6
Dec

Christmas Craft & Gift Shoppe at Fletcher Farm School

December 6, 2016 through December 23, 2016 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

If you're looking for something beautiful, yet unique for that favorite someone, visit the Christmas Craft Shoppe at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts. Shop locally and support Vermont artists. Select from one-of-a-kind sterling silver jewelry created with semi-precious stones, beaded necklaces, painted glasses, pottery, 18" doll clothes, hand- knitted baby sweaters, quilts, wonderful soaps, paintings, hand-carved slate, fairy gardens, holiday decorations, stocking-stuffers and much more. NEW this year are handmade Christmas villages and lighthouses. The Christmas Craft Shoppe is open from Nov 26 to Dec 23, 10am to 3pm, Friday-Monday and Wednesday (Closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays). 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow Vermont. Drive down the long driveway to the 2-story Meadowview building.


6
Dec

Pawliday Pet Supply Drive!

December 6, 2016 through December 16, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This week kicks off the season of giving here at the Fletcher Memorial Youth Library. Please consider dropping off a donation to support the loving animals looking for homes at the Lucy McKenzie Humane Society. If you are interested in a more hands on opportunity to give back, be sure to join us on Tuesday December 13th from 3:00-4:00 when we make dog and cat toys to donate to the shelter. On the 15th, the Books and Cooks club will be baking wholesome and yummy treats to donate to the shelter as well. Hope you can help out!


6
Dec

Crafty Tuesday

December 6, 2016 through December 20, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

A different craft is featured every week. Grades K-6. Please check the library FB page for more information.


7
Dec

Weekly Toddler and Pre-School Story Time

December 7, 2016 through December 14, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Each week features a theme, music, and a craft or activity.


8
Dec

Shop small,Win BIG Holiday Event-ShopChesterVT!

December 8, 2016 through December 22, 2016 Common St., Chester, VT
DESCRIPTION

SHOP,ENJOY, & WIN PRIZES!! This holiday season, the quaint village of Chester Vermont, will be making holiday shopping experience a memorable one. A unique collection of mom & pop shops will be open late every Thursday evening in December. Stroll along the luminaries from shop to shop. Stop in any of the 13 shops to be entered in to win a $50 gift certificate and prizes from local merchants. For a small donation you can even help our local schools and have your gifts wrapped. Shop small, enjoy and discover why they say Chester is “the Vermont you’ve been hoping to find. Visit ShopChesterVT.com for more info about this event, our shops, and prizes.


9
Dec

LIVE MUSIC FRIDAYS

December 9, 2016 through December 30, 2016 1342 Hwy 106, Perkinsville, VT
DESCRIPTION

If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a truly unique farm-to-table dining experience off the beaten path, head over to The Inn at Weathersfield. Tucked back off Route 106 in Perkinsville, the Inn features a different local musician on guitar from 7-9 pm in the tavern every Friday. Don't worry, you can still talk and hear each other. Check out our full line-up: NOV. 18 - Ali T NOV. 25 - Ken Rokicki DEC. 3 - Steve Ellis DEC. 9 - Draa Hobbs DEC. 16 - Ali T DEC. 23 - Ken Rokicki DEC. 30 - Dave Clark (Sat. DEC. 31 - Peter Concillio Trio)


10
Dec

'Good Night My Honey Bunnies' Book Signing

December 10, 2016 through December 10, 2016 Route 100, Weston, VT
DESCRIPTION

Vermont author/composer Sandy Wilbur, and Vermont illustrator Kimberley Ray, will be at The Vermont Country Store in Weston to sign copies of their new children's book "Goodnight My Honey Bunnies."


10
Dec

Christmas in Mount Holly

December 10, 2016 through December 10, 2016 26 Maple Street, Belmont, VT
DESCRIPTION

Christmas in Mount Holly- Saturday, December 10th 4:00 pm. The true Christmas spirit resonates through the library with carolers, a Christmas skit by the Mount Holly Players, refreshments and, of course, a visit from Santa. Free!


