Weekend Wednesdays: July 11 to the 13


Weekend Wednesdays final

There are lots of things to do as a family this summer weekend…

Friday July 11, 2014

Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival:

It is the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival at Stoweflake Resort in Stowe. The Festival begins at 4 pm on Friday. An event for all ages. One of Vermont’s most popular summer celebrations includes a children’s corner, live band, great food and drink, balloon launches, and tethers!

25 of the country’s most prominent balloon experts launch as follows:

  • Friday 6:30pm
  • Saturday 6:30am and 6:30pm
  • Saturday 6:30am

Tethered rides on the hot-air balloons will be available for $10 per person. Call for flight pricing.

Admission for the evening festival events is $10 | children 12 and under free | A small fee applies for some children’s activities.

For more information: www.stoweflake.com/balloon

Saturday July 12, 2014

Garden Tea Party At Shelburne Farms:

From 1 pm to 3 pm. Bring your family to enjoy the colorful, fragrant gardens at the Inn at Shelburne Farms! After you go on a treasure hunt adventure you will learn to make your own tea bags and enjoy some tea and tasty treats.

Cost: Member: $20/adult & child, $6 each additional child | Non-member: $22/$7

For More Information: www.shelburnefarms.org

Sunday July 13, 2014

Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge:

The Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge is annual statewide outside scavenger hunt designed to encourage kids and families to get outside this summer. Participants just have to download a score sheet,venture around the state, participate in a variety of fun outdoor activities for which they receive points.

Once you accumulate 250 points—you win a VIP gold coin good for free day entry into Vermont State Parks for the rest of the season and for the entire next season!

Cost: Free

For More Information: www.vtstateparks.com/htm/venturevt.htm


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