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Solaris Vocal Ensemble “Radiant Light”

Bethany Church 115 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Celebrate Radiant Light and 10 Years of Solaris! Join the acclaimed Solaris Vocal Ensemble, led by the dynamic Dr. Dawn Willis, for two unforgettable evenings filled with the uplifting power of choral music, featuring a breathtaking performance of Mozart's glorious ‘Vesperae Solennes de Confessore’ accompanied by a virtuosic chamber orchestra. Immerse yourself in the soaring […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

122 School Street, Marshfield 122 School Street, Marshfield, vt

Solar eclipse glasses and other viewing devices will be available, as well as models and activities to demonstrate what is happening. If the day is cloudy, the eclipse will be streamed online inside the library.

Free

LGBTQ Poetry Reading

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A panel of LGBTQ poets, including Linda Quinlan, Samn Stockwell, Kim Ward, and Toussaint St. Negritude, will read in person in the Hayes Room. Contact Linda Quinlan at bellinghambell2003@yahoo.com for more information.

Free

Lantern Making Workshop

The Rainbow Bridge Community Center 81 Main Street, Suite 2, Barre, VT

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Mosaic Vermont is holding an art workshop for members of the community to make homemade lanterns for themselves or for someone they care about. The lanterns represent hope and remembrance of those affected by sexual harm. These lanterns will be hung and lit during our annual Take Back the Night […]

Free

Central Vermont OLLI Presents: Hitchcock’s “Notorious”

Savoy Theater 26 Main St, Montpelier, VT, United States

Rick Winston, author and film historian, presents this WWII spy drama and love story with Alfred Hitchcock directing two of his favorites ― Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant. Details and registration at learn.uvm.edu/olli/centralvt and 802-223-5886.  

Waka: Zen Buddhist Poetry Awakening

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

An introduction to the form, history and practice of writing waka (5-7-5-7-7), the precursor of haiku (5-7-5). Zen Buddhist teachers, Seiso Paul Cooper and Kagayaki Karen Morris, both award-winning poets and authors, will present the waka of 12th century Japanese Buddhist poet Saigyo and others from the golden age of Japan’s enlightenment poetry.

Free

2024 Farmers Night Presents: “Springtime Serenade” with Solaris

The Solaris Vocal Ensemble is celebrating its 10th anniversary season. Join them for a Springtime Serenade concert which will feature a delightful array of choral favorites, including selections by Mozart and Bruckner along with stirring spirituals and dynamic folk songs. Located in the VT State House Chamber. Free and open to the public.

Free

Potluck and Presentation

Barre UU Church 19 Church Street, Barre, VT, United States

A free community gathering around a shared meal, with a free presentation and discussion. Please bring a dish or something to share, though not required for attendance. This month’s presentation will be the introduction of a new family card game.

Bag Lunch with Bards and Songs

Poets of all ages and persuasions are invited to bring a bag lunch and a poem by another poet, a song by another singer, or rhymes, ditties, from childhood. There will be sign-up sheet and each reader/singer will get five minutes before rotating to the next person. Contact David Hartnett at davidhartnett@mac.com for more information.

Kids Trade and Play

Capital City Grange 6612 Vermont Route 12, Montpelier, VT, United States

A monthly clothing and gear exchange, serving newborn through junior 12, women's and maternity. $3 donation per family, and participants are welcome to take all they need. Accepting only clean and in great condition items at the time of the event. Questions, or want to volunteer? Email Erin at Birthsinnerlight@yahoo.com

$3

Rootstock Poets

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Three Vermont poets will read from their debut books, all published by Rootstock Publishing April 2024. Amy Allen of Shelburne with "Mountain Offerings," Mary Elder Jacobsen of Calais with "Stonechat" and Kim Ward of Montpelier with "Fire on a Circle." Books for sale and available for signing. This is a free, in-person event in the […]

Free

33rd Annual Benefit Gala: The Midnight Garden

Join The Current for an elegant evening of abundance and creativity that will awaken your dreams. Themed "The Midnight Garden," this year’s benefit gala will feature a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, seated dinner and dessert, dancing, and late-night snacks. Complimentary select wine, beer, and cocktails are included in the ticket price. The event […]

Vermont Fiddle Orchestra Spring Concert

Barre Opera House 6 N. Main Street, Barre, VT, United States

The VFO will perform traditional marches, jigs, reels, waltzes and airs from Quebec, England, France, Sweden, Ireland and Scotland and a contemporary tune honoring the late David Kaynor, VFO’s previous director. Admission is by donation.

By Donation

Green Mountain Youth Symphony Spring Concert

Barre Opera House 6 N. Main Street, Barre, VT, United States

A fantastic afternoon of music, featuring music from "Hamilton," "Les Miserables," and "Wicked!" Tickets are available at the door, $15 for General Admission, $12 for Seniors, $5 for students (k-12) and free for children under five.

Dance, Sing, and Jump Around

Capital City Grange 6612 VT RT 12, Berlin, VT, United States

Movers and shakers of all ages learn circle and line dances and singing games! Joyful live music by the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra. All dances taught and called by Liz Benjamin and Stan Carlson. Free for kids, $5 suggested donation for adults, but no one is turned away! http://dancesingandjumparound.weebly.com or 802-223-1509 for more info.

Free

Central Vermont OLLI Presents: Bergman’s “The Seventh Seal”

Savoy Theater 26 Main St, Montpelier, VT, United States

The Central Vermont OLLI’s final film of the series: Ingmar Bergman directing Max von Sydow and Bibi Andersson in "The Seventh Seal." Rick Winston, author and film historian, presents this world classic. Details and registration at learn.uvm.edu/olli/centralvt and 802-223-5886.  

Natural Selections: a NBNC fundraiser

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

An evening of poetry, prose, music, and photography. Featuring poets Scudder Parker and Marjorie Ryerson, short readings from essayist and field naturalist Bryan Pfeiffer, and music by D. Davis and Ruth Einstein. Heartened by the popularity of last year’s event, the writers and musicians will feature new works at the intersection of wild places and […]

Free

Sacred Traditions: Poems and Writing on Food and Family

Jesse LoVasco and Lisa Mase invite you to write about rituals, family, and food traditions. Readings and prompts will be offered to inspire you. Contact Lisa Mase at lisamase@gmail.com for more information.

Free

Contra Dance with Will Mentor Calling

Capital City Grange 6612 VT RT 12, Berlin, VT, United States

Music by Russet Trio (Stuart Kenney, Aldo Lavaggi, Peter Madsen). Beginners, singles, and all ages are welcome; all dances are taught. Gender neutral role terms used. Newcomers lesson 7:40 p.m. Dancing 8 to 11 p.m. Please bring clean soft-soled shoes. Masks optional. $12 adults, $5 kids/low-income, $20 dance supporters. Questions? 802-225-8921. capitalcitygrange.org/dancing/contradancing

$5 – $20

TIDAL_WAVE 3

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A reading of the Sticks & Stones Art/Writing Group, part of the Learning Collaborative of Washington County Mental Health, a diverse and powerful group of artists and writers with disabilities sharing stories of identity, inspiration, and their place in the world. Free copies of the Sticks and Stones zine will be offered. Contact Walt Ward […]

Free