Daily Events

Jan 19 - Benninngton

"Oldcastle Theatre presents Dog Days of Winter"

"Dog Days Of Winter" is the first feature documentary on the start up of organized freestyle skiing during the early 1970's in America. Told from the point of view of some of the most influential pioneers of the sport, 'Dog Days' tells the story of key people and events that set the stage for the birth of the sport, the spirit that freestyle is rooted in, factors that took the 'free' out of freestyle and reflections on what has become of the sport today. Show starts at 7pm. Part of Oldcastle Theatre's Downtown Movie Series. oldcastletheatre.org

 

Jan 20 - Manchester

"National Theatre Live: Follies"

National Theatre Live, the best of British theatre broadcast to cinemas around the world presents the screening of "Follies". Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tickets are $18 adults, $12 seniors, $8 students. For more information call 802-867-0111 or visit greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Jan 20 - Dorset

"Missoula Children's Theatre presents Cinderella"

The Dorset Players are delighted to host Missoula Children's Theatre for the thirteenth year. Performances at 2pm and 7pm. A pumpkin coach, Prince Charming, a glass slipper and a dream come true are woven together by the magic of a Fairy Godmother in this enchanting musical. dorsetplayers.org

 

Jan 21 - Stratton

"Snowshoe for the Cure"

Snowshoe for the Cure is a beautiful 3K snowshoe run or 3K or 5K walk held on the Nordic Trails at the Sun Bowl at Stratton Mountain Resort. Enjoy the crisp winter air while making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Although fundraising is not required, it is strongly encouraged! Funds raised will support local organizations who are providing breast health services in Vermont and New Hampshire! komennewengland.org

 

Jan 23 - Manchester

"Film Screening at the Manchester Community Library"

Manchester Community Library presents a 2017 feature film starring Dame Judi Dench and Ali Fazal, at 1 p.m. In the highly acclaimed film, Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. The film screening is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Running time: 111 minutes. Manchester Community Library is located at 138 Cemetery Ave. in Manchester Center, VT. For more info and the specific film title, call 802-362-2607. mclvt.org

 

Jan 27 - North Bennington

Winter Festival

The North Bennington Winter Festival starts with the pre-Plunge breakfast at Lake Paran, followed by hearty souls plunging into the freezing waters. Festivities continue with lots of activities throughout the Village; the Chili Fest with over 20 Chilies to sample, the Indoor Winter Carnival for Children at the Village School of North Bennington, the Spirits of Old Bennington Tastings at Powers Market, Storytime and children's activities at the Library, Snowman building (with or without snow) at the Park McCullough mansion, solar power displays and electric car races at the Left Bank, the Girl Scout's bake sale, and Food and Drink at Kevin's.  The free wagon ride will take you to all the key locations. North Bennington is the perfect village for strolling and provides easy access to all the activities. 9 am - 5 pm.

 

Jan 27 - North Bennington

"9th Annual Chili Fest"

The NorShaft Lions  Annual Chili Fest  takes place as part of the North Bennington Winter Festival. Come discover why people keep coming back for 9 yeats. Taste over 25 different chilies from the traditional beef (hot, medium and mild) to chicken,turkey,  sausage, venison, vegetarian, white, corn,  chocolate dessert chili, etc. The Chili Fest takes place at St. John the Baptist Church Community Hall from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Five samples (3 oz each) for $6. Proceeds benefit the NorShaft Lions...and go right back into our community.

 

Jan 27 - Rupert

"Tracking Workshop of Merck Forest"

Find out who's out and about in the winter landscape.

If you go: Merck Forest & Farmland Center is located between Rupert and Dorset, at the top of the very large hill at 3270 Route 315 (Rupert Mountain Road). Please do not rely solely on your GPS: once you reach the top of the big hill on 315, turn into Merck Forest's Driveway. If you start going downhill, you've missed us! Contact us by phone at 802-394-7836 or find us on the web at merckforest.org. $5 per person. This event will run, weather-permitting; call 802-394-7836 to confirm that the workshop will be held.

 

Jan 27 - Bennington

"Winter Basement Music Series Presents: Eastbound Jesus"

From Greenwich, NY we bring Eastbound Jesus, drawing on a mix of diverse influences from the worlds of bluegrass, country and rock and roll. The band has developed their own sound that is at the same time distinctly familiar and completely original, one that they have dubbed "Northern Rock,". They pack venues across the northeast with an infectious energy that gets people smiling, dancing, and hollerin'!

