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February 2012

February 29, 2012

Ice Fishing in the NEK [258]

2/26/12: Eva heads North to Newport for the 8th Annual Northeast Kingdom Ice Fishing Derby organized by Wright's Sport Shop.  She talks to fishermen on the South Bay of Lake Mephremagog as they compete to win the $1000 cash prize for the biggest fish.

February 15, 2012

CSWD Creative Reuse Showcase [257]

2/11/12: Trash becomes art at this popular annual show. Eva travels to Adams Farm Market in Williston to see the 16th Annual CSWD Creative Reuse Showcase.

High schoolers from Chittenden county recycle trash into works of art and compete for prizes and inclusion in the month-long March exhibit at Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Gallery in Burlington.

Back in January, Eva saw some works in progress at an Essex High School art class as students worked on their contest entries.

Music: Motel Brown, Too Much Time, "Hey World"

 

February 08, 2012

Americana at Merrill's Auction Gallery [256]

2/4/12: Duane Merrill and his son Ethan are antique dealers who have a deep appreciation for all things old. Last Saturday, Eva headed to Merrill's Auction Gallery in Williston to see them in action.

Music: Kevin MacLeod, "Fig Leaf Rag - distressed"
Rick & The Ramblers Western Swing Band, What Goes Around, "You Got What I Want"

This episode of "Stuck in Vermont" was brought to you by Cabot Cooperative Creamery.

February 01, 2012

The Young Street Rink [255]

1/29/12: The Young Street Rink in Colchester is a backyard ice rink that has been maintained by the Young Street community for about a decade. Over the years this patch of ice has become the neighborhood hot spot.  Eva visits on a Sunday night for a bonfire, burgers and a tour.

Music: Kevin MacLeod, "Porch Swing Days"

 

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