Maker Faire adds robot competition

The organizers of the Champlain Mini Maker Faire have created the ChampBot Challenge, a new competitive event at this year’s Faire, slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5 at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. The ChampBot Challenge aims to provide interested community members an opportunity to show off technical skills and creativity by building a remote… Read More »

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

Burlington City Arts is pleased to present the 7th annual Festival of Fools, a street festival taking place in downtown Burlington from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3. The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater devoted to community engagement through the celebration of circus arts, music, and comedy for family… Read More »

Rokeby Museum offers family Fridays

Every Friday morning the Rokeby Museum will offer “make and take” activities. It’s an opportunity for family members of all ages to learn something new, make something beautiful, and have some fun. Programs are free with Museum admission or $3 per participant and take place Fridays from 10am to noon through Aug 15 in the… Read More »

NYC Children’s Film Festival Animated Short films debut in Burlington

The Burlington Film Society and the Vermont International Film Foundation (VTIFF) will host an exclusive Burlington area theatrical screening of animated short films for all ages from The New York City International Children’s Film Festival on Thursday, July 24 at 7pm at The Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake Street in Burlington. The screening… Read More »

Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

In 2012 Shelburne native and photographer Julia Luckett attended the Specialty Coffee Association of America conference in Seattle, where her father, Dan Cox, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. It was there that she was first introduced to Food 4 Farmers, a non-profit that battles against chronic seasonal hunger in coffee-growing communities in Latin America. A… Read More »

Montreal Botanic Gardens tour offered in September

Renowned Vermont horticulturist Dr. Leonard Perry will lead a tour to the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Sept. 15. Registrations will be accepted until Aug. 30 or until the trip is full. The highlight of the tour, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension in collaboration with Green Works—the Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association, will be… Read More »

Presidential Award goes to local artist

Shelburne artist Katra Kindar has been awarded the President’s Award in this year’s Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition for her painting “paris roof tops at dawn.” The large watercolor painting (33” x 37”) is among 80 paintings by artists from across the country. Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition runs through July 26 at the Red Barn Gallery… Read More »