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Capital City Community Calendar

Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.

Festival & Events

  1. The Front presents "Daryl Burtnett: Respite"

    March 5, 2021 - November 29, 2021 @ The Front

    The Front presents "Daryl Burtnett: Respite", a solo show of recent work by the Front member artist. Burtnett's mixed media works on paper and canvas draw inspiration from the marks, textures and imprints time leaves on things and on us. Respite brings together work from the past several months, sharing works that have brought solace in these fraught times. Daryl Burtnett: Respite runs March 5th through November 29th. The Front is open Saturdays and Sundays 11-2, and Daryl welcomes showings by appointment. Join us for Daryl's artist talk via zoom on March 18th at 7:00pm; email to rsvp.

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  2. Alfred Hitchcock: Crash Course on the Master of Suspense

    October 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    The Savoy Theater

    Alfred Hitchcock Six-Week Film Series Sept. 14th- THE 39 STEPS (1935) ?Sept. 21st- NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) Sept. 28th- NOTORIOUS (1946) Oct 5th- REAR WINDOW (1954) Oct 12th- VERTIGO (1959) Oct 19th- PSYCHO (1960) Film introductions & post-screening discussions hosted by Travis Weedon & the Savoy Theater

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  3. The Book Garden’s Review of Games

    October 20, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library

    Move over Monopoly! Brad Carey of The Book Garden will give a fresh take on the best new board games. Join us in person or log in on Zoom to hear what’s new in the world of games. Attendees joining via Zoom will need to register in advance at

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  4. Moonlight Madness, powered by VSECU

    October 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    See you on Friday, October 22, 2021 for amazing entertainment, delectable dining, and some of the best downtown deals of the year! Stores will offer sales all day with extended hours, and we'll have great downtown entertainment from 5-9pm. Masks are required for all event attendees, regardless of vaccination status, both indoors and out.

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  5. Capital City Farmers Market

    October 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Bringing farm fresh produce, prepared foods, and artisan crafts to the capital of Vermont. Named "best downtown farmers market" by Yankee Magazine!

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  6. Capital City Concerts -Borromeo Quartet-Music of Healing and Thanksgiving

    October 23, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bethany United Church of Christ

    Capital City Concerts presents Boston's Borromeo Quartet on October 23 at 7:30PM at Bethany United Church of Christ in Montpelier. Boston's stellar Borromeo Quartet has been hailed for its “edge-of-the-seat performances,” by the Boston Globe, which called it “simply the best.” This beloved ensemble returns for two concerts featuring Beethoven's transcendent and monumental String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132. Flutist Karen Kevra joins them for Gluck's paradisal Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits, from Orpheus.Tickets ($15-$25) at the door or in advance at Visit the website for covid protocols. (Mask, proof of vaccination or 72 hour negative test result required.) Seating will be very limited to ensure audience safety. The concert may also be attended remotely and watched on-demand. Pay-as-you tickets start at $15. Use this link to learn more:

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  7. Deconstructing Murder: Exploring Patterns in Multicide

    October 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library

    Dr. Elizabeth Gurian, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Norwich University and author of Serial and Mass Murder: Understanding Multicide through Offending Patterns, Explanations, and Outcomes, will discuss how women and partnered offenders have very different homicide patterns from men. Gurian has discussed her work through such media as BBC Radio, VPR, WCAX, and the New York Times and CBS podcast, “Why Women Kill.” Attendees joining via Zoom will need to register in advance at

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  8. Poetry & Horror with Rachel Hinton

    October 27, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library

    How can poetry, with its often elliptical effects, its oddness, and its unexpected turns, produce effects similar to that of horror? We can look at examples of chilling and/or dreamlike imagery in published poems, examine how they create their effects, then try our hands at creating our own. Facilitated by Rachel Hinton, MHS graduate whose book Hospice Plastics won the 2020 Cowles Poetry Prize. Attendees joining via Zoom will need to register in advance at

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  9. Capital City Farmers Market

    October 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Bringing farm fresh produce, prepared foods, and artisan crafts to the capital of Vermont. Named "best downtown farmers market" by Yankee Magazine!

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  10. New Play Explores Women's Suffrage

    October 30, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Montpelier City Hall Arts Center

    The Suffragist Reenactment Society, an original play, completes its Vermont tour with a final performance in Montpelier. Covering the period 1848-1920, the Suffragist Reenactment Society is a fast-paced journey through the history of how women fought for and won the right to vote in the United States. Vermont actors Kathryn Blume, Sarah Mell, and Julia Sioss reenact the determination of suffragists from Susan B. Anthony to Ida B. Wells while addressing the complex interplay of race and gender in the suffrage movement and its continuing impact. Full of fun, facts, and historical figures, the play asks audiences to consider the stories we hear and, more importantly, those we don’t, when we teach and learn about the history of social movements. With a running time of approximately 60 minutes, the play is appropriate for ages 12 and up. For the safety of staff, patrons, and guests, face coverings while in the theater and proof of vaccination or negative COVID test are require

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  11. Fall Family Festival

    October 31, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Statehouse Lawn

    Join the MRPS-PIE group and Montpelier Alive for a fun filled afternoon of Halloween activities on the Statehouse Lawn. A costume race, arts and crafts, festive performances by No Strings Marionettes and special guests, and a dunk booth!

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