Bennington - Where Vermont Begins

Ich bin ein Oktoberfester! Translation: I am an Oktoberfester


BENNINGTON, VT – It’s that time of year again when the beautiful foliage of fall takes over your photostream. Aside from the seasonal upswing in your Instagram feeds of apple cider, corn mazes, pumpkin and apple picking – there is this other phenomenon known as OKTOBERFEST. Last Saturday at Colgate park the Norshaft Lions Club held their 6th annual Oktoberfest.Read the Rest…

Pumpkin Spice Up Your Fall When You Visit Bennington!


BENNINGTON, VT –  Autumn is upon us and that means so is everyone’s appetite for all things pumpkin spice!  If you’re visiting, stopping in, or live in Bennington here are some of our best places to stop and get your pumpkin spice (and other fall flavors) on! Madison Brewing – With the launch of their new “Harvest Pumpkin Ale” thisRead the Rest…



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…