Annual Open Studio and Holiday Sale


15th Annual Cotton Mill Open Studios Event Expands Offerings At the Cotton Mill Buildings on Cotton Mill Hill in Brattleboro

Saturday, December 7, 10am-6pm, Sunday, December 8, 10am-5pm

Share the holiday spirit with friends and crafters inside the buildings of the Cotton Mill at the 15th Annual Open Studio Event and Holiday Sale! This year there are more events, vendors, goods and services to explore than ever. On Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8, the doors and halls open for folks from Southern Vermont and beyond to experience the hospitality not only of the artists, musicians, bakers, cooks, circus performers, and craftspeople of the Cotton Mill, but also of other local participating vendors. In addition, there will be a display of artwork by students K-6 from Green Street, Oak Grove and Academy Schools. This is a must-do social and shopping event for the whole family: So much to see, so much to do, so much to sample and to buy! This year the Cotton Mill Open Studios boasts approximately 50 participating businesses offering tasty treats, enticing performances and holiday gift items for sale. From painting and pottery to fiber arts to jazz, circus and dance performances, there is something for everyone. There will be a number of volunteers on hand to help guide you around the buildings and floors so that you don’t miss anything. Register at the event, and you’re automatically entered in a free raffle to win a food basket! You can also purchase tickets to win other door prize items andservices of your choice.

The Only Things Constant Are: “Revolutions! Dance Your Piece”


SoBo Studio presents “Revolutions, Dance Your Piece”, a performance of dance and poetry to celebrate change on Saturday, November 9, 8PM at Sobo Studio, 74 Cotton Mill Hill #346 (3rd flr) Brattleboro. Featured local artists include John Di George, Joan Sanchez, Emily Wiadro, Cyndal Ellis, Toni Nagy, Shanta Crowley, Sarah Craver, Ian Bigelow, Mel Martin, Alyse Landis, Erin Lovett-Sherman, and more. Enjoy a seductive hoop dance about entanglement and the inability to change, improvisational movement exploring the process of change, a feminist hip hop belly dance duet screaming for the world to change, local poets reading their own works, and so much more! Refreshments will be provided by donation. Contact or (802) 258-7378 to reserve seats. Tickets are $12 at the door.