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January 31, 2017

  • Tour: Winter Merriment on the Backroads

    Tour meets at the sidewalk benches in front of Spiral Scoops Ice Cream Shop
    November 5, 2016 - February 28, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Discover the cheer, nostalgia & allure of Vermont backroads during the winter season. Visit; the oldest marble quarry in the U.S., quintessential VT villages, an international woodworking facility/kitchen store, Vermont’s finest artisans’ boutique, a maple syrup/cheese shop, a Norman Rockwell exhibit, an antique covered bridge, sweeping mountain/valley vistas. You’ll have an opportunity to purchase local VT products. Learn the fascinating history, fun facts & other places to visit in the area. Travel in a comfortable 10-passenger tour vehicle with local guide. (4 passenger SUV is used for small groups). Daily tour starts at 1 PM & returns by 3:30 PM. $35 PP. Advance reservations necessary via email at bckrddisc@aol.com, www.backroaddiscovery.com or call 802-362-4997.

  • A Brief History of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

    Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
    January 31, 2017 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Green Mountain Academy welcomes Eugene A. Rowland, retired from General Electric Corporate Research & Development, to trace the development of vehicles from the early days of the automobile (around 1900) to the present day, focusing on major technical advances achieved through both government and industry-sponsored R&D programs. The talk will conclude with some forecasts of likely future developments.

    Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

    For more information or to register, please call their office at (802) 867-0111 or visit the GMALL website.