Vermont Press Releases


 

Vermont, Charlotte, Event Date: August 5 to 7, 2016

38th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival to Highlight Bennington Arts Weekend, Bennington, VT

For the fourth consecutive year, the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival will be the jewel in the crown of an ever expanding Bennington Arts Weekend. The Bennington Arts Weekend will be held August 5-7 at Camelot Village, 66 Colgate Heights, Bennington, VT 05201 (Rte. 9 about two miles west of downtown Bennington). 125 artists, artisans, and specialty food producers will showcase their creations under enormous gleaming white Camelot tents. Along with craft shopping, the ambiance is festive: live music, craft demos, kids activities ...

 

Vermont,  Essex Junction, Event Date: June 24 to 26, 2016 

Vermont Quilt Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Color and Artistry, June 24 to 26, 2016

The Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26. Celebrating 40 years, New England’s largest and oldest quilt event delights visitors with the dazzling color and artistry in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands come from around the world to enjoy exhibits of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes underwritten in part by Janome, appraisal services, free gallery talks, and great shopping in the extensive Merchants Mall. 

 

Vermont, Burlington, Event Date: November 5

Grammy® Winning Band, Casting Crowns, to Play Burlington Memorial Auditorium on November 5th

New Sound Concerts and The SoulFest has announced An Evening with Casting Crowns and Special Guest, Lauren Daigle. The event, which is slated for November 5, 2015, will take place at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, VT.   With 8.2 million albums sold to date—including one RIAA Double Platinum Album, three Platinum and six Gold records, Casting Crowns remains the top-selling act in Christian music since 2007 ...

 


Vermont, Bennington, Event Date: July 31 to August 2, 2015

37th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival Returns to Bennington, VT, July 31 to August 2

After two successful years in Bennington, the 37th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival is once again returning to Camelot Village in Bennington July 31, August 1 & 2. 150 artists and artisans will display and sell their own handcrafted creations. The artists and artisans will be housed in Camelot style tents. In addition to the arts and crafts, there will be a Kids Zone, a food court, music, comic magicians, and Vermont Craft Beers. Many Bennington ...

 


 

Vermont, Essex Junction, Event Date: June 26-28, 2015

Vermont Quilt Festival Celebrates Color and Creativity, Essex Junction, VT

The 39th annual Vermont Quilt Festival (www.vqf.org) returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT on Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28. New England’s largest and oldest quilt event continues to inspire visitors with eye-popping color, design, and intricate craftsmanship in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands of quilt enthusiasts from around the world arrive to enjoy several exhibits of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes ...

 


Vermont, Stowe, Event Date: October 10 to 12, 2014

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival Hits at Apex of Fall Color, October 10th to 12th

The 31st Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is the absolute apex of American Craft Week in Vermont. The Stowe Festival will be held October 10th through 12th at the Stowe Events Field on Weeks Road about a half mile north of the Routes 100 and 108 intersection in the Village of Stowe. The Stowe show features 150 artists and artisans displaying and selling traditional and contemporary crafts and original art as well as a specialty food tent. Exhibitors are housed in large Camelot tents, transformed into veritable cathedrals ...

 


 

Vermont, Manchester, Event Date: October 3, 4, & 5

Leonardo Da Vinci and Don Quixote Coming to Manchester Craft Show, October 3, 4, & 5

When autumn approaches, that’s when the craft festival season begins in earnest. The 23rd Annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival kicks off American Craft Week in Vermont. The Festival will be held October 3rd through 5th at the Practice Tee on Route 7A, a mile and a half north of the new roundabout in downtown Manchester, Vermont. The Manchester show features 150 artists and artisans displaying and selling traditional and contemporary crafts and original art as well as a specialty food tent. Exhibitors are housed in large ...

 


Vermont, Dover/Wilmington, Event Date: September 19-21

Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival, Dover & Wilmington, VT, September 19-21

At nearly three-thousand six-hundred feet above sea level, Mount Snow in West Dover, Vermont is among the most notable peaks in southern Vermont. The valley and the mountains, the country villages and the easy rural lifestyle blend to create the most perfect setting imaginable every year in late September for one of the northeast region’s premier wine and culinary events, the Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival ...


 

Vermont, Castleton, Event Date: August 16, 2014

Step Back in Time During Castleton Vermont's Colonial Day House Tour, August 16

The 76th Annual Castleton Woman’s Club Colonial Day House Tour, held Saturday, August 16th, Castleton, VT, will feature outstanding private homes in a wide variety of architectural styles including Colonial Revival, Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne and Gothic Revival. The tour includes over a dozen sites throughout the village including outstanding period homes, public buildings, galleries ...

 

 


 

Vermont, Essex Junction, Event Date: June 26-29

The Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction (105 Pearl St.) Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, dazzling visitors with the rich color, design, and intricate craftsmanship in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands of quilt enthusiasts from around the world arrive to celebrate New England’s oldest and largest quilt event. Awaiting them are exhibits of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes presented by noted quilt artists, quilt appraisal services, free gallery talks, demos, and a colorful array of wares in the extensive Merchants Mall ...


