Spend the day at Shelburne Museum

Spend the day at Shelburne Museum

“In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America” features works of Impressionist paintings from Shelburne’s collection and pays homage to Monet’s “Le Pont, Amsterdam” (The Drawbridge, Amsterdam) (1874), a work collected by museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb’s parents. It was the first painting by Monet to become part of an American collection. The exhibition… Read More »

ASIG hosts concert on the lawn Aug. 2

ASIG hosts concert on the lawn Aug. 2

All Souls Interfaith Gathering will host Alpha Rev, an American alternative Rock Band from Austin, Texas in concert on the lawn Aug. 2. Gates open for picnickers at 5pm. The opening act, Gregory Douglass, will begin at 6pm. In case of rain, the concert will be held inside. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased… Read More »

Maker Faire adds robot competition

The organizers of the Champlain Mini Maker Faire have created the ChampBot Challenge, a new competitive event at this year’s Faire, slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5 at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. The ChampBot Challenge aims to provide interested community members an opportunity to show off technical skills and creativity by building a remote… Read More »

Walk for Wishes: A family affair

By Sadie Williams The annual Walk for Wishes will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Shelburne Museum. The donations made to the Walk for Wishes support the wish-giving program that is at the center of Make-A-Wish Vermont. This is the eleventh walk, and with the museum as the new venue, it’s sure to… Read More »

By Phyl Newbeck Starting this weekend, carnivores of Chittenden County will have a new place to fulfill their craving for Vermont-raised meat. Green Pasture Meats of New Haven will be moving next door to the Bearded Frog, selling pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, and other products. Green Pasture Meats owner Mark Smith, a Shelburne resident, has… Read More »

Correction: Switched at birth?

Many Shelburne residents were quick to note that the photograph of the Shelburne High School yearbook staff was incorrect in the July 10 edition of the Shelburne News. SHS 50th reunion coordinator Ethel Spear Brousseau humorously noted, “We don’t mind the faux pas. They were better lookin’ than us anyway.” We regret the error but are… Read More »

Shabbat service rocks July 25

The wildly popular Rock Shabbat, a musical, family-friendly service that incorporates popular songs into Friday night worship, will be held Friday, July 25 at 6pm at Temple Sinai Reform Congregation. Pizza and refreshments will be provided following the service. The event is free and open to the public. The temple is located at 500 Swift… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Goo! Gack! Slime: Our younger patrons are invited to try their hand at creating a variety of goopy concoctions. Put on some old clothes and come get your hands dirty! Spy Club: The next meeting of the Spy Club will be on Tuesday, July 22 at 1pm. If you haven’t already registered for this… Read More »

Selectboard addresses suspension bridge

By Heather McKim The future of the pedestrian suspension bridge over the LaPlatte River and the direction of policies and procedures for boards and committees were two of the issues discussed at the July 8 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The meeting also provided a time for the Historic Preservation and Design Review Committee (HPDRC)… Read More »