Victorian Holiday

Saturday, December 9 Ring in the holiday season with Victorian charm as St. Johnsbury celebrates our 19th Century traditions with contemporary twists. We love the look of our elegant architecture — the swirls and scrolls and fine attention to detail — and we like to reflect this craft and attention to detail in our every day. During the Victorian Holiday Celebration, past and present come … Continue reading Victorian Holiday

Readings with Billy Collins

Saturday, September 10 at 7PM (St. Johnsbury Academy Fuller Hall) Billy Collins is known for making the ordinary extraordinary. His poetry can infuse common objects with surprising meaning. Take, for example, his poem “The Country,” which begins with a simple contemplation of a match and turns to something much larger, embedded in memory. This presentation is part of the William Eddy Lecture Series, which was … Continue reading Readings with Billy Collins

Colors of the Kingdom

Colorful Kingdom September, 17 “This community event brings out the very best in St. Johnsbury and attracts thousands of visitors to our downtown,” says Tara Holt, director of the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce. “Colors of the Kingdom is our annual fall foliage festival that involves many organizations” Train rides from St. Johnsbury’s historic Welcome Center take passengers along the scenic Connecticut River. The views … Continue reading Colors of the Kingdom

Animal Buddies Night at the Museum

An Overnight Adventure for Our Youngest Naturalists! On Friday, April 8, bring your favorite stuffy to the Fairbanks Museum — we’ve welcomed bears, frogs, mice, dinosaurs, pigs, snakes and many more. We’ll register each stuffy and take good care of them. Your stuffed buddy will spend the night in the Museum with our collection of bears, birds, bats and others! On Saturday, April 9, at … Continue reading Animal Buddies Night at the Museum