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Fall Events — 2016

There are plenty of events that allow you to take in the beauty of Fall in Northern Vermont - from Autumn festivals to walks, runs and rides that offer prime foliage viewing! Expand each month to view events.


September 16-19
FallFest at Smugglers' Notch.
Friday - Sunday. Join us at Smugglers for FallFest, a weekend of music, local food & drink, adventure, and celebration of northern Vermont culture!

The Green Mountain Championship. Thursday - Saturday. Smugglers' hosts the 4th Green Mountain Championship beginning Thursday, with Finals on Saturday. This 3-day event is a Disc Golf Pro Tour event and a PDGA A-Tier with over a $30,000 cash pro purse. The competition is sold out with 320 competitors. Spectators are welcome to come watch the action live. The final day will be full of dramatic displays of agility as players battle for over $50,000 in cash & prizes! It's all on the line as the top disc golf pros in the world compete for the GMC Trophy. After the GMC ends, the Pro Tour Championship begins!

Disc Golf Pro Tour Championship. Saturday - Sunday. On Saturday and Sunday, Smugglers' hosts the Pro Tour Championship. The Pro Tour is a point series comprised of five tournaments, the last being the GMC! The top 48 in the point series qualify for the exciting Pro Tour Championship. Come watch the best disc golfers on the planet who have qualified to compete for a top prize of $10,000. The exciting finals format is canít miss spectating!

New players and players that arenít in the event may play on our free Village 9 course, sign up for Disc Golf clinics that will be offered throughout the weekend. There also will be disc golf raffles and competitions.

September 16-18
British Invasion
. A weekend celebration and salute to the great British motorcar. Enjoy the cars and visit the market place! Festivities are at the Stowe Events Field just off of Route 108 north of Stowe Village. $15 for two-day general admission. Information: www.britishinvasion.com

Burlington Book Festival. "Three days of authorized activity"! Readings from famed authors, family events, demonstrations and workshops. Presentations held at venues in beautiful lakeside Burlington. Information: www.burlingtonbookfestival.com

September 17
38th 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. Farm animals and horse drawn hayrides. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $10/adults, $5/child, free to children under 2 and members. Information: shelburnefarms.org

September 17-18
Annual Harvest Festival at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits.

Celebrate the harvesting of the grapes at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits with an assortment of family-friendly fun for all ages! One of Vermont's first licensed wineries, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits crafts award-winning wines, artisan ciders, and cream liqueurs using sustainable agriculture and supporting local Vermont farms.

Live music each day by The Tenderbellies, a Burlington, Vermont-based string band that blends bluegrass, new grass, jazz and rock. Activities include winery tours, wine grape juice tasting (for all ages), delectables from local food vendors, and tractor-pulled hayrides. Don't miss the grape stomping! Festival takes place 10:00 am-6:00 pm Saturday & Sunday. Free parking and admission. For additional details, please visit boydenvalley.com

September 20
Talk Like a Pirate
... a day later! Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with tableside songs, jigs, and jokes by Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate on Tuesday, September 20th. Enter to win Friendly Pirate CDs. At the Morse Mountain Grille from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Note: TLAP is on September 19th, but Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate will be at sea until Tuesday, September 20th.

September 24 and 25
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!

September 28 - October 2
AppleFest at Smugglers' Notch Resort.
Celebrate a fall favorite - apples! Our second annual 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 diverse activities that include tastings of sweet and hard ciders that introduce the award-winning flavors of Vermont's cideries, apple storytime, and cider press demonstrations. Savor dining specials at Resort restaurants and samples of Vermont apple specialty foods at Smugglers' Country Store. An apple a day during Vermont autumn play! Read more about AppleFest

September 29-October 2
Lamoille County Players present "Deathtrap,"
a killer comedy-drama that is the longest running production on Broadway in the comedy-thriller genre. The play is filled with twists and turns surrounding the development of an on stage mystery. Be prepared to be kept guessing! In the historic Hyde Park Opera House. Information: www.lcplayers.com


October 1-2
Stowe Oktoberfest
. Stowe's Event Field on Route 108 is transformed into a Bavarian village complete with oompah bands, authentic German foods, freshly brewed Vermont beers, and face painting for the kids. Information: www.stoweoktoberfest.com

Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival. Demonstrations, wool and yarn sales, herding demos, animal barn, children's activities. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday. Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, Vermont. Information: www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com

October 5-22
Stowe Theatre Guild presents "The Rocky Horror Show."
Brad and Janet are an innocent young couple who run into some car trouble and decide to ask the inhabitants of a creepy castle for some help. Little do they know one of those inhabitants, Dr. Frank N. Furter, is bent on world domination and creating the perfect man. They are soon to be dragged into his unusual and nefarious plans in this campy and fun classic rock musical send-up of 1950s science fiction films. Featuring a rock soundtrack, this unique musical will both involve the audience (complete with prop bags!) and whip them into a frenzy. Information: 802-253-3961 or www.stowetheatre.com

October 6-9
Lamoille County Players present "Deathtrap,"
a killer comedy-drama that is the longest running production on Broadway in the comedy-thriller genre. The play is filled with twists and turns surrounding the development of an on stage mystery. Be prepared to be kept guessing! In the historic Hyde Park Opera House. Information: www.lcplayers.com

October 7-9
Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
. A short drive away through Smugglers' Notch Pass, 200 arts and crafts exhibitors offer shopping options for all interests - jewelry, home goods, decor, furniture, clothing, food, spirits, maple products, and so much more! Topnotch Field, 3420 Mountain Road (Route 108); watch for the big tent. Information: www.craftproducers.com


November 18-20
The Vermont Handcrafters' Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show. This showcase of fine art and crafts produced by our state's talented artisans is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington. Friday 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Information: www.vermonthandcrafters.com

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