10
Dec

Ludlow's 2nd Annual Holiday on Main Street

December 10, 2016 through December 10, 2016 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Join your friends, neighbors and visitors for Ludlow’s 2nd Annual Holiday on Main Street Saturday, December 10th, 2016 4:30pm to 8:00pm Activities include: A magic show, Vendor, Gift wrapping stations, Ornament Decorating, Caroling, Hot Chocolate and Cookies And a visit from Santa Claus Vote for your favorite decorated business For more information visit our Facebook page @holidayonmainstreet


10
Dec

Okemo Moonlight Snowshoe Hike

December 10, 2016 through December 10, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This guided snowshoe hike up the mountain will offer a nighttime perspective of Okemo’s Jackson Gore under the light of a nearly full moon. Return to the fire pit at the Jackson Gore Inn to roast marshmallows and share stories. This event is free for participants with snowshoes. Rental snowshoes will be available for a nominal fee. Call (802) 228-1956 to register.


11
Dec

Book Signing at The Vermont Country Store

December 11, 2016 through December 11, 2016 Route 100, Weston, VT
DESCRIPTION

Vermont artist and author, John Churchman, will be in our Weston store to sing and read from his new children's book, "Brave Little Finn."


11
Dec

Okemo's annual December Ski and Snowboard Demo

December 11, 2016 through December 11, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Test-drive the latest ski and snowboard equipment for free at the Jackson Gore base area. Registration is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A credit card imprint is required and snowboarders must provide their own bindings.


11
Dec

A Holiday Program - "It's About Believing"

December 11, 2016 through December 11, 2016 Depot Street, Proctorsville, VT
DESCRIPTION

The Cavendish Community Theatre presents "It's About Believing" - A Holiday Program for Everyone. Come join us for an event featuring some of your favorite songs, readings and skits. FREE ADMISSION. FMI 226-7398 Gethsemane Church (next to Crows Bakery), Proctorsville All donations will be given to the church.


15
Dec

Books and Cooks

December 15, 2016 through December 15, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This month we will be baking wholesome and yummy dog treats to donate to the canine residents of the Lucy McKenzie Humane Society. Grades 2&Up. Space limited to 10 participants so call early to reserve a spot!


17
Dec

Annual Christmas Cookie Sale at Fletcher Farm School

December 17, 2016 through December 17, 2016 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Once a year, the artisans from Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts bake Christmas cookies and offer them for sale to the public. You will find family favorites such as: rum balls, decorated butter cookies, chocolate biscotti, candy, gingerbread, peanut butter cookies and more! You can mix and match different cookies to make the perfect assortments for your own entertaining this season or to give as gifts to those you love. Fletcher Farm School provides beautifully decorated Christmas tins in which to present your cookie assortments. Don't miss this annual sale, Saturday Dec 17th, from 10am to 3pm at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts, 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow. Drive down the long driveway to the 2-story Meadowview building in the back of the farm. See you there!


17
Dec

Mountain Dew vertical Challenge at Okemo

December 17, 2016 through December 17, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Okemo kicks off this popular eastern race series. The free, fun race on Okemo’s Bull Run is open to all ages and abilities. Race registration starts at 8 a.m. The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Race starts at 11 a.m. Race awards and victory party begins at 3 p.m. Visit skiverticalchallenge.com.


17
Dec

Brass Quintet/Counterpoint: Grafton

December 17, 2016 through December 17, 2016 Main St , Grafton, VT
DESCRIPTION

Counterpoint, under the direction of Nathaniel G. Lew, joins forces with the VSO Brass Quintet to ring in the holidays. The program includes arrangements of The Friendly Beasts, I Wonder as I Wander, Masters in This Hall, and You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch! Traditional favorites, a singalong, and a brand-new student composition round out the performance. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on this seasonal treat—a perfect blend of brass, voices, and good cheer. Tickets available soon.


22
Dec

Read With Oreo

December 22, 2016 through December 22, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

School age children are invited to come to the library and read a story with Oreo the Reading Dog.


23
Dec

Castle Hill Resort - Entertainment

December 23, 2016 through December 23, 2016 2940 Route 103, Cavendish, VT
DESCRIPTION

Christmas Eve Brad Morgan from Satin and Steel 6-10pm


24
Dec

Okemo's Christmas Eve Service

December 24, 2016 through December 24, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Celebrate the season with a Christmas Eve candlelight service led by Pastor Abraham Gross, in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. All are welcome to Pastor Abe’s sharing of the Christmas story and traditional Christmas caroling. Service starts at 8 p.m.


