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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.
August 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - August 30, 2019, 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery
Reception: Saturday August 10th, 10:30am – 12pm
Coffee and morning snacks will be served. Join us for art and coffee after the Farmer’s Market!
All shows are free and open to the public.
Leslie Bell founded the Paletteers in Barre, Vermont in 1957. Initially, the Paletteers held extremely popular annual summer art shows and hundreds attended. Like current “pop-up” events; artwork was displayed outside in Barre City Park on a snow fence. Exhibitors had to break down the show each evening and reassemble it in the morning. Artists scrambled to protect their art whenever it started to rain.
Since the 1981, the Paletteers have exhibited at select Barre and Montpelier indoor exhibition venues. Many outstanding local artists have been Paletteers members through the years and the T.W. Wood Gallery is pleased to be a part of the Paletteers tradition.
August 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ State Street
Over 50 vendors gather each Saturday, from May through October, to sell locally grown and made products, unique to Vermont and astounding in quality. Live music every week and special events throughout the season make the market a gathering place for Central Vermont residents. Fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, specialty cheeses, artisan bread, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, honey and maple syrup…the list goes on and on. Join us and see how much Vermont has to offer!
August 10, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery
Reception: July 11th , from 5-7pm.
The exhibit features work by Natalie Boze, Janet Brighenti, Patty Corcoran, Anne Fugaro, Katie O'Rourke, Frederick Rudi, Joshua Saxe and many others. The exhibit primarily features oil paintings, along with acrylic, pastel, photography, mixed media.
Overall, the work the jury chose is quiet and contemplative. The exhibit has a very peaceful tenor and offers a welcome refuge from a busy summer.
August 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Vermont History Museum
Do you know about the unusual animal fossil discovered in Charlotte in 1849? What about how Vermont got its name? Are you looking to learn more about the history of our state? Put your knowledge to the test and learn some fascinating new history facts with an exciting afternoon of Vermont History Trivia!
This family-friendly event is open to individual players and teams, history buffs and novices alike! Two separate grand prizes will be awarded-- one for the highest scoring adults team and one for the highest scoring kids team. However, everyone who comes out to compete will go home with a participation prize!
Refreshments and check in will begin at 1:00, and the competition will begin after players have formed teams and a brief introduction at 1:20.