Fall Foliage Events Calendar

September 18, 2014  
Filed under Things to do

Sept. 15 – Nov. 1
Vermont BackRd. Foliage Tours — For a special look at the Vermont fall foliage in its entire splendor, Vermont BackRd. Tours is accepting reservations. Admission fee. Daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Rutland.
446-3131
www.vtbackRd.tours.com/Foliage.html
kelly@vtbackRd.tours.com
Sept. 18 – 21
St. Albans Raid 150th Anniversary Events — Four days of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the northern-most land action of the Civil War. Main St., St. Albans.
527-7933
www.vermontcivilwar150.com
Sept. 18 – Oct. 19
‘The 39 Steps’/’Comedy of Errors’ — The two comedies will be run in repertory with most actors in both shows – including fan favorites Eric Love and Christopher Scheer. Admission fee. City Hall Auditorium Arts Center, 39 Main St., Montpelier.
229-0492
lostnationtheater.org
Sept. 19-21
British Invasion — The largest all-British motorcar show in the United States annually attracting over 600 British motorcars. The British Invasion is a British lifestyle event that includes “all things British,” with primary focus on classic British motorcars. Admission fee. Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p. m.; Sun. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stowe.
793-2101
www.stowevibrancy.com
adele@questcreativestudio.com
Sept. 19 – 21
Wine and Harvest Festival — Set in the backdrop of Vermont fall foliage, discover, savor and enjoy Vermont vintners, small specialty food producers, chefs, painters, publishers, cheese makers, potters, jewelers, photographers and farmers. Admission fees. Mount Snow Resort, Willmington.
464-8092
www.thevermontfestival.com
Sept. 20
43rd Annual Women’s Barbershop Show — The Barre-Tones have become known for their highly entertaining annual musical variety show featuring a cappella barbershop music. 7 p.m. Admission fee. Barre Opera House, 6 North Main St., Barre
www.barretonesvt.com
Sept. 20 & 21
VT Fall Home Show — Learn about all the latest home and design trends from local exhibitors and enjoy workshops including “Lifestyle/Design Style” by HGTV start Todd Davis, host of “Room Crashers.” Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE. Sheraton Burlington, 870 Williston Rd.,
872-9000
www.vtfallhomeshow.comSe
Sept.  21
Natural History Hike — Guided hike. 3 p.m. 4334 Route 7, Ferrisburgh.
877-3406
www.rokeby.org

The Alt Concert — The Alt with Irish musicians/singers John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary come to the After Dark Music Series. Admission fee. 7 p.m. South Pleasant St., Middlebury.
388-0216
www.afterdarkmusicseries.com
aftdark@sover.net

St. Albans Raid Half Marathon — Run part of the route followed by escaping Confederate bank robbers 150 years ago. Admission fee. Race starts at 9 a.m., St. Albans.
524-2444
www.stalbansraid.com
stalbansraid@gmail.com
Sept. 25 – Oct. 5
Musical Comedy ‘The Music Man’ — The classic musical comedy ‘The Music Man’ Admission fee. Thurs.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun., 2 p.m. 85 Main St., Hyde Park.
888-4507
www.LCPlayers.com
Sept. 27
Burke Fall Foliage Festival — Parade, craft show, kids games, music, bbq, beer tent and more. ‘Chickweed’ featuring Linda Warnaar will perform at the gazebo from 1 – 3 p.m. Beer & wine tent will be open from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. featuring live music with ‘Tritium Well’ from 3 – 6 p.m. 368 Route 114, Burke.
www.burkevermont.com

Stowe Foliage Artisan Market — Artisan Market with local art, music and food. Free. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Park St., Stowe.
793-2101
www.stowevibrancy.com
adele@questcreativestudio.com

Living Green Fair — Learn how to live a more sustainable lifestyle and have fun, too! A variety of workshops and exhibitors sharing information and helpful hints on things like composting and ways to save with energy efficient products for the home. Giveaways, activities for adults and children, fresh food from local eateries and live entertainment — including interactive Junk Jams by Grammy-nominated entertainer Donald “The Junkman” Knaack. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE. UVM Davis Center, Main St., Burlington.
872-9000
www.livinggreenvt.com

