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Archive for ‘June 2009’

The Garden Manager at the Trapp Family Lodge

It’s a preview of the Stowe Garden Festival with different styles of gardens and a series of special events. Good afternoon I’m Judy Simpson. My guests this afternoon are getting ready for the Stowe Garden Festival, which kicks off this Friday. It a pleasure to welcome organizer Carol MacLeod, the owner of Evergreen Gardens in

University of Vermont to Host 2011 NCAA Ski Championships

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Skiing Committee has announced that the University of Vermont will be hosting the 2011 NCAA Skiing Championships which will be held at both the Stowe Mountain Resort and the Trapp Family Lodge. The NCAA Skiing Championships are set to return to Vermont as the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Skiing Committee

Sound of Music stars visit Trapps

Five of the actors who played the children in “The Sound of Music” pay a visit to the Trapp Family Lodge to dedicate a tree to Werner von Trapp and the von Trapp family. Forty-four years hadn’t dimmed the ardor. When five of the actors who played the children in The Sound of Music came

Wine & Food Classic | Stowe, Vt.

The Trapp Family Lodge hosts an annual food and wine event, now in its 11th year, to benefit the Copley Hospital. Events include a Friday night wine tasting, a Saturday dinner gala and live auction and a Sunday grand tasting and silent auction. The grand tasting includes more than 100 wines (imports from Jorge Ordonez

Adventurer-author Jan Reynolds at her Stowe home

The photos are quality, the writing is quality, the idea is quality; this is a book we should publish, but were not going to. Thats how Jan Reynolds describes the response she got from an executive at Scholastic, a top childrens book publisher, when she tried about 10 years ago to pitch a book about

Jan Goldstein pens latest book, ‘The Bride Will Keep Her Name’

Although he now lives in sunny Los Angeles, author Jan Goldstein is a self-proclaimed “Burlington boy.” Born in Burlington and a graduate of Burlington High School and the University of Vermont, Goldstein’s first two novels, “All That Matters” (2004) and “The Prince of Nantucket” (2007), have recently been optioned for film. His latest novel, “The

Stowe Bound

A Minnesota visitor shares some of her memories of her teenage years living in Vermont, working at the Trapp Family Lodge, and her life after This is the thing about the Green Mountains: Every season, year after year, I perceive something new that astonishes me and leaves me thinking, How is it even possible that

‘Sound of Music’ Stars Visit Stowe

Five of the seven children who played the von Trapp kids in the Oscar-winning movie ‘The Sound of Music’ are in Vermont for a series of private ceremonies honoring the real family that inspired their characters. Applause from fans of five actors famous for their roles more than 45 years ago in ‘The Sound of

Brian Tomlinson, executive chef at Trapp Family Lodge

A Q&A session with Brian Tomlinson, executive chef at the Trapp Family Lodge, about his participation in the Stowe Food and Wine Classic (June 19-21). Brian Tomlinson is executive chef at Trapp Family Lodge, and one of the featured chefs at the Stowe Food and Wine Classic June 19-21. Tomlinson attended culinary school in Punxsutawney,

Mountain Bikers Geared for Big Push

Mountain bikers are ramping up efforts to make the Waterbury-Stowe area a major haven for their sport. Mountain bikers are ramping up efforts to make the Waterbury-Stowe area a major haven for their sport. Two major initiatives are under way: building a comprehensive new trail system, or ride center, between Waterbury and Stowe, and expanding