Valentine’s Day Dining Guide

Valentine’s Day weekend is approaching, and many local restaurants are planning special meals, with options for both sit-down or take-out celebratory fare. Advanced reservations are required for many, so we’ve prepared a dining guide to help you plan in advance. Kingdom Table: Valentine’s Day specials will be on the menu all week long, from Thursday through Monday. The updated menu will launch Thursday, February 11. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Dining Guide

Introducing the #FindYourLove in St. J Valentine’s Day Challenge

Tag us when you #FindYourLove in St. J, and be entered to win one of five St. J bags (pictured below) by The Gypsy Coast! Here’s how to enter: Take a picture when you #FindYourLove (a heart, something lovable, or just a picture of your sweetheart) in downtown St. Johnsbury. Between now and February 14, post your pics tagged to us on Facebook @discoverstjohnsbury or Instagram @discover_stjohnsbury, … Continue reading Introducing the #FindYourLove in St. J Valentine’s Day Challenge

Victorian Holiday – Saturday, December 8

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

StJ Chamber Is Here for You

St. Johnsbury is experiencing tremendous change. New businesses moving in as old favorites move on. Fresh owners of historic buildings are redefining our streetscape. Our Town Plan helped planners apply for and receive grant support that aligns community efforts to access the riverfront and connect the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail with our Welcome Center. Things are coming together. These and other community project happen because … Continue reading StJ Chamber Is Here for You

Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay

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

$20k Grant Awarded to StJ

The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce received $20,000 to revive one of our most central public spaces, historic Depot Square, impacting everyone who lives, shops, works and plays in St. Johnsbury. Tara Holt, director of the Chamber, comments “We envision a series of creative elements designed to enliven the park, which will in the process powerfully impact our entire downtown. Creating a dynamic and attractive … Continue reading $20k Grant Awarded to StJ

Kingdom Trails Welcomes New Director

Kingdom Trail Association (KTA) taps Abby Long to lead this major Northeast Kingdom attraction. Currently the Executive Director of the Leadville Trail 100 Legacy Foundation, Ms. Long was one of nearly 100 applicants for the position, which was opened in August 2017. She became one of and one of three finalists who participated in community forums organized by KTA in December.  Ms. Long will formally … Continue reading Kingdom Trails Welcomes New Director