Telephone: 802.325.2829 
A Vermont Bed and Breakfast Complete with Neighboring Mountain Views
Pond Mountain Inn is rapidly becoming a highly acclaimed boutique country inn and is the preferred choice in Vermont lodging for weekend retreats – a year-round destination focusing on holidays, hosting elegant dinner parties and seasonal attractions. 
Summer Events
June 2017
Basket Weaving Workshop: Bread Basket 
Saturday, June 17, 2017: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Southern Vermont Arts Center, The Hay Madeira Education Center
​Joy Stewart has twenty years experience weaving baskets and wants to share her love for this craft with you by creating a bread basket. Class cost $50.00 in advance and ​all materials are included.

Register Here
Also see Basket Weaving Workshop: Market Basket on June 24th Here
Author Event: Linda Greenlaw
Friday, June 16 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Northshire Bookstore 
Linda Greenlaw is author of five bestselling nonfiction books about the life of a commercial fisherman. She is known for The Hungry Ocean, The Lobster Chronicles, all Fishermen are Liars, Seaworthy, and Lifesaving Lessons and other books such as two cookbooks and the Jane Bunker mysteries. 

Cost: Free
Register Here
 Telephone: 802.325.2829 
1955 Sawmill Hill Road, Wells, Vermont 05774
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Vermont Glass Guild ​
May - July 2, 2017, Tues - Sat: 10am-5pm: Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Location: Southern Vermont Arts Center:  802.362.1405
25 artists with unique use of glass are brought together by Wilson Museum & Galleries to show off their exceptional creativity. All pieces in the exhibit are for sale. 
Manchester Street Fest 
June 23 & July 24 (Friday Evening)  
Location: Manchester, VT.
Great fun for everyone, great live music, local foods, booths to visit and so much more. 
They even shut down the street Historic Main Street (Route 7A) for a short distance!  

Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory - Film Screening:  
 June 21 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Manchester Community Library, 802 362-2607 
Attend a free screening of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory where Yale professor David Blight will talk about America's collective memory of the Civil War.

Free to the public. 

Playing with Mud
June 21 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room. 802-867-0111  
​Professor Richard Bopp of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be welcomed by Green Mountain Academy to talk about his case studies of of contaminants in sediments from lakes and rivers located in the northeast. One of the studies among others will be Lake Champlain. 

Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Really Rosie (Matinee) by Maurice Sendak. Music by Carole King
June 22 - July 9 - Click Here for Schedule​ and Tickets.
Location: Weston, OtherStages - 802-824-5288 
This upbeat musical is about Rosie, a self proclaimed sassy kid on the block who entertains her friends by producing a imaginary (and slightly exaggerated) movie based on the story of her life.

Cost - $8 - $15
Leslie Parke, Back Roads
Saturday, June 17: Solo show opening reception at 5pm. 
Location: 3 Pears Gallery on “The Green” in Beautiful Dorset, Vermont. 802-770-8820
Delicious Hors d’Oeuvres and wine will be served. The exhibit runs from June 17 – July 31. 
Two floors of fine art, artisanal pieces, handcrafted gifts, pottery and jewelry can be found in this historic house on “The Green”. Our guests absolutely love this gallery! 
2017 Summer Theater Season
​Dorset Theatre Festival: June - September
Weston Playhouse: July - September

Click Here For Schedules
"I Choose Film” – Photography Show
June 25 - 8:00am - 5:00pm  
Location: Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT. 802 362-1405 
Visit this photography exhibit that shows off the film based artworks of today. It includes antique and special processes hybird and figital processes. The Opening Reception is Saturday, July 8 from 4-6PM at the Wilson Museum and Galleries. 

​Cost is Free
Summer BPI Golf Tournament
Sunday, June 25: 11:30am - 9:00pm
Location: The Golf Club at Equinox, Manchester, VT. 802 442-8136 
Bennington Project Independence are holding their Sixth Annual “Swing into Summer” Golf Tournament and proceeds from the Tournament will benefit BPI’s innovative Adult Day Service. There will be exciting contests such as the $50,000 Hole-in-One and two $10,000 Hole-in-one contests among other great prizes and a drawing for a 100 Lottery Ticket Basket Raffle. 

​Cost is $110 per golfer
Opening Concert - Taconic Music Summer Festival 
Sunday, June 25 - 4:00pm-6:00pm 
Location: Riley Center for the Arts, Manchester, VT. 802 362-1775 
Enjoy Taconic’s first Summer Festival Concert and hear the renditions of Piano Quartet in C Minor, op. 13 by Richard Strauss, Café Music for Piano Trio by Paul Schoenfield and Valses Nobles et Sentimentales by Maurice Ravel

​Cost is Adults $25, Students and children $10
Summer Festival Horse Show 
July 4 – August 13
Location: Harold Beebe Farm, Dorset, VT. 802 489-4945  
Whether you’re an equine competitor or just want to spend a nice day outdoors watching numerous events and competitions is a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Located in East Dorset at the Harold Beebe Farm just north of Manchester on Route 7A. Vermont.
​Get The Full Schedule Here
July 2017
Vermont Governor’s Cup - a celebration of Vermont winemakers
July 8, Doors open at 10:00AM 
Location: Brook Farm Vineyards, 4203 Twenty Mile Stream Road, Proctorville, VT.
Explore and sample all the wines produced in Vermont at Brook Farm Vineyards. It’s an easy ride from the inn – just over an hour drive. Kay and Glenn will be there on our way to Woodstock – a wonderful day trip from the inn.
National Ice Cream Day at Billings Farm & Museum 
July 16
Location: Route 12 and River Road, Woodstock, Vermont, 802-457-2355
Experience making ice cream and sample four flavors. In addition, the farm and museum is regarded as one of the finest outdoor history museums in the United States. This is a magnificent destination especially when combining your visit with all the other wonderful Woodstock offerings!
Vermont Antiques Dealers’ Association Show 
July 21-22
Location: Stratton Mountain Inn
A classic New England antiques show with sellers from all over the state. Find America and English furniture, stoneware, prints, glass, art and much more. See you there! Located at Stratton Mountain Inn. Also, treat yourself to incredible cheeseburgers at Honeypie, just beyond the Stratton Mountain entrance (see article about Honeypie on our blog "How Far Would You Travel For a Great Cheeseburger?" ).  
Pet Portrait Painting Class
July 8 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Long Trail School, Dorset, VT. Call to Register, 802 867-0111
Learn how to paint an acrylic portrait of your pets face. Email a digital photo to before the first class so it may be adjusted to make it easy for you to paint from. Bring a bag lunch.

Cost - $60 (includes all materials)
Penumbra Tintype Booth
July 8-9 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT. Call to Register -802 362-1405 
​New York City's Penumbra Foundation are bringing their tintype booth to the Southern Vermont Arts Center for the opening of the photography show. You can schedule your portrait in tintype and actually watch this amazing process as it happens. 

Cost - $95
Thoreau Cabin Hike
July 12 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Merck Forest & Farmland Visitor Center, RupertVT. 802 394-7836 
​A Thoreau Cabin Dedication Ceremony will be help in the Saphouse from 9-11am and afterwards visitors are welcome to hike to the new Thoreau Cabin Replica that is approximately 4.5 miles with moderate difficulty. Please wear proper foot gear and bring water and snacks. 
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Independence Day Celebration  
Location: Manchester Memorial Park, Manchester, VT.  802-362-1439  
4th of July festivities include, live music, tons of family activities, games, fireworks and much more, hosted by the Town of Manchester.