12th Night Celebration

Jan. 5-6/CABOT – The festival features an eclectic array of performing arts and activities for all ages. Twelve events in four venues featuring an eclectic array of performing arts and activities for all ages.

All 12th Night Events are Free! The festival opener is the Jeremy Sicely Band at 7 p.m. at the Willey Building Auditorium. British storyteller, humorist and author Simon Brooks will take the stage Saturday at noon. Other entertainment featured will be the Midnight Capers, No Strings Marionette Co., Woodland Echoes and and arts and crafts workshop for the kids. A well-loved 12th Night tradition is the annual Mummers Play. Mummers’ Plays are one of the oldest surviving features of the traditional English Christmas. Mumming in England goes back for over a thousand years.  For details, visit

Winter Rendezvous

Jan. 17-21/STOWE– Enjoy Stowe’s LGBTQ+ Winter Pride Festival. Ski and snowboard on Mount Mansfield or snowshoe at the Trapp Family Lodge. Celebrating 41 years, other outdoor activities include ice skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowmobiles, dog sledding, hot tubs and bonfires. Party pass and tickets are on sale now. Visit

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Smuggs Ice Bash

Jan. 26-28/JEFFERSONVILLE – At the Cambridge Community Center. Vermont’s premier ice climbing festival. Take part in three days of community building, clinics, and fun in Smugglers Notch. With clinics put on by expert guides every day, exciting guest presenters and a drytool competition. Join in to bring your ice climbin g skills to the next level, dial-in rescue techniques, climb a classic route, or just see what ice climbing is all about. A kickoff party and 13th annual Drytool Comp will be Friday night at Petra Cliffs in Burlington.


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