Waterbury Winterfest

Waterbury Winterfest

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 at 9:00am

Various Venues in Waterbury

Schedule of Events:

9am: 5k Fun Run-As The Village Turns - Thatcher Brook Primary School

Registration: 8:30am
Race start: 9am

A flat 5K for all ages starting and finishing at Thatcher Brook Primary School. After several scenic turns in the village streets finish with a pleasant jaunt through the recently updated state office complex. Great prizes in a number of categories and delicious snacks at the end. A great event for spectators to cheer runners on at the finish line. Suggested donation $5. To participate in this event a signed release waiver is required.

11 - 3pm: Connector Trail – 7th Descent - Blush Hill Country Club

Strap on your snowshoes or backcountry skis for the seventh descent of the Village to Little River Connector Trail. This delightful tour departs from the Blush Hill Country Club parking lot and winds through pristine woods to a lovely rolling finish with scenic views of the Little River. Cross the snow-machine bridge to a warm shuttle bus waiting to bring you back to the start. Bring water, snacks and extra layers. Suggested donation of $10 to support VAST Green Mountain Roamers.

Waterbury Winterfest Film Screening - Grange Hall Cultural Center

Alchemist Brewery Beer Pour: 3pm
Film Screening: 4pm
Alchemist Brewery Beer Pour and Film Discussion: 5:45pm

Grange Hall Cultural Center celebrates Vermont-made cinema with a screening of Nora Jacobson’s award-winning film “Letters of My Mother’s Early Lovers.” The Alchemist brewery will be on hand for a pouring of some of your favorite locally brewed beers before and after the film. Stick around after the film for a discussion after the film with Ms. Jacobson and local actors from the film; George Woodard and Rusty Dewees. In the film, a young woman explores her mother’s past and uncovers a secret at the heart of her family’s history. Based on an autobiographical memoir, the film suggests that the truth, no matter how painful, provides a path to redemption. This movie contains adult themes and language. Reserve your seats early by calling 802-244-4168 or emailing grangehallcc@gmail.com. Admission is by donation until the seats are filled. Wait list will take seats not claimed 15 minutes before start of the film. Co-sponsored by Grange Hall Cultural Center and The Alchemist.