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Montpelier
Mar 5, 2014
 Gothic Magnificence
Dartmouth professor Cecilia Gaposchkin discusses the power of Gothic architecture in thirteenth-century Paris, including the cathedrals of Notre-Dame and Sainte-Chapelle. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council event.
Kellogg-Hubbard Library (135 Main Street)
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.
Free
802-223-3338 Map

Montpelier
Mar 16, 2014
 Borromeo and Giovale Quartets play Mendelssohn Octet
Considered "simply the best there is" by The Boston Globe, the Borromeo String Quartet is one of the most sought after string quartets in the world. They perform at the worlds most illustrious concert halls with residencies at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum and the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music. They will be joined by the young up-and-coming Giovale Quartet (NEC Honors Quartet) in a performance of Mendelssohn's Octet for strings, plus Bart k #3 and Debussy quartets.
Unitarian Church of Montpelier (130 Main Street)
3:30PM
Adm.
802-223-6743 Web Site | Map

Montpelier
Mar 20, 2014
 Third Thursday:Joseph Smith and Brigham Young
Join Joseph Mender, manager of The Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial historic site in Sharon, VT, as he explores the birth and heritage of Joseph Smith, 19th century founder and leader of the Mormon Church. He will also speak about Brigham Young, who followed Joseph as leader of the church and became a great pioneer of the western frontier. Bring a bag lunch!
Vermont History Museum (109 State Street)
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Free
802-828-2180 Web Site | Map

Montpelier
Apr 17, 2014
 Third Thursday: Porches of North America
Thomas Visser, director of the University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program, will discuss his latest book, Porches of North America. His presentation will explore the history of this well-loved building feature and more. Bring a bag lunch.
Vermont History Museum (109 State Street)
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Free
802-828-2180 Web Site | Map

Montpelier
Apr 26, 2014
 Capital City Concerts: Maids in Vermont
Maids in Vermont Karen Kevra-flute, Mary Rowell-violin, Stefanie Taylor-viola, Frances Rowell- cello, Rebecca Kaufmann-harp. This all-girl/all-Vermonter band's combined experience includes performances at Lincoln Center, Carnegie and across the globe. They will perform music of Ravel, Dohnanyi, Martinu, Libby Larsen, and Jean Francaix.
Unitarian Church of Montpelier (130 Main Street)
7:30PM
Adm.
802-223-6743 Web Site | Map

Montpelier
May 15, 2014
 Third Thursday: Mary Baker Eddy & Christian Science
Kurt Morris of The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston, MA will look at the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy and her interaction with the state of Vermont, and the history of Christian Science in Vermont. Bring a bag lunch!
Vermont History Museum (109 State Street)
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Free
802-828-2180 Map

Northfield
Mar 5, 2014
 Sullivan Museum & History Center Lunch N' Learn
Steven Sodergren, PhD, Norwich University History Professor will present 'The Horrors I Have Witnessed': Union Soldiers Respond to the Battlefields of 1864. A light lunch will be served. This program is sponsored by the Sullivan Museum Associates.
Norwich University, Sullivan Museum & History Center (158 Harmon Drive)
Wed. 12 pm - 1 pm
Free
802-485-2183 Web Site | Map

Northfield
Apr 2, 2014
 Sullivan Museum & History Center Lunch N Learn
Sharon Richie, MSN, PhD,Norwich University Director of Nursing will present The Other Invisible Wounds of War," The other PTSDs: Compassion Fatigue and Military Sexual Trauma. A light lunch will be served. This program is sponsored by the Sullivan Museum Associates.
Norwich University, Sullivan Museum & History Center (158 Harmon Drive)
Wed, 12 pm - 1 pm
Free
802-485-2183 Web Site | Map

Plainfield
Mar 5, 2014
 Organizing to Cool the Planet
350Vermont's Maeve McBride presents her personal story of activism, the current state of the climate crisis, and 350Vermont's organizing model to build a climate justice movement in Vermont.
Community Center Media Room, Goddard College (123 Pitkin Road)
Wed., 3-4:30 pm
Free
802-454-8311 Web Site | Map

