Past Events from October 7, 2023 – May 18 › History › – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

Cambridge History Walk

Cambridge History Walk 272 N Main Street, Cambridge, VT, United States

Ten locations in Cambridge Village will be staffed by experts who will explain the history of the location and answer questions. The Cambridge Historical Society will have a tent at the event and encourages anyone with an interest in the history of the village to attend....

Annual Granite Festival in Barre

Vermont Granite Museum 7 Jones Brothers Way, Barre, VT, United States

Join the Vermont Granite Museum for a day of carving demonstrations, hands-on activities and games. Newly digitized historic films focused on Vermont's granite industry will premiere at the event, and the VT Bluegrass Pioneers will perform on the indoor museum stage from 1 to 3...


Spirits of Rokeby in Ferrisburg

Rokeby Museum 4334 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, VT, United States

Rokeby Museum presents a new production inspired by the spiritualist history at the museum. Ticket holders will gather for a drink and a short talk on Victorian spiritualism before entering the historic home, where actors guide visitors through a participatory dramatization, recreating a series of...

Genealogy Fair in Barre

Old Labor Hall 46 Granite Street, Barre, VT, United States

Learn about researching your family tree and how to get started. Workshop schedule: 10 a.m. - Getting Started 11 a.m. Using DNA Noon - Weeding Your Attic 1 p.m. Local resources for genealogy Sponsored by the Barre Historical Society and Barre Genealogy Group.

Searching for Vermont’s Lost Ski Areas – Exhibit Opening Party in Stowe

Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum 1 South Main Street, Stowe, VT, United States

The Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s new exhibit, “Searching for Vermont's Lost Ski Areas,” opens Dec. 1. Take a turn down memory lane at the Exhibit Opening Party. von Trapp Brewery beer and Stowe Cider will be served. Admission is free but donations, at the...

Coolidge Holiday Open House in Plymouth Notch

President Calvin Coolidge Historic Site 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth, VT, United States

The Calvin Coolidge birthplace will be adorned with wreaths and greenery as lanterns light the paths around the homestead. Craft demonstrators and hobbyists will show off and sell their handiwork. At 1 p.m., a tree lighting ceremony will call into remembrance when President Coolidge threw...

Winter Craft Market in Guilford

Broad Brook Community Center 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT, United States

Find unique holiday gifts, ornaments, and crafts made by local artisans at the inaugural Winter Craft Market at the Broad Brook Community Center. Local artisans and vendors will be there selling their unique creations alongside activities for the whole family, including gingerbread house making, fairy...

Lost & Found: The Resurrection of Vermont’s Independent Ski Areas

Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum 1 South Main Street, Stowe, VT, United States

Vermont was once home to more than 175 ski areas. While most of those areas are now gone, some have been brought back to life. Come to the Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum in Stowe and hear from people who have played a key role...

Middletown Springs Maple Festival

Middletown Springs Historical Society 4 Park Avenue, Middletown Springs, VT, United States

For over 30 years, the Middletown Springs Historical Society has offered this popular, family-friendly community event. The 2024 Maple Festival will feature a maple sugaring demonstration, maple vendors, exhibits and talks on the history of maple sugaring, music, and of course, home-made lunch selections and...

Maple History Tour in St. Johnsbury

Downtown St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury, VT, United States

Join an expert historian to learn about the people and places responsible for St. Johnsbury being named the Maple Center of the World. Maple industry historian and author Dr. Matthew Thomas, the leading expert on the history of the Cary Maple Sugar and Maple Grove...

Vermont Spring Book & Paper Fair in St. Albans

St. Albans City Hall 100 N. Main Street, St. Albans, VT, United States

The 30th Annual Vermont Book, Postcard and Ephemera Fair in St. Albans features book dealers from around New England selling antiquarian and used books in a variety of subjects and prices. Paper items, including vintage postcards, maps, prints, ephemera (paper items originally intended to be...


Brattleboro History Walking Tour

Plaza Park 1 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States

Learn local history at the Brattleboro History Walking Tour. The tours, led by knowledgeable local Rotarian guides, include about 10 stops explaining Brattleboro's history and culture. Tours are limited to 12 participants, and registration is required. Payment is on a sliding scale of $20-$40 per...