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August 2016

British Invasion Block Party

Britain is coming to the streets of Stowe in September. The British Invasion Block Party is a kick-off for the 26th year of the annual British Invasion Car Show in Stowe, and will be a fun party with some overseas flair. Grab your friends and come down for a night of brews, food, music, dancing, and motorcars.

All About the Block Party in Stowe

Car-showThe party will cover Main Street and will feature entertainment in the form of live music. Joey Leone’s Chop Shop will perform and contribute to the festive atmosphere. Wander along the streets and check out the cool British automobiles, then grab some delicious food from local vendors as well as a couple of craft brews. Dance in the street and enjoy the evening. Gear up and get excited for the weekend’s car show in Stowe, and have a relaxing Friday night mingling with friends.

Autumn and Automobiles

The Block Party in Stowe will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event is totally free, including the live music. British motorcars will be parked all along Main Street for you to gaze at and gawk over. There will be everything from James Bond-esque speedsters to vintage and classic cars from before World War II. Modern luxury cars will be on display, too.

Head on over to Stowe, Vermont in September for the British Invasion set against the backdrop of the start of another spectacular fall. For more fun September events, and to be near area attractions, book your fall getaway with us at Green Mountain Inn.


Autumn Plus Art Equals Stowe Foliage Art on Park

Art on Park is a favorite Stowe event, featuring artists and artisans from all over Vermont offering their best. The last of these events for the year will happen on Saturday, September 24, 2016, with a special Stowe Foliage Art on Park. Stroll along Park Street in Stowe Village for a fall-themed street fair with all of the paintings, drawings, sculpture and pottery, handmade jewelry, photography, and more that you love. Plus, there will be specialty foods to munch on as well as fall-themed beverages to enjoy. This is a wonderful way to start off fall in Stowe as well as end the outdoor market season.

Art on Park

Kids-playing-fall-season-graphicThis special fall-themed outdoor market in Stowe will be held on a Saturday in September, with a rain date the following Sunday in case of inclement weather. The fair will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Since it’s the last of the year, the event will be sent off in style with the addition of live music as well as local food on the Village Green. Visitors can shop for that special art piece for their home, find an interesting and unique gift for a friend or loved one, or simply enjoy taking in the beauty of local art and culture set against the backdrop of the colorful fall foliage of a signature Vermont autumn.

This art fair is a great tradition for fall activities in Stowe. Discover more of what the area has to offer in the autumn when you book your getaway with us at Green Mountain Inn.


Witness the Wonder of Fall Foliage in Stowe

Fall is a magical season, full of cozy pleasures and crowned with gorgeous autumnal colors. Those who love this brief but special time will want to enjoy fall foliage in Stowe. Located in Vermont, the area is known for its forests and scenic landscapes that are covered in warm colors once the weather turns cooler. Plan your getaway for fall in Stowe, and experience the autumn season as it was meant to be enjoyed.

Fall Outdoor Activities in Stowe

Fall-hikeThere is a wide range of activities you can do in Stowe while enjoying fall colors at the same time. For instance, take a scenic driving tour through some of the most beautiful countrysides. Try cycling or mountain biking on area trails, or take an old-fashioned carriage or wagon ride pulled by a team of horses. Being on the water will also afford you some majestic views – try gondola rides, drift boat trips, fishing, or river tours for a great vantage point and a relaxing activity.

Fall Hotel Deals in Stowe

While you’re in Stowe enjoying the autumn atmosphere, Green Mountain Inn’s Fall Brilliance Package* is the perfect complement. It’s available from September 16 to October 15, 2016, which is usually primetime for fall colors. With this package, you'll get a discount for two nights of your stay, a full country breakfast daily, an included horse and carriage ride through the colorful scenery, and a fall harvest gourmet basket that comes with a bottle of wine.

To immerse yourself in the fall season in all its glory, stay with us at Green Mountain Inn. You’ll love all of the fall outdoor activities in Stowe as well as the gorgeous autumnal scenery.

*Terms & Conditions may apply - please visit us online for details.


Cast a Line at the Vermont Fly Fishing Show

The perfect event for anglers and fly fishers, the 2016 Vermont Fly Fishing Show will be taking place the weekend of September 9, 10, and 11. Come out to The Fly Rod Shop and get a guided stream tour, see fly tying demonstrations and on-the-water presentations, attend casting clinics, and shop a range of vendors selling all kinds of fly fishing equipment. Grab some food or a beer and enjoy the atmosphere of like-minded fishing lovers gathered in one place. This is one occasion for fly fishing in Stowe you don’t want to miss if you’re at all serious about angling.

Free Casting Clinics in Stowe

Fly-fishing

Casting clinics will be part of the fly fishing show. However, the Fly Rod Shop also offers introductory lessons for beginners or those who feel that their fly fishing skills are a bit rusty, from May through September. The casting clinics in Stowe are a great chance to gain and/or hone some skills for this fun sport. The clinics are totally free and will include information about equipment and the anatomy of a stream. You’ll also learn a couple of different casts with guided instructions at the pond near the Fly Rod Shop. This will include tips and tricks for various situations and weather conditions.

Clinics are available Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Equipment is provided by the shop, but feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration is required, so sign up to pick up some fun skills!

For fishing and other wonderful events in Stowe, book your stay with us at Green Mountain Inn.


Let’s Race to the Top of Vermont!

If you’re up for a challenge this summer, the Race to the Top of Vermont is for you. Held on Sunday, August 28, 2016, in Stowe, the race promises just that, along with incredible views, activities for all ages, and plenty of fun. Join 800 other athletes from all over the United States for a race that will test your limits and show you the beauty of Vermont in new ways.

RaceThe race begins at 9:00 am and takes runners, bikers, and hikers up Mt. Mansfield along a trail stretching over 2000 ft. Whether you’re trying to beat your best time or enjoying the views, all participants experience the community a race like this involves. The event supports the Catamount Trail Association, so while you’re enjoying the best of Vermont’s environment, you are also making it possible for others to enjoy it for years to come.

Kids Run in Stowe

It’s not all about the race itself—kids get in on the fun, too! The Kids Run for Fun allows children aged 4-14 to run a 1-2 km loop, depending on their age group. All participants will receive a prize at the end of the race, as well as an official race bib. Your kids will feel just like the adult runners!

To cap off the morning, a post-race BBQ lunch will be served, consisting of a delicious menu sure to replenish your energy. Sit down with other participants and share stories of your race to the top!  

All set to race? Register online, over the phone, or via email. Complete your plans by booking your stay at the Green Mountain Inn for a comfortable, relaxing place to rest after the race. We look forward to cheering you on!