Things to Do During COVID 19

Keep our community safe! If you are feeling unwell, please stay home. Remember to practice appropriate social distancing and other safety measures.

  • On May 26 at 7:00 pm, Vermont Humanities will host Angie Thomas, author of the Young Adult bestseller The Hate U Give, in a free virtual presentation as part of its Vermont Reads program. The public is invited to register for the event at www.vermonthumanities.org/thomas

  • Take an online art class at the local art shop!  In May, the Drawing Board is offering Collage With Intention and Intro to Block Printing, both taught by Suzanne Rexford-Winston. Want a special gift for Mother's Day? Book a spot for you and your mom to spend some time creating together! More info can be found at https://www.drawingboardvt.com/

  • During the pandemic while all venues are shuttered Capital City Concerts has started a free  inspiring feel-good podcast called Muse Mentors. Capital City Concerts Artistic Director Karen Kevra  is the creator and host of the podcast. She weaves music and sound effects into engaging conversations with musicians, visual artists, and writers. They share personal stories of deep connection that will warm your heart and inspire you....whatever you do and wherever you are on your path.  Listen for free with any podcast app or at www.musementors.com.

  • Check out the new Vermont History Museum's exhibit, Lively and Local: Historical Societies in Vermont, on view through July 31, 2021.  Lively and Local explores the work of these essential community organizations through images and stories curated by a selection of participants from around the state.

  • Explore the online courses, webinars and activities for families offered by the North Branch Nature Center Online.

  • Take a bike ride on the Montpelier Bike Path or on one of our area’s amazing mountain biking trails.

  • Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of our historic downtown.

  • Visit one of Montpelier’s stunning parks and get in touch with nature.

  • Center yourself with an online mediation class from Blossom Ayurveda.

  • Take an online yoga or fitness class at Grateful Yoga or Embodied .

  • Check out this nature walk: Head north from downtown up Elm Street and turn right on Cummings Street, which leads you to North Branch River Park’s trail following the North Branch of the Winooski River. Check out the beaver dams along the way. Cross over the footbridge to North Branch Nature Center, where you can take in free art and natural science exhibits and explore the trails through woods, meadows and riparian zones. Head across Elm Street to take the connector trail from Finch Road to Hubbard Park. Climb the 100-year-old tower in Hubbard Park to take in the views of the town framed by Camel’s Hump and the Worcester Range before making your way down the State House trail.

  • Explore some of Vermont’s art galleries and museums, including the Vermont History Center, online!

  • Check out online story time for the kids with the Kellogg Hubbard Library on their Facebook page.
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