Events for January 26, 2019
Events for January 26, 2019
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 4, 2020
SCULPTURE TOUR AND SYMPOSIUM WITH THE MUSEUM OF CREATIVE PROCESS WEDNESDAYS AT 5:30 - 7:00 AND SATURDAYS, 10-11:30AM Join Museum Curator, Dr. Albert Levis for a fascinating talk about the integration of the arts and sciences. Explore a guided tour through one of the four exhibits of the Museum of the Creative Process and learn how creativity is the universal language of conflict resolution.
An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 25, 2019
This 2 1/2- hour tour is designed for those who only have a few days to spend and would like to discover what makes the area so special. The tour is best for those who are not familiar with Manchester and surrounds. Visit beautiful vistas, an international woodworking facility, the oldest abandoned marble quarry in the U.S., quintessential VT villages, a 5-star historic inn and more! Other interesting destinations depend on weather conditions for any given day. You will learn interesting facts, stories and history while traveling the country backroads in a 10 -passenger tour vehicle. (4 -passenger SUV for smaller groups). Advance Reservations Necessary by calling 802-362-4997! $35 pp.; 1PM - 3:15PM.
SNOW QUEEN Performance Missoula Children’s Theatre and the Dorset Players will present THE SNOW QUEEN on Saturday, January 26 at 2 and 7 pm at the Dorset Playhouse. Although set in a “land of colored ice,” this classic tale will warm your heart in its illustrative retelling by a group of fun-loving, imaginative hobgoblins. As they depict the journey of a young girl and her quest to find her best friend, you may just find yourself believing in malevolent mirrors, yetis, talking reindeer, and snow chickens! Blizzards can come at any moment, so strap on some snowshoes and get ready to discover what it takes to overcome chilling obstacles, keep resilience alive, and melt down the Snow Queen’s icy wall. Tickets are: Adult: $15, Youth: $8 (6-18) and Children 5 and under Free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available online at Dorsetplayers.org and at the box office. The Missoula Children's Theatre residency is brought to you by The Dorset Players with support from The Berkshire Bank, The Vermont Country Store and Sheila Childs. We would also like to thank The Stewart’s Shops for their generous grant. For more information, contact The Dorset Players Business Office, Monday-Friday, 10-2, by phone (802-867-5570)....
Northshire Bookstore and Vermont Works for Women are thrilled to bring Stephanie Land, the author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive to Manchester where she will be interviewed live by Jennifer Oldham, the executive director of Vermont Works for Women. This event is free and open to the public! Stephanie Land worked for years as a maid, pulling long hours while struggling as a single mom to keep a roof over her daughter's head. In Maid, she reveals the dark truth of what it takes to survive and thrive in today's inequitable society. "We need more books like Maid, with the view from behind the fridge and under the couch. Stephanie Land has something to teach us about both sides of the inequality divide. Neither is what you are expecting." —from the forward by Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed Journalist Stephanie Land's work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Vox, Salon, and many other outlets. She focuses on social and economic justice as a writing fellow through both the Center for Community Change and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.
Jennifer Jasper, Kate Whitehall and the Better Bennington Corporation with co-sponsor Oldcastle Theatre presents: Family Affair—Cabaret served up family-style Hosted by Jennifer Jasper January 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington, VT Tickets are $10 cash at the door. Adults age 16 and up. Not suitable for children. For more information please go to https://www.facebook.com/FamilyAffairCabaret or jenniferjasper.com Love them or hate them…they’re your family. Storytellers, dancers, writers, musicians and artists share their hilarious, twisted and ultimately relatable familial skeletons in their own unique way. During the show we pass a bucket to raise money for a local organization that helps our community “family.” This performance benefits The Kitchen Cupboard in Bennington. A portion of the ticket sales also goes into the bucket. An amazing night that brings people together and leaves audience talking about their own crazy families. Please note that the show is for adults ages 16 and up. Not suitable for children.