Summer Concert Series
For ten weeks every Wednesday evening from 7PM to 8PM beginning in mid-June, The Barre Partnership presents the Currier Park Summer Concert Series. Featuring local and regional musicians from bluegrass, folk and country to blues and classic rock. Community members come out to listen to the eclectic mix of music in this open air venue and visit with fellow community members.
Barre Heritage Festival
The Barre Heritage Festival is presented by The Barre Partnership. Thanks to a committed group of local volunteers led by festival director Renee Proteau, the financial support of the City of Barre and Barre Town, and private contributions from individuals and businesses, the Barre Heritage Festival welcomes approximately 20,000 people into our downtown for a weekend of music, food, and entertainment each year at the end of July.
Barre Halloween Downtown
The Partnership coordinates Halloween festivities that include store window painting, haunted house and providing candy to downtown merchants to hand out to young children. It helps merchants engage with the community and provides for a safe and convenient outing for families.
Employee Appreciation Dinner
This is an event that the Partnership hosts annually to celebrate the employees who work in downtown Barre. The evening is filled with games and prizes and is well attended by more than 100 people each year.
Merry Barre Holidays
An event to celebrate the holiday season that includes wagon rides, hot chocolate, baked goods, holiday window competition a parade, tree lighting ceremony and a raffle contest.
In the works....
We at the Partnership are always looking to create new events and promotions that help provide value for our members and the community. Any suggestions are welcomed and better yet, if you want to help make them happen, please consider volunteering for one of our four committees.