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Batten Kill Valley Runners

The Batten Kill Valley Runners are a running club that supports running and racing on the roads and trails of beautiful Southern Vermont. They organize group runs and races throughout the year and help support other organizations that sponsor running events. Everyone is welcome to come out and run with the group on Sunday mornings […]

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Bondville Fair

The oldest, continuously running fair in Vermont, located at the fairgrounds across from the Stratton access road. Live entertainment, rides, concessions, animal and truck pulls, a quilt show, and more!

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Bromley Mountain

Vermont’s summer adventure with 23 great rides and attractions including the exciting Aerial Adventure Park, New England’s longest 4-line ZipRider, the half-mile-long and 50 mph Sun Mountain Flyer, Vermont’s longest waterslide ride, famous alpine slide, 18-hole mini golf, a kiddie fun park for the little ones, and much more.

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Equinox Preserve

The Equinox Preserve consists of over 914 acres on the slopes of Mt Equinox. The series of trails are open for pedestrian use and range from short, easy walks through the woods for families to steep, half-day ascents to the top of the mountain for more experienced hikers. Popular is the 30 minute, level Pond […]

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Equinox Skyline Drive

Experience the unforgettable drive to the summit of Mt. Equinox. The natural beauty of Vermont may be enjoyed at one of many scenic picnic areas. Explore hiking trails at the summit and store up some peace to take back to the world below.

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Farmers’ Markets

The summer season brings with it nature’s bounty, and Vermont is one of the best places to find locally sourced food and products. The Manchester Farmers’ Market occurs on Thursdays from 3–6pm at Adams Park in Manchester, the Dorset Farmers’ Market on Sundays from 10am–2pm at H.N. Williams Store in Dorset, and the West River […]

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Garlic & Herb Festival

Now in its 24th year, the festival has grown to include more than 200 garlic vendors and features a children’s activity zone, 30 food vendors, a beer and wine garden, and live music. Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from hundreds of different vendors, all made from […]

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Green Mountain Club

The Green Mountain Club is the founder and maintainer of the Long Trail–the oldest long distance hiking trail in America. The public is welcome to join them for weekend hikes on various sections of the Long Trail. They also host organized bike rides and trail volunteer opportunities. View the full schedule online.

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Group Road Rides

Join Battenkill Bicycles this summer for a local favorite, Thursday Night Road Ride. The group meets outside the shop each Thursday at 5:30pm. Appropriate for intermediate bicyclists and up. Also look for Tuesday social rides, also at 5:30pm, for a more relaxed outing.

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Harvestfest and Brew Fest

Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 11–14, is full of family fun and activities for all. Enjoy a chili cook-off, wagon rides, and lots of festivities and music. Taste samples from brewers from around the state. Take in the astonishing fall foliage.

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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Feel like you’re part of history with a visit to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home. Tour the home and the estate, visit the farm, and more.

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Make-A-Wish Maple Leaf Half Marathon

This run traverses gorgeous Vermont landscapes and takes runners from downtown Manchester to picturesque village settings, to country roads past farmlands, and back to the finish, all during the breathtaking early stages of fall foliage. Sep. 7, 2019

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Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival

Come to quaint, historic Manchester, Vermont for the annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival at Riley Rink in Hunter Park. This Festival, bringing annual visitors from New York, Massachusetts, and elsewhere in the Northeast, provides a unique and memorable shopping experience. Find handcrafted creations made by expert Artists and Artisans, and meet the actual […]

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Manchester Street Fest

Party on Main Street this summer with two Friday evenings full of fun. Main Street will close down between Thai Basil and Mountain Goat for the community to gather, listen to live music, taste local specialty food, browse booths, and more. Jun. 21 & Jul. 19, 2019

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Marble House Project

Marble House Project is a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration and the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side. With a focus on conservation of natural resources, integration of small-scale organic food production, and the arts, residents sustain their growth by cultivating […]

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Mayfest Craft Festival

Downtown Bennington transforms into a festival of arts, crafts, activities, food, and entertainment with more than 125 crafters and artisans from across New England. May 25, 2019

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Merck Forest & Farmland Center

Our Mission Merck Forest and Farmland Center (MFFC) is a nonprofit educational organization on a mission to inspire curiosity, love and responsibility toward our natural and working lands.   Forest Management George Merck began acquiring land parcels in the 1940s to establish a private preserve for his family’s recreation. His interest in arboriculture and professional forest management […]

