Spring is here in St. Johnsbury, and as mud season recedes and crocuses appear, we are welcoming you to #getdowntown with street-side dining, art exhibitions, poetry, and more. Our friends at Catamount Arts have been particularly busy. Here’s just a sampling of what they’ve been doing to fill our town with art this spring: > PoemTown St. Johnsbury is a celebration of National Poetry Month … Continue reading April Showers Bring Spring… Art?
Maple sugaring season is a sweet time to be in St. Johnsbury, the Maple Center of the World. As part of this year’s World Maple Festival, we’ve challenged our local restaurants and food vendors to highlight Vermont maple products on their menus for the month of March. Visit WorldMapleFestival.org for a full schedule of sweet events and activities all month long, and check out the … Continue reading Maple Menu Takeover!
St. Johnsbury’s Victorian heritage gives our community a distinctive charm. Buildings and roads that were designed during a period of parasols and horse-and-buggy traffic give our neighborhoods a sense of place. And the enduring legacy of many families who gave back to this community during the Victorian era means that we can enjoy easy access to world-class arts, education and culture. StJ is an unusual … Continue reading Victorian Holiday – Saturday, December 8
KCP Performing Arts Series presents Grammy winner and MacArthur Fellow Rhiannon Giddens, Friday, June 22, 6:30 PM in St. Johnsbury Academy’s Fuller Hall. Rhiannon Giddens is a 2017 MacArthur “genius” award and the co-founder of the GRAMMY award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, in which she also plays banjo and fiddle. She began gaining recognition as a solo artist when she stole the show at the T … Continue reading Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay
FREE concerts at Dog Mountain presented by Catamount Arts this summer, thanks to a $25k grant from the Levitt Foundation to support the St. Johnbury Music Series. Amy Ash Nixon writes in the Caledonian-Record: Talk about starting off the New Year with a bang, Catamount Arts and Dog Mountain got great news when they were notified that they were chosen for the second year for … Continue reading Summer Music
Calling all ghosts and goblins, pirates and princesses, ninjas and zombies … The Second Annual St. Johnsbury Halloween Parade will be held on Monday, October 31! Tricks & Treats at the Fairbanks Museum begin at 4:00. Main Street will be closed to traffic from 5:00 to 8:30 PM. The Halloween Parade line up starts at 5:30 on Charles Street, next to the Fairbanks Museum. The … Continue reading Halloween Parade
2016 Big Top Tour Up, HUP and Away: The Invention of Flight July 2 & 3 at the Green Mountain Mall in St. Johnsbury Up, HUP, and away with Circus Smirkus! Join us for a high-flying show that soars into the wild blue yonder! With flocks of jugglers, high-larious clowns, and air-borne aerialists, this show takes flight! Strap yourself in for a wild ride on … Continue reading Circus Smirkus
Produced in 1916, A Vermont Romance was the first feature film ever made in Vermont. This extraordinary piece of folklore, commissioned by the Vermont Progressive Party, is a window through which we can view the people and landscape of Vermont one hundred years ago. It was filmed in many locations around the state, including St. Johnsbury, with a cast of amateur Vermont actors. It is … Continue reading A Vermont Romance
Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, and Anais Mitchell: Together on Stage Tuesday, March 8, 7:00 PM, Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy Reserved seating: $54, $44, $29, $15. Gold Circle $64. Seniors $3 off. Students 18 and under FREE. Grammy Award-winner (“Best Traditional Gospel Album”) Patty Griffin joins forces with famed Nickel Creek performer Sara Watkins and Vermont native Anaïs Mitchell in a spectacular “singers-in-the-round” celebration of … Continue reading Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell
Beth Hart brings her unforgettable blues to St. Johnsbury — March 2, 7PM in Fuller Hall, Hosted by KCP Presents! Tickets are going quickly! $54, $44, $29, $15. Gold Circle $64. Seniors $3 off . Get your tickets now! I confess – I didn’t know much about Beth Hart before I tuned in the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors and saw Beth Hart and Jeff Beck perform the … Continue reading Beth Hart: Unforgettable Blues