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Pride Hikes: Lamb Season at Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, United States

Meander through the sugarbush, visit the lambs in the farmyard, and experience the changing season during this early spring hike at Shelburne Farms. Meet in the small field to the right of the Farm Barn. Drive through the main entry gate at the farm, then...

Muddy Onion Gravel Ride in Central Vermont

The Muddy Onion gravel ride features three Central Vermont loops to choose from: the 20-mile “Hibernator” short loop, the 40-mile Classic long loop and the new 58-mile “Triple Bliss” option. The rides’ four aid stations will be fully stocked with refreshments. An afterparty features local...

Bridgewater Raft Race

Bridgewater Corners Bridge Route 100A, Bridewater Corners, VT, United States

The 50th Annual Bridgewater Raft Race is a time-honored tradition that is less about the competition and more about reveling in the journey. Sign up at 11 a.m. Race starts at noon. In April 1974, two guys named Hippy Jim and William Bear took to...

Vermont Gear Makers Festival in Stowe

Ranch Camp 311 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT, United States

Shop for VT-made gear and apparel and chat with gear makers. The Vermont Gear Makers Festival at Ranch Camp in Stowe is an annual festival celebrating outdoor gear makers in Vermont. Vermont brands at the event include Fifth Season Canvas, Treeline Terrains, Jen Green Designs...

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Battenkill Fly Fishing Festival in Arlington

The Arlington Common 3938 Vermont Route 7A, Arlington, VT, United States

Join the third annual Battenkill Fly Fishing Festival. This year’s festival provides a rich variety of presentations and workshops celebrating the wild brown and brook trout of the Battenkill Watershed and the art of fly fishing. Festival highlights include: -Keynote Presentation by Tom Rosenbauer, Orvis's Chief...

Spring Bird Walk in West Pawlet

West Pawlet Bird Walk 39 Eggs Street, West Pawlet, United States

Join Rutland County Audubon and Southern Adirondack Aububon for a bird walk on the D&H Rail Trail in West Pawlet. Meet at D&H parking area where 39 Eggs Street meets VT 153 in West Pawlet Village. For a rideshare or assistant with navigation, meet on...

Grace Cottage’s Family-Friendly 5K in Townshend

Townshend Common Route 30, Townshend, VT, United States

The 15th Annual Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s Spring into Health 5K starts on the Townshend Common. You can run, walk, roll, stroll, or push your stroller at this fun, family-friendly event. Registration is $20 per participant (children under the age of 18 are free with...

Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon at Lake Dunmore

Branbury State Park 3570 Lake Dunmore Road, Brandon, VT, United States

Enjoy this scenic race at Branbury State Park for novice and advanced athletes. Pre-registration/bib pick up between 7:45 and 8:45 a.m. sharp at Branbury State Park on race morning. All races start at 9 a.m. Entry fees: $28-$58. Spectators $2-$4. Dogs welcome but must be...

Dandelion Run in Derby

Derby Beach House 220 4H Road, Derby, VT, United States

This annual event offers a challenging half-marathon run (as well as less challenging 10K, four-mile, two-mile and one-mile options) on dirt roads through the beautiful dandelion fields of the Northeast Kingdom. The race helps support Umbrella. Celebrate the coming of high spring and honor the...

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Elevate Mountain Bike Festival in East Burke

Kingdom Trails 478 VT-114, East Burke, VT, United States

The Elevate Mountain Bike Festival in East Burke brings together women and gender-expansive riders from all corners of the U.S. to ride, build community and foster growth on and off the bike. The three-day event includes:  - Trail and downhill clinics with expert coaches to share the...

Birdland 5K in Montpelier

North Branch Trails Poolside Drive, Montpelier, VT, United States

Experience the beauty of Montpelier's North Branch Park as you race in nature at the Onion River Outdoor’s Birdland 5K race. In the spirit of conservation, this race will be cup-less. A silicone, collapsible drinking cup is included in your registration. Fluids will be available...