf Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk September 9, 2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    09/10/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    09/14/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • The Barn Sale

    09/16/2017
    Peruse and purchase treasures at The Barn Sale at Riley Rink in Manchester. September 16 9am-4pm &…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    09/17/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • The Samples at SVAC

    09/20/2017

    See The Samples perfrom at the Southern VT Arts Center.

    September 20, 2017

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    09/21/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Annual Peru Fair

    09/23/2017
    Annual Peru Fair An old-fashioned country fair with food, crafts, arts & Music September…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    09/24/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    09/28/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    09/29/2017
    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show  at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds…
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    09/29/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    09/30/2017
    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show  at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds…
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    09/30/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    10/01/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    10/01/2017
    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet…
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    10/05/2017
    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from…
  • Bingo at Riley Rink

    10/07/2017
    Try your luck at Super Bingo at Riley Rink in Manchester. June 3, 2017 August 12, 2017 October 7,…
  • Keller Williams' Grateful Grass

    10/08/2017
    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Keller Williams' Grateful Grass . Sunday,…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    10/08/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • COLUMBUS DAY

    10/09/2017
  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    10/11/2017
    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating…
  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    10/12/2017
    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating…
  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    10/13/2017
    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating…
  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    10/14/2017
    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating…
  • Independent Television & Film Festival

    10/15/2017
    ITVFest (the Independent Television and Film  Festival) is the premier festival for showcasing, celebrating…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    10/15/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    10/22/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    10/29/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • HALLOWEEN

    10/31/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    11/05/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • VETERANS DAY

    11/11/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    11/12/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    11/19/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • THANKSGIVING

    11/23/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    11/26/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    12/03/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    12/10/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • CHANUKAH

    12/12/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    12/17/2017
    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market , rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly…
  • CHRISTMAS EVE

    12/24/2017
  • CHRISTMAS DAY

    12/25/2017
  • NEW YEAR'S EVE

    12/31/2017
  • 24 Hours of Stratton

    01/07/2017

    Ski all day and under the stars at night, all for a good cause, at the '5th Annual 24 Hours of Stratton.'  Enjoy the morning parade and see the fireworks from the lift!

  • MARTIN LUTHER KIING DAY

    01/16/2017
  • 'Alice in Wonderland' at Dorset Playhouse

    01/21/2017

    The Missoula Children's Theatre presents this original adaptation of Lewis Carroll's 'Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking Glass.'  January 21, 2017.

  • Cuba Past & Present: A First Hand Account

    01/26/2017

    Green Mountain Academy welcomes Arnold and Elayne Clift to talk about their recent two-week trip to Cuba. During their visit, Arnold and Elayne spoke with people from all walks of life, took copious photographs, and witnessed Castro’s funeral procession as they traveled from Havana to Santiago de Cuba, site of the Revolution, and Castro’s final resting place. 

    Burr & Burton Academy - January 26, 2017 from 3:30-5 pm.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/27/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Wine & Paint: Vermont in a Wine Glass

    01/27/2017

    This amateur wine, painting, and canvas class at Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple step-by-step instruction to help you create a stunning acrylic painting on a 16x20 stretched canvas. Paint outside the lines, no two paintings will be the same, they will help you create your vision! Food and Drink: BYOB. What's Provided: all art materials and tools, and art instruction.

    January 27, 2017 from 6-8 pm

  • Wounded Military Heroes Weekend

    01/28/2017

    The eleventh annual Wounded Military Heroes weekend at Bromley Mountain is dedicated to our service veterans who have been wounded in action.  It gives them an opportunity to experience the sport of skiing or snowboarding with some of the best instructors in the business!  January 28-29, 2017.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/28/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    01/29/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/29/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    01/31/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/02/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Mom's Day Off Ski at Bromley

    02/03/2017

    Hey Mom! Join us at Bromley Mountain for the 14th Annual Mom's Day Off Event... Simply show us a picture of your kid and ski or ride all day for a $20 donation to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center - 100% of the proceeds are donated!  This is a great way to get out on the slopes and support a great cause!  February 3, 2017.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/03/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/04/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Bennington Museum Community Day

    02/04/2017

    The Bennington Museum invites everyone to Community Day when admission is free!  Enjoy the permanent and changing exhibits.

