Vermont Reads: Latino Journeys to Vermont and Beyond

Vermont Reads: Latino Journeys to Vermont and Beyond

The journeys of Latino migrant farmworkers to Vermont are part of a larger and longer story of Latino migrants coming to the region in search of work. Exploring this history will help to better understand the causes of migration and the reasons people leave their...
The Shires Holiday Inn Tours

The Shires Holiday Inn Tours

Continuing over a three decade’s long tradition, The Shires of Southwestern Vermont’s Holiday Inn Tours, coordinated by the Manchester Business Association & The Shires of Southwestern Vermont, invites you to join us on Saturday, December 3 and/or Saturday,...
The Shires Holiday Inn Tours

The Shires Holiday Inn Tours

Continuing over a three decade’s long tradition, The Shires of Southwestern Vermont’s Holiday Inn Tours, coordinated by the Manchester Business Association & The Shires of Southwestern Vermont, invites you to join us on Saturday, December 3 and/or Saturday,...
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Giant Map

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Giant Map

The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum has one of the coolest learning experiences a STEM teacher could ask for – a GIANT map of Lake Champlain. This monstrous map measures 35’ x 25’ and is designed to be a spatial and geographical learning tool. And it’s coming to...
Virtual Walking Tour: Main Street, Manchester Center

Virtual Walking Tour: Main Street, Manchester Center

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this virtual walking tour of Main Street in Manchester. Along the west branch of the Battenkill River stretches Main Street in Manchester...
Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village

Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this virtual walking tour of Manchester Village. The 1961 Bicentennial marker at the foot of the Soldier’s Memorial in the Village reads: “This...
The Norcross-West Marble Company

The Norcross-West Marble Company

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this talk about the Norcross-West Marble Company, which was formed by Orlando W. Norcross of Worcester, MA and Spafford H. West of Dorset, VT...

The Graveyards of Hebron, NY

The small farming town of Hebron, NY has over thirty-five cemeteries, many over 200 years in existence, and some with gravestones dating a generation before the American Revolution. Gravesites include as few as two or three family headstones, others still active with...
The Railroads of Manchester

The Railroads of Manchester

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this talk about the history of the Manchester railroads. Local historian G. Murray Campbell wrote in 1961: “There was a time when echoes of the...

Classic Car Cruise-In

If you have a classic car you’d like to show off, please join us Sunday, June 27 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Come, park, raise your hood and sit back while residents and the public walk around and appreciate your vehicle. In addition to the classic cars, we will...

The Great Rebellion—Bennington in the Civil War

“The Great Rebellion—Bennington in the Civil War” November 11 • 2 pm & 7:30 pm Bennington Performing Arts Center 331 Main St., Bennington Tickets: $15, bpacvt.org/tickets Bennington Performing Arts Center presents “The Great Rebellion—Bennington in the Civil War,”...

RBG vigil

We are coming together to honor the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, one of the most influential and well-loved Supreme Court Justices in U.S. history. There will be a candlelight vigil to honor RBG – Ruth Bader Ginsberg – near the Roundabout in the middle...

Manchester Memories: Mike Powers

Eighth-generation Vermonter, lifelong Manchester resident, and businessman Mike Powers will share stories about the people, places, businesses, and organizations of Manchester’s...

Be Natural

The Sparkle Barn is pleased to announce that it will host the first Vermont screenings of the award winning documentary – Be Natural, on Friday, March 20th and 27th both events will begin at 7pm. Women’s History month is the perfect time to come enjoy this...
The Pullman Porter Legacy – Lessons for Today

The Pullman Porter Legacy – Lessons for Today

Celebrate Black History Month, February 16, 2-4:30. Hildene proudly presents: “The Pullman Porter Legacy – Lessons for Today” with best-selling author, Larry Tye. Admission includes talk, reception, book signing “Rising from the Rails”, and “Many Voices”...

Community Movie Day

On February 27, from 1-3 pm and again from 6:30-8:30 pm, view a free screening of the 2019 biopic about the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and...

Vermont Trivia Night

Enjoy a fun night of Vermont trivia at the Library. You and your team of up to four people will compete for prizes and test your knowledge of the Green Mountain State as well as local trivia. There will be six rounds of questions, with one round devoted to Manchester...

Maplefest 2020

Maplefest 2020 literally takes place all over Poultney! Sugarbear supervises all the events. 5-K Fun Run at Poultney High School, Pancake Breakfast at the Poultney Methodist Church, Official Tree Tapping and crowning of the Maple Prince and Princess, chosen through an...

Art History Lecture: Reinventing the Family Home

Middlebury College professor Erin Sassin examines how American reformers and homeowners have, in pursuit of “the simple life,” attempted to reinvent the form and idea of the single-family home, from farmhouses and communal experiments to the current tiny house...

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