Events for February 23, 2019
Events for February 23, 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.
The historian Rick Winston explores the forgotten history of Vermont during the anti-communist red scare: a high-profile academic firing, left-leaning summer residents, courageous newspaper editors, and a conservative senator who helped take down McCarthy. What happened in Vermont when the anti-Communist fear known as the "Red Scare" swept the country? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Rick Winston explores some forgotten history as we see how a small, rural "rock-ribbed Republican" state with a historically libertarian streak handled the hysteria of the time. Far from the klieg lights of Washington D.C., Hollywood, and New York City, the Green Mountain state challenged the national narrative with its own fascinating stories. Here are nine of the most gripping dramas played out in Vermont during "scoundrel time," including a high-profile academic firing, controversies involving left-leaning summer residents, courageous newspaper editors who spoke out against McCarthy's tactics, and a conservative senator who helped take down Joseph McCarthy. Now, as our country again experiences a political atmosphere charged with intolerance, condemnation, and widespread falsehoods, this book could not be more timely. “Rick Winston’s book sheds a new light on a dark chapter in American history. We are introduced to leaders who deserve their place....
Join us on Saturday, February 23rd as we welcome the Reel Rock 13 Film Tour to Stratton Mountain School. Founded in 2006 by filmmakers Josh Lowell (Big UP Productions) and Peter Mortimer (Sender Films), the Reel Rock Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of the year to live audiences throughout the world. The film tour is the definitive annual event for climbing communities globally.