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Vermont Open Studio Weekend Oct. 1 & 2

Vermont Open Studio Weekend Oct. 1 & 2

Vermont Open Studio Weekend offers visitors and collectors the opportunity to plan a tour that brings them through the small towns of Vermont to more than 100 studios where they can purchase beautiful objects and talk with the artist. Studios are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. […]

FOLA continues Robin Williams film series Oct. 1 with 'Good Morning Vietnam'

FOLA continues Robin Williams film series Oct. 1 with ‘Good Morning Vietnam’

Friends of Ludlow Auditorium will continue its three-part series of films showcasing the comedic and dramatic talents of Robin Williams at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 with the screening of Good Morning Vietnam. All events will take place in Heald Auditorium, which is located on the second floor of the Ludlow Town Hall, 37 Depot St. […]

Inaugural Vermont Prize winner to speak on contemporary art

Inaugural Vermont Prize winner to speak on contemporary art

Will Kasso Condry, a Brandon-based visual artist and the winner of the Vermont Prize, will be the speaker at Currently Speaking, a new series of talks on contemporary art topics. The presentation begins at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at The Current, 90 Pond St., Stowe. The Vermont Prize is a collaborative initiative of […]

Crowdsourced Cinema film 'Star Wars: A New Hope' Sept. 30 at Manchester Community Library

Crowdsourced Cinema film ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ Sept. 30 at Manchester Community Library

Enjoy an evening of film fun, geek glam, green screen photo ops and food from a galaxy far, far away to help celebrate Star Wars the crowdsourced way on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center. All ages are welcome. The festivities begin at 5 p.m., and the film […]

Bonnie's Bundles offers free fabric and treats Sept. 17 & 18

Bonnie’s Bundles offers free fabric and treats Sept. 17 & 18

Chester doll artist Bonnie Watters will not be on the Chester Green this year for the annual Fall Festival. However, the shop, which is located at 250 North St. in the Stone Village, will be open for visitors Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18. The old-fashioned calico fabrics that were central to Watters’ dolls have […]

FOLA begins Robin Williams film series Sept. 17 with 'Moscow on the Hudson'

FOLA begins Robin Williams film series Sept. 17 with ‘Moscow on the Hudson’

Friends of Ludlow Auditorium will begin its three-part series of films showcasing the comedic and dramatic talents of Robin Williams on Saturday, Sept. 17 with the screening of the comedic hit Moscow on the Hudson. All events will take place in Heald Auditorium, which is located on the second floor of the Ludlow Town Hall, 37 Depot […]

Bidi Dworkin Jazz Trio to perform on Sept. 3

Bidi Dworkin Jazz Trio to perform on Sept. 3

Wilder Memorial Library, 24 Lawrence Hill Road, Weston, will host the Bidi Dworkin Jazz Trio concert from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3. All ages are welcome at this free outdoor concert. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic blankets or chairs for seating on the grass. The Bidi Dworkin Jazz Trio is composed of Bidi Dworkin, […]

Weston's nostalgic 'Steel Magnolias:' a slow start, a rousing finish

Weston’s nostalgic ‘Steel Magnolias:’ a slow start, a rousing finish

By Bob Behr ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC As if a time capsule had plopped down on Weston’s Village Green — suddenly, it’s the 1980s in Louisiana and we’re in a small-town beauty salon, complete with a wallphone, boombox, Mr. Coffee, helmet hairdryers, and lots and lots of hairspray. Contemporary audiences might need to work hard […]

Flute-harp duo closes out Weston concert series

Flute-harp duo closes out Weston concert series

The Sundays on the Hill Concert Series wraps up with a talented flute and harp duo at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Weston Community Church, 37 Lawrence Hill Road. Vermont Symphony Orchestra flutist Anne Janson, who teaches at the University of Vermont and Middlebury College, and Rebecca Kauffman, a Burlington-based musician who is […]

