Past Events

  • Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 pm to at 7:00 pm

    All skill levels welcome.  See you there!

  • Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 pm to at 5:00 pm

    Join us to celebrate the work of young artists from Poker Hill Arts!  This event is free and open to the public, and everyone is invited.  Music will be provided by Full Circle.

    Poker Hill Arts is an after school art program and summer day camp conceived and run by Chris Gluck in Underhill, Vermont. Each school day, about 20 energetic, fun-loving kids, ages 5-12, come pouring off the bus at Chris's home studio for an afternoon of art or crafts. After some outdoor time and a snack, they usually have a calming, centering activity, such as yoga. Then comes the project of the day, which might include drawing, painting, sculpting, engineering, and/or crafting. When finished with the day's project, the children have the...

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  • Friday, March 23 at 12:06 pm to Friday, May 18 at 12:06 pm

    Visit Phoenix to admire the work of young artists from Poker Hill Arts!

    Poker Hill Arts is an after school art program and summer day camp conceived and run by Chris Gluck in Underhill, Vermont.  Each school day, about 20 energetic, fun-loving kids, ages 5-12, come pouring off the bus at Chris's home studio for an afternoon of art or crafts.  After some outdoor time and a snack, they usually have a calming, centering activity, such as yoga.  Then comes the project of the day, which might include drawing, painting, sculpting, engineering, and/or crafting.  When finished with the day's project, the children have the opportunity to draw in their sketchbooks or choose from other creative activities with their friends.

  • Thursday, March 15 at 7:00 pm

    Please join us in welcoming Vermont's own Howard Frank Mosher!  Howard will give a slideshow and talk, and will read from his new book The Great Northern Express: A Writer's Journey Home at Memorial Hall here in Essex Junction.  A cover charge of $5 will be credited toward a book purchase.

    Several months before novelist Howard Frank Mosher turned sixty-five, he learned that he had prostate cancer. Following forty-six intensive radiation treatments, Mosher set out alone in his twenty-year-old Chevy Celebrity on a monumental road trip and book tour across twenty-first-century America. From a chance meeting with an angry moose in northern New England to late-night walks on the wildest sides of America's largest cities, The Great Northern Express chronicles Mosher's escapades with...

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  • Wednesday, March 14 at 5:00 pm to at 7:00 pm

    All skill levels welcome.  See you there!

  • Tuesday, March 06 at 6:30 pm to at 7:30 pm

    Spotted SalamanderWe invite budding scientists, concerned citizens, and naturalists-at-heart to learn about Vermont's Amphibian Monitoring Program. This is a perfect opportunity to get hands-on experience, become educated about Vermont's amphibian population, and learn how to assist in their protection/preservation.

    Space is limited; please contact Rachel at rachel@phoenixbooks.biz...

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  • Friday, March 02 at 12:09 pm to Wednesday, May 02 at 12:09 pm

    Please visit to enjoy over two dozen local artists' works of art. This show is an artist's choice exhibit.

    All of the artwork is original work, and a variety of mediums are represented.

    The featured artists are members of the Essex Art League, whose goal is to support the appreciation and creation of regional artwork. Members meet monthly to share ideas and information, create and implement programs, and participate in show venues.

  • Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 pm to at 3:00 pm

    Michael HastingsMichael Hastings will visit Phoenix to speak about his new book, The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan.

    General Stanley McChrystal, the innovative, forward-thinking commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, was living large. He was better known to some as Big Stan, M4, Stan, and his loyal staff liked to call him a "rock star." During a spring 2010 trip across Europe to garner additional allied help for the war effort, McChrystal was accompanied by journalist Michael Hastings of Rolling Stone. For days, Hastings looked on as McChrystal and his staff let off...

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  • Wednesday, February 08 at 5:00 pm to at 7:00 pm

    All skill levels welcome.  See you there!

  • Wednesday, February 08 at 5:00 pm to at 7:00 pm

    All skill levels welcome.  See you there!

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