Artbits-April 27, 2023


The 56th edition of the Vermont Maple Festival this weekend brings a bucketful of events for the first (and sweetest) outdoor festival of the year. It happens in downtown St. Albans with music and art and food and fun and the parade, and maple. 8084, the BFA Marching Band, Mary Cenci, Kwame, Sister Speak, the No Shoes Nation Band, the Youth Talent Show, the Electric Youth Dance Company, the Kingdom Allstars, Andre Maquera, Randy Smith, Frank Barnes, Gary Spaulding, the Fiddler’s Variety Show, Isaac French, Pipsqueak the Clown, Little Fox Entertainment, Dragon Man, Jason Tardy’s High Energy Juggling Family Show, the Aim High Canines, Facemania, and more all perform free. Read more


River Arts hosts the in-person, Sip n’ Slurry: Nesting Bowls with Barb Flathers as the pottery twist on a Paint n’ Sip. Read more


The Montgomery Center for the Arts begins Adult Beginners Ballet Barre. The class will start with a 15 minute warm-up, then transition to a true beginners’ Ballet Barre. Read more


Mkwakbaga. Repeating the VAAA Abenaki Word of the Week, perfect for this wwek’s celebration of the Heart of Vermont. Read more


The Swanton Library hosts a Scrapbooking Meetup. Bring your photos and use supplies from the Maker Space or bring your own. Read more


COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations remained generally low over the last week. People keep getting sick, though. Read more


The Swanton Library offers a Lit Shadow Box class with Barb and Abbey to learn basic CRICUT techniques. The Milton Artists’ Guild has two events this week. Corrina Thurston leads Learn Colored Pencil and Social Sundays continue. Cynthia Rosen leads the Splendor of Color: A Palette Knife Painting Two-Day Workshop at Bryan Memorial Gallery. Read more


Chris & Erica (twice), Ryan Sweezey, Uncle Jimmy, Nighthawk, Mitch and Devon, the Mullets of Rock, Giovanina Bucci, Bravacado, Whiskey & Wine, Cooper, and Tom Caswell take the stage live at a venue near you. Read more


It is National Library Week, a time to celebrate our libraries and library workers’ contributions to our communities, the state, and across the nation. Read more


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