Summer Events Worth Checking Out.

PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK VERMONTCIT Y MARATHON & RELAY
Burlington, May 26
PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK VERMONTCIT Y MARATHON & RELAY, 802-863-8412Over 8,000 runners and 20,000 spectators along the
streets of Burlington on Memorial Day Weekend; the course runs through historic
neighborhoods, urban cityscapes and takes in the majestic views of Lake Champlain
and the Adirondacks.

ROCKFIRE
Websterville (Barre), June 28-29
ROCKFIRE, 802-479-1000Join us at Millstone Hill for a world-class
sunset, bring a picnic or purchase food, live music and fire performances before
stroll-ing the Signature FireWalk, a 2-mile candle-lit pathway through musical
and fire per-formances, quarries and, sculpture park. Friday’s event is more
family-oriented.

JULY 3RD INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Montpelier, July 3, 3-10pm
JULY 3RD INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION The fun begins with games in the Family
Olympics on the State House lawn. The Montpelier Mile Road Race begins at 6
pm and kicks off the July 3rd Parade! More than 40 food and fun vendors, a music
concert and a spectacular fireworks show!

PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Plymouth Notch, July 4, 10-5 pm
PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 802-672-3773Commemorate the birthday of the only
U.S. president born on Independence Day! A Naturalization Ceremony for new U.S.
citi-zens. Tours of the historic village, barbecue, birthday cake, wagon rides,
music, tradi-tional craft demos and children’s games.

STOWEFLAKE HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL
Stowe, July 5-7 STOWEFLAKE HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL,
802-253-7355Let your spirit soar as more than 25 hot air balloons fill the sky.
View breathtak-ing launches, enjoy live entertainment, all while sitting back
and relaxing with offer-ings in the beer and wine garden. Attendees can purchase
and enjoy a balloon ride.

MIDDLEBURY SUMMER FESTIVAL ON-THE-GREEN
Middlebury, July 7-13
MIDDLEBURY SUMMER FESTIVAL ON-THE-GREEN, 802-462-3555Presenting 17 acts over seven days under
a tent in the unique natural amphitheater of Middlebury’s Village Green. Music,
magic, marionettes and a street dance with the Vermont Jazz Ensemble. The finest
way to spend a summer’s day, and it’s free!

STARS AND STRIPES FESTIVAL AND PARADE
Lyndonville, July 20, 9-4 pm
STARS AND STRIPES FESTIVAL AND PARADE, 802-626-9696Parade with floats, music, horses, clowns
and the ever popular Bread and Puppet Theater’s giant puppets and stilt walkers.
Head to downtown Lyndonville, and find 50+ vendors, handmade crafts, entertain-ment,
live music and delicious food.

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM ASTRONOMY EXTRAVAGANZA
St. Johnsbury, July 20, 9 am-9 pm
FAIRBANKS MUSEUM ASTRONOMY EXTRAVAGANZA, 802-748-2372An astronomy block party to celebrate the
50th anniversary of the lunar land-ing! Special shows throughout the day; Museum
educators and guests will provide telescope instruction, astronomy-themed crafts
and STEM activities. End the evening watching the 1969 broadcast of the lunar
landing.

DEERFIELD VALLEY BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
Readsboro, Whitingham, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Dover, July 26-August 4
DEERFIELD VALLEY BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL, 802-464-8092Enjoy 70+ events over 11 days; enjoy the
Blueberry Parade, craft fair, block party, pie eating contest, blueberry-inspired
menus at local restaurants, art gallery shows, retail “Blue Dot” specials, library
walks at the state parks. We celebrate our agricultural heritage and paint the
town blue!

MOUNT SNOW BREWERS FESTIVAL
West Dover, August 31-September 1, 12-6 pm
MOUNT SNOW BREWERS FESTIVAL, 800-245-7669Run the Hops for Hope 5k to benefit the American
Cancer Society, enjoy nearly 50 breweries pouring 100+ different beers and ciders,
grilled favorites, specialty vendors, kid-friendly drinks, live music and a
DJ get the whole family dancing.

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