FREE Fishing on Saturday, June 14
- No license required
- Open to residents and nonresidents
June 14: Grand Isle Fishing Festival at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Designed for young anglers, this free event offers basic fishing instruction and the chance for kids to catch big trout in a pond next to the hatchery.
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FREE Day-use at Vermont State Parks
- Over 50 State Parks to choose from to spend time outdoors with your friends and family
- Hiking, biking, boating, fishing, picnicking – or just relaxing with a good book!
June 15: Green Mountain Brass Band at Waterbury Center State Park, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy traditional and contemporary music, classics, show tunes, pop, jazz, rock and, of course, marches. Come join the fun!
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FREE Entry at State Historic Sites
June 14: Flag Day at Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Commemoratation of the 200th anniversary of the “star-spangled banner,” followed by children’s activities.
June 14: Mount Independence History Program, 2:00 p.m. Lecture on the court martial of Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair, last American commander of Mount Independence.
June 15: Justin Smith Morrill Homestead Open House, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come tour the house, stroll the trails and visit the gardens in bloom. Free refreshments and a musical performance at 3:00 p.m.
See history where it happened. To begin your experience visit:
FREE Admission to Vermont History Museum, Montpelier
- Saturday, June 14,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Sunday, June 15,
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Walk through time and experience a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station with a working telegraph and a WWII living room where you can listen to radio broadcasts of old and make your own history today. Bring the whole family!
Summer Exhibit: One-Room Schools photo-documentary by Diana Mara Henry
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