President Calvin Coolidge, Plymouth

  • Wednesday, July 04, 2018: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Selected as a “Top 10 Summer Event” by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce!

    Plymouth’s July 4th commemorates the Nation’s birth, as well as the only U.S. president born on Independence Day.  The day begins at 10:00 AM with a Naturalization Ceremony – the induction of 20 new U.S. citizens.  At 12:00 noon, the Vermont National Guard leads a march to the cemetery where a wreath from the White House is placed at the president’s gravesite.  Afternoon activities include Stringfield Springers old-time string band, barbecue, birthday cake, historic craft demonstrations, and wagon rides. In collaboration with the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

     

  • Sunday, July 29, 2018: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Mezzo-soprano Ellen Nordstrom and pianist Abigail Charbeneau perform “The Best of Berlin,” celebrating Irving Berlin’s 100th birthday.  Some of Berlin’s most popular songs will be performed including Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Blue Skies, and I Love a Piano.  Donation is suggested.  This series is made possible by a grant from the Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation.        

  • Saturday, August 04, 2018: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Join us for this century-old town tradition!  Scott Greenberger, author of the new Chester A. Arthur biography, speaks at 1:00.  Reenactment of Calvin Coolidge’s “Homestead Inaugural” at 2:47. Wagon rides, chicken barbecue, old-time music, sheep shearing, Crown Point Road Association program and display, The King’s Rangers living history reenactors, water pump log demonstration by the Northfield, VT Historical Society, traditional crafts, and “Clara’s Games” - historic children’s games organized by the Vermont Historical Society.   

     

  • Sunday, August 26, 2018: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    The series concludes with Abigail Charbeneau and Susan Cobb presenting a “piano four hands” program featuring Wolfgang Mozart’s Sonata in F major, K. 497, and Johannes Brahms’ Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op. 23. Donation is suggested.  This series is made possible by a grant from the Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation.       

     

  • Saturday, September 01, 2018: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Selected as a “Top 10 Fall Event” by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce!  Plymouth’s 14th annual folk & blues concerts feature stars from Vermont and nationally known musicians.  The 2018 lineup includes Jay Ottaway, Julia Mark, Seth Adam, Cricket Blue, Alice Howe, and Dan Weber.  Wagon rides on Saturday; children’s crafts and face painting both days.  The concerts are free; donation is suggested.  Organized by Jay Ottaway and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.  For more details, see www.plymouthfolk.com  

  • Sunday, September 02, 2018: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Selected as a “Top 10 Fall Event” by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce!  Plymouth’s 14th annual folk & blues concerts feature stars from Vermont and nationally known musicians.  The 2018 lineup includes Jay Ottaway, Julia Mark, Seth Adam, Cricket Blue, Alice Howe, and Dan Weber.  Wagon rides on Saturday; children’s crafts and face painting both days.  The concerts are free; donation is suggested.  Organized by Jay Ottaway and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.  For more details, see www.plymouthfolk.com  

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