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A little help from their friends: Putney celebrates Next Stage Arts Project

By Elaine Clift In 2010, when a few people gathered to contemplate starting a performance center in the village of Putney, they could not have imagined where their creative efforts would find them...

Three intimate farm to table chef-owned restaurants that get it right

Chef-owned T.J. Buckley’s: Eight tables, dinner only, and amazing The movement that would sweep the world didn’t yet exist when Chef Michael Fuller went into business 34 years ago, but even...

Talk of the Arts: Together is how the arts will survive

By Kevin F. F. Quigley and Sara Coffey Sadly, the arts and cultural sectors are no strangers to budget cuts. They’ve endured a number of Republican-led efforts to reduce arts funding since the...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Tue-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Thru Dec 23: Small Works Show. Every year our Small Works Show...

At the galleries

Castleton Downtown Gallery Center Street Alley, Rutland http://www.castleton.edu/arts, 802 282-2396 Thru June 24: Notes From Underground: Elizabeth Michelman. Michelman’s artistic musings guide us...

Music festivals

7th Frendly Gathering Music Festival Mt. Ellen – Sugarbush Resort, Waitsfield http://www.frendlygathering.com June 29-July 1: For three days at the end of June, we invite you to join us for music,...

Summer festivals

Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show June 6-7 Dorr Farm Field, Route 30, Manchester http://www.manchestercarshow.com, 802 362-6313 The premier Antique and Classic Car Show in Manchester celebrates...

Summer stage

Great River Theater Festival Runs July 6-9 at multiple locations in Putney Tickets for individual shows, and subscription tickets for the series, will be available at http://www.mainstreetarts.org...

Food festivals

Grafton Food Festival http://www.graftonfoodfestival.com/ July 8: The Fifth Annual Grafton Food Festival is a food-lover’s event celebrating local food and farms in Southern Vermont. We celebrate...

Farmers’ markets

Tuesdays Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market Depot Park, 3-6p http://www.rcfmvt.org Bennington Walloomsac Farmers’ Market Bennington Station, 10a-1p http://www.facebook.com/BenningtonFarmersMarket,...

Grandma Moses: American Modern

Would you ever associate Grandma Moses with Modernism? The same people who embraced Modernism in America in the 1930s and ’40s were also collecting folk art. It was at this time that curators and...

Garden events

Boyd Family Farm 125 E. Dover Road, Wilmington http://www.boydfamilyfarm.com, 802 464-5618 The Boyd Family Farm, in the Deerfield Valley just minutes from Wilmington Center, is a gorgeous summer...

Arts accolades for Bennington and Brattleboro

Bennington among top small vibrant arts communities Bennington’s local color and character have been recognized for the second time by a prominent clearinghouse for arts research, trailing only...

Big cheese: Seven Vermont cheeses win first place honors

Congratulations to the five skilled Vermont artisans who walked away with seven first-place honors at this year’s United States Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wisconsin. According to the...

ART Manchester set to pop: Southern Vermont Arts Center puts town in spotlight

Southern Vermont Arts Center is gearing up to offer exhibition space throughout the town of Manchester. The initiative, dubbed ART Manchester, aims to connect Vermont artists with visitors and...

With a song in their hearts: Green Mountain Camp for Girls celebrates 100 years

By Joyce Marcel It’s not every day that you hear of something that’s still going strong after 100 years. Especially not something for girls. And certainly not in the tiny town of Dummerston,...

Radiant at 25: Rock River Arts Open Studios Tour marks milestone

By Ann C. Landenberger The arts thrive along the winding, craggy Rock River in Southern Vermont. Witness the Rock River Artists Open Studio Tour: What started as a humble cooperative among...

Wired for change: Artist Mary Admasian transforms materials of nature

By Meg Brazill A visit to Mary Admasian’s studio is like chancing upon an archeological dig. A rectangular table runs the length of her studio. It is covered with a curious array of objects, from a...

Chef-owned T.J. Buckley’s: Eight tables, dinner only, and amazing

The movement that would sweep the world didn’t yet exist when Chef Michael Fuller went into business 34 years ago, but even then he was running his restaurant and living his life according to its...

Chef-owned Williamsville Eatery: Keeping it real

By Nicole Colson When Dylan Richardson was in high school, he worked making pizzas at what was then the 185-year-old Williamsville General Store. The store, which opened in 1828 and closed in 2007,...

Chef-owned bistro Folly: Serious whimsey

By Nicole Colson Peter Wallace, chef and co-owner of Folly, a 14-seat “modern neighborhood bistro” on Main Street in Wilmington, considers food a moving target. “I change the menu each...

Driven to delight: Southern Vermont’s top 10 food trucks

There’s something about ordering your menu selection from a sandwich board, watching the chef prepare your meal, and enjoying it picnic-style out in nature. Whether it comes from a truck, wagon, or...

Pressed for success: Putney Mountain Winery pours Vermont by the glass

By Kate Dodge Rhubarb wine? A ginger liqueur? Blueberry wine? Blackcurrant cassis? These are just a few of the creative drinks we make at Putney Mountain Winery. From dry, premium dinner wines to...

Getting ready to fly: New England Center for Circus Arts moves into new headquarters

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the New England Center for Circus Arts moves into its new headquarters in Brattleboro this summer. The new trapezium building — an 8,600-square-foot...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Tue-Sun (Closed Mon) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Thru Dec 23: Small Works Show. Every year our Small Works Show...

At the galleries

Castleton Downtown Gallery Center Street Alley, Rutland http://www.castleton.edu/arts, 802 282-2396 Thru June 24: Notes From Underground: Elizabeth Michelman. Michelman’s artistic musings guide us...

