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What’s that within the air? The primary crisp hints of fall? The sound of crunching, fallen leaves beneath your toes? The odor of pumpkin-spice lattes in seemingly each different particular person’s arms?

Perhaps. However what else is within the air in Vermont proper now? Arts and leisure are within the air. October is the month that many theater firms get into full swing, concert events transfer nearly completely indoors and schools dive into their eclectic arts schedules.

Between apple-picking and pumpkin-carving plans, possibly you may squeeze in a couple of of those occasions that simply may heat your coronary heart and soul.

(See earlier Burlington Free Press articles for extra element on the fall theater season and Halloween events.)

Vermont Stage opens its 2022-23 season with "The Pitmen Painters" at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center.

Eine kleine nachtmusik in Stowe

By Saturday, Oct. 15, the Stowe Theatre Guild affords up the Stephen Sondheim manufacturing “A Little Evening Music,” City Corridor Theatre, Stowe. $15-$20.

Vermont Stage (lastly) presents ‘Pitmen Painters’

By Sunday, Oct. 16, Vermont Stage lastly presents its pandemic-delayed manufacturing “The Pitmen Painters,” Fundamental Road Touchdown Performing Arts Heart, Burlington. $31.05-$38.50.

Northern Stage presents the Tony Award-winning musical "Spring Awakening" in White River Junction.

‘Spring Awakening’ this fall

By Sunday, Oct. 23, the Tony Award-winning rock musical “Spring Awakening” introduced by Northern Stage retains going from its Sept. 27 opening within the Byrne Theater, Barrett Heart for the Arts, White River Junction. $10-$69.

Woody Guthrie tunes in Weston

By Sunday, Oct. 23, “Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie” continues its run that started Sept. 28 on the Weston Theater Firm, Walker Farm Theater, Weston. $25-$74.

Artwork exhibit at St. Michael’s School

By Friday, Oct. 28, New York multimedia artist Michele Brody will current her solo exhibition “Papers of Place,” McCarthy Arts Heart, St. Michael’s School, Colchester. Free.

The work of New York multimedia artist Michele Brody is on display at St. Michael's College.

Open Studio Weekend hits Barre

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1-Sunday, Oct. 2, Open Studio Weekend, which throws the doorways open on locations the place Vermont artists create and show their work, contains classes that includes artists Tracey J. Hambleton, Karen Henderson, Georgia Landau, Michelle Lesnak, Maggie Neale, Anne Sarcka, Athena Petra Tasiopoulos, Janet Van Fleet and Pamela Wilson, Studio Place Arts, Barre. Free.

Cornel West speaks on the Flynn

6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, famend creator and activist Cornel West takes half within the Variety Speaker Sequence in an occasion introduced by the Better Burlington Multicultural Useful resource Heart on the Flynn, Burlington. $10-$43.

Stowe hosts Brian McCarthy Jazz Orchestra

6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, Vermont saxophone participant and composer Brian McCarthy leads his 17-piece Jazz Orchestra that includes trumpet participant Ray Vega, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Heart, Stowe. $20-$35.

Americana and amphibians

7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, it’s potential you didn’t know there was such a factor because the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas, a corporation that tracks info meant to guard Vermont’s wildlife habitat; if that’s the case, you nearly definitely don’t know concerning the fundraising live performance happening that options Vermont Americana musicians Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey, Salisbury Congregational Church. $22 prematurely, $25 day of present.

Acoustic musicians in Lincoln

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, acoustic musicians Eli West and Joe Ok. Walsh are the most recent performers on the Ripton Group Espresso Home’s on-the-road concert events at Burnham Corridor, Lincoln. $15-$25.

Dark-country trio the Lost Dog Street Band

‘Darkish nation’ band visits Greater Floor

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, the dark-country trio Misplaced Canine Road Band joins The Native Honeys within the Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington. $25 prematurely, $27 day of present.

‘Phrases Out Loud’ sequence ends season

3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, Vermont creator/musician Brian Clark and essayist Jericho Parms showcase their work for the ultimate presentation on this 12 months’s “Phrases Out Loud” studying sequence titled “The place Textual content Meets Sound: Vermont Writers Throughout Genres,” Outdated West Church, Calais. Donations advised.

