The official designation for Vermont’s southwest corner is Bennington County. The shires are a collective of 15 quintessential Vermont towns and villages connected by a scenic ribbon of highway knows as Historic Route 7A.
Six weeks of top equestrian competition in summer’s most beautiful home: the Green Mountains
Manchester Music Festival joins Dorset Theatre Festival (DTF), Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) and Weston Playhouse Theatre Company (WPTC) to launch Hills Alive!, a collaborative partnership to present a full schedule of world-class stage productions, concerts, art and photography exhibitions and play readings at venues throughout the region..
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Vermont’s oldest villages, New England’s newest marathon. A scenic point-to-point 26.2 mile course connecting the Shire Towns of Manchester & Bennington
A 1/2 marathon winding through a scenic route with beautiful views looping through many back roads, some with hills. The Maple Leaf Half Marathon offers both a 5K run and a Fun Walk.
Formerly the Hildene Arts & Craft Festival. New location this year is at Riley Rink. Same great show with more spacious location.