Calendar

To submit your event to the Vermont Standard calendar, please email calendar@thevermontstandard.com with the Name of your event, the time (start and end) as well a a brief description of the event.

Aug
15
Tue
“WOW (Women of Wonder) Evolution” Group Art Exhibit
Aug 15 – Sep 30 all-day

Women of Wonder (WOW) is proud to exhibit a sample of their quilts, paintings, beadwork, journals, surface design and knitted objects at the Norman Williams Public Library. Since they shared a local quilting class ten years ago by quilt artist Dianne Hire of Maine, WOW has met monthly to share projects, feedback and support. In those ten years of camaraderie, members have been on a creative journey, occasionally exhibiting their work in quilts and other media. Please join us for the show’s opening from 4:00 – 5:30 PM on Friday, August 18th.

Sep
22
Fri
GMHA Fall Driving Classic
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sep 22-24 Fall Driving Classic
A Continuous Driving Event and a Pleasure Carriage Show all in one weekend. Shows start at 9 am each day.
Green Mountain Horse Association. For more information go to gmhainc.org

Magic: The Gathering
Sep 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Friday Magic: the Gathering, 3:15-4:15 pm
New and experienced players welcome!

Sherburne Memorial Library
2998 River Road
Killington, VT 05751

5th Annual Pentangle Light Garden
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Woodstock Village Green is turned into an illuminated “Light Garden” wonderland with a series of sculptural “garden plots” designed by local artists and featuring whimsical and creative uses of light. Stroll the “garden” paths on Friday and Saturday evenings and marvel at this unique display of “local color”! Garden plots will remain lit until 10:00 pm.

VOTE FOR YOU FAVORITE LIGHT SCULPTURE AND JOIN US FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON SATURDAY EVENING AT 8:00 PM. Live music on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM.

Information at www.pentanglearts.org

5th Annual Pentangle Light Garden
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Woodstock Village Green is turned into an illuminated “Light Garden” wonderland with a series of sculptural “garden plots” designed by local artists and featuring whimsical and creative uses of light. Stroll the “garden” paths on Friday and Saturday evenings and marvel at this unique display of “local color”! Garden plots will remain lit until 10:00 pm.
VOTE FOR YOU FAVORITE LIGHT SCULPTURE AND JOIN US FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON SATURDAY EVENING AT 8:00 PM. Live music on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM.Information at www.pentanglearts.org

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers at Montshire Museum
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers
The tinkering studio is open! Come and spend a Friday evening away from your parents and younger siblings!

Plan, create, and build something cool—a robot that draws, an electronic blinky bug, or tessellating designs. You’ll have a chance to use your imagination and sharpen your neurons. These teen tinkerer nights are designed for youth in grades 6–9 and take place the last Friday of the month. Sign-up for one, two, or all three sessions; or just drop in (space and supplies may be limited). Each month we will explore a different topic.

For youth in grades 6-9

Pre-registration recommended.
register online
Audience: Children
Members: $Fee
Pre-Registration Required

Logan Lucky (PG-13)
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Jimmy also recruits demolition expert Joe Bang to help them break into the track’s underground system. Complications arise when a mix-up forces the crew to pull off the heist during a popular NASCAR race while also trying to dodge a relentless FBI agent.

Starring Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, and Seth MacFarlane

Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Tickets and trailer at www.pentanglearts.org/event/logan-lucky/all

Sep
23
Sat
Qigong at the Norman Williams Public Library
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Come try (or continue) our free qigong class at Norman Williams with Gerry Sandweiss.

GMHA Fall Driving Classic
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sep 22-24 Fall Driving Classic
A Continuous Driving Event and a Pleasure Carriage Show all in one weekend. Shows start at 9 am each day.
Green Mountain Horse Association. For more information go to gmhainc.org

Forest Festival Weekend
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Forest Festival Weekend, Saturday & Sunday,, September 23-24
10am-5pm. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, enjoy hands-on craft activities, forest history, and woodworking demonstrations among the glory of the fall foliage. www.nps.gov/mabi, or call 802 457 3368, ext 222. Free admission to all events.

Vermont Fairy Tale Festival
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

10 am-4 pm. Sept 23 Vermont Fairy Tale Festival,
A NEW event for the Town of Killington, Sherburne Library. The event is similar to a Renaissance Faire, but in this case each booth will be a different fairy tale. Kids and families can visit each table, learn the story and make something to take home. The event will take place rain or shine. Vendors, Crafts, Viking Fighters, and two artists in residence to help participants create flower fairies. This will be an amazing event you do not want to miss!

Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sept. 23 & 24: Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival. Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Event! Furniture makers and wood artisans will display and discuss their wood products; demonstrations and activities. billingsfarm.org
Forest Festival Weekend at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.

Working Woodlands Workshops: Horse Logging
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Informative workshops for all who love the woods, presented by foresters, scientists and landowners. For additional information, contact Christine_Frohloff@partner.nps.gov
Horse Logging, Saturday & Sunday, September 23-24, 10am and throughout the day
Visit horse-logging in action and learn about the 150-year legacy of forestry on Mount Tom. Staff at the Forest Festival welcome table will direct you to the location.

