Play tickets awarded in raffle

Play tickets awarded in raffle

With the cast cheering on, Director Jamie Polli drew the winning entry for two free tickets to the Neil Simon comedy/farce “Rumors” from raffle forms that were entered at the Shelburne Players’ booth on Shelburne Day, Aug. 20. Caroline Barney of Shelburne was the big winner. The show runs for six performances: Sept. 23, 24,… Read More »

Local photographers featured at Rustic Roots

Local photographers featured at Rustic Roots

An opening reception for Rustic Roots’ group art show of abstract photography will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The reception is open to the public. The show features artists from Hinesburg, Charlotte, Shelburne, South Burlington, and Burlington, and showcases their interpretations of abstract or surreal pieces. The 15-work exhibit will… Read More »

Shelburne News Love your place photo contest

Shelburne News Love your place photo contest

Congratulations Donna Canty! Your photo received the most ‘likes’ on our Facebook page in our first photo contest: ‘Summer in Shelburne!’. Enjoy your $25 gift certificate to Folino’s Pizza. Thank you to everyone who participated. Title of photo: Summer’s Simple Pleasure Photo Description: “This was my son Ryan running through the sprinkler in our backyard… Read More »

“Rumors” take center stage this fall

“Rumors” take center stage this fall

Following auditions last week, Director Jamie Polli has chosen a cast and begun rehearsals for the Neil Simon farce “Rumors,” to be presented by Shelburne Players in September. “Rumors” opens at a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, where the deputy mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though it’s only a flesh wound, four… Read More »

Just Bee Cause!

Just Bee Cause!

At the Vermont Quilt Festival Contest on June 23rd, the judges awarded Shelburne resident Hope Johnson’s “Waggle Dance” quilt with a special award, “Just Bee Cause!” and a second place ribbon. The quilt was inspired by a talk that included a description of the waggle dance given by Mike Willard, president of the Vermont Beekeepers… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »