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Events Calendar - 2019

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All Ages

Summervale 2019

Jul 11, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 Intervale Center, 180 Intervale Road Burlington, VT

Every Thursday this summer will be a night of local food, live music, tastings with Slow Food Vermont, kids’ activities and more. Different food presenters and topics and musicians every week. No pets; no outside alcohol; very limited parking – but free valet bike parking! Lineup

Car Shows

Vermont Antique and Classic Car Show 2019

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Farr Field, 1901 U.S. Route 2 Waterbury, VT

The show will feature antique tractors this year, and will also continue our vintage race car exhibit. Parade os Saturday afternoon and the Street Dance is Saturday night. The events includes flea market and car corral, vintage fashion judging, vermont crafters, automobile judging, automobile parade, awards ceremony, street dance, and antique tractors.

Vermont Antique and Classic Car Show 2019

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Farr Field, 1901 U.S. Route 2, Waterbury, VT

In addition of antique cars this year’s show will present antique tractors. There will be a parade Saturday afternoon and a street dance on Saturday night.Other parts of the three-day event include the flea market and car corral, vintage fashion judging, crafters. 2019 brochure.

Children & Families

Where's Waldo in Montpelier?

Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 many businesses Montpelier, VT

Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt in Montpelier is happening through July. Waldo is hiding in 23 downtown businesses, including special appearances on Saturdays at the Capitol City Farmers Market. The first to find Waldo at the farmers markets wins a Waldo book! Pick up your Waldo passports at Bear Pond Books or the Kellogg-Hubbard Library starting July 1.

Farms

Vermont Open Farm Week 2019 - Statewide VT

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 Participating farms Statewide, VT

Open Farm Week is a celebration of Vermont farms. Learn more about local food origins and to get to know your local farmer. Activities vary and may include milking cows and goats, harvesting vegetables, collecting eggs, tasting farm fresh food, scavenger hunts, hayrides, dinners, workshops, live music, and more. See event website for participating farms.

Festivals

Chester Fall Craft Festival

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 on the Green Chester, VT

Enjoy strolling our town green lined with Victorian-era painted ladies. The festival features handmade crafts including glass, pottery, fiber art, woodcarvings, turned wooden bowls, watercolor and landscape paintings, paper art, hand crafted soaps, jewelry, and photography. Don't miss the midday music provided by Vermont entertainers and the Saturday Beer Garden behind the Fullerton Inn.

Health & Fitness

Mindful Yoga with Yoga Roots

May 21, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road Shelburne, VT

Shelburne Museum hosts a monthly yoga series. Intro yoga class is taught by Yoga Roots on the museum grounds at the following locations:
May 21: Ticonderoga
June 18: Webb Gallery of American Art
July 23: Pleissner Gallery
August 20: Bostwick Garden

Museums

Exhibition: William Wegman: Outside In at Shelburne Museum

Jun 22, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road Shelburne, VT

Shelburne Museum presents 40 years of William Wegman's artwork examining the natural world. The exhibition showcases more than 60 works of art in a variety of media. Exhibit is open through October 20, 2019.

Music

Summer 2019 Music at Feast & Field

May 30, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 Feast & Field Market, 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road Barnard, VT

Every Thursday, BarnArts Thursday Music Series is presented at the farmers’ market in Barnard.
June
June 6: Jay Nash, Americana singer-songwriter; June 13: Julian & Charles, vibes and harp duo; June 20: Pete’s Posse, folk/roots; June 27: Flynn, indie-soul;
July
July 4: Billy Wylder, folk/rock/world; July 11: Bow Thayer, folk/rock; July 18: Mayfly, old-time; July 25: Mamuse, folk-soul-revival
August
August 1: Strangled Darlings, indie-folk; August 8: JigJam, Irish bluegrass; August 15: Les Poules à Colin, Quebecois; August 22: Kalbells, dream pop; August 29: Haywire, Americana
September
September 5: Triton, Celtic/French; September 12: The Fretless, trad; September 19: Moxley Union, rock & roll; September 26: open mic

Free Summer Concerts 2019 at Church Street Marketplace

Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 lower Church Street near City Hall, Burlington, VT

