Welcome to Dorset
Rustic yet Elegant Charm in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Full of New England character and energy, Dorset, Vermont is a four-season destination and home to a vibrant arts scene, a never-ending list of outdoor activities, and world-class restaurants and lodging. Dorset’s unparalleled beauty is matched only by our rich history, our residents and the diverse businesses you will find here. Nestled in the heart of the Vermont Valley in southwestern Vermont – where the Taconic Mountains meet the Greens – you’ll find there’s always more to discover in Dorset.
Our Home, Our Stories
The Heart and Soul of Dorset
When you first pull up to Dorset Union Store, you almost feel like you’re stepping back in time. Save for the green and white stripped awnings and the smoothly paved road, the store’s idyllic exterior looks nearly the same as it did when it first opened in 1816. When you think of an old Vermont […]Read More
The Howe Farm – An Old Home with a New Life
By Liz Schafer Some older homes are dynamic archives to generations of one family. Others have more mysterious stories to tell; they’ve seen inhabitants come and go. One East Dorset couple on Mad Tom Road has encountered a few clues about the history of their circa 1800 homestead. But while they may not be able […]Read More
Mushroom Workshop with Hike Dorset Oct 15
Oct 15 2023 - Oct 15 2023 • Time 1-4pm
Mushroom Foraging Programs Hosted by Outdoor Recreation Department by the Town of Dorset Host Expert: Ian Vair of Green Mountain Fungi* Event Address: Owls Head Town Forest (Upper...
RAISING RESILIENT CHILDREN SPEAKER SERIES Empowering Families: Navigating Youth Mental Health
Oct 17 2023 - Oct 17 2023 • Time 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
RAISING RESILIENT CHILDREN SPEAKER SERIES Empowering Families: Navigating Youth Mental Health Tuesday, October 17 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Souther Vermont Arts Center We are introducing this...
DHS: Third Thursday Lunch Lecture Oct 19
Oct 19 2023 - Oct 19 2023 • Time Noon - 1pm
Third Thursday Lunch Lecture Fenton Family Potter Ventures: New Discoveries Dorset Historical Society Thursday, October 19 from noon -1pm The Dorset Historical Society’s Third-Thursday Lunch-Lecture on October 19,...