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SolarFest Sat. 10/28 in Rutland: Looking Ahead

In this year of the floods, it’s more important than ever to ask, where are we going and how will we get there? This Saturday, October 28th, at the beautiful Grace Church in Rutland, SolarFest presents a one-day event that brings leading experts together to foster discussions about how the future looks and works (or […]

SolarFest Rescheduled to October 28

Great music, workshops, food and exhibits with headline performances by Dar Williams and the Ray Vega Band Due to July’s flooding, SolarFest was postponed — until now!

On Saturday, October 28th, SolarFest presents a one-day event with fabulous musicians and compelling speakers coming together inside the historic beautiful Grace Congregational Church in Rutland, Vermont, […]

Solarfest Imagine Zero Music Fest – Sat. May 13th

Imagine Zero Music Fest – Sat. May 13th Dawes headlines with Kat Wright Band, Myra Flynn, Billy Wylder, Michael Daves, Ben Kogan Band, & Brandon Heisler

We are proud to host the Imagine Zero Music Festival on May 13th, with top tier musicians to help celebrate a new wave of festival stewardship.

Taking aim […]

SolarFest Returns to Center Stage in Brandon, VT

For over 25 years SolarFest has been the best summer festival in Vermont with the innovative idea of ‘energy education through the arts.’ Now they are building a permanent, year-round home in Brandon, Vermont to celebrate the wide-ranging solutions to climate change and its impact on our future. (Images courtesy of Mike Bailey)


Help Raise money for SolarFest

Help Raise money for SolarFest …and have a really fun time doing it

Climate Ride is a community of adventurers dedicated to protecting the planet. SolarFest Team Captain and Trustee Dave Conna has been participating in Climate Rides since 2008, when he rode from New York City to Washington, DC, where the group lobbied […]

Make A Fresh, Green Career Move

Online expert panel explain the “Transition to a Great Paying Green Job”

On Saturday January 15th, SolarFest and the 1786 Meeting House in Rupert are presenting a workshop of people who have already found exciting and profitable career opportunities in the trillion-dollar clean energy field. Join this online conversation to […]


Free Online Workshop: Home Efficiency for Savings & Comfort Saturday Dec. 4th from 10:00 – 11:30 am

Zoom in to learn what you can do to affordably make your home more comfortable & healthier. The basics are no longer basic, as building science includes everything from retrofitting to improve thermal gain & loss, […]

SolarFest Winter Series starts this Saturday! First one is on heat pumps.

Attend our Winter Workshop Series at the 1786 Meeting House in Rupert, VT (or view online afterwards)

The series begins with ‘Heating & Cooling With Heat Pumps’ — on Sat. Nov. 13th from 10:00 – 11:30 am

As heating oil and propane prices continue to skyrocket, now is a good time to learn about […]

Today: SolarFest Streaming Live

Happy SolarFest’21 Virtual Music & Keynote — No Registration Needed Streaming Saturday Lineup at Online SolarFest’21 — 5:30pm: Bill McKibben Address 7:00pm: Singer-Songwriter Phil Henry, with special guest Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman 8:00pm: Jim Gilmour Band 9:00pm: Patchouli & Terra Guitarra See you at SolarFest’21 SolarFest connects people, the arts, ideas and technology, fostering partnerships and […]

It’s time to get excited! SolarFest’21 — Sat. July 24th & Sun. July 25th With pre-festival movie screenings it’s time for a SolarFest Watch Party

The full schedule is now posted — and all activities are free. Don’t miss out on the fun — you need to register to attend the free, […]