Mad River Valley Community Calendar

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The Comprehensive Mad River Valley Event Calendar is our community's most complete and widely used calendar of events. It is powered by a collaboration between the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Valley Reporter. Everyone is invited to include their event on the calendar for free.

Meals On Wheels

42 Roxbury Gap Road, Warren, VT

Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals for seniors, call 496-2543.

Clown Class for Ages 4 & 5

Waitsfield United Church Village Meeting House 4355 Main St, Waitsfield

Ages 4 & 5 October 5th - November 16th (6 week session; no class Nov 2nd) Thursday's 4:00-5:00pm Waitsfield United Church of Christ - 4355 Main Street Structured silliness! Led by Kolleen & Bobby Kintz, this class will explore creative movement, comedic expression and ensemble creation. Students will play games, move their bodies, make soundtracks…

Parent & Child Clown Class for Ages 2 & 3

Waitsfield United Church Village Meeting House 4355 Main St, Waitsfield

Kolleen & Bobby Kintz are Offering a New Class! In addition to our ongoing preschool age clown class, we are excited to announce our newest class: Parent & Child Clown for Ages 2 & 3! Students and their parents will play games, move their bodies, explore soundtracks and find their funny. We will use tools…

Conversational French Course

Joslin Memorial Library 4391 Main Street, Waitsfield

This course is designed to build one’s confidence in speaking French whether visiting Quebec or another French speaking nation. Participants will practice using the French language in a variety of commonplace situations such as; how to order food, purchase items, check in to a hotel, ask directions and converse with customs officers. Patrick Travers and…

Friends of Waterbury Reservoir Annual Meeting

Blush Hill Country Club 141 Lonesome Trail Dr. Blush Hill, Waterbury, Vermont

Meeting will include presentations by Eric Hanson of the Vermont Loon Project at VCE, the Floating Rangers, Invasive Species Greeters and More! A raffle will be held. Admission is free, and we welcome all community members.

Cabot Creamery Blood Drive

cabot creamery Mad River Park, Waitsfield, VT

On Wednesday November 1, Cabot Creamery is partnering up with the American Red Cross to host  a Blood Drive in their Waitsfield Office tenant space from 10am-3pm. Please consider making an…

Beers & Brats

Lawson’s Finest Brewery 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us for 5th Quarter Butchery Beer Brats and $5 pints of Little Sip IPA, all day long!

MRV Chamber Mad Mingle at Paradise Provisions

Paradise Provisions 2367 Sugarbush Access Rd., Warren, Vermont

On Wednesday, November 1 beginning at 6:00, Paradise Provisions will be hosting the next Mad Mingle chamber mixer. This will be a great opportunity to connect with your MRV business community colleagues. This will be a great opportunity to check out their new bar area and enjoy tastings of Paradise Pale Ale, Wanderfuel and Kombucha. It…

Yestermorrow Fall 2023 Speaker Series: Ridge to River with Friends of the Mad River

Yestermorrow Design/Build School 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield

Ridge to River is a 5-town coalition working toward clean water and flood resilience in Vermont's Mad River Valley. We discovered quickly that managing stormwater across the Valley is a critical strategy for reducing our vulnerability to flooding, and we worked together for 2 years on a strategic process to explore this nuanced challenge, our…

Catamount Trail Assn Backcountry Forum!

Pierce Hall Community Center 38 South Main Street, Rochester, Vermont

Come celebrate with us: The 10th Annual Backcountry Forum with the Ridgeline Outdoor Collective and 40 years of skiing the length of Vermont with the Catamount Trail Association! David Goodman, author of Best Backcountry Skiing In The Northeast, will also be joining us. David was one of the original forum participants 10 years ago when…

Fresh Catch Thursday

Lawson’s Finest Taproom 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us every Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00pm as Nor’Easter Catering serves up fresh oysters on the half shell and perhaps other tasty sea treats! Pair it with a $5 pint of our McPeakes Nitro Irish Stout!

Mad River Valley Libraries Pub Trivia

Hostel Tevere 203 Powderhound Rd, Warren, VT

The Season of the Sticks Pub Trivia The Mad River Valley Libraries crew has been hard at work concocting questions about science and nature, arts and entertainment, turkeys and current events. All are welcome to join us.

