Upcoming Events

November

November 18, 9:00am-1:00pm
Norwich Farmers Market Winter Market in Tracy Hall Norwich
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 384-7447
norwichfarmersmarket.org
Welcome to our indoor markets. It's time to start a good winter habit. The veggies are still rolling in and with all of the carrots, potatoes, meats, and eggs, you can feed your family with the best local food around. There will be plenty of baked goods and crafts to round out the market. You’ll find all this in the comfort of Tracy Hall with plenty of lunch options to keep you going. Make sure to pick up a yellow winter flyer with all of the dates and times.

November 19, 9:00am-3:00pm
Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
(802) 422-6808
killington.com
Tradition at its finest: Killington’s Loaded Turkey Rail Jam is back to kick off another great season of park competitions. We’re serving up Thanksgiving dinner on the podium with a frozen turkey going out to first place and all the fixings going to second and third place. Don’t forget - first place competitors earn free entry into Rails 2 Riches!

November 23, 9:30am-11:00pm
Killington 5K Turkey Trot
The Pickle Barrel, 1741 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
(617) 594-8473
killingtonturkeytrot.com
The 7th Annual Killington 5K Turkey Trot kicks off on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM at the Pickle Barrel. Register online at killingtonturkeytrot.com. Entrance fee is $25 online and $30 onsite.

November 23, 10:00am-11:00pm
Zack's Place Turkey Trot in Woodstock VT Thanksgiving Day
Woodstock Elementary School , 15 South St., Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-5868
zacksplacevt.org
Zack's Place 2017 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Run/Walk November 23, 2017 The Zack's Place Turkey Trot, a 5K run and walk held on Thanksgiving Day, was first established in 2007, and has become an annual fundraiser ever since.In 2007, almost 200 people participated. In 2016, over 1,500 people participated. All of the proceeds of the race are dedicated to our operational costs. As participants line up and register for the race they are entertained by a band on a flatbed truck. Hot coffee, tea and hot chocolate are offered. The race begins in front of the Woodstock Elementary School at 10:00 AM, with the more skilled runners in front and the rest following. The run meanders through the historic Village of Woodstock, then on towards Billings Farm, around Mountain Avenue, and back around The Town Green, ending at the starting line.

November 23, 6:00pm-10:45pm
Thanksgiving Dinner At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant
The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant At The Covered Bridge, 2709 W. Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-7052
lincolninn.com
Thursday November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Dinner Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner With A Gourmet Twist 4 course set menu $60.00 per person 6:00 start time with drinks in the tavern 6:30 dinner seating By reservation only call 802-457-7052 Limited Seating

November 23, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Open Mic Night
Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 457-3500
artistreevt.org
Join our relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere and show off your musical stuff! All levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the open mic experience. Come alone or with a group! Come to play or just to watch! BYOB

November 24–26, 8:00am-7:00pm
Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington
Killington/Pico Ski Resorts, 4763 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
(800) 321-6867
killington.com
Ninety athletes representing 20 countries are expected to participate in the slalom and giant slalom events on the Superstar trail this Thanksgiving Weekend at Killington Resort.

November 24–26, 10:00am-4:00pm
Thanksgiving Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum * Vermont Chamber Top 10 Winter Event
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2355
www.billingsfarm.org
The weekend features traditional cooking demonstrations in the farmhouse, horsedrawn wagon rides, farm tours, programs and hands-on food preparation and preservation activities. You’ll be welcomed to Frederick Billings’ farmhouse, where farm manager George Aiken and family lived from 1890 to 1910. Visit with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate preparing traditional Thanksgiving fare in the kitchen. History of Thanksgiving programs in the Victorian parlor, activities for all ages include “making the perfect piecrust” and peeling apples.

 

December

December 2, 10:00am-4:00pm
Coolidge Holiday Open House
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth, VT 05056
(802) 672-3773
historicsites.vermont.gov
Kick off the holiday season in one of Vermont's most scenic villages. Visit the Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when Calvin was born. Winter exhibits at the Museum & Education Center, Aldrich House, Plymouth Cheese Factory and 1924 Summer White House office. Sleigh rides, old-time music, craft demonstrations, chocolate making & sampling with The Chocolatorium, lunch at the Wilder House Restaurant, special cancellation at the historic Plymouth post office, and children's holiday activities.

December 2, 5:45pm-8:00pm
Learn to Curl Clinic
Wendell Barwood Arena, 45 Highland Ave., White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 281-2894
uppervalleycurling.org
If you want to experience Curling, come to the Learn to Curl clinic on Saturday, December 2nd at 5:45 pm. The Upper Valley Curling Club plays at Barwood Arena on Highland Ave in White River Junction. We provide all equipment and full instruction. You bring warm clothes and shoes with non-skid soles. Clinics cost $25 per person and require reservations. They fill up fast, so send a reservation request to [email protected] or visit uppervalleycurling.org. Regular, drop-in curling is also available each Saturday with informal play. League curling is available on Wednesday evenings. See uppervalleycurling.org.

