Spruce Peak Arts will host the ORIGINAL THINKERS’ CLIMATE CAFE this month

Spruce Peak Arts has announced a partnership with Stowe Cider to host the Original Thinkers Climate Café.

The Climate Café is a FREE deconstructed panel discussion on climate change taking place at Stowe Cider on Saturday, October 22 at 2 p.m. the climate affects them personally and professionally. All are welcome and all are encouraged to share their point of view!

Building on the learnings of this year’s Climate Café, next year’s Original Thinkers Festival plans to host a full range of programs around the issue, based on our community focus.

Who will be there?

Peter Bourne (Bourne Energy)

Bridget Conry (High Fidelity)

Evan Chismark (Ranch Camp)

Mark Ray (Stowe cider)

Jenna Sereni (hands down)

Attendance is free but guests are kindly requested to RSVP to Hayley Fien, [email protected]!

The Climate Café is just one of the events of this inaugural two-day festival focusing on culture, climate and community.

Be sure to join the cultural screening, Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. Lee Kim will guest star Friday night for the Culture screening which features the film “Wearable Tracy.”

And after the Climate Café, plan to grab a bite to eat then head up the mountain for Saturday’s 7 p.m. community screening, which features special guest from the award-winning film “My Father’s House,” Marcel Naruki. We will also see “The Tables”. The subject of the film, Wally Green, will join us to talk about the film and how he rose from the gang violence of the Brooklyn projects to the unlikely sport of table tennis as an international competitor, celebrity athlete and table tennis ambassador. pong.

After the screening, ping pong fans, movie buffs and all the neighborhood’s original thinkers are encouraged to join our guests for an end-of-festival celebration at Alfie’s Wild Ride down the Mountain Road in Stowe. If you’re lucky, you might even play a game of table tennis with Wally!

$35 gets you full access for the weekend and the festival sponsors have added recognition and a private meet-and-greet too! Get your tickets today to join these original thinkers for screenings, talks, parties and more! All information about community events can be found at and sign up to receive our newsletters!

The Original Thinkers Festival is sponsored by No Bull, DipJar, High Fidelity, Front Porch Forum, 7 Days, Spruce Peak Resort Association, Stowe Reporter and Stowe Mountain Rentals. Special thanks to the hosts of Original Thinkers: Stowe Cider and Alfie’s Wild Ride.

About Spruce Peak Center for the Performing Arts

The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire, educate and entertain. The 420-seat multipurpose theater, which opened in December 2010, features world-class entertainment as well as emerging artists and performers from the region, state, nation, and world.

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