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Capital City Community Calendar

Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.

Festival & Events

  1. Elliot Burg and Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

    November 5, 2019, 12:00 PM - January 3, 2020, 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibit by Elliot Burg and Athena Tasiopoulos. The exhibit will run from November 5th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020. All shows are free and open to the public. Reception - November 7th - 5:00 - 7:00pm Artist Talk - December 6th - 5:00pm Elliot Burg is a freelance photographer from Middlesex, Vermont. In 2018, Elliot Burg traveled to Havana, Cuba, to capture portraits and photograph musicians and dancers in the streets playing music and moving their bodies to the rhythms of salsa and reggaetón. Athena Petra Tasiopoulos is a mixed media collage artist and fine art photographer. The artist creates surface texture, depth, and dimension by covering and inscribing paper and photographic collages with encaustic. By re-inventing antiquated portraits, Tasiopoulos allows her subjects to transcend the constraints of time and place.

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  2. Elliot Burg and Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

    November 5, 2019, 12:00 PM - January 3, 2020, 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibit by Elliot Burg and Athena Tasiopoulos. The exhibit will run from November 5th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020. All shows are free and open to the public. Reception - November 7th - 5:00 - 7:00pm Artist Talk - December 6th - 5:00pm Elliot Burg is a freelance photographer from Middlesex, Vermont. In 2018, Elliot Burg traveled to Havana, Cuba, to capture portraits and photograph musicians and dancers in the streets playing music and moving their bodies to the rhythms of salsa and reggaetón. Athena Petra Tasiopoulos is a mixed media collage artist and fine art photographer. The artist creates surface texture, depth, and dimension by covering and inscribing paper and photographic collages with encaustic. By re-inventing antiquated portraits, Tasiopoulos allows her subjects to transcend the constraints of time and place.

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  3. Montpelier Alive's Art Walk, presented by Magic Hat

    December 6, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Downtown Montpelier

    Montpelier is bursting with art and creativity and Montpelier Alive's Art Walk, presented by Magic Hat, is the perfect way to enjoy it! Art Walk provides a fun and casual way to experience art, meet local artists, and explore downtown shops, restaurants, and galleries. "ArtWalk is a great way to experience Montpelier, see beautiful art, and visit wonderful shops and cafés. Try it!" -Eve, Montpelier Start at any venue and stop by as many participating venues as you like. Many will have the artist in attendance and refreshments for art viewers. Guidebooks will be available at participating venues. Join us on Friday, December 6 from 4-8pm for the last Art Walk of 2019!

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  4. All About Dinner with Molly Stevens

    December 6, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bear Pond Books

    Two-time James Beard award-winning cookbook author Molly Stevens presents a book signing, talk, Q&A, and delicious samples from her newest book, ALL ABOUT DINNER: Simple Meals, Expert Advice. Part of the Montpelier Artwalk. Free and open to the public.

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  5. Unveiling of Restored Whittredge

    December 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce the recent conservation of an important Hudson River School painting in the gallery's collection. The painting; Old Home by the Sea, was painted in 1900 by Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910). The painting has not been exhibited in decades the gallery is thrilled to present the restored painting to the public. This project is generously supported by the Margaret J. George Fund for Art, Judy King, and the Board of Trustees of the Wood Gallery.

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  6. Unveiling of Restored Whittredge

    December 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce the recent conservation of an important Hudson River School painting in the gallery's collection. The painting; Old Home by the Sea, was painted in 1900 by Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910). The painting has not been exhibited in decades the gallery is thrilled to present the restored painting to the public. This project is generously supported by the Margaret J. George Fund for Art, Judy King, and the Board of Trustees of the Wood Gallery.

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  7. Vermont Philharmonic performs Handel's Messiah

    December 6, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ St. Augustine Church

    The Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Lisa Jablow, will present Handel's Messiah on Friday, December 6 at 7:30 pm in St Augustine’s Catholic Church in Montpelier. The featured soloists, include soprano Helen Lyons, countertenor Andrew Darling, tenor George Johnson III, and baritone Tim Wilfong. The Vermont Philharmonic performances will present the entire first part of Messiah, with arias and choral numbers that contemplate the idea of a messiah, foretell the coming, and hail the arrival. The concert concludes with two numbers from Part II, including the beloved “Hallelujah” chorus, and seven numbers from Part III celebrating redemption. The Vermont Philharmonic is Vermont’s oldest community orchestra. Tickets ($20/adults, $15/seniors, and $5/students) are available at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at vermontphilharmonic.com More information is available at vermontphilharmonic.com.

