People ask us about things to do near Jeffersonville and Stowe Vermont.

Here is our ever-changing list!

May

Friday 5/6 – Sunday 5/8: You Can’t Take it With You. Presented by the Lamoille County Players, this is one of the most popular plays of modern times. Evening shows are at 7 pm, Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Located in the Historic Hyde Park Opera House in Hyde Park.

Friday 5/13 – Sunday 5/15: You Can’t Take it With You. Presented by the Lamoille County Players, this is one of the most popular plays of modern times. Evening shows are at 7 pm, Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Located in the Historic Hyde Park Opera House in Hyde Park.

Saturday, 5/21: Craft Brew Races. A 5k race where both runners and walkers are welcome to participate, followed by a local craft beer festival. The post-race beer festival will be open to non-runners as well and a separate ticket is available on their website. The craft beer festival will be held immediately following the race featuring 20+ local breweries. This is a 21+ event. The festival will feature not only great local beer, but local food vendors and live music as well. http://www.craftbrewraces.com/stowe/

Saturday 5/28 & Sunday 5/29: Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park. Area chefs create and dish up their favorite chowders and we want you to be the judge! Purchase a $5 tasting bracelet, receive your voting tokens and try them all. The People’s Choice winning chowder will receive a cash prize, the coveted “Chowder Bowl,” and major bragging rights! Chowder tasting will be along Park Street in Stowe. In addition, we will present Spring Art on Park, our popular Vermont artisan market, also on Park Street. Enjoy Vermont specialty foods, and shop from a variety of unique jewelry, tableware, fine arts and crafts, all created by local artists and artisans. Live music by Chad Hollister and fun activities for kids on the Village Green. More information is available at stowevibrancy.com

Saturday 5/28 & Sunday 5/29: Saturday: 26th Annual Vermont Open Studio Weekend. Visit Vermont’s talented artisans’ right in their work spaces and see their beautiful creations! Open studios represent potters, glassblowers, painters, wood carvers and more. For more information, including information on studio locations, please visit www.vermontcrafts.com

Sunday 5/29: People’s Union Bank Vermont City Marathon and Relay. Residents of the city of Burlington and surrounding areas turn out in droves to cheer on runners in this annual race through city streets and along the breathtaking Lake Champlain waterfront. Activities include a Sport and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday, host to over 40 local and national exhibitors featuring the latest in sportswear, gear, local Vermont products and more. For more information, please visit www.vermontcitymarathon.org

June

Thursday 6/2 – Sunday 6/5: Vermont Dairy Festival. A weekend of events celebrating all things dairy in northern Vermont, including a parade, horse pull, midway rides, animal barn, and fiddlers’ show. Enosburg Falls. For more information, please visit www.vermontdairyfestival.com

Friday 6/3 – Sunday 6/12: Discover Jazz Festival. For over a quarter of a century Burlington has celebrated amazing live music during the annual Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The festival combines incredible local talent with jazz legends from every corner of the globe. Ticketed and free performances are held in a variety of wonderful venues, including waterfront parks and a pedestrian mall. For the line-up of performers and additional information on the festival, please visit www.discoverjazz.com

Saturday 6/4: Miles For Smiles 5k Run/Walk. This event is a non-profit, fundraiser. All proceeds to benefit Stowe Elementary School programs and Stowe Parks and Recreation’s Financial Assistance Program. Strollers welcome. Starts at 9 am at Field A in Stowe. Fees: Adult $30/Student $15/ 1 mile $10. For more information, please contact rachelputnam@rocketmail.com OR geanieyoungfit@gmail.com

Thursday 6/16 – Sunday 6/19: Seussical. Presented by Stowe Theatre Guild, is a musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss, but it isn’t just a string of his stories set to music and it isn’t just one of his stories. It is a story that weaves together Seuss’ most famous words and characters in unexpected new ways for all ages. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.

