Friday night music, food & wine back at Lincoln Peak

New Haven’s Lincoln Peak Vineyard kicked off its summer music series last week with music by Brett Hughes and food by Dino Bones BBQ.

Vermont Gran Fondo tours the Green Mountains from Bristol

The Vermont Gran Fondo is a non-competitive ride through Vermont’s Green Mountains that starts at Bristol’s Rec Park. This ride will test your fitness with its challenging climbs.

Ruminations on the Run: Millersville, Md. to Lumberton, N.C.

Our first full week of traveling south took us to three different campsites along Route I-95. The first stop was in Millersville, MD, a somewhat rural suburb just east of Washington, D.C. 

Ask a Master Gardener: Why you should test garden soils

Whether you are new to gardening, or have been growing your own vegetables for years, you probably understand the importance of getting your soil tested for nutrient levels and soil pH.

Knights, rabbits and show girls arrive in Waitsfield with ‘Spamalot’

The funniest show on earth is coming to spread laughter and merriment throughout Central Vermont. The Valley Players will present Monty Python’s “SPAMALOT,” opening June 27, and running weekends through July 14.

Silent auction of late artist’s rugs benefits Sheldon

Her presence was “quiet” and “steadfast.” She was an “expert listener” and knew how to “talk to people.” This is how Coco Moseley, executive director of the Henry Sheldon Museum, described the late Suzanne Douglas, who most recently worked in admissions a … (read more)

Summer brings the sun out at Sparrow Art Supply

Over 40 local artists have dived into their love for the sun-soaked season, drawing inspiration from the warmth of golden rays, the colors of blossoming flowers, the smells of barbecues and creemees, the buzz of wildlife and more!

Ruminations on the Run: Prologue

As a contemporary American male negotiating his 70s, I find myself asking the same question of myself with repeated urgency, “Where is the meaning in the living of this life? 

‘Isaac’s Eye’ opens seventh staged reading series at THT

Middlebury Acting Company’s acclaimed Staged Reading Series is back for its seventh season, presenting a lineup of provocative and intellectually stimulating plays.

Tournesol to play at the Monkton library

Tournesol had to reschedule their planned February concert with the Five Town Friends of the Arts “Winter Into Spring Musical Library Tour.” The new performance will take place on June 20, at the Russell Memorial Library, 92 Monkton Ridge Rd in Monkton.

Love is unpredictable… and funny!

Three directors, nine vignettes, and a cast of talented actors will bring acclaimed playwright John Cariani’s poignant and witty play “Love/Sick” to life June 20-23, at Vergennes Opera House.

New exhibits fill Edgewater galleries

“Borders & Boundaries” by Alexis Serio and Homer Wells, explores the intersection of landscape and abstraction through themes of reflection, light, and imagination.

Classic epic ‘Thief of Bagdad’ to screen in Brandon

“The Thief of Bagdad,” a celebrated triumph for actor/director Douglas Fairbanks stands as one of greatest achievements of cinema’s silent era. It’s a film filled with images of flying carpets, exotic cities, underwater palaces, winged horses, fire-breath … (read more)

The month in poetry: First findings, first loves

I met you after school/ where you told me you’d be waiting./ Your sweaty fingers encircled my wrist/ pulling me through the thicket and/ as I watched pink splotches arise on my bare legs/ I envied your long pants.

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival donates 40 films to Ilsley

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival recently donated 40 more films to Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. The donation is comprised of BluRay format films that were screened in recent years either at the festival or as part of the MNFF Selects Monthly … (read more)