Stick Season Stitches Fiber Retreat

Old Stagecoach Inn 18 N Main St., Waterbury, Vermont

Workshops, exclusive projects and colorways, and fun with fellow fiber enthusiasts! - Exclusive colorway from Bobolink Yarns and retreat project pattern (from Irasburg, VT) - Fingerless Mitts workshop with Leslie Roth - Increases and Decreases workshop with Judy Bond - Tour of Aurora Spinnery $150 fee includes all events, project materials, lunch on Friday, and…

MRV Backcountry Coalition Trail Work Day

Battleground Condominiums 4606 Battleground Rd, Waitsfield, Rhode Island

If you enjoy working in the woods and have some time to spare, please join the Valley's CTA Trail Chiefs in the their annual effort to clear the Catamount Trail of blow-downs, branches, and brush. The Mad River Valley is extremely fortunate to have access to one of the most incredible backcountry recreation opportunities in…

Anniversary Party @ The Local: Wine & Beer

The Local: Wine & Beer 961 US Route 2, Middlesex, VT

To celebrate its one-year anniversary of being in business, The Local: Wine & Beer is planning a full day of fun. 9am-4pm - Bounce House 11am & 1pm - Yoga & Sip ($5. RSVP required. 1-hour yoga with Yoga Lab Vermont followed by mimosa and croissant.) 12-8pm - wine and beer by the glass service…

Neighborhood Toy Store Day Celebration

The Collection 110 Mad River Green Shopping Center, Waitsfield, VT

Join us for our annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day Celebration, a day of fun, play and exploration! This is a FREE, RAIN or SHINE event, on SATURDAY 11/4 from 11-4pm! We look forward to playing with you! Come and : - Try New Games - Explore in the Toddler Play Area - Participate in fun…

Open Fiber Night

Old Stagecoach Inn 18 N Main St., Waterbury, Vermont

Relax in our parlor with fellow fiber arts enthusiasts. Bring a project to work on or just come for the camaraderie, and perhaps sip a beverage from our bar as you chat with with neighbors and travelers. What a cozy way to spend a chilly evening!

Mountaintop Film Festival

The Big Picture Theater & Cafe 48 Carroll Rd, Waitsfield, VT

Mountainfilm On Tour returns to the Big Picture Theater with films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.  Food and drink will be available At the Big Picture Café. Runtime is approximately 2 hours.All ticket sale proceeds benefit…

Mountainfilm On Tour – Waitsfield

Big Picture Theater 44 Carroll Road, Waitsfield

Mountainfilm on Tour returns to the Mad River Valley for its annual showing! Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will soon visit Waitsfield with films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of using the power…

Dark Star Project

Emily's Bar & Bistro 5081 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT

Grateful Dead (amongst other artists) cover band. Offering up rich, tasty music.

Cycle of Memory Film Showing

Joslin Memorial Library 4391 Main Street, Waitsfield

The Mad River Valley Libraries and the Central Vermont Council on Aging invite the community to attend a special screening of Cycle of Memory, the new award-winning documentary about two siblings' bicycle adventure to find the memories of their grandfather. Mel Schwartz, lost to Alzheimer's. are dealing with the impacts of this disease. Guided by…

Tuesday Tunes: Jaded Ravins

Lawson’s Finest Taproom 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Jaded Ravins members Kelly Ravin and Halle Jade began performing together in 2017 after Halle joined Kelly in the recording of his 5th highly acclaimed album “Engine”. Ravin, former lead singer and guitarist of  Waylon Speed now performs his soulful americana, and country rock originals with Halle Jade. Halle’s tasty harmonies and Kelly’s powerful voice…

Yestermorrow Fall 2023 Speaker Series: Storm Smart with Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

Yestermorrow Design/Build School 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield

Raindrops on roses may be one of our favorite things but when lots of raindrops flow together they can become a powerful force that washes out driveways, rips apart stream banks, and carries trash and pollution into our rivers and lakes. A combination of heavier storms which drop more rain over a shorter time period,…

Beers & Brats

Lawson’s Finest Brewery 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us for 5th Quarter Butchery Beer Brats and $5 pints of Little Sip IPA, all day long!

Fresh Catch Thursday

Lawson’s Finest Taproom 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us every Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00pm as Nor’Easter Catering serves up fresh oysters on the half shell and perhaps other tasty sea treats! Pair it with a $5 pint of our McPeakes Nitro Irish Stout!

