Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Self-guided factory tours, operating Monday-Friday, 8:00-3:30
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Shop Local, Win Big! — Various Downtown Merchants. Shop at participating downtown Barre merchants and receive a chance to win great prizes!
Monday – Saturday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Rock of Ages Visitors Center features video, exhibits, outdoor granite bowling lane
Wednesday, July 27
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Art Exhibit. Studio Place Arts, a vibrant, three-floor non-profit community visual arts center.
5:30 – 7 p.m. Art Show by the Paletteers at Aldrich Public Library.
7 – 8 p.m. Chris Robertson and the Socket Rockets, Currier Park
Thursday, July 28
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Art Show by the Paletteers at Aldrich Public Library
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Le Soiree Sucre, Old Labor Hall. Sweet Evening in honor of Chet Briggs. Music and dancing. French dessert tasting and competition. Tickets: Adults – $15 at the door, $10 in advance Children under 12 – $6
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. York Branch Concert at York Branch in East Barre. 476-7550. This is a Porch Concert with Scottish harpist and Gaelic singer Dominique Dodge. Concert will go off rain or shine, though in inclement weather we will head inside the library. BYOC – Bring Your Own Chair!
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Thunder Road Mid-Season Championship www.thunderroadspeedbowl.com
Friday, July 29
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Brownie Sundae Sale. Barre Congregational Church. Ice cream from Vermont-made Island Homemade Ice Cream and your choice of toppings.
6 – 10 p.m. The Adams Band is performing at the American Legion, Main Street.
6 – 7:30 Starline Rhythym Boys, City Hall Park Main Stage
8 – 10 p.m. Dana and Susan Robinson, City Hall Park Main Stage
7:30 – 10 a.m. 34th Annual Rotary Breakfast. Aldrich Public Library Lawn. Juice, fruit, eggs, ham, sausage, pancakes, french toast, coffee, Vermont maple syrup.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Heritage Car Show.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Art Show by the Paletteers. Currier Park.
Noon – 4 p.m. Art Exhibit. Studio Place Arts, a vibrant, three-floor non-profit community visual arts center.
Noon – 5 p.m. Barre Elks Barbecue. Barre Elks parking lot.
1 – 2 p.m. Barre Heritage Annual Parade — Barre Auditorium to North Main Street to South Main Street. Featuring performances by the Waterbury Community Band, Shriners and many floats from community businesses and organizations.
2:30 – 5:45 p.m. The Great American Fiddle Show, City Hall Park Main Stage. Featuring performances by Sarah Blair, the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra, and Sarah Michel.
3 – 5 p.m. Bathtub Race. North Main Street. Teams of 4 race through an obstacle course down Main Street while dodging water balloons.
4 – 4:50 p.m. Celtic Company. Heritage Stage in honor of Chet Briggs, at Currier ParkTraditional and contemporary Celtic dances performed by young dancers, accompanied by bagpiper and drummer.
8 – 11 p.m. Tim Brick Musical performance. City Hall Park Main Stage. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, band leader and all-around working man are just some of the words used to describe Tim Brick. Holding down a day job and entertaining audiences by night, Tim knows all about the struggle of hard times while working hard to achieve one’s dreams.
9:15 – 9:35 p.m. Fireworks — sponsored by Price Chopper and National Life Group. City Hall Park.
Sunday, July 31
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Historic View. North Main Street Historic images of Downtown Barre are mounted at a location that provides the viewer the same perspective as when it was originally taken.
10 a.m. – Noon 5K Trail Race at Barre Town Forest. Millstone Lodge, Barre Town. Join us in a fun and scenic 5k trail race to benefit the Spaulding High School Cross Country Team.
10 a.m. – Noon Family Fun Run. Barre City Elementary and Middle School
And much, much more! Go to http://barreheritagefestival.org/ for more information.