Reluctant PantherSpecial Events

Holiday Parties at the Reluctant Panther

At Panther Pub, On November through January

Book your holiday party at the Reluctant Panther! Enjoy private use of the Panther Pub, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with your colleagues or friends. Holiday Party Packages start at $500. Email for more information and availability.

ManchesterSpecial Events

56th Annual Weston Antiques Show

At Weston Playhouse, On Oct 3 & 4

High quality nationally known exhibitors bring their items to this unique setting for one weekend only. American & English furniture, folk art, silver & more. Additional Information: 802-824-5307

Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival

At Hunter Park, On Oct 3, 4, 5

150 Juried Art & Craft Exhibitors, Food, Beer, Wine and Live Entertainment. Admission $10. For more information visit

A Century After WWI: Sleepwalking?

At First Congregational Church, Manchester, On October 1

Distinguished Veteran Diplomat George Jaeger delivers his talk as part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesday Lecture Series. Jaeger will consider the similarities between the run-up to the first World War and current geopolitics. Free & open to the public. For more information: 802-362-2709

Hill Studios Open House

At Pawlet, VT, On October 11 & 12

The Pawlet Potter and Green Hill Studio welcome guests as part of their open house weekend.

8th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

At Equinox Valley Nursery, On October 18

VSO Halloween Family Concert

At Maple Street School, On October 26, 2pm

Join the Vermont Symphony Orchestra for this fun family concert. For more information: 802-864-5741

Eco Tour at Hildene

At Hildene, The Lincoln Family Estate, On Sept 22, 3pm

The group tour will go out into the wetland on Hildene's 600' floating boardwalk to gain an understanding of the ecosystem. Invasive plants and small scale sustainable agricultural practices will also be discussed. Fee $15, $10 for Hildene members. Pre-registration is mandatory. 802-867-0111

23rd Annual Win Hoyt Golf Tournament

At Manchester Country Club, On Sept 24

Proceeds from the Win Hoyt Tournament support Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity and the marketing efforts of the Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce. Players wanted: 802-362-6313.

Peru Fair

At Peru, VT, On September 27

An old-fashioned country fair. Pig roast, music, entertainment, Vermont crafts, antiques, local artisans, baked goods & more. Admission $6. For more information visit