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Movies in West Dover

Location:  4 Mountain Park Plaza, W. Dover, VT

www.memhall.org

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum

Location:  7599 VT. Rte. 9, W. Marlboro, VT

The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum fosters an interest in nature, the environment and the natural sciences through exhibition and educational activities. The museum displays one of New England's largest collections of native species along with live animal exhibits, ecology, geology and natural history exhibits. With nearby access to over 600 protected acres of hiking trails, the family fun and adventure can continue outside year-round.  www.vermontmuseum.org

Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

Location:  10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT

www.brattleboromuseum.org

Bennington Museum

Location:  75 Main St., Bennington, VT

www.benningtonmuseum.org

Mass Moca:  Museum of Contemporary Art

Location:  87 Marshall St., N. Adams, MA

www.massmoca.org

Sterling & Clark Art Institute

Location:  225 South St., Williamstown, MA

www.clarkart.edu

The Wilmington Antique & Flea Market, Inc. will open as a Farmers’ Market - Sundays ONLY, until the State allows “business as usual.”
Opening Day is scheduled for the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 24th, and will continue weekly on consecutive Sundays.  9 AM - 2 PM
Social Distancing Requirements
Vendors: 12-foot distance between booths, one-way foot traffic, gloves/face masks while packaging and serving customers. 
Shoppers: wear face masks, follow one-way foot traffic guidelines, keep a 6-foot distance from other shoppers.
All sale merchandise must comply with Vermont Farmers’ Market guidelines. Permissible vendors include all vendors of agricultural products (food, beverage, and non-edible items, including beeswax, fiber, cut flowers, plants, soaps, body care products, etc.) and nonagricultural products (i.e. crafts, jewelry, wood products, etc.).  All food and beverage available at the market shall be prepared and packaged for take away and consumption off-site.

Specific Datesour guide

Fireworks for Freedom

July 3, 2020           5 - 9:30 PM

Location:  in front of the Grand Summit Hotel, Mt. Snow, W. Dover, VT

Join us at Mount Snow while we celebrate our nation's independence with a huge fireworks display and BBQ on Friday July, 3. The party will start on Main St & the best viewing area will be in front of the Grand Summit Resort Hotel. The party will kick off at 5 pm with live music, a BBQ & bar, yard games in the base area and more.  From 7 pm-8 pm join us at the top of the tubing hill for FREE s'mores (please limit one per customer). Fireworks will begin at "dark" which we anticipate to be about 9:15 pm. Cash and credit cards accepted. Bring your lawn chairs, but please no outside food or alcohol and no dogs.  www.mountsnow.com

Independence Day Fireworks 2020

July 5, 2020        5 - 9:30 PM

Location:  Hayford Field, Wilmington, VT

Join us Sunday July 5th on Hayford Field for an evening of family fun. Food, music, and bouncy houses!  Buses available at 5 pm.  Fireworks at dusk!  Rain Date: Saturday July 11th  www.visitvermont.com

ACS Hops for Hope 5K

September 5, 2020         9 AM

Location:  Mt. Snow, W. Dover, VT

Start your Brewers Festival weekend off by burning a few calories in support of a great cause!  For the seventh year, Mount Snow and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to bring you the Hops For Hope 5k, a fun run with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.  Held on Saturday, September 5 at 9 am, enjoy a multi-terrain run/walk that is beginner friendly while challenging even the most seasoned of runners.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 men and top 3 women, but all participants will receive a specialty men’s or women’s style t-shirt and a limited edition Hops for Hope Pint Beer Glass.  After the race stay for awards and light refreshments, then at noon join the thousands of others coming to Mount Snow to enjoy over 50 breweries and 100+ beers (Brewers Festival tickets are an additional cost).  There is no better way to enjoy all of what Vermont has to offer while raising money in the fight against cancer!  www.mountsnow.com

26th Annual Mount Snow Brewers Festival

September 5 - 6, 2020            12 - 6 PM

Location:  Mt. Snow, W. Dover, VT

The renowned celebration of beer, music and food celebrates its 26th anniversary Labor Day weekend much to the delight of visitors that have made it their annual tradition.

The Mount Snow Brewers Festival is established as one of the premier events of its kind in the Northeast, named one of The 20 Best Summer Destinations In Ski Country by FREESKIER Magazine, as well as named a "Top Ten Fall Event"   by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce , and we are expecting nearly 50 different breweries to be on-hand pouring their beers and ciders from 100+ different taps.  As always, there will be tons of great food options on the festival grounds with a huge BBQ on Cuzzins deck along with vendors whipping up waffles, pizza, tacos, and a few other surprises to satiate your appetite.  Quality live music will be on-stage throughout the event at the Main Base area as well as the Summit Stage.  Back again this year is the always popular annual team t-shirt contest where the team with the most creative t-shirts, as voted on by the public, get FREE admission to the 13th Annual Winter Brewers in March. Your team can have as many people as you’d like, but the prize will be limited to a maximum of 10 entries to the 13th Annual Winter Brewers Festival.

Start your Brewers Festival weekend off by burning a few calories in support of a great cause! For the seventh year, Mount Snow and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to bring you the Hops for Hope 5k, a fun run with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.  www.mountsnow.com

Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival Wine Stroll and Soup Contest 2020

October 2, 2020         5 - 7 PM

Location:  downtown Wilmington, VT

Enjoy the Historic Village of Wilmington, VT and the fantastic soups crafted by our valley chefs. Over 20 wines to taste. Stroll passport REQUIRED to taste soups during the stroll.
Advance price $25. Includes all wines & soups while supplies last.  After September 27th $30.00. Advance ticket check in opens at 10 am. Get your tickets here

12th Annual Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival Grand Tasting

October 3, 2020         10 AM - 5 PM

Location:  Mt. Snow, W. Dover, VT

Mount Snow hosts the grand tasting of the 12th Annual Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival. Set in the backdrop of our world renowned Vermont fall foliage, attendees of the Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival will discover, savor and enjoy Vermont vintners, small specialty food producers, chefs, painters, publishers, cheese makers, potters, jewelers, photographers and farmers.

Vermont Wildlife Festival

October 4, 2020          10 AM - 4 PM

Location:  Main Base Area, Mt. Snow, W. Dover, VT

The Vermont Wildlife Festival was first held in 2010 on Hogback Mountain in Marlboro Vermont. It was originally intended as an opportunity for locals and visitors to the region to share their passion for the outdoors in all its facets. Representatives from the hunting and conservation communities, wildlife rescues, State agencies and nature centers all came out for a fun day of learning and fun in the beautiful Vermont outdoors!  With the help of Mount Snow, the Southern Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Zoocademy, the Museum is keeping that spirit of inclusiveness! The event is admission by a donation of your choice and we again have a wide variety of attractions to engage anyone with an interest in the outdoors. Live birds of prey, reptile rescues and a live wolf demonstration bring the flashy live animals into focus. The Deerfield Valley Sportsmans’ Club and the American Museum of Fly Fishing will keep us learning about the hunting and fishing traditions of Vermont. The State is sending interactive exhibits and experts from the DEC, Fish and Wildlife and Forest Parks and Recreation.  In all, we have over 28 groups who will be on hand to entertain and educate, including a number of new additions like an influx of survival schools, a full sized tipi and a native culture exhibition from Healing Winds!  Please contact the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum for more information www.vermontmuseum.org (802) 464-0048

These are just a few of the events in our area. Visit our local chamber of commerce for a more comprehensive listing of area events or visit  www.vermontvacation.com for statewide events.

 

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