|12 - 14||12th Annual Vermont Flower Show - In a new location at Champlain Valley Exposition.
Where else in Vermont will you see beds of daffodils, crocus,
pots of iris, and a waterfall in February?
Speaker and Gardener Adrian Bloom, daily lectures and workshops, demonstration greenhouse, garden train area, display gardens, food courts, floral arranging competition and art exhibit and kids room and activities.
Daily auction at 3 pm.
|Meet Eleanor Roosevelt - One woman drama and historical interpretation of Eleanor Roosevelt before and during her husband's presidency.
Address: Brownell Library , Essex Junction, Vermont
|EBPA Memorial Day Parade - Begins at the Champlain Valley Exposition, down Lincoln Street through Five corners, up Pearl Street and back to the Exposition.
Area business encourage people to come and watch the parade.
|18||Village Kids Care About Our Earth - Sponsored by Essex Juncrtion Recreation & Parks
Address: Maple Street Park , Essex Junction, Vermont
|22 - 24||10th Annual Essex Spring Craft & Fine Art Show - Exhibits, demonstrations, live entertainment & good food.
Artisans from across the US & Canada. Admission $6, Seniors $5, Kids under 12 $2 - discount admission coupons available on line & at area stores.
|20 - 22||Vermont Balloon and Music Festival - A three-day celebration of music and hot-air ballooning, presented by UNICEL, concerts by the subdudes, Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX, and Jamie Lee Thurston and the Rattlers. Balloon launches daily. Fireworks Fri. and balloon glow Sat. on the Harpoon Brewery & Barefoot Wine Launch Field. Advance tickets $9 at UNICEL stores and Price Chopper stores through 5/31. Kids 8 and under FREE. Admission is $12. On-site camping available.
|17 - 20||Vermont Quilt Festival - Join in the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Festival at its new air-conditioned location with easy parking.
Enjoy almost 400 beautiful quilts on display, shop in more than 70 booths brimming with quilts, fabrics, supplies, country crafts, gift items and more, have your treasured antique quilts appraised and choose from more than 75 classes and lectures.
Champagne Preview, Thursday evening, June 29.
|Keith Urban in Concert - Keith Urban, one of country music's hottest acts, performs opening night of the 85th annual Champlain Valley Fair.
Playing with special guest Little Big Town. Fireworks after the concert. Part of the Budweiser True Music Series and presented by 98.9 WOKO. Tickets on sale at the FlynnTix Regional Box Office in Burlington and at all Flynn outlets. Tickets are $48.50 and $44.50 plus applicable service charges. Call 802-863-5966 or order online at FlynnTix.org.
|Carrie Underwood in Concert - CARRIE UNDERWOOD IN CONCERT, Champlain Valley Fair, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., The Coca-Cola Grandstand, Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. The 2005 American Idol winner in concert, on tour for her debut album, "Some Hearts. Special guest to be announced. Tickets $37.50 and $32.50, plus applicable service charges. Advance tickets include admission to the Fair. FlynnTix Regional Box Office, (802)863-5966, www.flynntix.org.
|13 - 22||Champlain Valley Fair - Vermont's largest agricultural and entertainment event. The annual Fair is celebrating "85 Awesome years" of fun at Champlain Valley Exposition and features top name concerts (Larry the Cable Guy, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts), motor sports shows, horse shows, oxen pulls, traditional trades, agricultural competitions, food and a carnival on the midway. Visit www.cvfair.com or call 802-878-5545 for more information.
|Larry the Cable Guy in Concert - Know-it-all funnyman Larry the Cable Guy is coming back to "Git-R-Done â€" Again!" at the 2006 Champlain Valley Fair. Tickets are $45 plus applicable service charges. Available at FlynnTix Regional Box Office in Burlington and at all Flynn outlets. Call 802-863-5966 or order online at FlynnTix.org. Concert tickets purchased in advance include admission to the Fair the day of the concert. It is part of the Budweiser True Music Series at the 2006 Champlain Valley Fair.
|Rascal Flatts in Concert - Rascal Flatts, one of the hottest-selling acts in contemporary country music, at the Champlain Valley Fair Friday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. The "Me and My Gang" tour is presented by Coors Light. With Gary Allan. Arena-style show with video screens, multiple stages and flashy backdrops. Gold Circle standing tickets available.
FlynnTix Regional Box Office and outlets. Tickets are $59.50 and $49.50 plus applicable service charges. 802-863-5966 or online at FlynnTix.org. Sponsored by 98.9 WOKO,
|Peter Frampton and Foreigner - Part of the Budweiser True Music Series. Presented by 106.7 WIZN and KOOL 105.
$38.50 tickets plus applicable service charges at the FlynnTix regional box office and all Flynn outlets.
Concert tickets purchased in advance include admission to the Fair the day of the concert.
|19 - 18||Essex Junction Exhibits Palettes of Vermont - Sponsored by Essex Art League
Address: Essex Town Offices , Essex Junction, Vermont
|27 - 28||18th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival - Sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas and rabbits on display.
Sheep shearing, sheepdog herding, llama obstacle course.
Workshops on fiber arts, drop in and spin, needlefelting, weaving, knitting demonstrations.
More than 60 vendors of spinning, weaving, knitting and felting materials, tools and finished items.
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