Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Have you met Lois McClure? If so, you’d probably remember her, and if not, you’ll have the opportunity to do so soon.  The 88 foot schooner belonging to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will return to her home on the Burlington waterfront at Perkins Pier on Friday, Oct. 4. People can board the schooner on… Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

Births Amy (Ravit) and Josh Korin of Chicago, Ill. had a baby boy, Simon Bennet on Aug. 23, 2014 at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago. Congratulations to grandparents Sam and Gail Ravit of Shelburne and uncle Josh, aunt Sivan, and cousin Yoni Ravit of Boynton Beach, Fla. Deaths Melinda “Mandy” Fortuna – Shelburne/Colchester Mandy Fortuna, 21, died in… Read More »

Shelburne Orchards hosts “Bee Here Now” festival

Shelburne Orchards hosts “Bee Here Now” festival

It’s easy to overlook bees, but in fact they play an incredibly important role in our local ecosystems. To honor these fuzzy pollinators, Shelburne Orchards is holding their first ever “Bee Here Now” festival on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10am-2pm. It will be a great opportunity to learn about the role of bees in the… Read More »

Rustic Roots exhibits wood artist

Rustic Roots exhibits wood artist

John W. Long, a well-known Vermont woodworking artist, has been chosen to exhibit his work at Rustic Roots for the months of September, October, and November. Long’s work uses weathered wood from early American barns, many of which are over 100 years old. Using the natural color and texture of the aged wood, he creates… Read More »

Writers’ Barn offers new writing workshops

The literary mavens at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne are offering three new workshops for adults this fall. Whether your interest is in playwriting, children’s books, or developing methods to cope with stress, they’ve got a class for you. Check out the offerings and sign up before space runs out! Playwriting for adults In this… Read More »

Good Times Café hosts Michael Johnathon concert Oct. 4

Good Times Café hosts Michael Johnathon concert Oct. 4

The Good Times Café in Hinesburg welcomes Kentucky-based folksinger and songwriter Michael Johnathon for a concert introducing his new CD “Looking Glass” on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8:30pm. Special guest Rik Palieri, will perform an opening set of songs and stories. A plethora of credits to his name, Johnathon is a folk-singer, songwriter, concert performer, and author… Read More »

Shelburne’s Garlieb launches book

Shelburne’s Garlieb launches book

Shelburne poet Malisa Garlieb, above, launched her debut collection, “Handing Out Applies in Eden,” at the Karma Bird House last Thursday evening, Sept. 18, in Burlington. Weaving story, movement, and the arts into academic lessons, Garlieb currently teaches elementary grades, from the alphabet to algebra, at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School in town. Her poems… Read More »