Classic Book Discussion Group: The Idiot
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Classics Book Group has chosen Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot as its summer read. The book is not as well-known as Crime and Punishment or the Brothers Karamazov, but is considered just as great, and just as long. All are welcome – Yankee Books will give a 15% discount to book group readers.

Classic Book Discussion Group: The Idiot
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Classics Book Group has chosen Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot as its summer read. The book is not as well-known as Crime and Punishment or the Brothers Karamazov, but is considered just as great, and just as long. All are welcome – Yankee Books will give a 15% discount to book group readers.

FREE Yoga at the Vermont 50
Sep 23 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Yoga at the Vermont 50
Date: Saturday, September 23
Time: 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Location: Cunningham’s Lot, Holiday Inn Mount Ascutney Resort
Description: Free yoga at the VT 50 expo, open to racers and local community, no experience required.
Join us for 15-minute, slow paced yoga to limber up and family yoga classes. Ages 5+. Class times: 12:30, 1:00, 2:00, 3:30. Registration encouraged, www.flywayyoga.com/vermont-50

Afternoons at the Old Notch School House
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Thursdays & Saturdays, June 22 – October 14 * 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday & Saturday Afternoons at the Old Notch School. Hands-on activities for all ages at our 1890 one-room school house.

Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters: Author Signing/Talk
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

1pm-2:15pm Sept 23
Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters: The Untold Story of the Brave Men and Women Who Launched the American Conservation Movement
As part of Forest Forestival, renown author Bibi Gaston will take visitors on a journey into the lives and work of America’s First Foresters based on a book by the same name. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 1pm-2:15pm at the Carriage Barn Visitor Center.

Junior Machinist Apprentice Program
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Junior Machinist Apprentice Program
Description: Do You like making things? Do You like machines? Become a Junior Machinist Apprentice, and earn your Junior Apprentice Gear by exploring and learning about the history of the machines, the people and technology in the American Precision Museum.
Every Saturday in September at 10am – 11:30am
Where: American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street, Windsor, Vermont
Ages: 8-14
Fee: Free for participants. Adults $8.00
Contact: Scott Davison 802-674-5781

Old Time Fair and Silent Auction
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday, September 23, 1-4 pm – Old Time Fair and Silent Auction. Old-fashioned games, treats, crafts, silent auction, antique clothes/photo booth, and much more all at old-time prices. Admission: 25 Cents. Back lawn of the Woodstock History Center.

5th Annual Pentangle Light Garden
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Woodstock Village Green is turned into an illuminated “Light Garden” wonderland with a series of sculptural “garden plots” designed by local artists and featuring whimsical and creative uses of light. Stroll the “garden” paths on Friday and Saturday evenings and marvel at this unique display of “local color”! Garden plots will remain lit until 10:00 pm.

VOTE FOR YOU FAVORITE LIGHT SCULPTURE AND JOIN US FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON SATURDAY EVENING AT 8:00 PM. Live music on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM.

Information at www.pentanglearts.org

5th Annual Pentangle Light Garden
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Woodstock Village Green is turned into an illuminated “Light Garden” wonderland with a series of sculptural “garden plots” designed by local artists and featuring whimsical and creative uses of light. Stroll the “garden” paths on Friday and Saturday evenings and marvel at this unique display of “local color”! Garden plots will remain lit until 10:00 pm.
VOTE FOR YOU FAVORITE LIGHT SCULPTURE AND JOIN US FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON SATURDAY EVENING AT 8:00 PM. Live music on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM.Information at www.pentanglearts.org

Logan Lucky (PG-13)
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Jimmy also recruits demolition expert Joe Bang to help them break into the track’s underground system. Complications arise when a mix-up forces the crew to pull off the heist during a popular NASCAR race while also trying to dodge a relentless FBI agent.

Starring Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, and Seth MacFarlane

Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Tickets and trailer at www.pentanglearts.org/event/logan-lucky/all

Sep
24
Sun
25th Annual Vermont 50 Mountain Bike/Ultra-Run
Sep 24 @ 5:00 am – 6:45 pm

25th Annual Vermont 50 Mountain Bike/Ultra-Run
Sunday, September 24, 2017
5:00am – 6:45pm
Folks gather the last weekend of September every year to race this challenging and Vermont-Scenic Course. Racers can sign up for a 50 Mile Mtn Bike, 50 Mile Run, 50 K Run, Team Relay and a Free Kids Fun Race!! The race starts and ends at Mount Ascutney Resort, Brownsville VT, and race proceeds benefit Vermont Adaptive
Fore more information visit www.vermont50.com

GMHA Fall Driving Classic
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sep 22-24 Fall Driving Classic
A Continuous Driving Event and a Pleasure Carriage Show all in one weekend. Shows start at 9 am each day.
Green Mountain Horse Association. For more information go to gmhainc.org