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?
Dog Mountain Concert Series To Kick-Off In July by Todd Wellington (published in the Caledonian-Record, Apr 29, 2017; Updated Apr 30, 2017) There’s a new concert series coming to town this year and it promises to be no ordinary event. Catamount Arts, in partnership with the non-profit Levitt Foundation of Los Angeles, California, is producing 12 weeks of concerts at Dog Mountain on Spaulding Road … Continue reading Summer Concert Series
Feb 17 – Lyndon Institute “They are inspired vaudevillians, creating slapstick, science fiction and improvisational surprise. Such quick, bright explosions of theatricality are delightful tricks and crowd pleasers. Their audience floats out on a dizzying high of pleasure.” – Chicago Tribune Celebrated for its exceptional inventiveness and ability to conjure a world of surrealistic images and stunning physical beauty, MOMIX is a captivating company of … Continue reading KCP Presents: Momix
VOTE! Catamount Arts is in the running to bring a live music series to Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury during summer and fall of 2017. The music series would feature ten concerts in ten weeks. But that’s not all: the concerts will be dog-friendly and free of charge for all attendees. To win sponsorship for the series, however, Catamount needs to win an online voting … Continue reading Music in the Hills!
St. Johnsbury Welcomes Winter! “This is an incredible community, especially around the holidays,” says Tara Holt, director of the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce. “There are many terrific events, activities, and surprises that celebrate many traditions from now through the end of the year.” The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce works with local businesses and residents to support the cultural and commercial success of our … Continue reading Celebrating Holiday Traditions
Caribbean Rhythms to a Pulsing Beat Monday, October 17, 7:00PM St. Johnsbury Academy Fuller Hall (1000 Main Street) Direct from Havana, Cuba, in their debut North American tour! Comprised of Cuba’s greatest and most prominent musicians, the Havana Cuba All-Stars band makes its debut tour of the United States with “Cuban Nights,” an electrifying program of music celebrating the extraordinary cultural legacy of Cuba. Drawing … Continue reading Havana Cuba All-Stars
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
What could be better than a concert in the park? How about some ice cream with your serenade? Mondays mean live music and free ice cream at the bandstand in Courthouse Park from mid-June through mid-August. Stop by to enjoy the summer breeze with your neighbors for this weekly concert. It’s fun, and it’s free! And it’s a St. Johnsbury tradition. Founded in 1830, the … Continue reading Summer Concerts