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Coming In December: Life Drawing For Artists at VTica

posted Friday, September 28, 2012
Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts offers three-hour evening sessionis at the VTica Gallery in Chester, VT.

Having More Fun And Getting Better Pictures With Your Digital SLR Camera

posted Friday, September 28, 2012
Chester photographer Lew Watters is again teaching a fun and informative class this fall at the River Valley Technical Center in Springfield beginning October 9. Students who have taken this class come away with a knowledge and familiarity using some of the advanced features found on their digital SLR camera.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Presents An Exciting Writing Workshop

posted Friday, September 28, 2012
What do King Arthur, Luke Skywalker, Harriet Tubman, and Harry Potter have in common? They all have a great story to tell. But it's more than an exciting narrative: each of them has been on an archetypical journey - a heroic exploration, full of adventure, fraught with risk, and ultimately rich with reward.

Lost Mine Trail Work & Trail Exploration Day, Sept. 29

posted Thursday, September 27, 2012
Please join the Chester Conservation Committee (CCC) for a morning of trail stewardship on Chester's Lost Mine Trail, or simply come out and enjoy a hike on this popular local trail.

The 3rd Annual Big Buzz Chainsaw Carving Festival

posted Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Please join us for this year's Big Buzz Chainsaw Carving Festival. This is what Fall in Vermont is all about trees, colorful leaves and creativity.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Presents Movie Night - Projections: Reel to Real Conversation

posted Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Waste Land will be viewed, hosted by conversationalist Jon Bliss. Waste Land follows artist Vik Muniz as he journeys to Rio de Janeiro's Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest garbage dump. There he photographs an eclectic band of "catadores" self-designated pickers of recyclable materials.

Artist Talk With Karen Kamenetzky At VTica this Saturday

posted Saturday, September 15, 2012
In this Artist Talk, Karen Kamenetzky will cover her inspirations, techniques as well as her process of creating a piece from start to finish. Learn more about her densely stitched wall hangings that are based on microscopic/cellular imagery.

St. Luke's Annual Tag Sale - Saturday, September 22

posted Friday, September 14, 2012
St. Luke's Annual Tag Sale coincides with Chester's Fall Festival on the Green, Saturday September 22. Beginning at 8 am through 3 pm everything imaginable will be available for a modest price.

Ballet Academy In Chester Announces Open House Tuesday, Sept. 18th

posted Monday, September 10, 2012
The Fish Diette Academy of Ballet in Chester, VT announces their annual fall registration open house commencing Tuesday, September 18th from 4:00-6:00pm at the studio located at 159 High Street in Chester.

Operation Christmas Child Workshop at St. Luke's

posted Thursday, September 6, 2012
An Operation Christmas Child workshop will be held on Friday, September 14, from 1-4pm, in Willard Hall at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Main Street in Chester.

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