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Events Calendar - 2019

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Food, Wine, Beer

Foam Beer Dinner at Sugarbush -- Warren VT

Jan 31, 2020 - Jan 31, 2020 Sugarbush Resort, 1840 Sugarbush Access Road, Warren, VT

Allyn’s Lodge Beer Dinner Series at Sugarbush opens with a ride in a Lincoln Limo Cabin Cat or hike to Allyn’s Lodge, located on Gadd Peak, where guests will be served a multi-course dinner paired with Vermont craft beers. After dinner guests can choose to ski or ride down under the moonlight on freshly groomed terrain or take the Cabin Cat back to the base area for dessert and a last beer pairing in Rumble’s Bistro & Bar.

Craft Brew Stroll and Chili Contest

Feb 21, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 Downtown Wilmington, VT

The Brew & Chili Stroll will feature village-wide craft beer tasting and a chili competition for local chefs.


Trivia Night at the Grafton Inn -- Grafton VT

Jan 21, 2020 - Jan 21, 2020 Phelps Barn at Grafton Inn Grafton, VT

This night is a fundraiser for The Nature Museum at Grafton. Each player puts $5 in the donation bin to play, and the Tavern matches the amount. The Inn will be running a Taco Tuesday dinner special, and will also be offering the full pub menu. Email: vanessa@nature-museum.org for more information, or when you have your team.


Patrick Ross and the Kowal Family Bluegrass Band -- Cabot VT

Jan 19, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020 Willey Building Auditorium, 3084 Main Street, Cabot, VT

Patrick Ross is from the borderlands of Quebec in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, where he learned traditional folk tunes from his father and began his journey as a fifth-generation fiddle player. He won the Vermont-State Fiddle Championship at age fourteen. He has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and shared stages with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Paul McCartney. He now lives in Newbury, Vermont, with his wife and daughter.

A Cappella Live! -- St. Johnsbury VT

Mar 10, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 Fuller Hall at St. Johnsbury Academy, 1000 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

This celebration of contemporary a cappella was conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, credited with the 2012 hit comedy/musical film, "Pitch Perfect" and "The Sing-Off." This concert will feature four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles.

David Bromberg Quintet -- St. Johnsbury VT

Apr 4, 2020 - Apr 4, 2020 Fuller Hall at St. Johnsbury Academy, 1000 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT

David Bromberg journey spans five an a half decades, and includes his adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son. Bromberg’s mastery of several stringed instruments (guitar, fiddle, Dobro, mandolin), and multiple styles is legendary.

Outdoor Activities

Wine and Cheese Snowshoe Tours -- Grafton VT

Dec 21, 2019 - Mar 7, 2020 Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center, 783 Townshend Road, Grafton, VT

Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center is a popular place for snow sports. On Saturday afternoons in winter, the center hosts a snowshoe walk straight followed by wine-and-cheese party. wine-and-cheese snowshoe tours begin at the base of Bear Mountain, and include a stopover at a warming hut to enjoy wine and Grafton Village Cheese served by an open fire. Saturdays only. Reservations are necessary.

Science & Nature

Guided Wildlife Tracking Exploration -- Andover VT

Jan 25, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020 TBA Andover, VT

Chris Bernier, a biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, will lead a 3-hour nature immersion for a small group of participants. This trek will lead us through the snowy landscape with education about habitats, animal tracking, forest management, and land conservation. If you would like to borrow a pair of snowshoes, please indicate this on your registration form. Pre-registration is required and the meeting spot, which is on private land in Andover, Vermont. will be sent to all registrants.

Winter Tree ID at Working Woodlands Workshop -- Woodstock VT

Jan 25, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020 54 Elm Street Woodstock, VT

Join this 2-hour workshop to learn how to identify common Vermont trees and shrubs during the winter months, focusing on their twig, bud, needle, and bark characteristics. Jon Bouton will lead an indoor discussion followed by a trek through the park. Bring a bagged lunch and join a lunch discussion after the workshop from noon to 1 p.m. Please pre-register by calling 802-457-3368 x 226, or email leah_marshall@partner.nps.gov.