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Northshire Bookstore

Consistently named one of New England’s best bookstores. See website for a full schedule of authors from around the country who will be visiting the bookstore throughout the year. Northshire Bookstore is a family-owned, independent bookstore committed to the future of the book, located in beautiful Manchester Center. We understand that business happens in the […]

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Northshire Civic Center

Southern Vermont’s premier ice and special events facility with public and private ice skating on the area’s only Olympic-size rink. Available for birthdays and private rentals. Hockey leagues, skate rentals and lessons on site. 18 hole disc golf course open to the public. View the full schedule of outdoor summer events including sports, exhibitions, and […]

Peru Fair

An Old Fashioned Country Fair Fabulous Pig Roast, Music & Family Entertainment, Vermont Crafts, Cloggers, Antiques & Art Exhibits, Vermont Artisans Demos, Clowns & Magicians, Pony Rides, Food & Vermont Fare, Baked Goods, & Fun for Everyone! Sep. 28, 2019

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Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival

ENJOY A WONDERFUL WEEKEND IN BENNINGTON AT THE SOUTHERN VERMONT ART AND CRAFT FESTIVAL! Juried fine art and craft Exhibitors line outdoor paths and fill soaring white tents with expertly handcrafted creations. With nearly 200 Exhibitors, there is work in a wide variety of style and medium! Specialty foods and artisan spirits are in a separate section. Relax […]

Stratton Adventures

Year-round fun for children, adults and families! Snowmobile Tours, ATV Tours, and Paintball!

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Stratton Mountain

Get outside this summer with numerous opportunities to enjoy your favorite things under the summer sun. 2019 Events: Jun. 20–23 Wanderlust Festival; Jun. 29 Tour de Grace Bicycle Rally; Aug. 8–11 OCR Championships; Oct. 11–14 Harvestfest and Brew Fest. Check in soon for updated listings on Stratton Mountain Music Summer Concert Series, Jul.–Aug. Full calendar […]

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Stratton Mountain Summer Concert Series

Head to the mountains for outdoor concerts throughout the summer. Look for names in a variety of genres to headline Stratton’s main stage under the stars. A full schedule can be found online.  

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Susan G. Komen Vermont Race for the Cure

Our mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Experts estimate that as many as one-third of women dying of breast cancer today could be saved without a single new medical breakthrough. That’s why we take a two-pronged […]

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The Vermont Challenge

Vermont’s Top Rated 4-Day Tour August 15 – 18, 2019 The Tours of the Vermont Challenge are now experienced-led scenic rides at a fraction of package tours. This year’s tour is limited to 100 riders so don’t delay and register today. You’ll still experience four glorious days of riding through some of the most picturesque […]

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Vermont Antique Dealers’ Association Show

Find your next antique treasure over two days in the Green Mountains. 45th Annual VADA Show October 5th & 6th 2019 We are interested in recruiting more vendors for our 45th show in 2019. If you are interested in exhibiting please contact Lori Scotnicki at [email protected]

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Vermont Summer Festival

The Vermont Summer Festival will return to Harold Beebe Farm, nestled in the hills of Southern Vermont in East Dorset, VT, for six weeks of diverse offerings for hunter, jumper, and equitation competitors from July 2 through August 11, 2019. After celebrating its 25th anniversary during the 2018 season, the Vermont Summer Festival is preparing […]

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West River Trail Run

7th Annual West River Trail Run Londonderry & Jamaica, Vermont Saturday, June 1, 2019 The West River Trail Run is an annual run and FUNdraiser to benefit The Collaborative’s long-standing programs like the Afterschool Program, Summer Camp, and Refuse To Use Program. The full 11 mile trail run starts at the South Londonderry Depot and […]

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Weston Antiques Show

Friday and Saturday October 4 & 5 Gala Preview Thursday Evening, October 3 Antiques for Traditional and Contemporary Lifestyles…Setting the Standard for 56 Years Featuring renowned dealers from across the U.S. with American and English furniture, accessories, Americana, folk art, silver, samplers, paintings, oriental rugs, jewelry and more Show: Fri. and Sat., October 4 & 5, 10am […]

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Weston Craft Show

36th Annual Weston Craft Show The Weston Craft Show is a juried exhibit of exceptional Vermont artisans, representing works in baskets, ceramics, folk art, glass, jewelry, lighting, paper, fiber, leather, mosaics, pastels, sculpture, wearable art, and wood. This year’s event is again scheduled during Columbus Day Weekend—peak fall foliage—Friday, October 11, Saturday, October 12, and […]