    February 4, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/05/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/05/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/07/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ithaca Beer Co. Tap Takeover

    02/09/2017

    Ithaca Beer Co. will be at the Perfect Wife to take over the taps!  Dylan Neary, IBC Brewery rep, will be here to talk to you about the beer, give out samples and schwag. 

    Thursday, February 9 from 5:30 pm-10 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/09/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/10/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/11/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/12/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/12/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • VALENTINE'S DAY

    02/14/2017
  • Ye Olde Tavern Candlelight Dinner

    02/14/2017

    Dine like an 18th century guest at Ye Olde Tavern's Candlelight Dinner. Experience a dinner like no other. No lights, just the flicker of oil lamps and the roar of fireplaces. Classical music and conversation are the entertainment for the evening. A truly one of a kind Manchester experience.

    2nd Tuesday of February & March from 5 pm-9 pm

  • Valentine's Day Selfie Contest

    02/14/2017

    Calling all twosomes to reach into their bag o' photo tricks and produce the best couples selfie shots on your Sun Mountain. Take a selfie of you and your honey skiing at Bromley via Instagram on 2/14/2017, tag it #mysunmountain, and be entered into a contest for two free lift tickets!  February 14, 2017.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/14/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/16/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/17/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Helmholz Art Gallery Art Show Opening

    02/18/2017

    Visit the Helmholz Art Gallery in Manchester to enjoy cocktails, appetizers and art at the opening of the Expressions & Impressions & Mixed Media show.

    February 18, 2017 from 4- 6 pm.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/18/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • February Festival at Bromley

    02/18/2017

    It's February Festival time at Bromley Mountain! Join us for the yearly celebration, kicked off with the torchlight parade and fireworks around 7pm. Then it's on to the base lodge for live music, good eats and the silent auction. Proceeds to benefit the Bromley Outing Club.  February 18, 2017.

  • Tilting at Windmills Gallery Art Show Opening

    02/18/2017

    The works of artists X Song Jiang, Diana Cook & Kathleen Friedenberg will be opening with a reception at Tilting at Windmills Gallery in Manchester.

    February 18, 2017 from 4-7 pm.

  • East Coast Snocross

    02/18/2017

    Snocross, a sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles around snow tracks consisting of tight turns, banked corners, steep jumps and obstacles. It's exciting, with riders racing at speeds up to 60 miles per hour with jumps up to 30 feet tall!  The East Coast Snocross event will be at Willow Park in Bennington.

    February 18 & 19, 2017

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/19/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/19/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • East Coast Snocross

    02/19/2017

    Snocross, a sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles around snow tracks consisting of tight turns, banked corners, steep jumps and obstacles. It's exciting, with riders racing at speeds up to 60 miles per hour with jumps up to 30 feet tall!  The East Coast Snocross event will be at Willow Park in Bennington.

    February 18 & 19, 2017

  • PRESIDENTS' DAY

    02/20/2017
  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/21/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/23/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/24/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/25/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Restaurant Week

    02/25/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    02/26/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Restaurant Week

    02/26/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Snowshoe for the Cure

    02/26/2017

    The Komen Vermont Snowshoe for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

    This event is unique in the fact that 100% of the net proceeds are allocated to our mission. 75 percent of the net income stays in Vermont and New Hampshire to help fund local programs offering breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment. The remaining 25 percent of the net income supports the Susan G. Komen® Grants Program.

    Work it or snow shoe; any help is appreciated!  At Stratton Mountain.

    Sunday, February 26, 2017

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/26/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival

    02/27/2017

    Celebrating 32 years, the Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival in Bennington kicks off the summer season with over 125 crafters, ethnic food vendors, live entertainment, and lots of children's activities. Woodworking, pottery, textiles, glass, jewelry, specialty foods and more are all featured at Mayfest. Along with all the great downtown shops, restaurants, and galleries you will find absolutely anything you're looking for. Enjoying Mayfest is a great way to spend Memorial Day Weekend with your friends and family.

  • Restaurant Week

    02/27/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Restaurant Week

    02/28/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    02/28/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Impressionists: Painters of Modern Life

    03/01/2017

    Middlebury Professor Kirsten Hoving examines impressionist painters and their works at the First Congregational Church in Manchester.

    March 1, 2017 at 7 pm

  • Restaurant Week

    03/01/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    03/02/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Restaurant Week

    03/02/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor Painting Class

    03/02/2017

    From Drawing to Beginning Watercolor painting class will be held on 5 consecutive Thursdays starting March 2, 2017 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.  Instructor: Kim Eng Yeo.

