HOW TO SPEND LESS THAN $30 AT THESE LOCATIONS ON YOUR VISIT TO THE SHIRES
SHAKING YOUR SHAMROCK IN THE SOUTH SHIRE OF VERMONT
One of the things most Vermonters pride themselves on is their thrifty and frugal nature (fiscally responsible is what we like to say). In any event, if you're traveling through and are looking to create some new adventures but are hard pressed for cash, here are some of our hidden secret gems for a good price! Looking for some inexpensive ways to make some memories? Have no fear, the chamber is here, and we’ve got the hotspots to saving money and spending time in the beautiful mountains of Vermont.
SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK 2017: YOUR CHECKLIST FOR THE BEST DEALS
Not all of us can make it back to the homeland to celebrate St. Patty’s Day; with that in mind come check out all that's happening in the Southern Shire of Vermont instead! Perhaps it's our strong lineage of Irish blood here or because our hills, creeks and appreciation of hand-crafted beer mirrors that of the Emerald Isle, but we do enjoy this special time of year - a day to celebrate the coming of spring, a close-knit community rich with family ties, and of course, all things Irish!
FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK: WINTER ADVENTURES AND APRES AWESOME
Join us as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during our annual Spring Restaurant Week February 25th- March 4th. Our area restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals and promotions for only $20.17 in honor of the New Year! To help create some background, we the Chamber will be promoting the restaurants deals of the week.
OLD CINEMA COMES BACK TO LIFE AT OLDCASTLE THEATRE
We’ve had SO much snow this month we’re starting to re-think peak. Kidding of course, but this winter’s amazing! It feels like old school Vermont and is the best way to celebrate vacation week. Out in front of us (and you!) are epic skiing and riding, lots of live music, fun stuff for kids, and après so good you’ll wish it would snow until April.
MAC & CHEESE COOK OFF? YES...YES...YES!
Lights! Camera! Action! For the first time in decades, the Oldcastle Theatre is bringing movies back to Main Street in Bennington, Vermont. Every Thursday at 7 pm Oldcastle is hosting classic movie nights on their newly installed movie equipment and it’s all only $5 per person...
FIND YOUR VALENTINE SPOT IN THE SHIRES
There are two things in this life that we hold near and dear...macaroni and cheese. When combined there is no resisting the splendor of this dish. Bennington's Winter Farmers Market is hosting this cook off and should be awarded some sort of prize for this delicious cheesey mac cook off.
DO YOU WANT TO HAVE A SUPER "SUPER BOWL"? GO HERE...
Let’s face it...Your loved one is tired of the same restaurant every week. It’s time to change it up, and luckily, we the Chamber have an array of places to choose from to make your Valentines’ Day that much better.
DON'T GIVE UP ON YOUR RESOLUTION! THIS PLAYLIST WILL SAVE YOU!!!
Super Bowl Sunday in the Bennington Area is as important in American Culture as the Fourth of July, motherhood & apple pie (Okay, maybe not motherhood).
THE CHAMBER & CAT-TV LAUNCH A NEW SHOW "BENNINGTON TOMORROW"
Your local Anytime Fitness and The Chamber have teamed up to give you 17 songs to jump-start your workouts and to keep the tush in gear.
CHURCH CHRISTMAS MASS & SERVICE SCHEDULE
In Episode 1 our co-hosts Matt Harrington & Joe Frey visit the Bennington Early Childhood Center, discuss the Chamber's 2020 Vision, and talk with Will Gardner, Chamber Event Organizer for the Wings & Winter Homebrew Festival.
HIS & HER GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
Here is a list of church Christmas services in the Bennington Area. We hope this helps you this busy holiday season!
UNIQUE GIFT IDEAS FROM BENNINGTON FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
There are so many fun shops and gift ideas in Bennington area so we put together a fun list of items for that special “Him” or “Her” in your life this holiday season.
SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Looking for that unique gift for that special someone this holiday season? Here are great samples of the unique, quality products that you can get right here in Bennington, Vermont.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAY'S CELEBRATION
The Better Bennington organization might have said it best, “When the holiday season rolls around we all hold fast to personal sentiments that make the season so special to each one of us.”
THE JUICY DETAILS ON THE BEST BURGERS IN THE BENNINGTON AREA
The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce and the Vermont Veteran’s Home invite locals and visitors to participate in “Bennington’s Home for the Holidays Celebration."
RESTAURANT WEEK FALLS INTO BENNINGTON
Nothing says traditional Americana-slash-New England than a good ol' fashioned hamburger. Right in the backyard of where the nation was founded, you'll find some tasty, juicy burgs sure to warm your belly (and soul).
BUSINESS & LEGISLATION 2017
The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce invites locals and visitors to participate in the second Restaurant Week of the year.
ICH BIN EIN OKTOBERFESTER! TRANSLATION: I AM AN OKTOBERFESTER
This past week we had the pleasure of hosting our annual legislative luncheon, something we’ve rebranded as Business and Legislation.
PUMPKIN SPICE UP YOUR FALL WHEN YOU VISIT BENNINGTON
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.
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!