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Whether your passion is the great outdoors or a great night on the town, we invite you to come play in Montpelier and central Vermont.

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Community Calendar

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12/2 4pm
12/2 4pm to 7pm Art Walk, supported by Northfield Savings Bank @Downtown Montpelier Montpelier is bursting with art and creativity and Montpelier Alive's Art Walk, supported by Northfield Savings Bank, is the perfect way to enjoy it!
Art Walk provides a fun and casual way to experience art, meet local artists, and explore downtown shops, restaurants, and galleries.

"ArtWalk is a great way to experience Montpelier, see beautiful art, and visit wonderful shops and caf├ęs. Try it!" -Eve, Montpelier
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12/3 9am
12/3 9am to 1pm Capital City Farmer's Market @133 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602 It's finally here! The much awaited outdoor summer season kickoff is May 7th! We'll be open EVERY Saturday through October, 9am-1pm at 133 State Street! Join us for the freshest local produce, food and artisan goods, and chat with the local farmers that keep us eating well! Live music begins at 10am! Visit our website for the lineup of vendors, and sign up for our weekly newsletter to get all the latest updates!
12/4 1pm
12/4 1pm to 7pm Longbourn, by Jo Baker @Zoom Join the Jane Austen Society of North America, Vermont Region, as they host the North American Friends of Chawton House 2022 Speaker, Jo Baker. Baker will discuss how she came to write Longbourn, inspired by her own family history and her love for Jane Austen. Jo Baker has written six other novels. This free event will be online via Zoom.

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"Montpelier might be one of the smallest state capitals in the country, but don't mistake its tiny size for a sleepy town: Montpelier bustles with culture and charm both classically New England and uniquely its own." - Smithsonian, 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014 (#16 of 20)