Vermont History Expo 2012: Vermont in the Civil War
This weekend my husband and I are ridiculously excited to take our daughter to her first Vermont History Expo (not that she will remember it, but we will take lots of pictures) at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. In addition to being an awesome high school history teacher, my husband is also a Civil War re-enactor with the Hemlocks. (Have I mentioned that we met at an American Revolution course for teachers in Virginia? We also got married at the Old Stone House complete with a contra dance – we are quite the history nerds!) Anyway, the Hemlocks are doing an encampment this weekend at the Expo complete with musket loading and…
Montshire Museum’s Robot Zoo
Thinking of a summer day trip? The Montshire Museum in Norwich, Vermont, has just opened the nationally touring Robot Zoo exhibit. The exhibit displays May 21-September 11, 2011. Children, parents and friends can explore biometrics of animal robots to learn how real animals work. Of course, if you plan a trip in the summer, be sure to pack your child’s swim suit so they can enjoy the museum’s water exploration park!
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
The Fairbanks Museum is a must see and do for NEK Moms and Dads. Fascinating displays, planetarium, nature preschool, homeschool science days, and events make this a great place to go in the Kingdom. Residents of select NEK towns get free admission.
Old Stone House Museum
The Stone House Museum features exhibits focused on life in Northern Vermont, including photographs and art. Offers adult and youth programs, including “Annual School Days” for 3rd to 6th graders, Hands On History and camps.