December 7-10, Varied show times
Clara's Dream, A Nutcracker Story
Lebanon Opera House, 51 North Main Street, Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 359-1000
citycenterballet.org
City Center Ballet company will present the holiday classic - Clara’s Dream, a nutcracker story at the Lebanon Opera House December 7 through 10, 2017. Ticket prices: Adults $19 to $38, students $9 to $19 Purchase tickets online at www.citycenterballet.org or at the Lebanon Opera House Ticket Office. An additional $5.00 per ticket is charge on the day of the performance. With ever-changing backdrops and costumes that shimmer with winter's crystalline beauty, you will find your heart dancing with the City Center Ballet performers as Clara and the Nutcracker Prince overcome obstacles on their way to the Land of Sweets.

December 8, 7:30pm-9:00pm
Holiday Cabaret
The Grange Theater, 65 Stage Rd, Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 234-1645
www.barnarts.org
Friday, December 8, BarnArts in collaboration with ArtisTree present a classy evening of Holiday Cabaret, featuring your favorite American Standards and seasonal favorites in an intimate musical space, at Artistree’s new Grange Theater in Pomfret. The evening is hosted by Kerry Rosenthal, and features talented local vocalists Jenny Barry and Lisa Piccirillo. The performers will be backed by “The Artistrio” with Mark van Gulden on keys, Glendon Ingalls on bass and Kathleen Dolan on flutes. Guest performers include Lola Dorsogna, and Gabe Bango. The concert is a celebrated Wassail Weekend event. The event features a cash bar, and a free dessert table.

December 8–10, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wassail Weekend
Woodstock Village, Central Street, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3555
www.woodstockvt.com
Woodstock 33rd Annual Wassail Weekend! Filled with twinkling lights, historic decorated homes, breakfast with Santa. Billings Farm Decorated in 19th century holiday spirit. Sleigh bells during our Wassail Parade. there is something for all ages at this festive holiday weekend Make your reservations Today!

December 9, 8:00am-11:00pm
Breakfast with Santa
Woodstock Little Theatre, 54 River St, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3629
Breakfast with Santa to kick off the Holiday Season , Wassail Weekend

December 9, 9:00am-1:00pm
Norwich Farmers Market Winter Market in Tracy Hall Norwich
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 384-7447
norwichfarmersmarket.org
Welcome to our indoor markets. It's time to start a good winter habit. The veggies are still rolling in and with all of the carrots, potatoes, meats, and eggs, you can feed your family with the best local food around. There will be plenty of baked goods and crafts to round out the market. You’ll find all this in the comfort of Tracy Hall with plenty of lunch options to keep you going. Make sure to pick up a yellow winter flyer with all of the dates and times.

December 9, 9:30am-2:00pm
17th Annual Holiday House Tour
Pentangle Arts Council, 31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
802) 457-3981
pentanglearts.org
A Wassail Weekend favorite! Experience the warm hospitality of old New England, when Woodstock’s most charming houses deck their halls and open their doors for what has become a quintessential holiday tradition. Docents await at each location to provide historical information and answer questions. The last stop of the Tour is a lovely reception hosted by the Prince and the Pauper Restaurant. ickets – **Early Bird pricing through Thursday, November 30th** Early Bird Tickets*: $35 Regular Tickets*: $40 **Kids 17 & under free**

December 9, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Wassail Parade
Woodstock Village, Central St, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3555
woodstockvt.com
Delight in the jingle of sleigh bells and the clip-clop of hooves as riders dressed in Victorian Era Costumes ride through and around the Village Green. Sponsored by High Horses and the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce.

December 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wrensong Choir Group
Norman Williams Public Library, 10 South Park Street, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2295
normanwilliams.org
Wren Song Choir Group performing holiday music

December 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm
The Ten A Capella Mens Choir
Congregational Church, 36 Elm St, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3555
woodstockvt.com
Men's Choir Group, "The Ten" Holiday Concert

December 9, 3:00pm-10:00pm
Lighting of the Memory Tree, Bon Fire and Carol Sing along with Lighting of 400 Luminaries on the Village Green
Woodstock Village Green, 1 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3555
woodstockvt.com
Lighting of the Memory Tree on the Village Green, Carol Sing and lighting of 400 luminaries on the Village Green sponsored by the Woodstock Rotary.

