Stowe and the surrounding area abounds with things to do! Below is a list of ongoing activities and a calendar of events.

 

May 18 - October

Stowe Farmer's Market
Operating every Sunday from late-May through October from 10:30am - 3:00pm, the Stowe Farmer's Market is a delight for the senses! Enjoy live entertainment while sampling wonderful artisanal foods and crafts. There are special events almost every Sunday, including local musicians playing folk, bluegrass or jazz. At various times there are craft and cooking demonstrations as well as other hands-on activities and petting zoos. The Stowe Farmer's Market operates Sundays, from 10:30 until 3pm (rain or shine) and is located on Route 108 (Mountain Road) across from the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa.

July - August

Art on Park
5:30 - 8:30pm. Each Thursday night on Park Street join 25+ Artisans selling their creative products. Jewelry, crafts, specialty food items, ceramics, fiber art, photography and more. Live music and local food each week. This event is weather dependant.

July 16 - 19, 23 - 26 & July 30 - August 2
Stowe Theatre Guild Presents"On the Town"

July 19
Wine Tasting In The Trapp Family Wine Cellar
4:00 - 6:00pm, $20.00 per person.

July 19
Adams Camp - Hike Or Bike - Stowe Land Trust
9:00 - 11:00am, Kimmer’s Trail has been touted as one of the best mountain bike trails in the east. Come and see for yourself. Starting from the Adams Camp Bridge, we’ll ride the popular Hardy’s Haul -> Kimmer’s loop. Rather walk? Hikers are also welcome. Stick around for a cool beverage and a dip in the Ranch Brook, or head out for another quick loop. Bring your own equipment and be prepared for an intermediate 2-hour mountain bike ride or hike. Meet at the Adams Camp Bridge parking area at the end of Ranch Brook Road.

July 19
Heartstrings: Songs Of Love Won & Lost By Counterpoint Vocal Ensemble
At the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

July 19
Stowe Trail Race Series: Ranch Camp Ramble
5k and 10K run. First of three races in the series. Stowe Mountain Resort Nordic Center ski trails. Prizes, bib raffle, food. $20 advance registration; $25 on race day, $10 ages 16 and younger. Benefits Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports.

July 20
Music In The Meadow: Quinn Sullivan
Quinn Sullivan – This young blues guitarist was discovered at age eight by Buddy Guy. Now fifteen, Quinn Sullivan, whose guitar-slinging skills have been compared to Jimi Hendrix, has performed on major concert stages with some of the greatest guitarists of our times. He has had the honor of being the youngest artist to play the world-renowned Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

July 22
Gazebo Concert

On the lawn of the Helen Day Memorial Building. Free concerts on four consecutive Tuesdays at 7 - 8 p.m. Rainsite: Stowe Community Church.

July 23
Wine Tasting In The Trapp Family Wine Cellar
4:00 - 6:00pm, $20.00 per person.

July 26
Carol Ann Jones Quartet
At the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

July 26
Time Travels Through Nature: A Guided Walk
All ages welcome – Free and open to the public! Meet at the Mill Trail Cabin for all Naturalist Programs. All walks are along trails on gentle terrain. Wear good walking shoes and dress to be comfortable outdoors.

July 26
Barnyard & Forest Explorations: A Family Fun Program
Adults with children ages 3-12 – Free and open to the public! From past to present, we will explore the historic site of Sallie’s Sheep Farm. On our journey we will discover who once inhabited the property’s stone walls and the forest critters that live there today! Meet at the Mill Trail Cabin for all Naturalist Programs. All walks are along trails on gentle terrain. Wear good walking shoes and dress to be comfortable outdoors.

July 26
Wine Tasting In The Trapp Family Wine Cellar
4:00 - 6:00pm, $20.00 per person.

July 29
Gazebo Concert

On the lawn of the Helen Day Memorial Building. Free concerts on four consecutive Tuesdays at 7 - 8 p.m. Rainsite: Stowe Community Church.

July 30
Wine Tasting In The Trapp Family Wine Cellar
4:00 - 6:00pm, $20.00 per person.

August 2
Comedian Bob Marley - SPPAC
8:00pm at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

August 2
Wine Tasting In The Trapp Family Wine Cellar
4:00 - 6:00pm, $20.00 per person.