26
Dec

Warren Miller's Here There & Everywhere at Okemo

December 26, 2016 through December 26, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

In this 67th annual Warren Miller film, movie-goers can take a freeski adventure with industry veterans Ingrid Backstrom and Wendy Fisher in Crested Butte, tour Eastern Greenland by dog sled with Seth Wescott and Rob Kingwill and follow Jess McMillan and Grete Eliassen on a Swiss holiday aboard the Glacier Express. Explore the backcountry of Western Montana’s Glacier Country with Tyler Ceccanti, Collin Collins and Keith Curtis and catch a powder day with Kaylin Richardson, Matt Elliott, Marcus Caston and the Kicking Horse ski patrol in British Columbia. Travel along as Warren Miller Entertainment commemorates Stein Eriksen in Deer Valley, captures the big air at Boston’s Fenway Park and rides the steeps of Squaw Valley, plus much more. Showings at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Cornerstone Room. Admission is $20 for all ages. Presented by William Ravies Real Estate, Vermont Properties.


27
Dec

Okemo Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display

December 27, 2016 through December 27, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

A spectacular pyrotechnics show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. An amazing torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing Okemo’s Open Slope trail precedes the fireworks show.


28
Dec

Animals in Winter

December 28, 2016 through December 28, 2016 88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

The Nature Museum at Grafton will be visiting the library for this special school vacation week program. Participants will learn about the special adaptations animals have in order to allow them to survive a cold Vermont winter.


28
Dec

Okemo Shakin' Skate Night

December 28, 2016 through December 28, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

A fun evening of ice skating with a live DJ, games and fun for the whole family in Okemo’s Ice House skating pavilion at Jackson Gore. Admission fee charged. Skate rentals are available.


30
Dec

Okemo Paint and Sip

December 30, 2016 through December 30, 2016 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Tap into your inner Picasso while enjoying an adult beverage as a local artist offers step-by-step instructions to create a work of art worthy of framing. This is a great event to attend with friends or a perfect environment to make new ones in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. $50 includes supplies. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information and reservations. Presented by Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty.


31
Dec

Okemo's Family New Year's Eve

December 31, 2016 through December 31, 2016 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Midnight arrives early for friends and family enjoying a variety of activities. Following early evening ice skating, snow tubing, mountain coaster rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, party hat decorating, bingo games and a trivia tournament, families can ring in the New Year early with a DJ dance party - and still get the kids to bed in time for a full day on the slopes the next day. Party games, balloons, noisemakers and fireworks add to the New Year celebration, complete with a pizza party dinner in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore. Tickets may be purchased at okemo.com. Call (802) 228-1600.


31
Dec

New Years Eve Fireworks

December 31, 2016 through December 31, 2016 25 Lake Street, Belmont, VT
DESCRIPTION

New Year’s Eve at Star Lake- Saturday, December 31st 9:00 pm. Welcome in the New Year with good friends, good cheer, fireworks, a bonfire and skating (if possible). Co-sponsored with the Mount Holly Sno*Drifters. Free!


7
Jan

Okemo's Grommet Throwdown

January 7, 2017 through January 7, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

It’s time for the little jibbers to show off! Okemo designs a special park for kids 13 and under. Spend the morning training in the rail garden under the guidance of some of Okemo’s Park and Pipe instructors and then show off those new skills after lunch for some great prizes! More info and registration available at okemo.com.


7
Jan

Mario the Magician at Okemo

January 7, 2017 through January 7, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Mario the Magician performs at Okemo.


14
Jan

Okemo Let It Glow Laser Show and Fireworks

January 14, 2017 through January 14, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Okemo presents a laser light show spectacular with colorful lasers projected on the Bull Run trail and into the night sky just outside Okemo’s Clock Tower base lodge. A fireworks finale is sure to amaze. Okemo’s Sitting Bull will be open for beverages and rocking live music.


15
Jan

Okemo Shakin' Skate Night

January 15, 2017 through January 15, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

A fun evening of ice skating with a live DJ, games and fun for the whole family in Okemo’s Ice House skating pavilion at Jackson Gore! Admission fee charged. Skate rentals are available.


