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01 Mar

Bridgeside Books Book Group

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Please join Bridgeside Books Book Group the first Wednesday of each month for an open and lively book discussion. All are welcome to join the group.

Our next book is The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Group members receive a 15% discount on Book Group books.



02 Mar

Before the Flood Film Screening

06:30 pm to 08:30 pm SunCommon Office, 442 US-2, Waterbury

Join us at the SunCommon headquarters for a special screening of the film “Before the Flood”. Follow Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels around the globe to witness first hand the devastating effects of climate change and what can be done to solve the climate crisis. Sponsored by SunCommon and VNRC who will be on hand after the film to help folks learn about opportunities to tackle climate change.
http://suncommon.com/event/flood-film-screening/



03 Mar

Subaru & Hyundai Day at Bolton Valley

8:00 am to 10:00 pm Bolton Valley

If you're a Subaru or Hyundai owner, prepare for some fantastic news. Once again, Bolton Valley will host four special days for Subaru and Hyundai owners. Each day will include a different lift ticket deal for owners with a valid registration.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



04 Mar

Makeup Class #3 - Eyes and Eye Brows

02:00 pm to 04:00 pm Sunflower Salon

Eyes! Brows, shadows and liners! Eye Makeup *Learn to accentuate/create eye shape *Learn to apply mascara correctly *Learn how to utilize other tools *Learn how to apply/blend eye shadow Eye Brows *Eye Brow Shapes *How to make them frame your face *Different ways to shape your eyebrows Classes $40.00 each. Purchase all 4 classes for $150.00 Each class will come with some tools and products to help you achieve the looks you learn in class. Limited space! Please let us know if you plan to attend!
https://www.facebook.com/SunflowerSalonVT/



04 Mar

The Frigid Infliction / Test Your Nettle 2017

06:30 am to 03:00 pm Bolton Valley

8 Hours of winter adventure! Map & compass navigation on skis and snowshoes with your team. We provide maps in the morning and dinner in the evening, the rest is up to you! Lots more info at http://gmara.org/frigid/ 8 hours too much? Check out TEST YOUR NETTLE: http://gmara.org/nettle/ - shorter, simpler, but just as much winter navigation practice as the Frigid. Read the site for details!



04 - 23 Mar

Ben & Jerry's Winter Festival

11:00 am to 04:00 pm Ben & Jerry's Factory, Waterbury, VT

15th Annual Winter Festival-outdoor event features snow sculptures, 2017 ice cream samples, free tours, DJ, give ways, games, local vendor sample/sale, sugar on snow-good bye-ish to winter, hello-ish to spring!



05 Mar

Meditation & Mandala Painting

01:00 pm to 03:30 pm Bolton Valley

Step in from the snowy cold and slow down your busy life to become an artist with a calm, balanced mind during this meditative painting experience. Class begins with a 20-minute guided meditation to help you cleanse the mind, resetting it to a more peaceful, centered place. Teaching artist Natasha Bogar will then transition the class to mandala painting. Learn design, color mixing and art history. You will leave class feeling the benefits of relaxation with your painting on a wooden circle in hand. There is a minimum of 5 participants for this program to run and a maximum of 15. The deadline to register for class is Friday, March 3, 5 pm. For more information, visit www.natashabogar.com/events and www.flywayyoga.com. Cost is $40, which includes all yoga and art supplies plus snack. Ages 8+. Email [email protected] to register.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



05 Mar

High Fives Fat Ski a Thon

12:00 am to 11:00 pm Sugarbush Resort

Lap the Summit Quad on your widest planks and give out high fives all day for a great cause. Each lap completed on “fat” skis of 70 millimeters or more raise money to support the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation. Sponsored laps and flat donations welcome. The competition is NOT a race, but a casual event to have fun, and raise awareness for the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation. Pre-registration is required, High Fives are suggested all day.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



08 Mar

Bill Torrey 'Stories from Behind the Barn'

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Join Bridgeside Books in welcoming Story Teller & Author, Bill Torrey on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:30pm. Bill will be reading & performing from his new book ' The Ta Ta Weenie Club'.

Bill has performed at Bridgeside Books in the past with extempo Story Telling as well as many other venues, including:

* Four-time NPR Moth Story Slam Winner
• Two-time Flynn Theater Moth Grand Slam Performer
• Three-time extempovt Storytelling Competition Winner
• North Country Public Radio Black Fly Story Slam Winner
• VPR Listeners Appreciation Party Story Slam Winner
• Past Performances: Vt. State House, Middlebury College, Vermont Folk Life Center


http://bridgesidebooks.com



09 Mar

8th Annual Sale Happy Hour

03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

YOU'RE INVITED TO THE BRIDGESIDE BOOKS
SALE HAPPY HOUR!

