Stratton Fire Tower

Stratton Fire Tower

For 50 years Hugh and Jeanne Joudry kept watch over Vermont’s Stratton Mountain working as fire lookouts. Come listen to the tales of the Fire Tower and the various adventures on the mountain and how their position shifted from watching for possible blazes to greeting...
Photography Online: Beginner 1

Photography Online: Beginner 1

INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS THURSDAYS, JANUARY 4–JANUARY 25 (MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6–7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ Isn’t it time to get the most out of your DSLR or mirrorless camera? Take your camera out of automatic mode and...
Photography Online: Beginner 1

Photography Online: Beginner 1

INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS THURSDAYS, JANUARY 4–JANUARY 25 (MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6–7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ Isn’t it time to get the most out of your DSLR or mirrorless camera? Take your camera out of automatic mode and...
Photography Online: Beginner 1

Photography Online: Beginner 1

INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS THURSDAYS, JANUARY 4–JANUARY 25 (MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6–7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ Isn’t it time to get the most out of your DSLR or mirrorless camera? Take your camera out of automatic mode and...
Photography Online: Beginner 1

Photography Online: Beginner 1

INSTRUCTOR: THOM WILLIAMS THURSDAYS, JANUARY 4–JANUARY 25 (MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR 4 WEEKS) 6–7:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $70; Non-member: $85 Ages: 16+ Isn’t it time to get the most out of your DSLR or mirrorless camera? Take your camera out of automatic mode and...
Game On: Winter Break Camp

Game On: Winter Break Camp

INSTRUCTOR: LEE WILLIAMS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26–FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29 (4 DAYS) 9 A.M.–3 P.M. SVAC Member: $185; Non-member: $230 Ages 6–14 Put down your Nintendo! It’s time to go Old Skool! Design, invent, create your own games each morning and play with them each...

Bill McKibben to speak in Manchester at SVAC

Vermont Climate Leaders to Speak at ‘Empower VT’ Event MANCHESTER, VT — Bill McKibben, Vermont’s renowned climate activist and founder of the world-wide group 350.org, will speak at the Southern Vermont Arts Center on Sunday, October 1st, at 11:30 AM. He will be...
Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike

Join area students at the Factory Point Town Green in Manchester on Friday, September 15, at 12:30 PM to participate in the Global Climate Strike. The idea originated with Greta Thunberg’s group Fridays for Future, who demanded a reduction of carbon emissions to...
Book Release Celebration: Text Appeal by Amber Roberts

Book Release Celebration: Text Appeal by Amber Roberts

Join local author Amber Roberts at the Text Appeal book launch event at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, Vermont! Authors Amber Roberts and Audrey Ruoff will chat about the Burlington, Vermont-set novel Text Appeal, favorite book tropes, and all things romance at...
INNcredible Retreat for Women

INNcredible Retreat for Women

Welcome to summer camp for INNcredible women who are ready to live their legend! Melissa Levis leads a 3 night retreat at The Wilburton in Manchester Vermont that inspires women to fall INN love with themselves. We are all born INNcredible, but we forget. We often...
Farm Dinner Series

Farm Dinner Series

Our Farm Dinner Series, hosted once a month from June through October, are seasonal communal style dinners that celebrate the bounty from our market garden, and local Vermont community food producers and makers. Dinners will be hosted on June 14, July 5, August 2,...
Farm Dinner Series

Farm Dinner Series – Grange at Hill Farm

Our Farm Dinner Series, hosted once a month from June through October, are seasonal communal style dinners that celebrate the bounty from our market garden, and local Vermont community food producers and makers. Dinners will be hosted on June 14, July 5, August 2,...
Farm Dinner Series

Farm Dinner Series – Grange at Hill Farm

Our Farm Dinner Series, hosted once a month from June through October, are seasonal communal style dinners that celebrate the bounty from our market garden, and local Vermont community food producers and makers. Dinners will be hosted on June 14, July 5, August 2,...
SVAC Opening Reception: “The Red Dress”

SVAC Opening Reception: “The Red Dress”

Join us for the opening reception for “The Red Dress” exhibition in SVAC’s Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum on Saturday, July 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. 13 YEARS. 50 COUNTRIES. 374 CONTRIBUTORS. MILLIONS OF STITCHES. 1 RED DRESS. The Red Dress project,...
A Showcase of Local Support Systems for Aging in Place

A Showcase of Local Support Systems for Aging in Place

Are you curious about what different organizations in our local communities work to support our elderly residents?  Do you have time to give and would like to volunteer?  Come to the Manchester Community Library on Saturday, May 27th from 10am.  Meet representatives...
The Little School’s Black Fly Ball Fundraiser

The Little School’s Black Fly Ball Fundraiser

Join the Little School’s annual Black Fly Ball fundraiser on May 26th for a fun evening to kick off the first weekend of summer. It is a wonderful community event for all with food, live music, and beverages. We have a large live and silent auction as our...