  • Ice Skating at Riley Rink

    03/03/2017

    Enjoy skating for the first time or catching up with your old skills at the Public Skate at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm-3 pm

    Friday & Saturday Night Skates from 7 pm-8:30 pm

  • Restaurant Week

    03/03/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • Art from the Schools at SVAC

    03/03/2017

    The Picasso Pizza Party on Satruday, March 4 from 12-2 pm will kick off  "Art from the Schools," a collaboration between SVAC and 20+ local schools.  Open to the public and admission is free!

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/03/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • Restaurant Week

    03/04/2017

    Join the Bennington Area as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during the Annual Spring Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals for only $20.17!

    February 25 - March 4, 2017

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/04/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/05/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/05/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • 'The Vermont Open' Snowboarding Competition

    03/10/2017

    Celebrate snowboarding at the place where it got its start, 'The Vermont Open' welcomes riders of all levels for a weekend of friendly competition and lively entertainment at Stratton Mountain.  March 10-13, 2017.

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/10/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/11/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge

    03/12/2017

    The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Bromley Mountain adds a whole new level of excitement to your family’s day on the slopes - for free. Skiers and snowboarders of every age and ability level participate in casual, though competitive, races down some of the Northeast’s best mountains. In addition to the racing, everybody enjoys the festival atmosphere, as our friendly crew hosts fun, family-friendly activities to make your day at the Vertical Challenge the most fun you’ve ever had in the snow.  March 12, 2017.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/12/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • 'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse

    03/12/2017

    'Bus Stop' at the Dorset Playhouse by William Inge & directed by Paul Michael Brinker.

    March 3-12, 2017.

  • Ye Olde Tavern Candlelight Dinner

    03/14/2017

    Dine like an 18th century guest at Ye Olde Tavern's Candlelight Dinner. Experience a dinner like no other. No lights, just the flicker of oil lamps and the roar of fireplaces. Classical music and conversation are the entertainment for the evening. A truly one of a kind Manchester experience.

    2nd Tuesday of February & March from 5 pm-9 pm

  • Wear Green, Save Green on St. Patty's Day

    03/17/2017

    Irish or not, we've got you covered this St. Patrick's Day. Grab your favorite green garb and join us at Bromley Mountain  for a deal so good you'll swear it's your lucky day. Wear green, ski for just $17... all day!  March 17, 2017.

  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY

    03/17/2017
  • Warm Up the Winter with Color Painting Class

    03/17/2017

    The Warm Up the Winter with Color painting class will be held on from Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19, 2017  at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.  Instructor: Cynthia Rosen.

  • Taste of Vermont

    03/18/2017

    Sample the best of the best when it comes to local dining, all for a good cause, at 'Taste of Vermont!'  There is no better excuse to taste everything knowing you'll be helping the Stratton Foundation assist Southern Vermont families in need.  Chefs will be serving up tastings, and prizes awarded to them based on presentation and creativity.  There'll be delicious draughts, mouth-watering mains, sumptuous sweets, and so much more at this evening at Stratton Mountain.  March 18, 2017.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/19/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Mardi Gras & Spring Fling Festival

    03/25/2017

    Vermont meets New Orleans at Stratton Mountain's annual 'Marchdi Gras.  Come out for Spring skiing and family activites all weekend long as the mountain's base area is transformed into a block party!  Enjoy live music, specialty food and drink, the famous ice bar and fun/free activities for the kids!  March 25-26, 2017.

  • Spring Fling at Bromley

    03/25/2017

    Bromley family’s favorite sun-soaked (or just plain soaked) event, Spring Fling is back for another year! Featuring pond skimming, the Penguin Plunge, a duct tape derby, live music, a BBQ and even some rides from our summer adventure park!  March 25 & 26, 2017.

  • Specialty Food Day

    03/25/2017

    Ski Vermont and the Agency of Agriculture are welcoming skiers and riders to Stratton to come sample local foods at Vermont resorts’ Specialty Food Days. Don’t miss yummy samples, local Vermont food vendors and more.  March 25, 2017.

