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Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.
May 24, 2019, 7:00 AM - May 28, 2019, 8:30 AM @ North Branch Nature Center
Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Montpelier searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC’s expert birders. Free for members. $10 non-members. See below for meeting locations:
5/3 – North Branch Nature Center
5/10 – TBD
5/17 – Berlin Pond (Meeting at public access point, Brookfield Road, Berlin VT)
5/24 – TBD
5/31 – North Branch Nature Center
May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Blue Roof Designs studio
You’re invited to visit the Blue Roof Designs studio during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend!
Using handmade papers & materials from around the world, I hand-bind journals, photo albums, and guest books using traditional bookbinding techniques. I also design and create custom invitations and announcements.
Come for a tour of the studio, demonstrations, and captivating conversation about the world of handmade books. There will also be savings up to 50% off seconds and discontinued styles and bookbinding supplies will be available for purchase. Wait until you see my paper drawers!
I’m studio #128 in the yellow Event & Resource Guide.
May 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery
Join us Sunday May 25th for a cheese tasting at your local winery! Come taste some beautiful farm cheeses and gelato from Fairy Tale Farm! 1-4PM
May 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
Vanishment, new work featured by Vermont artist Janet Van Fleet, will be on view at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery from April 2 through June 28, 2019, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 4, 4-7 PM. The exhibit explores the fraught relationship between humans and the natural world, using, in part, materials that Van Fleet has repurposed from previous bodies of work.
May 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
May 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to announce Awakenings; an exhibit featuring current work by Kate Longmaid and Tom Merwin. The T.W. Wood Gallery is honored to have their work at the gallery.
Through a contemporary approach to portraiture and still life, Kate Longmaid explores what is revealed in the intimate moments of seeing. With still life, Longmaid is drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral. Captured in fleeting moments, these paintings reflect on the transient nature and beauty of life.
Tom Merwin's painting process expresses a layering of symbol and spirituality, using nature as a doorway to the expression of existential concerns. Traveling the trails through the Kittatiny, Catskill and Green Mountains have been a continued influence and resource for Merwin.
May 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
May 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
May 29, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Room
Calling Montpelier’s young tree stewards to come speak for the trees! Help members of the Tree Board plan upcoming events to plant, care for and teach about trees. Drop in after school for tree cookies, apple cider, and tree talk: it’s elementary!
May 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
May 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
May 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Unitarian Church of Montpelier
Roger Hill is a local meteorologist featured on WDEV and his blog Weathering Heights. Roger’s main job is to provide guidance to Vermont utilities on where to expect the worst storm events so they can pre-position crews and equipment. This effort has led him into a deeper investigation on the role of climate change on our future weather. He now has a pretty solid knowledge of what this will mean for Vermont.
Climate change raises many questions — What do the extreme rain events mean for flooding and the resulting storm water? What does draught mean for our summer water usage? Will we ever see fall foliage color again? How will the weather affect the economy — tourism and local agriculture?
There will be a discussion after the talk to brainstorm on how our community can adapt to the changes that are coming.
Space is limited. Register for a free ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-change-comes-to-vermont-with-meteorologist-roger-hill-tickets-62159469647
May 30, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lost Nation Theater
Montpelier City Hall Arts Center
by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor
The Bad Boys of Abridgement are Back, leaving no joke left unturned!
If you loved Complete Works of Shakespeare-abridged, you’ll love this show! Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times til now! Skits, standup, slapstick, one-liners, cream pies, double entendres, in-jokes, jibes, and more!
"Extremely clever, laugh-out-loud funny, with physical bits, wordplay, plus great improv." ~ Talkin' Broadway
May 30-June 16, 7:30pm Thu-Sun; 2pm Sun
May 31, 2019, 7:00 AM - June 4, 2019, 8:30 AM @ North Branch Nature Center
May 31, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
May 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
May 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Montpelier Senior Activity Center
Learn and share solutions for current and future aspects of senior care. Protect your family's quality living and make your family feel your care. See us at "Senior Care Event".
May 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Montpelier High School in the courtyard (back of the school)
The Empower Vermont Festival is an outdoor night of fun for everyone. The entrance fee is $5 and all proceeds will benefit charitable causes. The festival will have lots of food, games, and live music. The goal of the festival is to unify and strengthen the bonds of communities across Vermont. This festival has fun for everyone of all ages.
Those interested in performing at the festival should contact Heather McLane at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to have high school students, but we will welcome adults and children as well depending on our numbers of participants.
We hope to see you there!
May 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lost Nation Theater
Montpelier City Hall Arts Center