All Community Easter Sunrise Service

The annual Manchester Area Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held rain or shine on Sunday, April 9th at 6:30am at the Dormy Grill on Union Street, adjacent to the Equinox Hotel golf course. “A Terrified Joy” will be the Easter message brought by the Rev. Bill...
Easter Brunch at the Chop House

Easter Brunch at the Chop House

Enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends from our a la carte Easter Brunch menu at the Chop House in the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa from 10am – 3pm on Sunday, April 9. Visit with the Easter Bunny and don’t forget to bring your own camera for a...
Maxine Linehan: “One: The Songs Of U2”

Maxine Linehan: “One: The Songs Of U2”

Back by popular demand! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with international concert and recording artist Maxine Linehan. A very special benefit for Red Fox Community School at the Southern Vermont Art Center’s Arkell Pavilion. Maxine Linehan has performed for...
Community Conversation

Community Conversation

Calling all nonprofits! Manchester Community Library invites you and your organization to join us at Community Conversation, an event designed to benefit nonprofits in Southwestern Vermont. Community Conversation will provide a forum for discussion and exchange...

Anti-Semitism Forum, A History

Christian Anti-Semitism-From Antiquity to Present Day “Come let us reason together” Jewish-Christian Conversations – A Forum Series sponsored by Israel Congregation, First Congregational Church of Manchester, and The Interfaith Council of Northshire We are...
Painting The Winter Landscape In Watercolor (Online)

Painting The Winter Landscape In Watercolor (Online)

INSTRUCTOR: ROBERT O’BRIEN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 AND SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. SVAC Member: $99; Non-Member: $125 Ages 16+ Join award-winning watercolorist Robert O’Brien, AWS, NWS, via Zoom to explore the winter landscape – from the warmth of...
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Ballet Center at Manchester presents The Nutcracker at the Dorset Playhouse on December 17th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are sold at The Mountain Goat in Manchester, or call Marilyn,...
A Killing Couple

A Killing Couple

Award winning mystery author S. Lee Manning and debut author J.B. Manning discuss not just their very different thrillers, their writing processes, and why they write what they write, but also how their writing affects their marriage and how their marriage affects...
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...
Winter Bazaar

Winter Bazaar

The month of December is a month of celebration for many people and the Manchester Community Library would like to help ring in the holiday season. On December 3rd from 10 am to 4pm The Garden Club of Manchester presents a Winter Bazaar at the Library. Beautiful...
Booktoberfest

Booktoberfest

Join the festivities! This Friday, the MCL will be celebrating Vermont-made brews by local brewers, served right in your Library. The evening will also feature a Library scavenger hunt and book-themed games for the whole family to enjoy. This event is presented at the...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
The Check Mates

The Check Mates

Do you like to play chess? Would you like to find people to play with on a regular basis? If you answered “yes” to these questions, come join us at the Library for an intergenerational chess club on Thursdays at...
Medicare Fraud: It’s Enough to Make You Sick

Medicare Fraud: It’s Enough to Make You Sick

Welcome Elliott Greenblott back to The Manchester Community Library for the third installment of his Fraud Watch series – this time taking a hard look at Medicare Fraud. Annually, 65 billion dollars is lost to Medicare Fraud that could be applied to extended...
Sage City Symphony to present Fall Concert November 14

Sage City Symphony to present Fall Concert November 14

Bennington, VT — After a hiatus of more than a year due to the pandemic, on Sunday, November 14, at 4:00 p.m. Sage City Symphony will present a Fall Concert at Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College. Admission is free and open to all....

Blues, Brews and BBQ at Stratton Mountain

The event that has it all, Blues, Brews & BBQ. Join us in the main base area to listen to live Blues music while sampling local Vermont beers, ales, lagers and ciders. Stratton’s team of talented chefs will be firing up the grills and preparing the best...
Stratton Foundation Annual Charity Golf Outing

Stratton Foundation Annual Charity Golf Outing

The Stratton Foundation invites you to participate in a very special golf outing. Come out for a golf tournament where the goal is to score high for the local community. The Stratton Foundation’s annual charity golf outing is an event to inspire fun among the...
HarvestFest Weekend at Stratton Mountain

HarvestFest Weekend at Stratton Mountain

When Vermont’s leaves burst into vibrant color, Stratton’s Harvest Fest brings flannels and Fall cheer to the Village with endless family fun. Enjoy live music, scenic lift rides, peak fall foliage, and delicious food options along with the season finale of...
Forged from Fire: The History and Future of Glass

Forged from Fire: The History and Future of Glass

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Anne Corso, Executive Director at Southern Vermont Arts Center, to talk about the art of glass. Inspired by this summer’s exhibition 2021˚ F: 10th Anniversary of the Vermont Glass Guild at SVAC, Corso...
SPIN DOCTORS

SPIN DOCTORS

Pick yourself up a “Pocket Full of Kryptonite” at Stratton this summer as The Spin Doctors play in the return to live music and the first show of the 2021 Stratton Mountain Music series. A staple of the ’90s music scene with six albums including 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...