June
June 12: John Daly Band; June 14: Grayson Ty; June 19: The Talbott Brothers; June 21: Useless Cans; June 26: Lowell Thompson Music; June 28: The Revenants
July
July 5: Mikahely; July 10: The Starline Rhythm Boys; July 12: Alex2e; July 17: The Green Mountain Playboys; July 19: Red Hot Juba; July 24: Mosa; July 26: Maddy Walsh & The Blind Spots; July 31: Bella and The Notables.
August
August 2: Nicholas Edward Williams; August 7: Moose Crossing; August 9: The Zeichner Trio; August 14: John Emil Music; August 16: Bessette Quartet; August 21: Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers; August 23: AliT; August 28: TBD.

Music in the Meadow 2019

Jul 7, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019 Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, 700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, VT

The Meadow opens for picnicking two hours before the concert. In case of inclement weather, Music in the Meadow concerts will be held at the Stowe High School.
July 21 -- Bumper Jacksons. Bumper Jacksons re-create sounds of the old 78 records and dress them up with their ow style, It has been honored as the Mid-Atlantic’s Artist of the Year and Best Traditional Band. 7-9p.m. Over age 18, $30; age 6-17, $10. Tickets.
August 4 -- Ruthie Foster. Foster has performed with Bonnie Raitt, the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon Theater, and Susan Tedeschi. Her music is described as “some folk, some blues, some soul, some rock, some gospel.” 7-9 p.m. Over age 18, $30-$25; age 6-17, $10. Tickets.

Levitt AMP Music Series 2019 -- St. Johnsbury VT

Jul 14, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road St. Johnsbury, VT

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit the Catamount Arts Facebook page.
July 14 -- The Peter Karp Band. Soul-influenced blues-rock
July 21 – Albannach. Bareknuckled pipes and drums of Scottish-Gaelic heritage.
July 28 -- B2wins. Electric violin and ukulele classical-meets-pop
August 4 -- Ward Hayden & The Outliers. Rock ’n’ roll soul and country
August 11 -- Realta. Irish dance music on pipes, bouzouki, whistles, flute, banjo and bodhran.
August 18 -- Māmā Mihirangi & The Māreikura. Music of New Zealand’s indigenous people
August 25 -- La Misa Negra. High-energy, Afro-Latin music
September 8 -- Barika & Daby Toure. West African instrumental-heavy soundscapes
September 15 -- Durham County Poets. Soulful, bluesy vocals
September 22 -- Nomadic Massive. Hip-hop supergroup raps and sings in English, French, Creole, Spanish and Arabic

A Summer Evening with Natalie Merchant

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive Stowe, VT

Natalie Merchant joined the folk rock band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981, and before launching her solo career in 1993.

Outdoor Activities

ShoeFly Trail Running Series

May 20, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 Kingdom Trails, VT, and other trails near Littleton, NH Kingdom Trails and Littleton, VT

The ShoeFly Trail Exploring Series 2019 takes place in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. This is a group run on mountain trails that takes place every other Monday evening from May 20 to August 26. Choose your distance: 1 Mile, 5K or 10K. Precise locations on the trail networks for each gathering will be advertised approximately a month in advance.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

Stowe Arts Week 2019

Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 various locations Stowe, VT

A week of artistic happenings includes chamber music, cinema on the lawn, family food and games, photo exhibit, watercolor hike, artisan market, Art on Park. See event website for detailed schedule.

Theater

“Oklahoma!”

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Weston Playhouse, 703 Main Street Weston, VT

Pioneers in the Oklahoma Territory build themselves a future in this show that set the template for all musicals to follow.

“Always … Patsy Cline”

Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT

Spend an evening with one of country music’s biggest stars. Listen in and hum along as Patsy and her biggest fan, Louise, belt their way through hits such as “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “Crazy,” and “Back in Baby’s Arms.”

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe?”

Aug 15, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Weston Playhouse, 703 Main Street Weston, VT

It’s two o’clock in the morning when George and Martha return home from a college faculty party. Now it's time for the fireworks to begin. This classic by playwright Edward Albee asks what we are willing to do to, and for, the people we love.