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The Dorset Village Library Presents: “Berkshire Bank”

September 29, 2021 5:30-6:30pm The Berkshire Bank comes to the Dorset Village Library to show teens how to use a check registry, write a check (which they can’t do until they are 18), how to fill out deposit and withdrawal slips and how to use a debit card.  Bank representatives will answer any questions you and your teen may have...

The Dorset Village Library Presents: “Author S. Lee Miller”

September 24, 2021 at 6:00pm. Award-winning Vermont author S. Lee Manning will be reading from her latest thriller, Nerve Attack, which features scenes set in Vermont.  She will discuss both becoming an author and a stand-up comic after the age of 67 (in 2019, Manning was a semi-finalist in Vermont's Funniest Comedian competition!). Her novels have received rave reviews for...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival”

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Saturday, October 2 from 7:00 - 9:00pm at Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Film lovers will unite in over 500 venues worldwide to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 24th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival takes place for one week this...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village”

Virtual Walking Tour: Manchester Village Tuesday, September 28 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this virtual walking tour of Manchester Village. The 1961 Bicentennial marker at the foot of the Soldier’s Memorial in the Village reads: “This historic crossroads born of liberty...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Garden Tree Talk”

Garden Tree Talk Tuesday, September 21 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Southern Vermont Arts Center Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes certified arborist Jeromy Gardner to lead us in this garden tree talk. Come explore the many topics related to overall tree health. We will delve into root collar disorders, the number one reason why planted trees fail in the...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Wild Mushroom Workshop #2”

Wild Mushroom Workshop #2 Sunday, August 22 from 10:00am - 1:00pm at Owl's Head Town Forest (Raptor Lane in Dorset) Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Ian Vair to lead us on a wild mushroom journey. Ian will guide us through the wooded trails at Owl’s Head Town Forest and will explain safety parameters, field guide comprehension, ideal...

The Dorset Historical Society Presents: “Third Thursday Lunch Lecture: Changes to the H.N. Williams Store”

Dorset Historical Society's Third Thursday Lunch Lecture:  Changes to the H.N. Williams Store August 19, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm Billy Brownlee will discuss changes to Dorset's historic H.N. Williams store. Brownlee is descended from the originators of the store in 1840, and engineered the changes. Dessert and beverages will be provided.

The Dorset Village Library Presents: “History and Hiking”

History and Hiking August 14, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am Come take a hike to Gettysburg Quarry in Owls Head Town Forest to learn and explore the wonders of quarries!  Wear good hiking shoes and meet outside the Dorset Library to carpool to Owls Head.  Rain date is August 21, 2021 at 9:00am

The Dorset Village Library Presents: “Vermont Wildlife Program”

Vermont Wildlife Program Friday, August 6, 2021 at 3:00pm Visit the Dorset Village Library on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 3:00pm to learn about Vermont Wildlife.  The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum will bring live animals, furs, skulls and other to teach about local fauna.  This program will be held outside under a tent. This presentation is part of the...

The Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The Norcross-West Marble Company”

The Norcross-West Marble Company Tuesday, August 31 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this talk about the Norcross-West Marble Company, which was formed by Orlando W. Norcross of Worcester, MA and Spafford H. West of Dorset, VT to provide the 500,000 cubic...