Woodstock, Killington And Plymouth Earn Spots In 2012 ‘Top’ List

October 13, 2011

in News

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has announced their choices for 2012 Top Ten Summer and Fall Events.  
Each year, a panel of independent judges chooses Vermont’s best activities, selected for their diversity, wide appeal, and consistency with Vermont’s brand.  Three local events earned a spot on the top Fall events list.
Vicky Tebbetts, Vermont Chamber Senior VP, noted, “Vermont is known for being a destination in which to relax, reconnect with friends and family, get outdoors, and get back to basics. This year’s Vermont Chamber Top Ten Summer and Fall Events feature time-honored traditions as well as contemporary experiences from all regions of the state.”
The Vermont Chamber Top Ten Summer Events take place from April through August 2012, and the Fall Events take place September through October 2012.
Plymouth Folk & Blues Concerts Plymouth Notch, September 1 & 2, 2 pm – 5 pm Musicians from across the country and throughout Vermont team up for a two-day festival of folk and blues music performed in the pure country air of beautiful Plymouth Notch, the historic birthplace of the 30th U.S. President. Free Admission; donations appreciated. www.plymouthfolk.com, 802-672-3773.
Killington Hay Festival Killington, Labor Day – Columbus Day. A five-week celebration of autumn in Vermont that shouldn’t be missed, the Festival showcases a collection of 40 giant hay animals (the “Grass Menagerie”) on display at businesses throughout the town as well as a variety of daily and weekly events and activities. The event also includes an educational scavenger hunt around the 40 giant sculptures! Free admission.  www.discoverkillington.com, 802-422-2146.
9th Annual Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival
Woodstock, September 29 & 30, 10 am – 5 pm. Add life to your home or office with the warmth of wood. Watch traditional woodworking demonstrations, purchase products, and see why Vermont woodworkers are some of the best.  Entries from the Vermont Woodworking Design Competition will be on display at the festival. Don’t forget to explore the forest at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park nearby. Local food, live music, kids’ activities and more! Bring home your piece of Vermont! Adults $10. www.vermontwoodfestival.org, 802-747-7900.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the largest statewide, private, not-for-profit business organization represents nearly every sector of the state’s corporate/hospitality community. Our mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.


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