In its second year, the weeklong celebration of the arts returns July 20-28. Events take place all over town, encouraging locals and visitors alike to sample the vibrant arts of Stowe, while moving across the canvas of summer. A calendar of events follows below.
Saturday, July 20
4 to 6 p.m. “Exposed,” outdoor sculpture opening festival, Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St. Free.
7 p.m. Judy Collins in Concert, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive.
7:30 p.m. “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Stowe Theatre Guild, Town Hall Theatre, second floor, 67 Main St.
9 p.m. Saturday Night Cinema on the Lawn.
Sunday, July 21
Noon to 9 p.m. Weekends on the Green. Family, food and games. Spruce Peak Village Center. Free.
4:30 p.m. Contemporary Service. Taryn Noelle, featured soloist. Stowe Community Church, 137 Main Street. Free.
5:30 p.m. Gates open. 7 to 9 p.m. Music in the Meadow: Bumper Jacksons. Stowe Performing Arts, Trapp Family Lodge. Free.
Monday, July 22
6 p.m. Peter Miller, photographer. Stowe Free Library, 90 Pond Street. Free.
6 p.m. Staged reading of “Eight Nights.” Jewish Community of Greater Stowe, 1189 Cape Cod Road. Donations collected for HIAS (“Welcome the Stranger, Protect the Refugee”).
Tuesday, July 23: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Get Colorful: Tie-Dying with The Recycle and Repurpose Artist Cooperative LLC. Free. Stowe Parks & Recreation, 336 Park St.
6 to 7p.m. Stowe Performing Arts: Gazebo Concert: The Ukululus.
90 Pond St. Free.
Wednesday, July 24
3 to 4:30 p.m. Stowe Land Trust Watercolor Hike. Meet at Kirchner Woods, Taber Hill Road. Free.
7 to 9 p.m. Stowe Jewish Film Festival: Sammy Davis Junior, I’ve Gotta Be Me. Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive.
Thursday, July 25
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Stan Marc Wright and his Art School in Brownsville.” Stowe Historical Society, 90 School St. Free.
Noon to 8 p.m. Warren Miller Film Festival, Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, 1 S. Main St.
Noon to 9 p.m. Weekends on the Green, Artisan Market, Spruce Peak Village Center.
2 to 3 p.m. The Met Opera Encore in HD: La Boehme (Puccini), Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive.
5 to 8 p.m. Stowe Vibrancy, Art on Park. Music by Scott Forrest.
Friday, July 26
5 to 6:30 p.m. Exploring Water Exhibition Reception, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive.
5 to 7 p.m. Stowe Gallery Walkabout. Pick up map and begin at any gallery: Helen Day Art Center, Northwood Gallery, Robert Paul Galleries, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center Gallery, Stowe Craft Remarkable Home West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park.
Saturday, July 27
4 to 6 p.m. Photographers Workroom Reception. 2313 West Hill Road.
8:15 p.m. Stowe Parks and Recreation: Family Night in the Park: “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” Memorial Park, 336 Park St. $5 adult, $3 youth and seniors. stowerec.org.
Sunday, July 28
9:30 a.m. Traditional Service, featuring grand piano and pipe organ duets. Stowe Community Church, 137 Main St. Free.