December 9–10, 10:00am-4:00pm
Holiday Craft Fair
Masonic Lodge , 32 Pleasant St, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2698
Wassail Weekend Holiday Craft , Artisan, Food Fair

December 14, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Open Mic Night
Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 457-3500
artistreevt.org
Join our relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere and show off your musical stuff! All levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the open mic experience. Come alone or with a group! Come to play or just to watch! BYOB

December 15, 7:00pm-8:30pm
BarnArts Winter Carols
First Universalist Church, Barnard, VT, 6211 VT-12, Barnard, VT 05031
(802) 234-1645
barnarts.org
Friday, December 15th, at 7 PM, BarnArts presents their Annual Winter Carols Event, at Barnard’s First Universalist Church. Winter Carols is BarnArts original event and a highlight of the winter programming. The evening’s musical performances and adult and youth choral performances are directed by Michael Zsoldos. Don’t miss this festive opportunity to join with neighbors and friends and celebrate the season as a community. Winter Carols includes audience sing-alongs as well as instrumental and choral performances.The event is free, however, donations are welcome to support ongoing programming.

December 16, 9:00am-1:00pm
Norwich Farmers Market Winter Market in Tracy Hall Norwich
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 384-7447
norwichfarmersmarket.org
Welcome to our indoor markets. It's time to start a good winter habit. The veggies are still rolling in and with all of the carrots, potatoes, meats, and eggs, you can feed your family with the best local food around. There will be plenty of baked goods and crafts to round out the market. You’ll find all this in the comfort of Tracy Hall with plenty of lunch options to keep you going. Make sure to pick up a yellow winter flyer with all of the dates and times.

December 24, 6:00pm-10:45pm
Christmas Eve Dinner At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant
The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant At The Covered Bridge, 2709 W. Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-7052
lincolninn.com
Sunday December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve Dinner Traditional Christmas Dinner With A Gourmet Twist 4 course set menu $60.00 per person 6:00 start time with drinks in the tavern 6:30 dinner seating By reservation only call 802-457-7052 Limited Seating

December 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Open Mic Night
Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 457-3500
artistreevt.org
Join our relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere and show off your musical stuff! All levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the open mic experience. Come alone or with a group! Come to play or just to watch! BYOB

December 31, 8:00pm-11:59pm
New Years Eve Dinner Party At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant
The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant At The Covered Bridge, 2709 W. Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-7052
lincolninn.com
News Years Eve Dinner Party Sunday December 31st 2017 Celebrate New Years Eve At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant 5 Chef signature dishes, glass of prosecco with dessert Live piano music, hats, blowers, dance, count down to New Year $110.00 per person 8:00 start time with drinks in the tavern By reservation only call 802-457-7052 Limited Seating

 

January

January 6–7, 10:00am-2:00pm
Sleigh Rally at the Green Mountain Horse Association
Green Mountain Horse Association, S. Woodstock, VT 05071
(802) 475-1509
gmhainc.org
A pleasure driving show on the snow. Come and watch, but bundle up! Classes include cones, working, Currier & Ives, sleigh dog, cross-country pace and more. Remember- sleighing competitions are extremely weather dependent-check our website for status updates. Free and open to spectators.

January 11, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Open Mic Night
Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 457-3500
artistreevt.org
Join our relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere and show off your musical stuff! All levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the open mic experience. Come alone or with a group! Come to play or just to watch! BYOB

January 20–21, 10:00am-2:00pm
Sleigh Rally at the Green Mountain Horse Association
Green Mountain Horse Association, S. Woodstock, VT 05071
(802) 475-1509
gmhainc.org
A pleasure driving show on the snow. Come and watch, but bundle up! Classes include cones, working, Currier & Ives, sleigh dog, cross-country pace and more. Remember- sleighing competitions are extremely weather dependent-check our website for status updates. Free and open to spectators.

 

February

February 8, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Open Mic Night
Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT 05067
(802) 457-3500
artistreevt.org
Join our relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere and show off your musical stuff! All levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the open mic experience. Come alone or with a group! Come to play or just to watch! BYOB

February 14, 6:30pm-11:00pm
Valentines Dinner At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant
The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant At The Covered Bridge, 2709 W. Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-7052
lincolninn.com
Valentines Dinner Wednesday February 14th 2018 Celebrate Valentines At The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant 5 Chef signature dishes, glass of prosecco with dessert Live piano music $110.00 per person 6:30 start time with drinks in the tavern By reservation only call 802-457-7052 Limited Seating

 

June

June 2–3, 8:00am-5:00pm
June Horse Trials at the Green Mountain Horse Association
Green Mountain Horse Association, S. Woodstock, VT 05071
(802) 457-1509
gmhainc.org
Just like in the Olympics, horses competing in a Horse Trials perform in 3 phases, each designed to test different aspects of athleticism: Dressage (obedience and finesse), Cross Country (speed, endurance and bravery), and Stadium Jumping (strength and precision). Spectators are welcome at no charge! Dogs must be on a leash.

