Middlebury’s carnival is the oldest student-run carnival in the nation, started in 1923. Winter Carnival is traditionally held in February over three days. Central to the weekend is the NCAA ski events for alpine and Nordic skiers. Other festivities include a bonfire, fireworks, snow-sculpture making, an ice show, a comedy club, and the Carnival Ball, hosted by the […]
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, with northern Vermont in its direct path. Join Jack St. Louis, president of the Vermont Astronomical Society, for a rundown of everything you should know ahead of the eclipse. Learn about the Sun, why Solar Eclipses happen, eclipse timing and path, what to […]
Join us for Line Dancing Lessons & Open Dance in the Cider House! Thursdays, 7pm-9pm $10 cover charge (Cash or Venom) 14 & under are free. Beginner friendly & all ages are welcome. Doors open at 6:30pm, beginner's lessons from 7-8pm, and open dance from 8-9pm. (We encourage you to try the dances during open […]
The Middlebury Performing Arts Series proudly presents Le Consort on their North American debut tour. In a program entitled “A Journey Through Baroque Europe,” Le Consort travels through Italy, England, Germany, and France, illustrating the immense expressive range and creativity of Bach, Vivaldi, Corelli, Purcell, Rameau, and others. This inquisitive ensemble of violins, cello, and harpsichord […]
Warm up your winter evening with the melodious sounds of Liz Reedy, a talented singer-songwriter set to perform at the Middlebury Snowbowl. Liz, known for her captivating voice and heartfelt lyrics, is a gem in the world of indie music. Her acoustic style, combined with her ability to weave stories through song, makes her performances […]
The show is presented by the Middlebury College Figure Skating Club and the Middlebury Figure Skating Club. Come enjoy a “Blast from the Past” with music and culture from the 1960s. Concessions will be available. Kenyon Arena is fully accessible. Entry is $6 at the door or ahead of time through the Middlebury College Box Office.
In this concert, the Middlebury Afropop Band performs original compositions and arrangements of classic and contemporary popular songs from all over Africa. The band uses pop and rock instrumentation as well as styles that blend traditional African with Western and/or Afro-diasporic musical idioms. The group’s performance highlights the dynamic, communal, and interactive nature of African societies.
A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]
Make music with us and explore traditions of Korean folk percussion! Come experience the joy and energy of pungmul! Pungmul (풍물) is a Korean tradition of folk percussion that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Rooted in farming culture, pungmul was originally performed as part of farm work, at harvest festivals, and to accompany shamanistic rituals […]