Music festivals

7th Frendly Gathering Music Festival Mt. Ellen – Sugarbush Resort, Waitsfield http://www.frendlygathering.com June 29-July 1: For three days at the end of June, we invite you to join us for music,...

Summer festivals

Manchester Antique and Classic Car Show June 6-7 Dorr Farm Field, Route 30, Manchester http://www.manchestercarshow.com, 802 362-6313 The premier Antique and Classic Car Show in Manchester celebrates...

Summer stage

Great River Theater Festival Runs July 6-9 at multiple locations in Putney Tickets for individual shows, and subscription tickets for the series, will be available at http://www.mainstreetarts.org...

Food festivals

Grafton Food Festival http://www.graftonfoodfestival.com/ July 8: The Fifth Annual Grafton Food Festival is a food-lover’s event celebrating local food and farms in Southern Vermont. We celebrate...

Farmers’ markets

Tuesdays Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market Depot Park, 3-6p http://www.rcfmvt.org Bennington Walloomsac Farmers’ Market Bennington Station, 10a-1p http://www.facebook.com/BenningtonFarmersMarket,...

Garden events

Boyd Family Farm 125 E. Dover Road, Wilmington http://www.boydfamilyfarm.com, 802 464-5618 The Boyd Family Farm, in the Deerfield Valley just minutes from Wilmington Center, is a gorgeous summer...

A little help from their friends: Putney celebrates Next Stage Arts Project

By Elaine Clift In 2010, when a few people gathered to contemplate starting a performance center in the village of Putney, they could not have imagined where their creative efforts would find them...

Three intimate farm to table chef-owned restaurants that get it right

Chef-owned T.J. Buckley’s: Eight tables, dinner only, and amazing The movement that would sweep the world didn’t yet exist when Chef Michael Fuller went into business 34 years ago, but even...

With a song in their hearts: Green Mountain Camp for Girls celebrates 100 years

By Joyce Marcel It’s not every day that you hear of something that’s still going strong after 100 years. Especially not something for girls. And certainly not in the tiny town of Dummerston,...

Radiant at 25: Rock River Arts Open Studios Tour marks milestone

By Ann C. Landenberger The arts thrive along the winding, craggy Rock River in Southern Vermont. Witness the Rock River Artists Open Studio Tour: What started as a humble cooperative among...

Wired for change: Artist Mary Admasian transforms materials of nature

By Meg Brazill A visit to Mary Admasian’s studio is like chancing upon an archeological dig. A rectangular table runs the length of her studio. It is covered with a curious array of objects, from a...

Getting ready to fly: New England Center for Circus Arts moves into new headquarters

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the New England Center for Circus Arts moves into its new headquarters in Brattleboro this summer. The new trapezium building — an 8,600-square-foot...

Food festivals

Grafton Food Festival http://www.graftonfoodfestival.com/ July 8: The Fifth Annual Grafton Food Festival is a food-lover’s event celebrating local food and farms in Southern Vermont. We celebrate...

Farmers’ markets

Tuesdays Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market Depot Park, 3-6p http://www.rcfmvt.org Bennington Walloomsac Farmers’ Market Bennington Station, 10a-1p http://www.facebook.com/BenningtonFarmersMarket,...

Big cheese: Seven Vermont cheeses win first place honors

Congratulations to the five skilled Vermont artisans who walked away with seven first-place honors at this year’s United States Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wisconsin. According to the...

Chef-owned T.J. Buckley’s: Eight tables, dinner only, and amazing

The movement that would sweep the world didn’t yet exist when Chef Michael Fuller went into business 34 years ago, but even then he was running his restaurant and living his life according to its...

Chef-owned Williamsville Eatery: Keeping it real

By Nicole Colson When Dylan Richardson was in high school, he worked making pizzas at what was then the 185-year-old Williamsville General Store. The store, which opened in 1828 and closed in 2007,...

Chef-owned bistro Folly: Serious whimsey

By Nicole Colson Peter Wallace, chef and co-owner of Folly, a 14-seat “modern neighborhood bistro” on Main Street in Wilmington, considers food a moving target. “I change the menu each...

Driven to delight: Southern Vermont’s top 10 food trucks

There’s something about ordering your menu selection from a sandwich board, watching the chef prepare your meal, and enjoying it picnic-style out in nature. Whether it comes from a truck, wagon, or...

Pressed for success: Putney Mountain Winery pours Vermont by the glass

By Kate Dodge Rhubarb wine? A ginger liqueur? Blueberry wine? Blackcurrant cassis? These are just a few of the creative drinks we make at Putney Mountain Winery. From dry, premium dinner wines to...

Talk of the Arts: Together is how the arts will survive

By Kevin F. F. Quigley and Sara Coffey Sadly, the arts and cultural sectors are no strangers to budget cuts. They’ve endured a number of Republican-led efforts to reduce arts funding since the...

Grandma Moses: American Modern

Would you ever associate Grandma Moses with Modernism? The same people who embraced Modernism in America in the 1930s and ’40s were also collecting folk art. It was at this time that curators and...

Arts accolades for Bennington and Brattleboro

Bennington among top small vibrant arts communities Bennington’s local color and character have been recognized for the second time by a prominent clearinghouse for arts research, trailing only...

Big cheese: Seven Vermont cheeses win first place honors

Congratulations to the five skilled Vermont artisans who walked away with seven first-place honors at this year’s United States Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wisconsin. According to the...

ART Manchester set to pop: Southern Vermont Arts Center puts town in spotlight

Southern Vermont Arts Center is gearing up to offer exhibition space throughout the town of Manchester. The initiative, dubbed ART Manchester, aims to connect Vermont artists with visitors and...