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Festivals and Events

Vermont Fair Festival

2016 Schedule

Arts and Culture

March 9-27, 2016

A scientist with Asperger’s knocks on the door of his neighbor, a Broadway dancer now sidelined from an injury, to seek dancing lessons so he can participate in an event being held in his honor. As their relationship unfolds, they’re caught off-guard by the hilarious and touching discoveries they make about each other that extend beyond mere footwork and reach straight into the soul.

March 10-12, 2016

(Drop-in, No Reservations Required) Explore our Birds of a Feather exhibition and stop by to sketch with Burlington artist Lydia Littwin. Lydia will demonstrate, encourage, and inspire artists of all ages

March 12, 2016

BMAC is proud to serve as the Vermont affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national program that offers exhibition opportunities and scholarships to young artists and writers.

March 16, 2016

Come for pizza, courtesy of Manchester House of Pizza; stories read by BBA students; crafts and activities. Vermont Reading Partners will have free books for all preschoolers. Free program, open to the public, sponsored by the Manchester Lions Club.

March 18-20, 2016

A three day retreat that will teach you practical social engagement tools that can activate the collective wisdom and self-organizing capacity of any group.

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Food & Wine

March 12, 2016

The Vermont Chili Festival is the best (and most delicious!) way to enjoy a winter day. Join thousands of hardy Vermonters tasting their way through the closed-off streets of downtown Middlebury, and enjoy a festive atmosphere, live music, parties, street performers, and more! Award-winning chili. All-ages fun.

March 19, 2016

The 5th Annual Taste of Vermont is March 19th at the Stratton Mountain Resort. This is a mountain favorite event where the best of southern Vermont restaurants, chefs, caterers, spirits, wine, and MORE come together in culinary camaraderie to offer their favorite recipes and products for the tasting!

March 19, 2016

Come to The Vermont Country Store and sample an assortment of Vermont Peanut Butter Company’s famous peanut butter.

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March 21 to May 9, 2016

A Matter of Balance is a research-based program that examines different ways to overcome our fear of falls and to learn how to prevent them. As we get older, falls can have serious consequences.

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