1712 Shelburne Rd.
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 860-1112
Fax: (802) 846-1926
242 Main is one of the pioneering all-ages clubs in North America. Launched by the Mayor of Burlington in 1984, this center was a means to communicate with teens and young adults in the community. For over two decades, this youth-driven venue has showcased arguably the best in the underground music scene. Their entertainment programs feature concerts, performing arts, shows, festivals and cultural events. Their annual Rock Music Camp is a popular event.
Spread across 1300 square feet (120.77 square meters), New City Galerie is backed by Redeemer Presbyterian of Burlington. Opened in 2011, this not for profit space holds art exhibitions, concerts, poetry readings, film screenings, music and art workshops and other community-art related events.
Frog Hollow: Vermont State Craft Center is a not-for-profit organization that has been in the forefront of disseminating the artistic climate in Burlington. Some of the city's most budding artists have been exhibited here, and also enjoyed immense success in terms of sales and meeting established artists. Check website for any upcoming exhibitions that may catch your eye.
North End Studios is a versatile venue that stages multitude of creative and cultural events throughout the year. Dance workshops, art & craft sessions, art classes, art expositions and many other events make for an interesting calender. To promote and support voluntary and charity organizations/societies North End Studios lets out its venues at discounted rates. For venue hire, schedule and other details, call ahead.
Discover your primal side at The Monkey House in Winooski. A bar-cum-music-venue that was opened by locals trying to add flavor and more life to the city's music scene, The Monkey House presents musicians and bands from the city as well as beyond, thus offering a good variety to listeners. There's also drinks and food found here, so no need to venture out. See the website or call to know more.
Located a little north of the center of Essex Junction, the Midway Lawn is a venue buzzing with events all year round. Best known for being the host for the Champlain Valley Fair and the Ben & Jerry’s Concerts at the Midway Lawn, this venue accommodates a sizable crowd. So, if you are in town and want to have an entertaining time, then head to the Midway Lawn and checkout the event schedule.
This beautiful Essex County Fairgrounds is truly a historic county fair. Comprising of 15 buildings that contribute to the fairgrounds, some of the structures are the Grandstand, Judge's Stand, Floral Hall and the Racetrack, which were said to be the original sites of the fair when it first started. The two levels rectangular structure is the Cooperative Extension Building that is in it's Colonial Revival style and the most added beauty is the lantern that is added on the top having eight sided shaped dome.
Strand Theater is a historic movie theater built in 1924. It has ceased to operate now, however the theater building now houses the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts. This beautiful facility is a home for all sorts of performing and creative arts. Regular events and programs are hosted by the center to keep its members at their creative best.
The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center is a thriving arts center that brings forth creative endeavors and stunning performances to Stowe. This voluntary venture goes beyond simply entertaining guests but stresses on the importance of innovation and creativity too. It stages shows, plays, concerts and gigs of renowned artists and actors; even local talent is given a chance to showcase its skills. For more details and show schedule, check its website or call ahead.