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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.
April 18, 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.
April 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St., at the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, Vermont, is pleased to announce an exhibit of the newly combined Central Vermont / Northeast Kingdom Hub of the Vermont Watercolor Society. The Vermont Watercolor Society will exhibit works of Janice Avery, Lisa Beach, Joann DiNicola, Gary Eckhart, Terry Hodgdon, Susan Bull Riley, Michael Ridge and more at the T.W. Wood Gallery, A Museum of American Art.
Opening Reception: April 4th, 5:00 -7:00 PM
April 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St at the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to announce an exhibit of Vermont painters Ray Brown and Toby Bartles. Both artists share much in common with the second generation abstract expressionists, as they both draw influence for painterly choices from immediate surroundings such as landscape or architecture to create inner meaning.
April 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Vermont History Museum
The Tool and the Tool-Maker: The Stories of Vermont Quaker Wheelwright Samuel Morison with Nora Rubinstein
What stories do our tools tell about craft, culture and community? A spinning wheel bought at auction began a search for its maker. Five years later, a simple tool has become emblematic of a complex American story of the way women's and men's roles and identities were challenged by the Industrial Revolution. Nora Rubinstein will discuss the ways in which cultural change is revealed in the flax wheels and great wheels of this Vermont tool maker. Free & open to everyone.
Nora Rubinstein studies the way people feel about the places they live, work, learn and heal. Trained in Environmental Psychology, she has spent nearly 40 years studying the manner in which we find places of belonging in our homes, communities and landscapes. Her current research on material culture focuses on the manner in which an object can teach and tell stories about the people who crafted and used it.
April 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ North Branch Nature Center
It's spring and love is in the air! We will listen and watch for the mesmerizing courtship flight of the American Woodcock (a.k.a. Timberdoodle), which nests along the North Branch of the Winooski near our nature center. With luck, we may also be serenaded by Wilson's Snipe and a chorus of Spring Peepers. This springtime spectacle has awed nature lovers across the northeast for centuries. Familes welcome! Fee: $5/$10 (members/non-members), paid at the door. RSVP required.
April 18, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Lost Nation Theater
Montpelier City Hall Arts Center
A Benefit Concert celebrating the start of Lost Nation Theater's 2019 Season - and the start of a Fourth Decade of bringing award-winning excellent theater, education & community programs to central Vermont as Montpelier's resident professional theater in Montpelier City Hall.
Hosted by Rick Ames
featuring: Mark Le Grand, Rick & the Ramblers featuring 2019 Western Music Award-winning vocalist Taryn Noelle and Dana & Susan Robinson