2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 67 – CENTRAL VERMONT sPEciAl EVEnt Okemo Valley Region 2019 Annual Events Ludlow Area • April: Spring Mud Fling , Mount Holly – An old-style roadhouse dance hall jamboree with live music. 802-259-2562, mounthollyvt.org • June – September : Summer Music Series – Okemo Valley. Folk, blues, classical, bluegrass and more on Greens throughout the Valley! 802-228-5830, yourplaceinvermont.com/2018-summer- music-series/ • July 3 : Vermont Symphony Orchestra , Grafton Trails Outdoor Center – Pack a picnic and enjoy the music, atmosphere and fireworks. 800-843-1801, graftoninnvermont.com • July 4: President Calvin Coolidge Birthday Celebration, President Calvin Coolidge Historic Site, Plymouth Notch – A “Top 10 Summer Event. Day full of celebrations for July 4 th and the birthday of the only US president born on Independence Day. • July: Okemo’s Blueberry Festival, Jackson Gore Inn, Ludlow. Celebrate all things blueberry, pancake brunch, live music and vendors and a pie-eating contest. 802-228-1600, okemo.com • August: Chrome and Cra Festival, Fletcher Farm, Ludlow– Combination antique and classic car showand an arts and crafts festival. 802-228-5830 yourplaceinvermont.com • September – October: Okemo Antiques Show, Okemo Mountain School, Ludlow. Americana antiques show, 30+ America’s finest antiques dealers displaying their wares. 802-228-4041 okemo.com • September: Chester Fall Festival, on the Green in Chester. Unique handmade crafts, food and music, in “One of the most beautiful villages in New England.” 802-875-2444, chesterfallfestival.org • September: Weston Antique Show , Weston Playhouse. Dealers from across the US showcase antiques; Americana, folk art, silver, paintings, oriental rugs, jewelry and more. Westonantiquesshow.org • December 7: Christmas inWeston , Weston. Tour galleries, museums by foot or horse-drawn wagon. Visit Santa, make an ornament, story-telling, concluding with tree lighting and caroling on the green. Westo n-vermont.com • December 1-2: Gra on Christmas Festival. Christmas bazaar, Santa, story-telling, concerts and holiday parade. 800-843-1801, graftoninnvermont.com • December 1-2: Inndulgence Tour , Okemo Valley. Inn tours, festive drinks, holiday decorations and indulgent treats. 802-226-7744, goldenstageinn.com • March: Baby Animal Day , Billings Farm& Museum, Woodstock. Meet the newest members of the farm – lambs, chicks, and calves, enjoy a wagon ride and more. 802-457-2355, billingsfarm.org  Contact: http://yourplaceinvermont.com/ sPEciAl EVEnt Rutland Region Events 2019, Rutland Area • Snow Sculpture Contest during Winter Fest – February 17, Main Street Park, corner of West Street and Route 7 Rutland, VT • Rutland WinterFest Art Walk – February 19 Downtown Rutland, Center Street and Merchants Row, Rutland, VT • Center St. Night Sledding during Winter Fest – February 19, Center Street , Rutland, VT • Middletown Springs 31st Annual Maple Festival – March, On the Green, Middletown Springs, VT • Freezin’ For a Reason Polar Plunge – March 23, Lake Bomoseen Lodge, 2551 VT Route 30, Bomoseen, VT • Vermont Brewers Festival at Killington – March 23, Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Road, Killington, VT • Killington Stage Race 2019 – May 25-27 Town of Killington, Route 4 east Killington, VT • Vermont Bike & Brew – June 14-16 Killington Bike Park, Killington Ski Area, Killington Road, Killington, VT • 43rd Annual Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival – June Middletown Springs Historical Society, Park Ave. Middletown Springs, VT • Vermont Symphony Orchestra performs at Mountain Top Inn – July The Mountain Top Inn, 195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden, VT • 17th Annual Killington Wine Festival – July 19-21 Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Road, Killington, VT • Downtown Street Party – August 3 Downtown Rutland, Center Street and Merchants Row, Rutland, VT • Vermont State Fair – August 13-17 Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 Main Street, Rutland, VT • 58th Annual Art in the Park – October 5-6 Main Street Park, corner of West Street and Route 7, Rutland, VT • Dancing with the Rutland Stars – October 5 Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street, Rutland, VT For more information visit rutlandvermont.com or call Rutland Region Chamber at (802)773-2747 