Tickets: Adults; advance $18, at-the-door $22. Students; $10. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets for this Basement Music Series concerts are available through vtartxchange.org or by calling 800-838-3006. Libations provided by Thyme Tables Catering of Shaftsbury will be available for purchase as will snacks by Bringing You Vermont Café.

 

Jan 28 - Peru

"Ski for Heat and Chicken Wing Challenge"

Join us for a fun, community event aimed at supporting Ski for Heat to help our Southern Vermont neighbors in need of winter heating assistance, and have fun doing it! Bromley will be offering $40 lift tickets to registered participants, with 50% of proceeds going directly to Ski for Heat. Raise additional pledges to earn more lift tickets - for each $100 you raise, you'll get another Bromley lift ticket! Season Passholder? Show your support by registering and raising pledges, or trying the hot wings (below) in the Boar! The Wild Boar Tavern will have a special "Bring on the Heat" spicy chicken wing special on the menu on January 28, featuring handmade Bromley Bomb Sauce. Finish your order in 3 minutes and it’s on the house. Plus, Bromley will donate an additional $25 to Ski for Heat, and you'll win a lift ticket! SkiforHeat.org. bromley.com

 

Feb 9-10 - Bennington

"Winter Basement Music Series Presents: Gypsy Layne Cabaret"

Our annual Valentine's weekend of burlesque returns to Oldcastle Theatre with Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Co. A hallmark of bawdy humor, live singing, dynamic dance routines, and cheeky sex appeal are prominently featured in their sizzling shows. Bigger, bolder, and better than ever, this tantalizing crew of saucy ladies and strapping gents will tease their way into your hearts (and other areas) with their outrageous artistry and vivacious charms. (mature audience).

Join in and support downtown Bennington, the Arts and live music! Tickets: Adults, advance $22, at-the-door $26. <strong>Mature Audience Only</strong>.Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm.For more information: vtartxchange.org or call 442-5549.

 

Feb 10 - Andover

"The Art and Science of Animal Tracking"

Join The Nature Museum and VT Wildlife Biologist Chris Bernier, a wildlife expert with over 25 years of experience, for this intensive animal tracking workshop on a remote private property in Andover, VT. The group will trek through the snowy landscape, discussing habitat types, animal tracking tips and tricks, forest management, and land conservation. Ages 13+, experienced hikers preferred, snowshoes and winter gear required. Tickets are $25 until February 1 and $30 after. For more information, visit nature-museum.org, or call (802) 843-2111.

 

Feb 17 - Bennington

"21st Annual Toy and Model Show"

Over 60 tables of Collectibles with vendors from 6 states. For Sale: Kits, Promos, Plastic, Diecast, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Toys & More! 50/50 Raffle - Food - Beverages - Lunch Available. Rekindle your youth! Come browse, buy and trade old toys! All proceeds support Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Parish. General Admission $3 (kids under 12 FREE). For general information contact: Kevin Kees: 802-447-7957 (after 6pm). sacredheartsaintfrancis.org

 

Feb 17 - Bennington

"Winter Basement Music Series Presents: Zydegroove"

Zydegroove hits the stage with one prime directive — to deliver the most irresistible dance grooves possible. Their signature country zydeco sound along with an unchained performance style sets this band in a category of it's own.

Doors open at 7:00 and shows starts at 8:00 pm. Join in and support downtown Bennington, the Arts and live music! Tickets: Adults; advance $18, at-the-door $22. Students; $10. For more information: vtartxchange.org or call 442-5549.

 

Feb 17 - Peru

"February Festival & Fireworks"

It's February Festival time! Join us for the yearly celebration, kicked off with the torchlight parade and fireworks. Then it's on to the base lodge for live music and dancing. Evening also includes good eats, raffle, a live auction, and other activities. Proceeds to benefit the Bromley Outing Club. bromley.com

 

Mar 2-11 - Dorset

"The Dorset Players presents Mothers and Sons"

At turns funny and powerful, MOTHERS AND SONS portrays a woman who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led. This production will be presented on Friday and Saturday, March 2 & 3, March 9 & 10 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 4 & 11 at 2 pm.  Tickets are available on line at dorsetplayers.org.

