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Top Picks for September 2021: Things To Do Around The Upper Valley

With the arrival of Fall, it's a great time to experience the outdoors and all the traditional activities that Fall offers in the Upper Valley.  Here are our top picks from our calendar that spans a range of interests, costs, and locations.

Hanover, Lyme, Norwich, Fairlee Area:

Be Fruitful Autumn Pies  Tarts - start Sep 05 2021 0100PM

Be Fruitful: Autumn Pies & Tarts: Sep 05, 2021 01:00PM

Banish crust anxiety forever as you master both pie and tart crust, then use autumn's bounty to fill them. Other Dates: Sunday, September 5 1 to 5 pm Friday, September 17 1 to 5 pm Saturd... Read More » 


Storytime in the Galleries Outdoor Sculpture - start Sep 11 2021 1000AM

Storytime in the Galleries: Outdoor Sculpture - start: Sep 11, 2021 10:00AM

In this program, families listen to stories, look at art together, and engage in hands-on activities inspired by art. For children ages 4-5 and their adult companions. Please register eve... Read More » 


2021 Tour de Taste - A Pedaling Picnic - start Sep 12 2021 1000AM

2021 Tour de Taste - A Pedaling Picnic: Sep 12, 2021 10:00AM

Like to eat? Like to ride? Join us for our scenic, pedaling picnic through the Connecticut River Valley. Bring your bike to enjoy the autumn foliage and beautiful scenery at your own pac... Read More » 


British Desserts  - start Sep 24 2021 0100PM

British Desserts: Sep 24, 2021 01:00PM

Our exploration of British baking continues with this class on traditional British desserts. You'll learn the techniques for Victoria Sponge and produce delicious Bakewell Tarts. Read More » 


Lebanon, West Lebanon, Claremont, Windsor, White River Junction Area:

Lunch n Learn Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese Salad in-person - start Sep 01 2021 1130AM

Lunch 'n' Learn: Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese Salad (in-person): Sep 01, 2021 11:30AM

Alice Waters was the first woman to win a James Beard Award, and she did it with a salad. While simple in design, this salad is more complex than meets the eye. We will heed Alice’s salad... Read More » 


Woodworking with Hand and Power Tools  - start Sep 07 2021 0600PM

Woodworking with Hand and Power Tools: Sep 07, 2021 06:00PM

Instructor: Chris McGrody Learn to square up rough boards, layout, and cut a variety of wood joints including lap joints, bridle joints, mortises, tenons, and dovetails. Safely learn abo... Read More » 


The Active Observer  Basic Drawing  - start Sep 07 2021 0600PM

The Active Observer – Basic Drawing: Sep 07, 2021 06:00PM

Instructor: Michael Kraatz Put pencil (and charcoal) to paper and see where you can go! Learning to draw is learning to see and a wonderful way to slow down. Understand line, contour, ge... Read More » 


Harpoon BBQ Festival - start Sep 11 2021 1100AM

Harpoon BBQ Festival: Sep 11, 2021 11:00AM

We’re gearing up to celebrate at the Harpoon Brewery Taproom and Beer Garden in Windsor, Vermont the best way we know how - with beer, friends, and some of the best BBQ! The dates for thi... Read More » 


Knife Skills 101 in-person - start Sep 12 2021 0300PM

Knife Skills 101 (in-person): Sep 12, 2021 03:00PM

Slice, dice, and mince like a chef! Learn basic knife handling skills that will build your confidence and make you feel like a pro all while making a tasty seasonal dish. Sharpen your ski... Read More » 


 Lebfest - start Sep 18 2021 1100AM

Lebfest: Sep 18, 2021 11:00AM

Following on the success of our first Lebfest in 2019, the 2021 event will be family-centered with activities for children, music, food trucks, and a tasting competition featuring local r... Read More » 


2021 Claremont Brewfest  5K - start Sep 18 2021 1130AM

2021 Claremont Brewfest & 5K: Sep 18, 2021 11:30AM

The Claremont Kiwanis Club is proud to be hosting the 2021 Claremont Brewfest & 5K on September 18, 2021. *******Please note this is a 21 and over the event with no exceptions******* Thi... Read More » 


Woodstock, Quechee, Pomfret, Killington Area:

 Making Jam with Chef Emery - start Sep 11 2021 1000AM

Making Jam with Chef Emery: Sep 11, 2021 10:00AM

In a jam about Jam?? Join Chef Emery as she leads our next Billings Backyard program and figure out how to turn your surplus seasonal ingredients into delicious jams! Jams have the capaci... Read More » 


Art Festival - start Sep 11 2021 1000AM

Art Festival: Sep 11, 2021 10:00AM

Over 30 Fine Artists display and sell their creations on the village green during this 2 day event. Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4. Music and Food available. Participate in the Art Festival Read More » 


Traditional Crafts Day - start Sep 12 2021 1000AM

Traditional Crafts Day: Sep 12, 2021 10:00AM

Explore some of Vermont’s traditional crafts and discover their history, process, and uses. Demonstrations will include: Wheel-thrown Pottery with Laura White of Woodstock, Vermont. ... Read More » 


Voices from the Land A Photography Exhibition by Jim Westphalen - start Sep 18 2021 1000AM

Voices from the Land, A Photography Exhibition by Jim Westphalen: Sep 18, 2021 10:00AM

Traveling through Vermont, we might assume rural beauty to be commonplace. But what do we “see” when we pass an old barn or outbuilding? In this exhibition of 22 large-format photographs ... Read More » 


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