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Capital City Community Calendar

Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.

Festival & Events

  1. Friday Morning Spring Bird Walks

    May 31, 2019, 7:00 AM - June 4, 2019, 8:30 AM @ North Branch Nature Center

    Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Montpelier searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC’s expert birders. Free for members. $10 non-members. See below for meeting locations: 5/3 – North Branch Nature Center 5/10 – TBD 5/17 – Berlin Pond (Meeting at public access point, Brookfield Road, Berlin VT) 5/24 – TBD 5/31 – North Branch Nature Center

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  2. Vanishment, new work by Vermont artist Janet Van Fleet

    May 31, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery

    Vanishment, new work featured by Vermont artist Janet Van Fleet, will be on view at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery from April 2 through June 28, 2019, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 4, 4-7 PM. The exhibit explores the fraught relationship between humans and the natural world, using, in part, materials that Van Fleet has repurposed from previous bodies of work.

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  3. Awakenings Current Work by Kate Longmaid and Tom Merwin

    May 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to announce Awakenings; an exhibit featuring current work by Kate Longmaid and Tom Merwin. The T.W. Wood Gallery is honored to have their work at the gallery. Through a contemporary approach to portraiture and still life, Kate Longmaid explores what is revealed in the intimate moments of seeing. With still life, Longmaid is drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral. Captured in fleeting moments, these paintings reflect on the transient nature and beauty of life. Tom Merwin's painting process expresses a layering of symbol and spirituality, using nature as a doorway to the expression of existential concerns. Traveling the trails through the Kittatiny, Catskill and Green Mountains have been a continued influence and resource for Merwin.

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  4. Empower Vermont Festival

    May 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Montpelier High School in the courtyard (back of the school)

    The Empower Vermont Festival is an outdoor night of fun for everyone. The entrance fee is $5 and all proceeds will benefit charitable causes. The festival will have lots of food, games, and live music. The goal of the festival is to unify and strengthen the bonds of communities across Vermont. This festival has fun for everyone of all ages. Those interested in performing at the festival should contact Heather McLane at heathermc@mpsvt.org. We would love to have high school students, but we will welcome adults and children as well depending on our numbers of participants. We hope to see you there!

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  5. The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!)

    May 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center

    by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor The Bad Boys of Abridgement are Back, leaving no joke left unturned! If you loved Complete Works of Shakespeare-abridged, you’ll love this show! Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times til now! Skits, standup, slapstick, one-liners, cream pies, double entendres, in-jokes, jibes, and more! "Extremely clever, laugh-out-loud funny, with physical bits, wordplay, plus great improv." ~ Talkin' Broadway May 30-June 16, 7:30pm Thu-Sun; 2pm Sun

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