Category: Things to Do

hillside terrace garden

How to Landscape a Terrace Garden

It was our dream to transform our wild, poison ivy and myrtle entangled slope into a terraced hillside garden. Although the weedy, disorganized mass of plants growing on the existing hillside were great for attracting pollinators and creating a refuge for wild life, it was a lost opportunity for… Read More

A Shopper’s Guide to the Stone Mill Public Market

Are you looking to do some shopping during your stay in Middlebury? The Stone Mill Public Market is the perfect starting place. Located right in downtown Middlebury, the market was created in 2019 by Stacey Rainey and Mary Cullinane and has blossomed since its inception. The beautiful stone building,… Read More

woman and man happy in the snowy woods

A Walk in the Woods While Reading Poems

It was the perfect day for a meditative stroll in the woods: Reading poems and enjoying the winter landscape. My sister, Mirena, and her friend, Shawn, were visiting us for the holidays. We weren’t ready for a full day of skiing and snowmobiling. We had something quieter and… Read More

7 Romantic Ways to Experience Fall Around Middlebury

Nothing beats a New England fall, and Vermont just may be the best state to experience the season’s full magnificence. Middlebury is a perfect spot to visit for a romantic autumn getaway and to enjoy the colorful foliage. Here are seven ways to make the most of autumn offerings in… Read More

Middlebury Acting Company Presents Constellations

Photo courtesy of Town Hall Theater. August 12 through 15, Middlebury Acting Company will be coming to Swift House Inn to perform Constellations, written by Nick Payne and directed by Melissa Lourie. The two-person play starring Grace Experience and Stephen Shore tells the story of a relationship… Read More

white tent on green lawn with stone wall

The Sunset Series at Swift House Inn

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival presents The Sunset Series at Swift House Inn / Summer of Scorsese, a new social event in partnership with Swift House Inn and the Town Hall Theater of Middlebury, beginning July 8 and ending August 5. Swift House Inn will host screenings… Read More