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Events Calendar 2017

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Art Shows

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition - Stowe, VT

Jul 15, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017 Helen Day Art Center 5 School Street, and throughout town Stowe, VT
A unique outdoor sculpture gallery exhibits art all over Stowe. This exhibition and series of events is accompanied by cell phone audio tours, QR codes, nameplate describing the art and artist, walking tour maps, walkabouts, and a catalog of the exhibit. Exhibit is open through October 21.
Time: all hours
Telephone: 802-253-8358

Car Shows

Stowe Antique Car Show 2017 - Stowe, VT

Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017 Nichols Field, Route 100 Stowe, VT
During this show, which is enjoyed by both adults and kids, more than 800 antique and classic cars are on display, along with food concessions, giant automotive flea market, and a car corral. Guests enjoy a fashion judging contest and antique car parade through town. The Saturday evening Street Dance in Stowe Village is always a big hit.
Time: Consult event website

Children & Families

“Really Rosie” - Weston, VT

Jun 22, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017 Weston Playhouse, OtherStages, 982 Route 100 Weston, VT
With book by Maurice Sendak and music by Carole King, a masterful duo of artists has created this uplifting musical in which Rosie, the funniest kid on the block, entertains her friends by producing a crazy movie based on the slightly exaggerated story of her life.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday 4-5:30 p.m., Sunday 3-4:30 p.m.
Admission: $8-$15
Telephone: 802-824-5288

Kids Pirate Festival - Vergennes, VT

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbour Road Vergennes, VT
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum campus will be taken over by the pirates of New England Brethren of Pirates, sailors, rogues, and mutineers from all distant shores for this family friendly swashbuckling good time! Listen and sing along with the sea chanty music of Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate. Come in costume and enjoy exciting pirate-themed activities, shows, sing-alongs, and crafts for the whole family.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $14; youth ages 3-17, $10
Telephone: 802-475-2022

Comedy

Tim Meadows at Vermont Comedy Club - Burlington, VT

Jun 9, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 Vermont Comedy Club, 101 Main Street Burlington, VT
One of the longest-running cast members in the 41-year history of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, versatile comedian Tim Meadows crafted some of the series’ most memorable characters during his 10 years on the popular late night show. Such characters included Leon Phelps, The Ladies’ Man and Lionel Osbourne, host of the fictional public affairs show, Perspectives, as well as uncanny impressions of OJ Simpson, Ike Turner and Sammy Davis Jr.
Time: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $20-$27
Telephone: 802-859-0100

Gardens

Formal Garden Stroll at the Inn at Shelburne Farms - Shelburne, VT

Jun 7, 2017 - Jun 7, 2017 Inn & Restaurant at Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road Shelburne, VT
Perched above Lake Champlain with expansive views of the Adirondacks, the gardens at the Inn at Shelburne Farms are in the final phase of a multi-year restoration. This is a walking experience; stroll at your own pace. Terraced garden spaces are accessible by stairs. Registration required. Email: registration@shelburnefarms.org.
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Admission: $10/person

Historic

Abenaki Heritage Weekend - Vergennes, VT

Jun 24, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017 Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbour Road Vergennes, VT
See and hear an Abenaki perspective on life in the Champlain Valley. Dancing, drumming, storytelling, craft and cooking demonstrations are presented by Vermont’s Abenaki Tribes. At the Native Arts Marketplace and exhibit come meet some of the artists in the exhibition "Alnobak: Wearing Our Heritage" and other artists.
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Adult, $12; seniors, $11; youth age 6-17, $8
Telephone: 802-475-2022

Hobbies

Workshop: Branch to Spoon - Ferrisburgh, VT

Jun 3, 2017 - Jun 3, 2017 Rokeby Museum, 4334 US-7 Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
Come join us for a day of spoon carving at the Rokeby Museum. We will carve spoons from green wood using hand tools and traditional Swedish carving methods. Using straight and crooked knives, we will coax the spoon from the branch one slice at a time. Fee includes materials & a set of carving tools to keep. Presented by Shelburne Craft School.
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $160
Telephone: 802-877-3406

Home & Studio Tours

Vermont Open Studio Weekend 2017 - Statewide, VT

May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017 Participation art and craft studios Statewide, VT
Most Vermont craftspeople work in studios in or close to their homes. During Open Studio Weekend visitors can see the art-making in progress, ask questions, and buy or order work. See event website for map and descriptions.
Time: All day

Music

Danika & the Jeb - Brandon, VT

Apr 26, 2017 - May 26, 2017 Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road Brandon, VT
Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart present a soulful combination of acoustic pop and blues that hits the heart with their blended talents. Check out their video. Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. BYOB.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Show, $20; pre-concert dinner, $25.
Telephone: 802-247-4295

