Bennington - Where Vermont Begins



BENNINGTON, VT – September 1st, 1939. Hollywood, California. The popular office of Mary Pickford. So sets the scene for Oldcastle Theatre’s latest and greatest show: THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP & AMERICA’S SWEETHEART. Travel back in time when the silent screen star and now founder of United Artists, Mary Pickford, meets with her dearest friend Charlie Chaplin. The Oldcastle Theatre makesRead the Rest…

How A Twenty-Something Intern Survived His First Garlic Fest


BENNINGTON, VT – I’ll start of with this, I’m a sucker for an adventure. Adventure with music? Check. Adventure with music and food?? Double check. Adventure with music, food, and booze??? I’m sure you know what the answer to that one is. So when I was asked to report on the 21st annual Garlic Festival I was all in. BeingRead the Rest…

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Garlicfest Soars To New Heights in 2016 with Over 15,000 in Attendance

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The 21st Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival soared to record-breaking heights this past Labor Day Weekend on the grounds of Camelot Village.  With beautiful weather and over 100 volunteers helping the festival run smoothly, the two gates saw well over 15,000 people attend. Gates opened at 10am on both Saturday and Sunday and attendees ate garlic, shopped, strolled among the over 200 vendors, listened to eight liveRead the Rest…

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Garlicfest Looks To Be A Model Event


The 21st Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival roars into town September 3 and 4 of Labor Day weekend this year.  The gates open at 10am on both Saturday and Sunday and attendees are encouraged to shop, eat, drink, stroll, listen to good music and enjoy themselves! As Garlicfest has grown over the years, now with crowds reaching 15,000 over the twoRead the Rest…

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Bennington Chamber & CAT-TV Series, “Bennington Made” Named Top 5 Finalist for National Chamber Innovation Award


“Bennington Made,” a local series developed by The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce and CAT-TV was named as a Top 5 Finalist in the 3rd Annual Chamber Innovation Award Competition. “Bennington Made” will be featured alongside the other four finalists in the 2016 edition of Chambers of Inspiration, scheduled for release this fall. The Bennington Made entry titled, “Lights, Camera,Read the Rest…