Events for February 22, 2019
Events for February 22, 2019
The 12th annual Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures Circus Camp will again be held at Maple Street School February 18-22, from 9:00 – 3:00 daily, and is open to all K – 8th grade students. Participants will receive world-class circus instruction from founder, Troy Wunderle, Artistic Director of the nationally renowned Circus Smirkus and Director of Clowning for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Students will work with a variety of circus equipment, and will hone their juggling, balancing, unicycling, and clowning skills in a fun and supportive environment. For more information, or to reserve your child’s spot today, call Jeff Barclay at Maple Street School: 802.362.7137, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Circus Camp will fill up quickly! Don’t delay, register today!
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.
An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 3, 2020
INNKEEPERS WELCOME PARTY EVERY FRIDAY 6 - 7PM All Wilburton Inn and vacation home guests are invited to the Wilburton Inn mansion to meet the Levis family innkeepers and mingle with the other guests. Please join us for refreshments and a warm welcome to begin your Vermont vacation.
An extraordinary, exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race–in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way–in twelve telltale, connected, deeply personal essays that explore, up-close, the complexities and paradoxes, the haunting memories and ambushing realities of growing up black in the South with a family name inherited from a white man, of getting a PhD from Yale, of marrying a white man from the North, of adopting two babies from Ethiopia, of teaching at a white college and living in America’s New England today. “I am black–and brown, too,” writes Emily Bernard. “Brown is the body I was born into. Black is the body of the stories I tell.” And the storytelling, and the mystery of Bernard’s storytelling, of getting to the truth, begins with a stabbing in a New England college town. Bernard writes how, when she was a graduate student at Yale, she walked into a coffee shop and, along with six other people, was randomly attacked by a stranger with a knife (“I remember making the decision not to let the oddness of this stranger bother me”). “I was not stabbed because I was black,” she writes (the attacker was white), “but I have always viewed....