Parks and Rec News

July-2-T-Rec

Onion River Jazz Band will perform at the Summer Concert Series on July 16

Call 985-9551 for Program and Registration information or visit our website www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html.

Shelburne Parks & Recreation’s 19th Annual Summer Concert Series hosted by Shelburne Farms: Set up your lawn chair and blanket at the Farm Barn courtyard, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food and drinks from the concession stand. This event is certain to be a pleasure for the whole family! Kids will love visiting with the animals or dancing on the lawn, and everyone enjoys the great music and a treat from the concession stand. The gate opens at 5:30pm; concerts begin at 6:30pm. Donations welcome at the entrance. July 16 features Onion River Jazz Band: a 7-piece traditional Dixieland Jazz Band! Please join us in thanking concert sponsor Almartin Volvo and Fireworks Sponsors Automaster, Associates in Orthodontics, Rice Lumber, Precourt Investment Co., Shelburne Supermarket, and Sweeney Designbuild.

Rain Site Information: in case of inclement weather, the concerts may have to move from Shelburne Farms to the Shelburne Town Gym. Don’t let the rain spoil your fun! Bring your chairs and picnic and join us anyway for a great concert! Call the Recreation Dept. at 985-9551 for last minute updates.

British Soccer Challenger Camp: Join British Soccer Camps for another week of fun for the beginner to intermediate soccer player. Register online www.challengersports.com or at Shelburne Rec. Office. All campers receive a soccer ball, t-shirt, and evaluation. Challenger Registration form is required* Camp dates are July 21-25 and will be held at Harbor Road Fields. Fees vary depending on camp.

Camps coming in August:  Flip, Dance and Cheer Camp: Dig into Nature: Lacrosse Camp and Off the Couch Camp. Check out our website for specific camp details. Limited space available to sign up now!  http://www.shelburnevt.org/departments/1199.html

Great Escape Discounted Tickets are now on sale! Discounted tickets to the outdoor park are now available for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Office and online and are good for any date during the 2014 season. Save time and money by buying your tickets through us and you’ll be supporting Vermont State Parks and Recreation at the same time. Discounted ticket price is $35 (for anyone 48” or taller) compared to the gate price of $52.99 plus tax. We will also be offering Daily Parking Passes for $15 ($20 at the park). New this year!  Buy tickets online! For those unable to make it to the Rec office during office hours or would rather pay by credit card, you can now buy our discounted tickets online. To purchase discounted tickets online, go to www.SixFlags.com/greatescape and enter the promotional code VTREC using the link at the top, right corner of the page. Call the Rec office for details. Visit www.sixflags.com/greatEscape for park information.