Join us Thursday, March 9th 3:00-6:00 PM
for very special deals prior to the annual sale!

25% off the ENTIRE KIDS SECTION
25% ALL COOKBOOKS

These special deals are ONLY from 3:00-6:00 PM on THURSDAY, MARCH 9th!

http://bridgesidebooks.com



10 Mar

8th Annual Sale Happy Hour (Day 2)

03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

YOU'RE INVITED TO THE BRIDGESIDE BOOKS
SALE HAPPY HOUR!

Join us Friday, March 10th 3:00-6:00 PM
for very special deals prior to the annual sale!

SURPRISE! You have to show up to find out what's on SALE!

These special deals are ONLY from 3:00-6:00 PM on FRIDAY, MARCH 10th!

http://bridgesidebooks.com



10 - 12 Mar

Retro 80's Weekend at Stowe

11:00 am to 03:00 pm Stowe

Retro- 80’s! Join us for the 7th Annual Adventure! Jump back in time to 1985 for a weekend at the Commodores Inn in Stowe VT. Hot Tub Time Machine has nothing on this weekend. From the moment you walk in, to the time you hit the slopes, everyone is dressed like its the era of mullets, neon and pegged pants. Stowe will have 80’s costume and ski competitions during the day. At night, enjoy the Kareoke/Midnight Break Dance Friday and the Awesome at the Rusty Nail Saturday



11 Mar

8th ANNUAL SALE-ONE DAY ONLY

09:30 am to 06:00 pm

BRIDGESIDE BOOKS 8th ANNUAL SALE!

Join us Saturday, March 11th 9:30-6:00 PM for STOREWIDE DEALS!

ONE DAY ONLY STOREWIDE SALE!

Our Annual Sale is a great opportunity to stock up on Books, Gifts, Cards, and always the unexpected surprise or two!

http://bridgesidebooks.com



11 Mar

Bolton Blast & Bash

10:00 am to 05:00 pm Bolton Valley

Teaming up with Rock the Hills to give you trucks , snowmobiles, sidexsides and more will be invited to compete in some unique hill climbs and courses.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



12 Mar

Bolton Tours and Apres Ski

01:00 pm to 06:00 pm Bolton Valley Nordic Center

Join us for an afternoon of adventure and celebration on Bolton's conserved land. Explore the trails with the organizations that worked to conserve this property. The Vermont Land Trust, Catamount Trail Association, Friends of Bolton Valley Nordic & Backcountry, and Green Mountain Club will lead you on ski and snowshoe tours across this unique place. COST: $15 for adults, FREE for children 12 and under. REGISTER: Visit http://bit.ly/BoltonTours2017
http://discoverwaterbury.com



16 Mar

Green Mountain Girls: Women of the Long Trail

07:00 pm to 08:00 pm Stowe Free Library

Author Reidum Nuquist will talk about her book and discuss some of the remarkable women who have hiked the Long Trail, done trail work, and helped steer the Green Mountain Club. Come and learn about the famous Flapper, the Three Musketeers, and the first woman to climb Mount Rainier!
http://stowelibrary.org/friends-of-the-library.php



17 Mar

St. Paddy's Day Celebration

07:00 pm to 09:30 pm Grange Hall Cultural Center Gallery, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center

The Grange Hall Cultural Center invites the community to join them for an evening of traditional Irish Music and dancing, with celebrated bands of Knotwork, The Northern Lights and the Church Restoration Project, as well as the lively Celtic Company step dancing throughout the program, Friday, March 17 @ 7pm at the Grange Hall Cultural Center, in Waterbury Center. Knotwork, an internationally acclaimed group from Waterbury, is known for playing Irish traditional music in the Vermont style, and has enchanted audiences for ten years at venues in Moretown, Vermont to Moscow, Russia, with hundreds of places in between. Annabel Moynihan and Sebastian James will be on fiddle with Michael Moynihan singing and playing the Irish drum. The Northern Lights trio, based out of the Waterbury/Richmond area, is made up of fiddlers Katrina VanTyne and Denise Dean, and multi-instrumentalist, Jonathan Leonard. With 2 fiddles, guitar, bouzouki, button accordion and harmonium, you're bound to enjoy the sweet melodies of foot stopping jigs and reels to dreamy waltzes and hoppy hornpipes. Also playing is The Church Restoration Project, a Fiddle/guitar duo with Allen Church and Pete Haselbacher, who are distinguished by Pete's DADGAD guitar tuning and harmonic intuition. This session also features youth displaying their talent under Allen’s adept tutelage. Doors open @ 6pm, Music starts at 7pm Tickets $20 at the door. Grange Hall Cultural Center 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, VT For reservations & information, contact 244-4168 or [email protected]



17 Mar

St Patrick's Day Family Story Time

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a very special St Patrick's Day Family Story Time!