Button Up Weatherization & Home Heating Workshop

Waterbury Municipal Center 28 North Main Street, Waterbury, VT

Is it finally time to weatherize your drafty house? Do you always feel cold at home in the winter? On Friday, Nov. 10 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM Waterbury LEAP will be hosting a free Button Up Weatherization & Home Heating Workshop at the Steele Community Room in the Waterbury Municipal Center (28 North Main…

U-32 Craft Fair

U-32 High School 930 Gallison Hill Rd. 930 Gallison Hill Rd, Montpelier, Vermont

U-32 Fall Craft Fair Join us for the U-32 Craft Fair on Sat, November 11 from 9am-3pm. Over 85 Vermont artists and handcrafters plus a raffle and student fundraising tables. There will be something for everyone!!! This event will benefit the 8th Grade Class Trip to Washington DC. Free admission and all shopping on one…

Author Reading at Inklings Children’s Books!

Inklings Children's Books 106 Mad River Greeen, Waitsfield, VT

Inklings Children's Books is so excited to welcome author Kristen Vincent on Saturday, November 11th at 10am! HOPE BENEATH THE TREE is a heartwarming must-read that follows two children on a winter journey through an enchanted forest. It's an adventurous story with wonderful characters, reminding us of the 'true meaning of giving.' Following the reading,…

Eleva Chamber Players “The Baroque Effect”

Waterbury Congragational Church Route 100, Waterbury, VT

The Eleva Chamber Players will explore the influence of Baroque music through the ages by performing Telemann’s Concerto in F for 3 Violins Respighi’s Ancient Airs & Dances Suite 3, Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons and Holst’s St. Paul's Suite in C Major (Op. 29, No. 2). The concerts will take place on Saturday,…

Decorative Mending Workshop

Warren Public Library 413 Main Street, Warren

Repairs to torn clothes don't need to be invisible -- they can be decorative! Susan Snider will demonstrate techniques for visible mending using patches and embroidery and will assist participants as they mend an item of clothing. Limited to 10 participants; appropriate for teens and adults. Bring a torn item of clothing; you may also…

Eleva Chamber Players “The Baroque Effect”

Inn at the Round Barn 1661 East Warren Rd, Waitsfield 1661 East Warren Rd, Waitsfield, Vermont

The Eleva Chamber Players will explore the influence of Baroque music through the ages by performing Telemann’s Concerto in F for 3 Violins Respighi’s Ancient Airs & Dances Suite 3, Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons and Holst’s St. Paul's Suite in C Major (Op. 29, No. 2). The concerts will take place on Saturday,…

Empty Bowl Benefit

Zenbarn 179 Guptil Rd, Waterbury, Vermont

2023 Empty Bowl Event to raise relief funds for flooded farms and families The Mud Studio, a pottery studio and gallery in Waterbury is pairing up with Blockhouse Studio in Waitsfield to create a flood- relief benefit to be hosted by Zenbarn in Waterbury, Sunday, November 12. All flood-recovery funds raised will benefit NOFA VT’s…

Climate and Ecology Book Discussion

Warren Public Library 413 Main Street, Warren

Join the Friends of the Mad River and the Warren Public Library for a discussion of the book "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants" by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Copies of the book are available to check out from the library. Snacks will be provided. Register at warrenlibrary.com.

Yestermorrow Fall 2023 Speaker Series: Yestermorrow’s Sustainable Sites Initiatives and Case Studies

Yestermorrow Design/Build School 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield

Yestermorrow's Design/Build Curriculum would not be complete without including Best Management Practices of Site Construction. This speaker series shows the renewed interest that Yestermorrow has in teaching critical steps to people, helping them become better stewards of the land. Wrapping up the Fall 2023 Speaker Series, Britton will explain the Yestermorrow curriculum in its planning…

Beers & Brats

Lawson’s Finest Brewery 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us for 5th Quarter Butchery Beer Brats and $5 pints of Little Sip IPA, all day long!

Fresh Catch Thursday

Lawson’s Finest Taproom 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us every Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00pm as Nor’Easter Catering serves up fresh oysters on the half shell and perhaps other tasty sea treats! Pair it with a $5 pint of our McPeakes Nitro Irish Stout!

