As a special tribute to veterans, disabled veteran Luis Carlos Montalvan, author of best selling book Until Tuesday, signs books and speaks about his triumph over post traumatic stress disorder with help from his golden retriever named Tuesday. Soldiers' Angels Vermont coordinated the Iraq war veteran's visit. Note: Active military and disabled veterans are admitted to Shelburne Museum free of charge.
Here are just some of the non-stop happenings in store:
Olympic parade with costume judging
Live music by Mount Independence Fife and Drum Corps
Dog gone good demonstrations by police dogs, dancing dogs
Flying disc dogs competing in the Vermont state championships
Hilarious balloon animals
Fantastic face painting
Costume Contest Categories: First, second and third prizes in three categories — Favorite Olympic Sport, Favorite Country/Flag, Most Original and one overall Grand Prize Winner.
The whole affair benefits local animal rescue groups and humane societies.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, September 16. Rain or Shine. $10 adults; $5 children (5-18); Museum Members and dogs are free! Dogs must be on leashes.
Thursday, December 5 2013 12:33 AM EST2013-12-05 05:33:24 GMT
Santa is looking for a few helpers to brighten the holidays for senior citizens across our region. Home Instead Senior Care is collecting gifts as part of its "Be a Santa to a Senior Program." The group'sMore >>
Santa is looking for a few helpers to brighten the holidays for senior citizens across our region.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 12:25 AM EST2013-12-05 05:25:13 GMT
Vermont State Police need your help to find a hit and run driver. They say Wednesday afternoon an older model red Subaru wagon driving north on Route 14 in Williamstown crossed into oncoming traffic, enteredMore >>
Vermont State Police need your help to find a hit and run driver.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 12:21 AM EST2013-12-05 05:21:10 GMT
The battle over a new methadone clinic in South Burlington continues. Wednesday night the South Burlington School board voted to pursue an appeal with the state supreme court to keep the clinic away fromMore >>
The battle over a new methadone clinic in South Burlington continues. More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 8:05 PM EST2013-12-05 01:05:10 GMT
Burlington's deputy police chief is off the hook on drunk driving charges after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors Wednesday.More >>
Burlington's deputy police chief took a plea deal Wednesday, and then announced his retirement. The plea gets Andi Higbee off the hook for drunk driving, but the resolution of the case also ends his 24-year career with the BPD.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 9:45 AM EST2013-12-04 14:45:58 GMT
Police are looking for two Massachusetts men in connection with an assault and robbery in Burlington's South End. It happened Tuesday afternoon on Marble Ave. Investigators say Bryan Frazier, 30, and Rashad Sabree,More >>
Police are looking for two Massachusetts men in connection with an assault and robbery in Burlington's South End.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 9:31 AM EST2013-12-04 14:31:50 GMT
An accused murderer has fired his investigator. Dennis Tribble was convicted of murder twice. The 63-year-old Vermont man was convicted of shooting and killing Michael Borello in 2000. But the VermontMore >>
An accused murderer has fired his investigator.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:24 PM EST2013-12-04 23:24:21 GMT
He's already in jail accused of burglaries, now a Lamoille County man is facing more charges. Police say Joshua Loura is now linked to three break-ins in Wolcott and Johnson. He was already accused ofMore >>
He's already in jail accused of burglaries, now a Lamoille County man is facing more charges.More >>