The Arts in May

May 1st, 2013

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MAY EVENTS

Expressions
works by Mareva Millarc
Festival Gallery
April 19 – June 7

Artist Sue Stager
works  on display at Big Picture Theater lobby
all of May

Sculpture & Prints by Hugh Townley
BigTown Gallery, Rochester
April 17 – July 28

St. Francis in the Americas, A Caribbean Mass
Mad River Chorale

Gate House at Lincoln Peak
May 3, 7:30 pm

The Mad Triathlon
7.2 mile road run, 6 mile paddle, 10 mile bike race and 3 mile mtn trail run.
Saturday, May 11 

Reel Paddling Film Fest
Big Picture Theater
May 11, 7:00 pm

Beer Tasting Prix Fix 6 course meal
Big Picture Theater
May 16, 5-7 pm

BigTown Conversation with
Michael Taylor, Dir of Hood Museum of Art
BigTown Gallery, Rochester
May 18, 4 pm
RSVP 802-767-9670

Fariborz Mokhtari, Author
Joslin Memorial Library
May 20, 6:30 pm

Burlington Ensemble 
to benefit Joslin Library
Valley Players Theater
May 22, 7 pm

Great Gatsby Night
gala fundraiser
The Commons Group at the Skinner Barn
June 1, 7:30 pm
$25/person
www.theskinnerbarn.com
802-496-4422

Closing Reception with Artist Mareva Millarc
Festival Gallery
June 7, 5-7 pm

For More Information Visit: www.vermontartfest.com
 

 

April 18th, 2013

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This community arts festival delivers fun for everyone and is a showcase for locally-made art, food, arts education and entertainment. Our festival has grown from a modest beginning in 2002 to a signature summer event for Waterbury. The Waterbury Arts Fest wouldn’t happen without the ongoing support of dedicated volunteers, a growing awareness of the importance of the arts to our local economy and quality of life, and the generous support of our sponsors!

The 2013 Waterbury Arts Fest will take place Friday evening, July 12 & Saturday, July 13, 10 am to 4pm.

Schedule of VT Ski Area Openings

November 4th, 2012

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The Vermont Ski Areas Association website, Vermont Ski, has posted a listing of tentative openings and news about each VT ski area. We’ve had some natural snow at the upper elevations and temperatures are plenty cold, so the ski areas have been running the snow guns. Right now, it looks like these are realistic target dates.

In the Waterbury area:
Bolton Valley: Saturday, December 8, 2012
Stowe Mountain Resort: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Sugarbush Resort: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Mad River Glen: Saturday, December 15, 2012 (earlier if possible)

Within easy driving distance of Waterbury:
Killington Resort: Opened for pass holders October 13-14, 2012! Full opening day expected early November
Okemo Mountain Resort: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Stratton Mountain: Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mount Snow Resort: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 (11/17 if possible)
Smugglers’ Notch Resort: Friday, November 23, 2012
Bromley Mountain: Friday, November 23, 2012
Burke Mountain: Friday, November 23, 2012
Jay Peak Resort: Saturday, November 24, 2012
Middlebury College Snow Bowl: Friday, December 14, 2012
Magic Mountain: Saturday, December 15, 2012 (12/8 if possible)
Pico Mountain: Saturday, December 15, 2012

Killington Resort: Opened for pass holders October 13-14, 2012! Full opening day expected early November
Okemo Mountain Resort: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Stratton Mountain: Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mount Snow Resort: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 (11/17 if possible)
Smugglers’ Notch Resort: Friday, November 23, 2012
Bromley Mountain: Friday, November 23, 2012
Burke Mountain: Friday, November 23, 2012
Jay Peak Resort: Saturday, November 24, 2012
Middlebury College Snow Bowl: Friday, December 14, 2012
Magic Mountain: Saturday, December 15, 2012 (12/8 if possible)
Mad River Glen: Saturday, December 15, 2012 (earlier if possible)
Pico Mountain: Saturday, December 15, 2012

Eleva Presents American Roots Music This Weekend

October 30th, 2012

Eleva Chamber Players

Eleva Chamber Players presents the finest of American Roots Music this Saturday evening in Waterbury and Sunday afternoon in Barre. In the program are:

Copland: Hoe-Down from Rodeo
William Grant Still: Danzas de Panama
Samuel Barber: Dover Beach
Arthur Foote: Suite in E for Strings
Leonard Bernstein: America

Thanksgiving Menu at the Black Bear Inn

October 27th, 2012

Black Bear Dining Room Bolton VT

Chef Brian at the Black Bear Inn in Bolton VT has come out with his annual Thanksgiving dinner menu and it looks like another winner. Click the link to look it over and make reservations soon!

Stowe is Good

October 14th, 2012

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Stowe is a good place to head to today. It’s the final day for the Stowe Farmers Market , 10:30 to 3:00, for the season and it is also the final day for Stowe Resort’s Toll Road, gondola, alpine slide and bungee trampoline, climbing wall and obstacle course. Afterwards, we suggest continuing north on Route 108 (Mountain Road)  for a unique drive through Smugglers’ Notch. It will be closing soon too for winter and won’t reopen until late Spring.

“The Play’s the Thing”

October 13th, 2012

Looking for some suspense, intrigue, mystery, betrayal, and revenge in your life? We have just the answer for you. Hamlet by William Shakespeare is being performed this month at the Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier. One of the greatest plays of all time. You should see it at least once in your life!

Where to Find Foliage This Weekend

October 12th, 2012

map of vermont fall foliage from vermont vacation website oct 9 2012

The leaves at the higher elevations are past peak and many have fallen due to wind and rain but the Champlain Valley looks like a good bet this weekend.

Last Day for Farmers Market Today

October 11th, 2012

waterbury vt farmers market

Today is the final Waterbury Farmers Market until the winter series gets started. It’s your last chance to get some great prepared food while shopping for locally grown produce and meats.  Stop by the Rusty Parker Park on Main Street between 3:00 and 6:30 pm, enjoy the rain free weather (we promise!), chat with some friendly folks, and be sure to visit the train station too. Follow the link above to get details.

Moose Meadow Lodge Featured in Video

October 7th, 2012

Moose Meadow Lodge Waterbury (Duxbury) VT

The Vermont Department of Tourism has produced an excellent video about Moose Meadow Lodge, a beautiful place and long standing member of  the Waterbury Tourism Council. Greg and Willie were named B&B Innkeepers of the Year by the Vermont Lodging & Restaurant Association in 2005.  Here is a link to the YouTube video.