Co-op Board of Trustees Meeting

The Co-op’s Board of Trustees meets monthly, except July and August. All Co-op Shareholders are encouraged to attend Board meetings. Stay abreast of what is happening at America’s only skier-owned mountain by checking out the latest Board Meeting Minutes. If you have a comment, question or concern for the board you can reach them by emailing coopboard@madriverglen.com…

Opening Day at Sugarbush

Sugarbush Resort Warren

Join us at Lincoln Peak for opening day of the 2023 - 2024 ski and ride season!

Floodplains Workshop with Vermont DEC

Lareau Park 6051 Vermont Rte 100, Waitesfield, VT

Are you curious about what a floodplain is and why you hear that term in almost every discussion on flooding and climate resilience? Then, join Friends of the Mad River and Ned Swanberg of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VT DEC) to learn about what floodplains are, why they are so important to health…

Thanksgiving Bake Sale

Moretown United Methodist Church 962 Route 100B, Moretown

Pre Thanksgiving Bake Sale Saturday November 18, 2023 11AM - 2PM Moretown United Methodist Church 962 Route 100B Free Parking in lot behind church Benefits the mission of MUMC United Women in Faith Lighten the load of Thanksgiving preparations and leave more time to enjoy your guests ! Thanks!

Teen-Led Open Mic at Firefolk Arts

Firefolk Arts 4424 Main Street, Waitsfield, Vermont

EMCEED BY TEEN POET, HARMONY BELLE ALL AGES + MEDIUMS WELCOME / sing, dance, comedy, acting, music, poetry SIGN UPS FROM 3:45-4:15 -- list is 1st come, 1st to perform DESSERT BY MATRYOSHKA’S BAKERY $10 AT DOOR / sliding scale $5 - 10

The Songbird Project

Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House 4335 Main St, Waitsfield, VT

Are you ready for change?  The shift from fall to winter brings strong emotions - from regret and anxiety to joy and resilience. Join The Songbird Project 4:00 pm Saturday November 18th at the Waitsfield UCC Village Meeting House, upstairs, to celebrate “stick season” through music.  This free program offers unique arrangements of works from…

The Big Kicker at Mt. Ellen

Sugarbush Resort - Mt. Ellen Fayston, Vermont

Join Sugarbush at Mt. Ellen for the kick-off the 2023 – 2024 ski and ride season! There will be live music in the Green Mountain Lounge, a bonfire, rail jam at the bottom of Straight Shot, and pizza. Rail Jam on the bottom of Straight Shot, participants under the age of 18 will need parent…

Music for a Vibrant City

Barre Opera House 6 N Main St #4, Barre, Vermont

The Montpelier Chamber Orchestra is back, and like Montpelier and other Vermont post-flood towns, is becoming vibrant again. We will be holding our first full concert in almost four years. Locally well-known music director Daniel Bruce will be conducting Beethoven's 7th Symphony, Mozart’s Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, Ravel’s Pavane for a Dead Princess, and Florence…

Musical Munchkins Holiday Winter Open house

Inklings Children's Books 106 Mad River Greeen, Waitsfield, VT

MUSICAL MUNCHKINS Grand opening at INKLINGS CHILDRENS BOOKSTORE Join Miss Andrea for a FREE Holiday winter program for her 8-week session that begins on Wednesday, Nov 29th OPEN HOUSE-Nov 22nd- Baby Boogie- 9:00-9:45 for babies- 1year olds Toddler Kids Jamboree- 10:00-10:45 toddlers & preschoolers We will be singing holiday & winter songs with jingle bells,…

von Trapp Farm Store Thanksgiving Eve Shopping!

von Trapp Farmstead 251 Common Road, Waitsfield, Vermont

The von Trapp farm store will be OPEN on Thanksgiving Eve 9am -3pm! Swing by the store and stock up on cheese, meat, wine, and more for your thanksgiving feast (Savage + mashed potatoes = heaven)! We'll have some special sales going on too :) We have a few curated cheese boxes available for purchase,…

Beers & Brats

Lawson’s Finest Brewery 155 Carroll Road, Waitsfield, VT

Join us for 5th Quarter Butchery Beer Brats and $5 pints of Little Sip IPA, all day long!

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner at Rumble’s Bistro & Bar

Sugarbush Resort Warren

Enjoy your holiday favorites at Rumble’s Bistro & Bar with a plated Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner. Seatings available at 3:00PM, 5:00PM, and 7:00PM. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Rumble’s 802-583-6800. Rumble’s menu will also be available and the bar will be available for walk-ins.Thanksgiving MenuMain Course Stuffed turkey – slow roasted turkey,…