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Events Calendar - 2022

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

COVID-19 mask and social distancing requirements are still in place at some entertainment venues and live events and festivals in New England. Please check with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Wassail Weekend – Woodstock VT

Dec 9, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT

Celebrate the winter season with candle dipping, gingerbread ornaments, holiday recipe demonstrations, storytelling, and more. Enjoy a warm cup of Wassail and snack on apple cider donuts at the Dairy Bar. Plus, tour the decorated farmhouse parlor and learn more about Victorian Christmas traditions. On Sunday, there will also be horse-drawn wagon or sleigh rides if the weather conditions are good.
Festival of Illumination 2022: Once Upon at Time - September 1 to December 31 at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, MA

Food, Wine, Beer

Grafton Inn Ice Bar – Grafton VT

Jan 6, 2023 - Jan 7, 2023 The Grafton Inn, 92 Main Street, Grafton, VT

Celebrate the delicious beers and liquors of Vermont. The Grafton Inn Ice Bar is an annual event that features sculptures and drink bars made of real ice, as well as a curated selection of craft beers and cocktail menu made with local spirits. Plus, enjoy bonfires, food trucks, a DJ, and more.

Shows & Exhibits

Vermont Steampunk Expo – Essex Junction VT

Nov 11, 2023 - Nov 12, 2023 Champlain Valley Expo, 105 Pearl Street, Essex Junction, VT

“Steampunk” describes a science fiction subgenre that makes use of retrofuturistic technology and aesthetics inspired by steam powered machinery of the 19th century. At this expo, come dressed in your best steampunk garb and enjoy activities, talks from special panelists, crafters, performances, and more.