21
Jan

Flannel with Flair Fundraiser

January 21, 2017 through January 21, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Enjoy dinner, dancing with live music and auctions at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Roundhouse. A benefit for the Okemo Community Challenge, Flannel with Flair supports the local community’s nonprofit organizations by giving grants that honor the “heart and soul” of Ludlow. Call William Raveis Vermont Properties at (802) 228-8877 for more information.


22
Jan

GASLIGHT TINKERS CONCERT

January 22, 2017 through January 22, 2017 89 Depot St., Proctorsville, VT
DESCRIPTION

Come hear the Gaslight Tinkers, a New England band described as “African, Caribbean, Funk, reggae and Latin styles meet traditional fiddle and American roots---a genre bending mix of exuberant music with roots in the past that dances around the future." Their blend of global rhythms backed up by Celtic fiddle makes you want to get up and dance. Collectively, members of the band have played and recorded with world renowned artists like calypso king Kurt Allen, The Trinidad band Atlantic, Pete Seeger, Michael Daves, Noel Paul Stookey, Judy Collins, John Cohen, Dar Williams, and Senegalese hip-hop band Gokh-Bi System. In April, 2016, the Tinkers toured Trinidad, appearing on national TV as a genre bending calypso band, widening the perception of Caribbean music. Their concert at Gethsemane Church in Proctorsville on January 22 at 4:00 will raise the roof!


23
Jan

Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures – Five-Day Program for Level 4 and up

January 23, 2017 through January 27, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and snowboard coaches in the business. Their goal is to take skiing and snowboarding women to the next level in any snow conditions and on any terrain. Participants quickly overcome fear, build self-confidence and meet new friends in a supportive and social environment. For more information call (802) 228-1600.


14
Feb

Valentine's Day at Okemo

February 14, 2017 through February 14, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Love is in the air and on the slopes. Okemo celebrates romance with an on-snow scavenger hunt. Red hearts will be “hidden” along ski trails for skiers and riders to find. Return a heart to Okemo’s loveable resort services staff and receive a prize. Call (802) 228-1600.


18
Feb

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display

February 18, 2017 through February 18, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Enjoy a pyrotechnics show at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. An amazing torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing Okemo’s Open Slope trail precedes the fireworks show. Kids can participate in their own special Light Parade prior to the Torchlight Parade. Call (603) 278-1600 to register children in advance.


21
Feb

Okemo Paint and Sip

February 21, 2017 through February 21, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Tap into your inner Picasso while enjoying an adult beverage as a local artist offers step-by-step instructions to create a work of art worthy of framing. This is a great event to attend with friends or a perfect environment to make new ones in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. $50 includes supplies. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information and reservations. Presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties.


4
Mar

Comedy Night at the Clock Tower Base Lodge

March 4, 2017 through March 4, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Sponsored by William Raveis Vermont Properties and Okemo Mountain Resort, this side-splitting night of professional comedy featuring Bob Marley is sure to have `em rolling in the aisles. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Appropriate for ages 21 and over. Proceeds benefit OMARA, a non-profit booster club that was founded to support the athletes, families, and coaches of Okemo Competition Programs and Okemo Mountain School. Call (802) 228-8877 for information and to purchase tickets.


4
Mar

Amp Energy Light the Night Rail Jam at Okemo

March 4, 2017 through March 4, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Okemo is lighting up the snow on Bull Run for skiers and riders of all ages to show off their best moves. $5,000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs. A new rail garden, constructed specifically for this event will be an optimal venue for participants and spectators alike. Registration and more information available at okemo.com.


5
Mar

Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures - Two-Day Program for all ability levels.

March 5, 2017 through March 7, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and snowboard coaches in the business. Their goal is to take skiing and snowboarding women to the next level in any snow conditions and on any terrain. Participants quickly overcome fear, build self-confidence and meet new friends in a supportive and social environment. For more information, call (802) 228-1600.


9
Mar

Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures – Two-Day Program for all ability levels

March 9, 2017 through March 10, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and snowboard coaches in the business. Their goal is to take skiing and snowboarding women to the next level in any snow conditions and on any terrain. Participants quickly overcome fear, build self-confidence and meet new friends in a supportive and social environment. For more information, call (802) 228-1600.


