Let’s look ahead to what’s in store for November and December of 2014. Check out the Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce’s complete calendar for more information on Southern Vermont events.
Okemo Valley Events: November 2014
Hear notable Vermont authors speak at the First Universalist Parish in Chester, VT. This event takes place every Sunday in November at 2 pm! For more information, visit Misty Valley Books’ website.
On November 7th, see Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame singer Mavis Staples Bellows Falls! Enjoy a rockin’ night of music, and perhaps stop at a restaurant along the way.
Movie night! Watch UP in Ludlow, VT on November 8th. Fun for the whole family!
On November 15th (and 22nd), taste Plymouth Cheese at the Vermont Country Store in Rockingham from 12-3 pm. That same evening, enjoy Celtic music in Ludlow’s Town Hall Auditorium ($15).
Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers raise the roof on November 16th at the Gethsemane Church in Proctorsville – walking distance from Golden Stage Inn. Bed and breakfast guests can enjoy this blend of blues, soul and funk for $10.
It’s time to look forward to ski trips in Vermont! OMS Ski Swap takes place November 21-23 at the Clocktower Base of Okemo Mountain Ski Resort. Buy and sell new and used ski gear.
On November 23rd, Vermont is the place for holiday travels! The Santa Express leaves from Bellows Falls to “The North Pole” at 9:30 am, 1:15 pm and 5 pm. Great fun for the family, and to get in the Christmas spirit. There are other ways to celebrate the season as well – Billings Farm in Woodstock, VT offers Wagon Rides every weekend in November ($14 for adults, $8 for kids 5-15). Thanksgiving weekend happens at Billings Farm the following weekend, on November 29th.
Okemo Valley Events: December 2014
Think snow, skiing, and holiday season! Lots of Christmas events, holiday shopping, and getting ready for the upcoming winter snow…
December 6th – Coolidge Holiday Open House from 10-4 in Plymouth, VT. Enjoy sleigh rides, crafts, lunch, music and more at this historic site. On the same day, check out Christmas in Weston, VT! Voted a top ten winter event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. That evening, enjoy colonial cocktails and food with Corin Hirsh at the Inn at Weathersfield.
On December 13th, two authors will talk about their books at the Vermont Country Stores in both Weston and Rockingham. Later on, celebrate Christmas in Mount Holly with a visit from Santa, refreshments, Christmas carols and plays.
New Years Eve on Star Lake is a wonderful event happening not far from Golden Stage Inn. Every year, people gather at Star Lake for skating, a bonfire, and fireworks.
We hope this brief calendar of events helps as you plan your holiday travels, your ski trips, and your Vermont vacation! If you plan to visit Vermont in November or December, don’t forget to check out our discounted rates with the “I Hate Malls!” package from November 4th through December 15th.