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Military Road Car Tour

On this 8th annual driving tour, explore the section of the 1776-77 Mount Independence-Hubbardton military road from the Hubbardton Battlefield to the Otter Creek in Center Rutland. Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, is your leader. Meet with your own vehicle at the visitor center for orientation.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Last Sunday: Soldiers, Citizens, and Ghosts in the Time of the Battle of Hubbardton

The site and Hubbardton Historical Society present this afternoon of telling the stories of the early civilians who lived here and the soldiers who fought here. Are there ghosts or spirits here and at other Revolutionary War battlefields? Meet at the museum for the start of the program. We will then go to the East Hubbardton Cemetery.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Grace Coolidge Musicale #3

The series concludes with Abigail Charbeneau and Susan Cobb presenting a “piano four hands” program featuring music by American composers George Gershwin and Amy Beach.  The recital includes Beach’s Summer Dreams - music influenced by her time at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH.  Donation is suggested.  This series is made possible by a grant from the Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adult)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org

Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:15am

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adult)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $65.00

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Soldiers Atop the Mount

Reenactors honor the 1776-1777 history of Mount Independence during this living history weekend.  Saturday’s popular interactive Baldwin Trail Walkabout features experts at trail stations bringing the site’s history to life. Follow soldiers on a woods skirmish, annual reading of Declaration of Independence on Sunday, camp life and skill demonstrations, and activities for all ages. Illustrated talks both days. Call (802) 948-2000 for details.

Cost: $6.00

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival

Plymouth’s 15th annual folk & blues concerts feature stars from Vermont and nationally known musicians.  The 2019 lineup includes Dan Weber, Jay Psaros, The Whispering Tree, The Milkhouse Heaters, Zack Dupont, and The Kennedys.  Wagon rides on Saturday; children’s crafts and face painting both days.  The concerts are free; donations are welcomed.  Organized by Jay Ottaway and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.  For more details, see www.plymouthfolk.com  

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Soldiers Atop the Mount

Reenactors honor the 1776-1777 history of Mount Independence during this living history weekend.  Saturday’s popular interactive Baldwin Trail Walkabout features experts at trail stations bringing the site’s history to life. Follow soldiers on a woods skirmish, annual reading of Declaration of Independence on Sunday, camp life and skill demonstrations, and activities for all ages. Illustrated talks both days. Call (802) 948-2000 for details.

Cost: $6.00

Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival

Second day of Plymouth’s 15th annual folk & blues concerts feature stars from Vermont and nationally known musicians.  The concerts are free; donations are welcomed.  Organized by Jay Ottaway and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.  For more details, see www.plymouthfolk.com  

Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adults)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $65.00

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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