Calling all mystery lovers and fans of Archer Mayors mystery series featuring Detective Joe Gunther!
Participate in a photographic hunt of many locales in Brattleboro, that are important sites in the books.
This fun event will begin at the KOA Campground on the 27th at 9:00 AM with a complete Pancake Breakfast $8/person, $10 gluten free) served with local maple syrup, local fresh fruit and Archer.
Hell give one of his very entertaining talks with hints about his next Gunther novel (#27 in the series!) and
his real life experience over the last 30 years as firefighter/EMT, a constable, and a death investigator. You'll then be given a self guided tour map to go on the hunt. Prizes will be drawn from the list of names that post pictures on a social media site we set up.
The Pancake Breakfast is free for campground guests who stay with us on the night of the 26th and 27th!Download the details
Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots, home game, 1PM on CBS.
Free late checkout on Sunday or stay the night on us (two paid days required). Watch the game under the big tent.
Site decorating contest - best site with most team spirit wins a free weekend. (Good for Bills fans too).
Chili cook-off and burn Roger in effigy.
The Green Mountain Adventure Challenge is an epic real life action-adventure game that is part unsolved mystery and part outdoor adventure.
It begins with a story that leads to a set of clues - maybe an old letter or a grainy map -
which lead to more clues, the end of the story and possibly... cash.
Solve the clues right the first time and you'll spend no more than 2 days exploring ancient forests,
climbing mountain summits, solving mysterious codes and enjoying spectacular Vermont scenery.
Challenge takes place 20 miles from the campground.
Top Ten Fall Event - 20th Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival, Bennington, Vermont. Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from 50 different vendors all made from -you guessed it- garlic and herbs! Everything from garlic ice cream to garlic jelly, pickled garlic, roasted garlic, and garlic braids. Activities may include a Giant Garlic Slingshot and Garlic Golf, a hay maze, face painting and hair braiding and other great children's activities. Relax at the Beer and Wine Garden under the tent listening to live music both days.
Guilford Fair, Guilford Vermont. September 3,4 2016. This is a farmers fair with horse show, horse pulling, cattle show, live music, crafts, carnival, lots of demonstrations, children's events and midway rides!
The 100th (!) Big E, the largest fair in the Northeast, is coming to West Springfield, MA. It's a New England extravaganza with The Big E Super Circus, The Avenue of States, Storrowton Village Museum, Farm-A-Rama, competitive exhibits, rides, shopping, crafts, and daily parades. As the site of the Fairs major concerts, the Comcast Arena Stage seats over 6,000 people and provides a large open-air location for ticketed and free performances by top-name talent on weekends during the Fair. Youll also find daily entertainment on the Court of Honor Stage located in front of the Coliseum. Free performances take place all day long. Eastern States Exposition is 90 minutes from the campground.
The 15th Annual Brattleboro Literary Festival, Brattleboro Vermont. The Brattleboro Literary Festival was founded in 2002 by a very small group of bibliophiles from area bookstores and libraries. The very first festival featured Nobel Prize winning legend Saul Bellow in his last public appearance. Since then the festival has gone on to present over 250 authors, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Newbery Medal, and the Caldecott Medal. It is a four day celebration of books with readings, discussions, and special events; all free.