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Smugglers' Notch Vermont Area Events Calendar

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Spring Events - 2012

Please check back as we will continue to update the Spring events calendar.

Johnson State College, which is about a 20-minute drive east of Smugglers' on Route 15, hosts a number of performances, readings, and speakers this Spring in the college's Dibden Center for the Arts. Visit the Dibden Center's events calendar


April 15-17
46th Annual St. Albans Vermont Maple Festival
. A sweet celebration of the goodness of maple! Weekend activities include parade, pancake breakfast, maple cooking demonstrations, sugarhouse tours, antique show, fiddlers' variety show, children's activities and more. For details, please visit www.vtmaplefestival.org


May 5 - 6
Essex Spring Craft and Fine Art Show
. Hundreds of talented artisans showcasing contemporary, traditional, and country crafts as well as fine art and specialty foods. At the Champlain Valley Exposition fairgrounds in Essex Junction. For additional information, please visit www.vtcrafts.com

May 13
Shelburne Museum Opening Day and Lilac & Gardening Sunday
. The Shelburne Museum features one of the country's foremost collections of folk art, with interesting exhibits that capture the imagination of all ages. The annual Lilac & Gardening Sunday event celebrates the museum's hundreds of beautiful lilac bushes with tours and talks with gardening experts. For more information, please visit www.shelburnemuseum.org

May 25 - 27
Vermont Artisan Festival at Smugglers' Notch Resort.
Vermont's finest artists showcase their unique and creative work during this holiday weekend event filled with displays and demonstrations. Visitors can participate in a silent auction and the fun of a heart-racing live auction of some of Vermont's finest artistic work. Plus, laughs are guaranteed with side-splitting live entertainment courtesy of Vermont's home-grown vaudeville performer "The Real McCoy." Vermont musicians provide make-you-sway music all weekend long. For more information visit online at vtartisanfestival.com

May 26 - 27
22nd Annual Vermont Open Studio Weekend
. Visit Vermont's talented artisans right in their workspaces and see their beautiful creations! Open studios represent potters, glassblowers, painters, wood carvers and more. For more information, including information on studio locations, please visit www.vermontcrafts.com

May 28
Key Bank Vermont City Marathon
. Residents of the city of Burlington and surrounding areas turn out in droves to cheer on runners in this annual race through city streets and along the breathtaking Lake Champlain waterfront. Activities include a Sport and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday with vendors of the latest in apparel and gear. For more information, please visit www.vermontcitymarathon.org

June 1 - 3
Vermont Dairy Festival
. A fun weekend of events celebrating all things dairy in northern Vermont, including a parade, horse pull, midway rides, animal barn, and fiddlers' show. For more information, please visit www.vermontdairyfestival.com

June 1-10
Discover Jazz Festival
. For over a quarter of a century Burlington has celebrated amazing live music during the annual Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The festival combines incredible local talent with jazz legends from every corner of the globe, and performance are held in a variety of wonderful venues, including waterfront parks. For the line-up of performers and additional information on the festival, please visit www.discoverjazz.com
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