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Ready to plan a few adventures? Clicking on any of the months below will display the events for that month. We'll be adding more Summer 2017 events as additional information becomes available. This calendar represents events occurring during our summer season, June 12 - September 4, 2017.

June
June 9-10
Franklin County Relay for Life.
We're honored to be a sponsor of the Franklin County Relay for Life in support of the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. Since the 1980s, the Relay For Life movement has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, raising nearly $5 billion to fight cancer. This local Relay will be held at Collins Perley Sports Complex in St. Albans from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am. Read more about this event/sign up to participate

June 10
The Brewster Ridge Open

The first in a series of tournaments to come to the Brewster Ridge Disc Golf Course this season. The Brewster Ridge Open welcomes 144 competitors, utilizing both 18 hole courses and welcoming disc golfers from across New England and beyond!

June 11
Free Fishing Day.
On this day, Vermont residents and non-residents are welcome to enjoy fishing in Vermont's lovely waterways without a license. http://www.vermontdays.com

June 14
Leddy Park Beach Bites
Spend an evening in Burlington, by Lake Champlain in the picnic area behind Leddy Arena for the popular Lakefront Food Truck Socials! There will be food trucks, kids activities, entertainment, free bike valet service, beer garden, and more! enjoyburlington.com

June 14 - 17
Stowe Theatre Guild
presents "Chicago," a musical based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. In roaring twenties Chicago, chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap … until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “merry murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight. Additional performances June 21-24 and June 28-30 and July 1. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.

June 16-18
Shelburne Museum Classic Auto Festival.
Check out antique autos, trucks, motorcycles, tractors and custom bodied cars on the open grounds of the Shelburne Museum. An event for the whole family, with hands-on arts activities, vehicle displays, and more. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Info: shelburnemuseum.org

June 17
Rattling Brook Bluegrass Festival.
The 32nd anniversary of this popular event. Multiple bands play from mid-day into the evening at the Belvidere town pavilion on Route 109. Rain or shine. Admission $15 at the gate, 12 and under free. Music from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Rain or shine. Info: Facebook

June 21
Smugglers’ celebrates the longest day of the year with the Summer Solstice party! Celebrations begin with an early morning Sunrise Yoga session and continue with evening performances by Cirque De Fuego, Vermont’s premiere fire performers, and Jeh Kulu Drum Theater! The evening rounds off with a spectacular fireworks display in front of the beautiful backdrop of the Green Mountains!

June 21-24
Stowe Theatre Guild
presents "Chicago," a musical based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. In roaring twenties Chicago, chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap … until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “merry murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight. Additional performances June 28-30 and July 1. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.

June 22
The World's Largest Swim Lesson comes to Smuggs for the 5th year!
Smugglers' again will serve as an official host facility for The World's Largest Swim Lesson. This worldwide effort aims to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson while helping aquatic facilities and water safety organizations communicate the importance of teaching children how to swim. Be a part of this winning initiative - a record has been set every year since 2009! Smugglers' will hold a fun introductory 30-minute group swim lesson for ages 5 and up from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm in the Village Mountainside Pool (ages 5 and up who are non swimmers must be supported by an adult 18 or older). This is open to guests of the resort and local residents. Please call aquatics manager Tara Snow at 802-644-1047 to sign up, or email tsnow@smuggs.com

June 23-24
Burlington Wine & Food Festival
World Class Wines. Farm-to-Table Food. Vermont has long been known as a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement. The Burlington Wine & Food Festival pairs these prized local foods with world-class wines for a delectable experience. www.burlingtonwineandfoodfestival.com

June 23-25
Vermont Quilt Festival.
New England's oldest and largest quilt event celebrates 40 years! Displays of more than 400 new and old quilts, vendors, workshops, appraisals. Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sunday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. Info: www.vqf.org

June 25
Music in the Meadow
featuring The Lonely Heartstring Band, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 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. The gently sloping lawn of the concert meadow provides a venue of unparalleled beauty and comfort. 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. For more information or other concert options visit Stowe Performing Arts

June 25
Gardens of Stowe
Stowe Vibrancy is resurrecting the Stowe Garden Tour. This ticketed self-guided tour of resort and residential gardens takes visitors through some of Stowe's loveliest outdoor spaces at your own pace. The event ends with a tea party reception in the JCOGS event tent, featuring VPR's Master Gardener, Charlie Nardozzi. 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

June 28-30 and July 1
Stowe Theatre Guild
presents "Chicago," a musical based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. In roaring twenties Chicago, chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap … until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “merry murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight. Additional performances June 21-24 and June 28-30 and July 1. For tickets and additional information, visit www.stowetheatre.com or call 802-253-3961.
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July

August
August 20
Music in the Meadow
featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 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. The gently sloping lawn of the concert meadow provides a venue of unparalleled beauty and comfort. 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. For more information or other concert options visit Stowe Performing Arts

August 23-26
Stowe Theatre Guild
presents The Addams Family, 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. Additional shows August 30-September 2. For further information, please call 802-253-3961 or visit www.stoweperformingarts.com

August 25-September 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

September
Visit the Fall and Winter events pages for information on what's happening during those seasons!
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