Events for February 24, 2019
Events for February 24, 2019
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until January 5, 2020
Rooted in the traditions of American craft cooking, The Copper Grouse serves authentic local fare. Their inspired menus elevate culinary comfort with locally sourced, flavorful ingredients, punctuated by artisan spirits and a generous beer and wine list. Genuinely warm and attentive service pair with the space’s open-exhibition kitchen and convivial, community dining area for a textured, spirited experience that’s all at once familiar and inimitable. Go for Sunday brunch and #getgroused to cap off the weekend.
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.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Jon Mowry to lead this five-part woodworking course. This workshop will provide an introduction to woodworking using both machinery and hand tools. We will explore some of the properties of wood along with basic principles of design and furniture construction. Participants will complete a small project of their choosing. Class will meet Sundays, February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24. Preregistration is required and costs $200 for the five-session course, which includes all materials. For more information or to register, please call our office 802-867-0111 or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org.
Join us in welcoming back to Northshire Pam Houston whose new book Deep Creek delivers her most profound meditations yet on how "to live simultaneously inside the wonder and the grief…to love the damaged world and do what I can to help it thrive" in essays as lucid and invigorating as mountain air. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her century-old barn and all its inhabitants. Through her travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska, she explores what ties her to the earth, the ranch most of all. Alongside her devoted Irish wolfhounds and a spirited troupe of horses, donkeys, and Icelandic sheep, the ranch becomes Houston's sanctuary, a place where she discovers how the natural world has mothered and healed her after a childhood of horrific parental abuse and neglect. Pam Houston is the author of the novels Contents May Have Shifted and Sight Hound, the short story collections Cowboys Are My Weakness and....