Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Free Concerts on the Lawn in Putney
Starting late May and continuing every other Sunday from 5:30 to 7:30, the Twilight on the Tavern Lawn Series of concerts brings the best of southern Vermont groups to Putney. (Just 3 miles north on Route 5.) Music flavors include Celtic, jazz, rock, funk, and blues. Bring a chair or blanket; food is available, Rain location is Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill.
Yellow Barn Music Festival Putney
Top Ten Summer Event - 45th Yellow Barn Music Festival, Putney, Vermont. June- early August, 2014. Yellow Barn is a summer training program for young musicians embarking on careers as performers and educators and a vibrant festival of chamber music. The musicians who perform at Yellow Barn each summer include many of today's leading figures in chamber music as well as young professionals whose stars are on the rise.
Marlboro Music Festival
The 62st Annual Marlboro Music Festival, Marlboro, Vermont. Mid July to mid August. Marlboro Music is recognized as todays preeminent center for advanced musical studies. It is credited for its pivotal role in the development of chamber music in the U.S., and for training generations of musical leaders.
Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival
Top Ten Summer Event - 7th Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival: Jacksonville, Whitingham, Wilmington, Dover Vermont. Berries, vintage cars, music, food, and craft displays; if its blue, its probably happening in the Mount Snow area towns in late July and early August.
S. Vermont Art & Craft Festivals in Bennington
The Festival, formerly at Hildene, now in its second year at its new home, Camelot Village in Bennington. 140 talented artists and artisans display and sell original one of a kind work as well as traditional and contemporary crafts. There are specialty food producers, wine makers and spirit distillers too. Great fresh food from local restaurants abounds. Craft demos and live music make it a very festive event. All under tents, Rain or shine.
Bennington Battle Festivities and Parade
The Battle of Bennington took place on August 16, 1777, during the Revolutionary War. A victory for the American forces, the Battle of Bennington marked a turning point for America in their quest for independence it was the first of several triumphs that forced the surrender of the British forces. Although the battle is named for Bennington, the fighting took place just over the border in New York.
Renactement and Parade.
Guilford Fair Labor Day Weekend
Guilford Fair, Guilford Vermont. August 31- September 1 2014. This is a farmers fair with horse show, horse pulling, cattle show, live music, crafts, carnival, lots of demonstrations, children's events.
Springfield Steampunk Festival
Springfield Vermont is in an area called Precision Valley. Once a bustling industrial age town, Springfield was known far and wide for its gear shaper, tool, spindle and grinder factories. Springfield and the Precision Valley have a rich history of industry and innovation. That's why we are turning Springfield into the Steampunk Capital of Vermont!
Steampunk has evolved over the years into fashion, engineering, music, art and for some, a lifestyle. Picture modern conveniences designed with a Victorian aesthetic, where machines and accoutrements of the industrial age are seen not only as utilitarian but as things of beauty and awe.
The Big E: Eastern States Exposition
The 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.
Old Deerfield Fall Craft Fair
With New England in its autumnal splendor, the village setting for the Fall Craft Fair couldn't be more picturesque. This award-winning show has been recognized for its traditional crafts (#2 in New England) and fine arts categories (ranked 7th in N.E.) and offers a great variety from furniture to pottery and fine arts. Wine and cheese sampling will also be available both days.
River Valley Kid's Fair
The Brattleboro Common is the place to be on September 19th for the annual River Valley Kid's Fair. Live animals, children' s acts and activities, and barbeque are some of the fun things to do at this free event.