August is a spectacular time to be anywhere in Vermont. But in particular the Mad River Valley shines with arts culture in all forms during the month of August, and that is thanks to the Vermont Festival of the Arts. If you live here, there are an endless number of opportunities to attend art related events, and even activities for everyone to tap into their artistic side all month long.
Their website (see link above) has enough to explore to suck you in for hours – and it’s well organized too – so go there to find what you can take part in on a daily basis. But here is a SHORT run-down of what you can experience;
July 31st (and Aug 1 & 2) – Tweed River Music Festival
August 1st – Stained Glass Demo
August 2nd – Fairie House Building
August 9th – Taste of the Valley
August 15th – Pie eating contest
August 22nd – Cooking Classes at The Store
August 28th – Valley 9 and Dine
September 6th – Mad River Valley Craft Fair
If you’re a visitor you just can’t go wrong coming to the Mad River Valley for a day or a week during August – check out the Vermont Festival of the Arts website to find what appeals to you.
Come wake up the right side of your brain and head on over to one of these spectacular events.