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Events Calendar - 2019

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Art Show

Art on Park 2019 -- Stowe VT

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019 Park Street, Stowe Village Stowe, VT

This market autumn things like artists and artisans, specialty foods, fall beverages and great live music by Cooie DeFrancesco. Vermont amateur bakers are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Blue Ribbon Pie Contest for cash prizes. Check website for contest entry information.

Arts & Crafts Shows

Fall Craft Festival 2019 -- Chester VT

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

Enjoy strolling the town 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.

Comedy

"Hands on a Hardbody"

Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant Street Middlebury, VT

Trey Anastasio’s Broadway musical is the best musical you don't know. It’s the true story of a competition in Texas in which ten the people had to keep one hand on a new truck, in 110 degree heat. The last one standing won the truck. By the end of the musical, we know everything about every one of them.

Farms

Bicycle Tour de Farms 2019

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019 start and finish at Vergennes Union High School, 50 Monkton Road Vergennes, VT

You’ll pedal over the rolling hills of Vergennes, Ferrisburgh and Charlotte. This year’s biking farm tour will feature two distances—a 30-mile route and a more-relaxed 10-mile distance. You’ll pass through the beautiful pastoral landscape of the Champlain Valley and visit four to eight farms depending on your distance. Each farm stop will host food and beverage producers with lots of tastings.

Food, Wine, Beer

Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival Grand Tasting -- West Dover VT

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019 Mount Snow Resort, 39 Mount Snow Road West Dover, VT

Seventy-one vendors, including over 20 Vermont wineries, distilleries, cideries, and breweries, will be offering tastes of their products.

Pie Fest at Shelburne Orchards

Sep 29, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 Shelburne Orchards, 216 Orchard Road, Shelburne, VT

Enter the apple pie baking contest to win a cash prize or simply go to enjoy a slice a la mode. There will be live music, a giant apple pie, and, of course, the usual orchard shenanigans.

Heirloom Apple Days 2019 at Scott Farm Orchard -- Dummerston VT

Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019 Scott Farm Orchard, 707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT

Join the farm’s orchardist at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for apple lore and a tasting of heirlooms apples. Choose and buy heirloom apples and cider. Whetstone Ciderworks offers hard cider samplings and for sale. Rigani Wood Fired Pizza and SpringMore Farm will be serving food. Enjoy live music kids’ activities, and stone wall tours. New this year: a Make-Your-Own Caramel Apple Station. The pick-your-own orchard and farm market will also be open. Rain or shine. No dogs please.

On-the-Farm Apple Harvest Dinner -- Dummerston VT

Oct 26, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 Scott Farm Orchard, 707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT

This 4-course harvest dinner is held in the Apple Barn. Each course, by Chef Tristan Toleno, features select heirloom apples, heirloom cider, and vegetables grown at Scott Farm. It’s BYOB. The price of the dinner is $60, and sells out fast. Seating is assigned at tables of 10. If you wish to sit with someone or a group of friends, please let Kelly know when or after signing up.

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.
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

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.
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

Trio Sefardi

Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 15, 2019 Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant Street Middlebury, VT

Trio Sefardi perform Sephardic music, a creation of the Sefardim, the Jews of Spain.

Parties, Dances, Balls

Lights Up Cabaret: Oh, the Places We'll Go -- White River Junction VT

Sep 22, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 74 Gates Street White River Junction, VT

Come celebrate the start of Northern Stage's 2019-20 season with a flourish! This magical night will feature your favorite Northern Stage actors, Boot Camp students, and more in a Dr. Seuss-inspired musical revue entitled “Oh, the Places We’ll Go.” Wear your most festive cocktail attire, eat delicious hors d’oeuvres, drink signature beverages, and bidon eye-catching auction.

Storytelling

Vermont Fairy Tale Festival

Sep 11, 2019 - Oct 11, 2019 Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road Killington, VT

Vermont libraries will be bringing old stories and folk and fairy tales of yore to life at Vermont's fairytale festival. This is an outdoor event featuring storytellers, vendors, crafts and activities. Come dressed up as your favorite fairytale or folk character, be it Molly, Whoopy, Fairy or a Giant. This event is free, but please bring canned goods for the local food bank.

Cutting Remarks by Bill Torrey

Sep 28, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019 Town Hall Theater, South Pleasant Street and Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT

Sixth-generation Vermonter Moth Story Slam winner Bill Torrey recently retired from logging work. Come hear the true, hilarious, and heart wrenching stories of his life. Author of “Cutting Remarks- Forty Years in the Forest.”

Tastings

Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival Evening Tasting Stroll -- Wilmington VT

Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 21 West Main Street Wilmington, VT

Schedule of Activities:
Friday night: Wine Stroll and Soup Contest, in downtown Wilmington, 5-7 p.m. Stroll through the quaint and historic Village of Wilmington, VT tasting soups and a large selection of Wines. Live music throughout. After Party at The Wilmington Inn.
Grand Tasting at Mount Snow ,10 a.m.-5 p.m. Seventy-one vendors, including over 20 Vermont wineries, distilleries, cideries, and breweries. Festival goers may shop, taste and savor a truly unique Vermont experience in the tented festival area at Mount Snow Resort. Take a break and ride the Bluebird lift for a summit view of southern Vermont.
Sunday: The Vermont Wildlife Festival at Mount Snow 10 a.m.-5 p.m. People from the hunting and conservation communities, wildlife rescues, state agencies and nature centers come out for a day of learning and fun.

Theater

"A Doll’s House, Part 2"

Sep 18, 2019 - Oct 16, 2019 Northern Stage at Barrette Center for the Arts, 74 Gates Street, White River Junction, VT

In the final scene of Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking masterpiece, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children and begin a life on her own. In this new play by Lucas Hnath, many years have passed since Nora’s exit. Now, there’s a knock at the Helmer’s door. Why has Nora come home? Advisory: Ages 14 and up for adult language and themes. Run Time: Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, no intermission

“Indecent” -- Weston VT

Sep 26, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT

Inspired by the true story of a Broadway play whose company was arrested on opening night, Indecent follows the writer, his play, and the people who fought to perform it against all odds.

"Jordan"

Oct 16, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 Northern Stage at Barrette Center for the Arts, 74 Gates Street, White River Junction, VT

A woman’s world is turned upside down when she discovers that a hacker has invaded her online life. The mysterious presence, however, doesn’t seem interested in her money or her data but something much more elusive. Advisory: Ages 16 and up for adult language and themes. Run time: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, no intermission

"The Sound of Music"

Nov 20, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020 Northern Stage at Barrette Center for the Arts, 74 Gates Street, White River Junction, VT

Young postulant Maria Rainer is having trouble in her process of becoming a Catholic nun. Hired to work as the governess for seven motherless children, Maria transforms the Von Trapp family home into a place of fun and music.