Summer Guide: Bristol is bringing its summer events back

Summertime this year in Bristol will be filled with food trucks, festival music and the return of two familiar events. 

Summer Guide: Enjoy your summer outside on wooded trails

Whether you plan on walking to the top of Mount Abraham, the highest peak in Addison County, or just want to take a ramble in the woods, summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy nature by hiking.

Summer Guide: Ilsley helps us find reasons to be cheerful this summer

This summer the library will host the “Reasons to be Cheerful” series Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. from July 11 to Aug. 29.

Green energy festival comes to the Little City

While the warm summer sun shining and thoughts of solar energy are not far from many people’s minds, Vergennes in mid-July will be the site of an expo designed to educate people about ways to power our modern lifestyle without polluting the planet.

Summer Guide: Get out and enjoy farmers markets

While you are out and about this summer enjoying some fun in the sun, you are likely to work up an appetite. Fortunately there are plenty of farmers market in the area that are great in several ways.

Summer Guide: Foodaroo hits the streets on June 25

The eighth annual Foodaroo festival returns to Middlebury Sunday, June 25, from 4-8 p.m. in the Marble Works, overlooking the falls.

Summer Guide: It’s time for historic clocks

On Sunday, July 30, from noon to 4 p.m., members of the Green Mountain Timekeepers Society will be back in residence at the Chimney Point State Historic Site porch to talk with visitors about historic time pieces.

Summer: Vergennes City Band concerts on tap

On a hot summer night, many folks in these parts like nothing more than sitting outside and enjoying the breeze. In Vergennes, they do things one better every Monday.

Summer Guide: Live music flourishes outside this summer

This year it’s all coming back — plus some new opportunities to sway and dance and sing along under the Vermont summer sky straight through to October.

Summer Guide: Go birding

Migratory birds returned to Vermont in March, April and May, and now they are singing their beautiful songs throughout the forests and fields. Summer is a great time to check out our avian neighbors.

Summer Guide: Where to hike in Addison County

Mud season is over and you will find that summer is perfect for enjoying Vermont’s landscape with a good hike — whether that is a 10-mile trek up in the mountains or a more modest ramble on some of the other low-key hikes in Addison County.

Summer Guide: Enjoy an evening of stargazing

Do you marvel at the celestial wonders you see on television? Middlebury College’s Mittelman Observatory will give you a chance to see some of them with your own eyes this summer.

Summer Guide: Vergennes farmers market set to return

After the city council gave its unanimous blessing to the venture, beginning on June 16 the market will again set up shop along Main Street on Thursdays from 3 to 6:30 p.m. It will run through Oct. 6.

Summer Guide: Bristol offers tons of summer fun

Not only is the town blessed with incredible natural beauty — Bristol Cliffs, the New Haven River, Bartlett Falls and Bristol Pond come immediately to mind — it also has what you might call a “community beauty.”

Summer Guide: What makes creemees different from soft serve?

For those of us from Vermont, the quest to find the perfect maple creemee is a lifelong mission, even an obsession.