11
Mar

Okemo Sugar Daze Concert

March 11, 2017 through March 11, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

When the maple sap starts running, Okemo will be tapping into the sweet sounds of notable musical artists with Sugar Daze, a free concert series that culminates with a huge outdoor concert extravaganza in the Jackson Gore courtyard. Presented by Volvo.


17
Mar

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Scavenger Hunt and Après Ski Party at Okemo

March 17, 2017 through March 17, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Cut-out shamrocks will be hidden along Okemo’s trails. When kids find one and bring it back to the Clock Tower Base Lodge Resort Services desk, they win a special prize bag filled with goodies. A St. Patrick’s Day Party sponsored by Guinness will feature musical guests Gypsy Reel from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Sitting Bull Bar & Restaurant.


18
Mar

Okemo Spring Demo

March 18, 2017 through March 18, 2017 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

This event is open to the public and features top brands of the latest gear from a variety of ski, snowboard and snowshoe companies. Snow sports enthusiasts can visit the demo tent area to test-drive the latest in equipment at no charge. A credit card imprint and signed waiver is required. Presented by Mary W Davis Realtor and Associates Inc.


19
Mar

Okemo Cares and Shares Spring Food Drive

March 19, 2017 through March 19, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Donate a minimum of five nonperishable food items and ski or ride the same day for $39. All donations go to local food banks.


25
Mar

Okemo `80s Retro Jam

March 25, 2017 through March 25, 2017 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

It’s time to break out those old acid-washed jeans, your brightest neon and smoothest on-snow moves. Okemo revisits the 1980s with a retro celebration and on-snow competition of rad skills. Registration is free for anyone dressed in a totally righteous way. Visit okemo.com for more information.


1
Apr

Spring Mud Fling

April 1, 2017 through April 1, 2017 37 Lake Street, Belmont, VT
DESCRIPTION

Saturday, April 1st, 2017. Doors open at 8:00 pm. Get rid of the mud season doldrums and join in the fun at an old style roadhouse dance hall jamboree! At the Odd Fellows Hall. Cover charge. BYOB.


26
Aug

Okemo Valley Antique & Classic Car/Truck Show

August 26, 2017 through August 27, 2017 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT
DESCRIPTION

Please join us for our Annual Okemo Valley Antique & Classic Car/Truck Show on Saturday, August 26 from 10-3pm followed by a parade to Chester. On Sunday, August 27 the show is 10-3pm with People's Choice Awards Ceremony at 2pm. Thanks to our Sponsor: Springfield Buick GMC


  • Dec 6

    Christmas Craft & Gift Shoppe at Fletcher Farm School
    10:00 am - 03:00 pm
    611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT

    If you're looking for something beautiful, yet unique for that favorite someone, visit the...

  • Dec 6

    Pawliday Pet Supply Drive!
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    This week kicks off the season of giving here at the Fletcher Memorial Youth Library. Please...

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  • Dec 6

    Crafty Tuesday
    03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    A different craft is featured every week. Grades K-6. Please check the library FB page for more...

  • Dec 7

    Weekly Toddler and Pre-School Story Time
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    Each week features a theme, music, and a craft or activity.

  • Dec 8

    Shop small,Win BIG Holiday Event-ShopChesterVT!
    05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
    Common St., Chester, VT

    SHOP,ENJOY, & WIN PRIZES!! This holiday season, the quaint village of Chester Vermont, will be...

  • Dec 9

    LIVE MUSIC FRIDAYS
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    1342 Hwy 106, Perkinsville, VT

    If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a truly unique farm-to-table dining experience off the...

  • Dec 10

    'Good Night My Honey Bunnies' Book Signing
    01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
    Route 100, Weston, VT

    Vermont author/composer Sandy Wilbur, and Vermont illustrator Kimberley Ray, will be at The...

  • Dec 10

    Christmas in Mount Holly
    04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
    26 Maple Street, Belmont, VT

    Christmas in Mount Holly- Saturday, December 10th 4:00 pm. The true Christmas spirit resonates...

  • Dec 10

    Ludlow's 2nd Annual Holiday on Main Street
    04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
    Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    Join your friends, neighbors and visitors for Ludlow’s 2nd Annual Holiday on Main...

