Vermont Weekend Happenings

Published 01/24 2014 01:51PM

Updated 01/24 2014 01:53PM

Here is a list of some events taking place in Vermont this weekend.

Frostival is in Montpelier. Balmy for the 5k race this year!  Plus ample dance and yoga. for Heat:

Ski for Heat is Sunday! Help heating assistance programs by xc skiing, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, & riding!

Vermont Vaudeville
Jan. 25, Plainfield
An all-ages show that features local talent and world-touring professionals performing circus, comedy, magic, puppetry, music and more. Every show is different, and everyone is welcome!

Tim Eriksen and the Trio de Pumpkintown
Jan. 25, Randolph
The Trio performs love songs of the sea, fiddle tunes, ballads, shape-note and Celtic gospel. Much of their music comes from Pumpkintown’s diverse early inhabitants, including Yankees, Africans, Native Americans, Irish, Scottish and Germans.

Northern Roots Traditional Music Festival
Jan. 25 Brattleboro
The Northern Roots Festival begins with a full slate of daytime participation and performance activities, including workshops, panels, mini-concerts, pub sessions, dance band prep, and a family dance. The festival concludes with an evening performance featuring musicians representing the best of the northern musical traditions.

Heritage WinterFest
Jan. 25 – 26, Smugglers' Notch Resort
On Saturday, celebrate the wonder of Winter with a guided snowshoeing nature walk at Smugglers' Nordic Center, and sleigh rides, children's story hour, a lasagna dinner, family contra dance, bonfire and fireworks in Jeffersonville. The famous Primitive Biathlon takes place on Saturday and Sunday at the Sterling Ridge Inn near Smugglers'.

Annual Paintball Biathlon
Jan. 26, Chittenden
Mountain Top Resort is hosting the annual Paintball Biathlon, featuring the children's BKL race. Cheer on hundreds of northeast youth and adults as they compete! The competition combines cross-country skiing and shooting at targets. Everyone is welcome; advance registration required to compete.

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