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.
Ages: Grades 6-12 Spend the afternoon exploring in the SVAC studios when school is closed. We will meet five times in January and February. This class is open to all. New students are welcome. Students from the fall class are also welcome to re-enroll and will be able to work on new projects–drawing, painting, and working with clay, wool, plaster and other three-dimensional materials. Geared for grades six and up, these classes will include both projects designed by the teacher and opportunities for students to work individually on projects and with materials that interest them. Masks required; registration limited to allow for physical distancing. We are currently planning for an in-person class and will shift to Zoom if necessary. If there is a switch, anyone who has registered will have the option either to withdraw–if they do not want to take on online class–and receive a refund for the remaining classes OR to stay for the remaining Zoom-based classes at a reduced rate. SVAC will also refund families if there are unexpected changes in your children’s schools’ plans that make attendance impossible. Scholarships available. Please contact Erin for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 802.367.1306.
Ages: Open to ages 13-19 Find a fun-loving approach to yoga via Zoom! Learn to express yourself through beautiful postures. Gain flexibility, strength, and balance in a vinyasa (flow) based practice designed to heal the body and calm the mind. Together we will explore the fundamentals of yoga, find awareness of breath and body, and practice mindfulness. Let’s begin this new journey together! Scholarships are available. Please contact Erin at 802.367.1306 or email@example.com. From beginners to experienced, all yogis are invited to grow and renew. All you need is a mat! Open to ages 13-19. Charlotte took her first class when she was eleven. It was love at first vinyasa! After a few years of practicing, playing, and lots of encouragement from wonderful teachers, she signed up for a yoga teacher training program when she was fourteen. She’s been teaching ever since, and now at sixteen Charlotte has a passion for teaching and learning new forms of this practice.
Instructor: Andrea Myklebust Dates: Wednesdays from January 27 – February 17 Time: 7 – 9 p.m. Cost: SVAC Member: $150; Non-Member: $175 Ages 14 – Adult Four Wednesday evenings via Zoom. This class explores the ancient art of twined weaving. Using a kit provided by the instructor, students will learn how to warp a twining loom and how to finger-weave woolen weft materials to create an intricately patterned bag. Twining is an ancient art form with variations developed by human cultures around the globe. In addition to our group class time, the instructor will provide downloadable course materials, and schedule one-on-one sessions with students to provide individual instruction and troubleshooting. Limited scholarships available. Class fee includes $45 for materials. Shipping costs, if necessary due to the student’s location or preference, will be paid by the student. Please contact us with questions about shipping or any other aspect of the class: firstname.lastname@example.org or 802.367.1306.