  • Dec 10

    Okemo Moonlight Snowshoe Hike
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    This guided snowshoe hike up the mountain will offer a nighttime perspective of Okemo’s...

  • Dec 11

    Book Signing at The Vermont Country Store
    12:00 pm - 01:30 pm
    Route 100, Weston, VT

    Vermont artist and author, John Churchman, will be in our Weston store to sing and read from his...

  • Dec 11

    Okemo's annual December Ski and Snowboard Demo
    08:00 am - 03:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Test-drive the latest ski and snowboard equipment for free at the Jackson Gore base area....

  • Dec 11

    A Holiday Program - "It's About Believing"
    04:00 pm - 05:15 pm
    Depot Street, Proctorsville, VT

    The Cavendish Community Theatre presents "It's About Believing" - A Holiday Program for...

  • Dec 15

    Books and Cooks
    03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    This month we will be baking wholesome and yummy dog treats to donate to the canine residents of...

  • Dec 17

    Annual Christmas Cookie Sale at Fletcher Farm School
    10:00 am - 03:00 pm
    611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT

    Once a year, the artisans from Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts bake Christmas cookies...

  • Dec 17

    Mountain Dew vertical Challenge at Okemo
    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Okemo kicks off this popular eastern race series. The free, fun race on Okemo’s Bull Run is...

  • Dec 17

    Brass Quintet/Counterpoint: Grafton
    05:00 pm - 11:59 pm
    Main St , Grafton, VT

    Counterpoint, under the direction of Nathaniel G. Lew, joins forces with the VSO Brass Quintet...

  • Dec 22

    Read With Oreo
    03:00 am - 04:00 am
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    School age children are invited to come to the library and read a story with Oreo the Reading Dog.

  • Dec 23

    Castle Hill Resort - Entertainment
    06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    2940 Route 103, Cavendish, VT

    Christmas Eve Brad Morgan from Satin and Steel 6-10pm

  • Dec 24

    Okemo's Christmas Eve Service
    06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Celebrate the season with a Christmas Eve candlelight service led by Pastor Abraham Gross, in...

  • Dec 26

    Warren Miller's Here There & Everywhere at Okemo
    06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    In this 67th annual Warren Miller film, movie-goers can take a freeski adventure with industry...

  • Dec 27

    Okemo Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display
    06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    A spectacular pyrotechnics show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. An...

  • Dec 28

    Animals in Winter
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
    88 Main Street, Ludlow, VT

    The Nature Museum at Grafton will be visiting the library for this special school vacation week...

  • Dec 28

    Okemo Shakin' Skate Night
    06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    A fun evening of ice skating with a live DJ, games and fun for the whole family in Okemo’s...

  • Dec 30

    Okemo Paint and Sip
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Tap into your inner Picasso while enjoying an adult beverage as a local artist offers...

  • Dec 31

    Okemo's Family New Year's Eve
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    Midnight arrives early for friends and family enjoying a variety of activities. Following early...

  • Dec 31

    New Years Eve Fireworks
    09:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    25 Lake Street, Belmont, VT

    New Year’s Eve at Star Lake- Saturday, December 31st 9:00 pm. Welcome in the New Year with...

  • Jan 7

    Okemo's Grommet Throwdown
    10:00 am - 02:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    It’s time for the little jibbers to show off! Okemo designs a special park for kids 13 and...

  • Jan 7

    Mario the Magician at Okemo
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Mario the Magician performs at Okemo.

  • Jan 14

    Okemo Let It Glow Laser Show and Fireworks
    07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Okemo presents a laser light show spectacular with colorful lasers projected on the Bull Run...

  • Jan 15

    Okemo Shakin' Skate Night
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    A fun evening of ice skating with a live DJ, games and fun for the whole family in Okemo’s...

  • Jan 21

    Flannel with Flair Fundraiser
    07:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    Enjoy dinner, dancing with live music and auctions at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Roundhouse. A...

  • Jan 22

    GASLIGHT TINKERS CONCERT
    04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
    89 Depot St., Proctorsville, VT

    Come hear the Gaslight Tinkers, a New England band described as “African, Caribbean, Funk,...

  • Jan 23

    Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures – Five-Day Program for Level 4 and up
    08:00 am - 04:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and...

  • Feb 14

    Valentine's Day at Okemo
    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Love is in the air and on the slopes. Okemo celebrates romance with an on-snow scavenger hunt....

  • Feb 18

    Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display
    06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Enjoy a pyrotechnics show at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. An amazing torchlight...

  • Feb 21

    Okemo Paint and Sip
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    Tap into your inner Picasso while enjoying an adult beverage as a local artist offers...

  • Mar 4

    Comedy Night at the Clock Tower Base Lodge
    08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Sponsored by William Raveis Vermont Properties and Okemo Mountain Resort, this side-splitting...

  • Mar 4

    Amp Energy Light the Night Rail Jam at Okemo
    07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Okemo is lighting up the snow on Bull Run for skiers and riders of all ages to show off their...

  • Mar 5

    Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures - Two-Day Program for all ability levels.
    08:00 am - 04:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and...

  • Mar 9

    Okemo Women's Alpine Adventures – Two-Day Program for all ability levels
    08:00 am - 04:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    This program is designed exclusively for women and led by some of the best female ski and...

  • Mar 11

    Okemo Sugar Daze Concert
    04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    When the maple sap starts running, Okemo will be tapping into the sweet sounds of notable...

  • Mar 17

    St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Scavenger Hunt and Après Ski Party at Okemo
    09:00 am - 05:30 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT

    Cut-out shamrocks will be hidden along Okemo’s trails. When kids find one and bring it back...

  • Mar 18

    Okemo Spring Demo
    09:00 am - 02:30 pm
    111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow, VT

    This event is open to the public and features top brands of the latest gear from a variety of...

  • Mar 19

    Okemo Cares and Shares Spring Food Drive
    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT

    Donate a minimum of five nonperishable food items and ski or ride the same day for $39. All...

  • Mar 25

    Okemo `80s Retro Jam
    10:00 am - 02:00 pm
    77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT

    It’s time to break out those old acid-washed jeans, your brightest neon and smoothest...

  • Apr 1

    Spring Mud Fling
    08:00 pm - 11:59 pm
    37 Lake Street, Belmont, VT

    Saturday, April 1st, 2017. Doors open at 8:00 pm. Get rid of the mud season doldrums and join...

  • Aug 26

    Okemo Valley Antique & Classic Car/Truck Show
    10:00 am - 03:00 pm
    611 Route 103 South, Ludlow, VT

    Please join us for our Annual Okemo Valley Antique & Classic Car/Truck Show on Saturday, August...

Chester, Vermont

Chester Town office: 802-875-2173

Population: 3044

Sq. miles: 55.9

Chester, Vermont Links:

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Chester, Vermont is what one thinks of when it thinks of the “quintessential Vermont town;” quaint, charming, and brimming with life. Nestled between Bromley, Magic, Stratton, and Okemo Mountain, Chester, Vermont is the southern gateway to the Okemo Valley. Chester is chock full of architectural treasures, vibrant personality, unspoiled countryside and unrivaled hospitality.

One of the Prettiest Places in America!

Nominated as one of the prettiest “Painted Places” in America, Chester, Vermont’s exquisite village green welcomes you to explore the town’s many superb restaurants and taverns, shops and eclectic galleries.

Chester’s rich history and profound sense of purpose have preserved its timeless quality and peaceful character. Chester, Vermont has fostered towering maples, championed contemporary arts, and flourished with family farms. Home to The Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern named one of only ten “Green Restaurants in the Green Mountain State” by the Vermont Business Environmental Partnership, Chester abounds with delightful inns and award-winning B&Bs like the Inn Victoria, lively arts and culture, stunning scenery and peerless tranquility for anyone looking to ‘get away from it all,’ even if just for a little while.

Take a hike!

Chester boasts much in the way of artisans, antiques and a famous “Chester Craft Fair” but did you know there’s a few prized walks and hikes you can explore too?  Check out the Lost Mine or GMUHS hikes to see the natural wonders of our area.


Located just west of the junction of Routes 11 and 103 along the Middle Brook of the Williams River, Chester, Vermont offers the best of Vermont’s celebrated pristine landscape and lively community with opportunities for bicyclists, boaters, shoppers, sightseers and anyone looking for a quiet respite or intrepid recreation, and all within easy distance of the Okemo Valley region’s top winter resorts.

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