Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

I just finished Dan Cole’s “Upon Us Rests the Burden: The Civil War Experience of a Small Vermont Town,” 448 pages of meticulously researched text. When I bought my copy from the author, he smiled and said, “this is volume one.” Dan began his research into the Civil War experiences of Charlotte men nearly 20 […]

Harry Potter midnight release party July 30

Harry Potter midnight release party July 30

It’s been nine long years since the last Harry Potter book, and now, on Harry Potter’s birthday, a new installment will be released. On July 31, the official eighth part of the story, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will fly out of bookstores across the globe. Unlike the previous versions, this book is in […]

Rick Norcross releases new song, “Shelburne Yesterday”

Rick Norcross releases new song, “Shelburne Yesterday”

At last year’s Shelburne High School All-Class reunion, former classmates issued a challenge for musician Rick Norcross. Over the years, he had written many songs about Hardwick and the Northeast Kingdom. They wanted to hear something; a song about Shelburne. Norcross responded. The result is “Shelburne Yesterday,” which he will be playing at the reunion […]

Philo Ridge Farm hosts Farm to Ballet

Philo Ridge Farm hosts Farm to Ballet

Once again, Farm to Ballet ushers in another season, using grass in place of a wooden stage. The yearly dance program kicks off July 16 at Charlotte’s Philo Ridge Farm, the first of seven statewide performances. The dancers have rehearsed for months and will be accompanied by a string sextet playing Vivaldi. With the mission […]

Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

Book Review by Kathleen McKinley Harris

“Upon Us Rests the Burden” I just finished Dan Cole’s “Upon Us Rests the Burden: The Civil War Experience of a Small Vermont Town”, a book of 448 pages of meticulously researched text. When I bought my copy from the author, he smiled and said, “And this is volume one.” Dan began his research into […]

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery opens “Being Present”

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery opens “Being Present”

“Being Present” features the work of 25 artists currently represented by Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, and offers both a visual and contextual reflection as the gallery celebrates its 25th year. The title also references what the creative process is about: what individuals strive for in artistic endeavors, as well as in the fine art of living, […]

Concert Series at Shelburne Farms

Concert Series at Shelburne Farms

Every Wednesday during July, come enjoy a free concert at the Shelburne Farms Farm Barn. Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from the Shelburne Farms concession stand. The gate opens at 5:30pm and the concert begins at 6:30pm. In case of inclement weather the concert may move […]

Rick’s Field of Dreams

by Rick Bessette Shelburne’s Poet Laureate Independence Day On this day of celebration With our flag, red, white and blue Let’s not forget the many lives Sacrificed for me and you. A day of parades and picnics, Folks gathered on their town green. Let’s all take a quiet moment To remember what it means. This […]

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