Past Events from February 19, 2023 – May 26 – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

Snow Sculpture Contest at the Sugar Maple Inn in Dover

Sugar Maple Inn 145 Route 100, West Dover, VT, United States

The New Sugar Maple Inn hosts a snow sculpture contest featuring music, bonfires, outdoor kids games, vendors, a food truck, drinks and more. There will be three levels of snow sculpture contests and participants will have Feb. 17-19 to complete their sculptures.. Can have up to...

Bomoseen State Park Bird Walk in Castleton

Bomoseen State Park 2 Cedar Mountain Road, Castleton, VT, United States

The easy three-mile walk offers a chance to see waterfowl, bald eagles and the first birds of spring. Meet in the state park parking area.

West Rutland Marsh Monitoring Walk

West Rutland Marsh Marble Street, West Rutland, VT, United States

Join Rutland County Audubon's monthly monitoring of West Rutland Marsh and celebrate Earth Day with a scavenger hunt and snacks at the halfway point. Walk the entire four-mile route or go halfway. Meet at the boardwalk on Marble Street.

Plein Air Art at West Rutland Marsh

West Rutland Marsh Marble Street, West Rutland, VT, United States

Join fellow artists for an afternoon of painting en plein air. All are invited to come set up an easel and paint or draw what you see—landscapes, animals, plants, even buildings. Even if you’re not an artist but are interested in art and nature, you...

4th Annual Lavender 5K in Derby

Lavendar Essentials Farm 2103 Herrick Road, Derby, VT, United States

Imagine running a 5K that begins and ends at a lavender farm—and indulging in gourmet mac and cheese afterward!  Join the 4th Annual Lavender 5k, and 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Fest! This is a family event, all ages are welcome, walkers and runners. The...

Full Moon Bonfire at Lake Paran

Lake Paran 269 Houghton Street, North Bennington, VT, United States

December is the Cold Moon, a perfect time to celebrate with friends and family. All ages welcome. Enjoy s’mores and seasonal games. BYO chair and gather under the full moon. This is a perfect way for families and friends to connect. Suggested donation of $5...

Paran Plunge and Winter Festival in North Bennington

Lake Paran 269 Houghton Street, North Bennington, VT, United States

Support Paran Recreation by diving into Lake Paran in the middle of winter! Help raise funds for Lake Paran and the North Bennington Fire Department. Start to form your team and practice the art of cold plunging. Enjoy food, refreshments and more. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m....

Onion River Outdoors Snowshoe Romp in Montpelier

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

Enjoy a candlelit trail through the woods, hot chocolate, a bonfire and snowshoe demos from MSR, Tubbs and Atlas. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. This event is free. All ages and abilities welcome. Already have snowshoes you love? Bring your own to romp around in!...


Wildlife Walk in Middlebury

Otter View Park Middlebury, United States

Otter Creek Audubon and the Middlebury Area Land Trust invite community members to help survey birds and other wildlife. Birders of all ages and abilities welcome. Meet at Otter View Park parking area at the corner of Weybridge Street and Pulp Mill Bridge Road. For...

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...

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...

Vermont City Marathon in Burlington

Downtown Burlington Main Street, Burlington, VT, United States

A flat, fast course that winds through Burlington and along Lake Champlain, the M&T Bank Vermont City Marathon and Relay is a community effort, recognizing all those who have had a hand in making the race a success since 1989. The race starts at Battery...