 

Vermont, West Halifax, Event Date: May 24th & 25th

Chocolate Lovers Heading to the Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival, West Halifax, VT, Memorial Day Weekend

The Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival is being held again this year during the Memorial Day weekend, May 24th & 25th – noon to 5 pm both days at Honora Winery’s Vineyard in West Halifax, Vermont (1778 Collins Road). Enjoy the amazing views of Southern Vermont from the Vineyards of Honora Winery, sample the sweet sensations offered by the region’s signature chocolatiers who have perfected the art of creating and crafting fine chocolate. Take a moment to appreciate the work of the fine artisans and enjoy a repast from one of their fine food purveyors, all while sipping wine created at the boutique  ...

 


 

Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce announces the Vermont Fiddlehead Festival, May 23, to May 26

Wilmington, Vermont (April 28, 2014) - The Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the details for the upcoming Vermont Fiddlehead Festival to be held May 23, through May 26, 2014. The producers of the Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival are excited to bring this new event to Southern Vermont on Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25th. The main event will be held under a tent in West Dover, VT (183 Vermont Rte. 100), on Saturday, May 24, offering Vermont merchandise of all types. The holiday weekend has always been a favorite ...

 


 

A T. Rex Named Sue is Coming to Vermont's Montshire Museum of Science May 17

Norwich, Vermont (April 14, 2014) - The most iconic dinosaur that ever lived is on its way to the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont. The exhibit, A T. Rex Named Sue, scheduled to open May 17th and run through September 7th, 2014, features a cast of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. At 42-feet long, 3,500 pounds, and 12-feet tall at the hips, this fully articulated cast skeleton is the keystone piece of this traveling exhibition which also includes replicated dinosaur fossils, video footage, free-standing interactive exhibits and colorful graphics. ...

 


 

12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest at Vermont's Shelburne Orchards

Shelburne, Vermont (August 19, 2013) - Celebrate local food, the apple harvest, and Vermont musicians at the 12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest. On Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Vermont farmers and food producers will showcase specially prepared foods while local musicians perform throughout the day.   “Smaller, diverse farms are growing quickly in Vermont and we're pleased to have some of them here,” explained owner Nick Cowles. Participants include: Adam’s Berry Farm, Aqua Vitea Kombucha, Ariel's Honey ...

 

Playing with Time at Vermont's Montshire Museum of Science, May 25–September 8, 2013
Norwich, Vermont, May 10, 2013 - It’s everybody’s dream—to be able to control the clock. The Montshire Museum of Science challenges visitors to slow time down or speed it up to explore the natural world as never before in the new exhibition Playing with Time, from May 25 to September 8, 2013.   Playing With Time gives visitors the tools they need to see a previously hidden world: events that occur too quickly or too slowly for humans to perceive—the flap of a hummingbird’s wings or the expansion of the universe. This imaginative exhibition invites people to examine these ...

Chocolate and Cheese Lovers Heading to Vermont's Chocolate and Cheese Fest, August 5, 2013

Peru, Vermont, May 1, 2013 - Taste some of the best chocolate and cheese delicacies made by almost 40 chefs and cheese makers from Southern Vermont. In its 4th year, the Chocolate and Cheese Fest takes place on the rolling grounds of this Landgrove Inn. Your entrance ticket allows you to taste some of the best chocolate and cheese delicacies made by almost 40 chefs and ...

 

Wanderlust Reveals Epic 2013 Lineup and Advance Ticket Information

New York, NY (April 24, 2013) - Wanderlust, the world’s largest and fastest growing yoga and music festival series, announced today its complete lineup for the 2013 season. Bringing together thousands of people from myriad backgrounds, Wanderlust provides the opportunity to enjoy the freedom ...

 

A Legacy Endures at Bentleys & River Stones Restaurants In Central Vermont

Woodstock, Vermont, April 11, 2013 - In the restaurant business a third act is extremely rare. Restaurants that last that long have usually achieved legendary status, at least on a local level, but often times regionally or even nationally. Bentleys Restaurant in Woodstock, Vermont, is one such legend. Located at the crossroads of one of the prettiest small towns in America, and in operation for nearly four decades, Bentleys has served hundreds of thousands of patrons from around the world - it is the quintessential neighborhood bar  ...

 

Norman Rockwell Museum of Rutland, Vermont, houses a nationally recognized collection of Norman Rockwell's art and commemorates the artist's Vermont years.

The Museum, now open for the Spring, Summer, and Fall season, houses a chronological display of more than 2,500 Norman Rockwell magazine covers, advertisements, calendars, and other published works. It shows Rockwell's development as an illustrator and links his work to the political, economic, and cultural history of the United States ...

 

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Thousands Expected at Vermont Quilt Festival, June 28-30

Essex Junction, Vermont (June 18, 2013) - The Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vermont, June 28-30, 2013, astounding visitors with the rich colors and intricate craftsmanship in the quilts on display. Thousands of enthusiasts come to celebrate New England’s oldest and largest quilt event. Awaiting them are exhibits of hundreds of new and antique quilts, lectures and classes with renowned quilt artists, ...