Music & Arts

Get ready for singing, dancing, instruments, crafts, and so much more as children and families explore their artistic side!

  • Catamount Arts

    115 Eastern Ave. St. Johnsbury Vermont 05819

    For more than 40 years, Catamount Arts has worked to make the arts a fundamental part of community life.The only full-service arts center in northeastern Vermont, Catamount Arts has grown to be the cultural, entertainment, and arts home for 40,000 visitors each year. Catamount Arts now offers foreign, independent, and classic films; exhibitions by local and regional artists; live music, dance, and theater performances; summer camps and arts education programming for children; a regional box office for more than 40 organizations; and a gathering space for community events. We’re also the proud producers of the KCP Presents Performing Arts Series, bringing world-class professional performances to Vermont’s rural Northeast Kingdom; First Night North, one of only two family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year’s Eve performing arts festivals in Vermont; Circus Smirkus in St. Johnsbury; the EPIC Music Program and the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more than 40 years, Catamount Arts has worked to make the arts a fundamental part of community life.

    802-748-2600   Toll Free: 1-888-757-5559 www.catamountarts.org
  • Circus Smirkus

    1 Circus Road, Greensboro, VT 05841

    Circus Smirkus is a nonprofit arts and education organization based in Greensboro, Vermont. Our mission is to promote the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus, and to inspire youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts. Since 1987, Circus Smirkus has been bringing the transforming power of the circus arts to people of all ages through three principal programs: Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour, Circus Smirkus Camp, and Circus Smirkus School Residencies

    802-533-7443   http://www.smirkus.org/
  • Cobleigh Public Library

    14 Depot St, Lyndonville, VT 05851

    The Cobleigh Public Library is an inviting community center, which provides programs, services, books and materials, public space, and information to all residents in the Lyndon area. The library connects people of all ages with opportunities to explore personal growth and develop a life long love of reading.

    802-626-5475   www.cobleighlibrary.org
  • East Burke Community Library

    386 VT-114, PO Box 309, East Burke, VT 05832

    The library is under the care of librarian Charlotte Downes, who oversees activities and special events, as well as the selection of new books. The East Burke Community Library currently has the best collection of current fiction authors at a small library in northeastern Vermont. Library activities include reading groups, craft groups, discussion groups and a children’s reading hour. Current library hours are: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9 am to 2 pm; Saturday: 9 am to noon
    www.facebook.com/East-Burke-Community-Library-1553519911639409/

  • Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium

    1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

    The Mission of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium is to inspire appreciation for our place in the natural world and to motivate our stewardship of a healthy planet. Inside the classic Victorian building, you’ll find a dazzling array of animals and artifacts, dolls and tools, shells and fossils, and much more! Take a trip through the cosmos in Vermont’s only public planetarium. A full calendar of events, workshops, lectures and field programs invites everyone to explore the nature of our world.

  • Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series

    143 Parks Road St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    For the second time, the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series will activate the Stephen Huneck Gallery at Dog Mountain—a bucolic, dog-friendly, 150-acre space spot in the center of a former industrial area that is now a center for joy and healing—to drive economic activity, bring the community together, and elevate community pride. The concert series occurs from July 1 – September 16, 2018. In the event of rain or thunderstorms, concerts will be moved indoors to the Fenton Chester Arena located at 145 College Rd, Lyndon Center, VT 05850. Contact is Molly Stone, 802-748-2600, ext. 106, mstone@KCPpresents.org.

    802-748-2600, ext. 106   http://concerts.levittamp.org/stjohnsbury
  • Lyndon Area Chamber of Commerce

    PO Box 886, Lyndonville, VT 05851

    The Lyndon Area Chamber of Commerce serves communities within the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and its border towns. It can provide you with information on vacationing, business and residential relocation, activities and of course, those world famous covered bridges. Resources are available on their website and at their year-round information center in the Lyndon Freighthouse on Route 5 in Lyndonville.

    802-626-9696   www.lyndonvermont.com
  • NEK Chamber of Commerce

    2000 Memorial Drive, Suite 11, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    For those visiting the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the Northeast Kingdom Chamber web site is a great resource to find information on attractions, lodging, dining and the region. Recognized in international and national travel guides, the Northeast Kingdom is a wonderful place to visit year-round, whether you want to bike Kingdom Trails, ski Burke Mountain and Jay Peak, shop in our downtowns, swim in our pristine lakes or visit our many museums. We can help you plan a visit to the Northeast Kingdom! The Northeast Kingdom Chamber is your one-stop chamber for information on Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.

    802-748-3678   http://nekchamber.com/
  • The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

    1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, a legacy of the Fairbanks family, is a private, nonprofit public library and art gallery located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. A monument of the 19th century belief in learning, the Athenaeum was founded by Horace Fairbanks as a culture center for the town – a true “athenaeum,” providing a free public library and art gallery, as well as a host for numerous educational events. Storytimes offered are Acorn Club Story Time (4+ years old) Fridays 10:30 a.m. and Toddler Time Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.

    802-748-8291   www.stjathenaeum.org
  • Vermont Children’s Theater

    2283 Darling Hill Rd; Lyndonville, Vermont 05851

    The Vermont Children’s Theater provides the children in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with a practical introduction to theatre, developing theatrical technique, self-confidence and personal responsibility regardless of their ability to pay. Each summer, local children perform three musicals, starting with the youngest group in early July, and culminating with the high school actors in a Broadway musical in late July. Advanced tickets are available through Catamount Arts (www.catamountarts.org).
    The theater is located in a converted barn on Darling Hill, with a gorgeous view of Willoughby Gap.
    This year’s performance schedule is as follows. “Seussical!, Kids” will be performed on June 28, 29, and 30 at 7 p.m. and on July 1 at 2 p.m. “Xanadu, Junior” will be performed on July 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. and July 15 at 2 p.m. “In The Heights” will be performed on July 26, 27, and 28 at 7 p.m. and July 29 at 2 p.m.