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Events Calendar - 2019

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Car Shows

Chrome & Craft Festival 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 Fletcher Farm School, Route 103, Ludlow, VT

Chrome & Craft Festival and Cruise-in bigger and better this year! Free breakfast for participants, sell your car in the car corral, car vendors welcome.

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

"The Phantom Tollbooth"

Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

Bored? Oh yes, Milo is so-o-o- bored. Until a mysterious package enters his live and he is swept away to the Land of Wisdom. Boredom solver


Manchester Street Fest 2019

Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 Downtown Manchester, VT

Small town summer at its best: block party with live music, pop-up booths, and eats from local food vendors. Bring your BFF, bring the family, bring everyone except the dog. No dogs allowed. Parking available in the municipal lot behind Rite Aid, and at Manchester Elementary School.

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


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.


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 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 4: Billy Wylder, folk/rock/world; July 11: Bow Thayer, folk/rock; July 18: Mayfly, old-time; July 25: Mamuse, folk-soul-revival
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 5: Triton, Celtic/French; September 12: The Fretless, trad; September 19: Moxley Union, rock & roll; September 26: open mic

Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series 2019

Jun 11, 2019 - Jul 11, 2019 Snowshed Base Area at Killington, 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT

Grab a lawn chair, a beach blanket, friends and family. The Snowshed Umbrella bar will be pouring beer and signature cocktails. Food for sale includes barbecue, surf n' turf kabobs, pulled pork, marinated chicken sandwiches, black bean chipotle burgers, salads, and burgers. Killington Resort will determine whether the venue will be outdoors or indoors by 11 a.m. on the day of the event based on weather reports. Lineup:
July 6 -- Mo Lowda and the Humble
July 13 -- Wild Adriatic
July 20 - Juice
July 27 - Oliver Hazard
August 3 - Hayley Jane & The Primates
August 10 - Badfish - A Tribute to Sublime
August 17 - Motel Black
August 24 - Remember Jones with SixFoxWhiskey
August 31 - The Ballroom Thieves

Free Summer Concerts 2019 at Church Street Marketplace

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

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 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 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.

Tony Trischka

Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 Route 7 facing the Town Green Middlebury, VT

Banjo artist Tony Trischka has inspired a generation of bluegrass and acoustic musicians with the diversity he has brought to the instrument.

Music in the Meadow 2019

Jun 29, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019 Motel In the Meadow, 936 VT Route 11 West, Chester, VT

Music in the Meadow raises funds for Komen New England (breast cancer assitance). Music, food, raffles, silent auction, horseshoe tournament and family games.

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 7 -- Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Summer Festival Tour. The orchestra showcases the composers who set America to music: Gershwin, Joplin, Bernstein, Copland, and the foremost film composer of our generation, John Williams. The concert closes with a fireworks display and Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture. 7:30-10 p.m. Over age 18, $30; age 6-17, $5. Tickets.
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.

Spruce Peak Folk Festival 2019

Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 11, 2019 Spruce Peak, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT

The Spruce Peak Folk Festival is a wonderland of traditional and cutting-edge Americana, bluegrass, and folk held on the green at Spruce Peak in Stowe, VT. Performances by Francesca Blanchard, Mipso,the Milk Carton Kids, Lowell Thompson, Parsonsfield, and Shawn Colvin.

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.

Parties, Dances, Balls

Dog Party 2019

Jun 22, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019 Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Avenue Saint Johnsbury, VT

This dog party celebrates the lives of Dog Mountain founders, Stephen and Gwen Huneck with live music by Shrimp Tunes, classic dishes of American/Mexican fusion cuisine, family and pet portraits, maple syrup delights by Chris Parker of Makin Maple, fun-filled dog contests, lawn games, bounce house, doggie agility course, and plenty of room to run, romp, hike, and play.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

The Met Opera Live in HD at Spruce Peak Arts

Mar 13, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive Stowe, VT

Experience extraordinary opera performances from the Metropolitan Opera.
“Carmen” (Bizet) on March 13, 1 p.m.
“Die Walküre” (Wagner) on April 10, 1 p.m. “Aida” (Verdi) on May 8, 1 p.m.
“Dialogues Des Carmélites” (Poulenc) on June 26, 1 p.m.

Shopping & Sales

Midnight Madness

Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 Downtown Bennington, VT

This downtown retail extravaganza is a terrific family event and community favorite with bargains all throughout downtown. All Downtown Shops Will Reopen at 7pm and Stay Open Late, Some Until Midnight.


“The Fantasticks”

Jun 20, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Weston Playhouse, 703 Main Street, Weston, VT

This beloved musical is a fable of a man, woman and two parents who wish to quash a love affair that, somehow, come to fruition anyway.

“I and You”

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

Poetry arrives as a homework assignment and a form of salvation for sick Caroline and her friend, Anthony, when he shows up with a copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass.”


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.