Swing into the roaring ‘20s and benefit Shelburne Farms’ educational summer camp

Swing into the roaring ‘20s and benefit Shelburne Farms’ educational summer camp

Enjoy good friends, food, and music at the roaring 1920s spring soiree while supporting Shelburne Farms’ Education Programs Friday, May 1 from 7-10:30pm at the Inn at Shelburne Farms. This party will bring feature swing music by Hot Honey Box, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and silent and live auctions. Everyone is invited. Although dapper […]

Mud boots mark the start of spring

Mud boots mark the start of spring

By Charlotte Albers With April showers on the way it’s time to begin the annual ritual of spring garden clean-up that heralds the start of another growing season. Most everyone I know is desperate for warm weather and gardeners are especially eager to start cool season crops like lettuce, arugula, and micro greens. In the […]

Shelburne Bay Park needs garlic mustard eradication, volunteers needed to hand pull invasive plants in May

Shelburne Bay Park needs garlic mustard eradication, volunteers needed to hand pull invasive plants in May

Shelburne Bay Park is a wonderful resource for ephemeral spring flowers (such as trillium, hepatica, Carolina spring beauty, trout lily, and columbine), the earliest flowers to appear after a long cold winter. Although short-lived, ephemeral flowers bloom when the leaves of the trees are still in bud. Over the years, garlic mustard, a non-native herb […]

Professional horticulturalist makes presentation April 22, Rodney Eason discusses the future of gardening

Rodney Eason, one of America’s top professional horticulturalists, will make a presentation at Faith United Methodist Church on April 22 from 6-8pm in South Burlington. Eason is Director of Horticulture and Plant Curator at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine, one of the country’s newest and most dynamic gardens. In his talk, Eason […]

Community involvement gains momentum

Community involvement gains momentum

Sustainability is in the air. It’s on the news, in our newspapers, classrooms, college campuses, and in our homes, and businesses.  Community involvement is gaining momentum. There is a renewed sense of hope that our actions, small or large, matter. We have to believe that we have the capacity to change our world.  It will […]

Orchard Observations: Lunch ladies

Orchard Observations: Lunch ladies

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards Miss Barbie has been a lunch lady for a long time. Barb Cushing has worked in the Burlington School District for 38 years and has been at Integrated Arts Academy (IAA) for much of it. In her opinion, the way in which the food is delivered and prepared is what’s […]

Theatre Kavanah brings play contest to Vermont

Three plays enter, one play leaves. Theatre Kavanah is once again partnering with NYC’s Jewish Plays Project (JPP) to bring the best of new Jewish theater to Vermont. Along with five other organizations throughout the country, Boston, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, Burlington’s Theatre Kavanah will host a live contest in which audience members […]

Shelburne resident takes Lyric stage in “Legally Blonde: The Musical”

For the first time ever, Lyric Theatre Company is bringing the Broadway hit “Legally Blonde: The Musical” to life on the Flynn MainStage April 9-12.  Based on the MGM motion picture of the same name, this fun, upbeat musical comedy about self-discovery is just like the movie, but with singing and dancing to help tell the story.  Elle Woods, […]

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery opens new exhibit April 17

Furchgott Sourdiffe will host “Interpreting the Surface: Diverse Works by eight Vermont Members of the Surface Design Association.” Participating artists are Jackie Abrams, Rosalind Daniels, Elizabeth Fram, Marilyn Gillis, Catherine Hall, Karen Henderson, Karen Kamenetzky, and Dianne Shullenberger. The exhibit opens with a public reception with the artists on Friday, April 17 from 5:30-7:30pm, and will […]

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