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Spotlight: Harris Hill Ski Jump

The Harris Hill Ski Jump, New England’s only Olympic-sized, 90-meter ski jumping hill, hosts its annual two-day ski jumping event Feb. 20 and 21, 2016. The event features the Brattleboro-specific...

Inner Fire: Healing the soul

Inner Fire offers a different approach to mental illness and addictions: art By Katherine P. Cox They reach rural Vermont seeking peace from the tumult of their lives and healing from the illnesses...

Wild Madder Design: Paring down to the poetry

Interior designers help their clients find the simple beauty in their home environment Native fall foliage in an antique ceramic vessel Interior designers help their clients find the simple beauty...

A quality of warmth: R. John Wright’s collectable dolls

A Bennington company lovingly produces felt dolls the old-fashioned way By Bonnie J. Ross R. John Wright was meeting up with his wife, Susan, to cast their votes for Jimmy Carter in the presidential...

Cozy-casual Four Columns Inn lives again

Luxury stays, fine dining, gardens, and you Four Columns Inn has been the touchpoint of southern Vermont’s cultural, artistic, and culinary scene since 1965. That tradition is honored in the newly...

Maple season events

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend Various locations throughout Vermont http://www.vermontmaple.org April 2-3: Visit sugarhouses and restaurants across Vermont and see how maple syrup is made. Join our...

Winter carnivals & festivals

Brattleboro Winter Carnival Various locations throughout Brattleboro http://www.brattleborowintercarnival.org Feb 13-22: Every year, the town of Brattleboro comes together for Winter Carnival. There...

Music & theater

Vermont Arts Exchange Masonic Temple, 504 Main St., Bennington http://www.vtartxchange.org, 802 442-5549 Jan 9: Bella’s Bartok, Balkan-inspired, Klezmer-influenced, a circus-like sound, group...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Wed-Mon (closed Tues) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Ongoing: Exhibitions by many of the country’s most prestigious...

Spotlight: Helmholz Fine Art

Following a successful pop-up gallery in 2014, the new permanent home of Helmholz Fine Art Gallery is now in Manchester Square, where a raw space that stood empty for four years is transformed to a...

Farmers’ markets

Bennington Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market First and third Saturdays through April 16, 10a-1p First Baptist Church on East Main, http://www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org Brattleboro Brattleboro...

Champagne: When it’s time to sparkle

By Marty Ramsburg Celebrate — ’Tis the season! No wine connotes celebration more than something sparkling. Those gorgeous little air pockets so excited to be released from captivity set the tone...

Artistic ambassadors to the working woods

An exhibit at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center marries poetry with the painted image in a celebration of the life and lore of the Vermont forest Shedding Light on the Working Forest,” an...

Circus Arts: Planning to soar

NECCA sisters fuse business savvy, circus thrills By Jon Potter Photos by Jeffrey M. Lewis Balance is a core value at a school whose curriculum boasts Trapeze, Teeterboard, and Acrobatics, and...

What Vermont stands to lose

Shall Vermont’s mountains be sacrificed in the great game of big wind? By Tom Slayton Vermont’s mountains and high ridges are under siege once again. Across the length and breadth of our...

Winter picks

Brattleboro Clayworks Holiday Sale 532 Putney Road, Brattleboro http://www.brattleboroclayworks.com, 802 254-9174 December: Stop by during extended showroom hours where we have an annual 10 percent...

At the galleries

Bennington Arts Guild 103 South St., Bennington http://www.benningtonartsguild.org, 802 442-7838 Thru Dec: Bennington Art Guild Holiday Show. To wrap up the year, the Bennington Arts Guild hosts its...

Maple season events

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend Various locations throughout Vermont http://www.vermontmaple.org April 2-3: Visit sugarhouses and restaurants across Vermont and see how maple syrup is made. Join our...

Winter carnivals & festivals

Brattleboro Winter Carnival Various locations throughout Brattleboro http://www.brattleborowintercarnival.org Feb 13-22: Every year, the town of Brattleboro comes together for Winter Carnival. There...

