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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…

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Thoughts on Bennington Arts Weekend & Why Visitors Love Bennington


A walk around Camelot Village to see the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, a vendor reception at the BBC’s fountain park, a boy’s amazement at the sight of a tattooed man doing a head stand at the Bennington Museum’s Tattoo 2 Exhibit, the smell of popcorn and cotton candy as another First Friday came and went, music echoed throughRead the Rest…

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21st Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival Adds New Vendors and Features!

Bennington Garlicfest Aerial Pic_2015

The Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival, now in its twenty-first year, will take place at Camelot Village on September 3rd and 4th.  The two-day event was attended by nearly 15,000 people last year and has been named one of Vermont’s “Top Ten Events of the Year,” selected as a “Top Event” by Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England, and recently consideredRead the Rest…


Bennington Arts Weekend Returns with First Fridays, The Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, the Homebrew Festival, and Much More


Bennington Arts Weekend returns this year August 5 to the 7, offering more variety and venues for arts and entertainment.  The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, Better Bennington Corporation (BBC), 4Corners North, Homebrew Festival, Cultural Bennington Arts Council (CBAC), and the Craftproducers of the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival have come together to further enrich and expand Bennington Arts Weekend intoRead the Rest…

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Bennington Chamber Invites Shires Working Group and Manchester Area Businesses to July Mixer


The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce has invited the Shires Working Group and the Manchester area businesses to their next networking mixer on Wednesday, July 20th at the Bennington Project Independence (BPI) building on Harwood Hill. The Shires Working Group is a subgroup of the Regional Marketing Organization (RMO) known as the Shires of Vermont.  The Shires of Vermont RMO set upRead the Rest…