Live Music, Theater and Performances
Montpelier is a great town for the arts and evening activities. Watch a film in either of our two movie theaters, catch a play, or hear live music any night of the week. In March, Montpelierites and visitors enjoy the two-week Green Mountain Film Fest featuring documentaries, international, and independent films.
Capitol Theater – Five theaters showing popular films, 93 State Street, (802) 229-0343, www.fgbtheaters.com.
Savoy Theater – Classic and artistic films, 26 Main Street, 229-0509, www.savoytheater.com.
Lost Nation Theater – Comedies, drama, musicals and fall foliage Shakespeare by resident professional company in intimate, 150-seat City Hall Arts Center. (802) 229-0492, www.lostnationtheater.org.
Montpelier Theatre Guild – Periodic presentations at Union Elementary School. (802) 479-1399, www.montpeliertheatreguild.org.
Brown Bag Series – Thursday noon summer concerts, July – August. Christ Church Pocket Park. Sponsored by MDCA. (802) 223-9604, www.montpelieralive.org.
Capital City Concerts – Chamber music performed by some of the world's finest musicians, in collaboration with outstanding Vermont artists. www.capitalcityconcerts.org.
Farmers’ Night – Wednesday evenings, January –April, Vermont State House. (802) 828-2228, www.leg.state.vt.us/schedule/farmersnight.
Montpelier Chamber Orchestra - Unique training and performing opportunities for local string players.www.montpelierchamberorchestra.org.
Vermont Philharmonic – Vermont’s oldest orchestra, presenting the finest in orchestral repertoire. (802) 476-8188,www.vermontphilharmonic.org.
Vermont Opera Theater – Performances by local professional talent as well as workshops and masterclasses. www.vermontopera.org.
Black Door – Live music Thursday – Saturday nights in the third floor lounge, 44 Main Street, (802) 223-7070, www.blackdoorvt.com.
Positive Pie 2 – Live music on some weekends, 20 State Street, (802) 229-0453, www.positivepie.com.
Charlie O’s – Live music most days, 70 Main Street, (802) 223-6820.
Join Montpelier’s Presidential Challenge to Walk or Roll 802 hours in the month of May 2013. Presidentschallenge.org
5/13-5/17- Way to Go Week
5/25- Family Bike Clinic and Ride, Montpelier High School 9am- Helmet fitting, safety instruction and practice in parking lot followed by an optional ride to 3-mile bridge & return on the Route 2 shoulder. Families with school-aged kids welcome.
5/27 – 5/31- On-Bike Safety Trainings for all Union Elementary School students in grades 4 and 5.
5/9 through 5/31: Walking Scavenger Hunt- Walk to 5 locations on the periphery of town and get punches on your Quest Card. Cards can be picked up a the five hunt destinations as of May 8th. Locations are Birchgrove Baking, Hunger Mt. Coop, Hubbard Park tower, North Branch Nature Center, and the VT State Info Center. Return punch cards to City Hall via mail or drop-off to be eligible for prizes!
5/14- Green Drinks- 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
5/21-Promotions- 11:00 am-12:00pm
6/5- MBA- 8:30 am- 9:30am
6/10- Design- 5:15pm- 6:15pm
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