Hitchcock’s 'The Lodger' highlights FOLA’s annual Silent Movie Festival

Hitchcock’s ‘The Lodger’ highlights FOLA’s annual Silent Movie Festival

Alfred Hitchcock began filming his mysteries during the heyday of the silent movie era. His greatest silent movie thriller, The Lodger, will be the featured film at Friends of Ludlow Auditorium’s annual Silent Movie Festival. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Ludlow Town Hall’s Heald Auditorium, 37 South Depot St. […]

Better Days Band closes out Chester Summer Music Series

Better Days Band closes out Chester Summer Music Series

The Chester Summer Music Series wraps up with The Better Days Band at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester. The Better Days Band plays classic rock and R&B hits, sprinkled with many rare B-side gems from “back in the day.” Their unique arrangements mix […]

Neighborhood Connections fund-raiser features Wunderle's Big Top Adventures

Neighborhood Connections fund-raiser features Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures

Neighborhood Connections is bringing Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures to Flood Brook School, 91 VT Route 11, Londonderry, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. Proceeds will benefit the social services agency. With interactive circus fun and entertainment for the entire family, the Mountain Town Circus includes two circus shows, circus workshops and face painting. In […]

Vermont Public launches Made Here Fund

Vermont Public launches Made Here Fund Inititative to 'pass the mic' to Vermont storytellers

Vermont Public — the new name for the joint radio and television system — has launched the Made Here Fund, an initiative to broaden and diversify Vermont storytelling and support content creators. Storytellers from across the state are invited to apply for special funding for a wide range of projects and formats, including documentary storytelling, […]

International String Trio returns to Weston on Aug. 14

International String Trio returns to Weston on Aug. 14

The Sundays on the Hill Concert Series welcomes back The International String Trio on Aug. 14. All concerts are held at 4 p.m. in the Weston Community Church, 37 Lawrence Hill Road. The International String Trio was founded in 1999 by its musical director and guitarist, Slava Tolstoy. Over the last 10 years the group […]

The Gully Boys wrap up Proctorsville summer concert series on Aug. 10

The Gully Boys wrap up Proctorsville summer concert series on Aug. 10

The Town of Cavendish welcomes The Gully Boys as the final act of its Wednesday evening summer concerts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. The Gully Boys are a professional Green Mountain rock/jam band. They present an amalgamation of style, sound and personality that makes them unique, but with […]

Bluegrass music comes to Chester on Aug. 4

Bluegrass music comes to Chester on Aug. 4

The Chester Summer Music Series continues at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester with the Vermont Bluegrass Pioneers. The Pioneers are led by two legendary central Vermont musicians: Banjo Dan Lindner from Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plowboys and Danny Coane from […]

'Hair:' A new Age of Aquarius dawns at Weston Theater

‘Hair:’ A new Age of Aquarius dawns at Weston Theater

By Bob Behr ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC For the first time in many months, the Weston Theater Company has opened the doors of the historic playhouse overlooking the village green. It’s a new beginning for the lovely old playhouse, and the iconic ’60s musical Hair is a perfect choice to celebrate the occasion. Hair is […]

Jes Raymond of Beecharmer

Acoustic duo Beecharmer comes to Proctorsville on Aug. 3

The Town of Cavendish welcomes Vermont-based troubadours Beecharmer to its continuing series of Wednesday evening concerts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 3 at Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. Beecharmer is Jes Raymond and Ben Kogan, an acoustic duo from Wilder. They have distilled years of international touring into a sound that is part festival and part […]

Auditions set for 'Sweet Delilah Swim Club'

Auditions set for ‘Sweet Delilah Swim Club’

The Springfield Community Players will hold auditions for  The Sweet Delilah Swim Club from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7 and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. The cast is five women whose friendship began on their college swim team. Since graduation, they meet for a long weekend every August […]

Larkspurs bring folk, rock to Chester on July 28

Larkspurs bring folk, rock to Chester on July 28

The Chester Summer Music Series continues at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester. The Larkspurs are a Burlington- and Montpelier-based trio. Liz Beatty, Django Soulo and D. Davis spontaneously came together in August of 2018 performing impromptu harmonies, emotional vocals and otherworldly guitar solos. They […]