Things to do in Vermont…

Things to do in Vermont…

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The 2nd Annual VT Golden Honey Festival will feature live music by Tenpenny Bit and wood-fired pizza from Goodman's American Pie. Enjoy honeybee presentations, bee & honey-themed vendors, arts & crafts, family activities! Free admission.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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Buildings use almost 50 percent of all the energy consumed in North America today. Dramatically reducing building heating and cooling energy needs will address climate change in a way that few other strategies can. Enrique Bueno, representing the Vermont Chapter of the National Passive House Alliance, will be hosting the showing of Passive House Revolution in conjunction with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Come learn about the movement and join the discussion! Passive House Revolution is a film created by Community Solutions and sponsored by the National Passive House Alliance – VT Chapter.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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An evening of finger-picking, toe-tapping, good old-fashioned folk music. Rick and Matt provide a wide range of folk music traditions, from early African banjo blues to their own modern compositions with Irish, French and Galician. Their music is played on a variety of banjos, squeezeboxes and rhythm instruments, all presented in a highly entertaining style. A pre-concert dinner is available. Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. BYOB. Show $15, Dinner & Show $35
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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The 32st Annual Vermont Apple Festival is a memorable event for the entire family. Enjoy samples from the Farmer's Market and petting the farm animals. Jumpstart your holiday shopping with a Vermont made gift, over 80 vendors to choose from. Get your fill of hearty chowder or chili, then treat yourself to homemade apple crisp. We also have plenty of kids activities such as pony rides, puppet shows, and carnival rides! Join us for old-fashioned family fun, Columbus Day weekend in Springfield, VT. See you on Saturday, Oct 11th!
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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Young Scientist Program: Fall Session Begins September 17. AM session (9:30-11:30 am) or PM session (1-3 pm). Weekly, September 17-October 22 A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children's curiosity about the physical and natural world. This program for preschoolers and kindergartners integrates hands-on experiments, fun projects, and individual explorations in the physical and natural science sciences. The science investigations and natural history explorations are specially designed to introduce young learners to the tools and processes of science in an age appropriate manner. Both morning (9:30–11:30 a.m.) and afternoon (1–3 p.m.) sessions are offered during the Fall, Winter, and Spring terms. A typical Young Scientist program includes the following activities: • Free Play • Circle and Class Meeting to introduce the day's theme • Hands-on Science Investigation • Snack • Story time • Outside Exploration or additional Science Investigations The Young Scientist program is led by Amy VanderKooi and Rebecca Haynes, and two assistant teachers who help with activities to ensure every child is receiving individual attention. Session 1 - September 17- October 22 (6 weeks) Montshire members $175, non-member $190 Session 2 - October 29 - December 17 (7 weeks) Members $200, non-member $220 Session 3 - January 7 - February 11 (6 weeks) Members $175, non-member $190 Session 4 - February 25 - April 8 (7 weeks) Members $200, non-member $220 Session 5 - April 22 - May 13 (4 weeks) Members $120, non-member $130 (Register for 2 sessions, save $10; register for 3 sessions, save $20.) Register: https://www.formstack.com/forms/mms-young_scientist_program_2014_15
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Teacher Workshop: Teaching Life Cycles, Habitats, and Seasonal Change with Insects September 16, 9 am – 2 pm In this workshop you'll learn how to identify orders of insects, find out more about the lives of common insects like dragonflies and woolly bears, and try out our favorite tools and supplies. During this workshop we will also spend a significant amount of time in the field—the Montshire's meadow and a nearby pond will be our laboratory. We will also talk about collecting and maintaining organisms in the classroom and share tips on creating a teaching collection. Designed for teachers of grades 1–3. $125, pre-registration required: https://www.formstack.com/forms/mms-teacher_workshop_life_cycles_2014
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
Source: Vermont Events Calendar