Looking for something to do this weekend? Jen Butson from the Vermont Tourism Department gives these suggestions to enjoy the final days of September.
Fall Doe Camp Sept. 27 – 29, Canaan A weekend retreat for adventurous women. Over 35 different recreation classes (Archery, Fishing, Turkey Calling, Gold Panning, Wilderness Survival, Hunter Safety) Jackson's Lodge & Log Cabins, on beautiful Lake Wallace. Hunting season is right around the corner…..
10th Annual VT Fine Woodworking & Forest Festival Sept. 28 – 29, Woodstock From fine furniture to hardwood flooring to unique hand turned bowls, there's demos and ample craftmanship to admire. Explore the forest at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. There's guided hikes and talks on ecology, sustainability and bird habitats.
5k Zombie Run Sept. 28, Essex at the Champlain Valley Exposition No description necessary, but….run solo or as a team, through obstacles like giant hay bales with zombies after you….
If you seek more traditional harvest fests with crafters, music, tasty harvest foods, auctions and art shows: here's three: Bristol Harvest Festival - - Chicken Wing AND Biggest Zucchini Contest.
Burke:A Parade, Rubber ducky races…..AND Cow Plop Bingo. Center of the Northeast Kingdom: Animal Power Field Days at the Orleans County Fairgrounds as well as a Locavore bike tour and Bread & Puppet Theatre: Leaf-Peeping Show.
Monday, December 9 2013 7:55 PM EST2013-12-10 00:55:44 GMT
Armed robberies at stores have become so common the Vermont State Police has developed a guide on what to do if your business is being held up. It provides tips on how to be safe and be a good witness.More >>
Armed robberies at stores have become so common the Vermont State Police has developed a guide on what to do if your business is being held up. More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:46 PM EST2013-12-10 00:46:42 GMT
Artists are helping Civil war history come alive in St. Albans.Confederates raided St. Albans in October 1864. They swarmed Main Street, robbed banks and terrorized the city. Then the rebels fled toMore >>
Artists are helping Civil war history come alive in St. Albans.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:40 PM EST2013-12-10 00:40:02 GMT
A member of the Channel 3 News family is taking a new job.Kristin Carlson, our Senior Political Reporter and anchor of "The :30," is joining Green Mountain Power as the company's Director of Media.More >>
Kristin Carlson, our Senior Political Reporter and anchor of "The :30," is joining Green Mountain Power as the company's Director of Media.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:36 PM EST2013-12-10 00:36:40 GMT
"We are trying to create a few new affordable housing units so that people have a chance to move beyond shelter and regain their independence," said Rita Markley, Executive Director of the Committee onMore >>
COTS reaching out to Old North End neighbors in the development of new affordable housing and a daystation.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:27 PM EST2013-12-10 00:27:32 GMT
When it comes to education, teachers say they know what it takes to motivate students, and also what doesn't work -- including standardized testing, cookie cutter curriculums and what NEA President MarthaMore >>
The Vermont NEA unveiled its "Agenda for Student Success" proposal Monday, and it points to a new computer education program at one high school as the type of learning kids need.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:13 PM EST2013-12-10 00:13:36 GMT
South Burlington is using a grant to tackle the slew of vacant properties near the airport.The city will use $17,000 for community outreach and research to make a plan for the homes. They were purchasedMore >>
South Burlington is using a grant to tackle the slew of vacant properties near the airport.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 7:02 PM EST2013-12-10 00:02:29 GMT
A Shelburne horse owner is competent to face animal abuse charges.Investigators found several horses in terrible conditions -- along with horse carcasses -- on George Wilson's property earlier this year.More >>
Investigators found several horses in terrible conditions -- along with horse carcasses -- on George Wilson's property earlier this year.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 6:56 PM EST2013-12-09 23:56:21 GMT
An Enfield, New Hampshire man is dead. And a Killington driver has been charged in connection with the death. It happened Saturday night on the Killington Road. Police say 26-year-old Kyle Wilson wentMore >>
A Vermont man admits being behind the wheel during a fatal accident in Killington but denies wrong-doing.More >>