Eat + Drink A Rainbow! (magical jello + water make for wonderful rainbows!)

Stories told with Leprechaun Magic + easy hands on craft + song + movement= Perfect Friday morning in March kid entertainment!

http://bridgesidebooks.com



17 Mar

$17 Mt. Ellen Lift Ticket for St. Patricks Day

12:00 am to 11:00 pm Mt. Ellen - Sugarbush

Head to Mt. Ellen on St. Patrick's Day for $17 Mt. Ellen lift tickets, drink specials, and live après music. Ticket available for purchase on Friday, March 17 at the Mt. Ellen ticket window.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



19 Mar

Sugarbush Mountaineering Race

12:00 am to 11:00 pm Sugarbush Resort

Race a designated route through Sugarbush’s extreme and challenging backcountry terrain.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



24 - 26 Mar

Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

07:00 pm to 03:30 pm Grange Hall Cultural Center Gallery, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center

MOXIE Productions’ is proud to present Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, on Friday, March 24 & Saturday, 25 at 7:30pm and Sunday, March 26 at 2pm at the Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, in Waterbury Center, VT, closing its 2017 One & Only Series, celebrating the power of solo performance. This award winning work from artist, Heather Massie, was written in the Grange Hall Cultural Center’s residence program last summer, telling the story of Hedy Lamarr, the compelling bombshell from Hollywood and inventor of groundbreaking technology. Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than “the most beautiful woman in the world”. She invented frequency hopping and spread spectrum, a technology that has made the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, “Ecstasy”, and intrigue to the very cell phone in your pocket, she was there! Ms. Massie has won 2017 Best Actress in SaraSolo Festival, Sarasota, FL; 2016 Outstanding Actress in a Staged Reading in Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, NYC; and the 2016 Festival Bestseller in United Solo, NYC, winning awards each place she performs. Friday, March 23 & Saturday, March 25 @ 7:30pm Sunday, March 26 @ 2pm Grange Hall Cultural Center 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, VT Tickets are $15 at the door For information and reservations, contact: 802/ 244-4168 or [email protected] Following the Sunday matinee from 3:30-5pm, Writing from Life, a workshop for writers of all kinds of performance, prose, and poetry, lead by the artist and an esteemed panel of Vermont writers. Co-sponsored by the Vermont Playwrights Circle, this workshop welcomes all ages, abilities, and writing styles, and is a Pay-What-You-Can fee for participation. Please bring your own writing materials.



25 Mar

Sugar Bush Island Weekend

12:00 am to 11:00 pm Sugarbush Resort

Have your beach and your mountain, too! Spring fever takes over Sugarbush with reggae music, island cuisine and drink specials, and fun-in-the-sun beach activities.
http://discoverwaterbury.com



25 - 26 Mar

Maple Open House Weekend

12:00 am to 11:00 pm Vermont

Maple Open House Weekend is a statewide event celebrating sugaring season. Sugar makers throughout Vermont will open the doors of their sugarhouses, inviting visitors in to experience and enjoy this remarkable time of year when pure Vermont maple syrup is made. Whether it’s the sight of steam rising from the sugarhouse, the inviting aroma of boiling sap, or the sweetly divine flavor of syrup as enjoyed in traditional sugar-on-snow, visitors are treated to an experience for the senses!



30 Mar

Eric George + Beer Shepherd Tap Takeover

07:00 pm to 10:00 pm Zenbarn

The Beer Shepherds are a family-owned craft beer distribution company based in Duxbury. For our final night of Beer Shepherd Month they will showcase a special selection of their unique, award winning beers sourced from small, independent craft breweries. Special beer flights will be available. Enjoy world class beer and maybe learn something before the music begins!
http://discoverwaterbury.com



31 Mar

Revitalizing Waterbury Annual Meeting

05:30 pm to 07:30 pm Apple Core Luncheonette at Cold Hollow Cider Mill

Join us for a fun and informative evening that's all about Waterbury. The program will include election of RW officers, update on Main Street Reconstruction, information on current activities and strategic planning, and presentation of the Kathy O'Dell award for community service. Apple Core Luncheonette will provide lots of delicious appetizers and Boyden Valley Winery will be pouring complimentary wine. Questions? Call Karen Nevin - 802-793-6029 or [email protected] Everyone is welcome. Not yet a member, come and find out more about us! No need to bring anything other than yourself! PLEASE RSVP. The link will take you to the Ticketleap website. No payment needed and tickets do not need to be printed (we just need to get your name!).
https://revitalizingwaterbury.ticketleap.com/revitalizing-waterbury-2017-annual-meeting/




Downtown Events Calendar
Mar 30
Eric George + Beer Shepherd Tap Takeover
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Mar 31
Revitalizing Waterbury Annual Meeting
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Apr 01
Makeup Class #4 - Contouring, Highlights, and Lips
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