Bristol Harvest Festival — annual festival. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bristol.
388-7951
www.BristolHarvestFest.com

Smithsonian Day at Participating Museums — Learn about local museums using the Smithsonian Day Pass. Free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 196 Main St., Windsor.
674-5781
www.americanprecision.org/2012-01-18-16-22-51/upcoming-events
apm@americanprecision.org

Behind the Scenes Tour at the American Precision Museum — Tour the museum’s storage area to view rare machines not currently on display. Admission fee. 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. 196 Main St., Windsor.
674-5781
www.americanprecision.org/2012-01-18-16-22-51/upcoming-events
apm@americanprecision.org

Traditional Chicken Pie Supper — Enjoy a traditional chicken pie church supper with savory chicken, handmade biscuits and seasonal vegetables. Admission fee. 5:30 p.m. & 6:45 p.m. seatings, plus take out. Main St. Rte. 100, Waitsfield.
496-3065
www.waitsfieldchurch.org
info@waitsfieldchurch.org
Sept. 27 – 28
11th Annual Vermont Fine Furniture, Woodworking & Forest Festival — From fine furniture to hardwood flooring to unique bowls. Admission fee. Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 496 Woodstock Rd. (Route 4), Woodstock.
747-7900
www.vermontwood.com
info@vermontwoodfestival.org
Sept. 27 – Oct. 27
Vermont Fall Foliage Sampler Tours — Experience the fall foliage in Vermont while exploring the region’s best-kept secrets. Editor Choice, Yankee Travel. Admission fee. Daily tours start at 1 p.m. and return at 4 p.m. Reservations required. 39 Bonnet St., Manchester.
362-4997
www.backRd.discovery.com
bckrddisc@aol.com
Sept. 28 – Oct. 31
Revolutionary War & Fall Foliage Tour — Visit Revolutionary War sites in The Shires of Vermont while viewing the fall foliage. Admission fee. Daily, 9:30-11:45 a.m. starts at Manchester Visitor Ctr. Reservations required. Manchester Center.
362-4997
www.backRd.discovery.com
Sept. 29 – Oct. 5
Vermont – Inn-to-Inn Group Bicycle Tour — Inn-to-inn group Rd. bicycle tour of northern Vermont. 295 miles in 6 riding days. For advanced intermediates. Burlington.
800-755-2453
www.adventurecycling.org/guided-tours
Oct. 1
Richmond Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper — This traditional supper has been held for the last 66 years to celebrate the fall harvest and foliage season. Admission fee. 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 p.m. 20 Church St, Richmond.
318-5359
www.rccucc.org
Oct. 3 – 5
The Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival — Classic art and craft festival kicks off foliage season off foliage season in Manchester Admission fee. 10-5 daily. Route 7A, Manchester.
362-2100
www.craftproducers.com
info@craftproducers.com
Oct. 3 – 5
‘La Traviata’ by Verdi, a Staged Concert Version — Presented by the Opera Company of Middlebury in the style of OCM’s ‘Madama Butterfly’ of 2012. Tickets $40-$50. Fri., 8-11 p.m., Sun. 2-5 p.m. 68 South Pleasant St., Middlebury.
382-9222
www.townhalltheater.org
contactus@ocmvermont.org
Oct. 3 – 12
Vermont Celebrates American Craft Week — Hundreds of artisans, festivals and events celebrate American Craft Week. Main St., Montpelier.
258-3992
www.americancraftweek.com
Oct. 4
Ben’s Mill Rubber Ducky Derby — Rubber Ducky Derby. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ben’s Mill, 2236 West Barnet Rd., Barnet.
Call Lois @ 748-8180
www.bensmill.com
Oct. 4
OctoberFeast 3— The Magic Hat Artifactory is hosting this benefit for the Vermont Foodbank. Featuring Vermont food purveyors sampling and selling their goods in a farmer market setting. There will be a $5 entry fee that will benefit the Vermont Foodbank. Additional event features include live music, an outdoor beer garden and special cask releases.
www.MagicHat.Net/Oktoberfeast
Oct. 4 – 5
Pumpkin & Apple Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum — Voted one of the Top 10 Fall Event for 2014. Admission fee. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. GPS: 69 Old River Rd., Woodstock.
457-2355
www.billingsfarm.org
info@billingsfarm.org
Oct. 4 – 5