 

Mar 3 - Bennington

"Winter Basement Music Series Presents: Aubrey Logan"

A special treat from the West coast, we welcome Aubrey Logan who captivates audiences and delivers originality to everything modern in music. Her style as an entertainer ranges from sassy to sultry, and her performances never fail to elicit the highest critical praise. She takes a song you've heard a thousand times and spins it on its heels. It's new. It's fresh. It delights. And whether she's jammin' on her trombone or sailing through a song with her nothing-held-back, multi-octave vocal instrument, Aubrey Logan is jazz, yes, but she can't be defined by jazz alone.

Doors open at 7:00 and shows starts at 8:00 pm. Join in and support downtown Bennington, the Arts and live music! Tickets: Adults; advance $20, at-the-door $25. Students; $10. For more information: vtartxchange.org or call 442-5549.

 

Mar 9-11 - Stratton

"The Vermont Open"

THE 2018 VERMONT OPEN SNOWBOARD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL A celebration of the beginning of snowboarding and its progression, the 6th Annual Vermont Open is truly open. This event invites snowboarders of all ages to come together to ride, party, enjoy the snow and compete for a prize purse of over $20,000. Participants can register for competition in the retro pipe, banked slalom, slope style and rail jam, and preregistration will be available soon. ROSS POWERS FOUNDATION Partial proceeds of the Vermont Open benefit the Ross Powers Foundation. Live music will entertain the crowd at night with kick off and post parties around the weekend. stratton.com

 

Mar 10 - Bennington

"Wings & Winter Homebrew Festival"

Named on of Vermont's top 10 winter events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce! Be a part of the areas tastiest Festival. Enjoy over 30 styles of Wings and over 100 styles of HomeBrewed Beverages. This is a limited ticket event so buy your ticket today to ensure you can attend this great event! 12pm - 4pm, location to be determined. bennington.com

 

Mar 17 - Bennington

"Winter Basement Music Series Presents: Sean Rowe"

Sean Rowe knows he cuts an imposing figure. He boasts a bouncer's build, a biker's hair and a voice lower than Johnny Cash with a head cold. He’s a baritone — a rarity outside of country music. Like the best baritones, Rowe can sound sinister or sexy, sage-like or sweet.

Doors open at 7:00 and shows starts at 8:00 pm. Join in and support downtown Bennington, the Arts and live music! Tickets: Adults; advance $18, at-the-door $22. Students; $10. For more information: vtartxchange.org or call 442-5549.

 

Mar 17 - Peru

"St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt & Festivities"

Get out on the mountain 3/17 for a chance to win a 2018/19 Full Season Pass! We heard a wee rumor that a tiny green guy is hiding his pot o'gold atop Bromley Mountain - with a little luck you'll find it, and make all your mountain dreams come true for next winter! (We will literally be hiding a pot of "gold" somewhere on the mountain between Runaround and Pushover. Find it, bring it to Switchboard, and the Season Pass is yours. We'll give hints on its location throughout the day on Instagram.) bromley.com

 

Mar 24 - Peru

"Spring Fling"

Bromley family's favorite sun-soaked (or just plain soaked) event is back for another year! Featuring pond skimming, a duct tape derby, live music, a BBQ, and free turns on the Summer Adventure Trampolie Things! Registration for pond skimming and duct tape derby will begin at 8:30am at the Info Desk in the base lodge. bromley.com

 

Mar 24-25 - Vermont

"Vermont Maple Open House Weekend"

Maple Open House Weekend is a statewide event celebrating sugaring season being held March 24 and 25. Sugar makers throughout Vermont will open the doors of their sugarhouses, inviting visitors in to experience and enjoy this remarkable time of year when pure Vermont maple syrup is made. Whether it's the sight of steam rising from the sugarhouse, the inviting aroma of boiling sap, or the sweetly divine flavor of syrup as enjoyed in traditional sugar-on-snow, visitors are treated to an experience for the senses! vermontmaple.org

 

Mar 31 - West Dover

"10th Annual Winter Brewers Festival"

Our legendary brewers festival series continues with our 10th Annual Winter version. A one-day celebration of springtime, beer and live music! mountsnow.com

 

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