  • Maple Open House Weekend

    03/25/2017

    Maple Open House Weekend

    March 25 & 26, 2017

    All over Vermont

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    03/26/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Maple Open House Weekend

    03/26/2017

    Maple Open House Weekend

    March 25 & 26, 2017

    All over Vermont

  • Paint & Sip: Paint on Wood

    03/31/2017

    This amateur wine and painting class at the Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery features simple step-by-step instruction to help you create a rustic style sign on a 20 x 24" planked, wooden board. You will choose your stain, and stencil the rest! We will be doing a Welcome sign for this class. BYOB: Your favorite wine, beer, soft drink, etc., and snacks! Ages: 21 and up.

    6:00-8:30 pm on March 31, 2017

  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    03/31/2017

    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset.

    March 31-April 2, 2017

  • The French Kitchen Garden

    04/01/2017

    Garden Designer Joanne Gilmartin brings her Potager presentation to Mettowee Garden Center on April 1! A traditional French kitchen garden, the Potager, contains symmetrical geometric vegetable beds planted in patterns or groups rather than rows and often with flowers (edible & non-edible), fruits, and herbs to enhance the garden’s beauty. Slideshow, discussion, and Q&A are free and open to the public. Topics include design, proper placement, intercropping, and planting with edibles. Learn how to build a Potager in your own backyard! 

    10 am -12 pm April 1, 2017

  • Celebration of Poetry and the Arts

    04/01/2017

    In honor of National Poetry Month take part in a special evening filled with art, music, and poetry. Enjoy wine and cheese while perusing the beautiful artwork of local author Vicki Bowden, whose art has been called similar in style to Currier & Ives, and Anna Mary Robertston "Grandma" Moses".  Held at the Northshire Bookstore.

    6:30 pm April 1, 2017

  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    04/01/2017

    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset.

    March 31-April 2, 2017

  • 14th Annual One-Act Play Festival

    04/02/2017

    Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to direct or act in their own production at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset.

    March 31-April 2, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/02/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Beginning Abstract Painting

    04/06/2017

    Attend this class If you feel compelled to create, and would love to express yourself through Abstract Art.  Join artist/instructor Mareva Millarc at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in this artistic adventure together!

    April 6, 2017

  • Minus Zero Music Festival

    04/07/2017

    The Second Annual Minus Zero Music Festival brings the world of electronic music and winter sports together with skiing, parties and events into the night.  At Stratton Mountain.

    April 7 & 8, 2017

  • Minus Zero Music Festival

    04/08/2017

    The Second Annual Minus Zero Music Festival brings the world of electronic music and winter sports together with skiing, parties and events into the night.  At Stratton Mountain.

    April 7 & 8, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/09/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream

    04/09/2017

    Craig Carlson presents his book "Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream" at the Northshire Bookstore April 9 from 11 am - 12 pm.  "Pancakes in Paris" is the story of Craig tackling the impossible-from raising the money to fund his dream to tracking down international suppliers for “exotic” American ingredients… and even finding love along the way. His diner, Breakfast In America, is now a renowned tourist destination, and the story of how it came to be is just as delicious and satisfying as the classic breakfast that tops its menu.

  • Equinox Nursery Spring Open House

    04/09/2017

    Plan your eggscape into Spring with fragrant flowering plants, gifts, seeds, eco-friendly custom candles, divine holiday desserts & gorgeous all natural home & body products at Equinox Valley Nursery’s Open House on Sunday, April 9 from 9-4. Shop the good life with the Founding Chicks of Caravan Boutiques at this special artisans market: Nana Kay Bakery, Mill Brook Naturals & the Icy Palmer Candle Co.VT. Refreshments, special offers & prizes- your Easter just became 24 karat!

  • Full Pink Moon Hike

    04/11/2017

    Let the folks at Merck Forest take you on a guided Full Moon hike, Tuesday, April 11, starting at 7pm.  Weather permitting.

  • PASSOVER

    04/11/2017
  • EASTER

    04/16/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/23/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    04/30/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Booktopia

    05/05/2017

    Booktopia: Where Authors and Readers Meet!  Celebrate a weekend full of authors, readers, games, food, drink, laughter, new and old friends and great conversations.

    May 5 & 6, 2017 at the Northshire Bookstore

  • Booktopia

    05/06/2017

    Booktopia: Where Authors and Readers Meet!  Celebrate a weekend full of authors, readers, games, food, drink, laughter, new and old friends and great conversations.