Fall Open Studio Weekend 2014 — Artists and craftspeople open their studios to the public for sales and conversation. Free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day., Montpelier.
223-3380
www.vermontcrafts.com
vt1crafts@aol.com
Oct. 10
Middlebury Arts Walk — Downtown Middlebury becomes a center for art, music, food and fun. Free. 5 to 7 p.m. Main St. & Merchants Row, Middlebury.
388-7951 X2
www.middleburyartswalk.com
info@middleburyartswalk.com
Oct. 10 – 12
The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival — Art and craft festival featuring 150 great talented artists, creative craftspeople, and unique specialty food makers at apex of fall foliage color. 10-5 daily. Admission fee. Mayo Farm, 80 Weeks Hill Rd., Stowe.
www.craftproducers.com
Oct. 11
Ethan and Ira Challenge — Historical scavenger hunt. Admission fee. Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1 Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington.
865-4556
www.ethanallenhomestead.org
info@ethanallenhomestead.org
Oct. 11 – 12
Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum — A traditional harvest celebration on the farm. Admission fee. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 69 Old River Rd., Woodstock.
457-2355
www.billingsfarm.org
info@billingsfarm.org
Oct. 11 – 12
Newfane Heritage Festival — Amid the colorful fall foliage, 96 talented artists and craft people display their creative efforts on the village streets and surrounding hillsides. One of New England’s best fall festivals. Free. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Route 30, Newfane.
348-6301
www.newfaneheritagefestival.org
chrsptrk@svcable.net
Oct. 12
Mad Dash — Mad Dash 5K, 10K and Kids’ Fun Run to benefit the Mad River Path trail system. Registration fee. 10 a.m., Waitsfield.
496-7284
www.madriverpath.com
Oct. 12 – 13
History Happens at Old Constitution House — A demonstration of a variety of 18th century period activities: brewing, cooking, woodworking, and powder horn carving. Sat., Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 16 Main St., Windsor.
672-3773
historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/old_constitution
william.jenney@state.vt.us
Oct. 15 – 19
Hooked in the Mountains XVII — An exhibition of hooked rugs and fiber arts. Vendors, demonstrations and more. Admission fee. Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 105 Pearl St, Essex Junction.
878-5545
www.gmrhg.org
jenolav@gmail.com
Oct. 18 – 19
Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum — Narrated horse-drawn wagon rides around the Billings fields. Admission fee. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 69 Old River Rd., Woodstock.
457-2355
www.billingsfarm.org
info@billingsfarm.org
Oct. 18 – 19
32nd Annual Champlain Valley Quilt Festival — Part of the first Fiber Arts Festival with Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild, Fiber Arts Co-Op and Alpaca Owners & Breeders. Admission fee. 105 Pearl St., Essex Junction.
871-5025
www.cvqgvt.org
sspdy@aol.com
Oct. 24 – Nov. 2
Vermont International Film Festival — Annual film festival of international and American films Admission fee. Fri 11th thru Sun 20th. 230 College St., Burlington.
660-2600
www.vtiff.org
info@vtiff.org
Oct. 25
Fallapalooza! — It’s like Mayfest, Midnight Madness, Octoberfest, and the food festivals all wrapped up into one big celebration. Bring the kids for store-to-store trick-or-treating between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; farmers’ market 10-1; wagon rides; vendors; live entertainment. Free. Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bennington.
442-5758
www.betterbennington.com
admin@betterbennington.com
Oct. 25
15th annual Model Engineering Show — Visit with the best model makers in New England. Admission fee. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 29 Union St., Windsor.
674-5781
www.americanprecision.org
apm@americanprecision.org
Oct. 25
Culinary Adventure: Root Vegetables — Learn to cook from the root cellar. Admission fee. Sat. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1342 Route 106, Perkinsville.
263-9217
www.weathersfieldinn.com
stay@weathersfieldinn.com

 

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