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  8. Home for the Holidays

    December 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Garage Cultural Center

    Join us as we celebrate the holiday season in downtown Montpelier with festive music, cookie decorating with Half Pint Chef and a special visit from Santa! Thank you to SunCommon for supporting this event! The event is free, but we will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity as part of SunCommon's Change Starts at Home holiday giving campaign. We will also have horse-drawn wagon rides available through town, departing from the corner of State and Elm Streets between 10am-4pm.

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  9. Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

    December 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rides depart from the corner of State and Elm Streets

    Join us as we celebrate the holiday season in downtown Montpelier with horse-drawn wagon rides through town, departing from the corner of State and Elm Streets between 10am-4pm. Thank you to our wagon ride sponsors, Woodbury Mountain Toys, The Garage Cultural Center, Birch Grove Baking, Hunger Mountain Co-op, Capitol Stationers, Onion River Outdoors, Stonecliff Animal Surgical Center, and Rebel Heart !

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  10. Sunsoil CBD 2 Cents/mg Refill Event

    December 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hunger Mountain Co-op

    Join Sunsoil at Hunger Mountain Co-op to refill your Sunsoil Unflavored CBD Oil at 2 cents/mg on Saturday, December 7 and December 14, from 12 to 4 p.m. We want to make high quality CBD oil accessible. That's why we've teamed up with Hunger Mountain Co-op in Montpelier, VT, to bring CBD to the people at the lowest price in the country. Come in and refill your Sunsoil bottle for 2¢/MG—that's $12 for a 600MG bottle.* Don't have a bottle? You can purchase one at the event! Sunsoil makes high quality CBD with simple ingredients on our farms in Vermont. We extract CBD from USDA certified organic hemp using organic coconut oil. The result is a whole-plant product with fewer ingredients. Learn more about Sunsoil and explore our CBD tinctures, softgels, capsules and oils at Sunsoil.com/refill.

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  11. Winter Owl Prowl in Addison County

    December 7, 2019, 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center

    Owls are among our most beloved yet seldom seen birds. Of the seven owl species that we regularly encounter in Vermont, the migratory Short-eared Owl is one of the most sought after by birders. Early winter is a great time to search for Short-eared Owls when they can be found hunting over large open fields at dusk. We will travel to Addison County to view hunting Short-eared owls. Afterwards we will visit nearby spots in search of Northern Saw-whet & others.

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  12. Vermont Fiddle Orchestra Winter Concert

    December 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall Arts Center

    The Vermont Fiddle Orchestra with Director David Kaynor will be performing its Winter Concert with soloist Peter Macfarlane, a 20 year member of Atlantic Crossing. Peter has brought to the VFO not only an expertise in Celtic music from the British Isles, but tremendous skill in teaching and making arrangements for this music. David Kaynor has been challenged with ALS disease. This has affected his speech, but not his ability to play and teach. Using his fiddle to speak for him, or a text to speech program for an iPad when necessary, Kaynor has been working each tune up to the high caliber expected for performance. The orchestra is also raffling a quilt to help with medical costs for David Kaynor. The winner will be drawn the evening of the Winter Concert. Concert admission is by donation thanks to grants from the City of Montpelier, Northfield Savings Bank and Vermont Mutual Insurance. For more information and to purchase raffle tickets, visit www.vermontfiddleorchestra.org.

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  13. Climate Change and Food Security

    December 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Garage Cultural Center

    Climate Change and Food Security - The impact climate change will have on food security in Vermont and beyond. Includes but not limited to threats to well-being of pollinator populations. Panelists: Joshua Faulkner (PhD) - Research Assistant Professor Farming and Climate Change Program Coordinator UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture Grace Gershuny - Author, Educator and Organic Consultant Institute for Social Ecology Joseph Kiefer - Food Justice Educational Consultant Co-Founder Food Works at Two Rivers David Zuckerman - Lieutenant Governor State of Vermont Co-Founder Full Moon Farm

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  14. Getting to Know Libby

    December 11, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library

    Learn how you can use your library card to download ebooks and audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, or ereader – all for free! This will be a hands-on workshop for anyone interested in using the Libby app, which offers library card holders access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks. Bring your smartphone, tablet, or ereader with you and leave ready to read or listen to your favorite authors. Hosted by Kellogg-Hubbard Head Circulation Librarian, Steve Picazio.

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  15. Fiddlin' Movie with Q&A

    December 11, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Savoy Theater

    The documentary film Fiddlin' will be playing at The Savoy Theater on December 11th at 6:30pm followed by a Q&A with the Writer/Producer Vicki Vlasic. About the film Fiddlers and pickers pass their uplifting music from one generation to the next with a fierce determination to keep Old Time and Bluegrass music alive in the Appalachian Mountains. Run time 92min. Awards Seven Audience Choice Awards, Two Best Documentary Feature Awards, Two Best Feature Film Awards, One Best Score Award, Two Best Cinematography Awards, One Best Music Award Other; Nominated for Best Documentary, Best Editing and Best Director Awards. Directed By Julie Simone Written By Vicki Vlasic, Julie Simone and Janice Hampton Produced By Vicki Vlasic and Jill Mazursky

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  16. Gingerbread Houses + Barr Hill Cocktails

    December 12, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Caledonia Spirits 116 Gin Lane Montpelier, VT

    Gingerbread Houses + Barr Hill Cocktails A festive evening for bakers and non-bakers alike. Sugar and spice and edible solar panels, that’s what gingerbread houses are made of. SunCommon is hosting our first annual Gingerbread Festival at Caledonia Spirits. We will be handing out prizes for the best sustainable-themed gingerbread houses and serving up Barr Hill cocktails on us, so whether you want to enter the competition, or simply look at other people’s masterpieces, SunCommon has you covered. Register or RSVP to the event at https://suncommon.com/vt/gingerbread/ For more information, reach out to Erin at erin.rocheleau@suncommon.com.

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  17. Herbal Infused Chocolates with Hailey Cohn

    December 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Garage Cultural Center

    In this class we will focus on the why and how of making herbal infused chocolates. We will explore a few different vegan herbal infusions including CBD. We will make chocolate truffles and a bark in class and each student will walk away full of chocolate, knowledge, recipes, and a few truffles. I am very excited to share a sweet evening with you! Hailey Cohn is a Chef and an Herbal Chocolatier, and owner of Satori Foods LLC (formerly Soul Food and Confections). Satori Foods creates deliciously nourishing meals and confections, and specializes in whole foods catering and herb infused Chocolates. Sign up at satorifoodschef@gmail.com

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  18. 59th Annual Plainfield Christmas Bird Count

    December 14, 2019, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Plainfield

    Join the nation's largest and longest-running citizen science project. This winter bird count, organized by the National Audubon Society, has been getting birdwatchers outside recording species in their backyards and towns for 118 years! This project has become a powerful tool for understanding the rise and fall of bird populations over time. NBNC organizes and compiles two local Christmas Bird Count circles. The Plainfield circle encompasses a 7.5-mile radius around Plainfield, including the towns of Montpelier, East Montpelier, Calais, Orange, and Barre.

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  19. Let it Bee Arts and Crafts Fair

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Garage Cultural Center

    Let it Bee Arts and Craft Fair A day of workshops, music, food, and holiday shopping! Join GCC and Center for Sustainable Systems for a day long event celebrating the artisans of Central Vermont and beyond. Workshops for the whole family. Learn to make beeswax wrap for your food and do away with plastic wrap. Use essential oils and beeswax to make a salve that helps with body pain and stiffness. We will discuss how to make herbal infusions and how to choose the best oils and ingredients. Children can learn to make origami bees and watch as an artist decorates eggs using beeswax. Vendors will be selling wonderful last minute gifts like earrings, pottery, felt ornaments, honey, quilts, leather products, fiber art, greeting cards and more Vendors will be on hand selling pottery, honey, beeswax products, quilts, leather goods, art, and so much more!! Music, raffled food!!

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  20. Touch of Vermont Holiday Gift Market

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Montpelier City Hall

    The Touch of Vermont Holiday Gift Market is the spot to buy gifts from some of the best makers in Vermont. When you "gift local" you not only support our Vermont community, but also turn your friends and family onto another great Vermont business. From booze to booties, clay to quilts and sweets to balms, the Touch of Vermont Holiday Gift Market has crafts from over 45 Vermont artisans to complete your gift list. Each year, Touch of Vermont shoppers make a difference in the lives of hundreds of local families with babies - and win amazing prizes at the same time - by entering for a chance to win in the holiday market’s raffle hosted by Good Beginnings of Central Vermont.

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  21. Sunsoil CBD 2 Cents/mg Refill Event

    December 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hunger Mountain Co-op

    Join Sunsoil at Hunger Mountain Co-op to refill your Sunsoil Unflavored CBD Oil at 2 cents/mg on Saturday, December 7 and December 14, from 12 to 4 p.m. We want to make high quality CBD oil accessible. That's why we've teamed up with Hunger Mountain Co-op in Montpelier, VT, to bring CBD to the people at the lowest price in the country. Come in and refill your Sunsoil bottle for 2¢/MG—that's $12 for a 600MG bottle.* Don't have a bottle? You can purchase one at the event! Sunsoil makes high quality CBD with simple ingredients on our farms in Vermont. We extract CBD from USDA certified organic hemp using organic coconut oil. The result is a whole-plant product with fewer ingredients. Learn more about Sunsoil and explore our CBD tinctures, softgels, capsules and oils at Sunsoil.com/refill.

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  22. Children’s Vermont History Story Hour

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Vermont History Museum

    Help the Vermont Historical Society celebrate the winter season with a reading from a Vermont history children’s story. During the reading, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or coffee and treats. Afterwards, we invite you to stay for a craft activity. Most suitable for families with children under the age of 13. Refreshments and reading will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. Story hour is free for members and included with the price of admission to the Vermont History Museum for the general public. Admission: Adults: $7; families: $20; seniors, students, children: $5; members and children under 6: free.

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  23. Award Winning Short Outside + Q&A with DL

    December 15, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Savoy Theater

    Salon Black Walnut presents Boston Artist *Daniel Laurent* (DL) in a Community Conversation. Screening of the Award Winning Short "OUTSIDE" with additional documentary footage. DanielLaurent.com artist's Reflection & Dialogue on the psychological impact of gun homicide & violence on our youth & communities. Exploration of his Self Expression via verses and therapeutic art making in response to trauma. Discussion of community and connection to build a legacy for our youth & Break the Cycle. Salon Black Walnut proudly presents this heartfelt voice from an urban American Experience. Growing from the streets to fatherhood, working man, homeowner and compassionate youth worker, DL comes to collaborate and communicate with concerned parents, artists, youth & youth workers in Vermont. Daniel Laurent is fearless in answering cultural questions & in posing them across our diverse rural and urban perspectives. If you cannot join us please buy a ticket for a youth to attend.

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  24. Award winning short OUTSIDE + Q&A with DL

    December 15, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Savoy Theater

    Salon Black Walnut presents Boston Artist *Daniel Laurent* (DL) in a Community Conversation. Screening of the Award Winning Short "OUTSIDE" with additional documentary footage. DanielLaurent.com artist's Reflection & Dialogue on the psychological impact of gun homicide & violence on our youth & communities. Exploration of his Self Expression via verses and therapeutic art making in response to trauma. Discussion of community and connection to build a legacy for our youth & Break the Cycle. Salon Black Walnut proudly presents this heartfelt voice from an urban American Experience. Growing from the streets to fatherhood, working man, homeowner and compassionate youth worker, DL comes to collaborate and communicate with concerned parents, artists, youth & youth workers in Vermont. Daniel Laurent is fearless in answering cultural questions & in posing them across our diverse rural and urban perspectives.

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  25. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 16, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  26. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 17, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  27. Mother Up! Families Rise Up for Climate Action: Monthly Gathering

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Unitarian Church of Montpelier

    All families welcome! Dinner and childcare are provided. We are a group of parents who know the climate crisis is upon us, and we want to do something about it, while sustaining our activism with humor, and community. We also talk about the trials, joys and tribulations of parenting children who are becoming more and more aware that our planet is struggling. Want to join the movement, ask a question, get on our newsletter list, or join this next gathering? Contact Heather at motherupmontpelier@350vt.org

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  28. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 18, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  29. Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: Book Launch and Presentation

    December 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center

    This new second edition, co-authored by Elizabeth Thompson of the Vermont Land Trust, and Eric Sorenson and Robert Zaino of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, incorporates recent scientific research about the state’s natural communities and includes descriptions of newly recognized natural community types. To celebrate the publication of this new edition, the authors will present a slide show entitled “Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A Tour of Vermont’s Natural Communities.”

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  30. Holiday Blooms at Fresh Tracks Farm

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery

    Join us and Alice's Table Vermont for a festive holiday arrangement workshop, a perfect gift to yourself as the holidays come into full swing! Enjoy $5 glasses of wine during our Wine Down Wednesday, learn tips and tricks of arrangement design, preservation, and holiday inspiration. Find the perfect wines to pair with you holiday meal or as gifts to the wine lover's on your list, and take home your beautiful creation!

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  31. Lost Nation Theater Stories for the Season

    December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Hall Performing Arts Center

    Join favorite LNT artists and fans for cozy dramatic readings of stories from around the world that celebrate the return of the light from a host of traditions. Presentations include Solstice stories, some Dr Seuss, Jewish tales, merry music, Native American lore, and a little Charles Dickens. Stories suitable for all ages and fun for the whole family.

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  32. Stories for the Season

    December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Hall Arts Center

    Lost Nation Theater presents STORIES FOR THE SEASON – a special holiday-inspired special event - one night only Wednesday December 18th at Montpelier City Hall Arts Center. Join favorite LNT artists and fans for cozy dramatic readings of stories from around the world that celebrate the return of the light from a host of traditions. Presentations include Solstice stories, some Dr Seuss, Jewish tales, merry music, Native American lore, and a little Charles Dickens. Stories suitable for all ages and fun for the whole family. Box Office and Lobby will open at 6:15pm. Seating begins at 6:30pm and the readings begins at 7pm.? City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier. The theater is wheelchair accessible and an assisted listening system is available. Lost Nation Theater’s gift to the community, STORIES OF THE SEASON is Free! ?(Donations are welcome.) Tasty Treats and warm beverages will be sold. For more information call 802-229-0492 or visit www.lostnationtheater.or

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  33. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 19, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  34. Third Thursday: Burlington Brewing

    December 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Vermont History Museum

    Burlington has welcomed local farms, breweries and distilleries with open arms. The Queen City fosters a unique culture around beer and farm-to-table cuisine. Daniel Standiford established the city’s first brewery in 1880. Prohibition ushered in a dry era that remained for more than a century until Greg and Nancy Noonan fought the law and established Vermont Pub & Brewery in the late 1980s. Since then, breweries have popped up, from nationally recognized Magic Hat down to the city’s first blendery, House of Fermentology. Authors Adam Krakowski and Jeff S. Baker II explore Burlington’s sudsy history from early newspaper clippings to modern-day tastemakers, along with some delicious recipes.

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  35. Onion River Exchange- Community Potluck

    December 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Onion River Exchange Community Potluck will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Montpelier.

    Onion River Exchange Community Potluck- Bring a dish to share and your appetite. Join us for a time to partake in a meal and socialize with our ORE Community. This is a great time to connect. If you are interested in becoming a member check out our website:orexchange.org. We hope to see you there.

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  36. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 20, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  37. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 21, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  38. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 23, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  39. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 24, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  40. Ring, Christmas Tower Bells!

    December 25, 2019, 11:58 AM - 12:28 PM @ Trinity United Methodist Church.

    For the ninth consecutive year, noon-hour recitals of Christmas carols will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier's Trinity United Methodist Church. The bells will also be played for half an hour before the ten o'clock worship services on the third and fourth Sundays of Advent and after the Christmas Eve service. Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the largest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.). The eleven untuned bronze bells weigh more than five tons, and are played by hand. The diatonic chime is completely mechanical, and was designed for the keys of C major and F major. Each recital will begin with two four-bell peals using the five notes of the Introit of the Christmas Midnight Mass, Dominus dixit ad me, and Psalm 2, Quare fremuerunt gentes?

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  41. 4th Annual Hunger Mountain Christmas Bird Count

    December 26, 2019, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hunger Mountain

    The Hunger Mountain circle, now in its fourth year, encompasses a 7.5-mile radius around Mount Hunger, including Stowe, Waterbury, Duxbury, Middlesex, Bolton, and Worcester. Participants can either join a team to search a portion of their town by car and by foot, or tally feeder birds from the comfort of their own rocking chair. If you would like to participate in either event, please visit https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/christmas-bird-count/

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