There are lots of things to do as a family this summer weekend…
Friday July 18, 2014
The Cat in the Hat @ St. Michael’s Playhouse:
From the moment his tall, red-and-white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. The show begins at 12 pm and tickets cost $10. The playhouse is located in the McCarthy Arts Center on the campus of Saint Michael’s College.
There are additional shows on Saturday the 19th at 10 am and on Sunday the 20th at 10 am and 12 pm.
For more information: academics.smcvt.edu/playhouse/kids.htm
Saturday July 20, 2014
Root Beer Float Day @ ECHO:
Vermont’s BrewFest has partnered with ECHO to establish a Root Beer Float Day to coincide and complement this year’s Brew Fest! All families are welcome to visit ECHO on Saturday July 19, 2014, for Root Beer Float day.
Enjoy root beer floats in a commemorative, color-changing ECHO cup on the Dealer.com Terrace overlooking beautiful Lake Champlain. While you are here, take the time to explore the live animals and hands-on exhibitions located throughout the aquarium and science center. Build fantastic structures with Keva Planks which is Echo’s current traveling exhibit. Inside the exhibit hall explore a 21’ vintage Airstream trailer turned into a mobile architecture classroom! In addition to Vermont’s own Rookies Root Beer and Island Ice Cream, ECHO’s award-winning caterer Sugarsnap, will fire up the grill with delectable farm-to-table picnic fare.
Cost: Adults $13.50 | Seniors & College Students $11.50 |Children ages 3-17 $10.50 |Under 2 FREE
Use this coupon for $2 off admission to ECHO for each person in your party (up to a party of 6!). Good from July 18 through July 31. Picnic fare and root beer floats are in addition to ECHO admission.
For More Information: www.echovermont.org
Sunday July 13, 2014
Circus-palooza @ Shelburne Museum:
The greatest show on earth comes to Shelburne Museum. Circus-palooza is a circus-themed extravaganza for the whole family. The event features aerial acts, carnival games and performances throughout the day. Under the Big Top there will be three shows by former Cirque du Soleil aerialists, contortionists and world renowned jugglers from Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures. Circus-palooza starts at 10 a.m. and runs through 4 p.m. The non-stop fun celebrates the museum’s circus collection, which features two miniature circuses – one of them 500-feet long – and rare, early circus posters.
Cost: $22 adults | $10 children || Vermonters $11 adults, $5 children; Musueum Members and children under 4 free
For More Information: www.shelburnemuseum.org