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Middlesex Spring 2023 ENERGY FAIR

Camp Meade 961 Route 2, Middlesex, VT, United States

Middlesex Annual Spring Energy Fair, Camp Meade, Route 2, Middlesex Village, 11 am - 3 pm on Saturday, May 20. Come join us for demos of electric vehicles, bicycles, garden equipment, chainsaws, splitters, and more. Your questions answered about energy efficiency, weatherization, and building (including loans and incentives). More info at www.bit.ly/mdx-mec. Free admission! Free […]

Free

Capital City Farmers Market

36 College Street 36 College Street, Montpelier

With an average of nearly 60 vendors every week. The huge selection of produce, meat, cheese, mushrooms, pasta, honey, and baked goods are reason enough to stop by, but there’s also prepared foods, botanicals, pottery and crafts, music, and more.

Fundraising Tent Sale

Christ Episcopal Church 64 State St, Montpelier, VT, United States

Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity is hosting a “Tent Sale” fundraising event at Christ Episcopal Church in Montpelier on Friday, May 19th from 3-7pm and Saturday, May 20th 9am-3pm. Various household items, furniture and appliances will be for sale, as well as games, hobby items and other treasures. Hot dogs, burgers and chocolate will also […]

Free

“Thank You Notes”: paintings by Chip Haggerty

The Front 6 Barre St., Montpelier, VT

Stowe artist Chip Haggerty sends really big thank you notes. His series of “Thank You Notes” is being shown through the month of May at The Front in Montpelier. The notes, often six feet long or tall, are exuberantly painted and scrawled on brown bag paper.

Free

Historical Re-enactment Workshop

Valley Players Theater 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT

The Valley Players are teaming up with the Joslin Memorial Library for an evening of improv on June 3rd from 6-8 pm to celebrate the Library’s 110th birthday. Up to eighteen actors are sought to play various roles in different vignettes portraying many of the conversations that may have happened when the library first opened […]

Design Made Visible

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

‘Design Made Visible’ is a multi-disciplinary exhibition exploring the ‘table’ as metaphor, May 3-June 22 at Mad River Valley Arts in Waitsfield, VT. Open Tues-Sat 1-5pm, reception May 4, 5-7pm.

Old Blind Dogs Scottish Supergroup

Highland Center for the Arts 2875 Hardwick St, Greensboro, VT, United States

Four of Scotland’s finest traditional musicians at the top of their game unite to showcase the rich tradition of songs and tunes of the North East of Scotland on an international stage. Jonny Hardie (fiddle/vocals) is joined by Aaron Jones (cittern/guitar/vocals), Ali Hutton (pipes/whistles) and Donald Hay (percussion/vocals) and collectively they comprise one of the […]

$10 – $24

Pointe Noir Cajun Quartet in Adamant!

Adamant Community Club Martin Rd., Adamant, VT

Date: Saturday, May 20th - 7-9pm Location: Adamant Community Center, 1161 Martin Road, Adamant, VT 05640 Admission: $15, 12 and under free - for more info and reservations, call 802-454-7103 or email vtcrostic@gmail.com Pointe Noir finds its rhythm deeply seated in Southwest Louisiana, where many of its members have studied and learned Cajun music. Katie […]

$12 – $15

Fabulous Dance Performance for All

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

Inspiring. Delightful. Impressive. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio celebrates 49 years of excellent teaching in a supportive community. Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Breaking; Kids, Teens, Adults. Come and Enjoy. Explore Possibilities. Tickets available from our studio only: 802-229-4676 or at the door.

$15 – $20

Contra Dance with The Gaslight Tinkers

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

The Montpelier Contra Dance with The Gaslight Tinkers and Nils Fredland calling. Everyone welcome! Newcomers lesson at 7:40 pm; gender-neutral role terms used; and all dances taught. Please bring a pair of clean soft-soled shoes and a mask. Surgical mask or KN95 required. Please don't come if any COVID symptoms. More info at www.capitalcitygrange.org/dancing/contradancing and […]

$5 – $20

VCIH Plant Swap & Sale Fundraiser

Goddard College 123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, VT

Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism (VCIH)'s Community Plant Swap & Sale Fundraiser is Coming! HERBS, VEGGIES & PERENNIALS ARE ALL WELCOME! Our annual community event is back in full swing and we can't wait to see you! It's free to attend and swap seedlings and plant divisions or you can bring cash, check or cards […]

Free

“Thank You Notes”: paintings by Chip Haggerty

The Front 6 Barre St., Montpelier, VT

Stowe artist Chip Haggerty sends really big thank you notes. His series of “Thank You Notes” is being shown through the month of May at The Front in Montpelier. The notes, often six feet long or tall, are exuberantly painted and scrawled on brown bag paper.

Free

Fabulous Dance Performance for All

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

Inspiring. Delightful. Impressive. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio celebrates 49 years of excellent teaching in a supportive community. Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Breaking; Kids, Teens, Adults. Come and Enjoy. Explore Possibilities. Tickets available from our studio only: 802-229-4676 or at the door.

$15 – $20

2nd Annual Montpelier Historical Society Show and Tell

Montpelier Senior Activity Center 58 Barre St, Montpelier, VT, United States

We have completed our first year of programs and look forward to sharing more with you in 2023 as we celebrate our state capital and its fascinating history. Come and learn about some of the city’s oldest family owned businesses and local institutions. 1 Guare & Sons /Barber & Lanier 2 Wayside Restaurant 3 Kellogg […]

Free

Diana Fanning, piano at the Plainfield Opera House

Plainfield Opera House 18 High St, Plainfield, VT, United States

Plainfield Arts is pleased to announce the last concert in its winter/spring series: Sunday, May 21 4:00 Diana Fanning – Solo piano One of the most accomplished pianists in Vermont, Diana Fanning has toured extensively as a solo performer and chamber musician throughout the U.S. and in England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, the Czech Republic, […]

$20

Auditions for The Glass Menagerie

Valley Players Theater 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT

The Valley Players will hold auditions for The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ semi-autobiographical look at a family struggling for survival during the Great Depression, directed by Michael Halloran. The characters will be played as indicated in the script (2 female presenting, 2 male presenting) but this does not preclude the casting of actors of any […]

Nurturing a Child’s Sense of Wonder: Family/Parent Discussion Series

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

Get ready for spring outdoor play! Join this free discussion series to explore topics and best practices in supporting nature-based play and adventure while nurturing a sense of wonder, place, and well-being. Using ideas from the book, Adventure, Play, Peace by Nancy MacPhee Bower. Please register and join us: Monday, May 1, 6:30-8:00 pm Zoom […]

Free

Auditions for The Glass Menagerie

Valley Players Theater 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT

The Valley Players will hold auditions for The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ semi-autobiographical look at a family struggling for survival during the Great Depression, directed by Michael Halloran. The characters will be played as indicated in the script (2 female presenting, 2 male presenting) but this does not preclude the casting of actors of any […]

Queer Birding at NBNC

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

Join us on a spring bird outing at NBNC! This outing, led by Bex Waterman (she/her) and Catherine Griset (she/her), is reserved for folks who identify as Queer and who are interested in birding with a welcoming community. We’ll spend about 2 hours in the fields and forests along the North Branch River. We’ll bird […]

Free

Brush Strokes

The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center 130 Fisher rd, Berlin, VT, United States

Paintings by Didi & Georgianna Brush A mother and daughter exhibition that pays tribute to two talented and accomplished women and their beautiful celebration of life, and living, and Vermont. May 22 ­— June 30 Opening reception: Wednesday, May 31, 4-6pm The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center