News of the Day


by Craig Altschul

The Peru Fair has returned to its home stomping ground after a three-year absence. The one-day fair has drawn crowds of up to 10,000 during its 26-year run. People come from as far away as Europe to experience this fall classic event. The day begins at 9 a.m., featuring The March of the Porkers Parade at 9:45 a.m., Sat. Sept. 29 a.m., according to The Bennington Banner.

The pig-theme continues throughout the day with an organic pig roast beginning at 11 a.m. Entertainment and 75 Vermont crafts vendors will be on hand, along with hay rides and magic acts. The fun ends at 4 p.m. Park at Bromley Mountain where shuttles are waiting to take you to the fair site. It’s a nice way to enjoy a fall day.

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About Craig Altschul

Craig Altschul is Editorial Director of He is a veteran snow journalist, having covered the sport for more than 40 years. His syndicated snow sports humor column, Ski Tips, ran in newspapers across the country for 20 years. He was Global Editor-in-Chief for OnTheSnow for 12 years and has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers. Altschul is past president of both the Eastern Ski Writers Association and the North American Snow Journalists Association.

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