Blog :: 06-2011

Exposed 2011 -- Helen Day Art Center's 20th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

One of the wonderful things about Stowe is the thriving artist community and the support the it gets from the Helen Day Art Center.  For the past 20 years Stowe has hosted Exposed! the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, which features sculptures from over 20 national and international artist.

"Starburst" by Tom Holme

On display throughout town and on the bike path, the sculptures add to the natural beauty of Stowe.  Opening on July 8th, the sculptures will be on display through October 8th.  Many of the sculptures can been seen early as they are being installed.

For more information about the artists and the Helen Day Art Center, click here.

Play in the 4th of July Stowe Soccer Fest!

As a part of the 4th of July Festivities the Town of Stowe is once again hosting the 4th of July Stowe Soccer Fest at the Mayo Events Field starting at 3:45 PM.  It's a 4 v 4 competition with three divisions, 12 and under, women's and open. 

Get a team together and come show us your skills and enjoy the fun!  Details below.

13th Annual Stowe Wine & Food Classic Cocktail Party Invitation

Come celebrate wonderful wine, food, scenic vistas of Trapp Family Lodge and help our local hospital!  The 13th Annual Stowe Wine and Food Classic will take place June 24, 25 and 26, 2011.  The Classic will feature local chef's and artist as well as stunning wine provided by Arcadian Winery.

On Saturday June 25th Before heading to the Gala Diner & Live Auction at Trapp Family Lodge, we invite you to stop by our pre-Gala cocktail party from 4 to 6 PM located at Still Point. 

100 Haul road is located just down the road from the Trapp Family Lodge and offers breathtaking views of the Worcester Mountains and open meadow lands.  Join us before you head off to the Gala. 

RSVP to the party by emailing:

For more information about Still Point, please click here.

For more information about the 13th Annual Stowe Wine & Food Classic, please click here.

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Coldwell Banker Announces Home Value Estimator!

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Last Weekend NOLA and the World Said Goodbye to the Radiators

It's with mixed emotions we say goodbye to the New Orleans' based Radiators.   They are retiring after over 30 years of touring.  The Radiators hold a special place in McKee's heart because at one of their shows is wherehe frist connected with his wife Jen.

Take a look at a song from one of their last shows from the world famous Tipitina's.

The Radiators performing "Screw Loose"

We wish them a happy retirement and hope to see them come out and play a few more times if they choose.

Stowe U-14 Boys' Soccer Team Finishes Season Undefeated

I'm really proud to announce the Boy's U-14 Soccer Team finished the season undefeated.  We played our final game last Sunday against Middlebury and won 4 to 1.

It was a great season, my first coaching, and the group of guys was really fun to coach and see play.  Overall the team progressed from taking what we learned in practice and bringing it into the games.

I had a lot of fun and look forward to watching these kids play at the next level.

Read more about the final game and other Stowe Soccer Teams.

Best of Northeast Arts Graduates on Display at The Helen Day Art Center

Seven graduates display their visual art at the Helen Day Art Center for the summer.  Much of the work is internationally inspired as many of the seven artist are from around the world.

The exhibition runs through Sept. 5. The Helen Day Art Center at School and Pond streets is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5, and by appointment. Admission is free.

Read more on the exhibit and the artist from the Stowe Reporter.

Smith Macdonald Real Estate Group Launches New Home Page and Video!

Meet the Smith Macdonald Real Estate Group and find out about Stowe's Premier Real Estate Agents.

With over 45 years of experience Peggy Smith and McKee Macdonald bring the market expertise you need to make the right real estate decision.  Call or email us today!