Area Events 


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Wilburton Inn Farm Night Dinner Parties!!

 

The most delicious and festive weekly dinner party in Vermont! Organic vegetarian food from our fields to your table. Live music, dancing & the most breathtaking views.

Our brother Oliver Levis and his wife Bonnie turned our childhood estate into Earth Sky Time Farm, a thriving organic farm staffed by an international crew of idealist young farmers and bakers who care about sustainability, community and the environment.  

Farm Night dinners at the Wilburton Inn are a joyful celebration of lodging guests, community members, families, children, couples and groups. Specialty garden cocktails, live music, abundant fresh food and great people make these nights sold out success for the past 5 years!

This event occurs each Wednesday from June 14th - September 5th. Each week is an internationally themed different vegetarian feast. The cost is only $25 per person including tax and gratuity. Read rave reviews in the Berkshire Eagle and Stratton Magazine.  

Dinners sell out, so call ahead for reservations: 802-362-2500.


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Area Farmers Markets 

 

The Manchester area hosts several different farmers markets through the years! Find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music.

Dorset Farmers Market : Open Year Round - Sundays 10am - 2pm 

Winter Market:  JK Adams Kitchen Store, 1430 Vt. Rt 30, Dorset, VT

Summer Market : HN Williams General Store, 2732 Vt. Route 30, Dorset, VT

                                                   Bennington Farmers Market: Saturdays, June 2 -  October 27, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                    Location: Riverwalk at Depot Street

 


VERMONT SUMMER FESTIVAL HORSE SHOW
Tuesdays through Sundays, July 3–August 12

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 more information see: https://www.vt-summerfestival.com/


RACE FOR THE CURE
Saturday, July 21

Riley Rink at Hunter Park
410 Hunter Park Road
Manchester Center, VT 05255

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!


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Manchester Sidewalk Sales

 

On this popular August weekend (the 9th - 12th), 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.



THE VERMONT CHALLENGE
Thursday through Sunday, August 16-19

 

Riders from across the U.S. and Canada arrive in Manchester and the Mountains for four glorious days of hard riding and competition. Routes cruise through the picturesque countryside, covered bridges, river valleys and historic villages of south and central Vermont. The ride is open to all abilities and spectators are welcome!


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MAPLE LEAF HALF MARATHON
Saturday, September 8

 

A terrific excuse to race our country roads while supporting a fabulous cause! Run a stunning 13.1-mile loop through the hills and valleys of Manchester before returning to our Parks & Rec for food, drink, live music, and an awards ceremony. A top-notch, professional event, Maple Leaf is produced by partner charitable organizations, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Manchester Lions Club.


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PERU FAIR
Saturday, September 22

 

Right in the heart of historic Peru Village, an old-fashioned country fair. The Saturday-only event is beloved by visitors and local alike. Includes a pig roast, live music, craft vendors, cloggers, antiques and art exhibits, clowns and magicians, pony rides, local food and drink, baked goods. Park at Bromley Mountain and ride the shuttle down the street.