August 3
Music In The Meadow: Shemekia Copeland
Shemekia Copeland – Perhaps Billboard says it best: "Extraordinary talent...Copeland is a vocalist who knows few stylistic limitations. She's a true blues diva."   Rhythm and blues, gospel, blues, city sounds – it’s the music of the world that surrounds Shemekia Copeland.

August 5
Gazebo Concert

On the lawn of the Helen Day Memorial Building. Free concerts on four consecutive Tuesdays at 7 - 8 p.m. Rainsite: Stowe Community Church.

August 8 - 10
57th Annual Stowe Antique And Classic Car Meet
The Stowe Annual Antique Car Show is a perennial favorite in Stowe, Vermont. Over 800 antique & classic cars are on display. Food concessions, giant automotive Flea Market, Car Corral. Fashion judging contest and antique car parade through town.

August 9
Downtown Bob Stannard & Those Dangerous Bluesman
8:00pm at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

August 9
Fun Run On Spruce Loop
Come on out and join the 2nd annual "Fun Run" on the new walking/running trails at Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort.

August 12
Gazebo Concert

On the lawn of the Helen Day Memorial Building. Free concerts on four consecutive Tuesdays at 7 - 8 p.m. Rainsite: Stowe Community Church.

August 13 - 30
Stowe Theatre Guild Presents "Secret Garden"
Orphaned and sent far from home, a young girl fears her life is over. But for Mary Lennox the greatest adventure of all begins when she enders "The Secret Garden". Wednesdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm.

August 15 - 17
Celebrate Vermont Festival
Celebrate Vermont is Vermont’s own party. August 15 -17, the Stowe Events Field, on Weeks Hill Road in Stowe, will again come alive with all that makes Vermont special – a celebration of its farms, forests, crafts, music, art, and an amazing array of freshly prepared authentically Vermont food. You can find the Celebrate Vermont Festival at the Stowe Events Field, just off the Mountain Road (Route 108) on Weeks Hill Road - 1/4 mile North of Stowe village. There will also be juried craft booths, artisan foods and beverages, music, workshops and more!

August 16
Hike Stowe Pinacle - Stowe Land Trust
Join this classic hike to the summit of the Stowe Pinnacle via Pinnacle Meadow. This quick, moderate hike affords some of the best views around, and if you’re lucky a nice, cooling breeze will await on the bald summit. Bring your own water and snack, wear sturdy shoes and be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. Please meet at the Pinnacle Meadow parking area. 9:00 - 11:00 am.

August 16
Tom Murphy In Laugh Til You Die - SPPAC
7:00pm at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

August 17
Stowe Trail Race Series: Cady Hills 5K
Cady Hills single track trails behind Golden Eagle Resort, Mountain Road. Prizes, bib raffle, food. $20; $25 race day; $10 ages 16 and under. Benefits Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports.

August 17
Music In The Meadow: West Point Band's Jazz Knights

August 30
Mellow Yellow

8:00 at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

August 31
3rd Annual Darn Tough Ride

This year's scenic century bicycle adventure will once again see the riders complete a loop starting in Stowe, over Mt. Mansfield, to Jeffersonville, Eden, Belvidere and back over Smugglers Notch.The Darn Tough Ride features challenging ascents, exhilarating descents, and of course plenty of camaraderie.

September 6
DanceFest Vermont - SPPAC
8:00 at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

September 13
Northern Third Piano Quartet - SPPAC
8:00 at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

September 19 - 21
24th Annual British Invasion

September 20
Blues Legend John Hammond - SPPAC
8:00 at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center.

September 21
Stowe Trail Race Series: Trapp Cabin 5 &10k Trail Race
Race to the Cabin and return on single track trails. Series race party, prizes, bib raffle, food. $20; $25 race day, $10 ages 16 and under. Benefits Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports.

September 25 - October 12
Stowe Theatre Guild Presents "Kiss Me Kate"
Come join our band wagon of cool jazz, sleek lines, fantastic production numbers and quippy banter.  ’Kiss Me Kate’, next season’s 4th show slot at STG,  is the Bard’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, mixed in with strains of ‘High Society’ and ‘The Philadelphia Story’. Thursdays- Saturdays at 8:00pm, except SUnday matinees at 2:00pm.