Daily Events

Jun 20-23 - Stratton

"Wanderlust"

Peak Wellness. Wanderlust's mission is to help you find your true north, wherever your journey may take you. We've hand-selected world-renowned guides - yoga and meditation teachers, outdoor instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs - to light your path. In 2019, we're offering even richer experiences like full-day Thursday immersions and new Yoga Nidra classes to make Stratton an unforgettable waypoint in your journey to true north. wanderlust.com

 

Jun 20-Jul13 - Weston

"The Fantasticks performed at Weston Playhouse"

The Playhouse season kicks off with THE FANTASTICKS. The longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks invites the audience to use their imagination to create a world of moonlight, magic, and memory. This charming and funny fable tells the story of a boy, a girl, their two fathers, and the wall that keeps them apart. Reality collides with romance as the young couple falls in love, grows apart, and finds their way back to each other after the September rains. westonplayhouse.org

 

Jun 21 - Manchester

"Manchester Street Fest"

Small town summer at its BEST! Head to Main Street for our favorite annual block party. From 6-9 pm rock out to live music, browse the pop-up booths, and sample eats from local food vendors. Bring your BFF, bring the family, bring everyone except the dog. No dogs allowed. Please leave your furry friends at home. Parking available in the municipal lot behind Rite Aid, and at Manchester Elementary School. See you there! manchester-vt.gov

 

Jun 23 - Manchester

"Taconic Music Festival Opening Concert"

4-6pm. Joana Genova, violin; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Thomas Landschoot, cello; Paul Green, clarinet; Jon Klibonoff and Elizabeth Wright, piano. MILHAUD, Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano. FOSS, Cappriccio for Cello and Piano. BERNSTEIN, Sonata for Clarinet and piano. FAURE, Piano Quartet in C Minor, op. 15. taconicmusic.org

 

Jun 27 - Bennington

"Hemmings Cruise-In"

Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings open to all years, all makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer.

Trophies are awarded and winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News! Cruise-ins often are cancelled when rain threatens, so it's a good idea to check their website or call 800-227-4373 shortly beforehand to be sure the event is still on. hemmings.com

 

Jun 29 - Bennington

"Carnival for Care"

Join Second Chance Animal Center at it's annual Carnival for Care at Mount Anthony Union Middle School. FREE Admission, Food and Craft Vendors, Games and Prizes, Magic, Demo's. Come support your local shelter, and have a family fun day! 2ndchanceanimalcenter.org

 

Jun 29 - Manchester

"Taconic Music Festival NextGen Concert"

Sicong Chen, Katherine Gilger, Kristi Holstein, and Chino Soberano, violins; Elizabeth Tobald and Alexander Villalobos, violas; Jacob Barker and Kate Huang, celli; Qiana Yang, piano. Come hear the next generation of musicians! Taconic Music's Chamber Music Intensive student ensembles perform their first concert of the season, featuring complete works for string quartet and piano quintet. taconicmusic.org

 

Jun 29-Nov 3 - North Bennington

"The 22nd Annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show"

North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS) is a premier cultural event in Vermont located in the Southern part of the state featuring outdoor sculptures and gallery exhibits throughout the historic village of North Bennington.

The 22nd annual NBOSS will be hosting an opening party for the exhibition this year on Saturday, June 29th, 2019. The reception will take place from 4:00-8:00 PM (rain or shine) at the Vermont Arts Exchange campus, 48 Main Street in North Bennington next door to the Post Office and across the street from the North Bennington Train Depot and throughout the Village. The Train Depot Gallery will be open featuring paintings and glass sculpture. There will be a toast to the sculptors and opening remarks at 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. A guided tour will follow with opportunities to meet the artists and learn about their sculptures. The opening will also feature live music by "The Ransom Notes". nbossvt.org

 

Jul 2-Aug 11 - East Dorset

"Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show"

The Vermont Summer Festival will return to Harold Beebe Farm, nestled in the hills of Southern Vermont in East Dorset, VT, for six weeks of diverse offerings for hunter, jumper, and equitation competitors from July through August. vt-summerfestival.com

 

Jul 4-21 - Weston

"I And You performed at Weston Playhouse"

Independence Day weekend at Walker Farm brings the opening of I AND YOU (July 4 - July 21 | Walker Farm), a smart and inspiring story of youth, love, and connection written by America's most produced playwright, Lauren Gunderson. Caroline has been ill and stuck inside her home for weeks, months, years, an eternity. One afternoon, her classmate Anthony arrives bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass and an urgent assignment from their English teacher. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, a seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks the much deeper mystery that has brought them together. I and You is an ode to youth and the strange beauty of human connectedness. westonplayhouse.org

 

Jul 11-Aug 10 - Manchester

"Manchester Music Festival"

CELEBRATING 45 SEASONS AT THE SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER! Manchester Music Festival welcomes internationally-renowned classical musicians for five weeks of summer concerts in the Green Mountains of Vermont, on Thursday and Saturday evenings. Manchester Music Festival is a non-profit organization that offers world-class performances and integrative music education to engage the public and encourage the enjoyment, preservation, and celebration of classical music. Its programming blends familiar classics with more adventurous chamber music offerings, spanning music of the Renaissance and Baroque through the contemporary compositions of our time. 2019 concerts feature top musicians who regularly headline the world’s greatest stages and prestigious orchestras. On Sunday afternoons, MMF presents full chamber music concerts by the exceptionally talented participants of the MMF Young Artists Program, featuring emerging artists, aged 18-26, on the brink of international careers. The Festival also welcomes the community to a number of complimentary musical events throughout the summer. mmfvt.org

 

Jul 12 - Bennington

"Hemmings Cruise-In and 10th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day"

10th annual Collector Car Appreciation Day, the nationwide celebration of automotive passion that is officially proclaimed by the U.S. Senate. This "holiday" celebrates the preservation of historic, classic and specialty cars in the United States. Enthusiasts are encouraged to show their support by bringing out their classic car to where everyone can see it, and hopefully create more interest in the hobby of preserving everyone's automotive heritage.

Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings open to all years, all makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer. hemmings.com

 

Jul 17-28 - North Bennington

"Living Room Theatre presents Lucy's Wedding"

Bees are buzzing, roses are blooming and LRT is in rehearsal. We've got something completely different for your enjoyment this summer: an American comedy written by our own Randolyn Zinn. Lucy's Wedding will mark LRT's fourth new play since we began in 2012 and the third by a female playwright. We hope you'll be around to catch the show July 17-28. Since seating is limited and the show can only run TWO WEEKS, reservations are a must! Best to reserve online at info@lrtvt.org. Or by phone: 802-442-5322. lrtvt.org

 

Jul 18-Aug 10 - Weston

"Oklahoma! performed at Weston Playhouse"

Come mid-summer, Weston Playhouse launches a fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece, OKLAHOMA! (July 18 - August 10 | Weston Playhouse). On a beautiful morning in 1906 in Oklahoma Territory, a group of intrepid pioneers are setting out to forge a new community and young women and men are setting out to chart their futures. When Oklahoma! opened on Broadway 75 years ago it promptly revolutionized the American musical. Its stunning music, heartfelt storytelling, and richly poetic lyrics awakened audiences to a revelatory vision of America. This production celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, a musical written for America today. westonplayhouse.org

 

Jul 25 - Bennington

"Hemmings Cruise-In"

Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings open to all years, all makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer.

Trophies are awarded and winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News! Cruise-ins often are cancelled when rain threatens, so it's a good idea to check their website or call 800-227-4373 shortly beforehand to be sure the event is still on. hemmings.com

 

Aug 2-4 - Bennington

"41st Annual Southern Vermont Arts and Craft Festival"

Juried fine art and craft Exhibitors line outdoor paths and fill soaring white tents with expertly handcrafted creations. With nearly 200 Exhibitors, there is work in a wide variety of style and medium!. Specialty foods and artisan spirits are in a separate section. Relax with wine, beer, and great food while listening to live music in the dining tent. Additional roaming entertainers delight children and adults alike. craftproducers.com

 

Aug 8 - Bennington

"Hemmings Cruise-In"

Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings open to all years, all makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer.

Trophies are awarded and winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News! Cruise-ins often are cancelled when rain threatens, so it's a good idea to check their website or call 800-227-4373 shortly beforehand to be sure the event is still on. hemmings.com

 

Aug 8-11 - Manchester

"Manchester Sidewalk Sales"

It's August in Manchester, and that means our famous shops are ready to overflow into the streets with the biggest discounts of the season. World-class designer outlets and unique, independent retailers pull out all the stops to make these four days extra special here in Vermont's year-round shopping paradise. Whether bargain hunting is your favorite pastime or you're just passing through on the way to a favorite vacation spot, we invite you to come join the festivities on the streets of Manchester and discover summer's sweetest deals. manchestervermont.com

 

Aug 10 - Manchester

"12th Annual Fly-Fishing Festival"

The 12th annual AMFF Fly-Fishing Festival returns to beautiful Manchester, this year from 10 am until 4 pm. This is our signature event of the summer - a growing event that showcases the joy of fly fishing with vendors, demonstrations, and a gathering of people who are all equally enthused about the sport. Come enjoy fly tying and casting demonstrations, try your hand at casting vintage rods, learn how to tie a saltwater fly, and mingle with like-minded people as you share the joy of the great outdoors. amff.org

 

Aug 15-18 - Manchester

"Green Mountain Bluegrass & Roots Festival"

A four-day music festival featuring a variety of bluegrass, roots and Americana music from both icons of the industry and innovative up-and-coming artists. Featuring a main stage, dance tent, camping, kids activities, local food trucks, Vermont craft beer and wine, and a magical Green Mountain setting! greenmountainbluegrass.com

 

Aug 22 - Bennington

"Hemmings Cruise-In"

Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings open to all years, all makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer.

Trophies are awarded and winners will be featured in Hemmings Motor News! Cruise-ins often are cancelled when rain threatens, so it's a good idea to check their website or call 800-227-4373 shortly beforehand to be sure the event is still on. hemmings.com

 

Aug 22-Sep 8 - Manchester

"Shakespeare in the Woods"

Shakespeare in the Woods (SitW) is an outdoor Southern Vermont theatre festival. Each production seeks to deliver a professional caliber celebration of classical text through a socially aware lens, all while embracing Vermont's natural offerings. Our first season will consist of "Much Ado About Nothing", "Romeo & Juliet", and "The Taming of the Shrew". SitW is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization.

Pricing: General Admission Adults - $20 and Children 12 & Under $12. shakespeareinthewoodsvt.com

 

Aug 24 - Bennington

"Vermont - Sun and Fun! Festival"

Live music, homemade luncheon, kids activities, workshops, educational displays, over 25 local groups participate to celebrate the earth and sustainability. FREE. Join us at the Second Congregational Church 155 Hillside St. in Bennington. Follow us on Facebook: Sun and Fun!.

 

Aug 31-Sep 1 - Bennington

"Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival"

Join us Labor Day weekend for the event awarded one of the top ten Garlic Festivals in the world, and the winner of Vermont's Top 10 Fall Events. Garlic, crafts, food, beer and wine, plus plenty of activities for kids and demonstrations for everyone. Over 200 vendors will be there, at this farmer's market style weekend event. lovegarlic.com

 

 

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