Plainfield
Mar 6, 2014
 Beginning the Farm
UVM Extension's Jessie Schmidt presents an intro to the resources and services available to beginning farmers, and share tips for transforming agricultural aspirations into business plans and farm enterprises.
Community Center Media Room, Goddard College (123 Pitkin Road)
Thurs., 10:30 am -12:00pm
Free
802-454-8311 Web Site | Map

Plainfield
Mar 7, 2014
 Chicha Libre
Chicha Libre plays a mixture of Latin rhythms, surf and psychedelic pop inspired by Peruvian music from Lima and the Amazon. This show will feature a full dance floor! Adv. tickets $12 online.
Haybarn Theatre at Goddard College (123 Pitkin Road)
Fri., 8:00pm
Adm.
802-322-1685 Web Site | Map

Plainfield
Apr 14, 2014
 Fiction Reading by Justin Torres
A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, Torres has received a Rol n Fellowship in literature from United States Artists, and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. 'We the Animals' is a national bestseller. Reading is FREE and open to the public.
Haybarn Theatre at Goddard College (123 Pitkin Road)
Mon., 7:30pm
Free
802-454-8311 Web Site | Map

Plainfield
Apr 26, 2014
 Discover Goddard Day
Attend an information session, meet current students and faculty, tour our historic campus & gardens, and have lunch on us in our Dining Hall. Finish or start your degree--learn how our affordable, low-residency model fits with your busy life! RSVP required.
Goddard College (123 Pitkin Road)
Sat., 10 am-3 pm
Free
800-906-8312 Map

Waitsfield
Jun 29, 2014 through Jul 27, 2014
 Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition
The Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition celebrates the many styles and techniques of the watercolor medium. This juried show features outstanding artists from around across the country with the works of the highest quality. Artwork is on exhibit in the unique Red Barn Gallery at Lareau Farm and run the gamut from abstract to photo-realism. Prizes are awarded for Best in Show, Presidents Award and Board of Directors Award among others.
Big Red Barn Gallery at Lareau Farm (48 Lareau Road, Route 100)
Thurs thru Sunday, 12-9PM, closed Mon thru Wed.
Free
802-496-6682 Web Site | Map

Washington
May 17, 2014
Wood Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven Workshop
Have you ever wanted to build your own outdoor woodfired pizza oven? This workshop will take you through the steps of building your own oven! Chuck, farmer by night and engineer by day, will talk you through a slide presentation highlighting all the steps involved in building your own outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, then each participant will make their own pizza, and enjoy lunch on the farm!
VT Grand View Farm (1638 Scales Hill Rd)
10am-1:30pm
Adm.
802-685-4693 or 802-685-4693 Web Site | Map

Washington
Jul 11, 2014
Natural Dye Workshop
An introduction to using locally growing plants as natural dye material. We will spend the morning gathering plants and flowers to use as dye material. Our dye baths will brew while we enjoy lunch on the porch. (bring your own lunch) After lunch, the magic begins as we dye sample skeins of yarn!
VT Grand View Farm (1638 Scales Hill Rd)
Friday 10am-3pm
Adm.
802-685-4693 or 802-685-4693 Web Site | Map

Washington
Jul 12, 2014 through Aug 9, 2014
Wood-Fired Pizza Night at the Farm
Join us for wood-fired pizza on the farm, the second Saturday in July and August! Come out to the farm for a pizza pinic! We will have the outdoor oven fired up and will be cooking pizzas between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. Please email ahead with your pizza order. Bring along your family and friends, a blanket to sit on, and your own beverage. (Please car pool as parking is limited.) Please contact us a week in advance to pre-order your pizza!
VT Grand View Farm (1638 Scales Hill Rd)
Saturday, July 12 and Aug. 9, 4-6pm
Adm.
802-685-4693 or 802-685-4693 Web Site | Map

Washington
Jul 25, 2014
Felted Clasp Purse
Learn to make this adorable felted purse! In the morning, participants will learn to felt using a resist which creates a seamless vessel. In the afternoon, we will embellish your pouch with beads or needle felting, and sew it to a metal "kiss clasp". Once you learn how to felt using a resist, you can apply that same technique to making felted slippers, bags, hats, or other garments.
VT Grand View Farm (1638 Scales Hill Rd)
10am-2:30pm
Adm.
802-685-4693 or 802-685-4693 Web Site | Map

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May 05, 2013