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.
INSTRUCTOR: MICHELLE COX MONDAY, APRIL 25 – MONDAY, JUNE 6 (MONDAYS FOR 6 WEEKS • SKIPS MEMORIAL DAY) 3:30 – 5 P.M. Member: $160; Non-Member: $195 Open to children in grades 5 – 8 Students will participate in theater games, improvisation, dramatic play and scene work–in a fun, non-competitive environment. Gain confidence in actor instincts and choices. Class will be outdoors as much as weather allows. Scholarships available. Please contact Erin Kaufman 802.367.1306 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo credit: Maria French
INSTRUCTOR: CARISSA BELLANDO FRIDAY, APRIL 29 – FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2022 (EVERY FRIDAY FOR SIX WEEKS) 9 – 10:30 A.M. SVAC Member: $130; Non-Member: $150 Introduction to Prenatal Yoga is a six-week series that will allow you to begin to build the strength, flexibility, and confidence needed for labor and birth. These 90-minute classes will give you an opportunity to connect with your baby, strengthening the bond you share together as you travel on this journey to birth. No prior knowledge of yoga is needed. All levels and trimesters are welcome. You will need a yoga mat, bolster (or firm couch cushion), two yoga blocks (available on Amazon and elsewhere for less than $10), and two blankets. Recommendations and purchasing links are available upon request. Please contact Erin with questions: email@example.com or (802) 367-1306. Carissa Bellando is a dancer, professor, choreographer, and yoga instructor, certified and specializing in Prenatal Yoga. She brings her love of movement to the mat to connect mind and body through Asana and Imagery. Her classes are designed to guide women through movement, strengthening the bonds they have with their babies, while preparing themselves physically and mentally for labor, birth, and beyond.
INSTRUCTOR: TROY WUNDERLE Join Troy Wunderle for an interactive circus adventure. Are you a parent who’s always wanted to learn to juggle? It’s not too late! Are you a child who wants to see her parents try to walk on stilts? Circus Day is your opportunity for all this and more–clown around together, get some new skills and make spectacular memories to treasure. (Children are also welcome without their grownups.) This workshop will run outdoors, weather permitting. Scholarships are available. Reduced rates for large families are available. Troy Wunderle is a former international performer with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. For the past 24 years, he has toured throughout the United States as a freelance performer and employee of Vermont’s own Circus Smirkus. His antics have been featured on the Disney channel, The Today Show, Martha Stewart, Chronicle, Fetch, Fox and Friends and Americas Funniest Home Videos. Troy is the founder of Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures and the Artistic Director of Circus Smirkus. He spent six years as Director of Clowning for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Troy is a juried artist through the Vermont State Arts Council.