Saturday, September 11

Community Picnic, presented by Community National Bank, 5-7:30pm, State House Lawn

Join us for a community celebration on the State House Lawn. Purchase a picnic dinner from one of our participating Montpelier restaurants, create your own picnic from the Feast of Fools Vendors on State Street, or bring your own picnic. Enjoy live music on the Hunger Mountain Co-op Stage from Inner Fire District and What Cheer Brigade that is sure to get you up dancing on your picnic blanket! 


Hunger Mountain Co-op Stage Schedule:

5-5:45pm Inner Fire District

6:00pm-7:30pm What Cheer? Brigade

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Picnic Options:

  • Create your own picnic from the vendors on State Street during the Feast of Fools! 

  • Bring your own picnic from home! The best ingredients are available at Hunger Mountain Co-op and the Capital City Farmers Market.

  • Enna (14 State Street): Watermelon & Basil Salad - Pete's Greens with fresh watermelon, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, Vermont Creamery goat cheese, pickled red onion, fresh basil dressing, basil microgreens. $10. With chicken - $12. Call 802-225-6693 to pre-order.  

  • J. Morgan’s Steakhouse (100 State Street): Picnic Caesar salad with chicken, hard boiled egg, bacon & fried onion strips. $14. Call 802-223-5222 to order and ask for the picnic special. 

  • Namaste (100 Main Street): Enjoy a variety of delicious and traditional Nepali and Indian dishes. Call 802-613-3605 to order.

  • Oakes & Evelyn (52 State State): House Smoked Pulled Pork Tossed with Carolina BBQ sauce, Martin’s potato roll, Yukon potato Salad, tangy coleslaw and a chocolate chip cookie. $16. Order online here.

  • Sarducci's (3 Main Street): We offer a variety of dishes that would be great for a picnic. Consider a delicious caprese salad or antipasto plate! Call 802-223-0229 to order.

  • Three Penny Taproom (108 Main Street): "Smash burger" with fries. $11.50. Come in and order with the host or bartender, or call to place order 223-8277

Please note that the consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted on the State House Lawn. 

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