Events for June 27, 2019
Events for June 27, 2019
In partnership with Yoga Alliance-endorsed, NYC-based Bliss. Beauty. Balance, The Equinox is giving women a forum to come together and celebrate each other during a full-day wellness experience, with option to extend through the weekend. The wellness workshop will feature yoga and meditation sessions, healthy meals and cooking classes with Executive Chef Daniel Black, and a guided hike on the Equinox’s Preservation Trust. Day Packages start at $119 per person, and overnight packages start at $179. Contact Jill Vallo for reservations: 802-362-7822.
Beethoven’s Opus 13 piano sonata, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique, was written in 1798, when the composer was 27 years old. It has remained one of his most celebrated compositions. Composer Erik Nielsen will help us explore this piece, along with Beethoven’s Opus 18 #4 string quartet, and Tchaikovsky’s sextet for strings Souvenir de Florence as a prelude to Taconic Music’s June 30th concert. Recorded excerpts from the sonata will be played. In addition, two movements of the Beethoven quartet will be performed by the Indianapolis Quartet, and Ariel Rudiakov (viola) and Thomas Landschoot (cello) will play a movement of Tchaikovsky. Erik Nielsen’s compositional catalog includes works of chorus, orchestra, wind ensemble, solo instruments, chamber music of many configurations, and works for dance, film and electronic music. His works have been performed all over the world by ensembles including the National Symphony Orchestra; the Killington and Manchester Chamber Players; Bread and Puppet Theater; the Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble; Vermont Opera Theater, Vermont Symphony; and others.
Whether it’s just-picked produce, yummy baked goods, melt-in-your-mouth meats and cheeses or unique crafts and beauty products you’re after, you’ll find them—and lots more—at the Manchester Farmers Market, held rain or shine every Thursday through October 3, 2019 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Adams Park, located on Main Street (7A) at the corner of Center Hill Road in Manchester Center. As a weekday market, there is ample parking in the Gringo Jack’s lot across the street and on surrounding streets. The Manchester Farmers Market accepts credit and debit cards, EBT and Farm to Family coupons. The Manchester Farmers Market is producer-only, meaning that every one of the more than 30 vendors must have had a direct hand in making the food or crafts they sell. Always a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, the market also features outstanding live music each week. The market is also a family favorite for its special kids’ programs. Art Farm, a supervised tent where children make free agriculture-inspired crafts will run from June 27 through August 29. Another favorite is PoP Club, which stands for Power of Produce. Each week during July, kids ages 5-12 receive a free coupon worth $2 to....
Written by Norton Juster and Sheldon Harnick. Music by Arnold Black. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Directed by Piper Goodeve. Protagonist Milo is completely, terribly, and persistently bored. Not even his favorite toys can capture his attention for more than a moment. All hope seems lost until he stumbles upon a mysterious package. Suddenly, he is transported to the Land of Wisdom, where life is anything but boring. Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161 $20 for adults. $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
Join MMF to celebrate 45 years of bringing world-class chamber music to Southern Vermont. This kickoff to the season will feature a performance by Grammy Award-nominee and MMF Artistic Director Adam Neiman, followed by drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Space for this event is limited; tickets must be purchased in advance.
Written by Tom Jones. Music by Harvey Schmidt. Directed by Susanna Gellert. The longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks invites the audience to use their imagination to create a world of moonlight, magic, and memory. This charming and funny fable tells the story of a boy, a girl, their two fathers, and the wall that keeps them apart. Reality collides with romance as the young couple falls in love, grows apart, and finds their way back to each other after the September rains. Curtain Times Tuesday – Saturday Evenings at 7:30 pm Wednesday & Saturday Matinees at 2:00 pm Sunday Matinees at 3:00 pm Details Weston Playhouse, 12 Park Street, Weston, VT 05161 $45-69. Does not include sales tax and fees.