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VermontVacation.com Calendar of Events: Now through June

The VermontVacation.com Travel Planner  lists further information on the following events and hundreds more during spring and early-summer months.

May 16 - July 5
Janet Wormser Exibit, Morrisville. Janet Wormser's Gallery is brought to River Arts. www.riverartsvt.org

May 17 - August 23
Changing Gears, Springfield. Solo Digital Art exhibition of new work by Gloria King Merritt. www.gloriakingmerritt.com

May 18 - June 30
Artistree Community Center Celebrates the Arts, Woodstock. Join classes, open mic nights and community celebrations of the arts during special events happening month-long. www.artistreevt.org

May 18 - June 30
Montshire Museum of Science Daily Activities, Norwich. Explore daily science and environmental programs and exhibits for children and families, adults and teachers. www.montshire.org

May 19 - Oct. 13
Free and Safe: the Underground Railroad in Vermont, Ferrisburgh. Rokeby Museum opens an engaging exhibition introducing fugitives from slavery who found shelter in 1830s Ferrisburgh, Vt. www.rokeby.org

May 23 - August 11
Edward Hopper in Vermont, Middlebury. Exhibition of Hopper's little-known watercolors & drawings of Vermont made between 1927-1938. http://museum.middlebury.edu/

May 24 - June 24
Champlain Valley Photo Slam, Burlington. A Community-Wide Photo Happening at the Arts Riot Gallery in Burlington. www.darkroomgallery.com/ex42/

May 25 - Oct. 14
What Lies Beneath: 9,000 Years of History at Chimney Point. Highlights of the archeological findings from the 2009-2012 Lake Champlain Bridge project. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/chimney_point

May 25 - Oct. 14
Toasters, Spiders, Dutch Ovens: 18th Century Tavern Cooking, Windsor. This special exhibit showcases the types of utensils that would have been used in Elijah West's tavern. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/old_constitution

June 1 - Sep. 10
Custom Fiber Art Workshops, Washington. Let Vermont Grand View Farm arrange a custom fiber art retreat for you and yours! www.grandviewfarmvt.net/fiber-classes-retreats.html

June 2 - 30
Ice Cream Sundays at Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock. Lend a hand making and sampling ice cream. www.billingsfarm.org

June 7 - 16
Old Church Theater's Comedy, Bradford. "Let's Murder Marsha!" Comedy. www.oldchurchtheater.org

June 14
Middlebury Art Walk. Downtown Middlebury becomes a center for art, music, food and fun. www.middleburyartswalk.com

June 14
Art & Symbols with Ami Ronnberg, Chester. Curator of the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism in New York, Ami gives lecture on symbols in art and life. www.aras.org

June 15
6th Annual Run for Empowerment, Burlington. A benefit road race consisting of 5K walk/run, 10K run, and 1K kids' fun run. www.runforempowerment.com

June 15
By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Hubbardton. The Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers bring telescopes and reveal moonlight magic in Vermont. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/hubbardton

June 15
Ways of Learning: An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan, East Corinth. Douglas Brooks discusses the history and current status of boat building and other traditional crafts in Japan. www.vermonthumanities.org

June 15 - 16
Cinderella Ballet, Johnson. Featuring Northern Vermont Ballet Company and The Ballet School of Vermont students. www.theballetschoolonline.com/cinderella.html

June 15 - 16
Rustic Furniture Workshop, Strafford. In this one day workshop you will take saplings and with simple joining techniques make a piece of furniture. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/morrill

June 16
Central Vermont Cycling Tour. Help build the Cross VT Trail by cycling or running 14, 33 or 59 miles on scenic gravel roads and enjoying local food. www.centralvtcyclingtour.org

June 16
Duxbury B&B Tour. Celebrate Father’s Day by touring Duxbury's four stunning B&Bs tucked away in our wooded hills. www.duxbury250.com

June 16
Rustic Trellis Workshop, Strafford. In this one day workshop you will take saplings and with simple joining techniques make an outdoor trellis. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/morrill

June 16
Killington Half Marathon & 5K. Vermont's newest half marathon featuring a challenging course starting and finishing at Killington Resort. www.discoverkillington.com

June 19 - July 7
The Scene starring Tim Daly. Dorset Theater Festival brings you the best of Broadway with this hit play by Theresa Rebeck. www.dorsettheatrefestival.org

June 21
2013 Peak Death Race, Pittsfield. An endurance race to test the human will to go above and beyond. www.youmaydie.com

June 21
Dairy Day, Bellows Falls. Celebrate National Dairy Month at the Bellows Falls Farmers Market. www.bffarmersmarket.com

June 21 - 23
NEMBAfest on Kingdom Trails, East Burke. Fun-filled weekend of riding, camping, demoing the latest mountain bikes www.skiburke.com/events/nembafest-mountain-bike-festival

June 22
Wool Day, Ferrisburgh. Celebrate Vermont's Merino Craze. www.rokeby.org

June 22
Faures Requiem-Concert Choir, Marlboro, by the Brattleboro Concert Choir. www.bmcvt.org

June 22
Long Trail Century Ride Bridgewater, Recreational ride to benefit VT Adaptive Ski & Sports. www.longtrailcenturyride.com

June 22 - 23
Grafton Food Festival. Celebrating local food and farms in southern Vermont. www.graftonfoodfestival.com

June 22 - 23
Amateur Radio Service Field Days, Addison. A simulated emergency station, part of a nationwide event. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/chimney_point

June 17 & 23-24
Herbal Workshops with European Herbalist Julia Graves, Montpelier. www.vtherbcenter.org

June 23
Summer Solstice Evening Tours at Bennington Monument. Enjoy the longest days of the year at the Monument. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/bennington

June 23 - 27
Killington Junior Golf Tournament. The world's best junior golfers compete in 4-day AJGA event. www.gmngc.com

June 24 - 28
Integrated Digital Art Workshop, Brattleboro. A hands-on course designed to introduce artists and art teachers to new computer-based technologies used to create art. www.centerfordigitalart.com

June 24 - 28
Drawing and Watercolor Workshop for Children and Teens, Strafford. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/morrill

June 26
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Burlington. Off the Charts: The Arianna Quartet plays masterworks of Mozart, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. www.gmcmf.org

June 26 - 28
Children's Revolutionary Morning Camp, Orwell. Enjoy learning about Mount Independence with hands-on activities, history walks and more. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/mount_independence

June 28
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Burlington. Bold and Bright Music of Ysaÿe, Franck and Tchaikovsky. www.gmcmf.org

June 28 - 30
Vermont Quilt Festival, Essex Junction. New England’s Largest and Oldest Quilt Event! www.vqf.org

June 28 - August 3
Hills Alive! A Festival of the Arts in Southern Vermont. World-class stage productions and concerts in southern Vermont venues.  www.hillsalive.org

June 28 - Sep. 8
Best of the Northeast MFA Show, Stowe. Best of the Northeast MFA Show featuring UMASS MASSART SMFA MECA UCONN & Concordia.  www.helenday.com/mfa

June 29 - 30
Westminster Cares Garden Tour, Westminster. www.westminstercares.org

June 29 - 30
Floral Paintings, Corinth. Robert O'Brien Stephanie Carleton Stephanie Schreiber Greg Gorman. www.towlehillstudio.com

June 30
Preservation Restoration on the Lake Champlain Bridge, Addison. Spend an afternoon learning about the Lake Champlain Bridge restoration project. http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/chimney_point




More events across Vermont are listed in the Travel Planner of VermontVacation.com; please note event organizers can add events to this listing as well.  If your publication prefers more advance notice of events or specific request, please email jen.butson@state.vt.us.




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