Area Events


Manchester Music Festival
July 1,- Aug. 19, 2017
Arkell Pavillion, Southern Vermont Art Center

 

Bringing the passion and beauty of classical music to our southwestern Vermont community with a series of concerts throughout the summer season.

Manchester Music Festival (MMF) produces and presents chamber and orchestral music, opera, and pops concerts in the heart of the Green Mountains.


For additional information, see: http://www.mmfvt.org/ 
                                                                                                           


                                                        Wanderlust Stratton 

Thu, Jun 22, 2017, 7:00 AM – Sun, Jun 25, 5:00 PM 
Stratton, VT

At Wanderlust, our mission is to help you find your true north— to lead a healthy & inspired life. Wanderlust Stratton, nestled in the lush Green Mountains is a step down that path. Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic dinners, heart-pumping music, inspiring lectures and workshops, and outdoor activities from SUP to scenic hiking with views of beautiful Bondville, Vermont.

For additional information, see:
https://wanderlust.com/festivals/stratton/


Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show 

Tuesdays through Sundays, July 4 - August 13
Beebee Farm, East Dorset

For six exciting weeks, the country’s top equestrians compete across a challenging hunter/jumper course at East Dorset’s Beebee Farm.As a spectator,  you’ll be near the action with a chance to stroll the stalls for a behind-the- scenes look at these championship horses. Sweeping mountain views, awesome event staff, and fabulous food vendors–bonus!

For additional information, see: https://www.vt-summerfestival.com/ 


Race For The Cure 

Saturday, July 22
Riley Rink at Hunter Park
Manchester Center , VT

 

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created Over 140 races will be held this year in over 40 continents, including one right here in MVT! You can register as an individual or a team for the 10k run, the 5k run or fitness walk, and littles can tackle the obstacle course. Spectators are welcome and wanted!

For additional information see:http://southernnewengland.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=6884&pg=entry


Sidewalk Sales 

August 10-13
Manchester Designer Outlets

On this popular August weekend, Manchester’s famous Designer Outlets and independent shops team up to host a shopping extravaganza. Demolish your kids “back to school” list or simply spoil yourself — tax-free and guilt-free — with goods from more than fifty participating retailers. Whether bargain hunting is your favorite pastime or you’re just passing through on the way to a vacation spot, stop over to join the festivities and discover summer’s sweetest deals.

For additional information, see: http://www.manchesterdesigneroutlets.com/things-to-do/annual-sidewalk-sales#


Manchester Food & Wine Classic 

August 25, 2017 - August 27, 2017 – All Day

The 1st Annual Manchester Food & Wine Classic– taking place August 25-27, 2017. This inaugural event will be the most popular premium wine experience in the region, attracting nearly 2,000 attendees to Manchester, Vermont and Stratton Mountain. Patrons are treated to Grand Tastings, Lifestyle Events and Educational Seminars over 3 days, featuring food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors and locally made products.

For additional information see: 
                                                                                                                              http://manchesterfoodandwineclassic.com/ 


    Independent Television Festival 

    October 11, 2017 - October 15, 2017 – All Day
    Manchester

    The Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) is the original public festival and network of the world’s best independent television pilots and short films. Each October, the festival brings together more than 1,000 filmmakers, actors, writers, directors, producers, financiers, Hollywood executives, and general public fans to relax and connect in the Vermont mountains. 2017 event dates are October 11–15 and are open to the public at the festival’s new home in Manchester, Vermont.

    For additional information see:
    www.itvfest.com/