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 […]

Flying Pig Bookstore sponsors Find Waldo Local in Shelburne promotion

Flying Pig Bookstore sponsors Find Waldo Local in Shelburne promotion

Where’s Waldo? In, Shelburne, VT, of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting sixteen local businesses throughout Shelburne this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in our community, including these […]

Book Review

Book Review

By Deborah Straw We see these [invisible realms] through our tools of exploration –our reality amplifiers—and the many other instruments of detection, the rod and line of the natural scientist. If we are persistent, once in a while we see Nature stir, even jump, revealing the simple beauty of the unexpected. —Marcelo Gleiser As we […]

Book Review

Book Review

By Gene Schinto By 1944 twenty percent of Italy’s Jews were in Nazi death camps.  Among those seized was Lorenzo Todosco, a gifted violinist and composer.  He and Laura, a Catholic, had just won an important music competition.  Their hours of practice together, she on cello, was time enough for the two young people to […]

Magic museum moments: Summer at Shelburne Museum

Magic museum moments: Summer at Shelburne Museum

By Karen petersen, director of education, Shelburne Museum Summer on the museum grounds is filled with magical sights and scents to fire the imagination, spark creativity, and rejuvenate the spirit. Early in the morning, just as we open our doors to the public, the scent of herbs and flowers in season, or newly cut grass, […]

Schoolhouse students learn the art of pottery

Schoolhouse students learn the art of pottery

This article was written collaboratively by the 2nd and 3rd grade students and their teacher: Stella, Luke A, Pete, Luke D, Alex, Dominic, Charlie, Isaac, Tosh, Quincy, Henry, Max and Danielle Levine. Kindergarten through 7th grade students from The Schoolhouse Learning Center recently went to the Shelburne Craft Studio to make pottery. All the students […]