Music & theater

Vermont Arts Exchange Masonic Temple, 504 Main St., Bennington http://www.vtartxchange.org, 802 442-5549 Jan 9: Bella’s Bartok, Balkan-inspired, Klezmer-influenced, a circus-like sound, group...

At the museums

Bennington Center for the Arts 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington 10a to 5p, Wed-Mon (closed Tues) http://www.thebennington.org, 802 442-7158 Ongoing: Exhibitions by many of the country’s most prestigious...

Farmers’ markets

Bennington Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market First and third Saturdays through April 16, 10a-1p First Baptist Church on East Main, http://www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org Brattleboro Brattleboro...

Winter picks

Brattleboro Clayworks Holiday Sale 532 Putney Road, Brattleboro http://www.brattleboroclayworks.com, 802 254-9174 December: Stop by during extended showroom hours where we have an annual 10 percent...

At the galleries

Bennington Arts Guild 103 South St., Bennington http://www.benningtonartsguild.org, 802 442-7838 Thru Dec: Bennington Art Guild Holiday Show. To wrap up the year, the Bennington Arts Guild hosts its...

Spotlight: Harris Hill Ski Jump

The Harris Hill Ski Jump, New England’s only Olympic-sized, 90-meter ski jumping hill, hosts its annual two-day ski jumping event Feb. 20 and 21, 2016. The event features the Brattleboro-specific...

Inner Fire: Healing the soul

Inner Fire offers a different approach to mental illness and addictions: art By Katherine P. Cox They reach rural Vermont seeking peace from the tumult of their lives and healing from the illnesses...

Wild Madder Design: Paring down to the poetry

Interior designers help their clients find the simple beauty in their home environment Native fall foliage in an antique ceramic vessel Interior designers help their clients find the simple beauty...

A quality of warmth: R. John Wright’s collectable dolls

A Bennington company lovingly produces felt dolls the old-fashioned way By Bonnie J. Ross R. John Wright was meeting up with his wife, Susan, to cast their votes for Jimmy Carter in the presidential...

Cozy-casual Four Columns Inn lives again

Luxury stays, fine dining, gardens, and you Four Columns Inn has been the touchpoint of southern Vermont’s cultural, artistic, and culinary scene since 1965. That tradition is honored in the newly...

Spotlight: Helmholz Fine Art

Following a successful pop-up gallery in 2014, the new permanent home of Helmholz Fine Art Gallery is now in Manchester Square, where a raw space that stood empty for four years is transformed to a...

Artistic ambassadors to the working woods

An exhibit at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center marries poetry with the painted image in a celebration of the life and lore of the Vermont forest Shedding Light on the Working Forest,” an...

Circus Arts: Planning to soar

NECCA sisters fuse business savvy, circus thrills By Jon Potter Photos by Jeffrey M. Lewis Balance is a core value at a school whose curriculum boasts Trapeze, Teeterboard, and Acrobatics, and...

What Vermont stands to lose

Shall Vermont’s mountains be sacrificed in the great game of big wind? By Tom Slayton Vermont’s mountains and high ridges are under siege once again. Across the length and breadth of our...

Cozy-casual Four Columns Inn lives again

Luxury stays, fine dining, gardens, and you Four Columns Inn has been the touchpoint of southern Vermont’s cultural, artistic, and culinary scene since 1965. That tradition is honored in the newly...

Maple season events

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend Various locations throughout Vermont http://www.vermontmaple.org April 2-3: Visit sugarhouses and restaurants across Vermont and see how maple syrup is made. Join our...

Farmers’ markets

Bennington Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market First and third Saturdays through April 16, 10a-1p First Baptist Church on East Main, http://www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org Brattleboro Brattleboro...

Champagne: When it’s time to sparkle

By Marty Ramsburg Celebrate — ’Tis the season! No wine connotes celebration more than something sparkling. Those gorgeous little air pockets so excited to be released from captivity set the tone...