Events for November 3, 2018
Events for November 3, 2018
Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Fall Member Show Inside Out includes the work of SVAC’s artist members who represent a variety of styles and mediums: abstract, portrait, and landscape painters alongside photographers, sculptors, and other creators. There’s something for every taste, and all artwork is for sale. Free & open to the public. Suggested donation $5. The Arts Center is closed Mondays. Photo Credit: Terry Findeisen, Portrait of a Conversation, watercolor on paper
Come dressed as your favorite superhero! This race benefits the Client Wellness Fund at United Counseling Service. Wellness activities can help individuals focus, overcome obstacles, get along with others and even fight off illness. Wellness programs are broad and can include physical fitness, seminars, workshops, classes, field trips, artistic endeavors such as trips to museums and a wide array of activities that promote overall well-being for our clients. Race Fees: Adult $35 Students $20 UCS Staff $20 UCS Client $10 Children under 12 FREE Shirts will be guaranteed to those who register by October 1, 2018. For more information call 802.442.5491 X313.
Calling all animal lovers! Working from a digital photo of your favorite pet’s face, you will learn how to paint an acrylic portrait that you and your four-legged (or two- legged) friend will cherish for years to come. Please send a digital photo of your pet to firstname.lastname@example.org before the first class. This will be digitally adjusted to make your process of painting easy and fun! Registration is $60 and includes all materials. Bring a bag lunch. For more information or to register, please call (802) 867-0111 or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org.
Join us for a special kids' story time event with Vermont author Erin Rounds presenting her two books--Charlotte's Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer's Field and her brand new volume, Where's Winter? Where's Winter? tells the story of Bear who wakes up from hibernation only to find that winter never came. The air is warm, but unlike in spring, there are no blooming flowers, no honeybess making honey, and no berries or nuts to eat. Where's Winter? asks children what they can do to help Bear and our planet by making personal changes to help stop global warming. A fun, inspiring book for ages six to ten. Erin's first book Charlotte's Bones: In 1849, a crew building a railroad through Charlotte, Vermont, dug up strange and beautiful bones in a farmer’s field. A local naturalist asked Louis Agassiz to help identify them, and the famous scientist concluded that the bones belonged to a beluga whale. But how could a whale’s skeleton have been buried so far from the ocean? The answer—that Lake Champlain had once been an arm of the sea—encouraged radical new thinking about geological time scales and animal evolution. Charlotte’s Bones is a haunting, science-based reconstruction of....
Join us at Northshire Bookstore for New Yorker cartoonist Ed Koren presenting his new book Koren In The Wild, a collection of his cartoons with a preface by Howard Norman and an appreciation by Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s. Edward Koren has long been associated with the The New Yorker magazine, where he has published over 1100 cartoons, as well as numerous covers and illustrations. In 2007, he received The Vermont Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and served a three-year term as Vermont’s second Cartoonist Laureate.
The Wilburton Inn is a historic 1902 Tudor mansion high on a hill – a perfect setting for an Agatha Christie mystery or a real life game of Clue. Georgette Levis, sister of Tony-award winning playwright, Wendy Wasserstein began the tradition of writing original murder mysteries. Her daughter Tajlei Levis, an accomplished New York City playwright and lyricist, continues the tradition using the Wilburton’s rich history as backdrop for each year’s original mysteries. Pack your inner Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple and dress up in Hollywood style glamour. Gather in the living room to meet the colorful cast of suspects. Follow the interactive drama from the Billiard Room to the Dining Rooms. Dinner, dancing, drama and dessert. Prizes are awarded for best sleuthing and most festive costumes. It’s a weekend and dinner party to die for. Getaway with murder.... at the Wilburton Inn. Two night lodging package begins at $195/night plus $60 discounted tickets.