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There is always something going on in Weston…… Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Here are a few highlights of some of our annual events.

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt on Village Green

Apr 5, 2014 in News

The Weston annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place this year at 10:00 a.m., Saturday April 12th in front of the Weston Playhouse. Children, ages 8 and under are invited to participate in the event, which is located at the Farrar Park in front of the Weston Playhouse. Activities include face panting, a jelly bean jar guess and pluck a duck game. There will also be an Easter bonnet contest, where children create the most interesting bonnet or hat. Prizes will be awarded in two age groups, 0-4 and 5-8. The Easter Bunny will be stopping by early to...

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Trivia Night at The Inn at Weston

Mar 31, 2014 in News

Neighbors Game Night This Week to Benefit the Weston Historical Society Join your friends and fellow community members on Wednesdays from now through June at The Inn at Weston for Neighbors Game Nights! Enjoy a casual dining environment and our deliciously inexpensive, game-night-only pub menu full of comfort food.Please note that The Inn will be closed April 6th-17th and there will be no trivia nights on April 9th & 16th. The organizations to benefit from those nights will be rescheduled. A reservation costs $5 per person. All funds...

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Trivia Night at The Inn at Weston

Mar 26, 2014 in News

Neighbors Game Night This Week to Benefit the Weston Community Association Join your friends and fellow community members every Wednesday from now through June at The Inn At Weston for Neighbors Game Nights! Enjoy a casual dining environment and our deliciously inexpensive, game-night-only pub menu full of comfort food.Please note that The Inn will be closed April 6th-17th and there will be no trivia nights on April 9th & 16th. The organizations to benefit from those nights will be rescheduled. A reservation costs $5 per person. All...

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CBS Morning Show visits The Vermont Country Store

Mar 19, 2014 in News

Lee Woodruff, a correspondent for CBS News, visited here a couple of weeks ago and met up with the Ortons in Weston at The Vermont Country Store.  Her piece was another great chance to share the uniqueness of who we are with a new and larger audience.  The video below ran  the morning of March 19th  on CBS This Morning, letting the rest of the world know about the the store, and the community of the beautiful town of Weston Vermont.    Watch CBS Morning Show...

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Sugar on Snow at The Vermont Country Store

Mar 6, 2014 in News

Come to The Vermont Country Stores every Saturday and Sunday March 8-23 and experience a time honored tradition of sweet maple syrup drizzled on snow ….. When the two meet Heaven on Earth, the combination of the sweet sticky maple with the cold crunchy snow are a true delight. Add the classic dill pickle and finish with a yeast donut and the combination in your mouth is AMAZING! We are also doing maple syrup sampling…. Do you know the difference between Fancy and Grade A Amber? What really is Grade B? Come and sample them for yourself and...

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Weston’s Church on the Hill presents Bachtoberfest!

Oct 13, 2013 in News

The leaves may have fallen, but “stick around”… there’s more to come! Beginning October 18th, Weston’s Church on the Hill invites you to  “Bachtoberfest”, a full weekend of Baroque music and more.  Friday evening, October 18th from 6 to 7:30 pm, join us at the Village  Green  Gallery to “get a Handel on the weekend” with a sampling of German beer and  wine, appetizers, and some very special music, co-sponsored by The Vermont Country Store, the Lakes Region Youth Orchestra, and the...

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30th Annual Weston Craft Show

Oct 9, 2013 in News

The spectacular Weston Craft Show takes the stage October 11, 12, and 13. Twice voted “One of Vermont’s top ten fall events,” by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, this juried exhibition of exceptional Vermont artisans, features exquisite works in ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art,and wood. The Weston Antiques and Craft Shows are presentations of the Weston Community Association. All proceeds from the shows are used to preserve and enhance the historic properties it...

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Weston Welcomes its 55th Antiques Show

Oct 3, 2013 in News

The 55th annual Weston Antiques Show, dubbed by the New York Times as “one of the best small shows in New England”, will take place in the Weston Playhouse on Friday, October 5, Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6, with Vermont’s Fall foliage at its peak. The Show will be preceded by a Gala Preview, from 5 to 7:30 PM, on Thursday, October 3, offering an advance opportunity to examine – and snap up – the cream of the crop and to enjoy a social evening with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.  The show will present an exciting...

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The Weston Historical Society will host a Colonial Craft Day

Sep 6, 2013 in News

The Weston Historical Society will host a Colonial Craft Day on the grounds of the Museums of Weston on Saturday, September 14, from 11 AM to 4 PM.   18th and 19th century skills will be demonstrated, including cooperage (barrel making), weaving on a restored loom, spinning and others. The day will also mark the “official” introduction of a restored 1907 Lane Shingle Making Machine, which will join the waterwheel, turbine, grist mill, hit-or-miss engine and grindstone in the Society’s collection of operating 19th and early 20th...

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Ambience galore in pocket of Weston, Vt.

Sep 6, 2013 in News

    By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright |  Globe Correspondents  September 03, 2013 One of the storied villages that hug the Green Mountain National Forest in southern Vermont, Weston is a lovely stop along scenic Route 100. One of its claims to fame is the Weston Playhouse, the oldest professional theater in Vermont. Another perennial favorite is the Vermont Country Store, founded in 1946, where you’ll find four buildings devoted to items that “must work, be useful, and make sense,” featuring everything from Tangee lipstick (a...

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