Gypsy Reel - Brandon, VT

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road Brandon, VT
A Celtic band that rocks, Gypsy Reel plays high energy, stirring music rooted in the Celtic tradition but garnered from the whole world. The band’s seven recordings feature music from the tradition as well as original material from the band. Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. E-mail info@brandon-music.net for more information.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Concert tickets are $20. A pre-concert dinner is available for $25.
Telephone: 802-247-4295

Music in the Meadow 2017 - Stowe, VT

Jun 25, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, 700 Trapp Hill Road Stowe, VT
A long running tradition in Stowe, Vermont, the Music in the Meadow Concert Series is a visitor's and resident's delight. The Meadow opens for picnicking two hours before the concert. Tickets.
The Lonely Heartstring Band . This talented group of musicians is a classic bluegrass quintet. 7-9 p.m. Free admission.
July 9. Vermont Symphony Orchestra . Explore our rich musical past and glimpse into the future, with traditional marches and fireworks to end a patriotic, picnic-perfect evening. 7:30-10 p.m.
July 16. Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy . Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond. 7-9 p.m.
July 23. The Black Market Trust . This pop/vocal jazz band combines the sounds of the great American crooners and vocal groups with the romantic Eastern European gypsy fire of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. 7-9 p.m.
August 20. The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. The CBO continues the history, started by Basie, of stomping and shouting the blues. 7-9 P.M.
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Admission: Consult event website

Andrea McArdle in Concert - Weston, VT

Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street Weston, VT
On the 40th anniversary of her creation of the role of Annie in the massive musical hit "Annie", Andrea McArdle re[prises her trip from Tin Pan Alley to Broadway.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $35

Science & Nature

Wild Edibles of Late Spring - Shelburne, VT

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 6, 2017 Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road Shelburne, VT
Interested in learning how to forage and prepare wild edibles? Join Chef Richard Witting of Firefly Catering to identify and harvest wild edibles in the fields and forests on and near Shelburne Farms; then learn ways to prepare and and preserve these once you get them home.
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Admission: $15/person

Theater

“Once” - Weston, VT

Jun 27, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017 Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street Weston, VT
Set in Dublin, story describes and accidental encounter between a street musician and a young woman from eastern Europe. An ensemble of actors, and singers reveal tenderness in unexpected places and the power of music.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday, 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, 3-5:30 p.m.,
Admission: $50-$67
Telephone: 802-824-5288

Great River Theater Festival 2017 - Putney, VT

Jul 6, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017 Greenhoe Theater at Landmark College; Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill Road; Sandglass Theater at 17 Kimball Hill; and Putney Green Putney, VT
This first annual theater festival comprises One Weekend, 7 Theater Companies, 13 Shows, at 4 Venues in Putney. Show titles include “Little Shop of Horrors,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” “Graceland,” “Really Rosie,” “When I Put on Your Glove,” “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and more. Schedule.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website

“Tenderly” - Weston, VT

Jul 13, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017 Weston Playhouse, OtherStages, 982 Route 100 Weston, VT
Rosemary Clooney, the popular singer and actress of a generation ago, is the center of this musical that begins with her childhood in Maysville, Kentucky, and follows her rise as a national entertainer.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Saturday 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5:30 p.m.
Admission: $15-$35
Telephone: 802-824-5288

“Lost in Yonkers” - Weston, VT

Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017 Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street Weston, VT
This is the youthful life story of Neil Simon, scion of the oddball Kurnitz family, who, after his mother’s death, is left with his stern Grandma, flighty aunt, and uncle, a small-time hooligan. Set in 1942, this story will bend your heart.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5:30 p.m.,
Admission: $45-$57
Telephone: 802-824-5288

“The Music Man” - Weston, VT

Aug 3, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street Weston, VT
Traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the townspeople of River City, Iowa, into paying for a boys' band in this charming musical that has enthralled audiences for generations.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5:30 p.m.,
Admission: $50-$67
Telephone: 802-824-5288

“Buyer & Cellar” - Weston, VT

Aug 10, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 Weston Playhouse, OtherStages, 982 Route 100 Weston, VT
In this one-man play, an unsuccessful actor in LA. takes a day job in a glittery mall, gaining insight into the cost of fame and the price of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. This funny play won many awards Off-Broadway and is quickly becoming a regional favorite.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Saturday 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5:30 p.m.
Admission: $15-$35
Telephone: 802-824-5288

“Long Day’s Journey into Night” - Weston, VT

Aug 24, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street Weston, VT
See the Tyrone family in its battle to bury a lifetime of secrets. Published after his death, this autobiographical story by Eugene O’Neill transfixes audiences.
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30-10 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5:30 p.m.
Admission: $45-$57
Telephone: 802-824-5288

Workshops & Classes

WORKSHOP: Stained Glass - Shelburne, VT

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017 The Shelburne Craft School, 64 Harbor Road Shelburne, VT
This 2 day workshop is for beginners and people with some experience who would like to brush up on their skills. Students learn to cut glass and solder panels using the copper foil technique, and then make their own small stained glass windows/ Bring lunch.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $272