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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. SHAKESPEARE’S WILL

    September 5, 2019, 7:30 PM - September 11, 2019, 9:00 PM @ LOST NATION THEATER

    A masterful, humorous solo show, in which the Bard’s Wife gets the last word by Canadian Playwright Vern Thiessen. Lost Nation Theater is excited to presents the play’s Northeast premiere, directed by Eric Love and starring Margo Whitcomb. Inspired by the few historical facts known about The Bard, his wife Anne, and their family, Shakespeare’s Will is a lively, humorous and emotional depiction of Anne Hathaway – accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. He was the most famous man in literary history. She was cloaked in silence and invisibility. Now... thanks to Vern Thiessen’s marvelous play, Madame Shakespeare is having her say! “Sharp-witted & Bold” - Theatre NYC.

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  2. SHAKESPEARE’S WILL

    September 6, 2019, 7:30 PM - September 12, 2019, 9:00 PM @ LOST NATION THEATER

    A masterful, humorous solo show, in which the Bard’s Wife gets the last word by Canadian Playwright Vern Thiessen. Lost Nation Theater is excited to presents the play’s Northeast premiere, directed by Eric Love and starring Margo Whitcomb. Inspired by the few historical facts known about The Bard, his wife Anne, and their family, Shakespeare’s Will is a lively, humorous and emotional depiction of Anne Hathaway – accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. He was the most famous man in literary history. She was cloaked in silence and invisibility. Now... thanks to Vern Thiessen’s marvelous play, Madame Shakespeare is having her say! “Sharp-witted & Bold” - Theatre NYC.

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  3. Works by the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers

    September 7, 2019, All Day @ Vermont State House Cardroom

    The Vermont State House is the place for visitors to discover wonderful art, history, and contemporary craft. Beginning on September 4 – through October 8, 2019 The Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers will be exhibiting works from the following guild members that represents extraordinary craftsmen in furniture design: George Ainley, James Becker, Chris Ericson, Bob Gasperetti, Dale Helms, Dave Hurwitz, David Lewis, Matthew Ogelby and George Sawyer. From forest to home, these makers handcraft objects that are woven into the fabric of everyday life, gathering memories to them as they’re handed down across generations.

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  4. BirdFest!

    September 7, 2019, 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ North Branch Nature Center

    A summer nature festival for all ages featuring all of our feathered friends! Live birds of prey, kids and families activity tent, bird walks, workshops, presentations, and much more! Bird banding demonstrations Birdhouses and Chimney Swift tower building Keynote: Saving the Bird in the Bush by the Bird Diva, Bridget Butler

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  5. Capital City Farmer's Market

    September 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ State Street

    Over 50 vendors gather each Saturday, from May through October, to sell locally grown and made products, unique to Vermont and astounding in quality. Live music every week and special events throughout the season make the market a gathering place for Central Vermont residents. Fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, specialty cheeses, artisan bread, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, honey and maple syrup…the list goes on and on. Join us and see how much Vermont has to offer!

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  6. Galen Cheney & Tessa G. O’Brien

    September 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibit featuring the work of Galen Cheney & Tessa G. O’Brien. Galen Cheney’s current work is a deepening of an exploration started during a residency in China in 2015. In China, Cheney worked with accumulated papers, building them up into multi-layered constructions. Tessa G. O’Brien combines representation and process-based abstraction with color and mark-making to describe the experience and memory of places she has known. Reception: September 6th, 3 – 8PM In Conjunction with Elevation Celebration and Art Walk The opening reception will take place on Friday, September 6th from 3 to 8pm in conjunction with Elevation Celebration and Art Walk. 3pm – Elevation Celebration: Ribbon cutting for the new elevator at the TW Wood Gallery and The Center for Arts and Learning; will include Mayor Ann Watson and Katie Miller, Executive Director of Vermont Inclusive Arts. 4-8pm - Art receptions and Art Walk.

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  7. Vermont Pastel Society

    September 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibit by the Vermont Pastel Society. The exhibit will run from September 3rd to September 27th, 2019. All shows are free and open to the public. The Vermont Pastel Society The Vermont Pastel Society was established by a group of artists in 1999 to build and strengthen connections among pastel painters, to foster artistic development, and to provide links to resources. In addition, The Vermont Pastel Society promotes public appreciation of pastels as a fine art medium. The Vermont Pastel Society currently has over one hundred members. Reception: September 6th, 3 – 8PM In conjunction with Elevation Celebration and Art Walk The opening reception will take place on Friday, September 6th from 3 to 8pm in conjunction with Elevation Celebration and Art Walk. Vermont Pastel Society will present their Luminous Landscape Award, Reflective Waterscape Award, and Lovely Lines Award at 6pm.

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  8. The Art of Lobster

    September 7, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Garage Cultural Center

    Has the thought of cooking a delicious lobster at home got you frantic. Would you love to utilize more then the meat? Do you love cooking lobster and want to learn a new way? This class is perfect for the beginner as well as more advanced cook. Date night? What a fun way to spend a Saturday night and dinner is included! Join Chef Vince (Hippie Chickpea) as he guides you through the daunting tasks of buying, cooking, cleaning, and eating this wonderful treat!

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  9. SHAKESPEARE’S WILL

    September 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - September 13, 2019, 9:00 PM @ LOST NATION THEATER

    A masterful, humorous solo show, in which the Bard’s Wife gets the last word by Canadian Playwright Vern Thiessen. Lost Nation Theater is excited to presents the play’s Northeast premiere, directed by Eric Love and starring Margo Whitcomb. Inspired by the few historical facts known about The Bard, his wife Anne, and their family, Shakespeare’s Will is a lively, humorous and emotional depiction of Anne Hathaway – accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. He was the most famous man in literary history. She was cloaked in silence and invisibility. Now... thanks to Vern Thiessen’s marvelous play, Madame Shakespeare is having her say! “Sharp-witted & Bold” - Theatre NYC.

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