Shelburne natives return for Comedy for a Cause, two evenings of improv to benefit Stern Center scholarships

Shelburne natives return for Comedy for a Cause, two evenings of improv to benefit Stern Center scholarships

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is presenting two nights of hilarious comedy improv with comedians, Steve Waltien, Ben Rameaka and Andrew Knox, all formerly of Shelburne, and Chicago-based comedian, Kate James. It will be a night full of laughs and fun to raise funds for the Stern Center’s scholarship program to help those […]

Vermont Cheesemakers Festival celebrates Yankee Magazine’s 80th anniversary July 19

Vermont Cheesemakers Festival celebrates Yankee Magazine’s 80th anniversary July 19

The Seventh Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival will celebrate the 80th anniversary of Yankee Magazine on Sunday, July 19 from 10am to 4pm at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne. The Festival is a celebration of Vermont cheesemakers, as well as local and regional food products. Tickets are available at www.vtcheesefest.com. Named a “Top Ten Summer Food Festival […]

Plan ahead for Father’s Day Fishing Derby

Plan ahead for Father’s Day Fishing Derby

June 20 marks the kick-off day of the 34th Lake Champlain International (LCI) Father’s Day Derby presented by Yamaha. All rivers defined as Lake Champlain waters by New York and Vermont are open, and no boat is necessary: winning fish have come from the banks before. So grab your pole and a fishing buddy, and get […]

Three must-have boating skills this summer

Three must-have boating skills this summer

What are three of the most common skills any boater will need to know this summer? “Docking is often seen as a spectator sport, but everyone needs to know how to do it safely,” said BoatUS Magazine Executive Editor Mike Vatalaro. “Beaching your boat is also a common maneuver, as is using your boat’s trim […]

Fun fishing events to enjoy this spring

Fun fishing events to enjoy this spring

Fishing is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Many anglers remember their first fishing experience was with a parent or mentor who taught them the basics and gave them the opportunity to catch fish. That opportunity is now being replicated across Vermont through several programs that are specifically designed to […]

Where the action is: Vermont’s Sterling College serves as role model for a sustainable future

Where the action is: Vermont’s Sterling College serves as role model for a sustainable future

by Laurie Caswell Burke This week a second earth quake rocked Nepal, twisters and tornados battered parts of five states from Texas to Iowa, and raging floods swamped several mid-west towns. It’s getting harder and harder to deny climate change. Many folks still feel that their small actions don’t matter in the big picture. But […]

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

This article was originally published in the spring issue of Destination VT Nestled in a cozy building on the roundabout in Winooski is Our House Bistro, the “twisted comfort food” joint run by Matt Pearsall and his wife, Maggie Barch. While it is by no means the only fare available, Our House is best known […]

Flying Pig hosts food editor Melissa Pasanen

Flying Pig hosts food editor Melissa Pasanen

The Flying Pig Bookstore will bring Melissa Pasanen to the store for an all-about-dairy event on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30pm. The Cabot Creamery Cookbook is full of amazing recipes featuring all kinds of award-winning cheeses, yogurts, and butters: Vegetable and Cheddar Strata, The Ver-Monte Cristo, Vermont musician Grace Potter’s Macaroni and Cheddar Cupcakes, Firecracker […]