What to do this weekend, April 9-11

Hooray for the weekend! Whether you are looking to stay home or venture out this weekend, one of the these 5 events is surely to catch your interest.

You could also explore the campus of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps or take a day trip to Newbury and visit the general store. You also probably have in your pantry all of the needed ingredients to make one of these 33 snacks for family movie night.

‘A Killer Party’ Musical

When: 7 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday

Where: Virtual 

Details: The Mount Mansfield Union High School Theatre Department presents a murder mystery musical based on a dinner party for a troupe of disgruntled actors. Stream the show anytime this weekend. Tickets are $10 for a single ticket and $20 for the whole household. 

Spring Climbing Competition 

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: Petras Cliffs Climbing Center, Burlington

Details: Test your bouldering skills this weekend at Petra Cliffs. Book a reservation to climb and compete in the adult or youth categories any time over the two days. $10 for Petra Cliffs members or $15 for guests. Participants have a change to win prizes from Skida, Petra Cliffs, Outdoor Gear Exchange and more. Masks are required. 

Story Time with Andrea Wang and Jason Chin

When: 11 a.m. Saturday 

Where: Virtual

Details: Join Phoenix Books for a special story time with Andrea Wang and Jason Chin to celebrate the release of their new picture book, “Watercress.” Wang tells an autobiographical story of a child of immigrants discovering and connecting with their heritage, illustrated by Chin, an award winning artist. Register to receive the Zoom link for this free event. 

Disc Golf Clinic

When: 11 a.m. Saturday

Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park, Vergennes

Details: Disc Golf Vermont is hosting a clinic to help you learn the game for the first time or assist you in your player development. The first half of the clinic will consist of instruction and then participants will head to the VUHS Disc Golf Course. The first 25 registered participants will go home with a brand new disc. Participation is $15 for non-residents. 

Pride Hikes Online: Spring Wildflowers

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday

Where: Virtual

Details: Join Audubon Vermont to connect with LGBTQIA++ community and to earn about wildflowers native to Vermont, the birds who rely upon them and where to enjoy them. Register for this free event here. 


Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.


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