Saturday 6/18: 7th Annual Burlington Wine & Food Festival. At the Waterfront Park in Burlington. This is a great event that incorporates local specialty food and spirit purveyors with local restaurants and global wines. Vermont has long been known as a pioneer for the farm-to-table movement and the Burlington Wine and Food Festival is a celebration of that movement. http://www.burlingtonwineandfoodfestival.com/

Thursday 6/23 – Sunday 6/26: Seussical. Presented by Stowe Theatre Guild, is a musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss, but it isn’t just a string of his stories set to music and it isn’t just one of his stories. It is a story that weaves together Seuss’ most famous words and characters in unexpected new ways for all ages. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.

Friday 6/24 – Sunday 6/26: Vermont Quilt Festival. New England’s oldest and largest quilt event celebrates 40 years featuring displays of more than 400 new and old quilts, vendors, workshops, appraisals. Times are Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sunday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. For more information, please visit www.vqf.org

Saturday 6/25 – Sunday 6/26: The Vermont Renaissance Faire. The faire will include local craft vendors, beer, wine, mead and cider makers from around Vermont, a dedicated children’s area, a medieval encampment, fight demos and a joust. Come in garb, come with your friends, come to Vermont. The Vermont Renaissance Faire…Kid Friendly…Odin Approved.’ More details can be found at www.vtrennfaire.com

Thursday 6/30 – Sunday 7/3: Seussical.. Presented by Stowe Theatre Guild, is a musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss, but it isn’t just a string of his stories set to music and it isn’t just one of his stories. It is a story that weaves together Seuss’ most famous words and characters in unexpected new ways for all ages. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.

July

Friday 7/1 – Monday 7/4: 7 Miles Of Sales! Tent Sales! Sidewalk Sales! In-Store Sales! Cyber Sales! The Stowe 7 Miles of Sales is a town-wide sale not to be missed! Enjoy GREAT SAVINGS on the treasures you find! More than 60 independent locally-owned boutiques, galleries, and one-of-a-kind specialty stores! Please visit gostowe.com/7miles for sale details!

Monday 7/4: Independence Day! Join an old-fashioned July 4th celebration in Jeffersonville with parade at 10:00 am, carnival with games and vendors, kids’ games, live entertainment, and food. Don’t forget the world famous frog jumping contest! After, head to Smugglers’ Notch for music and fireworks. The Vermont National Guard 40th Army Band plays their mix of classic favorites and patriotic tunes beginning at 8:00 pm. At dusk, enjoy the spectacular fireworks against the backdrop of the Green Mountains. It’s a full day of celebration!

Thursday 7/7 – Sunday 7/10: Once Upon A Mattress. Presented by the Lamoille County Players, this is one of the most popular plays of modern times. Evening shows are at 7 pm, Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Located in the Historic Hyde Park Opera House in Hyde Park.

Friday 7/8 & Saturday 7/9: Waterbury Arts Fest. Festivities Friday night feature live music in a street party atmosphere, and Saturday highlights high-quality, original artwork from more than 80 exhibitors and entertainment. Info:www.waterburyartsfest.com

Friday 7/8 – Sunday 7/10: The 30th annual Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival. More than 25 colorful balloons will be launched over the course of the weekend. Balloon rides and tethered rides available, children’s activities, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, and food. Stoweflake Resort and Spa in Stowe, Route 108. Info: www.stoweflake.com

Thursday 7/14 – Sunday 7/17: Once Upon A Mattress. Presented by the Lamoille County Players, this is one of the most popular plays of modern times. Evening shows are at 7 pm, Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Located in the Historic Hyde Park Opera House in Hyde Park.

