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Vermont Middlebury Community Players: 2014 Fall Shows

There is something special about watching theatre come alive onstage—feeling your heart skip a beat, a smile come on your face, laughter, tears, and more. The holiday season is a great time to sneak in some great performances—perhaps during a night on the town or simply to get you into… Read More

New England Maple Museum – Pittsford, VT

There is something special about drizzling warm maple syrup on a steaming, fresh stack of pancakes—it is mouth watering just talking about it! Maple syrup has a great history in Vermont and the New England Maple Museum in Pittsford, VT is all about celebrating this gift from Mother Nature… Read More

Spooks, Scares, Ghosts and More Around Middlebury, VT

There are some of you out there who look forward to the Halloween season, simply for the spooky, scary, jump out of your skin type of events going on. Well, there certainly is no shortage of great fun to be had around Swift House Inn so we thought we’d highlight… Read More

Underground Railroad Exhibit at the Rokeby Museum, VT

The Rokeby Museum is a special place located in Ferrisburgh, VT. It started out as a spacious and elegant home built between 1725 and 1730. Quaker Thomas Robinson came from Rhode Island and purchased the home and property in 1792 and the Robinson family and its descendants remained there for… Read More

Harvest Festival 2014 in Bristol, VT

This is the 16th year for this great community festival and every time it comes around again, it is a chance for old and new friends to come together to celebrate everything that makes fall such a fantastic season. Organized by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol… Read More

September at The Town Hall Theatre – Middlebury, VT

        There is something special about walking into a theatre and feeling the buzzing anticipation in the room before a highly acclaimed production takes the stage. A fantastic performance by talented local actors is just a great way to spend an evening and in Middlebury, VT we… Read More

Bartlett Falls: A Top Swimming Hole in Bristol, VT

Alongside Lincoln Road about a mile outside Bristol, VT, you will stumble across one of the top 10 swimming holes in New England: Bartlett Falls. What you will quickly realize though is that this is not just another swimming hole. Bartlett Falls is a large waterfall in the gorge of… Read More

Paddle Otter Creek in Middlebury, VT

Otter creek is the longest river in the state of Vermont and was once a very important “highway.” There are several rivers that empty into the creek and it passes through many quaint and beautiful towns along the way including Middlebury. It eventually empties into Lake Champlain at Ferrisburgh. Read More

Arts Walk in Downtown Middlebury, VT

On the second Friday of every month, downtown Middlebury, VT comes alive with folks milling around the Middlebury Arts Walk. This event is a way to honor those who give creatively to our community and celebrate all forms of art! You will see the characteristic “pink boot” that indicates participating… Read More