Double M Rodeo
Family, History

Keeping the fair alive

Aggie fairs survive financial challenges, decline in volunteers and attendance

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Wardsboro Fourth of July
Family, People

Southern Vermont’s longest-running Fourth of July parade turns 70

Head to Wardsboro, Vt., to experience the longest-running Fourth of July Parade in Southern Vermont.

From the Editor

From the Editor

A horse and rider round the barrel during the barrel racing portion of the Double M Rodeo at the 2018 Adams Agricultural Fair. Eagle File Photo. Click here to read more. This issue really captures the essence of UpCountry’s outdoors. UpCountry correspondent Stephanie Gravalese travels the Berkshires and Southern Vermont on culinary adventures and visited… Continue reading From the Editor

Family, Travel

Festivals and Events

JULY 4 Reading and Celebration of the Declaration of Independence Bennington Battle Monument Bennington, Vt. benningtonbattlemonument.com Historic games and Colonial fun leading up to the reading of the Declaration of Independence, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brattleboro’s Independence Day Parade Brattleboro, Vt. facebook.com/pg/BrattleboroGoesFourth The annual Brattleboro Goes Fourth kicks off at 10 a.m. with… Continue reading Festivals and Events

Arts, Travel

10 things ‘not to miss’ this summer in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

Whether you’re here on vacation, own a second home or are a year-round resident, navigating a summer season chock-full with cultural events of every nature can be overwhelming. To make things easier, we’ve highlighted five summer shows in the Berkshires and five in Southern Vermont that shouldn’t be missed.

Family, Food, Outdoors, Travel

10 fairs you don’t want to miss

In Western Massachusetts Adams Agricultural Fair 371 Old Columbia St. Adams Aug. 2-4adams-agricultural-fair.org The Double M Rodeo promises to be a highlight of the 45th Adams Agricultural Fair, which also includes a demolition derby, livestock contests, horse and oxen pulls, a K-9 dog demonstration, a birds of prey show, live music and entertainment, concessions, amusement… Continue reading 10 fairs you don’t want to miss