    May 5 & 6, 2017 at the Northshire Bookstore

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/07/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    05/11/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • MOTHER'S DAY

    05/14/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/14/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/19/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/20/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • Celebration of Peonies

    05/20/2017

    Traditionally the last 2 weeks of May and first 2 weeks of June when the Formal Gardens of Hildene signals the beginning of the season with thousands of peony blooms, many of them original from 1907 and planted by the Lincoln family.

    May 20 - June 18, 2017.   9:30 am-4:30 pm.

  • Meet the Lambs

    05/20/2017

    Baby lambs are soooo cute! Come greet the little ones at Merck Forest and Farmland Center.

    May 20, 2017  9 am - 3 pm

  • Shires of VT Marathon

    05/21/2017

    The Shires of VT annual marathon joins the South and North Shires in Bennington County. The marathon is a point-to-point race from Bennington to Manchester Center, Vermont.

    May 21, 2017 8 am - 3 pm

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/21/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/21/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • Spring Farmlands in Pastel

    05/24/2017

    A classic New England subject, explore the dynamics of painting sunlit, farm landscapes at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. We'll create forms using a variety of pastel strokes, in differing size and direction, to create scintillating light effects. Working from your sketches or photos we will explore concepts of color, design, and techniques. Demonstration, critique, at-easel assistance, and lots of painting time will make this an educational and enjoyable painting experience. All levels are welcome from beginner through advanced.  Artist/Instructor Robert Carsten.

    May 24 & 25, 2017

  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    05/25/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • Spring Farmlands in Pastel

    05/25/2017

    A classic New England subject, explore the dynamics of painting sunlit, farm landscapes at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. We'll create forms using a variety of pastel strokes, in differing size and direction, to create scintillating light effects. Working from your sketches or photos we will explore concepts of color, design, and techniques. Demonstration, critique, at-easel assistance, and lots of painting time will make this an educational and enjoyable painting experience. All levels are welcome from beginner through advanced.  Artist/Instructor Robert Carsten.

    May 24 & 25, 2017

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    05/26/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/26/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • Mayfest Craft Festival

    05/27/2017

    Downtown Bennington transforms into a festival of arts, crafts, activities, food & entertainment at the Mayfest Craft Festival with more than 125 crafters and artisans from across New England.

    May 27, 2017  10 am- 5 pm

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/27/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • Doggie & Me Hike

    05/28/2017

    Bring your dog along for a hike to Stratton's mid-mountain.  Hike will be led by Paula Pelkey, who will include some refreshing yoga “pawses” throughout the hike.  Attendees will receive a North Face gift along with exclusive discounts


    Sunday, May 28 at 10am.  9:45am Sign up at The North Face Summit Shop

  • 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change' at the Dorset Playhouse

    05/28/2017

    The musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is presented at the Dorset Playhouse as a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”

    May 19-28, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    05/28/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • MEMORIAL DAY

    05/29/2017
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/01/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Bingo at Riley Rink

    06/03/2017

    Try your luck at Super Bingo at Riley Rink in Manchester.

    June 3, 2017

    August 12, 2017

    October 7, 2017

  • West River Trail Run

    06/03/2017

    Take part in the West River Trail Run in South Londonderry, VT.  It's an 11-mile trail race, run and run/walk in beautiful scenic Vermont.

    Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/04/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/08/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    06/08/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/11/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/15/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Art in Wonderland

    06/16/2017

    Art in Wonderland is a fabulous celebration of art including a silent auction featuring diverse and unique works from local artists for viewing and bidding during a festive time of summer fare and music.  Located at the Manchester Community Library.

    June 16, 2017  5-7 pm

  • FATHER'S DAY

    06/18/2017
  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/18/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/22/2017

    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga and meditation instructors, musicians, artists and chefs for four days of events that will leave you with new ideas, friends, abilities and a greater sense of peace.

    Celebration of Yoga & Music
    June 22-25, 2017

  • Summerstock Theatre

    06/22/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    06/22/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/22/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/23/2017

    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the Southern Vermont Arts Center taught by artist/instructor Douglas David.

    June 23-25, 2017

  • Manchester Streetfest

    06/23/2017

    Two Fridays this summer are dedicated to a town-full of fun on Manchester's Historic Main Street featuring live music, food and activity vendors.

    June 23 & July 21, 2017  6-9 pm

  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/23/2017

    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga and meditation instructors, musicians, artists and chefs for four days of events that will leave you with new ideas, friends, abilities and a greater sense of peace.

