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Montpelier Contra Dance

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

Montpelier Contra Dance with Will Mentor and the Ice Cream Truckers (Noah VanNorstrand, Kelsey Wells, Yann Falquet). Beginners, singles, and all ages are welcome; all dances are taught. Gender neutral role terms. Newcomers lesson 7:40 p.m. Dancing 8 to 11pm. Please bring clean soft-soled shoes. Masks optional. $12 adults, $5 kids/low-income, $20 dance supporters. Questions? […]

$5 – $20

Alejandro Angio: Beyond Representation

Espresso Bueno 248 North Main Street, Barre, Vermont

Chinese brush painting exhibit of breath, resonance, life, and motion as first principles capturing the spirit beyond physical likeness.

Free

PoemCity 2024 Opening Reception

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

PoemCity 2024 kicks off with this opening reception and open mic. Join us for dessert, a poetry book swap, and the opportunity to read your poem. All are welcome. Contact Michelle Singer at msinger@kellogghubbard.org for more information.

Free

Central Vermont OLLI films: Pat and Mike

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

The Central Vermont OLLI series continues with the film, "Pat and Mike." Rick Winston, author and film historian, presents this magical collaboration between George Cukor, director, and Katharine Hepburn, Oscar nominated actress. Use the Central Vermont OLLI website, https://learn.uvm.edu/olli/centralvt for all series program descriptions. Registration for the three remaining film programs in the series is […]

Voices of Women Poets

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

Three Vermont poets, Cindy Hill, Samantha Kolber, and Tricia Knoll, will read their original poems pertaining to women’s history and women’s experiences to tie March's Women's History Month to April's National Poetry Month. Tricia will read poems from her new chapbook The Unknown Daughter. Free and open to the public. Contact Tricia at triciaknoll@gmail.com for […]

Free

2024 Farmers Night Presents: A Concert Honoring the Late Pete Sutherland

A leader of traditional and Americana music, Pete Sutherland touched and inspired many in Vermont and internationally through his composing, playing, mentoring and teaching. Musicians who were friends, fans, students, collaborators, and admirers will gather to celebrate and pay tribute to this beloved Vermont artist. This event is free and open to the public.

FREE

The Cabot Folk Club Presents: Hungrytown

Willey Building (Cabot Town Hall) 3084 Main St., Cabot, VT, United States

Multi-instrumentalist and singer Ken Anderson and writer Rebecca Hall make up Hungrytown, a folk duo with beautiful arrangements, remarkable vocal harmonies, and a literary bent. Hungrytown creates pure acoustic American folk songs with predominantly Irish and Scottish influences. Singer Rebecca Hall has composed most of the songs, weaving modern themes into traditional song structures. Based […]

$12 – $15

I Am My Own Wife

Lost Nation Theater 39 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Lost Nation Theater is excited to present this truly remarkable experience starring fan favorite Stoph Scheer! Meet Charlotte von Mahlsdorf: a trans woman who managed to survive Nazi Germany and the East German Communist regime. Stoph returns to tackle this challenging and charming solo show, where they once again play numerous characters of all genders! […]

$10 – $30

Lunch and Learn on Confluence River Park

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

Join AARP and the VT River Conservancy to find out more about the Confluence River Park, located in downtown Montpelier. Topics discussed will include: how park design will create spaces accessible to people with a range of abilities, how the park will withstand future flooding events and how other communities have used riverfront parks to […]

Free

VNRC Presents “Plant Portraiture in Watercolor” and Pollinator Oasis Workshop

Vermont Natural Resources Council 11 Baldwin Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Celebrate the start of spring with a pair of complementary events. First, "Plant Portraiture in Watercolor," an exhibit by Susan Bull Riley. susanbullriley.com. Concurrently, sculpture artist Jennifer McCandless will lead a workshop to create clay garden art that doubles as a watering spot for thirsty native pollinators. The workshop will be offered in 30-minute intervals […]

Free

Show 60

Works by the 23 artist members of The Front, opening with an Art Walk reception, April 5, 4 to 8 p.m. Eclipse and poetry imagery are included in many works this month. thefrontvt.com/shows. Through April 28 on Fridays and weekends.

Free

Dana Robinson in Concert at the Maple Corner Community Center

Maple Corner Community Center 84 West County Rd., Calais

Dana Robinson is an award-winning songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who combines an openhearted singing style with wry humor and astute observations about community and place. For over 30 years, Dana has been a fixture on the folk and acoustic music scene, playing his unique blend of contemporary songwriting with traditional influences.

Expiry by Jack Morris

Frog Hollow Craft Gallery 85 Church Street, Burlington, VT, United States

Frog Hollow is thrilled to present “Expiry,” a solo exhibition by Stowe, VT native Jack Morris, starting April 1st. This evocative show uses a unique mosaic narrative approach, weaving a story through photographs created with expired film.  

Collage Workshop and Exhibition at the T.W. Wood Gallery

Experiment with the possibilities of collage under the guidance of Arthur Schaller, who brings over forty years of teaching experience to this immersive workshop. Assemble your own masterpiece using found materials and printed sources. Remember to bring your own magazines, images, and other printed sources to cut up.  twwoodgallery.org/adult-art-classes.html to register.

$100

The Climate Emergency and the Poetic Response Part 1

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

This two-part workshop will center on an exploration of the emotional fields that climate change is increasingly evoking, and how to transform these emotions into poetic form. The first session will introduce concepts being brought to light by climate psychology and will include time for free-writing and sharing. Please bring your own writing materials. Contact […]

Free

Eclipse Science

Jaquith Public Library 122 School Street, Room #2, Marshfield, VT, United States

A program full of activities and information about eclipse science for adults and older kids, including a workshop to make simple solar eclipse viewing devices.

Free

Moon Journaling Circle for Aries Eclipse

Heart Energy Arts Lab 90 Main Street, Suite 203, Montpelier, VT, United States

Join in with other moon lovers for astrological moon journaling. Astrological details of the Eclipse are included in this session! Follow the moon cycle with your natal chart and create journal entries for each of the eight moon phases. Limited space! Advanced registration is required by 4.5.24-Friday night 7 pm! Fee: $35. Facilitated by OPA […]

$35

Capital City Grange Program with David Van Deusen

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

David Van Deusen will talk about his new book, "Insurgent Labor: The Vermont AFL-CIO 2017-2023." The book tracks the trials and tribulations of bringing a formerly stagnant state labor council into national relevance with an unapologetically left-wing agenda. Program is at 5 p.m. followed by a community potluck at 6 p.m.  https://capitalcitygrange.org/events/ Questions? Contact Tim […]

Free

Montpelier Contra Dance

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

Montpelier Contra Dance with caller Julian Blechner and tunes by Frost & Fire (Aaron Marcus, Hollis Easter, Viveka Fox, Peter MacFarlane). Beginners, singles, and all ages are welcome; all dances are taught. Gender neutral role terms used. Newcomers lesson 7:40 pm. Dancing 8-11pm. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes. Masks optional. $12 adults, $5 kids/low-income, $20 […]

$5 – $20

Solar Eclipse Activity Days at The Montshire!

Montshire Museum of Science One Montshire Road, Norwich, VT

Join us for two days of Solar Eclipse celebrations! Learn about the total solar eclipse with hands-on activities and StarLab sessions throughout the day on Sunday and Monday, then view the eclipse with Montshire educators on Monday at 2pm.

Free – $20