The Sheldon Museum has a long history with trains

Henry Sheldon, a young store clerk in Middlebury, had been fascinated with trains since he first rode one on July 3, 1845, when he had taken an excursion with two friends from Middlebury to Montreal — via stagecoach, steamboat and train — a month shy of his 24th birthday. 

Grab a permit and wander through the forest for a Christmas tree

U.S. Forest Service officials in Vermont are welcoming the public to select and cut a Christmas tree on the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) with the purchase of a $5 permit.

Bristol holidays feature craft fair, sweets, lights and Santa

Community gatherings, musical entertainment, crafts, magical lighting, horses — what does Bristol NOT have for this holiday season?

Lessons & Carols to be held Dec. 11

When the opening strains of organ and choral music swell to fill Middlebury Chapel each December for the annual Lessons and Carols service, many area residents sense they have truly entered the Christmas season.

Vergennes has lots of holiday spirit

Tradition returns to the Little City as Vergennes readies to kick off the holiday season.

How to cook for a crowd this holiday season

Feeding a crowd can be a daunting task, though local culinary professionals say there are ways to make the job easier and, perhaps, even enjoyable this year. 

Brandon will get you in the holiday spirit with music, shows and sales

You can start your holiday season off this weekend with a meaningful and enduring tradition of remembrance in Brandon — the Brandon Memory Tree.

Sheldon Museum hosts its holiday traditions again

MIDDLEBURY — The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History has long been a key component of holiday tradition in Middlebury and Addison County. But the pandemic forced the institution to be closed during last holiday season, and indeed it was shuttered for … (read more)

Holiday festivities resume in person this year

Community holiday festivities are returning for in-person participation on a limited basis this coming month.

Brandon is abuzz with holiday activities

It all starts this weekend with the traditional start of the season — the lighting of the Memory Tree in Conant Square in front of the Brandon Town Hall.

Get crafty at Bixby Library

The holidays are a great time for children to exercise their creativity muscles and occupy their hands with seasonal craft activities, and the Bixby Memorial Library is here to help.

Have some holiday fun in Vergennes

See Santa and Mrs. Claus, and enjoy musical performances, craft-making, sweets and treats, story time and much more.

Troop 525 sells wreaths and trees in Monkton

Sales started on Nov. 22 and will continue until all are sold. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 27, Scouts will staff the sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Santa returns to Shoreham gazebo

If you want to greet the elegant old gentleman, enter off Main Street and drive down School Road to see our beloved Mr. Santa Claus in a drive-through visit.

Free NYE fireworks and skating for all

Thanks to the generous support from American Legion Post 27, New Year’s Eve fireworks and free ice skating will return again this year.