    Celebration of Yoga & Music
    June 22-25, 2017

  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    06/24/2017

    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy Joel on June 24, 2017.

    O Sole Trion, a Lincoln Center production, will perform "From Pavarotti to Pop" July 15, 2017.

    Washington County Band will put on a FREE concert sponsored by the Manchester Lions Club on July 28, 2017.

    A production of "Married to Broadway with "Les Mis" performers Ron Sharp and Barbara Russell will be on August 5, 2017.

    American Ballet Theatre & Friends grace the stage on August 12, 2017.

    Bob Milne, Ragtime Pianist will perform on August 19, 2017

    Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash on August 26, 2017.

  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/24/2017

    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the Southern Vermont Arts Center taught by artist/instructor Douglas David.

    June 23-25, 2017

  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/24/2017

    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga and meditation instructors, musicians, artists and chefs for four days of events that will leave you with new ideas, friends, abilities and a greater sense of peace.

    Celebration of Yoga & Music
    June 22-25, 2017

  • Wanderlust Stratton

    06/25/2017

    Created to transform body, mind and soul, Wanderlust Stratton brings some of the world’s finest yoga and meditation instructors, musicians, artists and chefs for four days of events that will leave you with new ideas, friends, abilities and a greater sense of peace.

    Celebration of Yoga & Music
    June 22-25, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    06/25/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Landscape Oil Painting

    06/25/2017

    Learn new and practice your old skills in landscape oil painting in this comprehensive course at the Southern Vermont Arts Center taught by artist/instructor Douglas David.

    June 23-25, 2017

  • Annual Tag Sale

    06/25/2017

    Vermont visitors schedule vacations around this Tag Sale held at the Insrael Congregation in Manchester Center!  Over 3,000 square feet of 170+ families' donations of clothing/accessories, home items and unique tchotchkes await your find!

    9 am-2:30 pm  June 28, 2017

  • Summerstock Theatre

    06/27/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    06/29/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/02/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Mountain, Friends & Freedom

    07/02/2017

    Spend the evening at Stratton celebrating Independence Day with the annual spectacular fireworks display and the show in the main base area in the evening.

    July 2, 2017

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/04/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY

    07/04/2017
  • Independence Day Celebration in Manchester

    07/04/2017

    Celebrate Independence Day in Manchester at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park!  Have a blast with family games and activities, live music and the annual fireworks display.

    July 4, 2017 (Rain date July 8, 2017)

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/06/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/06/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/08/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/08/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/09/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/09/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/09/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/09/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/13/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/13/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/13/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    07/14/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    07/15/2017

    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy Joel on June 24, 2017.

    O Sole Trion, a Lincoln Center production, will perform "From Pavarotti to Pop" July 15, 2017.

    Washington County Band will put on a FREE concert sponsored by the Manchester Lions Club on July 28, 2017.

    A production of "Married to Broadway with "Les Mis" performers Ron Sharp and Barbara Russell will be on August 5, 2017.

    American Ballet Theatre & Friends grace the stage on August 12, 2017.

    Bob Milne, Ragtime Pianist will perform on August 19, 2017

    Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash on August 26, 2017.

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/15/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/15/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/16/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/16/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/16/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/20/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    07/20/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/20/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/20/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    07/21/2017

    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds from New England dealers.

    July 21-22 & Sept. 29-30, 2017.

  • Solarfest

    07/21/2017

    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration of sustainable living at Solarfest! World-class musicians perform on a solar-powered stage while the most knowledgeable expert practitioners deliver talks on art, culture, and technology. All weekend long, a pop-up marketplace buzzes with food, craft, energy, and sustainable living vendors.

    July 21-23, 2017

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/21/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Manchester Streetfest

    07/21/2017

    Two Fridays this summer are dedicated to a town-full of fun on Manchester's Historic Main Street featuring live music, food and activity vendors.

    June 23 & July 21, 2017  6-9 pm

  • Solarfest

    07/22/2017

    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration of sustainable living at Solarfest! World-class musicians perform on a solar-powered stage while the most knowledgeable expert practitioners deliver talks on art, culture, and technology. All weekend long, a pop-up marketplace buzzes with food, craft, energy, and sustainable living vendors.

    July 21-23, 2017

  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

    07/22/2017

    The 25th Anniversary Susan G. Komen Vermont Race for the Cure will be held Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester Center on July 22, 2017.

