Northern Vermont is beautiful in the Fall and there are so many fun events - we hope that you enjoy your adventures! Please check back as we'll continue to add events to the calendar through late Summer.
September 12 Cambridge Music Festival. This festival, now in its fifth year, showcases local bands in a delightful outdoor setting, with a market and family activities also! The festival runs from 2 pm until midnight, rain or shine. All proceeds from the event will benefit Cambridge 360, a local organization whose mission is to raise funds from community members to cycle back into the community through projects like building a community center. For more information, please visit cambridgemusicfestival.com
September 18-20 Green Mountain Disc Golf Championship & Fall Fest. The largest disc golf event in Vermont in 2014, the Green Mountain Championship at Smugglers' Brewster Ridge Disc Golf Course is back! With a prize purse of over $10,000 both pro and advanced players from across the country will compete over the course of four rounds and three days to bring home the Green Mountain Championship! This tournament is PDGA A-Tier, AM B-tier. This event is currently sold out with a waiting list for players. Spectators are welcome.
Other activities include a disc golf fair in neighboring Jeffersonville; live music and a Fiddlehead Brewery beer release party; mountain bike demos and guided rides; and climbing demos and guided climbs.
September 18-20 British Invasion. A weekend celebration and salute to the great British motorcar. Enjoy the cars and visit the market place! Festivities are at the Stoweflake Resort on Route 108 north of Stowe Village. For more information, visit www.britishinvasion.com
September 19 37th 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. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $10/adults, $5/child, free to children under 2 and members. Info: shelburnefarms.org
September 23 - 30 AppleFest at Smugglers' Notch Resort. Celebrate a fall favorite - apples! Our first AppleFest highlights the traditions of apple growing in Vermont with apple-themed guided walks and free daily transportation provided to local apple orchards for pick-your-own fun. All ages can find fun with crafts with an apple theme and cider press demonstrations. Daily tastings of sweet and hard ciders introduce the award-winning flavors of Vermont's cideries. Savor dining specials at Resort restaurants and samples of Vermont apple specialty foods at Smugglers' Country Store.
September 24-27 Lamoille County Players present "Curtains," a musical that is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots. Mayhem, madness, murder and musical theatre come together from the team that has captured Broadway's heart with phenomenal success in the original works and revivals of Cabaret and Chicago. Information: www.lcplayers.com
September 24 - October 10 Stowe Theatre Guild presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Shakespeare’s madcap comedy comes to life as a musical set in post-World War II. Set in Athens, Indiana, Oberon and Titania are in heated battle for diner supremacy while Puck creates mischief with four young lovers lost in a hayfield, and Bottom and friends rehearse their play to perform at the mayor's wedding. An updated take on a classic play! Information: 802-253-3961 or www.stowetheatre.com
September 26 and 27 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!
October 1-4 The Lamoille County Players present "Curtains", a musical that is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots. Mayhem, madness, murder and musical theatre come together from the team that has captured Broadway's heart with phenomenal success in the original works and revivals of Cabaret and Chicago. Historic Hyde Park Opera House, Hyde Park. Information: www.lcplayers.com
October 3 Relay for Life: Smuggs for Life. It's the second year for this exciting 12-hour Relay for Life event located at beautiful Bootleggers' Basin at Smugglers' Notch Resort. Rally your friends and family to join Smuggs for Life and support the American Cancer Society's mission of saving more lives from cancer. Form a team or sign up as an individual to walk a scenic trail loop at Smuggs. The event runs from noon to 8:00 pm. Register for Relay for Life-Smuggs for Life.
October 3-4 Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival. Demonstrations, wool and yarn sales, children's activities. Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, Vermont. Information: www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com
Vermont Foliage Studio Tour. Perhaps you've enjoyed the very popular statewide Spring studio tour, where artists and craftspeople welcome visitors into their studios? In Fall, there's an extra bonus - your explorations include the addition of Vermont's legendary autumn colors! There are many artists' studios located just a short drive from the resort. Details on artists' studios open for the weekend can be found, by county, at www.vermontcrafts.com
November November 20-22 The Vermont Handcrafters' Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show. This showcase of fine art and crafts is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington.
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