FREE Fishing on Saturday, June 8
- No license required
- Open to residents and nonresidents
June 8: Grand Isle Fishing Festival at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle. 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. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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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 8: Lorax Day at Quechee State Park, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Activities throughout the day include a Lorax story walk, a “Truffle” tree identification walk, a Find the Lorax compass class, a Lorax craft activity and a Lorax obstacle course. Come join the fun!
To find a State Park near you, or for tips and ideas on how to enjoy Vermont’s State Parks, visit:
FREE Entry at State Historic Sites
June 8: Go Fly a Kite... at Hubbarton Battlefield, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn how to make a simple kite or bring your own to fly and enjoy our freedoms.
June 8: Mount Independence History Program Paul Gillies, Vermont historian and attorney, presents the annual J. Robert Maguire lecture. 1:00 p.m.
June 9: Justin Smith Morrill Homestead Open House Come tour the house, stroll the trails and visit the lovely gardens. Free refreshments and dessert make this one sweet deal! 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
See history where it happened. To begin your experience visit:
FREE Admission to Vermont History Museum, Montpelier
- Saturday, June 8,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Museum features the award-winning Freedom and Unity exhibit with hands-on Vermont history from 1600 to the present day
Current Exhibit: Plowing Old Ground: Vermont's Organic Farming Pioneers
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