Stowe Vermont, Burlington, Cambridge, Jeffersonville Local Events
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Tuesday 7/4: Independence Day! Celebrate 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! Fireworks are at Smugglers’ Notch at dusk.
Tuesday 7/4: Tuesday Night Live! Live music performed by the Christine Malcolm Band at Legion Field on School Street in Johnson at 6 pm.
Friday, 7/7 – Sunday, 7/9: The 31st annual Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival. More than 25 colorful balloons will be launched over the course of the weekend. There will be balloon rides and tethered rides available along with children's activities, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, and food. Stoweflake Resort and Spa in Stowe Vermont, Route 108. Info: www.stoweflake.com
Saturday, 7/8 & Sunday, 7/9: Circus Smirkus. New England's favorite circus presents Wilderness Wonders, outdoor adventures under the big top! Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. Info: 802-878-5545 or www.smirkus.org
Sunday, 7/9: Vermont Symphony Orchestra “E Pluribus Unum” Summer Festival Tour. “E Pluribus Unum” celebrates the great American melting pot. The VSO’s 2017 Summer Festival Tour highlights the wonderfully diverse cultural heritage that has shaped our nation’s history. Explore our rich musical past and glimpse into the future, with traditional marches and fireworks to end a patriotic, picnic-perfect evening! Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnicking, concert begins at 7:30 pm. Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow, Stowe Vermont. VSO tickets and information
Tuesday 7/11: Tuesday Night Live! Live music performed by Duncan MacLeod at Legion Field on School Street in Johnson at 6 pm.
Sunday, 7/16: Music in the Meadow at the Trapp Family Lodge featuring Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: “Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond”. The Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow is the site of the Music in the Meadow concerts and opens two hours prior to the start of the concert. Concert meadow seating is picnic-style and on a first come, first served basis. There are designated, well-marked areas for blankets, low-back chairs and high-back chairs. Concert is from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. For more information or other concert options visit Stowe Performing Arts
Monday, 7/17: Circus-palooza at the Shelburne Museum. Come one, come all to a circus spectacular as Shelburne Museum plays ringmaster to all things circus. Witness fanciful feats by circus artists while enjoying food, carnival games, and activities galore! Bring your family to our “Big Top” and experience a true circus extravaganza. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Event is free with museum admission. Info: shelburnemuseum.org
Tuesday 7/18: Tuesday Night Live! Live music performed by the Ben Patton Band at Legion Field on School Street in Johnson at 6 pm.
Wednesday, 7/19 – Saturday, 7/22: “Dogfight” presented by the Stowe Theatre Guild. It’s Nov. 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys’ night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. But, when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of love and compassion. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.
Thursday, 7/20 – Sunday, 7/23: “Brigadoon”, presented by the Lamoille County Players. A musical, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs from the musical, such as "Almost Like Being in Love", have become standards. The story involves two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years. Tommy, one of the tourists, falls in love with Fiona, a young woman from Brigadoon. www.lcplayers.com
Friday, 7/21 & Saturday, 7/22: Vermont Brewers' Festival. Try samples from the finest brewers from Vermont, New England, and New York. Enjoy tastings, gourmet food and entertainment. Waterfront Park in Burlington. Note: Tickets on sale May 15; pre-purchase is advised as this event is popular. Info: www.vtbrewfest.com
Sunday, 7/23: Music in the Meadow at the Trapp Family Lodge presents The Black Market Trust. The Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow is the site of the Music in the Meadow concerts and opens two hours prior to the start of the concert. Concert meadow seating is picnic-style and on a first come, first served basis. There are designated, well-marked areas for blankets, low-back chairs and high-back chairs. Concert is from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. For more information or other concert options visit Stowe Performing Arts.
Tuesday 7/18: Tuesday Night Live! Live music performed by Cookie's Hot Club at Legion Field on School Street in Johnson at 6 pm.
Thursday, 7/27 – Sunday, 7/30: “Brigadoon”, presented by the Lamoille County Players. A musical, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs from the musical, such as "Almost Like Being in Love", have become standards. The story involves two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years. Tommy, one of the tourists, falls in love with Fiona, a young woman from Brigadoon. www.lcplayers.com
Friday, 7/28 – Sunday, 7/30: Lamoille County Field Days. A Country fair with horse show, music, food, crafts and livestock exhibitions in Johnson. Info: facebook.com/Lamoille-County-Field-Days
Friday, 7/28 & Saturday, 7/29: Stowe Vermont 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 purchase 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
Thursday, 8/3 – Sunday, 8/6: 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. Visit www.franklincountyfielddays.org
Friday, 8/11 – Sunday, 8/13: 59th Annual Stowe Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet. Check out 800-plus vehicles on display, parade, automotive flea market and food. Nichols Field, Stowe Vermont, Route 100. Information: www.vtauto.org
Saturday, 8/12: 9th Annual Festival of the Arts in Jeffersonville. The Cambridge Arts Council celebrates 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, live music and local restaurants offering 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
Sunday, 8/20: Music in the Meadow featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. The Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow is the site of the Music in the Meadow concerts and opens two hours prior to the start of the concert. Concert meadow seating is picnic-style and on a first come, first served basis. There are designated, well-marked areas for blankets, low-back chairs and high-back chairs. Concert is from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. For more information or other concert options visit Stowe Performing Arts
Wednesday, 8/23 – Saturday, 8/26: “The Addams Family” presented by Stowe Theatre Guild. The ultimate princess of darkness has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family … but everything will change on the fateful night the families meet for dinner. Will Wednesday Addams marry her true, “normal” love? Join Morticia and Gomez, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Lurch, Pugsley and the ancestors in “THE ADDAMS FAMILY,” a musical comedy based on characters created by Charles Addams. For further information, please call 802-253-3961 or visit www.stoweperformingarts.com
Friday, 8/25 – Sunday, 9/3: 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
Monday 9/4: 5k Fun Run & Walk. The scenic course is 5k (3.1 miles) on asphalt and hard-packed dirt roads. 9:30 am START between the Cambridge Village Market and the Cambridge Post Office. Travel up Lower Valley Road to Williamson Road, turn left onto Upper Pleasant Valley towards Jeffersonville, run/walk short distance through the village and the FINISH line at the Cambridge Community Center. Snacks and refreshments will be provided for runners and walkers at the end of the race. Ticket sales support local service projects that strengthen Lamoille County.
Friday 9/15-Sunday 5/17: 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. $15 for two-day general admission. Information: www.britishinvasion.com
Friday 9/15-Sunday 9/17: Burlington Book Festival. "Three days of authorized activity"! Readings from famed authors, family events, demonstrations and workshops. Presentations held at venues in beautiful lakeside Burlington. Information: www.burlingtonbookfestival.com
Saturday 9/16: 39th 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. $10/adults, $5/child, free to children under 3 and members. Information: shelburnefarms.org
Saturday 9/23-Sunday 9/24: Old fashioned Harvest Market. Located in Underhill, Vermont, about 20 minutes from the Resort, 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!
Wedensday 9/27-Saturday 9/30: Stowe Theatre Guild presents "And Then There Were None." Ten strangers are trapped on an island off the coast of Devon. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In Agatha Christie’s superlative mystery, statuettes of little soldier boys on the mantel fall to the floor and break one by one as those in the house succumb to a diabolical villain. Information: 802-253-3961 or www.stowetheatre.com
Friday 9/29-Sunday 10/1: Lamoille County Players present "The Miracle Worker" the story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. In the historic Hyde Park Opera House. Information: www.lcplayers.com
Friday 9/29-Sunday 10/1: 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
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