June 15–17, 7:00am-11:59pm
39th Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon Craft and Music Festival * Vermont Chamber Top 10 Summer Event
Quechee Festival Grounds, 70 Village Green Circle, Quechee, VT 05059
(802) 295-7900
quecheeballoonfestival.com
Featuring 20 balloons with five flights scheduled throughout the festival, and additional tethered rides during the day. Enjoy continuous music and entertainment for all ages, along with 100 craft artisans and vendors.

 

September

September 1–2, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival * Vermont Chamber Top 10 Fall Event
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 3780 Route 100A, Plymouth Notch, VT 05056
(802) 672-3773
historicsites.vermont.gov
Stars from Vermont and nationally known musicians team up for a two-day festival of folk and blues music performed in the pure country air of historic Plymouth Notch, birthplace of the 30th U.S. President. Wagon rides, children’s crafts and face painting, Vermont Food Bank drive, and barbecue add to the festivities. Musicians include: Jay Ottaway, Julia Mark, Seth Adam, Cricket Blue, Alice Howe, and Dan Weber.

September 30, 11:00am-3:00pm
19th Century Apple & Cheese Harvest Festival * Vermont Chamber Top 10 Fall Event
Justin Morrill State Historic Site, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford, VT 05072
(802) 765-4288
morrillhomestead.org
Celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday with our harvest festival at the Justin Morrill State Historic Site! Meet live farm animals, make cider in an antique press and play period games and crafts. Taste heirloom apples, artisan Vermont cheeses, Vermont ice cream and homemade apple pie. Face painting, live music, apple pie contest with prizes, Fairy Village, hiking, Valley Quest, gardens, exhibits, icehouse and pond, and tour of historic home decorated with gingerbread designs. Admission includes lunch!

 

Weekly Events

Mondays, 10:30am-11:15am
Baby & Toddlers Story times
Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2295
normanwilliams.org
Story time for babies and toddlers Birth to 3. This 20-minute story time introduces our youngest patrons to stories, songs and finger plays. This is a weekly program—every Monday.

Mondays, 8:00pm-11:00pm
Open Mic Night
Bentleys Restaurant, 1 Elm Street, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3232
bentleysrestaurant.com
Brian Warren hosts our popular weekly Open Mic Night every Monday starting around 8pm. Even though you can never know who might take the stage, you can always count on a great evening of live music and fun among friends and neighbors!

Tuesdays, 10:30am-11:15am
Preschool/PreK Story Times
Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2295
normanwilliams.org
This 45-minute story time for children ages 3-6 features three, thematically-related books, along with a craft or activity that reinforces the weekly theme. This is a weekly program - every Tuesday.

Tuesdays, thru December 20, 10:30am-1:00pm
Story & Yoga Time with Angel
Norman Williams Public Library, 3 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2557
northchapelvt.org
Join The North Chapel Spiritual Exploration for Children and Families Committee in a WEEKLY series “Story & Yoga Time with Angel Rubino” at the Norman Williams Public Library. This is a free weekly series that will include a story, yoga, movement, meditation and more! Appropriate for ages 2-6 with caregiver/family. We look forward to seeing you there.

Thursdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday Afternoon Knitting Group
Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2295
normanwilliams.org
Knitters are invited to meet on the mezzanine of NWPL Thursday afternoons starting December 1 and running through the month of January. All knitters are welcome – from beginners to experts. We will knit together, learn together, and provide each other assistance when needed. Plan to bring your current project, knitting questions or problems, or a pattern to share.

Fridays, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Live Music
Inn at Weathersfield, 1342 Hwy 106, Perkinsville, VT 05151
(802) 263-9217
weathersfieldinn.com
If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a truly unique farm-to-table dining experience off the beaten path, head over to The Inn at Weathersfield. Tucked back off Route 106 in Perkinsville, the Inn features a different local musician on guitar from 7-9 pm in the tavern every Friday. Don't worry, you can still talk and hear each other.

Saturdays, October 21–May 5, 10:00pm-1:00pm
Woodstock Winter Farmers Market
Woodstock Village Green, 1 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3555
www.woodstockvt.com
Farmers and Artisans Market on the Village Green , every Wednesday thru mid October, live music, children's activities, 3-6pm over 30 vendors

Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm
Market On The Green
Masonic Hall, 30 Pleasant Street, Woodstock, VT 05091
802) 457-2557
northchapelvt.org
The Woodstock Winter Farmers Market Dates: October 21, November 4, November 18, December 2, December 16, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7 and May 5