Flying Bald Eagle
Club mosses up close

UPCOMING PUBLIC EVENTS!

In addition to our public programs we also do private events. Email Programs@vermontmuseum.org

to schedule your own private program.

full moon hike

@Hogback MTN Scenic Overlook, w. marlboro,vt

december 9th

6:00pm

Meeting next to Vermont Distillers at the Hogback Scenic Overlook, we will trek into the forest before moonrise and take some time to experience the darkness of a chill winter's night.  We'll listen for night creatures, share some stories and finish up under the light of a rising full moon and the spectacular views of the Hogback Scenic Overlook.  Dress for cold and stay up to date on snow conditions!

get outside!

tracking walk at hogback mountain

december 28

11:00am

Tracking is a great activity for the whole family that can easily be practiced throughout the snowy months. Walk off a little of that Holiday dinner as we "chase tracks" on the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area. Plan to meet next to Vermont Distillers at the Hogback Scenic Overlook on Route 9 in Marlboro, VT.

Be sure to dress for the weather and check in on trail conditions. We will most likely go off trail and into the brush so be prepared for uneven terrain. Snowshoes may be available and donations are always appreciated.

first day hike

@Hogback MTN Scenic Overlook, w. marlboro,vt

January 1st

10:00 am

Our Annual First Day Hike will meet at the VAST lot across from VT Distillers at the Hogback Scenic Overlook. Every year we head out into the forest and try to walk off some Holiday excess while engaging in great conversation and exercise. Be sure to dress for the weather and check in on snow conditions. Snowshoes may be recommended.

Winter tree exploration

@ mountainside Center-marlboro, vt

January 7th 1:00PM

But there won't be any leaves! We'll take a closer look at trees in winter. How they survive, how they are active and how to tell them apart without leaves.

We'll stay close to the building and explore the diversity of trees at the Museum's Mountainside Center (117 Adams Cross Rd. Marlboro).  Dress for the weather and contact the Museum for information on trail conditions. Donations are appreciated.

Winter reading series #1 Silent Spring

@ the Museum

January 28th 4:00PM

The first of our three-book reading series, we will meet at the Museum to discuss this Environmental classic. Participants should read the book prior to the meeting. Contact the Whitingham Public or Pettee Memorial Libraries for help getting a copy. Refreshments will be served and the Museum will be open to explore.

beginner tracking walk

@ mountainside Center-marlboro, vt

february 4th 10:00aM

We'll meet at the Museum's Mountainside Center (117 Adams Cross Rd. Marlboro) and head out into the woods in search of tracks and sign. We'll pay special attention to the tracks of our wild canines in preparation for the Winter Reading Series meeting on the 25th.  Dress for the weather and keep an eye on snow conditions. Snowshoes may be available to borrow. Donations are appreciated.

sunset to moonrise walk

@Hogback MTN Scenic Overlook, w. marlboro,vt

february 4th

5:00pm

Meeting next to Vermont Distillers at the Hogback Scenic Overlook, we will watch the sun set in the west as the moon rises in the east. From there we will head into the forest of the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area for a pleasant walk in the moonlight. We'll listen for night creatures, discuss the dark and share some stories.  Dress for cold and stay up to date on snow conditions! Donations are appreciated.

Winter reading series #2 Of wolves and men

@ the Museum

February 25th 4:00PM

The second of our three-book reading series, we will meet at the Museum to discuss this comprehensive look at the biology of humans and large predators. Participants should read the book prior to the meeting. Contact the Whitingham Public or Pettee Memorial Libraries for help getting a copy. Refreshments will be served and the Museum will be open to explore.

sunrise walk

@ hogback scenic overlook

march 4th

6:00 am

Meeting next to Vermont Distillers at the Hogback Scenic Overlook, We will watch the sun rise over the spectacular 100 mile view and then take a casual walk through the early morning forest. Dress for the weather and stay up to date on snow conditions! Hot morning beverages will be available; donations are appreciated.

Winter reading series #3 braiding sweetgrass

@ the Museum

march 25th 4:00PM

The final installment of our three-book reading series, we will meet at the Museum to discuss this compelling account of the interplay Native Wisdom and Science. Participants should read the book prior to the meeting. Contact the Whitingham Public or Pettee Memorial Libraries for help getting a copy. Refreshments will be served and the Museum will be open to explore.

In an effort to keep connected with more of our friends and patrons, the Museum offers remote programming via the platform of your choice.  If you would like to sponsor a public livestream or schedule a private remote program contact us!  Most Museum programs are able to travel to your location.  Contact us to learn more or schedule a program.

Museum program income is a significant part of covering our operating costs.  Thank you for your continued support.