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01/27 5pm
01/27 5pm to 8pm Snowshoe Romp @North Branch Trails via Poolside Drive (Montpelier) Join us for our annual Snowshoe Romp at North Branch Trails via Poolside Drive (by the pool and rec fields)!

Enjoy a candlelit trail through the woods, hot chocolate, a bonfire and snowshoe demos from MSR, Tubbs and Atlas. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. This event is FREE! All ages and abilities welcome.

Already have snowshoes you love? Bring your own to romp around in!

Parking is limited so p ...
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01/28 1pm
01/28 1pm to 7pm Capital City Concerts presents Folks Meets Classical @Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street, Montpelier Capital City Concerts presents Folks Meets Classical – a free family concert on Saturday afternoon January 28 at 1PM in collaboration with the Unitarian Church of Montpelier. Mother and son musicians flutist Karen Kevra and violinist Owen Kevra-Lenz have shared a life in music since Owen was a wee lad. In the decades that followed, Karen won a Grammy nomination and established Montpelier's popular Capital City Concerts, while Owen earned a ... Visit Event Page
"On any adventure, it’s important to have a “base camp” — a place you return to, regroup and reflect on your experiences, but that also lets you savor amenities you may not find on the open road. For a foliage expedition in Vermont, the perfect choice for a base camp is the capital city of Montpelier. Located in the central part of the state, Montpelier balances charm and sophistication, serenity and bustle. Centered by the state capitol building (a showpiece in the fall when its brick and gold dome stands out, flanked by colorful trees; how many statehouses are a few steps away from a beautiful hike in the woods?), the city of busy yet walkable streets is dotted with amazing dining spots, quaint and captivating shops, an art scene and district, and much more." - Capital Times! Montpelier the perfect spot to embark on foliage adventures by Boston Herald