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STOWE

Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum

Jan. 9 (2020): 6 p.m. Doors open. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Red Bench Speaker’s Series, “The Next Frontier of Vermont’s Backcountry Skiing.” Beverages available. $10 entrance donation.

Opening in February: “Two Contests; Competing in Biathlon.”

Through October 2020: “ORIGINS; Skiing and Riding in Vermont;” “Green Mountains, White Gold,” with New England Ski Museum; and “Surfing Snow: Vermont Inspired Boards,” curated by John Gerndt.

Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

1 S. Main St. Abby Chaffee, executive director, 253-9911, ext. 202, info@vtssm.com, vtssm.com.

Stowe Historical Society

“Brownsville: Past & Present.” Tuesday and Saturday: noon to 3 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday: noon to 3 p.m. When flags are out and by appointment.

Bloody Brook School. 90 School St. 253-1518, stowehistoricalsociety.org.


BURLINGTON

ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Through Jan. 5: Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. Interactive explorations.

Wednesdays: 11 a.m. Science & Stories.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1 College St. 802-864-1848, echovermont.org.

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

Dec. 14: 5 to 7 p.m. “Midwinter’s Eve” Lantern lit tour, treats and beverages based on historical recipes and prepared on the hearth. Talk with historians, experience life of frontier Vermonters in midwinter. By donation.

Jan. 20: 2 p.m. “Living like Original Vermonters of the Winooski – Applying the Best of the Past for a Sustainable Future.” Mike Ather, backyardwilderness.com. Free. Donations appreciated.

1 Ethan Allen Homestead.

ethanallenhomestead.org.

University of Vermont: Fleming Museum of Art

To Dec. 13: “Be Strong and Do Not Betray Your Soul: Selections from the Light Work Collection.” and “Resist! Insist! Persist!”

To May 8: Contemporary Voices of Vermont: Wylie Garcia and Misoo; New England Gallery, Marble Court balcony.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: noon to 4 p.m. $3 students and seniors, $5 adults, $10 family; age 6 and under free.

61 Colchester Ave. uvm.edu/fleming.


JEFFERSONVILLE

Cambridge Historical Society Museum

Second Wednesday: 7 p.m. Program or meeting.

Warner Lodge Building, 49 School St.

cambridgehistoricalsociety.org.


JOHNSON

Johnson Historical Society Museum

Thursday: 9 a.m. to noon, Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m. or by appointment.

Holcomb House, 188 Main St. East. johnsonhs@myfairpoint.net.


MORRISVILLE

Noyes House Museum

Thursday: noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

122 Lower Main St. 888-7617, noyeshousemuseum@gmail.com, noyeshousemuseum.org.


NORTHFIELD

Norwich University: Sullivan Museum and History Center

Through Dec. 21: “200 Years — 200 Objects.” Celebrating the university’s bicentennial. Vermont’s only Smithsonian Affiliate. Free. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

norwich.edu/museum.


SHELBURNE

Shelburne Museum: Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy

Through Jan. 12: More than 100 decoys (“floating sculptures”), drawings, historical photographs, and watercolors.

6000 Shelburne Road. 985-3346, shelburnemuseum.org.


WATERBURY

Waterbury History Center and Museum

Restored Dr. Henry Janes home. Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday. 28 N. Main St. waterburyhistoricalsociety.org.

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