• Updated


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,,

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,


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,

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, Free. Donations appreciated.

1 Ethan Allen Homestead.

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.


Cambridge Historical Society Museum

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

Warner Lodge Building, 49 School St.


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.


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,,


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.


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,


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.

Find things to do this week in northern and central Vermont: community, exhibits, film and theater, kid-friendly, meetings, music and nightlife, sports and outdoors, talks, workshops and more.

If you have an event you'd like to list on the site, submit it now!

All calendar information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed; original content is submitted by community members. The online calendar is updated weekly after each print edition. Please reach out to the event contact(s) for up-to-date information, cancellations or changes.

All calendar entries are due in writing by 5 p.m. the Friday before publication; earlier deadlines may arise with holidays. Be sure to include: event title, location, starting and ending dates (without an end date, items are removed after four weeks), times, brief description, website, email, phone number and cost; and a contact name, email and phone. We edit for space and style. Photos are welcome; please send the largest file size possible (1 MB or larger). Questions? Email

Christmas/New Year Deadlines and Office Closures

Issue Dates: December 19 and 26, and January 2

For BOTH the December 19 and 26 issues, ads are due Thursday and Friday, December 12-13, at noon. All editorial materials are due Friday, December 13, at noon. For the January 2 issue, ads are due Thursday and Friday, December 26-27, at noon. All editorial materials are due Friday, December 27, at noon. Our offices will be closed Wednesday, December 25, and Wednesday, January 1.

Local news is important. It's the information that will directly impact your life because it’s going on around you, every day. Join our group of dedicated readers today ...

Getting Married In Vermont

Plan a magical wedding day in Vermont, whether ablaze with fall color, capped with snow, or lush with the green of summer. If you're interested in learning more, click here.

Local & Social

Social Media Advertising - Sponsored Local Content

Connect With Us

News, arts, events, community and more from the Vermont Community Newspaper Group.