Shelburne Farms hosts Farm to Table Dinner June 14

Shelburne Farms will host a Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, June 14 with a 6pm reception followed by a 7:30pm dinner on the Coach Barn Lawn. This outdoor family-style dinner along the shores of Lake Champlain, prepared by Shelburne Farms’ Executive Chef David Hugo and his staff, will highlight ingredients from the multitude of… Read More »

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

A packed audience was treated to selections of Handel performed by a student quartet during the commencement ceremony at the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School in Charlotte on Saturday, June 7. Melendy Comey, the faculty sponsor of the senior class, described each student to the gathered parents, alumni, friends and teachers before presenting the diplomas.… Read More »

Locals inducted into Rice National Honor Society

Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal at Rice Memorial High School, located in South Burlington, proudly announces the residents pictured above were inducted into the 2014 Rev. Raymond A. Adams Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Criteria for acceptance into the NHS is based on scholarship, leadership, character and service to others.

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

In a ceremony marked by song and poetry, 25 eighth graders, 12 of them from Shelburne, graduated from the Lake Champlain Waldorf School on Thursday, June 5. In his remarks, Mr. Gregory Foster, who taught the graduates for all eight years of their grade school experience, urged the students to remember the three questions that… Read More »

Movie Reviews, Part 1

In this first installment of a three-part series, Shelburne News intern and young filmmaker Graham Byers helps readers decide what movie to watch this weekend. By Graham Byers, SCS eighth grader When you watch movies, you probably don’t think about the acting or the directing that is going on, unless of course this is noticeable.… Read More »

Kudos

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. Kristen Mercure of Shelburne was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s City, Md. Madeline J. Roth of Shelburne has graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Roth… Read More »

Celebrate Father’s Day with “Dr. Dave” Landers

This Father’s Day, Phoenix Books Burlington will host Dr. Dave Landers for a discussion of the powerful, poignant, and profound ways that fathers defy or buy into our society’s views of masculinity and influence their children’s defining views of a man. Landers’ Men and Masculinities class at St. Michael’s College is immensely popular, and this… Read More »

Shelburne native featured in “A Little Night Music”

Shelburne native featured in “A Little Night Music”

This June Shelburne teen/Champlain Valley Union sophomore Pearl Guerriere brings the role of Fredrika Armfeldt to life in the New London Barn Playhouse’s presentation of “A Little Night Music.” A masterwork by Stephen Sondheim, the critically acclaimed lyricist behind productions such as West Side Story and Sweeny Todd, this wildly romantic story of love, regret,… Read More »

Local artists plan fundraiser for the birds

Local artists plan fundraiser for the birds

ArtsRiot in Burlington will host an art auction to benefit the Wild Bird Fund (WBF) on Tuesday, June 17 from 5:30-7:30pm. The event was conceived by local sculptor and UVM Professor emeritus Barbara Zucker after she heard about the WBF from her granddaughter, an employee at the WBF Center in Manhattan. Amazed that the WBF… Read More »

Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit

Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit

Who would guess that an artist born and bred on a Vermont farm created the most iconic postcards of New York City? But that’s what Rachael Robinson Elmer did. Although her ground-breaking “Art-Lovers New York” postcards are 100 years old they still retain their beauty and originality. An exhibit presenting the cards and their impact… Read More »