Out and About

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Mountain Friends and Freedom Independence Day Celebration at Stratton Mountain Resort

Stratton celebrated their Annual Mountain Friends and Freedom Festival June 29–July 2. Attendees enjoyed live music performed by The Marshall Tucker Band, gondola rides, beer versus wine workshops, barbecues, children’s activities, and a spectacular fireworks show…

Last Word

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The Summer of ’92

Summer of ’42 is a classic coming-of-age story, focused on the romantic recollections of a teen during his summer vacation. It was the summer of ’92 that changed my life. I was a 12-year-old theatre kid from Kansas obsessed with all things B-R-O-A-D-W-A-Y, but that summer, my mom and dad Eileen and Neal, my sister Jenny, and I, were in Manchester, Vermont, working on a new musical…

Out and About

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Stratton Mountain Resort and WEQX partnered to bring the resort its first-ever alternative rock music festival this winter. Attendees listened and danced along to some amazing bands including Northern Faces and Wild Adriatic at Stratton’s outdoor stage and Grizzly’s, where SKI-QX after parties featuring Juiceboxxx were hosted each night. There’s no better way to unwind after an exciting day on the slopes than with some great music, tasty refreshments, and good company…

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Manchester Music Festival

In its 43rd season, Manchester Music Festival raised the bar once again during seven weeks this past summer that were packed with astounding performances by world-class chamber musicians…

Food & Drink

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Masterful Chefs

Cooking Up the Classics is a unique cookbook involving collaboration between chefs at local restaurants, community volunteers, and Manchester Music Festival. Culinary works of art are paired with fun and curious stories of renowned composers as well as more contemporary rock musicians – from Mozart to Mick…


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Behind the Curtain

When Stratton Magazine was given a peek behind the curtains at what it takes to schedule big, Broadway stars for plays and to line up world class musicians for concerts, we were amazed at the logistics, the planning, the creativity, and the joy–yes, joy!–that these professionals bring to their craft…


nest protect detector

Home automation moves into the everyday with a suite of services that allows you to manage your home with the touch of a button or with voice command…

Out and About

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The Machine

The world’s premier Pink Floyd rock and light show, The Machine, came to Stratton Mountain for a memorable night on August 13. The performance featured an amazing “close your eyes and you’re there” musical performance and an extraordinary light show punctuated by nature’s own lightning show in the distance under the night sky.  

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the wailers at stratton mountain
The Wailers

On a beautiful August evening, the ever-popular Wailers delighted concertgoers outside and under the tent at Stratton Mountain as part of the 2016 Back to the Base summer concert series. This particular Saturday was filled with One Love.