Vermont Arts Council
Left to right: Rutland's Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers' Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions' Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

Vermont Arts Calendar

The Vermont Arts Calendar is a statewide, crowdsourced, searchable directory of arts and culture events. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Use the top toolbar to search and to view events in a list format, in a calendar, or on a map. Use the left sidebar options to filter events by category, tag, city, and Creative Zone.

Have an event you think we should know about? Click the button below to submit a free listing. Identify your event by the available categories, then add tags to get more specific about your event’s creative disciplines.

Once submitted, eligible listings are reviewed and published within two business days. Questions about your listing? Contact Content Manager Desmond Peeples.

Submitting an exhibit listing? We suggest submitting the opening reception as a single event, then the gallery hours as a separate recurring event.

Read our blog post to learn more about statewide Vermont event calendars.

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Header image: (Left to right) Rutland’s Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers’ Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions’ Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

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Bandwagon Summer Series: Bread & Puppet

The Grammar School 159 Grammar School Ln, Putney

The Bread and Puppet Theater celebrates their 60th anniversary with The Mother Dirt Circus! Audiences will delight as Bread and Puppet draws on its distinctive iconography to call attention to the urgent issues of the day. Young and old will thrill to see stilt dancers and paper maché beasts of all sizes accompanied by the […]

$12 – $25

Shakespeare Alive! A Bard-Based Variety Show

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth, United States

The 2023 annual “Shakespeare Alive! A Bard-Based Variety Show” returns for an all-new FREE performance It’s a delightful mélange of Bard-based entertainment for all ages! The Stand Up Shakespeare troupe of professional actors and singers from New York City will share its talent, passion and creativity to amuse and amaze with the best of Shakespeare’s […]

Free

National Theater Live: Hamlet

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

Join Spruce Peak Arts for three of Shakespeare’s most famous works with incredible actors. The National Theatre is one of the world’s most celebrated theatres for Shakespeare and contemporary theater. These HD screen versions are beautifully adapted from their stage productions and the next best thing to seeing the productions live. These screenings are available […]

$7.50 – $17

Event Series Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Artistree Community Arts Center 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret

Little Shop of Horrors Thu Oct 19, 2023 - Sun Oct 29, 2023 A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative […]

$35 – $40

National Theater Live: King Lear

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

Join Spruce Peak Arts for three of Shakespeare’s most famous works with incredible actors. The National Theatre is one of the world’s most celebrated theatres for Shakespeare and contemporary theater. These HD screen versions are beautifully adapted from their stage productions and the next best thing to seeing the productions live. These screenings are available […]

$7.50 – $17

National Theater Live: Othello

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

Join Spruce Peak Arts for three of Shakespeare’s most famous works with incredible actors. The National Theatre is one of the world’s most celebrated theatres for Shakespeare and contemporary theater. These HD screen versions are beautifully adapted from their stage productions and the next best thing to seeing the productions live. These screenings are available […]

$7.50 – $17
Event Series After-School Acting Classes For Middle Schoolers

After-School Acting Classes For Middle Schoolers

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: MICHELLE COX MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11–MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (SKIPS OCTOBER 9); 10 MONDAYS 3:30–5 P.M. SVAC Member: $260; Non-member: $325 Ages 10–14 Theater games, improvisation, dramatic play and scene work–in a fun, non-competitive environment. Gain confidence in actor instincts and choices. After-School Acting meets on the Arkell Theater stage and/or outdoors when weather allows. Scholarships […]

$260 – $325

Event Series Polaroid Stories

Polaroid Stories

72 Porter Field Road Middlebury 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, VT, United States

Naomi Iizuka describes her play Polaroid Stories as “a visceral blend of classical mythology and real life stories told by street kids.” 10 actors play characters ranging from Echo, Eurydice, Orpheus and Narcissus to Skinhead, Kaos, Melody and Disappear. “Iizuka journeys into a dangerous world where myth-making fulfills a fierce need for transcendence, where storytelling […]

$5 – $15
Event Series The Gingerbread Scamp

The Gingerbread Scamp

Off Center for the Dramatic Arts 1127 North Ave, Ste 27, Burlington, Germany

The Gingerbread Scamp is an energetic, new adaptation of a much-loved story, featuring brilliant puppetry, comedy, and songs. The play incorporates beloved local references, audience participation, and buffoonery for an affordable evening of family fun.

$6 – $18

The Beat Goes On!

Lost Nation Theatre 39 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Shidaa Projects and Lost Nation Theater’s New Year’s Eve Celebration for Montpelier - is a daylong, citywide, festival of music, performance, and fun family activities showcasing the character of our beloved and beleaguered City by featuring artists that have made this community their home for many decades. And it’s Free for the community! (Tho’ Donations […]

Free
Event Series “A Christmas Carol” at Northern Stage

“A Christmas Carol” at Northern Stage

Northern Stage 76 Gates St, White River Junction

On Christmas Eve, bad-tempered, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge thinks it’s business as usual. But unbeknownst to him, spirits are congregating to take him on a journey through his past, present, and future in this production reimagined by Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne. Filled with music and laughter, A Christmas Carol reminds us that it is never […]

$19 – $69

The Importance of Being Earnest

Barnard Town Hall 115 North Rd., Barnard

Oscar Wilde’s beloved satire comes to Barnard this February just in time to laugh away the winter blues and cozy up for a bit of romance. Absurd situations abound as two gentlemen traverse the realities of having multiple identities while falling in love in an age of ideals…not to mention family intruding at every turn. […]

$15 – $20