People ask us about things to do near Jeffersonville and Stowe Vermont.
Here is our ever-changing list!
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
Thursday 9/16 – Sunday 9/18: FallFest! A weekend of music, local food & drink, adventure, and celebration of northern Vermont culture! Located at Smugglers’ Notch.
Thursday 9/16 – Saturday 9/17: 4th Annual Green Mountain Disc Golf Championship. This fun challenge will be held at the Brewster River Disc Golf course off of Edwards Rd. in Jeffersonville.
Thursday 9/16 – Sunday 9/18: The British Invasion. A weekend celebration and salute to the great British motorcar. Enjoy the cars and visit the market place! Festivities are at the Stowe Events Field just off of Route 108 north of Stowe Village. Information: www.britishinvasion.com
Saturday 9/17: 38th Annual Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms. Celebrate Vermont farm and forestry traditions at this special event with music, storytelling, children’s activities and traditional crafts. Farm animals and horse drawn hayrides. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Information: shelburnefarms.org
Saturday 9/17 & Sunday 9/18: Annual Harvest Festival at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits. Celebrate the harvesting of the grapes at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits with an assortment of family-friendly fun for all ages! One of Vermont’s first licensed wineries, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits crafts award-winning wines, artisan ciders, and cream liqueurs using sustainable agriculture and supporting local Vermont farms. Free parking and admission. For additional details, please visit boydenvalley.com
Saturday 9/24 & Sunday 9/25: Old fashioned Harvest Market. The Harvest Market kicks off on Saturday with a small-town parade at 9:00 am. Children’s games, music, Vermont artisans, and delicious food offer fun for all ages. The famous Underhill Clutter Barn and town-wide yard sales yield lots of treasures! Underhill.
Thursday 9/29 – Sunday 10/2: Lamoille County Players present “Deathtrap,” a killer comedy-drama that is the longest running production on Broadway in the comedy-thriller genre. At the historic Hyde Park Opera House, in Hyde Park. Information: www.lcplayers.com
Saturday 10/1 & Sunday 10/2: Stowe Oktoberfest. Stowe’s Event Field on Route 108 is transformed into a Bavarian village complete with oompah bands, authentic German foods, freshly brewed Vermont beers, and face painting for the kids. Information: www.stoweoktoberfest.com
Saturday 10/1 & Sunday 10/2: Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival. Event features included demonstrations, wool and yarn sales, herding demos, animal barn, children’s activities. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday. Fairgrounds in Tunbridge, Vermont. Information: www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com
Wednesday 10/5 – Saturday 10/22: Stowe Theatre Guild presents “The Rocky Horror Show.” Brad and Janet, an innocent young couple who run into some car trouble and decide to ask the inhabitants of a creepy castle for some help. Little do they know one of those inhabitants, Dr. Frank N. Furter, is bent on world domination and creating the perfect man. They are soon to be dragged into his unusual and nefarious plans in this campy and fun classic rock musical send-up of 1950s science fiction films. Featuring a rock soundtrack, this unique musical will both involve the audience (complete with prop bags!) and whip them into a frenzy. Information: 802-253-3961 or www.stowetheatre.com
Thursday 10/6 – Sunday 10/9: Lamoille County Players present “Deathtrap,” a killer comedy-drama that is the longest running production on Broadway in the comedy-thriller genre. At the historic Hyde Park Opera House, in Hyde Park. Information: www.lcplayers.com
Friday 10/7 – Sunday 10/9: Stowe Foliage Arts Festival. A short drive away through Smugglers’ Notch Pass, 200 arts and crafts exhibitors offer shopping options for all interests – jewelry, home goods, decor, furniture, clothing, food, spirits, maple products, and so much more! Topnotch Field, 3420 Mountain Road (Route 108); watch for the big tent. Information: www.craftproducers.com
Friday 11/18 – Sunday 11/20: The Vermont Handcrafters’ Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show. This showcase of fine art and crafts produced by our state’s talented artisans is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington. Friday 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Information: www.vermonthandcrafters.com