Stowe Trails Partnership and Stowe Vibrancy: B3 Festival
June 14: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Block Party, Park Street. Live music, food and drink tastings and sales.
6:30 p.m. Critical Mass Ride, Park Street to kick-off party at Piecasso.
June 15: 4 to 7 p.m. Stowe Cider hosts gathering with live music, cider flights and fun.
All weekend: Free group rides from (and back to) participating venues; rides for all levels.
Vermont Renaissance Faire
June 22 and 23: Fourth annual. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Costumes welcome. Under 6 and parking free.
20+ performance troupes; music, dance, medieval and Viking encampments, horseback archery, equestrian games, joust, aerial acrobatics. 70+ artisans and craft vendors, Groennfell Meadery, food, crafts, and more. Vermont-based Wolfgaard Productions, LLC.
Mayo Farm Events Field, 80 Weeks Hill Road. Tickets at the door or vtgatherings.com/vtrennfaire.
Stowe Brewers Festival 2019
Fifth annual. At Stowe Events Field. Advance tickets: $39 (incudes 15 samples and tasting glass). $45 at door, if available. $20 designated driver tickets. 21+, no children or pets (service animals welcome).
June 28: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Karaoke Kontest by Top Hat Entertainment.
June 29: noon to 4 p.m. The Village Idiots.
June 29: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. River Road Blues Band.
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa: 2019 Stoweflake Balloon Festival
July 5 and 6: 4 p.m. Gates open. Approximately 20 hot-air balloons, family activities, live entertainment, local food, beer and wine garden.
$10 admission; under 12 and Stoweflake guests free. $10 for tethered ride. Rides $300 per person, weather permitting and at discretion of pilot; advance reservations required. 253-7355, stoweflake.com/balloon.
The Cheese Ball
July 19 to 20: Music and arts festival by Cheesehead Records; 20+ musical acts from New England and beyond. The Woods Lodge, 900 Bull Run Road. Benjamin Burr, 279-6473, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mallery Farm: Carolan Festival
13th annual; people who play, listen, sing, or dance to the music of Turlough O’Carolan (167001738), Irish harper and composer.
June 14: 6:30 p.m. Potluck picnic. 7:30 p.m. Music.
June 15: 9:30 a.m. doors open; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Donation ($10, $20 family; pay what you can, cash or check only. Bring lunch; meals can be purchased.
June 16: 10 a.m. Cleanup, potluck brunch and free session.
The Mallery Farm, 108 Norton Road. carolanfestvt.com.