Young Artists Concert

Join Manchester Music Festival on Sunday, August 1, 2021, for a chamber music concert featuring the rising stars of our Young Artists Program performing works by Mozart, Brahms, Dohnányi, and Medtner. Matinee performance at 11:00 am and evening performance at 5:00 pm....

Young Artists Concert

Join Manchester Music Festival on Sunday, July 25, 2021, for a chamber music concert featuring the rising stars of our Young Artists Program performing works by Beethoven, Bernstein, and Svendsen. Matinee performance at 11:00 am and evening performance at 5:00 pm....

Young Artists Concert

Join Manchester Music Festival on Sunday, July 18, 2021, for a chamber music concert featuring the rising stars of our Young Artists Program performing works by Boulanger, Beach, and Brahms. Matinee performance at 11:00 am and evening performance at 5:00 pm. More...

Gallery Recital – Peter Stumpf & Craig Sheppard

Join Manchester Music Festival for free recitals on Saturday evenings at 5:00 pm throughout the summer. These solo or duo performances in a traditional salon setting provide the audience with a unique opportunity to experience our renowned guest musicians in a...

Young Artists Concert

Join Manchester Music Festival on Sunday, July 11, 2021, for a chamber music concert featuring the rising stars of our Young Artists Program performing works by Dvořak, Schumann, and Mendelssohn. Matinee performance at 11:00 am and evening performance at 5:00 pm. More...

Gallery Recital – Adam Neiman

Join Manchester Music Festival for free recitals on Saturday evenings at 5:00 pm throughout the summer. These solo or duo performances in a traditional salon setting provide the audience with a unique opportunity to experience our renowned guest musicians in a...

Gallery Recital – Ara Gregorian & Evelyne Brancart

Join Manchester Music Festival for free recitals on Saturday evenings at 5:00 pm throughout the summer. These solo or duo performances in a traditional salon setting provide the audience with a unique opportunity to experience our renowned guest musicians in a...

Gallery Recital – Ani Kavafian & Adam Neiman

Join Manchester Music Festival for free recitals on Saturday evenings at 5:00 pm throughout the summer. These solo or duo performances in a traditional salon setting provide the audience with a unique opportunity to experience our renowned guest musicians in a...

Mainstage Concert

Join Manchester Music Festival on Thursday, July 15, 2021, for a chamber music concert featuring MingHuan Xu, violin; Edward Arron, cello; and Winston Choi, piano performing works by Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Bartòk, and Schoenfield. Matinee performance at 2:00 pm and...
Wilderness First Aid Weekend Training Courses

Wilderness First Aid Weekend Training Courses

2- year SOLO cert, nationally recognized This course is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and for those interested in learning more about managing medical emergencies in the back country setting. $275.00 Includes 1 night stay Call to reserve and to get pricing for...

April Paint & Sip With Anharad Llewelyn – Virtual Class

Instructor: Anharad Llewelyn Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Time: 6 – 8 p.m. Cost: SVAC Member: $5; Non-Member: $10. Supplies are the responsibility of the participant. A link to Anharad’s Zoom-based April 7 “meeting” will be available to participants at 5pm the day...

March Paint & Sip With Anharad Llewelyn – Virtual Class

Instructor: Anharad Llewelyn Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Time: 6 – 8 p.m. Cost: $5 for SVAC members; $10 for non-members. Supplies are the responsibility of the participant. A link to Anharad’s Zoom-based March 10 “meeting” will be available to participants at 5pm...

Family Circus Day – Wunderle’s Big Top Adventure

Instructor: Troy Wunderle Dates: Sunday, May 16 (includes break for lunch) Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost: One attendee: SVAC Member $45; Non-Member $55 Two attendees: SVAC Member $65; Non-Member $80 Three or four attendees: SVAC Member $80; Non-Member $100 Please...

March Paint & Sip With Anharad Llewelyn – Virtual Class

Instructor: Anharad Llewelyn Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Time: 6 – 8 p.m. Cost: $5 for SVAC members; $10 for non-members. Supplies are the responsibility of the participant. A link to Anharad’s Zoom-based March 10 “meeting” will be available to participants at 5pm...
Southern Vermont Weddings

Southern Vermont Weddings

Southern Vermont continues to be a year-round destination for couples looking to say their vows among the rolling Green Mountains. Here you will find lush landscapes scattered with towering oak, maple and pine, stone walls that were once used as property dividers now...

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