Free efficiency of ‘Pinocchio’

4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, Very Merry Theater phases the family-friendly manufacturing “Pinocchio,” O.N.E. Group Heart, Burlington. Free.

World-music vets at Zenbarn

8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, longtime world-music purveyors Toubab Krewe settle into Zenbarn, Waterbury Heart. $18 prematurely, $20 day of present.

Hip-hop artist in South Burlington

8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, veteran hip-hop performer Brother Ali headlines a present with MaLLy and DJ Final Phrase, Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington. $20 prematurely, $25 day of present.

Writer/storyteller/activist/musician in Vergennes

7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, creator, storyteller and activist Stephen Jenkinson is joined by singer-songwriter Gregory Hoskins and a band for a efficiency titled “Nights of Grief & Thriller,” Vergennes Opera Home. $39-$49.

Halvorson’s hosts musical fundraiser

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, the weekly Courtyard Music Sequence that raises cash for native charities continues with a efficiency by The Collin Craig Band, Halvorson’s Upstreet Café, Burlington. Free; donations accepted.

Langhorne Slim slides into South Burlington

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, Americana musician Langhorne Slim follows Charlotte Rose Benjamin to the stage within the Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington. $25 prematurely, $30 day of present.

Montpelier hosts Sondheim revue

Thursday, Oct. 6-Sunday, Oct. 23, the musical revue “Aspect by Aspect by Sondheim” arrives at Misplaced Nation Theater, Montpelier Metropolis Corridor Arts Heart. $10-$35.

‘Chicago’ involves Burlington

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, the Broadway musical “Chicago” stops for one evening solely on the Flynn, Burlington. $36-$98.

Fairfax musician Troy Millette.

Vermont musicians shine in Showcase Lounge

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, it’s a Vermont-centric lineup with Troy Millette & the Fireplace Beneath, the Ryan Sweezey Band and Chris & Erica play the Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $15 prematurely, $18 day of present.

Celebrating foliage, artwork in Stowe

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7-Sunday, Oct. 9, the Stowe Foliage Arts Pageant options arts and craft from greater than 150 creators in addition to meals, drink and dwell music, Topnotch Discipline, Stowe. $10-$12; free for ages 14 and beneath.

Extra:Fall foliage update: Yellows starting to show in northeastern Vermont

Works by artist Axel Stohlberg are on display in October in Montpelier.

Opening reception at Montpelier Artwork Stroll

4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, a gap reception throughout Montpelier Artwork Work options the solo exhibition of artist Axel Stohlberg, Vermont Supreme Courtroom Gallery, Montpelier. Free.

Hollywood screenwriter’s movie makes Vermont premiere

5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, the most recent movie by Hollywood screenwriter and Morristown resident John Fusco, the Hawaii-set film “The Wind & the Reckoning,” makes its Vermont debut as a fundraiser for Stowe’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day Rocks! celebration (see under), Stowe Cinema. $50.

Hollywood screenwriter John Fusco of Morristown.

‘Virtually, Maine’ is completely in Vermont

Friday, Oct. 7-Saturday, Oct. 15, the romantic comedy “Virtually, Maine” is staged by The Shelburne Gamers, Shelburne City Heart. $15-$20.

‘Admissions’ staged in Vermont school city

Friday, Oct. 7-Sunday, Oct. 16, the Middlebury Appearing Firm phases the Joshua Harmon drama “Admissions,” City Corridor Theater, Middlebury. $15-$30.

Vermont hip-hop stars play free present

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, native hip-hop artists who’re making their marks nationally, North Ave Jax and 99 Neighbors, carry out with company Actual Ricky, the UVM Elites, Abizo and Hakim Xoxo, Metropolis Corridor Park, Burlington. Free.

Vermont-based alternative-rap collective 99 Neighbors

Theater firm presents Neil Simon play

Friday, Oct. 7-Saturday, Oct. 22, the Essex Group Gamers sort out Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Ground,” Memorial Corridor, Essex. $14-$18.

‘The Nice Gatsby’ will get radio remedy

Friday, Oct. 7-Sunday, Oct. 23, the Valley Gamers carry out a Forties-radio-style script studying of a theatrical model of “The Nice Gatsby,” Valley Gamers Theater, Waitsfield. $14-$18.

Bob Marley’s band brings it to Barre

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, reggae legend Bob Marley’s band, The Wailers, play the Barre Opera Home. $25-$42.

