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Must-Attend May Events in the Champlain Valley

As the vibrant hues of spring sweep across Vermont, May ushers in a flurry of activities and events throughout Northwest Vermont. From community clean-ups to local shopping events, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Keep reading to discover the local happenings in the region.

Volunteer for Green Up Day

Kick off the month by joining the statewide tradition of Green Up Day on May 4th. Take part in this noble endeavor to clean up your local community, from neighborhood roads to waterways. Gather your friends, grab your green up bags, and make a positive impact on the environment while helping your community.

Green Up Day Information

Sip and Shop at Shore Acres 

Experience the ultimate blend of local artisanal charm and lakefront elegance at Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant, where you can indulge in expertly crafted cocktails while perusing a curated selection of gifts from talented local artisans. Treat yourself or find the perfect gift for Mom amidst the stunning backdrop of the Lake Champlain. 

Event Information

Attend a Flower Farming Workshop

Throughout May, immerse yourself in the world of blooms at Horsford Nursery in Charlotte, Vermont. Explore events and workshops where you can purchase new flowers and glean insights from experts on everything from planning to harvest in flower farming.

See event schedule

Support Your Local Farmers Market 

Celebrate the return of Vermont's local farmers markets throughout May. Saturdays are perfect for supporting local farmers, artisans, and vendors while indulging in fresh produce, crafts, and community vibes. Explore popular markets like the Champlain Islands Farmers Market, Burlington Farmers Market, and Northwest Farmers Market.

Find a Local Farmer's Market

Attend the First Concert at Snow Farm Vineyard

Cap the month off with an unforgettable musical experience at Snow Farm Vineyard's inaugural summer concert on May 30th. Let loose to the tunes of Sticks and Stones amidst the picturesque backdrop of South Hero, Vermont. Mark your calendars for an evening of wine, music, and merriment.

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Whether you're lending a hand to green up the environment or indulging in the arts and flavors of the region, May promises a feast for the senses and enriching moments to cherish. Embrace the spring season and make the most of these vibrant offerings in your corner of the Green Mountain State. 

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