Wednesday 7/20 – Saturday 7/23: Stowe Theatre Guild presents “Almost, Maine,” story of gains, losses and love in a small town in Maine on one Friday evening. Additional shows July 27-30 and August 3-6. For more information, please visitwww.stowetheatre.com

Friday 7/22 – Sunday 7/24: Lamoille County Field Days. A Country fair with horse show, music, food, crafts, livestock exhibition and more in Johnson. Info: www.lamoillefielddays.com

Thursday 7/28 – Sunday 7/31: Lake Champlain Maritime Festival. Commemorating the past, present and future of beautiful Lake Champlain! Lake Champlain maritime exhibits; free sailboat, kayak and paddleboard rides; vintage boat show; U.S. Coast Guard exhibit; live musical performances; kids’ entertainment; food and crafts. Events will be on the Burlington Waterfront, from Perkins Pier to the Community Sailing Center. More information pease visit lcmfestival.com.

Friday 7/29 & Saturday 7/30: Stowe Brewers Festival. Celebrate Vermont’s tradition of brewing fine craft beer! This outdoor festival showcases dozens of breweries. Tasting sessions Friday, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, Saturday 11:30 – 3:30 pm and 5:30 – 9:30 pm. Ticket purchases includes 15 samples per session. Live music by Waylon Speed, a premiere band playing “underground outlaw dirt rock from the mountains of Vermont”! For festival details, please visit http://www.stowebrewersfestival.com

August

Thursday 8/4 – Sunday 8/7: Franklin County Field Days. Agricultural and 4H displays, cattle show, crafts, games, rides, music, tractor and horse pulling, antique tractor pull, draft horse show and demolition derby. Airport Road in Highgate. Visitwww.franklincountyfielddays.org

Friday 8/12 – Sunday 8/14: 59th Annual Stowe Antique and Classic Car Meet. Come see 800-plus vehicles on display, parade, automotive flea market, food. This event takes place at Nichols Field, Stowe, Route 100. Information: www.vtauto.org

Saturday 8/13: 8th Annual Festival of the Arts in Jeffersonville. The Cambridge Arts Council and the Smugglers’ Notch Area Chamber of Commerce celebrate the creativity and talent of regional artists! Lovely galleries and a wide range of artists display their work along Jeffersonville’s charming Main Street. There will be children’s activities and live music. Local restaurants offer delicious food for purchase. Parking is available at Cambridge Elementary. Festival hours 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Rain or shine. Information: www.cambridgeartsvt.org

Thursday 8/17 – Saturday 8/20: Jesus Christ Superstar. Presented by the Stowe Theatre Guild is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s thrilling rock opera with a sometimes irreverent, always-impassioned look at Jesus’ last days. For further information, please call 802-253-3961 or visit www.stowetheatre.com

Monday 8/22 – Wednesday 8/31: Champlain Valley Exposition. The Champlain Valley Fair caps the Summer season in Vermont! Vendors, midway rides and games, entertainment, food, agricultural exhibits, nationally recognized performers and more. Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. Info: 802-878-5545 or visit www.champlainvalleyfair.org

Tuesday 8/23 – Saturday 8/27: Jesus Christ Superstar. Presented by the Stowe Theatre Guild is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s thrilling rock opera with a sometimes irreverent, always-impassioned look at Jesus’ last days. For further information, please call 802-253-3961 or visit www.stowetheatre.com

Sunday 8/28: The Race to the Top of Vermont. Every August the North Face Race To The Top Of Vermont draws as many as 800 hikers, bikers, and runners from across the U.S. and Canada to climb Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. The course climbs up the historic Mansfield Toll Road, is 4.3 miles in length, and climbs 2564 ft. To learn more about the race and to register visit www.rtttovt.com.

Tuesday 8/30 – Saturday 9/3: Jesus Christ Superstar. Presented by the Stowe Theatre Guild is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s thrilling rock opera with a sometimes irreverent, always-impassioned look at Jesus’ last days. Additional shows August 23-27 and August 30-September 3. For further information, please call 802-253-3961 or visit www.stowetheatre.com

www.gostowe.com/events
www.vermont.org/events
www.lamoillechamber.com
www.cambridgevt.com/