Clinton Clegg of Pittsburgh band The Commonheart sings May 31, 2019 as part of the Levitate Live kickoff party on the Church Street Marketplace during the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.

Soulful rockers prime the invoice

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, high-energy soul-rock group The Commonheart follows the southern Vermont duo Melanie & Ida Mae, Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $15 prematurely, $17 day of present.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration in Stowe

10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, the third-annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Rocks! celebration begins with dwell indigenous musical performances together with Chief Donald Stevens and the Nulhegan Drummers, Jesse Bowman Bruchac and Bryan Blanchette, adopted at 3:30 p.m. with a blues-rock live performance that options Joe Louis Walker, Carly Harvey, The Dave Keller Band and emcee/Hollywood screenwriter/musician John Fusco, Stowe Occasions Fields, Weeks Hill Highway, Stowe. Free.

Rockwell Kent excursions at College of Vermont

12:30 and a couple of:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, Alice Boone, curator of training and public packages, leads two excursions of the exhibition “Rockwell Kent: Prints from the Ralf C. Nemec Assortment” that runs via Dec. 9, Fleming Museum, College of Vermont, Burlington. Free.

Pianist Clayton Stephenson

Pianist performs Middlebury School

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, pianist Clayton Stephenson performs works by composers together with Beethoven, Schumann and Mussorgsky, Robison Corridor, Middlebury School. $5-$25.

Westford Music Sequence hosts Americana duo

4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, husband-and-wife Americana duo The Twangtown Paramours performs the Westford Music Sequence, Westford Widespread Corridor. Donations accepted.

David Sedaris brings wit to Burlington

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, humor author David Sedaris, whose new guide is titled “Comfortable-Go-Fortunate,” makes an look on the Flynn, Burlington. $51.75-$62.25.

A weekend with Michael Ian Black

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13-Saturday, Oct. 15, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14-Saturday, Oct. 15, comic Michael Ian Black delivers 5 units of his offbeat, droll humor, Vermont Comedy Membership, Burlington. $30.

Mummenschanz involves Vermont

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, the masked theater troupe Mummenschanz marks 50 years of performances with a cease at Northern Vermont College, Johnson. $15-$52.

The Flynn presents Martha Redbone

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, folks/blues/gospel musician Martha Redbone headlines the Flynn, Burlington. $20-$29.

Soulful Burlington-based rocker Ali McGuirk

Soulful rocker hits Greater Floor

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, soulful rocker Ali McGuirk, a local of the Boston space now primarily based in Burlington, follows the All Evening Boogie Band on the Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $15 prematurely, $20 day of present.

Chamber trio performs two concert events

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 and three p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio — that includes pianist Gloria Chien, violinist Soovin Kim and cellist Paul Watkins — performs two concert events introduced by the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Pageant and College of Vermont Lane Sequence, UVM Recital Corridor, Burlington. $5-$40.

RAQ is again for 2 nights

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14-Saturday, Oct. 15, Vermont jam-scene veterans RAQ return for 2 nights at Nectar’s, Burlington. $20.

Flight of the Conchords member goes solo

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, half of the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, Bret McKenzie, goes out on his personal in a extra severe vein, therefore the title of his “Songs With out Jokes” tour, Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington. $39 prematurely, $45 day of present.

Library hosts Non-Fiction Comics Pageant

11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, graphic novelist James Spooner delivers a keynote speak as a part of the Non-Fiction Comics Pageant happening Oct. 14-16 as a part of the monthlong Vermont Humanities fall competition “The place We Land: Tales That Propel Us,” Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. or

New York photographer plans exhibit

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, New York photographer Nick Mango explores the lives of individuals via their outerwear within the exhibition “Hand in Glove,” Outdated Firehouse, Tinmouth.

Vermont Philharmonic begins season

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, the Vermont Philharmonic begins its 64th season with a live performance on the Highland Heart for the Arts, Greensboro, adopted by one other at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 on the Barre Opera Home. $5-$20.

Kaki King, VSO be a part of forces

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, guitar whiz Kaki King takes half within the newest Jukebox string-quartet efficiency that includes gamers from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington. $10-$30.

Vermont Youth Orchestra delivers fall live performance

2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, the Vermont Youth Orchestra presents its fall live performance that features senior soloist Sam Kunin, a cellist who attends Champlain Valley Union Excessive College in Hinesburg, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Heart, Stowe. $17-$22.

Musicians from Quebec in Richmond

4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, the standard Quebecois trio E.T.E. performs the “P.M. Sundays” sequence introduced by Valley Stage Productions, Richmond Congregational Church. $15-$25.

ZZ Prime tops Flynn marquee

7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, veteran Texas blues-rockers ZZ Prime be a part of Austin Meade on the Flynn, Burlington. $70-$310.

New Orleans-based Mardi Gras Indian band Cha Wa

Mardi Gras-style band marches into city

8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, the Mardi Gras Indian band Cha Wa brings its funky New Orleans sound to the Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $12 prematurely, $15 day of present.

The Flynn presents comedian actor

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, stand-up comedian, author and actor Fortune Feimster takes the stage on the Flynn, Burlington. $41-$72.50.

Mexican ensemble heads to UVM

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, Mexican trio The Villalobos Brothers deliver their mix of folks, jazz and classical music to the College of Vermont Lane Sequence, UVM Recital Corridor, Burlington. $5-$35.

Burlington rockers Rough Francis perform May 15, 2022 as part of the Waking Windows festival in Winooski.

Native favorites proceed Bottom sequence

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, hometown heroes Tough Francis rock out following The Moist Ones as a part of the Bottom 405 sequence introduced by Greater Floor, Pine Road, Burlington. $20 prematurely, $25 day of present.

Haitian musician performs pair of reveals

7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, Haitian musician Wesli, whose new album, “Tradisyon,” is on Vermont-based Cumbancha Information, performs the barn at Cumbancha in Charlotte. Donations accepted. He additionally performs a present at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, City Corridor Theatre, Woodstock. $15. or

Champlain Philharmonic units fall concert events

7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 22, the Champlain Philharmonic performs two fall concert events, beginning with this one at Grace Congregational Church, Rutland, adopted by one other at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, City Corridor Theater, Middlebury. $5-$15.

Welsh alternative-rockers The Joy Formidable

Welsh alt-rockers play Greater Floor

8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, Welsh alternative-rockers The Pleasure Formidable headline a present with Cuffed Up, Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $20 prematurely, $23 day of present.

Chicago indie-rocker heads to Johnson

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Chicago indie-rocker Nnamdi performs songs from his new album, “Please Have a Seat,” Northern Vermont College, Johnson. $10.

Vermont musician Noah Kahan performs Oct. 29, 2021 at Higher Ground in South Burlington.

Noah Kahan sells out

8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27-Sunday, Oct. 30, Vermont-raised singer-songwriter Noah Kahan performs 4 (!) sold-out reveals additionally that includes opener Adam Melchor, Greater Floor Ballroom, South Burlington.

Jerry Garcia Band members play outside

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, Zach Nugent & the JG3 — consisting of members of the Jerry Garcia Band — play as a part of the Bottom 405 sequence introduced by Greater Floor, Pine Road, Burlington. $15 prematurely, $20 day of present.

‘Watkins Household Hour’ settles into Barre

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, the “Watkins Household Hour” that includes Sara and Sean Watkins of Nickle Creek and I’m With Her, are joined by Willie Watson, Barre Opera Home. $25-$42.

Kip Moore returns to Flynn

8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, nation artist Kip Moore, joined by Boy Named Banjo, performs the Flynn, Burlington. $42-$162.

Matisyahu concludes Bottom lineup

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, reggae/rock musician Matisyahu brings the Bottom 405 sequence introduced by Greater Floor to an in depth, Pine Road, Burlington. $35 prematurely, $40 day of present.

Saxophone player Matthew Evan Taylor performs May 14, 2022 at the Winooski Methodist Church as part of the Waking Windows festival.

VSO options Matthew Evan Taylor

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra program “Paradise and Mild” contains the world premiere of Vermont composer Matthew Evan Taylor’s piece “from despair… Mild!” on the Flynn, Burlington. $8.35-$54.23.

Palm Saturday at Greater Floor

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, Philadelphia rockers Palm headline a lineup that features Water from Your Eyes and Dari Bay, Greater Floor Showcase Lounge, South Burlington. $15 prematurely, $18 day of present.

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