Events Calendar

Community Conversation about Vermont's Progress and Development: Manchester

Hosted by the Manchester Community Library. Join fellow Northshire residents to learn about how the state has handled questions of development and progress in the past, and how we might use those lessons to discuss a path forward to the future.

Lady of the Hills Opening Reception

In 1938, Sergeant-at-Arms Dwight Dwinell carved a statue of the Roman goddess of agriculture to adorn the dome of the Vermont State House. For 80 years, the statue, now known as Ceres II, stood watch over…

Saturday Museum Program: Fiber-Dyeing Using Natural Materials

As the chill of November settles over Vermont, we warmly invite you to join us for an educational and engaging hands-on afternoon with Justin Squizzero from the Burroughs Garret in Newbury, Vermont. Justin creates handspun, naturally-dyed, hand-woven textiles using methods and equipment from the 18th and 19th century. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of natural dyeing using plants, minerals, and insects. Participants will take home samples of dyed textiles.

History for Homeschoolers - Hunting Season: Food and Furs in Vermont

Explore the hunting traditions of people from different time periods and learn about the animals they hunted for food and furs.

Third Thursday: When the Irish Invaded Canada

The outlandish, untold story of the Irish American revolutionaries who tried to free Ireland by invading Canada

History for Homeschoolers - Cold and Dark: Wintertime in Vermont

It's cold outside! Come inside and participate in traditional indoor activities that took place during the long Vermont winters.

Third Thursday: Burlington Brewing: A History of Craft Beer in the Queen City

Exploring Burlington’s sudsy history from early newspaper clippings to modern-day tastemakers

History for Homeschoolers - Let It Snow: Winter Fun in Vermont

Learn about the history of skiing, sledding and other favorite outdoor winter activities enjoyed by Vermonters and tourists.

History for Homeschoolers - Celebrations: Holidays in Vermont

Examine ways Vermonters have celebrated holidays, like Valentine's Day and other community events, throughout the years.

History for Homeschoolers - Sweet Season: Sugaring in Vermont

Learn about maple sugar and syrup production, marketing and related inventions and traditions.

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