Manchester, Vermont is an historic town located at the foot of Mount Equinox along Route 7, and is one of two shire towns (county seats) of Bennington County - the other is the town of Bennington.
Manchester Village, an incorporated village, and Manchester Center are settlement centers within the town.
Manchester has a wide variety of choices for your visit to Vermont, from luxury Manchester VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Manchester. Stay in town and walk to dining and shopping; choose out of town for mountain vistas and pastoral surroundings. Restaurants in Manchester offer extensive choices from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants.
Manchester offers a unique blend of New England charm, style, arts & culture, and is a popular four-season tourist destination for Vermont vacations.
The area offers exquisite Vermont fall foliage and hosts a number of Fall Festivals. Art lovers will enjoy the many galleries and a stay would not be complete without a visit to Hildene, the Lincoln family home.
Enjoy challenging golf and legendary fly fishing during the warmer months, skiing during the winter at nearby Stratton Mountain Resort or Bromley Mountain. Manchester shopping is a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Manchester has a lot to offer. The town's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Manchester VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Manchester conferences of various sizes. With a variety of venues from which to choose, all surrounded by the magnificent Green Mountains, Manchester can be the perfect location to host your event.
For kids in grades 5 & 6. Students will build a solid acting foundation while working with other young actors in a safe, fun and non-competitive atmosphere. We will work to sharpen acting skills and create characters through improvisational games and scenes. This is a great class to gain confidence in actor instincts and choices. Class will be outdoors as much as weather allows and will run according to Department of Health guidelines for COVID-19 risk management. Scholarships available. Please contact Erin Kaufman at 802.367.1306 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Design and build your own one-of-a-kind paper lantern. Get ready for Halloween–add/or prepare to transform any evening into a marvel. Using simple materials – natural willow and reed, wet-strength tissue paper and glue – we will build a three-dimensional framework, clad it in translucent paper, and illuminate our creations. This project is suitable for individual makers and also works great as a team project. Ages 8 – adult. $10 materials fee additional. Andrea Myklebust and her husband Stanton Sears have completed more than sixty sculptural projects at sites across the United States since they began working together in 1993, and they recently relocated their studio from rural Wisconsin to Southern Vermont. They create art which connects people to places.
The health and safety of our MORE THAN PINK Walk participants is of the utmost importance and because of that we have made the decision to make the event virtual this year. Registration is now FREE and the virtual celebration of your fundraising efforts will take place on October 24, 2020. Please join us to #WalkWhereYouAre.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is happy to welcome back Middlebury College Professor Matthew Dickinson to talk about what's at stake in the 2020 elections. November’s election will determine control of the presidency, Senate and possibly the House. How will the pandemic affect the results? This talk analyzes how this fall’s elections are similar to previous ones… and how they are likely to differ. Registration for the talk is $15 per person in advance. For more information or to register, please call 802-867-0111 or visit our website at greenmtnacademy.org.
We are excited to host SVAC’s 2020 Halloween on the Hill. This year’s activities will include: Costume contest & parade, Magic show by Tom Joyce, Performances by Taconic Music, Carved pumpkin display/contest, Spooky story time. More info coming soon! This year’s event will be by registration only and will follow all current COVID-19 safety guidelines.