  • Vermont Antiques Dealers' Association Show

    07/22/2017

    Attend the VT Antiques Dealers' Assoc. Show at Stratton Mountain to see a variety of fabulous finds from New England dealers.

    July 21-22 & Sept. 29-30, 2017.

  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    07/22/2017

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/23/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Solarfest

    07/23/2017

    This summer, the one hundred acre historic campus of Southern Vermont Art Center becomes a celebration of sustainable living at Solarfest! World-class musicians perform on a solar-powered stage while the most knowledgeable expert practitioners deliver talks on art, culture, and technology. All weekend long, a pop-up marketplace buzzes with food, craft, energy, and sustainable living vendors.

    July 21-23, 2017

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/23/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/23/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/27/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    07/27/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • SVAC Performances at the Arkell Pavillion

    07/28/2017

    The Cold Spring Harbor Band with six-time Grammy nominee Pat Farrell will be playing the music of Billy Joel on June 24, 2017.

    O Sole Trion, a Lincoln Center production, will perform "From Pavarotti to Pop" July 15, 2017.

    Washington County Band will put on a FREE concert sponsored by the Manchester Lions Club on July 28, 2017.

    A production of "Married to Broadway with "Les Mis" performers Ron Sharp and Barbara Russell will be on August 5, 2017.

    American Ballet Theatre & Friends grace the stage on August 12, 2017.

    Bob Milne, Ragtime Pianist will perform on August 19, 2017

    Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash on August 26, 2017.

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/29/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Summerstock Theatre

    07/29/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Manchester Music Festival

    07/30/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    07/30/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Dorset Farmers' Market

    07/30/2017

    VIsit the Dorset Farmers' Market, rain or shine!  From our 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 

    Every Sunday from 10 am-2 pm

    Outdoors - May to October at HN Williams Store

    Indoors - October to May at JK Adams Store

  • Manchester Farmers' Market

    08/03/2017

    The Manchester Farmers' Market runs from May 26th-Oct 6th; open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3pm-6pm at Adams Park in Manchester Center..

  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/03/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3
  • Hemmings Cruise-In

    08/03/2017

    Hemmings Cruise-In is an open car show with awards, music, and free popcorn, plus the Hemmings Museum display will be open. Winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News. No registration required.  In Bennington.

    May 4 & 25; June 8 & 22; July 14 & 20; August 3 & 17.

    Friday, July 14th is the sixth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States.

  • Manchester Music Festival

    08/03/2017

    Thursday evenings
    at the Arkell Pavilion at SVAC
    July 6-August 17, 2016
    Sundays - Young Artist's Concert Series
    at the Riley Center for the Arts
    July 9-August 13, 2016

    802-362-1959

  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    08/04/2017

    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival
    Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet treats.

    August 4-6, 2017

    Camelot Village, Bennington

    September 29-October 1, 2017

    The Practice Tee, Hunter Park Road, Manchester

  • Greensky Bluegrass

    08/05/2017

    The Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series presents Greensky Bluegrass.

    Saturday, August 5, 2017

  • Southern Vermont Art & Craft Fesitval

    08/05/2017

    Southern Vermont Art & Craft Festival
    Handmade crafts, original art, live music, gourmet treats.

    August 4-6, 2017

    Camelot Village, Bennington

    September 29-October 1, 2017

    The Practice Tee, Hunter Park Road, Manchester

  • Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

    08/05/2017

    The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show held on six consecutive weeks from July 4th through August 13th, is a world-class hunter and jumper expo in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  It draws top riders and horses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Summerstock Theatre

    08/05/2017

    Come to "Broadway" and "Off-Broadway" in Vermont!  See a production at one of our local theatres!

    The Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this summer.  Performances are presented at the Dorset Playhouse in Dorset, VT and will offer shows from June 22 through September 2.  This season's, the shows are:

    • Downstairs: June 22-July 8
    • Baskerville: July 13-29
    • Georgia McBride: August 3-19
    • American Buffalo: August 24-September 2

    Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT offers shows from June 22 through September 3.  Shows this season include:

    • Really Rosie: June 22-July 9
    • Once: June 27-July 15
    • Tenderly: July 13-August 5
    • Lost in Yonkers: July 20-29
    • The Music Man: August 13-19
    • Buyer & Cellar: August 10-September 3
    • Long Day's Journey Into Night: August 24-September 3